Headlines Tagged with Obit — 2,142 headlines found
died aged 87, was a director of Littlewoods who forged a career in football administration...In 2005 Goodison Park took steps to become Britain’s first smoke-free football stadium, banning cigarettes from the ground’s restaurants, bars and stands.
May 11, 2015 Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 11, 2015 10:43
By the mid-1940s, Tindley’s words and the now-familiar melody had merged. In 1945, the resulting song, known as “We Will Overcome,” was taken to the picket lines by striking tobacco workers in Charleston, S.C., who sang: “We will overcome,/And we will win
May 8, 2015 New York Times
added May 8, 2015 10:47
He was the first person elected to the Scottish Parliament, with his Hamilton South constituency declaring the result just over an hour after polls closed in 1999...From the smoking ban to parliamentary standards, Tom's legacy is considerable. He will be
Apr 19, 2015 Evening Times (uk)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:36
Tributes from across the political spectrum were paid to Tom McCabe...Among his achievements was introducing the ban on smoking in public places.
Apr 20, 2015 Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:35
first professional work was a comedy short that he wrote and directed called “So You Want to Give Up Smoking.”.... a bumbling Everyman named Joe McDoakes who was trying to kick the habit. Warner Bros....released it in theaters in 1942.
Apr 13, 2015 New York Times
added Apr 13, 2015 10:00
In 1957, Mr. Freberg was selected to fill Jack Benny’s time slot on CBS Radio. He ... angered executives by refusing tobacco advertisements. CBS pulled the show after 15 weeks
Apr 8, 2015 New York Times
added Apr 8, 2015 12:12
'He died while smoking, drinking whiskey and telling lies': Hilarious and heartfelt obituary to Alaska fisherman, 60, published in local paper by adoring daughter
Captain Donald Malcolm Jr lived a magnificent life, so it's only fitting that his family would choose to memorialize him in a legendary way when the 60-year-old Alaska fisherman died last month. In an obituary published in the Homer Tribune, Malcolm's da
Mar 30, 2015 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 17:11
she wrote: “Recently Dilip Gandhi chairman of a Parliamentary panel wrote to the Health Ministry asking for the notification on bigger tobacco pack warnings to be kept in abeyance. I was shocked that people in such high posts can be so irresponsible. Bigg
Apr 1, 2015 Indian Express (in)
added Apr 1, 2015 10:58
Yew nagged and cajoled a nation into improving its social habits...By the 1960s, he was allergic to tobacco smoke. So smoking was banned in his office and the Cabinet room. In the 1970s, an anti-smoking campaign banned cigarette advertising in Singapore.
Mar 24, 2015 Straits Times (sg)
added Mar 24, 2015 06:17
Singapore's reputation as a "nanny state" - where the sale of chewing gum is banned and persistent litterbugs can be fined up to S$10,000 (US$7,000) - is one of the more notorious legacies of Lee Kuan Yew, who has died aged 91.
Mar 22, 2015 Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 22, 2015 17:37