George Carlin Dead of Heart Failure
Carlin, who died at the age of 71, was an American author, comedian and actor known for his dislike of taboos and defence of Free Speech.
A recording of his Seven Dirty Words monologue, which after being aired by a radio broadcaster caused a 1978 American Supreme Court ruling establishing that the F.C.C. can regulate what words one (still!) mustn’t use on regulated broadcast media in the US.