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April 7th

149 Notable deaths

Henry Ford

American industrialist and business magnate.

Born July 30th, 1863 in Springwells Township. [ref]

Died April 7th, 1947 at 83 years old in Dearborn (cerebral hemorrhage). [ref]

John Prine

American country singer-songwriter (1946–2020).

Born October 10th, 1946 in Maywood.

Died April 7th, 2020 at 73 years old in Vanderbilt University Medical Center (COVID-19). [ref]

Peaches Geldof

British journalist, television presenter and model.

Born March 13th, 1989 in Westminster.

Died April 7th, 2014 at 25 years old in Wrotham (opioid overdose).

Mike Wallace

American journalist, game show host and actor (1918-2012).

Born May 9th, 1918 in Brookline. [ref]

Died April 7th, 2012 at 93 years old in New Haven (disease). [ref]

Geoffrey Lewis

American actor (1935-2015).

Born July 31st, 1935 in San Diego.

Died April 7th, 2015 at 79 years old in Woodland Hills (myocardial infarction).

Jim Clark

British racecar driver.

Born March 4th, 1936 in Kilmany. [ref]

Died April 7th, 1968 at 32 years old in Hockenheimring (traffic collision). [ref]

Brenda Benet


Born August 14th, 1945 in Hollywood.

Died April 7th, 1982 at 36 years old in West Los Angeles.

David Graf

American actor (1950–2001).

Born April 16th, 1950 in Zanesville.

Died April 7th, 2001 at 50 years old in Phoenix (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Tim Pigott-Smith

English film and television actor and author (1946-2017).

Born May 13th, 1946 in Rugby.

Died April 7th, 2017 at 70 years old in Northampton (myocardial infarction). [ref]

John Agar

American actor (1921-2002).

Born January 31st, 1921 in Chicago. [ref]

Died April 7th, 2002 at 81 years old in Burbank (pulmonary emphysema). [ref]

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