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RIP (Famous Deaths)

1970: Jim Morrison's Final Concert With The Doors

December 12, 2019

Jim Morrison circa 1970. Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images On December 12, 1970, the Doors and Jim Morrison took the stage at the Warehouse, a drafty waterfr...

Is Elvis Alive? Sightings, Stories & King-Sized Conspir...

August 16, 2019

Left: Elvis Presley in concert circa 1977. Right: Detail of an image purported to be a high-resolution scan of the 'pool house photo' from 1977. Soures: R.D/Ima...

The Last Days Of John Belushi: The SNL Star's Tragic En...

June 22, 2019

John Belushi in January 1981. Photo by Ron Galella/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images Despite his infectious comic persona John Belushi, veteran of Satur...

Bon Scott: The AC/DC Frontman's Real-Life Highway To He...

March 8, 2019

Singer Bon Scott from Australian rock band AC/DC posed in a studio in London in August 1979. (Photo by Fin Costello/Redferns) Think of the great frontmen of r...

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 ...

The Mysterious Captain of Captain And Tennille: Who Was...

January 3, 2019

Left: Captain & Tennille on the cover of their 1980 album 'Keeping Our Love Warm.' Right: Daryl Dragon, a.k.a. Captain, on 25th August 1975. Source: IMDB; Ph...

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

Patsy Cline circa 1950 (Photo by RB/Redferns) The death of Patsy Cline in an airplane crash in 1963 was one of the most tragic events in country music history. O...

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 ...

30 Years Of Michael Landon: 'Bonanza' to 'Little House'...

November 5, 2018

Left: Michael Landon as Joseph 'Little Joe' Cartwright in a publicity portrait issued for the television series, 'Bonanza', circa 1970. (Photo by Silver Screen ...

'If I Leave Here Tomorrow:' Musicians Who Died In Plane...

October 5, 2018

Ronnie Van Zant of Lynyrd Skynyrd, being interviewed on July 10, 1976 at Stouffer's Hotel in Atlanta, GA. (Photo by Tom Hill/WireImage) The course of rock 'n ...

Buddy Holly And The Crash: Why The Day The Music Died S...

April 4, 2018

Buddy Holly poses for a portrait circa 1958 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) When Buddy Holly died on February 3, 195...

Young Jayne Mansfield: A Pinup, A Starlet, A Mother -- ...

January 10, 2018

Left: Jayne Mansfield circa 1956. Source: (Getty/Bettmann). Right: Mansfield on the poster for The Girl Can't Help It, 1956. Source: (imdb.com) Beautiful blon...

As Gomer Pyle, Jim Nabors Was A Hayseed With A Heart Of...

December 1, 2017

Left: Jim Nabors wearing a military uniform and cuddling a poodle, from his television series, 'Gomer Pyle, USMC,' circa 1964. Right: Nabors and Flip Wilson on ...

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's Songs Live On: The American Treasure's Lega...

October 4, 2017

Tom Petty performs at the Poplar Creek Music Theater in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, June 18, 1980. (Photo by Paul Natkin/Getty Images) We'll never forget the l...