Annette Funicello, "America's Sweetheart," has died. Funicello, one of the first child stars to emerge out of the Mickey Mouse Club, went on to star with Frankie Avalon in the "Beach Party" films (source: NPR).
Another tombstone for America's golden years. Her passing is highly symbolic, as is Thatcher's. One a warrior for freedom, another iconic of the freedoms we enjoy.