Famous Deaths in March 1970

  • Mar 1 Ed[uard] Hoornik, Dutch writer/poet (Na jaren), dies at 59
  • Mar 1 Lucille Hegamin, American singer and entertainer (b. 1894)
  • Mar 2 Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Quebec painter (b. 1888)
  • Mar 6 William Hopper, actor (Paul Drake-Perry Mason), dies at 55
  • Mar 10 Vasilis Avlonitis, Greek actor (b. 1904)

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Mar 11 Erle Stanley Gardner, US writer (Perry Mason), dies at 80

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  • Mar 13 Rick Besoyan, composer, dies at 45
  • Mar 15 Josef Martin Bauer, writer, dies at 68
  • Mar 15 Tarjei Vesaas, Nowegian author/novelist/writer (Isslottet), dies at 72
  • Mar 16 Arthur Adamov, Russian/French playwright, dies at 61
  • Mar 16 Tammi Terrell, American soul singer (You're All I Need), dies of a brain tumor at 24
  • Mar 16 Mary Ann Ganser, pop singer (The Shangri-Las), dies at 22
  • Mar 17 Fernand Crommelynck, Belgian playwright (Chaud et Frois), dies at 83
  • Mar 20 Manolis Chiotis, Greek bouzouki virtuoso and song writer (b. 1920)
  • Mar 21 Marlen Haushofer, writer, dies at 49
  • Mar 21 Manolis Chiotis, Greek songwriter and musician (b. 1920)
  • Mar 23 Del Lord, Canadian director (b. 1894)
  • Mar 26 Fritz Ascher, German Expressionist artist
  • Mar 29 Anna Louise Strong, American communist journalist (b. 1885)
  • Mar 30 Heinrich Brüning, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1885)
  • Mar 31 Semjon Timoshenko, Russ marshal/inspector-general (WW II), dies at 75