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Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 702

Jan 1st - Lee MacPhail takes over as AL president, succeeding Joe Cronin
Jan 1st - NBC radio begins on the hour news 24 hours a day (following CBS lead)
Jan 1st - World Population Year begins
Jan 1st - 62nd Men's Australian Open: Jimmy Connors beats Phil Dent (7-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3)
Jan 1st - With effect from this date the New Zealand government terminates all tariff preferences previously granted to South Africa
Jan 1st - 62nd Women's Australian Open: Evonne Goolagong Cawley beats Chris Evert (7-6, 4-6, 6-0)
Jan 1st - 60th Rose Bowl: #4 Ohio State beats #7 Southern California, 42-21
Jan 1st - 40th Orange Bowl: #6 Penn State beats #13 LSU, 16-9
Jan 2nd - 55 MPH speed limit imposed by Richard Nixon
Jan 2nd - Worst fire in Argentine history destroys 1.2 million acres
Jan 3rd - Arias Navarro succeeds Carrero Blanco as premier of Spain
Jan 3rd - Burma accepts its constitution
Jan 3rd - Gold hits record $121.25 an ounce in London
37th US President Richard Nixon37th US President Richard Nixon Jan 3rd - Miguel Pinero's "Short Eyes," premieres in NYC
Jan 3rd - NY Yankees sign Bill Virdon as manager
Jan 4th - Nixon refuses to hand over tapes subpoenaed by Watergate Committee
Jan 5th - Raul Julia appears on Bob Newhart Show in "Oh, Brother"
Jan 5th - An earthquake in Lima, Peru, kills six people, and damages hundreds of houses.
Jan 6th - "CBS Mystery Theater," premieres on radio
Jan 6th - England begins 3 day work week during mine strike
Jan 6th - In response to the 1973 energy crisis, daylight saving time commences nearly four months early in the United States.
Jan 7th - Gasoline rationed in Netherlands
Jan 8th - E Wilson Jr's musical "Let My People Come" premieres in NYC
Jan 8th - Gold hits record $126.50 an ounce in London
Jan 8th - Loch Ness Monster "photographed"
Jan 8th - Silver hits record $3.40 an ounce in New York
Jan 11th - ABC airs final episode of "Love, American Style"
Jan 12th - "Joker" by Steve Miller Band peaks at #1
Jan 12th - Libya & Tunisia announces they are merging as "Islamic Arab Republic"
Jan 13th - Super Bowl VIII: Miami Dolphins beat Minnesota Vikings, 24-7 in Houston Super Bowl MVP: Larry Csonka, Miami, RB
Jan 13th - Seraphim is elected Archbishop of Athens and All Greece.
Jan 14th - World Football League founded
Jan 15th - "Happy Days" begins an 11 year run on ABC
Jan 15th - 24th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 134-123 at Seattle
Jan 15th - Expert panel reports 18½ minute gap in Watergate tape, 5 separate erasures
Jaws Novelist Peter BenchleyJaws Novelist Peter Benchley Jan 16th - "Jaws" by Peter Benchley is published by Doubleday
Jan 16th - L A Landslide kills 9, Canyonville, Oregon
Jan 17th - Styne, Comdem & Green's musical "Lorelei" premieres in NYC
Jan 18th - "$6 Million Man" starring Lee Majors premieres on ABC TV
Jan 18th - Israel & Egypt sign weapons accord
Jan 19th - Belgium government of Leburton falls
Jan 19th - Notre Dame beats UCLA, ends NCAA-record 88-game basketball win streak
Jan 20th - NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 15-13
Jan 20th - 7th ABA All-Star Game: East 128 beats West 112 at Virginia
Jan 20th - Essex Comm College beats Englewood Cliffs 210-67 in basketball
Jan 21st - Gold hits record $161.31/silver hits record $3.97 an ounce in London
Jan 23rd - 1st edition of women's magazine "Story"
Jan 24th - 10th British Commonwealth Games open in Christchurch, New Zealand
Jan 25th - Bulent Ecevit forms government in Turkey
Jan 25th - Christian Barnard transplants 1st human heart without removal of old
McDonald's Entrepreneur Ray KrocMcDonald's Entrepreneur Ray Kroc Jan 25th - Ray Kroc, CEO of McDonald's buys San Diego Padres baseball team for $12 million
Jan 26th - 31st Golden Globes: The Exorcist, Al Pacino, & Marsha Mason win
Jan 27th - "Lorelei" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 320 performances
Jan 28th - Sam Thompson, Jim Bottomley, & Jocko Conlan elected to Hall of Fame
Jan 29th - 27th NHL All-Star Game: West beat East 6-4 at Chicago
Jan 29th - Kuwait announces 60 percent government participation in BP-Gulf concession
Jan 29th - 1974 NFL Draft: Ed Jones from Tennessee State first pick by Dallas Cowboys
Jan 30th - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
Feb 1st - "Good Times" (spinoff from "Maude") premieres on CBS TV
Feb 1st - Kuala Lumpur is declared a Federal Territory.
Feb 2nd - Barbra Striesand's 1st #1 hit, "The Way We Were"
Actor Al PacinoActor Al Pacino Feb 2nd - Pope Paul VI encyclical "To Honor Mary"
Feb 2nd - Smallest crowd at Cleveland Arena (Cavs vs Golden State-1,641)
Feb 2nd - The F-16 Fighting Falcon flies for the first time.
Feb 2nd - 10th British Commonwealth Games close in Christchurch, New Zealand
Feb 3rd - "Pajama Game" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 65 perfs
Feb 3rd - Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Burdine's Golf Invitational
Feb 4th - Chimpanzee Nim Chimsky signs his 1st word, at 2½ months
Feb 4th - Petroleum rationing ends in Netherlands
Feb 4th - Patricia Hearst (19), daughter of publisher Randolph Hearst, kidnapped by Symbionese Liberation Army
Feb 4th - Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb explodes on a bus in West Yorkshire, England, carrying British Army soldiers and some of their family members
Feb 5th - British mine strike
Feb 5th - Mats Wermelin, Sweden, scores all points in 272-0 basketball win
Feb 5th - Maximum speed on Autobahn reduced to 100 kph
Feb 5th - US Mariner 10 returns 1st close-up photos of Venus' cloud structure
Feb 5th - John Murtha becomes the first Vietnam War veteran elected to the Congress of the United States.
Feb 5th - Randolph Hearst’s 19-year-old daughter, Patty Hearst, is kidnapped from their home in California
Feb 6th - 3rd time Rangers shut-out Islanders 6-0
Feb 6th - Dutch speed limit set at 100km due to oil crisis
Feb 6th - US House of Reps begins determining grounds for impeachment of Nixon
Feb 7th - Grenada gains independence from Britain (National Day)
Actor & Director Mel BrooksActor & Director Mel Brooks Feb 7th - Mel Brooks' "Blazing Saddles" opens in movie theaters starring Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder
Feb 7th - UK Prime Minister Edward Heath calls for a general 'snap' election in the midst of a protracted miners strike
Feb 7th - The Symbionese Liberation Army claim responsibility for the for kidnapping of Patty Hearst, daughter of Randolph Hearst
Feb 8th - "Good Times" debuts on CBS TV
Feb 8th - Ringo releases "You're 16"
Feb 8th - Skylab 4's astronauts land
Feb 8th - Soap opera "Secret Storm" ends a 20 year run
Feb 8th - 3 US astronauts return to Earth after a 85 days in the US space station, Skylab
Feb 9th - "Daddy What If" by Bobby Bare peaks at #41
Feb 9th - "The Americans (A Canadian's Opinion)" by Gordon Sinclair peaks at #24
Feb 9th - US female Figure Skating championship won by Dorothy Hamill
Feb 9th - US male Figure Skating championship won by Gordon McKellen Jr
Feb 10th - "Gigi" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 103 performances
Feb 10th - Gail Denenber wins LPGA Sears Women's Golf Classic
Feb 10th - Iran/Iraqi border fight breaks out
Feb 10th - Judy Ikenberry wins 1st Us women's marathon (2:55:17)
Feb 10th - Silver futures hit record $4.81½ an ounce in London
Feb 11th - Dick Woodson is 1st of 48 to invoke baseball's new arbitration rule
Feb 11th - Titan-Centaur rocket test launch fails

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 1,063

Jan 1st - Johnie Church, NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)
Jan 2nd - Juha Lind, NHL forward (Team Finland Oly-Bronze-1998, Dallas)
Jan 3rd - Stefan Ustorf, Kaufbeuren Ger, NHL right wing (Washington Capitals)
Jan 3rd - Todd Warriner, Blenheim, NHL left wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)
Jan 3rd - Alessandro Petacchi, Italian cyclist
Jan 4th - Carl Powell, defensive end (Indianapolis Colts)
Jan 4th - Ian Moor, English singer
Jan 5th - Calvin Collins, center/guard (Atlanta Falcons)
Jan 5th - John Drew Nichols, Oklahoma, rocker (PC Quest-Can You See)
Jan 5th - Michelle Scerri, Australian golfer (1995 Tasmanian), born in Melbourne, Victoria
Jan 6th - Juan Roque, tackle (Detroit Lions)
Jan 6th - Marcus Crandell, CFL quarterback (Edmonton Eskimos)
Jan 6th - Paul Grant, NBA center (Minn Timberwolves)
Jan 6th - Daniel Cordone, Argentine footballer
Jan 7th - Jennifer LeRoy, Craig CO, playmate (Feb, 1993)
Jan 8th - Arjan Blaauw, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen)
Jan 8th - Brian Roberson, wide receiver (NY Giants)
Jan 9th - Craig Wishart, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman vs South Africa 1995)
Jan 9th - Jamain Stephens, NFL offensive tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers)
Jan 9th - Farhan Akhtar, Indian Bollywood Director, Actor, Producer, Singer.
Jan 10th - Andre Kirwan, CFL receiver (Toronto Argonauts)
Jan 10th - Hollis Thomas, defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
Jan 10th - Davide Dionigi, Italian footballer
Jan 10th - Akari Kaida, Japanese composer
Jan 10th - Jemaine Clement, New Zealand actor
Jan 10th - Steve Marlet, French footballer
Jan 10th - Hrithik Roshan, Indian actor
Jan 11th - Echo Leta Johnson, Austin TX, playmate (Jan, 1993)
Jan 11th - Goran Lozanovski, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
Jan 11th - Rod Jones, NFL guard (Cincinnati Bengals)
Jan 11th - Toderick Malone, WLAF wide receiver (London Monarchs)
Jan 11th - Warren Morris, Alexandria LA, baseball infielder (Olympics-bronze-96)
Jan 11th - Jens Nowotny, German footballer
Jan 12th - Melanie Jayne Chisholm, "Sporty Spice", Widnes, vocalist (Spice Girls)
Jan 12th - Tor Arne Hetland, Norwegian cross-country skier
Jan 13th - Matt Lepsis, NFL tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
Jan 13th - Sergei Brylin, Moscow Russia, NHL center (NJ Devils)
Jan 14th - Hugues Legault, 50m swimmer (Olympics-96), born in Montreal, Quebec
Jan 14th - Kevin Jefferson, NFL linebacker (Cin Bengals)
Jan 14th - Michael Dritlein, WLAF wide receiver (Rhein Fire)
Jan 14th - Nancy Napolski, Hinsdale Idaho, air rifle (Olympics-1996)
Jan 14th - Kevin Durand, Canadian actor
Jan 15th - Aubrey Jo Hiller, Missoula Montana, Miss America-Montana (1997)
Jan 15th - Mike Minter, safety (Carolina Panthers)
Jan 15th - Ray King, American baseball player
Supermodel Kate MossSupermodel Kate Moss (Jan 16th) Jan 16th - Kate Moss, English model (Calvin Klein), born in Croydon, England
Jan 17th - Derrick Mason, wide receiver (Tennessee Oilers)
Jan 17th - Guillermo Mercedes, Dominican/US baseball infielder (Texas Rangers)
Jan 17th - Marcus Spriggs, offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)
Jan 17th - Sharon Marie Ferris, NZ, yachter (Olympics-96)
Jan 17th - Vesko Kountchev, Bulgarian musician
Jan 17th - Yang Chen, Chinese footballer
Jan 18th - Devon Odessa, actor (Sharon-My So Called Life, Girl of Limberlost)
Jan 18th - Shane Burton, defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins)
Jan 18th - Michael Tunn, Australian television and radio
Jan 18th - Christian Burns, English musician (BBMak)
Jan 18th - Maulik Pancholy, American actor
Jan 18th - Princess Claire of Belgium
Jan 19th - Amaury Telemaco, Higuey Dom Rep, pitcher (Chicago Cubs)
Jan 19th - Gregory Playfair, Suriname/Dutch soccer player (PSV)
Jan 19th - Tarik Oulida, soccer player (Ajax/Seville)
Jan 19th - Walter Jones, tackle (Seattle Seahawks)
Jan 19th - Jaime Moreno, Bolivian footballer
Jan 19th - Frank Caliendo, American comedian
Jan 20th - Calvin Harrison, Orlando Florida, 200m/400m runner
Jan 20th - Rae Carruth, wide receiver (Carolina Panthers)
Jan 21st - Jerald Sowell, fullback (NY Jets)
Jan 21st - Jerry Wunsch, tackle (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
Jan 21st - Orpheus Roye, defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers)
Jan 21st - Rove McManus, Australian television host and comedian
Jan 21st - Alex Sperafico, Brazilian racing driver
Jan 22nd - Pavel Mikhalevitch, soccer player (NEC)
Jan 22nd - Stephanie Rottier, St Niklaas Belgium, tennis star (1995 semi Prague)
Jan 23rd - Glen Chapple, cricketer (Lancashire & England A pace bowler)
Jan 23rd - Tiffani-Amber Theissen, actress (Saved by Bell, 90210), born in Long Beach, California
Jan 23rd - Rebekah Elmaloglou, Australian actress
Jan 23rd - Yosvani Pérez, Cuban baseball player
Jan 23rd - Richard T. Slone, British artist
Jan 24th - Kristy Sargeant, Edmonton Alberta, ice pairs (1994 Skate Canada)
Jan 24th - Layla Linn, Miss New Mexico USA (1996)
Jan 24th - Tim Biakabutuka, running back (Carolina Panthers)
Jan 24th - Ed Helms, American actor
Jan 24th - Shii Ann Huang, American game show contestant
Jan 25th - Adam Meadows, offensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
Jan 25th - Daniel Sproule, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympics-96)
Jan 25th - Jonathan Bryan Colling, rocker (4 Fun-Unbelievable Fun Boys), born in Boston, Massachusetts
Jan 25th - Robert Budreau, Canadian film director
Jan 26th - Shannon Hale, American author
Jan 27th - ZP Theart, South African-born English singer (Dragonforce)
Jan 28th - Derrick Mayes, NFL wide reciever (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
Jan 28th - Jermaine Dye, outfielder (Atlanta Braves), born in Oakland, California
Jan 28th - Tony Delk, NBA guard (SF Warriors)
Jan 28th - Vitaly Tregubov, hockey defenseman (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
Jan 28th - Zack Bronson, safety (San Francisco 49ers)
Jan 28th - Jermaine Dye, American baseball player
Jan 28th - Magglio Ordóñez, Venezuelan baseball player
Jan 29th - David LaFleur, tight end (Dallas Cowboys)
Jan 29th - Jeff Mitchell, corner (Baltimore Ravens)
Jan 29th - Kris Burley, Truro Nova Scotia, gymnist (Olympics-96)
Jan 29th - Pat Walsh, WLAF Tackle (London Monarchs)

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 13 of 13

Basketball Player/US Senator Bill BradleyBasketball Player/US Senator Bill Bradley (Jan 14th) Jan 14th - US Senator Bill Bradley (30) weds professor Ernestine Schlant
Jan 18th - Author Maya Angelou (45) weds Paul Bernard Du Feu
Jan 31st - "The Outlaw" actress Jane Russell (52) weds real-estate broker John Calvin People (45) in Santa Barbara, California
Feb 10th - NBA player Julius Erving (23) weds model Turquoise Brown at Waldorf
Feb 16th - MLB player Mike Schmidt (24) weds Donna Wightman
Jun 5th - "Sly and the Family Stone" frontman Sly Stone (31) weds model-actress Kathy Silva at Madison Square Garden
Jun 7th - Actor Richard Harris (43) weds actress Ann Turkel (27)
Jun 8th - NBA forward Jerry Lucas (34) weds second wife Sharalee Beard
Jul 4th - Singer Barry White (29) weds R&B singer Glodean James at a private ceremony in Las Vegas, Nevada
Jul 16th - "The Osmonds" singer Alan Osmond (25) weds Suzanne Pinegar at LDS Temple in Provo, Utah
Actress Faye DunawayActress Faye Dunaway (Aug 7th) Aug 7th - Actress Faye Dunaway weds Peter Wolf of J Geils Band
Aug 19th - Oscar-winning lyricist Tim Rice (29) weds Jane McIntosh
Sep 14th - Singer-composer Quincy Jones Jr (41) weds actress Peggy Lipton (28) in Los Angeles, California

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 5 of 5

Boxing Champ George ForemanBoxing Champ George Foreman (Feb 13th) Feb 13th - Professional boxer George Foreman (25) divorces Adrienne Calhoun after almost 3 years of marriage
May 6th - Actress Maggie Smith (39) divorces actor Robert Stephens (42) after 6 years of marriage
Jun 26th - Actress Elizabeth Taylor's 5th divorce from actor Richard Burton
Sep 13th - Singer-composer Quincy Jones Jr (28) divorces actress Ulla Andersson (41) after 5 years of marriage
Oct 10th - Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (41) divorces director-producer William Asher (53) after 11 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 307

Jan 2nd - Tex Ritter, country singer (5 Star Jubilee), dies at 67
Jan 3rd - Gino Cervi, actor (Becket, Don Camillo), dies at 72
Jan 4th - Karel Janacek, composer, dies at 70
Jan 5th - Roy Bargy, orchestra leader (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 79
Jan 5th - Lev Oborin, Russian pianist (b. 1907)
Jan 6th - David Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexican sculptor/muralist, dies at 77
Jan 7th - Charles Alfred Coulson, British Chemist (theoretical), dies at 63
Jan 13th - Raoul Jobin, Canadian tenor (b. 1906)
Jan 13th - Salvador Novo, Mexican writer and poet (b. 1904)
Jan 14th - Josef Smrkovsky, Czechoslovakia parliament chairman, dies at 62
Jan 15th - Karel Salmon, composer, dies at 76
Jan 20th - Edmund Blunden, British poet/critic, dies at 77
Jan 21st - Jan Arends, Dutch poet/author, dies at 48
Jan 21st - Ken Viljoen, cricketer (played 27 Tests for South Africa 1930-47), dies
Jan 21st - Lewis L Strauss, head US Atomic Energy Comm (1953-58), dies at 78
Jan 22nd - Leon Lontoc, actor (Henry-Burke's Law), dies at 64
Jan 26th - S v Vegesack, writer, dies at 85
Jan 26th - Wiktor Labunski, composer, dies at 78
Jan 27th - Georgios Grivas, Greek gen/oppos leader on Cyprus (EOKA), dies at 75
Jan 27th - Paula Ludwig, writer, dies at 74
Jan 28th - Dino Buzzati, writer, dies at 67
Jan 30th - Bill Whitty, cricketer (37 wkts v South Africa 1910-11 series), dies
Jan 31st - Glenn Morris, olympian/actor (Tarzan's Revenge), dies at 61
Jan 31st - Harry Baum, actor (Crime & Punishment), dies at 58
Jan 31st - Paul Haesaerts, Flemish architect/painter (Flandre), dies at 72
Jan 31st - Roger Pryor, actor (Lady by Choice), dies at 72
Hollywood Mogul Samuel GoldwynHollywood Mogul Samuel Goldwyn (Jan 31st) Jan 31st - Samuel Goldwyn, Polish/English/US film magnate (MGM), dies of natural causes at 91
Feb 1st - Lynda Ann Healy, 1st Bundy murder victim, abducted in Seattle
Feb 2nd - Jean Absil, Belgian composer (Benedictions), dies at 80
Feb 4th - Mihail Andricu, composer, dies at 79
Feb 4th - Satyendra Nath Bose, Indian physicist (b. 1894)
Feb 7th - Arline Judge, actress (Age of Consent), dies at 61
Feb 8th - Fern Andra, dies at 80
Feb 8th - Fritz Zwicky, Swiss/US astronomer (supernova, dark matter), dies at 75
Feb 9th - Cees de Lange, Dutch conferencier, dies at 60
Feb 11th - Anna Q Nilsson, actress (Toll Gate, Sorrell & Son), dies at 85
Feb 14th - C S Dempster, cricketer (10 Tests for NZ, 723 runs), dies
Feb 15th - Kurt Magnus Atterberg, composer, dies at 86
Feb 16th - John Garand, Canadian rifle engineer and manufacturer (b. 1888)
Feb 20th - David Monrad Johansen, composer, dies at 85
NHL Star and Businessman Tim HortonNHL Star and Businessman Tim Horton (Feb 21st) Feb 21st - Tim Horton, Canadian hockey player and co-founder of Tim Hortons, dies in a car crash at 44
Feb 22nd - Samuel Byck, American attempted assassin of Richard Nixon (b. 1930)
Feb 23rd - Florence Rice, actress (Girl in 1313, Carnival), dies at 63
Feb 23rd - Harry Ruby, American composer and writer (b. 1895)
Feb 27th - Pat Brady, Toledo Ohio, actor (Roy Rodgers Show), dies at 59
Feb 28th - Mees Toxopeus, Dutch rescue-vessel captain, dies at 89
Mar 1st - Jos de Haes, Flemish philological/poet (Azuren Holte), dies at 53
Mar 1st - Bobby Timmons, American jazz pianist (b. 1935)
Mar 2nd - Barbara Ruick, actress/singer (Jerry Colonna Show), dies at 41
Mar 2nd - Salvador Puig Antich, Spanish anarchist (b. 1948)
Mar 3rd - Barbara Ruick, actress (Carousel, Fearless Fagan), dies at 43
Mar 3rd - Frank Wilcox, actor (John-Beverly Hillbillies), dies at 66
Mar 4th - Adolph Gottlieb, US painter, dies at 71
Mar 5th - Billy DeWolfe, actor (Good Morning World), dies at 67
Mar 5th - Solomon I "Sol" Hurok, US impresario, dies at 85
Mar 5th - Billy De Wolfe, American actor (b. 1907)
Mar 7th - Alberto Rabagliati, Italian singer and actor (b. 1906)
Mar 8th - Christian van Geel, Dutch poet/sculptor (Spinroc), dies at 56
Mar 8th - Willem "Wim" Sonneveld, Dutch actor (Silk Stockings), dies at 56
Mar 9th - Earl W Sutherland Jr, US pharmacologist (Nobel 1971), dies at 58
Mar 10th - June Harrison, actress (Land of the Lawless), dies at 48
Mar 10th - Quinto Maganini, composer, dies at 76
Mar 12th - Billy Fox, Protestant Dublin MP, assassinated
Mar 12th - George D. Sax, Drive-in bank and instant loan innovator. Owner of the Saxony Hotel. (b. 1904)
Mar 13th - Howard St John, actor (Investigator, Dr Lewis-Hank), dies at 68
Mar 13th - Janos Prohaska, actor (Andy Williams Show), dies at 52
Mar 17th - Carroll Nye, actor (Gone with the Wind), dies at 72
Mar 17th - Louis I Kahn, Estonia/US architect, dies at about 73
Mar 18th - David C Imboden, actor (King of Kings), dies at 87
Mar 19th - Anne Klien, fashion designer, dies at 51
Mar 19th - Edward Platt, actor (Chief-Get Smart), dies at 58
Mar 19th - Hertha Kuusinen, Finnish communist/daughter of Otto K, dies at 70
Mar 20th - Chet Huntley, newscaster (NBC Huntley-Brinkley Report), dies at 62
Mar 20th - [Lavinia] Marian Fleming Poe, African American advocate in Virginia, dies at 83
Mar 21st - Candy Darling, [James Slattery], female impersonator, dies
Mar 22nd - Peter Revson, US race car driver (Indianapolis 500), dies at 35
Mar 24th - Doris Deane, dies at 74
Mar 24th - Yoshida Isoya, Japanese architect (modern sukiya style), dies at 79
Mar 25th - Otto Waldis, actor (Unknown World, Whip Hand), dies at 72
Mar 28th - Dorothy Fields, US singer (Way you Look Tonight), dies at 68
Mar 28th - Francoise Rosay, actress (Interlude, Women in Prison), dies at 82
Mar 28th - Arthur Crudup, American blues singer and guitarist, dies of heart attack at 68
Mar 29th - Seton I Miller, writer, dies at 71
Mar 30th - Ludovicus J Rogier, Dutch historian (Reborn in Freedom), dies at 79
Mar 31st - Andrea Checci, actress (2 Women, Assassin, Black Sunday), dies at 57
Apr 1st - Alfred Ernest Whitehead, composer, dies at 86
Apr 2nd - Douglass Dumbrille, actor (Mr Deed Goes to Town), dies at 84
French President Georges PompidouFrench President Georges Pompidou (Apr 2nd) Apr 2nd - Georges Pompidou, French President (1969-1974) and Prime Minister (1962-1968), dies in Paris at 62
Apr 5th - William Hudson, actor (I Led 3 Lives), dies at 49
Apr 5th - A. Y. Jackson, Canadian painter (b. 1882)
Apr 6th - Willem Dudok, Dutch architect (Hilversum Town Hall), dies at 89
Apr 6th - Hudson Fysh, Australian aviator and businessman (b.1895)
Apr 8th - James Charles McGuigan, Catholic archbishop of Toronto (b. 1894)
Apr 10th - Patricia Collinge, dies at 81
Apr 10th - Roger Bastide, French sociologist, dies at 76
Apr 11th - Curt Conway, dies
Apr 12th - Carl Jaffe, dies at 72
Apr 13th - Stanley Smith, actor (Honey, King of Jazz, Soup to Nuts), dies at 71
Apr 15th - Giovanni D'Anzi, Italian songwriter (b. 1906)
Apr 17th - Frank McGee, Today show host, dies of cancer at 52

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