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Dead at age 61

752 Notable deaths

Anthony Bourdain

American chef and television personality (1956-2018).

Born June 25th, 1956 in New York City. [ref]

Died June 8th, 2018 at 61 years old in Kaysersberg Vignoble (hanging). [ref]

Ernest Hemingway

American author and journalist (1899-1961).

Born July 21st, 1899 in Oak Park. [ref]

Died July 2nd, 1961 at 61 years old in Ketchum (ballistic trauma). [ref]

Bill Paxton

American actor and filmmaker (1955–2017).

Born May 17th, 1955 in Fort Worth.

Died February 25th, 2017 at 61 years old in Los Angeles (stroke). [ref]

Benito Mussolini

Italian politician and journalist who founded and led the national fascist party.

Born July 29th, 1883 in Predappio. [ref]

Died April 28th, 1945 at 61 years old in Giulino (ballistic trauma). [ref]

John Gotti

American crime boss.

Born October 27th, 1940 in The Bronx.

Died June 10th, 2002 at 61 years old in Springfield (esophageal cancer).

Norm Macdonald

Canadian comedian (1959–2021).

Born October 17th, 1959 in Quebec City.

Died September 14th, 2021 at 61 years old in Duarte (cancer). [ref]

Roddy Piper

Canadian professional wrestler (1954-2015).

Born April 17th, 1954 in Saskatoon.

Died July 31st, 2015 at 61 years old in Hollywood (cardiac arrest).

Miguel Ferrer

American actor (1955-2017).

Born February 7th, 1955 in Santa Monica.

Died January 19th, 2017 at 61 years old in Los Angeles (laryngeal cancer). [ref]

Susan Atkins

American convicted murderer from california (1948-2009).

Born May 7th, 1948 in San Gabriel.

Died September 24th, 2009 at 61 years old in Chowchilla (brain cancer).

Lal Bahadur Shastri

Second prime minister of india (1904-1966).

Born October 2nd, 1904 in Mughalsarai. [ref]

Died January 11th, 1966 at 61 years old in Tashkent (myocardial infarction).

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Man always thinks about the past before he dies, as if he were frantically searching for proof that he truly lived. Jet Black