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Titanic Composer James Horner Dead After Plane Crash

UpdatePosted 06/23/2015 10:25PM

Titanic Composer James Horner Dead After Plane Crash

Originally posted 06/22/2015 10:50PM

James Horner, the award-winning composer for such films as Titanic, Aliens and Avatar, died in a plane crash Monday morning.

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Dick Van Patten's Costars Pay Tribute to Late  Eight Is Enough Actor

Eight Is Enough

Dick Van Patten's Costars Pay Tribute to Late Eight Is Enough Actor

Originally posted 06/23/2015 07:50PM

Dick Van Patten's costars fondly remember the man who played their patriarch for four years on Eight is Enough.

"He was the perfect person to play the quintessential father figure, because it was real," actor Willie Aames tells PEOPLE. "You'd see him with his kids and with his family and he was just such a positive, pleasant, great guy."

Van Patten, who played father of eight Tom Bradford on the series from 1977-81, died Tuesday from complications with diabetes. He was 86.

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Watch James Horner's Previously Unreleased TED Talk

Originally posted 06/23/2015 07:20PM

A TED Talk by James Horner, who died Monday, was posted on YouTube by the nonprofit on Tuesday. The lecture on composing music for film scores had not been previously released to the public.

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'He Will Always Remain a Great Composer in Our Hearts': Céline Dion Leads Star Tributes to James Horner

James Horner Death: James Cameron, Mel Gibson, Céline Dion, Ron Howard and Rob Lowe Lead Tributes to Oscar-Winning Composer

Originally posted 06/23/2015 03:00PM

James Horner, who created the scores for iconic films including Titanic, A Beautiful Mind and The Amazing Spider-Man, died in a plane crash Monday morning, and celebrities have taken to social media to mourn and honor the Oscar-winning composer.

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Wrapped in a Sheet and Duct Tape Nearby: Body of 1 of 3 Missing Ohio Women Found in Creek

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Wrapped in a Sheet and Duct Tape Nearby: Body of 1 of 3 Missing Ohio Women Found in Creek

Originally posted 06/23/2015 01:30PM

One of the mysteries surrounding the case of three missing women of Chillicothe, Ohio, has been solved.

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Couple Stranded on 'Babymoon' After Loss of One Twin, Now Keeps Vigil Over the Other

New Jersey Couple Stranded on 'Babymoon' After Loss of One Twin, Now Keeps Vigil over the Other: 'We Have to Find a Strength We Never Knew Existed'

Originally posted 06/23/2015 11:20AM

It was supposed to be a romantic "babymoon" – one last trip overseas alone as a couple before the arrival of their boy and girl twins.

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Dick Van Patten, Who Starred in Eight Is Enough and The Love Boat, Dies at 86

Dick Van Patten, Who Starred in Eight Is Enough and The Love Boat, Dies at 86

Originally posted 06/23/2015 10:15AM

Actor Dick Van Patten, perhaps best known as patriarch Tom Bradford on the '80s series Eight Is Enough, has died. He was 86.

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Lamar Odom's Friend Bobby Heyward Dies at 30

Lamar Odom's Friend Bobby Heyward Dies – a Week After Jamie Sangouthai

Originally posted 06/22/2015 03:40PM

Hollywood producer and writer Bobby Heyward died on Saturday at age 30, PEOPLE has confirmed.

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Speed the Galapagos Tortoise Dies at 150

Speed the Galapagos Tortoise Dies at 150

Originally posted 06/22/2015 02:55PM

Speed's slow but epic journey on Earth has come to an end.

According to Fox News, the Galapagos tortoise died at the San Diego Zoo on Friday. He was 150.

The tortoise spent eight decades at the California facility, moving to San Diego from Volcan Cerro Azul Island in 1933 as part of an effort to preserve the endangered species.

Over the decades, Speed was known for entertaining countless visitors and starting rumbles with the other male tortoises in his enclosure.

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Filed Under: Death, Zoo Animals
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Actor Rick Ducommun, Who Starred in The 'Burbs, Die Hard and Groundhog Day, Dies at 62

Actor Rick Ducommun, Who Starred in The 'Burbs, Die Hard and Groundhog Day, Dies at 62

Originally posted 06/19/2015 10:30AM

Actor and comedian Rick Ducommun, best known for his roles in movies like The 'Burbs, Die Hard and Groundhog Day, has died at the age of 62, his family said Thursday.

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