Davy Jones, the little Brit’ who could, has saddled up on the “Last Train to Clarksville.”
Davy Jones (December 30, 1945 – February 29, 2012)
His publicist, Helen Kensick, confirmed that Jones died of a heart attack near his home in Indiantown, Florida. Jones complained of breathing troubles early in the morning and was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Charles Martin “Chuck” Jones (September 21, 1912 – February 22, 2002) was an American animator, cartoon artist, screenwriter, producer, and director of animated films, most memorably of Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies shorts for the Warner Brothers cartoon studio.
In 1966, he produced and directed the TV special How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
He directed the Rudyard Kipling book adaptation of “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi“, which was released on January 9, 1975.
March 16, 1990 – February 12, 1993 (Age 2
Murdered by Jon Venables and Robert Thompson, both age 10.
February 7, 2012:
The night before the Challenger space shuttle disaster, engineer Roger Boisjoly spent hours trying to get the mission called off. He was so certain that booster joints would fail in freezing weather and destroy the craft that he refused to watch it happen.
On February 1, 2003, the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated during re-entry on its 28th mission; all seven crew members aboard perished.
Columbia launches on its final mission, STS-107.
The crew of STS-107. L to R: Brown, Husband, Clark, Chawla, Anderson, McCool, Ramon.
Columbia STS-107 Mission Patch.