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  • The Godfather of the Ford GT40 Has Passed Away

    08/17/2017 4:42:35 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    TopGear ^ | 17 Aug 2017 | Stephen Dobie
    Roy Lunn created the GT40 and Jeep Cherokee, and flew in the RAF. What a blokeYou might not have heard of Roy Lunn. But you’ll certainly know his work. He’s sadly passed away at the age of 92, and in short, he’s the ‘godfather of the Ford GT40’. Ford’s words, those. Roy was born in England and worked at AC and Aston Martin – after being an RAF pilot in World War II, naturally – before moving to America in 1958 and joining Ford. He worked on all manner of exciting concepts, including a flying car. But the peak of...
  • Larry Hagman of "Dallas" Dead at 81

    11/23/2012 8:05:46 PM PST · by Arec Barrwin · 180 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | November 23, 2012 | Staff
    Actor Larry Hagman, notorious and beloved as 'Dallas' villain J.R. Ewing, dies From staff reports Larry Hagman, the North Texas native who played the conniving and mischievous J.R. Ewing on the TV show Dallas, died Friday at a Dallas hospital. He was 81. Mr. Hagman died at 4:20 p.m. Friday at Medical City Dallas Hospital from complications of his recent battle with cancer, members of his family said.
  • RIP to an American Hero

    07/06/2009 1:02:03 PM PDT · by Taiku · 27 replies · 1,317+ views
    Michael Jackson dies and it's 24/7 news coverage. A real American hero dies and not a mention of it in the news. The media has no honor and God is watching Ed Freeman You're a 19-year-old kid. You're critically wounded and dying in the jungle in the Ia Drang Valley , 11-14-1965, LZ X-ray, Vietnam . Your infantry unit is outnumbered 8-1 and the enemy fire is so intense, from 100 or 200 yards away, that your own Infantry Commander has ordered the MediVac helicopters to stop coming in. You're lying there, listening to the enemy machine guns, and you...
  • Bernard Punsly, 80, Actor in Dead End Kids, Dies

    01/24/2004 7:55:18 AM PST · by Pharmboy · 31 replies · 583+ views
    NY Times ^ | January 24, 2004 | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    Photofest Bernard Punsly, third from left, in 1937 with the other Dead End Kids: from left, Huntz Hall, Billy Halop, Bobby Jordan and Leo Gorcey. TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 23 (AP) — Bernard Punsly, the last surviving member of the Dead End Kids, a band of teenage actors who starred in films in the 1930's and 40's and paved the way for the Bowery Boys, died here on Tuesday, his son, Brian Punsly, said. He was 80. After his career in movies, Dr. Punsly became a physician and practiced for almost 50 years in the Los Angeles area. He died...