Casey Kasem was 82. He was the host of American Top 40 on radio and America's Top 10 on television. He also provided the voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers on Scooby-Doo.
Chuck Noll was 82. He coached the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1969 to 1991, winning four Super Bowls, more than any head coach in NFL history.
Bob Welch was 57. He was a two time MLB All-Star who won the American League Cy Young Award in 1990. He was the last pitcher to win at least 25 games in a single season, winning 27 in 1990.
Don Zimmer was 83. He was a former infielder, manager and coach in Major League Baseball.
Here he is, scrapping in his 70s.
Ann B. Davis was 88. She was the actress best known for her role as the beloved housekeeper Alice on "The Brady Bunch."
Maya Angelou was 86. She was the poet, author and civil rights activist best known for her autobiographical book I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.
Here's her appearance on Q.
Knowlton Nash was 86. He was a journalist, author, and former long-serving senior anchor of CBC Television's flagship news program, The National.
Nash the Slash was 66. He was the Toronto experimental musician born Jeff Plewman, whose projects included the progressive rock band FM.
Farley Mowat was 92. He was the acclaimed Canadian author who wrote Never Cry Wolf.
I remember seeing Disney's film adaptation of Never Cry Wolf in theatres back in '83. It left quite the impression on this youngster.
Bob Hoskins was 71. He was the actor whose varied career ranged from "Mona Lisa" to "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?".
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