Time magazine described her as “a superbly energetic amalgam of feminist and Tasteful Lady.” She was 86. He later launched a career as an actor with roles in films including “The Last of the Mohicans” and “Natural Born Killers.” He was 72. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Bob Welch, a former member of Fleetwood Mac who went on to write songs and record several hits during a solo career, died … Bob Welch dies at 66; Fleetwood Mac guitarist and singer 1 / 100. But it was an important period in the history of the band. He had major energy.”. The author became a household name with “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” published in 1989. He was 82. Welch was in and out of baseball after his retirement, and won a World Series ring with the Arizona Diamondbacks as their pitching coach in 2001. He was 79. Welch was working as a minor league pitching coach for Oakland when the accident occurred. The self-proclaimed Messiah from South Korea led the Unification Church, one of the most controversial religious movements to sweep America in the 1970s. Single “Ebony Eyes” reached No. The technique raised moral and medical alarms at the time, but is commonplace today because of the more than 4 million women who have followed in her steps. His sometimes-controversial political career spanned more than four decades and included a stint as California’s only black lieutenant governor. The two-time Oscar nominee was dubbed the king of the character actors for his skill in playing everything from a Nazi colonel to the pope. “Every time I tried to give it up, he said, ‘You’ve got to keep playing.’ That was Bobby, a glass-half-full guy.”. Former Fowler Museum director and Ghanaian arts scholar Doran Ross dies, Doran Ross pushed for more temporary exhibitions at the Fowler Museum, including the eyebrow-raising ‘Sacred Arts of Haitian Vodou.’, Sean Connery dies at 90, Scottish actor played the original James Bond. The painter of dazzling geometric abstractions established a national reputation in 1959 as one of four Los Angeles-based Abstract Classicists. With his silky voice and and casual style, the baritone most famous for his rendition of “Moon River” was one of America’s top vocalists from the 1950s into the 1970s. 8 and remaining in the top 20 for several months. He recorded more than 50 albums and won seven. That would become the group’s most successful lineup, releasing the 1975 album “Fleetwood Mac” and “Rumors,” the band’s acclaimed 1977 hit album. The Mexican novelist was a towering literary figure at home and abroad. The Trinidad-born former teacher blazed trails for minorities in California politics in the 1960s and ‘70s. He was 66. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. A rare author and screenwriter whose works appealed to highbrow readers and mainstream movie-goers, Ephron wrote fiction that was distinguished by characters who seemed simultaneously normal and extraordinary. After a series of attacks inside the kingdom, he became a close Washington ally against Al Qaeda. Though already a television star for his role on 1960s sitcom “I Dream of Jeannie,” Hagman is best known for playing villainous patriarch J.R. Ewing in the TV soap “Dallas.” In 1980, an estimated 300 million viewers in 57 countries saw J.R. get shot. FOR THE RECORD:An earlier version of this article said that Welch died on Wednesday; he died Thursday. The fearsome defensive lineman was a fixture for the Detroit Lions for 12 seasons. Stewart recalled a lifelong bond with his former pitching ace from the minor leagues to the Dodgers and A’s. He toured for years with his wife, dancer-actress. “Bobby connected with everybody. Their hits included “Only You” and “The Great Pretender.” He was 83. Search Obituaries & Guest Books on Legacy.com, Honor a loved one, place an obituary notice, Gospel star Bishop Rance Allen dead at 71. Bob Welch was a member of Fleetwood Mac from 1971-1974. Known for his colorful portraits of athletes in motion, the wildly successful American artist became an artistic fixture at such major sporting events as the Olympics and the Super Bowl. October,” slammed a home run off Welch in the series’ decisive Game 6 at Dodger Stadium. That work “did for the cell biology of neurons what the structure of DNA did for the rest of biology,” 2000 Nobel laureate Eric R. Kandel later wrote. He was pivotal in raising the profile of the hemisphere’s Spanish-language writing in the second half of the 20th century. It also misspelled the first name of singer Christine McVie as Christie and the title of the Fleetwood Mac album “Rumours” as “Rumors.” —. Born Thomas Austin Preston Jr., the colorful and quotable Amarillo Slim won the World Series of Poker in 1972 and began promoting the game on TV and in books. Bob Welch, a former reporter and photojournalist who captured the only known audio recording of the official announcement of President John F. Kennedy's death, died … A film critic for the Village Voice and the. Former boxing champion Hector “Macho” Camacho fought a who’s who of legendary opponents stretching from Ray Mancini to Oscar De La Hoya. He formed the British rock group Paris in 1976 and scored his biggest hit with "Sentimental Lady", which reached No. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Officials declined to release any other details about their three-month investigation. He was 79. GET BREAKING NEWS IN YOUR BROWSER. Former star pitcher Bob Welch died from a broken neck after an accidental fall in his bathroom, the Orange County Coroner’s office told this newspaper Thursday. A three-term U.S. senator from South Dakota, McGovern won the Democratic presidential nomination in 1972. The longtime senator represented Pennsylvania for 30 years but perhaps was best known for his work in the Supreme Court nomination process. The beloved Los Angeles children’s TV show host known as Sheriff John was a welcome guest in homes throughout the 1950s and ‘60s. He was 91. The young woman from a working-class English town made headlines in 1978 when she was the first to give birth to a baby conceived by in-vitro fertilization. His assertions stirred critics to call him a racist. Diane di Prima, feminist poet and Beat generation force, dies at 86. Welch, Dave Stewart and Mike Moore anchored a starting rotation that would lead Oakland to the postseason four times in five years. “He was driving a yellow VW. He formed the British rock group Paris in 1976 and had late-’70s hits including “Sentimental Lady” and “Ebony Eyes.”. She was 59. Despite struggles with alcoholism, Welch was well liked by teammates. He was 79. A hard-throwing right-hander, Welch broke into the major leagues in 1978 with the Dodgers. She later gained national exposure as the longtime critic for the “Today” show and TV Guide. With his powerful voice and beguiling style, Martin was one of the last of the big-name singer-actors from the golden age of Hollywood musicals. She was 64. The World Savings Bank executive was one of the first women on Wall Street. He finished 27-6 to win the American League Cy Young Award as the league’s best pitcher. A decade later, the book was updated with the new title, “Five O’Clock Comes Early: A Cy Young Award Winner Recounts His Greatest Victory.”, “I would get a buzz on, and I would stop being afraid of girls,” Welch wrote. He was the first pitcher since the Phillies’ Steve Carlton in 1972 to win 27 games.