Raymond Garlick, 84, British poet and editor. Suresh Babu, 58, Indian Olympic athlete, cirrhosis. Bill Rechin, 80, American cartoonist Crock , complications from esophageal cancer. Eunice Sanborn, , American supercentenarian, world's oldest living person at time of her death. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk - The "Father of all Turks", and a man so revered in his homeland that it's illegal to publicly insult him. Topi Sorsakoski, 58, Finnish singer, lung cancer. Alf Fields, 92, English footballer Arsenal F.
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Augustus Aikhomu, 72, Nigerian admiral and politician, Vice President — Paul Alter, 89, American television director Family Feud. Wambui Otieno, 75, Kenyan politician. The Hanta Virus - First you get a minor cold. Lorenda Starfelt, 56, American producer, cancer.
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Neal Amundson, 95, American chemical engineer. Chuck Yeager - World War 2 pilot and the first person to ever break the sound barrier, Chuck tested planes, broke speed records, and trained astronauts for the United States for 3 decades. Hisaye Yamamoto, 89, American author. Evel Knievel - The crazy daredevil whose insanity has become the stuff of legend. Ifti Nasim, 64, Pakistani-born American poet and radio host, heart attack.
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