Famous Deaths in March 1975

  • Mar 2 Jean Kurt Forest, composer, dies at 65
  • Mar 2 Josiah Mwangi Kariuki, Kenyan politician (b.1929)
  • Mar 7 Ben Blue, Canadian actor (Accidental Family), dies at 73
  • Mar 7 Francine Larrimore, actress (John Meade's Woman), dies at 76
  • Mar 7 Mikhail Bakhtin, Russian philosopher (b. 1895)
  • Mar 8 George Stevens, US director (Swing Time, Gunga Din), dies at 70
  • Mar 9 Joseph Dunninger, NYC, mentalist (Amazing Dunninger), dies at 82
  • Mar 9 Shirley Ross, actress (Night Vision, Mindkiller), dies at 62
  • Mar 9 Gleb W. Derujinsky, Russian-American sculptor (b. 1888)
  • Mar 10 Leopold Samuel, composer, dies at 91
  • Mar 11 Philip Bezanson, composer, dies at 59
  • Mar 11 Sammy Spear, orchestra leader (Dom Deluise Show), dies at 65
  • Mar 11 Walter Kinsella, American actor (Martin Kane Private Eye), dies at 74
  • Mar 13 Ali Sastroamidjojo, Indonesian attorney/minister/premier, dies at 71
  • Mar 13 Ivo Andric, Yugoslavian author (Nemiri-Nobel 1961), dies at 82
  • Mar 13 Jean Del Val, actor (Sainted Devil, Flying Deuces), dies at 83
  • Mar 13 Ruth Schaumann, German author/painter/sculptor, dies at 75
  • Mar 14 Susan Hayward, actress (Young & Willing), dies at 56
  • Mar 15 Antonino Rocca, professional wrestler/sportscaster, dies at 49
  • Mar 15 Aristotle S Onassis, Greek shipping magnate, dies at 69

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Mar 16 T-Bone Walker, blues guitarist (Funky Town, Well Done), dies at 64

Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter T-Bone Walker
Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
T-Bone Walker
  • Mar 16 Richard W. DeKorte, American politician (b. 1936)
  • Mar 18 Alain Grandbois, Quebec poet (b. 1900)
  • Mar 19 John A DeMott, dies at 63
  • Mar 21 Berend Giltay, composer, dies at 64
  • Mar 21 Ralph Hawtrey, economist (multiplier), dies at 95
  • Mar 21 Joe Medwick, baseball player (b. 1911)
  • Mar 22 Asa Smith Bushnell Jr, Sec of US Olympics (1945-65), dies at 75
  • Mar 22 Cass Daley, actress (Red Garters), dies at 59
  • Mar 22 Paul Verhoeven, German director dies at 73
  • Mar 24 Muriel Hutchinson, actor (Another Thin Man), dies at 60
  • Mar 24 Oscar Rasbach, composer, dies at 86
  • Mar 25 Juan Gaudino, Argentine racing driver (b. 1893)

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Mar 25 Faisal, King of Saudi Arabia (1964-75), shot by nephew at 68

  • Mar 27 Arthur Bliss, English composer/conductor (Checkmate), dies at 83
  • Mar 27 Gertrude Niesen, actress (Start Cheering), dies at 63
  • Mar 28 Renzo Massarani, composer, dies at 77
  • Mar 30 Peter Bamm, writer, dies