Who's Who March 23 - 29

PUBLISHED: 11:05 23 March 2006 | UPDATED: 14:38 12 May 2010

THURSDAY MARCH 23 Deaths: Peter Lorre, Hollywood actor, 1964; Mike Hailwood, world motorcycling champion, 1981; David Cooper, ex-Rangers and Scotland soccer star, 1995; Ben Hollioake, England Test cricketer, 2002. FRIDAY MARCH 24 Deaths: Queen Elizabeth

THURSDAY MARCH 23 Deaths: Peter Lorre, Hollywood actor, 1964; Mike Hailwood, world motorcycling champion, 1981; David Cooper, ex-Rangers and Scotland soccer star, 1995; Ben Hollioake, England Test cricketer, 2002. FRIDAY MARCH 24 Deaths: Queen Elizabeth I, 1603; Jules Verne, author of Around the World in 80 Days, 1905; Queen Mary, widow of George V, 1953; EH Shepard, illustrator of Winnie the Pooh books, 1976. SATURDAY MARCH 25 Deaths: Anna Sewell, author of Black Beauty, 1909; Claude Debussy, French composer, 1918; Harold Melvin, musician with The Bluenotes, 1997; Kenneth Wolstenholme, soccer commentator, 2002. SUNDAY MARCH 26 Deaths: Ludwig van Beethoven, composer, 1827; Cecil Rhodes, English-born South African politician, 1902; Raymond Chandler, author of The Big Sleep and The Long Goodbye, 1959; Noel Coward, playwright, director and actor, 1973. MONDAY MARCH 27 Deaths: Yuri Gagarin, first man in space, 1968; Ferdinand Porsche, car designer, 1998; Ian Dury, singer-songwriter, 2000; Dudley Moore, actor and comedian, 2002. TUESDAY MARCH 28 Deaths: Earl of Cardigan, leader of the Charge of the Light Brigade, 1868; Virginia Woolf, author, 1941; Sergei Rachmaninov, composer and conductor, 1943; Dwight D Eisenhower, US President, 1969; Anthony Powell, author of A Dance to the Music of Time, 2000; Sir Peter Ustinov, actor, 2004. WEDNESDAY MARCH 29 Deaths: Charles Wesley, English evangelist, 1788; J Arthur Rank, movie studio pioneer, 1972.

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