George "Sparky" Anderson: Man behind The Big Red Machine.
Lee A. Archer Jr.: Tuskegee Airmen ace.
Dwight Armstrong: A footnote from the radical past.
Vernon Baker: Belated Medal of Honor winner.
Earl A. Barthé: Master chef of architectural jambalaya.
Laurie Bembenek: Bambi loses the fight.
Barbara Billingsley: That's a lovely dress, Mrs. Cleaver.
George Blanda: Score!
Bärbel Bohley: Berlin Wall toppler.
Manute Bol: Hoopster and humanitarian.
Robert Boyle: Hitch's art director.
Leslie Buck: Designer of an American diner icon.
Solomon Burke: The king is dead.
Stephen J. Cannell: An A-Team of a director.
Charlie the Smoking Chimp: Lived to 52 despite his habit.
Bobby Charles: See you later, alligator.
Lucille Clifton: African-American poet laureate.
Art Clokey: We have him to thank for Gumby.
Wayne Collett: Banned Olympic medal winner.
Paul Conrad: Rapier-witted cartoonist.
Geoffrey Crawley: Fairy hoax exposer.
Leo Cullum: He kept 'em laughing.
Robert Culp: He spied.
Tony Curtis: Was there ever a more versatile actor?
Mary Daly: Radical feminist pirate.
Dino DiLaurentiis: He shot 'em as he saw 'em
Jaime Escalante: He stood and delivered.
Doug Fieger: He had the knack.
Eddie Fisher: Heartthrob pop hero.
Dick Francis: Steeplechase jockey turned bestselling novelist.
Frank Frazetta: Fantasy hero artist extraordinaire.
Frosty the Clown: He was . . . uh, a clown.
Daryl F. Gates: Controversial LAPD chief.
Miep Gies: Anne Franks' protector.
Juanita Goggins: Forgotten civil rights pioneer.
Harold Gould: Sitcom character actor.
Peter Graves: Mission possible.
Kathryn Grayson: Operatic film star.
Clarence Wolf Guts: Last Lakota code talker.
June Havoc: The real Gypsy Rose.
Corey Haim: Teenage heartthrob who lived hard.
Knute Haugland: Last Kon-Tiki survivor.
Dale Hawkins: Rockabilly songwriter.
Nicholas Hayek: He kept the Swiss watch industry ticking.
Richie Hayward: Feats didn't fail him.
Dorothy I. Height: Matriarch of the civil rights movement.
Nate Henn: He didn't know when to stop giving.
Alex "Hurricane" Higgins: Snooker champ.
Benjamin F. Hooks: He revived a struggling NAACP.
Marvin Isley: The bassist with the mostest.
Gregory Isaacs: Farewell to The Cool Ruler.
C.R. Johnson: Champion free skier.
Kit Horn: Pioneering surfer.
Dennis Hopper: Rebel with a cause.
Hank Jones: A self-effacing jazz piano virtuoso.
Ben Keith: The ultimate sideman.
William "Rookie" Kruse: BP spill victim.
Lolita Lebrón: Puerto Rican revolutionary.
Herman Leonard: He captured the world of post-war jazz.
Jack Levine: Realism and satire were his bag.
Mont Liggins: Many a preemie lived because of him.
Abbey Lincoln: A singular figure in jazz.
Donald Lukens: A trend setter for political corruption.
Benoît Mandelbrot: zn+1 = zn2 + c
Wilma Mankiller: First woman Cherokee Nation leader.
Jim Marshall: His photos helped define rock 'n' roll.
Kate McGarrigle: Folk-roots virtuoso.
Malcolm McLaren: Punk Rock impresario.
Mitch Miller: Singalong maestro.
Bill Millin: D-Day piper.
Lincoln "Sugar" Minot: A singer of soulful reggae "chunes."
Willie Mitchell: Soul's house producer.
Patricia Neal: A surreal life of triumph and tragedy.
Eileen Mary "Didi" Nearne: Heroine wartime spy
Edwin Newman: They don't make 'em like him anymore.
Leslie Nielsen: There is no reason to panic.
Paul the Psychic Octopus: Death of an oracle.
Harvey Pekar: His American Splendor was anything but.
Teddy Pendergrass: The voice of Philadelphia soul.
Mau Piailug: Master navigator.
Meinhardt Raabe: Munchkin coroner.
Robin Roberts: Hall of Fame Whiz Kid.
J.D. Salinger: Legendary literary recluse.
Allan Sandage: Measurer of the universe.
Ron Santo: Star third bagger.
Daniel Schorr: Seven decades of aggressive reporting.
Erich Segal: Much more than a romance novelist.
Edith Shain: America's most famous kisser.
Johnny Sheffield: Tarzan's "Boy"
Jean Simmons: Great actress, mediocre roles.
Leonard Skinner: Lynard Skynard. Get it?
Theodore C. Sorenson: JKF's speechwriter.
Joan Sutherland: Flawless soprano.
Target: Only the good die young.
John Thorbjarnarson: Crocs were his friends.
Jefferson Thomas: He of the Little Rock Nine.
Bobby Thomson: His shot was heard around the world.
Gloria Winters: Sky King's perky daughter.
Marva Wright: She survived.
Howard Zinn: An historian who challenged the status quo.
PHOTOGRAPHS (Top to bottom): Neal, Archer, Bohley, Charlie, Collett, Escalante, Frosty, Clarence, Height, Hopper, Leonard, Mandelbrot, Minot, Nearne, Pialug, Shain, Target, Zinn.