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Director John Hughes dies of heart attack, age 59

LOS ANGELES, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Film writer and director John Hughes, whose credits include “The Breakfast Club” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” has died of a heart attack at age 59, his spokesman said on Thursday.

Hughes died suddenly while taking a morning walk in New York City, according to a statement from his spokesman. (Reporting by Dean Goodman, Editing by Bob Tourtellotte)

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