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Jonathan Demme speaks with an interviewer at a 25th anniversary showing of The Silence of the Lambs at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City last year. Cindy Ord/Getty Images hide caption

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Steelers owner Dan Rooney lofts the Vince Lombardi Trophy after Pittsburgh beat the Seattle Seahawks to win Super Bowl XL in 2006. Jeff Haynes/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Don Rickles was jokingly known as "The Sultan of Insult." The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Comedian Don Rickles, Merciless 'Merchant Of Venom,' Dies At 90

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Martin McGuinness, seen here arriving at 10 Downing Street in central London last October for meetings in his role as Northern Ireland's deputy first minister, has died at age 66. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Robert Silvers, co-founder of The New York Review of Books, speaks at the 2006 National Book Awards. Silvers died Monday after a brief illness. He was 87. STUART RAMSON/AP hide caption

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Chuck Berry in 1958, posing with his Gibson hollow-body electric guitar. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Chuck Berry, Legend Of Rock 'N' Roll, Dies At 90

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Poet and playwright Derek Walcott published his first poem at the age of 14. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1992. Brooks Kraft/Sygma via Getty Images hide caption

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Derek Walcott, Who Wrote Of Caribbean Beauty And Bondage, Dies At 87

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Mildred Dresselhaus, winner of the Kavli Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, speaks in Bergen, Norway, in 2012. Marit Hommedal/Flickr hide caption

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