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R.I.P. Andy Williams: “Moon River” Singer Dies at 84

Andy Williams, the man who famously lent his voice to the Oscar-winning song "Moon River" from 'Breakfast at Tiffany's,' passed away on Tuesday after a long battle with bladder cancer.

Williams first made his cancer public knowledge in November 2011 when he made the announcement on stage at the Andy Williams Moon River Theater. But he assured fans that he wanted to fight it and that he didn't consider the diagnosis a "death sentence."

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NFL Films President Steve Sabol Dead at 69

Steve Sabol, the president of NFL Films who helped document pro football as it became the most popular sport in America, died Tuesday at age 69 after an 18-month fight against brain cancer.

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First Man on the Moon Neil Armstrong Dead at Age 82

 

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The first person to set foot on the Earth’s moon, Neil Armstrong passed away today (Aug. 25) due to complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures. He was 82.

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Jerry Nelson, the Man Behind the ‘Sesame Street’ Count, Has Passed

It’s a sad day for lovers of ‘Sesame Street’ everywhere — Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer who gave Count von Count his voice passed away Thursday of unspecified causes at the age of 78.

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Phyllis Diller Dead at Age 95

Legendary comedienne and TV star Phyllis Diller has died at the age of 95. Diller’s health had been in decline and she died earlier this morning at her Los Angeles home.

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Director Tony Scott Commits Suicide, Dead at 68

For films fans, this is an incredibly tragic way to begin the week. Tony Scott, the director of ‘Top Gun,’ ‘True Romance,’ ‘Crimson Tide’ and ‘Man on Fire’ is dead.

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‘Encyclopedia Brown’ Author Donald J. Sobol Dies at 87

Donald J. Sobol, the author of the extremely popular boy-detective book series ‘Encyclopedia Brown,’ died last week of natural causes. He was 87.

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Ernest Borgnine, Oscar-Winning Actor, Dead at 95

Ernest Borgnine, the iconic movie and television actor, passed away on Sunday.

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