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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Farrah Fawcett, whose luxurious tresses and blinding smile helped redefine sex appeal in the 1970s as one of TV's "Charlie's Angels," died Thursday after battling cancer. She was 62. The pop icon, who in the 1980s set aside the fantasy girl image to tackle serious roles, died Thursday shortly before 9:30 a.m. PDT in a Santa Monica hospital, spokesman Paul Bloch said. She burst on the scene in 1976 as one-third of the crime-fighting trio in TV's "Charlie's Angels."...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Lady Bird Johnson, the former first lady who championed conservation and worked tenaciously for the political career of her husband, Lyndon B. Johnson, has died, a family spokeswoman said. She was 94. Johnson, who suffered a stroke in 2002 that affected her ability to speak, returned home late last month after a week at Seton Medical Center, where she'd been admitted for a low-grade fever. She died Wednesday at her Austin home of natural causes and she was...
NEW YORK (AP) - Walter Cronkite, the premier TV anchorman of the networks' golden age who reported a tumultuous time with reassuring authority and came to be called "the most trusted man in America," died Friday. He was 92. Cronkite's longtime chief of staff, Marlene Adler, said Cronkite died at 7:42 p.m. at his Manhattan home surrounded by family. She said the cause of death was cerebral vascular disease. Adler said, "I have to go now" before breaking down into what sounded like a...
Fess Parker Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actor Fess Parker, who became...

Darrell Royal Obituary (AP News)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Darrell K. Royal, the former...

Jillian Smith Obituary (dfw)

Jillian Michelle Smith, a recent graduate of the...

Craig Jefferies Obituary (HoustonChronicle)

Craig Michael Jefferies, M.D., of Houston left...

ROCHELLE NIEMAN Obituary (elpasotimes)

Rochelle Nieman, loving wife, mother and...

Nicholas "Nico" Giesler Obituary (DignityMemorial)

Nicholas Michael "Nico" Giesler, age 19,...

James Street Obituary (AP News)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Former Texas quarterback...

Herb Kelleher Obituary (AP News)

Herb Kelleher was the colorful co-founder of...

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