• Albert Lexie Oct 16, 2018

    Albert Lexie shined shoes two days a week at UPMC Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh from 1981 until he retired in 2013. He dropped out of school in eighth grade and started working as a shoe-shiner. The hospital said he earned about $10,000 a year, donating over $200,000 in tips. He donated his tips to the hospital because he wanted to help the children feel better. The money went to the free care fund to help those who did not have adequate health insurance.


  • Paul Allen Jan 21, 1953 - Oct 15, 2018

    Paul Allen (1953 – 2018) co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates. The duo started Microsoft in 1975. When IBM contracted Microsoft to provide the operating system for their personal computers, the company gained success.


  • Jim Taylor Sep 20, 1935 - Oct 13, 2018

    Fullback Jim Taylor (1935 – 2018) helped lead Vince Lombardi's Green Bay Packers to four NFL championship titles in the 1960s and a victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl I in 1967. Taylor was known for his toughness on the field, running over defenders.



  • Hurricane Michael, one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the United States, has killed at least 18 people.


  • Audrey Wells Apr 29, 1960 - Oct 4, 2018

    Audrey Wells was a writer and director whose work includes "Under the Tuscan Sun," "A Dog's Purpose," and "The Game Plan." Her last project was writing the screenplay for "The Hate U Give," a drama based on the 2017 novel by Angie Thomas. The movie was released in some cities on October 5, one day after she passed away.


  • Tex Winter Feb 25, 1922 - Oct 10, 2018

    Assistant Coach Fred "Tex" Winter was the mastermind behind the triangle offense which helped lead Phil Jackson's Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers to nine NBA championships. The Bulls won titles from 1991 until 1993 and from 1996 until 1998 and the Lakers from 2000 through 2002.


  • Peggy McCay Nov 3, 1927 - Oct 7, 2018

    Peggy McCay played Caroline Brady on the soap opera "Days of Our Lives" for over 30 years. She joined the cast in 1983 and was on the show until 2016. She had a long career as an actress, mostly appearing on television. Her first major role was as heroine Vanessa Dale on the soap opera "Love of Life."