Carrie Fisher is most famous for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars movies.
Prosecutors in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania have brought criminal charges against celebrity Bill Cosby.
Three university students in Santiago, Chile have developed a plant-powered device to charge their mobile phones.
And, when it comes to equal rights for all, social activist and lifelong civil rights leader Julian Bond was passionate about his work.
Wes Craven created some of the most important horror films of all time, including the “Scream” series.
Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew will be remembered as the man behind Singapore’s success.
Yogi Berra is known as one of the greatest Major League Baseball players of all time.
Other actors who passed away include Leonard Nimoy.
Egyptian actor Omar Sharif passed away in July this year.
Singer and legendary guitarist B.B. King became one of the best-known blues performers of all-time.