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People Who Died in the Year 1977 (46 found): Names Only

Newsboy Brown

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Montrose
Birth Date:
Death Date:
1977
Age:
73 or 74
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bantamweight boxer.

Anais Nin

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Angela Anais Juana Antolina Rosa Edelmin Nin y Culmell
Also Known As:
Anas Nin
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Published her journals and erotic stories.

Peter Finch

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frederick George Peter Ingle Finch
Also Known As:
William Mitchell
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:

Burt Mustin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Burton Hill Mustin
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92, 11 days before his 93rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series:

Freddie Prinze

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

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series:Committed suicide by gunshot at age 22.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6755 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 14 December 2004.

Andy Devine

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Vabre Devine
Also Known As:
Jeremiah Schwartz
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Played semi-pro football under the fake nane Jeremiah Schwartz.
Movies:TV series: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6258 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 6366 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Bukka White

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Booker T. Washington White
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

cousin of

Brief Facts:

Album:Name is based on his real name Booker.
Blues Hall of Fame 1990.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Eddie Anderson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edmund Lincoln Anderson
Also Known As:
Eddie "Rochester" Anderson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of:on radio and TV show:Movie:Known for raspy voice. Owned race horse Burnt Cork.
National Radio Hall of Fame 2001.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6513 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.

Stoney Cooper

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dale Troy Cooper
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Fiddler and guitarist.

Diana Hyland

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Diana Gentner
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series:Movies:Died in the arms of:1977 - she was 17 years senior to him.

Joan Crawford

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Lucille Fay LeSueur
Nickname(s):
Billie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Douglas Fairbanks Jr. by 4 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Franchot Tone by less than 1 year.
ex-wife of
Older than Phillip Terry by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies:Missouri Walk of Fame 2014.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1752 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Jeff Buckley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jeffrey Scott Buckley
Also Known As:
Scotty Moorhead
Nickname(s):
Scotty
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
10
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Raised as Scotty Moorhead. Drowned while swimming fully clothed in the Wolf River at Memphis, May 29, 1997.
Album:

Lloyd Perryman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lloyd Wilson Perryman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of:Hall of Great Western Performers 1995.
Western Music Association Hall of Fame 2008.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1980 as a member of Sons of the Pioneers.
Texas Trail of Fame 2001 as a member of Sons of the Pioneers.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of Sons of the Pioneers.
Western Music Association Hall of Fame 1989 as a member of Sons of the Pioneers.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of Sons of the Pioneers for contributions to the recording industry.

Stephen Boyd

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Willliam Millar
Nickname(s):
Billy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45, 32 days before his 46th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:

Roberto Rossellini

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roberto Rossellini
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Ingrid Bergman by 9 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie:

Matthew Garber

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Matthew Adam Garber
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
21
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of:in movie:Died of pancreatitis.

Alan Reed

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Bergman
Also Known As:
Teddy Bergman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice of:on TV series:Created the phrase 'Yabba Dabba Doo'.
Movie:Radio shows:

Werner von Braun

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Werner Magnus Maximilian Freiherr von Braun
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Birthplace is now Wyrzysk in Poland. "Freiherr" is a title, not a name - it means "Baron." Developed the V-2 rocket for Germany in World War II. Worked for the US after the war to develop rockets for the Army and for NASA, Chief architect of the Saturn V rocket.

Alice Paul

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Alice Stokes Paul
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Suffragist. Also the original author of a proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution in 1923.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2010.
National Women's Hall of Fame 1979.
Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame 1994.

Alfred Lunt

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Davis Lunt Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 9 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Lynn Fontanne, until he died.
Younger than Lynn Fontanne by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Received two Tony Awards.
Broadway plays, often with his wife:Movie:Presidential Medal of Freedom 1964.
Theater Hall of Fame.

Elvis Presley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Elvis Aron Presley
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
twin brother of
The same age as Jesse Presley.
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Priscilla Presley by 10 years.
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs:Movie:Died of a drug overdose.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1998.
Music City Walk of Fame 2008.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004.
Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame.
Guitar Center RockWalk 1990.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007.
Rockabilly Hall of Fame.
Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.
GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2001.
The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame 2005.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6777 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
Las Vegas Walk of Stars:
A star at Riviera Hotel; ceremony: 26 September 2008.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 100 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 27 March 1994.

Groucho Marx

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Julius Henry Marx
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

brother of
brother of
brother of
brother of

Brief Facts:

Comedy group:Trademark - big eyebrows and a cigar.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1988.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 1734 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.

Sebastian Cabot

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Sebastian Thomas Cabot
Nickname(s):
Sabby
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:

TV shows:Movie:Voice actor or narrator in animated films.

H.A. Rey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hans Augusto Reyersbach
Also Known As:
Hans Augusto Rel
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 21 days before his 79th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Author and illustrator with his wife Margret of the children's book series:

Jean Hagen

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Jean Shirley Verhagen
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54, 26 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.

Zero Mostel

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Joel Mostel
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Won a Tony Award for musical:Movie:Theater Hall of Fame.

Steve Biko

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Bantu Biko
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Political activist against apartheid. Founded the Black Consciousness Movement. Died of police brutality.

Leopold Stokowski

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leopold Anthony Stokowski
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Gloria Vanderbilt by 41 years.

Brief Facts:

Conductor of the orchestras:Founder of orchestra:Movie:Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame.
Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2003.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.

Marc Bolan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mark Feld
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29, 14 days before his 30th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died in a car accident.
Songs:Movie:

Maria Callas

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Sophia Cecelia Kalos
Also Known As:
Maria Anna Sofia Cecilia Kalogeropoulou (Christened name)
Maria Meneghini Callas
Nickname(s):
Mary
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:

Birth certificate nate was Sophia Cecelia Kalos. Greek father's last name was Kalogeropoulos. Soprano.
Opera: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1680 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.

Ernie Lombardi

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ernesto Natali Lombardi
Nickname(s):
Schnozz
Lumbago
Bocci
The Cyrano of the Iron Mask
Lom
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher.
Teams:Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1982.
Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame 1958.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1986.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Jock Hutchison

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jack Fowler Hutchison
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Became a naturalized US citizen in 1920.
World Golf Hall of Fame 2011.

Mary Ford

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Iris Colleen Summers
Also Known As:
Colleen Hatfield
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Les Paul by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Name was picked out of a phone book.
Singer and rhythm guitarist with husband:accompanying on guitar.
Duo:Songs:Grammy Hall of Fame.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1541 Vine Street as a member of Les Paul and Mary Ford for contributions to the recording industry.

Bing Crosby

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harry Lillis Crosby
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Bob Crosby by 10 years.
grandfather of
father of
husband of
Dixie Lee, until her earlier death.
Older than Dixie Lee by 8 years.
father of
father of
husband of
Kathryn Grant, until he died.
Older than Kathryn Grant by 30 years.
father of
father of
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Sang "crooner" style.
"On the Road" movies with:Song:Movie musical:Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 2002.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1978.
Western Music Association Hall of Fame 2008.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1998.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1980.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
Irish American Hall of Fame 2013.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1611 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6751 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
A star at 6769 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.

Cal Hubbard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Calvin Hubbard
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 14 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle.
NFL football teams:Later became an umpire in MLB. The only person in both national football and baseball halls.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1976.
College Football Hall of Fame 1962.
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1970.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1971.
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1966.

Michael Balcon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Elias Balcon
Also Known As:
Sir Michael Balcon
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies:

Cassie Gaines

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Cassie LaRue Gaines
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Steve Gaines by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Backup vocals in group:for band:Song:Died in a plane crash near Gillsburg, Mississippi when plane ran out of fuel.

Ronnie Van Zant

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Wayne Van Zant
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group:Song:Died in a plane crash near Gillsburg, Mississippi in a forest.
Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Guitar Center RockWalk 1996 as a member of Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Steve Gaines

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Steven Earl Gaines
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
28
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Cassie Gaines by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Guitarist for band:Song:Died in a plane crash near Gillsburg, Mississippi when plane ran out of fuel.
Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Guitar Center RockWalk 1996 as a member of Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Guy Lombardo

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gaetano Albert Lombardo
Nickname(s):
Mr. New Year's Eve
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:

Trombone player.
Theme song:Canada's Walk of Fame 2002.
Long Island Music Hall of Fame.
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1992.
Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2008.
Canadian Music Hall of Fame 1978.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6666 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 9 February 1960.
A star at 6677 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio; ceremony: 9 February 1960.
A star at 6363 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 9 February 1960.

Albert Brumley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Albert Edward Brumley
Also Known As:
Albert E. Brumley
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 17 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote Southern and shape note gospel songs:Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.
GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 1972.
Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 1998.
Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 2005.

Davey O'Brien

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert David O'Brien
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:

Heisman Trophy 1938, team:as quarterback.
Team:College Football Hall of Fame 1955.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame 1966.
Woodrow Wilson High School Hall of Fame 1969.
Maxwell Award 1938.

Olga Petrova

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Muriel Harding
Also Known As:
Mme. Olga Petrova
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

British actress who pretended to be Russian.
Silent movie: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6562 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Charlie Chaplin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Spencer Chaplin
Also Known As:
Sir Charles Chaplin
Nickname(s):
Charlie
The Little Tramp
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
Oona Chaplin, until he died.
Older than Oona Chaplin by 36 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Paulette Goddard by 21 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies:In the 1975 New Year Honours, appointed a Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. Co-founded United Artists.
London Avenue of Stars.
Anaheim / OC Walk of Stars:
A star.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6751 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 10 April 1972.

Howard Hawks

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Howard Winchester Hawks
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Dee Hartford by 31 years.
brother of
brother of

Brief Facts:

Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Heloise (original)

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Eloise Bowles
Also Known As:
Eloise Bowles Cruse
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

An identical twin.
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