this week's BIRTHDAYS
Jerry Lee Lewis, rock'n'roll royalty, 84. Matt and Luke Goss, Bros twins, are 51. Lech Walesa, former Solidarity leader, 76. Gareth Davies, former Wales rugby player, 64. Silvio Berlusconi, Italian politician, 83. Sebastian Coe, former Olympic athlete, 63. Mackenzie Crook, comic actor, 48. Robert Webb, comedian, 47. Ian McShane, actor, 77. Brian Stynes, ex-Dublin footballer, 48.
MONDAY, SEPT 30
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Cecelia Ahern, novelist, 38. Ray Burke, former minister, 76. Charlie McCreevy, ex-finance minister, 70. Johnny Mathis, crooner, 84. Martina Hingis, tennis player, 39. Angie Dickinson, actress, 88. Barbara Knox, Rita Fairclough in Coronation Street, 86. Cyrus Christie, Ireland full-back, 27. Simon Little, Divine Comedy bassist, 39.
tuesday, OCTOBER 1
Julie Andrews, singing actress, 84. Keith Duffy, Boyzone singer and actor, 45. Theresa May, former British PM, is 63. Jimmy Carter, former US president, 95. Youssou N'Dour, world music star, 60. Brie Larson, Room actress, 30. Joe Rooney, actor played Fr Damo in Father Ted, 56.
WEDNESday, OCTOBER 2
Vogue Williams, celeb millennial, 34. Keith Barry, magician, 43. Don McLean, singer-songwriter, 74. Sting (Gordon Sumner), singer, 68. Donna Karan, fashion designer, 71. Keith Earls, Munster and Ireland rugby player, 32. Phil Oakey, Human League singer, 64. Terry Conroy, former Ireland midfielder, 73. Roberto Firmino, Liverpool footballer, 28. Simon Gregson, Steve McDonald in Coronation Street, 45. Trevor Brooking, West Ham Utd legend, 71.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3
Jim McDaid, former minister, 70. Chubby Checker, US singer, 78. Tommy Lee, Motley Crue drummer, 57. Gwen Stefani, singer, 50. Clive Owen, actor, 55. Lindsey Buckingham, singer-guitarist with Fleetwood Mac, 70. Neve Campbell, actress, 46. Danny O'Donoghue, The Script frontman, 39. Steve Reich, minimalist composer, 83.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4
Mary Kennedy, RTE personality, 65. Dakota Johnson, star of Fifty Shades of Grey, 30. Rachael Leigh Cook, actress, 40. Chris Lowe, of Pet Shop Boys, 60. Susan Sarandon, actress, 73. Christoph Waltz, actor, 63. Charlie Hurley, former Ireland centre-half, 83.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5
Bob Geldof, singer, 68. Kate Winslet, actress, 44. Guy Pearce, actor, 52. Brian Johnson, AC/DC singer, 72. Glynis Johns, Mary Poppins actress, 96. Steve Miller, musician, 76. Imran Khan, Pakistan PM, 67. Leo Barnes, saxophonist with Hothouse Flowers, 64. Rassie Erasmus, former Munster director of rugby, 47. Terry Mancini, former Ireland centre-half, 77.
TODAY, SEPT 29