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    Alan Minter - Boxer

    British boxing legend Alan Minter dies at the age of 69 | Daily Mail Online

    BREAKING NEWS: British boxing legend and former world middleweight champion Alan Minter dies at the age of 69 after a lengthy battle with cancer

    • Former world middleweight champion Alan Minter has died at the age of 69
    • The former Olympic medalist died on Wednesday after a battle with cancer
    • Minter also won British and European middleweight championships in his career
    • He won the world title from Italian-American Vito Antuofermo in March 1980
    • Minter lost the title to Marvin Hagler which led to a riot at Wembley Arena
    • British boxing fans threw beer bottles and cans in anger of Minter losing the title
    "If you didn't do anything that wasn't good for you it would be a very dull life. What are you gonna do? Everything that is pleasant in life is dangerous."

    I want to see the hand of history on his collar.

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      Toots Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals.

      Toots Hibbert: Jamaican reggae legend dies aged 77 - BBC News

      Last edited by DaveB; 12 September 2020, 08:32.
      "Being nice costs nothing and sometimes gets you extra bacon" - Pondlife.

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        Sir Terence Conran

        Sir Terence Conran: 'Visionary' designer dies at 88 - BBC News
        "Being nice costs nothing and sometimes gets you extra bacon" - Pondlife.

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          Originally posted by DaveB View Post
          The Habitat Man - See ya!



          Too soon?

          qh
          He had a negative bluety on a quackhandle and was quadraspazzed on a lifeglug.

          I look forward to your all knowing and likely sarcastic and unhelpful reply.

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            Originally posted by DaveB View Post
            Yes, will be digging out my copy of The Harder They Come later. I believe Toots is on that one. Classic film.

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              Ruth Bader Ginsburg, supreme court justice, dies aged 87 | US news | The Guardian

              Amazing woman, glad she held on as long as she did. A true inspiration.

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                Originally posted by ladymuck View Post
                Ruth Bader Ginsburg, supreme court justice, dies aged 87 | US news | The Guardian

                Amazing woman, glad she held on as long as she did. A true inspiration.
                Something we're never likely to hear said of her replacement...
                His heart is in the right place - shame we can't say the same about his brain...

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                  Lee Kerslake - drummer for Uriah Heap. Aged 73 from prostate cancer.
                  Down with racism. Long live miscegenation!

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                    Gore-Tex: Inventor of waterproof fabric Robert Gore dies aged 83 - BBC News

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                      Originally posted by NotAllThere View Post
                      Lee Kerslake - drummer for Uriah Heap. Aged 73 from prostate cancer.
                      Damn shame, used to live just down the road from him and much enjoyed the National Head Band
                      Brexit is having a wee in the middle of the room at a house party because nobody is talking to you, and then complaining about the smell.

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