Legendary jazz singer Al Jarreau died on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at age 76. He had won seven Grammys throughout his career and his death came just two days after he announced that he was retiring from touring.
Ray Manzarek (born Raymond Daniel Manczarek, Jr.; February 12, 1939 – May 20, 2013) was an American musician, singer, producer, film director, and author, best known as a founding member and keyboardist of The Doors from 1965 to 1973.
Lorne Greene (February 12, 1915 – September 11, 1987), better known by the stage name Lorne Greene, was a Canadian actor and musician. His television roles include Ben Cartwright on the western Bonanza, and Commander Adama in the science fiction movie and subsequent television series Battlestar Galactica and Galactica 1980. He also worked on the Canadian television nature documentary series Lorne Greene's New Wilderness, and in television commercials as a dog food spokesman.
Notable February 12 Deaths | "Peanuts" and Charlie Brown creator Charles Schulz, Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Lattner, comedian Sid Caesar, 'Laverne and Shirley' actress Betty Garrett, "I Put a Spell on You" singer Screamin' Jay Hawkins, and German philosopher Immanuel Kant all died on this day in history.
Actor S1c Nicholas Colasanto (Served 1943-1945) Short Bio: He attended Providence's Central High School but did not graduate due to World War II, as he joined the Navy. After being discharged at the end of the war, Colasanto returned to Little Rhody and finished his high school education, then went on to Bryant College, earning money for tuition and board by working construction jobs. http://navy.togetherweserved.com/profile/611408