Obituaries of the Seventies

This is a list of people who died during the 1970's. Exact dates are listed when known.

We also have similar pages for the 80s and 90s.

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1970,Arthur Shields, actor (Your Show Time), dies at 73
1972,Kwame Nkrumah, president of Ghana, dies at 62
1972,Phil King, rock (Blue Oyster Cult), shot in head at 24 while gambling
1973,Jim Sims, cricketer (England leg-spinner in 4 Tests 1935-37), dies
1973,Libbe de Wal, founder of Humanistic Covenant, dies at 72
1975,Nicholas Soussanin, actor (Last Command), dies at 86
1977,Stanley Adams, actor (Lillies of the Field, Thunder Alley), dies at 61
1978,Mohammed Daud, premier/president of Afghanistan, murdered

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