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Remember the 70s

Top 40 Hits from the "Rollin on the  River" Television Series



Who Died in 1970?

January 02 Piotr Rytel, composer, dies at 85
January 05 Joseph A Yablonski, candidate for United Mine Workers pres, murdered
January 05 Max Born, German/British physicist (Nobel 1954), dies at 87
January 05 Roberto Gerhard, composer, dies at 73
January 07 Robert [Harriot] Barrat, actor (Bad Lands, Go West), dies at 81
January 08 Jani Christou, composer, dies on 44th birthday
January 10 Pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44
January 12 Blanche Stuart Scott, US pilot, dies at 84
January 14 John J "Johnny" Murphy, US baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), dies at 61
January 16 Armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Djinak-djinak merpati), dies at 61
January 17 Billy Stewart, singer (I Do Love You), dies in auto-accident at 32
January 18 David O McKay, 9th Mormon president, dies at 96
January 19 Albert M?hll, German writer, dies at 76
January 19 Hal March, actor (Atomic Kit, Outrage, Yankee Pasha), dies at 49
January 24 James "Shep" Shepherd, rocker (Shep & Limelites), beaten to death
January 25 Eunice Hunton Carter, 1st black female DA in NY, dies at 70
January 25 Marie Benavente, actress (Paradise), dies at 84
January 27 Ed Ford, comedian (Can You Top This?), dies at 72
January 27 Probir Sen, cricket (20 catch & 11 stumpings, 14 Tests for Ind), dies
January 28 Tommy Andrews (Aust) 16 Tests 1921-26, cricketer (592 runs), dies
January 29 Basil H Liddell Hart, English military historian, dies at 74
January 30 Malcolm Keen, English actor (Uncle Chris-Mama), dies at 82
January 31 Slim Harpo, [James Moore], rocker, dies at 28
February 01 Blaz Arnic, composer, dies at 69
February 02 Bertrand Russell, philosopher, British MP, dies in Merioneth at 97
February 02 Jaroslav Vogel, composer, dies at 76
February 06 Roscoe Karns, actor (Capt Shafer-Hennesey), dies at 78
February 11 Emil Abranyi, composer, dies at 87
February 12 Andre Souris, composer, dies at 79
February 13 Herbert Strudwick, cricketer (28 Tests for Engld, ct 60 stp 12), dies
February 17 Agnon, [SJ Czaczkes], Hebrew writer (Nobel 1966), dies at 81
February 17 Alfred Newman, US composer, dies at 69
February 17 Schmuel J Agnon, novelist (Nobel 1966), dies
February 18 Desiderius A Stracke, Flemish jesuit/literature historian, dies at 94
February 19 Ralph Edward Flanders, (Sen-VT), dies at 89
February 20 Albert Louis Wolff, composer, dies at 86
February 24 Conrad Nagel, actor (Celebrity Time), dies at 73
February 25 Mark Rothko, abstract expressionist (Green on Blue), dies at 66
February 26 Ethel Leginska, composer, dies at 83
February 27 Robert Bruce Lockhart, diplomat/writer, dies
March 01 Ed[uard] Hoornik, Dutch writer/poet (Na jaren), dies at 59
March 06 William Hopper, actor (Paul Drake-Perry Mason), dies at 55
March 11 Erle Stanley Gardner, US writer (Perry Mason), dies at 80
March 13 Rick Besoyan, composer, dies at 45
March 15 Josef Martin Bauer, writer, dies at 68
March 15 Tarjei Vesaas, Nowegian author/novelist/writer (Isslottet), dies at 72
March 16 Arthur Adamov, Russian/French playwright, dies at 61
March 16 Tammi Terrell, singer (You're All I Need), dies of brain tumor at 24
March 17 Fernand Crommelynck, Belgian playwright (Chaud et Frois), dies at 83
March 21 Marlen Haushofer, writer, dies at 49
March 31 Semjon Timoshenko, Russ marshal/inspector-general (WW II), dies at 75
April 04 Byron Foulger, actor (Capt Nice, Petticoat Junction), dies at 70
April 05 Jacob H "Jaap" Stotijn, oboist/conductor, dies at 78
April 07 Josina Machel, wife of Mozambique's 1st pres Samora Machel, dies
April 08 Marie V Felix, Prince of Luxemburg, dies
April 10 Charles Paton, dies at 96
April 11 Cathy O'Donnell, dies at 66
April 11 John H O'Hara, US journalist (Pal Joey, Rage to Live), dies at 65
April 16 P?ter Veres, Hungarian minister of defense/writer, dies at 73
April 16 Richard J Neutra, Aust/US architect (Who Bought America?), dies at 78
April 17 Sergei U S Aleksi, patriarch of Russian-Orthodox church, dies at 92
April 23 Herb Shriner, humorist/TV host (Herb Shriner Show), dies at 51
April 25 Anita Louise, actress (Gorilla, Anthony Adverse), dies at about 55
April 26 Gypsy Rose Lee, stripper/actress (Pruitts of S Hampton), dies at 56
April 26 John Knittel, writer, dies at 79
April 26 Paul Celan, writer, dies at 49 [or May 5]
April 27 Arthur Shields, actor (Your Show Time), dies at 73
April 28 Ed Begley, actor (Mr Koppel-Leave it to Larry), dies at 69
April 30 Hall Johnson, composer, dies at 82
April 30 Inger Stevens, actress (Katy-Farmer's Daughter), commits suicide at 35
April 30 Jacob Presser, historian/writer (Doom, Ondergang), dies at 71
May 03 Candelario Huizar, composer, dies at 82
May 04 4 students, at Kent State University killed by Ohio National Guard
May 07 Carlos Estrada, composer, dies at 60
May 09 Percy Brier, composer, dies at 84
May 09 Walter P Reuther, US worker's union leader/president (CIO), dies
May 12 Leonie "Nelly" Sachs, German/Swedish poet (Nobel 1966), dies at 78
May 12 Wladyslaw Anders, Polish general (WW I, WW II), dies at 78
May 14 Billie Burke, comedienne (Glinda-Wizard of Oz), dies at 84
May 17 Nigel M Balchin, English author (My Executioner), dies at 61
May 21 Vinton Hayworth, actor (Gen Schaeffer-I Dream of Jeannie), dies at 63
May 22 Joseph W Krutch, US writer (Measure of Man), dies at 76
May 23 Nydia Westman, actress (Going My Way, Young Mr Bobbins), dies at 68
May 27 Emmy van Lokhorst, author, dies at 78
May 29 John Gunther, author/host (John Gunther's High Road), dies at 68
June 01 G Ungaretti, writer, dies at 82
June 03 Douwe Hermans Kiestra, [Harm Harmstra], Fries boer/writer, dies at 70
June 03 H G Hjalmar Schacht, pres Germany Kingdom bank/minister of Eco, dies
June 04 Hjalmar Schcacht, [Horace Greeley], Nazi minister, dies
June 04 Jopie [Johan A] Pengel, premier Suriname, dies
June 04 Menasha Skulnik, comedian (Menasha the Magnificent), dies at 78
June 04 Sonny Tufts, actor (Atomic Blonde, 7 Year Itch), dies at 58
June 05 "Jopie" Pengel, [Johan A], premier Suriname (1963-69), dies at 54
June 05 Jay Irving, cartoonist (Draw Me a Laugh), dies at 69
June 07 Edward M Forster, Brit writer (Maurice, passage to India), dies at 91
June 11 Aleksandr F Kerenski, Russian premier (1917), dies at 89
June 11 Camille Bombois, French circus wrestler/painter, dies at 87
June 11 Frank Laubach, Benton Pa, taught reading through phonetics, dies
June 11 Frank Silvera, Jamaican actor (High Chaparral), dies at 55
June 16 Elsa Triolet, writer, dies at 73
June 16 Heino Eller, composer, dies at 83
June 17 Matthew Henderson, cricketer (one Test for NZ 1930), dies
June 21 Achmed Sukarno, 1st president of Indonesia (1945-67), dies at 68
June 29 Roman Ingarden, Polish philosopher (Studia philosophica), dies at 77
June 29 Stefan Andres, German writer (Wir sind Utopia), dies at 64
July 02 Jessie Street, Australian civil rights activist, dies
July 04 Harold Vanderbilt, America Cup winner (1930, 34, 37), dies at 85
July 06 Marjorie Rambeau, dies at 80
July 07 Allen Lane [Williams], English publisher (Penguin Books), dies at 67
July 07 Louise Harrison, mother of Beatle George, dies
July 07 Marjorie Rambeau, actress (Primrose Path, Torch Song), dies at 80
July 07 Sylvester Wiere, comedian (Wiere Brothers-Ford Festival), dies at 60
July 14 Preston S Foster, actor (Waterfront, Gunslinger), dies at 69
July 17 Juano Hernandez, actor (St Louis Blues, Two Loves), dies at 74
July 18 Lucien H d'Azambuja, Fren astronomer (chromosphere of Sun), dies at 86
July 19 Barry Wood, singer (Your Hit Parade), dies at 61
July 26 Claud Allister, actor (Kiss Me Kate, Quartet), dies at 81
July 27 Antonio de Oliveira Salazar, dictator of Portugal (1932-68), dies
July 28 John Barbirolli, English conductor (NY Philharmonic Orch), dies at 70
July 29 John G B Barbirolli, English conductor/composer, dies at 70
July 29 Jonel Perlea, composer, dies at 69
July 30 George Szell, Hungarian/US conductor (Cleveland Orch), dies at 73
August 01 Frances Farmer, actress (Toast of NY, Come & Get It), dies at 55
August 06 Ingolf Dahl, German composer (Andante & Arioso), dies at 58
August 07 ... Haley, US judge, shot dead
August 07 James McClain, US black activist, shot dead
August 07 Jonathan P Jackson, US black activist, shot dead
August 07 William Christmas, US black activist, shot dead
August 10 Bernd-Alois Zimmermann, Germ composer (Requiem), commits suicide at 52
August 13 Viktor Nikolayevich Trambitsky, composer, dies at 75
August 14 Vano Il'ich Muradeli, composer, dies at 62
August 15 Karl August Andersen, composer, dies at 66
August 20 Hildo Krop, modernistic sculptor, dies at 86
August 21 Timothy Mather Spelman, composer, dies at 79
August 22 Richard Frank Donovan, composer, dies at 78
August 23 Nel Rose, dancer, dies at 55
August 29 Mary Clare, dies at 76
August 30 Anna Casati, Italian marchesa, murdered at 41
August 30 Del Moore, actor/announcer (Cal-Bachelor Father), dies at 53
September 01 Fran?ois Mauriac, writer, dies
September 02 Allan Walker, actor/writer (Red Buttons Show), dies at 64
September 02 Cornelis L "Kees" van Baaren, Dutch composer (Hollow Men), dies at 63
September 03 Al Wilson, "Blind Owl", guitarist/vocalist (Canned Heat), dies at 27
September 03 Jochen Rindt, German race car driver, dies at 28
September 03 Vince Lombardi, football coach (Packers), dies in Washington DC at 57
September 04 James M Taylor, USAF/astronaut, dies at 39
September 06 Gerard Smithson, cricketer (Eng batsman against W Indies 1948), dies
September 11 Chester Morris, actor (Diagnosis: Unknown), dies at 69
September 14 Rudolph Carnap, German philosopher/mathematician, dies at 79
September 18 Jimi Hendrix, rock guitarist (Purple Hayes), dies of an overdose at 27
September 19 Greville Stevens, cricketer (10 Tests for England 1922-29), dies
September 21 Gijsbert Friedhoff, architect (Wibautstrat tax office), dies
September 25 Efim Golishev, composer, dies at 73
September 25 Erich M Remarque, German writer (Im West Nichts Neues), dies at 72
September 28 Gamal' Abd al-Nassar, Egypt Pres (1953-70), dies of heart attack at 52
September 28 John Roderigo Dos Passos, US writer (Manhattan Transfer), dies at 74
September 29 Edward Everett Horton, actor/narrator (Bulwinkle Show), dies at 84
September 30 Patrick Aherne, actor (Bwana Devil, Botany Bay), dies at 69
October 01 Hans Poser, composer, dies at 52
October 01 Petar Konjovic, composer, dies at 87
October 02 Alfred Julius Swan, composer, dies at 79
October 02 Anders Bo Leif Linde, composer, dies at 37
October 04 George Frederick McKay, composer, dies at 71
October 04 Janis Joplin, rock singer (Down on Me), dies of a drug overdose at 27
October 06 Julian Przybos, Polish poet (P?ki my Zyjemy), dies at 69
October 08 Jean Giono, French writer (Hussard Sur le Toit), dies at 75
October 08 Lucien Goldmann, Romanian/French sociologist/philosopher, dies
October 09 Jean Giono, writer, dies
October 10 Adam Rapacki, Polish minister of Maritime (1956-68), dies at 60
October 10 Edouard Daladier, premier of France (1933..40), dies at 86
October 11 Anis Fuleihan, composer, dies at 69
October 13 Julia Culp, mezzo-soprano, dies at 90
October 19 Unica Z?rn, writer, dies at 54
October 20 Patrick Wymark, actor (Skull, Tomb of Ligeia), dies at 44
October 21 John T Scopes, US teacher (Scopes "monkey trial" 1925), dies at 70
October 22 Ren? Schneider, Chilean general/supreme commander, murdered
October 24 Richard Hofstadter, US historian, dies at 54
October 28 Baby Huey, [James Ramey], vocalist (Baby Huey & Babysitters), dies
October 28 Eduardo Lopez-Chavarri y Marco, composer, dies at 99
October 31 P?l Szab?, Hungarians farmer/writer (Isten Malmai), dies
November 02 Johannes Urzidil, Austria/US writer (Goethe in B?hmen), dies at 74
November 02 Richard Cushing, US cardinal to Boston, dies at 75
November 03 Peter II Karadjordjevic, last king of Yugoslavia (1934-45), dies at 57
November 09 William L Dawson, (Rep-D-Ill), dies at 84
November 10 Charles DeGaulle, general/president France (Free French), dies at 79
November 17 Naunton Wayne, actor (Dead of Night), dies at 69
November 18 Hal Dickinson, singer (Modernaires), dies at 56
November 23 Yusuf Bin Ishak, president of Singapore 1965-70, dies at about 60
November 24 Evgeny Karlovich Tikotsky, composer, dies at 76
November 25 Yukio Mishima, Japanese author/nationalist (Harakiri), dies at 45
November 26 B O Davis Sr, 1st black general, dies at 93 in Chicago
November 28 Fritz v Unruh, writer, dies at 85
November 28 Jan Drda, Czech author (Nema Barikada), dies at 55
November 29 Robert Ruthenfranz, composer, dies at 65
December 01 Frank Smailes, cricketer (England pace bowler Test v India 1946), dies
December 02 Dora Paulen, German/Dutch cabareti?re, dies at about 72
December 06 Thomas S Power, USAF-gen (Raid on Tokyo-March 1945), dies at 65
December 07 Rube Goldberg, US cartoonist (Mike & Ike, Pulitzer 1948), dies at 87
December 08 Christopher K Ingold, English chemist, dies at 77
December 09 Artem Mikoyan, Russian aircraft designer (MIG), dies at 65
December 12 Louis Zimmer, Flem clock maker (Jubelklok, Wonder Clock), dies at 82
December 23 Charlie Ruggles, actor (Ruggles, Aesop-Bullwinkle Show), dies at 84
December 28 Charles "Sonny" Liston, heavyweight boxer champ (1962-64), dies
December 28 L Mendel Rivers, (Rep-D-SC), dies at 65
December 29 John de Mol, Dutch accordionist, dies at 58
December 31 Cyril M Scott, English composer/author (Alchemist), dies at 91

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