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#861 themaninblack

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 10:22 PM

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The under-rated oft-overlooked Peter Houseman, killed in a car crash aged 31, 35 years ago.


So that's what happened to him....
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Posted 23 March 2012 - 03:41 AM

1 year ago today...

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#863 Magere Hein

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Posted 27 March 2012 - 05:34 PM

Today in 1972 Dutch graphic artist M.C Escher died, aged 73.

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DDP 2016 theme team Minions of Xuleneb (0/20): Albert II, Andriessen, Beatrix, Bernhard, Bloembergen, Brokken, Ceulemans, de Jong, Eyskens, Grönloh, Haitink, van 't Hek, Janssen, Jean I, Krebbers, Ricksen joker.gif, Rijvers, Santer, Thielemans, Veltman
DDP 2016 theme team Next slide, please (1/20): Attenborough, Blakemore, Bodmer, Close, Conway Morris, Dawkins, Greenfield, Longair, Meurig Thomas, Morris joker.gif, Graham-Smith, Hewish, Krebs, Phillips, Rothwell, Stewart, Sulston, Wolff, Wolpert, Zeeman


 
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Posted 28 March 2012 - 04:59 PM

Today in 1881, Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky, best known for his piano suite Pictures at an Exhibition, died, aged 42.

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DDP 2016 theme team Minions of Xuleneb (0/20): Albert II, Andriessen, Beatrix, Bernhard, Bloembergen, Brokken, Ceulemans, de Jong, Eyskens, Grönloh, Haitink, van 't Hek, Janssen, Jean I, Krebbers, Ricksen joker.gif, Rijvers, Santer, Thielemans, Veltman
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Posted 29 March 2012 - 06:26 PM

One hundred years ago, the final act of that most-heroic of failures saw the deaths of Lieutenant Henry Bowers (rear left), Robert Falcon Scott (rear centre) and Edward Adrian Wilson (rear right). Of the other two, Evans perished in February; the fate of Oates is well-known.


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Posted 04 April 2012 - 10:14 PM

17 years ago today saw the departure of Kenny Everett

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 03:32 AM

Actress Molly Picon died 20 years ago today, aged 94.

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 09:17 PM

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Clough Williams-Ellis, designer of Portmeirion, (as seen in 'The Prisoner'), died 9 april 1978 aged 94.

His ashes were made into a rocket, used in a New Year's Eve firework display 20 years after his death (according to wikipedia).

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 09:39 PM

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Clough Williams-Ellis, designer of Portmeirion, (as seen in 'The Prisoner'), died 9 april 1978 aged 94.

His ashes were made into a rocket, used in a New Year's Eve firework display 20 years after his death (according to wikipedia).

Bloody hell do he request that ? seems like a strange request , or were his ashes made into a rocket by accident ?


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Posted 09 April 2012 - 10:04 PM

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Clough Williams-Ellis, designer of Portmeirion, (as seen in 'The Prisoner'), died 9 april 1978 aged 94.

His ashes were made into a rocket, used in a New Year's Eve firework display 20 years after his death (according to wikipedia).


I'll be visiting Portmeirion tomorrow. Just thought I'd mention it like.
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But blaming me is blaming God;
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Posted 11 April 2012 - 07:50 PM

Twenty-One Years since the departure of glass harmonica virtuoso Bruno Hoffmann

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:02 PM

1 year ago, Elisabeth Sladen.
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Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:07 PM

1 year ago, Elisabeth Sladen.
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Still can't get my head round that one...
"I must have killed more men than Cecil B. DeMille."

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 02:17 PM

Today in 1912 Irish author Bram Stoker died, allegedly from syphilis, aged 64.

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DDP 2016 theme team Minions of Xuleneb (0/20): Albert II, Andriessen, Beatrix, Bernhard, Bloembergen, Brokken, Ceulemans, de Jong, Eyskens, Grönloh, Haitink, van 't Hek, Janssen, Jean I, Krebbers, Ricksen joker.gif, Rijvers, Santer, Thielemans, Veltman
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Posted 25 April 2012 - 04:12 PM

Cant be arsed trolling for pics, but 25th April seems to be a popular day for singers/ententainers to croak.

Brian 'too loud' Macleod 1992
Lisa 'left eye' Lopez 2002
Bobby 'Boris' Picket 2007
Humphrey Littleton 2008
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Posted 25 April 2012 - 05:47 PM

Cant be arsed trolling for pics, but 25th April seems to be a popular day for singers/ententainers to croak.

Brian 'too loud' Macleod 1992
Lisa 'left eye' Lopez 2002
Bobby 'Boris' Picket 2007
Humphrey Littleton 2008
Poly Styrene 2010

Just thought I'd mention it.

and Ginger Rogers (1995)

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 07:09 PM


Cant be arsed trolling for pics, but 25th April seems to be a popular day for singers/ententainers to croak.

Brian 'too loud' Macleod 1992
Lisa 'left eye' Lopez 2002
Bobby 'Boris' Picket 2007
Humphrey Littleton 2008
Poly Styrene 2010

Just thought I'd mention it.

and Ginger Rogers (1995)


And Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius, inventor of a temperature scale that is used almost universally now. He died in 1744, aged 42.

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DDP 2016 theme team Minions of Xuleneb (0/20): Albert II, Andriessen, Beatrix, Bernhard, Bloembergen, Brokken, Ceulemans, de Jong, Eyskens, Grönloh, Haitink, van 't Hek, Janssen, Jean I, Krebbers, Ricksen joker.gif, Rijvers, Santer, Thielemans, Veltman
DDP 2016 theme team Next slide, please (1/20): Attenborough, Blakemore, Bodmer, Close, Conway Morris, Dawkins, Greenfield, Longair, Meurig Thomas, Morris joker.gif, Graham-Smith, Hewish, Krebs, Phillips, Rothwell, Stewart, Sulston, Wolff, Wolpert, Zeeman


 
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Posted 01 May 2012 - 03:07 PM

"Whispering" Ted Lowe died a year ago today aged 90...

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"I must have killed more men than Cecil B. DeMille."

Gene Wilder as "the Waco Kid", Blazing Saddles (1974)

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 10:02 AM

Exactly one year since ol' Beardy had his head blown apart in Abbottabad. Can't say I miss the guy, to be honest

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 02:48 PM

11 years ago gameshow host and former Butlin's Redcoat, Ted "3-2-1" Rogers passed away

It's always funny until someone gets hurt, and then it's hilarious.

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