Celebrities who died too young

Published On: Apr 04 2012 09:16:54 AM CDT   Updated On: May 13 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Friday marks what would have been Ritchie Valens' 75th birthday had the rock icon not died at age 17 in the same 1959 plane crash that claimed Buddy Holly and The Big Bopper. In his honor, take a look at Valens and other stars who died too young.

Keith Moon - celebs died too young
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Keith Moon, the drummer for The Who, died from an accidental prescription drug overdose at the age of 32 in London on Sept. 7, 1978.

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