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  1. Hooroo, Mate.

    Rory O'Donoghue (IMDb), Australian actor and musician, has died aged 68. He was Thin Arthur in The Aunty Jack Show, and played the guitar solo in Kevin Johnson's Rock And Roll (I Gave You The Best Years Of My Life), which reached #23 in the UK charts .
  2. Widow Shopping

    Bette Hill, widow of Graham Hill, has died aged 91. She received obituaries from The Independent and The Times.
  3. Shove Off, Eh?

    Bruce Gray (IMDb), Canadian actor who appeared in TV shows Traders and Passions, as well as My Big Fat Greek Wedding, has died aged 81.
  4. Businesspeople, Investors, Ceos

    Sir William Hastings (BBC profile), owner and chairman of the Hastings Hotel group, has died aged 89. He contributed and invested in the Northern Irish economy during The Troubles, and he owned Belfast's Europa hotel - the most bombed hotel in Europe. Edit: BBC obituary.
  5. Film Producers

    Martin Ransohoff (IMDb), co-founder of Filmways Inc., and producer of movies such as The Cincinnati Kid, Save The Tiger, Jagged Edge and Nightwings, has died aged 90.
  6. Baseball

    Frank Lary, MLB player for the Detroit Tigers (1954-1964), New York Mets (1964, 1965), Milwaukee Braves (1964) and the Chicago White Sox (1965), has died aged 87. He played for the All-Star team in 1960 and 1961.
  7. Cartoonists And Animators

    Bob Givens (IMDb) [previously mentioned here], animator for Disney and Warner Bros., has died aged 99 according to his daughter on Facebook. He worked on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, as well as many Looney Tunes cartoons. He created the first official design of Bugs Bunny.
  8. Olympic Deaths/Dead Medallists

    Lones Wigger, American shooter who won Gold and Silver at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, as well as Gold at the 1972 Munich Olympics, has died aged 80. Karl-Erik Nilsson, Swedish wrestler who won Gold at the 1948 London Olympics, as well as Bronze at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics and Bronze at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, has died aged 95. Claude Martin, French rower who won Silver at the 1960 Rome Olympics, has died aged 87. Viktor Potapov, Russian (Soviet) sailor who won Bronze at the 1972 Munich Olympics, has died aged 70. Additionally, Simon Dickie who was previously mentioned in this thread received a Daily Mail obituary.
  9. Kim Jong-Un

    There are rumours that General Hwang Pyong-so, a North Korean Vice Marshal and advisor/politician, has been executed. According to Reuters, he was facing punishment. Now the Daily Star, Daily Mirror, Daily Mail, Daily Express, The Sun and The Telegraph are all speculating about his execution.
  10. Authors Last A Long Time, But....

    Anthony Scaduto, biographer of Bob Dylan, Mick Jagger, Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe and John F. Kennedy, has died aged 85.
  11. Aristocrats

    Sir Hereward Wake, the 14th Baronet, who for an extremely short period of time was the oldest living Baronet, has died aged 101.
  12. Dead Pop Stars

    He has further explained this mystery illness.
  13. American Football

    Tommy Nobis, NFL player for the Atlanta Falcons (1966-1976), has died aged 74. He played in the Pro Bowl in 1966, 1967, 1968, 1970 and 1972, as well as being chosen as the NFL Rookie of the Year in 1966. Pete Brown, co-founder of the Cincinnati Bengals, has died aged 74. He receives a Daily Mail obituary through the wires, so his brother Mike Brown (82) who owns the Cincinnati Bengals might be worth noting.
  14. Stairway To Heaven/ Highway To Hell

    Warrel Dane, lead singer of Sanctuary and Nevermore, has died aged 56. Edit: The Sun, Daily Mirror, Daily Mail obituaries.
  15. Death By Jazz

    Willie Pickens, an American jazz pianist and arranger, has died aged 86.