Two important german deaths in the news today:
Karl Moik, the austrian inventor of the most popular "Volksmusik"-TV show in the german-speaking countries is dead at 76:
It was the kind of show full of yodelling, alpine clothing and faint regret of losing World War II that people aged 60+ loved.
Also dead: "Emmely", Germany's most famous cashier. Her multi-billion dollar supermarket chain fired her instantly after 30 years of employment because she payed herself out two unused deposit bottle coupons (do you know what I mean?) worth 1,30€. She sued the company and won and got her job back:
http://www.bild.de/r...04874.bild.html (german obituary)
She died at 57 after a heart attack.