The instrumental guitar band had dozens of hits in the 1960s, including the surf-rock standard “Walk, Don’t Run” and a version of theme song for the TV show “Hawaii Five-O."

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He lived in exile from his native Vietnam for decades and sought to apply Buddhist principles to social and political concerns.

In seven decades of activism, and especially during his work in the 1960s on behalf of racial equality, Rabbi Dresner became, in his words, the most arrested rabbi in America.

He won his only major tournament as a result of a scoring error by Roberto De Vicenzo.

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For four decades, he mined laughs from his Minnesota upbringing and his girth. He won an Emmy Award in 2016 as the unlikely matriarch on the quirky, earnest TV comedy “Baskets."

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The Grammy-winning singer also had a key acting role in the cult movie classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.”

He was known for film roles as the young Hannibal Lecter and fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent.

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He also showed understated skill in tender dramas such as the Oscar-winning “Sundays and Cybèle.”

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She was a popular ingenue in 1960s movies including “Where the Boys Are” and “Light in the Piazza.”

She led Mississippi's Delta State to three national titles, anchored the first U.S. women's basketball team at the Olympics and was drafted by the NBA.

The influential editor rose from an impoverished childhood in the segregated South to become one of the few African Americans on the mastheads and red carpets of the fashion world.

His 1973 novel "My Uncle Napoleon," affectionately skewering the foibles of his countrymen and women in the decades before the Islamic Revolution, became one of the most phenomenally popular works of modern Persian literature.

He was a longtime broadcaster on Nashville's WSM radio and later on television for the Nashville Network.

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AIM led major national protests in the 1970s, including a march to Washington and the militant Wounded Knee uprising in South Dakota.

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After turning 100, he received an honorary promotion to brigadier general.

He led the West African country for seven years but struggled to deal with an economic crisis and Islamist insurgency.

Joe B. Hall guided the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team to a national championship in 1978.

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He was the longtime drama critic of the Wall Street Journal and wrote biographies of H.L. Mencken, Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington.

In decades of single-minded devotion to science, she produced seminal findings about cancer, how it develops, how it may be treated and the genetics underlying those discoveries.

He subsequently served two terms as Maryland’s attorney general and ran unsuccessfully for governor in 1986.

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Fields, Shauna

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Galbreath, Charles

Garske, Marie

Garu, Ramayya

George, Roland

Gibson, Edward

Glasby, Audrey

Goodland, Arthur

Goodman, Michael

Goodwin Jr., William "bill"

Gordon, Lawrence

Gormley, Mary

Granat, Shirley

Hamlette Sr., Thomas

Hamos, Andrea Warren

Harden Sr., John

Hardy, Samuel

Harris, Ernest

Harris, Ruth

Harrison Jr., Fred

Hart, Addie

Hill Jr., William

Hogarty, David

Janow, Irene

Johnson, Zenobia

Jones Jr., Manriah

Kearney, Helen

Keating, Philip M.

Keesling, Joan

Kelliebrew, Marvin

Kelly, Barbara

Kelly, Eldora

Kirby, Harold

Koenig, Mary

Komlo, Mary Jane Jacquelyn

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Krell, Barbara

Kullman, Patrick John

Kulpinski, Catherine

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Lambe, James "mike"

Lee, Charley

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Liss, George

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Longshore, Betty

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Maloney, Robert

Manis, Rose Marie

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Mattingly, Marion

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Mayo, Veronica

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McDonald, Judith

McDuffie, Jeanette

McGeehan, Coralyn

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McGuire, Janet

McHale, Deirdre

McHenry, Mary

McIlwain, Dorothy

McMillen, Jean

Michelitch, Herman

Miller, Johnny

Miller, Linda

Moreau, Lucien

Moreland, James C.

Nelson, Louise

Norris-Sewell, Paula

Nyre, Wendy

O'Brien, Patrick

O'Reilly, Claire

Omasta, Frieda

Patton, Paul And Gwendolyn

Pedersen, Mikal

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Platt, Teresa

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Ramsey, Donna

Randall, Virginia

Ridgely, Patricia "pat"

Roberts, Nadine

Sante, Annette "nini"

Schwenz, Jason C.

Scinta, Anthony

Screen, Deborah

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Skehan, Charlene

Slagle, Larry

Soverino, Karen

Spinetta, Phyllis

Stevens, Janet

Stewart, Betty

Stewart, Julie-Ray

Thomas Sr., Robert

Toye, Bernadine

Tucker, Betty

Vanlangen, Ellen

Veizis, Julia

Velasco, Luis

Vesper, James

Vicars, Harriet "sherry"

Wakeling, Jacqueline

Wallner, Paul

Walter, Benjamin John

Washington, Eugene

Wheeler, Wiliam

Wilburn, Irene

Williams, James

Williams, Larry

Williams, Rosena

Williams, Susan

Winston, Jeanni

Wood, Charles "wally"

Wright Jr., Sandy

Zwart, Renate

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