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Patti Page
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‘Tennessee Waltz’ Singer Patti Page Dead at 85

The iconic voice of Patti Page has been silenced, as the 'Tennessee Waltz' singer died in Encinitas, Calif. on Jan. 1, 2013. Page was the most successful female singer of the '50s with an astounding 100 million records sold, according to the Associated Press. The Grammy and ACM Pioneer Award-winner leaves behind two children.

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20-Year-Old Guy Dies After Eating 28 Raw Eggs

Even if you've never seen the Paul Newman classic 'Cool Hand Luke,' you're probably aware of its famous scene in which Newman's title character wins a bet by downing 50 hard boiled eggs in one sitting. We're not sure how much they know about 'Cool Hand Luke' in Tunisia, but a man there named Dhaou Fatnassi tried to replicate Newman's feat. Needless to say, it didn't end well.

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Jack Klugman
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Jack Klugman, Star of ‘The Odd Couple’ and ‘Quincy, M.E.’ Dead at 90

Jack Klugman, best known to audiences as grumpy sports writer Oscar Madison on 'The Odd Couple' and as Dr. R. Quincy M.E. has died at the age of 90.

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Jazz Legend Dave Brubeck Dies at Age 91

Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck has died at the age of 91. Brubeck is best known for 'Take Five,' his 1959 recording on the album 'Time Out' that sold over a million copies—the first jazz single to do so.

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Insurance Company Declares Living Man Dead

George Johannesen is very much alive. Which is why it was so surprising when the Canadian man received a letter addressed "To the Estate of George Johannesen." Even more surprising is that it came from his insurance company, who should really be on top of such things.

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Brazilian Man Thought Dead Walks in on His Own Wake

Just imagine the shock, your whole family is gathered at the family home to mourn the passing of a loved one and the deceased walks in. The family of 41 year old Gilberto Araujo thought he was a victim of a car wash shooting when police called and told his brother he was killed and his body was at the morgue. At the morgue, Araujos’ brother, Jose, identified the body as his brothers and took it to his mother’s house for the wake.

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George McGovern
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George McGovern, Former Presidential Nominee and Senator, Dead at 90

George McGovern, a liberal United States senator from South Dakota who was the Democratic presidential nominee in 1972, died on Sunday in Sioux Falls, S.D. at age 90.

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Oakland A’s Pitcher Brave Comeback

The MLB playoffs are underway and we all have our favorite teams that we are rooting for to win. However, sometimes what happens in life puts in prospective how trivial sports can be. Don't get me wrong, I love sports, but the story of Oakland A's relief pitcher, Pat Neshek will make you put team allegiance aside.

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Alex Karras of ‘Webster’ and ‘Blazing Saddles’ Dead at 77

Alex Karras, former NFL player, star of the television series 'Webster' and Mongo in the Mel Brooks classic 'Blazing Saddles' has passed away at the age of 77.

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