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'Ragtime' and 'The March' author EL Doctorow dies in New York aged 84

Jul 22, 2015

'Ragtime' and 'The March' author EL Doctorow dies in New York aged 84

EL Doctorow, a leading figure in contemporary American literature whose works include Ragtime, Billy Bathgate and The March, has died at age 84, his publisher said on Tuesday. #NewsTracker #Obit #El Doctorow #authour #ragtime #the March #American literature #Billy Bathgate
Remembering Percy Sledge: When a man loves a woman singer dies at 74

Apr 15, 2015

Remembering Percy Sledge: When a man loves a woman singer dies at 74

Percy Sledge, who soared from part-time singer and hospital orderly to lasting fame with his aching, forlorn performance on the classic "When a Man Loves a Woman," died Tuesday in Louisiana. He was 74. #BuzzPatrol #NewsTracker #Obit #Obituary #Percy Sledge #When a Man loves a woman
Obama mourns passing of Leonard Nimoy, says he too loved Spock

Feb 28, 2015

Obama mourns passing of Leonard Nimoy, says he too loved Spock

President Barack Obama says Leonard Nimoy, who made the sign for "Live long and prosper" famous the world over, achieved that goal during his 83 years on the planet. #Obama #TheySaidIt #Obit #Star Trek #President Barack Obama #Leonard Nimoy #Mr Spock #Leonard Nimoy death
Father of birth control pills, Carl Djerassi passes away at 91

Feb 01, 2015

Father of birth control pills, Carl Djerassi passes away at 91

Carl Djerassi, the chemist widely considered the father of the birth control pill, has died. #Obit #Birth control #pill #Pills #Carl Djerassi #Birth Control pill
Co-creator of laser and Nobel laureate, Charles Townes dies at 99

Jan 29, 2015

Co-creator of laser and Nobel laureate, Charles Townes dies at 99

Charles Hard Townes, the co-inventor of the laser and a Nobel laureate in physics, has died at age 99. #Obit #Nobel Prize #laser #Nobel Laureate #Charles Hard Townes #Laser co-inventor
Obama offers condolences on death of Saudi King Abdullah

Jan 23, 2015

Obama offers condolences on death of Saudi King Abdullah

President Barack Obama expressed condolences and offered sympathy to the people of Saudi Arabia upon the death of the king, an important ally and a major force in the Muslim world. #United States #Obama #US #TheySaidIt #Obit #Saudi Arabia #King Abdullah #King Abdullah dies
Nine West co-founder and shoe designer, Vince Camuto, dies at 78

Jan 23, 2015

Nine West co-founder and shoe designer, Vince Camuto, dies at 78

Legendary women's footwear designer Vince Camuto, who co-founded shoe company Nine West Group, has died in Connecticut at age 78. #Obit #fashion designer #Nine West #Vince Camuto #Nine West shoe #Nine West Group
Rajni Kothari, founder of CSDS and prominent political scientist passes away

Jan 20, 2015

Rajni Kothari, founder of CSDS and prominent political scientist passes away

Eminent scholar and political scientist Rajni Kothari, a former Planning Commission member, passed away on Monday at the age of 86. #Centre for the Study of Developing Societies #Planning Commission #Obit #Kothari #CSDS #Rajni Kothari #Political Thinker #Political scientist
World famous yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies aged 96

Aug 20, 2014

World famous yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies aged 96

Iyengar was put on dialysis last Sunday at the Prayag Hospital following renal failure. #India #Yoga #Obit #Pune #BKS Iyengar #Iyengar yoga #Light on Yoga #Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute