August 20, 1987 |
He was winding up four days of routine financial meetings in Philadelphia and had told his administrative assistant to confirm his return flight to Los Angeles. He had just finished reading Allan Bloom's "The Closing of the American Mind" and was looking for another good book. He was trying to figure out when he could reschedule dinner with actor Vincent Price. And, as he always did whenever he went out of town, Edgar Rosenberg kept in close telephone contact with his wife. "I spoke to him the day before," comedienne Joan Rivers said Tuesday night, her voice filled with disbelief and anguish.
December 4, 1987 |
Apollo astronaut Donn Eisele, who died in Tokyo this week, will be buried next week with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery, his family said. A memorial service will be held Monday at the First Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Arlington. Eisele, 57, was in Tokyo on a private business trip when he suffered a massive heart attack Tuesday, his wife said. He was found in his hotel room in his jogging clothes.
August 30, 1997
While everyone knows you don't have to be a math major to become a Times sportswriter . . . Ross Newhan's declaration that "there is a Sept. 31 deadline for submitting a 1998 schedule . . . " I hope the union is holding its breath. Mike DiGiovanna's declaration that Tony Conigliaro "suffered a massive heart attack in 1983 and was in a coma for about eight years before he died Feb. 24, 1990." Time flies when you're having fun, right, Mike? CRAIG LESLY Santa Ana
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April 26, 1992 |
A man who died of natural causes in a Ventura park restroom has been identified as Craig Steinhauer of Ventura, the county coroner's office said. Steinhauer was identified by a former employer who read a description of him in a newspaper, investigator Zelmira Isaac of the coroner's office said. The body of the 46-year-old man was discovered Thursday in a public restroom at Plaza Park. Steinhauer was not carrying identification, authorities said.
February 28, 1988
Hale D. Baney, 64, of Los Angeles, a longtime supporter of the USC women's basketball program, died after collapsing during halftime of Saturday night's USC-Washington women's game in the USC campus gym. The teams, nearing conclusion of their halftime warmups, left the court as paramedics worked for more than 25 minutes on Baney. According to a hospital spokesperson, Baney was was taken to California Hospital, where he was pronounced dead from what was believed to be a massive heart attack.
November 7, 1986 |
Bobby Nunn, founder of the wisecracking doo-wop group The Coasters and the original Charlie Brown whose resonant voice boomed, "Why's everybody always pickin' on me?" has died at 61, the group said today. Nunn, who performed with The Coasters on Saturday in Phoenix and appeared in good health, died at his Los Angeles home Wednesday night of a massive heart attack, said Coasters singer Tony Ruiz.
April 19, 2012 |
Dick Clark might have been one of Hollywood's shrewdest businessmen, but for many Americans, his lesser-known role as a stroke survivor determined to live a normal life likely will be a more lasting legacy. Clark died Wednesday at age 82, suffering a massive heart attack after a medical procedure. He had had a debilitating stroke in 2004 and had to learn to walk and talk again -- often with difficulty. But Clark didn't give in to the symptoms of that stroke, which included slurred, slowed speech and partial paralysis.
June 13, 1990
The excitement of watching Egypt's 1-1 tie with the Netherlands in a World Cup soccer match was said today to have caused the deaths of one man in Egypt and another in Jordan. Mohamed Sayed Eissa, 25, suffered a massive heart attack and died immediately after the Egyptian goal scored by Magdi Abdel-Ghani, the newspaper Al Akbar reported. In northern Jordan, Jalal Omar Bazlamit, also 25, died of a similar heart attack as he celebrated the Egyptian goal.