Who's who January 12-18
PUBLISHED: 11:33 12 January 2006 | UPDATED: 17:11 11 May 2010
THURSDAY JANUARY 12 Births: Herman Goering, German Nazi leader, 1893; PW Botha, ex-South African President, 1916. Deaths: Nevil Shute, author of A Town Called Alice and On the Beach, 1960; Agatha Christie, legendary crime writer, 1976; Maurice Gibb, of th
THURSDAY JANUARY 12 Births: Herman Goering, German Nazi leader, 1893; PW Botha, ex-South African President, 1916. Deaths: Nevil Shute, author of A Town Called Alice and On the Beach, 1960; Agatha Christie, legendary crime writer, 1976; Maurice Gibb, of the Bee Gees, 2003. FRIDAY JANUARY 13 Births: Ted Willis, creator of Dixon of Dock Green, 1918. Deaths: Thomas Lord, creator of Lord's Cricket Ground, 1832; James Joyce, author of Ulysses and The Dubliners, 1942; Hubert Humphrey, US presidential candidate, 1978. SATURDAY JANUARY 14 Births: Hal Roach, Hollywood producer, 1892. Deaths: Lewis Carroll, author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, 1898; Humphrey Bogart, star of Casablanca and The African Queen, 1957; Anthony Eden, Prime Minister, 1977. SUNDAY JANUARY 15 Births: Ivor Novello, composer, 1893; Martin Luther King, civil rights leader, 1929. Deaths: Jack Teagarden, jazz musician, 1964. MONDAY JANUARY 16 Births: Eric Liddell, British Olympic champion in 1924, 1902. Deaths: Bernard Lee, M from the James Bond movies, 1981; Auberon Waugh, columnist for The Daily Telegraph, 2001. TUESDAY JANUARY 17 Births: Benjamin Franklin, US President, 1706; Anne Bronte, author of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, 1820; David Lloyd George, Prime Minister, 1863; Tommy Handley, wartime comedian, 1892. WEDNESDAY JANUARY 18 Births: Matthew Webb, English Channel swimmer, 1848; AA Milne, creator of Winnie the Pooh, 1882; Arthur Ransome, author of Swallows and Amazons, 1884; Cary Grant, actor, 1904; Danny Kaye, actor, 1913. Deaths: Rudyard Kipling, author of The Jungle Book, 1936; Hugh Gaitskell, Labour Party leader, 1963.
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