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#161 Lady Die

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Posted 09 January 2007 - 04:30 PM

Mickey Rooney. I'm just shocked that guy is still kicking.

Any relation to Wayne Rooney?
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Posted 09 January 2007 - 05:33 PM

From Ray Kennedy's Wiki page:

To this day Kennedy lives a quiet, homebound life with decreased mobility and a dependency on drugs to control the discomfort of his condition. He had to sell his medals, caps, shirts and other memorabilia after falling on financially hard times.

He'll be 56 this year.
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Posted 11 January 2007 - 02:08 PM

Harper Lee is still alive and, apparentely, doing very well

Ends a lot of speculation I suppose.


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Posted 12 January 2007 - 12:19 AM


Harper Lee is still alive and, apparentely, doing very well

Ends a lot of speculation I suppose.


Harper Lee makes rare public appearance at a high school

I liked that bit where she shot the mad dog.
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Posted 31 January 2007 - 07:31 PM

Maurice Vincent Wilkes, somewhat obscurish British computer scientist and second winner of the Turing Award aka. the "Nobel" for computing sciences. Obit assured and he turns 94 this year, but no news on his health. Thought I'd bring him up though, since I stumbled on him accidently.
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Posted 07 February 2007 - 11:54 PM

Maurice Vincent Wilkes, somewhat obscurish British computer scientist and second winner of the Turing Award aka. the "Nobel" for computing sciences. Obit assured and he turns 94 this year, but no news on his health. Thought I'd bring him up though, since I stumbled on him accidently.


I was surprised to find recently that T S Eliot's widow Valerie was still alive and seemingly in fine fettle, presenting the annual T S Eliot award for poetry last month. Even though she's only 81 I can't help but think that anyone connected with Eliot is from a bygone pre-WW2 era.
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Posted 21 February 2007 - 12:13 AM

Someone I'm pleased and a little surprised to discover is still alive is S A Wakefield, the Australian author of "Bottersnikes and Gumbles" which was my favourite book as a child. I don't know much about him other that he was born in 1927, so not much use to you, but I had to tell someone.

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Posted 21 February 2007 - 04:41 PM

Michael Foot! :dead:

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Posted 21 February 2007 - 07:29 PM

Michael Foot! :dead:

Brad Pitt! :D

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Posted 21 February 2007 - 08:23 PM


Michael Foot! :dead:

Brad Pitt! :D


What a shame that Tony Hancock is dead.
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#171 Cowboy Ronnie

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Posted 21 February 2007 - 10:06 PM

Britney Spears

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Posted 22 February 2007 - 01:56 AM

Britney Spears

Not for long at the rate she zips in and out of rehab, one of those doors is like as not to slam hard on her heels and send her for a fatal spill.

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Posted 22 February 2007 - 08:17 AM

Britney Spears

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#174 Dave to the Grave

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Posted 22 February 2007 - 08:20 AM


Britney Spears

Not for long at the rate she zips in and out of rehab, one of those doors is like as not to slam hard on her heels and send her for a fatal spill.

:lol:

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Posted 24 February 2007 - 10:54 PM

I thought Carla Lane was dead. Must have been wishful thinking.

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2015 Alternative 50 (4/50)
1. Rev Billy Graham.2. Zsa Zsa Gabor 3. Prince Philipp Duke of Edinburgh 4. Sam Simon 5. Kirk Douglas 6. Fidel Castro 7. Stepehn Hawking 8. Pele 9.Lupita Tovar
10.Ron Moody 11. Jean Alexander 12. George Blake 13. Peter Sallis 14. Valerie Harper 15.Mohamed Ali 16. Brain Cant 17. Gretel Bergman 18. Pat Priest
19. Stuart Hall 20. Jaques Rivette 21. Anthony Booth 22. Nigel Lawson 23. Buzz Aldrin 24. Kenneth Anger 25. Al Molinaro 26. Clive James 27. Tamara Press 28. Izzy Young
29. Zara Nutley 30. Caroline Aherne 31. Cyril Frankel 32. Olivia de Haviland 33. Hywel Bennet 34. SugarPie De Santo 35. William Barrington-Coupe 36. Christiana F. 37. Peter Sutcliffe
38. Dave Swarbick 39. Rene Angelil 40. Vincent Bugliosi 41. Helmut Scmidt 42. Gro Harlem Brundtland 43. Christopher Wenner 44. Clare Torry 45. irving Kanarek 46. Russ Tamblyn
47. Movita Castenada. 48. Klaus Rainer Rohl 49. Desmond Tutu 50. Akinwale Arobieke


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#176 Banshees Scream

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Posted 24 February 2007 - 11:07 PM

You know what I think? Han has a new exciting wishful signiture! It would be so like you.

I thought Carla Lane was dead. Must have been wishful thinking.



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Posted 28 February 2007 - 01:15 PM

Couldn't find a more suitable thread...

http://news.bbc.co.u...ire/6403389.stm

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Posted 28 February 2007 - 02:20 PM

Sunday's episode of the BBC show "Top Gear" had Clarkson, Hammond and May stating that Phil Drabble was dead (in connection with rounding up some sheep). I can find no evidence that he is - bit of a gaffe from the BBC researchers there?

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Posted 28 February 2007 - 02:49 PM

Phil Drabble looks to be breathing as he approaches 93, gaffe from Top Gear, potential good spot for us deadpickers.
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Posted 28 February 2007 - 08:56 PM

Phil Drabble looks to be breathing as he approaches 93, gaffe from Top Gear, potential good spot for us deadpickers.


I had him on my DDP team for 2 years running and despite the Wiki entry a lot doubt was cast about him still being in the land of the living. I meant to keep him on again this year, probably out of bloody-mindedness but forgot in my rush to get my team in on New Years Eve.
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