May1

Ayrton Senna

Remembering the three-times Formula One champion on the anniversary of his death aged 34

May2

Oliver Reed

Remembering the hellraising Gladiator star on the anniversary of his death aged 61

May3

Barbara Castle

Remembering one of Britain’s most groundbreaking politicians on the anniversary of her death aged 91

May4

Diana Dors

Remembering British cinema’s iconic blonde bombshell, on the anniversary of her death aged 52

May5

Claude Choules

Remembering the last surviving English First World war combat veteran, on the anniversary of his death aged 110

May6

Marlene Dietrich

Remembering the iconic film star and singer, on the anniversary of her death aged 90

May7

Seve Ballesteros

Remembering the champion golfer on the anniversary of his death aged 54

May8

George Peppard

Remembering the A-Team actor on the anniversary of his death aged 65

May9

Tenzing Norgay

Remembering the Everest mountain climber and sherpa, on the anniversary of his death aged 71

May10

Joan Crawford

Remembering the MIldred Pierce and Whatever Happened to Baby Jane Hollywood star, on the anniversary of her death aged 72

May11

Douglas Adams

Remembering the The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy writer on the anniversary of his death aged 49

May12

John Smith

Remembering the Labour leader who was anticipated to become Prime Minister, on the anniversary of his death aged 55

May13

Laurie Lee

Remembering the Cider With Rosie author on the anniversary of his death aged 82

May14

Frank Sinatra

Remembering Ol’ Blue Eyes on the anniversary of his death aged 82

May15

June Carter Cash

Remembering the country singer songwriter on the anniversary of her death aged 73

May16

Jim Henson

Remembering the Muppet Show creator on the anniversary of his death aged 53

May17

Donna Summer

Remembering the Queen of Disco on the anniversary of her death aged 63

May18

Elizabeth Montgomery

Remembering the Bewitched star on the anniversary of her death aged 62

May19

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis

Remembering the iconic First Lady on the anniversary of her death aged 64

May20

Jon Pertwee

Remembering the Doctor Who and Worzel Gummidge actor on the anniversary of his death aged 76

May21

Sir John Gielgud

Remembering the great actor on the anniversary of his death aged 96

May22

Margaret Rutherford

Remembering the comic Miss Marple actor on the anniversary of her death aged 80

May23

Roger Moore

Remembering the James Bond star on the anniversary of his death aged 89

May24

Harold Wilson

Remembering the former Prime Minister on the anniversary of his death aged 79

May25

Pat Coombs

Remembering the comedy actor on the anniversary of her death aged 75

May26

Sydney Pollack

Remembering the Oscar winning film director on the anniversary of his death aged 73

May27

Bill Pertwee

Remembering the Dad’s Army actor on the anniversary of his death aged 86

May28

Eric Morecambe

Remembering the comedy star on the anniversary of his death aged 58

May29

Dennis Hopper

Remembering the Easy Rider star on the anniversary of his death aged 74

May30

Boris Pasternak

Remembering the Doctor Zhivago author on the anniversary of his death aged 70

May31

Jack Dempsey

Remembering the iconic champion boxer, famously dubbed the Manassa Mauler, on the anniversary of his death aged 87