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#61 themaninblack

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Posted 11 February 2009 - 06:22 PM

View PostPhantom, on Feb 11 2009, 04:31 PM, said:

Sylvia Plath commited suicide on this day in 1963

I wonder if she regretted doing that?
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Posted 11 February 2009 - 06:34 PM

View Postthemaninblack, on Feb 11 2009, 07:22 PM, said:

View PostPhantom, on Feb 11 2009, 04:31 PM, said:

Sylvia Plath commited suicide on this day in 1963

I wonder if she regretted doing that?

No, Piaf told her not to.

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Posted 11 February 2009 - 09:17 PM

View PostMonoclinic, on Feb 11 2009, 06:34 PM, said:

View Postthemaninblack, on Feb 11 2009, 07:22 PM, said:

View PostPhantom, on Feb 11 2009, 04:31 PM, said:

Sylvia Plath commited suicide on this day in 1963

I wonder if she regretted doing that?

No, Piaf told her not to.

Oh gosh, what a faux pas... :smiley_f:

Of course, Plath was the one Ted Hughes knocked about, wasn't she?
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Posted 14 February 2009 - 09:56 PM

P.G. Wodehouse died on this date in 1975

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Posted 19 February 2009 - 05:48 PM

Bon Scott died on this date in 1980

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Posted 20 February 2009 - 01:50 PM

Dick York (1992), Burt Lancaster (1994) Hunter S. Thompson (2005) and Sandra Dee (2005)
All died on this date

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Posted 20 February 2009 - 05:44 PM

View PostPhantom, on Feb 20 2009, 01:50 PM, said:

Dick York (1992), Burt Lancaster (1994) Hunter S. Thompson (2005) and Sandra Dee (2005)
All died on this date

I think your source on Burt Lancaster must be wrong. He died on my 18th birthday which was 20th October 94
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Posted 20 February 2009 - 05:48 PM

View PostHandrejka, on Feb 20 2009, 06:44 PM, said:

View PostPhantom, on Feb 20 2009, 01:50 PM, said:

Dick York (1992), Burt Lancaster (1994) Hunter S. Thompson (2005) and Sandra Dee (2005)
All died on this date

I think your source on Burt Lancaster must be wrong. He died on my 18th birthday which was 20th October 94

I misread it, I just glanced at the date of 20th didn't pay much attention to the month

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Posted 21 February 2009 - 08:43 PM

A day late, but Gene Siskel died 10 years ago as of February 20.
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Posted 21 February 2009 - 09:02 PM

Malcolm X was assassinated on this day in 1965

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 05:20 PM

My guinea pig, Chaka Demus, passed away this day in 2008.

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Posted 26 February 2009 - 07:46 PM

William Melvin Hicks died today in 1994. Forget Cobain, this was the big death of that year...

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Posted 05 March 2009 - 03:30 PM

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Vivian Stanshall, of the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, died on this date in 1995.

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Posted 05 March 2009 - 04:16 PM

Renowned pipe smoker Joseph Stalin died on this day in 1953.

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Ten years later, Patsy Cline, who always said she would die young, died young.

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Posted 05 March 2009 - 06:28 PM

View PostPhantom, on Mar 5 2009, 03:30 PM, said:

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Vivian Stanshall, of the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, died on this date in 1995.

All hail the ginger geezer and his wrinkled retainer....Scrotum!
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Posted 08 March 2009 - 12:48 AM

A bit late this but never mind....

Jean Baudrillard died on 6th March 2007...

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Posted 08 March 2009 - 11:59 PM

10th anniversary of Joe DiMaggio's death.

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Harold Lloyd also died on this day.

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Posted 09 March 2009 - 12:17 AM

View PostDeath Impends, on Mar 8 2009, 11:59 PM, said:

10th anniversary of Joe DiMaggio's death.

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Harold Lloyd also died on this day.

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Well, he had to fall off that clock sometime...
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Posted 10 March 2009 - 09:15 PM

Lloyd Bridges died today in 1998...

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Posted 17 March 2009 - 12:23 AM

St Patrick's Day Special:

Rod Hull died 10 years ago today...

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