The New Year's Eve death of Cardinal Cahal Daly ensured that 2009 was another record year. Tonight Matthew I'm Going To Be Badly-Torn Boy wins on their 2nd appearance, yet didn't return to defend their title in 2010...
Michael Jackson ensured that this year's competiton was a thriller...
DDP 2009 - Teams: 480 Hits: 146
|Who picked whom|
|Those picked that didn't get obituaries|
|Those picked in years gone past that weren't picked in 2009...|
Other notable deaths include Patrick McGoohan, Wendy Richard, J.G. Ballard, Farrah Fawcett, WWI veterans Henry Allington and Harry Patch, Bobby Robson and Ted Kennedy.