Jaak Panksepp was born on June 5, 1943, in Tartu-deceased and died on April 18, 2017. He was an Estonian-born neuroscientist. He was a psychobiologist, the Baily Endowed Chair of Animal Well-Being Science for the Department of Veterinary and Comparative Anatomy, Pharmacology, and Physiology at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, and Emeritus Professor ..
Diego Rafecas was born on May 3, 1970, in Buenos Aires, Argentina and died on April 18, 2017. He was an Argentine actor and director. He was known for Un Buda, a film that he directed and acted in. Rafecas began studying acting with Cristina Banegas, a well-known Argentine actress, when he was 17. Then, ..
Digby Fergusson Taylor was born on October 26, 1941, and died on April 18, 2017. He was a New Zealand sailor. Taylor had skippered yachts in both the 1981–82 and 1985–86 Whitbread Round the World Races. He built and skippered the 51-foot sloop Outward Bound, designed by Laurie Davidson, which competed in the 1981–82 Whitbread ..
Gordon Langford was born on May 11, 1930, and died on April 18, 2017 He was an English composer, arranger, and performer. Langford well known for his brass band compositions and arrangements. Langford was also a composer of orchestral music, winning an Ivor Novello award for best light music composition for his March from the ..
Frank Dostal was born on December 16, 1945, in Flensburg, Germany, and died April 18, 2017. He was a German songwriter and music producer. During the late 1960s, Dosatal was a singer with the rock bands The Rattles, who were consistently successful in Germany during the 1960s, and Wonderland. During the late 1970s, Frank Dostal ..
Edwin Donald Macon was born on March 7, 1927, and died on April 19, 2017. He was a professional American football halfback. He was a track star at Edison High School. Macon was drafted into the United States Army during World War II in 1945, and was stationed for seven months at Yokohama, Japan after ..
Philip Roy (Phil) Gray was born on April 20, 1947, in Brisbane and died on April 19, 2017. He was an Australian politician. Gray was a Labor member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland from 2006 to 2009. He attended state schools before becoming a teacher, studying at the University of Queensland and the University ..
John “Jack” Grinold was born in 1936 and died on April 21, 2017. He was an American athletic director. John Grinold has served Northeastern University as its sports information director for the past 46 years. During 1984, Grinold was made assistant athletic director with the additional duties of heading the sports marketing and ticket departments, ..
Dick Contino was born on January 17, 1930, in Fresno, California and died on April 19, 2017. He was an American accordionist and singer. Dick Contino studied the accordion primarily with San Francisco-based Angelo Cognazzo, and occasionally with Los Angeles-based Guido Deiro. At the start of the, he had exhibited great virtuosity on the instrument. ..
Paul Hébert was born on May 28, 1924, and died on April 20, 2017. He was a French Canadian television and stage actor and director, and the founder of six theatres in Quebec. Hebert was best known for his role as Siméon Desrosiers in Le Temps d’une paix, a Canadian soap opera. Paul Hébert passed ..