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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
Joined: Jan 27 2008
Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Apr 06 2018 01:06 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Former WWF champion and manager and Hall Of Famer Thomas Sullivan, better known as "Luscious" Johnny Valiant, later Johnny V., dead Wednesday at 71 after being hit by a truck while crossing the street.
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
Joined: Jan 27 2008
Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Apr 06 2018 01:12 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Jonathon Pitre, who raised awareness of the skin condition, epidermolysis bullosa, and came to be known as the "Butterfly Child", dead of said condition at 17 just a little under two months shy of his birthday.
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Fernin
Title: Comic Author
Joined: Dec 12 2008
PostPosted: Apr 07 2018 01:24 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Did your news app not mention actual celebrity Isao Takahata? Co-founder of Studio Ghibli, director of Grave of the Fireflies, Pom Poko, The Tale of Princess Kaguya, among others, dead at 82 on April 5th after a lengthy battle with lung cancer.

While it's not your fault which people pop up in your news app, it is your choice as to which ones you decide to post here.



 
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
Joined: Jan 27 2008
Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Apr 07 2018 09:58 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Actually, it did, but I wasn't looking when it came up.
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
Joined: Jan 27 2008
Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Apr 08 2018 01:01 am Reply with quote Back to top

Actress Susan Anspach, best known for her roles in Five Easy Pieces and Play It Again, Sam, dead Monday of heart failure at 75.
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Klimbatize
2010 NES Champ
Title: 2011 Picnic/Death Champ
Joined: Mar 15 2010
Location: Las Vegas, NV
PostPosted: Apr 08 2018 01:49 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Duncan Doyle, caterer for two scenes of 10 Things I Hate About You, dead Sunday at age 60.


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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
Joined: Jan 27 2008
Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Apr 09 2018 11:57 am Reply with quote Back to top

Austrian author Gerd Honsik, considered a leading ideologue in Europe's Neo-Nazi movement, dead at 76.
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Klimbatize
2010 NES Champ
Title: 2011 Picnic/Death Champ
Joined: Mar 15 2010
Location: Las Vegas, NV
PostPosted: Apr 09 2018 09:47 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Rolan Bryzchyzky, best known for tuning Elton John's piano before a Jan 28, 1974 performance because the regular tuner was sick, dead at 84.


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@om*d
Title: Dorakyura
Joined: Jul 10 2010
Location: Castlevania
PostPosted: Apr 10 2018 02:45 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Klimbatize, you are my hero.


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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
Joined: Jan 27 2008
Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Apr 10 2018 08:44 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Children's TV show host-turned-character actor Chuck McCann, who created the voice of Cocoa Puffs mascot Sonny the Cuckoo Bird, dead Sunday at 83.
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WendellLerry
Joined: Apr 04 2018
Location: Tampa, Florida
PostPosted: Apr 11 2018 10:34 am Reply with quote Back to top

jprime wrote:
Children's TV show host-turned-character actor Chuck McCann, who created the voice of Cocoa Puffs mascot Sonny the Cuckoo Bird, dead Sunday at 83.


No way. Sad
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
Joined: Jan 27 2008
Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Apr 11 2018 12:10 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Soul star Yvonne Staples, whose voice and business acumen powered her family gospel group, Staple Singers, to some Top 40 hits in the late '60s (September 1, 1966-December 31, 1969), dead at 80.
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Apr 11 2018 02:53 pm Reply with quote Back to top

The Comedy Store founder Mitzi Shore, mother of Pauly Shore, dead at 87.
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Klimbatize
2010 NES Champ
Title: 2011 Picnic/Death Champ
Joined: Mar 15 2010
Location: Las Vegas, NV
PostPosted: Apr 12 2018 09:15 am Reply with quote Back to top

Jeremiah Carter, Will Smith's cousin......'s barber, dead at 63.


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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Apr 14 2018 12:55 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Czech-born Oscar-winning director Milos Forman, known for such classics as One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest and Amadeus, dead at 86 after a short illness.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Apr 14 2018 06:59 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Coast Coast AM host Art Bell, dead at 72.
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Apr 15 2018 04:32 am Reply with quote Back to top

Okay, I'll admit this one's a stretch, but here goes.

Prominent LGBTQ rights lawyer David Buckel, whose argument on behalf of trans murder victim Brandon Teena was made famous by 1999's Boys Don't Cry, dead by protest suicide via self-immolation at 60.
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Apr 16 2018 02:05 am Reply with quote Back to top

Marine-turned-actor R. Lee Ermey, best known for his role in Full Metal Jacket, dead from pneumonia complications at 74.
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Apr 16 2018 11:02 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Actor Harry Anderson, best known for his role as Judge Harry T. Stone on Night Court, dead at 65.
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
Joined: Jan 27 2008
Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Apr 17 2018 04:26 am Reply with quote Back to top

South Korean actress Choi Eun-Hee, who was kidnapped by North Korea in the late '70s (September 1, 1976-December 31, 1979) and forced to make films for the state, dead at 92.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Apr 17 2018 01:52 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Burger King founder David R. Edgerton, dead two weeks ago from complications of surgery after a fall at 90.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Apr 17 2018 10:15 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Former First Lady Barbara Pierce Bush, dead at 92.
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Apr 18 2018 12:33 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino, hitherto nicknamed "The Living Legend", dead at 82 after a series of health issues.
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Apr 19 2018 12:12 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Erin Popovich, wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, dead at 67.
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
Joined: Jan 27 2008
Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Apr 20 2018 03:39 am Reply with quote Back to top

Longtime New England Patriots radio play-by-play announcer Gil Santos, dead on his 80th birthday/57th wedding anniversary.
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