The DeathList 1996

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The DeathList 1996

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The Death List has been carefully prepared annually since 1987 by an experienced committee of Death Experts. The objective is to select celebrities who will sadly not make it through the coming year. Below is the 1996 list. We completed the year with a disappointing score of seven. EMail us with your comments and suggestions for next years list at comments@deathlist.net

Rank Name Age Description
1 Andreas Papandreou 77 Ex Greek Prime Minister
2 Timothy Leary 76 Drugs Guru
3 Deng Xiaoping 94 Chinese Premiere
4 Francois Mitterand 80 Former French President
5 Boris Yeltsin 65 Tsar
6 Larry Hagman 65 JR
7 Prince Rainier 73 Prince
8 Muriel Spark (Dame) 78 Novelist
9 George Burns 100 Comedian
10 Barbara Cartland 91 Literary Genius
11 Lord Denning 93 Judge
12 Queen Mother 96 Entertainer
13 Princess Alice 95 Queen Mum's sister-in-law
14 Tim Gullikson 45 Tennis player / coach
15 Simon Cadell 46 Actor
16 Ronald Reagan 85 (former) Idiot
17 Dr Hastings Banda 94 Dictator
18 Helen Wills Moody 86 Tennis
19 Jimmy Stewart 88 Actor
20 Julian Critchley 66 ex MP
21 Willie Whitelaw 78 Politician
22 Glyn Worsnip 51 TV Presenter
23 Catherine Cookson 85 Writer
24 Gene Sarazan 90 Golfer
25 John Demjanjuk 76 Nazi Collaborator
26 Mr T 44 Actor
27 Don Bradman 84 Cricketer
28 Alec Guiness 78 Actor
29 Jeremy Thorpe 67 Ex-Politician
30 General Pinochet 81 Dictator
31 Jacques Cousteau 86 Aqua man
32 E W Swanton 85 Writer
33 Fats Domino 68 Singer
34 Baroness Castle 86 Politician
35 Lord Longford 91 Judge
36 Marlon Brando 72 Actor: The Godfather of Method
37 Katharine Hepburn 89 Actress
38 Stan Flashman 56 Ticket Tout
39 Red Auerbach 79 Basketball owner
40 Kurt Waldheim 78 Nazi
41 Red Adair 81 Fire Fighter
42 Pope John Paul II 76 Pope
43 Wilf Mannion 74 Footballer
44 Gretchen Franklin 85 Eastender (Ethel)
45 Fidel Castro 70 Dictator
46 Bill Deedes 83 Journalist
47 Victor Borge 83 Comedian
48 Bob Hope 93 Entertainer
49 Fred Pontin 90 Entrepreneur
50 Yassir Arafat 67 Terrorist

Latest News

  • 12th October 1996

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    Beryl Reid dies

    1 apperance: 1987 (17)
    Age: 97, Actress, Cause of death: Unknown
  • 22nd June 1996

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    Andreas Papandreou dies

    3 apperances: 1996 (1), 1990 (8), 1989 (26)
    7th Death
    Age: 98, Ex Greek Prime Minister, Cause of death: Unknown
  • 5th June 1996

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    Glynn Worsnip dies

    5 apperances: 1996 (22), 1995 (20), 1994 (10), 1993 (29), 1992 (1)
    6th Death
    Age: 72, TV Presenter, Cause of death: Unknown
  • 30th May 1996

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    Timothy Leary dies

    1 apperance: 1996 (2)
    5th Death
    Age: 97, Drugs Guru, Cause of death: Unknown
  • 19th May 1996

    Tombstone 8224b42b00f8262867d91adccfe4ebe304770f39b190dfbad7da9307d656e1e4

    Jon Pertwee dies

    1 apperance: 1989 (24)
    Age: 98, Dr Who, Cause of death: Unknown
  • 2nd May 1996

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    Tim Gullikson dies

    1 apperance: 1996 (14)
    4th Death
    Age: 66, Tennis player/coach, Cause of death: Unknown
  • 9th March 1996

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    George Burns dies

    7 apperances: 1996 (9), 1995 (5), 1994 (20), 1993 (16), 1992 (20), 1991 (21), 1990 (29)
    3rd Death
    Age: 121, Comedian, Cause of death: Unknown
  • 6th March 1996

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    Simon Cadell dies

    3 apperances: 1996 (15), 1995 (15), 1994 (1)
    2nd Death
    Age: 67, Actor, Cause of death: Unknown
  • 14th February 1996

    Tombstone 8224b42b00f8262867d91adccfe4ebe304770f39b190dfbad7da9307d656e1e4

    Bob Paisley dies

    2 apperances: 1993 (21), 1991 (17)
    Age: 98, Football Manager, Cause of death: Unknown
  • 8th January 1996

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    Francois Mitterand dies

    2 apperances: 1996 (4), 1995 (1)
    1st Death
    Age: 101, Former French President, Cause of death: Unknown