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March 5th

154 Notable deaths

Joseph Stalin

Leader of the soviet union from 1924 to 1953.

Born December 21st, 1879 in Gori. [ref]

Died March 5th, 1953 at 73 years old in Kuntsevo Dacha (cerebral hemorrhage). [ref]

John Belushi

American comedian, actor, and musician (1949-1982).

Born January 24th, 1949 in Humboldt Park. [ref]

Died March 5th, 1982 at 33 years old in Chateau Marmont (drug overdose). [ref]

Richard Kuklinski

American contract killer.

Born April 11th, 1935 in Jersey City. [ref]

Died March 5th, 2006 at 70 years old in Trenton (hematopoietic system disease). [ref]

Patsy Cline

American country music singer (1932–1963).

Born September 8th, 1932 in Winchester. [ref]

Died March 5th, 1963 at 30 years old in Camden. [ref]

Hugo Chávez

President of venezuela (1999-2013).

Born July 28th, 1954 in Sabaneta. [ref]

Died March 5th, 2013 at 58 years old in Hospital Militar de Caracas (colorectal cancer). [ref]

José Santacruz Londoños

Colombian drug trafficker.

Born October 1st, 1943 in Cali.

Died March 5th, 1996 at 52 years old in Medellín.

William Powell

American actor.

Born July 29th, 1892 in Pittsburgh.

Died March 5th, 1984 at 91 years old in Palm Springs (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Paul Bearer

American professional wrestling manager (1954–2013).

Born April 10th, 1954 in Mobile.

Died March 5th, 2013 at 58 years old in Mobile (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Sergei Prokofiev

Ukrainian & russian soviet pianist and composer (1891-1953).

Born April 23rd, 1891 in Sontsivka. [ref]

Died March 5th, 1953 at 61 years old in Moscow (cerebral hemorrhage). [ref]

Pedro Rodrigues Filho

Brazilian serial killer (1954–2023).

Born June 17th, 1954 in Santa Rita do Sapucaí.

Died March 5th, 2023 at 68 years old [ref]

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