Famous People Who Died on September 25
Singer, Television Personality / 1927 - 2012
Andy Williams is an American singer whose hits include “Moon River.” His Emmy-winning TV show entertained families during the 1960s and 1970s.
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Environmental Activist, Women's Rights Activist, Government Official / 1940 - 2011
Wangari Maathai was a Kenyan political and environmental activist and her country's assistant minister of environment, natural resources and wildlife.
Film Actress, Theater Actress, Journalist, Author / 1906 - 1987Mary Astor was an Academy Award-winning actress of the stage and screen. Her best known role was in The Maltese Falcon.
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