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May 15th

160 Notable deaths

June Carter Cash

American singer, songwriter and actress (1929-2003).

Born June 23rd, 1929 in Maces Spring. [ref]

Died May 15th, 2003 at 73 years old in Nashville (heart failure). [ref]

Fred Willard

American actor and comedian (1933-2020).

Born September 18th, 1933 in Cleveland.

Died May 15th, 2020 at 86 years old in Los Angeles (cardiac arrest, coronary artery disease, myelodysplastic syndrome). [ref]

Edward Hopper

American realist painter and printmaker (1882-1967).

Born July 22nd, 1882 in Nyack. [ref]

Died May 15th, 1967 at 84 years old in New York City. [ref]

Yolanda King

American activist (1955-2007).

Born November 17th, 1955 in Montgomery.

Died May 15th, 2007 at 51 years old in Santa Monica (cardiac arrest). [ref]

Jerry Falwell

American evangelical pastor, televangelist, and conservative political commentator.

Born August 11th, 1933 in Lynchburg.

Died May 15th, 2007 at 73 years old in Lynchburg (heart arrhythmia). [ref]

Maurizio D'Ancora

Italian actor and businessman (1912-1983).

Born July 16th, 1912 in Florence.

Died May 15th, 1983 at 70 years old in Milan.

Kazimir Malevich

Russian avant-garde artist of polish ancestry. founder of the suprematist movement.

Born February 23rd, 1879 in Kyiv. [ref]

Died May 15th, 1935 at 56 years old in Saint Petersburg (prostate cancer). [ref]

Robert Menzies

Australian politician, 12th prime minister of australia (1894-1978).

Born December 20th, 1894 in Jeparit. [ref]

Died May 15th, 1978 at 83 years old in Melbourne (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Magnus Hirschfeld

German physician and sexologist (1868–1935).

Born May 14th, 1868 in Kołobrzeg. [ref]

Died May 15th, 1935 at 67 years old in Nice (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Royal Dano

American actor (1922-1994).

Born November 16th, 1922 in New York City. [ref]

Died May 15th, 1994 at 71 years old in Los Angeles (myocardial infarction). [ref]

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