John Hughes, Director of 'The Breakfast Club', Dead at 59

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’80s teen flick director John Hughes dies in NYC from the Associated Press

NEW YORK — Writer-director John Hughes, Hollywood’s youth impresario of the 1980s and ’90s who captured the teen and preteen market with such favorites as “Home Alone,” “The Breakfast Club” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” died Thursday, a spokeswoman said. He was 59.

John Hughes  16 Candles  The Breakfast Club  Ferris Bueller's Day Off  Curly Sue

Pictured above: Molly Ringwald, John Hughes, Michael Schoeffling on the set of “16 Candles” Click here to read the full obituary.

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