Notable deaths of 2012
Every year celebrities, politicians and famous minds pass away. Here's a list of the dearly departed class of 2012, so far.




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Andrew Breitbart dead at 43
Andrew Breitbart dead at 43
On March 1, 2012 a statement posted on Breitbart.com announced that the noted internet publisher died "unexpectedly from natural causes". UPI/Jim Ruymen | License Photo | Permalink


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Davy Jones dead at 66
Davy Jones dead at 66
British singer-songwriter and musician Davy Jones (R) died Wednesday after suffering a heart attack, his publicist said. He was 66. Jones is survived by his wife Jessica and four daughters. UPI/Michael Bush | License Photo | Permalink


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Steve Bridges
Steve Bridges
Bridges, a comedian and impersonator of President George W. Bush, died in his Los Angeles home at the age of 48 on March 5, 2012. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg) | License Photo | Permalink


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Don Cornelius
Don Cornelius
Don Cornelius, the host of long-running soul music showcase "Soul Train," was found dead at his Mullholland Drive home in California on Feb. 1. "Soul Train" debuted in 1970 and immediately struck a chord with those looking for a different sort of music from that typically featured on television at the time. Last September, "Soul Train" celebrated its 40th anniversary. (UPI Photo/John Hayes) | License Photo | Permalink


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