The 20th anniversary was celebrated in fine style with records smashed left, right and centre. David Quantick's Showbiz Pals claimed a record 4th title in a row with the all-time record of hits and points...
It was a knockout year for the DDP, as "The Greatest" would testify...
DDP 2016 - Teams: 483 Hits: 275
|Theme Team League|
|Who picked whom|
|Those picked that didn't get obituaries|
|Those picked in years gone past that weren't picked in 2016...|
|The Drop Forty|
The Derby Dead Pool's creator, Big Iain returned for the anniversary. Amongst the record haul of deaths were: Terry Wogan, Frank Finlay, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Umberto Eco, Harper Lee, Frank Kelly, George Martin, Paul Daniels, Garry Shandling, Johan Cruyff, Ronnie Corbett, Merle Haggard, David Gest, Burt Kuowk, Muhammad Ali, Caroline Aherne, Kenny Baker, Gene Wilder, Prince Buster, Arnold Palmer, Jimmy Perry, Leonard Cohen, Robert Vaughn, Peter Vaughan, Andrew Sachs, Fidel Castro, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Richard Adams, George Michael, Carrie Fisher and her mother, Debbie Reynolds. Phew!