A 25-year-old contestant on the French adaptation of hit reality show Survivor has died during filming in Cambodia.
William Franklin Graham Jr., known to all the world as Billy, is now 80 years old, and has been our leading religious revivalist for almost exactly 50 years, ever since his eight-week triumph in Los Angeles in the autumn of 1949.
As white and Negro Freedom Riders continued their rolling assault against segregation last week, they produced some profound results in South and North alike: In Washington, Attorney General Robert Kennedy urged the Interstate Commerce Commission to start enforcing the vaguely worded federal ban on segregation in restaurants, waiting rooms and toilets at interstate bus terminals. The ICC in 1955 outlawed segregated seating in interstate buses.
A baseball pitcher whom not even New York City can enlarge or exaggerate stands atop the hill and the heap at 21. Without counting the mound, which is also situated about ten inches above the rest of the field, Dwight Gooden in just two major league seasons has risen like an illusion of a fastball to a height somewhat loftier than 6 ft
On Monday, a chapter was closed in the social history of New York City: a great dame, the arbiter of New York society, died without leaving any successors. Brooke Astor, who passed away at age 105, was a combination of the Victorian age, with all its wit and elegance, and of the modern era, with its sharp-minded determination.
Argentine singer Mercedes Sosa, known as “the voice of Latin America” for her songs about the plight of the poor, died Sunday, according to an announcement on her Web site. She was 74