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RIP (Famous Deaths)

Why Karen Carpenter's Death Still Haunts Us

February 4, 2019

American singer and musician Karen Carpenter (1950 - 1983) of the soft rock duo The Carpenters, plays the drums while singing. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Karen Carpenter ...

Captain And Tennille's Captain Has Died -- Who Was He?

January 3, 2019

You didn't need to know (or like) their music to dope out who was who in the '70s pop phenom Captain & Tennille. Tennille was the singer, a woman, which was clear be...

History-Changing Events That Took Place In The 1960s

December 22, 2018

The 1960s brought many changes to America that changed the course of our history.In 1960, Chubby Checker brought a new dance craze, ‘The Twist.’ A quirky dance mo...

Did Patsy Cline Have A Premonition About Her Own Death?

November 22, 2018

Photo of Patsy Cline (Photo by GAB Archive/Redferns) One of the most tragic events in country music history was the untimely death of Patsy Cline, one of the gen...

RIP Stan Lee (2018): Father of the Marvel Superhero

November 16, 2018

FEBRUARY 17: Marvel Comics Publisher, Stan Lee, poses with a book of 'Spider Man' comics which he created along with comics on the 'Hulk' and others. (Photo by Gerald ...

Michael Landon: His Own Highway To Heaven

November 5, 2018

From "Bonanza" to "Little House on the Prairie" to "Highway to Heaven," Michael Landon brought us through many episodes of tears, laughter and entertainment.   HIGHWAY TO HEAVEN...

Musicians Who Died In Plane Crashes

October 5, 2018

UNSPECIFIED - JANUARY 01: (AUSTRALIA OUT) Photo of Patsy CLINE; Posed portrait (Photo by GAB Archive/Redferns) Aviation accidents have been the cause of many fatalities of famous...

The Day the Music Died: The Plane Crash Which Killed Bu...

April 4, 2018

View of American rock and roll musician Buddy Holly's gravestone in Lubbock, Texas, 1975. The gravestone reads 'In loving memory of our own Buddy Holly, Septemb...

The Rise and Fall of Jayne Mansfield

January 10, 2018

Overhead shot of American actress Jayne Mansfield (Vera Jane Palmer, 1932-1967), leaning on a railing with a crowd of spectators behind her. Undated photograph. (Photo by John Spring...

R.I.P. Gomer Pyle… Thanks For The Laughs

December 1, 2017

Private 1st Class Gomer Pyle was portrayed by the talented, and very recently late, Jim Nabors. His character was nothing more than a regular guy who hailed from Mayberry, N...

Only the Good Die Young… 10 Entertainers Lost Way Too S...

November 28, 2017

American actress Marilyn Monroe on the set of Asphalt Jungle, directed by John Huston. (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images) I’m sure you’ve h...

Tom Petty: A True Music Legend!

October 4, 2017

Tom Petty performs in concert on the third day of KAABOO Del Mar on September 17, 2017 in Del Mar, California. (Photo by Gary Miller/Getty Images) I was deeply saddened to learn of the ...