2021 'Gone, But Not Forgotten'




In this short. CST picture and music quiz, we pay tribute to some of the more famous people who have died during 2021 and celebrate their contribution to culture and society.




24 September 1942 – 3 January 2021


He was an English singer-songwriter, musician and television personality, best known for being leader of the Merseybeat band 'Gerry and the Pacemakers'.


1. What was his name?

Complete these song titles:


- 'How Do *** ** **?'

- 'You'll Never **** *****'

- 'I'm The ***'

- 'Don't Let The Sun ***** *** ******'

- 'Ferry Cross *** ******'




Here is one of those classic songs - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRvrEpK31oc




19 November 1933 – 23 January 2021


He was an American television and radio host, whose awards included an 'Emmy' and ten 'Cable ACE Awards'. Over his career, he hosted over 50,001 interviews.


2. What was his name?

His talk show was one of the longest running and most popular shows on which American network?




30 April 1920 – 2 February 2021


He was a British Army officer and fundraiser who made international headlines in 2020 when he raised money for charity in the run-up to his 100th birthday during the COVID-19 pandemic.


3. What was his name?

How much did he raise for NHS charities?




December 13 1929 – February 5 2021


He was a Canadian actor whose career spanned seven decades, gaining recognition for his performances in film, television, and stage.


4. What was his name?

He won great acclaim for his role in a movie about the Von Trapp family called what?




'Eidelweiss' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6-P3pFhmQI

'So Long Farewell' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nr64DrUZGCE


Who was his co-star in this movie?

Can you name any of the children?




March 6, 1944 – February 8, 2021


She was an American singer who gained worldwide recognition as a founding member of 'The Supremes', the most successful 'Motown' act of the 1960s and the best-charting female group in U.S. history, as well as one of the best-selling girl groups of all-time.


5. What was her name?




'Baby Love', The Supremes - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAWSiWtUK2s


Who was the lead singer?




5 September 1935 – 28 February 2021


He was an English actor, best known for his role in the soap opera Coronation Street, in which he appeared from 1976 to 2006.


6. What was his name?

What was his character's name?




19 May 1931 – 8 March 2021


He was an English actor, screenwriter and songwriter who made his name as a theatre actor, later becoming known for his Shakespearean roles. Later in his career, he was best known for playing Jim Trott in the BBC comedy series 'The Vicar of Dibley'.


7. What was his name?

What was his catchphrase in 'The Vicar Of Dibley'?




10 October 1923 – 13 March 2021


He was an English motorsport commentator and journalist who provided television commentary of live Formula One coverage for the BBC between 1976 and 1996 and for ITV between 1997 and 2001.


8. What was his name?

Complete these advertising slogans, which he is credited for:


- "A Mars a day helps you **** **** *** ****."

- "Opal Fruits. Made to **** **** ***** *****."




20 December 1966 – 5 April 2021


He was an English actor who had roles in films including 'Quantum of Solace' (2008) and 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' (2009),. However, he may be best known for playing the father in the hit TV sitcom 'Friday Night Dinner'.


9. What was his name?

He also played the part of a pathologist in which TV detective series?




10 June 1921 – 9 April 2021


He was the husband of Queen Elizabeth II and consort of the British monarch from her accession on 6 February 1952 until his death in 2021, making him the longest-serving royal consort in history.


10. What was his name?

Where was he born?



His 'Top 10 Faux Pas'...


He told the President of Nigeria, while he was dressed in traditional robes, on a visit in 2003: "You look like you're ready for bed."


His daughter, Princess Anne, has a well documented love of horses. In 1970 Prince Philip addressed this and said: "If it doesn't fart or eat hay, she isn't interested."


He told a 13-year-old boy, Andrew Adams "you're too fat to be an astronaut" on a school visit in 2001.


"What do you gargle with, pebbles?" (speaking to singer Tom Jones after the 1969 Royal Variety Performance).


"I declare this thing open, whatever it is." (on a visit to Canada in 1969).


"I wish he'd turn the microphone off." (muttered at the Royal Variety Performance as he watched Sir Elton John perform, 2001).


"When a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife." (on marriage).


"Deaf? If you are near there, no wonder you are deaf." (to young deaf people in Cardiff, in 1999, referring to a school's steel band).


"How do you keep the natives off the booze long enough to get them through the test?" (to a driving instructor in Oban, Scotland, during a 1995 walkabout).


He lost his patience when an official photograph was being taken in 2015 at the RAF Club, and was said to exclaim: "Just take the f****** picture."




July 1930 – 11 April 2021


She was a British politician and academic. Originally a Labour Party Member of Parliament, she served in the Labour cabinet from 1974 to 1979 as Secretary of State For Education. She was one of the founding members of the 'Social Democratic Party'.


11. What was her name?

Which other three political figures were in the 'Gang Of Four'?




12 November 1955 – 20 April 2021


He was a Scottish pop star and the lead singer of the 'Bay City Rollers' during their most successful period in the 1970s.


12. What was his name?

Complete the titles of some of their hits ...


- 'Shang * ****'

- 'Bye Bye ****'

- 'Give A Little ****'

- 'Summerlove *********'

- 'All Of Me ***** *** ** ***'




Here is one of those hits - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytii7-bUxuk




October 31, 1930 – April 28, 2021


He was an American astronaut who flew the 'Apollo 11' command module 'Columbia' around the Moon in 1969 while his crewmates, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, made the first crewed landing on the surface. He was also a test pilot and major general in the U.S. Air Force Reserves.


13. What was his name?

What was the name of the landing craft?




15 April 1962 – 4 May 2021


He was an English singer, songwriter, musician and model. He was best known for the singles "Each Time You Break My Heart" from 1986 and "I Promised Myself" from 1990, as well as for appearing in a 1985 Levi's advert.


Here is that classic advert ...



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhkqGn91VAM


14. What was his name?

What three figures came after 'Levi's' in the brand name?




31 October 1939 – 18 July 2021


He was an English comedian, television presenter, and actor. Originally a comedian in working men's clubs, his career progressed to hosting game shows such as 'Name That Tune' and 'Gambit'.


15. What was his name?

Complete this catchphrase from one of his quiz shows? "Never a ***** ****."




1 May 1937 – 12 August 2021


She was an English actress, television personality and dancer who appeared on British television and in the theatre, and occasionally in films. She became known after appearing in the film 'Summer Holiday' and later played Rita Rawlins in the BBC sitcoms 'Till Death Us Do Part' and 'In Sickness and in Health'.


16. What was her name?

Which TV children's drama series did she appear in alongside Jon Pertwee (see below)?






22 April 1963 – 16 August 2021


He was an English comedian and actor, who won the British Comedy Award in 2000, in the category of Best Live Comic. He was also nominated for the Perrier Comedy Award.


17. What was his name?

What was the recent TV comedy panel show in which he featured as a team captain?




2 June 1941 – 24 August 2021


He was an English musician who achieved international fame with the Rolling Stones from 1963 until his death in 2021.


18. Name this 'Rolling Stone'?

What instrument did he play?