Tag Archive | Date of Death

Remembering John Belushi

John Belushi Laurel Wreath and Toga

On This Date, March 5th in 1982: Actor / Comedian John Belushi died of an accidental drug overdose in the Chateau Marmont Hotel in West Hollywood, California. He was 33 years old. He’s been gone so long now that it’s easy to forget just how gifted and funny John Belushi was, and many people reading this may be too young to remember much at all about John. But you can remember some of his achievements, and read about projects he never lived to see completed, at This Link. RIP, John.

Remembering Joe Strummer

Joe Strummer Memorial Mural, 7th Street at Avenue A, NYC

On This Date, December 22nd, in 2002: Joe Strummer, singer and guitarist for The Clash died of an undiagnosed congenital heart defect after walking his dog in Broomfield, U.K. He was 50 years old