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TODAY

Roger McGough, Scouse poet, is 77. Lou Ferrigno, bodybuilder who played The Incredible Hulk, is 63. Tony Slattery, comedian, is 55. Ray Cummins, former Cork hurler, is 66. David Duval, golfer, is 43. Alessandro Del Piero, Italian World Cup-winning footballer, is 40. Sisqo, rapper and reality TV star, is 36. Daphne Guinness, artist and fashion designer, is 47.

MONDAY

Sean Hughes, comedian, is 49. Ellen Pompeo, actress who plays Meredith Grey in Grey's Anatomy, is 45. Tim Rice, British songwriter, is 70. Eddie Irvine, Co Down-born former Formula 1 driver, is 49. Tracy Morgan, comedian, is 46. Ennio Morricone, legendary Italian composer, is 86.

TUESDAY

Leonardo DiCaprio, actor, is 40. Calista Flockhart, actress who played the title role in Ally McBeal, is 50. Demi Moore, actress, is 52. Mose Allison, jazz blues singer/pianist, is 87. Andy Partridge, singer and guitarist of XTC, is 61. Andrea Roche, former Miss Ireland, is 37.

WEDNESDAY

Charles Manson, jailed American mass murderer, is 80. Neil Young, Canadian singer/songwriter, is 69. Tonya Harding, disgraced ice skater, is 44. Booker T Jones, of Booker T & the M.G.'s, is 70. Anne Hathaway, Oscar-winning actress, is 32. Errol Brown, singer with Hot Chocolate, is 66. Ryan Gosling, Hollywood heartthrob, is 34. Cian O'Connor, Irish Olympic showjumper who won bronze in 2012, is 35.

THURSDAY

Whoopi Goldberg, actress, is 59. Ron 'Chopper' Harris, former Chelsea defender, is 70. Chris Noth, actor who played 'Big' in Sex and the City, is 60. Trevor Ringland, ex-Ballymena and Irish rugby player, is 55. Gerard Butler, Scottish actor, is 45.

FRIDAY

Britain's Prince Charles, heir to the British throne, is 66. Condoleezza Rice, former US Secretary of State, is 60. PJ O'Rourke, American political satirist, is 67. Travis Barker, member of Blink 182, is 39. Boutros Boutros-Ghali, ex-UN Secretary-General, is 92. Olga Kurylenko, model/actress, is 35. Reverend Run, founding member of hip-hop group Run-DMC, is 50. Brian Gleeson, Irish actor and son of Brendan, is 27.

SATURDAY

Peter Phillips, son of Mark and Princess Anne, is 37. Jonny Lee Miller, actor who starred in Trainspotting, is 42. Dom Joly, TV comedian and journalist, is 47. Anni-Frid Lyngstad, singer of ABBA fame, is 69. Chad Kroeger, lead singer of Nickelback, is 40. Petula Clark, singer who had a hit with 'Downtown', is 82. Beverly D'Angelo, actress, is 63. Harold Browne, surgeon, is 92.

TODAY

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