Giandomenico Boncompagni was born on May 13, 1932, in Arezzo and died on April 16, 2017. He was best known as Gianni Boncompagni. He was a television and radio presenter, director and writer and a lyricist. when he was 18 years old Boncompagni relocated to Sweden, he stayed there for ten years doing various jobs, ..
Knut Conrad Borge was born on September 2, 1949, and died on April 9, 2017 He was a Norwegian journalist and entertainer. He was raised in Bærum. He became a freelancer for the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation in 1973. He dis shows such as Borgulfsen, with Torkjell Berulfsen from 1984 to 1997, and Swing&Sweet, with Leif ..
Norio Shioyama was born on March 28, 1940, in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan and died on April 13, 2017. He was an animator, illustrator, character designer, and animation director. Norio Shioyama was most well known for his work as character designer on the anime TV series Armored Trooper Votoms. Kōichi Murata, Kazuo Komatsubara, Norio Shioyama and ..
Robert William Taylor was born on February 10, 1932 and died on April 13, 2017. He was known as Bob Taylor. He was an Internet pioneer. Taylor led teams that made major contributions to the personal computer, and other related technologies. Taylor was director of ARPA’s Information Processing Techniques Office from 1965 through 1969, founder ..
Samir Farid was born on December 1, 1943, and died on April 4, 2017. He was an Egyptian writer and a world-renowned film critic, journalist and film historian based in Cairo. Farid authored and/or translated over 60 books since 1966 on Egyptian, Arab and World cinema. He was the consultant for Cinema affairs in the ..
Michèle Lazareff Rosier was born on June 3, 1930 and died on April 2, 2017. She was a French fashion journalist and designer. Larareff founded the V de V sportswear label. Also to that, Rosier worked as a film director and screenwriter since 1973. Rosier’s parents were the journalists Pierre Lazareff (1907–1972) and Hélène Gordon-Lazareff ..
Warren “Rhubarb” Jones was born in Miami and died on April 2, 2017. He was a DJ at WYAY “Eagle 106.7” in Atlanta, Georgia. Jones was the longest running morning radio personality in the Atlanta radio market, having been at the 106.7 spot on the FM dial from January 1985 to February 29, 2008. He ..
Dr. Rafael Molina Morillo was born on March 30, 1930 and died on April 2, 2017. He was a lawyer, journalist, diplomat, and newspaper editor from the Dominican Republic. Morillo created Ahora! Publications which published El Nacional newspaper and Ahora! magazine. Morillo also was editor of Listín Diario newspaper and El Dia, a free newspaper ..
Rupert Cornwell died on March 31, 2017. He was a British journalist. Rupert Cornwell was Chief US Commentator at The Independent newspaper. Cornwell was a foreign correspondent for the Financial Times and Reuters. Cornwell was then the first Moscow correspondent of The Independent, from its launch in 1986. At this time he won two British ..
Denis McGrath was born on September 21, 1968, in New York City and died on March 23, 2017. He was a dual-citizen Canadian–American screenwriter and producer. McGrath resided and worked in Toronto. He started his career as a TV producer at the educational network TVOntario. During 1993, McGrath was hired by Moses Znaimer and went ..