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Popular psychologist, columnist, and television and film personality Joyce Brothers has died. She was…
When it rains, you should expect a hurricane.
His improv was awesome, his delivery precise, and his humor extraordinary. I was one of his many fans…
Roger Ebert dead at 70 of cancer according to the Chicago Sun-Times
From Fox News:
George Jones, the peerless, hard-living country singer who recorded dozens of hits about good times and regrets and peaked with the heartbreaking classic “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” has died. He was 81.
Jones died Friday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville after being hospitalized with fever and irregular blood pressure, according to his publicist Kirt Webster.
Broozer was first with the report.
From USA Today:
For many sports fans in the 1960s through the 1990s, Pat Summerall was the voice of the NFL, starting with CBS’ Sunday telecasts and later with Fox, famously paired for much of that time with John Madden.
Summerall, 82, passed away Tuesday in Dallas, said his daughter, Susie Wiles.
1IDVET gained points from this death. USMC82 gets the two for the report, beating the rest of y’all by about an hour. Slackers.
Jonathan Winters, the cherub-faced comedian whose breakneck improvisations and misfit characters inspired the likes of Robin Williams and Jim Carrey, has died. He was 87.
The Ohio native died Thursday evening at his Montecito, Calif., home of natural causes, said Joe Petro III, a longtime family friend. Petro said Winters died surrounded by family and friends.
Coop got the two for the report. riff gets points for having Winters on his list.
From The New York Times:
Annette Funicello, who won America’s heart as a 12-year-old in Mickey Mouse ears, captivated adolescent baby boomers in slightly spicy beach movies and later championed people with multiple sclerosis, a disease she had for more than 25 years, died on Monday in Bakersfield, Calif. She was 70.
The actor Frank Thornton, who has died aged 92, had a flair for comedy derived from the subtle craftsmanship of classical stage work. However, he will be best remembered for his longstanding characters in two popular BBC television comedy series – the sniffily priggish Captain Peacock in Are You Being Served? and the pompous retired policeman Herbert “Truly” Truelove, in Roy Clarke’s Last of the Summer Wine.
Riff was first with the report.
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, a towering figure in postwar British and world politics and the only woman to become British prime minister, has died at the age of 87.
She suffered a stroke Monday, her spokeswoman said.
Thatcher’s funeral will be at St. Paul’s Cathedral, with full military honors, followed by a private cremation, the British prime minister’s office announced.
Sentry gets the 2 for the report as well as having Thatcher on his list along with the_botnet and purple raider.
Y’all are really going to let the_botnet win this again?
Roger Ebert, the most famous and most popular film reviewer of his time who also became the first journalist to win a Pulitzer Prize for movie criticism, and on his long-running TV program, wielded the nation’s most influential thumb, died Thursday. He was 70.
Reiuxcat was the fastest on the trigger, beating Sentry by about 20 minutes. Ebert’s passing puts Purple Raider on the board and the_botnet still leads.
As for the bug in the death notices, I assure you these are being logged. The bug is in the redirect after the death notice has been submitted.
Here’s the one everyone has been waiting for ….
President Hugo Chavez was a former paratroop commander and self-styled “subversive” who waged continual battle for his socialist ideals. He bedeviled the United States and outsmarted his rivals time and again, while using Venezuela’s vast oil wealth to his political advantage. He died Tuesday in Caracas at age 58, two years after he was first diagnosed.
The seem pretty broke up about it.
Reiuxcat gets the two for the report, beating Sentry by about a minute. the_botnet scores big on this one, launching him into the lead.
Sentry: Even your reports under Hefner’s name were not fast enough to beat Reiuxcat.
From USA Today:
Musial was a three-time MVP, 20-time All-Star and seven-time batting champion in his 22 seasons with St. Louis, the only team he played for. He finished his career with a .331 batting average and 475 home runs, earning him first-ballot election to the Hall of Fame in 1969.
Broozer gets the 2 for the report as well having Musial on his list.
He passed away in Livermore, California on Monday night (14Jan13).
The actor is best known for playing beloved businessman Phillip Drummond, the adopted father of Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges’ young characters on the hit TV sitcom.
riff gets the points for the report as well as the point for being the only person that knew Conrad Bain was still alive.