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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...
Rodney Dangerfield gets some respect
Despite his oft-stated complaint-catchphrase, comedian...
Stevie Ray Vaughan: Guitar Legend
Sixty years ago this week, American guitar legend...
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Remembering Oscar de la Renta
Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died at 82. De...
Remembering Joanne Borgella
Joanne Borgella, a singer who competed on American Idol...
Misty Upham, "Frozen River" Star
Misty Upham, 32, known for her award-winning role in...
Remembering Isaiah Owens
Isaiah "Ikey" Owens, the keyboardist for Jack White's...
Remembering Elizabeth Pena
Elizabeth Pena, a versatile actress who shifted between...
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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...
Photos: Christopher Reeve as Superman
In 1978 the "Man of Steel" came to the big screen in...
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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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Died October 21
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Died October 20
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Born October 19
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Guide to Writing an Obituary
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Never Too Late to Send a Sympathy Note
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