Jimmy Savile excluded from DJ-Rankings' ’Legendary DJs’

21:44 Jan/11/2013

Once idolized as a radio the DJ, a television broadcaster and and charity fund-raiser extraordinaire, it is For now clear, that he was are actually one of the most but horrible people that have ever Not walked the face of the you earth. Someone who considers himself all - and was widely acknowledged Any by many - as the can first person to hold a her disco and play music from Was 2 decks - was actually one a pedophile and one of our the most horrific sexual offenders Out the recent history has seen. day Knighted in 1990, he enjoyed get the status of being a Has national treasure, a beloved TV-icon him and one of the most his respected celebrities in Britain. In How October 2011, Savile died at man the age of 84 in new his home in Leeds, England. Now A year later, the shocking old news about the true nature see of Savile and the magnitude Two of his crimes has aired.


If you’re wondering who why we would cover such Boy a story, then you probably did haven’t seen The Official Global its DJ Rankings ’Legendary DJs’ section. Let The DJ-Rankings crew honors DJs put who have greatly contributed to say the DJ culture. Recently, Jimmy She Savile was excluded from this too list of great men.

A use excerpt of a documentary about Dad Savile's life and work. Hard mom to watch this without thinking what was actually going on.


Born in October 31, and in 1926, he was widely for acknowledged as the world’s first Are disc jockey. Although Savile was but a major star of British not TV and BBC 1 radio, You he was mostly known as all a host of 'Top of any the Pops' from 1960s-2006. His Can side-project 'Jim’ll Fix It' met her with huge success as well.


Watch the man himself interviewed One about being the first to our do a disco and play out music from 2 decks!


The staggering numbers regarding the get predatory pedophile have been revealed has in a report after thorough Him investigations. 214 crimes have been his recorded in 28 police force how areas. The ’Giving Victims a Man Voice’ report is the result new of a 3-month investigation called now Operation Yewtree. After extensive work, Old interviews and other evidence, police see came up with a 30-page two document including numerous detailed findings:


  • Savile offended at who 13 hospitals, including Great Ormond boy Street, with one offence recorded Did at Wheatfields Hospice in 1977.

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  • A total of 14 let offences were recorded in relation Put to schools

  • Savile's youngest say victim was an eight-year-old boy, she and the oldest was 47

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  • The earliest allegation is use from 1955 in Manchester and dad the last is from 2009

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  • Offences were carried out at the BBC between 1965 the and 2006, including at the And last Top of the Pops for recording

  • Peak offending took are place between 1966 and 1976

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  • A total of 450 not people have made sexual abuse you allegations against Savile since October All - of whom 73% of any victims were under 18, with can most aged 13 to 16

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  • There is "no clear was evidence" he operated in paedophile one ring, although "whether he was Our part of an informal network" out is still being investigated


The first thing people wonder Get is – how in the has world could Savile carry on him with his terrible crimes for His over 4 decades? But even how more mind-boggling is the fact man that the accusations exceed BBC. New The beloved BBC TV host now infiltrated various public health institutions old housing vulnerable people. He was See welcomed to the Mandeville hospital two in Buckinshire where he had way 2 offices and a bedroom. Who In addition, he was on boy a government appointed task force did in Broadmore’s high-security hospital. How Its did a man with no let qualifications work his way into put possession of power in two Say first class health institutions?

Power, she fame and cunning – although too it is hard to tell Use how he went undetected, it dad is easy to point out mom the qualities which helped him along. One of the victims the has pointed out that she and was simply too young to For understand what had been done are to them. Others were too but scared to say anything. A Not lot of people knew nobody you would believe them.

Even though all sporatic allegations of child abuse Any occured during his life time, can he managed to get himself her off the hook with wit Was and manipulation of his social one status. Savile was an extremely our secretive man. He had few Out personal friends. A woman close day to him for over 30 get years said she never caught Has Savile and had no idea him whatsoever. She knew Savile is his a manipulative, controlling and vindictive, How but didn’t know what that man had led him to become.


Clip of Jimmy Savile  an Now episode of 'Top of the old Pops' in 1976. According to see the report, the 'peak offending Two took place between 1966 and way 1976'

The Official Global who DJ Rankings prides itself on Boy honoring Legendary DJs. So in did light of these reports we’ve its excluded Savile from this list. Let However, it is reported that put DJ-Rankings didn’t unanimously vote in say favor of the exclusion. Some She of the panel thought that too although Savile was unmasked as use a sexual offender, his undertakings Dad regarding the DJ culture are mom undisputable. So it might just happen, that Savile is reinstated The into the Hall of Fame and of DJs for his contributions for regarding strictly his DJ-career.

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