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  • James Horner: Born: 1953-08-14 - Died: 2015-06-22
    James Horner was a composer and conductor known for his film scores. Film credits include (among others): Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, 48 Hrs., Something Wicked This Way Comes, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Cocoon, Commando, Aliens, Project X, Batteries Not Included, Red Heat, Field of Dreams, Honey, I Shrunk the […]
    Jane Wicker: Born: Unknown - Died: 2013-06-23
    Jane Wicker was a pilot and stunt show performer. She was best known as a “wing walker” who climbed over and under airplanes during her Jane Wicker Airshows, a company that she owned and operated.
    Steve Davis: Born: 1953 - Died: 2013-03-17
    Steve Davis was the star quarterback of the Oklahoma Sooners from 1972 to 1976. In his time with the team, Davis led them to back-to-back national championships in ’74 and ’75. Davis also worked as a sport commentator for CBS following his playing career.
    Jenni Rivera: Born: 1969-07-02 - Died: 2012-12-09
    Jenni Rivera, 43, was a famous Mexican-American singer. She began recording in 1992 and has producted 13 albums. Her last album, Joyas Prestada, was released in 2011.
    Steve Appleton: Born: 1960-03-11 - Died: 2012-02-03
    Steve Appleton was the CEO of technology company Micron. Along with overseeing a well-known technology corporation, Appleton was actively involved in the sports world, participating in tennis, scuba diving, and off-road car racing.
    Lino Oviedo: Born: 1943-09-23 - Died: 2012-02-02
    Lino Oviedo was a controversial member of Paraguay’s National Union of Ethical Citizens and was a presidential candidate for the country. His career was marred by accusations of organizing the assassination of Vice President Luis Maria Argana, a subsequent indictment and arrest, and time served in prison. However, he was later freed and absolved of […]
    Ted Stevens: Born: 1923-11-18 - Died: 2010-08-09
    Due to a death for one of the U.S Senators, Stevens was appointed to the position in 1968 by the Alaskan governor. After his appointment, Stevens will win his campaigns to be re-elected until his 2002 run.
    Nahum Sharfman: Born: 0000-00-00 - Died: 2009-04-29
    Sharfman was an entrepreneur who founded Shopping.com and successfully took it public in 2004. Shopping.com was later acquired by eBay for $650 million. Before he founded Shopping.com Sharfman toiled away at National Semiconductor. He held a Ph.D. in High Energy Nuclear Physics from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.S. and M.S. in Physics from the […]
    Jim Croce: Born: 1943-01-10 - Died: 1973-09-20
    James Joseph Croce was from Philadelphia, and played in a lot of bands, including one with his wife before finding his true success. Unfortunately his greatest success, of 4 hits didn’t come until after he had died. Before his demise, his biggest hit was Bad, Bad Leroy Brown.
    Ritchie Valens: Born: 1941-05-13 - Died: 1959-02-03
    Ritchie Valens (born Richard Steven Valenzuela) is considered to have pioneered the Chicano rock movement, and Spanish speaking rock n roll. He had a short career due to his untimely death, but he managed to have a few hits within that time. Those included of course La Bamba, which was the title of the movie […]