13 Now-You-Know Touching Tributes To Famous People

All stars eventually burn out, but that doesn't mean we can't honor the light they gave us. Here are some examples of moving and/or clever ways people have honored famous people who have passed. 

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At the premiere of Good Omens, a seat was left empty for Terry Pratchett's hat and scarf. Neil Gaiman paid tribute to his late co-author with Pratchet

Source: Radio Times

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For 20 years after her death, Joe DiMaggio had red roses delivered to Marilyn Monroe's grave 3 times a week. DiMaggio and Monroe had a brief marriage

Source: Atlas Obscura

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In the last episode of Cheers, Sam straightens a frame in an ode to Nicholas Colasanto (Coach). The picture was in Colasanto's dressing room until his

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An acre of English land was given to the U.S. after the assassination of JFK. ACR OF ENGLISH GROUNDW TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAB THE PEOPLE OF BR

Source: Atlas Obscura

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Vin Diesel named his daughter Pauline after his friend Paul Walker. Diesel's fourth child was born in 2015, two years after Walker's death. NOW YOU KN

Source: USA Today

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A statue of George Washington in London has soil from Virginia underneath. This is because he supposedly once said, I will never set foot in London a

Source: Black Cab London

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A tree planted in LA in memory of George Harrison died because of a beetle infestation. The former Beatle spent his last days in LA and enjoyed garden

Source: BBC

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Alice Cooper donated the second O in the Hollywood sign to the memory of Groucho Marx. HO LLYWOOD Cooper was one of 9 donors to restore the sign in

Source: HollywoodSign.org

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After the death of pitcher Jose Fernandez, the Marlins all wore his jersey. FERMANDE) ERNANDEZ FERANDE 16 10 10 After his field tribute, Dee Strange-G

Source: Inside Edition

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The NYC subway system pays tribute to Aretha Franklin. Respect FRANKLIN AV FRANKLIN AVE At its Franklin station, the MTA has an official Respect. si

Source: Variety

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Douglas Adams' fans celebrate Towel Day on May 25 since 2001, the year of his death. Fans openly carry a towel on them on this day, as a reference to

Source: TowelDay.org

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Stephen Hawking's voice was beamed to the nearest black hole. After his burial (between Newton and Darwin), his words were beamed from a European Spac

Source: NBC News

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When Bill Paxton died, storm chasers honored the Twister star. Sonoleid Amariio AboNE Sheveport Using GPS markers, they created his initials in the to

Source: Variety