People died on 17 March

(23 found)

Alfred Worden
space

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Merrill Worden
Also Known As:
Al Worden
Nickname(s):
Al
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Apollo 15 CSM pilot. Orbited the moon.

Space Missions:

Apollo 15 (1971)
First Extended LM and LRV rover, landed in Hadley-Apennine.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lyle Waggoner
actor, model, sculptor

Real/Birth Name:
Lyle Wesley Waggoner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 27 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 4 inches (193.04 cm)

Brief Facts:

TV series The Carol Burnett Show, Wonder Woman.

Paul Daniels
magician, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Newton Edward Daniels
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Paul Daniels Magic Show on channel BBC.

L'Wren Scott
model, style, adopted, suicide, costume design

Real/Birth Name:
Laura Bambrough
(adoption name)
Nickname(s):
Luann
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 3 inches (190.5 cm)

Brief Facts:

Fashion designer and girlfriend of Mick Jagger. Designed costumes for movies Diabolique (1996), Ocean's Thirteen, Eyes Wide Shut. Died of apparent suicide by hanging.

Ferlin Husky
country, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Ferlin Eugene Husky
Also Known As:
Terry Preston
Simon Crum
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Country singer/guitarist. Songs Wings of a Dove, Dove, A Dear John Letter.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Robert White
aviator, engineer, X-15

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Michael White
Nickname(s):
Bob
Gender:
Male
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:

X-15 test pilot.

Space Missions:

X-15
Multiple flights by a rocket-powered aircraft. Some qualified by the US Air Force for an Astronaut Medal, exceeding 50 miles altitude.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

King Tut
rapper, accused, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Darnell A. Brittingham
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
23
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21

Brief Facts:

Hackensack, New Jersey rapper, associated with group DIPSET, accused of stabbing a woman seven times hours after he was freed on bail on charges of hiding drugs in a teddy bear. Shot himself when police closed in. Age was 23.

Freddie Francis
director, photographer

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick William Francis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cinamatographer. Movies Glory, Sons and Lovers, The Elephant Man, The French Lieutenant's Woman, Dune.

Professor X
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Carson
Also Known As:
Professor X The Overseer
PXO
Nickname(s):
Lumumba
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21

Brief Facts:

Member of group X-Clan. Died of meningitis.

Oleg Cassini
style

Real/Birth Name:
Oleg Cassini Loiewski
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92, 25 days before his 93rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20

Brief Facts:

Designed for Jacqueline Kennedy, "Camelot" style. Nehru jackets.

Bob Papenbrook
actor, educator, martial arts

Real/Birth Name:
Robert DeWayne Papenbrook
Also Known As:
John Smallberries
Robert D. Papenbrook
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice actor in anime and video games. Taught martial arts.

Andre Norton
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Alice Mary Norton
Also Known As:
Andrew North
Allen Weston
Andre Alice Norton
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93, 28 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Science fiction/fantasy fiction writer. She legally changed her name to Andre Alice Norton in 1934. Books Beast Master, The Time Traders, Crosstime, Quag Keep.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Prentice Gautt
football

Real/Birth Name:
Prentice Gautt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams University of Oklahoma, Cleveland Browns, St. Louis Cardinals.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rick Aviles
actor, AIDS

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Anthony Aviles
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Ghost, The Cannonball Run, The Godfather: Part III. Contracted AIDS from a heroin habit, died of a pulmoonary embolism.

Sunnyland Slim
blues, musician, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Luandrew
Also Known As:
Dr. Clayton's Buddy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Blues pianist.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Helen Hayes
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Helen Hayes Brown
Nickname(s):
First Lady of the Theater
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Herbie Rides Again, Airport. First actress to win an Oscar in movie The Sin of Madelon Claude. Winner of Tony Award for Broadway plays Happy Birthday, Time Remembered. Also Oscar and Emmy awards.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6258 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6549 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Grace Stafford
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Grace Boyle
Also Known As:
Gracie Lantz
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Walter Lantz, until she died.
Younger than Walter Lantz by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Voice of Woody Woodpecker from 1950 until the end of the 1980s. Before WWII, movie Confessions of a Nazi Spy.

Capucine
actor, suicide, model

Real/Birth Name:
Germaine Hélène Irène Lefebvre
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Pink Panther, What's New Pussycat, North to Alaska, Walk on the Wild Side. Committed suicide in Lausanne, Switzerland, by jumping from her eighth-floor apartment.

Daffy Dean
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Dee Dean
Also Known As:
Paul Dean
Nickname(s):
Daffy
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:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Dizzy Dean by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Team St. Louis Cardinals.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hugh Farr
singer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Hubert Farr
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of Sons of the Pioneers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group Sons of the Pioneers.

Sally Phipps
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Nellie Bernice Bogdon
Also Known As:
Bernice Sawyer
Gender:
Female
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:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1927). Movies Bertha, the Sewing Machine Girl (1926), None But the Brave. Broadway plays Once in a Lifetime, Knock on Wood.

Amos Alonzo Stagg
football, coach, inventor

Real/Birth Name:
Amos Alonzo Stagg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
102
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In college, an end for team Yale University. Head coach teams University of Chicago, College of the Pacific. Invented many traditions of the football game. Also baseball coach at Chicago.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Fred Allen
comedy, radio

Real/Birth Name:
John Florence Sullivan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio comedy, known for a gag "feud" with Jack Benny.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6709-1/2 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry
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