Ben Rudolph Finney was born on October 1, 1933, and died on May 23, 2017. He was an American anthropologist. He was known for his vast knowledge in the history and cultural and social anthropology of surfing, Polynesian navigation, and canoe sailing, and in the cultural and social anthropology of human space colonization. As “surfing’s ..
Kaoru Yosano was born on August 22, 1938, and died on May 23, 2017. He was a Japanese politician. Yosano was a member of Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), the Sunrise Party of Japan and former member of the House of Representatives, serving his ninth term in the Lower House representing Tokyo’s first electoral district until ..
Kid Vinil, stage name of Antônio Carlos Senefonte was born on March 10, 1955, and died on May 19, 2017, in São Paulo. He was a Brazilian singer, radio broadcaster, composer and journalist. Vinil became famous in the Brazilian rock of the 1980s. During 2008, Kid wrote a book by publisher Ediouro called Almanaque do ..
Jimmy LaFave was born on July 12, 1955, and died on May 21, 2017. He was an American singer-songwriter and folk musician. When he moved to Stillwater, Oklahoma, LaFave crafted a musical style called Red Dirt music and became a disciple of the state’s most famous folk musician: Woody Guthrie. He was an Advisory Board ..
Zoran Madzirov was born on January 14, 1968, and died on May 9, 2017. He was a Macedonian percussionist, composer and the inventor of the Bottlephone. He performed with and was honored by stars such as Sting, Tito Puente, Tina Turner, Harry Belafonte, Scorpions, Tommy Emmanuel and others. He had founded the group Les Barons ..
Stefania Jabłońska was born Szela Ginzburg on September 7, 1920 and died on May 8, 2017. She was a Polish physician and professor. Jabłońska specialized mostly in dermatology. Jabłońska worked at the Medical University of Warsaw. During 1972, Jabłońska theorized the association of human papilloma viruses with skin cancer in epidermodysplasia verruciformis. During 1978, her ..
Allan Cleave Lawrence was born on July 9, 1930, in the Sydney suburb of Punchbowl and died on May 15, 2017. He was an Australian long distance runner. Lawrence was a bronze medal for Australia in the 1956 Summer Olympics. During the 1960 Olympic games in Rome, Al placed fourth in the 5,000 metre heats, ..
Leonard Emil Rohde was born on April 16, 1938, and died on May 13, 2017. He was an American football offensive tackle Rohde played fifteen seasons for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. Rohde helped the 49ers win the NFC West Division from 1970–72 and he was selected to the Pro Bowl ..
Aristeidis Alafouzos was born on March 9, 1924, and died on May 17, 2017. He was a Greek shipowner, civil engineer, and media mogul. Aristeidis Alafouzos comes from a shipping and political family from Santorini. He married Eleni Valaouris in 1955. Together they had a son, Giannis, was born in 1957, and Themistocles was born ..
Yanko Daucik Ciboch was born on March 22, 1941, in Prague, Czechoslovakia and died on May 13, 2017, in Madrid. He was a professional footballer during the 1960s and 1970s. He played for Real Betis, Real Madrid, the Toronto Falcons and RCD Español. He is the son of Ferdinand Daučík, the veteran La Liga manager ..