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2021

10 famous people died, 10 movies watched, 2 events, 



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10 famous people died, 10 movies watched, 2 events

1

Mark Eden died, aged 92

Mark Eden was an English actor. He was best known for his portrayal of villainous Alan Bradley in Coronation Street from 1986 to 1989. In real life, he was married to Sue Nicholls who plays Audrey Roberts.

2

Generous Harrison

Jezz and I collected our presents from our friend Harrison. He'd bought us both an Apple Homepod mini... we were both extra shocked but ever so excited.

Movie: Dog Soldiers

It was an ok film, a bit daft. Watched at home alone on Film4.

Movie: Under The Skin

By far, the worst film ever. Rubbish film. Watched at home alone on Film4.

3

Gerry Marsden died, aged 78

Gerry Marsden MBE was an English musician and television personality, best known for being the leader of the Merseybeat band Gerry and the Pacemakers. Their most famous song is "You'll Never Walk Alone." Marsden returned to #1 in the charts twice during the 1980s with re-recordings of two of his old hits, with all profits going to charity. In 1985 after the Bradford Football Club stadium tragedy in which 56 were killed, he formed a group called the Crowd, which included other musicians, singers and radio disc jockeys, to produce a new version of "You'll Never Walk Alone."

Other famous hits with The Pacemakers include "How Do You Do It," "I Like It," "Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying" and "Ferry Across The Mersey."

4

Movie: Terrifier

A fairly ridiculous film, gratuitous gorefest. Watched at home alone on the horror channel.

Barbara Shelley died, aged 88

Barbara Shelley was an English film and television actress. She starred in no less than 24 films and numerous appearances in TV shows including The Saint (1962), an episode of The New Phil Silvers Show (1963), The Avengers, Blake's 7, Doctor Who and EastEnders (1988).

Tanya Roberts died, aged 65

Tanya Roberts was an American actress, producer, and former model. She was best known for playing Julie Rogers in the final season of the 1970s television series Charlie's Angels, Stacey Sutton in the James Bond film A View to a Kill, and Midge Pinciotti on That '70s Show.

5

James Greene died, aged 89

James Greene was a Northern Irish actor who appeared in numerous plays and series on British television over a period of 40 years. He starred in Downtown Abbey, Dr Who, The Bill, Holby City, Birds Of A Feather and more.

6

Alan Igbon died, aged 68

Alan Igbon was a British actor, of West African and Irish background. He starred in 'Boys From The Black Stuff,' 'Brookside' and 'Coronation Street' as well as many others. His death was announced on social media by his niece on this day but she also stated that he died peacefully in early December of last year.

7

Movie: Knuckleball

Great movie. Good story... kept me gripped! Watched at home alone on the horror channel.

Marion Ramsey died, aged 73

Marion Ramsey was an American actress. She's best known for her role as Officer Laverne Hooks in the Police Academy movies but starred in many more.

9

John Reilly died, aged 86

John Reilley was an American film and television actor. He's most famous for his roles in the US soaps General Hospital, Sunset Beach and Passions. He's also appeared in one episode of each of these notable shows: Kojak, The Mary Tyle Moore Show, Hawaii Five-O, Wonder Woman, The Incredible Hulk, Love Boat, Quincy M.E., Cover Up, Cagney & Lacey, Dallas, Newhart, Diagnosis Murder, Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place and many more.

10

Movie: Jack Reacher

A good action movie starring Tom Cruise. My introduction to the very gorgeous Jai Courtney. Watched at home alone on Film4.

11

Movie: The Green Inferno

Quite easily, the goriest and most horrific film I've watched to date. I mean it's compelling but way too bloodthirsty. Watched at home alone on the horror channel.

12

Movie: The Heavy

A good film starring Garry Stretch, Vinnie Jones, Lee Ryan and Christopher Lee. Watched at home alone on the horror channel.

13

Event: Homebaking 

Jezz and I relieved some boredom by home baking today. We made homemade sausage and tomato rolls and sausage roll slices.

Movie: Texas Chainsaw Massacre The Next Generation

Such a terrible film. Starred Renée Zellweger and Matthew McConaughey. Watched alone at home on horror channel.

13

Peter Mark Richman died, aged 93

Peter Mark Richman was an American actor in films and on television. He appeared in over 30 films and over 130 television series from the 1950s until his retirement in 2011. He starred in Dynasty, Star Trek The Next Generation, The Fugitive, Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea, The Bionic Woman, Wonder Woman, Knight Rider and many more. Movies include The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear, Judgement Day, Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan and many more.

15

Movie: Hostel III

A little bit over the top with the gore. Watched at home alone on the horror channel.

16

Phil Spector died, aged 81

Phil Spector was an American record producer, musician, and songwriter. He was sentenced to 19 years to life for the 2003 fatal shooting of actress Lana Clarkson. The actress was found slumped over in a chair at Spector's California mansion with a gunshot wound through the roof of her mouth. Spector, who was from Bronx, New York, produced recordings by The Beatles, Ike and Tina Turner, Cher and the Ramones. 

18

Movie: Jackals

Not a very nice film but suspense kept me watching. Watched alone at home on the horror channel.

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