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  1. Lee Rich, Co-Founder of Legendary Production Company Lorimar, Dies at 93

    11:57 am 5/25/2012

    UPDATED: He was the man behind TV series including “The Waltons” and “Dallas” and such films as “Being There," “An Officer and a Gentleman” and "Rain Man."Read more

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  2. 'Risky Business' Mom Dies at 71

    12:32 pm 5/23/2012

    Janet Carroll played Tom Cruise’s mother in the 1983 film and had recurring roles on TV’s “Married … With Children” and “Murphy Brown.”Read more

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  3. TV Remote Control Inventor Eugene Polley Dies at 96

    7:16 am 5/23/2012

    The former Zenith engineer died of natural causes Sunday in suburban Chicago.Read more

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  4. Crowded House's Peter Jones Dies at 45

    10:51 am 5/21/2012

    The former drummer for the Australian band had been suffering from brain cancer.Read more

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  5. Robin Gibb of The Bee Gees Dies at 62

    4:08 pm 5/20/2012

    The singer-songwriter was the middle brother in the trio that transcended the worlds of pop, soul and disco to become one of the top-grossing music acts of all time.Read more

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  6. Donna Summer Dead at 63 After Battling Cancer

    9:20 am 5/17/2012

    UPDATED: The disco icon died Thursday morning, her family confirms.Read more

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  7. Chuck Brown, Godfather of Go-Go, Dies at 75

    5:18 pm 5/16/2012

    The singer-guitarist had battled pneumonia.Read more

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  8. Remembering Legendary Hair Stylist Vidal Sassoon

    7:34 pm 5/15/2012

    From orphan to hair icon, the legend credited with revolutionizing women's style along with "the Pill and miniskirt" died at 84 on May 9.Read more

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  9. Novelist Carlos Fuentes Dies at 83

    12:58 pm 5/15/2012

    The celebrated Mexican writer was the author of more than twenty novels, including "Old Gringo," which was made into a movie starring Gregory Peck and Jane Fonda.Read more

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  10. Donald 'Duck' Dunn, Bassist With Booker T. and the MGs, Stax, Dies at 70

    1:31 pm 5/13/2012

    Dunn, who was in Tokyo for a series of shows, died in his sleep Sunday; the musician has played with countless legends, including Otis Redding, Eric Clapton, Neil Young and Jerry Lee Lewis.Read more

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