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Old 08-06-2009, 05:01 PM   #1
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Director John Hughes dies at 59

This is terribly sad.

Director John Hughes dies at 59

'Breakfast Club,' 'Ferris Bueller' helmer had a heart attack

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Aug 6, 2009, 04:44 PM ET
John Hughes, director of "The Breakfast Club," "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" and "Home Alone," died of a heart attack Thursday. He was 59.

Hughes died while taking a morning walk during a trip to Manhattan to visit family.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Nancy, two sons, John and James, and four grandchildren.
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wow, that's kind of shocking
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So many good movies! May his soul rest in peace.
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That's so sad. He made some incredible movies. Thoughts and prayers to his family.
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Heart attack? He only just now found out about Goldblum?
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This sucks! Rest in Peace .
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Holy shit.

I wish he didn't go into that self-imposed exile either. The guy was behind some of my favorite movies from the '80s (Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller, Planes, Trains..., and Vacation).
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So sad. Like LMP said, my favourite movies in the 80's were ones he had made.
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Excellent montage of what he directed:

YouTube - Directed by John Hughes
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