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Defining moments

We remembered Shirley Temple with the locks that made her famous, and Joan Rivers' irreverence. Both stars spiked 14x after their passing.

Screen Greats

Gone, but not forgotten

In February the world heard the sad news that Shirley Temple had died; in the same month, we also said goodbye to actor, director and ghostbuster Harold Ramis. Later in the year, film noir icon Lauren Bacall passed away, and shortly after, comedic force of nature Joan Rivers.

Age is only a number

Joan Rivers spent over 60 years in show business after making her stage debut opposite Barbra Streisand in New York in 1959. Following her death, we searched for 'joan rivers young' more than old.

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Who are you wearing?

Joan Rivers' famous line from her online show, Fashion Police, trended after her death. To many, Joan was the queen of comedy; following her passing, 'joan rivers wearing a crown' was one of the top searches.

"I succeeded by saying what everyone else is thinking."

She was never one to hold her tongue, and that's why we loved her. Searches for 'joan rivers quotes' spiked 5x after she passed.

'femme fatale'

Lauren Bacall achieved instant success playing screen siren Marie "Slim" Browning in To Have and Have Not, opposite Humphrey Bogart. The real-life couple's wedding was one of our top searches following her death.

Top five favorite Ghostbusters characters in 2014:

  1. Slimer
  2. Stay Puft Marshmallow Man
  3. Zuul
  4. Vigo
  5. Egon Spengler
See the 2014 lists

Who you gonna call?

A touching piece of Harold Ramis tribute art was highly searched in the days after the world heard the sad news.

"Talk like that at my funeral, but not till then."

Joan Rivers reacts to being called a trailblazer, in a way only she could.