Maya Angelou In this March 2008 file photo, American poet and noevlist Maya Angelou smiles during an interview with The Associated Press in New York. Angelou has died, Wake Forest University said Wednesday, May She was 86
A co-inventor of the TV remote, Eugene J. Polley, has died, at 96, and the remembrances pouring in are fond, and sometimes funny. At the close of his obituary and tribute, Brian Williams of NBC Nightly News said of Polley, “he is the reason behind a lot of large behinds in this country, but mostly a lot of electronic advances.” Zenith Electronics, a subsidiary of LG Electronics, said Polley’s inventions, primarily in the television field, earned him 18 U.S. patents.
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Thanks for the laughs, Harold! Harold Ramis, 'Ghostbusters' Star, 'Caddyshack' Director, Dead at 69 Chicago native turned Second City alumni into movie stars and counterculture comedy into a blockbuster staple