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Storied Lives, Extraordinary Stories. We celebrate the lives of the people who have changed our world, from beloved entertainers to influential leaders and more.
Ireland's Own Richard Harris
In Limerick, the Irish city where Richard Harris was...
Michael Crichton's Lost World
Michael Crichton, who died Nov. 4, 2008, was a man of...
Ed Sullivan: Civil Rights Trailblazer
For more than 20 years, most Americans knew what they...
The Masterful Orson Welles
Mention Orson Welles and talk inevitably turns to...
Bette Davis: Larger Than Life
Her eyes went down in musical history, but Bette Davis...
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The world’s eyes are on these newsmakers all over again, whether they’ve just passed away or are still notable many years after their deaths.
Teen Dies After Haunted House Visit
Christian Faith Benge, 16, died after collapsing at the...
Shooting in Ottawa
Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was shot and killed on Oct. 22...
Remembering Ben Bradlee
Legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee has died...
High School Football's Deadly Numbers
On Oct. 1, Tom Cutinella, 16, sustained a head injury...
Remembering Elvis photographer Alfred Wertheimer
Alfred Wertheimer, the photographer known for his...
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From history's iconic images to the smallest human moments, photographs bring life to our stories. See them for yourself in these slideshows
The Addams Family Photo Album
In 1964 "The Addams Family" premiered, and television...
Photos: 1990s Music Stars
Music in the 1990s was all over the map. Grunge and...
Photos: Matinee Idols
Since the advent of cinema more than 100 years ago,...
Photos: Leave It to Beaver
For six seasons, American television audiences tuned in...
Photos: 1990s Sitcom Stars
Join us as we look back at some of our favorite sitcom...
Test your knowledge of beloved celebrities, movies, TV shows and more, or see how you compare to history's greatest figures.
Which Rat Pack member are you?
The Rat Pack conjures up images of the jazzy side of...
Poll: What Do You Wear to a Funeral?
Like many aspects of culture, funeral etiquette has...
The Lucy-Desi Quiz
Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz rewrote the book on...
Edgar Allan Poe: The Raven Quiz
Poet and author Edgar Allan Poe was a master of the...
John Denver Quiz
John Denver was one of the most popular...
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We took a look in the history books to learn who made news on this date in history. View today’s notables or browse through other dates.
Born October 25
Soap opera star Jeanne Cooper started out as a support...
Died October 25
Vincent Price charmed and chilled audiences with his...
Born October 24
David Nelson was a reality TV pioneer, along with his...
Died October 24
Rosa Parks embodied the struggle for civil rights in...
Born October 23
Johnny Carson started entertaining audiences at 14 with...
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Sympathy and Condolence Advice
When someone you care about is grieving, it's hard to...
What is the difference between a memorial service and a...
Information and advice to help you cope after the death...
Guide to Writing an Obituary
Some people feel overwhelmed by the responsibility of...
Never Too Late to Send a Sympathy Note
When it comes to the difficulty of putting words to a...
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