Unforgettable celebrity funerals

Published On: Feb 14 2012 12:18:03 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 16 2012 11:16:02 AM EST

As Whitney Houston's family prepares to lay her to rest, take a look back at some of the most memorable celebrity funerals.

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Umm Kulthum -- This Egyptian singer had a career that spanned 50 years. When she died in 1975, millions took to the streets to wail in grief and an estimated 1 million followed her funeral procession through Cairo.

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