Here is the list of personalities in the artistic, political or scientific world that left us in 2018:
January 5 – John Young (87). The legendary astronaut came on the moon and ordered the first plane with an American space vacation.
January 7 – France Gall (70). The French singer, author of hit "Poupée de cire, poupée de son", won the Eurovision music competition in 1965.
January 10 – Doreen Tracey (74). Earlier star children, one of the musketeers played in "The Mickey Mouse Club" in the 1950s.
January 12 – John V. Tunney (83). His campaign for a seat in the US Senate was a source of inspiration for the film directed by Robert Redford "The Candidate" in 1972.
January 15 – Dolores R&D Riordan (46). The singer was Sunbreaker The Cranberries, who dominated in the 1990s, along with legends such as Pearl Jam, Smashing Pumpkins and Nirvana.Edwin Hawkins (74). The Gospel Star was known to hit "Oh Happy Day".
January 17 – Ed Moses (91 years old). A productive abstractist painter, he was one of the founders of Cool School artists and influenced the modern culture scene in Los Angeles.
January 19 – Dorothy Malone (93). A celebrity television actor in the 1960s, especially through the role of "Peyton Place".
January 20 – Paul Bocuse (91 years old). A world superstar and world ambassador for modern French cuisine, a three-star Michelin owner, since 1965, launched the Bocuse d & # 39; Or competition in Lyon in 1987, a competition where many chefs later became big names in the field. The Bocuse d & # 39; Or competition is considered a World Cup championship.
January 22 – Ursula K. Le Guin (88). The American author was part of the elite of science fiction and fantasy writers and is celebrated especially for his "Earthsea" trilogy.
January 27 – Ingvar Kamprad (91 years old). The businessman was the founder of Ikea, a world leader in furniture and interior design.
February 1 – Dennis Edwards (74). Artist Grammy, was a member of the famous The Temptations Group.
February 4 – John Mahoney (77). The actor became known for her role in the successful television show "Frasier".
February 9 – John Gavin (86). He starred in films like "Spartacus" and "Psycho" before becoming the United States Ambassador to Mexico in the Ronald Reagan administration.
February 13 – Prince Henrik from Denmark (83 years). She was the husband of Queen Margrethe II.
February 14 – Ruud Lubbers (78). Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands, he helped to set up the EU.
February 24 – Sridevi (54). Star on Bollywood, starring some of the most successful films in the 1980s and 1990s.
February 28 – Harvey Schmidt (88). Composer "The Fantasticks", the longest-running musical story. It was released in 1960 and still plays on Broadway.
March 4 – Russell Solomon (92). The founder of the Tower Records chain of stores has brought an element of modernity to the music trade.
March 14 – Stephen Hawking (76). The physicist was the most famous British scientist of the present, a genius who dedicated his life to discovering the secrets of the universe.
March 28 – Peter Munk (90). He founded Barrick Gold, the world's largest gold mining company.
March 29 – Anita Shreve (71). Successful novelist is known for the "Pilot's Wife", "Testimony" and "The Wave of Love / The Weight of the Water".
April 2 – Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (81). He was king of Nelson Mandela and anti-apartheid activist.
April 5 – Isao Takahata (82). The Japanese director co-founded the Ghibli animation studio and known for the movie "Hotaru no Haka / Fire of Fire".
April 10 – Yvonne Staples (80). The American singer was the baritone voice of The Staple Singers, who reached the music chart with the hit "I'll Take You There" in 1972 shortly after conquering the audience with another "Respect Yourself".
April 11 – Mitzi Shore (87) has been the owner of the Los Angeles Comedy Store and an influential figure of the stand-up genre for more than four decades.
April 14 – Milos Forman (86). The Czech filmmaker is among others the author of Oscar-winning Oscar-winning "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus".
April 17 – Barbara Bush (92). Former first lady of US President George W. Bush's wife.
April 20 – DJ Avicii (28). Nominated at Grammy, he has dominated the electronic music in recent years with millions of fans around the world.
April 21 – Verne Troyer (49). He played the miniature version of Dr. Evil, "Mini-Me," in the "Austin Powers" series.
April 26 – Charles Neville (79). The saxophonist was part of B.B. King and then became acquainted with the band Neville Brothers.
May 8 – Anne V. Coates (92). Oscar-winning film Monteur has worked with famous films such as Lawrence of Arabia, The Elephant Man and Fifty Shades of Gray.
May 13 – Margot Kidder (69). He played Lois Lane with Christopher Reeve in the "Superman" franchise from the 1970s to the 1980s.
May 20 – Patricia Morison (103). The actor was a brand name on Broadway and appeared in films opposite Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn.
May 22 – Philip Roth (85). Author of over 31 novels, he was among the great writers who have never received a Nobel Prize for Literature. However, the author has received an impressive number of literary prizes, including Pulitzer for "American Pastoral / American Pastoral" (1997).
May 26 – Alan Bean (86). The former astronaut, a member of the Apollo 12 mission, was the fourth man to go on the moon. He later became the painter.
May 29 – Madiha Yousri (97). Egyptian actress, known for the roles of movies that became classic in the cinema in the second half of the 20th century.
June 3 – Georg von Tiesenhausen (104 years old). He was the last member of the team to think of missiles that the US space program launched, but he also worked for the Nazis.
June 5 – Kate Spade (55). Fashion designer, especially known for handbags.
June 6 – Jimmy Gonzalez (67). He was the leader of the Grammy-winning Tejano Jimmy Gonzalez and Grupo Mazz.
June 8 – Anthony Bourdain (61). Master chef, television star who inspired millions of fans with passion for gastronomy and adventure.
June 18 – Kazuo Kashio (age 89). One of the four brothers who founded Casio Computer Co., the Japanese company that produces G-Shock watches.
June 22 – Vinnie Paul (54). Co-founder and drummer of Pantera heavy metal band.
June 27 – Joseph Jackson (89 years old). Jackson's father, Janet Jackson and the other brothers, contributed to the launch of a musical dynasty.
June 29 – Steve Ditko (90 years old). Marvel Comics artist who gave Spider-Man Spider Man World.
July 5 – Claude Lanzmann (92 years old). The French director and author, awarded with a golden bear, was the author of the documentary film "Shoah". Performed over 11 years, from 1974 to 1985, nine and a half hours of film is considered one of the most important Holocaust films ever.
July 13 – Nancy Sinatra Sr. (101 years old). She was the teenage girlfriend of Frank Sinatra, the first of his wives and mother of three of the star's children.
July 25 – Sergio Marchionne (66). Former CEO of Fiat Chrysler.
August 6 – Joel Robuchon (73). Considered the "master chef of the century", Michelin starred restaurant owner and Gordon Ramsay mentor
August 11 – V.S. Naipaul (85 years old). Born in Trinidad, Indian from his father, Naipaul is famous for books like "A House for Mr Biswas" (1961) and "In A Free State" awarded with the Man Booker Award in 1971
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