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GAME SHOW HOST HAS DIED AT 80

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George Alexander Trebek (July 22, 1940 – November 8, 2020)


(FoxNews) – “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek died early Sunday
after a battle with pancreatic cancer. The show made the
announcement of his death at his home where he was
surrounded by his family.

On March 6, 2019, Trebek announced that he had been
diagnosed with
stage IV pancreatic cancer.

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FORMER NBA STAR IS DEAD AT 53

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Cliff Robinson Dead: NBA All-Star and 'Survivor' Contestant Was 53 - Variety
Clifford Ralph Robinson (December 16, 1966 – August 29, 2020)

 

 

Clifford Robinson, a former NBA All-Star and the 1993 Sixth Man of the
Year Award winner, has died.

The cause of Robinson’s death wasn’t immediately known. He had
suffered a stroke in March 2017 and had a tumor removed from his
jaw in March 2018.

Robinson played 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association
(NBA). Selected in the second round of the
1989 NBA draft, he played
the first eight seasons of his career with the
Portland Trail Blazers,
followed by stints with the
Phoenix Suns, Detroit Pistons, Golden
State Warriors
, and New Jersey Nets.

 

Cliff Robinson may be gone, but he left the world a lot of fond memories

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SINGER TRINI LOPEZ HAS DIED AT AGE 83

TRINI LOPEZ

Trini Lopez, singer mentored by Frank Sinatra, dies from COVID-19 ...
Trinidad "Trini" López III (May 13, 1937 – August 11, 2020)

Trini Lopez was an American singer, guitarist, and actor. His first album
included a
version of "If I Had a Hammer", which earned a Golden Disc
for him. His other hits included "
Lemon Tree", "I’m Comin’ Home, Cindy"
and "Sally Was a Good Old Girl". He designed two guitars for the
Gibson
Guitar
Corporation
, which are now collectors’ items. He died at Desert
Regional Medical Center
in Palm Springs, California after suffering  from complications of COVID-19.

Singer And The Dirty Dozen Actor Trini Lopez Is Dead After Covid ...
Trini Lopez as seen in the 1967 movie “The Dirty Dozen”. 

Trini 'if i had a hammer' by slr1238 on DeviantArt

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GUINNESS RECORD HOLDER IS DEAD AT 88

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At 86, Regis Philbin is still the life of the party
Regis Francis Xavier Philbin (August 25, 1931 – July 24, 2020) 
   

Often called “the hardest working man in show business”, Regis Philbin was 
known for hosting
talk and game shows since the 1960s. He holds the Guinness World Record for the most hours on US television. His trademarks include his excited manner, his wit, and his irreverent ad-libs. He died of natural causes.

Regis Philbin, television personality and host, dies at 88

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GROUP CO-FOUNDER HAS DIED AT 73

Peter Green, Fleetwood Mac Co-Founder and Guitar Great, Dead at 73 ...

Peter Green dead at 73 – Fleetwood Mac co-founder dies peacefully ...
Peter Green (Peter Allen Greenbaum)
(October 29, 1946 – July 25, 2020)

According to a family statement released on Saturday, the English
singer-guitarist Peter Green died in his sleep. He was co-founder
of Fleetwood Mac. 

Green was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. His
songs, included "Albatross", and "Black Magic Woman".  

Rolling Stone ranked Green at number 58 in its list of the "100 Greatest
Guitarists of All Time".

Albums I Wish Existed: Peter Green - ...and on guitar (1971)

Fleetwood Mac
An early line-up of Fleetwood Mac (L-R): Peter Green, John McVie, Jeremy Spencer, Mick Fleetwood and Danny Kirwan.

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