Dec1

Aleister Crowley

Remembering the occultist on the anniversary of his death, aged 72

Dec2

Big Daddy

Remembering the wrestling icon on the anniversary of his death, aged 67

Dec3

Richard Todd

Remembering the actor on the anniversary of his death, aged 90

Dec4

Frank Zappa

Remembering the guitar virtuoso and composer on the anniversary of his death, aged 52

Dec5

Nelson Mandela

Remembering the first President of South Africa on the anniversary of his death, aged 95

Dec6

Peter Vaughan

Remembering the actor on the anniversary of his death, aged 93

Dec7

Robert Graves

Remembering the war poet and author on the anniversary of his death, aged 90

Dec8

John Lennon

Remembering the singer and activist on the anniversary of his death, aged 40

Dec9

Patrick Moore

Remembering the astronomer and TV icon on the anniversary of his death, aged 89

Dec10

Richard Pryor

Remembering the stand-up comedian and social critic on the anniversary of his death, aged 65

Dec11

Sam Cooke

Remembering the singer and musical pioneer on the anniversary of his death, aged 33

Dec12

Tallulah Bankhead

Remembering the stage and screen actress on the anniversary of her death, aged 66

Dec13

Kathy Staff

Remembering the soap opera actress on the anniversary of her death, aged 80

Dec14

Peter O'Toole

Remembering the film icon on the anniversary of his death, aged 81

Dec15

Walt Disney

Remembering the animator and businessman on the anniversary of his death, aged 65

Dec16

John Spencer

Remembering the actor on the anniversary of his death, aged 58

Dec17

Dorothy L Sayers

Remembering the author and scholar on the anniversary of her death, aged 64

Dec18

Jospeh Barbera

Remembering the pioneering animator on the anniversary of his death, aged 95

Dec19

Jimmy Hill

Remembering the footballer and broadcaster on the anniversary of his death, aged 87

Dec20

Brittany Murphy

Remembering the film actress on the anniversary of her death, aged 32

Dec21

F Scott Fitzgerald

Remembering the Jazz Age author on the anniversary of his death, aged 44

Dec22

Joe Strummer

Remembering the musical pioneer on the anniversary of his death, aged 50

Dec23

Charlie Drake

Remembering the slapstick comedian on the anniversary of his death, aged 81

Dec24

Rick Parfitt

Remembering the Status Quo guitarist and singer on the anniversary of his death, aged 68

Dec25

George Michael

Remembering the singing sensation on the anniversary of his death, aged 53

Dec26

Nigel Hawthorne

Remembering the stage and screen actor on the anniversary of his death, aged 72

Dec27

Carrie Fisher

Remembering the actress and writer on the anniversary of her death, aged 60

Dec28

Lemmy

Remembering the hard rock legend on the anniversary of his death, aged 70

Dec29

Bob Monkhouse

Remembering the comedian and TV presenter on the anniversary of his death, aged 75

Dec30

Sonny Liston

Remembering the world champion boxer on the anniversary of his death, aged 38 - 40

Dec31

Natalie Cole

Remembering the singer on the anniversary of her death, aged 65