Tootsie Roll Industries Inc. chairman and CEO Melvin Gordon, 95, who had helmed the company since 1962 and was one of the oldest CEOs in America. His wife Ellen Gordon will replace him at the candy company.
Dallas Taylor, 66, drummer for Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. He played with the band until 1970 and appeared with them at Woodstock.
By British newspaper the Sun, the practice of putting topless photos on its infamous Page 3. The oft-criticized feature had run for 44 years and will continue online.
By Lindsey Vonn, a new record for the most World Cup wins by a female skier. Her boyfriend Tiger Woods surprised her by appearing in the crowd to celebrate her 63rd title.
Kim Fowley, 75, rock-‘n’-roll producer, singer, songwriter and manager, who is best known for putting together the all-female band the Runaways.
Alberto Nisman, 51, Argentine prosecutor, who was leading the inquiry into a 1994 bombing of a Jewish center. He accused officials of working with Iran to cover up the guilty parties and was due to testify the day after his mysterious death, which is now being investigated.
This appears in the February 02, 2015 issue of TIME.