Guy Hamilton, director of four Bond classics, dead at 93

Apr 22, 2016

Guy Hamilton, director of four Bond classics, dead at 93

Movie director Guy Hamilton, who directed four hugely popular James Bond films and raised the profile of the Bond movie brand through his work with actors Sean Connery and Roger Moore, has died in a hospital on the Spanish island of Mallorca. He was ...

Pop visionary Prince, 57, found dead at his Minnesota home

Apr 22, 2016

Pop visionary Prince, 57, found dead at his Minnesota home

Prince, one of the most inventive and influential musicians of modern times with hits including “Little Red Corvette,” “Let’s Go Crazy” and “When Doves Cry,” was found dead at his home on Thursday in suburban Minneapolis. He was 57. His publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure, told ...

Apr 13, 2016

Bruneian who survived Hiroshima bombing dies

A Bruneian survivor of the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima died Monday at his home in Brunei, his son said Wednesday. He was 92. Mohammed Yusuf Abdul Rahim died in his sleep, his son Yura Kesteria, a businessman, said. Rahim was the first Bruneian ...

Popular radio commentator Akiyama dies at 99

Apr 13, 2016

Popular radio commentator Akiyama dies at 99

Pioneering female broadcast journalist Chieko Akiyama died of pneumonia at her home in Tokyo on Wednesday. She was 99. Akiyama, real name Chie Kikkawa, hosted a 10-minute weekday radio program for 45 years since 1957. Her commentaries on culture and current affairs were popular ...

British comedy great Ronnie Corbett dies aged 85

Mar 31, 2016

British comedy great Ronnie Corbett dies aged 85

Ronnie Corbett, one of Britain’s most successful comedians best known for “The Two Ronnies,” his double-act show with Ronnie Barker, has died aged 85, his publicist said Thursday. The show ran on the BBC from 1971 to 1987 and was one of the most ...