Sep 262018
 

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26 September 2018


Births



1947

John Foxx

Age 71
John Foxx (born Dennis Leigh) is an English singer, artist, photographer and teacher. He was the original lead singer of the band Ultravox, before leaving to embark on a solo career. Primarily associated with electronic synthesizer music, he has also pursued a parallel career in graphic design and education.
1963

Lysette Anthony

Age 55
Lysette Anne Chodzko, known professionally as Lysette Anthony, is an English actress and model. She is perhaps best known for her roles in the 1992 film Husbands and Wives, the first season of the ITV comedy-drama series Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, the BBC One sitcom Three Up, Two Down, and her role as Marnie Nightingale in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks.
1969

Andy Petterson

Age 49
Andrew Keith Petterson is a former Australian football player who last played for ECU Joondalup in the Western Australian premier league.

Peterson played 34 times for Portsmouth between 1998 – 2001
1985

Talulah Riley

Age 33

   
Talulah Jane Riley-Milburn, known professionally as Talulah Riley, is an English actress. She has appeared in films such as Pride & PrejudiceSt Trinian'sThe Boat That RockedSt Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold, and Inception. She currently portrays Angela in the HBO science-fiction western show Westworld.


Deaths



2003

Robert Palmer

(Born: 19 Jan 1949)

Died Aged 54
Robert Allen Palmer was an English singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer. He was known for his distinctive, soulful voice, mix of musical styles on his albums, combining soul, jazz, rock, pop, reggae, blues, and sartorial acumen. He found success both in his solo career and with The Power Station, and had Top 10 songs in both the UK and the US.


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Jul 122018
 

On This Day

12 July 2018


Births



1950

Joe Laidlaw

Age 68
Joe Laidlaw was a combative midfielder who played for six English league clubs over a 15-year period spanning three decades.

Laidlaw played 75 times for Portsmouth scoring 23 goals between 1979 – 1980
1956

Robin Simon

Age 62
Robin" Simon is a British guitarist who was a member of UltravoxMagazine and Visage.
1976

Anna Friel

Age 42
Anna Louise Friel is an English actress. Born in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, England, she has been acting since the age of 13, appearing in a number of British television programmes. She played Beth Jordache in the Channel 4 soap Brookside, and portrayed the first lesbian kiss in a British soap opera in January 1994. She made her West End theatre debut in London in 2001 and has subsequently appeared in several productions, including in an adaptation of Breakfast at Tiffany's and as Yelena in a 2012 production of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya.
1989

Phoebe Tonkin

Age 29
Phoebe Jane Elizabeth Tonkin is an Australian actress and model. She is best known for portraying Cleo Sertori in H2O: Just Add Water, Fiona Maxwell in Tomorrow, When the War Began, Faye Chamberlain in The Secret Circle, and Hayley Marshall-Kenner in The CW series The Vampire Diaries and its spin-off series The Originals.


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