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February 3rd

189 Notable deaths

Buddy Holly

American singer-songwriter (1936–1959).

Born September 7th, 1936 in Lubbock. [ref]

Died February 3rd, 1959 at 22 years old in Clear Lake (aircraft crash). [ref]

Ritchie Valens

American singer, songwriter and guitarist.

Born May 13th, 1941 in Pacoima. [ref]

Died February 3rd, 1959 at 17 years old in Clear Lake (aviation accident). [ref]

John Cassavetes

American actor, film director, and screenwriter (1929-1989).

Born December 9th, 1929 in New York City. [ref]

Died February 3rd, 1989 at 59 years old in Los Angeles (liver cirrhosis). [ref]

Lana Clarkson

Actress and fashion model from the united states (1962-2003).

Born April 5th, 1962 in Long Beach.

Died February 3rd, 2003 at 40 years old in Alhambra (ballistic trauma).

The Big Bopper

American musician (1930–1959).

Born October 24th, 1930 in Port Arthur.

Died February 3rd, 1959 at 28 years old in Clear Lake (aviation accident).

Maria Schneider

French actor (1952-2011).

Born March 27th, 1952 in 15th arrondissement of Paris. [ref]

Died February 3rd, 2011 at 58 years old in 15th arrondissement of Paris (cancer). [ref]

Anna May Wong

Chinese american actress.

Born January 3rd, 1905 in Los Angeles. [ref]

Died February 3rd, 1961 at 56 years old in Santa Monica (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Ben Gazzara

American actor (1930-2012).

Born August 28th, 1930 in Manhattan.

Died February 3rd, 2012 at 81 years old in New York City (pancreatic cancer). [ref]

Kristoff St. John

American actor (1966-2019).

Born July 15th, 1966 in New York City.

Died February 3rd, 2019 at 52 years old in Woodland Hills (hypertrophic cardiomyopathy). [ref]

Nancy Kulp

Actress (1921-1991).

Born August 28th, 1921 in Harrisburg.

Died February 3rd, 1991 at 69 years old in Palm Desert (cancer).

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Losing your life is not the worst thing that can happen. The worst thing is to lose your reason for living. Jo Nesbø