Sept. 24: Linda McCartney was born on this day.

... she died on April 17, 1998 when she was 56 years-old.

Linda Louise -Eastman McCartney, aslso known as Lady McCartney was an American photographer, musician and animal rights activist. She married Paul McCartney on March 12, 1969, and was a member of Wings.

McCartney wrote several vegetarian cookbooks, became a business entrepreneur (starting the Linda McCartney Foods company) and was a professional photographer, publishing Linda McCartney's Sixties: Portrait of an Era. McCartney was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1995, and died from the disease in Tucson, Arizona.


Linda McCartney's World of Vegetarian Cooking: Over 200 Meat-free Dishes from Around the WorldLinda McCartney's Sixties: Portrait of an EraBand on the Run