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Dead at age 97

329 Notable deaths

Doris Day

American actress and singer (1922–2019).

Born April 3rd, 1922 in Cincinnati. [ref]

Died May 13th, 2019 at 97 years old in Carmel Valley Village (pneumonia). [ref]

Bertrand Russell

British philosopher (1872–1970).

Born May 18th, 1872 in Trellech. [ref]

Died February 2nd, 1970 at 97 years old in Plas Penrhyn, Penrhyndeudraeth (influenza). [ref]

Louis Zamperini

Italian-american middle distance runner and world war ii veteran.

Born January 26th, 1917 in Olean. [ref]

Died July 6th, 2014 at 97 years old in Los Angeles (pneumonia). [ref]

Chuck Yeager

American world war ii flying ace and test pilot; first pilot to fly faster than sound.

Born February 13th, 1923 in Myra.

Died December 7th, 2020 at 97 years old in Los Angeles. [ref]

Carol Channing

American actress (1921–2019).

Born January 31st, 1921 in Seattle.

Died January 15th, 2019 at 97 years old in Rancho Mirage (cerebrovascular disease). [ref]

Marc Chagall

Russian-born french artist (1887–1985).

Born July 7th, 1887 in Liozna. [ref]

Died March 28th, 1985 at 97 years old in Saint-Paul-de-Vence. [ref]

John Mills

English actor (1908-2005).

Born February 22nd, 1908 in Watts Naval School. [ref]

Died April 23rd, 2005 at 97 years old in Denham (stroke). [ref]

Sumner Redstone

American businessman and media magnate (1923-2020).

Born May 27th, 1923 in Boston.

Died August 11th, 2020 at 97 years old in Los Angeles. [ref]

Millvina Dean

Last remaining survivor of titanic disaster.

Born February 2nd, 1912 in Branscombe.

Died May 31st, 2009 at 97 years old in Ashurst (pneumonia). [ref]

Joseph Bonanno

Sicilian-born american mafioso who became the boss of the bonanno crime family.

Born January 18th, 1905 in Castellammare del Golfo.

Died May 11th, 2002 at 97 years old in Tucson (myocardial infarction).

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