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Sir Creep

Posted Yesterday, 01:53 PM

In the ironic death anniversary category (please don't start another thread), Steve Irwin died this day 9 years ago aged 44.
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Interestingly that date coincides with the beginning of the exploitation of his children, daughter Bindi in particular. Odd.
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rockhopperpenguin

Posted Yesterday, 11:51 AM

In the ironic death anniversary category (please don't start another thread), Steve Irwin died this day 9 years ago aged 44.

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RadGuy

Posted Yesterday, 01:29 AM

The awesome Joan Rivers died about 20 years too early on September 4, 2014, after spending a week in a coma following a botched operation. She was 81.

 

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rockhopperpenguin

Posted 03 September 2015 - 04:26 PM

Vince Lombardi, at age 57, coached his last 45 years ago.

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Magere Hein

Posted 03 September 2015 - 01:44 PM

Oliver Cromwell died 357 years ago today but he had to wait until 29 months later for his execution.

 

Seems like the preferred order to me. Such waiting can't be hard.


Cat O'Falk

Posted 03 September 2015 - 10:13 AM

Oliver Cromwell died 357 years ago today but he had to wait until 29 months later for his execution.


time

Posted 03 September 2015 - 10:00 AM

Its been 3 days since Joy Beverley died but 21 years since Billy Wright died.

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Sir Creep

Posted 03 September 2015 - 09:27 AM

Johnny Marks - 20 years ago (wrote a bunch of Christmas classics like Rudolph the Red Nosed-Riendeer and Have a Holly Jolly Christmas).

Chief Justice (of the U.S. Supreme Court) William Rehnquist - 10 years.

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rockhopperpenguin

Posted 02 September 2015 - 05:18 PM

And, not breaking the rules because there aren't any and even if there were it wouldn't matter... J R R Tolkein went down the Hobbit hole for the last time on this day 42 years ago, aged 81.

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rockhopperpenguin

Posted 02 September 2015 - 05:15 PM

For all you runners (and I suspect there are many who use this site), inspiration for the Marathon and hero of Athens, Pheidippides, took off his Nikes for the last time 2,505 years ago.

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