Rodney Bennett was born on March 14, 1935, and died on January 3, 2017. He was a British television director. Bennett worked BBC Radio and TV. Bennett work included directing three Doctor Who stories, The Ark in Space, The Sontaran Experiment,(both 1975) and The Masque of Mandragora (1976). Rodney Bennett also directed Derek Jacobi and ..
David Joseph Valentin was born on April 29, 1952 and died on March 8, 2017. He was an American Latin jazz flautist. Valentin attended The High School of Music & Art. Valentin learned percussion at an early age, and by 10 was playing conga and timbales professionally. At 12 years old, he took up flute ..
Carl Adam Göstasson “Noppe” Lewenhaupt was born on August 1, 1947 and died on February 28, 2017. He was a Swedish count, businessman and restaurateur. Carl was the son of count Gösta Lewenhaupt and his wife Christina Lewenhaupt. He completed his education at Sigtunaskolan he worked at a bank and warehouse in London and New ..
Joe Rogers, Sr., was born in 1919 and died in 2017. He was an American businessman. Rogers was co-founder and former CEO of the Waffle House franchise restaurant chain, which began business in 1955 in Georgia, and has grown to over 1,700 locations in 25 states. Joe was a native of Tennessee. He began in ..
Vladimir Tadej was born on May 9, 1925, and died on March 1, 2017. He was a Croatian production designer, screenwriter and film director. Tadej contributed to more than forty films from 1949 to 1998. Vladimir Tadej passed away at 91 ..
John Roger Boas was born on August 21, 1921, in San Francisco and died on February 10, 2017. He was a San Francisco businessman and politician, long prominent in the Democratic Party in northern California. He was the son of Benjamin Boas, a finance company executive of German descent, and Larie Kline Boas. During 1963, ..
Kimberley Maurice “Kim” Chance was born on November 16, 1946, and died on February 22, 2017. She was an Australian farmer and politician. Kim served as a Labor Party member of the Legislative Council of Western Australia from 1992 to 2009, representing Agricultural Region. Chance served as a minister in the governments of Geoff Gallop ..
Howard A. Schmidt died on March 2, 2017. He was a partner with Tom Ridge in Ridge Schmidt Cyber LLC, a consultancy company in the field of cybersecurity. Schmidt served as the Cyber-Security Coordinator of the Obama Administration, operating in the Executive Office of the President of the United States. Schmidt announced his retirement from ..
Tan Sri Mohamed Zain bin Shamsuddin was born on November 5, 1935, and died on March 1, 2017. He was known professionally as Jins Shamsuddin. Jins was a Malaysian film actor, director, and politician. He was first married to actress Rahmah Rahmat in Singapore in 1961, from which their marriage bore a son named Jefri ..
Eric Miller was born in 1941, in Cleveland, Ohio and died on February 25, 2017. He was an American jazz record producer. He was bought up in Los Angeles. Miller his career as a tape archivist for MGM’s recording studios in Hollywood. He was a protégé of Norman Granz, Eric assisted him in launching Pablo ..