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Published Date: 5/27/2015
His acting career began at age 10 and spanned 40 years, but Jeff Conaway was known best for his role as John Travolta's sidekick, Kenickie, in the hit 1978 movie Grease.
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Published Date: 5/18/2015
With his brooding lyrics and distinctive voice, Ian Curtis was an essential part of Joy Division as they moved beyond punk and helped establish the Manchester scene in the late 1970s. Tragically, he took his own life May 18, 1980, just as the band stood on the cusp of...
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Published Date: 5/18/2015
Pernell Roberts was a television staple for decades, starring as Adam Cartwright in "Bonanza" in the 1950s and '60s and as Dr. John McIntyre in "Trapper John, M.D.," in the 1970s and '80s. He also guest-starred in dozens of programs, from "The Big Valley" to "Hawaii...
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Published Date: 5/10/2015
Sid Vicious was the sneering face of British punk rock in the 1970s. As the bassist and occasional lead singer for the Sex Pistols, he helped popularize an image and attitude that would become iconic and much-imitated. We remember Vicious' life today as well as the...
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Published Date: 5/8/2015
Bob Marley brought international attention to both reggae music and the Rastafari movement. On the anniversary of his death, we learn more about his religion...
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Published Date: 5/8/2015
George Peppard found stardom opposite Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's." His first major role, it brought him fame and landed him further roles in movies including "How the West Was Won" and "The Blue Max." Though his career floundered a bit in the 1970s, he...
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