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John Hughes

Dies

8/6/2009 5:43 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

John Hughes DiesJohn Hughes has died of a heart attack.

Hughes suffered the heart attack while taking a morning walk during a trip to NYC to visit family.

He directed such '80s hit films as "The Breakfast Club," Weird Science," "Sixteen Candles" and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off."

He was 59.





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Brent    

Close to being first!!

1881 days ago
2.

BabyGirl    

First!

1881 days ago
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Whatajoke    

Shocking

1881 days ago
4.

Ferris Wheeler    

first! sad he died

1881 days ago
5.

abraham    

WOW! Home Alone and Home Alone 2 are Christmas classics that are always on in our house during that time of year. And of course, all those brat packer movies. He even wrote Christmas Vacation with Chevy Chase.

1881 days ago
6.

Whatajoke    

That darn exercise will get ya every time!

1881 days ago
7.

K    

No way, this is so sad. I loved him movies. RIP

1881 days ago
8.

josh    

That stinks.

1881 days ago
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bailouttheautoco.s    

very sad

1881 days ago
10.

Terri    

Condolences to his family and friends.

1881 days ago
11.

WHYME?    

How can so many people be first, it's getting boring!!!!!!

1881 days ago
12.

UhDuh    

Thank you, John Hughes. You made teen angst relevant. :) R.I.P.

1881 days ago
13.

Lee    

rip you will live on in your films.

1881 days ago
14.

Kirchmann    

How sad,
He directed the greatest movies of the 80's ....one of my favorite lines from Sixteen Candles...
"What's happen-in' HOT stuff! " :)

1881 days ago
15.

sam izdat    

16th!

1881 days ago
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