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Tue 11 Apr #1 
chooky
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John Clarke -- Comedian --  1948-2017. Also writer and actor. Born in New Zealand, he moved to Australia in the 1970s. Created the character Fred Dagg, a gumboot & singlet-wearing farmer with 7 sons called Trev. Wrote and starred in the Australian mockumentary "The Games" and was the voice of Wal Footrot in the animated movie Footrot Flats - The Dog's Tale

Don Rickles -- Comedian -- 1926-2017. Actor and stand-up comedian famous for his "insult comedy". Also known for his role as Crapgame in the movie Kelly's Heroes and as the voice of Mr Potato Head in the Toy Story movie franchise.

John Surtees -- Motorcycle racer -- 1934-2017. Also Formula 1 racing driver.  Won three 350cc and four 500cc world championships then went on to Formula 1, winning the 1964 season

Chuck Berry -- Musician -- 1926-2017. Singer, songwriter and guitarist. One of the pioneers of rock & roll music and a flamboyant performer famous for his "one legged hop" and "duck walk"

John Glenn -- Astronaut -- 1921-2016. U.S. marine corp pilot and engineer . Served in WW II and Korea before becoming one of the Mercury Seven- the first group of astronauts selected by NASA in 1959. First American to orbit the earth and oldest person to fly in space. He served in the U.S. senate from 1974 to 1999.

Morley Safer -- Broadcast Journalist -- 1931-2016. Reporter and correspondent for CBS news. Longest serving reporter on "60 Minutes"

Fidel Castro -- Politician -- 1926-2016. Cuban revolutionary who led the 26th of July Movement which overthrew President Fulgencio Batista. Governed Cuba as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 then as President from 1976 to 2008

Glenn Frey -- Musician -- 1948-2016. Singer, songwriter and founding member of the American rock band The Eagles.

Rick Parfitt -- Musician -- 1948-2016. Singer, songwriter and rhythm guitarist. Founding member of the English rock band Status Quo

 




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Tue 11 Apr #2 
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Wed 12 Apr #3 
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Thu 27 Apr #4 
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Erin Moran -- Actress -- 1960-2017. Starred in Daktari, Happy Days & Joanie loves Chachi with appearances in several other tv shows. Hung out on Maui back in the '80s and dove with me a few times on the charter boat i was operating. Fun person. Cancer related death.




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