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Rapper Christopher Wallace AKA The Notorious B.I.G. was gunned down 20 years ago today, aged 24.

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Comedian Peter Bergman died on this day 5 years ago, aged 72.

 

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Tenth anniversary of Terry Nation no longer being a survivor, dying aged 66.

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20th. He died in 1997. He also created McGyver.

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Terry Nation and Biggie gotta be up there with the weirdest combo of celebs to stand in line at the Pearly Gates together.

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2 hours ago, msc said:

20th. He died in 1997. He also created McGyver.

Oops.

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1,980 years since it was infamy for Emperor Tiberius, aged 77.

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Richard Jeni made his last joke on this day 10 years ago, aged 49.

 

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75 years ago Wilbur Scoville, developer of the eponymous scale, died aged 77.

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Hopefully, he was not feeling the heat in the afterlife.

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Ernie Ladd, my pick for greatest promo of all-time, died ten years ago today.

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He came up with The Nation of Domination, you know.

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1,795 years since it was infamy for the Emperor Elagabulus, aged 18.

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Betty Hutton wouldn't sing anymore after this day 10 years ago, aged 86.

 

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30 years go Joe Gladwin, famous for his appearances in Last of the Summer Wine and Nearest & Dearest, died aged 81.

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He was just as famous for his classic Hovis adverts:

 

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John Wyndham, 48 years ago today.

 

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Michael Hossack stopped playing drums on this day 5 years ago, aged 65.

 

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25 years since Salvo Lima swam too close to the fishes, aged 64.

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Its the 70th anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill, aged 75.

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Not that Winston, obviously, but the US writer, who was, for a time, more famous than Winston S. Churchill, which is why the UK Churchill's books are written by Winston S. Churchill.

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On 09/03/2017 at 03:05, The Unknown Man said:

Rapper Christopher Wallace AKA The Notorious B.I.G. was gunned down 20 years ago today, aged 24.

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24? What, stone?

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Fanie Lou Hamer was finally overcome this day 40 years ago, aged 59.

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Wrestler Arnold Skaaland died on this day 10 years ago, aged 82.

 

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Clarence Darrow, who said a quote once, died today in 1938. 

 

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It really is a good quote though.

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