Who's who May 4 - 10
THURSDAY MAY 4 Deaths: Diana Dors, actress, 1984; Bernie Winters, comedian, 1991. FRIDAY MAY 5 Deaths: Napoleon Bonaparte, French emperor, 1821. SATURDAY MAY 6 Deaths: Edward VII, 1910; Marlene Dietrich, actress and singer, 1992; Johnny Morris, presente
THURSDAY MAY 4
Deaths: Diana Dors, actress, 1984; Bernie Winters, comedian, 1991.
FRIDAY MAY 5
Deaths: Napoleon Bonaparte, French emperor, 1821.
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SATURDAY MAY 6
Deaths: Edward VII, 1910; Marlene Dietrich, actress and singer, 1992; Johnny Morris, presenter of Animal Magic, 1999.
- 1 Heath threatened with 'eyesore' borehole kiosks
- 2 CCTV appeal after vehicles interfered with in Royston
- 3 What's next for Thakeham development after Local Plan sites revealed?
- 4 King James Academy to continue as school sport hub for north east Hertfordshire
- 5 Royston man to stand trial for permitting production of cannabis
- 6 Busy week for Royston firefighting crews as they keep people safe
- 7 Street singers lift people's spirits with town centre flash mob
- 8 University of Hertfordshire paedophile caught with more than 500 child abuse images
- 9 Girl power and horse power prove a winning combination for Meldreth racing driver Lizzy
- 10 Riverdance's 25th anniversary show lifts the roof off Cambridge Corn Exchange
SUNDAY MAY 7
Deaths: Douglas Fairbanks Jr, Hollywood star, 2000.
MONDAY MAY 8
Deaths: John Stuart Mill, English philosopher and liberal thinker, 1873; Paul Gauguin, French painter, 1903; Henry Gordon Selfridge, store owner, 1947; Gilles Villeneuve, Formula 1 racing driver, 1982; George Peppard, actor and star of The A-Team, 1994; Dirk Bogarde, actor, 1970.
TUESDAY MAY 9
Deaths: Sir Henry Morgan Stanley, explorer, 1904; Tensign Norgay, conqueror of Everest, 1986.
WEDNESDAY MAY 10
Deaths: Thomas (Stonewall) Jackson, American Civil War general, 1863; Joan Crawford, actress, 1977.
ON this day
Conan Doyle's hero Sherlock Holmes died today (Thursday) in 1891.
The detective has been portrayed by 75 actors in more than 200 films and is, of course, the hero of such books as The Hound of the Baskervilles and A Study in Scarlet.