One of the biggest music and television stars of the 1970s has died: David Cassidy, who played the adolescent, aspiring musician on the TV show “The Partridge Family” and who became a teen-dream pop idol […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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The government of Dominica has given the go ahead for an official funeral for Nicholson AN Ducreay. The Dominica Labour Party stalwart, who served as trade minister in EO LeBlanc’s cabinet, died on 1 July. […]
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 […]
Peace 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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Former Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes has died, the network says, citing a statement from the late executive’s family. Ailes resigned from his post leading Fox News last July, amid allegations of sexual […]
American rock star Chris Cornell, the lead singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave, has died at the age of 52 after he was found hanged. The death of the Black Hole Sun singer was confirmed by a representative […]
Jonathan Demme, the filmmaker whose career ranged from the David Byrne documentary “Stop Making Sense” to the Oscar-winning “The Silence of the Lambs” and “Philadelphia,” died this morning in New York. He was 73. READ […]
Sylvia Moy, a songwriter and the first female producer for the Motown recording studio, who collaborated on several hits, including Stevie Wonder’s “My Cherie Amour” and Marvin Gaye’s “It Takes Two,” died April 15 at […]