British journalistDied when: 82 years 288 days (993 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Derek Jameson (29 November 1929 – 12 September 2012) was a British tabloid journalist and broadcaster.Beginning his career in the media in 1944 as a messenger at Reuters, he worked his way up to become the editor of several British tabloid newspapers in the 1970s and 1980s.
Later, he was a regular broadcaster on BBC Radio 2 for nearly a decade and a half, including an on-air partnership with his third wife Ellen.
He was described, when his profile was at its highest, as "the second most famous man in Britain - after Prince Charles" by Auberon Waugh.
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