Notable Deaths of 2016
December 29th, 2016
By Eli Solidum
By Eli Solidum
October 13th: King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand dies at age 88 after ruling for 70 years.
October 20th: Junko Tabei, the first woman to climb Mount Everest dies at age 77.
October 31st: Natalie Babbitt, author of Tuck Everlasting dies of lung cancer at age 84.
November 7th: Janet Reno, the first female Attorney General of the United States, dies at age 78.
November 7th: Singer and songwriter Leonard Cohen dies at age 82.
November 18th: Denton Cooley, a surgeon who was the first to successfully perform an artificial heart transplant dies at 96.
November 20th: Florence Henderson, an actress starring in The Brady Bunch, dies at 82.
November 25th: Controversial Cuban revolutionary and leader Fidel Castro dies at 90 years old.
December 6th: Peter Vaughan, an actor starring in Game of Thrones, dies at age 92.
December 8th: John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth and politician, dies at age 95.
December 13th: Actor and singer Alan Thicke dies at age 69.
December 15th: Colorful NBA sportscaster Craig Sager dies at the age of 65.
December 17th: Henry Heimlich, inventor of the Heimlich maneuver dies at age 96.
December 18th: Hungarian-born actress and icon Zsa Zsa Gabor dies at age 99.
December 25th: Singer George Michael, half of duo Wham! dies at just 53 years old.
December 27th: Actress Carrie Fisher, best known for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, dies after suffering a heart attack.
December 28th: Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds dies one day after daughter Carrie Fisher. She was 84 years old.