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takes a look at the arrivals, departures and weddings of the year...

BIRTHS

JANUARY

4: Actress Samantha Morton and fiance Harry Holm, a girl, Edie.

8: Fashion designer Stella McCartney and husband Alasdhair Willis, a son, Beckett Robert Lee.

FEBRUARY

22: Actress Jennifer Lopez and her husband Marc Anthony, twins - a boy and a girl, Max and Emme.

27: Belgian tennis star Kim Clijsters and husband Brian Lynch, a daughter, Jada Ellie.

MARCH

2: Actress Jeri Ryan and her husband, chef Christophe Eme, a daughter, Gisele Eme.

9: Scottish actress Kelly MacDonald and husband Dougie Payne, a son, Freddie Peter.

A PRIL

7: England cricketer Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff and wife Rachael Wools, a son, Rocky.

11: TV and radio presenter Jamie Theakston and wife Sophie, a son, Sidney.

MAY

3: Newcastle-born actress and Strictly Come Dancing star Jill Halfpenny and husband, actor Craig Conway, a son, Harvey Reece.

13: TV presenter Kate Thornton and fiance DJ Darren Emerson, a son, Ben.

JUNE

9: Actress Tori Spelling and Dean Mc-Dermott, a daughter, Stella Doreen.

10: Radio One DJ Edith Bowman and boyfriend Tom Smith, a son, Rudy Brae.

JULY

7: Actress Nicole Kidman and husband Keith Urban, a daughter, Sunday Rose.

28: Ex-EastEnders star Shane Richie and wife Christie, a daughter, Lolita Bell.

AUGUST

16: Take That's Mark Owen and girlfriend Emma Ferguson, a son, Elwood Jack.

28: DJ Emma B and husband Damian Wilson, a son, Billy Ray.

SEPTEMBER

5: Actress Minnie Driver, a son, Henry Story.

16: Actor Mark Wahlberg and fiancee Rhea Durham, a son, Brendan Joseph.

25: Newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky and husband Justin Bower, a son.

OCTOBER

7: Lisa Marie Presley and husband Michael Lockwood, twin girls - Finley and Harper.

26: Coronation Street actress Tina O'Brien and her partner Ryan Thomas, a daughter, Scarlett Jacqueline.

27: Radio One presenter Jo Whiley and husband Steve Morton, a daughter, Coco Lux.

NOVEMBER

5: Actress Michelle Monaghan and husband Peter White, a daughter, Willow.

10: Ex-Eternal singer Louise Redknapp and soccer pundit husband Jamie, a son, Beau Henry.

DECEMBER

7: America's Next Top Model judge/fashion photographer Nigel Barker and his model wife Cristen Chin Barker, a daughter. Jasmine Ines.

7: Ugly Betty star Eric Mabius and wife Ivy Sherman, a son, Rylan Jaxson.

DEATHS

JANUARY

11: Sir Edmund Hillary, 88, New Zealand mountaineer and explorer and the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest, after a brief illness, 88.

20: Abdul Latif, Newcastle restaurateur who claimed to serve the world's hottest curry, heart attack, 53.

22: Australian actor Heath Ledger, star of Brokeback Mountain and Batman, from accidental drugs overdose, 28.

30: Jeremy Beadle, 59, British television presenter following pneumonia and a long battle against leukaemia.

FEBRUARY

10: Roy Scheider, American Academy Award-nominated actor (The French Connection, Jaws, All That Jazz), cancer, 75.

19: Mary Barclay, British actress (Crossroads, A Touch Of Class), 91.

22: Sir Maurice Laing, industrialist, chairman of the construction group that built the M1 motorway and first president of the CBI, 90.

MARCH

1: The Right Reverend Kevin Dunn, 57, the Catholic Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle.

8: Carol Barnes, 63, British ITN news presenter, stroke.

30: Dith Pran, 65, Cambodian-born American journalist, survivor of the Killing Fields, pancreatic cancer

APRIL

8: Cedella Booker, Jamaican mother of Bob Marley, 81, natural causes.

17: Veteran Labour MP Gwyneth Dunwoody, the longest-serving female MP in Parliament, age 77, following open heart surgery.

25: Humphrey Lyttelton, 86, British jazz trumpeter.

MAY

1: Bernard Archard, actor, star of the BBC Spycatcher series in 1959, 91.

24: Dick Martin, 86, American comedian (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In), respiratory complications.

28: Beryl Cook, 81, British painter. Died peacefully at home in Plymouth.

JUNE

1: Yves Saint Laurent, French fashion designer, 71.

2: Bo Diddley, jazzman, 79, American rock & roll singer, guitarist, and songwriter, heart failure.

JULY

1: Mel Galley, British guitarist (Trapeze, Whitesnake, Phenomena), 60, esophageal cancer.

3: Clive Hornby, 63, British actor (Emmerdale), hypoxia.

14: Hugh Lloyd, British actor (Hancock's Half Hour), 85.

17: Lord Hunt of Tanworth, Secretary of the Cabinet, 1973-79, aged 88.

17: Paul Sorensen, American actor who appeared in Dallas,, 82.

AUGUST

3: Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Russian novelist, dramatist and historian, 89, heart failure.

10: Terence Rigby, 71, British actor, lung cancer.

23: John Russell, art critic and author, aged 89.

31: Ken Campbell, British actor, writer and improvisation king, 66.

SEPTEMBER

8: Celia Gregory, 58, British actress.

10: Vernon Handley, British classical conductor, 77.

15: Richard Wright, 65, British keyboardist (Pink Floyd) and songwriter ("Dark Side Of The Moon"), cancer.

20: Paul Howell, former Conservative MEP for Norfolk died in a plane crash, aged 57.

26: Paul Newman, 83, American Academy Award-winning actor and philanthropist, cancer

OCTOBER

8: Bob Friend, Sky news presenter, aged 70, cancer.

31: John Daly, British film producer whose work included Platoon and Terminator, 71, cancer.

NOVEMBER

2: Madelyn Dunham, American maternal grandmother of Barack Obama, 86.

25: Michael Lee, drummer with the reformed Led Zeppelin in the 1990s, aged 39, unknown causes.

DECEMBER

2: Patrick Maitland, 17th Earl of Lauderdale, 97, aristocrat and politician, Conservative MP for Lanark from 1951 to 1959, aged 97.

13: Kathy Staff, 80, best known as Nora Batty from TV's Last of the Summer Wine.

MARRIAGES

JANUARY

1: Actor Eddie Murphy married Tracey Edmonds.

FEBRUARY

2: Pop star Carla Bruni and French president Nicolas Sarkozy.

APRIL

4: Singer Beyonce Knowles and rapper Jay-Z in New York.

30: R&B diva Mariah Carey and Californian actor Nick Cannon.

MAY

17: Peter Phillips, son of Princess Anne, and Canadian Autumn Kelly.

JUNE

14: Coleen McLoughlin and Wayne Rooney.

21: Singer Olivia Newton-John secretly wed John Easterling in Peru, then had the wedding in Malibu on June 30.

JULY

18: Pop Idol runner-up Gareth Gates and dancer Suzanne Mole, at Belvoir Castle, Leicestershire.

AUGUST

5: Peaches Geldof and American singer Max Drummey, in Las Vegas.

SEPTEMBER

15: Former Star Trek actor George Takei and Brad Altman, in Los Angeles.

OCTOBER

18: Former Coronation Street star Ian Reddington and Lynda Ford in Sheffield.

19: Strictly Come Dancing contestant Tom Chambers and Clare Harding in Repton, Derbyshire.

NOVEMBER

1: Former Steps star Claire Richards and Reece Hill, in Surrey.

DECEMBER

4: Designer Pearl Lowe and Supergrass member Danny Goffey, in Somerset.

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DEATHS Lord Harpole (Abdul Latif) Newcastle restaurateur, died of a heart attack, aged 53; BIRTHS: Actresses Jill Halfpenny, Cate Blanchett and Nicole Kidman
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