Another year is drawing to a close and I am amazed at how quickly it has gone by. It is time once again to take a look back and remember those who have passed. This year, it seems a lot of talented people left us...
|Pauline Ester Phillips|
|The Andrew Sisters|
|Patty Andrews' Grave|
|Mayor Ed Koch|
|Koch and Colin Powell|
|Ed Koch's Grave|
|C. Everett Koop|
|One Day at a Time|
|Bonnie Franklin's Grave|
Another performer to die in March was English drummer, Clive Burr.
|The Number of the Beast Album|
|Ebert & Siskel|
|A Young Margaret Thatcher|
Margaret Thatcher was Britain’s first female prime minister and served three consecutive terms in office. Thatcher began her career in politics in 1959 when she was elected Member of the Parliament. In 1970, she was appointed as Secretary of State for Education and Science. In 1975, Thatcher defeated the Conservative Party candidate to become Leader of the Opposition, and the first woman to lead a major political party in the United Kingdom.
A talented actress for over 60 years, she was best remembered as Archie Bunker’s endearing “dingbat” wife. Jean Stapleton worked as an actor on the stage and in films and television from 1941 to 2001. But it was her role as Edith Bunker in the television sitcom, All in the Family that made her a household name.
|Jean Stapleton & Carroll O'Connor|
|The Million Dollar Mermaid|
Jiroemon Kimura died of natural causes on June 12th in a hospital in Japan. His age was 116 year and 54 days.