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Posted 01 March 2012 - 05:43 PM

View PostWhitehouse, on 01 March 2012 - 05:18 PM, said:

American rightwing politcal commentator hack Andrew Breitbart past away in the early hours of Thursday in Los Angeles at the age of 43.

Quite shocking actually.

No doubt the circumstances of his death will expose him as a massive hypocrite.
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Posted 04 March 2012 - 02:48 PM

Paul McBride QC, the lawyer who defended Celtic employees in a number of issues and was targeted in the attempted parcel bombing last year, has died in Pakistan.
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Posted 04 March 2012 - 05:14 PM

View PostGarn2, on 04 March 2012 - 02:48 PM, said:

Paul McBride QC, the lawyer who defended Celtic employees in a number of issues and was targeted in the attempted parcel bombing last year, has died in Pakistan.

Oh well,at least Rangers fans have something to cheer themselves up...

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 01:35 AM

Commedian Steve Bridges, George W Bush impersonater has been found dead at his home http://latimesblogs....personator.html

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Posted 06 March 2012 - 12:40 PM

Robert B. Sherman one half of The Sherman Brothers who composed the songs for movies such as Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Jungle Book has died at the age of 86

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DDP 2012 8/20 - Joint 47th

DDP 2013 11/20 - Joint 24th


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Posted 06 March 2012 - 01:16 PM

View PostPhantom, on 06 March 2012 - 12:40 PM, said:

Robert B. Sherman one half of The Sherman Brothers who composed the songs for movies such as Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Jungle Book has died at the age of 86

Just noticed TAKFAG beat me to it.

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Jim Bamber , Ryan Buell, Katherine Crowe Posted Image, Liz Dawn, Ruth Duccini, Janet Fielding, Zsa Zsa Gabor , Billy Graham,"Superstar" Billy Graham, Rolf Harris, Joao Havelange, Bobby Heenan, Wojciech Jarulzelski, Wilko Johnson, Stephen Lewis, Jerry Maren, Les Munro, Sonny Rollins, Sam Simon, Gough Whitlam

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 07:25 PM

The prolific character actor Leonardo Cimino has died at 94 http://www.nytimes.c...&ref=obituaries

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 03:01 AM

View PostGuest, on 10 March 2012 - 07:25 PM, said:

The prolific character actor Leonardo Cimino has died at 94 http://www.nytimes.c...&ref=obituaries
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Lindsay Lohan, Christopher Plummer, Richard Chamberlain, Abe Vigoda, Kamala, Stan Lee, Robin Leach, George Jung, George Bush Sr., George Bush Jr., Barbara Bush, Bruno Sammartino, Vincent K. McMahon, Linda McMahon, Diana Ross, Sid Kroft, Marty Kroft, Hugh Hefner, Cher, Arnold Palmer, Morgan Freeman, Tina Turner, Paul McCartney, Christopher Lee, Phil Donahue, Marion Ross, Martin Landau, Ed Asner, Mary Tyler Moore, Steve "Red Green" Smith, Bobby Heenan, Nicolai Volkoff, Iron Shiek, Henry Silva, John Goodman, Rosanne Barr, Ricou Browning, Loretta Lynn, Bob Barker, Shirley Bassey, Fidel Castro, Charlotte Rae, Ringo Starr, Dynamite Kid, Peter Tork, Mr. Fuji, Jim Ross, "Superfly" Jimmy Snuka, Bob Newhart, Michael Caine, Louis Anderson, Mickey Rooney, George "the Animal" Steele, Mike MacDonald {Canadian comedian}, Abdullah the Butcher, "Cowboy" Bob Orton Jr., Desmond Morris, George Takei, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Dick Van Dyke, Jerry Stiller, Carla Laemmle, Sidney Poitier Sr., Doris Day, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Jim J Bullock, Karl Lagerfeld, R Lee Ermey, Desmond Tutu, Wilford Brimley, Magic Johnson, Liza Minelli, Yoko Ono, Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, Robert Blake, Norman Lear, King Kong Bundy, 14th Dalai Lama, Carol Channing, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Richard Keil, Sid Caesar, James Earl Jones, Christopher Sarandon, Jerry Lawler, Carl Reiner, Jack Nicklaus, Nichelle Nichols, Oprah, Stedman, "Mean" Gene Okerlund, Woody Allen, "Superstar" Billy Graham, Billy Graham {evangelist}, Dr. Demento, Napoleon XIV, Boutros Boutros Ghali, Barbara Walters, Betty White, Cloris Leachman, Mae Young, Larry King, Pope Francis, Pope Benedict XVI, Shirley Temple, Albert Finney, Joan Rivers, Kirk Douglas, Michael Douglas, Robert Guillaume, Bill Cosby, Carol Burnett, David Attenborough, Richard Attenborough, Regis Philbin, Jerry Lewis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Dick Dale, King Diamond, Shirley MacLaine, Warren Beatty, Ned Beatty, Stephen Hawking, Jack Nicholson, Ian Holm, Aretha Franklin, Clint Eastwood, Muhammad Ali, Jimmy Carter, Pete Rose, Christopher Lloyd, Sean Connery, Lex Luger, Michael Berryman, Sid Haig, Frankie Avalon, Budd Friedman, Clive Anderson, I.M. Pei, Nancy Reagan, Henry Winkler, Charles Manson, Keith Richards, Gene Wilder, Roadwarrior Animal, Ric Flair, Ben E. King, Paul Orndorff.

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Posted 13 March 2012 - 05:17 AM

Former New Zealand All Black great Jock Hobbs has lost his battle with leukemia and non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma at age 52.

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DDP 2014:

Better Them Than Us!:
Daisy Berkowitz, Colin Bloomfield, Katherine Crowe Posted Image, Darren Daulton, Fred DeLuca, Sally Farmiloe, Dennis "Fergie" Frederiksen, Dr. Kate Granger, Valerie Harper, Clive James, Wilko Johnson, Carolyn McCarthy Posted Image, Graeme Pollock Posted Image, Mike Porcaro, Pat Rice, Amy Robach, Robert Schuller, Stuart Scott, Sam Simon, Joost Van Der Westhuizen

Evergreen State of Decay [Theme: People born in Washington]
Paul Allen, Bob Barker, Glenn Beck Posted Image, Jerry Cantrell Posted Image, Carol Channing Posted Image, Orson Scott Card Posted Image, John Elway Posted Image, Kenny G Posted Image, Bill Gates, Ben Gibbard Posted Image. Ben Haggerty Posted Image, Donald M. Kendall Posted Image, Amanda Knox Posted Image, Gary Larson Posted Image, Ryan Lewis Posted Image, Chuck Palahniuk Posted Image, Anthony Ray Posted Image, Adam West, Jim Whittaker Posted Image, Michael Winslow Posted Image

Died in Committee [Theme: Current and former Senators]
Daniel Akaka Posted Image, Birch Bayh Posted Image, Edward Brooke Posted Image, Tom Coburn Posted Image, Ted Cruz Posted Image, Jeremiah Denton Posted Image, Bob Dole, Dianne Feinstein Posted Image, John Glenn, Orrin Hatch Posted Image, Ernest "Fritz" Hollings, Tim Johnson Posted Image, Mark Kirk Posted Image, Paul Laxalt Posted Image, John McCain, Mitch McConnell Posted Image, Walter Mondale, Harry Reid, Jay Rockefeller Posted Image, John Warner Posted Image

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Rev. Billy Graham, General Jaruzelski, George Bush, Olivia de Havilland, Kirk Douglas, John Glenn, Luise Rainer, Christopher Lee, Nancy Reagan, Eli Wallach, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Bob Dole, Beverly Cleary, Robert Mugabe, Chuck Berry, Al Molinaro, Stan Lee, Lyndon LaRouche,
Ariel Sharon, Don Pardo, Jim Leavelle, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Don Rickles, June Foray, Mort Walker, Paul Laxalt, I.M. Pei, Edward Brooke, Pope Benedict XVI, Alan Young, Henry Kissinger, Hiroo Onoda, Chuck Yeager, Dr. Henry Heimlich, George Shultz, Vera Lynn, Mickey Rooney, Fidel Castro, Noel Neill, Jimmy Carter, Ben Bradlee, Mary Tyler Moore, Jack T. Chick, Jerry Lewis, Jake LaMotta, King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz, Helmut Schmidt, Harper Lee, Gloria Vanderbilt, Abe Vigoda

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Posted 13 March 2012 - 12:26 PM

Vice president of PayPal, hit by a commuter train. Fittingly, the story has gone viral and he's probably gone a good few hundred yards!

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Posted 13 March 2012 - 08:54 PM

The actress Faith Brook has died at 90 http://www.telegraph...aith-Brook.html

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 05:59 AM

Not quite a person but a death nonetheless

Encyclopedia Britannica, after 244 years, will stop printing books
DDP 2014:

Better Them Than Us!:
Daisy Berkowitz, Colin Bloomfield, Katherine Crowe Posted Image, Darren Daulton, Fred DeLuca, Sally Farmiloe, Dennis "Fergie" Frederiksen, Dr. Kate Granger, Valerie Harper, Clive James, Wilko Johnson, Carolyn McCarthy Posted Image, Graeme Pollock Posted Image, Mike Porcaro, Pat Rice, Amy Robach, Robert Schuller, Stuart Scott, Sam Simon, Joost Van Der Westhuizen

Evergreen State of Decay [Theme: People born in Washington]
Paul Allen, Bob Barker, Glenn Beck Posted Image, Jerry Cantrell Posted Image, Carol Channing Posted Image, Orson Scott Card Posted Image, John Elway Posted Image, Kenny G Posted Image, Bill Gates, Ben Gibbard Posted Image. Ben Haggerty Posted Image, Donald M. Kendall Posted Image, Amanda Knox Posted Image, Gary Larson Posted Image, Ryan Lewis Posted Image, Chuck Palahniuk Posted Image, Anthony Ray Posted Image, Adam West, Jim Whittaker Posted Image, Michael Winslow Posted Image

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Rev. Billy Graham, General Jaruzelski, George Bush, Olivia de Havilland, Kirk Douglas, John Glenn, Luise Rainer, Christopher Lee, Nancy Reagan, Eli Wallach, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Bob Dole, Beverly Cleary, Robert Mugabe, Chuck Berry, Al Molinaro, Stan Lee, Lyndon LaRouche,
Ariel Sharon, Don Pardo, Jim Leavelle, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Don Rickles, June Foray, Mort Walker, Paul Laxalt, I.M. Pei, Edward Brooke, Pope Benedict XVI, Alan Young, Henry Kissinger, Hiroo Onoda, Chuck Yeager, Dr. Henry Heimlich, George Shultz, Vera Lynn, Mickey Rooney, Fidel Castro, Noel Neill, Jimmy Carter, Ben Bradlee, Mary Tyler Moore, Jack T. Chick, Jerry Lewis, Jake LaMotta, King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz, Helmut Schmidt, Harper Lee, Gloria Vanderbilt, Abe Vigoda

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 08:42 PM

French actor Michel Duchaussoy

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DDP 2013 Cannock Killing Club - 0/20 =531st - 0 points

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 11:10 PM

Jim Stynes, Australian footballer, dead at 45. Will he get UK obit?

http://www.theage.co...0320-1vgdr.html

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 11:18 PM

View Postapplecooldownunder, on 19 March 2012 - 11:10 PM, said:

Jim Stynes, Australian footballer, dead at 45. Will he get UK obit?

http://www.theage.co...0320-1vgdr.html

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 10:57 AM

The Guardian has it
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Posted 20 March 2012 - 12:13 PM

View PostToast, on 20 March 2012 - 10:57 AM, said:


Wonderful, can open my scoring for the year. Surprised how many picked him in DDP.
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2014 DDP: Herman Wouk; Billy Graham; Joost van der Westhuizen; Harper Lee; Vera Lynn; Joao Havelange; Hosni Mubarak; King Bhumibol Adulyadej; Zsa Zsa Gabor; Betty Cuthbert; Queen Fabiola of Belgium; Richard Attenborough; Clive James; Knut Nystedt; Ryan O'Neal; Chapman Pincher; David Rockefeller; Robert Schuller; Queen Sirikit of Thailand; Richard O'Sullivan

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 03:12 PM

View PostApplecool Downunder, on 20 March 2012 - 12:13 PM, said:

View PostToast, on 20 March 2012 - 10:57 AM, said:


Wonderful, can open my scoring for the year. Surprised how many picked him in DDP.

And now the BBC has two obits to make it doubly sure: http://www.bbc.co.uk...reland/17449228 & http://www.bbc.co.uk...reland-17448011
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2014 DDP: Herman Wouk; Billy Graham; Joost van der Westhuizen; Harper Lee; Vera Lynn; Joao Havelange; Hosni Mubarak; King Bhumibol Adulyadej; Zsa Zsa Gabor; Betty Cuthbert; Queen Fabiola of Belgium; Richard Attenborough; Clive James; Knut Nystedt; Ryan O'Neal; Chapman Pincher; David Rockefeller; Robert Schuller; Queen Sirikit of Thailand; Richard O'Sullivan

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 07:45 PM

The cheery clown actor Terry Teene has been crushed to death by a 10 tonne truck :mellow: http://www.kltv.com/...t-by-18-wheeler

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 07:57 PM

View PostGuest, on 21 March 2012 - 07:45 PM, said:

The cheery clown actor Terry Teene has been crushed to death by a 10 tonne truck :mellow: http://www.kltv.com/...t-by-18-wheeler

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DDP 2014 3/20
Jim Bamber , Ryan Buell, Katherine Crowe Posted Image, Liz Dawn, Ruth Duccini, Janet Fielding, Zsa Zsa Gabor , Billy Graham,"Superstar" Billy Graham, Rolf Harris, Joao Havelange, Bobby Heenan, Wojciech Jarulzelski, Wilko Johnson, Stephen Lewis, Jerry Maren, Les Munro, Sonny Rollins, Sam Simon, Gough Whitlam

DDP 2012 8/20 - Joint 47th

DDP 2013 11/20 - Joint 24th






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