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6 minutes ago, Marenghi said:

Monty Python's Graham Chapman died 31 years ago today.

 

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“Good riddance to him, the freeloading bastard...”

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Ten years ago, no more laughing at Norman Wisdom,as he died aged 95.

 

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42 minutes ago, Marenghi said:

Monty Python's Graham Chapman died 31 years ago today.

 

 

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Are you suggesting coconuts migrate?”

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Janis Joplin moved over on this day 50 years ago, aged 27.

 

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Its now a 125 years since the British clergyman Ralph Tollemache die aged 68.

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He's mostly (solely) remembered for giving his offspring elaborate names (A tradition continued to this day by some Conservatives).

 

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F1 racer Andrea de Cesaris died in a motorcycle crash on this day 6 years ago, aged 55.

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de Cesaris was the second-to-last survivor of the inaugural DeathList in 1987 (not including "Any one Beatles" Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr).

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Alfred L. Kroeber died on this day 60 years ago, aged 84.

 

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Ex DL hit, Ginger Baker, has been dead for 1 year

 

Ginger Baker: Legendary Cream drummer dies aged 80 - BBC News

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Actor Richard Farnsworth killed himself on this day 20 years ago, aged 80.

 

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Clarence Birdseye, who invented frozen food, died 64 years ago

 

Inventor Clarence Birdseye

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Too cool for Willis Carrier on this day 70 years ago, aged 73.

 

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Izzy Asper and Arthur Berger both died on this day in 2003 ages 71 and 91 respectively,

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two weeks before the anniversary of the death of Hans Asperger. 

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Franklin Pierce died 151 years ago aged  64. Also Clement Atlee, the martyr of the Labour party, died 53 years ago aged 84.

14th US President Franklin PierceBritish Prime Minister Clement Attlee

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English drummer B. J. Wilson died on this day 30 years ago, aged 43.

 

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Alec Douglas-Home went home on this day 25 years ago, aged 92.

 

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Really peaceful guy who loved homosexuals died 53 years ago aged 39

 

Argentine Revolutionary Che Guevara

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43 years ago, Angelo Muscat, most famous for his portrayal as the butler in The Prisoner, died practically penniless, aged 47. His only other credited role was as a Chumbley/Chumblie operator in a 1965 Doctor Who story.

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He also had uncredited roles as an oompa-loompa (Willie Wonka & The Chocolate Factory), a dwarf (Magical Mystery Tour) and a servant (Alice in Wonderland).

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Ending act for Orson Welles on this day 35 years ago, aged 70.

 

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12 years ago trumpeter, composer & arranger Neal Hefti died age 85. He arranged music for the likes of Stan Kenton, Count Basie & Sinatra, but is primarily remembered for a couple of theme tunes he wrote

 

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Tex Williams died on this day 35 years ago, aged 68.

 

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All round nice guy who especially loved black people died 150 years ago today

 

Confederate General Robert E. Lee

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The price wasn't right anymore for Johnny Olson on this day 35 years ago, aged 75.

 

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Milton Hershey, from Hershey's, died 75 years ago aged 86

 

Chocolate Tycoon Milton S. Hershey

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Actress Jean Peters died on this day 20 years ago, aged 73.

 

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