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Rob Ford could no longer smoke crack cocaine one year ago today. 

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Joan Shawlee stopped acting on this day 30 years ago, aged 61.

 

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Also 1 year since Richard Bradford packed his suitcase for the last time, and never did get an obit.

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Eileen Farrell stopped singing on this day 15 years ago, aged 82.

 

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Johan Cruyff died on this day 1 year ago, aged 68.

 

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Nancy Walker stopped acting on this day 25 years ago, aged 69.

 

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... They think it's all over ... it is now, for Kenneth Wolstenholme, fifteen years ago, aged 81.

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Ludwig van Beethoven, decomposing since this day 190 years ago.

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The last stanza for Walt Whitman on this day 125 years ago, aged 72.

 

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Dudley Moore stopped acting on this day 15 years ago, aged 66.

 

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45 years since Dutch artist MC Escher ascended the impossible stairway, aged 73.

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Earl Scruggs died on this day 5 years ago, aged 88.

 

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Thirty years since Patrick Troughton became a relative dimension in time and space.

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WC Handy, George Michael/John Gielgud/Peter Wyngarde/him from Five Star's favourite blues musician, died today in 1958.

 

 

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The gong sounded for J Arthur Rank 45 years ago today, aged 83.

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His name lives on however, in the vernacular of cockney rhyming slang.

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Ellen Pollock stopped acting on this day 20 years ago, aged 94.

 

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Queen Mother Elizabeth died on this day 15 years ago, aged 101.

 

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Three years since Kate O'Mara stopped threatening the whole universe

 

 

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1 hour ago, TheUndertaker1990 said:

Queen Mother Elizabeth died on this day 15 years ago, aged 101.

 

 

She stopped Queen Mothering.

 

Break out your purple ties in remembrance.

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49 years since Bobby Driscoll gained first reference honours in the dictionary for "wayward child star".

 

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Barry Took stopped writing on this day 15 years ago, aged 73.

 

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Albert Tatlock himself, Jack Howarth, died today in 1984.

 

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Jolie Gabor, mother of Magda, Zsa Zsa and Eva Gabor, died on this day 20 years ago, aged 100.

 

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