Tuesday, December 29, 2009

2009's Notable Deaths

2009 marked the loss of many luminaries in politics, the arts, the media, sports, etc.
Here is a partial list of some of the notable losses:
Author, novelist John Updike.
Broadcast pioneer Paul Harvey (pictured).
Congressman Jack Kemp.
Actor David Carradine.
King of Pop Michael Jackson.
Pitchman Billy Mays.
Anchorman Walter Cronkite.
Author Frank McCourt.
Philippine leader Corazon Acquino.
Philanthropist Eunice Kennedy Shriver.
Musical pioneer Les Paul.
Journalist extraordinaire Robert Novak.
TV producer Don Hewitt.
Lion of the Senate Ted Kennedy.
Author, social critic Dominick Dunne.
Actor Patrick Swayze.
Anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss.
Evangelist Oral Roberts.
Actress Brittany Murphy.


Unknown said...

Claude Levi-Strauss had nothing to do with jeans, except maybe he wore them from time to time. Levi-Strauss was a preeminent French anthropologist and father of the school of structural anthropology.

Dan Cirucci said...

Correction made.

Sean Schafer said...

"Prince of Darkness" the Novack autobiography is a great book! I don't think I ever realized the part he played in the history of our country.