Did You Know They Passed? Celebrity Deaths Overshadowed By Someone Else’s

February 18, 2015  |  
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Did you know when we lost these stars? These celebrity deaths flew so far under the radar that we didn’t know some of the were gone!

Michael Jackson

Few celebrity passings were felt as deeply as Michael Jackson’s. But he wasn’t the only celebrity to die on June 25, 2009…

Farrah Fawcett

The legendary Charlie’s Angels actress also passed away on June 25, 2009 — after a long battle with cancer. But even though she passed away earlier in the day, The King of Pop’s death overshadowed hers.

Princess Diana

When Princess Diana died suddenly on August 31, 1997 the world grieved together. Do you know who else died on the same day?

Mother Theresa

The famous missionary was just as beloved as Princess Diana, but unlike Diana her death did not come out of the blue. Her health had been failing for some time and she passed quietly away a few days after Diana while the world still grieved for the young princess.

John Ritter

Lots of people remember September 11, 2003 when actor John Ritter collapsed on the set of 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter and died from his heart problems a few days later. But an even bigger star also passed away…

Johnny Cash

The day after John Ritter’s sudden death, legendary musician Johnny Cash quietly passed away from complications related to diabetes.

Robin Williams

No one will soon forget hearing the news on August 11, 2014 that beloved actor Robin Williams took his own life. But he wasn’t the only actor that the world lost that day.

Lauren Bacall

Screen siren Lauren Bacall died a day later on August 11, 2014 from a stroke at the age of 90.

John F. Kennedy

The world remembers the assassination of President John F. Kennedy happened in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963. But the world lost another cultural treasure that day…

C.S. Lewis

C.S. Lewis, author of the Chronicles of Narnia series also died on November 22, 1963 of renal failure.

Elliott Smith

Legendary singer Elliott Smith was killed on October 21, 2003 at the age of 34. And while fans were organizing concerts around the nation, another celebrity passed on…

Fred “Rerun” Berry

The What’s Happening star also died on October 21, 2003, at home, while recovering from a stroke. He was only 52.

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