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People Who Died in the Year 1971 (46 found): Names Only

Dorothy Milne

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy de Sélincourt
Nickname(s):
Daphne
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
81 or 82
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
A.A. Milne, until his earlier death.
Younger than A.A. Milne by 7 or 8 years.
sister of
Older than Aubrey de Sélincourt by 3 or 4 years.
mother of
aunt of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Wanted her son to be a girl named Rosemary.

Ub Iwerks

Real/Birth Name:
Ubbe Ert Iwwerks
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
70 or 71

Brief Facts:

Animator and more for Walt Disney. Many animated movies including Steamboat Willie

Coco Chanel

Real/Birth Name:
Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel
Also Known As:
Chanel
Nickname(s):
Coco
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Clothing designer. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1964.

Gilbert M. Anderson

Real/Birth Name:
Maxwell Henry Aronson
Also Known As:
GM Anderson
G. M. Anderson
G.M. Anderson
Gilbert Maxwell
Broncho Billy Anderson
Bronco Billy Anderson
"Broncho Billy" Anderson
Nickname(s):
Broncho Billy
Bronco Billy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In Edison's first movie The Great Train Robbery in 1903. Credited as the first western movie star. Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 2000. Hall of Great Western Performers 2002. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1651 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Fernandel

Real/Birth Name:
Fernand Joseph Desiré Contandin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Around the World in 80 Days, Paris Holiday

Borden Chase

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Fowler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Far Country

Harold Lloyd

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Clayton Lloyd
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Often in role of Lonesome Luke in many silent films, Movie Safety Last! Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1503 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bebe Daniels

Real/Birth Name:
Bebe Virginia Daniels
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Silent screen films. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1716 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Goose Goslin

Real/Birth Name:
Leon Allen Goslin
Nickname(s):
Goose
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder. Team Washington Senators. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1968. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1965. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2016.

Dickie Valentine

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Maxwell
Also Known As:
Richard Bryce
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name Bryce is from his stepfather. Songs Finger of Suspicion, Christmas Alphabet. Died in a car accident.

Heinie Manush

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Emmett Manush
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Detroit Tigers. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1964. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1964.

Ogden Nash

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Ogden Nash
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Known for humorous poems. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6264 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Chips Rafferty

Real/Birth Name:
John William Pilbean Goffage
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tall Australian. Movies Sundowners, Mutiny on the Bounty, Walk into Paradise, King of the Coral Sea

Audie Murphy

Real/Birth Name:
Audie Leon Murphy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44, 23 days before his 45th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Wanda Hendrix by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Many medals for heroism in World War II, including the Medal of Honor. Movie To Hell and Back. Died in a private plane crash. Hall of Great Western Performers 1996. French Legion of Honor. Texas Trail of Fame 2004. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 2010. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Michael Rennie

Real/Birth Name:
Eric Alexander Rennie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height: 6'4". Role of Klaatu, in movie The Day the Earth Stood Still. British TV series The Third Man, in role of Harry Lime

Gar Wood

Real/Birth Name:
Garfeld Arrthur Wood
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:

Brief Facts:

Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1956. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1990.

Georgy Dobrovolsky

Real/Birth Name:
Georgy Timofeyevich Dobrovolsky
Also Known As:
Georgi Dobrovolski
Georgiy Dobrovolskiy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Soviet cosmonaut. Soyuz 11 failed and lost cabin air on return from a mission to Salyut 1, killing the crew of 3.

Viktor Patsayev

Real/Birth Name:
Viktor Ivanovich Patsayev
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Flew Soyuz 7. Soyuz 11 failed on reentry from a mission to Salyut 1, and lost cabin air, killing the crew of 3.

Vladislav Volkov

Real/Birth Name:
Vladislav Nikolayevich Volkov
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Flew on space missions Soyuz 7 and Soyuz 11, and spent 23 days on the Salyut 1, the first space station. Killed on return when air leaked out of the Soyuz, killing the crew of 3.

Jim Morrison

Real/Birth Name:
James Douglas Morrison
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22

Brief Facts:

Lead singer for group The Doors. Died of heroin overdose. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Doors.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993 as a member of The Doors.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: The Doors for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Louis Armstrong

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Daniel Armstrong
Nickname(s):
Satchmo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 29 days before his 70th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Hello, Dolly!, What a Wonderful World, I'm a Ding Dong Daddy from Dumas, That Lucky Old Sun, When You're Smiling. Movie Hello, Dolly!. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1952. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1978. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2007. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2004. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Carleton G. Young

Real/Birth Name:
Carleton Garrettson Young
Also Known As:
Carleton Young
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice of Ellery Queen on radio. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6733 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bill Thompson (voice actor)

Real/Birth Name:
William H. Thompson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57, 23 days before his 58th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice of Droopy Dog Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Van Heflin

Real/Birth Name:
Emmett Evan Heflin Jr.
Gender:
Male
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:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Frances Heflin by 11 years.
uncle of

Brief Facts:

Movies Santa Fe Trail, Airport. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1964. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6311 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6125 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

King Curtis

Real/Birth Name:
Curtis Ousley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tenor sax solo on song Yakety-Yak for the group The Coasters. Also song Charlie Brown. Stabbed to death. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987 as a member of The Coasters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of The Coasters.

Paul Lukas

Real/Birth Name:
Pál Lukács
Also Known As:
Lukács Pál
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hungarian. Academy Award for movie Watch on the Rhine (1943) Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bennett Cerf

Real/Birth Name:
Bennett Alfred Cerf
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

One of the founders of the American publishing firm Random House. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6407 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Spring Byington

Real/Birth Name:
Spring Dell Byington
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series December Bride, Laramie. Movie You Can't Take It with You Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6507 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6231 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Billy Gilbert

Real/Birth Name:
William Gilbert Barron
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie His Girl Friday. The voice of Sneezy in cartoon Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6263 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Chester Conklin

Real/Birth Name:
Chester Cooper Conklin
Nickname(s):
Chet
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Modern Times, The Perils of Pauline Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Chesty Puller

Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Burwell Puller
Nickname(s):
Chesty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Marine officer who was the most decorated U.S. Marine in history, receiving the Navy Cross, the Navy's and Marines' second highest decoration, five times (the second and only other person to be so honored.) With five Navy Crosses and a Distinguished Service Cross, the Army's second highest decoration, Received the nation's second highest military decoration a total of six times.

Gene Vincent

Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Eugene Craddock
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Composed the tune for song Be-Bop-A-LuLa. Group The Blue Caps. Songs Lotta Lovin', Roll Over Beethoven. Movie The Girl Can't Help It. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of The Blue Caps.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1749 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Phoebe Ephron

Real/Birth Name:
Phoebe Wolkind
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Henry Ephron, until she died.
Younger than Henry Ephron by 2 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Carousel, There's No Business Like Show Business with her husband.

Duane Allman

Real/Birth Name:
Howard Duane Allman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24, 22 days before his 25th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Gregg Allman by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Guitarist for band The Allman Brothers Band. Died of injuries from a motorcycle accident. He crashed into a flatbed truck loaded with a crane. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1982. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of The Allman Brothers Band.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1995 as a member of The Allman Brothers Band.

Martha Vickers

Real/Birth Name:
Martha MacVickar
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Mickey Rooney by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Alimony, Fast Gun

Junior Parker

Real/Birth Name:
Herman Parker Jr.
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:

Band The Blue Flames. Song Stand by Me. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame.

Hank Mann

Real/Birth Name:
David Willie Lieberman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

One of the original Keystone Kops. Silent films. Movies Modern Times, The Bangville Police. Many uncredited bit part roles. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6300 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Joe Guyon

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Napoleon Guyon
Also Known As:
O-Gee-Chidah
Nickname(s):
Big Chief
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle, halfback. Native American, Ojibwa tribe (Chippewa). Teams Georgia Institute of Technology, Canton Bulldogs, Washington Senators, Union Quakers of Philadelphia, Cleveland Indians, Oorang Indians, Rock Island Independents, Kansas City Cowboys, New York Giants. Baseball coach at Clemson. College Football Hall of Fame 1971. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1972. Georgia Tech Athletics Hall of Fame 1956. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966.

Ralph Bunche

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Johnson Bunche
Also Known As:
Ralph J Bunche
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Closely involved in drafting the United Nations Charter. Negotiated Middle East peace in the late 1940s. Nobel Peace Prize 1950. The first person of color to win that prize. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1963.

David Sarnoff

Real/Birth Name:
David Sarnoff
Nickname(s):
The General
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Main influence in development of Radio Corporation of America (RCA) and NBC. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977. Television Hall of Fame 1984. National Radio Hall of Fame 1989. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2013. Jewish-American Hall of Fame.

Dick Tiger

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Ihetu
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

World middleweight titlist.

Bobby Jones

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Tyre Jones Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Highly successful amateur golfer and lawyer. Helped design the Augusta golf course and found the club, and co-founder of the Masters tournament there. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1964. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2010. World Golf Hall of Fame 1974. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2006. Georgia Tech Athletics Hall of Fame 1958. Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame. James E. Sullivan Award 1930.

Diana Lynn

Real/Birth Name:
Dolores Marie Loehr
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pianist. Movies They Shall Have Music, Bedtime for Bonzo. Died days after she had a stroke. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1625 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6350 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Roy O. Disney

Real/Birth Name:
Roy Oliver Disney
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Walt Disney by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Animated movie Steamboat Willie. The first sound Mickey Mouse - but no dialogue. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6833 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 24 July 1998.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Robert Lowery

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Larkin Hanks
Also Known As:
Bob Lowery
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Jean Parker by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Serial movie Batman and Robin (1949) in role of Batman. Movies The Ballad of Josie, I Shot Billy the Kid, Waco

Pete Duel

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Deuel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Apparent suicide - gunshot wound. TV series Alias Smith and Jones
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