Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins has died at the age of 51. This was reported by Rolling Stone magazine , citing a statement from the band.
The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and untimely passing of our beloved Taylor Hawkins.
It is noted that now the group is touring in South America and is preparing to perform at the festival in Bogota (Colombia).
Taylor Hawkins was born on February 17, 1972 in Fort Worth, Texas. He joined the Foo Fighters in 1997. British magazine Rhythm named Hawkins “Best Rock Drummer” in 2005.
Stephen Wilhite , creator of the Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) , died at the age of 75. This was reported by NBC News, the information was confirmed by Wilhite’s wife Kathleen. It is clarified that the man died from the effects of coronavirus infection. The GIF format was developed in 1987 (GIF87a) by CompuServe for transmitting bitmap images over networks. For a long time, GIF has been one of the most common formats on the internet. In 2013, Wilhite received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Webby Awards for his invention.