1. Sir Terry Wogan died of cancer, aged 77, on 31 January 2016, at his home in Buckinghamshire.
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8. Sir Terry Wogan was made an honorary freeman of the City of London in 2009, and invited to raise the bascules of Tower Bridge.
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12. Sir Terry Wogan narrated the BBC television series Stoppit and Tidyup, which was broadcast in 1987.
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13. In 1981, Sir Terry Wogan set the world record for the longest successful golf putt ever televised, of 33 yards, at the Gleneagles golf course, in a pro-celebrity match broadcast by the BBC.
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20. Sir Terry Wogan said that the BBC wanted his scheduling slot for the ill-fated soap Eldorado.
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21. Sir Terry Wogan was released from his talk-show contract in 1992, after pressure from the BBC.
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26. Sir Terry Wogan continued to host the show until 8 November 2015 when, due to ill health, he was replaced by Richard Madeley.
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27. On 7 September 2009, Sir Terry Wogan confirmed to his listeners that he would be leaving the breakfast show at the end of the year with Chris Evans taking over.
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29. On 23 May 2005, Sir Terry Wogan crossed BBC strike picket lines to present his show.
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34. Sir Terry Wogan presented the Tuesday edition of Late Night Extra for two years on BBC Radio 1, commuting weekly from Dublin to London.
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35. Sir Terry Wogan began working for BBC Radio, initially 'down the line' from Dublin, first broadcasting on the Light Programme on 27 September 1966.
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36. Sir Terry Wogan conducted interviews and presented documentary features during his first two years at Raidio Teilifis Eireann, before moving to the light entertainment department as a disc jockey and host of TV quiz and variety shows such as Jackpot, a top rated quiz show on RTE in the 1960s.
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