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Jack Haley, the Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz, went over the rainbow on this day 41 years ago (aged 81).

Ironically, it was a heart attack that did him in.

 

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Actress Judy Holliday died on this day 55 years ago, aged 43.

 

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Seventh president of the United States, Andrew Jackson, died on this day 175 years ago, aged 78.

 

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The book folded for Charles Dickens on this day 150 years ago, aged 58.

 

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End of the music for Frank Chacksfield on this day 25 years ago, aged 81.

 

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Hafez al-Assad, president of Syria from 1971 to 2000, died on this day 20 years ago, aged 69.

 

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No more free jazz for Ornette Coleman on this day 5 years ago, aged 85.

 

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Actor Milburn Stone, best known for performing Doc in the Gunsmoke series, died on this day 40 years ago, aged 75.

 

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Country singer Jimmy Dean died on this day 10 years ago, aged 81.

 

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Author Roger Zelazny saw the light on this day 25 years ago, aged 58.

 

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No more tomorrows for Steve Cochran on this day 55 years ago, aged 48.

 

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End of the story for DuBose Heyward on this day 80 years ago, aged 54.

 

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American general Joseph Warren died in the Battle of Bunker Hill on this day 245 years ago, aged 34.

 

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5 minutes ago, The Ashes Urn said:

American general Joseph Warren died in the Battle of Bunker Hill on this day 245 years ago, aged 34.

 

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Hair fashion was so ageing back then.

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Indian cricketer Syed Mushtaq Ali died 15 years ago today, aged 90.

 

He holds the distinction of being the first Indian cricketer to score a century overseas, scoring 112 versus England at Old Trafford in 1936.

 

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Actress Nancy Marchand stopped acting on this day 20 years ago, aged 71.

 

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Rapper XXXTentacion was shot dead 2 years ago today, at the mere age of 20.

 

 

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The lips of Sam Giancana were sealed on this day 45 years ago, aged 67.

 

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It's 150 years since the death of former slave Thomas Highflyer

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American financier and political consultant Bernard Baruch made his last investment on this day 55 years ago, aged 94.

 

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Italian immigrant Ettore Boiardi died 35 years ago today, aged 87.

 

Thank goodness we had him.

 

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Sukarno, president of Indonesia from 1945 to 1967, died on this day 50 years ago, aged 69.

 

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David O. Selznick, gone with the wind on this day 55 years ago, aged 63.

 

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Australian character actor Frank Gatliff died 30 years ago, aged a mere 62.

 

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