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Gone But Not Forgotten: Notable Celebrity Deaths In 2013

12/31/2013 7:01pm EST
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As 2013 comes to a close, it's time to reflect on all the stars we lost this year.

From the shocking deaths of Glee star Cory Monteith and Fast & Furious' Paul Walker, to those who left us in old age, on their terms, we bid them one last goodbye.

They may be gone but their legacies will live on. May they rest in peace.

JANUARY

Singer Patti Page died in California on January 1, 2013. She was 85. (obit)

 

"The Sopranos" actor Tony Lip died on January 4 at the age of 82. (obit)

 

"Diff'rent Strokes" actor Conrad Bain died of natural causes at the age of 89 on January 14. (obit)...
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Legendary Aquatic Musical Star Esther Williams Dies At 91

6/6/2013 7:38pm EDT
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Championship swimmer-turned-legendary Hollywood actress Esther Williams has died.

The star of such MGM movie hits as “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” "Jupiter's Darling" and "Million Dollar Mermaid," passed away in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Thursday at the age of 91.

Williams became one of Hollywood's top 10 box office draws during the mid 1940s to mid 1950s, appearing in movie musicals that featured aquatic stunts.

The California native, who once held the record in the 100 meter freestyle, was promoted as "the girl you will dream about!" in the film that made her a household name, "Bathi...
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 8

8/8/2009 3:00am EDT
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Swiss tennis player Roger Federer (1981), Australian singer Vanessa Amorosi (1981), "Dancing With The Stars" winner Drew Lachey (1976), N Sync singer J.C. Chasez (1976), former Creed singer Scott Stapp (1973), Poison drummer Rikki Rockett (1961), U2 guitarist Dave "The Edge" Evans (1961), actor Keith Carradine (1949), singer Connie Stevens (1938), "The Graduate" star Dustin Hoffman (1937), country singer Mel Tillis (1932), actor Rory Calhoun (1922; d. 1999), and actress/swimmer Esther Williams (1921).

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Celebrity Birthdays, August 8

8/8/2008 3:00am EDT
The Edge
Swiss tennis player Roger Federer (1981), Australian singer Vanessa Amorosi (1981), "Dancing With The Stars" winner Drew Lachey (1976), N Sync singer J.C. Chasez (1976), former Creed singer Scott Stapp (1973), Poison drummer Rikki Rockett (1961), U2 guitarist Dave "The Edge" Evans (1961), actor Keith Carradine (1949), singer Connie Stevens (1938), "The Graduate" star Dustin Hoffman (1937), country singer Mel Tillis (1932), actor Rory Calhoun (1922; d. 1999), actress/swimmer Esther Williams (1921), and Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata (1879; d. 1919).

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Celebrity Birthdays, August 8

8/8/2007 3:00am EDT
The Edge
Swiss tennis player Roger Federer (1981), Australian singer Vanessa Amorosi (1981), "Dancing With The Stars" winner Drew Lachey (1976), N Sync singer J.C. Chasez (1976), former Creed singer Scott Stapp (1973), Poison drummer Rikki Rockett (1961), U2 guitarist Dave "The Edge" Evans (1961), actor Keith Carradine (1949), singer Connie Stevens (1938), "The Graduate" star Dustin Hoffman (1937), country singer Mel Tillis (1932), actor Rory Calhoun (1922; d. 1999), actress/swimmer Esther Williams (1921), and Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata (1879; d. 1919).
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 8

8/8/2006 3:00am EDT
The Edge
Swiss tennis player Roger Federer (1981), Australian singer Vanessa Amorosi (1981), "Dancing With The Stars" winner Drew Lachey (1976), N Sync singer J.C. Chasez (1976), former Creed singer Scott Stapp (1973), Poison drummer Rikki Rockett (1961), U2 guitarist Dave "The Edge" Evans (1961), actor Keith Carradine (1949), singer Connie Stevens (1938), "The Graduate" star Dustin Hoffman (1937), country singer Mel Tillis (1932), actor Rory Calhoun (1922; d. 1999), actress/swimmer Esther Williams (1921), and Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata (1879; d. 1919).
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Nearly 8 Hours of Music Featured on MGM Musicals Anthology; Out April 25

4/17/2006 12:20pm EDT
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Movie music fans rejoiced in 1995 when Turner Classic Movies Music and Rhino Movie Music partnered for an exhaustive five disc collection featuring indelible musical performances from MGM's golden age. A decade and more than 200 classic movie soundtrack releases later, Turner/Rhino revisits the centerpiece of its successful ongoing partnership to create a truly definitive collection of MGM musical magic.

"That's Entertainment!" The Ultimate Anthology of MGM Musicals" expands the original landmark release with an entire disc of never-before-released music, and uses new technology to up...
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