HWR RELEASES... LEGEND OF THE LICH LORD, PANIC/FITZGERALD & SHADOWGATE

HWR RELEASES... LEGEND OF THE LICH LORD, PANIC/FITZGERALD & SHADOWGATE
Working with Composers: Bruno Valenti, Brian Tyler & Rich Douglas

LOST IN 2018!


JANUARY

01 – Jon Paul Steuer, Actor – played Alexander Rozhenko in “Star Trek: The Next Generation” – age 33

04 – Ray Thomas, Musician (UK) – founding member of the rock group The Moody Blues “Nights In White Satin” – age 76 (prostate cancer)

05 – Jerry Van Dyke, Actor – played David Crabtree in TV show “My Mother the Car“(1965) and Luther Van Dam on “Coach” (1989-’97) – age 86

05 – John Young, Captain, USN / NASA Astronaut – flew on the first manned Gemini mission (1965) and five more missions including a moon walk (1972) – age 87

08 – Denise LaSalle, Blues Singer – recognized as the “Queen of the Blues”, top hit “Trapped By A Thing Called Love” (1971) – age 78 (complications from a fall)

08 – Donnelly Rhodes, Actor (CAN) – played convict Dutch Leitner on TV show “Soap” (1977-’81) – age 80 (cancer)

10 – Eddie Clarke, Musician (UK) – guitarist for the heavy metal band Motörhead – age 67 (pneumonia)

10 – Doreen Tracey, Actress/Singer – a regular on TV show “Mickey Mouse Club” (1955-’58) – age 74 (cancer)

12 – Keith Jackson, Sportscaster – the voice of ABC Sports’ College football coverage (1966–2006) – age 89

13 – Jean Porter, Actress – contract actress for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer who appeared in over 30 movies from 1938-’61 – age 95

13 – Naomi Stevens, Actress – an extremely popular character actress (1950s-’80s) played Mrs. Dreyfus in the 1960 movie “The Apartment” – age 92

14 – Dan Gurney, Race car driver/owner – won races in the Formula One, Indy Car, NASCAR, Can-Am, and Trans-Am Series – age 86 (pneumonia)

15 – Dolores O’Riordan, Singer (IRL) – lead singer for rock band the Cranberries; top hits “Linger” and “Zombie” – age 46 (unknown)

15 – Peter Wyngarde, Actor (UK) – portrayed Jason King in TV shows Department S (1969–70) and Jason King (1971–72) – age 90

16 – Bradford Dillman, Actor – played Luther Sebastian in the film “The Helicopter Spies” which was made from a The Man From U.N.C.L.E. episode – age 87 (pneumonia)

17 – Jessica Falkholt, Actress (AUS) – played Hope Morrison in TV series “Home and Away” – age 29 (car accident killed her entire family)

17 – Simon Shelton, Actor (UK) – played Tinky Winky in the BBC TV show “Teletubbies” (1997-2001) – age 52 (hypothermia)

19 – Olivia Cole, Actress – played Matilda in the mini-series “Roots” (1977) for which she won an Emmy – age 75 (heart attack)

19 – Dorothy Malone, Actress – played Constance MacKenzie on Peyton Place (1964-’68) – age 92

19 – Allison Shearmur, Film producer – worked on American Pie, Jason Bourne and The Hunger Games franchises – age 54 (lung cancer)

20 – Wendell Castle, Artist/Furniture maker – probably the father of “furniture art” – age 85

20 – John Coleman, TV Meteorologist – original weatherman on ABC’s Good Morning America (1975) and co-founder of The Weather Channel (1982) – age 83

20 – Naomi Parker Fraley, she is credited as the inspiration for the Rosie the Riveter “We Can Do It” WWII era poster – age 96

20 – Jim Rodford, Musician – played with the Kinks (1978-’96) then played with redo of The Zombies – age 76

22 – Connie Sawyer, Actress – nicknamed “The Clown Princess of Comedy”, appeared in movies and TV from 1955 – 2014 – age 105

26 – Stacey Young, Model (UK) – she appeared in many 1980’s music videos with her singer husband Paul Young – age 52 (brain cancer)

27 – Mort Walker, Cartoonist – wrote the newspaper comic strips Beetle Bailey (1950) and Hi and Lois (1954) – age 94

30 – Mark Salling, Actor/Musician – portrayed Noah “Puck” Puckerman on TV show “Glee”(2009-’13) – 35 (suicide)

FEBRUARY

01 – Fidel Ángel Castro Díaz-Balart, Scientist – Fidel Castro’s oldest son – age 68 (suicide)

02 – Dennis Edwards, Singer – lead singer for The Temptations (1968-’77) “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone” – age 74

02 – Jon Huntsman Sr., Businessman/Philanthropist – Huntsman was known for his philanthropy including Huntsman Cancer Institute – age 80

04 – John Mahoney, Actor (UK/USA) – played Martin Crane (Frazier’s Dad) on TV show “Frasier” (1993-2004) – age 77 (throat cancer)

07 – Mickey Jones, Musician/Actor – drummer for The First Edition with Kenny Rogers – age 76 (a long illness)

07 – John Perry Barlow, Poet/Cyber Activist – lyricist for the Grateful Dead and founded Electronic Frontier Foundation – age 70

07 – Jill Messick, Producer – “She’s All That and” “Mean Girls” – age 50 (suicide)

09 – Reg E. Cathey, Actor – portrayed Freddy Hayes in “House of Cards” (2013-’17) – age 59 (lung cancer)

09 – John Gavin, Actor/Politician – portrayed Julius Caesar in “Spartacus” (1960); U.S. Ambassador to Mexico (1981-’86) – age 86 (leukemia)

11 – Vic Damone, Singer/Songwriter – “You’re Breaking My Heart” (1949); “On the Street Where You Live (1956) – age 89

12 – Marty Allen, Comedian/Actor – 1/2 of the comedy duo Allen & Rossi, 44 appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show – age 95

12 – Louise Latham, Actress – played Bernice Edgar in Alfred Hitchcock’s movie “Marnie” (1964) – age 95

12 – Daryle Singletary, C&W Singer – “I Let Her Lie” (1995), “Amen Kind of Love” (1996) – age 46 (blood clot)

15 – Lassie Lou Ahern, Actress – she was a child actress in “Our Gang” films and one of the last surviving cast members – age 97 (flu)

21 – Emma Chambers, Actress (UK) – played Alice Tinker in BBC show “The Vicar of Dibley” (1994-’98) – age 53 (heart attack)

21 – Billy Graham, Baptist Minister and TV Christian evangelist – “Billy Graham Crusades” (1947-2005); spiritual adviser to every U.S. President from Harry Truman to Barack Obama – age 99

22 – Nanette Fabray, Actress/Singer/Dancer – Sid Caesar’s comedy partner on “Caesar’s Hour”1954-’57), played Katherine Romano on the TV show “One Day at a Time” (1979-’84) – age 97

23 – Lewis Gilbert, Producer/Director (UK) – “Alfie” (1966), “Shirley Valentine” (1989), “You Only Live Twice” (1967) – age 97

27 – Peter Miles, Actor (UK) – played Rotane in several episodes of “Blake’s 7” – age 89

MARCH

01 – Bill Burkette, Singer – original member of ‘The Vogues’, “You’re the One”, “Five O’Clock World” – age 75

02 – Ronnie Prophet, C&W Musician (CAN) – performed in Canadian TV shows “Grand Old Country” and “The Ronnie Prophet Show” – age 80

03 – David Ogden Stiers, Actor – played Major Charles Emerson Winchester III in TV show M*A*S*H (1977-’83) – age 75 (bladder cancer)

10 – Hubert de Givenchy, Fashion designer (FR) – “House of Givenchy” – famously dressed Audrey Hepburn and Jacqueline Kennedy (see 1960s Fashion section) – age 91

11 – Sir Kenneth Dodd, Comedian/Singer-songwriter (UK) – recorded “Tears” the #1 hit in 1965 and #3 for all of 1960s – age 90

12 – Nokie Edwards, Musician – played lead guitar and bass for The Ventures, a Hall of Fame instrumental rock band – age 82 (complications from hip surgery)

12 – Craig Mack, Singer/rapper – also known as MC EZ, biggest hit was “Flava in Ya Ear” – age 47 (heart failure)

14 – Jim Bowen, Comedian (UK) – host of ITV’s game show Bullseye (1981-’95) – age 80

14 – Stephen Hawking, Theoretical Physicist (UK) – Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), a lifetime member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom – age 76 (ALS)

20 – Frank Avruch, Actor – portrayed Bozo the star of “Bozo the Clown” syndicated TV show (1959-’70) – age 89 (heart disease)

21 – Anna-Lisa, Actress (NO) – played Nora Travers on “Black Saddle” (1959-’60) – age 84

22 – Wayne Huizenga, Entrepreneur/Philanthropist – one time owner of the Miami Dolphins, Florida Marlins and the Florida Panthers – age 80 (cancer)

22 – Charles Lazar, Entrepreneur – founder and CEO of Toy “R” Us toy chain (1957-2018) – age 94

23 – DuShon Monique Brown, Actress – played Connie in TV show “Chicago Fire” (2012-present) – age 49 (heart disease?)

23 – Debbie Lee Carrington, Actress – played Little Bigfoot in Harry and the Hendersons (1987) – age 58

23 – Delores Taylor, Actress – developed the character “Billy Jack’ and starred in all three Bill Jack movies; “Billy Jack” (1971), “The Trial of Billy Jack” (1974), “Billy Jack Goes to Washington” (19740 – age 85 (dementia)

25 – Linda Brown, Civil Rights figure – was the subject of a Supreme Court case which outlawed school segregation (Brown v. Board of Education – 1954) – age 76

30 – Bill Maynard, Actor/Comedian – lead role in “Oh No, It’s Selwyn Froggitt! (1976–78)” – age 89 (complications from a fall)

APRIL

01 – Steven Bochco, TV Writer/Producer – “Hill Street Blues” (1981-’87), ” L.A. Law” (1986-’94) – age 74 (leukemia)

02 – Winnie Mandela, Politician (ZA) – anti-apartheid activist, married to Nelson Mandela – age 81

05 0 Tim O’Connor, Actor – played Dr. Elias Huer in “Buck Rogers in the 25th Century” – age 90 (cancer)

08 – Chuck McCann Actor/Comedian – hosted childrens TV show “The Chuck McCann Show” – age 83 (congestive heart failure)

10 – Yvonne Staples Gospel/R&B Singer – Family gospel group The Staple Singers #1 hit “Let’s Do It Again” – age 80

12 – Alex Beckett, Actor (UK) – played Barney Lumsden in BBC TV show “Twenty Twelve” (2012) – age 35

15 – R. Lee Ermey, Actor – (Sgt. USMC retired) played Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in “Full Metal Jacket” (1967) – age 74 (complications from pneumonia)

16 – Harry Anderson, Actor – played Judge Harry Stone on TV show “Night Court” (1984-’92) – age 65

16 – Pamela Gidley, Actress – starred in “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me” – age 52 (cause not released)

17 – Barbara Bush, First Lady wife of Pres. George H. W. Bush 1989-’93) and mother of Pres. George W. Bush (2001-’09), founded the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy – age 92 (congestive heart failure)

18 – Bruno Sammartino, WWF Professional Wrestler – “The Living Legend” held the WWWF World Heavyweight Championship longer than anyone else – age 82 (heart failure)

18 – Dale Winton, TV Host (UK) – “Dale’s Supermarket Sweep” (1993-’07) “In It to Win It” (2002-’16) – age 62

19 – Ronald Blasket, Comedian/Ventriloquist (AUS) – Gerry Gee’s Jamboree (1959) his doll was named Gerry Gee – age 96

20 – Avicii (Tim Bergling), Electronic music producer (SWE) – “Sunshine”, “I Could Be the One” he was nominated for 2 Grammy’s – age 28 (suffered from acute pancreatitis)

21 – Verne Troyer, Actor – played Mini-Me in Austin Powers movies (1997,’99,&’02) at 2' 8? tall he was the worlds shortest actor – age 49 (possible alcohol poisoning)

23 – Bob Dorough, Musician/Songwriter – composed and performed the “Schoolhouse Rock!” series of educational cartoons – age 94

27 – Kristin Nelson, Actress – married to Rick nelson and appeared regularly on “The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet” – age 72 (sudden heart attack)

27 – Paul Junger Witt, Producer – TV shows “The Partridge Family”, “Golden Girls” and movies “Dead Poets Society’ – age 77 (cancer)

29 – Robert Mandan, Actor – played Chester Tate on TV sitcom “Soap” (1977-’81) – age 86 (a long illness)

MAY

04 – Steve Coy, Musician (UK) – played drums and keyboard for the rock group “Dead or Alive” (1982-2016) – age 56

04 – Catherine Godbold, Actress (AU) – played Deborah Hale Regnery on “The Saddle Club” (2007-’09) – age 43 (brain cancer)

07 – Gayle Shepherd, Singer – one of four sisters who formed “The Shepherd Sisters” Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts and American Bandstand – age 81 (dementia)

13 – Margot Kidder, Actress – played Lois Lane in three Superman movies (1978,’80,’83) – age 69

14 – Tom Wolfe, Author/Journalist – wrote the novel “The Right Stuff” (1979) – age 88 (infection)

16 – Joseph Campanella, Actor – played Lew Wickersham in “Mannix” and Joe Turino on “The Guiding Light” – age 93

20 – Patricia Morison, Actress – played Maid Marian in “The Prince of Thieves” (1947) – age 103

21 – Philip Roth, Novelist – wrote “Portnoy’s Complaint” (1968), received a Pulitzer Prize for “American Pastoral” – age 85 (congestive heart failure)

21 – Clint Walker, Actor – played Cheyenne Bodie in the TV western “Cheyenne” (1955-’63) – age 90 (congestive heart failure)

24 – John Peter Bain, Video gaming commentator (UK) – aka TotalBiscuit, was a popular gaming critic on YouTube – age 33 (colon cancer)

24 – Tony Travis, Actor/singer – played Eddie Crane in “The Beatniks” (1960) also Jamboree!(1957) – age 92

26 – Alan Bean, Capt, USN Ret/Astronaut – aboard Apollo 12 he was with the 2nd mission to land on the moon (1969) – age 86 (sudden illness)

28 – Fredric Arnold, Actor – played Atty. Fred Shay in “Lost Angeles” (1989) – age 96

28 – Cornelia Frances, Actress (AU) – portrayed Morag Bellingham on “Home and Away” (1988-’97) – age 77 (bladder cancer)

JUNE

05 – Kate (Valentine) Spade, Fashion designer/Entrepreneur – owned over 140 domestic and 175 international stores – age 55 (suicide)

06 – Jerry Maren, Actor – he was the last living munchkin from “The Wizard of Oz” (1939) – age 98

08 – Anthony Bourdain, TV Personality/Chef – TV show “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations” (2005–2012) – age 61 (suicide)

08 – Jackson Odell, Actor/songwriter – played Ari Caldwell on “The Goldbergs” – age 20

13 – D. J. Fontana, Drummer – played the drums for The Blue Mean Boys and then for Elvis Presley (1954-’68) – age 87

15 – Leslie Grantham, Actor – played Den Watts in the BBC TV show “EastEnders” (1985–1989, 2003–2005) – age 71

18 – Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy, aka XXXTentacion – Singer/songwriter,rapper – American Music Awards winner for favorite Album titled “17” (2018) – age 20 (murdered)

21 – Charles Krauthammer, Author/Columnist – Pulitzer Prize winning columnist for the Washington Post and several Fox TV commentary shows – age 68 (small intestine cancer)

22 – Deanna Lund, Actress – played Valerie Ames in TV sci-fi “Land of the Giants” (1968-’70) – age 81 (pancreatic cancer)

25 – Richard Benjamin Harrison, Businessman/Reality TV star – known as the Old Man on the History Channel’s “Pawn Stars” age 77 (Parkinson’s disease)

27 – Joe Jackson, Manger – Father and patriarch of the Jackson family and The Jackson 5 – age 89 (pancreatic cancer)

29 – Helen Griffin, Actress (UK) – wrote and starred in “Little White Lies” (2005) – age 59

JULY

08 – Tab Hunter, Actor/Singer – played Danny in “Battle Cry” (1955): as a singer “Young Love” #1 on charts (1957) – age 86

10 – Carlo Benetton, fashion Designer/entrepreneur – one of four siblings who own Benetton Group a design fashion house in Italy along with other substantial holdings in the Italian hotel and restaurant business – age 74

12 – Roger Perry, Actor – played attorney Jim Harrigan in TV show “Harrigan and Son”(1960-’61) with Pat O’Brien – age 85 (prostate cancer)

12 – Robert Wolders, Actor (NL) – played Erik Hunter in TV Western “Laredo” – age 81

13 – Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra (1939-’51) and mother of his three children – age 101

21 – Elmarie Wendel, Actress – Mrs. Dubcek on TV show “3rd Rock from the Sun” (1999-’01) – age 89

AUGUST

08 – Tab Hunter, Actor/Singer – played Danny in “Battle Cry” (1955): as a singer “Young Love” #1 on charts (1957) – age 86

10 – Carlo Benetton, fashion Designer/entrepreneur – one of four siblings who own Benetton Group a design fashion house in Italy along with other substantial holdings in the Italian hotel and restaurant business – age 74

12 – Roger Perry, Actor – played attorney Jim Harrigan in TV show “Harrigan and Son”(1960-’61) with Pat O’Brien – age 85 (prostate cancer)

12 – Robert Wolders, Actor (NL) – played Erik Hunter in TV Western “Laredo” – age 81

13 – Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra (1939-’51) and mother of his three children – age 101

21 – Elmarie Wendel, Actress – Mrs. Dubcek on TV show “3rd Rock from the Sun” (1999-’01) – age 89

SEPTEMBER

03 – Jacqueline Pearce, Actress (UK) – played the villain Servalan in the BBC sci-fi “Blake’s 7” (1978-’81) – age 74 (lung cancer)

04 – Bill Daily, Actor/comedian – played astronaut Roger Healey on “I Dream of Jeannie” and Howard Borden on “The Bob Newhart Show” – age 91

04 – Christopher Lawford, Author/actor – son of Peter Lawford and nephew of President John F. Kennedy – age 63 (heart attack)

06 – Richard DeVos, Businessman/philanthropist – co founder of Amway and owner of the Orlando Magic basketball team – age 92

06 – Liz Fraser, Actress (UK) – several of the early Carry On films: Carry On Regardless (1961), Carry On Cruising (1962), and Carry On Cabby (1963) – age 88 (complications following an operation)

06 – Burt Reynolds, Actor – his movies included “Deliverance” (1972), “Smokey and the Bandit” I & II (1977 &’80), “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” (1982) – age 82 (cardiac arrest)

07 – Mac Miller, Singer/music producer – his debut album Blue Slide Park charted at #1 on the Billboard top 200 – age 26 (drug overdose)

08 – Chelsi Smith, Model/actress – won Miss Texas (1994), Miss USA (1995), Miss Universe (1995) – age 45 (liver cancer)

10 – Peter Donat, Actor (CAN) – played Bill Mulder, Agent Mulder’s adoptive father, in “The X-Files” – age 90 (complications of diabetes)

11 – Fenella Fielding, Actress (UK) – known as “England’s first lady of the double entendre”, appeared in “Carry On Regardless” (1961) – age 90 (stroke)

14 – Zienia Merton, Actress (UK) – played Sandra Benes in the ITC TV show “Space: 1999” (1975-’77) – age 72

15 – Dudley Sutton, Actor (UK) – played Tinker Dill in TV show “Lovejoy” (1986 & 1991–’94) – age 85 (cancer)

26 – Roger Robinson, Actor – played Fred Shuttlesworth in TV mini-series “King” (1978) – age 78

27 – Marty Balin, Musician/songwriter – founding member of Jefferson Airplane and Starship; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1966) – age 76

OCTOBER

01 – Peggy Sue Gerron she was the inspiration for Buddy Holly’s hit song “Peggy Sue” (1957) and later song “Peggy Sue Got Married” – age 78

01 – Juan Romero, Food worker – knelt beside Robert (Bobby) F Kennedy and comforted him immediately after his assassination (1968) – age 68 (heart attack) {Read the Story}

05 – Bernadette Carroll, Singer – with the Angels (originally the Starletts) #1 release was “My Boyfriend’s Back” (1963) – age 74

06 – Don Sandburg, Actor/writer/producer – he performed, wrote and produced “Bozo’s Circus” on WGN (1961-’69) – age 87 (Alzheimer’s)

06 – Scott Wilson, Actor – played Hershel Greene on TV show “The Walking Dead” (2011-’14) – age 76 (leukemia)

07 – Peggy Mccay, Actress – played Caroline Brady on soap oprea “Days of Our Lives” (1983-2016) – age 90

07 – Celeste Yarnall, Actress – starred in horror film “Eve” (1968) was also the final Miss Rheingold beer girl (1965) – age 74 (ovarian cancer)

08 – Arnold Kopelson, Film producer – won an Acadamy Award for “Platoon” also did “The Fugitive” and “The Devil’s Advocate” – age 83

15 – Paul Allen, Inventor/philanthropist – co-founder of Microsoft (1975); gave billions to charities in education, wildlife and environmental conservation, the arts, healthcare, community services, and more – age 65 (non-Hodgkin lymphoma)

18 – Randy Safuto, Vocalist – lead singer of “Randy and the Rainbows” (1962-’63) biggest hit “Denise” – age 71 (complications from a heart attack)

21 – Earl E. Bakken, Inventor – developed the first external, battery-operated, transistorized, wearable artificial pacemaker (1957) – age 94

22 – Gilberto Benetton, fashion Designer/entrepreneur – one of four siblings who own Benetton Group a design fashion house in Italy along with other substantial holdings in the Italian hotel and restaurant business – age 77

24 – Tony Joe White, Singer/songwriter – biggest hit “Polk Salad Annie” 1968 and writing “Rainy Night in Georgia” 1969 – age 75 (heart attack)

27 – Freddie Hart, C&W Musician – biggest hit “Easy Loving” won Song of the Year award (1971,’72) – age 91 (pneumonia)

29 – Jimmy Farrar, Singer/songwriter – lead singer for Molly Hatchet the southern rock group (1980-’82) – age 67 (heart failure)

31 – Kenny Marks, Christian singer – got discovered on Billy Graham’s Afterglow Concert Series, hit song “Say a Prayer for Me Tonight” – age 67 (heart attack)

NOVEMBER

01 – Dave Rowland, C&W Singer – part of the singing trio “Dave & Sugar”, #1 hits; “The Door Is Always Open” and “Tear Time” – age 74 (stroke)

02 – Roy Hargrove, Jazz musician – bandleader of the jazz group The RH Factor, won two Grammy Awards (1997-’02) – age 49 (cardiac arrest)

03 – Sondra Locke, Actress – movies: “The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter” (1968), “Willard” (1971) – age 74 (cardiac arrest related to breast and bone cancers)

04 – Donna Axum, Beauty pageant winner – Miss Arkansas & Miss America (1964) also was author, television executive producer, actress, philanthropist and civic leader – age 76 (Parkinson’s disease)

11 – Wayne Maunder, Actor (CA) – played Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer in TV show “Custer” (1967) and Scott Lancer in “Lancer” (1968-’70) – age 80

11 – Douglas Rain, Stage & voice actor (UK) – provided the voice for the HAL 9000 computer in “2001: A Space Odyssey” (1968) – age 90

12 – Stan Lee, Comic book writer/editor/publisher – creative and business head of Marvel Comics (1941-2010) famous for his cameo appearances in Marvel character movies – age 95

13 – Katherine “Scottie” MacGregor, Actress – played Harriet Oleson on TV show “Little House on the Prairie” (1974-’83) (see Little House page) – age 93

15 – Roy Clark, C&W Musician/singer – hosted the TV show “Hee Haw” (1969-’97), very influential in promoting country music – age 85 (complications of pneumonia)

16 – William Goldman, Screenwriter/novelist/playwright – won two Academy Awards, “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” (1969) and “All the President’s Men” (1976) – age 87 (colon cancer)

20 – Robert Blythe, Actor (UK) – played Richard ‘Fagin’ Hepplewhite in TV show “High Hopes” – age71

23 – Nicolas Roeg, Director/cinematographer (UK) – directed “Performance” (1970), “The Man Who Fell to Earth” (1976) – age 90

26 – Bernardo Bertolucci, Director/screenwriter (ITA) – directed “Last Tango in Paris” (1972), “The Last Emperor” (1987) – age 77 (lung cancer)

26 – Stephen Hillenburg, Cartoonist – Directed, produced, and wrote “SpongeBob SquarePants”
(1999 – present) – age 57 (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis – ALS)

30 – George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the United States (1989-’93), 43rd Vice President of the U.S. (1981-’89), Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1967-’71), Lieutenant (jg) U.S. Navy WWII (1942-’45) – age 94

DECEMBER

01 – Ken Berry Actor/dancer/singer. – starred in “F-Troop” (1965-’67), “The Andy Griffith Show” (1960-’68) – age 85

03 – Philip Bosco, Actor – starred in movie “The Savages” (2007), won Tony award for play “Lend Me a Tenor” – age 88 (dementia)

04 – Peter Armitage, Actor (UK) – played Bill Webster on the TV show “Coronation Street” on ITV – age 78

06 – Pete Shelley, Singer/songwriter (UK) – lead singer and guitarist for the group “Buzzcocks” (1976-’81) – age 63 (heart attack)

13 – Nancy Wilson, Singer – triple Grammy Award winner; “(You Don’t Know) How Glad I Am” (1964), “Guess Who I Saw Today” – age 81 (renal cancer)

17 – Penny Marshall, Actress/director/producer – played Laverne DeFazio on TV show “Laverne & Shirley” (1976-’83) – age 75 (complications of diabetes)

26 – Frank Adonis, Actor – played Patsy in “Raging Bull” (1980) and Anthony Stabile in “Goodfellas” (1990) – age 83 (kidney failure)

27 – Harry Carey Jr., Actor – appeared in over 90 westerns, “The Searchers” (1956), “Rio Bravo” (1959) – age 91

[source: https://fiftiesweb.com/dead/dead-people-2018/]

2018...
-Jeremy [Retro] 



And a special message for a friend. Beth Bobo Krakower, she was our voice for music... she was a friend, she will be missed and I am sure there is music being played in her honor. Rest in Peace, you are one of the strongest people... I have had the honor of interacting with and so glad we met!

She was music and a friend, she will be missed... sending good vibes!

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4 comments:

  1. It's always sad to see the full list. We don;t live in these bodies forever though.
    Have a blessed 2019, Jeremy.

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  2. You really did your homework here... Happy New Year!

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  3. Billy Graham lived a very full life and influenced so many people in that century.

    Happy New Year!

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  4. Happy new year
    Welcome to 2019, a year of divine perfection.
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