From US Senator and 1972 Democratic nominee George Mcgovern was 90.
Activist and actor Russell Means, at 72.
More activity for this thread lately, you notice?
Larry Hagman, 81.
Major Tony Nelson and JR Ewing off to Hollywood heaven.
¡Que la fuerza te acompañe!
Hector "Macho" Camacho, 50, was taken off life support, after being shot earlier in the week.
Marvin Miller, either the hero or goat of MLB free agency, at 95.
More sports individuals: former college basketball coach and commentator Rick Majerus at 64 (health issues), and NFL player Jovan Belcher at 25 (a weird murder-suicide in the KC Chief's parking lot).
RIP Ravi Shankar, 92. I somehow thought he'd physically outlive the remaining Beatles.
Daniel Inouye, U.S. Senator from Hawaii since 1963.