OBITUARY

Roberto Gómez Bolaños 21 February 1929 – 28 November 2014

Roberto Gómez Bolaños  21 February 1929 – 28 November 2014

Roberto Gómez Bolaños (21 February 1929 – 28 November 2014), more commonly known by his pseudonym Chespirito, was a Mexican screenwriter, actor, comedian, film director, television director, playwright, songwriter, and author. He is being mourned by a nation.

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Maya Angelou 1928 – 2014 From poetry to brothels…

Maya Angelou 1928 – 2014 From poetry to brothels…

“Dr. Angelou was a national treasure whose life and teachings inspired millions around the world, including countless students, faculty, and staff at Wake Forest, where she served as Reynolds Professor of American Studies since 1982.

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Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel Prize-Winning Author, leaves his legacy behind to comfort the world…

Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel Prize-Winning Author, leaves his legacy behind to comfort the world…

…Though Mr. García Márquez didn’t invent the technique, he became the leading exponent of the style, which balances dreamlike, fantastical vignettes with sharply focused realism…

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Cheo Feliciano remembered by Fania Records’ Michael Rucker

Cheo Feliciano remembered by Fania Records’ Michael Rucker

AP: Puerto Rican salsa legend Cheo Feliciano died in a car accident early Thursday, prompting the governor of the U.S. territory to declare three days of mourning.  Feliciano, a member of the Fania All Stars, was one of the most recognized salsa singers, with hits including “Una en un millón,” ”Mi promesa,” and “Contigo aprendi.” The 78-year-old Feliciano […]

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Mickey Rooney gone at 93

Mickey Rooney gone at 93

Claiming Financial and Verbal Abuse by Rooney Stepson Christopher Aber and his wife Christina Aber, The suit alleged that Aber fleeced Rooney’s assets and withheld proper medicine and food. Rooney’s lawyers were able to prove the case. Rooney testified before congress about his own elder abuse experience at the hands of Christopher Aber, his 8th wife’s son.

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FRANKIE KNUCKLES Chicago DJ & Father of HOUSE MUSIC: DEAD at 59

FRANKIE KNUCKLES Chicago DJ & Father of HOUSE MUSIC: DEAD at 59

Most famous for tracks such as 1987’s Your Love and 1991’s The Whistle Song, he was inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame in 2005. He was the father of HOUSE MUSIC.

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