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American singer and actress Sarah Dash, who with Labelle had the 1975 US No.1 & UK No.17, single ‘Lady Marmalade’. She worked as a singer, session musician, and sideman for The Rolling Stones, and Keith Richards. Dash died unexpectedly on 20 September 2021 at the age of 76.

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17 Aug 1987

Rudolf Hess, Hitler’s last living henchman, dies Rudolf Hess, Nazi leader Adolf Hitler’s former deputy, is found strangled to death in Spandau Prison in Berlin at the age of 93, apparently the victim of suicide. Hess was the last surviving member of Hitler’s inner circle and the sole prisoner at Spandau since 1966. Hess, an early and devoted follower of Nazism, participated in Hitler’s failed “Beer Hall Putsch” in 1923. […]

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