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Acting Legend Mickey Rooney Dies At 93

STUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com/AP) — Mickey Rooney, the pint-size, precocious actor and all-around talent whose more than 80-year career spanned silent comedies, Shakespeare, Judy Garland musicals, Andy Hardy stardom, television and the Broadway theater, has died. […]

04/07/2014

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Richie Havens’ Ashes To Be Scattered Over Woodstock Festival Site During Public Event

This Sunday, 44 years after the famous 1969 festival, Havens’ ashes will be scattered–per his own wishes–across the former festival site in Bethel, N.Y.

08/07/2013

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Bruce Springsteen Does ‘Born To Run’ Tribute To James Gandolfini

Sopranos star James Gandolfini tragically passed in Italy last week from a heart attack. The actor was not only celebrated by peers in his field, but musicians like Steven Van Zandt and Bruce Springsteen who […]

06/24/2013

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Listen: Slayer’s ‘Reign In Blood’ Album, Reimagined In 8-Bit As Jeff Hanneman Tribute

A heavy metal fan created the ‘chiptune’ version of Slayer’s seminal 1986 release in honor of the band’s fallen guitarist and founding member.

05/15/2013

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Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Passes Away At 49

Slayer founding member Jeff Hanneman died today of liver failure. The legendary guitarist was 49. The band issued a statement this afternoon (May 2) via their publicist. “Slayer is devastated to inform that their bandmate […]

05/02/2013

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Morrissey Remembers Margaret Thatcher By Hating On Her

Former Prime Minster Margaret Thatcher passed away yesterday (April 8th) after suffering a stroke. While many English people are bemoaning the loss of such a pivotal political player who presumably elevated women’s roles in Britain […]

04/09/2013

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Remembering Travel Icon Huell Howser And His Trip To Coachella On ‘California Gold’

When news broke this week that stalwart TV host and West Coast travel icon Huell Howser had died from natural causes, the internet erupted in a flurry of condolences and remembrances of the affable and […]

01/09/2013

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RIP Steve Jobs: 10 Random Facts About The Apple Co-Founder On The One Year Anniversary Of His Death

Exactly one year ago, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs passed away at 56-years-old after struggling with pancreatic cancer. Whether you know of him as being the stoic, turtle-necked genius behind the Apple brand or the quirky, […]

10/05/2012

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Michael Jackson Remembered, Three Years After Death: Family & Friends Tweet

Today, Jackson family members and celebrities took to Twitter to honor Michael Jackson on the third anniversary of his death. Jackson died of cardiac arrest caused by an overdose of prescription drugs in his Los […]

06/25/2012

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Robin Gibb Remembered: Artists Mourn Bee Gees Singer’s Death On Twitter

Amidst recent reports that Bee Gees lead vocalist Robin Gibb was recovering after emerging from a coma last month came the news Sunday night (May 20) that he passed away. The disco star, age 62, […]

05/21/2012

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