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Celebrity Deaths 1970-1979

Paying tribute to the stars we've lost from 1970-1979 – in memoriam
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Last updated: November 13, 2021
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One of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music
1970
Jimi Hendrix
Female singer whose popular song is 'Piece of My Heart'
1970
Janis Joplin
Statesman who led Free France against Nazi Germany in World War II
1970
Charles de Gaulle
New Zealand race-car designer whose name lives in Formula One
1970
Bruce McLaren
Prime minister of Portugal from 1932 to 1968
1970
António de Oliveira Salazar
Lead vocalist of the rock band the Doors
1971
Jim Morrison
American trumpeter and vocalist born in New Orleans
1971
Louis Armstrong
French fashion designer and businesswoman
1971
Coco Chanel
First Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
1972
J. Edgar Hoover
33rd president of the United States, serving from 1945 to 1953
1972
Harry S. Truman
Spanish painter and leading proponent of the cubism style
1973
Pablo Picasso
Hong Kong American actor, martial artist and the founder of Jeet Kune Do
1973
Bruce Lee
Author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings
1973
J.R.R. Tolkien
36th president of the United States, serving from 1963 to 1969
1973
Lyndon Johnson
First person to fly solo across the Atlantic in 1927
1974
Charles Lindbergh
German industrialist who saved the lives of 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust
1974
Oskar Schindler
President of Argentina supported by his second wife Eva Duarte
1974
Juan Perón
Shipping magnate who was married to Jacqueline Kennedy
1975
Aristotle Onassis
Spanish dictator from 1939 to 1975
1975
Francisco Franco
Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974
1975
Haile Selassie
American business magnate, investor, record-setting pilot and engineer
1976
Howard Hughes
Prolific and best-selling writer of Murder on the Orient Express
1976
Agatha Christie
Founding father of the People's Republic of China
1976
Mao Zedong
"King of Rock and Roll"
1977
Elvis Presley
English comic actor from the era of silent film, starred in The Great Dictator
1977
Charlie Chaplin
American-born Greek soprano
1977
Maria Callas
Head of the Catholic Church from 26 Aug 1978 to his death 33 days later
1978
John Paul I
Duke, the archtypical Western actor, won an Oscar for True Grit
1979
John Wayne
American businessman known as the founder of the famous hotel chain.
1979
Conrad Hilton
Italian footballer after whom was stadium in Milan named
1979
Giuseppe Meazza
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