Archive for the 'Celebrity Deaths' Category
June 2nd, 2008, 8:12 am by Veronica
Legendary fashion icon, Yves Saint Laurent, 71, passed away Sunday night after a year-long battle with brain cancer according to a close friend and the Associated Press. In his own words, Saint Laurent once said he felt ‘fashion was not only supposed to make women beautiful, but to reassure them, to give them confidence, to allow them to come to terms with themselves.’ The fashion world will miss Yves Saint Laurent.
May 29th, 2008, 4:51 pm by Veronica
Funny man actor, comedian, Harvey Korman, 81, has passed away according to the Associated Press. Korman was known for his comedic characters in The Carol Burnett Show back in the 80s and for his role in the movie Blazing Saddles.
May 26th, 2008, 6:04 pm by Veronica
Academy Award winner, actor and director, Sydney Pollack, 73, has died of cancer according to the Associated Press. Pollack had won Oscars for producing and directing Out of Africa in 1985. I loved him as a comedic actor. He had been in several episodes of Will & Grace playing Will’s father, George Truman and for his role in Tootsie opposite Dustin Hoffman.
May 8th, 2008, 11:55 am by Veronica
Country superstar Eddy Arnold passed away at age 89. He was known for, Make the World Go Away, which made him one of the most successful country singers in history according to The Associated Press.
April 7th, 2008, 6:14 pm by Veronica
According to the Associated Press, British coroner’s jury blames the paparazzi and chaffeur for Princess Diana and Dodi’s deaths, ruling that they were unlawfully killed because the driver and paparazzi were reckless – behavior tantamount to manslaughter. Whatever the reason, someone needs to take responsibility for their deaths.
March 31st, 2008, 4:56 pm by Veronica
April 16, 1971 – March 31, 1995
It’s been 13 years since Selena’s death and today just seems like any other day. But for those of us who remember Selena’s music, 13 years later, she will remain forever in our hearts. Watch this Selena video below. It was her last performance at the Houston Astrodome on February 26, 1995. This is one of my favorite combination of songs. What’s your favorite Selena song? Leave a comment with the name of the song and I’ll post the video for you.
Photo courtesy of selenaforever.com
March 31st, 2008, 2:50 pm by Veronica
According to Associated Press, a Bahamas jury ruled that Anna Nicole Smith’s son Daniel had died of an accidental drug overdose just like his mother. Daniel had a combination of drugs in his system when he died.
March 27th, 2008, 7:17 pm by Veronica
According to the Associated Press, hugely popular Chicago radio host, Wally Phillips, 82, also a pioneer of talk radio, has died. He had suffered from Alzheimer’s disease, according to WGN.
Oscar-winning writer, Abby Mann, 80, of Judgment of Nuremberg, died Tuesday morning. Cause of death not known.
March 20th, 2008, 4:57 pm by Veronica
Stage and screen actor, Paul Scofield, 86, has passed away. His agent said he had been suffering from leukemia. Scofield had won an Academy Award and international fame for his role in the 1966 film A Man for All Seasons.
March 19th, 2008, 2:41 pm by Veronica
WWE reported that legendary wrestling manager, top, Gary Hart, 66, passed away over the weekend. Also, Ivan Dixon, bottom, 76, of Hogan’s Heroes, died over the weekend as well. Dixon suffered from kidney failure, according to the Associated Press.
Hart photo courtesy of WWE.com & AP photo