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Mindy McCready
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Mindy McCready’s Boyfriend Dead at 34

Mindy McCready has lost the man she calls her soulmate, and her son 9-month-old son, Zayne, has lost a father. McCready's boyfriend David Wilson was found dead on Sunday morning (Jan. 13). He was 34.

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Huell Howser
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Remembering Huell Howser, California TV Legend

For those outside the state of California, Huell Howser, who passed away late Sunday night, might be something of a mystery. There's a chance you saw him on 'Tracy Takes On ... Hollywood,' or heard his voice on an episode of 'The Simpsons.' Southern Californians, however, are surely familiar with his self-produced travelogues of the state, which aired on KCET in Los Angeles, in all their incarnations -- 'California's Gold,' 'Visiting ... with Huell Howser' and 'California's Water,' to name a few.

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Sammy Johns
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‘Chevy Van’ Singer, Country Songwriter Sammy Johns Dead at 66

Singer Sammy Johns is best known for his hit 'Chevy Van' from 1975, but he made a lasting impression on country music writing hits for Waylon Jennings, Conway Twitty and John Conlee. Johns died in Gaston, N.C. on Friday (Jan. 4) at the age of 66.

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David R. Ellis
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‘Snakes on a Plane’ Director David R. Ellis Dead at 60

Stuntman turned director David R. Ellis has passed away at the age of 60. He was prepping his next movie when he died suddenly of unknown causes. Though Ellis would never be considered an auteur, his no-nonsense approach and eye for good schlock made him one of the best B-movie directors in the business.

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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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The Dave Brubeck Quartet Performs
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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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