[media id=7023] (h/t Heather) This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the passings of entertainer Eartha Kitt, Nobel Prize-winning writer Harold P
December 29, 2008

(h/t Heather)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the passings of entertainer Eartha Kitt, Nobel Prize-winning writer Harold Pinter, and director Robert Mulligan. In addition, the Pentagon has released the names of seven servicemembers killed in Iraq.

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied forces killed in Iraq is now 4,534, in Afghanistan 1,042. During this same week, Iraq Body Count confirmed the deaths of 81 Iraqi citizens.

In addition, EW pays tribute to some of the notable personalities who passed away this year. CBS gives a complete rundown.

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