Famous Deaths in January 1976

  • Jan 3 Mal Evans, Beatles' roadie, dies
  • Jan 3 Mateusz Glinski, composer, dies at 83
  • Jan 3 Michael V Love, US test pilot (X-24), dies in F-4 crash at 37
  • Jan 4 Jan B Cammans, Flemish actor (Brothers Karamazov), dies at 84
  • Jan 5 Georges E Migot, French composer, dies at 84
  • Jan 5 John A. Costello, Taoiseach of Ireland (b. 1891)

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Jan 8 Zhou Enlai, Premier of the People's Republic of China, dies of bladder cancer at 77

Premier of the People's Republic of China Zhou Enlai
Premier of the People's Republic of China
Zhou Enlai
  • Jan 8 Robert Forgan, British fascist (b. 1891)
  • Jan 10 Chester Arthur Burnett, US blues pianist/harmonica player, dies at 65
  • Jan 10 Howlin' Wolf, singer/guitarist, dies following brain surgery at 65
  • Jan 11 Mervyn Grell, cricketer (Test WI v England 1930, 21 & 13, 0-17), dies

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Jan 12 Agatha Christie, British crime writer ("10 Little Indians"), dies at 85

Novelist Agatha Christie
Novelist
Agatha Christie
  • Jan 13 Margaret Leighton, British actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53
  • Jan 14 Margaret Leighton, actress (Best Man, Go-Between), dies at 53
  • Jan 14 Abdul Razak bin Hussain, premier of Malaysia (1970-77), dies at 53
  • Jan 17 Ad Verhoeven, soccer player (Xerxes/Sparta), dies in a car crash [or 1/18]
  • Jan 18 Ad Verhoeven, soccer player (Xerxes/Sparta), dies in a car crash [or 1/17]
  • Jan 18 Sonia Dresdel, actor (Fallen Idol, Secret Tent), dies at 67
  • Jan 19 Kevin Coughlin, actor (T R Ryan-Mama), killed in hit-&-run at 30
  • Jan 19 Hidetsugu Yagi, Japanese electrical engineer (b. 1886)
  • Jan 23 Aleksey Vasilyevich Sorokin, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 44
  • Jan 23 Paul Robeson, athlete/lawyer/singer, dies in Philadelphia at 77
  • Jan 23 Paul Dupuis, French Canadian film and television actor (b. 1913)
  • Jan 26 João Branco Núncio, Portuguese Bullfighter (b. 1901)
  • Jan 28 Chris Kenner, American R&B singer-songwriter (I Like it Like That), dies at 46
  • Jan 29 Michael Gwynn, actor (Dunkirk, Barabbas, Cleopatra), dies at 59
  • Jan 30 Jesse "Lone Cat" Fuller, SF Blues Great, dies at 80
  • Jan 30 Mance Lipscomb, rocker, dies at 80
  • Jan 30 Percy Tyson "Plum" Lewis, cricketer (pair in only Test for S Af), dies
  • Jan 31 Ernesto Miranda, American litigant (b. 1941)