Sir George Henry Martin CBE (3 January 1926 – 8 March 2016), English record producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer and musician. He is sometimes referred to as "the Fifth Beatle" in reference to his extensive involvement on each of the Beatles' original albums. Aside from his work with the Beatles, Martin worked with the likes of Gerry and the Pacemakers, Shirley Bassey and Cilla Black, producing more than 700 records during his career.
With this 20th stamp in the Legends of Hollywood series, the USPS® honors actress and diplomat Shirley Temple Black (1928-2014). The world’s most famous film star as a child, she went on to a distinguished career in public service and international affairs.The stamp art is a painting by artist Tim O’Brien; it is based on a 1935 image from Curly Top, one of the child star’s iconic movie roles. The selvage features a publicity photo from the 1933 short film Managed Money.
hitney Houston, who ruled as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48. Houston's publicist, Kristen Foster, said Saturday that the singer had died, but the cause and the location of her death were unknown. News of Houston's death came on the eve of music's biggest night — the Grammy Awards. It's a showcase where she once reigned, and her death was sure to…
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