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We got to say yippee ki yay motherfucker to Alan Rickman 1 year ago today, who died from cancer at the age of 69.

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Forty years since the death of Anais Nin, writer best known for her erotica.

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Forty years since the death of Anais Nin, writer best known for her erotica.

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Ah yes. Delta of Venus beats 50 Shades of Grey into a cocked hat - literally.

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Dan Haggerty couldn't bear life any longer as he reached his grizzly end a year ago on this day.

 

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Elizabeth Short, best known as The Black Dahlia, was assassinated on this day 70 years ago:

 

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Robert van de Graaff, physicist, sparked out exactly 50 years ago.

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Ross Bagdasarian, Sr -- creator of The Chipmunks -- 45 years

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Walter Briggs Sr -- owner of my Detroit Tigers (stadium was called Briggs Stadium a number of decades) - 65 years

Art Buchwald - 10 years

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90 years since no more dib,dib,dib,dob, dob, dob for Juliette Gordon Low, aged 66.

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Gary Gilmore was executed on this day 40 years ago.

 

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Congolese independence leader Patrice Lumumba was killed today 56 years ago.

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Three years after his solitary Deathlist appearance, Fergie Frederiksen died. That was three years ago today.

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He didn't get a QO too, iirc, which given his status as a Deathlist alumni, astounded me.

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He didn't get a QO too, iirc, which given his status as a Deathlist alumnus, astounded me.

 

[pedantry] FTFY [/pedantry]

 

 

 

Alumni is plural.

Or should that be "are plural"? Damn.

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He didn't get a QO too, iirc, which given his status as a Deathlist alumni, astounded me.

I doubt his status as a DL alumnus had any bearing on his obitability tbh. We're surely not that influential!

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He didn't get a QO too, iirc, which given his status as a Deathlist alumni, astounded me.

I doubt his status as a DL alumnus had any bearing on his obitability tbh. We're surely not that influential!

 

 

 

:lol:

 

I meant them picking him had led me to believe he was far more famous than he apparently was.

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He didn't get a QO too, iirc, which given his status as a Deathlist alumni, astounded me.

I doubt his status as a DL alumnus had any bearing on his obitability tbh. We're surely not that influential!

 

 

That's not what he meant.

 

One of the criteria for being a DL pick is the person's death is likely to get a mention in the six o clock news.

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