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Notable Deaths - 1977

1977Charlie Chaplin, actor/comedian (Modern Times, The Kid), dies in Switzerland at 88

1977Erroll Garner, jazz pianist (Misty), dies at 53

1977Wernher von Braun, rocket scientist (V1/V2), dies at 65 of smoking

1977Noel Wien, American aviation pioneer (Wien Air Alaska), dies at 78

1977Groucho Marx, NYC, comedian (Marx Bros), dies in LA at 86

1977Elvis Presley, American musician, dies at Graceland at 42. Official cause of death is cardiac arrhythmia

1977 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 2
Erroll Garner, jazz pianist (Misty), dies at 53 
Jan 2
Errol Garner, American musician (b. 1921) 
Jan 3
Avraham Ofer, Israeli minister of housing, commits suicide 
Jan 3
Benno Stokvis, Dutch attorney/politician, dies at 75 
Jan 3
Carlo Gogodze, Magdana's Donkey 
Jan 3
Yutaka Abe, Taiyo no ko 
Jan 4
Julia Guzmán, Divorciadas 
Jan 5
Onslow Stevens, actor (Mr Fisher-This is the Life), dies at 74 
Jan 6
Alexander Akimoff, Double Jeopardy 
Jan 6
Alex Akimoff, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 
Jan 7
Bunker Spreckels, My Surfing Lucifer 
Jan 9
Alexey Kozlovsky, composer, dies at 71 
Jan 9
Hal Sawyer, TV host (Sawyer Views Hollywood), dies at 62 
Jan 9
Konstantin Isaev, Vas vyzyvaet Taymyr 
Jan 12
Henri-Georges Clouzot, director (Diabolique, Truth), dies at 69 
Jan 14
Anthony Eden, British premier (1955-57), dies at 79 
Jan 14
Peter Finch, actor (Network, Nun's Story, Judith), dies at 60 
Jan 14
Anaïs Nin, French author (b. 1903) 
Jan 14
Anaïs Nin, Henry & June 
Jan 17
Gary Gilmore, executed in Utah, 1st US execution since 1967 
Jan 18
Carl Zuckmayer, German/Swiss/US playwright (Second Wind), dies at 80 
Jan 18
Paul Nordoff, US composer (Frog Prince), dies at 67 
Jan 18
Yvonne Printemps, actress (Paris Waltz, Voyage to America), dies at 81 
Jan 19
Geraldine Brooks, actress (Faraday & Co, Dumplings), dies at 51 
Jan 20
Carl-Gunnar Wingård, En stilla flirt 
Jan 21
John Vincent, composer, dies at 74 
Jan 21
Zoltan Vasarhelyi, composer, dies at 76 
Jan 21
Sandro Penna, Italian poet (b. 1906) 
Jan 22
Ida Wasserman, De kersentuin 
Jan 22
Maysa Matarazzo, Carandiru 
Jan 23
Bernard "Toots" Shor, barkeeper, dies at 73 
Jan 25
Donald Kerr, actor (Devil Bat, Killer Bats), dies at 85 
Jan 26
Margaret Hayes, actress (Robert Montgomery Presents), dies at 61 
Jan 26
George Peckham, Little Women 
Jan 26
Margaret Hayes, Blackboard Jungle 
Jan 27
Walter Baldwin, actor (Gay Amigo), dies at 88 
Jan 28
Burt Mustin, actor (All in the Family, Andy Griffith Show), dies at 92 
Jan 29
E P "Buster" Nupen, cricketer (50 wickets for S Af, lost eye), dies 
Jan 29
Freddie Prinze, comedian/actor (Chico & the Man), shoots himself at 22 
Jan 30
Robert Paul Smith, The Tender Trap 
Jan 31
Daniel Mainwaring, Out of the Past 
Jan 31
Zbigniew Roman, Historia jednego mysliwca 
Feb 1
Edmond [Moore] Hamilton, US, sci-fi author (Danger Planet), dies at 72 
Feb 1
André Depauw, Het gekroonde paard 
Feb 3
Pauline Starke, actress (Dante's Inferno, Viking, Sun Up), dies at 76 
Feb 4
Brett Halliday, American writer (b. 1904) 
Feb 4
Seiji Haji, Sunae shibari - Morio Jûshirô: Kôhen 
Feb 5
Izaak Boleslavski, Russian chess player, dies at 67 
Feb 5
Oskar Klein, Swedish physicist (b. 1894) 
Feb 6
Hayri Esen, The Independence War 
Feb 7
Herman Dooyeweerd, Dutch philosopher/lawyer, dies at 82 
Feb 8
Eivind Groven, Norwegian composer and ethnomusicologist (b. 1901) 
Feb 8
Olinda Bozán, Dama de compañía 
Feb 9
Denys Amiel, French dramatist/playwright (Le mouton noir), dies at 92 
Feb 9
Gaus, an orangautan who lived to be 59 
Feb 9
Sergei Ilyushin, Russian airplane builder (Ilyushin), dies at 82 
Feb 9
Hugh Huntley, The Phantom Creeps 
Feb 9
Leonard St. Leo, Back from Shanghai 
Feb 10
Grace Mary Williams, composer, dies at 70 
Feb 10
Marcel Cauwenberg, Een engel van een man 
Feb 11
Louis J M Beel, Dutch premier (1946-48, 58-59), dies at 74 
Feb 12
Knut Hartwig, Ich für dich, du für mich 
Feb 13
Jack Gardner, actor (Wild Bill Hickok, 3 Russian Girls), dies at 77 
Feb 13
James Ford, Outcast 
Feb 13
Jack Gardner, Three Russian Girls 
Feb 17
Quincy Howe, newscaster (CBS Weekend News), dies at 76 
Feb 17
Janani Luwum, Ugandan Archbishop (b. 1922) 
Feb 18
Andy Devine, [Jeremiah Schwartz], actor (Andy's Gang), dies at 71 
Feb 18
Maria Realino, teacher (Botany of Curacao), dies at 87 
Feb 18
Ralph Graves, actor (Extra Girl), dies at 77 
Feb 18
Eitarô Shindô, Sansho the Bailiff 
Feb 19
Mike González, Cuban baseball player (b. 1890) 
Feb 19
Anthony Crosland, British politician (b. 1918) 
Feb 21
Sandra Morgan, Notorious 
Feb 22
Edith Barrett, actress (Molly & Me, Ghost Ship), dies at 64 
Feb 22
Jack O'Connor, cricketer (batted in 4 Tests for England 1929-30), dies 
Feb 25
Hugh Brooke, This Is My Love 
Feb 25
Patricia Haines, Blood Beast from Outer Space 
Feb 26
Bukka White, rocker, dies at 43 
Feb 26
Maxime Jacob, composer, dies at 71 
Feb 27
Allison Hayes, actress (Attack of 50 Foot Woman), dies at 47 
Feb 27
John Dickson Carr, American author (b. 1905) 
Feb 27
Atsushi Watanabe, Seven Samurai 
Feb 28
Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, comedian (Jack Benny Show), dies at 71 
Mar 3
Percy Marmont, actor (Secret Agent, Lisbon), dies at 93 
Mar 3
Elva Nelson, Along Came Auntie 
Mar 4
Andrés Caicedo, Colombian writer (b. 1951) 
Mar 4
Toma Caragiu, Romanian actor (b. 1925) 
Mar 4
Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, German politician and former Chancellor of Germany (b. 1887) 
Mar 4
Alexandru Bocanet, Gloria nu cînta 
Mar 4
Timmy Everett, The Music Man 
Mar 5
Lockrem Johnson, composer, dies at 52 
Mar 5
Moses Pergament, composer, dies at 83 
Mar 5
Tom Pryce, Welsh Formula One driver (b. 1949) 
Mar 5
Jansen Van Vuuren, Dutch volunteer safety marshall at the 1977 South African Grand Prix 
Mar 8
Henry Hull, actor (Werewolf of London, Boys Town), dies at 86 
Mar 10
E Power Biggs, English organist/composer (CBS), dies at 70 
Mar 10
Pieter Jan Bouman, Dutch sociologist/historian, dies at 74 
Mar 10
Willem Schermerhorn, Dutch premier (1945-46), dies at 82 
Mar 11
Alberto Rodriguez Larreta, Argentine racing driver (b. 1934) 
Mar 11
Ulysses S. Grant IV, American geologist (b. 1893) 
Mar 13
Fanie Lou Hamer, freedom fighter, dies 
Mar 13
Jan Patocka, Czech philosopher, dies in prison 
Mar 13
Georgiy Babenko, Ivan Franko 
Mar 14
Fannie Lou Hamer, American civil rights activist (b. 1917) 
Mar 15
Kamal Joemblat, Lebanese politician, murdered 
Mar 15
Antonino Rocca, Argentine professional wrestler 
Mar 15
Hubert Aquin, Quebec novelist, political activist and editor (b. 1929) 
Mar 15
Jos Gevers, Passeurs d'or 
Mar 17
Runar Schauman, Nog minns vi dig 
Mar 17
Luigi Freddi, Monte Miracolo 
Mar 18
Marien Ngouabi, president of Congo-Brazzaville, murdered 
Mar 18
José Carlos Pace, Brazilian racing driver (b. 1944) 
Mar 18
Howard Cantonwine, Merry Go Round of 1938 
Mar 22
A.K. Gopalan, Indian communist leader (b. 1904) 
Mar 23
Aleksander Dzwonkowski, The Promised Land 
Mar 23
Joëlle Bernard, Diary of a Chambermaid 
Mar 24
Saburo Moroi, composer, dies at 73 
Mar 25
Eugen Szenkar, Jardim do Pecado 
Mar 25
Nunnally Johnson, The Grapes of Wrath 
Mar 26
Max Adalbert Schleyer, Die heilige Johanna 
Mar 27
Diana Hyland, actress (Peyton Place, 8 is Enough), dies at 41 
Mar 27
Eve Meyer, X actress (Immoral Mr Teas), dies in a plane crash at 46 
Mar 27
Lodewijk de Vocht, composer, dies at 89 
Mar 27
A. P. Hamann, American politician 
Mar 27
Eve Meyer, Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! 
Mar 30
Levko Mykolayevich Revutsky, composer, dies at 88 
Mar 30
Abdel Halim Hafez, Egyptian singer and actor (b. 1929) 
Mar 30
Abdel Halim Hafez, Abi foq al-Shagara 
Apr 3
Jack Ryder, cricketer (20 Tests for Aust, 1394 runs), dies 
Apr 3
Jacques Denoël, Strangers in the House 
Apr 3
Ursula Grabley, Hals- und Beinbruch 
Apr 4
Jeno Zador, composer, dies at 82 
Apr 4
Ivan Bell, A Gift from the Chief 
Apr 4
Art Klein, Operation Bottleneck 
Apr 5
John Marriott, dies at 83 
Apr 5
Robert Ronan, Klute 
Apr 5
Eugene Zador, Ben-Hur 
Apr 7
Siegfried Buback, German FR procureur-genl, murdered attorney-general 
Apr 7
Frank N. Seltzer, Terror in a Texas Town 
Apr 7
Karl Ritter, Patriots 
Apr 8
Frank Milan, actor (Witness), dies at 71 
Apr 8
Igor Pretnar, Idealist 
Apr 10
Eila Pellinen, Eskon päivät 
Apr 10
John Mogensen, Speed Walking 
Apr 11
Jacques Prévert, French poet and screenwriter (b. 1900) 
Apr 12
Philip K Wrigley, baseball owner (Chicago Cubs), dies at 82 
Apr 13
Daniil Ilchenko, And Quiet Flows the Don 
Apr 13
Frank Hotaling, The Searchers 
Apr 14
Riekus Waskowsky, Dutch poet, dies at 44 
Apr 14
Eratóstenes Frazão, Vamos Cantar 
Apr 17
Marjorie Gateson, actress (One Man's Family), dies at 86 
Apr 17
William Cardinal Conway, Northern Irish clergyman (b. 1913) 
Apr 17
Marjorie Gateson, The Sky's the Limit 
Apr 19
Aleksandr Barushnoy, 713 prosit posadku 
Apr 20
Bryan Foy, director/writer, dies at 80 
Apr 20
Len Johnson, cricketer (one Test for Australia, 3-66 & 3-8), dies 
Apr 20
Sepp Herberger, German football coach (b. 1897) 
Apr 20
Wilmer Allison, Starlit Days at the Lido 
Apr 20
Bryan Foy, House of Wax 
Apr 21
Gummo [Milton] Marx, US comic (Marx Brothers), dies at 84 
Apr 21
Joe Garland, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader 
Apr 22
Charles Sanford, orchestra leader (Your Show of Shows), dies at 71 
Apr 22
Ryan Davies, Ryan Davies 
Apr 24
Bernhard Thieme, Das hölzerne Kälbchen 
Apr 26
Sandro Giovannini, Un mandarino per Teo 
Apr 27
Stanley Adams, actor (Lillies of the Field, Thunder Alley), dies at 61 
Apr 27
Güner Sümer, Blood Money 
Apr 28
Ricardo Cortez, American actor and director (The Maltese Falcon), dies at 76 
Apr 28
Ricardo Cortez, The Maltese Falcon 
Apr 30
Clive Martin Douglas, composer, dies at 73 
May 1
Emmy Sturm, C.d.E. 
May 2
Isaura Bruno, O Jeca e a Freira 
May 2
Isidor Annensky, Marriage 
May 4
Lillian Kemble-Cooper, Gone with the Wind 
May 4
Otis Riggs, The School Dance 
May 5
Ludwig Erhard, German minister of Economic Affairs (CDU), dies at 80 
May 5
Julián Soler, Las cinco advertencias de Satanás 
May 7
Irwin Fischer, composer, dies at 73 
May 7
Leonard Ceeley, A Day at the Races 
May 9
James Jones, US writer (Bad Blood, From Here to Eternity), dies at 55 
May 9
Walter Kraft, composer, dies at 71 
May 9
William Eckhardt, Planet of the Apes 
May 10
Joan Crawford, actress (Mildred Pierce), dies at 69 
May 10
Alfred Frauenfeld,  
May 10
Mario Soffici, Rosaura a las 10 
May 11
Abilio Pereira de Almeida, Terra É Sempre Terra 
May 12
Lau Lauritzen, Cafe Paradise 
May 12
Kazimierz Wawrzyniak, The Great Big World and Little Children 
May 12
Alfredo Santos, The Crocodile God of Kaa 
May 13
Vladimir Shakhovskoy, Karyera Dimy Gorina 
May 14
Robert Maynard Hutchins, Zuckerkandl! 
May 14
Víctor Tasca, El mago de las finanzas 
May 15
Angelino Rocca, Alice Sweet Alice 
May 21
Art Landy, Peter Pan 
May 22
Gijsbert van Hall, banker/mayor of Amsterdam (1957-67), dies at 73 
May 22
Marius Monnikendam, Dutch choir composer, dies at 80 
May 24
Victor O. Schipek, Charlotte's Web 
May 25
Yevgenia Ginzburg, Russian writer (b. 1904) 
May 25
Lela E. Rogers, Women Won't Tell 
May 26
Jim Boles, actor (Kraft Music Hall, One Man's Family), dies at 63 
May 26
William Powell, rocker (O'Jays), dies of cancer at 35 
May 26
Jesse Munden, The Glory Brigade 
May 26
Rafael López Somoza, ¡Se armó el belén! 
May 27
Virginia Gumm, La Fiesta de Santa Barbara 
May 28
Jiri Reinberger, composer, dies at 63 
May 28
Jack McGowan, Born to Dance 
May 28
Jack McGowan, The Gold Cure 
May 29
Goddard Lieberson, composer, dies at 66 
May 29
Ba Maw, Burmese politician (b. 1893) 
May 30
Claire Goll, writer, dies at 86 
May 30
Paul Desmond, US jazz saxophonist, dies at 52 
May 30
Beatrice Prentice, Nearly a King 
May 31
William Castle, American film director (b. 1914) 
May 31
Somar Alberg, Murder, Ph. D. 
Jun 1
Ján Kiss, Sladké hry minulého léta 
Jun 2
Forrest Lewis, actor (Great Gildersleeve, Ichabod & Me), dies at 77 
Jun 2
Henri D Gagnebin, Swiss organist/composer, dies at 91 
Jun 2
Stephen Boyd, Irish actor, dies of heart attack at 45 
Jun 2
Mabel Todd, The Cowboy and the Lady 
Jun 2
Stephen Boyd, Ben-Hur 
Jun 3
Archibald Vivian Hill, English physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1886) 
Jun 3
Roberto Rossellini, Italian film director (b. 1906) 
Jun 3
Rick Riccardo, The Man Who Fell to Earth 
Jun 3
Roberto Rossellini, Rome, Open City 
Jun 4
Dudie Maschmeyer, Dial M for Murder 
Jun 4
Ester Selander, Värmländingarna 
Jun 4
Dick Snider, Somebody Waiting 
Jun 5
"Sleepy" John Estes, rocker (Electric), dies at 74 
Jun 5
Luis César Amadori, Acompáñame 
Jun 6
Sophie Stewart, actress (As You Like It), dies at 69 
Jun 7
Raymond Cannon, Go West 
Jun 8
Francisco Elías, Marta 
Jun 8
Gunnar Sjöberg, Wild Strawberries 
Jun 9
Bill Merritt, cricketer (6 Tests of leg-spin for NZ, 12 wkts), dies 
Jun 9
Hans Andreus, [Johan W van de Zant], Dutch poet, dies at 51 
Jun 10
Irene Wallace, Landing the Hose Reel 
Jun 10
Ágoston Pacséry, Szováthy Éva 
Jun 12
Hans Toussaint, Besonders wertvoll 
Jun 13
Tom C Clark, former Supreme Court Justice (1949-67), dies in NY at 77 
Jun 13
Matthew Garber, British child actor (Mary Poppins) (b. 1956) 
Jun 13
Matthew Garber, Mary Poppins 
Jun 14
Alan Reed, actor (Fred Allen)/voice (Fred Flintstone), dies at 69 
Jun 14
Robert Middleman, actor (Barney-Monroes), dies at 66 
Jun 14
Robert Middleton, American actor (b. 1911) 
Jun 14
Alex Phillips, Robinson Crusoe 
Jun 16
Wernher von Braun, rocket scientist (V1/V2), dies at 65 of smoking 
Jun 18
Holger Löwenadler, Lacombe, Lucien 
Jun 19
Ali Shariati, Iranian sociologist (b. 1933) 
Jun 19
Lady Olave Baden-Powell, English founder of the Girl Guide (b. 1889) 
Jun 20
Abner Biberman, actor (Imhook-Kodiak), dies at 68 
Jun 20
Abner Biberman, Number 12 Looks Just Like You 
Jun 21
George Elder, Ninotchka 
Jun 22
Peter Laughner, American singer, songwriter and guitarist (Rocket From the Tombs, Pere Ubu) (b. 1952) 
Jun 22
Powys Thomas, The Last Voyage of Henry Hudson 
Jun 23
Fred Corcoran, Episode #5.37 
Jun 24
André-Gilles Fortin, Canadian politician (b. 1943) 
Jun 25
Endre Szervanszky, composer, dies at 65 
Jun 25
Petko Staynov, composer, dies at 80 
Jun 25
Olave Baden-Powell, Partioliikkeen perustaja Helsingissä 
Jun 26
Lou Reizner, rock vocalist/producer (Rod Stewart, Tommy), dies at 43 
Jun 26
Oskar Morgenstern, German/US economist, dies at 75 
Jun 26
Andrzej Witkowski, Morderca zostawia slad 
Jun 26
Sergei Lemeshev, Muzykalnaya istoriya 
Jun 27
Ann Greenway, Half Marriage 
Jun 29
Anton D Hildebrand, children's book writer (Monus), dies at 70 
Jun 29
Magda Lupescu, consort of King Carol II of Romania (b. 1895) 
Jun 30
Janina Smoszewska, Strachy 
Jun 30
Paul Hartmann, The Longest Day 
Jul 1
Karl 'Killer' Davis, Zombies of Mora Tau 
Jul 1
Earl Bailly, On the Shores of Nova Scotia 
Jul 2
Vladimir V Nabokov, Russian/US writer (Lolita), dies at 78 
Jul 2
Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita 
Jul 2
William H. Ziegler, My Fair Lady 
Jul 3
Hugh Le Caine, composer, dies at 63 
Jul 3
Mohammed al-Zahaby, Egyptian minister, murdered 
Jul 4
Gersh Budker, Russian physicist (b. 1918) 
Jul 4
Frank Jæger, Hagbard and Signe 
Jul 4
Anatoliy Verbitskiy, Zvezda 
Jul 5
Leon Abrams, The Mummy's Curse 
Jul 6
Oedoen Partos, composer, dies at 69 
Jul 8
Earl K. Brent, The Ides of March 
Jul 8
Vic Rivers, Grand Theft Auto 
Jul 8
Fielden Farrington, The Strangers in 7A 
Jul 9
Loren C Eiseley, US anthropologist/writer (Animal Secrets), dies at 69 
Jul 9
Alice Paul,  
Jul 10
Norman Paris, orchestra leader (For Your Pleasure), dies at 41 
Jul 10
Masoni, Passport to Pimlico 
Jul 10
James Linn, Alias Billy the Kid 
Jul 11
Yevgeni Karelov, Sluzhili dva tovarishcha 
Jul 12
Ed Holmes, actor (Growing Paynes, Once Upon a Tune), dies at 66 
Jul 12
Frantisek Suchy, composer, dies at 75 
Jul 15
Konstantin Fedin, writer, dies 
Jul 16
Marianne Schüler, Cavalliers of the Navy 
Jul 17
Zózimo, Brasil Verdade 
Jul 17
Witold Malcuzynski, Frédéric Chopin 
Jul 18
Harry Adams, Music Fiends 
Jul 19
John R Powers, US director model bureau, dies at 80 
Jul 19
Noel Wien, American aviation pioneer (Wien Air Alaska), dies at 78 
Jul 20
Carter De Haven, actor (Courage, Great Dictator), dies at 90 
Jul 20
Gary Kellgren, American music producer (b. 1939) 
Jul 21
Lee Miller, American Photographer aged 70 
Jul 21
Shota Managadze, Tvali patiosani 
Jul 22
Erik Chitty, Doctor Zhivago 
Jul 23
René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79 
Jul 24
Emil Botta, Reconstruction 
Jul 25
Myrtle Tannehill, The Barnstormers 
Jul 25
Georgette Rhodes, Chercheuses d'or 
Jul 26
Gena Branscombe, composer, dies at 95 
Jul 26
Hans-Otto Borgmann, composer, dies at 75 
Jul 26
Karac Plant, son of Robert Plant, dies of respratory failure at 6 
Jul 27
Adele T. Strassfield, Caesar and Me 
Jul 27
Elizabeth Lee Miller, The Blood of a Poet 
Jul 29
Austin Matthews, cricketer (Test Eng v NZ 1937), dies 
Jul 29
Paul Wrangell, What Next, Corporal Hargrove? 
Jul 30
Jorgen Ponto, West German banker, murdered 
Jul 31
Stacy Moskowitz, shot to death by Son of Sam, at 20 
Aug 1
Francis Gary Powers, US U-2 pilot, dies at 47 
Aug 3
Alfred Lunt, actor (Guardsman, Sally of Sawdust), dies at 83 
Aug 3
Makarios III, [Michail Mouskos], archbishop/pres (Cyprus), dies at 63 
Aug 3
Archbishop Makarios, Attila 74: The Rape of Cyprus 
Aug 4
Emil Bloch, German philosopher (Principle Hope, Traces), dies at 92 
Aug 4
Ernst Bloch, Episode dated 3 October 1967 
Aug 4
Folke Cembræus, The Bells in Old Town 
Aug 5
Charles Carson, actor (Cry the Beloved Country), dies at 87 
Aug 5
George P. Costello, Bad Girl 
Aug 5
Leo Fleider, Titanes en el ring 
Aug 5
Gerhard Just, Magie 
Aug 6
Wilton Lackaye Jr., Registered Nurse 
Aug 7
Clement McCallin, The Secret Sharer 
Aug 9
Edward Chapman, actor (Promoter, Rembrandt), dies at 75 
Aug 10
Vince Barnett, actor (Star is Born, Human Jungle), dies at 75 
Aug 10
Johan van Doorn, Herenleed 
Aug 10
Oscar Law, Mesa of Lost Women 
Aug 10
Vince Barnett, The Killers 
Aug 11
Dewey Dick, Boots Malone 
Aug 11
Jahar Roy, Ghoom Bhangar Gaan 
Aug 12
John De Simone, The Hoodlum 
Aug 13
Henry Williamson, English author (Tarka the Otter), dies 
Aug 16
Elvis Presley, American musician, dies at Graceland at 42. Official cause of death is cardiac arrhythmia 
Aug 16
Elvis Presley, Love Me Tender 
Aug 17
Roger Nicolas, Jamais deux sans trois 
Aug 19
Groucho Marx, NYC, comedian (Marx Bros), dies in LA at 86 
Aug 19
Valentin Lebedev, Dekabristy 
Aug 19
Leonid Gallis, Vtoroye dykhaniye 
Aug 21
Octavus L "Octave" van Aerschot, actor (Scandal in Paris), dies at 87 
Aug 21
Danny Lockin, American actor/dancer, dies from bleeding to death after being stabbed 100 times 
Aug 22
Sebastian Cabot, actor (Mr French-Family Affair), dies at 59 
Aug 22
Charles Van Enger, Millionaire Tom Hampton 
Aug 23
Sebastian Cabot, actor (Giles French-Family Affair), dies at 59 
Aug 24
Buddy O'Connor, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1916) 
Aug 24
Bradley King, Wild Company 
Aug 26
HA Rey, author of popular constellation book, dies at 78 
Aug 26
Heinz Rottger, composer, dies at 67 
Aug 26
Willis Bouchey, actor (Battle Cry, From Here to Eternity), dies at 34 
Aug 26
H.A. Rey, Curious George 
Aug 27
George Merritt, actor (I Monster, Canterbury Tale), dies at 86 
Aug 27
Steve Dunne, actor (Professional Father), dies at 59 
Aug 27
Chic Sales Jr., Fly My Kite 
Aug 29
Jean Hagen, actress (Dead Ringer, Shaggy Dog, Arena), dies at 54 
Aug 29
Brian McGuire, Australian racing driver (b. 1945) 
Aug 30
Rózsi Ács, Haber's Photo Shop 
Aug 30
Ernie Pinckert, Hold 'Em Jail 
Aug 31
Joseph Mell, Magnificent Obsession 
Aug 31
Matti Louhivuori, Mullin mallin 
Sep 1
Ethel Waters, actress (Beulah)/singer (Stormy Weather), dies at 76 
Sep 1
Elzbieta Dziewonska, Serce matki 
Sep 2
Maurice King, Gun Crazy 
Sep 3
Jack Beresford, Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty 
Sep 4
Stelios Perpiniadis, Greek musician (b. 1899) 
Sep 4
E. F. Schumacher, German economist and statistician (b. 1911) 
Sep 4
Jean Rostand, French biologist (b. 1894) 
Sep 5
Marcel Thiry, Belgian writer and wallon militant (b. 1897) 
Sep 5
Tatsuo Yoshida, Speed Racer 
Sep 6
Guido Pannain, composer, dies at 85 
Sep 6
Paul Burkhard, composer, dies at 65 
Sep 7
Gustave Reese, composer, dies at 77 
Sep 7
Tim Pelt, Coming Home 
Sep 8
Zero [Samuel J] Mostel, US actor (Fiddler on the Roof), dies at 62 
Sep 8
Zero Mostel, The Producers 
Sep 8
Jaap Van der Poll, Vadertje Langbeen 
Sep 9
John Breeden, actor (Madame Racketeer, Salute), dies at 73 
Sep 9
Kenneth P. O'Donnell, Johnny, We Hardly Knew Ye 
Sep 10
Hamida Djandoubi, convicted murderer last to, die by guillotine 
Sep 11
Don Blackman, actor (Old Man & Sea, Desert Legion), dies at 65 
Sep 11
Leonard Carey, actor (Laughter), dies at 90 
Sep 11
Don Blackman, On the Waterfront 
Sep 12
Robert Lowell, US poet/pacifist (Near the Ocean), dies at 60) 
Sep 12
Steven Biko, South African black student leader, dies in police custody 
Sep 12
Robert Lowell, Criminal Activities 
Sep 13
Arthur Fagg, cricketer (5 Tests for England 1936-39/umpire), dies 
Sep 13
Leopold Stokowski, symphonic conductors, dies in England, at 95 
Sep 13
Leopold Stokowski, Fantasia 
Sep 16
Marc Bolan, rock vocalist/guitarist (T Rex), dies in a car crash at 29 
Sep 16
Maria Callas, American-born prima donna, dies in Paris at 53 
Sep 16
Glen Gordon, The Prisoner of Dr. Fu Manchu 
Sep 18
Paul Bernays, Swiss mathematician (b. 1888) 
Sep 20
Joubert de Carvalho, Chocolate com Pimenta 
Sep 21
Junior Johnson, Winning Winnie 
Sep 22
Jorge Vico, Boyfriend in Sight 
Sep 25
Sidney van den Bergh, Dutch businessman/politician, dies at 78 
Sep 26
Uday Shankar, Kalpana 
Sep 26
Ernie Lombardi, Pennant Chasers 
Sep 27
Joe L. Cramer, Bullitt 
Sep 29
Alexander Nikolayevich Tcherepnin, Russian composer, dies at 78 
Sep 29
Heinrich Gotho, Accident 
Sep 29
Hans Habe, The Cross of Lorraine 
Sep 29
Charles Koff, The Movers 
Sep 30
Saul Levitt, The Andersonville Trial 
Sep 30
Mary Ford, Silver Linings Playbook 
Oct 1
Robert Luthardt, Funny Girl 
Oct 2
Andy Parker, Shotgun Messenger 
Oct 2
Roy Musgrave, Matchmaking Mamma 
Oct 3
Si Wills, One Nutty Night 
Oct 3
Tay Garnett, The Postman Always Rings Twice 
Oct 4
Jadwiga Andrzejewska, The Promised Land 
Oct 8
Giorgos Papasideris, Greek country singer, composer, lyricist (b. 1902 ) 
Oct 8
Kathleen Fagan, Anatomy of a Murder 
Oct 9
Peter Mosbacher, Das doppelte Lottchen 
Oct 10
Angelo Muscat, Maltese actor (b. 1930) 
Oct 10
Hans Radon, Mysterious Intruder 
Oct 10
Voltaire Perkins, Frankenstein's Daughter 
Oct 11
Mason Gross, professor (Think Fast, 2 for the Money), dies at 66 
Oct 11
MacKinlay Kantor, American author (b. 1904) 
Oct 11
Earl A. Wolcott, King Kong 
Oct 12
Doris Davenport, actress (Behind the News, Westerner), dies at 81 
Oct 12
Dorothy Davenport, Human Wreckage 
Oct 13
Jackie Condon, Our Gang 
Oct 13
Bengt Lindström, A Time to Love and a Time to Die 
Oct 13
Floyd Mueller, The Last of the Mohicans 
Oct 14
Bing Crosby, US singer/actor (Going My Way), dies of a heart attack at 74 
Oct 14
Dorothy Holmes-Gore, The Mirage 
Oct 14
Bing Crosby, Holiday Inn 
Oct 14
Jacob Jacobs, Memoirs of a Geisha 
Oct 15
Ralph Truman, actor (Henry V, Treasure Island), dies at 77 
Oct 16
Michael Balcon, producer, dies at 81 
Oct 16
Milton Raskin, An American in Paris 
Oct 17
Robert C "Cal" Hubbard, US baseball player/umpire, dies at 77 
Oct 18
Rolph Grant, cricketer (West Indian capt on 1939 England tour), dies 
Oct 18
Andreas Baader (b. 1943) 
Oct 18
Gudrun Ensslin (b. 1940) 
Oct 18
Jan-Carl Raspe (b. 1944) 
Oct 18
Gudrun Ensslin,  
Oct 18
Gene Lanham, The Judge 
Oct 18
Hanns Martin Schleyer,  
Oct 20
Cassie Gaines, rocker (Lynyrd Skynyrd), dies in a plane crash at 28 
Oct 20
Ronnie Van Zant, rocker (Lynyrd Skynyrd), dies in a plane crash at 29 
Oct 20
Steve Gaines, rock guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), dies in air crash at 28 
Oct 20
Ronnie Van Zant, Forrest Gump 
Oct 20
Steve Gaines, A Way Back In 
Oct 20
Wim Grelinger, Hendrik IV 
Oct 21
Ferit Tuzun, composer, dies at 48 
Oct 22
Harold Burrough,  
Oct 23
Paul Bösiger, 08/15 
Oct 25
Dmitriy Kapka, Viy 
Oct 25
Mathilde Willink, Het debuut 
Oct 25
Frank Cordell, The Texas Rangers 
Oct 25
Helen Badgley, Helen's Babies 
Oct 27
James M Cain, US writer (Postman Always Rings Twice), dies at 85 
Oct 30
Pierre Collet, Le Cercle Rouge 
Oct 31
Joan Tetzel, actress (Hell Below Zero), dies at 56 
Oct 31
Joan Tetzel, Duel in the Sun 
Nov 2
H E Nossak, writer, dies at 76 
Nov 2
Herbert Wilk, U-Boat, Course West! 
Nov 3
Florence Vidor, actress (Jack Knife Man), dies at 82 
Nov 3
Florence Vidor, The Marriage Circle 
Nov 5
Aleksei G Stachanov, Russian model miner, dies at 72 
Nov 5
Guy Lombardo, orchestra leader (Auld Lang Syne), dies in Houston at 75 
Nov 5
René Goscinny, French writer (Asterix), dies at 51 
Nov 5
Guy Lombardo, The Green Mile 
Nov 5
Glendon Alvine, We're Rich Again 
Nov 5
Guillaume Radot, Le destin exécrable de Guillemette Babin 
Nov 8
Bucky Harris, American baseball player (b. 1896) 
Nov 8
Georg Wüst, German Oceanographer, dies at 87 
Nov 9
Gertrude Astor, actress (Ship of Wanted Men), dies on 90th birthday 
Nov 9
György Kovács, Michael the Brave 
Nov 9
Gertrude Astor, The Strong Man 
Nov 10
Dennis Wheatley, The Devil Rides Out 
Nov 10
Jodie Copelan, Laserblast 
Nov 11
Greta Keller, Vienna-born cabaret singer and actress (b. 1903) 
Nov 11
Abraham Sarmiento, Jr., Filipino journalist & political activist (b. 1950) 
Nov 13
Ingrid Schubert, German terrorist (b. 1944) 
Nov 14
Richard Addinsell, English composer (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 73 
Nov 14
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Founder-Acarya of ISKCON (b. 1896) 
Nov 14
Ferdinand Heim,  
Nov 14
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami, Rasa Yatra 
Nov 14
Srila Prabhupada, Aliens from Spaceship Earth 
Nov 17
Karl Berbuer, Narren nach Noten 
Nov 18
Victor Francen, actor (J'Acusse, San Antonio), dies at 89 
Nov 18
Kurt Schuschnigg, Austrian politician (b. 1897) 
Nov 18
Davey O'Brien, The Complete History of the Philadelphia Eagles 
Nov 18
Kurt von Schuschnigg, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich 
Nov 18
Sammy Weiss, Nat King Cole, Guest 
Nov 19
Wladyslaw Hancza, Kochaj albo rzuc 
Nov 20
Maxie Wander, writer, dies 
Nov 21
Anthony Jowitt, The Coast of Folly 
Nov 22
Reg Perks, England cricket pace bowler (1938-39), dies 
Nov 22
Rauf Ulukut, Edi and Büdü 
Nov 22
Gérard Sire, Everybody He Is Nice, Everybody He Is Beautiful 
Nov 23
Olive Faye, Glamour 
Nov 23
George Mann, Neptune's Daughter 
Nov 24
Richard Carlson, actor/director (Little Foxes, Hunted), dies at 65 
Nov 24
Harold Rice, The Great Dictator 
Nov 24
Mayo Smith, 1969 MLB All-Star Game 
Nov 24
Jason Johnson, The Cape Canaveral Monsters 
Nov 24
Henry Janssen, Forbidden 
Nov 25
Richard Carlson, actor (Col MacKenzie-MacKenzie's Raiders), dies at 65 
Nov 26
Aleksei Gribov, Polosatyy reys 
Nov 26
Luc Andrieux, The 400 Blows 
Nov 26
Carlos Fernández Cuenca, Otros tiempos 
Nov 27
John Little McClellan, American lawyer and politician (Sen-D-Ark), dies at 81 
Nov 27
June Weaver, Jeepers Creepers 
Nov 28
Trevor Bardette, actor (Clanton-Legend of Wyatt Earp), dies at 75 
Nov 29
George Hamilton Combs, TV host (Through the Curtain), dies at 78 
Nov 29
Valeri Solovtsov, Dom v sugrobakh 
Nov 29
Carlo Casalegno, Torino nei cent'anni 
Nov 30
Terrence Rattigan, British writer and playwright (b. 1911) 
Nov 30
Olga Petrova, Daughter of Destiny 
Dec 1
Paul Hardy, Belgian designer (Italian Country, dies at 69 
Dec 1
Yûko Mochizuki, Ballad of Narayama 
Dec 2
Nick George, Mickey and the Seal 
Dec 4
Leila Hyams, actress (Red Headed Woman, Freaks), dies at 72 
Dec 4
Leila Hyams, Freaks 
Dec 5
Aleksandr Vasilevsky, Soviet military commander (b. 1895) 
Dec 6
Roy Benson, The Flesh Eaters 
Dec 7
Paul Gibb, cricketer (England batsman, 8 Tests), dies 
Dec 7
Basil Embry, Yesterday's Witness 
Dec 9
Clarice Lispector, writer, dies 
Dec 9
Jacques Auger, The Fortress 
Dec 10
Adolph Rupp, American basketball coach (b. 1901) 
Dec 10
Erik Fiehn, De hvide kryds 
Dec 12
Baroness Clementine Spencer-Churchill (nee Hozier), widow of Sir Winston, dies at 92 
Dec 12
Nino Pipitone, G-men vs. the Black Dragon 
Dec 12
Clementine Churchill,  
Dec 15
Wilfred Kitching, the 7th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1893) 
Dec 15
Sidney Marshall, The Towering Inferno 
Dec 16
Risto Jarva, Finnish filmmaker (b. 1934) 
Dec 16
Grant Holcomb, The Scuttling of the Graf Spee (December 17, 1939) 
Dec 16
Hideo Sekigawa, Ôinaru tabiji 
Dec 17
Henry DeMond, Brideless Groom 
Dec 17
Benny de Weill, Straßenserenade 
Dec 18
Cyril Ritchard, actor (Peter Pan), dies at 80 
Dec 18
Louis Untermeyer, poet/critic/TV panelist (What's My Line), dies at 92 
Dec 18
Tomasz Witt, Hipoteza 
Dec 18
Elon Packard, The George Burns One-Man Show 
Dec 18
Cyril Ritchard, The Hobbit 
Dec 19
Nellie Tayloe Ross, 1st woman governor, dies at 101 
Dec 19
Leslie M. Roush, Beauty and the Beach 
Dec 19
Albert D'Arno, Into Thin Air 
Dec 21
Elsa Ebbesen, Winter Light 
Dec 22
Johann Nepomuk David, composer, dies at 82 
Dec 22
Evgeniy Bondarenko, Krov lyudskaya: ne voditsa 
Dec 22
Ernst Waldbrunn, Die Flucht 
Dec 22
Frank Thieß, It Was a Gay Ballnight 
Dec 24
Samael Aun Weor, Colombian writer (b. 1917) 
Dec 25
Charlie Chaplin, actor/comedian (Modern Times, The Kid), dies in Switzerland at 88 
Dec 25
Charles Chaplin, Modern Times 
Dec 26
Howard Hawks, director (Rio Lobo, Hatari!), dies at 81 
Dec 26
Ivan Rezak, composer, dies at 53 
Dec 27
Dickie Humphries, Time Out for Lessons 
Dec 27
Dickie Humphreys, If You Knew Susie 
Dec 27
Carla Rust, Ein fröhliches Haus 
Dec 27
Leon Benson, Flipper's New Adventure 
Dec 28
Clay Lambert, The Out of Towners 
Dec 30
St. Louis Jimmy, Eric Clapton: One More Car, One More Rider - Live on Tour 2001 
Dec 30
Margit Izsáky, Din Grozaviile lumii 
Dec 31
Nora Marlowe, actress (Sara-Gov & JJ), dies at 62 
Dec 31
Sabah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah, ruler of Kuwait (b. 1924) 
Dec 31
Edwin Fowler, Letter from an Unknown Woman 
Dec 31
Karl Suter, Bonditis 
Dec 31
Léonce Corne, Very Happy Alexander 
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