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Meryl Streep Performed Carrie Fisher's Favorite Song At The Actress' Star-Studded Private Memorial

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Carrie Fisher's loved ones delivered touching tributes at her private memorial.

On Thursday, A-listers, friends, and family visited the Star Wars alum's Beverly Hills home for an intimate gathering, to remember her life in the wake of her untimely passing.

The late legend died just one day before her mother Debbie Reynolds also passed, and the two are slated to be buried together on Friday.

Related: Carrie & Debbie's 911 Calls Revealed

A family friend told PEOPLE that Carrie's daughter, Billie Lourd, wanted the memorial to feel like one of the parties the When Harry Met Sally alum used to throw, saying:

"Billie wanted the people her mother loved to gather in that living room one last time."

The insider explained that the Scream Queens alum delivered a eulogy in memory of her mother, adding that close friends Meryl Streep, Tracey Ullman, Bruce Wagner, Stephen Fry, and Gavin de Becker also said a few words:

"All the tributes circled back to Billie and how much Carrie loved her."

The confidante confessed that Meryl even performed Ms. Fisher's favorite song, Happy Days Are Here Again, describing:

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Alex Trebek Honors Jeopardy Champion Who Died Of Cancer Before Her 6-Episode Winning Streak Aired — Watch!

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Gone but not forgotten.

This week, Jeopardy fans bid farewell to Cindy Stowell, the contestant suffering from terminal cancer who died one week before her episode aired.

Or should we say episodes? That's right, it turns out Stowell was a six-day champ!

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After her six-game winning streak ended on Wednesday, host Alex Trebek paid tribute to the 41-year-old champion, saying:

"Appearing on the show was the fulfillment of a lifelong ambition for [Cindy.] What you did not know is that when we taped these programs with her a few weeks ago, she was suffering from Stage IV cancer and sadly, on Dec. 5, Cindy Stowell passed away. So from all of us here at Jeopardy!, our sincere condolences to her family and her friends."

During her six appearances, the Arizona native won a total of

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Alan Thicke's Official Cause Of Death Is Revealed

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It's never easy saying goodbye…

As we reported last week, Alan Thicke passed away at the age of 69 when he suffered chest pains while playing hockey with his son Carter at a rink in Burbank, CA.

Related: Celebs React To Alan Thicke's Death

On Wednesday, the Thicke of the Night star's official cause of death was revealed.

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Alan Thicke's Wife Tanya Callau Speaks Out About His Death

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We can't imagine what she's going through…

As we reported last week, Alan Thicke passed away at the age of 69 from a heart attack. During his last moments, he was playing hockey with his son, Carter, at a rink in Burbank.

Related: Celebs React To Alan Thicke's Death

On Tuesday, the Thicke of the Night star's wife Tanya Callau broke her silence regarding her husband's death.

She wrote:

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Terminally Ill Woman Fulfills Lifelong Dream Of Being On Jeopardy — Then Dies A Week Before The Episode Airs

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What is the most bittersweet story in game show history?

A Jeopardy! contestant who lived out her lifelong dream of appearing on the show sadly passed away a week before her episode aired on TV.

Cindy Stowell, a science content developer from Austin, Texas, died early Monday morning after a long battle with cancer.

Video: Alex Trebek Rapping Drake's Jumpman Is Jeopardy Gold!

According to boyfriend Jason Hess, the longtime fan was diagnosed with terminal cancer between passing the online contestant test in early 2016 and being invited to audition in Oklahoma City this summer.

Stowell told a producer doctors believed she had only around six months to live — so, as soon as she passed the audition, the show

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Alex Trebek Rapping Drake's Jumpman Might Be The Best Jeopardy Moment Ever! Watch Him Spit!

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What is… the best Jeopardy question of all time?

That answer was clear on Wednesday's episode of the long running game show, when host Alex Trebek spit a few lines from Drake and Future's Jumpman!

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The lyrical moment came when the 76-year-old read the "Musical Acts" for $400 clue to the three contestants, saying:

"This Canadian rapped, 'Jumpman, Jumpman, Jumpman, them boys up to somethin', uh uh uh I think I need some Robitussin.'"

Of course, the answer is "Who is Drake" — but the real prize was hearing the popular lyric in Trebek's signature dry delivery:

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Jeopardy! Bans Canadian Contestants… They Do Know Alex Trebek Is From Canada, Right??

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If there's anything Americans hate, it's losing.

But if there's anything we hate more than that, it's losing to Canadians.

Luckily, contestants on Jeopardy! will no longer have to take that risk because a new law in Canada has made it impossible for their citizens to apply for the US-based game show!

Related: Scott Disick Rips Jeopardy! Contestant For Stealing His Name

Apparently, the North of the Border government implemented an Internet privacy law that incidentally made it impossible their users to access the application page last week.

Alex Trebek — who himself was born and raised in Ontario — issued a statement on the unfortunate mix up, saying:

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