7. MAX BYGRAVES AND HAL DAVID DIE
Veteran entertainer Max Bygraves has died at the age of 89. Bygraves, who died in his sleep in Queensland, Australi, had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease. He was described as "lovely man" and "top, top professional" by Des O'Connor. US songwriter Hal David, who wrote a string of hits with Burt Bacharach, has died at 91 following a stroke.