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Gone But Not Forgotten – 2012

January 17 – johnny otis, singer-songwriter – “willie and the jive hand” also wrote “every beat of my heart” – 90 years old

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January 20 – etta james, singer – jazz/blues singer “dance with me”, “finally” won 6 grammy awards – age 73

January 22 – joe paterno, college football coach – penn state head coach for 46 years – 85 years

January 24 – james farentino, actor – “the daring ones” (1967-72) “the final countdown” (1980) – 73 years old

January 26 – ian abercrombie, actor – mr. pitt in “seinfield” also alfred pennyworth in “birds of prey” – 77 years old

January 26 – robert hegyes, actor – epstein in “welcome back kotter” (1975-79) – 60 years old

February 1st – don cornelius, TV presenter & producer – creator of the television dance show “soul train” – 75 years old

February 3 – ben gazzara, actor – “run for your life” (1965-68), villain in “road house” – 81 years old

February 6 – peter breck, actor – nick barkley in “big valley” (1965-69) – 82 years old

February 8 – john fairfax, adventurer – first person to row solo across an ocean (atlantic ocean in 1969) – age 74

February 11 – whitney houston, singer/actress – “will always love you”, “how will i know”, “greatest love of all” – age 48

February 24 – jan berenstain, writer – co-created the “berenstain bears” series of children’s books with her husband – 88 years old

February 29 – davy jones, singer/actor – lead singer on the tv show “the monkeyes” also “monkees” – age 66

March 3 – steve bridges, comedian – did an impression of george w bush – age 48

March 8 – jimmy ellis, singer-songwriter – sang with the tramps, “disco inferno” – age 74

March 28 – earl scruggs, musician/banjo player – performed the theme song for “the beverly hillbillies” called “the ballad of jed clampett” – age 88

April 7 – mike wallace, journalist – original correspondent on “60 minutes” for 40 years (1968 – 2008) age – 93

April 14 – jonathan frid, actor – barnabas collins in the tv show “dark shadows” (1969 – ’71) age – 87

April 18 – dick clark, radio and television personality – american bandstand 1957 -’87, new year’s rockin’ eve (1972 – 2011) – age 82

May 06 – george lindsey, actor – goober on “andy griffith show” and “hee haw” age – 83

May 10 – caroll shelby, automotive designer – shelby cobra & mustang shelby – 89 years old

May 17 – donna summer, singer-songwriter – “last dance”, “bad girls”, “hot stuff” – 63 years old

May 20 – robin gibb, singer/songwriter – with his three brothers formed the bee gees – age 62

May 24 – janet carroll, actress – played tom cruise’s mother in “risky business” – age 71

June 2 – richard dawson, actor – host of “Family Feud” (1976-1985) & “hogans heroes” (1965-’71) – 79 years old

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June 02 – kathryn joostin, actress – karen mccluskey in “desperate housewives” won 2 emmy awards – 72 years old

June 04 – herb reed, musician/singer – founding member of the platters (1953) – age 83

June 5 – ray bradbury, writer – science fiction – “martian chronicles”, “fahrenheit 451” – 91 years old

June 07 – bob welch, singer/songwriter – with fleetwood mac (1971 – ’74) – age 65

June 08 – frank cady, actor – store owner sam drucker in “green acres” (1965 – ’71) – age 96

June 19 – richard lynch, actor – king cromwell in the sword and the sorcerer – 72 years old

June 26 – nora ephron, writer/director/producer – “sleepless in seattle”, “when harry met sally” – age 71

June 26 – doris singleton, actress/singer – carol appleby in “i love lucy” also “my three children” – 92 years old

June 27 – don grady, actor – robbie douglas in “my three sons”, also buzzard – 68 years old

July 03 – andy griffith, actor/director/producer/singer – “the andy griffith show” (1960-’68), “matlock” (1986-’95) – 86 years old

July 08 – ernest borgnine, actor – academy award for “marty”, also “mchales navy” (1962-’68), “airwolf” (1984-’86)- 95 years

July 13 – richard zanuck, producer – academy award for “driving miss daisy” also “jaws”, “cunt”, “the sound of music” – age 77

July 13 – ginny tyler, actress – mouseketeer (1963) in “mickey mouse club” – 86 years old

July 15 – celeste holm, actress – academy award for “gentleman’s agreement” also in “all about eve” – ​​95 years old

July 16 – kitty wells, c&w singer – 1952 hit “it wasn’t god who made the honky tonk angels” – age 92

July 23 – sally ride, physics, astronaut – first woman in space aboard the shuttle challenger in 1983 – age 61

July 24 – sherman hemsley, actor – george jefferson on “the jeffersons” (1975-’85) age – 74

July 25 – chad everett, actor – dr. joe gannon in “medical center” (1969-’76) age – 75

July 27 – tony martin, singer – “to each his own” (1946), made radio and film musicals – 98 years old

July 31 – gore vidal, author/playwright/activist – wrote “myra breckenridge” and thousands of others – age 86

August 1st – marvin hamlisch, composer – won 3 oscars, 4 grammys, 4 emmys, 1 tony, 3 golden globes – “the way we were” – 68 years old

August 07 – judith crist, film critic – today’s program (1964-’73) also for tv guide, new york magazine and others – 90 years

August 13 – helen gurley brown, author, editor – cosmopolitan magazine editor (1965-’97) – age 90

August 14 – ron palillo, actor – horshack in “welcome back kotter” (1975 – ’79) – 63 years old

August 14 – phyllis thaxter, actress – ma kent in the movie “superman” (1978) – 92 years old

August 15 – william windom, actor – played a doctor in “murder, she wrote” – 88 years old

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August 18 – scott mckenzie, singer-songwriter – “make sure you have flowers in your hair” – age 73

August 19 – tony scott, film director – “top gun”, “beverly hills cop ii”, “the last boy scout” and others – 68 years old

August 20 – phyllis diller, comedian/TV personality – known for her wild hair, long mouthpiece and self-deprecating humor – age 95

August 24 – steve franken, actor – chatsworth osborne jr. on the many loves of dobie gillis – 80 years

August 25 – neil armstrong, astronaut – 1st man to walk on the moon, a true American hero – 82 years old

September 1st – hal david, composer – with partner burt bacharach “raindrops keep falling on my head” – 90 years old

September 3rd – michael clarke duncan, actor – “armageddon”, “the green mile” – 54 years old

September 5 – joe south, songwriter – won a grammy for “games people play” – age 72

September 07 – dorothy mcguire, singer – one of the three sisters that formed the mcguire sisters, in the 1960s and 1970s – 84 years old

September 11 – johnny perez, drummer/songwriter – sir douglas quintet, biggest hit, “she’s about a move” – ​​age 69

September 16 – john ingle, actor – edward quartermaine in “general hospital” from 1993 to 2004 – 84 years old

September 25 – andy williams, singer/entertainer – biggest hit was “moon river”, weekly variety show (1959-1971) – age 84

September 27 – frank wilson, songwriter/producer – “love child” for supremes, “castles in the sand” for stevie wonder – age 71

October 10 – alex karras, athlete / actor – detroit lions (1958-1970), starred in “webster” (1983-87), “blazing saddles” (1974) – age 77

October 13 – gary collins, actor – host of the miss america pageant, the sixth sense, the craziest ship in the army” (1965-66) – 74 years old

October 14 – arlen spectre, politician – senator from pennsylvania (1980-2011), known as an outspoken moderate – age 82

October 21 – george mcgovern, politician – liberal senator from south dakota and 1972 democratic party presidential candidate – age 90

November 17 – bonnie lynnfields, actress/dancer – a mickey mouse club mouseketeer, season three (1957-58) – age 68

November 21 – art ginsburg, writer/chef – “mr food” ran ninety second TV cooking commercials, “ooh! that’s so good!” – 81 years old

November 23 – larry hagman, actor – jr ewing in “dallas” (1978 -’91)& (2012) and major tony nelson in “i dream of jeannie” (1965 – ’70) – 81 years old

November 29 – susan luckey, actress – “carousel” (1956) and zaneeta shinn in “the music man” (1962) – 74 years old

December 13 – jack hanlon, child actor – acted in two “our gang” movies (1927) retired at age sixteen – age 96

December 17 – daniel inouye, politician – senator from hawaii (died 1963), medal of honor recipient – age 88

December 24 – jack klugman, actor – oscar madison in “the odd couple” (1970 – ’75), “quincy, m.e.” (1976 – ’83) – 90 years old

December 24 – charles durning, actor – “best brothel in texas”, “tootsie”, big daddy in “cat on a hot tin roof” – age 89

December 27 – gen. norman schwarzkopf, soldier – commanded coalition forces in the first persian gulf war, “desert storm” – age 78

December 27 – harry carey, jr., character actor – appeared in many big-budget western movies and a regular role as bill burnett in “spin

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