Thursday 8 December 2016

TODAY

Published 29/11/2015 | 02:30

Eamonn Campbell of The Dubliners is 69. Jacques Chirac, former French president, is 83. Joel Coen, Oscar-winning director, is 61. Don Cheadle, actor who starred in The Guard and Boogie Nights, is 51. John Mayall, blues musician, is 82. Ryan Giggs, former Manchester United and Wales footballer, is 42. Jackie Stallone, reality TV star and mother of Sylvester, is 94.

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monday

Ridley Scott, director of Gladiator, is 78. Elisha Cuthbert, actress, is 33. David Mamet, playwright, is 68. Ben Stiller, actor, is 50. Billy Idol, rocker, is 60. Lorraine Kelly, TV presenter, is 56. Roger Glover, bassist of Deep Purple, is 70. Gary Lineker, prolific goalscorer turned TV presenter, is 55. Phil Babb, former Irish footballer, is 45.

tuesday

Gilbert O'Sullivan,Waterford born singer, is 69. Bette Midler, actress and singer, is 70. Woody Allen, filmmaker, is 80. Emily Mortimer, actress, is 44. John Densmore, drummer of The Doors, is 71. Lee Trevino, former champion golfer, is 76. Sarah Silverman, actress and comedian, is 45. Toto Schillaci, former Italian footballer, is 51. Pat Spillane, former Kerry footballing great and RTE pundit, is 60.

wednesday

Joachim Kelly, former Offaly

hurler, is 60. Lucy Liu, actress,

is 47. Britney Spears, pop singer, is 34. Nelly Furtado, singer who had hit with I'm Like a Bird, is 37. Monica Seles, former world No 1 tennis player, is 42. Rick Savage, Def Leppard bassist, is 55.

thursday

Brendan Fraser, actor, is 47. Julianne Moore, actress, is 55. Daryl Hannah, actress, is 55. Eamonn Holmes, TV presenter, is 56. Jean-Luc Godard, French film director,

is 85. Ozzy Osbourne, rocker,

is 67. Andrew Stanton, Oscar-

winning writer/director of Toy Story and Finding Nemo,

is 50. Sean Parker, Napster, Facebook and Spotify mogul,

is 36. Mike Gibson, former Ireland and Lions rugby player, is 73.

friday

Ronnie Corbett, comedian, is

85. Tyra Banks, TV presenter

and model, is 42. Jay-Z, real name Shawn Carter, superstar

rapper, is 46. Marisa Tomei, Oscar-winning actress, is 51.

Jeff Bridges, actor, is 66. Paul

McGrath, one of Ireland's greatest ever footballers, is 56.

Terry Woods, musician and member of The Pogues, is 68.

Chris Hillman, singer-bassist

with The Byrds and the Flying

Burrito Brothers, is 71.

saturday

Little Richard, one of the original rock 'n' roll stars, is 83. Ronnie O'Sullivan, snooker player, is 40. Jose Carreras, Spanish tenor, is 69. Frankie Muniz, actor from Malcolm in the Middle, is 30.

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