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April 2nd

164 Notable deaths

Jennifer Syme

American actress (1972-2001).

Born December 7th, 1972 in Pico Rivera.

Died April 2nd, 2001 at 28 years old in Los Angeles (traffic collision).

John Paul II

Head of the roman catholic church from 1978 to 2005.

Born May 18th, 1920 in Wadowice.

Died April 2nd, 2005 at 84 years old in Apostolic Palace (Parkinson's disease, sepsis, myocardial infarction, senility).

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

South african activist and politician (1936-2018).

Born September 26th, 1936 in Bizana.

Died April 2nd, 2018 at 81 years old in Johannesburg (influenza). [ref]

Buddy Rich

American jazz drummer and bandleader.

Born September 30th, 1917 in Brooklyn. [ref]

Died April 2nd, 1987 at 69 years old in Los Angeles (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Amber Rayne

American pornographic actress (b. 1984).

Born September 19th, 1984 in Detroit.

Died April 2nd, 2016 at 31 years old in Sun Valley (drug overdose). [ref]

Estelle Harris

American actress (1928-2022).

Born April 4th, 1928 in New York City. [ref]

Died April 2nd, 2022 at 93 years old in Palm Desert. [ref]

Michael Wayne

American film producer and actor (1934–2003).

Born November 23rd, 1934 in Los Angeles.

Died April 2nd, 2003 at 68 years old in Burbank (systemic lupus erythematosus).

Chris Kanyon

American professional wrestler (1970-2010).

Born January 4th, 1970 in Sunnyside.

Died April 2nd, 2010 at 40 years old in Sunnyside (drug overdose). [ref]

Georges Pompidou

President of france from 1969 to 1974.

Born July 5th, 1911 in Montboudif. [ref]

Died April 2nd, 1974 at 62 years old in Paris (leukemia, lymphoma). [ref]

Tommaso Buscetta

Sicilian mafia boss to become government informant.

Born July 13th, 1928 in Palermo.

Died April 2nd, 2000 at 71 years old in Florida (cancer). [ref]

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