Celebrities who died too young

Published On: Apr 04 2012 09:16:54 AM CDT   Updated On: Nov 17 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

Thursday would have been singer-songwriter Jeff Buckley's 50th birthday. Join us in remembering him and other stars who died too young, some at the height of their careers.

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Former Beatle John Lennon was 40 when Mark David Chapman shot him in the back four times on Dec. 8, 1980, as Lennon and wife Yoko Ono returned to their New York City apartment. Lennon was taken to the emergency room of the nearby Roosevelt Hospital and was pronounced dead on arrival at 11:07 p.m.

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