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People Who Died in the Year 1968 (27 found): Names Only

Duke Kahanamoku

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Duke Paoa Kahinu Makoe Hulikohoa Kahanamoku
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hawaiian. Spread the surfing sport around the world. Olympic swimmer 1912, '20, '24.
Silent movie:and movie:Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame 1978.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1984.
Surfing Walk of Fame 1994.
International Swimming Hall of Fame 1965.

Little Walter

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Marion Walter Jacobs
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:

Blues harmonica player with revolutionary technique.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2008. Also singer and guitarist.
Album:Song:Blues Hall of Fame 1980.
Louisiana Blues Hall of Fame.

Frankie Lymon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frank Joseph Lymon
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group:Song:Died of a heroin drug overdose.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993 as a member of Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2000 as a member of Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 1 February 1994.

Boob Darling

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bernard Darling
Nickname(s):
Boob
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center and linebacker.
Team:Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1970.

Eleonora Sears

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Eleonora Randolph Sears
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

cousin of

Brief Facts:

Won the women's doubles at the US Women's National Championship four times. The first woman to play polo on a men's team.
US Show Jumping Hall of Fame 1992.
International Tennis Hall of Fame 1968.
International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1984.

June Collyer

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Dorothea Collyer Heermance
Also Known As:
June Erwin
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Bud Collyer by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Silent movie:(1927).
TV show:

Yuri Gagarin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin
Also Known As:
Ю́рий Алексе́евич Гага́рин
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First human to orbit the Earth, a single orbit, on 12 April 1961, aboard . Died in an airplane crash, a MiG-15 training jet.
International Space Hall of Fame.

Dr. Scholl

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Mathias Scholl
Also Known As:
Dr. William Mathias Scholl
Nickname(s):
Billy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Podiatrist. Inventor of Dr. Scholl's shoe pads.

Bobby Driscoll

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Driscoll
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Disney movies:and voice of:in cartoon:Possible drug overdose cause for death.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Lois Andrews

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Lorraine Gourley
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44, 12 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than George Jessel by 25 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies:

Edna Ferber

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Edna Ferber
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Novels:Michigan Women's Hall of Fame 2009.
New York State Writers Hall of Fame 2012.

Tommy Noonan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Patrick Noone
Also Known As:
Tom Noonan
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46, 5 days before his 47th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-brother of
Younger than John Ireland by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies:

Albert Dekker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Albert Ecke
Also Known As:
Albert Van Dekker
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Died hanging from a shower rod - ruled accident but some suspected suicide.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6620 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Scotty Beckett

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Scott Hastings Beckett
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23

Brief Facts:

Member of movie series:Died of a drug overdose (sleeping pills) - probable suicide.

Little Willie John

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Edward John
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

R&B singer.
Songs:Convicted of manslaughter and sent to prison for a fatal knifing incident. Died in prison of a heart attack, but there are claims this cause is false.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1996.

Helen Keller

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Helen Adams Keller
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 26 days before her 88th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Blind and deaf since age 18 months. Learned to speak, became lecturer.
Subject of the movie:starring:National Women's Hall of Fame 1973.
Alabama Women's Hall of Fame 1971.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1964.
Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame 2006.

Dorothy Gish

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Elizabeth de Guiche
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Lillian Gish by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Silent film actress.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6385 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Robert Kennedy

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Francis Kennedy
Also Known As:
Robert F. Kennedy
RFK
Nickname(s):
Bobby
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
older brother of
Older than Edward Kennedy by 6 years.
husband of
Ethel Kennedy, until he died.
Older than Ethel Kennedy by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Eunice Kennedy Shriver by 4 years.
older brother of
Older than Jean Kennedy Smith by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than John Kennedy by 8 years.
uncle of
great uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Joseph Kennedy Jr. by 10 years.
son of
father of
grandfather of
great uncle of
father of
uncle of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Patricia Kennedy Lawford by 1 year.
great uncle of
son of
great uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Rosemary Kennedy by 7 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Senator from New York. US Attorney General. Candidate for President. Murdered by
Sirhan Sirhan
.
Congressional Gold Medal 1978.

Bumble Bee Slim

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Amos Easton
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Influenced by:Song:

Heinie Groh

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Henry Knight Groh
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 27 days before his 79th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third base.
Teams:Often used a "bottle bat".
Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame 1963.

Kay Francis

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Katherine Edwina Gibbs
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6766 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark
Also Known As:
Princess Marina
Duchess of Kent
Sister Kay
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandmother of
great grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
great grandmother of
mother of
wife of
Prince George, Duke of Kent, until his earlier death.
Younger than Prince George, Duke of Kent by 3 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

A nurse during World War II as "Sister Kay".
International Best-Dressed List Hall of Fame 1960.

Franchot Tone

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Stanislas Pascal Franchot Tone
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
ex-husband of
Older than Joan Crawford by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6560 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Red Foley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Clyde Julian Foley
Nickname(s):
Red
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
grandfather of
grandfather of
great grandfather of
grandfather of
husband of
Pauline Foley, until her earlier death.
Older than Pauline Foley by 2 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:Country Music Hall of Fame 1967.
Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2002.
Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame 2008.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6225 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
A star at 6300 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Upton Sinclair

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Upton Beall Sinclair Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A Socialist. Active for union worker's rights. Candidate for governor of California and lost during the Great Depression.
Pulitzer Prize Novel:in 1943.
Novels:

Tallulah Bankhead

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Tallulah Brockman Bankhead
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

granddaughter of
niece of
daughter of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Known for calling everyone "Dahling." Host of radio program:Movie:NY stage.
Theater Hall of Fame 1999.
Alabama Women's Hall of Fame 1981.
Alabama Stage and Screen Hall of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6141 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

John Steinbeck

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Ernst Steinbeck
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies and novels:Presidential Medal of Freedom 1964.
DeMolay International Alumni Association Hall of Fame 1995.
Anaheim / OC Walk of Stars:
A star for Literary/Art fame.
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