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May 26
Vicente Aranda

Vicente Aranda

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Vicente Aranda directed many films including "Amantes" (Lovers), "La Passión Turca" (The Turkish Passion), and "Juana la loca" (Mad Love), among others.
May 14
B.B. King

B.B. King

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He is widely regarded as one of the most influential blues guitarists of all time, inspiring countless other electric blues and blues rock guitarists. B.B. King was also known for performing tirelessly throughout his musical career, appearing at more than 200 concerts per year on average into his 70s. King was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. In 2006, he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President George W. Bush.
May 04
Jesús Hermida

Jesús Hermida

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April 17
Francis George

Francis George

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His Eminence Francis Eugene George, OMI was an American cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and Archbishop Emeritus of Chicago.
April 14
Percy Sledge

Percy Sledge

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Percy Sledge was an African American R&B, soul, gospel, and traditional pop singer. He was best known for his song "When a Man Loves a Woman". Sledge was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2005.
April 13
Günter Grass

Günter Grass

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Günter Grass was known for writing the controversial, but yet classic novel The Tin Drum. In 1999 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Eduardo Galeano

Eduardo Galeano

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Eduardo Galeano was a Uruguayan journalist, writer and novelist considered, among other things, "global soccer´s pre-eminent man of letters" and "a literary giant of the Latin American left". His best-known works are Las venas abiertas de América Latina (Open Veins of Latin America, 1971) and Memoria del fuego (Memory of Fire Trilogy, 1982–6).
April 07
Geoffrey Lewis

Geoffrey Lewis

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Geoffrey Lewis was an American character actor. Lewis´s filmography includes television shows such as Law & Order: Criminal Intent and My Name is Earl, as well as films such as Down in the Valley, The Butcher, Maverick, and When Every Day Was the Fourth of July. Lewis worked many times with actor-director Clint Eastwood in several movies.
April 06
James Best

James Best

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James Best is best known for his starring role as bumbling Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane in the CBS television series The Dukes of Hazzard.
April 03
Pedro del Hierro

Pedro del Hierro

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April 02
Manoel de Oliveira

Manoel de Oliveira

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Manoel de Oliveira was a Portuguese director and screenwriter. Although his career began in the silent film era, he did not attain international recognition until the late 20th century, and his most prolific period was in his senescence. Among his numerous awards were two Career Golden Lions from the Venice Film Festival and the French Legion of Honor.
March 26
Tomas Tranströmer

Tomas Tranströmer

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Tomas Tranströmer is acclaimed as one of the most important Scandinavian writers since the Second World War. He was the recipient of the 1990 Neustadt International Prize for Literature and the 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature.
March 25
Pedro Reyes

Pedro Reyes

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March 23
Lee Kuan Yew

Lee Kuan Yew

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Lee Kuan Yew was the Singapore Prime Minister (1959–1990), Senior Minister (1990–2004) and Minister Mentor (2004–2011). He is recognised as the founding father of modern Singapore, and the only leader known to bring an entire country from third-world to first-world status in a single generation. During his leadership, Singapore separated from the Federation of Malaysia in 1965 and grew from an underdeveloped colonial outpost with no natural resources into a "First World", Asian Tiger. He has remained one of the most influential political figures in South-East Asia. With his successive ministerial positions over 50 years, Lee was also one of the longest-serving ministers in history.
March 21
Jørgen Ingmann

Jørgen Ingmann

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Jørgen Ingmann was a jazz and pop guitarist from Copenhagen, Denmark. He was popular in Europe, and had a wider international hit in 1961 with his version of "Apache". He will be most remembered in the Eurovision family for having won the Song Contest on behalf of Denmark in 1963 alongside his wife back then, Grethe, and the song Dansevise.
March 20
Malcolm Fraser

Malcolm Fraser

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Malcolm Fraser was an Australian politician who was the 22nd Prime Minister of Australia and the Leader of the Liberal Party from 1975 to 1983. Before being prime minister, Fraser was a member of the Australian Parliament from 1955 through 1983. He served as Minister of Defence from 1966 to 1968 and again from 1969 to 1971 and Minister for Education and Science from 1968 to 1969 and again from 1971 to 1972.
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Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley

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Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as "the King of Rock and Roll". By the mid-1950s, Elvis Presley appeared on the radio, television and the silver screen. His energized interpretations of songs and sexually provocative performance style, combined with a singularly potent mix of influences across color lines that coincided with the dawn of the Civil Rights Movement, made him enormously popular—and controversial. Commercially successful in many genres, including pop, blues and gospel, he is the best-selling solo artist in the history of recorded music, with estimated album sales of around 600 million units worldwide. He was nominated for 14 Grammys and won three, receiving the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award at age 36, and has been inducted into multiple music halls of fame.
Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

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Called the King of Pop, his contributions to music, dance, and fashion, along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades. Michael Jackson started performing with The Jackson 5 in 1964, and began his solo career in 1971. He made the highest-selling album of all time, Thriller, in 1982. He is known for popularizing dance moves such as the robot and the moonwalk. Jackson won a lot of awards and broke many records, making him the most-awarded recording artist in the history of popular music and the estimated sale of over 400 million records worldwide. He is often cited as the biggest star since Elvis Presley.
Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain

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Kurt Cobain was best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter of the grunge band Nirvana.
Robin Williams

Robin Williams

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Robin Williams was an American actor and stand-up comedian. Williams played numerous memorable film roles, both comedic and dramatic. He is known for his fast-paced, improvisational performance style, and for his performances in films like Patch Adams and Dead Poets Society. Notable works include Mrs. Doubtfire, Jumanji, Bicentennial Man and Hook, among others. Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor three times, Williams went on to receive the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Good Will Hunting (1997). He also received two Emmy Awards, numerous Golden Globes, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and many Grammy Awards.
Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury

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He was best known as the lead vocalist and lyricist of the rock band Queen. As a songwriter, he composed many hits for Queen, including "Bohemian Rhapsody", "Killer Queen", "Somebody to Love", "Don´t Stop Me Now", "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", and "We Are the Champions". In addition to his work with Queen, he led a solo career, and also occasionally served as a producer and guest musician (piano or vocals) for other artists. In 2002, the band received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Freddie Mercury is widely considered as one of the greatest vocalists in popular music.
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Hank Jones

Hank Jones

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Bernard Nathanson

Bernard Nathanson

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He helped to found the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws, but later became a pro-life activist. He was the narrator for the controversial 1984 anti-abortion film The Silent Scream.
B. H. Friedman

B. H. Friedman

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He wrote biographies of Jackson Pollock and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, a number of novels that combined his experiences in the worlds of art and business, and an autobiographical account of his use of psychedelic drugs with Timothy Leary.
Richard Griffiths

Richard Griffiths

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Richard Griffiths received a Laurence Olivier Award, a Drama Desk Award, a Outer Critics, and a Tony Award, all for his role in the play The History Boys. He also played Vernon Dursley in the Harry Potter films, Uncle Monty in Withnail and I, Henry Crabbe in Pie in the Sky, and King George II in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. He also appeared as a British journalist in Gandhi.
Adrián Otero

Adrián Otero

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Adrian Otero, the voice of the band “Memphis Blusera”.
Hank Bauer

Hank Bauer

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Hank Bauer, American baseball player and manager who as an outfielder for the New York Yankees in 1948–59, helped the team win nine American League pennants and seven World Series championships, and he managed the Baltimore Orioles when they won their first World Series in 1966. He was an American League All-Star in 1952–54 and had a record 17-game hitting streak in the World Series in 1956–58. Following his playing career, Bauer took his hard work ethic to managing baseball clubs.
Irv Kupcinet

Irv Kupcinet

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Irv Kupcinet was an American newspaper columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times, television talk-show host, and a radio broadcast personality based in Chicago, Illinois.
Ignacio Flores

Ignacio Flores

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Ted Cassidy

Ted Cassidy

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Ted Cassidy was an American actor who performed in numerous television shows and films. Noted for his tall stature at 6 feet 9 inches (2.06 m), he tended to play unusual characters in offbeat or science-fiction series such as Star Trek and I Dream of Jeannie. He is best known for the role of Lurch on The Addams Family.
Geoffrey Lewis

Geoffrey Lewis

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Geoffrey Lewis was an American character actor. Lewis´s filmography includes television shows such as Law & Order: Criminal Intent and My Name is Earl, as well as films such as Down in the Valley, The Butcher, Maverick, and When Every Day Was the Fourth of July. Lewis worked many times with actor-director Clint Eastwood in several movies.
Primo Levi

Primo Levi

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Primo Levi was the author of several books, novels, collections of short stories, essays, and poems. His best-known works include If This Is a Man, his account of the year he spent as a prisoner in the Auschwitz concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland; and his unique work, The Periodic Table, linked to qualities of the elements, which the Royal Institution of Great Britain named the best science book ever written.
Whitney Young

Whitney Young

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Whitney Young was an American civil rights leader. He spent most of his career working to end employment discrimination in the United States and turning the National Urban League from a relatively passive civil rights organization into one that aggressively worked for equitable access to socioeconomic opportunity for the historically disenfranchised. Young received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1969.
Stephanie Kwolek

Stephanie Kwolek

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She is best known for inventing the first of a family of synthetic fibers of exceptional strength and stiffness: poly-paraphenylene terephthalamide—better known as Kevlar. Stephanie Kwolek won many awards for her work in polymer chemistry.
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Andrew Johnson

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Andrew Johnson was the 17th President of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869. Johnson became president as he was Vice President at the time of President Abraham Lincoln´s assassination. Before becoming Vice-President, he was a Governor and U.S. Senator from Tennessee. Johnson presided over the Reconstruction of the United States following the American Civil War and was the first President to be impeached, although he was subsequently acquitted by a single vote in the Senate.

Teddy Wilson

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He played and recorded with jazz greats such as Louis Armstrong, Lena Horne, Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman and Ella Fitzgerald. With Goodman, he was one of the first black musicians to appear prominently with white musicians. In addition to his extensive work as a sideman, Teddy Wilson also led his own groups and recording sessions from the late 1920s to the 1980s.

Omar Torrijos

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Omar Torrijos was the Commander of the Panamanian and National Guard and the de facto dictator of Panama from 1968 to 1981. In 1977, he signed a treaty with the U.S. to bring the Panama Canal back under Panamanian control. Torrijos was never officially the president of Panama, but instead held titles including "Maximum Leader of the Panamanian Revolution" and "Supreme Chief of Government."

Gore Vidal

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Gore Vidal was an American writer known for his essays, novels, screenplays, and Broadway plays. He was also known for his patrician manner and witty aphorisms. His most widely regarded social novel was Myra Breckinridge; his best known historical novels included Julian, Burr, and Lincoln. His screenwriting credits include Ben-Hur.

Michael Ansara

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Best known for his portrayal of Cochise in the American television series Broken Arrow, Kane in the 1979–1981 series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, Commander Kang on three different Star Trek television series, Deputy U.S. Marshal Sam Buckhart on the NBC series, Law of the Plainsman, and providing the voice for Mr. Freeze in Batman: The Animated Series

Eliseo Alberto

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His numerous works included the novel Caracol Beach. Although known as a novelist, Alberto was also a poet and screenwriter for films and television shows and, worked as a professor at film schools. Notable Movies: Guantanamera, Letters from the Park, Kid Chocolate, Salón México

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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Antoine Marie Jean-Baptiste Roger, comte de Saint Exupéry is best remembered for his novella The Little Prince (Le Petit Prince) and for his lyrical aviation writings, including Wind, Sand and Stars and Night Flight.

Leonard Cheshire

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Group Captain Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire, Baron Cheshire was a highly decorated British RAF pilot during the Second World War. Among the honours Cheshire received as a pilot is the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

Baudouin of Belgium

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Titles and styles: His Majesty The King of the Belgians. Baudouin reigned as King of the Belgians, following his father´s abdication, from 1951 until 1993. He was the eldest son of King Leopold III and his first wife, Princess Astrid of Sweden. Having had no children, the crown passed on to his brother, Albert II of Belgium, following his death.

Mitch Miller

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Tom Mankiewicz

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Best known for his work on the James Bond films and his contributions to Superman: The Movie and the television series, Hart to Hart.
Last condolences
Valeria Postigofor Diana Princess of Wales

beautiful, simply beautiful!

Optimus Chrisfor Brittany Murphy

she was the most beautiful in "Sin City"

J07 Whitefor Nelson Mandela

he was a freedom fighter

hancock3000for Steve Jobs

IGENIUS

With-Rfor Whitney Houston

"i will always love you" So nice song...

Pam Alonso Alonsofor Michael Jackson

Tu cuerpo se ha ido, pero tu alma se queda con todos tus fans. Todo un genio!!!

Jose Luis Esteban Negrofor Emilio Botín

Necesitamos muchos Botines en España. Buenos empresarios que den trabajo a nuestros hijos.

Matt Williamsfor Paul Walker

Happy birthday paul!

Amy Rochafor Freddie Mercury

God save Freddie Mercury!

BillyJackfor Freddie Mercury

Amazing voice really, there is only ONE Freddie Mercury!!

Last Candles
Roco Box
Roco Box has lighted a candle in memory of Marilyn Monroe
Sergio Rodriguez
Sergio Rodriguez has lighted a candle in memory of Robin Williams
Jorge Esteban
Jorge Esteban has lighted a candle in memory of Michael Jackson
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Amigos-de Los-Uniformes has lighted a candle in memory of Elvis Presley
Optimus Chris
Optimus Chris has lighted a candle in memory of Ray Manzarek
Gonzalo Barbadillo
Gonzalo Barbadillo has lighted a candle in memory of Michael Jackson
Jose Luis Esteban Negro
Jose Luis Esteban Negro has lighted a candle in memory of Emilio Botín
Fridon Babuadze
Fridon Babuadze has lighted a candle in memory of Freddie Mercury
Pam Alonso Alonso
Pam Alonso Alonso has lighted a candle in memory of Michael Jackson
Oscar Lastra
Oscar Lastra has lighted a candle in memory of Robin Williams
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