Apr1

Marvin Gaye

Remembering the Heard it Through the Grapevine singer on the anniversary of his death aged 44

Apr2

Pope John Paul II

Remembering the pontiff now revered as Saint John Paul the Great on the anniversary of his death aged 84

Apr3

Lionel Bart

Remembering the Oliver! composer on the anniversary of his death aged 59

Apr4

Dr Martin Luther King Jr

Remembering the civil rights leader on the anniversary of his death aged 39

Apr5

Kurt Cobain

Remembering the iconic Nirvana frontman on the anniversary of his death aged 27

Apr6

Tammy Wynette

Remembering the queen of country on the anniversary of her death aged 55

Apr6

George Formby

Remembering the ukelele-playing Little Stick of Blackpool Rock comedian, on the anniversary of his death aged 56

Apr7

Peaches Geldof

Remembering the media star on the anniversary of her death aged 25

Apr8

Pablo Picasso

Remembering the great artist on the anniversary of his death aged 91

Apr9

Sidney Lumet

Remembering the Hollywood director on the anniversary of his death aged 86

Apr10

Little Eva

Remembering the Sixties singer on the anniversary of her death aged 59

Apr11

Harry Secombe

Remembering the comedian and actor on the anniversary of his death aged 79

Apr12

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Remembering the 32nd President of the United States on the anniversary of his death aged 63

Apr13

Caron Keating

Remembering the Blue Peter presenter on the anniversary of her death aged 41

Apr14

Trevor Bannister

Remembering the Are You Being Served? actor on the anniversary of his death aged 76

Apr15

Greta Garbo

Remembering the film legend on the anniversary of her death aged 84

Apr16

David Lean

Remembering the great film director on the anniversary of his death aged 83

Apr17

Linda McCartney

Remembering the photographer, musician and animal welfare champion on the anniversary of her death aged 58

Apr18

Thor Heyerdahl

Remembering the explorer – aka the Kon-Tiki Man – on the anniversary of his death aged 87

Apr19

Frankie Howerd

Remembering the comedian and Up Pompeii! star on the anniversary of his death aged 75

Apr20

Victoria Wood

Remembering the much-loved comedian, writer and actor on the anniversary of her death aged 62

Apr21

Prince

Remembering the Purple Rain singer songwriter and musician, on the anniversary of his death aged 57

Apr22

Richard Nixon

Remembering America's 37th president, who famously resigned from office, on the anniversary of his death aged 81

Apr23

William Hartnell

Remembering the first Doctor Who actor on the anniversary of his death aged 67

Apr24

Wallis Simpson

Remembering the woman King Edward VIII abdicated the throne for, on the anniversary of her death aged 89

Apr25

Ginger Rogers

Remembering the star of silver screen on the anniversary of her death aged 83

Apr26

Jill Dando

Remembering the Crimewatch presenter on the anniversary of her death aged 37

Apr27

Edward R. Murrow

Remembering the American broadcaster who reported from the Blitz, on the anniversary of his death aged 57

Apr28

Alf Ramsey

Remembering the football manager who led the England squad to World Cup victory on the anniversary of his death aged 79

Apr29

Alfred Hitchcock

Remembering the legendary film director on the anniversary of his death aged 80

Apr30

Sergio Leone

Remembering the famous spaghetti western director on the anniversary of his death aged 60