Ok, i think its time we looked back at who we lost in 2003.
*note* You should play some sad music, may i suggest Michael Jacksons - Gone too soon especially when you hit johnny cash.
Hollywood great Charles Bronson died of pneumonia, aged 81. The miner- turned-acting hardman, born Charles Bunckinsky in Pennsylvania, was with his
wife at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre when he died.
Among his most famous films were the four in the Death Wish series. Other credits are among the film industry's most enduring movies - The
Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape and The Dirty Dozen.
Comedian Bob Hope died peacefully in his sleep in July of pneumonia, aged 100. One of the best known and most beloved US entertainers celebrated his
centenary birthday two months earlier, when he joked he was so old they had cancelled his blood group.
He is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the most honoured entertainer in history. Born in England, he was the ultimate comedian. He won two
honourary Oscars but always regretted never receiving the award for his acting.
Sir Denis Thatcher
The husband of former Prime Minister Lady Thatcher died in June aged 88, just months after a heart bypass operation. Politicians of all parties have
paid tribute to Sir Denis as a loyal consort, good sport and gentleman.
Sir Denis played up to his gin and gold image but in reality he was an astute millionaire businessman. Lady Thatcher described him as the "golden
thread" running through her life and often said that she could not have achieved what she did without his loyalty, love and support.
(Yes i know he's a brit, but i didn't have the heart to leave anyone out.)
Bee Gees star Maurice Gibb, 53, suffered a cardiac arrest during an operation to remove an intestinal blockage at the Mount Sinai Medical Centre in
The bass and keyboard player found fame with his two brothers and their distinctive, close-harmony singing. Their hits include the soundtrack to the
film of the disco phenomenon, Saturday Night Fever, in 1977 and a sequel, Stayin' Alive, in 1983. Gibb's first wife was singer Lulu.
Screen legend Katharine Hepburn died in July, aged 96. She had suffered various health problems in recent years, most of them stemming from
During her glittering career, she won a record four Best Actress Oscars. They were for Morning Glory, 1933, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, 1967, The
Lion in Winter, 1968 and On Golden Pond, 1981. Her most popular films include The Philadelphia Story, Bringing Up Baby and African Queen. Hepburn was
celebrated for her talent, beauty, style and wit and the American Film Institute counts her among the greatest film icons of all time. The great love
of her life was Spencer Tracy. They made nine films together and remained close companions until Tracy's death in 1967.
The 54-year-old singer was buried at his Swiss home following his death from a heart-attack in September. He died while on a break in Paris with his
partner Mary Ambrose.
He became best known for his hit single Simply Irresistible, which was remembered for its video which featured Palmer backed by a group of models.
One of Hollywood's all time greats Gregory Peck died in June aged 87.
In a career spanning six decades, he appeared in more than 60 films and was nominated for five Oscars. Two of his most famous films were The Guns Of
Navarone and The Omen. He picked up an Oscar in 1962 for his role as lawyer Atticus Finch, in the screen version of To Kill A Mocking Bird (left) -
frequently voted one of the best films ever.
The country singing legend died in Nashville, aged 71, of complications from diabetes. A spokesman for Baptist Hospital said family members were at
his bedside when he passed away in September.
Known as country music's Man in Black, Cash was credited with being the inspiration for a generation of Nashville stars with hits like I Walk the
Line and Ring of Fire. Many said he died of a broken heart after losing wife June Carter Cash, four months earlier.
The music world mourned for American soul giant Barry White, who died in July, at the age of 58.
The singer, famous for his gravel-voiced love songs, had suffered kidney failure after years of high blood pressure and deteriorating health. His
sexy, husky growl and his seductive lyrics made him instantly recognisable and he became known as The Walrus.
Jazz and blues singer Nina Simone died of natural causes at her home in Marseille, southern France, aged 70.
Simone, born in 1933 in the US state of North Carolina, was best known for her interpretations of My Baby Just Cares For Me and I Put A Spell On You.
The singer, later to become known as the "High Priestess of Soul", was the sixth of seven children in a poor family.
Swedish Foreign Minister Anna Lindh, one of the country's most admired politicians, was stabbed while shopping in Stockholm. Ms Lindh, 46, was inside
an exclusive department near the parliament building when she was attacked.
She was one of the most active campaigners for Sweden to join the euro. Ms Lindh was a member of the Social Democrats and had been head of the Foreign
Ministry since 1998.
Actress Laura Sadler, who played nurse Sandy Harper in TV's Holby City, died after falling 40ft from a balcony at her boyfriend's house. The
22-year-old's life support machine was turned off, four days after she suffered serious head injuries.
BBC1 chief Lorraine Heggessey described Laura as a "sweet, modest, hard- working girl".
Pop star and actor Adam Faith died of a heart attack in March, aged 62.
During the 1960s, Faith was one of Britain's top three pop stars alongside Cliff Richard and Billy Fury. He starred in films such as Budgie and
Stardust with David Essex. Despite amassing a small fortune, Faith was declared bankrupt in 2002 after a series of failed business start-ups. He
reportedly lost £32m.
Please kept the replies tasteful folks.