DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Orville Redenbacher (aged 88)
Businessman (Orville Redenbacher popcorn)
Orville Clarence Redenbacher (July 16, 1907 – September 19, 1995) was an American businessmanmost often associated with the brand of popcorn that bears his name.
DEATH: On September 19, 1995, Redenbacher was found dead in the Jacuzzi of his condominium in Coronado, California. He had suffered a heart attack and drowned. He was cremated and his ashes scattered at sea.