Charlie Murphy, John Geils and other notable people lost already in 2017 Photos

Charlie Murphy, 57

Comedian Charlie Murphy performs at Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tenn., June 9, 2005. His death was announced on April 12 at the age of 57.

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John Geils, 71

Guitarist John Geils of the J. Geils Band is photographed prior to performing in Miami, Dec. 15, 1972. He died on April 11 at the age of 71.


Don Rickles, 90

Comedian Don Rickles laughs while sitting on the counter in a mirrored dressing room. He died on April 6 at the age of 90.

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Yevgeny Yevtushenko, 84

Soviet and Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko speaks during a gala, Dec. 15, 2006, in Kiev, Ukraine. Yevtushenko died on April 1, 2017, he was 84.

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Gilbert Baker, 65

Gilbert Baker, a self-described “gay Betsy Ross,” stitched together eight strips of vibrantly-colored fabric into a rainbow flag in 1978, creating an enduring international symbol of gay pride. He died March 31, 2017, at age 65.

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James Rosenquist, 83

James Rosenquist helped define Pop Art in its 1960s heyday with his boldly-scaled painted montages of commercial imagery. Rosenquist died on March 31, 2017, at age 83.

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Chuck Barris, 87

Game show producer Chuck Barris is seen here, May 14, 2007, in Los Angeles. Barris was known as the creator and host of TV game shows. He died on March, 22, 2017, he was 87.

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Jerry Krause, 77

Chicago Bulls general manager Jerry Krause speaks to the media in Deerfield, Ill., about trading center Will Perdue for the flamboyant San Antonio Spurs’ Dennis Rodman. Krause, the executive behind the Bulls’ six NBA titles, died on March 21, 2017, he was 77.

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Martin McGuinness, 66

Martin McGuinness speaks to reporters outside 10 Downing Street on December 15, 2014 in London, England. McGuinness was a former Irish Republican Army commander and later became a peacemaker and deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland. He died on March 21, 2017 at the age of 66.

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Robert Silvers, 87

Head of the New York Review of Books Robert Silvers is seen in his office in New York, Jan. 24, 2012. Silvers was the editor at the Review since 1963. He died on March 20, 2017 at the age of 87.

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David Rockefeller, 101

American banker David Rockefeller, grandson of John D. Rockefeller is seen here. He died on March 20, 2017, at the age of 101.

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Trisha Brown, 80

Choreographer and dancer Trisha Brown is seen here in June, 1976. She was the founder of the Judson Dance Theatre. She died on March 18, 2017, at the age of 80.

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Jimmy Breslin, 88

American author and journalist Jimmy Breslin smiles while seated at his newspaper office desk in New York City. Breslin was known as the embodiment of the street-smart New Yorker during his lengthy career. He died on March 19, 2017, at the age of 88.

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Chuck Berry, 90

Chuck Berry performs at the North Sea Jazz Festival in the Hague, Netherlands on July 14, 1995. Berry, the rock ‘n’ roll pioneer known for his guitar style and his showmanship, died on March 18, 2017, at the age of 90. See more of Chuck Berry’s life in photos, here.

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Joni Sledge, 60

Joni Sledge of the band Sister Sledge performs at a music festival on the Isle of Wight in the U.K., Sept. 8, 2012. She died on March 10 at the age of 60.

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Dr. Thomas E. Starzl, 90

Transplant pioneer, Dr. Thomas E. Starzl, is pictured as he oversees a liver transplant operation at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Nov. 10, 1989. He died on March 4 at the age of 90.

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Joseph Wilson Rogers Sr., 97

Waffle House co-founder Joseph Wilson Rogers Sr., sits in his office in the Waffle House headquarters in Norcross, Ga., July 26, 2005. He died on March 3 at the age of 97.

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Neil Fingleton, 36

Former tallest man in Britain and “Game of Thrones” actor Neil Fingleton is pictured on Nov. 4, 2013. He died on Feb. 27, 2017 at the age of 36.

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Judge Joseph Wapner, 97

Former Los Angeles County Superior Court judge judge and TV personality Joseph Wapner is pictured on “The People’s Court,” circa 1985. He died on Feb. 26 at the age of 97.

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Bill Paxton, 61

Actor Bill Paxton attends the 5th Annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, May 31, 2015 in Beverly Hills, Calif. He died on Sept. 26, 2017 at the age of 61.

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Norma McCorvey, 69

Norma McCorvey poses in a Smithville, Texas park on July 15, 2011. McCorvey, who was “Jane Roe” in the 1973 Supreme Court case of Roe vs. Wade that struck down many state laws that restricted abortion, later became an anti-abortion activist. Her death was announced on Feb. 19 at the age of 69.

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Clyde Stubblefield, 73

Legendary drummer Clyde Stubblefield is pictured in his Madison, Wis. home on Oct. 23, 2013. Stubblefield, a drummer for James Brown who created one of the most widely sampled drum breaks ever, died Feb. 18, 2017, at age 73.

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George “The Animal” Steele, 79

Wrestler William James Myers, more commonly known as George “The Animal” Steele, is pictured in an undated file photo. He died on Feb. 17 at the age of 79.


Al Jarreau, 76

Al Jarreau poses with his awards for best pop instrumental performance for “Mornin'” and best traditional R&B vocal performance for “God Bless the Child” at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, Feb. 11, 2017.

Jarreau died in a Los Angeles hospital early Feb. 12, 2017, after announcing his retirement from touring due to exhaustion. He was 76.

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Richard Hatch, 71

Richard Hatch, as Captain Apollo, in a promotional image from the show “Battlestar Galactica.”

Hatch passed at the age of 71, from pancreatic cancer, on Feb. 7, 2017.


John Wetton, 67

John Wetton performs with the band Asia at a music store in New York City, April 17, 2008.

Singer and bassist John Wetton, of the rock group Asia, has died at 67 from colon cancer.

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John Hurt, 77

John Hurt is pictured on the red carpet at the 8th Rome Film Festival, Nov. 9, 2013 in Rome. He died on Jan. 27, 2017 at the age of 77.

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Mike Connors, 91

Mike Connors is pictured as Joe Mannix from the television series, “Mannix,” in 1969. He died on Jan. 26 at the age of 91.

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Barbara Hale, 94

Barbara Hale is photographed as Della Street, Perry Mason’s dedicated secretary on the television series “Perry Mason.” She died on Jan. 26 at the age of 94.

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Mary Tyler Moore, 80

Mary Tyler Moore arrives for the taping of a special in Los Angeles, Jan. 8, 2012. She died on Jan. 25 at the age of 80.

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Miguel Ferrer, 61

Actor Miguel Ferrer is pictured on an episode of “Bionic Woman” in 2007. He died on Jan. 19 at the age of 61.


Eugene Cernan, 82

Apollo 17 mission commander Eugene Cernan is pictured in a spacesuit covered with lunar dust inside the lunar module on the moon after his second moonwalk of the mission, Dec. 12, 1972. Cernan, the last person to walk on the moon, died on Jan. 16 at the age of 82.

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William Peter Blatty, 89

Author of the novel and screenwriter of the film adaptation of “The Exorcist,” William Peter Blatty posing on the so-called “Exorcist Steps” in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, on Oct. 29, 2013. He died on Jan. 12 at the age of 89.

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Steven McDonald, 59

New York Police Officer Steven McDonald is photographed before the morning session of the Republican National Convention at Madison Square Garden in New York on Aug. 30, 2004. On Jan. 10, 2017, officials said McDonald, who was paralyzed by a bullet and became an international voice for peace after he publicly forgave the gunman, died at the age of 59.

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Zygmunt Bauman, 91

Polish sociologist Zygmunt Bauman attends the presentation of his book “Culture in a Liquid Modern World” in Barcelona, Spain. Bauman died at the age of 91 on Jan. 9.

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John Berger, 90

English writer and art critic John Berger poses at home on Jan. 21, 2009 near Paris, France. He died on Jan. 2 at the age of 90.

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Be The Best Website Marketing Company You Can Be: Try These Tips

Know the risks and benefits of operating an Internet promotion business before you build your website. Pretty riveting, isn’t it? But, it can also be daunting because it is tough to know where to begin. Well, this article is a great place to begin! Some of the tips you need to get organized to be a successful marketer on the Internet are listed below.

Cheerfully answer questions. Whether their desire is conscious or not, everyone who visits your site wants to learn more. If they can’t do it on your site, (or it’s too hard to do) they’ll do it elsewhere. If you give them info that will answer their inquiries, they will be more likely to purchase your products.

Always be cognizant of your competition as an Internet marketer. Make the effort to look at the websites and social networking accounts belonging to your competition. You can also see how much traffic they are getting.

Make sure your page has information that your customers want. Customers will not be attracted by a one page site with hours and addresses. Add reviews, articles and other content that will let prospective customers know that you are a business that knows your industry.

Be certain that the information you provide to customers when you promote your business is appropriate. Aim to achieve unique and valuable content on your website. Customers that visit your website should be able to learn about your business, so take care to keep your website stocked with up-to-date information.

One often-overlooked way to build more web traffic is by keeping your website simple. Professional website designers often use multimedia tools such as Microsoft Silverlight and Adoble Flash as ways of tempting novice website owners. Smart owners always remember that not everybody will be able or will want to use this technology. Websites should work for all viewers, whether or not they have fancy plug-ins and media enhancement software.

When you offer your customers the chance to sign up with your Ezine, you are building a relationship with these customers, and participating in a very effective marketing technique. Add a personal touch by including photos of yourself, your family or your employees. You should let them know about the people who run your company. Get readers interested by putting something interesting in the subject line, like telling them that you will provide the best, fastest or least expensive means to accomplish something.

Give evidence to support any claims that you are making about the products you offer on your site. Be believable in your claims and try to demonstrate the benefits of what you are promoting with a video, so that customers can see for themselves. Selling products you really use yourself allows you to provide your own authoritative views on their usefulness.

To assist your business in growing a base of customers with Web marketing, make sure you stay active on social media sites. Facebook fan pages will allow your customers the chance to post feedback others will see, this will get your name out there. You could also use Twitter to interact with people and find out what your customers think of your products.

With a solid plan for affiliate marketing, you can already tell which of your products make you the most money. Take advantage of these successful products to promote the rest of your products. Do this by identifying and promoting the add-on products and accessories that are most useful or complementary with your top-selling products. These products get a boost from your main sellers, and do not require as much advertising as unrelated products.

Get involved with social networks, and reach out to users who fit your target market. Make sure to be careful about sending unwanted spam to people because MySpace has been cracking down, and they have been taking people to court for online harassment.

A 500 error page that is user friendly is a helpful tool to have. This happens when a code stops working for you. Connection time out is a typical error page. There are superior ways you can alert your visitors that you know about the problem and are fixing it.

Be sure your Internet promotion plan has a guarantee to return money invested if a person is not satisfied. This provides your customers with a sense of security in addition to adding credibility for your company. By assuming all of the risk and offering your customers a guarantee, they will be more inclined to trust you.

Try making use of many headlines, both on your sites and in E-zines. The title should catch the reader’s attention and highlight your offering from your site. You can even skip a headline and put a photo there. Sometimes a photo or a graphic is the most professional way to headline an article.

Projects that aren’t working right should not be given up on. Projects that weren’t useful in the past may become useful today. People are still learning new things about the Internet so they just might not be ready for what you have to promote. Save ideas that might not work today; instead, hold them in reserve for later on.

Develop your website as much as possible so your Internet marketing campaign has a strong core. Don’t neglect the possibilities of your site’s color scheme; experiment with different colors and see if they any impact on your traffic or sales. Just keep in mind that you want your website to appeal to a person’s eye so they do want stay longer on your site.

The word “guarantee” should be used in your internet promotion ad. Your customers take solace in a guarantee as they feel assured they are not being taken advantage of. There are many different guarantees that you can offer. A 90-day or lifetime guarantee would work. Pick the guarantee that is right for the product you are offering.

Are you starting to feel more confident and well-informed about Internet promotion? Do not allow yourself to feel overwhelmed; at the very least, this article should get you off to a very good start. Remember, you can re-read this article to increase your understanding.

Find Out What enjoy – My Marketing Song

These could be reports, audio CDs and DVDs that solve some kind of urgent problem your buyer supplies. The beauty of them is that have high perceived value, and yet are inexpensive to set up.

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This isn’t rocket science but you need to realize how it all pieces together, to show good results. Each area plays an part in any video release.

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The recent buzz around email – an online Small Business Digital Marketingmethod that never really gone away, but was much more the new kid on the block – centers around internet websites survey. Comes from Exact Target show that people’s step to email may be higher than that site methods when considering to a few critical functions.

While there are a lot of reasons a person personally have to to period Small Business Online Marketing,suggestions a few definite purposes why your organization should have a web presence as certainly. The sooner the nicer.

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How by Blogging Theme Can boost Your Blog Ratings

There several ways of making sure that SEO blogging works to get a needs. Starting a blog is not only a one hit occasion. It requires time create a the blog into a potent marketing accessory. It takes in order to also turn it over into a money making venture.

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Subscribe to newsletters. You can find these newsletters from network Marketing Blogsand websites. Bloggers and marketing writers usually provide content via newsletters that is different from what is contained by their blogs and pages. Some of these newsletters are free and some are handed over.

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If you’re selling an application – you might be a writer, designer, or Web developer, weblog is an excellent venue where to sell those options. However, as the popular Tin Basher blog, (it sells sheet metal fabrication) shows, discover sell any company or service from weblog.

Of course, within each one of those steps you are earning sure anyone might have links to your website online. So when you have completely finished this you could have basically a spider web effect going on with your website and because do this over time it creates as well as more backlinks to your website. Then your SEO ranking naturally increases on your chosen keyphrases.

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A Strategy For Making Your Blog The Best Blog It Can Be

It seems blogs are everywhere these days. Everyone wants to voice their opinion to the audience seeking internet information. It can be tricky to create a successful blog. Apply this article’s advice, and you’ll have a blog that’s as successful as you would like it to be.

Make frequent updates to your blog. In order to increase your site traffic and maintain it properly, you must always post new content. Without a relatively steady supply of interesting, relevant content, readers will have few reasons to come back. A general rule of thumb is to post new content no less than once, daily.

When you set up your blog, it may be wise to buy a domain name instead of utilizing a free site. Domains do not have to be expensive, and it can help your blog seem more professional. Including your business’s name or some other memorable phrase in your title will make it easier to remember.

Have a difference to your blog that is not seen elsewhere. Readers are drawn to unique content. Information that isn’t easy to come by will make people read your blog too. Consider writing about your hobby, or an experience you can share that few people have had. Provide detailed instructions regarding how to build a widget. What you want to do is have a reason that viewers choose your blog instead of another one.

Keep links to your social media pages visible and readily available to readers, so they can keep up with you. Sites such as Facebook and Twitter will make your blog more successful and help you gain notoriety. These outlets will allow you to communicate better with your followers and get more people to come to your site.

Bloggers are taking over the world wide web as we speak! There are millions of blogs, with so many different niches and topics. Luckily, there is a place for all kinds of bloggers, once they find their niche. Take what you’ve read here to make your blog amazing!

Leadership In Sales Management: Becoming A Better Leader

So the first thing to do when you have ‘overloaded circuits’ is to reduce your work load. If you have subordinates, you can delegate your tasks to them. Make sure that they understand what are to be done so that the delegation will not be a nightmare for you later.

Join communication workshops in your locality. This is a highly effective way to feel confident and improve your skill in speech. You can join clubs and groups to take your speaking abilities to the next level. Toastmasters is one globally recognised avenue. Be the first to volunteer your opinion or to stand up and present at your htt://Google.commeetings.

Confidence. Teach your trainees how to project a confident image when talking to prospects. Buyers will surely get disappointed if your sale person is unable to look him in the eye when they are having conversation. You would want your own sales team to appear very sure on what they do and on what they say so your prospects will trust them.

However, if you are going to buy this using one of the available auto loans, make sure to obtain a pre-approved loan first. This will help you in negotiating with the dealership for possible discount just like buying the car using cash. Take the check from your lender when you go to the dealership’s lot to purchase the car.

If you receive a call offering you the chance to buy shares at what is claimed a great price and that you’re going to make money quickly and the price might ‘go through the roof’, beware! This is probably a ‘boiler room’ sales operation that is contacting you. Boiler rooms are Sales Operationsthat fleece the unsuspecting public by pitching them to buy stocks that have little merit – but that the boiler room probably bought earlier at a cheap price. Once they get you and others to buy in, driving the price up, they sell their position and leave you with stock that may well be worthless. Boiler rooms often break many laws and are always closing down one office and opening another.

But – the point of view of Business development- is a very selfish when we are not brave enough too reach people who do not know. And ‘selfish for us to avoid engaging with people with whom we might be able to develop a mutually beneficial relationship. I talked to many customers, and education representatives who are reluctant to meet new people. They feel a bit ‘awkward and unsure of themselves.

This is one step along the way to becoming a great coach and manager. Once your people see you’re serious and persistent they will start preparing their blocker strategies before they encounter the blockers. And, you know if they can prevent the block and can handle gatekeepers, they will be far more successful closing sales.

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