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  1. "We Shall Overcome" Performer, Guy Carawan, Dies at 87

    7:39 am 5/8/2015

    The folk singer is credited with helping the song rise in popularity as a civil rights anthem.Read more

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  2. John Simes, Longtime Hollywood Publicist, Dies at 86

    4:12 pm 5/7/2015

    His clients included Debbie Reynolds, Lee Marvin, The American Film Institute and the People’s Choice Awards.Read more

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  3. William Bast, Co-Creator of TV’s 'The Colbys,' Dies at 84

    2:15 pm 5/7/2015

    The Emmy-nominated screenwriter also adapted a Harold Robbins novel for the 1978 film 'The Betsy' (1978), starring Laurence Olivier and Robert Duvall.Read more

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  4. "You Sexy Thing" Singer Errol Brown Dies at 71

    10:47 am 5/6/2015

    Errol Brown died following his battle with liver cancer.Read more

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  5. Joshua Ozersky, Grub Street Founding Editor, Dies at 47

    10:08 pm 5/4/2015

    The James Beard Award-winning food writer's work had appeared in Time, Esquire and the Wall Street Journal.Read more

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  6. Writer-Director Philip S. Goodman Dies at 89

    10:45 am 5/4/2015

    His credits include 'Alfred Hitchcock Presents,' 'Johnny Staccato' and the 1963 Cesar Romero film 'We Shall Return.' Read more

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  7. Georgian-Russian Director Rezo Chkheidze Dies at 88

    9:54 am 5/4/2015

    In 1956, he won the best short film award at Cannes.Read more

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  8. Writer-Director Norman Thaddeus Vane Dies at 86

    9:18 pm 5/3/2015

    He was behind such films as 'Frightmare,' the Tony Curtis-starring 'Club Life' and 'Midnight,' with Lynn Redgrave.Read more

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  9. Grace Lee Whitney, Yeoman Janice Rand on 'Star Trek,' Dies at 85

    8:02 pm 5/3/2015

    The actress was kicked off the series early in its run but returned for four 'Trek' films. Earlier, she inspired the mermaid in "Chicken of the Sea" ads.Read more

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  10. Nigel Terry, Who Starred as King Arthur in 'Excalibur,' Dies at 69

    5:43 pm 5/3/2015

    His movie debut came in 'The Lion in Winter,' and he went on to collaborate often with director Derek Jarman.Read more

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