Balbir Singh Dosanjh was an Indian hockey player. He was a three-time Olympic gold medallist, having played a key role in India's wins in London (1948), Helsinki (1952) (as vice captain), and Melbourne (1956) (as captain) Olympics. He is regarded as one of the greatest hockey players of all time, a modern-day Dhyan Chand, a legend of the sport and is widely regarded as the sport's greatest ever centre-forward. His Olympic record for most goals scored by an individual in an Olympic men's hockey final remains unbeaten
Mory Kanté was a Guinean vocalist and player of the kora harp. He was best known internationally for his 1987 hit song "Yé ké yé ké", which reached number-one in Belgium, Finland, the Netherlands, and Spain.
Luigi Simoni was an Italian football official, player and manager. He is best-known, however, for his brief but important stint as manager of Inter Milan (1997–98), where he won the UEFA Cup in 1998.
Fred Willard was an American actor, comedian, and writer. He was best known for his roles in the Rob Reiner mockumentary film This Is Spinal Tap; the Christopher Guest mockumentary films Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, For Your Consideration, Mascots; and the Anchorman films.
Remember the Green Cowboy sir S. David Freeman, a pioneer in popularizing green energy and let people be aware of their energy consumption. He passed away at age 94.
Gerald Isaac Stiller was an American comedian, actor, and author. He had spent many years in the comedy team Stiller and Meara with his wife, Anne Meara, later playing George Costanza's father Frank, on the NBC sitcom Seinfeld and Arthur Spooner on the CBS comedy series The King of Queens. Stiller and Meara were the parents of actor Ben Stiller.
Richard Wayne Penniman better known as Little Richard, was an American singer, songwriter, and musician. An influential figure in popular music, Richard's most celebrated work dates from the mid-1950s, when his dynamic music and charismatic showmanship laid the foundation for rock and roll, leading him the nickname "The Innovator, The Originator, and The Architect of Rock and Roll".
Better known as Idir.
Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan, known internationally for roles in Slumdog Millionaire and Jurassic World, has died at the age of 53.
Thank you to let me know you. In remembrance
In 1939 startte de toen 15-jarige Van den Broek zijn eigen handel en reed hij met een melkkar door Amsterdam. In 1942, tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog, opende hij aan het Mercatorplein in Amsterdam een melkwinkel. In 1953 volgde de eerste supermarkt van Nederland in de Kinkerstraat in Amsterdam. In de loop der jaren breidde hij uit, onder meer met de winkelketen Digros en door de overname van concurrent Bas van der Heijden. Ook was hij de grondlegger van reisorganisatie D-reizen. De filialen van Dirk van den Broek werden in 2014 omgedoopt in Dirk.
Julie Bennett (born January 24, ?) is an American actress. She was most active in voice overs.
James Stuart Gordon, Baron Gordon of Strathblane CBE (born 17 May 1936) was a Scottish businessman and manager.
Abdul Halim Khaddam was a Syrian politician who was Vice President of Syria from 1984 to 2005. He was one of the few Sunni Muslims to make it to the top of the Alawite-dominated Syrian leadership. He was long known as a loyalist of Hafez Assad, and held a strong position within the Syrian government until he resigned his positions and fled the country in 2005 in protest against certain policies of Hafez's son and successor, Bashar Assad.
Reimar Lüst was a German astrophysicist. He worked in European space science from its beginning, as the scientific director of the European Space Research Organisation (ESRO) from 1962 and as Director General of the European Space Agency (ESA) from 1984 until 1990.
Zoltán Peskó (15 February 1937 – 31 March 2020) was a Hungarian conductor and composer who held leading positions at German, Italian and Portuguese opera houses and orchestras, including the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Teatro Comunale di Bologna, La Fenice and Teatro Nacional de São Carlos. He was a regular conductor at La Scala, where he promoted contemporary opera.
James Anthony "Jim" Redden Jr. (born March 13, 1929) was a judge and politician from the U.S. state of Oregon. Since 1980, he has served as a District Court Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Oregon; he took Senior Status in 1995. Before appointment to the bench, he was a trial attorney, and a career Democratic politician, serving as a legislator and in two of the state's constitutional offices, Treasurer and Attorney General. As a politician, he was a key figure in some of Oregon's most groundbreaking legislative initiatives, including brokering the deal which brought passage of the state's 1967 public beach access law. Many of the cases he has heard in his quarter of a century on the federal bench gained national attention, often sparking controversy, including
Wallace Roney (born May 25, 1960) was an American jazz (hard bop and post-bop) trumpeter. Roney took lessons from Clark Terry and Dizzy Gillespie and studied with Miles Davis from 1985 until the latter's death in 1991. Wallace credits Davis as having helped to challenge and shape his creative approach to life as well as being his music instructor, mentor and friend; indeed he holds the distinction of being the only trumpet player Davis ever personally mentored.
Kiyoshi Sasabe, born January 8, 1958 in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi) was a Japanese film director.
Leonid Genrikovich Zorin (born 1924) was a Russian dramatist, born in Baku, Azerbaijan, and studied at Azerbaijan University and at the Maxim Gorky Literature Institute in Moscow. His most performed work is A Warsaw Melody (1967).
Hilary Dwyer (born 6 May 1945, in Liverpool, Lancashire) was a former actress, businessperson and film producer.
Manolis Glezos was a Greek left wing politician and writer, best known for his participation in the World War II resistance.
Ivo Mahlknecht (born 21 May 1939) was a retired Italian alpine skier. He competed at the 1964 and 1968 Winter Olympics in the downhill, slalom and giant slalom events with the best result of sixth place in the downhill in 1968.
William Harrison "Bill" Withers, Jr. (born July 4, 1938) was an American singer-songwriter and musician who performed and recorded from 1970 until 1985. He recorded several major hits, including "Lean on Me", "Ain't No Sunshine", "Use Me", "Just the Two of Us", "Lovely Day", and "Grandma's Hands". Withers won three Grammy Awards and was nominated for four more. His life was the subject of the 2009 documentary film Still Bill. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015.