Mar 062018

On This Day



1917 – Frankie Howerd

Francis Alick “Frankie” Howerd, OBE was an English comedian and comic actor whose career, described by fellow comedian Barry Cryer as “a series of comebacks”, spanned six decades.

Died: 19 April 1992

Aged 75

1965 – John Kerr

John Kerr Jr. is an American retired soccer midfielder who played professionally in the United States, Canada, England, France and Northern Ireland during a much traveled and varied playing career. He is currently head coach of the Duke University men’s soccer team. Kerr was named the 1986 Hermann Award winner as the top collegiate player of the year. He also earned sixteen caps, scoring two goals, with the U.S. national team.

Kerr played 6 times for Portsmouth between 1987 – 1988

Age 53

1966 – Alan Davies

Alan Roger Davies is an English stand-up comedian, writer and actor. He has played the title role in the BBC mystery drama series Jonathan Creek since 1997. He has been a permanent panellist on the BBC panel show QI since 2003.

Age 52

1989 – Amy Okuda

Amy Kei Okuda is an American actress, best known for her portrayal of Tinkerballa in the web series The Guild (2007–2013)

Age 29

1998 – Conor Ronan

Connor Patrick Ronan is a professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Portsmouth on loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers. He was born in England, but represents Republic of Ireland at international youth level.

Age 20

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1941 – John Levene

John Levene is an English actor. His best-known role was that of Corporal, Sergeant, and later Warrant Officer, John Benton, of the UNIT in the science-fiction television series Doctor Who.

Age 76

1964 – Mark Valley

Mark Thomas Valley is an American film and television actor, best known for his roles as Brad Chase on the TV drama Boston Legal, Oliver Richard on the NBC drama Harry’s Law, FBI Special Agent John Scott on Fringe, Christopher Chance in Fox’s action/drama Human Target, and Tommy Sullivan in ABC’s Body of Proof.

Age 53

1981 – Neil Barrett

Neil William Barrett is an English semi-professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Isthmian League Premier Division club Metropolitan Police.

Barrett started his career in the youth system of Chelsea, before joining Portsmouth in 2001. He made over 20 appearances in his first season with Portsmouth, but having not played over a season-and-a-half he moved to Dundee on loan. He joined them permanently in 2004, but left a year later following their relegation from the Scottish Premier League. Following a period with Livingston, he signed for Conference National club Woking in 2007. After half a season with them he joined Ebbsfleet United, and played for them in their victory in the 2008 FA Trophy Final at Wembley Stadium.

Barrett played 26 times for Portsmouth scoring 2 goals between 2001 – 2002

Age 36

1991 – Vincent Caso

Vincent “Vince” Caso is an American actor and writer best known for his co-starring role as Bladezz on the critically acclaimed web series The Guild.

Age 26

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1980 – Michelle Boyd

Michele Catherine Boyd is an American actress, producer and host.

Age 37

1986 – Italia Ricci


Stephanie Italia Ricci-Amell is a Canadian actress.

Ricci made her major acting debut in 2007, in the American Pie direct-to-video film, Beta House. She then went on to have a recurring role on the Disney XD series Aaron Stone. Ricci also appeared in the music video “Hate” by Plain White T’s as the ex-girlfriend.

Age 31

1993 – India Eisley


India Eisley is an American actress. She is known for her role as Ashley Juergens in the ABC Family television series The Secret Life of the American Teenager, and her roles as Eve in 2012 film Underworld: Awakening, Sawa in the 2014 film Kite, and Audrina in the 2016 television film My Sweet Audrina.

Age 24

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