Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2014: I


Iacocca, Lee
Born 15 October 1924  (Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA)
US businessman, former CEO of Chrysler cars.
[Picture of Lee Iacocca]


Ibbotson, Derek
Born 17 June 1932  (Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England)
Runner, won the bronze medal in the 1956 Olympic 5000m final. Made a MBE in the 2008 New Year's Honours.
[Picture of Derek Ibbotson]


Ibrahim, Abdullah
Born 9 October 1934  (Cape Town, South Africa)
Formerly known as Dollar Brand. Musician and composer.
[Picture of Abdullah Ibrahim]


Icke, David
Born 29 April 1952  (Leicester, Leicestershire, England)
Former footballer and sports presenter turned conspiracy theorist reincaranate.
[Picture of David Icke]


Idle, Eric
Born 29 March 1943  (South Shields, Tyne & Wear, England)
Member of Monty Python, actor & writer of comedy songs, including the recent musical, 'Spamalot'.
[Picture of Eric Idle]


Ifield, Frank
Born 30 November 1937  (Coventry, England)
Yodelling singer, popular in the UK in the early 1960s.
[Picture of Frank Ifield]


Ilitch, Mike
Born 20 July 1929  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Businessman andowner of the Detroit Tigers Baseball team as well as the local Ice Hockey team the Detroit Red Wings.
[Picture of Mike Ilitch]


Illingworth, Ray
Born 8 June 1932  (Pudsey, Yorkshire, England)
Former England cricket captain.
[Picture of Ray Illingworth]


Imich, Alexander Alexander Imich is no longer with us
Born 4 February 1903  (Czestochowa, Poland)

Died 8 June 2014  (New York City, New York, USA)

Age at death: 111  (read death notice)
Retired chemist and "parapsychologist", one who looks into the psychology of the paranormal. Briefly the oldest man in the World before his death in June 2014.
[Picture of Alexander Imich]


Imus, Don
Born 23 July 1940  (Riverside, California, USA)
Radio DJ, another of the recent "shock jocks" popping up. Also a comedian & talk show host.
[Picture of Don Imus]


Indiana, Robert
Born 13 September 1928  (New Castle, Indiana, USA)
Artist, best known for his pop art work.
[Picture of Robert Indiana]


Ingham, Bernard
Born 21 June 1932  (Halifax, West Yorkshire, England)
Fat, gruff Yorkshire journalist who went on to become press secretary to Margaret Thatcher.
[Picture of Bernard Ingham]


Ingmann, Jørgen
Born 26 April 1925  (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Danish musician, who won the 1963 Eurovision Song Contest together with his then wife, the late Grethe.
[Picture of Jørgen Ingmann]


Innes-Ker, Guy
Born 18 November 1954  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
AKA the Duke of Roxburghe. British aristocrat and friend of Prince Andrew.
[Picture of Guy Innes-Ker]


Insole, Doug
Born 18 April 1926  (London, England)
Cricketer, who played for the Cambridge University and was captain of Essex for many years. Played nine Test matches for England in the 1950s. Dropped Geoffrey Boycott in 1967, who still feels insulted. Did Boycott pick him for the DDP?
[Picture of Doug Insole]


Iommi, Tony
Born 19 February 1948  (Birmingham, England)
Left-handed lead guitarist for heavy rock legends Black Sabbath since their formation in 1964.
[Picture of Tony Iommi]


Ion, Zema
Born 5 October 1986  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Professional wrestler. Born as Michael Paris, formerly known as Michael Montekarlo, formerly known as Shiima Casanova, formerly known as Shioma Xion. One of those who will be found listed under an other letter in 2015...
[Picture of Zema Ion]


Iris, Donnie
Born 28 February 1943  (New Castle, Pennsylvania, USA)
Rock musician, whose career peaked in the early 1980s. Started with The Jaggerz in the mid 1960s, before going on as a member of Wild Cherry in the late 1970s and then as Donnie Iris and the Cruisers from 1979 until today. Born Dominic Ierace.
[Picture of Donnie Iris]


Irvine, Eddie
Born 10 November 1965  (Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland)
Formula 1 racing driver who won four races and earned 191pts during his career. He retired in 2002 and started a second but more private career as a boxing champion, being honoured with a six month prison sentence for "mutual injury" in January 2014.
[Picture of Eddie Irvine]


Isley, Ronald
Born 21 May 1941  (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)
American singer, one of the Isley Brothers. Currently in prison for tax evasion & there are rumours that his health is not good.
[Picture of Ronald Isley]


Issoufou, Mahamadou
Born 1 January 1952  (Dandaji, Tahoua Department, Niger)
President of Niger since 2011. Born 1952.
[Picture of Mahamadou Issoufou]


Izz-Al-Din, Hasan
Born in Lebanon  (exact date unknown)
Lebanese terrorist, wanted by the US government for the hijacking of TWA Flight 847 in 1985. Born 1963.
[Picture of Hasan Izz-Al-Din]

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