Who was who
TODAY Deaths: Elizabeth Barrett Browning, poet, 1861; Roscoe (Fatty) Arbuckle, silent movie comedian, 1933; Jayne Mansfield, actress, 1967; Lana Turner, actress, 1995; Katharine Hepburn, actress, 2003. SATURDAY Deaths: Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Un
Deaths: Elizabeth Barrett Browning, poet, 1861; Roscoe (Fatty) Arbuckle, silent movie comedian, 1933; Jayne Mansfield, actress, 1967; Lana Turner, actress, 1995; Katharine Hepburn, actress, 2003.
Deaths: Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, 1896; Nancy Mitford, novelist, 1973; Juan Peron, ex-President of Argentina, 1974; Francois Mitterand, ex-President of France, 1996; Robert Mitchum, actor, 1997; Guy Mitchell, 1950s singer, 1999; Walter Matthau, actor, 2000; Marlon Brando, Hollywood legend, 2004.
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Deaths: Robert Peel, police pioneer, 1850; Amelia Earhart, aviator, 1937; Ernest Hemingway, author of Death in the Afternoon and A Farewell to Arms, 1961; Betty Grable, actress and pin-up, 1973; Vladimir Nabokov, author of Lolita, 1977; James Stewart, Hollywood actor, 1997; Joey Dunlop, world motorcycling champion, 2000.
- 1 Grandmother who got on a motorcycle aged 105 passes away
- 2 Councillors gagged by threat of 'personal litigation' ahead of farmgate debate
- 3 Reed on the road as Herts Cricket League clubs find out National Village Cup fate
- 4 South Cambs MP launches new forum to champion local life sciences
- 5 Experts to discuss mental health at new online festival
- 6 Royston photographer wins abstract picture competition
- 7 Council leader faces claim he broke confidentiality on farmgate report
- 8 'Utterly extraordinary' says Lib Dem leader of disgraced deputy leader's criticisms
- 9 Fire-hit parish church secures vital cash boost
- 10 Ofcom investigation into problem key fobs at Tesco Royston concludes
Deaths: Andre Citroen, French engineer, 1935; Brian Jones, of the Rolling Stones, 1969; Jim Morrison, of The Doors, 1971; Pancho Gonzales, Mexican tennis player, 1995.
Deaths: Thomas Jefferson, ex-United States President, 1826; Marie Curie, scientist, 1934; Barry White, soul singer, 2003.