Recent Celebrity Deaths

  • Joan Quigley, 87 (1927 - 2014)

    Joan Quigley

    The Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joan Quigley, the astrologer who helped determine President Ronald Reagan's schedule and claimed to have convinced him to soften his stance toward the Soviet Union, has died at the age of 87.Quigley died Oct. 21 at her San Francisco home after an unspecified illness, the San Francisco Chronicle, quoting Quigley's sister, Ruth, said Friday.Nancy Reagan...

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  • Cpl. Nathan Cirillo (2014)

    Cpl. Nathan Cirillo

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when he was shot to death by the ceremonial sergeant-at-arms. Canada's prime minister called it the country's second terrorist attack in three days. "We will not be intimidated. Canada will never be intimidated," Prime Minister...

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  • Frank Mankiewicz, 90 (1924 - 2014)

    Frank Mankiewicz

    JENNIFER C. KERR, The Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Frank Mankiewicz, the press secretary who went before television cameras to announce the death of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and later served as political director for presidential candidate George McGovern, died Thursday. He was 90.Mankiewicz died of a heart attack at George Washington University Hospital, said a family friend, journalist...

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  • Clark McEntire (2014)

    Clark McEntire

    The Associated PressCOALGATE, Okla. (AP) — The father of country music star Reba McEntire has died in Oklahoma.A post on the singer's verified Twitter account Friday says Clark McEntire passed away Thursday night in Coalgate.The director of Brown's Funeral Service in nearby Atoka confirmed the death, saying McEntire had been in declining health since suffering a stroke a few years ago. He was...

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  • Le Minh Thai (2014)

    Le Minh Thai

    JULIE WATSON, The Associated PressSAN DIEGO (AP) — Le Minh Thai, a photojournalist who covered the Vietnam War for The Associated Press and Time Life, has died. He was 93.Thai died Oct. 10 at a nursing home in Encinitas, where he had been living for the past seven years, his daughter, Quynh Thai, told The Associated Press.The eldest son of a merchant family in Vietnam's ancient port city of Hoi...

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