Humans are mortal beings and the death of every individual is certain. Unhealthy lifestyle, long-term chronic dis...
Humans are mortal beings and the death of every individual is certain. Unhealthy lifestyles, long-term chronic disease, and old age are the main reasons behind someone’s death. Some people have psychic abilities by which they forecast their own death or someone else’s. And these death premonitions turn out to be incredibly true as well.
Here are 10 celebrities who had premonitions of their own death.
Abraham de Moivre was a French mathematician who is best known for his works on normal distribution and probability. He devoted all his life to mathematics and significantly contributed to it. He not only gave pathbreaking mathematical theories but also predicted his own death using numbers.
When Moivre started to age, his body experienced fatigue and he realized that he is about to die. With increased body fatigue, he allotted himself 15 extra minutes for sleep each day. Moivre predicted that when those intervals of 15 minutes will turn into 24 hours on November 27, 1754, he would die. Believe it or not, he died exactly on that date.
“I’m in the club to beef, you gotta murder me there.”
This prophetic lyric is from D12’s song ‘40 oz.’ that released in 2012. Two years after Rapper Proof rapped this song, he was killed at the CCC Club situated at 8 Mile Road in Detroit, Michigan. But before that in 2004 itself, he featured as a rapper in Eminem’s “Like Toy Soldiers” video in which he gets shot in a club the way he got shot two years later.
In 1975, John Lennon’s son was born. He decided to take care of him and went on a five-year hiatus from the music industry. After 5 years, he all of a sudden returned to the studio and recorded songs out of anxiety.
A few months later, he was shot and murdered by Mark David Chapman. At the time of the release of his song “Borrowed Time”, he was reported saying in his interviews that he was fearful that he will die when was “popped off by some loony”.
Mark Twain was a renowned American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer who is said to have predicted his own death with much accuracy. He was born 1975- the year which saw the appearance of Halley’s comet (seen once in every 75 years). In 1909, Mark Twain said,
“I came in with Halley’s Comet in 1835. It is coming again next year, and I expect to go out with it. It will be the greatest disappointment of my life if I don’t go out with Halley’s Comet. The Almighty has said, no doubt: ‘Now here are these two unaccountable freaks; they came in together, they must go out together”.
A year later in 1910, it did turn out to be true. Twain got a heart attack the very next day of Halley’s comet’s closest appearance was seen on 20 April.
One of the best basketball players of all time, Pistol Pete Maravich was an American basketball player who played for teams Utah Jazz and Atlanta Hawks during the 1970s. In 1974, he reportedly told the Beaver County Times newspaper in an interview,
“I don’t want to play 10 years in the NBA and die of a heart attack at 40.”
Maravich retired from NBA after playing for 10 years and six years later, he did die at the age of 40 due to a heart attack. What’s more disturbing is that he could have died at the age of 20 due to a rare and congenital heart defect, but he didn’t and died when he wanted to.
Whitney Houston was an accomplished American singer, actress, producer, and model. During the last days of her life, she was vocal about her spiritual beliefs more than ever before. TMZ reported that she would tell her friends how adamant she was to see Jesus. Before Houston died in Feb 2012, she told her friends,
“I’m going to go see Jesus… I want to see Jesus."
An American rock singer-songwriter and musician Warren Zevon wrote the song “The Factory” for his album “Sentimental Hygiene”. The song is about a man who, like his father, becomes a factory worker and dies of lung cancer.
16 years later, Zevon died of a rare, asbestos-based lung cancer ‘malignant mesothelioma’ despite the fact that he had never been into a factory. This form of cancer primarily caused among factory workers.
Here are the prophetic lines from the song:
Kickin’ asbestos in the factory
Punchin’ out Chryslers in the factory
Breathin’ that plastic in the factory
Philip Seymour Hoffman was a notable American actor, director, and film producer. TMZ reports that weeks before his death, he told his friends how badly he was addicted to heroin and said,
“If I don’t stop I know I’m gonna die”.
In Feb 2014, he was found dead in his New York City apartment due to the drug overdose.
Two weeks before Abraham Lincoln was shot, he saw a bizarre dream about his assassination. It was at the time of Civil War that he felt prone to deeply disturbing dreams. He remembered the death-like stillness and even heard the crying sounds while walking down the stairs.
He discovered a coffin being guarded by soldiers as soon as he reached the East Room. On asking a guard about who had died in the White House, he said,
“The President, he was killed by an assassin.”
This came true on April 14, 1865, and Lincoln’s coffin was then placed in the East Room of the White House guarded by soldiers.
“I been shot and murdered, can tell you how it happened word for wordBut best believe n—-s gon’ get what they deserve”
Two months before Tupac was killed in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas in 1996, he rapped these haunting lyrics. This rap featuring Shakur is from Richie Rich’s track “N—s Done Changed”.
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