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December 27th

182 Notable deaths

Carrie Fisher

American actress and writer.

Born October 21st, 1956 in Burbank. [ref]

Died December 27th, 2016 at 60 years old in UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Benazir Bhutto

11th and 13th prime minister of pakistan.

Born June 21st, 1953 in Karachi. [ref]

Died December 27th, 2007 at 54 years old in Rawalpindi (terrorist attack). [ref]

Dian Fossey

American zoologist, gorilla researcher (1932-1985).

Born January 16th, 1932 in San Francisco. [ref]

Died December 27th, 1985 at 53 years old in Karisoke Research Center. [ref]

Don Imus

American radio personality, television show host, recording artist, and author.

Born July 23rd, 1940 in Riverside.

Died December 27th, 2019 at 79 years old in College Station (pulmonary emphysema). [ref]

Jack Swigert

Nasa astronaut, pilot (1931-1982).

Born August 30th, 1931 in Denver.

Died December 27th, 1982 at 51 years old in Washington, D.C. (bone cancer).

Lee Sun-kyun

South korean actor (1975–2023).

Born March 2nd, 1975 in Seoul.

Died December 27th, 2023 at 48 years old in Seoul (carbon monoxide poisoning). [ref]

Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.

United states army general (1934–2012).

Born August 22nd, 1934 in Trenton.

Died December 27th, 2012 at 78 years old in Tampa (pneumonia).

Hoagy Carmichael

American composer, pianist, singer, actor and bandleader (1899-1981).

Born November 22nd, 1899 in Bloomington.

Died December 27th, 1981 at 82 years old in Rancho Mirage (heart failure). [ref]

Alan Bates

English actor (1934-2003).

Born February 17th, 1934 in Allestree. [ref]

Died December 27th, 2003 at 69 years old in City of Westminster (pancreatic cancer). [ref]

Walter Stanley Keane

American plagiarist.

Born October 7th, 1915 in Lincoln.

Died December 27th, 2000 at 85 years old in Encinitas.

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Why should I fear death? If I am, death is not. If death is, I am not. Why should I fear that which cannot exist when I do? Epicurus