As another year wraps up, we’re taking a look back at newsmakers whose legacies have left their mark. Respected politicians, admired sportspersons and shining stars of the entertainment industry and the arts were among those who died in 2019. Their life stories are remarkable, inspiring, colourful or just plain evil but love them or hate them, these people have left an indelible imprint on Australia’s history. WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that this story contains an image of a person who has died. Margaret Fulton, who put zest into mealtime Before celebrity chefs and nail-biting cooking contests populated our television screens, there was the capable and comforting presence of the diminutive Margaret Fulton. Her first cookbook, which sold more than 1.5 million copies, introduced a nation brought up on meat’n’three veg to the world’s exotic flavours. Fulton, who died in July aged 94 , had a finger in every pie. During her productive lifetime, she was a teacher, a cook, a journalist, an account executive and was named a “living treasure” by the National Trust. Damien Lovelock, Celibate Rifles frontman He was “the quintessential man without a plan” — charismatic lead singer of one of Australia’s… Read full this story
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