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2014: R&B singer-songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Bobby Womack dies at the age of 70 in Tarzana, California. He had been battling a variety of health issues in his latter years, including prostate cancer, colon cancer, pneumonia and Alzheimer's disease. Womack started his career as the lead singer of his family musical group The Valentinos and as Sam Cooke's backing guitarist, and went on to write songs such as "It's All Over Now," which became The Rolling Stones' first UK No. 1 hit. As a singer he is most notable for the hits "Lookin' For a Love," "That's The Way I Feel About Cha," "Woman's Gotta Have It," "Harry Hippie," "Across 110th Street" and his 1980s hit "If You Think You're Lonely Now."
Two planes complete the first mid-air refueling, the first nuclear power plant opens, Hurricane Audrey hits the Gulf Coast, Atari is founded, and U.S. Route 66 ceases to officially exist, all on this day.
On Thursday, another doctor took the stand in the Jill Hansen trial, and at one point during his testimony, Hansen disagreed with him and let the courtroom know her thoughts.
Acclaimed author and neurologist Oliver Sacks, who wrote about his battle with cancer, died early Sunday, his longtime collaborator, Kate Edgar, confirmed. He was 82.
Edgar said Sacks died at his home in Greenwich Village with her and his partner, Bil...
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