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    The Dead of 2020

    No doubt there's a more appropriate thread (or two) but Dr Alan Howard, pioneer of the Cambridge Diet has embarked on his most serious weight-loss program yet, having died aged 91.
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    Death Anniversary Thread

    Actor Aubrey Morris died five years ago today, aged 89. Even if you don't recognise the name, you'll probably recognise the face - he appeared in just about *everything* in a career lasting over 60 years.
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    The Happy Birthday Thread

    My DDP pic Pik Sen-Lim looks well in that too!
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    The Happy Birthday Thread

    Professor Robert Winston is 80 today
  5. Showing my age here, but seeing the above, whose career seems to consist of playing 'self' makes me yearn for the days of the famous-for-being-famous T P-T.
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    The Happy Birthday Thread

    Sir Patrick Stewart is 80 today.
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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    Another family of.. Serge Aurier's brother dead.
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    Deathlisters who are dead

    That's good to hear, we share the same birthday. I found an email address of his from way back (Amsterdam DLCon) but I thought too much time had elapsed for me to speculatively try it. PS I'm still alive too (somehow)
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    Time Added

    Following Jack Charlton's death yesterday, an update to the score of the 1970 FA Cup final, which had stood at 3:3 for almost 2 years. Chelsea 4 : 5 Leeds (Houseman, Hutchinson, Osgood, Bonetti) (Bremner, Sprake, Madeley, Hunter, Charlton)
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    The Happy Birthday Thread

    Wilko Johnson celebrates another birthday he didn't think he'd see, reaching 73.
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    He's no better or worse than many others.
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    How Old Are Dl Users?

    I'm officially old. Brooklyn Beckham has announced his engagement and I can remember a time before his dad had even met Victoria.
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    Summer Olympic Deaths/Dead Medallists

    Germany's 1964 Olympic decathlon champion Willi Holdorf has died aged 80. He left he sport immediately after the games but later won Silver in the 2 man Bob in the 1973 European championships, and coached other athletes, football club Fortuna Cologne and was a fitness coach for the German Davis Cup team. He was inducted into the German Sports Hall of Fame in 2011.
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    4. Vera Lynn

    The local paper liveblog if you want to keep up with it. (Usual disclaimer - its local journalism, so not exactly Pulitzer standard.)
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    The Happy Birthday Thread

    John Motson Virgina Wade both 75 today
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    Comedians & Comedy Writers

    It would appear he, too, fell to C-19
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    The Happy Birthday Thread

    Another musical birthday, Jesse McReynolds, bluegrass mandolinist, is 91 today. He's the current oldest member of the Grand Old Opry, having been a member since 1964. A deadhead too apparently
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    Comedians & Comedy Writers

    Richard Preddy, writer for Smack The Pony, Green Wing, The Fast Show and others died yesterday. No cause of death as yet, but his partner died of covid-19 back in April.
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    Winter Olympic Deaths

    Christian Jagge, the Finn who surprisingly beat Alberto Tomba in the 1992 Albertville Olympic Slalom event, has died aged 54.
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    The Dead of 2020

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    Chris Moyles on Radio 1 - Yesterday

    "Much lighter hair" - yeah same thing happened to me when I got old. Here's 5 stones, happy to help.
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    The Happy Birthday Thread

    You could be on to something there
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    British Science Fiction Series

    I think it's more Hay-doke
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    Ringo Starr

    Pete Best doesn't *really* hold a grudge

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