Famous People Who Died on July 23
Educator, Astronaut, Physicist / 1951 - 2012
In 1983, astronaut and astrophysicist Sally Ride became the first American woman in space aboard the space shuttle Challenger. Ride died on July 23, 2012 at the age of 61, following a battle with pancreatic cancer.
Entrepreneur, Songwriter, Singer / 1983 - 2011
Amy Winehouse won five Grammy Awards for her 2006 album Back to Black, and is remembered for songs like "Rehab," "Back to Black" and "Valerie." She died in 2011, at age 27.
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profile name: Sally Ride profile occupation: Educator, Astronaut, Physicist
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profile name: Amy Winehouse profile occupation: Entrepreneur, Songwriter, Singer
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profile name: Montgomery Clift profile occupation: Film Actor
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profile name: Andrew Cunanan profile occupation: Serial Killer
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profile name: Roger Sherman profile occupation: Mayor, U.S. Representative
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