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Green Acres wasn't the place to be anymore for Eva Gabor on this day 25 years ago, aged 76.

 

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Porfirio Rubirosa stopped flirting on this day 55 years ago, aged 56.

 

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End of the story for Ed McBain on this day 15 years ago, aged 78.

 

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The mistery was solved for Arthur Conan Doyle on this day 90 years ago, aged 71.

 

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Actor Phil Foster died on this day 35 years ago, aged 72.

 

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Zachary Taylor, 12th president of the United States, died on this day 170 years ago, aged 65.

 

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Sugar Minott no longer had a Good Thing Going, 10 years ago when his weak heart stopped going, aged 54.

 

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Actor Richard Eastham died on this day 15 years ago, aged 89.

 

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Actor Ray Collins died on this day 55 years ago, aged 75.

 

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Elsie de Wolfe stopped decorating on this day 70 years ago, aged 84.

 

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Final project for Leslie Groves on this day 50 years ago, aged 73.

 

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Olaf Pooley died 5 years ago, aged 101.

 

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 Actress Meredith MacRae died on this day 20 years ago, aged 56.

 

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Actor Aubrey Morris died five years ago today, aged 89.

 

Even if you don't recognise the name, you'll probably recognise the face - he appeared in just about *everything* in a career lasting over 60 years.

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Robert Wadlow, the tallest person ever recorded in history, died on this day 80 years ago, aged 22.

 

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14 hours ago, The Ashes Urn said:

Robert Wadlow, the tallest person ever recorded in history, died on this day 80 years ago, aged 22.

 

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Interesting fact, his armspan is actually longer than his height. (Height 2.72m - Armspan 2.88m)

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General Albert Kesselring died on this day 60 years ago, aged 74.

 

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Walter Cronkite signed off for the last time on this day 11 years ago, aged 92.

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Edward Heath, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1970 to 1974, died on this day 15 years ago, aged 89.

 

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Final command for William Westmoreland on this day 15 years ago, aged 91.

 

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A long black veil for Lefty Frizzell on this day 45 years ago, aged 47.

 

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Lee Yung Kam (popularly known as Bruce Lee) died 47 years ago aged 32

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Pope Leo XIII died on this day 117 years ago.

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Dying at the age of 93 years, 140 days, Leo is currently the longest-lived pope.

If still alive on September 4, Benedict XVI will beat his record.

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Final stanza for Paul Valéry on this day 75 years ago, aged 73.

 

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End of the game for Bob Kalsu on this day 50 years ago, aged 25.

 

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