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'Gimme Some Lovin' Rock Star Spencer Davis Dead at 81

'Gimme Some Lovin' Rock Star Spencer Davis Dead at 81

Oct 21, 2020

Spencer Davis, a British guitarist and bandleader whose eponymous rock group had 1960s hits including "Gimme Some Lovin'" and "I'm a Man," has died. He was 81.

Rhonda Fleming, Film Star of '40s and '50s, Dies at 97

Rhonda Fleming, Film Star of '40s and '50s, Dies at 97

Oct 17, 2020

Actress Rhonda Fleming, the fiery redhead who appeared with Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Charlton Heston, Ronald Reagan and other film stars of the 1940s and 1950s, has died. She was 97.

'Two and a Half Men' Star Conchata Ferrell Dies at 77

'Two and a Half Men' Star Conchata Ferrell Dies at 77

By Lynn Elber | Oct 13, 2020

Conchata Ferrell, who became known for her role as Berta the housekeeper on TV's "Two and a Half Men" after a long career as a character actor on stage and in movies, including "Mystic Pizza" and "Network," has died. She was 77.

Remembering Transgender Activist Monica Roberts

Remembering Transgender Activist Monica Roberts

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 10, 2020

Trailblazing African American transgender rights activist and TransGriot founder Monica Roberts died earlier this week. She was 58.

Whitey Ford, Hall of Fame Ace for Mighty Yankees, Died at 91

Whitey Ford, Hall of Fame Ace for Mighty Yankees, Died at 91

By Ronald Blum | Oct 10, 2020

Whitey Ford, the street-smart New Yorker who had the best winning percentage of any pitcher in the 20th century and helped the Yankees become baseball's perennial champions in the 1950s and '60s, died Thursday night. He was 91.

Guitar Rock God Eddie Van Halen Dies of Cancer at 65

Guitar Rock God Eddie Van Halen Dies of Cancer at 65

By Mark Kennedy | Oct 6, 2020

Eddie Van Halen, the guitar virtuoso whose blinding speed, control and innovation propelled his band Van Halen into one of hard rock's biggest groups, has died. He was 65.

Fashion Designer Kenzo Takada Dies from COVID-19 at Age 81

Fashion Designer Kenzo Takada Dies from COVID-19 at Age 81

By Thomas Adamson | Oct 4, 2020

Kenzo Takada, the iconic French-Japanese fashion designer famed for his jungle-infused designs and free-spirited aesthetic that channeled global travel, has died. He was 81.

'I Am Woman' Singer Helen Reddy Dies At 78 in Los Angeles

'I Am Woman' Singer Helen Reddy Dies At 78 in Los Angeles

Sep 29, 2020

Helen Reddy, who shot to stardom in the 1970s with her feminist anthem "I Am Woman" and recorded a string of other hits, has died. She was 78.

Soraya Santiago, Puerto Rico LGBTQ Icon, Dies at 73

Soraya Santiago, Puerto Rico LGBTQ Icon, Dies at 73

By Dánica Coto | Sep 23, 2020

Soraya Santiago, the first person from Puerto Rico to undergo gender reassignment surgery and a longtime icon for the U.S. territory's LGBTQ community, has died. She was 73.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

By Mark Sherman | Sep 18, 2020

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at her home in Washington, the court says. She was 87.

Matthew Simmons, April 28, 1960-Sept. 8, 2020: Healer, Social Worker, Musician was Also Known as Drag Performer Peggy L'Eggs

Matthew Simmons, April 28, 1960-Sept. 8, 2020: Healer, Social Worker, Musician was Also Known as Drag Performer Peggy L'Eggs

By Jim Provenzano | Sep 12, 2020

Matthew Simmons, known to many as his drag persona Peggy L'Eggs, died peacefully and unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 8, at his Oakland apartment. Friends and colleagues offered a stream of tributes and remembrances.

James Bond, 'Avengers' Star Diana Rigg Dies at 82

James Bond, 'Avengers' Star Diana Rigg Dies at 82

Sep 10, 2020

Diana Rigg, a British actress who became a 1960s style icon as secret agent Emma Peel in TV series "The Avengers," has died. She was 82.

YouTube Star & Social Influencer Ethan Peters Dies at 17

YouTube Star & Social Influencer Ethan Peters Dies at 17

Sep 7, 2020

Influencer and YouTube star Ethan Peters, known as Ethan Is Supreme, has died. He was 17.

Randall Kenan Dies: Author Depicted Black, Gay Life in Prose

Randall Kenan Dies: Author Depicted Black, Gay Life in Prose

Aug 30, 2020

Randall Kenan, an author whose stories explored the experience of being Black and gay in the American South, has died. He was 57.

Chadwick Boseman, Who Embodied Black Icons, Dies of Cancer

Chadwick Boseman, Who Embodied Black Icons, Dies of Cancer

By Ryan Pearson | Aug 29, 2020

Chadwick Boseman, who achieved international stardom at the titular character in "Black Panther," died Friday from complications from colon cancer. He was 43.

Two Navajo Sisters Who Were Inseparable Died of COVID Just Weeks Apart

Two Navajo Sisters Who Were Inseparable Died of COVID Just Weeks Apart

Aug 26, 2020

Cheryl and Corrina Thinn are among hundreds of U.S. health care workers who died after helping patients battle the virus.

Adult Performer Roman Heart Passed Away, Social Media Reports

Adult Performer Roman Heart Passed Away, Social Media Reports

Aug 24, 2020

Roman Heart, the award-winning adult performer, reportedly died late last year, according to his friend and a number of social media posts that have come up in the last week. He was 33.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Star Chi Chi DeVayne Dies at 34

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Star Chi Chi DeVayne Dies at 34

Aug 20, 2020

"RuPaul's Drag Race" star Chi Chi DeVayne has died after a stint in the hospital. She was 34.

Former Illinois Gov. Thompson, Who Fought Corruption, Dies

Former Illinois Gov. Thompson, Who Fought Corruption, Dies

By Don Babwin | Aug 15, 2020

Former Illinois Gov. James R. Thompson, whose prosecutions of public officials — including a predecessor — helped catapult him to become the state's longest-serving chief executive, has died. He was 84.

Media Mogul Sumner Redstone Dies at 97

Media Mogul Sumner Redstone Dies at 97

Aug 12, 2020

Sumner Redstone, who built a media empire from his family's drive-in movie chain, has died. He was 97.

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