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Place of Birth New York, New York

Place of Death Pocantico Hills, New York

David Rockefeller, the patriarch of the Rockefeller family and a former chairman and chief executive of Chase Manhattan Bank, died Monday, March 20, 2017. He was 101. Rockefeller was quietly one of the leading international figures of the 20th century. Both as a member of the wealthy Rockefeller ... Read more

Place of Birth Saint Louis, Missouri

Place of Death Saint Charles, Missouri

Chuck Berry, the singer-songwriter and guitarist who was one of the architects of rock 'n' roll, died Saturday, March 18, 2017. He was 90.Berry was found unresponsive on Saturday afternoon in St. Charles County, Missouri.Born Oct. 18, 1926, Berry wrote and performed some of the great classics of the... Read more

Place of Birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Place of Death Phoenix, Arizona

Joni Sledge, a member of the family group Sister Sledge who recorded the dance anthem “We Are Family,” died Friday, March 10, 2017, in Phoenix, according to The Associated Press. She was 60. Publicist Biff Warren told The Associated Press that she was found dead in her home by a friend. The cause... Read more

Place of Birth Fort Worth, Texas

Place of Death Los Angeles, California

Bill Paxton, the Emmy Award-nominated actor, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, of complications from surgery, according to multiple news sources. He was 61.A family spokesperson announced the death Sunday. No other details were provided, however.Paxton played an astronaut in ’Apollo 13.’ His other films... Read more

Place of Birth Santa Cruz, California

Place of Death New York, New York

Brenda Buttner, the host of “Bulls & Bears” on Fox News, died Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, of cancer, according to multiple news sources. She was 55.Neil Cavuto, her colleague at Fox News, made the announcement in an emotional tribute during his program Monday.“Brenda was among the very first to put a kin... Read more

Place of Birth Chesterfield, England

Place of Death Cromer, England

Famous British actor, John Hurt have played in more than a hundred films died 3 days after his 77th birthday following a pancreatic cancer diagnosed in 2015.Hurt said he was an actor to rent, he was versatile and liked all kinds of scenario. He first had a great success thanks to the film Elephant M... Read more

Place of Birth Chicoutimi, Québec

Place of Death Montréal, Québec

Guy Corneau, who was originally from the Saguenay, would have turned 66 on January 13.Mr. Corneau had made himself known to the general public as an author, animator and speaker.His book Père Manquant, Fils Manqué, published in 1989, was a huge success in Quebec and internationally.He had been diagn... Read more

Place of Birth El Paso, Texas

Place of Death Los Angeles, California

Known for her boundless energy and pert demeanor, legendary actress Debbie Reynolds has made memorable turns in films like 'The Tender Trap,' 'Singin' in the Rain,' 'Tammy and the Bachelor' and 'The Unsinkable Molly Brown.'Born on April 1, 1932, in El Paso, Texas,... Read more

Place of Birth Beverly Hills, California

Place of Death Los Angeles, California

Born in Beverly Hills on October 21, 1956, the union of Debbie Reynolds, star of the Hollywood Golden Age and notably of the musical Singing in the Rain, and Eddie Fisher, singer and television star, Carrie Fisher grew up In the universe of the seventh art.The young Carrie made her first steps to th... Read more

Place of Birth Long Beach, California

Place of Death Los Angeles, California

American actor and rapper Ricky Harris died of a heart attack at the age of 54, announced his manager Cindy Ambers.Originally from Long Beach, California, the artist is best known for playing in Everybody Hates Chris and Dope. As a childhood friend of Snoop Dogg, he has collaborated since 1993 with ... Read more

Place of Birth East Finchley, England

Place of Death Goring, England

Born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, George Michael is a pop singer-songwriter.In the early 1980s, he created the duo Wham! With his childhood friend Andrew Ridgley. They experience great success with their pop song, such as Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go and Careless Whisper. They sell almost 20 million... Read more

Place of Birth Chicoutimi, Québec

Place of Death New York, New York

Originally from Chicoutimi, Joanne Corneau was a renowned Quebec painter. With her diploma in Fine Arts from the University of Quebec in Montreal, she began her career in Canada in the late 1980s, where she was very successful. She continued her exposure in the United States and moved to New York in... Read more

Place of Death Las Honduras, Francisco Morazán

It is during a trip to Honduras with his spouse and his youngest son that Dominique Lévesque died of a heart attack during a diving activity.Having studied at the School of Humor and a Bachelor's Degree in Teaching Dramatic Art, he became a professor at the Cégep de Jonquière, where he taught Fr... Read more

Place of Birth Uniontown, Pennsylvania

Place of Death Fox Chapel, Pennsylvania

Michael "Jim" Delligatti, a former owner of a franchised McDonald's restaurant, died Monday at home in the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh, his family announced.It was with one of the most striking inventions of the American kitchen since the sliced ??bread that it turned upside down the... Read more

Place of Birth Québec, Québec

Place of Death Québec, Québec

Founder of the Village Vacances Valcartier and Calyspo waterpark, visionary and businessman Guy Drouin died of cancer. At the age of 69, he leaves to mourn his three sons, who will take over his projects.His dream of indoor waterpark was just about to see the day in a few days. Estimated at $ 70 mil... Read more

Place of Birth Birán, Holguín

Place of Death Havana, Ciudad de La Habana

Cuban dictator Fidel Castro was born near Birán, Cuba, in 1926. Beginning in 1958 Castro and his forces began a campaign of guerrilla warfare to successfully overthrow Cuban dictator , and Castro became the country's new leader. His communist domestic policies and military and economic relations... Read more

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