The DeathList 1987

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The DeathList 1987

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The 1987 list was the inaugural Deathlist. The original idea was conceived in a bar at the Mandela Bar (as it then was) at Warwick University in December 1986 following the news of Cary Grant's demise. A large team of Deathlist novices came up with a list of 31 celebrities. The list produced just one success, however over the years the art of deathlist selection has been transformed into a science.

Rank Name Age Description
1 Clive Dunn 67 DeathList Favourite
2 John Arlott 73 Cricket Announcer
3 Kenneth Connor 71 Actor
4 Stewart Granger 74 Actor
5 Jimmy Stewart 79 Actor
6 Queen Mother 87 Entertainer
7 Don Bradman 75 Cricketer
8 Harold Larwood 82 Cricketer
9 Fred Davis 82 Snooker
10 Andrea De Cesaris 28 F1 Driver
11 Salvador Dali 83 Wacky Artist
12 Johnny Morris 67 TV presenter
13 Les Dawson 56 Comedian
14 Barbara Cartland 82 Literary Genius
15 Ayatollah Khomeini 86 Iranian Leader
16 Bob Hope 84 Entertainer
17 Beryl Reid 67 Actress
18 John Gielgud 79 Actor
19 Lord (Harold) Wilson 71 Ex PM
20 Jimmy Saville 61 DJ
21 Anna Wing 73 Eastenders Lou Beale
22 Andrés Segovia 93 Guitarist
23 Yehudi Menuhin 71 Violinist
24 Dan Maskell 79 Tennis Commentator
25 Fred Perry 78 British tennis Champ
26 Ronald Reagan 76 (former) Idiot
27 Bette Davis 79 Actress
28 Laurence Olivier 80 Actor
29 Alec Guiness 69 Actor
30 Ozzy Osbourne 39 Reality TV star
31 Any one Beatle 24 Popsters

Latest News

  • 1st June 1987

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    Andrés Segovia dies

    1 apperance: 1987 (22)
    1st Death
    Age: 123, Guitarist, Cause of death: Unknown