Terry Wogan, an Irish radio and television broadcaster for the BBC, passed away on 31st January, 2016 after losing his battle to cancer. The news was first reported by BBC.
His family confirmed the news and said,
“Sir Terry Wogan died today after a short but brave battle with cancer. He passed away surrounded by his family. While we understand he will be missed by many, the family ask that their privacy is respected at this time.”
Sir Michael Terence ‘Terry’ Wogan was born on 3rd August, 1938. Often referred to as ‘national treasure’ by media personalitites, Wogan had a show “Wake Up To Wogan” from which he retired in 2009. He was very famous and his show had around eight million regular listeners. He was also well known for his work with Children in Need.
BBC director general Tony Hall said: “Terry truly was a national treasure.”
We are all saddened by the news. Rest in Peace Sir Terry Wogan.
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