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    Texan oil tycoon who fell foul of Gaddafi dies at 88

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 10:10pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Texan oil tycoon who fell foul of Gaddafi Nelson Bunker Hunt 1926-2014 Nelson Bunker Hunt, the Texas oilman once considered the world's richest man before his fortunes were ... to be worth between US$8 billion and US$16 billion, and was considered to be the richest man in the world. Then Muammar Gaddafi came along. He overthrew Libya's king in 1969, and by 1973 had ...

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    Richard Kiel, towering actor whose big break was playing Bond villain Jaws

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:05pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Towering star made name as steel-toothed baddie Jaws in two 1970s spy movies Actor whose big break came playing Bond films villain Richard Kiel 1939-2014 Richard Kiel, who played the towering, steel-toothed baddie "Jaws" in two James Bond movies, has died aged 74. The 2.18-metre actor, who made a career playing giants and villains, died ...

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    Washington Post's legendary Watergate editor Ben Bradlee dies

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 11:55am by AFP

    ... Medal of Freedom last year, led the tributes, saying that for the newspaper man, "journalism was more than a profession- it was a public good vital to our democracy". During ... and acknowledge the role of Richard Milhous Nixon in furthering my career," he wrote. "It is wonderfully ironical that a man who so disliked- and never understood- the press did so much ...

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    Rolling Stones’ money man Prince Rupert Loewenstein dies at age 80

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 09:15pm by AP

    ... rock group to a formidable money-making machine that pioneered the lucrative mega-tour with the Steel Wheels extravaganza in 1989. Born in Majorca in 1933, Loewenstein was a member ...

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    Denny Miller, actor who played Tarzan the Ape Man, dies at 80

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 08:41pm by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Basketball ace who gave up hoops to play Tarzan Denny Miller 1934-2014 Denny Miller, a noted UCLA basketball player in the 1950s who dropped the sport to play the title role in the 1959 movie Tarzan the Ape Man and went on to appear in Wagon Train and numerous other TV shows, died last Tuesday at home in Las Vegas. He was 80. The cause was Amyotrophic lateral ...

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    Soviet-era space exploration giant Oleg Ivanovsky dies, aged 92

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 08:54pm by WASHPOST

    ... mission, but he blithely sang a folk song as he climbed into the cockpit in April 1961, accompanied by Ivanovsky "There were all kinds of wild fears that a man could lose his mind in zero ...

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    Northern Ireland's Dr No who said 'yes' to peace

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 03:39am by Reuters

    ... it was Paisley who was to reach over to the republicans of Sinn Fein. The man who had once said the political arm of the IRA would have a say in running Northern Ireland "over our dead bodies" ...

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    Tributes flow for Richard Attenborough, actor and director

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 08:59pm by AP

    ... Attenborough was often thought to be at his best when trying to coax the finest work from actors. Gandhi made a star of its little-known leading man, Kingsley, and Denzel Washington won an Oscar ...

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    'Godfather of Make-up' Dick Smith dies aged 92

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 11:44pm by AP

    ... 44-year-old F. Murray Abraham into an elderly man as Mozart's rival Antonio Salieri. Smith fashioned a mohawk out of a plastic cap and chopped up hair for Robert De Niro in Taxi Driver ...

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    ‘Searching for Sugar Man’ filmmaker committed suicide, family confirms

    Posted May 14th 2014, 09:37am by AP

    ... the Swedish director of the acclaimed Searching for Sugar Man documentary, was widely known for his enthusiasm, kindness and high spirits, so the news that he had taken his own life shocked colleagues ... to international fame last year when his debut feature film, Searching for Sugar Man, won an Oscar for best documentary. The film tells the story of Detroit-based singer-songwriter Sixto Rodriguez, who had ...




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