Following her death in May, the groundbreaking poet, singer, dancer, and humanitarian was eulogized the world over with incorrectly paraphrased quotations from her work on social media.
The famed actress passed away at age 89, but was immortalized by her roles in films like Murder, You Say?, A Date With Murder, and Murder Darling!
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Nobel Prize-winning author succumbed to pneumonia in April. He was survived by his great-great-great-great-grandmother, Carmen Garcia Marquez, and his 700 daughters, all named Josefina.
Comedy fans everywhere mourned the passing of this legendary announcer, a genius who came up with the names of every single cast member on Saturday Night Live.
This Parking Spot
The perfect spot in the parking lot of Northgate Mall was tragically filled by a black Nissan Murano just moments earlier.
On October 21, news of the death of legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who led the paper’s coverage of Watergate in the 1970s, sent news tickers and teletype machines across the country into a flurry of activity.
That guy! Yes, that’s the guy. He’s from something. What is he from? James Rebhorn, that’s his name? Huh.
Though a few were able to claw their way to a vote in either the House or Senate, thousands of helpless bills were tragically unable to survive the 113th Congress.
Nick And Jesse From Shark Taunters
The popular reality series was put on hold indefinitely this year after two of its stars died in a tragic freak accident.
Oh, yeah! He was in Independence Day. He was that weasly secretary of defense. Knew we knew who he was!
Shirley Temple Black
A beloved-child-actor-turned-career-diplomat, Shirley Temple Black died in February when the Good Ship Lollipop ferried her away to hell.
All Of These
Oh, and these people all died, too.