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    David Ogden Stiers, Major Winchester on ‘MASH,’ http://variety.com/2018/tv/news/davi...sh-1202716860/
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    The last surviving male northern white rhino in the world. There are only two females of the species left (his daughter and granddaughter).

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    A slightly belated one, but Azeglio Vicini passed away in January.

    Was the Italian manager in Euro 88 and Italia 90.

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    Incredibly talented writer who transported me back to 1930's & 40's Berlin.

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    Forget about the performance or entertainment. It's only the result that matters.

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    Stephen Bochco, creator of Hill St Blues and NYPD Blue, among others. Aged 74, leukemia.

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    Ray Wilkins, 61, following a heart attack and fall.
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    Sad and surprising to hear. Always very quiet spoken and respectful of his interviewee. Good player in his day.
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    Eric Bristow has checked out. RIP

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    Fitting that he went out with a treble top. Crafty to the last.
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    Another one slightly late - but the pastor/televangelist Billy Graham died in Feb at the age of 99.

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    Milos Forman, 86, director of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Amadeus and The People Versus Larry Flynt.
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    R Lee Ermey, aged 74. Best known as the drill instructor in Full Metal Jacket.

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    Morning Ireland reporting that 'Big Tom' McBride of Big Tom and the Mainliners has died. My dad's favourite singer. Never seemed to be off local radio when I was a kid.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eminence Grise View Post
    Morning Ireland reporting that 'Big Tom' McBride of Big Tom and the Mainliners has died. My dad's favourite singer. Never seemed to be off local radio when I was a kid.
    Great urban legend about the Band scheduled to appear in the USA yonks ago and a load of stoners showed up for the gig due to the Mainliners reference.

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    I so want that to be true!

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    Despite my efforts to appear an urbane sophisticate, Mary Wilson's show on Radio 1 has just namechecked the tiny Rossie townland where I grew up in her tribute to Big Tom. You can take the boy from the country etc....
    Last edited by Eminence Grise; 17/04/2018 at 6:01 PM.
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    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/w...-a8309711.html

    Barbara Bush, former first lady of the US. Aged 92.

    First knew who she was thanks to The Simpsons..

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    Very unexpected, Dale Winton, 62.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eminence Grise View Post
    Tissues, Aisle 3.

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    Disc Jockey Avicii has died, aged only 28.

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