Very popular lead singer of The Carpenters, one of the top groups of the early '70s.
Down-to-earth writer who was Lady Bird Johnson's press secretary and fought for women's causes, died same day as another LBJ administration member, Stewart Udall Obituary (16 going on 17) -- Dead.
Writer/producer of many TV shows, created popular shows like The Rockford Files, The A Team and The Commish. A direct descendent of Prince Vlad the Impaler, who was nicknamed Dracula.
, never lost his passion for political humor, died on the same day as Dody Goodman.
Ralph, the carpenter, on Green Acres, appeared in dozens of other TV shows, died same day as Christopher Malcolm.
IMDb Obituary Find AGrave (obscure royalty) -- Dead. His father had been nicknamed "Dracul" (Dragon) so the nickname Dracula means "Son of the Dragon.".
She even outlived a lawyer who'd arranged to inherit her house after her death by betting on outliving her.
Played Mary's short date on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Leck on several Deep Space Nine episodes, and dozens of cartoon voices, died on the same day as August Wilson.
IBDB IMDb Find AGrave (soap opera producer) -- Dead.
The Color Purple, A Soldier's Story, had his fatal heart attack while on the set of Tough Guys, died on the same day as Georgia O'Keeffe. Soap opera producer who won an Emmy for As the World Turns in the late '80s, longtime companion of Farley Granger, died same day as Dick Martin.
A former vice president of the American Cancer Society, her research work linked estrogen plus progestin and obesity to increased cancer risks.
Kind of a "one-hit-wonder" (as The Guardian observed just before her death), she played Liesl in the blockbuster movie The Sound of Music.
These days, you can say those seven words on cable television, a number of books including When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?
Laugh-In's "Sock-it-to-Me" girl, an ex-wife of Burt Reynolds, returned to England after a difficult time in the States. Heart failure due to complications from anorexia nervosa.