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American Football star Steve McNair found dead:

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2119 … found-dead

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Oh, my God.  This looks ugly...

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"Screw 'em." - Daniel Craig, The Best James Bond EverTM

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http://images.celeb9.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/mccartney-and-starr.jpg

Now what would make these two so happy?

Beatles fans will understand when they read:

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/05/arts/ … .html?_r=3

Edit: actually not sure Ringo was anti-Klein, but couldn't find a happy recent pic of Sir Paul, he's been in the wars lately...

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"This is where we leave you Mr Bond."

Roger Moore 1927-2017

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Alzheimer's is a terrible way to go; give me a thunderbolt heart attack any day.  Rest in peace.

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"Screw 'em." - Daniel Craig, The Best James Bond EverTM

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Zena Marshall has passed away - the original Bond femme-fatal.

RIP.

YNWA: Justice For The 96

A spectre of my mortal soul

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Sir Miles wrote:

Zena Marshall has passed away - the original Bond femme-fatal.

RIP.

Ms. Taro ! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Farewell, Miss Marshall.

Vox clamantis in deserto

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Ironically, just two days before we mark the 40th anniversary of the moonlanding, the man who broadcast it to Americans, Walter Cronkite, has died at 92.  He also was famous for his announcements of the JFK and MLK assassinations and for his declaring the Vietnam war a "stalemate;" and he earned the title of The Most Trusted Man in America.  And that's the way it was.

Vox clamantis in deserto

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Walter Cronkite was in everyone's home on a nightly basis, like a member of the family.  He was an excellent journalist, and the man for whom the moniker "anchorman" was invented.  From the beaches of Normandy to the moon landing, he had a front row-view of history.  A remarkable life.

Rest in peace.

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"Screw 'em." - Daniel Craig, The Best James Bond EverTM

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I found this rather provocative article about Cronkite.

http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.vi … eId=104399

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I feel I should say a word for Frank McCourt, author of Angela's Ashes, who died a few days ago at 78. May the road rise up. . .

Vox clamantis in deserto

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A legend passes away.


http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/32085116?GT1=43001

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Died from a stroke?

Makes you think the next time you bend down to pat Fido...

"This is where we leave you Mr Bond."

Roger Moore 1927-2017

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Napoleon Plural wrote:

Died from a stroke?

Makes you think the next time you bend down to pat Fido...

Yes...it does. *sob*

I am sorry, I need a minute.

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The last World War One soldier to serve in the trenches, Harry Patch, has died at 111. This has been regarded with some significence in the UK, as The Great War finally passes out of living memory and now exists only in the history books. I suppose you have to be of a certain age to grasp the significence of that, there's the feeling that an era has passed. Another veteran passed away only a couple of weeks earlier.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/6954937.stm

"This is where we leave you Mr Bond."

Roger Moore 1927-2017

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Napoleon Plural wrote:

The last World War One soldier to serve in the trenches, Harry Patch, has died at 111.

I was sorry to hear about this.  WWI has been a bit of an obsession of mine, as the only screenplay I've managed to get optioned thus far was a WWI piece...

You said it well.  No more living memory; only in the history books   ajb007/frown

Rest in peace, Mr. Patch.

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Former Ipswich and England manager Sir Bobby Robson has passed away at the age of 76.  RIP Sir.

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Also from the world of football, former Motherwell star Paul McGrillen committed suicide at the age of 37.  McGrillen was part of the Well side who won the Scottish cup in 1991.  Tragically McGrillen is the fourth member of that side to die, all of them under the age of 40 when they passed away.  RIP.

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Corazon Aquino has passed away.

http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/breakingne … inos-death

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John Hughes, director of The Breakfast club and Ferris Bueller's Day off and writer of many other films has died of a heart attack aged 59. Far too young these days.

RIP

1- On Her Majesty's Secret Service   2- Casino Royale   3- Licence To Kill   4- Goldeneye   5- From Russia With Love

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Jamesbondjr wrote:

John Hughes, director of The Breakfast club and Ferris Bueller's Day off and writer of many other films has died of a heart attack aged 59. Far too young these days.

RIP

Don't forget Planes, Trains, and Automobiles.

That is a shame, too young to go.

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I absolutely loved Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Planes, Trains & Automobiles when I was growing up. Two videos that got played an awful lot. That's really sad to think John Hughes is no longer around.

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Big fan of John Hughes also. I'm one of those kids of the 80's and love the movies he directed. Breakfest Club, Ferris Buellers Day Off and Planes, Trains and Automobiles being my favorite. Time to have movie-thon.

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Very sorry to hear about John Hughes; talk about an artist who found his niche!  He did a lot of excellent work.

Rest in peace.

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"Screw 'em." - Daniel Craig, The Best James Bond EverTM

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Sad to hear about John Hughes.  Pretty in Pink is a classic.  RIP.