Famous People Who Died on May 9
Civil Rights Activist, Actress, Dancer, Pin-up, Singer / 1917 - 2010
Actress and singer Lena Horne was one of the most popular performers of her time, known for films such as The Wiz and her trademark song, "Stormy Weather."
Entrepreneur / 1928 - 2012
Vidal Sassoon revolutionized women’s hairstyles in the post-war years and created an international hair-products empire which proclaimed "If you don't look good, we don't look good."
Film Actor, Television Actor, Comedian, Television Personality, Writer / 1927 - 2004
Alan King was a Jewish-American stand-up comedian who honed his skills in vaudeville, and went on to perform a number of memorable film and television roles.
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profile name: Alice Faye profile occupation: Film Actress, Theater Actress, Television Actress, Dancer
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profile name: Vidal Sassoon profile occupation: Entrepreneur
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profile name: Arthur Mitchell profile occupation: U.S. Representative
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profile name: Alan King profile occupation: Film Actor, Television Actor, Comedian, Television Personality, Writer
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profile name: Aldo Moro profile occupation: Educator, Lawyer, Political Leader
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