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  • Walt Sweeney: Born: 1941-04-18 - Died: 2013-02-02
    Walt Sweeney was an offensive lineman for the San Diego Chargers and Washington Redskins in the 1960s and 70s. He was part of nine consecutive All-Star/Pro Bowl teams from 1964 to 1972.
    Art Ginsburg: Born: - Died: 2012-11-21
    Art Ginsburg was a well-known chef, television show personality, and author from Troy, New York. Ginsburg is mostly known for his tagline “Ohh, it’s so good!” heard on the cooking television shows that he has appeared on. Along with the various cooking show television appearances, Ginsburg published 52 cookbooks, selling approximately 8 million copies.
    Sally Ride: Born: 1951-05-21 - Died: 2012-07-23
    Sally Ride was an Astronaut for NASA from Encino, California. She was well known for being one of the first female Astronauts in space, and recognized for being the first female American Astronaut in space. Ride first was involved in NASA after responding to a newspaper advertisement in 1978, and became heavily involved in the […]
    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 […]