John Hughes has died of a heart attack.
Hughes suffered the heart attack while taking a morning walk during a trip to NYC to visit family.
He was 59.
Consider just a few of the films he made in his lifetime:
- Home Alone (1990)
- Christmas Vacation (1989)
- Uncle Buck (1989)
- The Great Outdoors (1988)
- She's Having a Baby (1988)
- Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
- Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
- Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
- Pretty in Pink (1986)
- Weird Science (1985)
- European Vacation (1985)
- The Breakfast Club (1985)
- Sixteen Candles (1984)
- Vacation (1983)
- Mr. Mom (1983)
Here's one of the first of what will be many tributes to Hughes featuring the famous museum scene from FBDO.