What famous person died in 2008?

What famous person died in 2008?

Celebrity Deaths 2008

Suzanne Pleshette January 19 Heath Ledger January 22 Charlton Heston April 5
Tim Russert June 13 Estelle Getty July 22 Bernie Mac August 9

What musicians died in 2008?

Great musicians who we lost in 2008

  • Bo Diddley. Born Otha Ellas Bates (later known as Ellas McDaniel) in 1928 at McComb, Mississippi, Bo Diddley was a true-to-life music icon.
  • Al Wilson.
  • Jimmy McGriff.
  • Jerry Wexler.

What famous people died in August 2008?

August 2008

  • Carlos Aponte, 69, Colombian footballer.
  • Rolf Bae, 33, Norwegian mountaineer, climbing accident.
  • Pauline Baynes, 85, British illustrator (The Chronicles of Narnia, The Lord of the Rings).
  • Peter Jackson, 80, Australian fashion designer, prostate cancer.
  • Ashok Mankad, 61, Indian cricketer.

Who died on January 23rd 2008?

Heath Ledger, Actor, Is Found Dead at 28.

Who died in June 2008?

June 2008

  • Anne d’Harnoncourt, 64, American chief executive of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, natural causes.
  • Brian Doyle, 77, Australian Olympic bronze medal-winning (1956) rower.
  • Maurizio Galli, 75, Italian Roman Catholic bishop, Bishop of Fidenza (1998–2007).
  • Al Jones, 62, British folk singer.

Who died same year as Bernie Mac?

Isaac Hayes
Music and comedy fans everywhere are mourning the sudden loss of two enormous talents. Soul musician and composer Isaac Hayes and comedic actor Bernie Mac died over the weekend.

What country singer died in 2008?

Jerry Reed

Jerry Reed
Died September 1, 2008 (aged 71) Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Genres Country country rock outlaw country truck-driving country swamp rock rock and roll jazz rockabilly
Occupation(s) Musician singer songwriter actor
Instruments Vocals guitar

What happened in 2008 in the world?

May 2 – The Chaitén volcano in Chile enters a new eruptive phase for the first time since around 1640. May 3 – Cyclone Nargis passes through Myanmar, killing more than 138,000 people. May 12 – An earthquake measuring 7.9 on the moment magnitude scale strikes Sichuan, China, killing an estimated 87,000 people.

What celebrity died on January 23rd?

Death date William Pitt the Younger is the most famous person born on January 23. They were born on a Monday. They died on a Thursday. They were 46 years, 7 months and 26 days old when they died.

What happened on the 23rd of January 2008?

January 2008 stock market downturn: Asian stock markets recover, with the Hong Kong Hang Seng Index rising 10.7% and the Mumbai BSE Sensex rising 5.2%, but European markets are still weak, with the London FTSE 100 Index, the Paris CAC 40 and the Frankfurt DAX all posting significant losses. (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

Who died in 2021?

Celebrities who died in 2021

  • Hank Aaron, 87. Hank Aaron. Focus on Sport/Getty.
  • Ed Asner, 91. Ed Asner. Todd Williamson/Getty.
  • Ned Beatty, 83. Ned Beatty. NBCU/Getty.
  • Sonny Chiba, 82. Sonny Chiba. Lucy Pemoni/Reuters.
  • Kevin Clark, 32. Kevin Clark.
  • Dustin Diamond, 44. Dustin Diamond.
  • DMX, 50. DMX.
  • Richard Donner, 91. Richard Donner.

What female country star killed herself?

Mindy McCready
Malinda Gayle McCready (November 30, 1975 – February 17, 2013) was an American country music singer….

Mindy McCready
Died February 17, 2013 (aged 37) Heber Springs, Arkansas, U.S.
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1995–2013

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