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In the year 1970

460 Notable deaths

Jimi Hendrix

American guitarist, singer and songwriter.

Born November 27th, 1942 in Seattle. [ref]

Died September 18th, 1970 at 27 years old in Kensington (pulmonary emphysema). [ref]

Janis Joplin

American singer (1943–1970).

Born January 19th, 1943 in Port Arthur. [ref]

Died October 4th, 1970 at 27 years old in Hollywood (opioid overdose). [ref]

Charles de Gaulle

President of france from 1959 to 1969.

Born November 22nd, 1890 in Lille. [ref]

Died November 9th, 1970 at 79 years old in Colombey-les-Deux-Églises (aneurysm). [ref]

Bertrand Russell

British philosopher (1872–1970).

Born May 18th, 1872 in Trellech. [ref]

Died February 2nd, 1970 at 97 years old in Plas Penrhyn, Penrhyndeudraeth (influenza). [ref]

Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman

Indian physicist.

Born November 7th, 1888 in Tiruchirappalli. [ref]

Died November 21st, 1970 at 82 years old in Bengaluru. [ref]

Gamal Abdel Nasser

2nd president of egypt from 1956 to 1970.

Born January 15th, 1918 in Alexandria.

Died September 28th, 1970 at 52 years old in Cairo (myocardial infarction).

Sonny Liston

American boxer.

Born May 8th, 1932 in St. Francis County.

Died December 30th, 1970 at 38 years old in Las Vegas (drug overdose).

Vince Lombardi

American football player, coach, and executive (1913-1970).

Born June 11th, 1913 in Brooklyn.

Died September 3rd, 1970 at 57 years old in MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (colorectal cancer).

Yukio Mishima

Japanese author (1925-1970).

Born January 14th, 1925 in Tokyo. [ref]

Died November 25th, 1970 at 45 years old in Tokyo (stabbing). [ref]

James B. Donovan

American diplomat and politician.

Born February 26th, 1916 in The Bronx. [ref]

Died January 19th, 1970 at 53 years old in Brooklyn (infarction).

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Man always thinks about the past before he dies, as if he were frantically searching for proof that he truly lived. Jet Black