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6. The death of Elizabeth Taylor
The screen legend had been on the brink of death so many times in her remarkable life, that perhaps many didn't believe she would succumb to her latest health battle in 2011. However, on March 23, the two-time Academy Award winner and all-around Hollywood great died of congestive heart failure in Los Angeles at age 79. Tributes poured in from around the world, for the superstar whose spectacular life and loves offscreen rivaled her iconic film roles.
Pictured: Taylor in "Butterfield 8" (1960), for which she won her first Best Actress Academy Award.