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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1971,Barry Macollum, actor (On the Waterfront), dies at 81
1971,Matt McHugh, actor (Taxi, Freaks, Barbary Coast), dies at 77
1971,Rudolf Mauersberger, composer, dies at 82
1972,Walter Sande, actor (Adventures of Tugboat Annie), dies at 65
1973,Elizabeth Bowen, Anglo-Irish novelist (Cat Jumps), dies in Lond at 73
1973,Katina Paxinou, actress (For Whom the Bell Tolls, Zita), dies at 72
1973,Winthrop Rockefeller, US governor (Arkansas), dies at 60
1976,Angela Baddeley, actress (Speckled Band), dies at 71
1976,Florence Ballard, rocker (Supremes), dies of a heart attack at 32
1976,Michael Polany, Hungarians/English chemist/sociologist, dies at 84
1977,Edith Barrett, actress (Molly & Me, Ghost Ship), dies at 64
1977,Jack O'Connor, cricketer (batted in 4 Tests for England 1929-30), dies
1978,Ilka Chase, actress (Masquerade Party, Trials of O'Brien), dies at 74
1978,Phyllis McGinley, US poetess (Pulitzer 1961), dies at 72

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