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We Lost Three Today: Jim Henson, Andy Kaufman, Sammy Davis Jr.

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Three is the un-magic number of today's video lunch retro delight buffet. These massive talents all departed the planet on May 16. Andy Kaufman who (most likely did not fake his own death but rather) died tragically at age 35 in Los Angeles from cancer in 1984, and both Jim Henson and Sammy Davis Jr. in 1990, Henson at age 53 in New York from a streptococcal infection and Sammy Davis Jr. in Beverly Hills at age 64 of complications from throat cancer.

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