Sam Shepard was an Oscar-nominated actor and prolific playwright who won the 1979 Pulitzer Prize for 'Buried Child.' He died last week at his home in Kentucky from Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was 73.
American record producer Sam Phillips is best known for discovering musicians Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Howlin' Wolf, among other blues, country and rock 'n' roll artists. He is also known for revolutionizing the music industry and introducing rock 'n' roll to the world throughout the 1950s.