Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2017: Y


Born 3 December 1946  (Shahrud, Semnan, Iran)
Iranian rock musician whose career was undermined by the Iranian Revolution of 1979.
[Picture of Kourosh YAGHMAEI]


YANG, Chen-Ning
Born 1 October 1922  (Hefei, Anhui, China)
Chinese born American physicist.
[Picture of Chen-Ning YANG]


Born 14 March 1941  (Stockport, Cheshire, England)
British impressionist, famed for his impression of Harold Wilson, not been on TV in ages.
[Picture of Mike YARWOOD]


YASOKICHI, Konishiki
Born 31 December 1963  (Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA)
Hawaiian-born Sumo wrestler nicknamed "The Dump Truck".
[Picture of Konishiki YASOKICHI]


Born 13 February 1923  (Myra, West Virginia, USA)
World War II flying ace, who later became a test pilot for the US Air Force and is credited with being the first person to break the sound barrier.
[Picture of Chuck YEAGER]


YEAMAN, Andrew
Date and place of birth unknown
Elderly child molestor, dubbed 'Granddad Theft Auto'. Born 1941.
[Picture of Andrew YEAMAN]


Born 7 March 1981  (Yaroslavl, Russia)
Russian professional ice hockey player.
[Picture of Igor YEMELEYEV]


Born 18 October 1984  (Greece)
Technology editor of alt-right website Breitbart news and SJW-baiter.
[Picture of Milo YIANNOPOULOS]


YORK, Michael
Born 27 March 1942  (Fulmer, Buckinghamshire, England)
Classy actor, star of 'Cabaret', 'Logan's Run' and the Austin Powers trilogy.
[Picture of Michael YORK]


YOUGUANG, Zhou Zhou YOUGUANG is no longer with us
Born 13 January 1906  (Changzhou, Jiangsu, China)

Died 14 January 2017  (Beijing, China)

Age at death: 111  (read death notice)
Chinese linguist. Father of Hanyu Pinyin, which isn't a person but a phonetic system to convert Mandarin characters into latin alphabet. Who says you can't learn on this site?
[Picture of Zhou YOUGUANG]


YOUNG, Barbara
Born 9 February 1936  (Brighouse, West Yorkshire, England)
Actress. Played the gossipy Sandie Hargreaves in Channel 5's only soap opera 'Family Affairs'.
[Picture of Barbara YOUNG]


YOUNG, David
Born 27 February 1932  (London, England)
Conservative politician who served in Margaret Thatcher's government. Now in the House of Lords as per usual…
[Picture of David YOUNG]


Born 24 September 1930  (San Francisco, California, USA)
American astronaut, the ninth to walk on the Moon's surface, in 1972.
[Picture of John YOUNG]


YOUNG, Malcolm Malcolm YOUNG is no longer with us
Born 6 January 1953  (Glasgow, Scotland)

Died 18 November 2017  (Sydney, Australia)

Age at death: 64  (read death notice)
Scottish-born Australian guitarist for rockers AC/DC
[Picture of Malcolm YOUNG]


Born 12 November 1945  (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Singer/songwriter, famous both as part of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, and also in his own right. Survived a brain aneurysm in 2005, and is now back touring, his fifth decade of doing so.
[Picture of Neil YOUNG]


Born 30 December 1930  (Ningbo, China)
Nobel Prize-winning Chinese chemist and educator.
[Picture of Tu YOUYOU]


YXEMERRY, Ambroise
Born 28 September 1917  (Paris, France)
French-Polynesian journalist and author.
[Picture of Ambroise YXEMERRY]

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