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  1. Margaret Field, Actress and Mother of Sally Field, Dies at 89

    1:31 pm 11/7/2011

    She starred in the 1951 sci-fi classic "The Man From Planet X" and appeared in dozens of TV shows.Read more

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  2. Vans Shoes Designer James Van Doren Dies; Footwear Became National Fad After 'Fast Times at Ridgemont High'

    10:45 pm 11/6/2011

    Sean Penn wore a black-and-white checkerboard pair in his breakout role as Spicoli in the 1982 movie.Read more

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  3. '60 Minutes' Pays Tribute to Andy Rooney: 'America's Favorite Grouch-in-Chief' (Video)

    6:48 pm 11/6/2011

    The CBS News program airs a segment Sunday spotlighting the career highlights and lowlights of its former commentator, who died Friday at age 92.Read more

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  4. Andy Rooney Dies: What Hollywood Is Saying

    11:16 am 11/5/2011

    On Saturday, Bill Prady, Felicia Day and Michael Chiklis were among those reacting to the "60 Minutes" contributor's death.Read more

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  5. Comic Actor Sid Melton Dies at 94

    12:24 pm 11/4/2011

    Veteran played a club owner on three series starring Danny Thomas.Read more

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  6. Bubba Smith Died of Drug Intoxication, Coroner Says

    1:56 pm 11/2/2011

    The official cause of death for the former professional football and actor was announced Wednesday.Read more

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  7. Oscar Producer Gilbert Cates Dies at 77

    9:50 am 11/1/2011

    UPDATED: He produced a record 14 Academy Awards telecasts in the span of 18 years.Read more

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  8. Eulogy by Steve Jobs' Sister Sparks Heartfelt Reactions

    9:35 pm 10/30/2011

    “The beautiful and heartbreaking eulogy delivered by Steve Jobs' sister at his memorial service. What love,” reflects noted film critic Roger Ebert.Read more

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  9. Steve Jobs' Sister Recalls the Apple Co-Founder's Final Words

    6:56 pm 10/30/2011

    UPDATED: Mona Simpson gave a moving eulogy at her brother's memorial service earlier this month.Read more

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  10. Eccentric U.K. Broadcaster Jimmy Savile, Longtime Host of 'Top of the Pops,' Dies at 84

    9:29 am 10/29/2011

    The pop culture figure, who also hosted "Jim'll Fix It" for 20 years, claimed to have been the first DJ in the world to use two turntables.Read more

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