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People Who Died in the Year 1965 (33 found): Names Only

T.S. Eliot

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Stearns Eliot
Also Known As:
T. S. Eliot
T S Eliot
TS Eliot
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Poet and playright. Poems The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, The Hollow Men, The Waste Land. Play Murder in the Cathedral, Moved to the UK in 1914 at age 25 and became a citizen of Britain when he was 39. Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 1948. Tony Award in 1950 for Best Play, Broadway play The Cocktail Party. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1964. Missouri Wall of Fame. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6191 Delmar Boulevard.

Jeanette MacDonald

Real/Birth Name:
Jeanette Anna MacDonald
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Blossom Rock by 7 years.
wife of
Gene Raymond, until she died.
Older than Gene Raymond by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Sang Indian Love Song with Nelson Eddy. Movie Rose Marie. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1988. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6157 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 1628 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
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Alan Freed

Real/Birth Name:
Albert James Freed
Also Known As:
Moondog
Nickname(s):
Father of Rock 'n' Roll
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Introduced the phrase "rock and roll" on his shows. Lost work because of the payola scandal. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. National Radio Hall of Fame 1988. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6381 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio; ceremony: 10 December 1991.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Winston Churchill

Real/Birth Name:
Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill
Also Known As:
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill
Rt. Hon. Sir Winston Spencer-Churchill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Prime Minister of Great Britain during World War II. 1953 invested as a Knight of the Garter. Congressional Gold Medal 1969. Albert Medal 1945.

Harry Stuhldreher

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Augustus Stuhldreher
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Notre Dame as quarterback in the group The Four Horsemen. Head football coach at Villanova University from 1925 to 1935 and at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1936 to 1948. College Football Hall of Fame 1958. University of Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1994. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1965. Madison Sports Hall of Fame 1966.

Nat King Cole

Real/Birth Name:
Nathaniel Adams Coles
Also Known As:
Nat "King" Cole
Nickname(s):
King
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45, 30 days before his 46th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs Smile, Pretend. TV show The Nat King Cole Show. Movies Cat Ballou, St. Louis Blues. Group King Cole Trio. Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame 1993. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Alabama Music Hall of Fame 1985. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1997. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1993. Alabama Stage and Screen Hall of Fame 2003. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame.. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6659 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 6229 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Malcolm X

Real/Birth Name:
Malcolm Little
Also Known As:
El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A leader and spokeman of the Nation of Islam. Assassinated by gunshot.

Stan Laurel

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Stanley Jefferson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Of the group Laurel and Hardy. London Avenue of Stars. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Margaret Dumont

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Baker
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Duck Soup. Known for roles as the haughty straight woman for the Marx Brothers.

Amos Alonzo Stagg

Real/Birth Name:
Amos Alonzo Stagg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
102
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In college, an end for team Yale University. Head coach teams University of Chicago, College of the Pacific. Invented many traditions of the football game. Also baseball coach at Chicago. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. College Football Hall of Fame 1951. Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 1965. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1959. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 2001.

Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood

Real/Birth Name:
Victoria Alexandra Alice Mary
Also Known As:
Princess Mary
Viscountess Lascelles
Countess of Harewood
Princess Royal
Princess Mary of York
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67, 28 days before her 68th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

great aunt of
granddaughter of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
great granddaughter of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
great aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Duke of Windsor by 2 years.
granddaughter of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
grand niece of
great aunt of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
second cousin of
great aunt of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
granddaughter of
daughter of
younger sister of
Younger than King George VI by 1 year.
first cousin once removed of
first cousin of
great aunt of
great aunt of
great aunt of
second cousin twice removed of
great aunt of
great aunt of
great aunt of
great granddaughter of
second cousin once removed of
daughter of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
second cousin twice removed of
great granddaughter of
first cousin once removed of
great aunt of
grand niece of
second cousin twice removed of
great aunt of
aunt of
great aunt of
older sister of
Older than Prince George, Duke of Kent by 5 years.
second cousin twice removed of
older sister of
Older than Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester by 2 years.
grand niece of
aunt of
second cousin of
aunt of
aunt of
second cousin twice removed of
aunt of
second cousin of
grand niece of
first cousin once removed of
great aunt of
grand niece of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
aunt of
first cousin once removed of
granddaughter of
niece of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
aunt of
second cousin once removed of
great granddaughter of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
grand niece of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

The sixth Princess Royal.

Linda Darnell

Real/Birth Name:
Monetta Eloyse Darnell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies A Letter to Three Wives, No Way Out, The Mark of Zorro. Died a day after burned in a house fire. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1631 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Louise Dresser

Real/Birth Name:
Louise Josephine Kerlin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Films in the 1920s and 1930s. Movie A Ship Comes In Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6538 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Edward R. Murrow

Real/Birth Name:
Egbert Roscoe Murrow
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Made an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE) by Queen Elizabeth II on March 5, 1965. TV shows CBS Evening News, Person to Person. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1992. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1992. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1964. National Radio Hall of Fame 1988. Television Hall of Fame 1984. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6263 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Spike Jones

Real/Birth Name:
Lindley Armstrong Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Known for silly sounds and whistles in recordings. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 6290 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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Sonny Boy Williamson (more famous)

Real/Birth Name:
Aleck Miller
Also Known As:
Sonny Boy Williamson II
Aleck "Rice" Miller
Rice Miller
Alex Miller
Nickname(s):
Willie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died in Helena, Arkansas. Harmonica blues. Songs Fattenin' Frogs for Snakes, Bye Bye Bird. See also Sonny Boy Williamson (original). Blues Hall of Fame 1980. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame.

Curly Lambeau

Real/Birth Name:
Earl Louis Lambeau
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder, back and first coach. Pro team Green Bay Packers. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1961. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1970. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963.

Judy Holliday

Real/Birth Name:
Judith Tuvim
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43, 14 days before her 44th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Gene Brito

Real/Birth Name:
Gene Herman Brito
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end and end. Teams Loyola University, Washington Redskins, Calgary Stampeders, Los Angeles Rams. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. NFL Player of the Year 1955. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame 2010. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame.

David O. Selznick

Real/Birth Name:
David Oliver Selznick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Jennifer Jones, until he died.
Older than Jennifer Jones by 16 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Gone with the Wind, Duel in the Sun Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 26 October 2004.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Red Nichols

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Loring Nichols
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21

Brief Facts:

Cornet player. Leader of band Red Nichols and His Five Pennies. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1986.

Jack Mara

Real/Birth Name:
John V. Mara
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
uncle of
great uncle of
great uncle of
son of
father of
older brother of
Older than Wellington Mara by 8 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Co-owner of team New York Giants. Team president for 24 years. New York Giants Ring of Honor 2010.

Constance Bennett

Real/Birth Name:
Constance Campbell Bennett
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Barbara Bennett by 1 year.
older sister of
Older than Joan Bennett by 5 years.
aunt of

Brief Facts:

Movie Topper in role of a ghost Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6250 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Everett Sloane

Real/Birth Name:
Everett H. Sloane
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway plays Boy Meets Girl, Room Service. Radio shows Mercury Theatre, The Shadow. Animated cartoon TV series The Dick Tracy Show in role of Dick Tracy. TV series Zorro. Movies Citizen Kane, The Desert Fox, Marjorie Morningstar. Committed suicide by barbiturate overdose, apparently because he feared he was going blind. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6254 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Dorothy Dandridge

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Jean Dandridge
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died by drug overdose (suicide.). National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6719 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 18 January 1983.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Clara Bow

Real/Birth Name:
Clara Gordon Bow
Nickname(s):
The "It" Girl
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Rex Bell, until his earlier death.
Younger than Rex Bell by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1924). Movies It, Wings, Parisian Love, Call Her Savage Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Henry Travers

Real/Birth Name:
Travers John Heagerty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie It's a Wonderful Life in the role of Clarence. Movies Invisible Man, The Bells of St. Mary's. Many Broadway plays.

Marie McDonald

Real/Birth Name:
Marie Frye
Nickname(s):
The Body
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Pardon My Sarong, Geisha Boy

Bill McKechnie

Real/Birth Name:
William Boyd McKechnie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third base, teams Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Braves, New York Yankees, Indianapolis Hoosiers/Newark Peppers, New York Giants, Cincinnati Reds. Manager, teams Newark Peppers, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Braves/Boston Bees, Cincinnati Reds. Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame 1967. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1962. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1968.

Dorothy Kilgallen

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Mae Kilgallen
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Panelist on TV series What's My Line?. Column The Voice of Broadway Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6780 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Joe Kendall

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Nathaniel Kendall
Nickname(s):
Tarzan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Team Kentucky State University. KSU Hall of Fame 1975. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2011. College Football Hall of Fame 2007. Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame 2008.

Branch Rickey

Real/Birth Name:
Wesley Branch Rickey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 11 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Invented the minor league farm system. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1967. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1965. University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1985. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1961. St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame. National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2009. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 1995. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6631 Delmar Boulevard.

Al Ritz

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Joachim
Also Known As:
Albert Ritz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced Joe-AK-him. Group The Ritz Brothers Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6756 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: The Ritz Brothers for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 17 November 1987.
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A star at 6756 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: The Ritz Brothers for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 17 November 1987.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive as a member of band: The Ritz Brothers; ceremony: 26 October 1996.
A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive as a member of band: The Ritz Brothers; ceremony: 26 October 1996.
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