* Pete Manchikes,Pete Manchikes, host during the 1950s and...


January 29, 1993

* Pete Manchikes,Pete Manchikes, host during the 1950s and '60s of the national radio program "Music 'til Dawn," died Tuesday at age 70 in Erlanger, Ky. He was one of several hosts for the all-night music show sponsored by American Airlines and broadcast by WLW in Cincinnati.

* Lucia M. Cormier,Lucia M. Cormier, 83, a former Maine state legislator who in 1960 lost to Sen. Margaret Chase Smith in the nation's first U.S. Senate race between two women, died Tuesday in Daytona Beach, Fla. As the first woman to be a floor leader in the Maine House of Representatives, she played a key role in the Democratic Party's resurgence in Maine in the 1950s.

* David Rockola,David Rockola, 96, whose name became synonymous with the jukeboxes he developed, died Tuesday in Chicago. He was the founder and former chairman of Rock-Ola Manufacturing Co., which turned out the coin-operated machines for years.

* Hedi Nouira,Hedi Nouira, 82, who campaigned for Tunisian independence and headed the government throughout the 1970s, died Monday after a long illness. He retired from politics in February 1980 after a heart attack. He became the North African nation's second prime minister in 1970.

* Nelson Shields,Nelson Shields, a founder of the nation's largest handgun control advocacy group, died Monday at his Greenville, Del., home from cancer. His death came on the eve of his 69th birthday. He was a co-founder of Handgun Control Inc.

* Pablo Suarez,Pablo Suarez, 65, a career diplomat who had served as Philippine ambassador to the United States since July, died in Washington on Monday of massive internal hemorrhaging.

* Robert Jacobsen,Robert Jacobsen, 80, a Danish sculptor known for huge, abstract works in iron, died of a heart attack Monday night in Copenhagen.

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