Alain Senderens was born on December 2, 1939, in Hyères, Var, France and died on June 25, 2017. He was a leading French chef and practitioner of Nouvelle Cuisine. He was credited by Le Figarohim as the inventor of food and wine pairings. During 1968, he opened L’Archestrate in Paris, which he operated until 1985. ..
K. R. Mohanan was born on December 11, 1947, at Chavakadu Thrissur and died on June 25, 2017. He was a Malayalam film director He was best known for his critically acclaimed works, Ashwathama (1978), Purushartham (1987) and Swaroopam (1992). Mohanan studied at the Pune Film Institute. He served as the Chairman of Kerala State ..
Desh Bandhu Gupta was born on February 8, 1938, in Rajgarh, Alwar, Rajasthan and died on June 26, 2017. He was an Indian billionaire businessman, the founder and chairman of Lupin Limited, a multinational pharmaceutical company. He started his career as an associate professor at the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Rajasthan. Gupta ..
Carla Fendi was born on July 12, 1937 and died on June 19, 2017. She was an Italian fashion executive who worked for Fendi, along with her sisters and parents. Fendi was also well known for her philanthropy. During the 1950s, Carla started working with her four sisters for Fendi, the family company. When her ..
John Guilbert Avildsen was born on December 21, 1935, in Oak Park, Illinois and died on June 16, 2017. He was an American film director. Avildsen won the Academy Award for Best Director in 1977 for Rocky. His other films he directed include Joe, Save the Tiger, Fore Play, The Formula, Neighbors, For Keeps, Lean ..
John Heyman was born on April 27, 1933 and died on June 9, 2017. He was a British film and TV producer also involved in television production, consulting, and film financing. During 1963, Heyman began working as a film producer and has to date produced some 15 films, among them The Go-Between and The Hireling, ..
Jim Galton was born in 1925 and died on June 12, 2017. He was an American business executive. Galton was the president of Marvel Entertainment Group. He grew up on Long Island in the 1930s. Galton attended Antioch College with a work study program to help pay for college. At the begining he was a ..
Piotr Andrejew was born on October 27, 1947, in Szczecin, Poland and died on June 12, 2017. He was a Polish film director and screenwriter sometimes credited as Piotr Andreyev or Piotr Andreev. Andrejew’s films include features Theft (1976, TV), Clinch (1978), Tender Spots (Czułe Miejsca) (1981), Shadow Man (1988) with Tom Hulce, and short ..
Pierre Bernard Papillaud was born on July 1, 1935 and died on June 13, 2017. He was a French billionaire businessman. He was born in Saint-Quentin-de-Chalais, a small village in Charente. Pierre Papillaud grandmother owned two cows. During World War II, Pierre’s father, who served as an officer in the French Army, was caught by ..
Chi Po-lin was born on December 27, 1964 and died on June 10, 2017. He was a Taiwanese documentary filmmaker, photographer and environmentalist. Po-lin was best known for his 2013 film Beyond Beauty: Taiwan from Above, which won Best Documentary at the 2013 Golden Horse Awards. Po-lin and his his assistant Chen Kuan-chi and pilot ..