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Remember the 70s

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



Who Died in 1971?

January 05 Sonny Liston, World Champ hw boxer (1962-64), found dead at 36
January 07 Dick Kollmar, actor (Broadway Spotlight, Guess What), dies at 60
January 07 Madame Spivy [LeVoe], actress (All Fall Down), dies at 64
January 08 Adriano Lualdi, composer, dies at 85
January 10 Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, French fashion designer, dies at 87
January 13 Bernard "Heinz" Lammerding, Germ SS-gen/contractor (Tulle), dies at 65
January 13 Henri Tomasi, French composer (Don Juan de Ma?ara), dies at 69
January 13 Robert Still, composer, dies at 60
January 14 Ethel Glenn Hier, composer, dies at 82
January 15 John Dall, actor (Corn is Green, Rope), dies of heart attack at 50
January 16 Kermit Maynard, cowboy actor (Saturday Roundup), dies at 68
January 18 Catherine Calvert, actress (Fires of Faith), dies of stroke at 80
January 20 Gilbert M Anderson, actor (1st Movie Cowboy), dies at 88
January 21 Richard B Russell, (Sen-D-Ga), dies at 73
February 01 Jim A J Christy, cricket (10 Tests for S Af, 638 runs at 34 33), dies
February 03 Jay C Flippen, actor (Ensign O'Toole), dies at 72
February 05 M?ty?s R?kosi, Hungarian premier (1952..56), dies at 78
February 11 Whitney Young Jr, National Urban League director, drowns in Nigeria
February 12 George Shelton, actor (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 86
February 12 James Cash Penney, US founder (J C Penney), dies at 95
February 15 Marian Viktorovich Koval, composer, dies at 63
February 17 Teddy Hart, actor (3 Men on a Horse), dies at 73
February 21 Adolph Weiss, composer, dies at 79
February 22 Barry Macollum, actor (On the Waterfront), dies at 81
February 22 Matt McHugh, actor (Taxi, Freaks, Barbary Coast), dies at 77
February 22 Rudolf Mauersberger, composer, dies at 82
February 23 King Lockwood, dies of stroke at 73
February 26 Edward van der Merwe, cricket keeper (S Afr in 2 Tests in 30's), dies
February 26 Fernandel, [Contandin], French actor (Death of Champion), dies at 67
February 26 Joseph Berg, composer, dies at 43
February 26 Joseph Desire Fernandel, comedian, dies of cancer at 67
February 26 Tullio Carminati, actor (Roman Holiday, Moulin Rouge), dies at 76
March 02 Charles W Engelhard, US silver multi-millionaire, dies at 54
March 05 Winnie Lightner, actress (Gold Dust Gertie, Sit Tight), dies at 71
March 06 Raymond Herreman, Flemish writer (Don't Forget to Live), dies at 74
March 08 Harold Lloyd, US comic/actor (Why Worry), dies of cancer at 77
March 09 Jean-Pierre Guezek, composer, dies at 36
March 10 Mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer, dies at 92
March 11 Philo T Farnsworth, US TV pioneer, dies at 64
March 11 Roy Glenn, dies in Los Angeles at 56
March 11 Whitney M Young Jr, leader (National Urban League 1961-71), dies at 49
March 13 Piero Coppola, composer, dies at 82
March 13 Rockwell Kens, US artist/painter/illustrator, dies at 88
March 15 Jean-Pierre Monser?, Flemish cyclist, dies at 22
March 16 Bebe Daniels, actress (Silver Dollar, My Past), dies at 70
March 16 Chuck Fleetwood-Smith, cricketer (Vict & Aust), dies
March 16 Thomas E Dewey, US president candidate (R 1944, 48), dies at 68
March 17 Ernst Bachmeister, writer, dies
March 18 George Wood, England cricket wicketkeeper (v S Africa 1924), dies
March 19 Jan Greshoff, Dutch poet/author/journalist (Last Things), dies at 82
March 19 Mary Dorna, Dutch author, dies at 79
March 22 Martin Bodmer, writer, dies
March 23 Armin Loos, composer, dies at 67
March 23 Simon Vestdijk, Dutch author/poet (Brass Garden), dies at 72
March 28 Felix Wolfes, composer, dies at 78
March 30 Selmer Jackson, actor (Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp), dies at 82
March 31 Liselotte Liselot Beekmeyer, Dutch actress (Child Crying), dies at 31
April 03 Joseph Valachi, US gangster, dies at 66
April 03 Manfred Bonnington Lee, [Ellery Queen], detective writer, dies at 65
April 06 Igor F Strawinsky, Russ composer (Le Sacre du Printemps), dies at 88
April 07 Charles F Pahud de Mortanges, (Olympic-gold-1928, 32), dies at 74
April 14 Armand Spitz, developer of small educational planetarium, dies
April 16 Mih?ly V?ci, Hungarian poet/politician, dies at 46
April 17 Roberto Lupi, composer, dies at 62
April 18 Masao Oki, composer, dies at 69
April 20 Cecil Parker, actor (Court Jester, Operation Snafu), dies at 73
April 21 Edmund Lowe, actor (Front Page Detective), dies at 81
April 21 Fran?ois "Doc" Duvalier, dictator of Haiti, dies at 64
April 23 William Tubman, president of Liberia (1944-71), dies at 76
April 25 Max Drischner, composer, dies at 80
April 30 Elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll), dies at 70
May 01 Edith Day, actress (Romance of Air), dies at 75
May 01 Glenda Farrell, actress (Grand Slam, Exposed), dies at 66
May 04 Donald Dexter Van Slyke, US chemist (Cyanosis), dies at 88
May 04 Joseph Csaky, Hungarian/French sculptor, dies at 83
May 04 Louis de Bree, [Louis C Davids], Dutch actor (Bluejackets), dies at 87
May 05 Alice Tissot, actress (Italian Straw Hat), dies of cancer at 81
May 05 Petro Scaglione, Italian procureur-general, killed by Mafia
May 06 Helene Weigel, Austrian/German actress (Metropolis), dies at 70
May 07 Willem Banning, Dutch theologist/sociologist (Karl Marx), dies at 83
May 10 Mihail Jora, composer, dies at 79
May 10 Shukichi Mitsukuri, composer, dies at 75
May 12 J M Taylor, cricketer (20 Tests 1920-26, 997 runs), dies
May 13 Valerian Mikhaylovich Bogdanov-Berezovsky, composer, dies 67
May 19 Bernard Wagenaar, Neth/US composer, dies at 76
May 19 Ogden Nash, poet/TV panelist (Masquerade Party), dies at 68
May 21 Dennis King, actor (Devil's Brother), dies of heart ailment at 73
May 25 Jo Etha Collier, young black woman killed by 3 whites in Drew Miss
May 25 Mark Brunswick, composer, dies at 69
May 25 Terence De Marney, actor (Case Thomas-Johnny Ringo), dies at 62
May 26 John Longden, actor (Man From Interpol), dies at 70
May 27 Chips Rafferty, actor (Kona Coast, Walk into Hell), dies at 62
May 28 Audie Murphy, actor (Whispering Smiths), dies at 46
May 29 Max Trapp, composer, dies at 83
May 30 Audie Murphy, WW II hero/actor (Sierra), killed in plane crash at 46
May 30 Marcel Dupr?, French composer, dies at 85
May 30 Rodd Redwing, actor (Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory), dies at 66
May 31 Dainty Ironmonger, cricketer (74 wkts in 14 Tests after age 46), dies
May 31 Massimo Campigli, Italian painter/illustrator, dies at 75
May 31 Reinhold Niebuhr, US theologist, dies at 78
June 01 Reinhold Niebuhr, US theologist (Nature & Destiny of Man), dies at 78
June 02 Charles de Keukeleire, Belgian director (Evil Eye), dies at 66
June 04 Gy?rgy Luk?cs, Hungarian philosopher, dies at 86
June 06 Arnold Elston, composer, dies at 63
June 08 Harold Lloyd Jr, actor (Frankenstein's Daughter), dies at 40
June 09 Harold Lloyd Jr, actor (Frankenstein's Daughter), dies at 40
June 10 Michael Rennie, actor (Day the Earth Stood Still), dies at 61
June 10 Virginia Eames, entertainer, dies of heart attack at 82
June 17 C Christopher Morris, cricketer (brilliant batsman for Phila), dies
June 23 George Blagoi, entertainer, dies
June 23 Walter Schulthess, composer, dies at 76
June 24 Jack Good, actor (Father Goose), dies
June 24 John Dunning, cricketer (4 Tests for NZ 1933-37), dies
June 24 Kenneth Washington, actor (Sgt Baker-Hogan's Heroes), dies at 53
June 25 Charles Vildrac, Paris France, poet/playwright, dies at 88
June 26 Guillermo Uribe Holguin, composer, dies at 91
June 26 Inia Te Wiata, opera singer, dies
June 26 Juan Manen, composer, dies at 88
June 27 Kenneth Washington, actor (Sgt Baker-Hogan's Heroes), dies at 53
June 28 Henri Puvrez, Belgian sculptor (Serenity), dies at 78
June 28 Joseph Colombo, mobster, shot dead at 48
June 29 Georgi T Dobrovolsky, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11-land accident), dies at 43
June 29 Viktor Patsayev, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11-landing accident), dies at 38
June 29 Vladimir Volkov, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11-landing accident), dies at 35
June 30 Georgi T Dobrovolsky, Odessa, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11), dies at 43
June 30 Vladislav Nikolayevich Volkov, cosmonaut (Soyuz 7, 11), dies at 35
July 01 Lord Learie Constantine, WI cricketer (all-rounder & fielder), dies
July 02 Edward Ballantine, composer, dies at 84
July 03 Jim Morrison, rock singer (Doors), dies of heart failure at 27
July 03 Ricci Riano, entertainer, dies after long illness at 71
July 04 Don McPherson, rocker, dies at 29
July 04 Joe Cox, cricketer (4 wickets in 3 Tests for South Africa), dies
July 04 Thomas C Hart, US admiral/commander (Pacific Fleet), dies at 94
July 06 Horst Lange, writer, dies at 66
July 06 Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, jazz musician (Hello Dolly), dies at 71
July 06 Thomas C Heart, US admiral/commander (Asiatic fleet), dies
July 10 Harry M O'Connor, dies of pneumonia at 98
July 10 Mohamed Madbouh, Moroccan general/putschist, shot to death
July 11 Carleton Young, actor (Court of Last Resorts), dies at 64
July 11 John W Campbell, US, sci-fi writer (Space Beyond), dies at 61
July 15 Guy Wilkerson, dies of cancer at 71
July 16 H T Tsiang, dies at 65
July 17 Cliff Edwards, "Ukulele Ike", singer (54th Street Revue), dies at 76
July 23 Van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60
July 24 Alan Rawsthorne, composer, dies at 66
July 25 Leroy Robertson, composer, dies at 74
July 27 Bernhard Paumgartner, Austrian conductor/composer, dies at 83
July 28 Diane Arbus, [Nemerov], photographer (Vogue), commits suicide at 48
August 02 Ludwig Marcuse, German philosopher, dies at 77
August 05 Josef Stanislav, composer, dies at 74
August 13 King Curtis, [Curtis Ousley], US musician, murdered at 37
August 14 Georg von Opel, German auto manufacturer, dies at 59
August 15 Paul Lukas, actor (Kim, Berlin Express), dies of heart failure at 76
August 16 Elsie Baker, actress (Ghosts of Hanley House), dies at 78
August 17 Horace McMahon, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye), dies at 64
August 19 Walther Victor, writer, dies
August 21 George Jackson, US prisoner, shot to death at 29
August 23 Gisela Hernandez Gonzalo, composer, dies at 58
August 23 Oliver F McGowan, actor (Banning, Stagecoach), dies at 64
August 25 Ted Lewis, [Theodore L Friedman], bandleader, dies at 80
August 26 Francesco Santoliquido, composer, dies at 88
August 27 Bennett Cerf, (Random House)/panelist (What's My Line), dies at 73
August 27 Margaret Bourke-White, US photographer, dies at 67
August 28 Nathan Leopold, US kidnapper/murderer of Bobby Franks (1924), dies
September 03 Percy Holmes, cricketer (Yorks opener, 7 Tests for Eng 1921-32), dies
September 03 Veronica Turleigh, actress (Promoter), dies at 68
September 07 Spring Byington, actress (Lily Ruskin-December Bride), dies at 84
September 09 Billy Gilbert, US actor (Great Dictator, His Gal Friday), dies at 76
September 10 Bella Darvi, actress (Racers), commits suicide at 42
September 10 Pier Angeli, actress (Octaman), dies of barbiturate overdose at 39
September 11 Nikita Khrushchev, dies of a heart attack at 77
September 11 Percy Helton, actor (Homer-Beverly Hillbillies), dies at 77
September 12 Lin Piau, Chinese minister of Defense, dies at 63
September 13 Lin Piao, Chinese party leader, dies in air crash at 63 [or Sept 13]
September 13 Nelly A "Nell" Knoop, Dutch actress (Silent Waters), dies at 72
September 13 Nikita Krushchev, Soviet premier, buried in Moscow
September 14 Bill Copson, cricketer (England pace bowler before & after WW2), dies
September 16 Ferdinand LR Sassen, priest/philosopher (Descartes), dies at 77
September 20 James Westerfield, actor (Travels of Jaime McPheeters), dies at 59
September 20 William F Albright, US archaeologist, dies at 80
September 20 Y?rgos Sef?ris, [Seferi?dis], Greek diplomat/poet (I sterna), dies
September 22 Joseph Ford McGuinn, director, dies of heart attack at 67
September 22 Yvonne St Clair, dancer, dies at 57
September 23 Billy Gilbert, actor (Paradise Alley, Safari, Rio), dies at 77
September 25 TC Jones, female impersonator, dies of cancer at 50
September 26 Muriel Kirkland, actress (Nana, Fast Workers), dies of emphysema at 68
October 03 Leah Baird, writer (Jungle Bride), dies of anemia at 88
October 03 Sean O Riada, composer, dies at 40
October 04 Edit Angold, actor (Suspense, Molly, Blue Angel), dies at 76
October 08 Christopher Dark, actor (Man Behind the Badge), dies at 51
October 08 Johanna Bordewijk-Roepman, composer, dies at 79
October 11 Chester Conklin, actor (Greed, Modern Times), dies at 83
October 11 Ralph J Bunche, 1st black US diplomat (Nobel 1950), dies at 67
October 12 Dean G Acheson, US foreign minister (1949-53), dies at 78
October 12 Gene Vincent, rocker, dies of bleeding ulcers at 36
October 19 Alberto Pirelli, Italian industrial, dies at 89
October 19 Betty Bronson, actress (Naked Kiss), dies after brief illness at 64
October 21 Etienne Gailly, Belgian marathoner (Oly-bronze-48), dies at 48
October 21 Raymond Hatton, actor (Girls in Prison), dies of heart attack at 84
October 24 Carl Ruggles, US composer (Evocations), dies at 95
October 24 Chuck Hughes, Detroit Lion collapses during game & later, dies
October 24 Fernand Quinet, Belgian composer/conductor (Guerre), dies at 73
October 25 Albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (King Lear), dies at 82
October 26 Robert Gordon director/writer (Loveless), dies at 76
October 28 Yves de La Casiniere, composer, dies at 74
October 29 Duane Allman, rock guitarist, dies in a motorcycle accident at 24
October 30 Osvald Chlubna, composer, dies at 78
October 31 Gerhard von Rad, German old testament expert, dies at 70
November 01 G von Le Fort, writer, dies at 95
November 02 Martha Vickers, actress (Alimony), dies after long illness at 46
November 03 Etienne Gailly, Belg marathoner (Oly-bron-48), dies in accident at 48
November 09 Maude Fealy, drama coach, dies at 90
November 10 Walter Van Tilburg Clark, US author (Ox-Bow Incident), dies at 62
November 16 Charlie Dell, comedian, dies at 90
November 16 Edward Sedgwick, director, dies of barbiturate overdose at 28
November 17 Gladys Cooper, actress (Margaret-The Rogues), dies at 83
November 17 Jackie Cooper, actor (People's Choice), dies at 49
November 17 Melville Cooper, actor (Diane, Bundle of Joy), dies of cancer at 75
November 18 Junior Parker, rocker, dies during brain operation at 44
November 19 Bill Stern, sportscaster (Saturday Night Fights), dies at 64
November 22 Walter Sande, actor (Red Planet Mars), dies of heart attack at 65
November 23 Lisle Nagel, Australian cricket opening bowler (1932), dies
November 25 Hank Mann, actor (Keystone Kops), dies at 84
November 26 Joe Adonis, US crime-syndicate boss in NY & NJ, dies at 68
November 27 Jakabs Medins, composer, dies at 86
November 27 Korneel Goossens, Flemish literary/art historian, dies at 70
November 28 Wasfi Tal, Jordan's PM, assassinated by Black Sept in Cairo
November 29 Heinz Tiessen, composer, dies at 84
December 01 Arthur B Springarn, US NAACP chairman (1940-65), dies at 93
December 04 Shunryu Suzuki, Zen teacher, founder of SF Zen Center, dies
December 05 Hugh Wakefield, actress (Blithe Spirit), dies
December 06 Hugo Godron, composer, dies at 71
December 06 Jan Altink, Dutch painter/co-founder (Plough), dies at 86
December 07 Milton Rosmer, director (Murder in the Red Barn), dies at 90
December 09 Ralph J Bunche, UN delegate/Nobel Prize winner, dies at 67 in NYC
December 10 Jozef MLT Cals, Dutch min of Education/premier (1965-66), dies at 57
December 12 David Sarnoff, US TV pioneer (RCA), dies at 80
December 12 Frank Wolff, actor (Erotic Illusion, Last Gun), suicide at 43
December 12 Jack Barnhill, Northern Ireland senator, assassinated
December 12 John A Emmens, art historian/poet (Dog of Pavlov), dies at 47
December 13 Max Mell, Austria artillery officer/literary, dies at 88
December 18 Aleksandr T Tvardovski, Russ editor in chief (Novyj Mir), dies at 61
December 18 Bobby Jones Jr, PGA golfer (Grand Slam 1930), dies at 69
December 18 Diana Lynn, actress (Annapolis Story, Easy Come Easy Go), dies at 45
December 20 Roy O Disney, Brother of Walt, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 78
December 22 Godfried Jan Arnold Bomans, Dutch writer (Eric), dies at 58
December 22 Renee Evans, entertainer, dies of heart attack at 63
December 23 Carlo Jachino, composer, dies at 84
December 25 Byron Arnold, composer, dies at 70
December 26 Robert Lowery, actor (Circus Boy, Pistols 'n' Petticoats), dies at 57
December 28 Maximilian Raoul Walter Steiner, composer, dies at 83
December 29 Stuart Holmes, dies of stomach ailment at 87
December 30 Dorothy Comingore, actress (Citizen Kane), dies after illness at 58
December 30 Jan Mul, composer, dies at 60
December 31 Peter Deuel, actor (Gidget, Love on a Rooftop), commits suicide at 31