Lost Legends 2016

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Lost Legends 2016

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January 2016

David Bowie10 – David Bowie, English singer, songwriter and actor, died aged 69.
14 – Alan Rickman, English Actor, died aged 69.
18 – Glenn Frey, US singer, songwriter and actor, Founder of the Eagles, died aged 67.
26 – Abe Vigoda, Actor, “The Godfather” and Detective Fish “Barney Miller,” died aged 94.

Glenn Frey, The Eagles

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – MARCH 02: Glenn Frey of The Eagles performs live for fans at Qantas Credit Union Arena on March 2, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Don Arnold/WireImage)

31 – Sir Terry Wogan, Broadcaster, died aged 77.

 

 

 

February 2016
George Kennedy3 – Maurice White, Singer/Founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, died aged 74.
13 – Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court Justice, died aged 79.
19 – Harper Lee, author “To Kill a Mockingbird,” died aged 89.
28 – George Kennedy, Actor “Cool Hand Luke,” “Airport” and “Naked Gun,” died aged 91.
28 – Frank Kelly, Actor, Father Jack in the comedy series Father Ted, died aged 78.

March 2016
1  – Tony Warren, Coronation Street creator, died aged 79.
6 – Nancy Reagan, actress and former first lady of the United States, died aged 94.
8 – George Martin,  British Beatles producer, died aged 90.
9 – Jon English, Australian singer, songwriter, musician and actor, died aged 66
11 – Keith Emerson,  founder and keyboardist, Emerson, Lake and Palmer, died aged 71.
17 – Paul Daniels, English magician and television presenter, died aged 77.
22 – Malik Taylor, Rapper with A Tribe Called Quest known as Phife Dawg, died aged 45.
22- Rob Ford, Scandalous ex-Toronto mayor, died aged 46.
Patty Duke23 – Joe Garagiola, baseball catcher and colourful TV announcer, died aged 90.
24 – Garry Shandling, (November 29, 1949 – March 24, 2016), American stand-up comedian/actor/writer, died aged 66.
29 – Patty Duke, American Actress and an Activist for Mental Health, died aged 69.
31 – Ronnie Corbett, British comedian and actor (The Two Ronnies), died aged 85.
31 – Denise Robertson, This Morning agony aunt, died aged 83.
31 – Douglas Wilmer, Sherlock Holmes actor. died aged 96.

April 2016

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6 – Merle Haggard, US country singer-songwriter and music outlaw, died aged 79.
10 – Howard Marks, Drugs campaigner, known as Mr Nice, died aged 70.
12 – David Gest, Reality TV star and music producer, died aged 62.
12 – Sir Arnold Wesker, British playwright, died aged 83.
17 – Doris Roberts, Actress, five-time Emmy-winner best known as the grandmother on TV’s “Everybody Loves Raymond,” died aged 90.
20 – Victoria Wood, Comedian, died aged 62.
21 – Prince, Superstar singer and US rock musician, died age 57.

May 2016
19 – Morley Safer, Globetrotting CBS journalist, 900+ reports for “60 Minutes,” died aged 84.
31 – Carla Lane, Television writer known for The Liver Birds and Bless This House, died aged 87.

June 2016
Muhammad Ali - Float like a butterfly3 – Muhammad Ali, Boxing champion, Olympic gold medalist, died aged 74.
10 – Gordie Howe, the 23-time NHL All-Star known as Mr. Hockey, died aged 88.
17 – Attrell Cordes, aka Prince Be of the ’90s R&B duo P.M. Dawn, died aged 46.
19 – Anton Yelchin, actor in Star Trek, died aged 27.
28 – Pat Summitt, Coach, U of Tennessee’s Lady Volunteers, died aged 64.

July 2016
2 – Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner, died aged 87.
2 – Caroline Aherne, Comedian, Royle Family actress and writer died aged 52.
19 – Garry Marshall, US writer/director Pretty Woman, Happy Days, died aged 81.
29 – Ken Barrie, the voice of Postman Pat, died aged 83.

August 2016
10 – John Saunders, ESPN broadcast, died aged 61.
13 – Kenny Baker, Actor, played droid R2D2 in six Star Wars films, died aged 81.
16 – John McLaughlin, political commentator and host of TV’s “The McLaughlin Group,” died aged 89.
29 – Gene Wilder, US Actor, Producer, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, died aged 83.

September 2016
5 – Phyllis Schlafly, Activist, died aged 92.
16 – Edward Albee, playwright who penned “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” died aged 88.
25 – Arnold Palmer, the gentleman golfer hailed as the King, died aged 87.
25 – Jose Fernandez, Cuban-born American professional baseball pitcher for Miami Marlins, died aged 24.
28 – Max Walker, Australian Test cricketer/commentator, died aged 68.
28 – Shimon Peres, Former Israeli president, died aged 93.

October 2016
7 – Ross Higgins, Australian TV actor, comedian and voice actor, died aged 85.
14 – Jean Alexander, actress, played Hilda Ogden on Coronation Street, died aged 90.
21 – Raine Spencer, the stepmother of Diana, Princess of Wales, died aged 87.
21 – Richard Nicoll, London-born fashion designer, died aged 39.
23 – Pete Burns, Singer, songwriter and television personality, founded British pop band Dead or Alive, died aged 57.
23 – Jimmy Perry, screenwriter known for shows including Dad’s Army and It Ain’t Half Hot Mum, died aged 93.
23 – Tom Hayden, the 1960s radical who was once married to Jane Fonda, died aged 76.

November 2016

Leonard Cohen7 – Leonard Cohen, Canadian singer, songwriter and poet, who penned the classic song Hallelujah, died aged 82.
7 – Janet Reno, the first woman to serve as U.S. attorney general, died aged 78.
7 – Sir Jimmy Young, BBC radio host, died aged 95.
11 – Robert Vaughn, US actor best known for The Man from U.N.C.L.E, died aged 83.
14 – Gwen Ifill, Pioneering Journalist/Co-anchor “The PBS NewsHour”, died aged 61.
18 – Sharon Lafaye Jones, American soul and lead singer, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kingslead, died aged 60.
22 – Craig Gill, Musician/drummer Manchester band Inspiral Carpets, died aged 44.
23 – Andrew Sachs, British Actor (Manuel 1970s sitcom Fawlty Towers) died aged 86.
24 – Florence Henderson, US actress, best known as Carol Brady on the Brady Bunch, died aged 82.
25 – Ron Glass, Actor best known for his role in the TV sitcom “Barney Miller,” died aged 71.
30 – Keo Woolford, Actor, West End, The King And I, and the television remake of Hawaii Five-O, died aged 49.

December 2016

George Michael6 – Peter Vaughan, who starred in Game of Thrones and Porridge, died aged 93.
7 – Greg Lake, founding member of King Crimson, and Emerson, Lake & Palmer, died aged 69.
8 – John Glenn, U.S Astronaut, a decorated Korean War fighter pilot and U.S. senator for 24 years, died aged 95.
10 – AA Gill, Restaurant critic, died aged 62.
13 – Alan Thicke, Canadian Actor, Growing Pains actor, died aged 69.
15 – Craig Sager, the NBA sideline reporter, died aged 65.
17 – Henry Heimlich, Surgeon, created the anti-choking technique, died aged 96.
18 – Zsa Zsa Gabor, Hungarian-American actress and socialite, died aged 99.
24 – Rick Parfitt, Status Quo singer/guitarist, died aged 68.
25 – George Michael, British pop superstar, died aged 53.
Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds27 – Carrie Fisher, American actress, screenwriter, author, producer, and speaker, died aged 60.
28 – Debbie Reynolds, an American actress, singer, businesswoman, film historian, and humanitarian, died aged 84.


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