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  Unusual Celebrity Deaths Trivial Trivia Collections
Death from heart failure, either from climate change or from shellfish poisoning.
His death was attributed to asphyxia through the forced inhalation of gasoline.
963 --- beaten to death, at age 18, by the husband of a woman he was having an affair with.
www.corsinet.com /trivia/3-triv.html   (3099 words)

  
 Celebrity Deaths - On Celebrity, Public Deaths in a Death-Denying Culture
The rise of celebrity also corresponds with a public increasingly devoid of total relationships with others, individuals' connectedness with others and the broader society dampened by the anonymity of urban life, reduced civic involvements, increasing rates of singlehood and living alone, and by the instrumental relationships demanded by the workplace and marketplace.
Further amplifying appetites for celebrities' stories is the new personality type populating the social landscape, characterized by sociologist David Riesman as being "other-directed," relying on others to define one's own lifestyles and beliefs— particularly those publicly identified as living more interesting, glamorous, or important lives.
The immortal cultural status of these celebrities who died prematurely is reflected by the fact that, like the Catholic Saints their memories are honored on their death days and not birthdays.
www.deathreference.com /Bl-Ce/Celebrity-Deaths.html   (2233 words)

  
 Celebrity Deaths | Progressive U
I understand that celebrities put themselves in the spot light so we have a right to feel bad when one of them dies, but their family is none of our business.
Celebrities put themselves in this situation, they know that they will be constantly scrutinized, but their families we need to leave alone.
Which is understandable because celebrities to want to have that relationship with fans, well most do, because otherwise they would have no career.
www.progressiveu.org /052421-celebrity-deaths   (618 words)

  
 Celebrity Deaths
They say that deaths come in threes, but recently the dead seem to be coming in the dozens - at least when it comes to celebrities.
list of dead celebrities for the years 2002 and 2003 (so far) indicates to me that there were at least as many celebrities that died in 2002 as there will be in 2003 (if current rates continue).
It seems that the best way to remind people that death is a natural human occurrence (and thereby soften the impact of the war death toll on the human psyche) is to report celebrity deaths in the headlines as often as they occur.
homepage.mac.com /nchambers/iblog/C793450849/E482406703   (453 words)

  
 Celebrity Deaths in 2004
Founder of the Ramones, died September 15 at the age of 55.
Psychiatrist best known for her book on death and dying, died August 24 at the age of 78.
Celebrity interviewer, died June 4 at the age of 58.
www.geocities.com /jamie_992001/newyr2005.html   (666 words)

  
 in loving memory celebrity deaths
Even as Selena's Spanish albums topped the mainstream pop charts in the weeks after her death, many were still wondering how the Texas singer could have gained such a large and devoted following.
Even after her death, Selena became the first Tejano artist to break through to the mainstream pop market.
Although Selena's prospects for stardom in the English-speaking music world have been much debated since her death the posthumous release of the album 'Dreaming of you' gave ample indication that Selena was on her way to becoming a Star in the English market as well.
groups.msn.com /inlovingmemorycelebritydeaths/selenabio.msnw   (1952 words)

  
 The Thinkers: Celebrity deaths shine light on lung cancer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
There is no denying the tragedy of Dana Reeve's death from lung cancer at the age of 44 earlier this month.
Even though it is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, lung cancer attracts much less research money than other major cancers, Dr. Siegfried said, largely because it is so strongly linked to smoking that people often blame the victims for giving the disease to themselves.
The recent death of another celebrity -- ABC News anchor Peter Jennings last August -- highlighted the risk of lung cancer for ex-smokers.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/06086/677174-114.stm   (1191 words)

  
 Celebrity Deaths and Mishaps Archives 9
However, it is no longer the mission of this website to address the deaths of celebrities who are of advanced age or those who have had a long term health problem and are in their early elderly years.
Ergo, save for certain celebrities of advanced or elderly age who may appear on the prediction lists, we will no longer be publishing their obituaries and including comments.
The reality TV star has received death threats from an obsessed fan, and Smith, 36, is so worried she's refusing to give out her press schedule -- just in case the mysterious man shows up.
www.newprophecy.net /more10.htm   (9583 words)

  
 Celebrity Deaths and Marriages - Opinions
It's still amazing that 7 years after her death, Diana continues to support Britain's tabloid industry (or for that matter, even the mainstream press).
Interest in celebrities and their personal lives is natural, but it looks like it is increasingly getting out of hand, not only on the part of the press, but also on the part of the celebrities, who seem increasingly unable to differentiate reality from make-believe.
An example is Britney Spears' recent 'wedding', which seemed to have no purpose whatsoever, except to provide her a few days' fame and to set a new record in Las Vegas as one of the city's shortest lived marriages.
www.themsj.com /news/2004/01/12/Opinions/Celebrity.Deaths.And.Marriages-579991.shtml   (348 words)

  
 celebrity trivia - celebrity deaths
Emperor Claudius, of Rome, died after he choked to death on a feather that was put down his throat by his doctor to make him vomit.
The official cause of his death is recorded as dying of a sudden seizure.
US singer, Billie Holiday, who was lying in her death bed in hospital in 1959, managed to get William Dufty, a magazine writer, to smuggle in a large amount of money to her.
www.morticom.com /categorycelebritytriviacelebritydeaths.htm   (4096 words)

  
 No Dead Celebrity BOUNCE - covering celebrity deaths in magazines Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management - Find ...
This year's celebrity death toll might seem like a fabulous newsstand windfall for entertainment-driven weeklies.
Editors at the major entertainment weeklies say the degree of cover play given to celebrity obituaries - especially to stars who haven't been seen onscreen lately - is often determined by balancing median reader age with the news cycle.
Hepburn's death, sadly, coincided with the release of "Legally Blonde 2: Red, White, and Blonde." The film won't put Reese Witherspoon in competition to break Kate's Oscar record, but it garnered her the cover of People; Kate received a small inset photo on the cover.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3065/is_9_32/ai_107024713   (622 words)

  
 Famous people who died in aviation accidents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
His death was the focus of the May 6, 2002 episode of the WB Network's 7th Heaven, where the Reverend Camden of the TV show officiates at a memorial service attended by his real family.
Before his death, Abruzzo was also a member of the first team to fly a balloon nonstop across the Pacific Ocean.
He and his partners were parachuting in celebration of the opening of a night club on Boston Harbor when they were hit by whipping winds.
www.celebratetoday.com /airceleb.html   (14547 words)

  
 The Grim Reaper's Celebrity Death Pool
Barking mad - but this lunatic was responsible for around 400,000 deaths and a brutal war with Tanzania.
Widowed at the age of fifty-two, she continued her life's role as ambassador for the British people, always a steady figurehead in turbulant times.
Her death of natural causes aged 101 may not have come as a great shock, but she will be greatly mourned round the world.
kickthebucket.tripod.com /news.html   (1822 words)

  
 Death in the celebrity age (kottke.org)
As members of the human species, we're used to dealing with the death of people we "know" in amounts in the low hundreds over the course of a lifetime.
With higher life expectancies and the increased number of people known to each of us (particularly in the hypernetworked part of the world), how are we going to handle it when several thousand people we know die over the course of our lifetime?
Obituaries and the rise of death; break the frame
www.kottke.org /05/06/death-in-the-celebrity-age   (432 words)

  
 Deaths in 2006 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Please place names under the date the deceased died, not the date the death was announced.
For earlier deaths, see Deaths in 2005, Deaths in 2004, Deaths in 2003, Deaths in 2002, Deaths in 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988,...
This page was last modified 21:02, 7 November 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Recent_celebrity_deaths   (653 words)

  
 Bumpshack.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Sadly it appears that grieving fans of Steve Irwin are taking their anger out on stingrays by killing the marine animal and cutting their tails off.¬† Animal icon Irwin, known as the ‘Crocodile Hunter’, was killed by a stingray barb two weeks ago while filming a documentary on them.
We have yet to learn the cause of death but do not believe that drugs or alcohol were a factor.
Tori Spelling is so starved up for attention and magazine covers that not even¬† her father’s death could keep her away from appearing on the cover of Us Weekly less than a week after her father’s death.
bumpshack.com /?cat=78   (1772 words)

  
 Celebrity Deaths... - VeggieBoards
They didn't really die; when they split up it was called their "death" (thus the albums Death to the Pixies (a "best of") and Pixies f**king die (a tribute of covers)).
The day they announced his death, at least 5 people at work came up to me all serious and offered their condolences, as if he was a close personal friend or something.
I was also very saddened by Joe Strummer's death, but the thing that bothered me the most about that was that everyone automatically assumed it was b/c of drugs.
www.veggieboards.com /boards/showthread.php?t=4882   (514 words)

  
 Celebrity Deaths May Trigger Suicide
Now, medical research from Great Britain reveals a surprising side effect of our "celebrity connection." In the week after Princess Di's death, the number of people in England and Wales who intentionally harmed themselves increased by almost 45%.
In the case of Princess Diana's death, there may have been people who already felt suicidal.
Not just the loss of a celebrity, but the loss of a friend or family member may also plunge someone into a painful re-examination of their life, Troy L. Thompson, II, MD, tells WebMD in an objective interview.
www.webmd.com /content/article/29/1728_66161.htm   (617 words)

  
 CelebNewsWire - celebrity deaths
After the cut, read an official statement, and watch in wonder as we attempt to lighten the mood with a joke that is not too terribly inappropriate.
Note to spoiled celebrity scions: If you plan on getting embroiled in a big ol' bitch fight with Mommy (or Daddy's twenty-two-year-old fourth wife or his Filipino pool boy or whoever will control the estate) make sure Daddy isn't about to kick the bucket.
Sean Penn and Mark Ruffalo allegedly were involved in a skirmish involving the paparazzi at Sean's late brother Chris Penn's funeral on Saturday.
www.celebnewswire.com /topics/celebrity_deaths/index.html   (876 words)

  
 mediabistro.com: Bulletin Board: Topic: Celebrity Deaths, 2003
I spent the seventies glued to the tv screen watching his antics and then much of the 80's doing the same when the show went into syndication, and he was great in 8 Simple Rules.
Some wanna-be cool 20-somethings were actually saddened by the death of a man that is around their parents age.
I know she's not a celeb but I was saddened by Anna Lindh's death and I never even heard about her before she was stabbed.
www.mediabistro.com /bbs/cache/t11359_1.asp   (445 words)

  
 cbs5.com - Celebrity Deaths Put A Spotlight On Lung Cancer
Celebrity Deaths Put A Spotlight On Lung Cancer
As with Peter Jennings, Dana Reeve’s death shines a bright light on a disease that causes tremendous suffering.
They’re in the public eye, but nearly 165,000 Americans die every year from lung cancer, many as a result of smoking.
cbs5.com /topstories/local_story_066183603.html   (317 words)

  
 Celebrity Death Certificates - M.F. Steen
182 Death Certificates of the entertainment industry's dearly departed, including brief biographical notes, birth and professional names, as well as notable film, TV and entertainment credits.
Includes182 of the death certificates of the entertainment industry's dearly departed.
Mel Blanc, Lorne Greene, John Ritter, Gregory Peck, and Ronald Reagan are just a few of Hollywood's notables whose death certificates are a part of the collection.
www.celebritydeathcertificates.com   (116 words)

  
 Celebrity Deaths - Gossip Rocks Forum
It has all these celebrity death facts on stars (a lot of classic ones).
Most stories usually have links to really interesting pictures too like where the celebrity lived, etc. Anyway, maybe I'm demented but I found it interesting.
I think it has a lot of great classic Hollywood landmark photos and interesting facts surroudning celebrity deaths besides the gory details.
www.gossiprocks.com /forum/miscellaneous/5219-celebrity-deaths.html   (439 words)

  
 Celebrity Deaths and Mishaps Archives 10   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The hospital declined to release a cause of death.
The death threat against Diggs, 33, was reportedly sent to The League of American Theatres and Producers on Dec. 1.
Abbott was shot to death as he took the stage Wednesday with Damageplan and began to play the first song of the concert at the Alrosa Villa nightclub in Columbus, Ohio.
www.newprophecy.net /more11.htm   (11508 words)

  
 FOXNews.com - Actor Marlon Brando Dead at 80 - Celebrity Gossip | Entertainment News | Arts And Entertainment
The cause of death was being withheld, Seeley said, noting the actor "was a very private man." But there were reports that Brando's death was "sudden" and he was taken to the hospital in an ambulance.
His longtime friend and "Godfather" co-star James Caan (search) said he was "shocked" by the news of Brando's death.
His first son, Christian, was sentenced to 10 years in a California state prison for voluntary manslaughter in the death of his sister Cheyenne's fiance, Dag Drollet.
www.foxnews.com /story/0,2933,124583,00.html   (1785 words)

  
 Johnny Cash, John Ritter Mourned, Entertainment World Loses Music Legend, TV Star - CBS News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ritter, whose portrayal of the bumbling but lovable Jack Tripper helped make the madcap comedy series "Three's Company" a smash hit in the 1970s, died of a heart problem after falling ill on the set of his new TV sitcom.
The cause of death was a tear in the aorta, the result of an unrecognized flaw in his heart, said his publicist, Lisa Kasteler.
Ritter, youngest son of Western film star and country musician Tex Ritter and actress Dorothy Fay, came to prominence for his role in "Three's Company" and had appeared in more than 25 television movies, a number of films and on Broadway.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2003/09/12/entertainment/main572993.shtml   (528 words)

  
 Celebrity Deaths Sorted By Age   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
When you hear news about the untimely death of some fast-living entertainer, do you notice if you're just a few years younger or older than them?
There's some creepy stuff on some of those sites, and again, I feel it necessary to stress that I have qualms of doubt about creating this page in the first place, but hey: we all die.
Maybe paying all this attention to the trivia and numbers surrounding death is simply one of the many possible coping mechanisms: by cataloguing, we create the illusion of control.
www.math.sfu.ca /~idmercer/celebdeathsbyage.html   (371 words)

  
 Deaths in 2005 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For the new year, See Deaths in 2006.
Deaths in 2005, by month, are listed below.
For earlier deaths, see Deaths in 2004, Deaths in 2003, Deaths in 2002, Deaths in 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994...
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Celebrity_deaths   (124 words)

  
 Celebrity Deaths in 2004 quiz -- free game
Death Becomes Them : Celebrity Deaths in 2004
Although he never got any respect from fellow actors and comedians, which celebrity died as a result of heart surgery complications on October 5th, and who had also starred in, "Meet Wally Sparks"?
I never liked the name, "Weazy", but Sherman kept calling me this name and it stuck with our television show.
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz.cfm?qid=205562   (269 words)

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