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Notable Deaths - 1978

1978Keith Moon, rock drummer (Who), dies of drug overdose at 31

1978Jim Jones, US pastor, leader of Jonestown Cult, commits suicide at 47

1978Robert Menzies, 12th Prime Minister of Australia (1939-41, 1949-66) and its longest-serving, dies of a heart attack at 83

1978Jomo Kenyatta, 1st premier of Kenya (1963-78), dies at 83

1978Margaret Mead, American anthropologist (Thoughts & Female), dies of pancreatic cancer at 76

1978Harvey Milk, first openly gay person to be elected to public office, assassinated by Dan White at 48

1978Aldo Moro, 5 times PM of Italy, assassinated by the Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization Red Brigades at 61

1978Maybelle Carter, country singer (Johnny Cash Show), dies at 69

1978 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 1
Jack Saper, The Man Who Came to Dinner 
Jan 4
Willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76 
Jan 4
Billy Gray, Some Like It Hot 
Jan 4
Kermit Echols, Grizzly 
Jan 5
Dwarka Divecha, Sholay 
Jan 5
Wyatt Cooper, The Glass House 
Jan 6
John D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80 
Jan 6
Burt Munro, New Zealand motorcycle racer (b. 1899) 
Jan 6
Burt Munro, Burt Munro: Offerings to the God of Speed 
Jan 7
Jacoba Jessen, The Clown 
Jan 7
Grigori Garibyan, Delo bylo v Penkove 
Jan 8
Walter Keirnan, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret), dies at 75 
Jan 8
André Francois-Poncet, Munich or Peace in Our Time 
Jan 9
Eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies 
Jan 9
Charles Newman, Pennies from Heaven 
Jan 9
Noble Johnson, King Kong 
Jan 10
John D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71 
Jan 10
Pedro Joaquín Chamorro, of La Prensa, assassinated in Managua 
Jan 10
Zeb Turner, country-rock performer (Chew Tobacco Rag), dies at 62 
Jan 10
Don Gillis, American composer (b. 1912) 
Jan 10
Zeb Turner, Hollywood Barn Dance 
Jan 11
Michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57 
Jan 11
Ibn-e-Insha, Pakistani humorist and Urdu poet (b. 1927) 
Jan 11
Saundra Berkova, An Old-Fashioned Girl 
Jan 12
Nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious 
Jan 12
Norma Drury Boleslavsky, Stage Door 
Jan 12
Robert Harbin, Episode dated 30 April 1970 
Jan 12
Teréz Nagyajtay, Professor Hannibal 
Jan 13
Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn 
Jan 13
Joseph V McCarthy, baseball manager (NY Yankees), dies at 96 
Jan 13
Joe McCarthy, Sport Thrills: Play Ball 
Jan 14
Blossom Rock, actress (Grandmamma-Addams Family), dies at 81 
Jan 14
Robert Heger, composer, dies at 91 
Jan 14
Harold Abrahams, British athlete (b. 1899) 
Jan 14
Kurt Gödel, Austrian mathematician (b. 1906) 
Jan 15
Margaret Bowman & Janet Levy, Chi Omega, FSU, killed by Ted Bundy 
Jan 15
Norma Arrostito,  
Jan 15
Momonosuke Ichikawa, Inazuma Kozo kohen 
Jan 16
A. Bhimsingh, Khandan 
Jan 17
Nino Giannini, The Invader 
Jan 18
Carl Betz, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show), dies at 56 
Jan 18
Ivan Ivonovich Dzerzhinsky, composer, dies at 68 
Jan 18
Hasan Askari, Pakistani philosopher, critic and writer (b. 1919) 
Jan 18
Walter H. Thompson, English Scotland Yard detective, bodyguard of Winston Churchill (b. 1890) 
Jan 18
Mariya Grigoryan, Meksikakan diplomatner 
Jan 18
Junius Matthews, The Sword in the Stone 
Jan 19
Feridun Çölgeçen, Sari Zeybek 
Jan 21
Freda Utley, British scholar and author. (b. 1898) 
Jan 21
Malcolm Dewar, Tarzan the Tiger 
Jan 22
Herbert Sutcliffe, cricketer (54 Tests for England 4555 runs), dies 
Jan 22
Oliver Leese, British World War II general (b. 1894) 
Jan 23
Jack Oakie, actor (Great Dictator, Gang Buster), dies at 74 
Jan 23
Terry Kath, rock guitarist (Chicago), accidently shot in head at 32 
Jan 23
Vic Ames, American singer (Ames Brothers) (b. 1925) 
Jan 23
Terry Kath, Electra Glide in Blue 
Jan 23
Vic Ames, The Ames Brothers Show 
Jan 24
Herta Oberheuser, German doctor (b. 1911) 
Jan 24
Birte Bang, Faith, Hope and Witchcraft 
Jan 24
Maurizio Barendson, Flashback 
Jan 24
Irena Horecka, The Illumination 
Jan 25
Tango Duke, dies in Australia at 42; oldest known thoroughbred horse 
Jan 25
Khabibullo Nazarov, Osada 
Jan 26
Leo Genn, actor (Lady Chatterley's Lover, Henry V), dies at 72 
Jan 27
Marguerite Canal, composer, dies at 87 
Jan 27
Oscar Homolka, actor (7 Year Itch, Ball of Fire), dies at 79 
Jan 28
Anthony Terpiloff, Something for Nothing 
Jan 29
Tim McCoy, actor (Arizona Bound), dies at 86 
Jan 29
A.J. Brown, Lord Jim 
Jan 29
Stanislaw Dygat, Lydia Ate the Apple 
Jan 30
Damia, Le Havre 
Jan 30
Muzhi Yuan, Street Angel 
Feb 1
Jorge Cafrune, Cosquín, amor y folklore 
Feb 2
Wendy Barrie, TV hostess (Wendy Barrie Show), dies at 65 
Feb 2
Wendy Barrie, The Hound of the Baskervilles 
Feb 4
Bergen Evans, English professor ($64,000 Question), dies at 73 
Feb 4
Bergen Evans, Down You Go 
Feb 5
Annie [Anna HM] Romein-Verschoor, Dutch historian (Omzien), dies at 83 
Feb 5
Frans van Immerseel, Belgian graphic artist, dies at 68 
Feb 5
Freddie Mercer, The Great Gildersleeve 
Feb 7
Nolan Willis, Westbound Stage 
Feb 7
Vernon Rich, The War of the Worlds 
Feb 8
George Cannata, Inch High, Private Eye 
Feb 9
Kimberly Leach, killed by Ted Bundy in Lake City Fla at 12 
Feb 9
Costante Girardengo, Italian cyclist (b. 1893) 
Feb 9
Julio Jaramillo, Ecuadorian singer (b. 1935) 
Feb 9
Bruce Evans, The Prisoner of Swing 
Feb 9
Kiva Hoffman, The Bat 
Feb 9
Martial Rèbe, Port of Shadows 
Feb 11
James B Conant, headmaster (Harvard University), dies at 84 
Feb 11
Harry Martinson, Swedish writer, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1904) 
Feb 11
Kit Carson, Walloping Kid 
Feb 12
Karl Eliasberg, Solntse svetit vsem 
Feb 13
Regina Wallace, Rachel and the Stranger 
Feb 14
Paul Governali, American professional football player (b. 1921) 
Feb 14
Mazzios Damon, Around the World in Eighty Days 
Feb 15
Ilka Chase, actress (Masquerade Party), dies at 72 
Feb 15
Olney São Paulo, O Grito da Terra 
Feb 15
Rigmor Reumert, Vask, videnskab og velvære 
Feb 16
E. Roland Harriman, American financier (b. 1895) 
Feb 16
Roger Duculot, The Dirty Girls 
Feb 17
William Hinnant, The World of Henry Orient 
Feb 17
Finis Barton, Stampede 
Feb 18
Charlotte Greenwood, actress (Oklahoma, Moon over Miami), dies at 84 
Feb 18
Derrick De Marney, actor (Inheritance, Projected Man), dies at 71 
Feb 18
Maggie McNamara, actress (3 Coins in a Fountain, Cardinal), dies at 49 
Feb 18
Derrick De Marney, The Girl Was Young 
Feb 19
Don Sahlin, The Muppet Movie 
Feb 19
Pankaj Mullick, Doctor 
Feb 20
Rolf Raffé, Ein verhängnisvolles Geigensolo 
Feb 20
Vince Lakatos, Kiskúnság 
Feb 21
Mieczysław Żywczyński, Polish historian and priest (b. 1901) 
Feb 21
Oléo, Backbiters 
Feb 22
Ilka Chase, actress (Masquerade Party, Trials of O'Brien), dies at 74 
Feb 22
Phyllis McGinley, US poetess (Pulitzer 1961), dies at 72 
Feb 22
Phyllis McGinley, The Year Without a Santa Claus 
Feb 22
Boris Nemechek, Ballad of a Soldier 
Feb 22
Jean Corbett, Vertigo 
Feb 24
Franco Arcalli, Last Tango in Paris 
Feb 25
Daniel "Chappie" James Jr, retired Air Force general, dies at 58 
Feb 27
Vadim Nikolayevich Salmanov, composer, dies at 65 
Feb 28
Eric Frank Russell, sci-fi author (Hugo, Deep Space), dies at 73 
Feb 28
Philip Ahn, Los Angeles California, actor (Master Kan-Kung Fu), dies at 66 
Feb 28
Philip Ahn, American actor (b. 1905) 
Feb 28
Janusz Meissner, Wraki 
Mar 1
Paul Scott, Staying On 
Mar 1
Vasili Simchich, The Shooting Party 
Mar 2
Michal Plucinski, Kazimierz Wielki 
Mar 2
Dick Narr, The Ten Commandments 
Mar 4
Wesley Bolin, former Governor of the U.S. State of Arizona (b. 1909) 
Mar 4
Bobbie Sierks, Mean Streets 
Mar 4
Emmet Dalton,  
Mar 4
Emmet Dalton, Home Is the Hero 
Mar 5
Marvin Connell, The Wizard of Oz 
Mar 5
Cesare A. Bixio, Raging Bull 
Mar 6
Walter Maly, White Pebbles 
Mar 7
Steve Bilko, American baseball player (b. 1928) 
Mar 7
Nat Brandwynne, Harlem Nights 
Mar 8
Nic. Lichtenberg, Hugormen 
Mar 10
Ozie Waters, Prairie Raiders 
Mar 11
Claude François, French singer (b. 1939) 
Mar 12
John Cazale, actor (Dog Day Afternoon, Deer Hunter), dies at 41 
Mar 12
Tolchard Evans, composer/conductor, dies 
Mar 12
Tolchard Evans, Happy Feet 
Mar 13
David McKinley Williams, composer, dies at 91 
Mar 13
Ghulam Mustafa Guard, cricketer (3 wkts in 2 Tests for India), dies 
Mar 13
Matthew Josephson, The Life of Emile Zola 
Mar 14
Herbert Ayres, The Common Touch 
Mar 14
Ismael Silva, Madame Satã 
Mar 15
Valeska Gert, Juliet of the Spirits 
Mar 16
Jerry O'Sullivan, Widow of El Dorado 
Mar 17
George Dickinson, cricketer (8 wickets in 3 Tests for NZ), dies 
Mar 17
Horst Biernath, Vater sein dagegen sehr 
Mar 18
Faith Baldwin, US author (They Who Love), dies at 84 
Mar 18
Peggy Wood, actress (One Life to Live, Mama), dies at 86 
Mar 18
Orvokki Siponen, Niin se on, poijaat! 
Mar 19
Gaston Julia, French mathematician (b. 1893) 
Mar 19
Diana Bourbon, Atlantic Adventure 
Mar 19
Winifred Westover, Lummox 
Mar 20
Lauri Leino, Episode #1.10 
Mar 21
Pierre Moncorbier, The Fire Within 
Mar 22
Karl Wallenda, falls to death walking high-wire in PR at 73 
Mar 22
Don George, People Are Funny 
Mar 22
Karl Wallenda, Episode dated 24 February 1972 
Mar 22
Gustav 'Stoffe' Svensson, Ett anständigt liv 
Mar 23
Bill Kenny, American singer, dies at 63 
Mar 23
Bill Kenny, The Great American Broadcast 
Mar 24
Brackett Hamilton Leigh, [Douglass], author (Ginger Star), dies at 62 
Mar 24
Tudorel Popa, K.O. 
Mar 25
Jack Hulbert, actor (Bulldog Jack), dies at 85 
Mar 25
Leslie Fenton, The Public Enemy 
Mar 26
Pin Crespo, Mexico Never Sleeps 
Mar 27
Wilfred Pickles, actor (Billy Liar, Gay Dog), dies at 73 
Mar 27
Pancho Vladigerov, Otnovo v zhivota 
Mar 27
Howard Chuman, Three Came Home 
Mar 28
Dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941) 
Mar 28
Joe Bonomo, The Great Circus Mystery 
Mar 29
Jayasinghrao Mansinghrao Ghorpade, cricketer (8 Tests for India), dies 
Mar 29
Danny Meehan, Blast of Silence 
Mar 30
George Paine, lefty cricket spinner (for England in WI 1935), dies 
Mar 30
Harold Gimblett, cricketer (Batted in 3 Tests for England), suicide 
Mar 31
Astrid Allwyn, actress (Love Affair, Girl for Calgary), dies at 68 
Mar 31
Charles Herbert Best, American-Canadian physiologist/co-discoverer (Insulin), dies at 79 
Mar 31
Charles Best, The Lynne Gordon Show 
Apr 2
Gloria Dawn, The Mango Tree 
Apr 3
Ray Noble, English bandleader and composer (b. 1903) 
Apr 3
Akaki Vasadze, Samanishvilis dedinatsvali 
Apr 4
Gino Contilli, composer, dies at 70 
Apr 5
Albert Lewis, Golden Girl 
Apr 6
Nicolas Nabokov, composer (Holy Devil), dies at 74 
Apr 6
Reinoud Anders, Dutch actor (Unrest of Grave), dies at 65 
Apr 6
Troy Hoskins, The Seniors 
Apr 6
Pelham Groom, Angels One Five 
Apr 7
Ernest Kanitz, composer, dies at 83 
Apr 7
Bill Coontz, Convoy 
Apr 7
Donald Gray, The Four Feathers 
Apr 8
Ford C Frick, baseball commissioner, dies at 83 
Apr 9
Clough Williams-Ellis, Welsh architect (b.1883) 
Apr 9
Clough Williams-Ellis, Fall Out 
Apr 10
Robert Vas, Refuge England 
Apr 12
Isaak Menaker, Devochka i krokodil 
Apr 12
Paul White, Sing, You Sinners 
Apr 13
Paul McGrath, actor (Witness, No Time for Love), dies at 74 
Apr 13
Jack Chambers, Canadian artist (b. 1931) 
Apr 13
Jack Chambers, The Hart of London 
Apr 13
Albert M. Pyke, Forever, Darling 
Apr 13
Anthony Wilson, Planet of the Apes 
Apr 16
Lucius D Clay, gen/gov US zone W-Germany (airlift), dies at 80 
Apr 16
Lucius D. Clay, The Big Truth 
Apr 16
Edith Willkie, Episode #11.28 
Apr 16
Ralph Bushman, Our Hospitality 
Apr 18
Ann Morrison, General Hospital 
Apr 18
Charles Edwards, The Unusual Honeymoon 
Apr 19
Emile de Strijker, Belgian philosopher, dies at 70 
Apr 19
Thea Grodtzinsky, ...und heute ins Theater - Ich, Erste Person Einzahl 
Apr 19
Joe Dougherty, Berth Quakes 
Apr 20
Walter Haag, Roses for the Prosecutor 
Apr 21
Sandy Denny, country singer, dies at 37 
Apr 21
Jerry Stagg, Fight for the Title 
Apr 21
Sandy Denny, Crush 
Apr 22
Will Geer, actor (Grandpa Walton-Waltons), dies at 75 
Apr 22
Jo Heims, Play Misty for Me 
Apr 22
Will Geer, Jeremiah Johnson 
Apr 23
Edna Fisher, The Curse of the Lake 
Apr 23
Ivan Pereverzev, Heroes of Shipka 
Apr 24
Viktor Gehring, Der Dorfkaplan 
Apr 25
Lee Kim Lai, Singaporean police officer (b. 1960) 
Apr 25
Gary Hughes, Three Sisters 
Apr 27
Mohammed Daud, premier/president of Afghanistan, murdered 
Apr 28
Russell Metty, Spartacus 
Apr 29
Edward Rees, They Came from Beyond Space 
Apr 30
Mária Halasi, Utolsó padban 
May 1
Aram Katchaturian, Russian composer (The Earth), dies at 74 
May 1
Aram Khachaturyan, 2001: A Space Odyssey 
May 3
Wim van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF), dies at 71 
May 4
Tom Douglas, Broken Lullaby 
May 5
Alfred H H Gilligan, cricketer (4 Tests for England), dies 
May 5
Mazhit Begalin, Pesn o Manshuk 
May 6
Ethelda Bleibtrey, US swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-1920), dies at 76 
May 6
Ko van Dijk Jr, Dutch actor (Zaak M P), dies at 61 
May 6
Piet Muyselaar, Sterren Stralen Overal 
May 6
Loyal Griggs, The Ten Commandments 
May 6
Robert Martsch, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 
May 9
Aldo Moro, 5 times PM of Italy, assassinated by the Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization Red Brigades at 61 
May 11
John Clinge Doorenbos, Dutch journalist/poet, dies at 93 
May 11
Dragoljub Jovanovic, Otpisani 
May 12
Robert Coogan, Skippy 
May 12
Vasiliy Merkurev, The Cranes Are Flying 
May 13
Albert Roberts, cricketer (5 Tests for NZ, 7 wickets), dies 
May 14
Veselin Badrov, Black Pearls 
May 15
Robert Menzies, 12th Prime Minister of Australia (1939-41, 1949-66) and its longest-serving, dies of a heart attack at 83 
May 15
Robin Craven, The Light That Failed 
May 16
Clark Kuney, Black Angel 
May 17
John Selwyn Brooke Selwyn Lloyd, speaker of house of commons, dies 
May 19
George Gladstone, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1930), dies 
May 19
Peter Eckhorn, Damals in Hamburg - The Beatles 
May 19
Kai Lappalainen, Mestari Patelin eli sukkela asianajaja 
May 21
Joseph EA "Jo" Spier, Dutch cartoonist/water color painter, dies at 77 
May 22
Bjarne Brustad, composer, dies at 83 
May 22
Yevgeni Khrinyuk, Anna i komandor 
May 23
Reg Owen, The Man Who Knew Too Little 
May 25
Norwood A. Fenton, Singin' in the Rain 
May 26
Cybele, Greek actress (b. 1887) 
May 26
Tamara Karsavina, Hanseaten 
May 26
L. Allen Dealey, When Snakeville Struck Oil 
May 26
Henry Hite, Monster a-Go Go 
May 27
Bryan 'Slim' Hightower, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 
May 27
Hanns Obonya, Torment of the Flesh 
May 27
Shelly Novack, Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here 
May 28
Arthur Brough, English actor (b. 1905) 
May 28
Basil Davidovich, The Jungle Book 
May 28
Arthur Brough, Are You Being Served? 
May 28
Bernard Borderie, Angélique, marquise des anges 
May 28
Ben Carré, Great Guy 
May 29
Charles Wood, The Sins of Rachel Cade 
May 29
Sy Bartlett, Twelve O'Clock High 
May 31
József Bozsik, Hungarian footballer (b. 1925) 
May 31
Lloyd Wright, Robin Hood 
May 31
Heinz Scholz, Heiraten ist immer ein Risiko 
May 31
John Zimeas, House of Usher 
Jun 1
Norman August, One of My Wives Is Missing 
Jun 4
Alois Herrmann, Alfons Zitterbacke 
Jun 5
John Meulenhoff, Dutch publisher, dies at 71 
Jun 6
Harold McNulty, A Place in the Sun 
Jun 7
Ronald George Wreyford Norrish, British chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1897) 
Jun 8
Ruth Rose, King Kong 
Jun 8
Ruth Rose, The Mission of Morrison 
Jun 8
Gilberto Mazzi, La folla 
Jun 8
Romola Nijinsky, Nijinsky 
Jun 9
Lincoln Lyons, Thunder Over the Plains 
Jun 9
Chief Tahachee,  
Jun 10
Ralf Berzsenyi, Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty 
Jun 10
Maurice Hart, 40 Guns to Apache Pass 
Jun 12
Guo Moruo, Chinese writer (b. 1892) 
Jun 14
Theodore Karyotakis, composer, dies at 74 
Jun 15
Anton Roosjen, politician/NCRV-chairman, dies at 83 
Jun 15
Dodô, Bahia de Todos os Sambas 
Jun 17
Cully Richards, actor (Don't Call Me Charlie), dies at 68 
Jun 18
Walter C. Alvarez, American physician (b. 1884) 
Jun 20
Karel G Bakker, actor (Coffee House), dies at 66 
Jun 21
Ulrich Steindorff, Kismet 
Jun 22
Paco Malgesto, Visitando las estrellas 
Jun 22
Jens Otto Krag, Systemskifte og de moralske debatter 
Jun 23
Kim Winona, Ambush at Arrow Pass 
Jun 23
Bruno Vilar, Episode #1.3 
Jun 24
Robert Charroux, French writer (b. 1909) 
Jun 25
Hussein al-Ghasjmi, president of North-Yemen, murdered 
Jun 26
Rabbaji, president of South-Yemen, executed 
Jun 26
Carl Deloro, Riders of the North 
Jun 26
Rudolf Jurda, Days of Betrayal 
Jun 28
Clifford Dupont, First President of Rhodesia (b. 1905) 
Jun 28
Dini de Neef, Diary of a Hooker 
Jun 28
Sandy Sandeen, She 
Jun 28
Clinton Sandeen, The Diary of Anne Frank 
Jun 28
Ernst Winar, De man op den achtergrond 
Jun 29
Bob Crane, actor (Donna Reed Show, Hogan-Hogan's Heroes), murdered at 49 
Jun 30
Santos Lipesker, Teatralerías 
Jul 1
Kurt Student, German Luftwaffe general (b. 1890) 
Jul 2
Aris Alexandrou, Greek novelist, poet and translator (b. 1922) 
Jul 3
James Daly, actor (Medical Center), dies at 59 
Jul 3
Boris Tamarin, Poet i tsar 
Jul 4
Sam Pottle, Forgetting Sarah Marshall 
Jul 6
Gustav Burmester, Thomas Chatterton 
Jul 7
John Gilbert Kissel, The Maltese Falcon 
Jul 9
Abdul Razak al-Naif, premier of Iraq, murdered 
Jul 9
Aladar Zoltan, composer, dies at 49 
Jul 10
Michel Gusikoff, composer, dies at 85 
Jul 10
Joe Davis, English snooker player (b. 1901) 
Jul 10
John D. Rockefeller III, Survival of Spaceship Earth 
Jul 12
Leo Edwards, Heroes of the Street 
Jul 12
Zoltán Makláry, Yesterday 
Jul 12
Ethel Beach, King Kong 
Jul 13
Antonio Veretti, composer, dies at 78 
Jul 14
Taski Hagio, Big City 
Jul 14
Jack Woolgar, Raw Meat 
Jul 15
Maston Williams, Whistling Bullets 
Jul 15
Stepan Birillo, Oshibka Onore de Balzaka 
Jul 15
Maria Mayen, Don Juan 
Jul 15
Joan Dotras i Vila, Catalina de Inglaterra 
Jul 16
Nils Nydahl, Barnen från Frostmofjället 
Jul 17
Thayer David, actor (Rocky, Roots, Savages), dies at 51 
Jul 17
Thayer David, Rocky 
Jul 18
Meyer Grace, Dark Alibi 
Jul 19
Frankie Van, Rocky 
Jul 19
Agnes Christine Johnston, Show People 
Jul 19
Marcello Marchesi, Io piaccio 
Jul 19
Marie Buddeusová, Promoce 
Jul 20
Pavel Pankov, Rasputin 
Jul 21
Henry Longhurst, Episode dated 28 August 1969 
Jul 24
Foy Willing, Down in the Valley 
Jul 24
Arne Hülphers, Fattiga riddare 
Jul 25
Hank Newman, South of the Chisholm Trail 
Jul 27
Aasan Ferit Alnar, composer, dies at 72 
Jul 27
[John] Willem van Otterloo, conductor/composer (Symphonic), dies at 70 
Jul 28
Jan Willem van Otterloo, composer, dies at 70 
Jul 28
John Hutton, Out of Burning: The Rebirth of Coventry Cathderal 
Jul 29
Wesley La Violette, composer, dies at 84 
Jul 30
Umberto Nobile, Conquerors of the Night 
Jul 31
Carleton Percy Hobbs, actor (I Claudius, Dark Places), dies at 80 
Jul 31
Enoch Light, orchestra leader (Gulf Road Show with Bob Smith), dies at 70 
Jul 31
Branimir Tori Jankovic, Bloody Tale 
Jul 31
Werner Finck, Roses for the Prosecutor 
Jul 31
Günther Rennert, Zwei oder drei Ehen 
Aug 2
Carlos Chavez y Ramires, Mexican composer, dies at 79 
Aug 2
Satomi Myodo, Zen nun/attendant of Hakuun Yasutani Roshi, dies at 82 
Aug 2
Totie Fields, [Sophie Feldman], comedienne, dies at about 48 
Aug 2
Carlos Chavez, Sinfonia de México 
Aug 3
Ezzedin Kalak, Palestinian PLO representative in Paris, murdered 
Aug 3
Little Esther Scott, The Golden Snare 
Aug 4
Greta Ekman, Kungliga patrasket 
Aug 5
Queenie Smith, actress/dancer (Funny Side), dies at 79 
Aug 5
Bill Baird, The Marines Come Thru 
Aug 6
Edward Durrell Stone, US architect, dies at 76 
Aug 6
Paul VI, [Giovanni Montini], Italian Pope (1963-78), dies at 80 
Aug 6
Ivar Hallbäck, Kalle Karlsson från Jularbo 
Aug 7
Franz Alphons Wolpert, composer, dies at 60 
Aug 7
Eddie Calvert, A Christmas Cracker 
Aug 9
James G Cozzens, US writer (Guard of Honor, Pulitzer), dies at 74 
Aug 9
Johan Daisne, [Thiery], Belgian writer (Lago Maggiore), dies at 66 
Aug 9
Graham Turner, Silver Jubilee 1977 - The Royal Progress 
Aug 9
Sedal Bennett, The Miracle of the Bells 
Aug 9
Red Sleight, Maybe It's Love 
Aug 10
Vladimir Vojtenko, Only Old Men Are Going to Battle 
Aug 11
Carlo Fiore, Man from Yesterday 
Aug 11
Berta Ruck, Ossi hat die Hosen an 
Aug 13
Ferenc Kiss, Az aranyember 
Aug 14
Nicolas Bentley, British writer (b. 1907) 
Aug 14
Joe Venuti, Sweet and Lowdown 
Aug 15
Harrison Kerr, composer, dies at 80 
Aug 15
Alice La Mont, Satan Met a Lady 
Aug 15
Celeste Savoi, The Reckless Moment 
Aug 15
Dwight Marfield, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 
Aug 16
Alidius WL Tjarda van Stachouwer, gov-gen of Neth Indies, dies at 90 
Aug 16
Jean Acker, Checkers 
Aug 16
Erling Hanson, Treibende Kraft 
Aug 17
Józef Daniel, Podhale w ogniu 
Aug 19
Jongo da Serrinha, Jongo - Danse des âmes 
Aug 20
Ivan Jirko, composer, dies at 51 
Aug 20
Petros John Petridis, composer, dies at 86 
Aug 20
Helge Norél, Red Meadows 
Aug 21
Charles Eames, US chair manufacturer, dies at 71 
Aug 21
Vinoo Mankad, cricketer (44 Tests for India, 2,109 runs), dies 
Aug 21
Elizabeth Hill, The Citadel 
Aug 21
Edvard Valenta, The Case Is Not Yet Closed 
Aug 22
Ignazio Silone, Italian author (Fontamara, Pane e vino), dies at 78 
Aug 22
Jomo Kenyatta, 1st premier of Kenya (1963-78), dies at 83 
Aug 22
Ignazio Silone, Fontamara 
Aug 23
Gori Muñoz, The Bastard 
Aug 23
Agustín Isunza, El Topo 
Aug 24
Louis Prima, American singer, dies at 67 
Aug 25
Gösta Terserus, Striden går vidare 
Aug 26
Charles Boyer, actor (Gaslight, Rogues), dies at 78 
Aug 26
Charles Trowbridge Haubiel, composer, dies at 86 
Aug 26
José Manuel Moreno, Argentine footballer (b. 1916) 
Aug 26
Charles Boyer, Gaslight 
Aug 27
Robert Shaw, actor (Dan-Buccaneers), dies of heart attack at 51 
Aug 28
Bruce Catton, US historian/writer (Civil War), dies at 78 
Aug 28
Doris Warner, Lust for Life 
Aug 29
Karl Hartl, The Life and Loves of Mozart 
Aug 29
Giorgio Capecchi, The Woman Thief 
Aug 29
Emma Roldán, Hell Without Limits 
Aug 31
John Wrathall, President of Rhodesia (b. 1913) 
Aug 31
Josephine Miller, Cactus Jake, Heart-Breaker 
Aug 31
Lee David, The Jerk 
Sep 1
Olga de Haas, Dutch ballerina, dies at 33 
Sep 2
Robert Harari, A Foreign Affair 
Sep 3
Karin Molander, Erotikon 
Sep 4
María Conesa, Refugees in Madrid 
Sep 5
Joseph Glick, Around the World in Eighty Days 
Sep 6
Jan Berger, Dutch politician, dies at 59 
Sep 6
Tom Wilson, American record producer (b. 1931) 
Sep 7
Keith Moon, rock drummer (Who), dies of drug overdose at 31 
Sep 7
Edmond F. Bernoudy, Rebecca 
Sep 7
Ralph Owen, Look for the Silver Lining 
Sep 7
Charles Williams, The Rocketeer 
Sep 7
P.L. Santoshi, Barsaat Ki Raat 
Sep 7
Cecil Aronowitz, Schubert's Quintet in A 
Sep 8
Pancho Vladigerov, composer, dies at 79 
Sep 8
Ricardo Zamora, ¡¡Campeones!! 
Sep 8
Leopoldo Torre Nilsson, La maffia 
Sep 9
Jack L Warner, US movie production (Warner Bros), dies at 86) 
Sep 9
Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet (b. 1892) 
Sep 9
Jack L. Warner, Casablanca 
Sep 10
Ronnie Peterson, Swedish race car driver (b. 1944) 
Sep 11
Mike Gazella, American baseball player (b. 1895) 
Sep 11
Georgi Markov, Bulgarian dissident (b. 1929) 
Sep 11
Janet Parker, medical photographer (b. c. 1938) 
Sep 11
Ronnie Peterson, Swedish F1 driver (b. 1944) 
Sep 11
Ronnie Peterson, O Fabuloso Fittipaldi 
Sep 11
Kô Nakahira, Crazed Fruit 
Sep 11
Georgi Markov, Na vseki kilometar 
Sep 12
Frank Ferguson, actor (Wagons West, Dynamite, My Gal Sal), dies at 69 
Sep 12
Frank Ferguson, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein 
Sep 12
Otto Dierichs, Rose Bernd 
Sep 13
Adly Kasseb, The Giant 
Sep 14
Jone Morino, Il fidanzato di mia moglie 
Sep 15
Willy Messerschmitt, German aircraft builder, dies at 80 
Sep 15
Robert Cliche, French Canadian politician and judge (b. 1921) 
Sep 15
Willy Messerschmitt,  
Sep 15
Ed White, Night Life 
Sep 18
Adil Iskenderov, Darvis parisi partladir 
Sep 18
Ann Shoemaker, My Favorite Wife 
Sep 19
Rolf Gunther, East German priest, self imolation 
Sep 19
Étienne Gilson, French philosopher and historian (b. 1884) 
Sep 19
Mousen Hassanein, Mid-year Holiday 
Sep 22
Lina Carstens, actress (Homeland, Broken Jug), dies at 85 
Sep 23
Jay Adler, actor (Macon County Line, Illegal, Big Combo), dies at 79 
Sep 23
Lyman Bostock, outfielder (Angels), shot & killed at 27 
Sep 23
Fred Morgan, They Died with Their Boots On 
Sep 24
Ruth Etting, US dancer/singer (Ziegfeld Follies), dies at 80 
Sep 24
Nils Nordståhl, Julia jubilerar 
Sep 24
Vladimír Durdík, Pstrosí vecierok 
Sep 25
Claire Adams, actress (Legally Dead, End of the Road), dies at 80 
Sep 25
Eija Hiltunen, Se alkoi omenasta 
Sep 25
Bret Morrison, The Edge of Night 
Sep 26
Manne Siegbahn, Swedish physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1886) 
Sep 26
Robert Webb, Gallant Lady 
Sep 27
Gurgen Janibekyan, The Cliff 
Sep 28
John Paul I, [Albino Luciano], Pope (1978), dies after 33 days as pope 
Sep 28
Pope John Paul I (Albino Luciani), 263rd Catholic Pope, died 
Sep 28
Ferenc Szabó, Az asszony 
Sep 28
Aksel Dahlerup, Radiohuset 
Sep 29
John Paul I, Pope for 34 days, dies at 65 
Sep 30
Edgar Bergen, ventriloquist (Charlie McCarthy), dies at 75 
Oct 3
Octavia Handworth, Too Much Bull 
Oct 3
Ilse Obrig, Das Sandmännchen 
Oct 5
Myrtle Anderson, The Green Pastures 
Oct 5
Tom Coleman, The Naked Kiss 
Oct 8
Jim Gilliam, coach (LA Dodgers), dies at 49 
Oct 8
Karl Swenson, actor (Lara-Little House on the Prairie), dies at 70 
Oct 8
Tibor Serly, Hungarian violist/composer (American Elegy), dies at 76 
Oct 8
Ralph Marterie, Ralph Marterie and His Orchestra 
Oct 8
Karl Swenson, The Sword in the Stone 
Oct 9
Jacques Brel, Belgian chansonnier, buried on Atuama, dies at 49 
Oct 10
Gesina Van der Molen, Dutch WWII resistance fighter/lawyer, dies at 86 
Oct 10
Ralph H Metcalfe, (Rep-D-Ill), dies at 68 
Oct 10
Ralph Marterie, American big band leader (b. 1914) 
Oct 10
Ralph Metcalfe, Jesse Owens 
Oct 11
Nancy Spungen, killed by boyfriend Six Vicious in NYC 
Oct 11
Catherine Bennett, The Devil's Bowl 
Oct 11
Bebe Allen, The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer 
Oct 12
Nancy Spungen, D.O.A. 
Oct 12
Roy Gordon, Foreign Correspondent 
Oct 13
Roger Clark, Girls in Chains 
Oct 13
Emmerich Groh, Trenck, der Pandur 
Oct 14
Ernst Hans Richter, Wir haben eben geheiratet 
Oct 16
Dan Dailey, American dancer and actor (Governor & JJ), dies of anemia at 62 
Oct 16
Dan Dailey, It's Always Fair Weather 
Oct 18
Frank Woolley, cricketer (58,969 1st-class runs), dies 
Oct 18
Jacques Mornard, [Ramon Mercader], murderer of Trotsky, dies at 64 
Oct 18
Kathryn Loder, Foxy Brown 
Oct 18
Zbigniew Ziembinski, Brasil Ano 2000 
Oct 18
Bess Meyers, One Foot in Heaven 
Oct 19
Gig Young, American actor, kills his bride of 3 weeks and commits suicide at 64 
Oct 19
Gig Young, They Shoot Horses, Don't They? 
Oct 21
Anastas I Mikojan, Russian politician, dies at 83 
Oct 21
Louis S. Kaye, Flying with Music 
Oct 22
John Riley, English poet (murdered) (b. 1937) 
Oct 23
Maybelle Carter, country singer (Johnny Cash Show), dies at 69 
Oct 23
Colette Régis, La Bête Humaine 
Oct 23
Mother Maybelle Carter, Walk the Line 
Oct 24
Pat DiCicco, Night Life of the Gods 
Oct 25
Edward Kowalczyk, Samson 
Oct 25
Lee Loeb, Shall We Dance 
Oct 26
George Grant, cricketer (WI Test captain through early 1930's), dies 
Oct 27
Suzanne Courtal, Forbidden Games 
Oct 28
Geoffrey Unsworth, 2001: A Space Odyssey 
Oct 28
Cory Osceola, Wind Across the Everglades 
Oct 28
Rukmani Devi, Mathabhedaya 
Oct 28
Carlos Cotrim, Mãos Sangrentas 
Oct 28
Margareta Fahlén, Woman in White 
Oct 29
Eugen Mack, Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty 
Oct 29
Nicolas Hayer, Orpheus 
Oct 30
Brian Hayles, Cold War 
Oct 30
Kenneth Chryst, Baby Face Morgan 
Oct 30
Wallace MacDonald, The Primrose Path 
Oct 30
Marian Melman, Zweiter Teil 
Nov 2
Harry Reif, The Killing 
Nov 2
Ib Henrik Cavling, The Castle 
Nov 5
Denis O'Dea, actor (Capt Horatio Hornblower), dies at 73 
Nov 5
Denis O'Dea, The Fallen Idol 
Nov 6
Flora Campbell, actress (Faraway Hill, Date With Judy), dies at 67 
Nov 6
Heiri Suter, Swiss cyclist (b. 1899) 
Nov 6
Lewis M. Crosley, Parade of Stars Auto Show 
Nov 7
Gene Tunney, former heavyweight boxing champ (1926-28), dies at 80 
Nov 7
Janet Flanner, writer, dies at 86 
Nov 7
Janet Flanner, Paris Was a Woman 
Nov 8
Norman Rockwell, artist (Saturday Evening Post covers), dies at 84 
Nov 8
Ron Myron, Ring of Fire 
Nov 8
Norman Rockwell, Norman Rockwell's World... An American Dream 
Nov 9
Joe Wong, actor (Ken Murray Show), dies at 75 
Nov 9
Otto Siegl, composer, dies at 82 
Nov 9
Joe Wong, Singapore Sue 
Nov 9
Miguelito Valdés, RocknRolla 
Nov 10
Linda Scott, actress (Escape from Hell Island), dies at 28 
Nov 10
Theo Lingen, actor (Grosse Gluck), dies at 75 
Nov 10
Theo Lingen, M 
Nov 11
Dwight Butcher, The Big Sombrero 
Nov 12
Howard Swanson, composer, dies at 71 
Nov 13
George Hearne, South African cricketer (open bat in 3 Tests 1922-24), dies 
Nov 14
Lou Preager, Episode #1.18 
Nov 14
Mikaela Drozdovskaya, Ya vam pishu... 
Nov 15
Margaret Mead, American anthropologist (Thoughts & Female), dies of pancreatic cancer at 76 
Nov 15
Izetta Jewel, The Queen's Messenger 
Nov 16
Claude Dauphin, French actor (Les Miserables, Mado), dies at 75 
Nov 16
Cor Bruijn, Episode #1.7 
Nov 17
Claude Dauphin, actor (Paris Precinct), dies at 75 
Nov 17
James J "Gene" Tunney, heavyweight boxing champ (1926-8), dies at 80 
Nov 17
Marguerite Foss, The Good-for-Nothing Brat 
Nov 17
Marguerite Neitz, Call of the Mate 
Nov 18
Jim Jones, US pastor, leader of Jonestown Cult, commits suicide at 47 
Nov 18
Leo J Ryan, (Rep-Cal) & 4 killed in Jonestown, Guyana by members of Peoples Temple, followed by ritual mass suicide of 914 members 
Nov 18
Vera Shershnyova, Bolshaya zhizn. 2 seriya 
Nov 18
Lee Jouglard, Headpin Hints 
Nov 18
Leo J. Ryan,  
Nov 19
Tom McElhaney, Ten Days to Forever 
Nov 19
Anton Östman, Barnen från Frostmofjället 
Nov 19
Giorgio De Chirico, Sul ponte dei sospiri 
Nov 20
Vasilisk Gnedov, Russian poet (b. 1890) 
Nov 20
Ilean Hume, The Blood of the Poor 
Nov 20
Jens August Schade, People Meet and Sweet Music Fills the Heart 
Nov 20
Robert Alan Aurthur, Grand Prix 
Nov 20
Boris Korneev, Ballerina on the Boat 
Nov 21
John Barclay, Soylent Green 
Nov 23
Kate Harrington, All My Children 
Nov 23
Hanns Johst, The Legend of William Tell 
Nov 23
Jacques Bergier, L'homme radar 
Nov 23
Maurice Murphy, Tailspin Tommy 
Nov 23
Frida Sporrong, Bröderna Östermans huskors 
Nov 24
Kamil Yarmatov, Alisher Navoy 
Nov 25
Elaine Esposito, American woman who hold the record for longest coma (b. 1934) 
Nov 26
Raoul Pagel, Detour 
Nov 26
Frida Budtz Müller, Mallorcas søde liv 
Nov 27
George Moscone, (SF Mayor), shot by Dan White 
Nov 27
Harvey Milk, first openly gay person to be elected to public office, assassinated by Dan White at 48 
Nov 27
Susan Damante Shaw, actress (Wilderness Family), dies at 58 
Nov 27
George Moscone,  
Nov 28
Andre Morell, actor (Hound of the Baskervilles), dies at 69 
Nov 28
Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Argentine football executive (b. 1902) 
Nov 29
Alan Richardson, composer, dies at 74 
Nov 29
Barney Slater, Cahill U.S. Marshal 
Nov 29
Charlsie Bryant, Jaws 
Dec 1
Berko Acker, Until Death Do Us Part 
Dec 1
Price Day, Four O'Clock 
Dec 3
William Grant Still, composer, dies at 83 
Dec 3
Horst Schäfer, Reizende Leute 
Dec 3
Walt Yoder, The Secret Fury 
Dec 3
Ljubinka Bobic, Pop Cira i pop Spira 
Dec 3
Hans-Joachim Schmiedel, Stop Train 349 
Dec 3
Heinz Schmiedel, Heimweh nach St. Pauli 
Dec 3
William Grant Still, The Awful Truth 
Dec 3
Ivan Kavaleridze, Koliivshchina [1767-1768] 
Dec 4
Samuel Abraham Goldsmith, Neth/US phycists, dies at 76 
Dec 4
Albrecht Schoenhals, The Damned 
Dec 5
Jacques Daniel-Norman, L'aventure est au coin de la rue 
Dec 6
Rudolf Kukic, Protest 
Dec 7
Alexander Wetmore, American ornithologist (b. 1886) 
Dec 8
Golda Meir, Israel's PM (1969-74), dies in Jerusalem at 80 
Dec 8
William Berry, Running Brave 
Dec 10
Edward D Wood Jr, director (Plan 9), dies of heart failure at 54 
Dec 10
Miura Isshu, Zen teacher, Hakuin Rinzai line, dies at 75 
Dec 10
Edward D. Wood Jr., Plan 9 from Outer Space 
Dec 11
Vincent du Vigneaud, American chemist and Nobel laureate (b. 1901) 
Dec 11
Paul O'Dea, American baseball player (b. 1920) 
Dec 12
Clifton Chenier, US accordionist (Bayou Blues), dies at 53 
Dec 12
Fay Compton, actress (Othello), dies at 74 
Dec 12
Bill Bailey, Rhythm and Blues Revue 
Dec 13
Óscar Ortiz de Pinedo, The Innocent 
Dec 14
Salvador de Madariaga, Spanish diplomat, writer, historian and pacifist (b. 1886) 
Dec 14
Salvador de Madariaga, Es lebe der Tod 
Dec 15
Chill Wills, actor (Frontier Circus, Rounders), dies at 75 
Dec 15
Chill Wills, Giant 
Dec 16
Blanche Calloway, US singer/dancer/radio hostess, dies at 76 
Dec 16
Rita Békés, Father 
Dec 16
Lelio Basso, La caduta del fascismo 
Dec 16
Alice Adair, One More Chance 
Dec 16
Aagot Nissen, Himmeluret 
Dec 17
Don Ellis, American jazz band leader (b. 1934) 
Dec 17
Gregorio Barrios, Campeón a la fuerza 
Dec 19
Duncan Lamont, Mutiny on the Bounty 
Dec 20
Valborg Neuchs, Lucky Journey 
Dec 20
Ole Wisborg, Daddy, Darling 
Dec 20
Dmitri Pokras, Traktoristy 
Dec 21
Margaret Carl, Das Mißverständnis 
Dec 22
Robert Maxwell, Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song 
Dec 22
Rochus Gliese, Rübezahls Hochzeit 
Dec 23
Barbara Castleton, The Net 
Dec 24
Ming Lun Ku, The Life God 
Dec 26
Lois Chartrand, A Place in the Sun 
Dec 27
Bob de Lange, Dutch actor/director (Daniel), dies at 62 
Dec 27
Chris Bell, rock guitarist (Big Star), dies at 27 in car crash 
Dec 27
Houari Boumédienne, President of Algeria (b. 1932) 
Dec 27
Kazimierz Wilamowski, Night Train 
Dec 27
Egon von Jordan, Sissi 
Dec 27
Thomas Ingersoll, No Way Out 
Dec 27
Chris Bell, Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist 
Dec 28
Harry Winston, US jeweler for the "rich & famous", dies at 82 
Dec 28
John Rathmell, Undersea Kingdom 
Dec 28
Wladyslaw Nehrebecki, Bolek i Lolek 
Dec 28
Gustav Zelibor, Die verhängnisvolle Faschingsnacht 
Dec 29
Margarita Villegas, The Illiterate One 
Dec 30
Hanna Honthy, A régi nyár 
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