A lot of sad passings to note:
Jazz Legend Anita O'Day: You may send a condolence here . Listen to her fabulous voice here.
Broadway and Hollywood Composer Betty Comden. Watch one of film's most famous musical numbers from her film, Singing in the Rain.
French actor, Philippe Noiret, best known in this country for his roles in Cinema Paradiso and Il Postino.
Gerald Boyd, former NY Times Editor who broke many racial barriers in his career, ultimately ended with the Jayson Blair scandal.
Pierre Amine Gemayel, son of a former President and currently serving as the Lebanese Minister of Industry was assassinated on Tuesday, the day before the Lebanese Independence Day.