Posts Tagged ‘ dies ’

We Lost Davy Jones Today: Why He Will Be Missed

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February 29, 2012
Davy Jones of The Monkees Dies at 66

By Kenneth E. Oquist Well known for being full of boundless energy and being full of life, the entertainment world has lost a dear friend. Performing as recent as last week, Davey Jones died of a massive heart attack this morning. He was 66. I saw him live in concert as part of The...
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Norio Ohga: Father of the CD Dies at 81

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April 23, 2011
Norio Ohga: Father of the CD Dies at 81

Sony Corporation (NYSE:SNE) announced today that its former President and Chairmen, Norio Ohga, had died at the age of 81 from multiple organ failure. I will never forget in 1985 the way I almost cried when I heard Chariots of Fire on CD. The sound was amazing to me. It is sad to hear...
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TV On The Radio Bassist Gerard Smith Dies of Cancer at Age 36

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April 22, 2011
TV On The Radio Bassist Gerard Smith Dies of Cancer at Age 36

The popular, eclectic band TV On The Radio announced via the bands website today that their bassist Gerard Smith had lost his fight with lung cancer and died on Wednesday, April 20th. TV On The Radio announced about a month ago that Smith was battling cancer, but was responding well to treatment, and they...
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Oscar Nominated Actor Pete Postlethwaite Dies At 64

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January 3, 2011
Oscar Nominated Actor Pete Postlethwaite Dies At 64

Pete Postlethwaite, the Oscar nominated British actor who was described as a national treasure, died on Sunday, Jan 2nd following a two year struggle with cancer, a spokesman announced today. Postlethwaite was born in the town of Warrington in the county of Cheshire in 1946, the youngest of four children. He trained as a...
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