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ROSS SIMPSON

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Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor
(February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011)

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Fred McFeely Rogers (March 20, 1928 – February 27, 2003)

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BILL PAXTON HAS DIED AT 61

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William "Bill" Paxton (May 17, 1955 – February 25, 2017)

The actor/director died on Saturday due to complications of
surgery.

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Stars Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton

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NEWS COMMENTATOR HAS DIED AT 66

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Alan Samuel Colmes (September 24, 1950 – February 23, 2017)

The liberal radio and TV commentator died at a Manhattan medical center this
morning after suffering from lymphoma. 

Colmes, who was born in New York City, was  a longtime radio host with WABC 
and WNBC, author, and even a stand up comedian.

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JOHN BELMONT

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Ralph Dale Earnhardt Sr. (April 29, 1951 – February 18, 2001)

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The crash that killed Dale Earnhardt (#3) in the 2001 Daytona 500.

Regarded as one of the most significant drivers in NASCAR history, Earnhardt
won a total of 76 Winston Cup races over the course of his career, including
the 1998 Daytona 500. He also won seven NASCAR Winston Cup
championships, tying for the most all-time with Richard Petty.

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John Joseph Travolta is 63 years old today.

After dropping out of high school, Travolta moved to New York and landed a
role in a touring company’s production of Grease. He made his film debut as
John in the 1975 television movie The Tenth Level.

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Mark Twain’s "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" was published
in the
U.S. for the first time in 1885.

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Samuel Langhorne Clemens
(November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910)

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PRO–WRESTLING ICON HAS DIED AT 79

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 George “the Animal” Steele (William James "Jim" Myers)
(April 16, 1937 – February 16, 2017) 

(FoxNews) – Professional wrestler George "The Animal" Steele has died.  He
had major surgery in December 2015 and had been dealing with many health
issues ever since.

The WWE Hall of Famer continued to make wrestling appearances through the
2000s.

"The Animal" received a master’s degree from Central Michigan University and
was a high school teacher and wrestling coach in Michigan.

While he was teaching, he began to book gigs in the pro-wrestling world. His first
WWE appearance was in 1967 when he began his rivalry against WWE champ
Bruno Sammartino.

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