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  • Reynaldo Rey: Born: 1940-01-27 - Died: 2015-05-28
    Reynaldo Rey was an actor, comedian, and TV personality best known for roles in Friday, House Party 3, White Men Can’t Jump, A Rage in Harlem, and Harlem Nights.
    Michael King: Born: NA - Died: 2015-05-27
    Michael King was the co-creator of television programs like Oprah, Dr. Phil. He created the shows with his brother Roger, who died in 2007. They ran King World Productions after taking it over when their father Charles King, who founded the company, died in the 70s. The company also acquired Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy.
    Mary Ellen Trainor: Born: 1952-07-08 - Died: 2015-05-20
    Mary Ellen Trainor was an actress well-known for roles in a variety of 80s movies including Romancing the Stone, The Goonies, Lethal Weapon (and its sequels), The Monster Squad, Action Jackson, Die Hard, Scrooged, Ghostbusters II, and Back to the Future 2, among other things. One of her most iconic roles was that of the […]
    B.B. King: Born: 1925-09-16 - Died: 2015-05-14
    B.B. King (birth name Riley B. King) was an American blues singer and guitarist. He is generally regarded as one of the best guitarists of all time and one of the best blues musicians ever. Known for his grueling show schedule, B.B. King was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. […]
    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 […]