One of makeup artist Stuart Freeborn's best-known characters, Yoda. Tim Whitby/Getty Images hide caption

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The Two-Way

Reg Presley, Who Sang 'Wild Thing' With The Troggs, Dies

The 71-year-old singer died at his home in England. If you can play three chords, you can pay him some musical respect.

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Gertrude Moran, "Gorgeous Gussie," playing at Wimbledon in 1949. Her attire, which included a bit of lace, shocked some. George W. Hales/Getty Images hide caption

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Conrad Bain, with actors Todd Bridges (left) and Gary Coleman (right) in 1978 when they were starring on Diff'rent Strokes. NBC Television/Getty Images hide caption

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TV personality Huell Howser died of natural causes Sunday night, according to KCET. Here, he's seen at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in 2008. Charley Gallay/Getty Images hide caption

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Singer Jenni Rivera at the 11th annual Latin GRAMMY Awards in 2010. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for LARAS hide caption

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Mickey Baker in Copenhagen in 1975. Jan Persson/Redferns hide caption

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There were a lot of empty seats at Sunday's Kansas City Chiefs game (which the team lost, to Cincinnati, 28-6). And some fans showed their unhappiness by wearing bags over their heads. "Sam" Lickteig wasn't happy with the Chiefs' play either, his family says. John Sleezer /MCT /Landov hide caption

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