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May 13th

144 Notable deaths

Doris Day

American actress and singer (1922–2019).

Born April 3rd, 1922 in Cincinnati. [ref]

Died May 13th, 2019 at 97 years old in Carmel Valley Village (pneumonia). [ref]

Gary Cooper

American actor (1901-1961).

Born May 7th, 1901 in Helena. [ref]

Died May 13th, 1961 at 60 years old in Beverly Hills (prostate cancer). [ref]

Margot Kidder

Canadian-american actress (1948-2018).

Born October 17th, 1948 in Yellowknife.

Died May 13th, 2018 at 69 years old in Livingston (drug overdose). [ref]

Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

2nd president of the united arab emirates.

Born September 7th, 1948 in Al Ain.

Died May 13th, 2022 at 73 years old in Abu Dhabi. [ref]

Dan Blocker

Hoss cartwright in bonanza.

Born December 10th, 1928 in Bowie County.

Died May 13th, 1972 at 43 years old in Los Angeles (pulmonary embolism).

Chet Baker

American jazz trumpeter and vocalist (1929-1988).

Born December 23rd, 1929 in Yale. [ref]

Died May 13th, 1988 at 58 years old in Amsterdam (falling). [ref]

R. K. Narayan

Indian writer (1906-2001).

Born October 10th, 1906 in Chennai. [ref]

Died May 13th, 2001 at 94 years old in Chennai. [ref]

Kathleen Cavendish

American socialite, sister of john f. kennedy.

Born February 20th, 1920 in Brookline.

Died May 13th, 1948 at 28 years old in Saint-Bauzile (aviation accident).

Fridtjof Nansen

Norwegian polar explorer and diplomat; nobel peace prize laureate (1861-1930).

Born October 10th, 1861 in Vestre Aker. [ref]

Died May 13th, 1930 at 68 years old in Polhøgda (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Jason Miller

American actor and playwright (1939-2001).

Born April 22nd, 1939 in Queens. [ref]

Died May 13th, 2001 at 62 years old in Scranton (myocardial infarction). [ref]

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When I shall die, let it be doing that I had designed. Ovid