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In the year 1965

461 Notable deaths

Winston Churchill

British statesman, soldier and writer (1874–1965).

Born November 30th, 1874 in Blenheim Palace. [ref]

Died January 24th, 1965 at 90 years old in Hyde Park Gate (stroke). [ref]

Malcolm X

American human rights activist (1925-1965).

Born May 19th, 1925 in Omaha. [ref]

Died February 21st, 1965 at 39 years old in Manhattan (shot to the chest). [ref]

Nat King Cole

American singer and jazz pianist (1919-1965).

Born March 17th, 1919 in Montgomery.

Died February 15th, 1965 at 45 years old in Santa Monica (lung cancer). [ref]

T. S. Eliot

Us-born british poet (1888–1965).

Born September 26th, 1888 in St. Louis. [ref]

Died January 4th, 1965 at 76 years old in Kensington (pulmonary emphysema). [ref]

Stan Laurel

English actor (1890–1965).

Born June 16th, 1890 in Ulverston. [ref]

Died February 23rd, 1965 at 74 years old in Santa Monica (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Eli Cohen

Israeli spy (1924-1965).

Born December 6th, 1924 in Alexandria. [ref]

Died May 18th, 1965 at 40 years old in Marjeh Square (hanging).

Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood

Daughter of king george v and queen mary.

Born April 25th, 1897 in York Cottage.

Died March 28th, 1965 at 67 years old in Harewood House (myocardial infarction).

Le Corbusier

Swiss-french architect, designer, urbanist, and writer (1886-1965).

Born October 6th, 1887 in La Chaux-de-Fonds. [ref]

Died August 27th, 1965 at 77 years old in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Dorothy Dandridge

American film and theatre actress, singer and dancer (1922-1965).

Born November 9th, 1922 in Cleveland.

Died September 8th, 1965 at 42 years old in Hollywood. [ref]

Shirley Jackson

Novelist, short story writer.

Born December 14th, 1916 in San Francisco. [ref]

Died September 8th, 1965 at 48 years old in North Bennington (heart failure). [ref]

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If life must not be taken too seriously, then so neither must death. Samuel Butler