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  1. Legendary Costume Designer Ray Aghayan, Longtime Partner of Bob Mackie, Dies at 83

    6:05 pm 10/12/2011

    The Iran native -- who dressed Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand and Diana Ross and did the costumes for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1984 Summer Olympics -- won the first Emmy Award in his field in 1967.Read more

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  2. Longtime Warner Bros. Staffer Dean Hilborne Dies

    5:20 pm 10/10/2011

    He spent the last 17 years in studio’s postproduction department.Read more

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  3. Beatrice Gersh, L.A. Patron of the Arts, Dies at 87

    10:53 am 10/10/2011

    Matriarch of the Gersh Agency helped establish Museum of Contemporary Art in 1979.Read more

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  4. Pianist Roger Williams Dies at 87

    4:36 pm 10/9/2011

    He played for nine U.S. presidents during his career and topped the Billboard pop chart in the 1950s.Read more

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  5. Oakland Raiders Owner Al Davis Dies at 82

    10:25 am 10/8/2011

    The team said that he died at his home in the Bay Area on Saturday morning.Read more

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  6. Quadriplegic Actor Jim Troesh Dies at 54

    6:57 pm 10/7/2011

    "Highway to Heaven" actor and writer was industry's advocate for the disabled in Hollywood.Read more

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  7. Steve Jobs' Death: Pixar Pays Tribute With Homepage Takeover

    9:42 pm 10/6/2011

    The company's website features an image of its former CEO flanked by chief creative officer John Lasseter and president Ed Catmull.Read more

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  8. Danny Welkes, Milton Berle's Manager Behind 30-Year NBC Deal, Dies at 88

    2:41 pm 10/6/2011

    Showbiz veteran signed Tony Bennett, took the last phone call from disgraced studio exec David Begelman.Read more

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  9. 'Blues Brothers' Actor Charles Napier Dies at 75

    10:44 pm 10/5/2011

    The actor, who was known for tough-guy roles, also appeared in "Philadelphia," "Silence of the Lambs" and "Rambo: First Blood II."Read more

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  10. Steve Jobs' Death: How the Networks Covered

    6:25 pm 10/5/2011

    UPDATED: CBS and NBC broke into their regularly scheduled programming, while the cable networks devoted extensive airtime to the news that the Apple co-founder and former CEO has died.Read more

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