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Those We Lost in 2012

Whitney Houston, Joe Paterno, Dick Clark, Ravi Shankar

(Newser) - Neil Armstrong would always be taking that first step onto the moon, and Dick Clark was forever "the world's oldest teenager." A look at some of the notables who died in 2012:
  • Etta James, 73. Blues singer best known for her enduring classic "At Last."
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Dallas Star Larry Hagman Dead at 81

'JR Ewing' actor also starred in 'I Dream of Jeannie'

(Newser) - JR Ewing was a business cheat, faithless husband, and bottomless well of corruption. Yet with his sparkling grin, Larry Hagman masterfully created the charmingly loathsome oil baron—and coaxed forth a Texas-size gusher of ratings—on television's long-running and hugely successful nighttime soap, Dallas. Although he first gained fame... More »

Dallas Family Goes Home Again

Cast returns to ranch for 30th anniversary

(Newser) - JR, Bobby, Sue Ellen, and other members of the Ewing clan are getting back together at  Southfork Ranch for a Dallas reunion party to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the hit primetime soap opera, the Dallas Morning News reports. Tickets to the November reunion will cost  $100 to $1,000.... More »

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