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Mini-Me Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer dies aged 49

Mini-Me Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer dies aged 49

  Verne Troyer, known for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Powers films, dead at the age of 49 years. Troyer was only 2ft 8in that is (81cm) tall. He played Griphook in the famous first Harry Potter film series. Aa post on his official Facebook page read stated that “It is with great sadness and incredibly…

Swedish-born producer Avicii and DJ, dead at 28

Swedish-born producer Avicii quit touring in 2016, but continued to make music in studio Avicii, the Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ who performed sold-out concerts for feverish fans around the world and also had the great success on United States pop radio airways died Friday, April, 20th. He was only 28 years-old. “It is with profound…

Former First Lady Barbara Bush Has Died At Age 92; Tributes Pour In | TODAY

The former United States first lady and literacy campaigner, Barbara Bush, died at the age of 92. She was the matriarchal figure of a political dynasty that included two presidents – her husband George HW Bush and son George W Bush. Mrs. Bush, the first lady of 1989 to 1993, was in declining health for…

The Caribbean Tourism Region Mourns

The Caribbean Tourism Organization and the Caribbean region mourns the lost a great representative with the untimely passing of Bonita Morgan, director of resource mobilization and development, who died on Friday morning 6 April in the United States, where she was undergoing treatment for cancer. Bonita, who had been with the CTO since April 1996,…

Tragedy Hit a Junior Hockey Team Leaving 14 Dead

Tragedy Hit a Junior Hockey Team Leaving 14 Dead

Tragedy hit a junior hockey team in Saskatchewan, Canada, leaving 14 dead and many others injured as a result of a deadly bus crash, on Friday, afternoon, April 6, 2018. According to RCMP Inspector, Ted Munro, fourteen people traveling on the bus dead with 14 hospitalized, after the bus carrying the junior hockey team to…

James F. Holland, Trailblazing Cancer Researcher, Dies At 72

Dr. James F. Holland, a founding father of chemotherapy who helped pioneer a lifesaving drug treatment for pediatric leukemia patients, died on Thursday, March 29th, 2018 at his home in Scarsdale, N.Y. was 92. His son, Steven, said, respiratory failure caused his father’s death. Dr. Holland together with his medical collaborators in the 1950s was…

Television Evangelist Billy Graham Dead At 99

REVEREND BILLY GRAHAM DIED THIS MORNING AT THE AGE OF 99, HE WAS CREDITED WITH BRINGING THE BORN-AGAIN MOVEMENT INTO THE AMERICAN MAINSTREAM, THE INDUSTRY STARTED IN CHICAGO’S WESTERN SUBURBS. HE WAS LISTED AS ONE OF THE 100 MOST IMPORTANT AMERICANS FOR THE 20th CENTURY. HE WAS INSPIRED AS A TEENAGER. CHRIST CAME INTO MY LIFE…

Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan dies suddenly aged 46

Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan dies suddenly aged 46 The Cranberries lead singer Dolores O’Riordan died suddenly at the age of 46, her publicist confirmed. The Irish musician, originally from Limerick, led the band to international success in the 90s with singles including Linger and Zombie. A statement from her publicist said: “The lead singer with…

Dick Van Dyke Show star Rose Marie dies aged 94

Dick Van Dyke Show star Rose Marie dies aged 94

Actress Rose Marie, who worked for nearly a century in theatre, film, TV and radio, has died aged 94. An official post on her Twitter account read: “It is with broken hearts that we share the terribly sad news that our beloved Rose Marie passed away this afternoon.” Born Rose Marie Mazetta on August 15…

Actor and singer Jim Nabors, who played Gomer Pyle, dies at 87

Actor and singer Jim Nabors

Jim Nabors, a comic actor who found fame in the role of the amiable bumpkin Gomer Pyle in two hit television shows of the 1960s while pursuing a second career as a popular singer with a booming baritone voice, died on Thursday at his home in Honolulu. He was 87. His husband, Stan Cadwallader, confirmed…

US rock star musician Tom Petty dies aged 66

US rock star musician Tom Petty dies aged 66

Frontman of the Heartbreakers died on Monday night in Los Angeles after he suffered a cardiac arrest Tom Petty, the rock musician whose hits included American Girl and I Won’t Back Down, has died in California aged 66 after suffering cardiac arrest. Petty was reportedly rushed to the UCLA Santa Monica hospital after being found…

US comedian and activist Dick Gregory dies aged 84

US comedian and activist Dick Gregory dies aged 84

US comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory has died at the age of 84, his family has announced. Gregory died at hospital in Washington DC after being admitted with an undisclosed illness. The family shared the news of their “enormous sadness” in a post on social media on Saturday. From the 1960s Gregory mocked…

Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dead at 91

Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dead at 91

Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, has died. He was 91. Lewis later went on to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the annual muscular dystrophy telethons. Publicist Candi Cazau says Lewis…

Country singer Glen Campbell dies at 81-years-old

Glen Campbell died at 81

The legendary guitarist announced he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2011Country singer Glen Campbell has died at the age of 81. His family has paid tribute to the singer of the Rhinestone Cowboy who had been battling with Alzheimer’s for several years. “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of…

George A Romero, Night of the Living Dead director, dies aged 77

George A Romero dies

George A Romero, director of horror classic Night of the Living Dead, has died. He was 77. In a statement to the Los Angeles Times, Romero’s producing partner Peter Grunwald said the director died in his sleep after a “brief but aggressive battle with lung cancer”. George A Romero: a life in pictures View gallery…

Nobel laureate and political prisoner, Liu Xiaobo, dies at 61 in Chinese custody

Liu Xiaobo dies

Nobel laureate and political prisoner, Liu Xiaobo, dies at 61 while still in Chinese custodyPeace prize winner and democracy activist dies of liver cancer, after spending almost a quarter of his life behind bars in China. China is facing a barrage of international criticism for its treatment of the Nobel laureate and democracy campaigner Liu…

Samuel D. Cook, Educator Who Pierced Campus Color Barriers, Dies at 88

Samuel D. Cook, Educator Who Pierced Campus Color Barriers, Dies at 88

Samuel DuBois Cook, a lifelong educator who was widely saluted as the first tenure-track black professor appointed by a predominantly white university in the South since Reconstruction, died on May 29 at his home in Atlanta. A boyhood friend of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., he was 88. His death was announced by…

TV Batman actor Adam West dies at 88

TV Batman actor Adam West dies at 88

Adam West, the US actor best known as the star of the 1960s hit TV series Batman, has died aged 88. West died peacefully in Los Angeles after a brief battle with leukaemia, a family spokesperson said. His tongue-in-cheek portrayal of Batman and the superhero’s alter ego Bruce Wayne won a cult following. However, West…

Gregg Allman Dies at 69

A Conversation with Gregg Allman

Gregg Allman, the organist and singer for the Allman Brothers Band, which helped spawn the genre of southern rock, has died. He was 69. Allman’s death was announced in a statement posted to his website on Saturday. Allman “passed away peacefully at his home in Savannah, Georgia”, the statement said, having “struggled with many health…