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  • Dave Goldberg: Born: 1967-10-02 - Died: 2015-05-01
    Dave Goldberg was a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and CEO of online survey company SurveyMonkey. Before that, Goldberg founded LAUNCH Media in 1994 – a company that was later acquired by Yahoo. He was married to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg.
    Ben E. King: Born: 1938-09-28 - Died: 2015-04-30
    Ben E. King was a singer best known for the classic tune Stand by Me, which he also co-wrote. The song was a Top 10 hit in the U.S. in two different decades – the 60s when it was released, and in the 80s thanks to the film of the same name. King was also […]
    Jean Nidetch: Born: 1923-10-12 - Died: 2015-04-29
    Jean Nidetch was the co-founder of Weight Watchers, the company that provides good and services to aid in weight loss. In the early 1960s, Nidetch started a support group with several overweight friends, which eventually became the Weight Watchers organization. It was sold to the H.J. Heinz company in 1978.
    Jack Ely: Born: 1943-09-11 - Died: 2015-04-27
    Jack Ely was a guitarist and singer best known for singing Louie Louie with The Kingsmen. He co-founded the group, but was forced out before playing with The Courtmen.
    Suzanne Crough: Born: 1963-03-06 - Died: 2015-04-27
    Suzanne Crough was an actress best known for playing Tracy Partridge, the youngest of the crew, on TV’s The Partridge Family.
    Bob St. Clair: Born: 1931-02-18 - Died: 2015-04-20
    Bob St. Clair was a football player, who played offensive lineman for the San Francisco 49ers from 1953 to 1963. He made 5 Pro Bowls, and earned 9 All-Pro selections. He was a 1990 inductee to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and the 49ers have retired his number (79). He was nicknamed The Geek […]
    Percy Sledge: Born: 1941-11-25 - Died: 2015-04-14
    Percy Sledge was an American singer best known for his hit “When a Man Loves a Woman”. The 1966 song has been named one of the greatest tracks of all time and has been covered by numerous musicians – most notably Michael Bolton in 1991. Sledge released eight full-length albums, the last in 2013.
    James Best: Born: 1926-07-26 - Died: 2015-04-06
    James Best was an actor best known for his role as Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on The Dukes of Hazzard. He was also on In the Heat of the Night, The Twilight Zone, and in a number of other films and TV shows dating back to 1950.
    Fredric Brandt: Born: 1949-06-26 - Died: 2015-04-05
    Fredric Brandt was a dermatologist known for treating celebrities like Madonna. He is said to be the “likely inspriration” for a character portrayed by Martin Short on Netflix series Unbreakable Kimmmy Schmidt. These comparisons reportedly “devastated” him.
    Tom Towles: Born: 1950-03-20 - Died: 2015-04-05
    Tom Towles was an actor best known for his efforts in the horror genre with roles in Henry: Portrait of Serial Killer, the Night of the Living Dead remake, and Rob Zombie’s House of 1,000 Corpses and The Devil’s Rejects. He also appeared in Fortress, Mad Dog and Glory, Blood in Blood Out, Miami Vice […]