“That was the best ice-cream soda I ever tasted.”
Said to friends surrounding him at Doctors' Hospital in Beverly Hills in 1959, shortly before suffering a fatal heart attack. A private nurse has refuted this report, claiming Costello’s last words were, "I think I'll be more comfortable," after asking her to move him onto his side. —Jeff Royer (Photo: Keystone, Hulton Archive, Getty Images)
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