Sorry I did NOT done this sooner BUT there was an ice storm in my hometown which started at 6:45 Sunday morning till Tuesday morning at 7:30 when finally the lights came back on at my house (nearly 49 hours)!!!
Caroll Spinney, voice of "Big Bird" on "Sesame Street" (from it's debut in November 1969 till his retirement in 2018) has died at 85 years old. YEP, I grew up watching Big Bird when I was 5 years old in 1970!!! Caroll Spinney - Wikipedia
Marie Fredriksson of Roxette died 12-9-2019 at age 61 after a 17 year battle with cancer. She is best known for "The Look," "Listen to Your Heart," and "It Must Have Been Love." Roxette was a Swedish duo with Per Gessle who rose to popularity in the 1980's and '90s.
Paul Volcker, chairman of the Federal Reserve from 1979-87 died Dec. 8 at age 92. He used interest rate hikes to control inflation and bring down prices in the wake of the gas crisis. His policy was controversial but ultimately successful. He served under Presidents Carter and Reagan.
Former race car driver Junior Johnson has died at 88 years old. In 1973, Jeff Bridges played a role in the movie "The Last American Hero" (which also has the late Jim Croce song "I Got A Name"). Junior Johnson - Wikipedia