The artist and activist's cause of death is not yet known.
A sad day in tabloid history.
He was also the youngest person ever to be nominated for a Best Actor Oscar.
The punk singer created a fierce style for female vocalists.
"We are very sad to announce the death of our beloved friend and bandmate, Gerard Smith, following a courageous fight against lung cancer."
Though details are still hazy.
Besse Cooper of Georgia, 26 days younger, now takes the title.
The stereo magnate learned he was ill only a month ago.
She was Walter F. Mondale's surprise choice for veep in the election against Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush.
Forty-five iconic looks from Elizabeth Taylor's life.
"The cause of peace and freedom have never had a more tenacious advocate," Bill Clinton said.