Famous People Who Died in November 1977

  • Nov 2 Hans Erich Nossak, German writer, dies at 76
  • Nov 3 Florence Vidor, American actress (Jack Knife Man), dies at 82
  • Nov 3 William Kurelek, Canadian artist and writer (The Maze, Passion of Christ series), dies of cancer at 50
  • Nov 5 (Gaetano) "Guy" Lombardo, Canadian-American orchestra leader ("Auld Lang Syne"), dies of heart attack in Houston at 75
  • Nov 5 (Jacob) "Jan" Garber, American violinist and sweet jazz bandleader, dies at 82
  • Nov 5 Aleksey Stachanov, Russian model miner, dies at 72

René GoscinnyRené Goscinny (1926-1977)

Nov 5 French cartoonist (Asterix), dies of cardiac arrest during a routine stress test at 51

  • Nov 8 Bucky Harris, American Baseball HOF manager (World Series 1947 NY Yankees) and second baseman (WS 1924 Washington Senators), dies at 81
  • Nov 8 Georg Wüst, German Oceanographer, dies at 87
  • Nov 9 Fred Haney, American MLB baseball player, 1922-29 (Detroit Tigers and 3 other teams), manager, 1939-41 and 1953-59 (Milwaukee Braves and 2 other teams), and executive, 1961-68 (Los Angeles Angels), dies of a heart attack at 81
  • Nov 9 Gertrude Astor [Eyster], American silent and sound screen character actress (The Strong Man: Hell Bound), dies of a stroke on her 90th birthday
  • Nov 11 Abraham Sarmiento, Jr., Filipino journalist & political activist, dies at 27
  • Nov 11 Greta Keller, Vienna-born cabaret singer and actress (b. 1903)
  • Nov 13 Ingrid Schubert, German terrorist (b. 1944)
  • Nov 14 A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Indian guru, founder of International Society for Krishna Consciousness, dies at 81
  • Nov 14 Richard Addinsell, English composer (Warsaw Concerto, Alice in Wonderland), dies at 73
  • Nov 15 Serafin Pro, Cuban composer, dies at 71
  • Nov 18 Davey O'Brien, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1938, Texas Christian University; NFL: Philadelphia Eagles), dies from cancer at 60
  • Nov 18 Kurt Schuschnigg, Austrian politician (Dictator of the Austrian Federal State), dies at 79
  • Nov 18 Victor Francen, Belgian actor (J'Acusse, San Antonio), dies at 89
  • Nov 19 William "Sonny" Criss, American bebop jazz saxophonist (Jazz U.S.A.), commits suicide while suffering from stomach cancer at 50
  • Nov 20 Maxie Wander, Austrian writer (Good Morning My Lovely), dies at 44
  • Nov 22 Reg Perks, England cricket pace bowler (1938-39), dies
  • Nov 24 Richard Carlson, American actor (All I Desire; Flat Top; Valley of Gwangi), dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 65
  • Nov 27 John Little McClellan, American lawyer and politician (Sen-D-Ark), dies at 81
  • Nov 28 Trevor Bardette, American actor (Refugee, None Shall Escape), dies at 75
  • Nov 29 George Hamilton Combs, American politician and TV and radio commentator (Through the Curtain), dies at 78
  • Nov 30 Miloš Crnjanski, Serbian poet (Seobe), dies at 84

Terence RattiganTerence Rattigan (1911-1977)

Nov 30 British playwright (Winslow Boy, Browning Version), dies at 66