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  • 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.
    Scott Ross: Born: Unknown - Died: 2014-09-21
    Scott Ross was a former All-American linebacker and brief NFL player. He was a 3-time All-Pac 10 first teamer. He participated in the East-West Shrine Game and Hula Bowl following his 1990 senior season.
    Bob Casale: Born: 1952-07-14 - Died: 2014-02-17
    Bob Casale was the guitarist for the American new wave band Devo. The original lineup consisted of two sets of brothers– Mark and Bob Mothersbaugh & Gerald and Bob Casale. Casale’s guitar player is no more recognizable than one the band’s 1980 smash hit “Whip It.”
    Shirley Mitchell: Born: 1919-11-4 - Died: 2013-11-11
    Shirley Mitchell, 94, was an American actress best known for her role as Marion Strong in I Love Lucy. Throughout her career, she also had prominent roles in The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Beverly Hillbillies and Petticoat Junction.
    Eiji Toyoda: Born: 1913-09-12 - Died: 2013-09-17
    Eiji Toyoda was a Toyota Motor Corporation executive and a founding member of the company’s Toyoda family. He served as the company’s president from 1967 until 1981, and then served as Toyota chairman until 1994.
    Sam Williams: Born: 1931-03-09 - Died: 2013-04-25
    Sam Williams was an NFL football player during the 50s and 60s. He was drafted to the L.A. Rams in the 1956 NFL draft and played with the Detroit Lions from 1960 to 1965 before ending his career with the Atlanta Falcons in 1967.
    Anthony Lewis: Born: 1927-03-27 - Died: 2013-03-25
    Anthony Lewis, 85, is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and New York Times columnist. He was most well known for his column, “Abroad at Home,” which tackled subjects like free speech, human rights and constitutional law. He won Pulitzers in 1955 and 1963. The latter was for a book called, “Gideon’s Trumpet” that followed a […]
    Joe Weider: Born: 1919-11-29 - Died: 2013-03-23
    Joe Weider was a fitness and bodybuilding icon who founded the Mr. Olympia and Mrs. Olympia contests. He also founded the popular fitness magazines Shape, Men’s Fitness, and Flex. Weider was also known for mentoring Arnold Schwarzenegger.
    Peter Banks: Born: 1947-07-15 - Died: 2013-03-07
    Peter Banks, 65, was a founding member of the progressive rock band Yes. Banks joined Yes as its original guitarist in 1969. Banks left the band in 1970, but continued performing with other bands while producing solo albums. Over his career, Banks had contributed to 19 albums.
    Diane Lampert: Born: NA - Died: 2013-02-22
    Diane Lampert was a songwriter in the 50s and 60s, and wrote songs for Brenda Lee, Steve Lawrence, Red Foley, The Letterman, etc. She even wrote a song for The Beatles – “Nothin Shakin’ (But The Leaves On The Trees)”. Lampert was known to have written a number of songs for movies, including some which […]