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Late lead singer of Big Star and The Hollies
Artist, filmmaker and 60's icon; most famous work involved soup cans
Baseball's all-time home run leader
Sardonic actor most famous for his roles in Ghostbusters and Lost In Translation; was almost Batman
Bespectacled forefather of rock n roll; died in a famous plane crash
Comedic actor from acting family; claims to be 'winning', despite strong indications otherwise
'Classic' actor in the highest grossing movie in history (when adjusted for inflation), though won his only Oscar for a different film
The Postal Service
Legendary actor most famous for westerns, won 2 Oscars for directing. Michael J. Fox 'played' him in a movie
2-time NBA 6th Man of the Year, played for Mavericks, Pacers, Supersonics and Trailblazers; was on a recent episode of Parks & Recreation
Band of Horses
Former member of The Supremes with a very successful solo career; friend to Michael Jackson
Member of Pearl Jam and solo ukelele artist
Legendary Broadway actress also famous for her cameo in Airplane!
Archers of Loaf
Original Charlie's Angel and 1970s pinup; passed away on the same day as Michael Jackson
Member of the Rat Pack; one of the most famous singers of all-time
Famous actor and dancer; most commonly partnered with Ginger Rogers
Lucky Boys Confusion
The Singing Cowboy; owned the California Angels baseball team for nearly 40 years
The singer/songwriter, not the son of Michael Bluth
Tapes 'N Tapes
Actress, Princess of Monaco; starred in Hitchcock's Dial M For Murder, Rear Window and To Catch a Thief
Another Hitchcock blonde; most famous for being 'looked at' by Humphrey Bogart
Billy Bragg & Wilco
Actress and exercise guru; married to Ted Turner
Actor, skateboarder; his name was Earl at one point
All Girl Summer Fun Band
Late singer/guitarist of The Clash
Canadian singer/songwriter and gay rights activist; her most famous song 'inspired' a late-era Rolling Stones single
Famous viking, actor or politician, depending on how you spell it (all accepted)
Arguably the greatest basketball player of all-time, though not a great baseball player, as he learned mid-way through his basketball career
Five For Fighting/that dog.
Lead singer of R.E.M.
Though he shares a name with another member of R.E.M., this song is named for the film and music video director
Oscar-winning actress; portrayed Luke Skywalker's mother
19th century Irish playright and humorist; his only novel involved a supernatural painting
Company of Thieves
Country music singer who had crossover success in the early 1960s; died in a plane crash in 1963 at the age of 30
Member of The Beatles, Wings and a successful solo career
His famous midnight ride warning of approaching enemies is a legendary part of US history
1980s actress and Brat Pack member most famous for getting out of a pool in slow motion
Late R&B singer of the 70s & 80s; as the song states, the 'original super freak'
Oscar-winning actress and sister of Warren Beatty; nominated 5 times before her 1983 win
Late American film director often considered one of the best of all-time; one of his most famous characters is a talking computer
American movie star of the 60s and 70s known as 'The King of Cool'; often associated with speeding cars and motorcycles
One of the greatest baseball players of all time; inagural Hall of Fame inductee and former all-time hits leader
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