Jacque Fresco was born on March 13, 1916, and died on May 18, 2017. He was an American futurist and self-described social engineer. Fresco was self-taught, he worked in a variety of positions related to industrial design. He wrote and lectured his views on sustainable cities, energy efficiency, natural-resource management, cybernetic technology, automation, and the ..

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Recep Adanır was born on May 3, 1929, and died on May 20, 2017. He was a Turkish professional footballer. He played most of his career with Beşiktaş, the club he managed following his retirement. Adanir also played for Ankaragücü, Kasımpaşa, Galatasaray and Karagümrük. Recep Adanır passed away at 88 ..

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Granville William “Mickey” Roker was born on September 3, 1932, and died on May 22, 2017. He was an American jazz drummer. He was conceived in extreme poverty in Miami to Granville (Sr.) and Willie Mae Roker. Following his mother died (his father never lived with them), when he was only ten, he was taken ..

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Jared Christopher Martin was born on December 21, 1941, in Manhattan and died on May 24, 2017. He was an American film and television actor. Martin was best known for his role as Steven “Dusty” Farlow in the 1978 series Dallas. He was married three times and divorced twice, to Nancy Fales (1963-77), and to ..

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Denis Hale Johnson was born on July 1, 1949, in Munich, West Germany and died on May 24, 2017. He was an American writer. Johnson was best known for his short story collection Jesus’ Son (1992) and his novel Tree of Smoke (2007), which won the National Book Award for Fiction. Johnson also wrote plays, ..

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