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.
- 1 Results in for South Cambs District Council by-election
- 2 Dr Nik Johnson elected Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.
- 3 Hospital reopens all operating theatres as waiting lists get longer
- 4 Royston Picture Palace announces cinema's planned reopening date
- 5 Election shock: Tories lose overall control of Cambridgeshire County Council
- 6 Promising Young Woman review: Carey Mulligan shines in Emerald Fennell's outstanding movie
- 7 Filming taking place at National Trust's Wimpole Estate
- 8 Steve Count 'no doubt' Tories will review 'our performance' as his future is decided
- 9 COVID deaths at Lister pass grim milestone
- 10 Let's go fly a kite as annual festival is set to return
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.