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In the year 1984

506 Notable deaths

Indira Gandhi

Prime minister of india, 1966–77 and 1980–84.

Born November 19th, 1917 in Allahabad. [ref]

Died October 31st, 1984 at 66 years old in New Delhi (ballistic trauma). [ref]

Ansel Adams

American photographer and environmentalist (1902–1984).

Born February 20th, 1902 in San Francisco. [ref]

Died April 22nd, 1984 at 82 years old in Carmel-by-the-Sea (rare circulatory system disease). [ref]

Ed Gein

American murderer and human trophy collector (1906-1984).

Born August 27th, 1906 in La Crosse.

Died July 26th, 1984 at 77 years old in Madison (respiratory failure).

Marvin Gaye

American singer and composer.

Born April 2nd, 1939 in Washington, D.C.. [ref]

Died April 1st, 1984 at 44 years old in Los Angeles (ballistic trauma). [ref]

Ray Kroc

American businessman.

Born October 5th, 1902 in Oak Park.

Died January 14th, 1984 at 81 years old in San Diego (cardiac arrest).

Andy Kaufman

American enterainer (1949–1984).

Born January 17th, 1949 in New York City.

Died May 16th, 1984 at 35 years old in West Hollywood (lung cancer).

Richard Burton

Welsh actor (1925-1984).

Born November 10th, 1925 in Pontrhydyfen. [ref]

Died August 5th, 1984 at 58 years old in Céligny (cerebral hemorrhage). [ref]

Truman Capote

American author (1924-1984).

Born September 30th, 1924 in New Orleans. [ref]

Died August 25th, 1984 at 59 years old in Los Angeles (liver failure). [ref]

Michel Foucault

French philosopher (1926–1984).

Born October 15th, 1926 in Poitiers. [ref]

Died June 26th, 1984 at 57 years old in 13th arrondissement of Paris (HIV/AIDS). [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]

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Tell your friend that in his death, a part of you dies and goes with him. Wherever he goes, you also go. He will not be alone. Jiddu Krishnamurti