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We are sad to remind you that on this day last year, (September 27, 2021), one of the beloved YouTubers and makeup artists died. Mel Thompson’s cause of death is behind shadows.

Beauty YouTuber Mel, who was loved by so many worldwide, had made so many exciting videos for many years, and the news of her passing brought a sad surprise to many of her fans. May she rest easy in grace and love.

Story Behind YouTuber Mel Thompson's Cause of Unexpected Death

Noted, there’s a possibility discosted by her friend, claiming that Mel had been suffering from a lot of health problems. Also, it’s said that she was battling Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome which is yet not been confirmed nor refused.

She expressed herself by saying how grateful she is to have such amazing kids and a fantastic family. She shared with her fans that being a mom is rewarding and highly frustrating at times but ‘ALWAYS’ more rewarding.


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Also on this day in 1984, Avril Lavigne, a Canadian singer, and songwriter was born. Happy birthday dear Avril.

She started her career at the young age of 16 and her debut studio album, Let Go (2002), is the best-selling album of the 21st century by a Canadian artist. Also, her second album, Under My Skin (2004), reach the top of the Billboard 200 chart in the United States, going on to sell 10 million copies worldwide.

Who Died and Who was Born on This Day? Let's Have a Quick Look

Avril had a massive impact on pop punk music and she earned the title “Pop Punk Queen” from music publications, only after her first album. So, in the early 2000s, she eased the way for female-driven, punk-influenced pop music.

Also, on September 14, 2010, Lavigne announced that she owned a charity named “The Avril Lavigne Foundation”, which aims to help young people with serious illnesses and disabilities. She truly is a legend.


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We are sad to remind you that on this day last year, (September 25, 2021), the former Kiewit CEO passed away. Walter Scott’s cause of death is behind shadows. He was well-known as chairman and chief executive officer.

He appeared as a director of corporations such as Berkshire Hathaway, Berkshire Hathaway Energy, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, ConAgra Brands, and Valmont Industries, to name a few.

Untold Story Behind Kiewit CEO Walter Scott's Cause of Death

He became an Eagle Scout and is a recipient of the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award. He had been rewarded the Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement.

Mr. Scott achieved the Award of Council member Dennis Washington. He also appeared as the Host of the 1998 Achievement Summit in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

He once quoted: “A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.”


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Also on this day in 1968, Will Smith, an American actor, rapper, and producer was born. Happy birthday Mr. Smith.

He had a fruitful career as he worked in different fields like film, television, and music. As the result, he received a lot of awards like an Academy Award and four Grammy Awards.

Who Died and Who was Born on This Day? Let's Have a Quick Look

Smith rose to fame after his part in a hip-hop duo with DJ Jazzy Jeff, with whom he released five studio albums. He released the solo albums Big Willie Style (1997), Willennium (1999), Born to Reign (2002), and Lost and Found (2005). Will received four Grammy Awards for his rap performances.

On December 31, 1997, Smith married actress Jada Pinkett and together they have two children: Jaden Christopher Syre Smith (born 1998) and  Willow Camille Reign Smith (born 2000) who both of them have acting experience.


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On this day last year, (September 24, 2021), rumors began to rise following the rapper IUR Tizzle’s death in a shooting. His friends remembered him for his calming personality and as an inspiration for several aspiring singers.

The news was later confirmed by one of his companions on Instagram: “I’m fu*ked up I can’t lie. I looked up to @iur_tizzle because he was a MANAGER that could still RAP his ass off just like me. Bro me and @babyjov just did the video not too long ago this shit fu*ked up man.”

The rapper was supposedly shot to death in a fatal shooting that happened in Detroit. He was known for his quiet character and as a motivation for some trying artists.

Some controversial rumors are following the rapper IUR Tizzle's cause of death
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A fan shared: “Rest in peace Peace symbol IUR TIZZLE. No I do not know him he didn’t know me, I just respect, and are inspired by certain individuals and with that, I wish safety and success with those who bring me inspiration or I respect. Prayers.”

His main Record label was Iced Up, and his hit tunes are available on some famous music stages like Spotify, SoundCloud, and YouTube, and that’s only the tip of the iceberg.

By The Tizzle Nigga, IUR Tizzle was a singer from Nigeria, who gained popularity. Nevertheless, his genuine name is IUR Tizzle. According to the websites, the deceased singer was the founder of the TheTizzleNigga Band.


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Also on this day in 1993, Ben Platt, the beloved American actor, singer, and songwriter was born. He started his acting career in musical theater when he was only a child and appeared in productions of The Sound of Music (2006) and The Book of Mormon.

He rose to prominence for originating the title role in Broadway’s coming-of-age musical Dear Evan Hansen (2015–2017). His performance in the latter earned him multiple accolades, such as Tony, Emmy, and Grammy awards.

Actor Ben Platt was born on this day.

Platt turned out to be the youngest solo recipient of the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical at the age of 23. He reprised the role of Evan Hansen in the 2021 film adaptation of the musical.

Naming on the annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world in 2017, He has also starred in

  • Pitch Perfect film series, 
  • Ricki and the Flash (2015),
  • Run This Town (2019).
  • The Politician (nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy)

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We are sad to remind you that on this day last year, (September 23, 2021), one of the most notable actors, Patrick Monroe’s cause of death, has been followed by some controversial rumors after he passed away on Thursday at the age of about 50. 

Patrick was a well-known chief and maker, generally associated with his 2013 short film named “Little Favor,” which featured the British entertainer Benedict Cumberbatch.

The great writer, director, filmmaker, and actor Monroe first appeared in the film’s world in 1982. Then soon, he was engaged with the Sound division of a short film named Illusions. Nonetheless, Patrick before considered this to be something great.

One of the most notable actors, Patrick Monroe's cause of death, has been followed by some controversial rumors

In 2008, he became a fitness coach for one of the biggest Hollywood stars Tom Hardy for the film Bronson. In 2013, the appearance of the actor starts declining in the industry.

In 2012, Monroe continued his job as an entertainer, maker, and essayist just as chief for “Oscar’s Escape.” As a fact, Patrick’s work was usually welcomed by both audiences and pundits.


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Also on this day in 1978, Anthony Mackie, an American actor who is well-known for his role as Sam Wilson / Falcon / Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, was born. Happy birthday dear Anthony.

He started her acting career in 2002 by starring in the semi-biographical drama film 8 Mile. He also played in Detroit (2017), The Hate U Give (2018), Synchronic (2019), and The Banker (2020).

Who Died and Who was Born on This Day? Let's Have a Quick Look

As Sam Wilson, he started in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), and most recently starred in the Disney+ miniseries The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021); he is set to lead his own film titled Captain America: New World Order (2024).

In 2014, Mackie married his long-time girlfriend and childhood sweetheart Sheletta Chapital. They divorced in 2018. The couple has four children together.


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Last year on this day (September 22, 2021), the Last of the Summer Wine actor’s death was reported. Robert Fyfe’s cause of death was behind shadows.

As you may already know, Mr. Fyfe was a well-known actor, mainly for his appearance on Last of the Summer Wine as Howard from 1985 for 25 years.

Noted, Howard Sibshaw, Mr. Fyfe’s character, was Pearl’s henpecked husband who was always trying to hide his passionate affair with Marina. He had acted in so many movies and series, including Xtro, The 51st State, Around the World in 80 DaysGaolbreak, Babel, as well as Cloud Atlas.

Last of the Summer Wine Actor Robert Fyfe's Cause of Death

After his tragic death, Fyfe’s manager, Maxine Hoffman, referred to him as the most delightful client anyone could wish for. She stated” “a truly talented and versatile actor and much loved by everyone he worked with.”


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Also on this day in 1982, the American actress and theater director, well known for her role as Quinn Perkins in the ABC political drama series Scandal, Katie Lowes was born. Happy Birthday lovely star.

She also came to fame for her portrayal of Rachel DeLoache Williams in the Netflix drama series Inventing Anna (2022).

The actress was a part of the stage play Four Saints in Mexico. In 2004, Lowes gained her first screen role in the FX series Rescue Me and then co-starred opposite Marcia Gay Harden in the Showtime pilot, Hate.

Lowes later guest appeared in multiple TV series, including The Sopranos, Without a Trace, NCIS, Ghost Whisperer, Castle, Leverage, and The Closer. In 2008, she additionally played opposite Laurie Metcalf in The CW short-lived comedy-drama series, Easy Money. Besides, her TV performances, Lowes starred in a number of low-budget films, such as The Job (2009), Bear (2010), and Café (2011).


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We are sad to remind you that on this day last year, (September 20, 2021), Anthony “AJ” Johnson from Friday passed away at the age of 55. Anthony Johnson’s cause of death was unknown as his family didn’t release any statement surrounding Johnson’s death cause at the time.

Johnson began his acting career in his early twenties. He landed a starring role as E.Z.E. in House Party in 1990. Shortly after that, Anthony started doing stand-ups in bars in Los Angeles.

Who Died and Who was Born on This Day? Let's Have a Quick Look

The ‘I Got the Hook-Up’ star appeared in Lethal Weapon 3 as a drug dealer and in Menace II Society. He gained more fame when he appeared in the 1995 comedy Friday as Ezal, a crackhead and thief.

Johnson’s acting career took off in the 90s, and he went on to star as a stand-up comedian. On the TV side, A.J. appeared in episodes of “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “Def Comedy Jam,” “Martin,” “The Parent ‘Hood,” “Moesha,” “South Central,” “Malcolm & Eddie” and “The Jamie Foxx Show” throughout his career.


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On this day in 1934 also, Sophia Loren, a well-known Italian actress was born. Happy birthday dear Sofia.

She was named by the American Film Institute as one of the greatest female stars of Classical Hollywood cinema. She was considered as was one of the best-known sex symbols of the time after the movies she played in.

Who Died and Who was Born on This Day? Let's Have a Quick Look

During her fruitful career, she has been one of the genuine treasures of world cinema who, in a career rich with impressive performances, and as the result, Loren received the Academy Honorary Award in 1991.

She has won five special Golden Globes, a BAFTA Award, a Laurel Award, a Grammy Award, the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival, and the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival.


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On this day last year, (September 19, 2021) the 44-year-old hip-hop veteran Menacide’s death news was released. It was not confirmed that did rapper Menacide die, or if this is a rumor.

Michigan veteran emcee Menacide reportedly died of a health problem. He was battling health issues related to his heart for a long time.

Rapper Mencaide started out as an emcee in 1993, and in 2001, after releasing his acclaimed EP “In My World,” he became largely known across the underground hip-hop scene. The release of the EP caught the attention of different magazines, and many started writing articles about Menacide.

Menacide died at the age of 44
The rapper Menacide reportedly passed away due to health problems

The hip-hop star quickly achieved respect from hip-hop heavyweights Proof (D-12), Prozak, and King Gordy. From then, Mencaide’s name added to the history of Michigan hip-hop and beyond. Menacide’s hip-hop super-groups Michigan Millita and Heavy Hittaz brought new life to the hip-hop style through their lyrical genius gutters.

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On this day in 1974 also, The well-known actor, comedian, and host of the Late-Night Talk Show ‘The Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon was born. Happy Birthday, Dear Jimmy.

Fallon kicked off as a stand-up comedian and an SNL cast member and later achieved his own show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. He followed Jay Leno as the host of The Tonight Show. He has additionally appeared in movies, authored a few children’s books, and published two comedy albums.

Good to mention that, he studied at St. Mary of the Snow and later at The College of Saint Rose, where Jimmy Fallon majored in Computer Science. Nevertheless, he abandoned the subject and changed his late way to Communication.

After graduating in the subject much later in his life, he obtained his BA in Communication on May 9, and an honorary degree from The College of Saint Rose.


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Footballer Tony Scott passed away on this day (September 18) at the age of 80. Mr. Scott gained fame as a professional footballer who played as a left-winger.

Born on April 1, 1941, in England, the beloved player joined the West Ham United ground staff as he was a teenager, achieving England youth honors besides making his debut in the Hammers’ first team in 1960.

He used to play for Huntingdon Boys and St Neots Town before joining the ground staff at West Ham United in 1957.

Devasted Fans Mourn Footballer Tony Scott's Death at 80

The legend made his senior debut on February 6, 1960, against Chelsea, after three years, along with 12 appearances for England Youth.

Tony decided to become a member of Torquay United, playing under former Hammer Frank O’Farrell, and connected with his old teammate John Bond.

He moved to Exeter City in June 1972 before scoring two goals in 51 League appearances before his retirement in May 1974.


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On this day in 1975, Jason Sudeikis, the American actor, comedian, producer, and writer was born. Happy birthday dear Jason.

He started his career in improv comedy in the 1990s and performed with ComedySportz, iO Chicago (Improv Olympic), and The Second City.

Comedian Jason Sudeikis was born on this day

Sudeikis was hired as a writer for Saturday Night Live in 2003, and played a cast member from 2005 to 2013, playing Joe Biden and Mitt Romney, among others.

He co-created and began starring as the lead in the Apple TV+ sports comedy series Ted Lasso, which led him to earn:

  • four nominations at the Primetime Emmy Awards,
  • wins for Outstanding Comedy Series and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series,
  • two wins for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a TV Comedy Series in 2021 and 2022
  • for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series.

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Football player Roger Brown passed away on this day (September 17) in 2021. The College Football Hall of Fame confirmed his death on Friday, without mentioning the cause.

NFF Chairman Archie Manning tributed: “Roger Brown was an absolute force on the defensive line at Maryland Eastern Shore. He was a huge part of HBCU football history and helped usher in the era of massive linemen to the game.”

By the Detroit Lions, Mr. Brown was selected in the 4th round of the 1960 draft. With the Lions, Roger went to the Pro Bowl five times in his seven seasons and was an All-Pro selection in 1962-1963.

Football player Roger Brown passed away

He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2009. Before that, from 1956-1959, Roger had a dominating career at Maryland Eastern Shore.

He was a two-time NAIA All-American besides being known as a part of a team that went 24-5-1 during his four years at the school.


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On this day in 1994, Denyse Tontz, the American actress, singer, and songwriter was born. Happy birthday dear Denyse.

The star is known in the music world for her single, which debuted in 2016 by People.com, “United States of Anxiety.”

Tontz released the video for her first single, “Better Than Nothing” in 2012, alongside Thomas Hrvatin, via YouTube.

Denyse Tontz was born on this day.

She earned a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Song for a Drama Series for “Parachute”, an original song she wrote for All My Children.

Denyse gained popularity for her roles as:

  • Cortney Strathmore on Freeform’s The Fosters, 
  • Miranda Montgomery on All My Children, 
  • Nikki Ortiz on Dog with a Blog, 
  • most recently Elena on the 2017 Syfy series Incorporated and heroine Alicia Mendoza in the 2019 ABC summer series Grand Hotel

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Marthe Mercadier sadly passed away on this day (September 15) in 2021, at 92. Marthe Mercadier’s cause of death has been reported due to long-term disease.

Marthe started her career as an actress at an early age. She was a legendary, insatiable human being, filled with energy, who was always ready to give her all.

The talented artist entered the entertainment world at the age of 5 when she danced alongside the great Joséphine Baker. The one who started in the theater as a blower has played in nearly fifty plays, sharing the stage with Bruno Crémer, Michel Galabru, or Louis de Funès.

Marthe Mercadier sadly passed away on this day (September 15) in 2021, at 92.

She was named Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and later in 2007 named Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur. The actress also won the Molière Award for the Best Comic Show.


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Chelsea Kane was born on this day (September 15) in 1988, in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. The star is known for her role as Stella Malone in the Disney Channel sitcom TV series Jonas and also the role of Riley Perrin in the Freeform sitcom, Baby Daddy.

She made her acting debut in the 2001 short film entitled Failure of Pamela Salt. The actress went on to guest star in the Tv series Cracking Up, Listen Up!, the pilot episode of Summerland, and the direct-to-video film Arizona Summer.

Marthe Mercadier sadly passed away on this day (September 15) in 2021, at 92.

Kane did the voice of Bea Goldfishberg in the Disney Channel animated sitcom Fish Hooks. In 2010, she filmed a web series called “The Homes” written and directed by John Cabrera.


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Last year on this day, (September 14, 2021), comedian Norm Macdonald passed away at 61. Norm Macdonald’s cause of death was immediately revealed.

Mr. Macdonald, as you may already know, was a Canadian stand-up comedian, writer, and actor known for his deadpan style. He started his career in the comedy clubs of Canada.

He tried his best to develop the deadpan style, which later became a highly influential touchstone for the next generation of comics. After a while, he successfully got hired to write for Roseanne Barr’s sitcom Roseanne.

An Illness Becomes Comedian Norm Macdonald's Cause of Death

Noted, Mr. Macdonald appeared in several movies and was invited on many talk shows, including Conan, Late Night with David Letterman, and The Howard Stern Show.

He played a part in the animation of Mike Tyson Mysteries as a voice actor. He was one brilliant, extraordinary and successful human being who was loved by many. May he rest in peace.


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Also, the American actress who is the recipient of many accolades, such as an Academy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and more, Melissa Leo was born on this day in 1960.

Happy birthday dear Melissa. Wish you all the best.

After playing on multiple TV shows and films in the 1980s, she came to fame on the television shows All My Children, for which she was selected for a Daytime Emmy Award, and The Young Riders. Melissa Leo’s breakthrough role was in 1993 as a detective and then sergeant Kay Howard on the TV series Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1997).

Leo received critical acclaim for her performance as Ray Eddy in the 2008 film Frozen River, earning her several nominations and awards, including an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.

Who Died and Who was Born on This Day? Let's Have a Quick Look

Leo kicked off acting as a child with the Bread and Puppet Theater Company. She later attended Bellows Falls High School in Bellows Falls, Vermont, and studied acting at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London and SUNY Purchase, however, she did not graduate from there, deciding to quit school and relocate to New York City to start auditioning for an acting career.


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