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BREAKING: John Glenn, first American to orbit Earth, dies aged 95

JOHN Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth and a long-serving Senator, has died at the age of 95.

By Joey Millar

 PUBLISHED:  20:30, Thu, Dec 8, 2016    | UPDATED: 21:40, Thu, Dec 8, 2016  

He passed away today at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, USA.

The American icon was the first NASA astronaut to orbit the Earth after his successful Friendship 7 mission in 1962.

Prior to that he had served as a combat pilot in WW2 and the Korean War.
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That guy sure has been around.
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Kirk Douglas makes 100 obviously he is not ready to be Soylent green.
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Greg Lake of Emerson Lake and Palmer dies RIP.

http://ultimateclassicrock.com/greg-lake-dies/
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Ol' Kirk 100 not out....Must be his Viking blood.

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Yes Odin send de wind and turn de tide.
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Rabbi Lionel Blue.
A genuine nice guy who put a human face on religion.

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Was he the one used to get on the Jimmy young show.
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Yes I believe he was Perc.
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Oh dear Mrs D1 has just had a mad moment.
When I told her about Lionel Blue she thought I meant Lionel Blair.
Not much difference really.
Keep taking the tablets dear!
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Status Quo's Rick Parfitt dies

1 minute ago

 From the section Entertainment & Arts
 
Rick Parfitt had a heart attack after a concert in Turkey in JuneImage copyright Getty Images
Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt has died in hospital in Spain aged 68, his manager has said.

He died from a severe infection after being admitted to hospital on Thursday following complications to a shoulder injury.

Parfitt had been due to launch a solo career with an album and autobiography planned for 2017.

He has suffered a series of health problems including having to undergo a quadruple heart bypass in 1997.

In October, the musician said he would no longer be performing with his band after suffering from a heart attack in the summer.
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Saw Quo last year and just a few weeks ago at the O2 great concerts both RIP.
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R.I.P
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I saw Quo's annual farewell tour in 1984.
Well seven days to go how many more celebs will go before the years out?
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wow breaking news George Michael has died only 53 god rest RIP.
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Royle Family actress Liz Smith dies, aged 95

22:53, UK, Monday 26 December 2016  

The Royle Family actress Liz Smith has died aged 95, a spokeswoman for her family has said.

The actress, who played the ailing Nana in the hit comedy show, died on Christmas Eve.

Her death comes in the same year her as co-star Caroline Aherne, who died from lung cancer.


A statement from the spokeswoman on Monday night said: "The BAFTA award-winning actress Liz Smith has died, on Christmas Eve, at the age of 95, her family has announced."
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RIP the Russian army male voice choir they were very good.
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Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher dies in hospital aged 60 after suffering massive heart attack

She fell ill on a United Airlines flight and died in a hospital in LA

BySam Adams,
17:53, 27 DEC 2016
Updated18:03, 27 DEC 2016

Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher has died in hospital aged 60 after suffering a massive heart attack.

She fell ill on a United Airlines flight last week and died in hospital in LA.

Family spokesman Simon Halls released a statement on behalf of Carrie's daughter, Billie Lourd, which confirmed the tragic news.

"It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning.

"She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers."

Fisher, 60, suffered heart problems during a flight on Friday 23rd December from London, where she had been shooting the third season of the British television comedy Catastrophe.
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Watership Down and Plague Dogs author Richard Adams dies aged 96

The classic tale about young rabbits attempting to escape from their doomed warren became a cinema hit in 1978.

18:35, UK,
Tuesday 27 December 2016  

Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, has died at the age of 96

Watership Down author Richard Adams has died at the age of 96, according to a statement on the book's official website.

The statement, issued on Tuesday, revealed the novelist "passed away peacefully" at 10pm on Christmas Eve.

It said: "Richard's much-loved family announce with sadness that their dear father, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed away peacefully at 10pm on Christmas Eve."
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