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Re: Deaths of famous people (2024)
« Reply #1: January 06, 2024, 05:22:14 AM »
Mario Zagallo (92) - Brazil soccer legend as both player and coach.

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2024)
« Reply #2: January 08, 2024, 11:56:30 AM »
BBC alert just now: Franz Beckenbauer at 78.

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2024)
« Reply #3: January 08, 2024, 12:33:02 PM »
Indeed - 'The Kaiser' has left us. Two legends of the game gone  in as many days...  :(

Leaves only Deschamps as the surviving member of the 'won the World Cup as both player and manager' club...

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2024)
« Reply #4: January 08, 2024, 07:20:11 PM »
JPR Williams (74) - Wales and British Lions rugby union great.


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« Reply #6: January 13, 2024, 03:21:40 PM »
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Re: Deaths of famous people (2024)
« Reply #8: January 14, 2024, 02:49:23 PM »
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Billy Gardner, an infielder who played for five teams from 1954-1963 and later managed the Minnesota Twins and the Kansas City Royals, died earlier this week at age 96. The Waterford, Connecticut native was part of two World Series championship teams, the 1954 New York Giants and the 1961 New York Yankees.
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Re: Deaths of famous people (2024)
« Reply #9: January 15, 2024, 03:55:23 PM »
Norm Snead at 84. 

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2024)
« Reply #10: January 24, 2024, 07:50:29 AM »
Charles Osgood

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2024)
« Reply #11: February 01, 2024, 08:29:20 PM »
Adele Springsteen, mother of Bruce, at age 98.

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2024)
« Reply #13: February 02, 2024, 10:34:27 AM »
Mike Martin, at age 79, just 11 days shy of his 80th birthday. Head coach at FSU for 40 seasons (1980–2019), with a record of 2029–736–4.

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2024)
« Reply #14: February 02, 2024, 02:34:12 PM »
Carl Weathers, at age 76.

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2024)
« Reply #16: February 02, 2024, 02:49:59 PM »
Carl Weathers, at age 76.
Oh man. That’s sad.

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2024)
« Reply #18: February 02, 2024, 05:41:29 PM »
Wayne Kramer from MC5, age 75

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2024)
« Reply #19: February 02, 2024, 06:37:09 PM »
Wayne Kramer from MC5, age 75

Sad news - the MC's were the root of all hardcore metal and punk. I hope, when he reaches the Pearly Gates, his first words are 'kick out the jams, mother*****! ,,, ;)

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2024)
« Reply #20: February 06, 2024, 09:01:27 AM »
Toby Keith at 62, had been battling stomach cancer.

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2024)
« Reply #21: February 06, 2024, 01:44:42 PM »
Earl Cureton.  Former NBA player. Just 66. Won titles with the Sixers and Rockets. 

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2024)
« Reply #22: February 08, 2024, 06:53:40 AM »
Mojo Nixon, 66.


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Re: Deaths of famous people (2024)
« Reply #23: February 08, 2024, 09:46:53 AM »
Mojo Nixon, 66.




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Re: Deaths of famous people (2024)
« Reply #24: February 08, 2024, 10:11:18 AM »
That's such a shame.  We listen to Outlaw Country on XM/Sirius and that means an earful of Mojo on a daily basis.  He was damn smart and damn funny.  So on the mark when he'd say to the men, that "you know your wives hate me".  My wife didn't like him one bit initially, but his really great insights into the music and willingness to expand the breadth of the playlist to encompass roots of "outlaw" country made total sense and made for a better listening experience.

And he died on the Outlaw Cruise of all places, an event he pretty much runs.

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/mojo-nixon-dead-obituary-1234964257/