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  • Ben Gazzara: Born: 1930-08-28 - Died: 2012-02-03
    Ben Gazzara was a prolific actor who was not only known for his work on Broadway (including Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), but films such as: The Big Lebowski, Brian’s Song, Road House, Shadow Conspiracy, Summer of Sam, and The Thomas Crown Affair to name a few.
    Charlie Louvin: Born: 1927-07-07 - Died: 2011-01-26
    Charlie Louvin is one half of the legendary country music duo – The Louvin Brothers. He’s been a member of the Grand Ole Opry, and 20 songs by The Louvin Brothers have been listed on the country music sales charts.
    Pernell Roberts: Born: 1928-05-18 - Died: 2010-01-24
    Robets was an actor and singer who is probably best known for his role of Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright’s eldest son, on the popular television western series Bonanza. He was also the star of Trapper John, M.D. in which he played the title role of chief surgeon, Dr. John MacIntyre. Despite the success of Bonanza, [...]
    William Safire: Born: 1929-12-17 - Died: 2009-09-27
    Safire was an author, journalist, columnist and presidential speechwriter. He is probably most known for his long running syndicated column for the New York Times. Safire retired from his political column in 2005, Arthur Sulzberger Jr., publisher of The New York Times had the following to say about Safire… “The New York Times without Bill [...]
    Patrick Swayze: Born: 1952-08-18 - Died: 2009-09-14
    Swayze was a dancer, singer-songwriter and an iconic actor with numerous cinematic greats on his resume. Some of his best films include The Outsiders, Red Dawn, Point Break, Ghost, Dirty Dancing and of course Road House. Swayze got his start as a dancer for Disney on parade. Soon after, he got the part of Danny [...]
    Chuck Daly: Born: 1930-07-20 - Died: 2009-05-09
    Daly was a head basketball coach who is probably best remembered for his consecutive NBA Championships (1989 and 1990) with the Detroit Pistons. He also coached the Dream Team to a gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics. Daly began his head-coaching career at the University of Pennsylvania in 1971, and quickly turned the program [...]
    Steinar Lem: Born: 1951-05-09 - Died: 2009-04-28
    Lem was a Norwegian environmental activist, author and spokesperson for The Future In Our Hands, and anti-consumerism activist. Some of Lem’s work includes… - Signaler – compilation - Utenfor bymuren – short stories - Motlys – novel - Grenseovergang – novel - Bjørneboes menneskesyn i Frihetens øyeblikk – thesis - Den tause krigen - Det [...]
    Andrew McKelvey: Born: 1934-??-?? - Died: 2008-11-27
    McKelvey was an American entrepreneur who is best known for founding Monster.com, which is the leading job recruitment site on the Internet. McKelvey had a knack for succeeding in business. His first company called Telephone Marketing Programs became the nation’s largest Yellow Pages advertising agency, handling almost a third of the American Yellow Pages advertising. [...]
    Gene Upshaw: Born: 1945-08-15 - Died: 2008-08-20
    Upshaw was a former football player, who played with the Oakland Raiders in the American Football League and the National Football League for 16 years. During his career he had the privilege of playing in three Super Bowls – 1967, 1976 and 1980. Upshaw was a member of the bargaining committee for the National Football [...]
    Christie Allen: Born: 1954-09-12 - Died: 2008-08-12
    Allen was popular pop singer from Australia, though she was born in England. She saw a quick rise to fame when record producer and songwriter Terry Britten (same guy who wrote What’s Love Got To Do With It for Tina Turner) discovered her. She had three singles from he debut album “Magic Rhythm”. The first [...]