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On 25/12/2019 at 09:49, drol said:

Plus I'd add Manolis Glezos, who has been hospitalized again but said to be responding to treatment, and another always-ill name who seems finally close to demise this time, but won't say for Deathrace interests.

Recovering, if you had any doubts...

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BTW, is Kenneth Cope fucking immortal?

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Jean-Marie Le Pen

Mikis Theodorakis

Michael Lonsdale

Constantine II of Greece

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11 minutes ago, drol said:

BTW, is Kenneth Cope fucking immortal?

Have you been watching ITV 3 ?

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On 25/12/2019 at 09:49, drol said:

Christmas updates!

 

1)Prince Philip: Discharged, walking on his own. Not going anywhere.

2)Daniel arap Moi: No updates, still in hospital.

3)Gorbachev: Fully recovered, about to be discharged.

4)Vishwesha Teertha: Miracolously recovered from a myriad of health issues (usual Indians, seriously), to be taken off life support in the next few days and life not in danger anymore.

5)Shin Kyuk-ho: Still in hospital, but life not in danger.

 

Plus I'd add Manolis Glezos, who has been hospitalized again but said to be responding to treatment, and another always-ill name who seems finally close to demise this time, but won't say for Deathrace interests.

Ding dong, the Seer is gone.

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Cuba has recently appointed a prime minister for the first time in 50 years.

It's probably to start a power transition, so maybe it's time to watch Raul Castro?

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15 hours ago, drol said:

BTW, is Kenneth Cope fucking immortal?

 

Yes.

 

First, the Reaper has a sense of humour. Cope was the deceased half of Randall and Hopkirk ergo he lives.

 

Second, when Mike Pratt (Jeff Randall actor) was dying of lung cancer, he implored Cope to give up smoking. This worked for quite a while. As a result, his lungs were probably fitter than your average COPD sufferer to begin with, who smokes up to the grave.

 

Third, he was already misdiagnosed with mesothelioma, told he was going to die, only to find out he didn't have when he kept living. So the guy is just lucky in general.

 

Fourth, I think the will to live is strong as he (right up to last I heard) is principle "carer" for his wife Renny Lister who has quite severe dementia. In these cases, when one goes, the other swiftly follows, usually.

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One name dropped this year was Jill Gascoigne. She was in the final stages of her illness 2 years ago, so I'd think she'd be back on 2020. 

 

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Steve Halliwell (Zak Dingle in Emmerdale) seems to be off sick again- Had a heart Attack in September 2018 missing 6 months of the show and is now clearly absent

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4 hours ago, drol said:

to be taken off life support in the next few days and life not in danger anymore

Well, half right.

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I think it's a safe bet to have this topic unpinned.  A new one for 2021 has been started. 

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12 hours ago, Paul Bearer said:

I think it's a safe bet to have this topic unpinned.  A new one for 2021 has been started. 

 

Don't we normally wait til NYE?

 

What if someone gets hospitalised tonight?

 

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My suggestions for 2020:

 

Imelda Marcos 1929

Isabel Peron 1931

Monca Vitti 1931

Jan Morris 1926

Joanne Woodward 1930

Gina Lollobrigida 1927

MIlan Kundera 1929

Tippi Hedren 1930

Eva Marie Saint 1924

Juliette Greco 1927

Michel Piccoli 1925

Irene Papas 1929

Jean Louis Trintignant 1930

 

Thank you.

 

 

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5 hours ago, Kinnock said:

 

Don't we normally wait til NYE?

 

What if someone gets hospitalised tonight?

 

Looks like the committee have already made their list.Wonder if they will reopen it if someone like Donald Trump or Boris Johnson announce they have stage 4 cancer and months to live.

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A trio of Archers actresses:(PC - actors)

Lesley Saweard (85) - the world's longest active soap actor - at 62 years this is longer even than William Roache (59 years)

Patricia Greene (88) - Jill Archer, matriarch of the family, 2nd wife of the late Phil Archer & daughter-in-law of Dan & Doris Archer - 2nd longest active soap actor (approx 60 years)

June Spencer (100) - world's oldest active soap actor

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2 minutes ago, The Watcher said:

A trio of Archers actresses:(PC - actors)

Lesley Saweard (85) - the world's longest active soap actor - at 62 years this is longer even than William Roache (59 years)

Patricia Greene (88) - Jill Archer, matriarch of the family, 2nd wife of the late Phil Archer & daughter-in-law of Dan & Doris Archer - 2nd longest active soap actor (approx 60 years)

June Spencer (100) - world's oldest active soap actor

There is also Ysanne Churchman (94) Phil's first wife Grace who famously perished in a fire on the night ITV launched.

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Since Alex Trebek has been suggested several times. I suggest Johnny Gilbert who has been the announcer for Jeopardy since 1984. At 95 no telling how long he will be with us.

Perhaps his life in Jeopardy as much as Trebek's.

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Can I suggest Clint Eastwood? He'll be 90 in 2020, time to join his squeeze Sondra Locke.:wacko:

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I'm going to pin this thread again until 00.00 01/01/2020.  We have lots of visiting guests right now, so they might need it for handy reference.

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What about Roberta McCain?

 

The late John McCain's mom is turning 108 in less than two months!  I know some people live that long... but the mother of one of the most powerful men in the United States!?

 

She must have taken some elixir or something!

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On 20/12/2019 at 12:21, Etushispushingupdaisies said:

My shadow-list.

1. Kirk Douglas 

2. Vera Lynn 

3. Olivia De Havilland. 

4. Alex Trebek

5. Lee Kerslake 

6. Javier Perez De Cuellar  

7. Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh.  

8. Beverly Cleary 

9. Pierre Cardin  

10. Carl Reiner 

11. Norman Lear 

12. Betty White 

13. Chuck Yeager 

14. Bob Dole. 

15. Bob Barker 

16. Henry Kissinger 

17. Eva Marie Saint

18. Jimmy Carter 

19. Leslie Phillips

20.  Tony Britton 

21. Dick Van Dyke 

22. Angela Lansbury

23. Honor Blackman 

24.  Hal Holbrook

25. Norman Jewison

26. Mel Brooks

27. Roger Corman

28. David Attenborough

29. Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II

30. Tony Bennett

31. Stanley Baxter

32. Sean Connery

33. Nobby Stiles 

34. Jimmy Greaves 

35. Sidney Poitier 

36. Harry Belafonte 

37. Ennio Morricone

38. Hosni Mubarak 

39. Mikhail Gorbachev 

40. Burt Bacharach 

41. Terry Jones

42. Michael York

43. Desmond Tutu 

44.  Little Richard 

45. Johnny Depp (this year's Gazza, but way more famous)

46. Dave Mustaine

47. Paul McCartney (leap years are famous for loads of celebrity deaths, pick him on leap years only)(sub Prunella Scales)

48. Bob Dylan (the same thing) (sub Olivia Newton-John)

49. George Clooney (because of that Simpsons episode, where Homer kills Neil Armstrong (2012), Prince (2016) and George Clooney (2020?) (Sub Valery Giscard D'Estaing )

50. Madonna (the same thing with McCartney and Dylan) (sub Loretta Lynn)

The Queen ain't going anywhere. She'll only be turning 94 in 2020. Her mother made it to 101

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On 23/12/2018 at 01:03, The Quim Reaper said:

Quim, late December 2019: LEAH FUCKING BRACKNELL

 

EDIT: Quim, late December 2019: I miss Leah Bracknell :(

 

Awww, there there, TQR, there there.

 

 

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