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Alfredo di Stefano

July 8, 2014 - 01:58

July 7, 2014: Alfredo di Stefano, 88, Argentine-Spanish footfall player and coach who is regarded among the greatest players of the code. He was a longtime star of Real Madrid, and helped win five European Cup championships.
Links: Wikipedia; Guardian

Paul Mazursky

July 1, 2014 - 00:30

June 30, 2014: Paul Mazursky, 84, US actor, screenwriter and director whose works included Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, and Down and Out in Beverly Hills.
Link: EW

Bobby Womack

June 28, 2014 - 16:44

June 27, 2014: Robert Dwayne "Boby" Womack, 70, US rock'n'roll artist. His hits included It's All Over Now, which was the first No.1 for the Rolling Stones, Lookin' For a Love, That's The Way I Feel About Cha, Harry Hippie, and If You Think You're Lonely Now.
Link: Wikipedia

Eli Wallach

June 25, 2014 - 17:20

June 24, 20-14: Eli Wallach, 98, American film and television actor who starred in Baby Doll, The Magnificent Seven, The Godfather Part III and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. He played villain Mr Freeze in the 1960s Batman TV series – and received more fan mail for that than for his films.
Link: Wikipedia

Felix Dennis

June 24, 2014 - 13:36

June 23, 2014: Felix Dennis, 67, British publisher who became notorious in the 1960s when he edited the counter-culture magazine Oz and was charged with conspiracy to corrupt public morals. He and his co-defendants were acquitted. He went on to build up an empire that included Maxim and The Week.
Link: The Australian

Tony Gwynn

June 17, 2014 - 03:52

June 16, 2014: Tony Gwynn, 54, American Hall of Fame baseballer who played 20 seasons with the San Diego Padres, of cancer.
Link: Wikipedia

Casey Kasem

June 16, 2014 - 14:38

June 15, 2014: Casey Kasem, 82. US broadcaster famous for his syndicated pop music show American Top 40 and for voicing cartoon characters, notably Shaggy in Scooby-Doo, Where are You?
Link: BBC, Wikipedia

Sam Kelly

June 14, 2014 - 23:37

June 14, 2014: Sam Kelly, 70, British character actor who appeared in TV sitcoms Porridge and 'Allo 'Allo, and on stage as the Wizard in Wicked.
Link: Guardian

Jim Keays

June 13, 2014 - 18:01

June 13, 2014: Jim Keays, Glasgow-born Australian musician with 1960s-70s band The Master Apprentices, whose biggest hit was Turn Up Your Radio. In recent years, he played alongside Darryl Cotton and Russell Morris.
Link: Wikipedia

Carla Laemmle

June 12, 2014 - 22:29

June 12, 2014: Carla Laemmle, 104, US actress and dancer whose uncle Carl Laemmle founded Universal Studios.
Link: LA Times

Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos

June 12, 2014 - 03:13

June 11, 2014: Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, 80, Spanish conductor who worked with many of the world's great orchestras.
Link: Wikipedia

Ruby Dee

June 11, 2014 - 18:05

June 11, 2014: Ruby Dee, 91, American actress, writer and activist best known for the 1960 film A Raisin in the Sun.
Link: Wikipedia

Rik Mayall

June 10, 2014 - 01:08

June 9, 2014: Rik Mayall, 56, British comedian and actor best known for his starring roles in The Young Ones, The New Statesman and Bottom, and the film Drop Dead Fred, and his guest roles as Flashheart and Mad Gerald in Blackadder.
Link: BBC; Wikipedia

Eric Hill

June 7, 2014 - 00:56

June 6, 2014: Eric Hill, 86, British author and illustrator best known for his Spot the Dog children's books.
Link: Wikipedia

Bernard "Doc" Neeson

June 4, 2014 - 13:55

June 4, 2014: Doc Neeson, 67, Belfast-born Australian vocalist, musician and songwriter with rock band The Angels. The band's hits included No Secrets, Take A Long Line and Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again?
Links: Wikipedia; The Australian

Ann B Davis

June 2, 2014 - 15:13

June 1, 2014: Ann B. Davis, 88, US actress best known for playing Alice the housekeeper in the popular 1970s TV series The Brady Brunch and its spin-offs.
Link: LA Times

Maya Angelou

May 28, 2014 - 23:39

May 28, 2014: Maya Angelou, 86, US author and poet.
Link: Wikipedia