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Dead at age 81

1,425 Notable deaths

Richard Nixon

President of the united states from 1969 to 1974.

Born January 9th, 1913 in Yorba Linda. [ref]

Died April 22nd, 1994 at 81 years old in Manhattan (stroke). [ref]

John McCain

American politician and military officer (1936–2018).

Born August 29th, 1936 in Coco Solo.

Died August 25th, 2018 at 81 years old in Cornville (glioblastoma). [ref]

J. R. R. Tolkien

English philologist and author (1892–1973).

Born January 3rd, 1892 in Bloemfontein. [ref]

Died September 2nd, 1973 at 81 years old in Bournemouth (pneumonia). [ref]

Charles Bronson

American actor (1921–2003).

Born November 3rd, 1921 in Ehrenfeld, Pennsylvania.

Died August 30th, 2003 at 81 years old in Los Angeles (Alzheimer's disease, pneumonia). [ref]

Bette Davis

American film, television and stage actress (1908-1989).

Born April 5th, 1908 in Lowell. [ref]

Died October 6th, 1989 at 81 years old in Neuilly-sur-Seine (breast cancer). [ref]

Ray Kroc

American businessman.

Born October 5th, 1902 in Oak Park.

Died January 14th, 1984 at 81 years old in San Diego (cardiac arrest).

Kenny Rogers

American country singer and songwriter (1938–2020).

Born August 21st, 1938 in Houston.

Died March 20th, 2020 at 81 years old in Sandy Springs. [ref]

Phil Spector

American record producer and songwriter (1939–2021).

Born December 26th, 1939 in The Bronx.

Died January 16th, 2021 at 81 years old in Stockton (COVID-19). [ref]

Glen Campbell

American guitarist (1936-2017).

Born April 22nd, 1936 in Delight.

Died August 8th, 2017 at 81 years old in Nashville (Alzheimer's disease).

Don Knotts

American actor and stand-up comedian.

Born July 21st, 1924 in Morgantown. [ref]

Died February 24th, 2006 at 81 years old in Beverly Hills (lung cancer). [ref]

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