Bill Hicks was best known as an American stand-up comedian and his routines offered a satirical and often angry commentary on social, political and philosophical issues, as well as what he liked to call “dick jokes“. He died of pancreatic cancer aged just 32 and only gained real acclaim years afterwards, but it is widely […]
Luciano Pavarotti was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in July 2006 the operatic legend lived for just over one year with the disease before his life ended in September 2007 at the age of 71. In 2005 the classically trained singer underwent neck surgery and back surgery in 2006, but after those procedures various complications developed. […]
Jamaican prime minister, David Thompson, died yesterday, a victim of pancreatic cancer, making him the third Barbados leader in 25 years who has died in office. The leader had been seriously ill after being officially diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in September. Deputy PM Freundel Stuart who had taken over from Thompson during his illness has since been […]
Strangely, on the day Apple officially unveiled the iPhone 4s, the latest dual core version of the extremely popular and super-user-friendly app driven gadget, Jobs passed away at the age of 56
As we reported last month, Apple guru and founder member Steve Jobs has taken a third leave of absence, but it appears now that he only has a short time to live as he is said to be suffering with a recurrence of pancreatic cancer which he was first diagnosed with in 2004.
Aretha Franklin is back in the news today after a stirring tribute was paid to the veteran soul singer at the 2011 Grammy Award ceremony last night. Fans are still wondering what her mystery illness is though.
The star of hits such as Respect and Think looked healthy and in good spirits when she watched the Detroit Pistons play Miami Heat with the Reverend Jesse Jackson in what is believed to be one of her first public appearances since undergoing surgery two months ago.
Steven P. Jobs, current chief executive and one of the original founders of Apple, is set to take a medical leave of absence, according to a statement released by the Californian company this morning.
Aretha Franklin told her interviewer of her r-e-s-p-e-c-t for her followers by saying, “I know my fans are great. Let them know I am feeling great and coming along.”
Rumors of Aretha Franklin’s death have taken Twitter by storm and stories that the singing legend is no more have been spreading on the Internet like wildfire.