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Dead at age 68

1,039 Notable deaths

Rita Hayworth

American actress, dancer and director (1918-1987).

Born October 17th, 1918 in New York City. [ref]

Died May 14th, 1987 at 68 years old in Upper West Side (Alzheimer's disease). [ref]

Griselda Blanco

Colombian drug lord of the medellín cartel.

Born February 15th, 1944 in Cartagena de Indias.

Died September 3rd, 2012 at 68 years old in Medellín (ballistic trauma). [ref]

Johan Cruyff

Dutch footballer and manager (1947–2016).

Born April 25th, 1947 in Amsterdam.

Died March 24th, 2016 at 68 years old in Barcelona (lung cancer). [ref]

Aristotle Onassis

Greek shipping magnate.

Born September 21st, 1906 in İzmir. [ref]

Died March 15th, 1975 at 68 years old in Neuilly-sur-Seine (respiratory failure).

Robert Maxwell

Czechoslovak-born british media proprietor and member of parliament (1923-1991).

Born June 10th, 1923 in Solotvyno. [ref]

Died November 5th, 1991 at 68 years old in Tenerife (drowning). [ref]

Jayaram Jayalalithaa

Indian actress,former chief minister of tamil nadu.

Born February 24th, 1948 in Melukote.

Died December 5th, 2016 at 68 years old in Chennai (cardiac arrest). [ref]

Josephine Baker

American-born french dancer, singer, and actress (1906-1975).

Born June 3rd, 1906 in St. Louis. [ref]

Died April 12th, 1975 at 68 years old in Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital (cerebral hemorrhage). [ref]

Louie Anderson

American stand-up comedian and actor.

Born March 24th, 1953 in Saint Paul.

Died January 21st, 2022 at 68 years old in Las Vegas (non-Hodgkin lymphoma). [ref]

Tony Scott

British film director and producer (1944–2012).

Born June 21st, 1944 in North Shields.

Died August 19th, 2012 at 68 years old in San Pedro. [ref]

Charles Krauthammer

American journalist.

Born March 13th, 1950 in New York City.

Died June 21st, 2018 at 68 years old in Washington, D.C. (small intestine cancer).

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