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    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
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    Toots Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals.

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

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveB View Post
    Toots Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals.

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

    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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    Quote 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...
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    Lee Kerslake - drummer for Uriah Heap. Aged 73 from prostate cancer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NotAllThere View Post
    Lee Kerslake - drummer for Uriah Heap. Aged 73 from prostate cancer.
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