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Famous Deaths in 2023

Remembering stars we've lost in 2023

  1. June 15: What role did Glenda Jackson play in a sketch with Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise in 1971?
  2. June 13: Which Hollywood actor died on June 13 following a motorcycle crash in Vermont?
  3. June 6: British athlete Mike McFarlane won an Olympic silver medal in which event at the 1988 Seoul Olympics?
  4. May 24: Tina Turner died at the age of 83 at her home in which European country?
  5. April 27: Who was born in London's Highgate underground station in 1944 but sadly died in April?
  6. April 6: Paul Cattermole died in April, just weeks after which group revealed plans for a reunion tour?

  7. April 3: Which former Chancellor of the Exchequer sadly passed away in 2023?
  8. March 28: Paul O'Grady died unexpectedly. As his drag queen persona Lily Savage he made a cameo appearance in which soap in 1994?
  9. March 16: Jacqueline Gold was the well-known boss of which retailer?
  10. March 9 : Margaret Anne Lake was best known by what stage name?
  11. February 26: Which legendary former Speaker of the House of Commons died in February?
  12. February 23: Football commentator John Motson sadly passed away. By what name was he popularly known?
  13. February 15: Sadly Raquel Welch died following a brief illness. She rose to fame as Loana in the 1960s film One Million Years B.C but which actress was originally offered the role?
  14. February 3: Name the Spanish fashion designer and perfume icon who died in France at the age of 88?
  15. January 25: American actress Cindy Williams starred in which popular sitcom that ran from 1976 to 1983, opposite Penny Marshall?
  16. January 10: About which musician did Ozzy Osbourne say it had been "such an honour" to know and play with him on his most recent album?
  17. January 9: Name the former British Lion rugby player whose autobiography was called "Dai for England"?
  18. January 4: Fay Weldon was best known for which 1984 novel which was televised by the BBC in 1986?


  1. Cleopatra
  2. Treat Williams
  3. 4 × 100 metres relay
  4. Switzerland
  5. Jerry Springer
  6. S Club 7
  7. Nigel Lawson
  8. Brookside
  9. Ann Summers
  10. Mystic Meg (famous astrologer)
  11. Betty Boothroyd
  12. Motty
  13. Ursula Andress
  14. Paco Rabanne
  15. Laverne & Shirley
  16. Jeff Beck
  17. David Duckham
  18. The Life and Loves of a She-Devil