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People Who Died in the Year 1967 (45 found): Names Only

Moon Mullican

Real/Birth Name:
Aubrey Wilson Mullican
Nickname(s):
Moon
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:

Brief Facts:

Piano player. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1976. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Grand Ole Opry.

Jack Ruby

Real/Birth Name:
Jacob Rubenstein
Also Known As:
Jack Leon Ruby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Changed name legally in 1947 to Jack Leon Ruby. Killed
Lee Harvey Oswald
November 24, 1963. Convicted, died in prison.

Goose Tatum

Real/Birth Name:
Reece Tatum
Nickname(s):
Goose
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Basketball team The Harlem Globetrotters. Negro Leagues Baseball. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2011. Arkansas Black Hall of Fame 2010. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1974. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6922 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: The Harlem Globetrotters for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ann Sheridan

Real/Birth Name:
Clara Lou Sheridan
Also Known As:
Clara Lou Sheridan
Nickname(s):
The 'Oomph' Girl
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51, 31 days before her 52nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than George Brent by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies I Was a Male War Bride, Torrid Zone, Good Sam Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7024 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Edward White

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Higgins White II
Nickname(s):
Ed
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut and test pilot. Gemini 4 with EVA. The first US astronaut to walk in space. Died in a fire at a pre-flight test run in the Apollo 1 (Apollo 204) capsule. See Gus Grissom, Roger Chaffee. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1993. Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1997. National Aviation Hall of Fame 2009.

Gus Grissom

Real/Birth Name:
Virgil Ivan Grissom
Also Known As:
Virgil I. Grissom
Virgil Grissom
Nickname(s):
Gus
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Mercury-Redstone 4 suborbital flight. Orbited in first Gemini mission, Gemini 3. Died in a fire at a pre-flight test run in the Apollo 1 (Apollo 204) capsule. See Roger Chaffee, Edward White. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1990. International Space Hall of Fame. Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1978. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1987.

Roger Chaffee

Real/Birth Name:
Roger Bruce Chaffee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31, 19 days before his 32nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died in a fire at a pre-flight test run in the Apollo 1 (Apollo 204) capsule. See Gus Grissom, Edward White. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997. Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1997.

L.L. Bean

Real/Birth Name:
Leon Leonwood Bean
Also Known As:
Leon L. Bean
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founded the catalog store L.L. Bean. U.S. Business Hall of Fame 1993.

Smiley Burnette

Real/Birth Name:
Lester Alvin Burnett
Nickname(s):
Smiley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55, 30 days before his 56th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sidekick to Gene Autry. TV series Petticoat Junction. Songs On the Strings of My Lonesome Guitar, Fetch Me Down My Trusty .45. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971. Cowtown Society of Western Music Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6125 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bullet Rogan

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Wilber Rogan
Also Known As:
Bullet Joe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher and outfielder for the team Kansas City Monarchs in the Negro baseball leagues. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1998.

Nelson Eddy

Real/Birth Name:
Nelson Ackerman Eddy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Rose-Marie. Songs Tramp, Tramp, Tramp, Indian Love Call. Died of a stroke while performing in Miami. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1988. Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame 1974. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6311 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 1639 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6512 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Red Allen (jazz)

Real/Birth Name:
Henry James Allen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Trumpet musician. Credited wih the style later used by Louis Armstrong. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1995.

Tom Conway

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Charles Sanders
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than George Sanders by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies in RKO's Falcon series: The Falcon and the Coeds, The Falcon's Brother. Movie Tarzan and the She-Devil Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1617 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Frank Overton

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Emmons Overton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Phyllis Hill, until he died.
Older than Phyllis Hill by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies To Kill a Mockingbird, 12 O'Clock High, Fail Safe, Desire Under the Elms

Vladimir Komarov

Real/Birth Name:
Vladimir Mikhailovich Komarov
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Flew Voskhod 1. Soyuz 1 failed in landing - killed in crash.

Anthony Mann

Real/Birth Name:
Emil Anton Bundmann
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6229 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

LaVerne Andrews

Real/Birth Name:
LaVerne Sophie Andrews
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Maxene Andrews by 4 years.
older sister of
Older than Patty Andrews by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of The Andrews Sisters. Best known songs Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Minnesota Music Hall of Fame 2010 as a member of The Andrews Sisters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of The Andrews Sisters.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: The Andrews Sisters for contributions to the recording industry.
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Claude Rains

Real/Birth Name:
William Claude Rains
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Invisible Man, Notorious Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6400 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Edward Givens

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Galen Givens Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut, killed in a car accident before he could go into space.

Dorothy Parker

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Rothschild
Also Known As:
Constant Reader
Nickname(s):
Dot
Dottie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

On Hollywood Blacklist. Movies A Star Is Born (1937), A Star Is Born (1954) author of the screenplays. New York State Writers Hall of Fame 2011.

Spencer Tracy

Real/Birth Name:
Spencer Bonaventure Tracy
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:

Movies Inherit the Wind, Captains Courageous, Boys Town, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Father of the Bride Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6814 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jayne Mansfield

Real/Birth Name:
Vera Jane Palmer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than Mickey Hargitay by 7 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Died in a car accident. Movies Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?, The Girl Can't Help It. Playboy Playmate of the Month February 1955. Burlesque Hall of Fame. Texas Film Hall of Fame 2008. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6328 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Vivien Leigh

Real/Birth Name:
Vivian Mary Hartley
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Laurence Olivier by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Gone with the Wind, Ship of Fools, A Streetcar Named Desire Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6773 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

John Coltrane

Real/Birth Name:
John William Coltrane
Nickname(s):
Trane
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz saxophonist. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1980. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1987. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1980. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2004.

Basil Rathbone

Real/Birth Name:
Philip St. John Basil Rathbone
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Hound of the Baskervilles, Captain Blood Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6549 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6300 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jimmie Foxx

Real/Birth Name:
James Emory Foxx
Nickname(s):
The Beast
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Philadelphia Athletics. The second batter to top 500 home runs. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1951. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Phillies Wall of Fame 1979.

Jane Darwell

Real/Birth Name:
Patti Woodward
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Grapes of Wrath, Mary Poppins Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6735 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Hugo Gernsback

Real/Birth Name:
Hugo Gernsbacker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 3 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founded station WRNY in New York 1925. First home-use radio set. Founded first scence fiction magazine Amazing Stories in 1926. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1996.

Paul Muni

Real/Birth Name:
Meshilem Meier Weisenfreund
Also Known As:
Moony Weisenfreund
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71, 28 days before his 72nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tony award for play Inherit the Wind. Movie The Story of Louis Pasteur Academy Award. Theater Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6433 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bruce Smith (halfback)

Real/Birth Name:
Bruce P. Smith
Nickname(s):
Boo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1941, team University of Minnesota, as halfback. Teams Green Bay Packers, Los Angeles Rams. College Football Hall of Fame 1972.

Stuff Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Hezekiah Leroy Gordon Smith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz violinist - the first violinist to use electric amplification techniques on a violin. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1994.

Woody Guthrie

Real/Birth Name:
Woodrow Wilson Guthrie
Nickname(s):
Dust Bowl Troubadour
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Composed over 1000 songs. Songs This Land Is Your Land, So Long, It's Been Good to Know You, Reuben James. Social protest songs and actions. Inspired other writers of urban folk music. Died of Huntington's disease. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988. Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 1997. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977.

Clifton Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Clifton Curtis Williams Jr.
Nickname(s):
C.C.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35, 9 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. Trained to be an astronaut. Died in a plane crash due to mechanical failure of an aileron.

Che Guevara

Real/Birth Name:
Ernesto Guevara
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A Marxist. Major part of the Cuban revolution against Batista. Executed in Bolivia.

Joseph Pilates

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Hubertus Pilates
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Emigrated to Britain in 1912 and later to the US about 1925. Developed a fitness system he called contrology, now known as Pilates.

Jay Ose

Real/Birth Name:
Javen A. Ose
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55, 1 day before his 56th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Started Magic Castle in Los Angeles. Movie The Flim-Flam Man

Charles Bickford

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Ambrose Bickford
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies A Star is Born, The Song of Bernadette, The Farmer's Daughter, Johnny Belinda, Whirlpool, The Big Country Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6780 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1620 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Michael Adams

Real/Birth Name:
Michael James Adams
Nickname(s):
Mike
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut/test pilot. Missions: X-15. The first American space mission fatality, according to the United States definition. Reached a peak altitude of 266,000 feet (81 km) then crashed.

Bert Lahr

Real/Birth Name:
Irving Lahrheim
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of the Cowardly Lion in the movie The Wizard of Oz. Theater Hall of Fame.

Robert Lawrence

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Henry Lawrence Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Trained to be an astronaut. Plane crash.

Carl Cunningham

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Lee Cunningham
Also Known As:
Cunningham
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
19 or 20

Brief Facts:

Drummer. Original member, band The Bar-Kays. Album SoulFinger. Died in plane crash with Otis Redding Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2013 as a member of The Bar-Kays.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015 as a member of The Bar-Kays.

Jimmy King

Real/Birth Name:
Jimmy King
Also Known As:
Jimmie King
Jimmie King Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
18
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist, original member of band The Bar-kays. Died in the plane crash with other band members. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2013 as a member of The Bar-kays.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015 as a member of The Bar-kays.

Otis Redding

Real/Birth Name:
Otis Ray Redding Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
26
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote the song Respect. Recorded the song Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay 3 days before he died in an airplane crash. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1989. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1994. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1981. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2014. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012.

Phalon Jones

Real/Birth Name:
Phalon R. Jones Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
19 or 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Saxophonist. Died in the air crash with members of band The Bar-Kays Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2013 as a member of The Bar-Kays.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015 as a member of The Bar-Kays.

Ronnie Caldwell

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Louis Caldwell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
18, 17 days before his 19th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Keyboardist/organist. Member of band The Bar-Kays. Died in the plane crash with Otis Redding Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2013 as a member of The Bar-Kays.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015 as a member of The Bar-Kays.
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