Famous Deaths In 1978
Sunday, 01 October 2023
Sep 28 John Paul I, [Albino Luciano], Pope (1978), dies after 33 days as pope on this day in history.
Sep 29 In the year 1978 john Paul I, Pope for 34 days, dies at 65
Sep 30 Edgar Bergen, ventriloquist (Charlie McCarthy), dies at 75 in the year 1978.
Oct 08 Jim Gilliam, coach (LA Dodgers), dies at 49 in the year 1978.
Oct 09 Jacques Brel, Belgian chansonnier, buried on Atuama, dies at 49 on this day in history.
Oct 10 On this day in history gesina Van de Molen, Dutch lawyer, dies at 86
Oct 11 In the year 1978 death of nancy Spungen, killed by boyfriend Six Vicious in NYC
Oct 16 Dan Dailey, dancer/actor (Gov Drinkwater-Governor & JJ), dies at 63 in the year 1978.
Oct 18 Frank Woolley, cricketer (58,969 1st-class runs), dies on this day in history.
Oct 19 Gig Young, American actor, kills his bride of 3 weeks and commits suicide at 64 died on this day in history.
Oct 21 Anastas I Mikojan, Russian politician, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Oct 22 John Riley, English poet (murdered) (b. 1937) died in the year 1978.
Oct 23 In the year 1978 maybelle Carter, country singer (Johnny Cash Show), dies at 69
Oct 26 In the year 1978 george Grant, cricketer (WI Test captain through early 1930's), dies
Nov 05 Denis O'Dea, actor (Capt Horatio Hornblower), dies at 73 in the year 1978.
Nov 06 In the year 1978 flora Campbell, actress (Faraway Hill, Date With Judy), dies at 67
Nov 07 In the year 1978 gene Tunney, former heavyweight boxing champ (1926-28), dies at 80
Nov 08 In the year 1978 norman Rockwell, artist (Saturday Evening Post covers), dies at 84
Nov 09 In the year 1978 joe Wong, actor (Ken Murray Show), dies at 75
Nov 10 In the year 1978 linda Scott, actress (Escape from Hell Island), dies at 28
Nov 12 Howard Swanson, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1978.
Nov 13 George Hearne, S Afr cricketer (open bat in 3 Tests 1922-24), dies on this day in history.
Nov 15 On this day in history margaret Mead, anthropologist (Thoughts & Female), dies in NY at 76
Nov 16 In the year 1978 claude Dauphin, French actor (Les Miserables, Mado), dies at 75
Nov 17 Claude Dauphin, actor (Paris Precinct), dies at 75 in the year 1978.
Nov 18 Jim Jones, US pastor, leader of Jonestown Cult, commits suicide died in the year 1978.
Nov 20 In the year 1978 death of vasilisk Gnedov, Russian poet (b. 1890)
Nov 25 In the year 1978 death of elaine Esposito, American woman who hold the record for longest coma (b. 1934)
Nov 27 In the year 1978 death of george Moscone, (SF Mayor), shot by Dan White
Nov 28 Andre Morell, actor (Hound of the Baskervilles), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Nov 29 In the year 1978 alan Richardson, composer, dies at 74
Dec 03 William Grant Still, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1978.
Dec 04 In the year 1978 samuel Abraham Goldsmith, Neth/US phycists, dies at 76
Dec 07 In the year 1978 death of alexander Wetmore, American ornithologist (b. 1886)