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Death HintsThe PersonDate of Death
This actor was shooting a sequel to a movie when a prop gun was fired and killed him(March 31, 1993)
This actress was murdered by members of an infamous cult(August 9, 1969)
This actor died of autoerotic asphyxiation (wasn't killed by the 'five finger death punch' in real life) (June 3, 2009)
This SNL comedian's wife didn't find him funny and shot him twice in the head and once in the side(May 28, 1998)
This sex icon took too many pills and was found naked in bed(August 5, 1962)
This singer was shot to death by his own father(April 1, 1984)
This musician died of a heroin overdose while on bail for having 'supposedly' killed his girlfriend Nancy(February 2, 1979)
This singer refused to cut off the melanoma spot under his toe nail and so the cancer spread(May 11, 1981)
This depressed author put stones in her pockets and walked into a river(March 28, 1941)
This overweight comedian died of an overdose of morphine and cocaine(December 18, 1997)
This rock icon asphyxiated on his own vomit(September 18, 1970)
This alcoholic writer shot himself in the head(July 2, 1961)
This dictator was stabbed in the back figuratively and literally (also stabbed in numerous other spots too)(March 15, 44 BC)
This music icon was shot 4 times in the back by a man carrying The Catcher in the Rye(December 8, 1980)
Death HintsThe PersonDate of Death
This rapper 'supposedly' died in a drive by shooting(September 13, 1996)
This angst ridden singer took a bunch of heroin and shot himself in the head (found days later)(April 5, 1994)
This crocodile man was murdered by a stingray(September 4, 2006)
This French woman got the guillotine after upsetting peasants ('Let them eat cake')(October 16, 1793)
This 'Rebel' crashed his porsche(September 30, 1955)
This man who had a dream was shot on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel(April 4, 1968)
This politician was shot at the Ambassador Hotel after giving a speech(June 6, 1968)
This dictator shot himself right after his wife took a cyanide capsule (April 30, 1945)
This singer died of AIDS ('I don't want to die, I sometimes wish I'd never been born at all')(November 24, 1991)
This actor collapsed outside of a club due to a lethal speedball (cocaine and heroin) and diazepam mix(October 31, 1993)
This Mexican singer was shot in the back by her former fan club president(March 31, 1995)
This Greek philosopher was required to drink hemlock (c. 399 BC)
This bloated singer died on the toilet(August 16, 1977)
This singer died in a bathtub in France after snorting heroin(July 3, 1971)

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