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Charmian Carr, actor, on Sept. 17 at age 73. She was best known for portraying Liesl, the eldest von Trapp daughter, in the movie adaptation of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music.

Roy Rowan, journalist and author, on Sept. 13 at age 96. The former TIME foreign correspondent, who covered the Chinese civil war, was one of the last American journalists to evacuate Saigon in April 1975.

Curtis Hanson, film director, on Sept. 20 at age 71. He won a screenwriting Oscar for the crime film L.A. Confidential.

A terminally ill minor in Belgium, whose death was the first assisted suicide since the country removed age restrictions for euthanasia two years ago.


The hottest summer since records began, according to a federal climate report. The average temperature across land and ocean from June to August was 61.7˚F, beating the previous record set last year.

This appears in the October 03, 2016 issue of TIME.

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