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John Hughes

Born: 1950-02-08 - Died: 2009-08-06
Cause of Death:
Heart Attack

Death Summary: John Hughes died suffered a heart attack while visiting family in New York City.

Who was John Hughes : Hughes was a writer, director and producer of some of the most popular movies from the 80's & 90's. Some of his work includes The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, Pretty in Pink, Weird Science, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Home Alone, National Lampoon's Vacation, among others.
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20 Signatures in John Hughes's guestbook

  1. Jason Vaughn Says:

    this man was a legend, he will be missed very much

  2. Stacy Says:

    So sorry to see this. I didnt know. God bless you. Thank you.

  3. chase Says:

    i will miss him rip

  4. Kay Says:

    Very sad. Esp. Breakfast Club influenced me immensely – I know it by heart. Most important line to me: “When you grow up, your heart dies.” – “Who cares?” – “I care.” Still brings tears to my eyes. Thank you, John Hughes.


    you were fat and discusting.

  6. Marilyn Says:

    Brave Dennis H…attacking the deceased.
    John Hughes movies helped a generation feel more comfortable with themselves and taught them how to express some feeling…formerly difficult. Thx

  7. Linda Coats Says:

    I truly injoyed the movies, God be with you on your journey

  8. peteymom Says:

    He made the most entertaining movies for all ages.His genuis will be missed.

  9. Nelda D. Fairley Says:

    I loved his movie, Serial Mom. Fucking hilarious.

  10. Gary Lind Says:

    I grew up watching John Hughes films in the 80s and loved his style of story telling. The breakfast club and Pretty in Pink are not only some of the best movies made in the 80s but of all time. We will always remember the legend that is John Hughes……..

  11. victoria murphy Says:

    RIP John Hughes, Pretty in Pink & home alone were amazing, i really admired your work x

  12. Robin Ing Says:

    Loved you my girls grew up on your movies real hones love you

  13. Vanessa Says:

    The ’80s wouldn’t have been the same without you. You are a culture icon, a legend. RIP.

  14. Rod Says:

    Greatest movies of all time! Peace be with you.

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  16. Chairman Hal Says:

    He defined and dominated film in the 80’s and influenced many others including Kevin Smith.

  17. Ronald Barnes Says:

    Peace be with you

  18. chelsea Says:

    i am writing a paper in class about someone i could meet. whether this person is famous or not, athlete, singer etc. I decided to right about John Hughes because i think that he was a wonderful producer and writer. my favorite movie is the breakfast club and i know all the words by heart! he will be missed

  19. Eric Says:

    I loved so many of his movies…

  20. Tasha Eloire Says:

    Rest in peace

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