Donald Campbell : 1966
MARCH 8: On this day in 2001, divers raised the wreck of Donald Campbell's boat, Bluebird (pictured here in 1966) from the bottom of Coniston Water in Cumbria. Campbell, 46, died in 1967 as he attempted to break the world water speed record. 1966: Donald Campbell's jet hydroplane Bluebird at speed on Coniston Water in the English Lake District.
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(L-R) Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe and Spike Milligan, the original Goons, back together again for the first time in 12 years, especially for the BBC's 50th anniversary celebrations. * 11/4/2001: Comedy legend Sir Harry died Wednesday April 11, 2001, his daughter Jenny Secombe has said. 29/05/01: Andrew Secombe, the son of the late comic Sir Harry revives some of his father's funniest moments as BBC Radio 2 celebrates the Goon Show's 50th birthday. Andrew said his father would be chuckling in heaven after he stepped in to fill his shoes for the programme. 27/02/02: Spike Milligan died early today at his home in Sussex, his agent said.
Art - Sculpture - National Portrait Gallery - London
Actor Peter O'Toole views a cement cast of Eric Kennington's portrait of T.E Lawrence at the National Portrait Gallery in London, before the opening of an exhibition to mark the centenary of his birth in 1888. O'Toole gave a memorable performance as Lawrence in the 1962 film "Lawrence of Arabia".