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Celebrity Deaths 1960-1969

Paying tribute to the stars we've lost from 1960-1969 – in memoriam
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Last updated: November 17, 2021
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Russian writer and the author of Doctor Zhivago
1960
Boris Pasternak
American actor who starred in Gone with the Wind and Mutiny on the Bounty
1960
Clark Gable
French author who wrote The Stranger and The Plague
1960
Albert Camus
The tall actor who starred in High Noon
1961
Gary Cooper
American novelist who wrote Old Man and the Sea
1961
Ernest Hemingway
Swedish diplomat and Secretary-General of the UN from 1953 to 1961
1961
Dag Hammarskjold
The founder of analytical psychology
1961
Carl Jung
Danish atomic physicist who won 1922's Nobel Prize
1962
Niels Bohr
Hollywood's most famous blonde sex symbol
1962
Marilyn Monroe
Diplomat, activist and the longest-serving first lady of the United States
1962
Eleanor Roosevelt
US President who promised to land a man on the moon by 1969
1963
John F. Kennedy
British writer and the author of The Chronicles of Narnia
1963
C.S. Lewis
French singer most widely known for her song 'La Vie en rose'
1963
Edit Piaf
US President during the beginning of the Depression
1964
Herbert Hoover
US General who played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during WWII
1964
Douglas MacArthur
British writer, best known for his James Bond series of spy novels
1964
Ian Fleming
Indian independence movement leader and Prime minister from 1947 to 1964
1964
Jawaharlal Nehru
Led England several times, most importantly during WWII
1965
Winston Churchill
Mellow voiced singer of 'Unforgettable' and 'Mona Lisa'
1965
Nat King Cole
Black Muslim leader who called for racial segregation
1965
Malcolm X
The silent film comedy great known as "The Great Stone Face"
1966
Buster Keaton
Cartoonist, animator, director and creator of Mickey Mouse
1966
Walt Disney
Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind
1967
Vivien Leigh
Argentine Marxist revolutionary and a major figure of the Cuban Revolution
1967
Che Guevara
The civil rights hero who said "I have a dream"
1968
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Soviet cosmonaut who became the first human to journey into outer space
1968
Yuri Gagarin
Supreme commander of Allied forces in WWII
1969
Dwight Eisenhower
Actress who created iconic roles in The Wizard of Oz and A Star Is Born
1969
Judy Garland
American professional boxer who competed from 1947 to 1955
1969
Rocky Marciano
Vietnamese revolutionary, former capital city was renamed in his honor
1969
Ho Chi Minh
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