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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Babe Ruth -- For more than 12 hours after his death in 1948, Ruth’s body was kept at the entrance of Yankee Stadium as 100,000 mourners walked by to pay their respects. Nearly 75,000 people lined the streets outside the church during his funeral.

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