Carl Kasell was born on April 2, 1934, and died on April 17, 2018. He was an American radio personality. He best known as a newscaster for National Public Radio and later as the official judge and scorekeeper of the weekly news quiz show Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! until his retirement in 2014. He ..
Kirk Simon was born on July 25, 1954, and died on April 14, 2018. He was an American filmmaker. Simon is best known for his work on various documentaries. He has been nominated for an Academy Award four times, winning once. He has produced three films nominated for the Best Documentary (Short Subject), including Chimps: ..
Gerald Weil Nachman was born on January 13, 1938, and died on April 14, 2018. He was an American journalist and author from San Francisco. His parents were Leonard Calvert Nachman, a salesman and actor in the Little Theater movement, and Isabel (Weil) Nachman. Nachman received an associate of arts degree from Merritt College and ..
Neil Hodgson Shand was born on March 3, 1934, and died in April 2018. He was a British television comedy writer. He was a journalist, working for the Daily Mail and Daily Express, before moving into comedy writing in the 1960s. Shand worked with David Frost, Spike Milligan, the Two Ronnies, Mike Yarwood, Kelly Monteith, ..
Adrian Lamo was born on February 20, 1981 and died on March 16, 2018. He was an American threat analyst and hacker. Initially, he gained media attention for breaking into several high-profile computer networks, including those of The New York Times, Yahoo!, and Microsoft, culminating in his 2003 arrest. During 2010, he indirectly reported U.S. ..
Bernard “Lefty” Kreh died in 2018. He was an American fly fisherman, photographer and fly casting instructor. Prior to his, recently he resided in Hunt Valley, Maryland. Michael Getler was is most known for being one of the pioneers of saltwater fly fishing and his book, Fly Fishing in Salt Water, is considered the seminal ..
Alba Arnova was born Alba Fossati on March 15, 1930, in Buenos Aires and died on March 11, 2018. She was an Italian-Argentine ballerina and film actress. She was the daughter of two Italian emigrants, Arnova studied piano at the Conservatory and enrolled in the university at the medical faculty. Alba Arnova became the principal ..
James Whittaker was born Peter Williams on August 20, 1937, in Heswall, Wirral, Cheshire and died on March 14, 2018. He was an English stand-up comedian and TV personality, after an earlier career as a schoolteacher. James Whittaker was the long-time host of the ITV game show Bullseye, which he hosted from its beginning in ..
Robert Baxt was born on June 27, 1938, in Shanghai, China and died on March 11, 2018. He was an Australian lawyer and a chairman of the Trade Practices Commission (now the ACCC), Dean of Law at Monash University and a Professorial Fellow of the University of Melbourne. He was a partner of the Australian ..
Woody Lombardi Durham was born on August 8, 1941, and died on March 7, 2018. He was an American play-by-play radio announcer for the North Carolina Tar Heels football and men’s basketball programs from 1971 to 2011. Durham was close with Bob Harris; Harris would eventually become the Voice of the Duke Blue Devils. The ..