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    The 8th Death of 2020

    I chose Tom Smith this time, though I believe anyone in a severely infected COVID zone could be next.
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    Boris Johnson

    Also died in office: - Spencer Compton (1743) - Henry Pelham (1754) - Charles Watson-Wentworth (1782) - William Pitt the Younger (1806) Spencer Perceval (1812) was not actually the last to die in office. There was one after him, which was Henry Temple (1865).
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    World's Oldest

    Bob Weighton has officially been validated as the world's oldest living man by the Guinness Book of World Records. Congrats! (This marks the first time a British person has held this title since Henry Allingham in 2009.)
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    Notable Coronavirus Victims

    Orlando McDaniel, who was on the Denver Broncos for one season (1982), has died from COVID-19 complications aged 59.
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    Activists

    Joseph Lowery, co-founder and 3rd president of the SCLC, dead at 98.
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    Sandra Day O'Connor

    Sandra Day O'Connor is 90 today! https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/arizona/2020/03/26/sandra-day-oconnor-turns-90-her-history-detailed-online/5084021002/
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    Prince Charles

    If Charles were to die before William, then William would become heir apparent as that's how the line of succession goes. Once Elizabeth follows, William would become King.
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    Notable Coronavirus Victims

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    Political Frailty

    Representative Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) is in critical condition with pneumonia. (He tested negative for coronavirus, BTW)
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    4. Vera Lynn

    It is now March 20th in the UK. 103 today!
  11. Tulsi's finally out. Down to just Biden and Bernie.
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    Notable Coronavirus Victims

    Norwegian actor Kristofer Hivju (Tormund Giantsbane from Game of Thrones) has tested positive.
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    Coronavirus Playlist

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    The 7th Death of 2020

    Bill Gates Sr- Washington currently has the most cases of coronavirus in the US and he has an underlying health condition (and is also 94 years old).
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    The 6th Death of 2020

    Tom Smith IMO.
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    Death Anniversary Thread

    5 years since Terry Pratchett left Discworld, aged 66.
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    Death Anniversary Thread

    Musician John Philip Sousa died on this day 88 years ago, aged 77. Here's some of his tunes that you might already know. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mRn9chmRAY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ov1kjVvYpWk
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    Death Anniversary Thread

    Judgement day for Lord Denning 21 years ago, aged 100.
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    7. Javier Perez De Cuellar

    Found one. RIP to hit no. 6 (and 5 for the main list).
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    Death Anniversary Thread

    No more Monkee business for Peter Tork on this day a year ago, aged 77.
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    Death Anniversary Thread

    J. Robert Oppenheimer "am become dead" on this day 53 years ago, aged 62.
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    Death Anniversary Thread

    Adolf Frederick of Sweden died after a feast fit for a king on this day 249 years ago, aged 60. The feast consisted of lobster, caviar, sauerkraut, kippers, champagne, and 14 servings of hetvagg served in a bowl of warm milk.
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    31. Willie Nelson

    Nelson's longtime drummer Paul English, who was the eponymous "Paul" in his album Me & Paul, is dead at 87.
  24. It's true. He was my favorite candidate.
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