An original member of The Four Tops, probably best-known for their song "Baby, I Need Your Lovin'," Benson wrote "What's Goin' On." IMDb Obituary Find AGrave (actor/director/professor) -- Alive. The Toby Maguire of the '70s, he was a splendid young actor (Death Be Not Proud, Beauty and the Beast) who went on to be a fine director (many Ellen episodes) and college professor. Married to Anthony Perkins, Marisa Berenson's sister, died on the same day as Barbara Olson and David Angell and Alice Trillin. Huge star on radio and in the early days of television, was supposed to have starred in The Sunshine Boys but died just before shooting began, married to frequent co-star Mary Livingstone, IRL very generous with his money. While not strictly the creator of Nancy Drew, Benson wrote 50 of the early books, wrote newspaper columns for 58 years and was at work the day she died. Many books and stories, including Humboldt's Gift, Mr. IMDb Obituary Find AGrave (the world's second oldest person for a few years) -- Dead. Actress with many bit parts in movies and on TV, she helped to rescue children from Viet Nam and adopted three of them after the war (The Children of An Lac). One of the first producers to insist on having her show tape recorded, once married to Desi Arnaz, later married to Gary Morton. IMDb IMDb Award Web Obituary Find AGrave (actress) -- Dead.
Wrote prescient books like The End of Ideology and The Coming of Post-Industrial Society, he disdained labels and said he was "...a socialist in economics, a liberal in politics and a conservative in culture." IMDb Obituary (writer/actress) -- Dead.
Carmen Jones, lots of TV, and a revival of Hello Dolly, married to Louie Bellson for nearly 40 years.
A Republican senator back in the days when Republicans had intelligence and would fight corruption in their own party - during the Watergate hearings, Baker kept famously saying "What did the president know and when did he know it?
Drummer for the great bands (Duke Ellington), Bellson married Pearl Bailey and served as her music director, frequent guest on The Tonight Show, vice president of Remo Drums, died on the same day as John Mc Glinn. Midwest housewife, she lived with her sister, who was 15 years younger (but predeceased her older sister by four months), died on the same day as Anna Lee (singer) -- Dead.
One of The Ronettes ("Be My Baby"), inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame in 2007, elder sister of Ronnie Spector.