Honey-voiced crooner Luther Vandross would have turned 60 today, had he not died (alas) in 2005. Never in perfect health, Vandross had a stroke and lapsed into a coma in 2003, snapped out of it long enough to collect accolades (and Grammys) for his album Dance
Posts tagged: Dale Earnhardt
Racing great Dale Earnhardt died ten years ago today, in the final lap of the Daytona 500.
“The Intimidator” had been racing at Daytona for a quarter of a century. In the race in 2001, Earnhardt was holding off challengers to his teammate, Michael Waltrip, who ended up winning the race.
Here’s a video that captures the moment: