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  • Paul Benedict: Born: 1938-09-17 - Died: 2008-12-01
    Benedict was a famed character actor who is probably best remembered for his roles of The Number Painter on Sesame Street, and the English neighbor “Harry Bentley” on the classic television show The Jeffersons. On top of his various television and film careers, Benedict was an accomplished theater actor as well. He was most recently [...]
    Munetaka Higuchi: Born: 1958-12-24 - Died: 2008-11-30
    Higuchi was the drummer for Japanese heavy metal band, Loudness. From an early age Higuchi was considered an enormous talent. During his high school years he played in a total of seven bands, but wasn’t satisfied with this. He wanted to focus all of his time and love of music on one band. Higuchi formed [...]
    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. [...]
    Verne Orr: Born: 1916-11-12 - Died: 2008-11-27
    Orr was the 14th Secretary of the Air Force (1981 – 1985), appointed to the post by President Ronald Reagan. After high school, Orr went to Pomona College where he was awarded the Phi Beta Kappa key. Later he earned his master’s degree in business administration from Stanford University in 1939. Orr entered the United [...]
    Patricia Marand: Born: 1934-01-25 - Died: 2008-11-27
    Marand was an actress, who is best known for playing the role of Lois Lane in the Broadway musical “It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s Superman”. She was nominated for a 1966 Tony for her Lois Lane role.
    Edna Parker: Born: 1893-04-20 - Died: 2008-11-26
    Parker was a supercentenarian, and the oldest living person in the world at 115 years, 220 days old. She obtained the title of oldest living person on August 13, 2007. Parker enjoyed poetry, and reading the daily newspaper. She loved receiving cards from well-wishers, and sent out autographs to anyone who asked for one. On [...]
    Stefan Schörghuber: Born: 1961-07-006 - Died: 2008-11-25
    Schörghuber was a German businessman, and the owner of the Schörghuber Unternehmensgruppe in Munich, Germany. Forbes’ estimates Schörghuber’s wealth to be $3.5 Billion, which puts him at number 307 in the world.
    Michael Lee: Born: 1969-11-19 - Died: 2008-11-25
    Lee was a drummer who recorded and toured with both Robert Plant and Jimmy Page. Along with the famous twosome he also played with The Cult, Echo &The Bunnymen, and the reincarnation of Thin Lizzy. Lee was known for his John Bonham-esque drum set, which included an oversized bass drum (26” in diameter), and his [...]
    William Gibson: Born: 1914-11-13 - Died: 2008-11-25
    Gibson was a Tony Award-winning playwright and novelist. He is best known for writing The Miracle Worker, which won him the Tony for Best Play. The Miracle Worker is the story of how Helen Keller received her childhood education.
    Kenny MacLean: Born: 00-00-0000 - Died: 2008-11-24
    MacLean was the former bassist for the multi-platinum selling band Platinum Blonde. MacLean joined the group in 1985, shortly before the release of their second album, Alien Shores. The album went quintuple platinum; some of the hits were “Crying Over You”, “Situation Critical”, “Somebody Somewhere”, and “Hungry Eyes”.