2020 Notable Deaths: Remembrance thread

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2020 Notable Deaths: Remembrance thread

Post by just saying » Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:26 pm

Jim Lehrer, the venerable journalist who co-founded the PBS' nightly newscast, died peacefully in his sleep Thursday, the network said.He was 85.
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Post by just saying » Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:06 pm

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, 41, is among five people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, a source confirmed to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
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Post by genlock » Sun Jan 26, 2020 5:33 pm

"Everyone Should be aware that you're just a screen grab away from infamy."

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Post by just saying » Wed Feb 05, 2020 6:50 pm

Kirk Douglas, Indomitable Icon of Hollywood's Golden Age, Dies at 103
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Post by just saying » Sat Mar 21, 2020 5:50 am

Country Music Icon Kenny Rogers Dies at 81.
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Post by just saying » Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:47 pm

Fred "Curly" Neal, the face of the Harlem Globetrotters for 22 years, died Thursday morning in Houston at the age of 77, the team announced on Twitter.
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Post by just saying » Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:49 am

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean on Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain’t No Sunshine,” has died from heart complications, his family said in a statement to The Associated Press. He was 81.
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