Director John Hughes Dies at 59

John Hughes, director of iconic films of the 1980s such as "The Breakfast Club," "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Pretty in Prink," has died of a heart attack at age 59 while visiting family in Manhattan, according to his spokesman. Born in 1950, he landed on the Hollywood map as a screenwriter, writing the classic 1983 Chevy Chase family road trip film "National Lampoon's Vacation" and the Michael Keaton dad-at-home comedy "Mr. Mom" the same year. Hughes's ear for teen speak and for honing in...Full Story
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