Publicist:Founding memberof The Doors dies at 74
Ray Manzarek, the keyboardist andfounding member of The Doors whohad a dramatic impact on rock ’n’roll,has died. He was 74.Manzarek died Monday at theRoMed Clinic in Rosenheim,Germany, surrounded by his family,said publicist Heidi Robinson-Fitzgerald. Robinson-Fitzgerald saidhis manager, Tom Vitorino, conﬁrmedManzarek died around 3:30 p.m. EDT,after being stricken by bile duct can-cer.Manzarek founded The Doors aftermeeting then-poet Jim Morrison inCalifornia. The band went on tobecome one of the most successfulrock ‘n’roll acts to emerge from the1960s and continues to resonate withfans decades after Morrison’s deathbrought an effective end to the band.The Chicago native continued toremain active in music afterMorrison’s 1971 death. He brieflytried to hold the band together by serv-ing as vocalist, but eventually thegroup fell apart. He played in otherbands over the years, produced otheracts, became anauthor and workedon ﬁlms.The Doors wereinducted into theRock and Roll Hallof Fame andManzarek is amongthe most notablekeyboard playersin rock history. Hislead-instrument work with the band ata time when the guitar often dominatedadded a distinct end-times ﬂavor thatmatched Morrison’s often out thereimagery and persona.The group is best known for hitslike “L.A.Woman,” “Break OnThrough to the Other Side,” “The End”and “Light My Fire” and came to sym-bolize the decadence of Los Angeles asthe counterculture grew in the U.S.Morrison and Manzarek met atUCLAﬁlm school and ran into eachother in Venice a few months aftergraduation, Manzarek recounted in a1967 interview with Billboard.Outwardly the two seemed so differ-ent. The strikingly tall, dark and hand-some Morrison looked the part of rockstar, while Manzarek, with glasses andcomparatively close-cropped blondehair, retained a more professoriallook.Inwardly, though, they were kindredspirits, as Manzarek discovered whenMorrison read him the lyrics for asong called “Moonlight Drive.”
Seth MacFarlane won’treturn as 2014 Oscar host
LOS ANGELES — Seth MacFarlaneis too busy to host the Oscars in 2014.The multitalentedcomedian says onTwitter that he“tried to make itwork schedule-wise, but I needsleep.”MacFarlane saidin his tweetMonday thatAcademy Awardsproducers CraigZadan and Neil Meron are among thebest in the business. Zadan and Meronproduced this year’s Oscar show,which earned higher ratings amongcoveted younger viewers, and will bereturning for the 2014 telecast.
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Actor Mr.T is 61.
This Day in HistoryThought for the Day
Amelia Earhart became the firstwoman to ﬂy solo across the AtlanticOcean as she landed in NorthernIreland, about 15 hours after leavingNewfoundland.
“Our present addiction to pollsters and forecasters is a symptom of our chronic uncertainty about the future....We watch our experts read the entrails of statistical tables and graphs the way the ancients watched their soothsayers read the entrails of a chicken.”
— Eric Hoffer,American philosopher (1902-1983)
Sen.Al Franken,D-Minn.,is 62.Actor JudgeReinhold is 56.
Volunteers from the Avalon Academy,a non-proﬁtschool in Burlingame dedicated to providing educational services tochildren with movement disorders,have a blast walking dogs each week at Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA.Students,from left,are Ria Mitra,Peter Grotte and Jack Finberg,petting Francis,a 7-year-old Rottweiler,available for adoption.
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(Answers tomorrow)SHOVE BLAND HIDDEN FIDDLEYesterday’sJumbles:Answer:He didn’t make a very good archaeologistbecause he was a — BONEHEADNow arrange the circled lettersto form the surprise answer, assuggested by the above cartoon.
THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME
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Unscramble these four Jumbles,one letter to each square,to form four ordinary words.
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, King Henry VI of England died in the Tower of London at age 49.
Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto died whilesearching for gold along the Mississippi River.
, the Seventh-day Adventist Church was ofﬁciallyorganized.
, Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross.
the opera “Pagliacci,” by Ruggero Leoncavallo,premiered in Milan, Italy.
, Charles A. Lindbergh landed his Spirit of St.Louis near Paris, completing the ﬁrst solo airplane ﬂightacross the Atlantic Ocean in 33Ωhours.
a German U-boat sank the American merchantsteamship SS Robin Moor in the South Atlantic after theship’s passengers and crew were allowed to board lifeboats.
, the United States exploded the ﬁrst airbornehydrogen bomb over Bikini Atoll in the Paciﬁc.
the musical “Gypsy,” inspired by the life of strip-per Gypsy Rose Lee, opened on Broadway with EthelMerman starring as Mama Rose.
, Michelangelo’s Pieta, on display at the Vatican,was damaged by a hammer-wielding man who shouted he wasJesus Christ.
during the Falklands War, British amphibiousforces landed on the beach at San Carlos Bay.
teen gunman Kip Kinkel opened ﬁre insideThurston High School in Springﬁeld, Ore., killing two stu-dents, a day after he’d killed his parents.Rhythm-and-blues singer Ron Isley (The Isley Brothers) is72. Rock musician Hilton Valentine (The Animals) is 70.Actor Richard Hatch is 68. Musician Bill Champlin is 66.Singer Leo Sayer is 65. Actress Carol Potter is 65. Music pro-ducer Stan Lynch is 58. Actor-director Nick Cassavetes is 54.Actor Brent Briscoe is 52. Actress Lisa Edelstein is 47.Actress Fairuza Balk is 39. Rock singer-musician MikelJollett (Airborne Toxic Event) is 39. Rapper Havoc (MobbDeep) is 39. Actress Ashlie Brillault is 26. Actor ScottLeavenworth is 23. Actress Sarah Ramos is 22.
In other news ...Lotto
The Daily Derby race winners are Money Bags,No.11,in ﬁrst place;Hot Shot,No.3,in secondplace;and Gold Rush,No.1,in third place.Therace time was clocked at 1:43.48.
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