10th David Bowie - music icon
14th Alan Rickman - actor
18th Glen Frey - of the Eagles
23rd Jimmy Bain - rock band Rainbow
30th Frank Finnlay - film actor
31st Terry Wogan - radio/tv legend
3rd Maurice white - earth wind and fire fame
19th Harper Lee - to kill a mockingbird author
28th Frank Kelly - father jack from father ted fame
28th George Kennedy - movie actor
28th George Kennedy - movie actor
1st Tony Warren - Coronation street creator.
8th George Martin - The Beatles producer
11th Keith Emerson - Emerson lake and palmer fame.
15th Sylvia Anderson - lady Penelope from thunderbirds.
16th Frank Sinatra jnr
17th Paul Daniels - magician.
29th Patty Duke - film and tv personality
31st Ronnie Corbett - 1/2 of comedy duo legends.
31st Denise Robertson - tv agony aunt
6th Merle Haggard - singer song writer
12th David Gest- friend to the stars
20th Victoria Wood - female comedienne
20th Joanie Lauren - WWE wrestling legend.
21st Lonnie Mack - blues guitarist
21st Guy Hamilton - Bond actor
24th Billy Paul
17th Guy Clark - country legend
19th John Berry - beastie boys star
21st Nick Menza - megadeath drummer
24th Burt Kwouk - Pink Panther fame
31st Carla Lane - liver birds writer and more
3rd Muhammad Ali - he was the greatest
14th Henry McCullough - wings guitarist
19th Anton Yelchin - Star Trek Chekhov
24th Bernie Worrall - funkadelic star
28th Scotty Moore - Elvis's guitarist
2nd Caroline Aherne - comedy actress
16th Alan Vega - suicide punk pioneer
2nd David Huddleston - Santa from Santa Claus the movie
13th Kenny Baker - R2D2
15th Dalian Atkinson - Villa cup hero
29th Gene Wilder - Comedy genius
11th Alexis Arquette - transgender actress
17th Charmaine Carr - sound of music star
25th Arnold Palmer - golfing legend.
14th Jean Alexander - corries Hilda Ogden
23rd Pete Burns - dead or alive frontman
24th Bobby Vee - 1960s teen idol
7th Leonard Cohen - iconic singer songwriter
11th Robert Vaughn - veteran actor.
13th Leon Russell - musician
24th Colonel Abrams - 80s pop star
25th Florence Henderson - from the Brady bunch
26th Ron Glass - us tv star
1st Andrew Sachs - Qué? Fawlty towers fame
6th Peter Vaughn - game of thrones
7th Ian Cartwright - Wolves footballer
8th John Glen - first human to orbit Earth
8th Greg Lake - of Emerson Lake and palmer
10th AA Gill - writer and critic
10th Ian McCaskill - tv weatherman
12th Walter Swinburn - Derby winning jockey
18th Zsa Zsa Gabor - movie star
23rd Piers Sellers - Astronaut & climate scientist
24th Rick Parfitt - Quo legend
24th Liz Smith - Nana in the Royal family
25th George Michael - pop icon
27th Carrie Fisher- Star Wars icon
27th Richard Adams - Watership Down author
28th Debbie Reynolds was an American actress, singer, businesswoman, film historian, and humanitarian. Her breakout role came in the portrayal of Helen Kane in the 1950 film Three Little Words
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Gregorio Conrado Álvarez, 91, Uruguayan politician, President (1981–1985).
Pierre Barouh, 82, French actor (A Man and a Woman), writer and musician, heart attack.
Anthony Cronin, 88, Irish poet and novelist.
Michel Déon, 97, French novelist and literary columnist, pulmonary embolism.
Donya Fannizadeh, 49, Iranian puppeteer (Kolah Ghermezi), cancer.
Lev Gor'kov, 87, Russian-born American physicist.
M. D. Harmon, 71, American newspaper columnist (Portland Press Herald), accidental gunshot wound.
Annelise Hovmand, 92, Danish director and screenwriter (Be Dear to Me).
Knut Kiesewetter, 75, German jazz musician, singer-songwriter and producer.
Sunder Lal Patwa, 92, Indian politician, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh (1980, 1990–1992), heart attack.
Bruce D. Porter, 64, American Mormon elder, member of the First Quorum of the Seventy (since 2003).
Jean-Christophe Victor, 69, French political scientist.
Ellen Watters, 28, Canadian racing cyclist, injuries sustained in a traffic collision.
Bernard Zaslav, 90, American viola soloist.
Raymond Burki, 67, Swiss cartoonist.
Keion Carpenter, 39, American football player (Buffalo Bills, Atlanta Falcons), injuries sustained in a fall.
Kamal Mani Dixit, 87, Nepalese writer.
LaVell Edwards, 86, American football coach (BYU Cougars), complications from a broken hip.
Norman Rimmington, 93, English footballer (Hartlepool, Barnsley), kidney failure.
Lucien Schaeffer, 88, French footballer (Valenciennes, RC Strasbourg).
Cyril deGrasse Tyson, 89, American civil rights activist.
Matt Carragher, 40, English footballer (Wigan, Port Vale), cance