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quotePosted at 18:17 on 25th January 2016
Lord Cecil Parkinson has died at the age of 84 years. He entered Parliament in 1970 and was appointed a Minister in Margaret Thatcher’s first government during 1979.
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quotePosted at 18:30 on 25th January 2016

The goal of explorer Henry Worsley was to cross the antartic unaided and he nearly made it.

What a brave man, he died aged 55 years after being forced to abandon the challenge and suffering what has been documented as bacterial peritonitis.

See: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-35398552

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quotePosted at 09:10 on 31st January 2016
BBC Broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan has died from cancer aged 77 years.
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quotePosted at 17:26 on 31st January 2016

One of my favorite singers also passed away recently -only found out to-day,

Kitty Kallan here is her no 1 hit 

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUT0hr1AanA



Edited by: james prescott at:31st January 2016 17:28
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quotePosted at 21:19 on 5th February 2016

Yeah, successful television advert produced using that song James.

Listen by clicking on the following link if you want to know what it is:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUT0hr1AanA

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quotePosted at 22:17 on 5th February 2016
I remember my g/mother buying that record-i have some of her songs with the Harry James big band--Smile
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quotePosted at 21:42 on 19th February 2016
Harper Lee US author of title 'To Kill a Mocking Bird' has died aged 89 years.
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quotePosted at 22:02 on 22nd February 2016

Captain Eric 'Winkle' Brown has died aged 97 years.

Captain Brown is said to have flown 487 different types of aircraft and made 2407 deck landings at sea.

He also made 2721 take-offs - a world record that is unlikely ever to be broken.

 

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quotePosted at 12:56 on 1st March 2016
One of my favorite actors who was very underated has died --George Kennedy aged 92-he won best supporting actor in the film "cool hand luke"Smile
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quotePosted at 07:33 on 7th March 2016

Aged 94 years Nancy Davis Reagan has died.

American actress and wife of the 40th President of the United States Ronald Reagan - Nancy was born in New York City and was the First Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989.

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