Who's who April 27 - May 3
THURSDAY APRIL 27 Deaths: Peter Wright, ex-MI5 spy and author of Spycatcher, 1995. FRIDAY APRIL 28 Deaths: Benito Mussolini, Italian dictator, 1945; Sir Alf Ramsey, manager of England s 1996 World Cup team, 1999. SATURDAY APRIL 29 Deaths: Alfred Hitchco
THURSDAY APRIL 27
Deaths: Peter Wright, ex-MI5 spy and author of Spycatcher, 1995.
FRIDAY APRIL 28
Deaths: Benito Mussolini, Italian dictator, 1945; Sir Alf Ramsey, manager of England's 1996 World Cup team, 1999.
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SATURDAY APRIL 29
Deaths: Alfred Hitchcock, director of Psycho and The Birds, 1980.
- 1 A505 driver escapes without serious injury after head-on crash
- 2 Woman pedestrian in her 50s killed in guided busway crash
- 3 Melbourn Post Office reopens in new location
- 4 Extremely concerning incidents reported in Kneesworth House Hospital documentary
- 5 No Cambridge fireworks display on Midsummer Common this year for Bonfire Night
- 6 Drug dealer caught after being pulled over for using phone on A505
- 7 Binmen revolt over alleged bullying, poor pay, low morale and staffing crisis
- 8 Litlington's Josh ploughs into top spot with competition win
- 9 History Society unveils new town heritage board
- 10 11 questions to decide how Royston you are!
SUNDAY APRIL 30
Deaths: Edouard Manet, French painter, 1883; Adolf Hitler, Nazi leader, 1945; Eva Braun, Hitler's mistress, 1945; Muddy Waters, blues musician, 1983; Roland Ratzenberger, Formula 1 racing driver, 1994.
MONDAY MAY 1
Deaths: John Dryden, Poet Laureate, 1700; Antonin Dvorak, composer of the New World Symphony, 1904; Joseph Goebbels, Nazi propaganda chief, 1945; Ayrton Senna, Formula 1 racing champion, 1994.
TUESDAY MAY 2
Deaths: Leonardo Da Vinci, Italian artist, 1519; Joseph McCarthy, head of Communist witch-hunts, 1957; J Edgar Hoover, FBI chief, 1972; Oliver Reed, actor, 1999; Ted Rogers, comedian and host of 3-2-1, 2001.
WEDNESDAY MAY 3
Deaths: Hughie Green, presenter of Opportunity Knocks and Double Your Money,1997; Godfrey Evans, England Test cricket wicket-keeper, 1999.