Former Secretary of Defense James Schlesinger speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York in December, 2006. Brendan McDermid/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Retired baseball pitcher Tommy John, left, and Dr. Frank Jobe at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in July 2013. Jobe was honored for the pioneering surgery he first performed on John's elbow in 1974. Mike Groll/AP hide caption

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Alice Herz-Sommer in July 2010. 'The Lady in Number 6'/AP hide caption

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Hiroo Onoda, who wouldn't surrender for nearly three decades and continued to battle with villagers in the Philippines, in March 1974 after he was convinced to give up. Kyodo /Landov hide caption

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Actor Russell Johnson, the Professor on Gilligan's Island, has died at age 89. He's seen here at far left seated next to Bob Denver, along with fellow cast members from left, Jim Backus, Natalie Schafer, Tina Louise, Alan Hale Jr., and Dawn Wells. CBS /Landov hide caption

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(From left) Joseph McNeil and Franklin McCain, two of the Greensboro Four who the day before had sat at the "whites only" counter of a Woolworth store, came back on Feb. 2, 1960, with two others — Billy Smith and Clarence Henderson. Jack Moebes/Greensboro News & Record hide caption

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Sir Run Run Shaw in 2010. Bobby Yip/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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