Who's who April 27 - May 3

PUBLISHED: 12:35 27 April 2006 | UPDATED: 14:40 12 May 2010

THURSDAY APRIL 27 Deaths: Peter Wright, ex-MI5 spy and author of Spycatcher, 1995. FRIDAY APRIL 28 Deaths: Benito Mussolini, Italian dictator, 1945; Sir Alf Ramsey, manager of England s 1996 World Cup team, 1999. SATURDAY APRIL 29 Deaths: Alfred Hitchco

THURSDAY APRIL 27

Deaths: Peter Wright, ex-MI5 spy and author of Spycatcher, 1995.

FRIDAY APRIL 28

Deaths: Benito Mussolini, Italian dictator, 1945; Sir Alf Ramsey, manager of England's 1996 World Cup team, 1999.

SATURDAY APRIL 29

Deaths: Alfred Hitchcock, director of Psycho and The Birds, 1980.

SUNDAY APRIL 30

Deaths: Edouard Manet, French painter, 1883; Adolf Hitler, Nazi leader, 1945; Eva Braun, Hitler's mistress, 1945; Muddy Waters, blues musician, 1983; Roland Ratzenberger, Formula 1 racing driver, 1994.

MONDAY MAY 1

Deaths: John Dryden, Poet Laureate, 1700; Antonin Dvorak, composer of the New World Symphony, 1904; Joseph Goebbels, Nazi propaganda chief, 1945; Ayrton Senna, Formula 1 racing champion, 1994.

TUESDAY MAY 2

Deaths: Leonardo Da Vinci, Italian artist, 1519; Joseph McCarthy, head of Communist witch-hunts, 1957; J Edgar Hoover, FBI chief, 1972; Oliver Reed, actor, 1999; Ted Rogers, comedian and host of 3-2-1, 2001.

WEDNESDAY MAY 3

Deaths: Hughie Green, presenter of Opportunity Knocks and Double Your Money,1997; Godfrey Evans, England Test cricket wicket-keeper, 1999.


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