Carol Channing passed away this morning at the age of 97, according to her publicist Harlan Boll. The legendary actress was famous for starring in Broadway and film musicals, most famously Hello, Dolly! in 1964, for which she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. Her life is recounted beautifully in her … Continued
David Cassidy, of “Partridge Family” fame, passed away today at the age of 67 after various rumors surrounding his health. How did the actor die?
[DIGEST: New York Times, NBC] Nancy Reagan, wife of former President Ronald Reagan and the 40th First Lady of the United States, died Sunday morning at her home in Los Angeles. She was 94. Reagan was widely known as guardian of her late husband’s image starting from their days in Hollywood. Her loyalty was credited … Continued
[DIGEST: CNN, BBC, NYT, UN] Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who served as Secretary General of the United Nations from January 1992 to December 1996, died February 16, 2016 at the age of 93. UN representatives have said that Boutros-Ghali died after being hospitalized for a broken leg in his home nation, Egypt. Ban Ki-Moon, the current Secretary General, said of … Continued
[DIGEST: The Guardian; BBC; Telegraph] Beloved British actor of stage and screen, Alan Rickman, has passed away at age 69. Rickman’s family reports that the actor had been suffering from cancer. Rickman’s family released a statement this morning: “The actor and director Alan Rickman has died from cancer at the age of 69. He was surrounded … Continued
Digest: [BBC; NYTimes; LATimes] Just days after the release of his newest album, Blackstar, legendary rockstar David Bowie passed away on January 10, 2016. He reportedly lost an 18 month battle with cancer. Bowie was 69. A brief statement posted on his Facebook page early Monday morning reads: “January 10 2016 – David Bowie died … Continued