Laura Branigan gave voice to the catchy tune "Gloria" in 1982 and also went on to have mega-hits with songs like "Self Control" and "How Do I Live Without You?" "Gloria" was at the top of Billboard's Top Ten for twenty-two weeks, and Laura was nominated over her career four times for a Grammy Award. She played Janis Joplin in the NYC Musical "Love, Janis." Branigan's father and grandfather on her dad's side had both died from brain aneurysms, and Laura too went that way, age 47 in 2004.
Wolf Kahn, Summer (2006) Wolf Kahn is a German-born American painter, born 1927. Kahn is known for his combination of realism and Color Field, and known to work in pastel and oil paint. He studied under Hans Hofmann, and also graduated from the University of Chicago.
Christo and Jeanne-Claude, "The Pont Neuf Wrapped," 1975-85. 454,178 sq.ft. of Golden Sandstone-Colored Woven Polyamide Fabric and Terra Cotta-Colored Polypropylene Rope. Paris, France, September 16 - October 5, 1985.
1965 – Patricia Neal suffered three crippling aneurysms (a kind of stroke) in February, leaving her unable to walk and even speak for a time. Roald took personal control of her rehabilitation and she was miraculously able to leave the hospital three months later. On August 4 she successfully gave birth to daughter Lucy Neal.