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  • Frank De Felitta: Born: 1921-08-03 - Died: 2016-03-29
    Frank De Felitta was an author best known for novels Audrey Rose and The Entity, both of which were adapted as horror movies. His other books included Oktoberfest, Sea Trial, Golgotha Falls, Funeral March, and L’Opera Italiano. He was also a producer and director. He won Emmy nominations for his documentaries, a Peabody Award and […]
    Patty Duke: Born: 1946-12-14 - Died: 2016-03-29
    Patty Duke was an actress best known for her role as Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker, The Patty Duke Show in which she played two identical cousins, and Valley of the Dolls in which she played Neely O’Hara. She had 20 film credits and roughly 60 television credits to her name. Among her other […]
    Eric Engberg: Born: 1941-09-18 - Died: 2016-03-27
    Eric Engberg was a journalist and correspondent best known for his career at CBS News, which lasted from 1976 until his retirement in 2003. Engberg graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism in 1963 before working at WTOP-TV, WTOP-FM, and WTOP-AM from 1968 through 1972. He then worked at Group W from ’72 […]
    Jim Harrison: Born: 1937-12-11 - Died: 2016-03-26
    Jim Harrison was a an author best known for his novella Legends of the Fall, which was turned into a film in 1994 starring Brad Pitt. He was an author of fiction, reviews, essays, poetry, and writings about food. He has been compared to Hemingway and Faulkner.
    Phife Dawg: Born: 1970-11-20 - Died: 2016-03-22
    Phife Dawg (real name Malik Taylor) was a rapper known best for his work in influential hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest. The group’s hits included Scenario, Buggin’ Out, Check the Rhime, and Award Tour, among others.
    Andy Grove: Born: 1936-09-02 - Died: 2016-03-21
    Andy Grove was a businessman, and was considered a pioneer in the semiconductor industry. He was known as one of the of the founders and CEO of Intel. He was integral in turning the company into the giant it became.
    George Martin: Born: 1926-01-03 - Died: 2016-03-08
    Sir George Martin was a record producer, audio engineer, conductor, composer, and musician. He is best known for working with The Beatles, and is sometimes referred to as the fifth Beatle. He was knighted in 1996.
    Nancy Reagan: Born: 1921-07-06 - Died: 2016-03-06
    Nancy Reagan was an actress and the First Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989. She was the wife of Ronald Reagan, the 40th President of the United States, and founded the “Just Say No” drug awareness campaign, which was widely considered to be her biggest initiative while in office.
    Ray Tomlinson: Born: 1941-04-23 - Died: 2016-03-05
    Ray Tomlinson was a computer programmer known for implementing the first email program on the ARPNET system, which was the precursor to the Internet. This was in 1971. It was the first system able to send mail between users on different hosts. Before that, mail could only be sent between users of the same computer. […]
    Joey Feek: Born: 1975-09-09 - Died: 2016-03-04
    Joey Feek was a country and bluegrass singer and half of the musical duo Joey + Rory. She as also married to Rory. Joey was the lead vocalist. The duo was a finalist on CMT’s Can You Duet competition in 2008. Their song Cheater, Cheater was a Top 40 hit on the Billboard country charts.