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January 12th

171 Notable deaths

Lisa Marie Presley

American singer (1968–2023).

Born February 1st, 1968 in Memphis.

Died January 12th, 2023 at 54 years old in West Hills (cardiac arrest). [ref]

Agatha Christie

English mystery and detective writer (1890–1976).

Born September 15th, 1890 in Ashfield, Torquay. [ref]

Died January 12th, 1976 at 85 years old in Winterbrook. [ref]

Maurice Gibb

English singer and musician.

Born December 22nd, 1949 in Douglas. [ref]

Died January 12th, 2003 at 53 years old in Miami, Miami Beach (cardiac arrest). [ref]

Amrish Puri

Indian actor (1932-2005).

Born June 22nd, 1932 in Jalandhar. [ref]

Died January 12th, 2005 at 72 years old in Mumbai (cerebral hemorrhage).

Ronnie Spector

American singer (1943-2022).

Born August 10th, 1943 in New York City. [ref]

Died January 12th, 2022 at 78 years old in Danbury (cancer). [ref]

Lorraine Hansberry

American playwright and writer.

Born May 19th, 1930 in Chicago. [ref]

Died January 12th, 1965 at 34 years old in New York City (pancreatic cancer). [ref]

Roger Scruton

English conservative philosopher and writer.

Born February 27th, 1944 in Buslingthorpe. [ref]

Died January 12th, 2020 at 75 years old in Brinkworth (cancer). [ref]

Robert Black

Scottish serial killer (1947-2016).

Born April 21st, 1947 in Grangemouth.

Died January 12th, 2016 at 68 years old in Lisburn, Maghaberry. [ref]

Alberto Giacometti

Swiss sculptor and painter.

Born October 10th, 1901 in Borgonovo. [ref]

Died January 12th, 1966 at 64 years old in Chur (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). [ref]

Alice Coltrane

American jazz musician (1937-2007).

Born August 27th, 1937 in Detroit. [ref]

Died January 12th, 2007 at 69 years old in Los Angeles (respiratory failure). [ref]

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