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July 27th

156 Notable deaths

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

President of india from 2002 to 2007.

Born October 15th, 1931 in Rameswaram taluk.

Died July 27th, 2015 at 83 years old in Shillong (cardiac arrest). [ref]

Sam Shepard

American playwright and actor (1943–2017).

Born November 5th, 1943 in Fort Sheridan.

Died July 27th, 2017 at 73 years old in Midway (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). [ref]

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

Shah of iran from 1941 to 1979.

Born October 26th, 1919 in Tehran.

Died July 27th, 1980 at 60 years old in Cairo (lymphoma).

Bob Hope

American comedian, actor, singer and dancer (1903–2003).

Born May 29th, 1903 in Eltham. [ref]

Died July 27th, 2003 at 100 years old in Toluca Lake (pneumonia). [ref]

James Mason

English actor (1909–1984).

Born May 15th, 1909 in Huddersfield. [ref]

Died July 27th, 1984 at 75 years old in Lausanne (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Gertrude Stein

American author (1874-1946).

Born February 3rd, 1874 in Allegheny. [ref]

Died July 27th, 1946 at 72 years old in Neuilly-sur-Seine (stomach cancer). [ref]

Dusty Hill

American bassist (1949-2021).

Born May 19th, 1949 in Dallas.

Died July 27th, 2021 at 72 years old in Houston. [ref]

Kevin Carter

South african photojournalist.

Born September 13th, 1960 in Johannesburg.

Died July 27th, 1994 at 33 years old in Johannesburg. [ref]

Amjad Khan

Indian actor (1940-1992).

Born November 12th, 1940 in Mumbai.

Died July 27th, 1992 at 51 years old in Mumbai (heart failure).

António de Oliveira Salazar

Prime minister of portugal (1889-1970).

Born April 28th, 1889 in Vimieiro (Santa Comba Dão). [ref]

Died July 27th, 1970 at 81 years old in Lisbon (pulmonary embolism). [ref]

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Death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be because death is very likely the single best invention of life. It is life’s change agent, it clears out the old to make way for the new. Steve Jobs