Hunter S. Thompson Dies at 67
Hunter S. Thompson, whose life and writing, vivid and quirky reflections of each other, made him one of the principal symbols of the American counterculture, shot and killed himself Sunday at his home near Aspen.
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| || • Actors' Night: Stars from film and television turn out for the 11th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles. • Dogs Showing Off: The 129th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show hosted purebreeds from toys to mastiffs in Madison Square Garden Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 14 and 15. In all, 2,581 entries in 165 breeds and varieties found their way to the green carpet. February 15, 2005 • Death of a Playwright: Arthur Miller, one of America's most esteemed playwrights and author of such dramas as "Death of a Salesman," died Feb. 10 at the age of 89. February 11, 2005 • André Kertész: A retrospective at the National Gallery of Art chronicles the 70-year career of modernist photographer André Kertész. Born in Hungary, Kertész worked and lived in Budapest, Paris and New York and captured simple scenes of urban life with compelling, underlying complexities. February 07, 2005 • Remembering Ossie Davis: Ossie Davis -- the legendary actor, activist and husband of actress Ruby Dee -- died Feb. 4 at the age of 87. February 04, 2005 • A Grassroots Movement: Since its beginning in 1984, the all volunteer Washington Area Music Assoc. has sought to
heighten awareness of the region's great music history as well as bring attention
to the local musicians who regularly play in its many clubs and concert halls. February 03, 2005 • Music Center at Strathmore Opens: The new Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda is one in a growing list of suburban performing arts centers in the metro area and across the country. February 02, 2005 • Johnny Carson Dies at 79: Former "Tonight Show" host was a guest in America's living rooms for 30 years. January 23, 2005 |
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