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Comedian Steve Rossi Dies

Comedian Steve Rossi Dies

Originally posted 06/23/2014 08:00AM

Steve Rossi, one half of the prolific comedy duo Allen & Rossi, which became a favorite of The Ed Sullivan Show and other TV variety shows, died Sunday at age 82.

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Grand Ole Opry Musician Jimmy C. Newman Dies

Grand Ole Opry Musician Jimmy C. Newman Dies

Originally posted 06/22/2014 04:50PM

Grand Ole Opry member Jimmy C. Newman, known for mixing Cajun and country music, has died.

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Casey Kasem's Kids Reveal What He Meant to Them

Casey Kasem's Kids Pay Tribute to Their Dad: 'Every Word He Spoke Was 100 Percent Genuine'

Originally posted 06/16/2014 08:15PM

Casey Kasem, who died on Sunday, will be remembered by generations of radio fans as the host of American Top 40, but his children will remember their father as a man who taught them so many valuable life lessons.

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Actress and Civil Rights Activist Ruby Dee Dead at 91

UpdatePosted 06/12/2014 01:20PM

Actress and Civil Rights Activist Ruby Dee Dead at 91

Originally posted 06/12/2014 01:00PM

Ruby Dee, an acclaimed actor and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, radio, television and film, has died at age 91, according to her daughter.

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Filed Under: Death, Tributes, Ruby Dee
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Martha Hyer, Oscar-Nominated Hollywood Glamour Girl, Dies at 89

Martha Hyer, Oscar-Nominated Hollywood Glamour Girl, Dies at 89

Originally posted 06/10/2014 09:10AM

Hollywood glamour girl Martha Hyer, an Oscar nominee when she played opposite Frank Sinatra in 1958's Some Came Running and memorable as William Holden's stunning society fiancée in the 1954 Audrey Hepburn romance Sabrina, died in her Santa Fe home on May 31, it was reported Monday by the New Mexican newspaper, which said she had lived in the town since the mid-'80s. She was 89.

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Queen Elizabeth, Obama Among Leaders in France for D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary: Queen Elizabeth Visits France on Rare Foreign Trip

Originally posted 06/06/2014 09:35AM

Queen Elizabeth and other royalty are on a three-day state visit to France to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy during World War II.

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Until I Say Goodbye Author Susan Spencer-Wendel Dies

Susan Spencer-Wendel Dies

Originally posted 06/04/2014 11:45AM

The Florida writer who turned her mission to live joyfully while battling Lou Gehrig's disease into a best-selling book has died.

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Filed Under: Death, Tributes
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How The Brady Bunch's Ann B. Davis Spent Her Final Years | Ann B. Davis, Florence Henderson

Ann B. Davis: How The Brady Bunch Star Spent Her Final Years

Originally posted 06/03/2014 08:50AM

After starring as eternally chipper housekeeper Alice on The Brady Bunch from 1969 to 1974, actress Ann B. Davis – who died Sunday in San Antonio at 88 – left Hollywood behind to enjoy a quiet life with close friends.

"Her life centered around her local church," says Bishop Bill Frey, who, with his wife, Barbara, lived with Davis in an extended family household community starting in 1976.

"She was at St. Helena’s twice a week going to church and Bible study another day of the week."

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Brady Bunch's Alice, Ann B. Davis, Is Dead at 88

Originally posted 06/01/2014 07:00PM

Early baby boomers knew her as Charmaine "Schultzy" Schultz, the man-hungry receptionist on TV's 1955-59 The Bob Cummings Show. Late baby boomers knew her as Alice Nelson, the eternally optimistic housekeeper on a 1969-74 slice of fantasy Americana called The Brady Bunch.

But no matter the character she played, actress Ann B. Davis, who died Sunday at 88, was unquestionably one thing to all audiences: lovable.

"All of us wish we had an Alice," Davis told PEOPLE in 1992. "I wish I had an Alice."

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Philadelphia Inquirer Co-Owner Among 7 Killed in Fiery Plane Crash

Philadelphia Inquirer Co-Owner Among 7 Killed in Fiery Plane Crash

Originally posted 06/01/2014 11:15AM

Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz was killed along with six other people in a fiery plane crash in Massachusetts, just days after reaching a deal that many hoped would end months of infighting at the newspaper and restore it to its former glory.

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