Famous Deaths on October 27, 1980

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Famous Deaths

  • John Van Vleck, American Physicist, Mathematician, and Nobel Laureate who pioneered the modern quantum mechanical theory of magnetism, dies at 81
  • Judy LaMarsh, Canadian politician, author and broadcaster (b. 1924)
  • Steve Peregrin Took, English musician (Tyrannosaurus Rex), dies of a drug overdose at 31