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CBS' Bob Simon dies in NYC car crash
SP_COP - February 11, 2015 - www.usatoday.com
CBS News correspondent Bob Simon died Wednesday night in a car crash, the network announced.The 73-year-old longtime correspondent for 60 Minutes was riding on New York's West Side Highway in a for-hi...
Anne Kirkbride: Coronation Street star's life of drama
SP_COP - January 20, 2015 - www.bbc.com
When Anne Kirkbride got the role as Deirdre Hunt in Coronation Street at the age of 17, it was only supposed to be for one episode. But she was to stay for 42 years and become one of the best-loved st...
La Dolce Vita star Anita Ekberg dies
SP_COP - January 12, 2015 - www.bbc.com
A former Miss Sweden, she was branded a "sex goddess" for her performance in Federico Fellini's 1960 movie.The moment where she wades through Rome's Trevi Fountain in a strapless dress is considered o...
Rod Taylor, Film Star in Hitchcock's 'The Birds,' Dies at 84
SP_COP - January 09, 2015 - www.bloomberg.com
Rod Taylor, the rugged Australian actor who starred in Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds,” has died in Los Angeles. He was 84.He died on Jan. 7 at his home in Los Angeles, the New York Times reported, cit...
Stuart Scott dies at 49; ESPN sportscaster with catchphrases
SP_COP - January 05, 2015 - www.latimes.com
He was widely copied, bitingly parodied and occasionally derided, but ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott could belt out an exuberant "Boo-yah!" as no one else.And his vivid descriptions, while over the to...
Western Australian shark attack victim identified as avid teen diver
SP_COP - December 29, 2014 - www.9news.com.au
A 17-year-old shark attack victim fatally mauled in waters off WA's south coast has been identified as local boy Jay Muscat.Jay was spearfishing with a teenage friend at Cheynes Beach, a small settlem...
Charismatic Singer Joe Cocker Dies At 70
SP_COP - December 22, 2014 - www.npr.org
Joe Cocker died Monday at his home in Crawford, Colo., after what his publicist described as a hard-fought battle with small-cell lung cancer. He was 70.Cocker performed for five decades, recording 40...
South Africa mourns death of rising music star Lulu Dikana
SP_COP - December 05, 2014 - mg.co.za
According to a statement from Sony Music, Dikana’s record label, she passed away on December 3 while being treated in hospital, after a short illness.The singer is the older sister of X-Factor SA judg...
Cesar Millan Dead: Famous Dog Trainer Dies Of Heart Attack A Hoax
SP_COP - December 04, 2014 - au.ibtimes.com
Cesar Millan is the recent victim of a death hoax that has circulated online. Rumours of his death from a heart attack surfaced after the famous dog trainer was allegedly hospitalised.According to Inq...

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