Miscellaneous Quiz / Deaths of 2012 A-Z

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Can you name the people who died in 2012 by their last name?

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AgePersonDescription
82Astronaut; First person to walk on the Moon
90Author; wrote 'Sex And The Single Girl'
82TV host; starred on 'New Year's Rockin Eve' for 40 years
95Comedian; known for her wild personality
71TV director/actor; starred in 'When Harry Met Sally'
78Actor; won several Emmys for TV roles
86Singer and TV host; known for his show and 'Matlock'
48Singer; best-selling female R&B artist of the 20th Century; sang 'I Will Always Love You'
84Actor; known for soap opera 'General Hospital'
73Singer; know for single 'At Last'
89Cartoonist; created 'The Family Circus'
83Actor; played Goober Pyle on 'The Andy Griffith Show'; also had roles in 'Mayberry R.F.D' and 'Hee-haw'
AgePersonDescription
90Politician; ran for President unsuccessfully in 1972; senator for South Dakota 1962-80
80TV journalist; hosted public affairs show 'Like It Is' 1968-2011
58Writer; co-author of Broadway musical 'Hairspray'
85Penn St. football coach; won more games than any other college football coach; had 112 wins stripped because of Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal
61Astronaut; First US woman in space
83Author; know for children's book 'Where The Wild Things Are'
92Physician; developed bone-marrow transplant; won Nobel Prize for medicine
86Writer; wrote novels, plays, films, and television series; literary career spanned 60 years
93TV journalist; known for his interviews on '60 Minutes'
47Rapper; founding member of hip-hop group 'Beastie Boys'
77Film producer; won an Oscar for 'Driving Miss Daisy'

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