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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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Phyllis Diller One-Liners

"I never made `Who's Who,' but I'm featured in `What's That?'"

(Newser) - A selection of comic lines from Phyllis Diller, who died yesterday at age 95:
  • "I once wore a peekaboo blouse. People would peek and then they'd boo."
  • "When I told Fang I was going to have my face lifted, he said, `Who'd steal it?'
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Phyllis Diller Dead at 95

Comedienne had been in hospice care after recent fall

(Newser) - Iconic funnywoman Phyllis Diller has died in her Los Angeles home at the age of 95, reports TMZ . The trailblazing comedienne who rose to fame alongside Bob Hope had been in hospice care following a recent fall in which she injured her wrist and hip. “Phyllis Diller passed away... More »

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