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« Reply #720 on: March 11, 2021, 10:30:20 PM »
Lou Ottens without whom we wouldn't still have all those dodgy tapes lurking around the house.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/mar/11/lou-ottens-inventor-of-the-cassette-tape-dies-aged-94

Aged 94 very surprised to C90!

Thought you'd have supplied the punchline by now Fred.

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« Reply #721 on: March 13, 2021, 07:32:45 PM »
Murray Walker: Formula 1 broadcasting legend dies at 97

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/formula1/56388596
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« Reply #722 on: March 14, 2021, 02:06:05 AM »
'Marvelous' Marvin Hagler: American boxing legend dies aged 66

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/56390270
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« Reply #723 on: March 20, 2021, 03:17:56 PM »
Scotland legend Peter Lorimer, 74:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/56234156

I think he also played a game or two for Leeds.
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« Reply #724 on: March 23, 2021, 10:36:43 AM »
Frank (Elvis) Worthington, 72:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/56495453
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« Reply #725 on: March 23, 2021, 11:39:50 AM »
Frank (Elvis) Worthington, 72:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/56495453

Another "proper" footballer.  Wine Women and a bit of footy.

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« Reply #726 on: March 24, 2021, 08:08:41 PM »
When you hear the stories, I'm amazed he had the time or energy for football!
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« Reply #727 on: April 09, 2021, 12:52:00 PM »
Some Royal racist is dead apparently.

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« Reply #728 on: April 09, 2021, 01:27:47 PM »
Some Royal racist is dead apparently.
2 months short of his telegram.

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« Reply #729 on: April 09, 2021, 09:03:49 PM »
I was surprised to hear that Prince Philip died in the Queen's Arms. I thought that the pubs didn't open again until Monday.

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« Reply #730 on: April 10, 2021, 12:13:00 PM »
I was surprised to hear that Prince Philip died in the Queen's Arms. I thought that the pubs didn't open again until Monday.

I'm stealing that.

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« Reply #731 on: April 10, 2021, 05:41:49 PM »
Some Royal racist is dead apparently.
2 months short of his telegram.
Some people will do anything to avoid paying postage
Down like a stick...

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« Reply #732 on: April 10, 2021, 10:29:22 PM »
Some Royal racist is dead apparently.
2 months short of his telegram.
Some people will do anything to avoid paying postage
Now, now, he was very keen on conserving animals although it was so that he could shoot them later!

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« Reply #733 on: April 16, 2021, 05:04:40 PM »
Peaky Blinders actress Helen McCrory dies at 52

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-56770593

Bye Aunt Polly  :'(
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« Reply #734 on: April 18, 2021, 07:41:04 AM »
Lew Lewis - as well as his own brand of Canvey R & B, played on/with Wilko, Eddie & The Hot Rods, The Clash, The Stranglers etc.