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

Updated : Jul 22, 2015

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Category : World

'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

Updated : Apr 15, 2015

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Category : World

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

Updated : Feb 28, 2015

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Category : World

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

Updated : Feb 01, 2015

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Category : World

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

Updated : Jan 29, 2015

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Category : World

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

Updated : Jan 23, 2015

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Category : World

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

Updated : Jan 23, 2015

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Category : World

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

Updated : Jan 20, 2015

By : FP Staff

Category : India

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

Updated : Aug 20, 2014

By : FP Staff

Category : India

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
'It lays in wait': Robin Williams' lifelong fight with addiction

Updated : Aug 13, 2014

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Category : Bollywood

'It lays in wait': Robin Williams' lifelong fight with addiction

Addiction seemed to stalk Robin Williams, tempting him when he was weak and taunting him when he least expected it. #TheySaidIt #Obit #Cocaine #depression #Robin Williams #Robin Williams dead #Robin Williams suicide #Dead Poets Society #Mrs Doubtfire #Good Will Hunting #Mork and Mindy