The world the magazine continues to report on has changed irrevocably in the intervening decades: from left, Time in 1954; part of a prescient ad in 1954 promoting the rocket power of the Aerojet-General Corporation; and the issue of August 4th this year

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Actor James Garner playing  a shot during the hole-in shootout at the annual Michael Douglas & Friends Celebrity Golf event   in Ojai, California. Photograph:  Scott Halleran/Getty Images

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Actor James Garner is pictured during the 2005 Screen Actors Guild awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. He has died in Los Angeles aged 86. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Files/Reuters.
US actor James Garner dies aged 86
  • US
  • July 20, 2014, 12:47

Actor James Garner, the wisecracking star of Maverick who enjoyed a long career on the small and big screen, has died aged 86.He was found dead of nat(...)