River Phoenix was set to star alongside Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise in Interview with the Vampire when he passed away in 1993. The young actor was only 23 and had been nominated for an Oscar for his performance in Running on Empty.
After filming the music video for her song "Rock the Boat," Aaliyah and her entourage flew back to the United States from the Bahamas. Her plane crashed shortly after taking off, killing the young singer/actress and everyone else aboard the plane.
A grisly car accident claimed the life of blonde bombshell Jayne Mansfield. The Playboy Playmate and Golden Globe winner was only 34. Siouxsie and the Banshees' 1991 hit "Kiss Then For Me" was inspired by Mansfield's death.