Death hoaxes, 101: target forgotten '90s celebs. Several names from yesteryear have had their demise falsely reported - in 2007, for example, the comedian Sinbad was said to have suffered a fatal heart attack before he could set the record straight himself. But few premature obituaries were as memorable as that of Jaleel White, better known as Steve Urkel from "Family Matters." Five years ago last month, an email chain sent around a fake Associated Press report claiming White shot himself in his apartment, and was found with a suicide note uttering Urkel's famous catch phrase, "Did I do that?" While no legitimate media outlets ran with the story, the bogus tale prompted the actor to remark that he felt "sucker-punched" by his premature death notice.
* Bing: Where is Jaleel White now?
By 2050, Earth will likely be home to more than nine billion people. That's a lot of mouths to feed. In a special eight-month series, “The Future of Fo... More By 2050, Earth will likely be home to more than nine billion people. That's a lot of mouths to feed. In a special eight-month series, “The Future of Food,” National Geographic investigates how to meet our growing need for nourishment without harming the planet that sustains us. Join the discussion in National Geographic magazine and online at http://food.nationalgeographic.com/.
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