Controversial French-Israeli businessman, radio talk-show host, and politician Shmuel “Samy” Flatto-Sharon was born Shmuel Sheibitz on January 18, 1930, in Łódź, Poland and died on December 7, 2018. Shmuel Flatto-Sharon was a member of the Knesset between 1977 and 1981, after starting his own political party. Flatto-Sharon family ran away to France after the German ..
Norwegian journalist and children’s writer Tor Fretheim was born on May 13, 1946, and died on December 9, 2018. Tor Fretheim made his literary debut in 1982 with Markus kjenner ikke Supermann. In 1986, Fretheim was given the Norwegian Critics Prize for Best Children’s Book for Englene stanser ved Eventyrbrua. Tor Fretheim passed away at ..
American sportscaster Sam Nover was born on March 5, 1941, and died on December 4, 2018. He worked at Radio Stations in Charlotte, and Jackson, Michigan(1964-1968). He was given a job as the Sportscaster at WKBD-TV in Detroit, Michigan, in 1968. Sam Nover worked at WIIC-TV / WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh from 1970 until his retirement ..
American political talk radio host Charles Lester Kinsolving was born on December 18, 1927, and died on December 4, 2018. He was previously heard on WCBM in Baltimore, Maryland. Lester Kinsolving was known for being the first White House correspondent to ask questions about the spreading HIV/AIDS epidemic during the Reagan administration; he went on ..
Latvian playwright, journalist and politician Pauls Putniņš was born on November 12, 1937, and died on December 1, 2018. He graduated from the Latvian State Conservatory in 1963, after which Putniņš worked as an assistant director and director at the Dailies and Liepāja Theatres. A dramatist from 1965, Putniņš was one of the most popular ..
German radio and television presenter Stefanie Tücking was born on April 1, 1962, Kaiserslautern and died on December 1, 2018, in Baden-Baden. She won the Golden Camera award at the age of 24 for her work on the music show Formula One. She worked for the German broadcaster Südwestrundfunk (SWR) as a television and radio ..
American music industry executive and television producer Angelica Cob-Baehler died on November 21, 2018. The head of music operations at The Firm, Cob-Baehler previously held senior positions at Columbia Records, EMI, and Epic. She went to UCLA and graduated with a degree in Political Science in 1993. She interned at Elektra Records amid her senior ..
Nigerian media personality, actress and social media content creator Oluwatosin Bucknor popularly known as Tosyn Bucknor was born on August 15, 1981, and died on November 19, 2018. She was destined to Mrs. Sola Bucknor and Mr. Segun Bucknor, a performer, in a taxi on August 15. Bucknor was sister to Funke Bucknor, CEO of ..
New Zealand broadcaster and politician Neil Collins died on November 18, 2018. Neil Cornelius Adrian Collins was a radio host in the southern city of Dunedin for more than 50 years, beginning as a 17-year-old with station 4XD. He joined the NZBC in 1972 working at 4ZB as advancements and exposure chief and on-air moderator ..
Irish Gaelic footballer and sports broadcaster Aloysius Fogarty was born in March 1941, in Cork and died on November 18, 2018. He was better known as Weeshie Fogarty who was an Irish Gaelic footballer, referee, and current sports broadcaster. Fogarty’s association and title profession with the Kerry senior group endured three seasons from 1969 to ..