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People Who Died in the Year 1978 (31 found): Names Only

Wyatt Cooper

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wyatt Emory Cooper
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
husband of
Gloria Vanderbilt, until he died.
Younger than Gloria Vanderbilt by 3 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Fourth husband of:

Noble Johnson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Noble Mark Johnson
Also Known As:
Noble M. Johnson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Usually portrayed natives or Indians.
Movies:

Hubert H. Humphrey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr.
Also Known As:
Hubert Humphrey
Nickname(s):
HHH
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Mayor of Minneapolis. Senator from Minnesota, 1949-1964 and 1971-1978. 38th vice president of the US under Lyndon Johnson.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1980.
Congressional Gold Medal 1979.

Joe McCarthy (baseball)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Vincent McCarthy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Manger team:from 1931 to 1946.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1957.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2011.

Blossom Rock

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Edith Marie Blossom MacDonald
Also Known As:
Marie Blake
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Jeanette MacDonald by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

In role of:on TV show:as Marie Blake.

Jack Oakie

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Delaney Offield
Nickname(s):
The World's Oldest Freshman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Silent films, then movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Vic Ames

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Amory Victor Urick
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Ed Ames by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Gene Ames by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Joe Ames by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Group:Songs:Died in a car crash.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Ames Brothers.
Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of The Ames Brothers.

Tim McCoy

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Timothy John Fitzgerald McCoy
Also Known As:
Col. Tim McCoy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Toured with Ringling Brothers Circus and his own Wild West show.
Local TV show in Los Angeles:Cowboy Hall of Fame 1974.
Hall of Great Western Performers 1973.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Wendy Barrie

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Marguerite Wendy Jenkins
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:

British, became a naturalized American citizen in 1942, Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Cap Fear

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Henry Fear
Also Known As:
A.H. "Cap" Fear
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:

Seven seasons for team:and four with team:at outside wing position.
Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1967.
Canada's Sports Hall of Fame 1975.

Kathleen Lockhart

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Kathleen Arthur
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandmother of
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6241 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Maggie McNamara

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Marguerite McNamara
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:

Ford Frick

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ford Christopher Frick
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:

The 3rd Baseball Commissioner from 1951 to 1965.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1970.

Will Geer

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Auge Ghere
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grandpa on TV series:

Ben Gage

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Austin Gage
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Esther Williams by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 6".
Dubbed for non-singing actors, such as:in movie:

Bob Crane

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Edward Crane
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49, 14 days before his 50th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Sigrid Valdis, until he died.
Older than Sigrid Valdis by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Star of TV series:

James Daly

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Firman Daly
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Hope Newell by 2 years.
grandfather of
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies:

John D. Rockefeller III

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Davison Rockefeller III
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than David Rockefeller by 9 years.
father of
grandson of
son of
older brother of
Older than Laurance Rockefeller by 4 years.
older brother of
Older than Nelson Rockefeller by 2 years.
older brother of
Older than Winthrop Rockefeller by 6 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Philanthropist. Influential in building the Lincoln Center.

Fiddlin' Doc Roberts

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dock Philipine Roberts
Also Known As:
Doc Roberts
Nickname(s):
Doc
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fiddler, old-time style.
Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2014.

Louis Prima

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Louis Prima
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Keely Smith by 21 years.

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced "Loo-ee Pree-ma." Song:Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1993.
Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1615 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 25 July 2010.

Robert Shaw

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Archibald Shaw
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51, 19 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Kennedy Center Honors 1991.
Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1988.
National Medal of Arts 1992.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1559 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.

Keith Moon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Keith John Moon
Nickname(s):
Moon the Loon
Moonie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
32, 15 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Kim McLagan by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Drummer with band:Known for innovative drumming. Also known for exploding toilets. Died of a drug overdose.
Movie:Guitar Center RockWalk 1991.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of The Who.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of The Who.

Edgar Bergen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edgar John Bergen
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Ventriloquist.
Puppets:Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1990.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1982.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1978.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6766 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 6425 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Dan Dailey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Daniel James Dailey
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie musical:

Gig Young

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Byron Elsworth Barr
Also Known As:
Byron Barr
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64, 16 days before his 65th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Elizabeth Montgomery by 19 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies:3 weeks after marrying
Kim Schmidt
he apparently shot her to death and then shot himself (suicide.) She was 31 he was 64 in age.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Dorothy Shay

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Sims
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:

Song:TV series:

Maybelle Carter

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Maybelle Addington
Nickname(s):
Mother Maybelle
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
grandmother of
mother of
mother of
step-grandmother of
cousin of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Groups:Grand Ole Opry.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1970 as a member of Carter Family.
International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of Carter Family.

Jim Jones (Jonestown)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Warren Jones
Also Known As:
Jim Jones
Rev. Jim Jones
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founded Jonestown, in Guyana, a commune, and a cult called Peoples Temple. Responsible for the mass suicide and murder of over nine hundred people. Committed suicide.

Leo Ryan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leo Joseph Ryan Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Congressman from California 11th District 1973-1978. Killed just before the Jonestown massace.
See:Posthumously awarded Congressional Gold Medal 1982.

Ed Wood

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Davis Wood Jr.
Also Known As:
Edward D. Wood Jr.
Don Miller
Daniel Davis
Peter La Roche
Edward Davis
Flint Holloway
Larry Lee
Dick Trent
Akdov Telmig
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

His movie:is often called "The Worst Film Ever Made." Movies:Subject of movie:Pseudonym "Akdov Telmig" is "Vodka Gimlet" spelled backward.

Chill Wills

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Chill Theodore Wills
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice of:Movies:Group: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6923 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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