Died March 20

Singer and comedian Marilyn Maxwell had a prolific film career as a contract player for MGM, and she sang in several films and on television shows. We remember Marilyn Maxwell's life today as well as the lives of other notable people who died this day in history.
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Died March 20

By: Legacy Staff

Marilyn Maxwell  (Photo by Universal-International/Getty Images)

Singer and comedian Marilyn Maxwell had a prolific film career as a contract player for MGM, and she sang in several films and on television shows

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Died March 14

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Stephen Hawking

We remember the brilliant mind of Stephen Hawking today as well as the lives of other notable people who died this day in history

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Died March 6

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Dana Reeve (R. Born /  Getty)

Dana Reeve built a name for herself as an actress, singer and briefly as a writer, in addition to her more highly visible role as an advocate for people with di

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Died February 1

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Don Cornelius

Don Cornelius taught America how to dance every week on the nationally syndicated hit "Soul Train."  We remember his life today as well as the lives of oth

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Died March 11

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Merlin Olsen (Ted Shepherd/NBCU Photo Bank)

Merlin Olsen spent 15 years in the NFL, dishing out hits for the Los Angeles Rams as part of the Fearsome Foursome defensive line

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Died February 24

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Don Knotts (Getty)

Don Knotts scored five Emmy wins for his performance as Barney Fife on "The Andy Griffith Show." We remember Knotts' life today as well as the lives of other no

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Died February 6

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Arthur Ashe (Getty/Popperfoto/Ed Lacey)

Arthur Ashe was one of the all-time greats of the tennis world, racking up an impressive string of wins and accolades in his 17-year career

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Died March 10

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Corey Haim (Photo by Ann Summa/Getty Images)

Corey Haim was one of the top teen idols of the 1980s, thanks to his boyish good looks, charmingly crooked smile and, of course, his strong acting talent

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Died February 5

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Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (Getty/Rolls Press/Popperfoto)

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi was known as the Giggling Guru, a genial spiritual leader who gathered famous followers around himself as he laughed his way through