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    Foreign Personalities, From Stage, Screen, Politics And Life

    Michel Subor, French actor, reportedly dead aged 86. Appeared in Le Petit Soldat and Hitchcock’s Topaz.
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    Foreign Personalities, From Stage, Screen, Politics And Life

    Birju Maharaj, Indian Kathak dancer noted above, has died aged 83. Obituaries: The Independent, Daily Mail
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    Authors Last A Long Time, But....

    Ron Goulart has died aged 89. Mystery and sci-fi author, including ghostwriting TekWar for William Shatner and working on some Marvel comics. It was his 89th birthday yesterday so a bit of a shit present.
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    Dead Pop Stars

    Fred Parris of The Five Satins dead aged 85.
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    Life In Prison

    Peter Tobin hospitalised after taking ill yesterday.
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    Time Added

    Lol Morgan, who played for Huddersfield (1949-1951), Rotherham (1954-1964) and Darlington (1964-1966), has died aged 90. Also managed Norwich City from 1966-1969.
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    Academic Footnotes

    Aly Bain b. 1946 Sir James MacMillan b. 1959 Sheena Wellington b. 1944 Sandra Murray b. 1951 I would also note John Swinney’s wife, Elizabeth Quigley. She was BBC’s Scotland Political Correspondent covering the 1997 election and the 1999 Opening of Parliament, and suffers MS.
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    Derby Dead Pool 2022

    Just for the record a more solid obit from Daily Mail for Sepulveda.
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    The Vicar Of Dibley

    Gary Waldhorn (IMDb), who played David Horton, has died age 78. Appeared in many other programmes over the years, including The Bill, Heartbeat, Brush Strokes and French and Saunders. Obituaries: BBC, Daily Star, Daily Mirror, The Sun, Metro, The Independent, Daily Express, The Guardian, Daily Mail
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    Time Added

    Keith Todd, who played for Swansea Town (1959-1968), has died aged 80. He played on the Swansea Town squad that reached the FA semifinal in 1964. Obituaries: BBC
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    Summer Olympic Deaths/Dead Medallists

    Deon Lendore, Trinidadian sprinter who won Bronze at the 2012 London Olympics in the 4x400m Relay, has died in a car crash aged 29. Obituaries: The Sun
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    Stairway To Heaven/ Highway To Hell

    John Burke Shelley, guitarist and vocalist for Budgie, has died aged 71. He suffered an aortic aneurysm in 2010 and further refused treatment in 2020. Obituaries: The Guardian, Daily Mail
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    Maria Ewing, American opera singer and actress, has died aged 71. Also the ex-wife of Sir Peter Hall. Obituary: Daily Mail, The Guardian, BBC
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    how long till' the next hit ?

    18 January
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    American Football Players

    Don Maynard, Hall of Famer who played for the New York Giants (1958), New York Jets (1960-1972) and St. Louis Cardinals (1973) amongst others, has died aged 86. Played with the New York Jets when they won the Super Bowl in 1969. Obituary: Daily Mail
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    36. Robert Durst

    Dead. Obituaries: The Sun, The Guardian, Daily Mail, The Independent, BBC
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    Grange Hill

    Confirmed by the family and quickly receives obituaries from Daily Star, Metro, The Sun, Daily Mirror, Daily Express and The Independent.
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    Andrew Jennings, investigative journalist who worked to expose the corruption at the IOC and FIFA, has died aged 78. Contributed pieces to BBC Radio 4, World in Action and Panorama.
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    Comedians & Comedy Writers

    Bob Saget, comedian and actor, dead aged 65. Starred in Full House, Fuller House and provided the voice of Ted in How I Met Your Mother. Local police note no foul play or drugs involved, although TMZ reporting cause unclear. Obituaries: The Sun, Daily Mail, The Independent, The Guardian, Daily Mirror, BBC
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    Dee Booher, aka Matilda the Hun, reportedly dead aged 70. Also did some acting work, including Spaceballs.
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    how long till' the next hit ?

    Again I’ll go with January 9th
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    Political Frailty

    Jack Dromey, Labour MP for Birmingham Erdington, dead aged 73. Obituaries: BBC, Daily Telegraph, The Independent, Guardian, Daily Mail, Daily Mirror I think that may qualify as the first ‘shock’ death of the year.
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    French sweepstake

    Bernadette Chirac again
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    Jair Bolsonaro

    Quite literally full of shit.
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    Foreign Personalities, From Stage, Screen, Politics And Life

    And now Igor also dead.

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