Who's Who Febuary 16 - 22

PUBLISHED: 12:27 16 February 2006 | UPDATED: 14:35 12 May 2010

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 16 Deaths: Sir Walter Winterbottom, ex-England soccer boss, 2002. FRIDAY FEBRUARY 17 Deaths: Moliere, French playwright, 1673; Graham Sutherland, artist, 1980. SATURDAY FEBRUARY 18 Deaths: Robert Oppenheimer, inventor of the atomic bom

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 16 Deaths: Sir Walter Winterbottom, ex-England soccer boss, 2002. FRIDAY FEBRUARY 17 Deaths: Moliere, French playwright, 1673; Graham Sutherland, artist, 1980. SATURDAY FEBRUARY 18 Deaths: Robert Oppenheimer, inventor of the atomic bomb, 1967. SUNDAY FEBRUARY19 Deaths: Michael Powell, director, 1990; Derek Jarman, controversial director of Blue and Caravaggio, 1994; Deng Xiaoping, Chinese leader, 1997; Stanley Kramer, director of 2001: A Space Oddesy and High Noon, 2001. MONDAY FEBRUARY 20 Deaths: Feruccio Lamborghini, car designer, 1993; Robert Bolt, screenwriter of A Man for all Seasons and Lawrence of Arabia, 1995. TUESDAY FEBRUARY 21 Deaths: Malcolm X, American civil rights leader, 1965; Florence Ballard, once of The Supremes, 1976; Marget Fonteyn, ballet dancer, 1991; John Thaw, actor who played Inspector Morse, 2002. WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 22 Deaths: Thomas Hughes, author of Tom Brown's Schooldays, 1896; John Lewis, retail chain pioneer, 1963.

0 comments

More news stories

07:01

This year’s Royston in Blue fun run has raised nearly £18,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Yesterday, 14:33

Police are appealing for information and witnesses after a suspected arson at St John the Baptist Church in Royston during the early hours of this morning.

Yesterday, 12:01

An a cappella group with members from Royston and South Cambs are ready to round off their hugely successful year with some Christmas performances.

Yesterday, 11:29

A fire which broke out at Royston’s St John the Baptist Church is being treated as arson.

Most read stories

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Royston Crow e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Royston Crow weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy