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  • Anita Ekberg, waded into Trevi Fountain in 'La Dolce Vita,' dies at 83

    Anita Ekberg, the busty blond former Miss Sweden who became a Hollywood sex symbol in the 1950s and famously waded into Rome's Trevi Fountain in a revealing, strapless black evening gown in Federico Fellini's classic 1960 film "La Dolce Vita," has died....
  • Kim Fowley, the eccentric L.A. producer-manager who created the Runaways, is dead at 75

    Kim Fowley, the eccentric L.A. producer-manager who created the Runaways, is dead at 75
    Kim Fowley, the mercurial and eccentric music producer and Svengali who created and managed the all-female rock group the Runaways in the 1970s, died Thursday after a long battle with bladder cancer. He was 75. Fowley had been periodically posting...
  • Peter Wallenberg, patriarch of Swedish business empire, dies at 88

    Peter Wallenberg, the former head of a Swedish financial dynasty sometimes compared to the Rockefellers, has died. He was 88. Wallenberg died Monday at his home on the island of Varmdo, outside Stockholm, the family foundation said in a statement. The...
  • Al Bendich, lawyer who defended Allen Ginsberg's 'Howl,' dies at 85

    In a San Francisco courthouse in 1957, a poem went on trial. It was Allen Ginsberg's "Howl," the incantatory, profanity-laced paean to self-expression that became the centerpiece of one of the most important obscenity cases of the last century. Among...
  • Peter Wallenberg dies at 88; head of dynasty compared to Rockefellers

    Peter Wallenberg dies at 88; head of dynasty compared to Rockefellers
    Peter Wallenberg, the former head of a Swedish financial dynasty sometimes compared to the Rockefellers, has died. He was 88. Wallenberg died Monday at his home on the island of Varmdo, outside Stockholm, the family foundation said in a statement. The...
  • Kim Fowley dies at 75; music producer created, managed the Runaways

    Kim Fowley dies at 75; music producer created, managed the Runaways
    Kim Fowley, the mercurial and eccentric music producer and Svengali who created and managed the all-female rock group the Runaways in the 1970s, died Thursday after a long battle with bladder cancer. He was 75. Fowley's longtime friend, author-historian...
  • William Woestendiek, former USC journalism school director, dies at 90

    William Woestendiek, former USC journalism school director, dies at 90
    William Woestendiek, a journalist and former director of the University of Southern California school of journalism, died at a Mesa, Ariz., nursing facility Friday after a long illness. He was 90.  A reporter and editor of several newspapers, such as...
  • Charlotte Avon SimonApril 20, 1924 - January 3 2015

    Charlotte Avon Simon<br/>April 20, 1924 - January 3 2015
    Charlotte Avon Simon beloved wife, mother and grandmother passed away at her residence in Pasadena January 3, 2015.  She was born on April 20, 1924 in Waterloo, Iowa to Hortense Ray Koch and Milo Araund Koch.  Charlotte was preceded in death by her...
  • Alan Hirschfield, who led Columbia Pictures in 1970s, dies in Wyoming at 79

    Alan Hirschfield, a former entertainment executive who helped make the 1970s movies "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" and "Taxi Driver," has died. He was 79. Son Marc Hirschfield says the former chief executive of Columbia Pictures died Thursday at...
  • Irwin Steinberg, music company executive, dies at 94

     Irwin Steinberg, music company executive, dies at 94
    Irwin Steinberg started in finance at Chicago-based Mercury Records, rose to become president and, after Mercury became part of newly formed PolyGram in the1970s, became president of that company. "He was not caught up in the show business side of the...
  • Donald Munger, ex-Chicago cop a fixture on O'Hare detail, dies at 90

     Donald Munger, ex-Chicago cop a fixture on O'Hare detail, dies at 90
    Donald Munger spent almost half of his 33-year Chicago police career in what he often said was "the best job he ever had" — commanding lieutenant of the O'Hare International Airport detail. He'd say that despite being around the deadliest aviation...