Amy WinehouseDate of death: July 23, 2011
The Amy Winehouse Rehab singer was known for her public struggles with drugs and alcohol, Amy Winehouse goes to rehab , and died alone in her bed , Amy Winehouse dies alone in bed , shortly after returning from a treatment facility. Amy Winehouse dies age 27 , British retro-soul singer Amy Jade Winehouse was found dead in her home in Camden, north London on , Saturday, July 23, 2011. This was really a shocking news as she was only 27-year-old. Her death was confirmed by the Metropolitan Police, after the London Ambulance Service was called to the singer’s flat just before 4pm Saturday BST. A body, believed to be that of singer Amy Winehouse, is removed from her home following her death. The cause of death is as yet unknown but the Grammy Award winner Amy Winehouse, the soul-jazz diva whose self-destructive habits overshadowed a distinctive musical talent, had checked out of a treatment center a month ago.A really few artists summed up their own career in a single song and a single line as well as Amy Winehouse.”They tried to make me go to rehab,” she sang on her world-conquering 2006 single, “Rehab.” ”I said ‘No, no no.’” Occasionally, she said yes, but to no avail: repeated stints in hospitals and clinics couldn’t stop alcohol and drugs scuttling the career of a singer whose distinctive voice, rich mix of influences and heart-on-her sleeve sensibility seemed to promise great things. In her short lifetime, Winehouse too often made headlines because of drug and alcohol abuse, eating disorders, destructive relationships and abortive performances. But it’s her small but powerful body of recorded music that will be her legacy.
The singer was found dead Saturday by ambulance crews called to her home in north London’s Camden area, a youth-culture mecca known for its music scene, its pubs and the availability of illegal drugs. The London Ambulance Service said Winehouse had died before crews arrived at the house in leafy Camden Square. The cause of death was not immediately known.
The singer’s body was taken from her home by private ambulance to a London mortuary where post-mortem examinations were to be carried out either Sunday or Monday. Police said in a statement no arrests had been made in connection with her death. It was not a complete surprise, but the news was still a huge shock for millions around the world. The size of Winehouse’s appeal was reflected in the extraordinary range of people paying tribute as they heard the news, from Demi Moore, who tweeted “Truly sad news … May her troubled soul find peace” to chef Jamie Oliver, who wrote “such a waste, raw talent” on the social networking site.
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Nate Dogg Date of death: March 15, 2011
The seasoned rapper had suffered several strokes, nate dogg strokes , leading up to his untimely passing, nate dogg dies. Dogg was credited with pioneering the West Coast G-funk sound, Nate Dogg West Coast G-Funk. Nate Dogg dies at 41 , the California hip-hop singer whose real name is Nathaniel D. Hale, died at the age of 41 on Tuesday (Mar. 15). The news was first reported by Long Beach, Calif. newspaper the Press-Telegram, which did not specify the cause of death.
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Mike StarrDate of death: March 8, 2011
Best known as a member of Alice in Chains, Starr appeared on the third season of this reality show, celebrity rehab , and was arrested, mike starr arrested drug possession ,shortly before he was found dead, mike starr found dead ,in Utah. Mike Starr dead at 44 ,Mike Starr, the former bassist for Alice in Chains has died, according to police. Police have confirmed that they checked a residence at 1:42 p.m. at 1986 South Richards Street in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, where they discovered Starr's body. He was 44 years old. The cause of death was not immediately known. Starr was arrested for illegal prescription drug possession in Salt Lake City in February. Starr was the original bassist for Alice in Chains a rock band that made its mark on the "grunge" scene with roots in the Seattle area. He left the group in 1993. Another original band member Layne Staley, died from a cocaine and heroin overdose in 2002. Starr appeared in 2010 on the VH1 cable reality show "Celebrity Rehab" after suffering from a heroin addiction.
Gary ColemanDate of death: May 28, 2010
Remembered as the adorable kid on this TV show, diff'rent strokes , who had his own catchphrase, whatchu talkin bout willis , he later battled depression, twice trying to commit suicide. He suffered from a disease, autoimmune kidney disease , his entire life, undergoing two transplants. In the end, it was another medical problem, cerebral hemorrhage , that took his short life. gary coleman dies at 42 ,Gary Coleman recently died at the age of 42 after suffering a brain hemorrhage, but says that he died "quickly and peacefully" with family members surrounding him.
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Corey HaimDate of death: March 20, 2010
A fixture in the 1980s for his teen movies ,Corey Haim , and his friendship with this other Corey feldman, Date of birth: July 16, 1971, he later struggled with drug addiction and tried to get back on track by appearing on this reality show, the two coreys. Many rumors swirled about his death, but he died from a common disease, pneumonia. Corey Haim dies at age 38 ,Corey Haim, a 1980s teen heartthrob for his roles in "Lucas" and "The Lost Boys" whose career was blighted by drug abuse, has died. He was 38.
Alexander McQueenDate of death: Feb. 11, 2010
His daring and outlandish designs made him a fashion designer to the stars, most notably this singer, Lady Gaga. He received this prestigious award, CFDA International Designer of the Year , in 2003. He was found dead, alexander mcqueen found dead , in his home due to an apparent suicide. Alexander McQueen dies at 40 ,He was l’enfant terrible of the world of fashion, a designer who not once crossed the boundary between beautiful and grotesque by tackling themes and topics usually frowned upon in high fashion. British designer Alexander McQueen was just 40 years old and, on Thursday, he was found dead in his London apartment.
Brittany MurphyDate of death: Dec. 20, 2009
While speculation ran rampant, brittany murphy cause of death speculation , the "Clueless",Year: 1995, star appeared to have died of natural causes, brittany murphy death natural causes. Five months after her death, tragedy struck again, Brittany murphy husband dies , for her family. Brittany Murphy dies at 32 ,Brittany Murphy, the bubbly, free-spirited actress who appeared in such films as "Clueless" and "8 Mile," died Sunday, apparently of natural causes, the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office said. She was 32.
Michael Jackson Date of death: June 25, 2009
Michael Jackson had announced a comeback tour, michael jackson announces final tour , before he died. His music topped the charts, michael jackson music sales , again after his death. +Michael Jackson dies at age ,Michael Jackson, who began his music career as a child and became the "King of Pop," has died at the age of 50. Fire officials told reporters they were called to his Los Angeles home around 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Michael Jackson tribute
Heath LedgerDate of death: Jan. 22, 2008
Heath Ledger won an Oscar, heath ledger wins Oscar for the Dark Knight , after his death, heath ledger overdose. Last movie, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus , and famous quote, Why so serious Joker. +Heath ledger dies at age ,Heath Ledger, the talented 28-year-old actor who gravitated toward dark, brooding roles that defied his leading-man looks, was found dead Tuesday in a Manhattan apartment, facedown at the foot of his bed with prescription sleeping pills nearby, police said.
AaliyahDate of death: Aug. 25, 2001
The R&B star's tragic death, Aaliyah death , shocked her fans and the world, Aaliyah Dana Haughton. She died along with eight others in a plane crash, aaliyah dies in plane crash , after filming a music video in the Bahamas. Aaliyah dies at 22 ,Aaliyah died in 2001 at the age of 22. Aaliyah was an American R&B singer, dancer, model, and actress. She was a Grammy Award-nominated recording artist.
Biggie SmallsDate of death: March 9, 1997
The Notorious B.I.G.,Biggie Smalls , who was seen as Tupac Shakur's rival, died in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles. His murder remains unsolved, notorious BIG death unsolved. Notorious BIG dies at 24 ,Notorious BIG died on March 9, 1997, at the age of 24. Therefore, Tupac Shakur died six months before Notorious BIG.
Tupac Shakur Date of death: Sept. 13, 1996
Rapper-actor Tupac Shakur starred in three films, Tupac Shakur. He had six albums, tupac shakur posthumous albums , released after he was gunned down, tupac shakur killed , in 1996. His murder remains unsolved, Tupac Shakur murder unsolved. +Tupac Shakur dead at 25 ,Tupac Shakur was killed at age 25 in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas, and one can confidently say that he has never been more popular. More than 15 books, four documentaries, three college courses, a play and countless Web sites have explored his brief life and undying legacy.
SelenaDate of death: March 31, 1995
Tejano music star Selena was only 23 when she was shot and killed, selena murder. Her killer was found guilty, Yolanda Saldivar found guilty of Selena's murder , of first-degree murder in 1995. +Selena died age 23 ,jsmith: Selena died on March 31, 1995 in Corpus Christi, Texas, U.S.A at the age of 23 years old. Selena was a Mexican American Tejano music singer.jsmith: Selena died on March 31, 1995 in Corpus Christi, Texas, U.S.A at the age of 23 years old. Selena was a Mexican American Tejano music singer.
Kurt CobainDate of death: April 5, 1994
Kurt Cobain's name became synonymous with the Seattle grunge scene of the 1990s with the success of his alternative rock band, Nirvana. He took his life after checking out of a rehab facility, leaving behind a suicide note, kurt cobain suicide note. Kurt Cobain dead at 27 ,Singer Amy Winehouse has been found dead at her home in Camden, north London, at the age of 27. Winehouse joins a long list of rock singers who met their demise at age 27, including Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison.
River Phoenix Date of death: Oct. 31, 1993
River Phoenix was hailed by critics for his performance in a coming-of-age tale, Stand By Me , and a classic adventure film, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. He died of heart failure and a Heroin overdose, river phoenix cause of death. River Phoenix dies at age 23 ,Actor River Phoenix passed away on October 31, 1993. He was 23 years old. River was reported to have died of a lethal drug overdose of heroin and cocaine, the combination of which is often referred to as a speedball shot.
Jim Morrison Date of death: July 3, 1971
Though his life was short, Morrison's impact on rock music in the 1960s and early '70s with the Doors was considerable and long-lasting. He was found dead in a bathtub in an apartment in Paris. The circumstances surrounding his death remain a mystery, jim morrison death mystery. jim morrison age 27 ,There is something kind of eerie about being an amazing musician and turning 27 years old. After learning of the tragic death of Amy Winehouse this past weekend, we learned that several other legendary and memorable musicians also lost their lives at this infamous age27.
Jimi Hendrix Date of death: Sept. 18, 1970
During his short life, Hendrix became a guitar superstar and is widely considered one of the best instrumentalists in rock. He died in London after taking sleeping pills and choking in his sleep, jimi hendrix cause of death. Jimi Hendrix dies at 27 ,The other day when Amy Winehouse died she joined the “27 Club” which includes other famous rockers who died at age 27. Most of them died because of drugs. Unfortunately Jimi Hendrix joined the club for the same reason.
Marilyn Monroe Date of death: Aug. 5, 1962
Marilyn Monroe had won a Golden Globe Award and sung "Happy Birthday" to the president, Marilyn Monroe sings happy birthday , among other accomplishments, by the time of her untimely passing,marilyn monroe death. Her death remains a source of conspiracy theories, Marilyn Monroe death conspiracy. marilyn monroe death at 36 , Marilyn died of an overdose of sleeping pills at 36, many claim as a result of a conspiracy to silence her about affairs with both Jack and Bobby Kennedy. We will never know.
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Buddy Holly Date of death: Feb. 3, 1959
Rock 'n' roller Buddy Holly's career was just taking off during the year before his death. Yet he became a legend for his music and is seen as a major influence on popular groups such as the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, among others. His life ended on what is called the Day the Music Died, the day the music died buddy holly , in a plane crash that also took the lives of the Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens. +buddy holly death age 22 ,Buddy Holly died when the plane he was travelling crashed shortly after take off in Iowa USA. Buddy failed his draft physical because of his poor eyesight but he also had a stomach ulcer. Real name: Charles Hardin Holley.
James DeanDate of death: Sept. 30, 1955
The embodiment of the American bad boy, James Dean became a cultural icon with his impassioned performances in films like "Rebel Without a Cause." He famously died in a james dean car crash driving his new Porsche 550 Spyder. james dean dies at 24 ,On this day in 1955, movie star James Dean dies at age 24 in a car crash on a California highway. Dean was driving his Porsche 550 Spyder, nicknamed "Little Bastard," headed to a car race in Salinas, California, with his mechanic Rolf Wuetherich, when they were involved in a head-on collision with a car driven.