The DeathList 2007

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The DeathList 2007

2007 sees the twentieth anniversary of the DeathList so let’s hope for a particularly successful year. For those unfamiliar with DeathList, here is a quick recap of the idea: A list of 50 celebrities is selected by the DeathList committee before the start of each calendar year for their likelihood to die during that year. Candidates must have a certain level of famousness, which is basically that their demise must be expected to be reported by the UK media. Candidates are ineligible if their only claim to fame is their likely death in the near future. Also, no more than 25 celebrities that appeared on the previous year’s list can be selected. 2006 finished with a solid score of 13 successes, but the 2003 record of 14 deaths remains intact.

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Year
Appear   Name Age Desc Discuss
1 5 Fidel Castro81DictatorSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 1199 posts
2 Star (First Listing Icon) Ariel Sharon79Ex-Israeli Prime MinisterSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 843 posts
3 Star (First Listing Icon) Ruby Muhammad110Mother of the Nation of IslamSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 95 posts
452Skull & Crossbones (Dead Icon)Charles Lane102ActorSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 100 posts
576 Albert Hofmann101Creator of LSDSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 246 posts
684 Oscar Niemeyer100ArchitectSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 405 posts
7208 Michael Foot94TrampSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 258 posts
8 Star (First Listing Icon) Ernest Borgnine90ActorSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 140 posts
9332 Billy Graham89EvangelistSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 388 posts
1037 Ronnie Biggs78AmbassadorSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 1103 posts
1143Skull & Crossbones (Dead Icon)Brooke Astor105PhilanthropistSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 300 posts
12 Star (First Listing Icon) Tim Johnson61US SenatorSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 66 posts
13 Star (First Listing Icon) Rowdy Roddy Piper53WWE WrastlerSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 64 posts
1495 Claude Levi-Strauss99ScientistSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 202 posts
15126Skull & Crossbones (Dead Icon)Ernest Gallo98Wine makerSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 132 posts
16162Skull & Crossbones (Dead Icon)Lady Bird Johnson95Former first ladySpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 209 posts
17 5Skull & Crossbones (Dead Icon)Bill Deedes94JournalistSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 74 posts
18 Star (First Listing Icon) Mark Felt94Deep ThroatSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 98 posts
19 Star (First Listing Icon)Skull & Crossbones (Dead Icon)Tammy Faye Messner65EvangelistSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 387 posts
20 5 Karl Malden95ActorSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 95 posts
21225 Eli Wallach92ActorSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 0 posts
22 2 Les Paul92Guitar makerSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 56 posts
23 4 Yitzhak Shamir92Ex PM IsraelSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 90 posts
24273 Dom Mintoff91Ex Malta PMSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 126 posts
25255 Kirk Douglas91ActorSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 217 posts
26 2 Olivia De Havilland91ActressSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 88 posts
27 3 Herbert Lom90ActorSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 70 posts
28292 Vera Lynn90SingerSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 203 posts
29326 Alexander Solzhenitsyn89AuthorSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 117 posts
30 Star (First Listing Icon) Oral Roberts89EvangelistSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 61 posts
31 2 Betty Ford89Clinic ownerSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 125 posts
32372 Dino de Laurentiis89Film ProducerSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 64 posts
33 Star (First Listing Icon)Skull & Crossbones (Dead Icon)Ian Smith89Ex-Rhodesian PMSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 70 posts
34352Skull & Crossbones (Dead Icon)Ingmar Bergman89Film DirectorSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 82 posts
35 Star (First Listing Icon) John Forsythe89Blake CarringtonSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 30 posts
363111Skull & Crossbones (Dead Icon)Kurt Waldheim89NaziSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 215 posts
37382 JD Salinger88AuthorSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 114 posts
38403 Jake Lamotta86BoxerSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 125 posts
39 5 John Demjanjuk87Nazi CollaboratorSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 96 posts
40 Star (First Listing Icon) Al Molinaro88Happy Days AlSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 51 posts
41 Star (First Listing Icon) Abe Vigoda86ActorSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 50 posts
42114 Suharto86Ex President of IndonesiaSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 398 posts
43146 Patrick Moore84AstronomerSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 695 posts
44 Star (First Listing Icon) Gore Vidal82AuthorSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 47 posts
45473Skull & Crossbones (Dead Icon)George Melly81Jazz ManSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 212 posts
46 2 Jerry Lewis81ComedianSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 123 posts
47 Star (First Listing Icon) Jack Kevorkian79Dr DeathSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 45 posts
48102 Harold Pinter77PlaywrightSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 193 posts
49 2 Louis Farrakhan75NutterSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 50 posts
505011 Clive Dunn87DeathList FavouriteSpeech Bubble (Forum Topic Icon) 504 posts
Key To Symbols Skull & Crossbones (Dead Icon) Dead Star (First Listing Icon) First Appearance


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