Who's Who April 13 - 19

PUBLISHED: 12:12 13 April 2006 | UPDATED: 14:38 12 May 2010

THURSDAY APRIL 13 Deaths: Sir Ross Smith, pioneer aviator, 1922; Jimmy Logan, entertainer, 2001; Caron Keating, television presenter, 2004. FRIDAY APRIL 14 Deaths: George Frederick Handel, composer, 1759; Noele Gordon, actress from Crossroads, 1985; Simo

THURSDAY APRIL 13

Deaths: Sir Ross Smith, pioneer aviator, 1922; Jimmy Logan, entertainer, 2001; Caron Keating, television presenter, 2004.

FRIDAY APRIL 14

Deaths: George Frederick Handel, composer, 1759; Noele Gordon, actress from Crossroads, 1985; Simone de Beauvoir, writer, 1986; Anthony Newley, actor, 1999; Jim Baxter, Scotland and Rangers soccer legend, A2001.

SATURDAY APRIL 15

Deaths: Abraham Lincoln, US President, 1865; Michael Flanders, part of Swann and Flanders, 1975; Jean-Paul Sartre, author, 1980; Arthur Lowe, from Dad's Army, 1982; Tommy Cooper, comedian, 1984; Kenneth Williams, Carry On star, 1988; Greta Garbo, Hollywood legend, 1990; Leslie Charteris, creator of The Saint, 1993.

SUNDAY APRIL 16

Deaths: Madame Tussaud, waxworks pioneer, 1850; Sir David Lean, movie director, 1991; Fred Davis, snooker player, 1998.

MONDAY APRIL 17

Deaths: Benjamin Franklin, US politician, 1790; Eddie Cochran, rock star, 1960; Benny Hill, comedian, 1992; Linda McCartney, wife of Paul McCartney, 1998.

TUESDAY APRIL 18

Deaths: Albert Einstein, scientist, 1955.

WEDNESDAY APRIL 19

Deaths: Lord George Gordon Byron, poet, 1824; Benjamin Disraeli, British Prime Minister, 1881; Charles Darwin, biologist, 1882; Daphne du Maurier, author of Rebecca, 1989; Frankie Howerd, comedian, 1992; Norris McWhirter, co-creator of the Guinness Book of Records, 2004.


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