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Dead at age 59

621 Notable deaths

Robert Kardashian

American attorney and businessman (1944–2003).

Born February 22nd, 1944 in Los Angeles.

Died September 30th, 2003 at 59 years old in Los Angeles (esophageal cancer).

Virginia Woolf

English modernist writer.

Born January 25th, 1882 in London. [ref]

Died March 28th, 1941 at 59 years old in Lewes. [ref]

Clark Gable

American actor (1901-1960).

Born February 1st, 1901 in Cadiz. [ref]

Died November 16th, 1960 at 59 years old in Los Angeles (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Rock Hudson

American actor (1925–1985).

Born November 17th, 1925 in Winnetka. [ref]

Died October 2nd, 1985 at 59 years old in Marina del Rey (lung cancer, AIDS related disease). [ref]

John Hughes

American filmmaker (1950-2009).

Born February 18th, 1950 in Michigan, Lansing. [ref]

Died August 6th, 2009 at 59 years old in New York City (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Truman Capote

American author (1924-1984).

Born September 30th, 1924 in New Orleans. [ref]

Died August 25th, 1984 at 59 years old in Los Angeles (liver failure). [ref]

George Best

Northern irish association football player (1946-2005).

Born May 22nd, 1946 in Belfast.

Died November 25th, 2005 at 59 years old in London (kidney failure). [ref]

Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi journalist (1958-2018).

Born October 13th, 1958 in Medina.

Died October 2nd, 2018 at 59 years old in Consulate General of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul. [ref]

Booker T. Washington

African-american educator, author, orator, and advisor (1856-1915).

Born April 5th, 1856 in Hale's Ford. [ref]

Died November 14th, 1915 at 59 years old in Tuskegee (cardiovascular disease). [ref]

Dusty Springfield

British pop singer (1939–1999).

Born April 16th, 1939 in London. [ref]

Died March 2nd, 1999 at 59 years old in Henley-on-Thames (breast cancer). [ref]

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Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you’re alive, it isn’t. Richard Bach