posted on Aug, 6 2009 @ 07:02 PM
(CNN) -- John Hughes, the producer, writer and director whose 1980s films such as "Sixteen Candles," "The Breakfast Club" and "Some Kind of
Wonderful" offered a sharp-eyed look at teenagers and their social habits, has died, according to a statement from his representative. He was 59.
Hughes died of a heart attack while taking a morning walk in Manhattan, according to the statement.
Hughes, who was also a prolific screenwriter and producer, was at his peak in the 1980s, when his films -- which starred young actors such as Molly
Ringwald, Judd Nelson, Anthony Michael Hall and Jon C(visit the link for the full news article)
[edit on 6-8-2009 by Aggie Man]