Jan. 17: Johnny Otis, R&B singer
Jan. 19: Sarah Burke, Canadian freestyle skier
Jan. 20: Etta James, singer
Jan. 22: Joe Paterno, former Penn State football coach
Feb. 1: Don Cornelius, "Soul Train" founder
Feb. 11: Whitney Houston, singer
Feb. 16: Gary Carter, Baseball Hall of Fame catcher
Feb. 29: Davy Jones, lead singer for The Monkees
March 1: Andrew Breitbart, conservative blogger
March 12: Michael Hossack, Doobie Brothers drummer
March 28: Earl Scruggs, bluegrass musician
April 6: Thomas Kinkade, artist
April 7: Mike Wallace, newsman
April 18: Dick Clark, longtime "American Bandstand" host
May 2: Junior Seau, former NFL player
May 4: Adam Yauch (MCA), rapper, member of Beastie Boys
May 6: George "Goober" Lindsey, actor known for roles on "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Hee Haw"
May 8: Maurice Sendak, author of "Where the Wild Things Are," other children's books
May 13: Donald "Duck" Dunn, bassist
May 14: Mictchell Guist, reality star on "Swamp People"
May 16: Mary Kennedy, estranged wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
May 16: Chuck Brown, musician, "Godfather of Go-Go"
May 17: Donna Summer, disco legend
May 20: Robin Gibb, one of three brothers who made up the disco group the Bee Gees
May 29: Doc Watson, bluegrass music legend
June 2: Kathryn Joosten, actress
June 3: Richard Dawson, host and actor known for "Family Feud" and "Hogan's Heroes"
June 4: Eduard Khil, viral Web's "Mr. Trololo"
June 5: Ray Bradbury, author ("Fahrenheit 451")
June 12: Henry Hill, former member of the Lucchese family of mobsters and the man immortalized by Martin Scorsese's film "Goodfellas."
June 16: Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Saudi crown prince
June 17: Rodney King, victim of a police beating in 1991. The officers' acquittal in 1992 sparked riots in Los Angeles.
June 26: Nora Ephron, novelist, filmmaker and screenwriter
June 30: Yitzhak Shamir, former Israeli prime minister
July 03: Andy Griffith, actor, director, producer
July 8: Ernest Borgnine, film, television actor
July 10: Maria Cole, widow of singer Nat "King" Cole and mother of singer Natalie Cole.
July 15: Celeste Holm, actress
July 16: Stephen Covey, author ("The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People")
July 16: Jon Lord, Deep Purple's keyboard player
July 16: Kitty Wells, country legend
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