Mangesh Tendulkar was born in Kolhapur and died in 2017, in Pune. He was an Indian artist as cartoonist and humourist. Tendulkar has also written in many magazines on cartoons. He was a caricaturist for more than six decades beginning with his earliest sketches in 1954. Mangesh Tendulkar was very active in creating traffic awareness ..
Barry Leslie Norman was born on August 21, 1933 and died on June 30, 2017. He was a British film critic, journalist and television presenter. Norman was best known for presenting Film… on BBC One from 1972 to 1998; he was the programme’s longest-running host. Norman was the brother of script editor and director Valerie ..
Carol Lee Scott was born on December 20, 1942, in Bridgwater, Somerset and died on July 4, 2017. She was an English entertainer. She was best known for her role on British television in the 1980s and 1990s as “Grotbags”. Throughout her career, he regularly performed on the international cabaret circuit, and prior to her ..
Paul Hollingdale was born Paul Wynn on March 30, 1938 and died July 5, 2017. He was a British radio presenter. Hollingdale presented the first ever programme broadcast on BBC Radio 2, Breakfast Special. Hollingdale had presented a show on CNBC in 1962, and can claim to be Britain’s first ever pirate radio disc jockey. ..
Stevie Kathleen Ryan was born on June 2, 1984 in Riverside, California, and died on July 1, 2017. She was a YouTube personality. Ryan was known for her YouTube videos and starring in the VH1 series Stevie TV. At the age of two, she and her family relocated to Victorville, where her parents operated a ..
Paolo Mario Limiti was born on May 8, 1940, in Milan and died on June 27, 2017. He was an Italian lyricist, journalist, radio and television writer and presenter. He started his career as a journalist, then in 1960 he started a long collaboration with Mike Bongiorno as author of his radio and television programs. ..
Fred Cogley was born on June 27, 1934 and died on June 14, 2017. He was an Irish sports commentator and TV presenter. Cogley worked for the Raidió Éireann and later Raidió Telefís Éireann for 49 years. Cogley covered eleven Summer Olympic Games from 1952 to 1996 and twelve football World Cups, however, Cogley was ..
Albert Ramsdell Gurney Jr. was born on November 1, 1930 and died on June 13, 2017. He was sometimes credited as Pete Gurney. He was an American playwright, novelist and academic. Gurney was known for works including The Dining Room (1982), Sweet Sue (1986/7), Love Letters (1988), and The Cocktail Hour (1988). Gurney’s series of ..
Stanley Weston was born on April 1, 1933, in New York City and died on May 1, 2017. He was an American inventor and licensing agent who created the G.I. Joe toy line in 1963, as well as the very concept of the action figure. He later sold the rights to his invention, which he ..
Andrew “Andy” Cunningham was born on May 13, 1950 and died on June 5, 2017. He was an English actor, puppeteer and writer. Cunningham was perhaps best known as the creator and main writer of the children’s BBC television series, Bodger & Badger, in which he acted as Simon Bodger and his pet, Badger. Cunningham ..