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People Who Died in the Year 1975 (44 found): Names Only

Larry Fine

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Louis Feinberg
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1560 Vine Street as a member of The Three Stooges for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Louis Jordan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Louis Thomas Jordan
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987.
Blues Hall of Fame 1983.
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1998.
Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 1998.

Paul Gilbert

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ed MacMahon
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
grandfather of
by adoption father of
by adoption father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Fighter pilot.
Movie:TV show:Died of a stroke.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6340 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Ben Blue

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Bernstein
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:

Movies:

Susan Hayward

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Edythe Marrenner
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Five Academy Award nominations for Best Actress.
Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6251 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Aristotle Onassis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Aristotle Socrates Onassis
Nickname(s):
Ari
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Jackie Kennedy, until he died.
Older than Jackie Kennedy by 23 years.

Brief Facts:

Greek shipping business.

Perle Mesta

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Pearl Reid Skirvin
Nickname(s):
hostess with the mostest
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Socialite and political hostess. Ambassador to Luxembourg 1949-1953. Changed the spelling of her first name.
Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1951.

T-Bone Walker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Aaron Thibeaux Walker
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:

Album:Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987.
Blues Hall of Fame 1980.
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 2002.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Cass Daley

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Catherine Dailey
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Star in revue:Silent films.
Accidental death from injuries in a fall.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6710 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 6301 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Pancho Barnes

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Florence Leontine Lowe
Also Known As:
Florence Lowe Barnes
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Chiang Kai-shek

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Chiang Kai-shek
Also Known As:
Generalissimo Chiang
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Madame Chiang Kai-shek, until he died.
Older than Madame Chiang Kai-shek by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Leader of China in World War II. Fought against Communism in China. Leader in exile Republic of China, Taiwan.

Marjorie Main

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mary Tomlinson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway musical play:Movies:

Josephine Baker

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Frida Josephine McDonald
Also Known As:
Joséphine Carson Baker
Nickname(s):
Black Venus
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In revue:Took French citizenship.
Burlesque Hall of Fame.
Missouri Wall of Fame.
Hall of Famous Missourians 1995.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6501 Delmar Boulevard.

Larry Parks

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Lawrence Klausman Parks
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie:

Fredric March

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of

Brief Facts:

Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1620 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Richard Conte

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Nicholas Peter Conte
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65, 22 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:

William Hartnell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Henry Hartnell
Also Known As:
Billy Hartnell
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series:

Moe Howard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Moses Horowitz
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Curly Howard by 6 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Shemp Howard by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Bossy character in group: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1560 Vine Street as a member of The Three Stooges for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Philip Dorn

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hein van der Niet
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Bob Wills

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Robert Wills
Nickname(s):
The King of Western Swing
Jim Rob
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Western swing band:Songs:Country Music Hall of Fame 1968.
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 2000.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.
West Texas Walk of Fame 1990.
Texas Trail of Fame 1998.
Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of The Texas Playboys.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of The Texas Playboys.
Western Music Association Hall of Fame 1995 as a member of The Texas Playboys.

Lefty Grove

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Moses Grove
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:In 1928, he struck out the side on nine pitches twice, the only pitcher to do this in one season.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1947.
Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 1980.
Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2005.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1965.

Ezzard Charles

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ezzard Mack Charles
Nickname(s):
Cincinnati Cobra
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heavyweight boxer.
International Boxing Hall of Fame 1990.

Steve Prefontaine

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Steve Roland Prefontaine
Nickname(s):
Pre
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Once held the American record in seven different distance track events.
National Distance Running Hall of Fame 2000.
National High School Hall of Fame 2000.
Oregon Sports Hall of Fame.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1976.

Ozzie Nelson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Oswald George Nelson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
grandfather of
husband of
Harriet Hilliard, until he died.
Older than Harriet Hilliard by 3 years.
grandfather of
father of
grandfather of
by adoption grandfather of
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Duo:Radio show and TV show:Had a big band in the 1930s.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6555 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
Anaheim / OC Walk of Stars:
A star as a member of Ozzie & Harriet Nelson for Show Business fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1500 Vine Street as a member of Fibber McGee and Molly for contributions to radio; ceremony: 21 December 1983.
A star at 6260 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of Ozzie & Harriet Nelson for contributions to radio.

Albert Spencer, 7th Earl Spencer

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Albert Edward John Spencer
Also Known As:
Viscount Althorp
Lord Spencer
Nickname(s):
Jack
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 17 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
husband of
Cynthia Spencer, Countess Spencer, until her earlier death.
Older than Cynthia Spencer, Countess Spencer by 5 years.
father of
great great grandfather of
great grandfather of
great grandfather of
great great grandfather of
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Art connoisseur, active in local politics.

Rod Serling

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rodman Edward Serling
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Creator and host of TV series:Movies:Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2008.
Television Academy Hall of Fame 1993.
Television Hall of Fame 1985.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6840 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 6 October 1988.

Richard Loving

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Perry Loving
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Mildred Loving, until he died.
Older than Mildred Loving by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

With his wife, plaintiffs in the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Loving v. Virginia (1967). The Lovings were an interracial (he was white, she was African-American and Native American descent) married couple who were criminally charged under a Virginia statute banning such marriages. With the help of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Lovings filed suit seeking to overturn the law. In 1967, the Supreme Court ruled in their favor, striking down the Virginia statute and all state anti-miscegenation laws as unconstitutional violations of the Fourteenth Amendment. Died in a car crash, killed by a drunk driver.

Tim Buckley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Timothy Charles Buckley III
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
28
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Died of a drug overdose.
Albums:Movie:

George Morgan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Thomas Morgan
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51, 9 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:Country Music Hall of Fame 1998.

Lefty Frizzell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Orville Frizzell
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Album:Song:Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1972.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1982.
Rockabilly Hall of Fame.
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 2003.
Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 2005.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

Jimmy Hoffa

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Riddle Hoffa
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Union president; presumed murdered; body never found.

Cannonball Adderley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Julian Edwin Adderley
Nickname(s):
Cannonball
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1975.
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1985.

Walter Tetley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Walter Campbell Tetzlaff
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

On radio program:Many voice actor roles.

John McGiver

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Irwin McGiver
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:

Casey Stengel

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Dillon Stengel
Nickname(s):
The Old Perfessor
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfield.
Team:1912-1917.
Best known as manager of team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1966.
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1952.
New York Mets Hall of Fame 1981.
Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1976.

Henry Calvin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wimberly Calvin Goodman Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of:in TV series:Movie:

Rex Stout

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rex Todhunter Stout
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Detective fiction, with character Nero Wolfe.
New York State Writers Hall of Fame 2014.

Martha Moxley

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Martha Elizabeth Moxley
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
15
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

15 year old. Murdered Halloween Eve 1975. Michael Skakel convicted of the murder more than 25 years later.

Audrey Williams

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Audrey Mae Sheppard
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Hank Williams by less than 1 year.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Sang duets with:

Nellie Fox

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jacob Nelson Fox
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47, 24 days before his 48th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

12-time AL All-Star.
Team:for 14 years.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1997.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1971.

Arthur Treacher

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Veary Treacher
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Roles as:Movie: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6274 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Hound Dog Taylor

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Roosevelt Taylor
Nickname(s):
Hound Dog
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Blues singer and guitarist. Born 1915 (or 1917.) Blues Hall of Fame 1984. He had a small sixth finger on each hand, but amputated the extra finger from his right hand with a razor blade while drunk.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Bernard Herrmann

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Max Herrman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Composition of music for films:For:movies:

Euell Gibbons

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Euell Theophilus Gibbons
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:

Advocate for organic and wild foods. Lived as a hobo in the 1930s.
Book:Spokesperson for Grape-Nuts on TV.
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