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  • Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud: Born: 1924-08-01 - Died: 2015-01-23
    Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was the King of Saudi Arabia from 2005 to 2015. He took the throne when his half-brother King Fahd died. In 2013, King Abdullah was ranked as the 8th most powerful person in the world by Forbes.
    Melvin Gordon: Born: NA - Died: 2015-01-20
    Melvin Gordon was CEO of Tootsie Roll Industries for fifty-three years. His Chicago headquarters was called a “modern-day Willy Wonka factory” by the Wall Street Journal. The company makes not only Tootsie Rolls, but Tootsie Roll Pops, Tootsie Fruit Chews, Tootsie Frooties, Caramel Apple Pops, Child’s Play, Charms, Blow Pop, Candy Carnival, Cella’s chocolate covered [...]
    Violetta Degtiareva: Born: 1991-07-09 - Died: 2015-01-12
    Violetta Degtiareva was an Russian tennis player who some described as “the next Anna Kournikova”. Before her untimely death, Degtiareva was one of the highest-earning stars on the pro circuit.
    Stuart Scott: Born: 1965-07-19 - Died: 2015-01-04
    Stuart Scott was a sports broadcaster and television anchor for ESPN, best known for his many years on the network’s flagship show SportsCenter. One of the most influential figures in sportscasting, Scott was known for his use of wildly inventive catchphrases
    Edward Brooke: Born: 1919-10-26 - Died: 2015-01-03
    Edward Brooke was an American politician and member of the Republican Party. Brooke was first elected to national office in 1966, as a United States Senator from the state of Massachusetts. He was the first African-American to be popularly elected to the US Senate. He served two terms in office.
    Little Jimmy Dickens: Born: 1920-12-19 - Died: 2015-01-02
    Little Jimmy Dickens was a country music singer known mostly for novelty songs and his petite size. He was 4’11″. He was a member of the Grand Ole Opry and eventually made it to the Country Music Hall of Fame.
    Donna Douglas: Born: 1932-09-NA - Died: 2015-01-01
    Donna Douglas was an actress and comedienne, best known as Elly May Clampett on The Beverly Hillbillies. She followed her acting career with work in real estate, writing, and singing.
    Mario Cuomo: Born: 1932-06-15 - Died: 2015-01-01
    Mario Cuomo was an American politician and three-term Governor of New York. He served from 1983 to 1994. Cuomo was a member of the Democratic Party, and rose to an even higher level of fame after his memorable keynote speech at the 1984 Democratic National Convention. Cuomo’s son, Andrew Cuomo, is the 56th Governor of [...]
    Edward Herrmann: Born: 1943-07-21 - Died: 2014-12-31
    Edward Herrmann was an actor, director, writer, and comedian. He was best known for his acting roles on Gilmore Girls, The Lost Boys, and as Franklin D. Roosevelt, for which he was nominated for an Emmy.
    Howard Schultz: Born: N/A - Died: 2014-12-29
    Howard Schultz was the founder and CEO of Lighthearted Entertainment. He created and executive produced reality shows Dating Naked, Extreme Makeover, and The Moment Of Truth as well as others.