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Re: Notable passings and other milestones
« Reply #240 on: May 16, 2019, 08:46:33 PM »
I grew up during the Hawke years. It's sad, but I have to say not entirely unexpected. I think he would have liked to see his party win tomorrow's election.
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Re: Notable passings and other milestones
« Reply #241 on: May 16, 2019, 08:50:04 PM »
My bud from Sydney would always boast how y'all had a PM who held the world record in "sculling a yard of beer"
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Re: Notable passings and other milestones
« Reply #242 on: May 16, 2019, 09:28:23 PM »
My bud from Sydney would always boast how y'all had a PM who held the world record in "sculling a yard of beer"

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Re: Notable passings and other milestones
« Reply #243 on: May 17, 2019, 01:27:11 AM »
Architect I. M. Pei, perhaps best known for the glass pyramid at the Louvre, dead at 102.


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Re: Notable passings and other milestones
« Reply #244 on: May 17, 2019, 10:46:39 AM »
Might be more impactful to some households than others, but


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Re: Notable passings and other milestones
« Reply #245 on: May 17, 2019, 01:11:08 PM »


Herman Wouk, Pulitizer Prize-winning author of 'The Caine Mutiny' and 'The Winds of War,' dies at 103 - Los Angeles Times


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Herman Wouk, the prolific and immensely popular writer who explored the moral fallout of World War II in the Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Caine Mutiny” and other widely read books that gave Americans a raw look at the horrors and consequences of war, has died at his Palm Springs home, where he wrote many of his acclaimed novels.


I met him once about three years ago when I helped him get around at an event. My dad lost his brother who was serving on a minesweeper in the pacific in WWII, and Caine Mutiny was dad's favorite movie and novel.
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« Reply #246 on: May 27, 2019, 10:45:52 AM »
Bart Starr, legendary Hall of Fame football player, dead at 85.

That’s American Football, of course.
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Re: Notable passings and other milestones
« Reply #247 on: May 27, 2019, 10:47:17 AM »
I didn't even think he was still alive .
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« Reply #248 on: May 27, 2019, 11:25:51 AM »
He was the Tom Brady of his day.

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Re: Notable passings and other milestones
« Reply #249 on: May 27, 2019, 04:02:20 PM »
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Re: Notable passings and other milestones
« Reply #250 on: May 27, 2019, 05:17:37 PM »
Billy Buckner died complications from dementia 69

    http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/26832836/bill-buckner-dies-69-battling-dementia
I don’t think that link goes to the page you intended.


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Re: Notable passings and other milestones
« Reply #251 on: May 28, 2019, 10:13:33 AM »
Billy Buckner died complications from dementia 69

    http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/26832836/bill-buckner-dies-69-battling-dementia
I don’t think that link goes to the page you intended.


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I thought It did? Bill Buckner the baseball player
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Re: Notable passings and other milestones
« Reply #252 on: May 28, 2019, 12:06:52 PM »
Takes me to a Cricket story


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Re: Notable passings and other milestones
« Reply #253 on: May 28, 2019, 01:04:32 PM »
Weird, I get the right one.  Carbo's browser been hijacked?
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Re: Notable passings and other milestones
« Reply #254 on: May 28, 2019, 01:45:21 PM »
Could be, on my iPhone it goes to cricket. On my mac it goes to the Buckner obit.
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