Who was who
THURSDAY MAY 25 Deaths: Gustav Holst, composer of The Planets, 1934; Ismail Merchant, producer of A Room With a View and Remains of the Day, 2005. FRIDAY MAY 26 Deaths: Samuel Pepys, diarist, 1703. SATURDAY MAY 27 Deaths: Victor Kiam, Remington Razors t
THURSDAY MAY 25
Deaths: Gustav Holst, composer of The Planets, 1934; Ismail Merchant, producer of A Room With a View and Remains of the Day, 2005.
FRIDAY MAY 26
Deaths: Samuel Pepys, diarist, 1703.
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SATURDAY MAY 27
Deaths: Victor Kiam, Remington Razors tycoon, 2001.
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- 2 'Outstanding' Royston police officer wins Chief Constable's award
- 3 Cambs police crack down on county lines drugs offences
- 4 Royston's George Crotty selected by GB for World Boxing Championships
- 5 Man arrested on suspicion of drugs offence after two warrants issued
- 6 Review: Groan Ups is 'like a student sketch show stretched out over two hours'
- 7 Inside Country Boarding for Cats and Dogs: Award-winning kennels' labour of love
- 8 25-year-old admits Royston drug dealing
- 9 Opinion: Uncomfortable home truths about being retirement ready
- 10 Ewan's handiwork sees him give back to his old school with help of charity
SUNDAY MAY 28
Deaths: Edward, Duke of Windsor, 1972; Eric Morecambe, comedian, 1984; Roy Plomley, creator of Desert Island Discs, 1985.
MONDAY MAY 29
Deaths: Sir William Gilbert, part of Gilbert and Sullivan, 1911; Mary Pickford, Hollywood actress, 1979; Erich Honecker, German politician, 1994; Barry Goldwater, US Presidential candidate, 1998; Jack Rosenthal, screenwriter, 2004.
TUESDAY MAY 30
Deaths: Christopher Marlowe, dramatist, 1593; Peter Paul Rubens, painter, 1640; Wilbur Wright, aviation pioneer, 1912; Boris Pasternak, author of Dr Zhivago, 1960; Claude Rains, actor, 1967; Ted Drake, Arsenal and Chelsea soccer legend, 1995; Mickie Most, record producer, 2003.
WEDNESDAY MAY 31
Deaths: Adolf Eichmann, Nazi SS officer, 1962; Jack Dempsey, world heavyweight boxing champion, 1983.