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Diana Ross Turns 80: Her 20 Best Solo Singles

March 26, 2024 Diana Ross is 80 today, March 26, and as she said herself a few years back, "Happy birthday to me!" Isn't it always her turn?! (Image via RCA) In honor of the momentous occasion, a list of some of her best solo singles — only including singles with no other featured artists:…
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Shecky Greene, Iconic Las Vegas Stand-Up King, Dies @ 97

January 1, 2024 Shecky Greene, a Las Vegas legend for a stand-up career that left his name synonymous with laughter, died at his home on New Year's Eve. He was 97. Mugging in History of the World Part I (Image via 20th Century Fox) Greene died of natural causes, his wife told The Las Vegas Review-Journal.…
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Ryan O’Neal, ’70s Superstar, Dies @ 82

Ryan O'Neal's acting career began in 1960, with a bit part on The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis. With Tony Dow on 'Beaver (Image via video still) It is interesting to think of him on shows like that and Leave It to Beaver, on which he appeared in 1961, considering the mega-star he became a…
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Tina Turner, Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Icon of Survival, Dies @ 83

May 24, 2023 Peter Ashworth's iconic cover of Private Dancer (Image via Capitol) She was the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, the Acid Queen, Auntie Entity, an eight-time Grammy Award winner and one of the 20th century's most iconic live performers. https://youtu.be/dVTmckFWOYM On May 24, 2023, Tina Turner, who had long battled issues including intestinal…
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Cindy Williams, Star of ‘American Graffiti’ and ‘Laverne & Shirley,’ Dies @ 75

I feel like everyone in my 1977 copies of Tiger Beat is dying. Williams as Shirley (Image via ABC) Out of the blue comes word that Cindy Williams aka Shirley Feeney died on Wednesday, January 25, at 75. She had endured a brief illness. https://www.tiktok.com/@boyculturedotcom/video/7194844752754347306?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=7169681111658956331 Extra reports her children Zak and Emily said, via statement:…
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Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac Dies @ 79

A "short illness" has taken the life of legendary singer-songwriter Christine McVie, who died Wednesday, November 30, 2022, in a London hospital. She was 79. Upon the occasion of the release of a compilation album in June, McVie had told Rolling Stone she was in "quite bad health," noting she was dealing with severe back…
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‘Come Into My Life’ Singer Joyce Sims Dies @ 63

I'm so sad to hear that singer Joyce Sims died this week at 63 — no cause given. When I was in college in Chicago, I — a Top 40 fanatic — was exposed to so many club songs that never crossed paths with Casey Kasem. Chicago, a music mecca, was a place where songs…
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‘Miami Vice’ Guest-Star Orgy, Happy John Ritter Day & More!

September 17, 2020 Links to the past, with relevance today: Yes, Liam was on MV. So was Chris Rock! (How old IS he?) (Image via video still) TWITTER: Wow, he's playing my song! Didn't even like the series, but how could I not love this adoringly assembled guest-star montage from Miami Vice?! The show turned…
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Brilliant Baddie Henry Silva Dies Just Shy of 96

Henry Silva was always so good at playing so bad, earning a spot in our memories for the intensity of his performances and that unusually cruel, menacingly handsome mug The peripheral Rat Packer (Dean Martin's daughter remembered him on Twitter upon his death), who was so popular in Hollywood, died Wednesday in Woodland Hills, California,…
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