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Famous Deaths for 5th December 2018
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2018-12-05 06:38:46 UTC
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1770 - James Stirling, Scottish mathematician (Formula of Stirling), dies at 78

1784 - Phillis Wheatley, American poet and first published African-American woman, dies in Boston at 31

1928 - Johannes "Johan" Bakker Sr, Dutch actor and husband of Truus Soete, dies at 61

1968 - Fred Clark, American actor (Zotz, Auntie Mame), dies of liver ailment at 54

1979 - Sonia Delaunay, Russian-born French artist (Orphism), dies at 94

1987 - "Fat" Larry James, American drummer (Fat Larry's Band-Zoom), dies at 38

1997 - Daphne Fielding, British socialite and writer, dies at 93

2013 - Colin Wilson, English writer (Afterlife, Book of Great Mysteries), dies at 82

2016 - Shirley Hazzard, Australian-born author (Transit of Venus), dies at 85

2016 - Rashaan Salaam, American NFL running back (Chicago Bears), dies at 42

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RHDraney
2018-12-05 08:32:01 UTC
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1968 - Fred Clark, American actor (Zotz, Auntie Mame), dies of liver ailment at 54
Somehow I have trouble thinking of him without remember him in "John
Goldfarb, Please Come Home!", a farce on US/Soviet/Arab relations by the
author of "The Exorcist"...he played a bureaucrat named Heinous
Overreach....r

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