Who's Who March 30 - April 5

PUBLISHED: 12:35 30 March 2006 | UPDATED: 14:38 12 May 2010

THURSDAY MARCH 30 Deaths: James Cagney, actor, 1986; Tony Lock, England Test cricket spin bowler, 1995; Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, 2002; Alistair Cooke, broadcaster of Letter From America, 2004. FRIDAY MARCH 31 Deaths: John Constable, painter, 183

THURSDAY MARCH 30 Deaths: James Cagney, actor, 1986; Tony Lock, England Test cricket spin bowler, 1995; Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, 2002; Alistair Cooke, broadcaster of Letter From America, 2004. FRIDAY MARCH 31 Deaths: John Constable, painter, 1837; Charlotte Bronte, author of Jane Eyre, 1855; Jesse Owens, Olympic sprint champion, 1980. SATURDAY APRIL 1 Deaths: Scott Joplin, ragtime composer, 1917; Marvin Gaye, singer-songwriter, 1984. SUNDAY APRIL 2 Deaths: CS Forrester, author of the Hornblower series, 1966; Georges Pompidou, French president, 1974; Edwin Starr, soul singer, 2003. MONDAY APRIL 3 Deaths: Jesse James, outlaw, 1882; Johann Brahms, German composer, 1897; Graham Greene, author of Brighton Rock and The Power and the Glory, 1991; Lionel Bart, creator of Oliver, 1999. TUESDAY APRIL 4 Deaths: Martin Luther King, civil rights leader, 1968; Gloria Swanson, Hollywood actress, 1983. WEDNESDAY APRIL 5 Deaths: John Wisden, cricket almanac pioneer, 1884; Sir Arthur (Bomber) Harris, British commander of the RAF during the Second World War, 1984; Allen Ginsberg, poet, 1997.


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