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In the year 1991

531 Notable deaths

Freddie Mercury

British singer, songwriter, record producer and graphic designer (1946-1991).

Born September 5th, 1946 in Stone Town. [ref]

Died November 24th, 1991 at 45 years old in Garden Lodge, Kensington (bronchopneumonia). [ref]

Dr. Seuss

American children's author and cartoonist (1904–1991).

Born March 2nd, 1904 in Springfield.

Died September 24th, 1991 at 87 years old in La Jolla (old age). [ref]

Michael Landon

American actor and filmmaker (1936-1991).

Born October 31st, 1936 in Forest Hills. [ref]

Died July 1st, 1991 at 54 years old in Malibu (pancreatic cancer). [ref]

Miles Davis

American jazz musician (1926–1991).

Born May 26th, 1926 in Alton. [ref]

Died September 28th, 1991 at 65 years old in Santa Monica (pneumonia, stroke). [ref]

Rajiv Gandhi

Prime minister of india from 1984 to 1989.

Born August 20th, 1944 in Mumbai. [ref]

Died May 21st, 1991 at 46 years old in Sriperumbudur (explosion). [ref]

Robert Maxwell

Czechoslovak-born british media proprietor and member of parliament (1923-1991).

Born June 10th, 1923 in Solotvyno. [ref]

Died November 5th, 1991 at 68 years old in Tenerife (drowning). [ref]

Richard Speck

American mass murderer (1941-1991).

Born December 6th, 1941 in Kirkwood.

Died December 5th, 1991 at 49 years old in Joliet (myocardial infarction).

Redd Foxx

American stand-up comedian and actor (1922-1991).

Born December 9th, 1922 in St. Louis.

Died November 11th, 1991 at 68 years old in Los Angeles (myocardial infarction).

Oona O'Neill

American actress.

Born May 13th, 1925 in Warwick Parish.

Died September 27th, 1991 at 66 years old in Corsier-sur-Vevey (pancreatic cancer).

Gene Roddenberry

American television screenwriter and producer (1921–1991).

Born August 19th, 1921 in El Paso. [ref]

Died October 24th, 1991 at 70 years old in Santa Monica (heart failure). [ref]

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