Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced plans to induct rock band Bon Jovi. Since forming in 1983, the group has released albums every couple of years and toured the U.S. in 2017 to support its "This House is Not for Sale" album.
Mikhail Gorbachev was the first president of the Soviet Union, serving from 1990 to 1991. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace for his leadership role in ending the Cold War and promoting peaceful international relations.
Author Tom Wolfe passed away at a Manhattan hospital from an infection. He was best known for his books 'The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test,' 'The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby,' 'The Right Stuff,' and 'Bonfire of the Vanities.' He was 87.
Computer scientist and engineer Mark Dean is credited with helping develop a number of landmark technologies, including the color PC monitor, the Industry Standard Architecture system bus and the first gigahertz chip.