Actor Paul Walker in 2009.
December 17, 2013 The death of world leaders and celebrities dominated both world and U.S. searches. Oh, and lots of people also searched for the Harlem shake.
Actor Paul Walker attends the World Premiere of 'Fast & Furious 6' in London, England.
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December 1, 2013 Walker was a highly sought-after lead for action films. He starred in all but one of the six car-racing films part of the Fast and Furious franchise. Police said speed was a factor in the car crash that killed him.
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