Notable deaths in 2021
Poet and publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti, whose City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco became a West Coast litmore
Provocative and polarizing talk radio luminary Rush Limbaugh, a leading voice on the American political right more
Keyboardist-composer Chick Corea, who attained stardom as a fusion pioneer and distinguished himself as a do-amore
Flamboyant Argentine ex-President Carlos Menem died February 14 at age 90. Menem led a tabloid personal life wmore
Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt Jr., the self-described "smut peddler" who used his pornography empire more
Mary Wilson, a founding member of The Supremes, died February 8 at the age of 76. Wilson, a singer as well as more
Christopher Plummer, a patrician Canadian who starred as widower Captain von Trapp opposite Julie Andrews in tmore
George Shultz, the U.S. secretary of state who survived bitter infighting in President Ronald Reagan's adminismore
Captain Tom Moore, the World War Two veteran who lifted Britain's spirits by raising millions for health workemore
Hal Holbrook, an award-winning actor acclaimed for his one-man portrayal of American literary legend Mark Twaimore
Actress Cicely Tyson, who specialized in portraying strong Black women caught up in life's struggles during a more
Actress Cloris Leachman, who won eight Emmys for her work on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and other television more
Larry King, who quizzed thousands of world leaders, politicians and entertainers for CNN and other news outletmore
Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron, the quiet, unassuming slugger who broke Babe Ruth's supposedly unbreakable more
Rock producer Phil Spector, who changed the sound of pop music in the 1960s with his "Wall of Sound" recordingmore
Siegfried Fischbacher, who worked with Roy Horn to create the famous animal training and magic duo of Siegfriemore
American casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, who built lavish gambling palaces that made him one of the world's richmore
British filmmaker Michael Apted, the man behind the "Up" documentaries that chronicled the lives of a group ofmore
Tommy Lasorda, the colorful and cantankerous longtime manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers who led the team to fmore
Nurse Ines Lopes and her colleagues, who work the night shift taking care of coronavirus patients in a Lisbon ICU, love their job but it barely pays the bills.
Golfing champion Tiger Woods was hospitalized in Los Angeles with severe leg injuries suffered when his car veered off a road and rolled down a steep hillside.
Europe's most active volcano erupts with a show of lava in Catania, Italy.
The United States crossed the staggering milestone of 500,000 COVID-19 deaths just over a year to the day since the coronavirus pandemic claimed its first known...