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Notable Deaths - 1974

1974Walter Lippmann, American journalist (Public Opinion), dies at 85

1974Samuel Goldwyn, Polish/English/US film magnate (MGM), dies of natural causes at 91

1974Duke Ellington, American musician, dies of cancer at 75

1974Georges Pompidou, French President (1969-1974) and Prime Minister (1962-1968), dies in Paris at 62

1974Tim Horton, Canadian hockey player and co-founder of Tim Hortons, dies in a car crash at 44

1974Denny Shute, American golfer, dies at 69

1974Jacqueline Susann, author (Valley of the Dolls), dies of cancer at 53

1974Charles Lindbergh, US aviator, dies at 72

1974Agnes Moorehead, American actress (Endora-Bewitched), dies of uterine cancer at 73

1974Earl Warren, governor of California/Supreme court justice (1953-68), dies at 83

1974Oskar Schindler, German businessman (b. 1908)

1974James Chadwick, English physicist (Nobel 1935), dies at 82

1974Coco the Clown, [Nikolai Poliakoff], dies at 73

1974Miguel Asturias, Guatemalan writer, dies at 74

1974 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 1
Wo-fu Chen, Tai ji quan 
Jan 2
Tex Ritter, country singer (5 Star Jubilee), dies at 67 
Jan 2
Tex Ritter, American actor (b. 1905) 
Jan 2
Ralph Block, I Am a Thief 
Jan 3
Gino Cervi, actor (Becket, Don Camillo), dies at 72 
Jan 3
Hans Curjel, The Legend of William Tell 
Jan 4
Karel Janacek, composer, dies at 70 
Jan 4
Alf Östlund, På heder och skoj 
Jan 5
Roy Bargy, orchestra leader (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 79 
Jan 5
Lev Oborin, Russian pianist (b. 1907) 
Jan 6
David Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexican sculptor/muralist, dies at 77 
Jan 7
Charles Alfred Coulson, British Chemist (theoretical), dies at 63 
Jan 7
Wieslaw Mirewicz, Black Cross 
Jan 10
Eddie Safranski, Episode dated 30 December 1957 
Jan 13
Raoul Jobin, Canadian tenor (b. 1906) 
Jan 13
Salvador Novo, Mexican writer and poet (b. 1904) 
Jan 14
Josef Smrkovsky, Czechoslovakia parliament chairman, dies at 62 
Jan 15
Karel Salmon, composer, dies at 76 
Jan 20
Edmund Blunden, British poet/critic, dies at 77 
Jan 21
Jan Arends, Dutch poet/author, dies at 48 
Jan 21
Ken Viljoen, cricketer (played 27 Tests for South Africa 1930-47), dies 
Jan 21
Lewis L Strauss, head US Atomic Energy Comm (1953-58), dies at 78 
Jan 22
Leon Lontoc, actor (Henry-Burke's Law), dies at 64 
Jan 26
S v Vegesack, writer, dies at 85 
Jan 26
Wiktor Labunski, composer, dies at 78 
Jan 27
Georgios Grivas, Greek gen/oppos leader on Cyprus (EOKA), dies at 75 
Jan 27
Paula Ludwig, writer, dies at 74 
Jan 28
Dino Buzzati, writer, dies at 67 
Jan 30
Bill Whitty, cricketer (37 wkts v South Africa 1910-11 series), dies 
Jan 31
Glenn Morris, olympian/actor (Tarzan's Revenge), dies at 61 
Jan 31
Harry Baum, actor (Crime & Punishment), dies at 58 
Jan 31
Paul Haesaerts, Flemish architect/painter (Flandre), dies at 72 
Jan 31
Roger Pryor, actor (Lady by Choice), dies at 72 
Jan 31
Samuel Goldwyn, Polish/English/US film magnate (MGM), dies of natural causes at 91 
Feb 1
Lynda Ann Healy, 1st Bundy murder victim, abducted in Seattle 
Feb 2
Jean Absil, Belgian composer (Benedictions), dies at 80 
Feb 2
Lydia Sokolova, Moldavian Fairy Tale 
Feb 4
Mihail Andricu, composer, dies at 79 
Feb 4
Satyendra Nath Bose, Indian physicist (b. 1894) 
Feb 7
Arline Judge, actress (Age of Consent), dies at 61 
Feb 8
Fern Andra, dies at 80 
Feb 8
Fritz Zwicky, Swiss/US astronomer (supernova, dark matter), dies at 75 
Feb 9
Cees de Lange, Dutch conferencier, dies at 60 
Feb 10
Pahadi Sanyal, Jagte Raho 
Feb 11
Anna Q Nilsson, actress (Toll Gate, Sorrell & Son), dies at 85 
Feb 14
C S Dempster, cricketer (10 Tests for NZ, 723 runs), dies 
Feb 15
Kurt Magnus Atterberg, composer, dies at 86 
Feb 16
John Garand, Canadian rifle engineer and manufacturer (b. 1888) 
Feb 20
David Monrad Johansen, composer, dies at 85 
Feb 21
Tim Horton, Canadian hockey player and co-founder of Tim Hortons, dies in a car crash at 44 
Feb 22
Samuel Byck, American attempted assassin of Richard Nixon (b. 1930) 
Feb 23
Florence Rice, actress (Girl in 1313, Carnival), dies at 63 
Feb 23
Harry Ruby, American composer and writer (b. 1895) 
Feb 23
Everett Sutherland, Seven Men from Now 
Feb 27
Pat Brady, Toledo Ohio, actor (Roy Rodgers Show), dies at 59 
Feb 28
Mees Toxopeus, Dutch rescue-vessel captain, dies at 89 
Mar 1
Jos de Haes, Flemish philological/poet (Azuren Holte), dies at 53 
Mar 1
Bobby Timmons, American jazz pianist (b. 1935) 
Mar 2
Barbara Ruick, actress/singer (Jerry Colonna Show), dies at 41 
Mar 2
Salvador Puig Antich, Spanish anarchist (b. 1948) 
Mar 3
Barbara Ruick, actress (Carousel, Fearless Fagan), dies at 43 
Mar 3
Frank Wilcox, actor (John-Beverly Hillbillies), dies at 66 
Mar 4
Adolph Gottlieb, US painter, dies at 71 
Mar 5
Billy DeWolfe, actor (Good Morning World), dies at 67 
Mar 5
Solomon I "Sol" Hurok, US impresario, dies at 85 
Mar 5
Billy De Wolfe, American actor (b. 1907) 
Mar 6
Arturo Castro 'Bigotón', The Little Priest 
Mar 7
Alberto Rabagliati, Italian singer and actor (b. 1906) 
Mar 8
Christian van Geel, Dutch poet/sculptor (Spinroc), dies at 56 
Mar 8
Willem "Wim" Sonneveld, Dutch actor (Silk Stockings), dies at 56 
Mar 9
Earl W Sutherland Jr, US pharmacologist (Nobel 1971), dies at 58 
Mar 10
June Harrison, actress (Land of the Lawless), dies at 48 
Mar 10
Quinto Maganini, composer, dies at 76 
Mar 11
Earl Crowell, Vertigo 
Mar 12
Billy Fox, Protestant Dublin MP, assassinated 
Mar 12
George D. Sax, Drive-in bank and instant loan innovator. Owner of the Saxony Hotel. (b. 1904) 
Mar 12
Dio Huysmans, Fanfare 
Mar 13
Howard St John, actor (Investigator, Dr Lewis-Hank), dies at 68 
Mar 13
Janos Prohaska, actor (Andy Williams Show), dies at 52 
Mar 17
Carroll Nye, actor (Gone with the Wind), dies at 72 
Mar 17
Louis I Kahn, Estonia/US architect, dies at about 73 
Mar 18
David C Imboden, actor (King of Kings), dies at 87 
Mar 19
Anne Klien, fashion designer, dies at 51 
Mar 19
Edward Platt, actor (Chief-Get Smart), dies at 58 
Mar 19
Hertha Kuusinen, Finnish communist/daughter of Otto K, dies at 70 
Mar 20
Chet Huntley, newscaster (NBC Huntley-Brinkley Report), dies at 62 
Mar 20
[Lavinia] Marian Fleming Poe, Black US advocate in Virg, dies at 83 
Mar 21
Candy Darling, [James Slattery], female impersonator, dies 
Mar 22
Peter Revson, US race car driver (Indianapolis 500), dies at 35 
Mar 22
Peter Revson, Grand Prix 
Mar 24
Doris Deane, dies at 74 
Mar 24
Yoshida Isoya, Japanese architect (modern sukiya style), dies at 79 
Mar 24
Doris Deane, His First Car 
Mar 25
Otto Waldis, actor (Unknown World, Whip Hand), dies at 72 
Mar 28
Dorothy Fields, US singer (Way you Look Tonight), dies at 68 
Mar 28
Francoise Rosay, actress (Interlude, Women in Prison), dies at 82 
Mar 28
Arthur Crudup, American blues singer and guitarist, dies of heart attack at 68 
Mar 29
Seton I Miller, writer, dies at 71 
Mar 29
Joe Stecher, Stecher-Caddock Wrestling Match 
Mar 30
Ludovicus J Rogier, Dutch historian (Reborn in Freedom), dies at 79 
Mar 31
Andrea Checci, actress (2 Women, Assassin, Black Sunday), dies at 57 
Apr 1
Alfred Ernest Whitehead, composer, dies at 86 
Apr 2
Douglass Dumbrille, actor (Mr Deed Goes to Town), dies at 84 
Apr 2
Georges Pompidou, French President (1969-1974) and Prime Minister (1962-1968), dies in Paris at 62 
Apr 5
William Hudson, actor (I Led 3 Lives), dies at 49 
Apr 5
A. Y. Jackson, Canadian painter (b. 1882) 
Apr 6
Willem Dudok, Dutch architect (Hilversum Town Hall), dies at 89 
Apr 6
Hudson Fysh, Australian aviator and businessman (b.1895) 
Apr 8
James Charles McGuigan, Catholic archbishop of Toronto (b. 1894) 
Apr 10
Patricia Collinge, dies at 81 
Apr 10
Roger Bastide, French sociologist, dies at 76 
Apr 11
Curt Conway, dies 
Apr 11
Rafi Peerzada,  
Apr 12
Carl Jaffe, dies at 72 
Apr 12
Carl Jaffe, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp 
Apr 13
Stanley Smith, actor (Honey, King of Jazz, Soup to Nuts), dies at 71 
Apr 15
Giovanni D'Anzi, Italian songwriter (b. 1906) 
Apr 15
Giovanni D'Anzi, Malèna 
Apr 17
Frank McGee, Today show host, dies of cancer at 52 
Apr 17
Herbert Elwell, US composer (Happy Hypocrite), dies at 75 
Apr 17
Vinnie Taylor, rocker (Canned Heat), dies of a drug overdose 
Apr 18
Betty Compson, actress (Barker, Weary River, Drag Net), dies at 77 
Apr 18
Marcel Pagnol, French writer/movie (Topaz), dies at 79 
Apr 19
Jesse Price, Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw 
Apr 20
Mohammed Ayub Khan, premier/president (Pakistan), dies 
Apr 20
Erik Norlander, Daddy, Why Are You Angry 
Apr 21
Charles "Chic" Harley, American football player (b. 1895) 
Apr 22
Kriemhild Falke, Ich bin schuldig 
Apr 24
Bud Abbott, comedian (Abbott & Costello), dies at 78 
Apr 27
Sriranjani, Gunasundari Katha 
Apr 28
Paul Page, actor (Girl from Havanna, Moth), dies at 70 
Apr 30
Agnes Moorehead, American actress (Endora-Bewitched), dies of uterine cancer at 73 
May 2
Eric Winstone, Love Street 
May 4
Israel Citkowitz, composer, dies at 65 
May 4
John Wengraf, actor (Pride & Passion, 12 to the Moon), dies at 77 
May 8
Graham Bond, rocker, dies jumping under a train 
May 9
Lyubomir Pipkov, composer, dies at 69 
May 10
Hal Mohr, Cinematographer, Husband of Evelyn Venable (b. 1894) 
May 10
Mara Rebró, Vigyük haza 
May 13
Jaime Torres Bodet, Mexican writer (b. 1902) 
May 13
Denny Shute, American golfer, dies at 69 
May 13
Khaziakhmet Bukharskiy, Salavat Yulayev 
May 14
György Szinetár, Goose Boy 
May 17
Charles Braswell, actor (Only Game in Town), dies at 49 
May 17
Ernest Nash, German born archaeologist (b. 1898) 
May 18
Daniel R Topping, US owner (NY Yankees), dies at 61 
May 18
Mary Maguire, Mysterious Mr. Moto 
May 20
Tristan Rawson, Away in a Manger 
May 20
Dennis Quinn, The Case of the Resolute Reformer 
May 21
Dora Weissman, The Panic in Needle Park 
May 23
Kathleen Cannell, writer, dies 
May 23
Óscar Pulido, School for Tramps 
May 24
Duke Ellington, American musician, dies of cancer at 75 
May 25
Donald Crisp, actor/director (Beloved Brat, Dawn Patrol), dies at 91 
May 25
Frank Ward, cricketer (4 Tests for Australia 1936-38), dies 
May 25
Pam Morrison, wife of Door's vocalist Jim, dies of drug overdose 
May 26
Kitty Gordon, entertainer, dies at 96 
May 26
Silvio Moser, Swiss racing driver (b. 1941) 
May 28
Geno Erbisti, This Is the Army 
May 31
Adelle Davis, US nutrionalist (Let's stay healthy), dies at 70 
Jun 2
Elliott Sullivan, actor (Sergeant), dies at 66 
Jun 2
Waldemar F Eric Marx, cricketer (3 Tests South Africa v Aust 1921-22), dies 
Jun 2
Hiroshi Kazato, Japanese racing driver (b. 1949) 
Jun 6
Blanche Yurka, actress (Tale of 2 Cities, Cry of Werewolf), dies at 86 
Jun 7
Frantisek Gotz, Thunder in the Hills 
Jun 9
Miguel Asturias, Guatemalan writer, dies at 74 
Jun 9
Phillip Tead, actor (Lightnin', Fighting Blade), dies at 80 
Jun 10
Henry WFA, English duke of Gloucester/baron Culloden, dies at 74 
Jun 11
Julius Evola, Italian philosopher (b. 1898) 
Jun 11
Eurico Gaspar Dutra, President of Brazil (b. 1883) 
Jun 14
Knud Christian Jeppesen, composer, dies at 81 
Jun 14
Walter Nordella, Love Nest 
Jun 17
Pamela Britton, actress (Blondie, My Favorite Martian), dies at 50 
Jun 17
Yadavendra Singh, cricketer (Yuvraj of Patiala, Test for India), dies 
Jun 18
Georgi K Zhukov, Russian marshal/minister of Defense, dies at 77 
Jun 18
Júlio César de Mello e Souza, Brazilian writer (b. 1896) 
Jun 20
Horace Lindrum, The Counterfeit Plan 
Jun 22
Horace Lindrum, Australian snooker and billiards player (b. 1912) 
Jun 22
Darius Milhaud, French composer (b. 1892) 
Jun 25
Cornelius Lanczos, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1893) 
Jun 28
Frank Sutton, actor (Sgt Vince Carter-Gomer Pyle USMC), dies at 50 
Jun 30
Alberta King, mother of Martin Luther King Jr., assassinated in church 
Jun 30
Vannevar Bush, American engineer and politician (b. 1890) 
Jul 1
Juan D Peron, president of Argentina (1946-55, 73-74), dies at 78 
Jul 3
John C Ransom, US poet (World's Body), dies 
Jul 4
Mohammed SA al-Hoesseini, Mufti of Jerusalem/pres Com Palestine, dies 
Jul 6
Carlos Isamitt, composer, dies at 87 
Jul 9
Sonia Gaskell, Russian/Neth choreographer (Diaghilev), dies at 70 
Jul 9
Ted Bowley, cricketer (England batsman in 5 Tests 1929-30), dies 
Jul 9
Earl Warren, governor of California/Supreme court justice (1953-68), dies at 83 
Jul 11
Pär Lagerkvist, Swedish writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1891) 
Jul 13
Patrick MS Blackett, British physicist (Nobel 1948), dies at 76 
Jul 14
Henri Smajda, Tunis/French publisher (Combat), commits suicide at 77 
Jul 14
Carl Spaatz, American World War II general and 1st Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, dies at 83 
Jul 15
Christine Chubbuck, television news reporter (b.1944) 
Jul 17
Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean, pitcher (St Louis Cards), dies at 63 
Jul 19
Joe Flynn, actor (McHale's Navy), dies at 59 
Jul 19
Erno Schwarz, Hungarian American soccer player (b. 1904) 
Jul 20
Allen Jenkins, actor (Fugitive from a Chain Gang), dies at 74 
Jul 20
Max Nussbaum, Episode #6.31 
Jul 20
Leslie Bradley, The Crimson Pirate 
Jul 21
Willem F K Hussem, painter/poet (Steltlopen on Sea), dies at 74 
Jul 22
Edna Lewis Thomas, US actress (Streetcar Named Desire), dies at 88 
Jul 22
Lili Darvas, Hungarian actress (Szerelem, Cimmaron), dies at 68 
Jul 22
Wayne L Morse, (Sen-D-Oregon), dies at 73 
Jul 23
Mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90 
Jul 24
Chris Chubbock, newscaster, shoots self on air 
Jul 24
Ernest Milton, actor (Julius Caesar, Cat Girl), dies at 84 
Jul 24
James Chadwick, English physicist (Nobel 1935), dies at 82 
Jul 25
Walter Brennan, actor (Real McCoys), dies at 79 
Jul 26
Arthur K Watson, US businessman (IBM), dies at 55 
Jul 26
Charlotte MT "Lotte" Bartschart, actress (Dolle Lola), dies at 82 
Jul 27
Lightning Slim, blues singer (Nothing But the Devil), dies at 61 
Jul 28
Jack Ellis, cricketer (Victorian WK, Ashes tourist 1926), dies 
Jul 28
Truman Bradley, TV host (Science Fiction Theater), dies at 69 
Jul 29
Cass Elliot, singer (Mamas & Papas), dies from heart attack in London at 32 
Jul 29
Erich Kästner, German author (b. 1899) 
Jul 30
Lev Konstantinovich Knipper, composer, dies at 75 
Aug 1
Ildebrando Antoniutti, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1898) 
Aug 2
W. Douglas Hawkes, British racing driver (b. 1893) 
Aug 3
Almira Sessions, actress (Oklahoma Annie), dies at 85 
Aug 6
Gene Ammons, American jazz saxophonist (b. 1925) 
Aug 7
Rosario Castellanos, Mexican poet (b. 1925) 
Aug 7
Sylvio Mantha, professional ice hockey player (b. 1902) 
Aug 8
Baldur von Schirach, German author/nazi politician, dies at 67 
Aug 9
Bill Chase, American trumpet player and bandleader (b. 1934) 
Aug 10
Ilona Massey, actress/singer (Ilona Massey Show), dies at 64 
Aug 10
Ivor Dean, British actor (Theatre of Death), dies at 57 
Aug 11
Jack Hill, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia 1953-55, 8 wickets), dies 
Aug 11
Vicente Emilio Sojo, composer, dies at 86 
Aug 12
Ethel Doherty, The Showdown 
Aug 13
Hugo Yarnold, cricketer (Umpire in 3 Tests for England), dies 
Aug 13
Kate O'Brien, Irish writer (Pray for the Wanderer), dies at 76 
Aug 13
Compton Bennett, King Solomon's Mines 
Aug 14
Raymond Budd, South African trade unionist 
Aug 15
Edmund Cobb, actor (Motorcycle Gang), dies at 82 
Aug 15
Mrs Park Chung Hi, wife of South Korean president, murdered 
Aug 16
Karl E Mundt, (Rep/Sen), dies 
Aug 17
Aldo Palazzeschi, [Giurlani], Italian writer, dies at 89 
Aug 17
Edgar Dearing, actor (Free & Easy, Abraham Lincoln), dies at 81 
Aug 17
Aldo Palazzeschi, Sorelle Materassi 
Aug 19
... Davies, US ambassador on Cyprus, murdered 
Aug 19
Anna Arena, Bell' Antonio 
Aug 20
Ilona Massey, actress (Love HAppy, Holiday in Mexico), dies at 62 
Aug 22
Jacob Bronowsky, British mathematician/cultural historian, dies at 66 
Aug 22
Jacob Bronowski, Polish-born British mathematician and science writer best known as the presenter of the BBC television series, The Ascent of Man, dies of a heart attack at 66 
Aug 23
Roberto Assagioli, Italian psychiatrist (b. 1888) 
Aug 24
Alexander de Seversky, Russian-American aviation pioneer (b. 1894) 
Aug 26
Charles Lindbergh, US aviator, dies at 72 
Aug 26
John Whitaker, John Wayne Made Me Cry: Our Western Heros 
Aug 27
Lupicínio Rodrigues, Episode #1.1 
Aug 29
Judith Furse, Black Narcissus 
Aug 30
Abraham Schierbeek, Dutch biologist (Leeuwenhoek), dies at 87 
Aug 31
William Pershing Benedict, American pilot 
Aug 31
Norman Kirk, New Zealand prime minister (b. 1923 
Aug 31
Fred Godoy, Safari 
Sep 3
Harry Partch, American composer (b. 1901) 
Sep 4
Creighton W Abrams, US general/army staff chief (Vietnam), dies at 59 
Sep 4
Marcel Achard, French dramatist (La forges the Paris), dies at 75 
Sep 4
Lewi Pethrus, Swedish politician (b. 1884) 
Sep 4
Robert Hoag, California or Bust 
Sep 6
Olga Baclanova, actress (Freaks, Docks of NY), dies at 75 
Sep 6
Otto Kruger, actor (Lux Video Theater), dies on 89th birthday 
Sep 8
Robert Cox, last surviving member of Keystone Kops, dies at 79 
Sep 9
Sultan Ismail Hajibeyov, composer, dies at 55 
Sep 10
Gwen Holden, The Noose Hangs High 
Sep 11
Víctor Olea Alegría, Chilean Socialist Party member 
Sep 14
Barbara Jo Allen, actress (Girl Rush, Melody Ranch), dies at 66 
Sep 14
Pieter Y Adriani, Dutch tax lawyer, dies at 95 
Sep 14
Vera Vague, [Barbara Jo Allen], actr (Follow the Leader), dies at 70 
Sep 14
Warren Hull, actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World), dies at 71 
Sep 17
Kathleen Naylor, The Mikado 
Sep 18
Edna Best, actress (Key, Calendar, Escape), dies at 74 
Sep 19
Eve March, actress (Adam's Rib, Danny Boy), dies at 63 
Sep 20
Carlyle Blackwell Jr, entertainer, dies at 61 
Sep 20
Robert Herberigs, Flemish composer (La Chanson d'Eve), dies at 88 
Sep 20
Eddie Graham, The Border Patrol 
Sep 21
Jacqueline Susann, author (Valley of the Dolls), dies of cancer at 53 
Sep 21
Walter Brennan, actor (Real McCoys), dies at 80 
Sep 23
Cliff Arquette, comedian (Charlie Weaver), dies at 68 
Sep 23
Gerhard Nebel, writer, dies at 70 
Sep 23
Robbie Mcintosh, drummer (Average White Band), overdoses at 24 
Sep 25
Coco the Clown, [Nikolai Poliakoff], dies at 73 
Sep 25
William Sloane, publisher/writer ("Edge of Running Water"), dies 
Sep 27
Silvio Frondizi, Argentine lawyer, assassinated by the Triple A(b. 1907) 
Sep 28
Raymond Largay, actor (April in Paris, Variety Girl), dies at 88 
Sep 29
John Smallenbroek, Dutch Internal minister, dies at 72 
Sep 30
Carlos Prats, Chilean Constitutionalist General, assassinated in the frame of Operation Condor 
Sep 30
Carlos Prats,  
Oct 1
Spyridon Marinatos, Greek archaeologist (b. 1901) 
Oct 2
Ina Seidel, writer, dies at 89 
Oct 4
Anne Sexton, US poetess (Pulitzer 1967), dies at 45 
Oct 6
Helmuth Koinigg, Austrian Formula One driver (b. 1948) 
Oct 9
Oskar Schindler, German businessman (b. 1908) 
Oct 10
Marie Luise Kaschnitz, writer, dies at 73 
Oct 10
Gwen Van Upp, The Amazing Mr. X 
Oct 12
Joseph Frederick Wagner, composer, dies at 74 
Oct 12
Åke Falck, A Time in the Sun 
Oct 13
Ed Sullivan, TV host (Ed Sullivan Show, Toast of the Town), dies at 73 
Oct 14
Jack Rube Clifford, 45 Minutes from Hollywood 
Oct 16
Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar, noted Carnatic musician (b. 1895) 
Oct 17
René A de Rooy, Suriname/Antillean poet, dies at 57 
Oct 24
David Oistrach, Russian violinist, dies at 65 
Oct 26
Yngve Lyttkens, Yngsjömordet 
Oct 29
Victor E van Vriesland, poet (Mirror of Dutch Poetry), dies at 82 
Oct 29
Herman Willingham, Shooting High 
Oct 30
Greer Johnson, Some Blessed People 
Oct 30
Klara Sarnecka, Jadzia 
Nov 1
Ralf Harolde, actor (Safe, Framed, Stolen Harmony), dies at 75 
Nov 1
Hazel Hayes, Kiss and Make-Up 
Nov 4
Edgar Fernhout, Dutch painter/son of Charley Toorop, dies at 62 
Nov 4
Stephen Soldi, The Best Years of Our Lives 
Nov 5
Stafford Repp, actor (Chief O'Hara-Batman), dies at 56 
Nov 5
Maurice Gleize, Le club des soupirants 
Nov 7
Rodolfo Acosta, actor (Passion, Littlest Outlaw), dies at 54 
Nov 7
Eric Linklater, British author (b. 1899) 
Nov 8
Ivory Joe Hunter, rocker, dies at 60 
Nov 9
Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist, dies at 89 
Nov 11
Alfonso Leng, composer, dies at 80 
Nov 11
Jane Ace, comedian (Easy Aces), dies at 74 
Nov 12
Charles Quinlivan, actor (7 Guns to Mesa), dies at 50 
Nov 13
Karen Silkwood, killed in a car crash under suspicious circumstances 
Nov 13
Vittorio de Sica, Italian actor/director (Boccacio 70), dies 
Nov 13
Vittorio De Sica, Bicycle Thieves 
Nov 14
Johnny Mack Brown, actor (Lawman is Born, Back Trail), dies at 70 
Nov 14
Johnny Mack Brown, Coquette 
Nov 15
James Morrison, actor (Don't, Black Beauty), dies on his 86th birthday 
Nov 16
Walther Meissner, German physicist (Meissner Effect), dies at 91 
Nov 17
Clive Brook, actor/director (On Approval), dies at 87 
Nov 19
George Brunies, American musician (b. 1902) 
Nov 21
Frank Martin, Swiss composer (In Terra Fax), dies at 84 
Nov 23
Cornelius Ryan, war reporter/historian (Bridge too Far), dies at 54 
Nov 23
Pall Isolfsson, composer, dies at 81 
Nov 25
Nick Drake, rocker, dies of a drug overdose at 26 
Nov 25
Rosemary Lane, actress (Chatterbox, 4 Wives), dies at 61 
Nov 25
[Sithu] U Thant, UN Sec-General (1961-72), dies in NY of cancer at 65 
Nov 25
Rosemary Lane, Hollywood Hotel 
Nov 26
Cyril Connolly, English intellectual (b. September 10, 1903) 
Nov 26
Mimo Billi, The White Sheik 
Nov 27
Louis B Russell Jr, longest living heart transplant, dies at 49 
Nov 28
Ray Trampe, Tim Tyler's Luck 
Nov 29
Haroldson L Hunt, US multi-millionaire, dies at 85 
Nov 29
Ouida Bergere, scriptwriter, dies at 88 
Nov 29
James J. Braddock, American heavyweight boxer (b. 1905) 
Dec 1
Lajos Zilahy, Hungarian/US author (Angry Angel), dies at 83 
Dec 1
Stephen Gill Spottswood, US bishop/chairman (NAACP), dies at 77 
Dec 2
Sofie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte, composer, dies at 72 
Dec 2
Max Weber, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1897) 
Dec 3
Erich Holder, To New Shores 
Dec 4
Lee Kinsolving, actor (Explosive Generation), dies at 36 
Dec 5
Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman, tennis player (US Open 1909-11), dies at 87 
Dec 5
Henry Wadsworth, actor (Applause, Ceiling Zero), dies at 72 
Dec 5
Pietro Germi, actor/director (Serafino, Climax), dies at 60 
Dec 9
George Carew, cricketer (4 Tests for WI between 1935 & 1949), dies 
Dec 9
Jorge Croner de Vasconcelos, composer, dies at 64 
Dec 10
Paul Richards, actor (Dr Thompson-Breaking Point), dies at 50 
Dec 10
Pierre Asso, The Boat on the Grass 
Dec 11
Reed Hadley, actor (Racket Squad, Public Defender), dies at 63 
Dec 13
Rufe Davis, actor (Floyd Smoot-Petticoat Junction), dies at 66 
Dec 13
Talmadge Morrison, Young Fury 
Dec 14
Walter Lippmann, American journalist (Public Opinion), dies at 85 
Dec 15
Erich Walter Sternberg, composer, dies at 83 
Dec 15
Anatole Litvak, Ukrainian-born screenwriter and film producer (b. 1902) 
Dec 16
Kostas Varnalis, writer, dies 
Dec 18
Harry Hooper, American baseball player (b. 1887) 
Dec 20
Andre Jolivet, French composer (L'eunuque), dies at 69 
Dec 21
Richard Long, actor (Nanny & Professor), dies at 47 
Dec 21
James Henry Govier, British artist (b. 1910) 
Dec 22
Fosco Giachetti, entertainer, dies at 70 
Dec 22
Lorraine Gauguin, entertainer, dies at 50 
Dec 22
Richard Long, actor (Prof-Nanny & Professor), dies at 47 
Dec 24
Tilly Losch, actress (Duel in the Sun, Good Earth), dies at 70 
Dec 26
Jack Benny, comedian (Jack Benny Show), dies at 80 
Dec 26
Knudage Riisager, composer, dies at 77 
Dec 26
Robert Levine Sanders, composer, dies at 68 
Dec 26
Farid al-Atrash, Arab composer, singer, virtuoso oud player, and actor (b. 1915) 
Dec 27
Amy Vanderbilt, American authority on etiquette, dies of multiple fractures of the skull at 66 
Dec 27
Raymond Glenn, actor (Raisin in the Sun, Carmen Jones), dies at 76 
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