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MADE MADE XXXX NOW AN ODE TO the LEGENDS 2016 has been quite the eventful year. From a rather controversial presidential election season to both national and international disasters to shock celebrity breakups, the year has been nothing short of newsworthy. As we reflect on the highs and lows and gear up to ring in a new year, there are a number of beloved, iconic individuals in entertainment that the world lost. Here is a list of those we had to say goodbye to in 2016: MADE By India McMiller MUHAMMAD ALI Considered one of the best-known figures of the 20th century, legendary boxer and humanitarian Muhammad Ali passed away on June 3rd, 2016 after being hospitalized the day before, due to septic shock from a respiratory illness. He was 74. The three-time world heavyweight boxing champion was revered for his worldclass boxing skills, defeating former champions Joe Frazier and George Foreman, among others, and success, but also made his made his mark in history with his unabashed stance on politics and civil rights. He famously refused to be drafted in the Vietnam War, joining the Nation of Islam in 1962 and changing his name to Muhammad Ali, saying his birth name “Cassius Clay”, was a “slave name.” He received worldwide tributes upon the news of his death, with President Barack Obama stating, “Muhammad Ali shook up the world. And the world is better for it.” DAV I D B OW I E The iconic singer-songwriter died on Jan. 10 from liver cancer in Manhattan, New York, two days after both his 69th birthday and the release of his 25th album “Blackstar.” He was hailed as an innovator in music, fashion and culture, for his flamboyant, rebellious style, most notably through his alter ego Ziggy Stardust and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996. With an estimated 140 million record sales worldwide, he is one of the world’s best-selling music artists. His wife of 24 years, supermodel Iman, posted a quote on Instagram days before the star’s death: “Sometimes you will never know the true value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” made-magazine.com | 75