The DeathList 1987

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The DeathList 1987

The 1987 list was the inaugural Deathlist. The original idea was conceived in a bar at the Mandela Bar (as it then was) at Warwick University in December 1986 following the news of Cary Grant's demise. A large team of Deathlist novices came up with a list of 31 celebrities. The list produced just one success, however over the years the art of deathlist selection has been transformed into a science.

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Year
Appear   Name Age Desc
1 Star (First Listing Icon) Clive Dunn67DeathList Favourite
2 Star (First Listing Icon) John Arlott73Cricket Announcer
3 Star (First Listing Icon) Kenneth Connor71Actor
4 Star (First Listing Icon) Stewart Granger74Actor
5 Star (First Listing Icon) Jimmy Stewart79Actor
6 Star (First Listing Icon) Queen Mother87Entertainer
7 Star (First Listing Icon) Don Bradman75Cricketer
8 Star (First Listing Icon) Harold Larwood82Cricketer
9 Star (First Listing Icon) Fred Davis82Snooker
10 Star (First Listing Icon) Andrea De Cesaris28F1 Driver
11 Star (First Listing Icon) Salvador Dali83Wacky Artist
12 Star (First Listing Icon) Johnny Morris67TV presenter
13 Star (First Listing Icon) Les Dawson56Comedian
14 Star (First Listing Icon) Barbara Cartland82Literary Genius
15 Star (First Listing Icon) Ayatollah Khomeini86Iranian Leader
16 Star (First Listing Icon) Bob Hope84Entertainer
17 Star (First Listing Icon) Beryl Reid67Actress
18 Star (First Listing Icon) John Gielgud79Actor
19 Star (First Listing Icon) Lord (Harold) Wilson71Ex PM
20 Star (First Listing Icon) Jimmy Saville61DJ
21 Star (First Listing Icon) Anna Wing73Eastenders Lou Beale
22 Star (First Listing Icon)Skull & Crossbones (Dead Icon)Andrés Segovia93Guitarist
23 Star (First Listing Icon) Yehudi Menuhin71Violinist
24 Star (First Listing Icon) Dan Maskell79Tennis Commentator
25 Star (First Listing Icon) Fred Perry78British tennis Champ
26 Star (First Listing Icon) Ronald Reagan76(former) Idiot
27 Star (First Listing Icon) Bette Davis79Actress
28 Star (First Listing Icon) Laurence Olivier80Actor
29 Star (First Listing Icon) Alec Guiness69Actor
30 Star (First Listing Icon) Ozzy Osbourne39Reality TV star
31 Star (First Listing Icon) Any one Beatle24Popsters
Key To Symbols Skull & Crossbones (Dead Icon) Dead Star (First Listing Icon) First Appearance


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