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Oh noooooo! Tigger AND Piglet pass away

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'Twas a sad weekend in Hundred Acre Wood.

Paul Winchell, the early TV pioneer best remembered for creating a string of cartoon voices, most famously Winnie the Pooh's pal Tigger, died Friday. A day later, John Fiedler, the veteran stage and screen actor who voiced Piglet, passed away.

Somewhere Eeyore is even more glum than usual.

Microchip Pioneer Kilby Dies

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Nobel prize winner, co-inventor of integrated chips that ushered in digital age of personal computers, cell phones and Internet, succumbs to cancer Monday at age 81.

Oh nooo, Anne Bancroft dies aged 73

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THE showbusiness world has united in a final "Here's to you, Mrs Robinson" on the death of Anne Bancroft, who was immortalised on screen as the middle-aged seductress in The Graduate.

Pope John Paul II dies in Vatican

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Pope John Paul II, the third longest-serving pontiff in history, has died at the age of 84.

Halloween writer Debra Hill dies

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"Screenwriter and producer Debra Hill, best known for her work on the 70s horror classic Halloween, has died in Los Angeles aged 54."

Arthur Miller Dies at 89

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Playwright Arthur Miller dies of cancer last night in his Connecticut home at the ripe old age of 89. His long career reaped many Broadway hits, but he's probably best known for once being married to Marilyn Monroe. ABCnews has a nice write-up on him here.

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