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John Hughes

18 February 1950 to 6 August 2009

Hailed as the voice of a generation, Hughes wrote and directed such iconic 80s films as Sixteen Candles (1984), Weird Science (1985), Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1985) and Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987). He also wrote and produced Some Kind of Wonderful (1987) and Home Alone (1990) among many others.