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DECK THE HOLIDAY'S: FAMOUS ACTORS AND ACTRESSES THAT HAUNT AMERICA!

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

FAMOUS ACTORS AND ACTRESSES THAT HAUNT AMERICA!

   America has a fascination with famous celebrities.  America has a captivation with ghosts and ghost stories as well.  So it's just natural that, even after a superstar dies, we're not ready to let go of them.  Maybe they're not ready to move onto the Next World either.  If you want to know where you may get a glimpse of your favorite star, find out about there famous celebrities who still haunt America.

Mariyln Monroe

   While at her home, this "sex goddess" from the 1950's, took an overdose of sleeping pills on August 4, 1962.  She lapsed into a coma, and never regained consciousness.  Marilyn Monroe was pronounced dead on August 5, 1962.
   Today, her ghost is said to still haunt the Brentwood house where she died at.  You can still see Marilyn Monroe's image in a mirror at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on Hollywood Boulevard too.  Monroe often stayed at that hotel when her career was its hottest.  The full-length mirror used to be located in her suite by the swimming pool.  It's since been moved to the lobby where people report seeing her image in it.



Lucille Ball

   Another one of the famous celebrities who still haunts America is the beloved Lucille Ball.  This comedic actress starred in numerous films, as well as in her own successful TV show, "I Love Lucy", in the 1950's.  Ball was 77 years old when she died on April 26, 1989 during surgery. 
   Ever since then, the ghost of Lucille Ball reportedly haunts her former home at 100 North Roxbury Drive in Beverly Hills, California.  There are accounts of strange happenings in the home, such as broken windows, haunting voices and furniture and other items moving around the house.



Orson Welles

   Orson Welles will long be remembered as one of the most talented writers,  actors and producers in Hollywood history.  His brilliant career ended when the portly man died from a heart attack in his home in Hollywood, California on October 10, 1985.  Welles was 70 years old.
   If you visit Sweet Lady Jane's Restaurant in Los Angeles, you might get to see Orson Welles, a famous celebrity who still haunts America.  During his life, the 8360 Melrose Avenue address belonged to a restaurant called "Ma Maison".  The eatery was known for its tasty food and its rich desserts.  Welles enjoyed fine dining and he often ate there.  He even had a favorite table.
   It's believed the ghost of Orson Welles has been seen sitting at that same table after his death.  Along with eating fine foods, he had a passion for brandy and cigars.  Some of the restaurant staff and customers have reported smelling brandy  and cigar smoke when he's been seen.



Liberace

   Born "Walter Valentino Liberace", but known as simply "Liberace" by his adoring fans, this famous celebrity died on February 4, 1987.  He was 68 years old.  Liberace was known for his remarkable piano talents.  He will also be remembered as the man who loved to dazzle his audiences with the numerous diamonds he wore.
   Since Liberace's death, his ghost has been reported to have taken up residence at Caruccio's Tivoli Gardens.  He had owned the restaurant, and had a private lounge there he entertained his dearest friends.  The ghostly reportings include bottles that fall over, restroom locks that mysteriously lock and unlock, and unexplained power outages.  One year on May 16th, the electricity at the restaurant suddenly shut off.  The story goes that nothing could be found wrong with it.  Finally, one of the staff realized it was Liberace's birthday.  They wished him a "Happy Birthday", and the power was restored.


Harry Houdini

   During his life, Harry Houdini was Known as a top-rate magician and escape artist.  But, on October 31, 1926, this famous celebrity wasn't able to escape the final grips of death...or did he?  Houdini had a keen interest in the occult.  Before he died, he promised his wife Bess he would come back from "the other side" and contact her.
   Today, the ghost of Harry Houdini can reportedly be seen haunting the property which is located at 2398 Laurel Canyon Boulevard in  Hollywood.  This address is where his house was formerly located.  The house burned down in 1959.



John Lennon

   Singer/songwriter  John Lennon is another famous celebrity who still haunts America.  Up to his death, this former "Beatle" made his home at The Dakota Building, 1 West 72nd Street, in New York City.  On December 8, 1980, a crazed fan named Mark Chapman shot Lennon to death as he was walking into the apartment building.
   Since that time, it's reported that John Lennon's ghost can be seen walking up and down the halls of the building.
  




 

5 comments:

  1. All great stories. Thanks for sharing. But the Liberace one is my fav!

    Cheers!

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