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Notable Deaths - 1976

1976J. Paul Getty, oil magnate/billionaire, dies at 83

1976Carlo Gambino, Italian-American gangster, dies of a heart attack at 74

1976Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Alamein, British Field Marshal, Alton, Hampshire

1976Mao Zedong, Chinese revolutionary & Chairman of the Communist Party of China (1949-76), dies of a heart attack at 82

1976Johnny Mercer, US songwriter (That old Black Magic), dies at 66

1976Agatha Christie, British crime writer ("10 Little Indians"), dies at 85

1976 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 1
Chris Kenner, Forrest Gump 
Jan 2
Hans Ellis, Summer with Monika 
Jan 3
Mal Evans, Beatles' roadie, dies 
Jan 3
Mateusz Glinski, composer, dies at 83 
Jan 3
Michael V Love, US test pilot (X-24), dies in F-4 crash at 37 
Jan 3
Georges-François Frontec, My Seal and Them 
Jan 4
Jan B Cammans, Flemish actor (Brothers Karamazov), dies at 84 
Jan 5
Georges E Migot, French composer, dies at 84 
Jan 5
John A. Costello, Taoiseach of Ireland (b. 1891) 
Jan 7
Luís Sérgio Person, Case of the Naves Brothers 
Jan 8
Chou En-lai, China's PM (1949-76), dies of cancer in Beijing at 78 
Jan 8
Zhou Enlai, Premier of the People's Republic of China (b. 1898) 
Jan 8
Robert Forgan, British fascist (b. 1891) 
Jan 8
Pierre-Jean Jouve, Aventure de Catherine C. 
Jan 10
Chester Arthur Burnett, US blues pianist/harmonica player, dies at 65 
Jan 10
Howlin' Wolf, singer/guitarist, dies following brain surgery at 65 
Jan 11
Mervyn Grell, cricketer (Test WI v England 1930, 21 & 13, 0-17), dies 
Jan 11
Ronnie Brandon, No Spring for Frazer 
Jan 12
Agatha Christie, British crime writer ("10 Little Indians"), dies at 85 
Jan 13
Margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53 
Jan 13
Margaret Leighton, The Go-Between 
Jan 14
Margaret Leighton, actress (Best Man, Go-Between), dies at 53 
Jan 14
Abdul Razak bin Hussain, premier of Malaysia (1970-77), dies at 53 
Jan 15
Stanley Martin, Dial M for Murder 
Jan 17
Ad Verhoeven, soccer player (Xerxes/Sparta), dies in auto-accident 
Jan 17
Tarsila do Amaral, O Homem do Pau-Brasil 
Jan 18
Ad Verhoeven, soccer player (Xerxes, Sparta), dies in crash [or 1/17] 
Jan 18
Sonia Dresdel, actor (Fallen Idol, Secret Tent), dies at 67 
Jan 18
Sonia Dresdel, The Fallen Idol 
Jan 19
Kevin Coughlin, actor (T R Ryan-Mama), killed in hit-&-run at 30 
Jan 19
Hidetsugu Yagi, Japanese electrical engineer (b. 1886) 
Jan 19
Jean Lenoir, Midnight in Paris 
Jan 19
Kevin Coughlin, The Defiant Ones 
Jan 22
Leão Penedo, The Circus 
Jan 23
Aleksey Vasilyevich Sorokin, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 44 
Jan 23
Paul Robeson, athlete/lawyer/singer, dies in Philadelphia at 77 
Jan 23
Paul Dupuis, French Canadian film and television actor (b. 1913) 
Jan 23
Giulio Cesare Sonzogno, The Anatomy of Love 
Jan 23
Paul Robeson, Sanders of the River 
Jan 25
Johannes Meyer, Fridericus 
Jan 26
João Branco Núncio, Portuguese Bullfighter (b. 1901) 
Jan 28
Chris Kenner, rocker (I Like it Like That), dies 
Jan 29
Michael Gwynn, actor (Dunkirk, Barabbas, Cleopatra), dies at 59 
Jan 29
James Seymour, 42nd Street 
Jan 29
Achintya Kumar Sengupta, Indrani 
Jan 29
Reinhard Federmann, Internationale Zone 
Jan 30
Jesse "Lone Cat" Fuller, SF Blues Great, dies at 80 
Jan 30
Mance Lipscomb, rocker, dies at 80 
Jan 30
Percy Tyson "Plum" Lewis, cricketer (pair in only Test for S Af), dies 
Jan 30
Roy Brooks, High and Dizzy 
Jan 31
Ernesto Miranda, American litigant (b. 1941) 
Jan 31
Buster Brown, American Graffiti 
Jan 31
Evert Taube, The Apple War 
Jan 31
Linton Wells, Suzanna 
Feb 1
Edgar Pangborn, sci-fi author (Judgment of Eve, Davy), dies at 66 
Feb 1
Werner C Heisenberg, physicist (Nobel 1932, field theory), dies at 74 
Feb 1
George Whipple, American scientist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1878) 
Feb 1
Werner Heisenberg, Certain of Uncertainty 
Feb 2
Harry Elliott, England cricket wicketkeeper (3 Tests 1927-34), dies 
Feb 2
Johan[nes A] Kaart, Dutch actor (My Fair Lady), dies at 78 
Feb 2
Maurice Jacobson, composer, dies at 80 
Feb 2
Johan Kaart, Malle gevallen 
Feb 3
Neville Lindsay, cricketer (S Afr batsman in Test v Aust 1921), dies 
Feb 5
Roger Livesey, actor (Drum, Vice Versa, Col Blimp), dies at 69 
Feb 5
Rudy Pompilli, American musician (Bill Haley and His Comets) (b. 1926) 
Feb 5
Romaine Callender, Mademoiselle Fifi 
Feb 5
Rudy Pompilli, The London Rock and Roll Show 
Feb 6
Vince Guaraldi, jazz pianist (Charlie Brown TV specials), dies at 43 
Feb 6
Ritwik Ghatak, The Golden Thread 
Feb 9
Percy Faith, Canadian musician (b. 1908) 
Feb 10
Ruth Nadel, Racing Fever 
Feb 10
Vincent Donahue, Joan of Arc 
Feb 11
Alice Allen, actress (Call of the Hills), dies 
Feb 11
Charlie Naughton, actor (Frozen Limits), dies at 89 
Feb 11
Lee J Cobb, actor (12 Angry Men, On the Waterfront), dies at 64 
Feb 11
Alexander Lippisch, German scientist (b. 1894) 
Feb 11
Frank Arnau, German writer (b. 1894) 
Feb 11
Fortunato Misiano, Marechiaro 
Feb 12
James Clifton Williams, composer (Sinfonians), dies at 52 
Feb 12
Sal Mineo, actor (Exodus, Rebel Without a Cause), stabbed at 37 
Feb 13
General Murtala Mohammed, head of Nigeria, killed during a coup 
Feb 13
Lily Pons, French/US soprano/opera diva (Met Opera), dies at 71 
Feb 17
Jean Servais, Belgian actor (Every Man is My Enemy), dies at 65 
Feb 17
Johan[nes A] Card, actor/stage manager (My Fair Lady), dies at 78 
Feb 18
Anton Betzner, writer, dies at 81 
Feb 18
Eddie Dowling, composer (Anywhere USA), dies at 81 
Feb 18
Joseph Henabery, actor/director (Cobra), dies at 88 
Feb 18
Joseph Henabery, Cobra 
Feb 20
Kathryn Kuhlman, religious leader/faith healer, dies 
Feb 21
Florence Ballard, rocker (Supremes), dies at 32 
Feb 21
Frieda Inescort, Scottish actress (Meet Corliss Archer), dies at 74 
Feb 21
Wlodzimierz Miklasinski, Linia 
Feb 22
Angela Baddeley, actress (Speckled Band), dies at 71 
Feb 22
Florence Ballard, rocker (Supremes), dies of a heart attack at 32 
Feb 22
Michael Polany, Hungarians/English chemist/sociologist, dies at 84 
Feb 22
Angela Baddeley, Tom Jones 
Feb 23
Fuzzy Knight, actor (Gun Town, Ragtime Cowboy Joe), dies at 74 
Feb 23
L S Lowry, painter, dies 
Feb 23
LS Lowry, English artist dies (b. 1887) 
Feb 23
Jack Gordon, Crime, Inc. 
Feb 24
Charles Wilfred Orr, composer, dies at 82 
Feb 24
H Allen Smith, TV host (Armchair Detective), dies at 69 
Feb 24
Julian Rivero, actor (Via Pony Express), dies at 85 
Feb 28
Ferdinand Khittl, Das magische Band 
Mar 1
Jean Martinon, French conductor/composer, dies at 66 
Mar 2
Max Golden, The Luck of the Irish 
Mar 3
Alfred Sendrey, composer, dies at 92 
Mar 3
Doris Hill, Tangled Destinies 
Mar 4
Walter H. Schottky, German physicist (b. 1886) 
Mar 4
Otto Niedermoser, Der Engel mit der Posaune 
Mar 6
"Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, leight heavy weight boxing champ (1930-34), dies at 71 
Mar 7
Erwin Kroll, composer, dies at 90 
Mar 7
Wright Patman, American politician (b. 1893) 
Mar 8
Alfons Rebane, Estonian military commander (b. 1908) 
Mar 12
Ossi Korhonen, Dancing on Graves 
Mar 13
Willy Alfredo, [Willem Jue], Dutch comedian/poet, dies at 77 
Mar 14
Alberta Franklin, silent screen actress, dies at 79 
Mar 14
Busby Berkeley, US choreographer/dir (Strike Up the Band), dies at 80 
Mar 14
Martha Saalfeldt, writer, dies 
Mar 17
Luchino Visconti di Modrone, It director (Terra Diaeresis), dies at 69 
Mar 18
James McCartney, father of Paul McCartney, dies at 73 
Mar 18
Robert de Roos, composer, dies at 69 
Mar 18
Giuseppe Genco Russo, Sicilian mafioso (b. 1893) 
Mar 19
George Sklavos, composer, dies at 87 
Mar 19
Paul Kossoff, rock guitarist (Free), dies of heart failure at 25 
Mar 19
Albert Dieudonné, French actor and novelist (b. 1889) 
Mar 19
Ed Oliver, Easy to Love 
Mar 20
Michael Goodliffe, actor (Gorgon, 7th Dawn, Way Out), dies at 61 
Mar 20
Joël Colin, The Bonnie Parker Story 
Mar 22
Yoshie Fujiwara, Koun no isu 
Mar 24
Bernard L Montgomery, British General, defeated Rommel, dies at 88 
Mar 24
Nelson Case, TV host (Trash or Treasure), dies at 66 
Mar 24
Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Alamein, British Field Marshal, Alton, Hampshire 
Mar 24
Arvid Nilssen, Hjelp - vi får leilighet! 
Mar 24
Nelson Case, Give and Take 
Mar 25
Imre Farkas, Iglói diákok 
Mar 26
Richard Arlen, actor (Apache Uprising, Wings), dies at 75 
Mar 26
Josef Albers, German artist (b. 1888) 
Mar 26
Lin Yutang, Chinese writer (b. 1895) 
Mar 28
Wladyslaw Jarema, Struktura krysztalu 
Mar 28
Richard Arlen, Wings 
Mar 30
Jacqueline Royaards-Sandberg, actress (Hostage Rights), dies at 99 
Mar 31
Paul Strand, American photographer (b. 1890) 
Apr 1
Freddie Lennon, father of John Lennon (Beatles), dies at 63 
Apr 1
Max Ernst, German/French surrealist painter/sculptor, dies at 85 
Apr 1
Miroslav Ponc, composer, dies at 73 
Apr 1
S Constantine Timoshenko, Russian marshal, dies at 75 
Apr 1
Irving Fineman, Rome Adventure 
Apr 2
Ray Teal, actor (Sheriff Roy Coffee-Bonanza), dies at 74 
Apr 2
Ray Teal, Judgment at Nuremberg 
Apr 2
Taos Amrouche, Ramparts of Clay 
Apr 3
Maurice Johnstone, composer, dies at 75 
Apr 4
Harry Nyquist, Swedish contributor to information theory (b. 1889) 
Apr 4
George Pastell, From Russia with Love 
Apr 5
Howard Hughes, reclusive billionaire, dies at 72 
Apr 5
Wilder Penfield, Canadian surgeon (b. 1891) 
Apr 5
Robert Lord, Gold Diggers of 1935 
Apr 6
Ruth P Thomson, writer, dies 
Apr 6
Sidney Franklin, American bullfighter (b. 1903) 
Apr 7
Mary Margaret McBride, TV hostess (Mary Margaret McBride), dies at 76 
Apr 8
Phil Ochs, rock producer (Joe Hill), dies at 35 
Apr 9
Akio Yashiro, composer, dies at 46 
Apr 9
Phil Ochs, singer (Draft Dodger Rag), commits suicide at 35 
Apr 9
Saneatsu Mushakoji, Episode #1.313 
Apr 9
Saneatsu Mushanokôji, Gendai nihon bungaku junrei 
Apr 11
Liam Dunn, dies a 59 
Apr 12
Paul Ford, actor (Phil Silvers Show), dies at 74 
Apr 14
Maude Prickett, actress (Rosie-Hazel), dies at 60 
Apr 14
José Revueltas, Mexican writer (b. 1914) 
Apr 15
Gerald Smith, antisemite/catholic (Natl Christian Crusade), dies at 78 
Apr 16
Frank Paul Sylos, Suddenly 
Apr 17
Jean-Jacques Gailliard, Belgian painter, dies at 85 
Apr 17
Henrik Dam, Danish biochemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1895) 
Apr 18
Percy Julian, holder of more than 138 chemical patents, dies at 78 
Apr 18
Mahmoud Younis, Suez Canal nationalization Engineer (b. 1911) 
Apr 18
James Drake, Target Earth 
Apr 19
Forrest Judd, Monsoon 
Apr 22
Frutuoso de Lima Viana, composer, dies at 79 
Apr 22
Joe David Brown, Paper Moon 
Apr 22
Wladyslaw Olszyn, Deszczowy lipiec 
Apr 23
James Flavin, actor (Man With a Camera), dies at 69 
Apr 23
Ronald Radd, actor (King Lear, Up Jumped a Swagman), dies at 47 
Apr 23
Shimen Ruskin, actor (Meyer-Corner Bar), dies at 68 
Apr 23
Ronald Radd, The Offence 
Apr 24
Mark Tobey, US abstract painter, (Broadway Norm), dies at 85 
Apr 25
Carol Reed, director (Agony & Ecstasy), dies 
Apr 25
Margaret Bannerman, actress (Great Defender), dies at 79 
Apr 25
Carl Ekberg, Citizen Kane 
Apr 26
Allan Jackson, newscaster (Youth Takes a Stand), dies at 60 
Apr 26
Neil McCallum, actor (Pete-Saber of London), dies at 45 
Apr 26
Sid James, South African-born British comedian, dies at 62 
Apr 27
Berndt Carlberg, Voi meitä! Anoppi tulee. 
Apr 27
Carlos Villarías, Drácula 
Apr 28
Eugen Roth, writer, dies at 81 
Apr 29
Wilhelm Maler, composer, dies at 73 
Apr 29
Munawar Zarif, Dracula in Pakistan 
Apr 29
Edvard Drabløs, Nine Lives 
Apr 30
Edvard Fliflet Braein, composer, dies at 51 
May 1
Rex O'Malley, actor (Camille, Zara, Midnight, Thief), dies at 75 
May 1
Alexandros Panagoulis, Greek poet who fought the military junta in Greece (b. 1939) 
May 1
T.R.M. Howard, civil rights leader, entrepreneur, surgeon (b. 1908) 
May 2
Vladimir Kamsky, The Forty-first 
May 3
David Bruce, dies at 62 
May 3
Ernie Nevers, college fullback (Stanford), dies at 72 
May 5
Thomas Burnett Swann, sci-fi author (Day of Minotaur), dies at 47 
May 5
Robert Pittack, The Sin of Harold Diddlebock 
May 6
Karel M J F Cruysberghs, Flemish author (On the Pulpit), dies at 85 
May 8
Alan Baxter, dies at 67 
May 8
Ulrike Meinhof, lead Germany Red Army Faction, dies 
May 8
Frank Smith, Air Power 
May 9
Raymond Chevreuille, Belgian composer, dies at 74 
May 9
Valentino Bucchi, composer, dies at 59 
May 9
Jens Bjørneboe, Norwegian author (b. 1920) 
May 10
George Curzon, dies at 77 
May 10
Elias Aslaksen, Leader of Smith's Friends (b. 1888) 
May 10
Lucile Browne, Texas Terror 
May 10
Sven-Eric Gamble, While the City Sleeps 
May 11
Alvar Aalto, architect (Finlandia House), dies at 78 
May 11
Camille Schmit, composer, dies at 68 
May 11
J Anaya, Bolivian military/ambassador to France, murdered 
May 11
Si Rose, Pufnstuf 
May 11
Serafima Birman, Ivan the Terrible, Part I 
May 14
Keith Relf, rock vocalist (Yardbirds), electrocuted at 33 
May 15
Samuel Eliot Morison, US historian (Admiral of Ocean Sea), dies at 88 
May 17
Hermann Warm, Vampyr 
May 19
Emanuil Pangelov, Kaloyan 
May 20
Syd Howe, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1911) 
May 20
Zelmar Michelini, Uruguayan politician, member of the Christian-Democrat party, and Héctor Gutiérrez Ruiz "disappeared" 
May 21
Sulo Nikolai Salonen, composer, dies at 77 
May 23
Henry Cecil, Brothers in Law 
May 24
Henk Lankhorst, pacifist/Dutch MP (PSP), dies at 62 
May 24
Melle J Oldeboerrigter ("Melle"), painter/cartoonist, dies at 65 
May 26
Martin Heidegger, German philosopher (Holzweg), dies at 86 
May 26
Juan Maino, Chilean leader of MAPU, "disappeared" 
May 27
Ruth McDevitt, actress (Jo-All in the Family), dies at 80 
May 28
Steffan Danielsen, Faroese painter (b. 1922) 
May 28
Fred Segal, A Change of Seasons 
May 29
Sheree Winton, Terry-Thomas 
May 30
Max Carey, American baseball player (b. 1890) 
May 30
Max Carey,  
May 31
Jacques Monod, French biochemist, dies 
May 31
Martha Mitchell wife of former Att Gen John Mitchell, dies in NY at 57 
Jun 1
Pieter Balledux, actor/stage manager/resistance fighter, dies at 89 
Jun 1
Joseph A. Neville, Home in Indiana 
Jun 2
Alan Dewitt, actor (Mr Tyler-It's About Time), dies at 52 
Jun 2
Bartoes, [Albertus J Wijstma], cabaret performer/comic, dies at 73 
Jun 2
Juan José Torres, former President of Bolivia, assassinated in the frame of Operation Condor 
Jun 4
Scott Whitaker, Ancient America Speaks 
Jun 4
Arnold Tovornik, Three Quarters of a Sun 
Jun 5
Walter Field, entertainer, dies at 101 
Jun 5
Violet Wilkey, American actress (b. 1903) 
Jun 5
Hans Georg Schütz, Mit Familienanschluss 
Jun 6
J. Paul Getty, oil magnate/billionaire, dies at 83 
Jun 6
Victor Varconi, actor (Divine Lady, King of Kings), dies at 85 
Jun 7
Bobby Hackett, jazz cornetist/orchestra leader (Air time '57), dies at 61 
Jun 9
James A Farley, US Postmaster General (1932-38), dies at 88 
Jun 9
Paul T B Rodenko, Dutch poet/writer (Never Marry a Witch), dies at 55 
Jun 9
Sybil Thorndike, actress (Melba, Major Barbara), dies at 93 
Jun 10
Adolph Zukor, Hungarian/US fur trader/movie producer, dies at 103 
Jun 10
Stewart Reburn, Second Fiddle 
Jun 11
Jim Konstanty, American baseball player (b. 1917) 
Jun 12
Arlene Harris, Hitchhike to Happiness 
Jun 12
Avice Landone, The Leather Boys 
Jun 13
Don Bolles, US journalist (against Arizona), dies 
Jun 15
Jimmy Dykes, baseball player and manager (b. 1896) 
Jun 15
Jimmy Dykes, The Stratton Story 
Jun 16
Francis E Meloy Jr, US ambassador to Lebanon, kidnapped & killed 
Jun 16
Victor Dalby Lord, ficticious character on One Life to Live, dies 
Jun 19
John Boland, The League of Gentlemen 
Jun 20
Lou Klein, American baseball player (b. 1918) 
Jun 20
Frances McCoy, Soup to Nuts 
Jun 21
Margaret Herrick, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences director (b. 1902) 
Jun 25
Johnny Mercer, US songwriter (That old Black Magic), dies at 66 
Jun 25
Jay Jostyn, Goodbye, Columbus 
Jun 28
Stanley Baker, actor (Accident, Guns of Navarone), dies at 49 
Jun 29
Leonora Summers, entertainer, dies 
Jun 29
Valentin Sinichenko, Minuvshie dni 
Jun 29
Jesse Fuller, The Great White Hope 
Jun 29
Leonora Summers, Hoboken to Hollywood 
Jun 30
Firpo Marberry, baseball player (b. 1898) 
Jul 1
Anneliese Michel, German woman said to be possessed by demons (b. 1952) 
Jul 2
Frances Howard, actress (Swan, Shock Punch), dies at 73 
Jul 2
Peggy Murray, The Illiac Passion 
Jul 3
Hans Bentz van den Berg, Dutch actor (Last Train), dies at 58 
Jul 3
Han Bentz van den Berg, De laatste trein 
Jul 4
Yonatan Netanyahu, Israel commander killed freeing Israeli hostages during Operation Entebbe in Uganda aged 30 
Jul 4
Antoni Słonimski, Polish poet (b. 1895) 
Jul 4
Roy Maypole, The Sniper 
Jul 4
Hervé Sand, The Things of Life 
Jul 5
Agnete Kamban, Det sovende hus 
Jul 6
Fritz Lenz, German geneticist (b. 1887) 
Jul 7
Gustav Heinemann, German president, dies at 76 
Jul 7
Norman Foster, dies at 75 
Jul 7
Walter Giesler, American soccer coach (b. 1910) 
Jul 7
Norman Foster, Davy Crockett and the River Pirates 
Jul 10
Dick Dana, Top Banana 
Jul 12
Ted Mack, TV host (Original Amateur Hour), dies at 72 
Jul 12
James Wong Howe, The Thin Man 
Jul 12
Ted Mack, Episode dated 15 May 1949 
Jul 13
Max Butting, composer, dies at 87 
Jul 13
Frederick Hawksworth, GWR Chief mechanical engineer. (b. 1884) 
Jul 13
Joachim Peiper, German military leader (SS, by assassination; b. 1915) 
Jul 14
Varma Lahtinen, Aliisa 
Jul 15
Paul William Gallico, writer, dies at 78 
Jul 15
Paul Gallico, Poseidon 
Jul 16
Carmelo Soria, Spanish diplomat assassinated in 1976 by the Chilean DINA 
Jul 17
Louis Cortina, Around the World in Eighty Days 
Jul 19
Gene Roth, actor (Rosie, Tormented, Nightfall), dies at 73 
Jul 19
Sal Tas, Dutch journalist, dies at 70 
Jul 20
Tom Lowry, cricketer (early New Zealand Test captain), dies 
Jul 20
Joseph Rochefort,  
Jul 21
Christopher Ewart-Biggs, British ambassador to Ireland, assassinated 
Jul 23
Wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64 
Jul 23
Paul Morand, Hécate 
Jul 24
Leo Shuken, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 
Jul 26
John L. Murphy, The Freshman 
Jul 27
Ray Brennan, becomes 1st to, die of "Legionnaire's Disease" 
Jul 28
Jacob Soetendorp, rabbi, dies at 62 
Jul 28
Lucie Mannheim, actress (39 Steps), dies at 77 
Jul 28
Charlotte Susa, Zwei Menschen 
Jul 29
Mickey Cohen, American gangster (b. 1913) 
Jul 30
Emil Solomon "Solly" Sachs, South African socialist, dies in London 
Jul 30
Anna Kolomiytseva, Private Ivan 
Jul 31
Elaine Ramsey, The Sin of Harold Diddlebock 
Aug 2
Fritz Lang, director (Cloak & Dagger, Metropolis), dies at 85 
Aug 2
Evangelina Sobredo, Three Days with the Family 
Aug 2
Fritz Lang, M 
Aug 4
Enrique Angelelli, Argentine bishop 
Aug 4
Roy Herbert Thomson, Canadian publisher (b. 1894) 
Aug 4
Steve Benton, You Can't Run Away from It 
Aug 5
Adrian Roland Holst, poet (Past the Roads), dies at 88 
Aug 5
Lu Säuberlich, Der amerikanische Traum 
Aug 6
Gregor Piatigorsky, Russian cellist, dies at 73 
Aug 7
Cecil Weston, actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 86 
Aug 7
Murvyn Vye, actor (Bob Cummings Show), dies at 63 
Aug 7
Helge Pahlman, Episode dated 3 April 1976 
Aug 8
John Roselli, hired by CIA to kill Castro, found murdered 
Aug 9
Jose Lezama Lima, Cuban poet/novelist, dies at 65 
Aug 9
Max Vredenburg, composer, dies at 72 
Aug 9
Jesse Ashlock, Montana Plains 
Aug 9
Johnny Roselli,  
Aug 10
Bert Oldfield, cricketer (54 Tests, 52 stumpings), dies 
Aug 10
Ray "Crash" Corrigan, cowboy (Crash Corrigan's Ranch), dies at 74 
Aug 12
Thomas Edward Driberg, 1st baron Bradwell, journalist, dies 
Aug 13
Viktor Tourjansky, Herod the Great 
Aug 13
Robert North, In Old California 
Aug 14
Werner Bräunig, Aus unserer Zeit 
Aug 15
Jean P J C Haesaert, Flemish lawyer/sociologist, dies at 84 
Aug 16
Beppie Nooij Jr, Dutch actress (Rooie Sien), dies at 83 
Aug 16
Geraldo José de Almeida, Uma Pulga na Balança 
Aug 17
Murvyn Vye, actor (Road to Bali, Escape to Burma), dies at 63 
Aug 17
William Redfield, actor (Jimmy Hughes Rookie Cop), dies at 48 
Aug 19
Alastair Sim, actor (Christmas Carol, Green for Danger), dies at 75 
Aug 19
Jeno Kenessey, composer, dies at 70 
Aug 19
Ken Wadsworth, cricketer (Exciting NZ keeper), dies of cancer at 29 
Aug 20
Phyllis Konstam, actress (Murder, Skin Game), dies at 69 
Aug 21
Ken James, cricketer (kept wicket for NZ in 11 Tests), dies 
Aug 22
Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, pres of Brazil (1955-60), dies at 73 
Aug 22
Oskar Brusewitz, East German vicar, sets self on fire 
Aug 22
Gina Bachauer, Greek pianist (b. 1913) 
Aug 23
Vladimir Roudenko, Napoleon 
Aug 24
Michael Dewar Head, composer, dies at 76 
Aug 25
Eyvind Johnson, Swedish author (Nobel-1974), dies at 76 
Aug 25
Perc Hornibrook, cricketer (6 Tests 1928-30, 17 wickets), dies 
Aug 26
Lotte (Krause-)Lehmann, German soprano (More than singing), dies at 88 
Aug 26
Warner Anderson, actor (Doctor, Lineup, Peyton Place), dies at 65 
Aug 26
Lotte Lehmann, Big City 
Aug 26
Warner Anderson, Destination Moon 
Aug 27
Mukesh, Indian playback singer (b. 1923) 
Aug 27
Ángel Garasa, The Little Priest 
Aug 29
Anissa Jones, actress (Buffy-Family Affair), ODs at 18 
Aug 29
Jimmy Reed, rocker, dies of epileptic seizure at 50 
Aug 29
Kazi Nazrul Islam, Bengali poet, musician, revolutionary and philosopher (b. 1899) 
Aug 31
Kornelis H Miskotte, theologist (If the Gods Keep Silent), dies at 81 
Aug 31
Harry Bergvall, Havets melodi 
Sep 2
Stanisław Grochowiak, Polish writer (b. 1934) 
Sep 2
Renato Pinciroli, L'Avventura 
Sep 4
George Groves, The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms 
Sep 5
A E R Gilligan, cricketer (11 Tests for England 1922-25), dies 
Sep 5
Dick Irving Hyland, Night Song 
Sep 6
Carolyn Jones, Love Variations 
Sep 8
Assen Karastoyanov, composer, dies at 83 
Sep 8
Joaquin Zamacois Soler, composer, dies at 81 
Sep 9
Mao Zedong, Chinese revolutionary & Chairman of the Communist Party of China (1949-76), dies of a heart attack at 82 
Sep 10
Dalton Trumbo, US writer/director (Johnny Got His Gun), dies at 70 
Sep 10
Dorothy Devore, actress (Newscast, Senor Daredevil), dies at 77 
Sep 10
George Baxter, actor (Flying Saucer, Lili, Caged), dies at 71 
Sep 10
Mordecai Johnson, 1st black president of Howard U, dies at 86 
Sep 11
Jan Kunc, composer, dies at 93 
Sep 13
Albert Tessier, French Canadian priest, historian and film maker (b. 1895) 
Sep 13
Armand Mondou, French Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1905) 
Sep 15
Josef Sudek, Zít svuj zivot 
Sep 15
Sigizmund Navrotsky, Zigmund Kolosovskiy 
Sep 16
Richard Keith, California's First Schoolmarm 
Sep 19
Cosette Lee, Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile 
Sep 20
Johan Boskamp, opera singer/actor, dies at 83 
Sep 21
Orlando Letelier, minister Chile, dies 
Sep 22
Janice Hood, Time Out for Lessons 
Sep 24
Bruno VeSota, actor/director (Chopper, Teenage Doll), dies at 54 
Sep 24
Romney Brent, actor/writer (Dinner at the Ritz), dies at 74 
Sep 24
Gerda Calander, Release the Prisoners to Spring 
Sep 26
Lavoslav Ružička, Croatian chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1887) 
Sep 28
Jaroslav Gleich, Loupezník 
Sep 28
Ed Crowder, The Disorderly Orderly 
Sep 30
Louis Fourestier, composer, dies at 84 
Sep 30
Aage Fønss, Holger Danske 
Oct 1
Irja Elstelä, Women of Niskavuori 
Oct 4
Alexander Gray, singer (This is Music), dies at 74 
Oct 5
Barbara Nichols, actress (Pajama Game, Loved One), dies at 46 
Oct 5
Lars Onsager, Norwegian chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1903) 
Oct 5
Taijun Takeda, Violence at Noon 
Oct 6
Gilbert Ryle, British philosopher (b. 1900) 
Oct 7
Nikolai Lopatnikoff, composer, dies at 73 
Oct 8
Maria Menninger-Polt-Sauruck, Bellaria - So lange wir leben! 
Oct 9
Walter Warlimont, German General WWII (b. 1894) 
Oct 10
Connee Boswell, singer (Pete Kelly's Blue), dies at 68 
Oct 10
Silvana Armenulic, Yugoslavian folk singer (b. 1939) 
Oct 11
Connie Boswell, actress (Artists & Models), dies at 68 
Oct 11
Alfredo Bracchi, Italian author (b. 1897) 
Oct 11
Júlia Majláth, Csinibaba 
Oct 12
Alvin G. Manuel, Rough Night in Jericho 
Oct 14
Edith Evans, actress (Tom Jones, Scrooge, Chalk Garden), dies at 88 
Oct 14
Ace Dehne, The Texas Marshal 
Oct 15
Carlo Gambino, Italian-American gangster, dies of a heart attack at 74 
Oct 16
Stanley Horsley, Around the World in Eighty Days 
Oct 16
David S. Horsley, The Killers 
Oct 18
Kavi Samrat Viswanatha Satyanarayana, Telugu writer (b. 1895) 
Oct 18
Horst Kube, Köpfchen, Kamerad 
Oct 18
Jaime Salvador, Raquel's Shoeshiner 
Oct 20
Slavko Vorkapich, The Life and Death of 9413, a Hollywood Extra 
Oct 21
Mercedes Pinto, El 
Oct 23
Leonard Lee, US R&B-singer (Shirley & Lee-I'm Gone), dies at 40 
Oct 23
John Irwin, Kaleidoscope 
Oct 23
Rolf Bengtsson, För tapperhet i tält 
Oct 24
Richard Sturzenegger, composer, dies at 70 
Oct 25
Raymond Queneau, [M Presle], French writer (Last Days), dies at 73 
Oct 25
Raymond Queneau, Death in the Garden 
Oct 26
Deryck Victor Cooke, composer, dies at 57 
Oct 29
Margo Lungreen, The Johnny Shanks Story 
Oct 29
Princess Livingston, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls 
Oct 29
Gloria Hope, Tess of the Storm Country 
Oct 31
Linda Watkins, actress (From Hell it Came, Harpy), dies at 68 
Oct 31
Rosanne Coyle, There Goes My Heart 
Oct 31
Bruno Uher, Die Ballade vom Franz und der Marie 
Oct 31
Stanislawa Piasecka, Zakazane piosenki 
Nov 1
Oscar Beregi Jr, actor (Young Frankenstein, Panic in City), dies at 58 
Nov 1
Oscar Beregi Jr., Young Frankenstein 
Nov 1
Oscar Egede-Nissen, Valfångare 
Nov 1
Jerry Högstedt, Seventh Heaven 
Nov 3
John Nelson, Live Like a Millionaire 
Nov 6
Václav Ctvrtek, Jak odesla spát az do jara 
Nov 8
Gottfried Von Cramm,  
Nov 9
Billy Halop, actor (Bert Munson-All in the Family), dies at 56 
Nov 10
Viktor Kurochkin, Na voyne, kak na voyne 
Nov 11
Alexander Calder, US sculptor, dies at 78 
Nov 11
E Q Davies, cricketer (9 runs & 7 wickets in 5 Tests for S Afr), dies 
Nov 12
Walter Hamor Piston, US composer, dies at 82 
Nov 12
Mikhail Iosifovich Gurevich, Russian aircraft designer (b. 1893) 
Nov 12
Walter Piston, A Tribute to Teachers 
Nov 13
Klára Rotschild, Children's Sicknesses 
Nov 13
Saax Bradbury, The Turning Point 
Nov 14
Frank Kowalski, The Ballad of Cable Hogue 
Nov 14
Erich Claunigk, Roses for the Prosecutor 
Nov 15
Jean Gabin, French actor (Quai des Brumes), dies at 72 
Nov 15
Eduard Sekler, In Zivil 
Nov 17
Victor Alessandro, composer, dies at 60 
Nov 18
Man Ray, US artist (Dada), dies at 86 
Nov 18
Eigil Reimers, I dag begynder livet 
Nov 19
Sir Basil Spence, British architect (b. 1907) 
Nov 19
Basil Spence, Out of Burning: The Rebirth of Coventry Cathderal 
Nov 20
Trofim Lysenko, Stalinist biologist (b. 1898) 
Nov 21
Niles Welch, actor (Cornered), dies at 88 
Nov 21
Valentin Vaala, Omena putoaa 
Nov 22
Rupert Davies, actor (Zeppelin, Oblong Box), dies at 59 
Nov 23
Andre Malraux, [Berger], author (Conquerors)/min of Culture, dies at 75 
Nov 25
Stefan Bulejko, Z mého zivota 
Nov 27
Carl-Axel Söderström, Im Auto durch zwei Welten 
Nov 28
Robert Fleming, composer, dies at 55 
Nov 28
Rosalind Russell, actress (Mame), dies of cancer at 68 
Nov 28
Max Wiederanders, Sterbende Völker - 2. Brennendes Meer 
Nov 29
Godfrey Cambridge, actor (Watermelon Man), dies at 43 
Nov 29
Judith Lowry, actress (Effect of Gamma Rays ...), dies at 86 
Nov 29
Godfrey Cambridge, Cotton Comes to Harlem 
Nov 30
Fritz Rasp, actor (Diary of a Lost Girl), dies at 85 
Nov 30
Tom Quine, The Party 
Dec 2
Danny Murtaugh, baseball manager (Pittsburgh Pirates), dies at 59 
Dec 2
William Tannen, actor (Jailhouse Rock, Sitting Bull), dies at 65 
Dec 2
Phyllis Monkman, Her Heritage 
Dec 3
Mary Nash, actress (Phila Story, Till the Clouds Roll By), dies at 91 
Dec 3
Mary Nash, The Philadelphia Story 
Dec 4
Benjamin Britten, British composer (Beggar's Opera), dies at 63 
Dec 4
Tommy Bolin, rock guitarist (Deep Purple), dies of heroin overdose 
Dec 4
W. F. McCoy, Northern Irish politician (b. 1886) 
Dec 6
João Goulart, President of Brazil (b. 1918) 
Dec 6
João Goulart,  
Dec 8
Cathy Downs, My Darling Clementine 
Dec 9
Nino Martini, actor (Here's to Romance), dies at 71 
Dec 12
Jack Cassidy, actor (Oscar/Jetman-He & She), dies at 49 
Dec 12
Vinko Zganec, Croatian ethnomusicologist (b. 1890) 
Dec 13
Eduard Claudius, writer, dies 
Dec 14
Joe Popkin, Lilies of the Field 
Dec 14
J. Paul Popkin, Duel at Diablo 
Dec 14
Edward Glinski, Prawdziwy koniec wielkiej wojny 
Dec 16
George, a goose that lived to 49 years 8 months, dies 
Dec 16
Réal Caouette, French Canadian politician (Social Credit Party of Canada) (b. 1917) 
Dec 16
Ilse Fürstenberg, The Blue Angel 
Dec 18
George Emmett, cricketer (England opener v Aust Old Trafford 1948), dies 
Dec 18
Norbert Christian, Die Russen kommen 
Dec 20
Richard J Daley, (Mayor-D-Chicago), dies at 74 
Dec 20
Walter Fitzgerald, actor (Adv of Sadie, Fallen Idol), dies at 80 
Dec 20
Walter Fitzgerald, Treasure Island 
Dec 20
Ned Washington, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 
Dec 21
Edward Bartlett, cricketer (WI Test batsman in 5 Tests 1928-31), dies 
Dec 21
Harry Wolff, Betty Fools Dear Old Dad 
Dec 22
Slobodan Djuric, Izvinjavamo se, mnogo se izvinjavamo 
Dec 23
Frank Forest, actor (Big Broadcast of 1937, Champagne Waltz), dies 
Dec 23
Paul M Frank Forest, dies at 80 
Dec 23
Walter Bauer, writer, dies at 72 
Dec 24
Victor Stanitsin, actor (War & Peace, Jubilee), dies at 79 
Dec 24
Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza, heir to the throne of Portugal (b. 1907) 
Dec 25
Arthur Mitchell, cricketer (batted in 6 Tests for Eng 1933-36), dies 
Dec 25
Frankie Darro, actor (Radio Ranch, Valley of Wanted Men), dies at 58 
Dec 25
Irving Lerner, Murder by Contract 
Dec 25
Jose Portugal, Farewell to Youth 
Dec 26
Philip A Heart, (Sen-D-Mich), dies at 64 
Dec 26
Frances Raeburn, Seven Sweethearts 
Dec 26
Harold Cramp, Hazard House 
Dec 27
Ossi Kostia, Uuden vuoden yö 
Dec 28
Freddie King, rocker, dies at 42 
Dec 28
Katharine Byron, American politician (b. 1903) 
Dec 29
Ivo van Damme, Belgian 800/1500 m sprinter (Oly-silver-76), dies at 22 
Dec 30
James Boothe, Mean Girls 
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