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Friday, 17 May 2019

Grumpy Cat, the face of thousands of internet memes, has died

quote [ The 7-year-old online star died due to complications related to a urinary tract infection. ]

Schlechte Laune wie ein Grumpy Cat
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[by ScoobySnacks@10:33amGMT] [9 comments]

Friday, 3 May 2019

Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca in 'Star Wars' Films, Dies at 74

quote [ The actor was working as a hospital orderly when George Lucas cast him in the original 1977 movie. ]

Scream like Chewbacca, off ya rocka
[SFW] [obituaries] [+7 Sad]
[by ScoobySnacks@2:48amGMT] [4 comments]

Friday, 19 April 2019

Psychiatrist Who Argued That Being Gay Is Not a Disorder Dies at 82

quote [ Richard Green, a longtime LGBTQ ally who was one of the first psychiatrists to speak out against the labeling of homosexuality as a mental disorder, has died at age 82.

Green died of esophageal cancer April 6 at his home in London, his son, Adam Hines-Green, told The New York Times. ]

Goodbye and thank you, Dr. Green.
[SFW] [obituaries] [+9 Informative]
[by knumbknutz@11:30pmGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Peru's former President kills himself ahead of arrest

quote [ Mr García was rushed to hospital in the capital, Lima. His death was confirmed by current President Martín Vizcarra. A crowd of supporters gathered outside the hospital and were held back by a line of police.

Mr García was accused of taking bribes from Brazilian construction company Odebrecht - claims he denied. ]

Prison, or eating a bullet.
[SFW] [obituaries] [+3 Informative]
[by knumbknutz@6:04pmGMT] [3 comments]

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Singer Scott Walker Dies at 76

quote [ Scott Walker, the American singer who attained massive success as a pop star in England before veering off into avante-garde music, has died, according to his label, 4AD. He was 76; no cause or date of death was immediately announced. ]

Where the hell do you think is Scott Walker?
[SFW] [obituaries] [+4 Underrated]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [4 comments]

Monday, 18 March 2019

Pioneering guitarist Dick Dale dies at 81

quote [ Tributes pour in for the "King of Surf Rock", whose music featured in the classic film Pulp Fiction. ]

[SFW] [obituaries] [+7 Informative]
[by arrowhen@1:47amGMT] [6 comments]

Monday, 4 March 2019

'Beverly Hills, 90210' Star Luke Perry Dead at 52 After 'Massive' Stroke

quote [ The former Beverly Hills teen heartthrob has passed away. ]

Teen heartthrobs are supposed to die young.
[SFW] [obituaries] [+8 Sad]
[by knumbknutz@5:56pmGMT] [7 comments]

Friday, 8 February 2019

Actor Albert Finney dies aged 82

quote [ The Oscar-nominated star appeared in Tom Jones, Murder on the Orient Express and many other films. ]

He's not the Tom Jones that lives
[SFW] [obituaries] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:07pmGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 7 February 2019

Frank Robinson, first black manager in MLB, has died at 83

quote [ Robinson hit 586 career home runs and won the Triple Crown while leading the Baltimore Orioles to their first World Series championship in 1966 ]

Bone cancer - awful way to go...
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[by knumbknutz@8:32pmGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 31 January 2019

Dick Miller, ?Gremlins? and ?Terminator? Actor, Dies at 90

quote [ Dick Miller, a prolific screen actor best known for his role as Murray Futterman in the 1984 classic horror film ?Gremlins,? has died. He was 90. ]

walter paisley it's
time for you to move on
[SFW] [obituaries] [+7 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:53amGMT] [4 comments]

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