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Old 08-06-2009, 06:24 PM   #1
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The Breakfast Club is Over - John Hughes Passes Away

Sadly, John Hughes passed away today at 59 from a massive heart-attack. If you grew up in the 80's you probably have a film that you love that John Hughes had a hand in. My favorite was always Pretty in Pink. So in honour here's a clip from that film.



RIP John Hughes
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Old 08-06-2009, 06:31 PM   #2
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Aw, I'm sorry to hear this. LOVED The Breakfast Club!
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Old 08-06-2009, 07:11 PM   #3
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Wow! I just watched a documentary about him a month or so ago. How sad.
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Old 08-06-2009, 09:08 PM   #4
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Time to watch all those old DVDs...
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
The Breakfast Club
Sixteen Candles
Weird Science
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Old 08-06-2009, 10:30 PM   #5
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Also, if you've never read "Vacation '58," the short story Hughes published in the old National Lampoon magazine that later became the basis for the Chevy Chase movie — well, it's available on the web and it's hilarious.


http://www.bizbag.com/Vacation/Vacation%2058.htm
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Old 08-06-2009, 10:47 PM   #6
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I told a few friends about this and none of them seemed to care, which made me even sadder
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Old 08-07-2009, 12:36 AM   #7
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RIP John Hughes!

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Old 08-07-2009, 01:57 AM   #8
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His movies brought me much pleasure in my college years. I can't think of the 1980's without remembering one of his movies.
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Old 08-07-2009, 02:16 AM   #9
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I was so sad to hear that! I can define my jr high/high school years through his movies.
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Old 08-07-2009, 02:28 AM   #10
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Time to watch all those old DVDs...
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
The Breakfast Club
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Weird Science
So sad. Although we watched the above movies many times, my son and I watched Ferris Bueller's Day Off so many times that we wore out 2 VHS tapes and then bought the DVD.
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Old 08-07-2009, 05:24 AM   #11
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RIP Mr Hughes.

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Old 08-07-2009, 10:56 AM   #12
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So sad. Although we watched the above movies many times, my son and I watched Ferris Bueller's Day Off so many times that we wore out 2 VHS tapes and then bought the DVD.
The band shown in this clip is from my old high school Lockport High School near Chicago. I love watching this movie because it reminds me of all the things I love about Chicago.

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Old 08-07-2009, 03:54 PM   #13
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The band shown in this clip is from my old high school Lockport High School near Chicago. I love watching this movie because it reminds me of all the things I love about Chicago.
I love that part!!!!
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sorry to hear it. Sure did love most of his movies and enjoyed all of them. R.I.P.
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Old 08-10-2009, 11:58 AM   #15
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I watched AMC on and off over the weekend (American Movie Channel). during the breaks between movies they a lot of anecdotal remarks, followed by "thanks John"
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