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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 15:59:35 GMTFats Domino, left, and his band, including the saxophonist Herbert Hardesty, center.Mr. Hardesty played on the sessions that created hits like “I’m Walkin’,” “My Blue Heaven,” “Ain’t It a Shame” and “Let the Four Winds Blow.”
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 02:38:29 GMTMika Kurosawa performing at the Kitchen in New York City in 2007.Ms. Kurosawa, who was born into a dance family, was rebelliously devoted to her art, but not to the trappings of fame or popularity.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 22:07:17 GMTJohn Glenn with the Friendship 7 in 1962. He was hailed as a national hero and a symbol of the space age as the first American to orbit Earth.Mr. Glenn was a symbol of the space age as the first American to orbit Earth, then became a national political figure representing Ohio in the Senate.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 01:14:21 GMTGreg Lake in concert with Emerson, Lake and Palmer.Mr. Lake was instrumental in founding the band King Crimson, which is widely regarded as having produced the first progressive-rock album.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 02:33:07 GMTPaul Elvstrom at the 1948 Olympics in London, where he won his first of four consecutive gold medals. He also won 13 world titles in a distinguished career.Elvstrom won four consecutive Olympic gold medals and popularized the sport’s technique.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 03:42:48 GMTAdolf Burger, with a counterfeit 5-pound note from World War II, in 2008.Mr. Burger was put to work in a concentration camp operation to create fake pound notes in a Nazi effort to destabilize the British economy.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 22:12:06 GMTA reporter from Stars and Stripes helped a wounded Nguyen Ngoc Luong to flee mortar fire on April 6, 1972.Mr. Luong’s small credits on photographs belied his other vital but unheralded journalistic contributions in bringing home the brutality of the war.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:59:21 GMTNancy Mairs in 1986.Ms. Mairs chronicled her fears and hopes in intensely personal essays and memoirs, looking at her life, and her infirmities, with an unblinking eye.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:25:41 GMTDave Edwards in 1975.Mr. Edwards, a linebacker known for his speed and aggressiveness, helped the team reach three Super Bowls and win the game in 1972.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 03:50:09 GMTThe Unclaimed Baggage Center is not only a retail business but also a tourist attraction.Mr. Owens built his business on a traveler’s nightmare, selling the contents of lost luggage at his retail and tourist attraction in Scottsboro, Ala.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 22:17:53 GMTRobert A. Wilson in his home library in 1980.Among the figures he knew as owner of the Phoenix Book Shop in Greenwich Village were Gertrude Stein, W.H. Auden, William S. Burroughs, Edward Albee, Allen Ginsberg and Patti Smith.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:18:37 GMTLuis Carlos Montalván at a book signing in Coral Gables, Fla., in 2011, with his service dog, Tuesday.Mr. Montalván was an Iraq war veteran and best-selling author who toured the country with his service dog, Tuesday.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 03:06:24 GMTPeter Vaughan, left, with John Bradley in “Game of Thrones.”Mr. Vaughan had an acting career in films and British television for more than 50 years before his turn as the blind mentor to Jon Snow in the HBO series.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 02:20:51 GMTColorado running back Rashaan Salaam after winning the 1994 Heisman Trophy. He went on to have a brief N.F.L. career.Salaam, who was selected by the Chicago Bears in the first round of the 1995 N.F.L. draft, was plagued by injuries, fumbles and marijuana use.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 02:02:32 GMTRobert Douglass, then manager of Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller’s presidential campaign, in 1968.Mr. Douglass was counsel and secretary to Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller of New York and worked closely with the family for decades, including as an executive at Chase Bank.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 01:55:03 GMTJayalalithaa Jayaram, 68, an imperious former starlet, died after a cardiac arrest and had groomed no successor.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 01:25:57 GMTVan Williams, left, with Bruce Lee as Kato, his valet and a martial arts expert, in the 1960s ABC series “The Green Hornet.”Before his most memorable television role as a masked vigilante, Mr. Williams played the detective Kenny Madison on two ABC series.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 01:19:37 GMTMargaret Whitton and Charlie Sheen in “Major League II.”Ms. Whitton, who shifted to directing late in her career, was best known for her role as the owner of the Cleveland Indians, which played to her love of baseball.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:18:53 GMTJack Rudin helped persuade fellow property owners to prepay real estate taxes to replenish New York’s depleted coffers and founded the Association for a Better New York.Mr. Rudin was in the vanguard of a partnership of groups that helped spare the city from bankruptcy in the mid-1970s and figured prominently in its revival.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:52:02 GMTJudge Leonard B. Sand in 1985 with a map of Yonkers.The case in which the federal judge found that city officials had segregated public housing and schools along racial lines stretched 27 years.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 01:41:33 GMTOne Robert Bennett show is said to have inspired “Cheers.”At a time when most local TV stations made big profits by airing reruns, Mr. Bennett executed an ambitious vision to create hours of original programming.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 18:41:31 GMTRaynoma Gordy and Barney Ales, left, and Berry Gordy Jr., far right, in a Detroit nightclub around 1960.Ms. Singleton, Berry Gordy’s second wife and his partner in the label, helped run some operations, wrote arrangements, produced records and even signed Stevie Wonder.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:49:56 GMTSammy Lee before the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. He won a gold medal and a bronze medal in diving at the 1948 Olympics in London. Dr. Lee battled racial discrimination even after he became a physician, won three Olympic medals in diving and served in the Korean War.