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  • Steve Julian: Born: 1958-07-04 - Died: 2016-04-24
    Steve Julian was a radio personality, who hosted Morning edition for NPR affiliate KPCC in Pasadena beginning in 2000. He was on the air from 5AM to 10Am each weekday. Prior to this job, he spent five years as a traffic reporter for Airwatch America in Santa Ana, California.
    Prince: Born: 1958-06-07 - Died: 2016-04-21
    Prince Rogers Nelson, better known as simply Prince (or at one point “The Artist Formerly Known as Prince” or an unpronounceable symbol), was a singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. He was a huge, iconic pop sensation with an impressive career spanning from the mid-seventies through 2016 when he met his untimely demise. His music was […]
    Chyna: Born: 1969-12-27 - Died: 2016-04-20
    Chyna (born Joan Marie Laurer) was a professional wrestler as well as an actress/adult film star, model, and bodybuilder. She was most known for her wrestling career having rose to fame in the WWF. She was the first woman to participate in the Royal Rumble and King of the Ring events. She was also the […]
    Ronit Elkabetz: Born: 1964-11-27 - Died: 2016-04-19
    Ronit Elkabetz was an Israeli actress and filmmaker, who worked in both Israeli and French movies. She won three Ophir Awards and seven nominations. She was also President of the Jury for the International Critics’ Week section of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. Her filmography spanning 1990 – 2016includes: The Appointed, Eddie King, Sh’Chur, Tzalaket, […]
    Doris Roberts: Born: 1925-11-04 - Died: 2016-04-17
    Doris Roberts as an actress best known for her role as Ray’s mom on the popular sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, which ran from 1996 to 2005. She won five Emmy awards and a Screen Actors Guild award. Her acting career, which spanned across film, television, and stage, began in 1951. She received an honorary doctorate […]
    Arnold Wesker: Born: - Died: 2016-04-12
    Arnold Wesker was a British writer known most for his plays (of which he wrote 50). He also wrote four volumes of short stories, two volumes of essays, a book on journalism, a children’s book, journalistic articles, poetry, and more. Weskers works include: The Kitchen, Chicken Soup with Barley, Roots, I’m Talking about Jerusalem, Menace, […]
    David Gest: Born: 1953-05-11 - Died: 2016-04-12
    David Gest was a producer and television personality. He is known as a long-time friend of Michael Jackson and for producing “Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration: The Solo Years,” which is recognized as the highest rated musical television special in history. It debuted in 2001. Gest also appeared on British reality show “I’m a Celebrity…Get […]
    Merle Haggard: Born: 1937-04-06 - Died: 2016-04-06
    Merle Haggard was a country singer/songwriter, guitarist, and fiddler. He was part of the “outlaw country” movement and had 38 number one hits. He also won numerous awards including the Grammy for Best Country Vocal Performance, Male for That’s the Way Love Goes in 1984; Best Country Collaboration with Vocals for “Same Old Train” in […]
    Leon Haywood: Born: 1942-02-11 - Died: 2016-04-05
    Leon Haywood was a funk and soul singer/songwriter as well as a record producer. He is responsible for the 1975 hit song “I Want’a Do Something Freaky To You,” which would go on to be sampled in an even bigger hit. The song’s musical structure is the basis for Dr. Dre’s “Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ […]
    Amber Rayne: Born: 1984-09-19 - Died: 2016-04-03
    Amber Rayne was an adult film star for roughly ten years. In 2009, she won an AVN Award for “Unsung Starlet of the Year” and and an XRCO Award for “Unsung Siren”. She was nominated for an AVN award for “Most Outrageous Sex Scene” in 2007, 2009, 1010, and 2012. Rayne was born in Detroit […]