wow, john hughes died?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by agnes_day, Aug 6, 2009.

  1. agnes_day

    agnes_day Songster

    Aug 29, 2008
    oklahoma
    that kind of sucks.
     
  2. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Who is John Hughes?
     
  3. AhBee01

    AhBee01 Songster

    Nov 7, 2007
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    John Hughes, Jr. (February 18, 1950 – August 6, 2009) was an American film director, producer and writer, responsible for some of the most successful comedy films of the 1980s and 1990s, including National Lampoon's Vacation, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Weird Science, The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, Pretty in Pink, Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Uncle Buck, Home Alone and its sequel Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.

    Hughes passed away on August 6, 2009, from a heart attack.

    ETA I had to look it up too! Sad, he was brilliant.
     
    Last edited: Aug 6, 2009
  4. midwestmilkmaiden

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    Wow!... I didn't realize that was him!...
    That list of movies contains ALL of my favorites from my childhood!!![​IMG]
     
  5. dixiechick

    dixiechick Songster

    I named my cat after Ferris Bueller!!! I love those films!!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

    Sep 5, 2008
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    He was an 80's icon, many of us really related to his flicks back then!
     
  7. mamagardener

    mamagardener Songster

    Wow that is really young, was he sick for a while or was it just out of the blue? I watched so many of his movies in my teen years, memories!
     

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