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    Dennis Edwards, the former leader singer for The Temptations, whose gritty voice carried some of the biggest hits of the Motown era, has died, according to his booking agent Rosiland Triche. He was 74.

    Edwards, who would have turned 75 on Saturday, died Thursday night in Chicago after suffering from a long illness, Triche told CNN.
    Triche described Edwards as "the ultimate showman."
    The Grammy Award-winner's voice was prominent on hits including "Cloud Nine," "Papa was a Rollin' Stone" and "I Can't Get Next to You."


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    ‘Frasier’ Star John Mahoney Dies at 77

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rangerzag View Post
    ‘Frasier’ Star John Mahoney Dies at 77

    http://variety.com/2018/tv/news/john...er-1202688144/
    I loved his work in Frasier. He was great as "W.P. Mayhew" -- a thinly disguised version of William Faulkner-- in the Coen Brothers' " Barton Fink."

    His IMDB Profile: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001498/


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    Hoping you have a sense of humor too!

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    John Gavin, Actor in ‘Psycho’ and ‘Spartacus,’ Dies at 86

    http://variety.com/2018/film/news/jo...us-1202694312/




    Reg E. Cathey, ‘House of Cards’ and ‘The Wire’ Actor, Dies at 59

    http://variety.com/2018/film/obituar...rd-1202694366/
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    Singer Vic Damone was 89.

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    I missed another year of scoring no points. Celebrities should pay me to pick them.
    So many brackets, so little time.

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    Comedian and habitual game show guest Marty Allen was 95

    http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/sea...&pid=188163549

    "It's unbelievable to be 94 years old," Marty Allen told a New York audience in 2016. "My wife says, 'What do you want for your birthday?' I told her, 'An antique.' So she framed my birth certificate."


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    The Rev. Billy Graham, the charismatic evangelist who attracted a worldwide following, dies at 99

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    Nanette Fabray, TV star from the 50s and 60s. She was 97.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtzaga View Post
    Nanette Fabray, TV star from the 50s and 60s. She was 97.
    Fabray had otosclerosis, a disease of the bones of the middle and inner ear. Told she would eventually lose her hearing, she studied sign language, but four surgeries managed to repair the problem.

    Still, she became an advocate for the hard of hearing. On an installment of The Carol Burnett Show, she sang "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" while using sign language, and she signed "I Love You" each time she appeared on the game show The Hollywood Squares.
    Obit: https://www.billboard.com/articles/n...nne-dies-at-97

    Didn't know she had worked extensively with Sid Caeser


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    David Ogden Stiers from M*A*S*H. He was 75.

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    Roger Bannister, First Athlete to Break 4-Minute Mile, Dies at 88

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    Nokie Edwards, the Ventures' influential lead guitarist, dies at 82

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    Stephen Hawking, age 76
    Bring back the OCC

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    Lefty Kreh, a Fly Fisherman With Few Peers, Is Dead at 93




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    Robert Grossman, a prolific and outlandish illustrator who made President Richard M. Nixon into Pinocchio, put President George W. Bush in a dunce cap and tied a jet in a knot for the “Airplane!” movie poster, died on Thursday at his home in Manhattan. He was 78.

    His son Alex Emanuel Grossman said he was found dead on Friday morning but is believed to have died of heart failure the night before.

    On magazine covers and in newspaper pages, Mr. Grossman chronicled and caricatured a half-century’s worth of politicians, pop-culture figures and social issues. He had a knack for causing a stir with his colorful images, whether they be one-shot covers for magazines like Rolling Stone and Time or serial comic strips for The New York Observer or New York magazine.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/19/o...pgtype=article


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    Tower Records founder Russ Solomon, 92

    The swashbuckling, visionary entrepreneur who built a global retailing empire and the most famous company in Sacramento history died Sunday night of an apparent heart attack. He was 92.

    Solomon was watching the Academy Awards ceremony Sunday night at his Sacramento-area home when he was stricken, said his son, Michael Solomon, the former chief executive of Tower.

    "Ironically, he was giving his opinion of what someone was wearing that he thought was ugly, then asked (his wife) Patti to refill his whiskey," Solomon said. When she returned, he had died.
    http://www.sacbee.com/latest-news/article203542104.html

    I spent a lot of time in The Tower Records store on Pacific Avenue in Stockton, CA, when I was in high school.


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    Toys R Us Founder Charles Lazurus, age 94

    The founder of the toy retailer died on Thursday at 94 years old, just a week after the company announced that it was shutting down U.S. operations. Charles Lazarus founded Toys “R” Us 70 years ago when he was only 25 years old. Originally called Children’s Bargain Town, the store, located in Washington D.C., changed its name to Toys “R” Us in 1957. Lazarus ran the company until 1994. The retailer tweeted on Thursday, “There have been many sad moments for Toys”R”Us in recent weeks, and none more heartbreaking than today’s news about the passing of our beloved founder, Charles Lazarus.”

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    Former Congressman Zell Miller, 86.

    http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018...mily-says.html

    Miller was the 79th governor of Georgia, serving from 1991 through 1999. He represented the state of Georgia in the U.S. Senate from 2000 to 2005.

    Miller’s political career began in 1959, when he served as mayor of Young Harris, moving on to become a Georgia state senator from 1961 to 1965. He then served as Georgia’s lieutenant governor from 1975 to 1991, making him the longest serving lieutenant governor in Georgia’s history.


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    H. Wayne Huizenga, 80

    http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/obi...118-story.html

    Founded Waste Management, Blockbuster and AutoNation . Once owned Dolphins, Marlins, and NHL's Florida Panthers.
    So many brackets, so little time.

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    BALTIMORE -- Ronnie Franklin, who rode Spectacular Bid to victory in the 1979 Kentucky Derby and Preakness before their Triple Crown try was derailed in the Belmont, has died. He was 58.

    Franklin's nephew, Walter Cullum, said the former Maryland-based jockey died of lung cancer in Baltimore on Thursday.

    Franklin was 19 when he guided Spectacular Bid to victory as a 3-5 favorite in the Kentucky Derby. After winning the Preakness by 5+ lengths, Franklin's bid to capture the Triple Crown ended in the Belmont when Spectacular Bid finished third.
    http://www.espn.com/horse-racing/sto...ar-bid-dies-58


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    Steven Bochco, 74.

    https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/01/tv-sh...bit/index.html

    30 times nominated for an Emmy as a writer or producer, winning 10 awards. He was the creative force behind "Hill Street Blues," "NYPD Blue", "L.A. Law" and other shows.


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    Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Mandela, 81

    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/02/w...dela-dead.html

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