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In Britain, he helped redefine high-quality newspapers and challenged legal restrictions on the press. In America, he brought new scope and glitz to book publishing as the head of Random House.
With Ms. Mand on lead vocals, the Chordettes reached the top of the pop charts in the 1950s
He was a force behind masterworks like “The Godfather” and “Chinatown,” and his own story — of unlikely success and drug-fueled decline — was the stuff of legend.
Ms. Evans’s spiritual journey and writing fostered a community of believers who challenged conservative Christian groups they felt were exclusionary.
The 23-month-old had a rare degenerative brain condition. His parents fought to continue treatment, but his doctors said further medical care would have been futile.
Evans, a star halfback, was one of two University of Buffalo players turned down for the Tangerine Bowl after an 8-1 season in 1958. The team rejected the bid.
Mr. Evans, a muscular and elegant performer, was only the second black dancer to be named a principal with the company.
At 26, Mr. Evans drafted the statement of principles upon which Young Americans for Freedom, the first substantial national conservative organization, was created.
In an act that played at burlesque houses across the country, Ms. Evans mimicked the speech, shimmy and look of Marilyn Monroe.
Mr. Evans helped form and lead the movement that coalesced after gay people and their supporters protested a 1969 police raid on the Stonewall Inn, a Greenwich Village gay bar.
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After gaining fame for an odd 1976 bout with Muhammad Ali, he became a politician and globe-traveling broker of peace.
A Canadian mixed martial artist, he brought cerebral flair to the ring and a dogged determination to his campaign for changing the sport’s drug rules.
A utility player for the powerhouse Yankees of the 1960s, he later became the first Black manager at minor league baseball’s highest level.