Mar 042018
 

On This Day


Births



1954

Gary Stanley

Age 64
Gary Stanley is an English former professional footballer who played as a midfielder in the Football League for ChelseaEvertonSwansea CityPortsmouth and Bristol City. He also played in the North American Soccer League with Fort Lauderdale Strikers and in the Major Indoor Soccer League with Wichita Wings.

Stanley played 57 times for Portsmouth scoring 4 goals between 1984 – 1986
1991

Stuart O'Keefe

Age 27
Stuart Antony Alan O'Keefe is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Cardiff City.

O'Keefe played 26 times for Portsmouth scoring 2 goals between 2017 – 2018


Deaths



1994

John Candy

(Born: 31 Oct 1950)

Died Aged 43
John Franklin Candy was a Canadian comedian and actor known mainly for his work in Hollywood films. Candy rose to fame as a member of the Toronto branch of the Second City and its related Second City Television series, and through his appearances in such comedy films as StripesSplashCool RunningsSummer RentalHome AloneThe Great OutdoorsSpaceballs, and Uncle Buck, as well as more dramatic roles in Only the Lonely and JFK. One of his most renowned onscreen performances was as Del Griffith, the loquacious, shower-curtain ring salesman in the John Hughes comedy Planes, Trains and Automobiles.


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