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John Hughes Obituary

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

OBITUARY

John Hughes, 59, dies of heart attack

 

John Hughes

Los Angeles Times
John Hughes was the director of 1980’s teen pop movies such as “The Breakfast Club”, “Pretty in Pink”, “Sixteen Candles” and more.

 

The director-producer, best known for ’80s hits like ‘Pretty in Pink’ and ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,’ died suddenly today while taking a walk in Manhattan.

 

By Ben Fritz
Los Angeles Times
August 7, 2009

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John Hughes, the screenwriter, producer and director whose films captured the teenage zeitgeist of the 1980s, died suddenly of a heart attack today in New York City. He was 59.

 

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