Monday, December 31, 2007

Notable deaths in 2007


These are some of the people (and two horses) whose deaths this year occasioned at least a passing thought on my part (in no particular order):

  • Molly Ivins


  • Benazir Bhutto


  • Jon Lundin


  • Barbaro


  • Ian Richardson


  • Kurt Vonnegut


  • Fr. Robert Drinan


  • Lorne "Gump" Worsley


  • Eleanor McGovern


  • Dan Fogelberg


  • Norman Mailer


  • Anna Nicole Smith


  • Donnie Brooks


  • Jack Lang


  • Charlotte Reid


  • E. Howard Hunt


  • Denny Doherty


  • Art Buchwald


  • Lew Burdette


  • Hank Bauer


  • Ron Carey


  • Richard S. Prather


  • Benny Parsons


  • Carlo Ponti


  • Frankie Laine


  • Del Reeves


  • Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.


  • Bobby Rosengarden


  • Henson Cargill


  • Ed Bailey


  • Calvert DeForest (Larry "Bud" Melman)


  • Luther Ingram


  • Charles Harrelson


  • Henry Hyde


  • Bowie Kuhn


  • Betty Hutton


  • Ernie Ladd


  • John Vukovich


  • Ernest Gallo


  • John Drury


  • Boris Yeltsin


  • Bill Hartack


  • Milo Radulovich


  • Dick Wilson


  • Joe Nuxhall


  • Ronnie Burns


  • Clem Labine


  • Tom Poston


  • Gordon Scott


  • Tommy Newsom


  • Jack Valenti


  • Bobby "Boris" Pickett


  • David Halberstam


  • Ike Turner


  • Donald Stephens


  • Kitty Carlisle Hart


  • Don Ho


  • Roscoe Lee Browne


  • Dakota Staton


  • Johnny Hart


  • Barry Nelson


  • Oscar Peterson


  • Stan Daniels


  • Darryl Stingley


  • Eddie Robinson


  • Gretchen Wyler


  • Michael Kidd


  • Charles Nelson Reilly


  • Jerry Falwell


  • Ken Hendricks


  • Yolanda King


  • Alex Agase


  • Wally Schirra


  • Liz Claiborne


  • Rod Beck


  • Guy Vander Jagt


  • Bob Evans


  • Kurt Waldheim


  • Don Herbert


  • Mala Powers


  • Clete Boyer


  • Jim Clark


  • Bill France Jr.


  • Steve Gilliard


  • Michelangelo Antonioni


  • Ingmar Bergman


  • Bill Walsh


  • Tom Snyder


  • Tammy Faye Messner


  • Lady Bird Johnson


  • Rod Lauren


  • Boots Randolph


  • Beverly Sills


  • Jack Linkletter


  • Gay Brewer


  • Richard Jewell


  • Chuck Comiskey


  • Leona Helmsley


  • Michael Deaver


  • Phil Rizzuto


  • Merv Griffin


  • Lee Hazlewood


  • Ed Brown


  • Tommy Makem


  • Alice Ghostley


  • Robert Goulet


  • Max McGee


  • Evel Knievel


  • Joey Bishop


  • Deborah Kerr


  • John Henry


  • Laraine Day


  • Hank Thompson


  • Paul Tibbets


  • Terry Armour




2 comments:

MR. BASEBALL said...

There are several deaths on your list I was not aware of. Bobby Rosengarden is one of them. Which brings me to the question, whatever happened to Dick Cavett?

number said...

Nice blog. Thats all.