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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2021
« Reply #50 on: April 03, 2021, 02:47:52 pm »
Australian fashion icon, Carla Zampatti (1942-2021):
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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2021
« Reply #51 on: April 09, 2021, 12:36:13 pm »
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
https://youtu.be/JM6fhgwE8YY

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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2021
« Reply #52 on: April 09, 2021, 09:19:13 pm »
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
https://youtu.be/JM6fhgwE8YY

 The Prince was remarkably photogenic.

Here is a few charming images of the Prince

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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2021
« Reply #53 on: April 09, 2021, 10:00:10 pm »
Lovely couple.
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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2021
« Reply #54 on: April 09, 2021, 10:52:12 pm »

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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2021
« Reply #55 on: April 09, 2021, 11:02:06 pm »

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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2021
« Reply #57 on: April 09, 2021, 11:44:07 pm »
He definitely is handsome (or was).
(Maybe I should have read  up on him in Wikipedia  :o)
So....it's a lovely picture of a couple.  ;)    
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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2021
« Reply #58 on: April 10, 2021, 11:45:16 am »
I never like the death of any one but I shed no crocodile tears where the royal family is involved.
Over privileged, over payed by our taxes and as for distant relative hangers on..........

Sad indeed, no doubt there will be memorials, statues and whistle blowers dragging up the past fro many years to come, lets face it the Diana thing has never ended and is constantly ongoing  ::)

suffice to say YAWN..........Our current Royals have turned into a soap opera, only fit for the front page of tabloids, seriously I don't give a jot, one way or another.

So, may the racist philanderer rest in peace.

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« Reply #59 on: April 11, 2021, 01:04:26 am »
I never like the death of any one but I shed no crocodile tears where the royal family is involved.
Over privileged, over payed by our taxes and as for distant relative hangers on..........

Sad indeed, no doubt there will be memorials, statues and whistle blowers dragging up the past fro many years to come, lets face it the Diana thing has never ended and is constantly ongoing  ::)

suffice to say YAWN..........Our current Royals have turned into a soap opera, only fit for the front page of tabloids, seriously I don't give a jot, one way or another.

So, may the racist philanderer rest in peace.

He was 99 and had the best healthcare the world can offer - why is everyone so stunned and shocked that he died? And the minute he died he suddenly becomes the best bloke the world has ever seen, when all I have ever read about him was how rude and careless he was (that woman he hit with his car and sent to hospital who he never acknowledged because, lets face it, she was just a peasant in his eyes). He loved his wife so much he bonked any other woman he fancied (??) then laughed about it with his son. Lovely way to treat women and to teach his son how to treat them. He's lucky he wasn't a Jewish film director...

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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2021
« Reply #60 on: April 11, 2021, 01:43:03 am »

He was 99 and had the best healthcare the world can offer - why is everyone so stunned and shocked that he died?...

I don't think that it is so much that people are shocked that at 99 he, or any other celebrity, died per se.
I think it more that the news of it starts one thinking [something] along the lines of: Wow... 99! That's a long time. I remember when I first heard of him/her and I was (some age). And now I'm (this old).  Time flies.

And then---if you are of a certain age, or older, you start thinking about yourself getting older, and (even if you are in relatively good health) your own inevitable death.
And believe me, you don't have to be really old for those thoughts to start occurring every time you hear of someone dying, whether you know them personally or only know of him/her via the media.

It's one of those existential moments that we all have whenever we experience a very human event.     

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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2021
« Reply #61 on: April 11, 2021, 04:04:50 am »
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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2021
« Reply #62 on: April 11, 2021, 05:16:58 am »
Lovely couple.
He had his flaws.
Who doesn't?

Thank you. As unpopular as it is to say it, it's the age old malady of fallen human nature. And no one is immune to it. No one.

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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2021
« Reply #63 on: April 11, 2021, 02:34:18 pm »
Paul Humphrey (died 4 April 2021), lead singer of the Toronto band Blue Peter.

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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2021
« Reply #64 on: April 16, 2021, 10:31:37 pm »
Andrew Sharp Peacock AC GCL was an Australian politician and diplomat. He served twice as leader of the Liberal Party, leading the party to defeat at the 1984 and 1990 elections. He had earlier been a long-serving cabinet minister.

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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2021
« Reply #65 on: April 17, 2021, 05:22:21 am »
Andrew Sharp Peacock AC GCL was an Australian politician and diplomat. He served twice as leader of the Liberal Party, leading the party to defeat at the 1984 and 1990 elections. He had earlier been a long-serving cabinet minister.

 His name was known in NZ. His 1st wife Susan Renouf enjoyed a certain notoriety also. He was a long serving politician, who will have influenced both Aus and NZ politics

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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2021
« Reply #66 on: April 17, 2021, 05:30:42 am »
To me he is a icon of failure and the upper class. The only connection I ever had was that we both had the same dentist. For all of the above reasons, I would prefer to forget him.
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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2021
« Reply #67 on: April 17, 2021, 11:03:59 am »
To me he is a icon of failure and the upper class. The only connection I ever had was that we both had the same dentist. For all of the above reasons, I would prefer to forget him.

Not my favourite, either, but worth a mention, I feel. I used to live in the same electorate as Gough Whitlam - much more my style!

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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2021
« Reply #68 on: April 22, 2021, 02:43:20 am »
Jim Steinman (November 1, 1947 – April 19, 2021), composer, lyricist, record producer, and playwright. His work included albums such as Meat Loaf's Bat Out of Hell (which is one of the best selling albums of all time) and Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell, and producing albums for Bonnie Tyler. His most successful chart singles include Tyler's "Total Eclipse of the Heart", Air Supply's "Making Love Out of Nothing at All", Meat Loaf's "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)", the Sisters of Mercy's "This Corrosion" and "More", Barry Manilow's "Read 'Em and Weep", and Celine Dion's cover of "It's All Coming Back to Me Now."
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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2021
« Reply #69 on: April 23, 2021, 04:18:20 pm »
Les McKeown, frontman of the Bay City Rollers, age 65.

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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2021
« Reply #70 on: April 23, 2021, 08:45:48 pm »
Les McKeown, frontman of the Bay City Rollers, age 65.

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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2021
« Reply #71 on: April 27, 2021, 07:52:23 pm »
Sorry for the errors, rudeness and stupidity. It's not me, this online translator. Really convenient?

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