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Rodney King would avoid being beaten by police once and for all 5 years ago, age 47.

 

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Dick Howser became the first of what would be 3 Kansas City Royals from the 1980s to develop a brain tumour.  Pitchers Dan Quisenberry and Ken Brett would be the others.
'Howser bout a brain tumour, Dick?' - 30 years ago, age 51.

 

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Writer John Cheever died on this day 35 years ago, aged 70.

 

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Lucky Day for Bobby Helms on this day 20 years ago, aged 63.

 

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J.M. Barrie would be a boy who wouldn't grow up anymore 80 years ago, age 77.

 

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On 6/14/2017 at 12:32, The Ashes Urn said:

Ruth Graham met her fate on this day 10 years ago, aged 87.

 

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Time for her husband to now exit the stage.

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Bugsy Siegel went swimming with the fishes on this day 70 years ago, aged 41.

 

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Hi I'm Ryan Dunn, and this is the sixth anniversary of my death in a car crash.

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Leroy Neiman painted his last picture on this day 5 years ago, aged 91.

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Major Taylor stopped cycling on this day 85 years ago, aged 53.

 

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It's been 16 years since Carroll O'Connor, famous for his iconic role as Archie Bunker, died aged 76.

 

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Wrestling Valet and Model, Nancy Benoit, was killed by her husband, Chris Benoit, on this day 10 years ago, aged 43.

 

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And for the space of four hours I forget the world, remember no vexation, fear poverty no more, tremble no more at death; I pass indeed into their world.

 

Niccolo Machiavelli died today in 1527.

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Ginger Rogers started looking for a new dance partner 30 years ago.
(Fred Astaire - 88)

 

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Betty Shabazz decided not to be the widow of Malcolm X anymore on this day 20 years ago, aged 63.

 

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He took on a whole lot of crap criminals, really.

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13 minutes ago, msc said:

He took on a whole lot of crap criminals, really.

I thought that was Glen Campbell who took on a bunch of criminals. 

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Chris Benoit was swinging from the ropes this day 10 years ago, aged 40.

 

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No more Family Affairs for Brian Keith on this day 20 years ago, aged 75.

 

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8 years since the Grim Reaper told Michael Jackson that he wanted him back.  

 

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Jacques Cousteau died on this day 20 years ago, aged 87.

 

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