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May 7th

157 Notable deaths

H. H. Holmes

American serial killer (1861-1896).

Born May 16th, 1861 in Gilmanton.

Died May 7th, 1896 at 34 years old in Moyamensing Prison (hanging).

Tawny Kitaen

American actress (1961-2021).

Born August 5th, 1961 in San Diego.

Died May 7th, 2021 at 59 years old in Newport Beach (dilated cardiomyopathy).

Alluri Sita Rama Raju

Great leader of the tribes.

Born July 4th, 1897 in Mogallu, West Godavari district, British Raj.

Died May 7th, 1924 at 26 years old in Andhra Pradesh, Visakhapatnam district, British Raj.

Seve Ballesteros

Spanish professional golfer (1957–2011).

Born April 9th, 1957 in Pedreña. [ref]

Died May 7th, 2011 at 54 years old in Pedreña (brain cancer). [ref]

Eddie Rabbitt

American country music singer-songwriter.

Born November 27th, 1941 in Brooklyn. [ref]

Died May 7th, 1998 at 56 years old in Nashville (lung cancer). [ref]

Steve Albini

American record engineer, rock musician and poker player.

Born July 22nd, 1962 in Pasadena.

Died May 7th, 2024 at 61 years old in Chicago (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

American actor and united states naval officer (1909-2000).

Born December 9th, 1909 in New York City.

Died May 7th, 2000 at 90 years old in New York City (myocardial infarction).

Mickey Gilley

American country music singer and musician.

Born March 9th, 1936 in Branson.

Died May 7th, 2022 at 86 years old in Branson.

Ray Harryhausen

American animator (1920–2013).

Born June 19th, 1920 in Los Angeles. [ref]

Died May 7th, 2013 at 92 years old in London. [ref]

Isabella Blow

Magazine editor, stylist, actress, model.

Born November 19th, 1958 in The London Clinic.

Died May 7th, 2007 at 48 years old in Gloucestershire Royal Hospital (intoxication). [ref]

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