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Remember the 70s

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



Who Died in 1972?

January 01 Jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91
January 01 Kenneth Patchen, US poet/writer (Cloth of Tempest), dies at 60
January 01 Maurice A Chevalier, French actor (Can Can, Gigi), dies at 83
January 03 Frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82
January 04 Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57
January 07 Clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies
January 07 John Berryman, US poet (Imaginary Jew), dies
January 08 Kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60
January 09 Ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80
January 10 Al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81
January 10 Georg Rendl, Austriam miner/beekeeper (Satan on Earth), dies at 68
January 10 Sverre Jordan, composer, dies at 82
January 12 Padraic Colum, Irish poet/writer/founder (Irish Review), dies at 90
January 14 Frederik IX, [Christiaan FFMKW], king of Denmark (1947-72), dies at 72
January 16 David Seville, singer (Alvin & Chipmunks), dies at 52
January 17 Rochelle Hudson, actress (That's My Boy), dies at 55
January 18 Rudolf Wittelsbach, composer, dies at 69
January 24 Jerome Cowan, actor (Mr Dithers-Blondie), dies at 74
January 27 Mahalia Jackson, gospel singer (He Got the Whole World), dies at 60
January 27 Richard Courant, German/US mathematician, dies at 84
January 28 Adriaan B "Jaap" Wagemaker, Dutch sculptor, dies at 66
January 30 Karel Boleslav Jirak, composer, dies at 81
January 31 Bir Bikram Shah Deva Mahendra, king of Nepal (1955-72), dies at 51
January 31 Howard Barlow, conductor (Voice of Firestone), dies at 79
January 31 Istvan Szelenyi, composer, dies at 67
February 02 Jessie Royce Landis, actress (North by Northwest), dies at 67
February 03 John Litel, actor (Big Boss, Crime Doctor, My Buddy), dies at 79
February 05 Marianne Moore, US poetess (Pulitzer 1951), dies at 84
February 06 Julian H Steward, US anthropologist (South American), dies at 70
February 11 Jan Wils, architect (Olympian Stadium, Amsterdam), dies at 80
February 14 Lambertus "Bertus" van Lyre, composer/conductor (Dike), dies at 65
February 15 Edgar P Snow, US author/journalist (Battle for Asia), dies at 66
February 15 Jef [Josephus CF] Last, Dutch poet/Indonesian politician, dies at 73
February 17 Gavril Nikolayevich Popov, composer, dies at 67
February 17 Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, founder (SF Zen Center), ? ashes buried
February 20 Herbert Menges, composer, dies at 69
February 20 Walter Winchell, writer/actor (Dondi, Love & Hisses), dies at 74
February 22 Walter Sande, actor (Adventures of Tugboat Annie), dies at 65
February 23 Michael Taube, composer, dies at 81
February 26 Tom Manders, Dutch cabaret artist (Dorus), dies at 50
February 28 Victor Barna, table tennis champ, dies
March 01 Victor Babin, composer, dies at 63
March 02 Bill Lawrence, news anchor (ABC), dies at 56
March 05 Nils Bjorkander, composer, dies at 78
March 11 Fredric [William] Brown, sci-fi author (Martians Go Home), dies at 65
March 16 Harold "Pie" Traynor, hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates), dies at 72
March 17 Manny Martindale, cricketer (10 Tests for WI, 34 wickets), dies
March 20 Aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist, dies at 51
March 20 Jan Engelman, Dutch poet/art critic (At the Front), dies at 71
March 20 Marilyn Maxwell, actress (Grace-Bus Stop), dies at 50
March 27 Maurits C Escher, Dutch lithograph carver (Praedestinatie), dies at 73
March 29 J Arthur Rank, 1st Baron Rank, industrialist/film magnate
March 30 Gabriel Heather, US news anchor, dies at 81
March 30 Peter Whitney, actor (Rough Riders), dies at 55
April 02 Gil Hodges, manager (NY Mets), dies of heart attack at 57
April 03 Ferde Ferdinand Rudolph von Grofe, composer, dies at 80
April 03 Ferde Grof?, US composer (Grand Canyon Suite), dies at 80
April 04 Adam Clayton Powell Jr, (Rep-D-NY), dies at 63
April 04 John A H J S Bruins Slot, co-founder/editor in chief (illegal), dies
April 04 Stefan Wolpe, German composer (Zeus & Elidco), dies at 69
April 05 Brian Donlevy, actor (Steve-Dangerous Assignment), dies at 73
April 05 Isabel Jewell, dies at 62
April 06 Heinrich L?bke, West Germany president (1959-69), dies at 77
April 07 "Crazy" Joe Gallo, mobster, killed at his 43rd birthday party
April 07 Abeid Karume, Tanzanian sheik/president, murdered
April 07 Victor Wong, actor (Mission to Moscow, King Kong) dies at 65
April 12 C W Ceram, [Kurt Marek], German/US writer (1st American), dies at 57
April 12 Henri Potiron, composer, dies at 89
April 15 Otto Brenner, German trade union leader, dies at 64
April 16 Yasunari Kawabata, Japanese author (Nobel 1968), dies at 72
April 19 Adolf Bach, German philologist/sociologist, dies at 82
April 25 George Sanders, actor (Mr Freeze-Batman, Ivanhoe), dies at 65
April 26 Margaret A R Bonds, US pianist/composer/arranger, dies at 59
April 27 Kwame Nkrumah, president of Ghana, dies at 62
April 27 Phil King, rock (Blue Oyster Cult), shot in head at 24 while gambling
April 29 Ntare V, deposed King of Burundi, killed in an abortive coup
April 30 Gia Scala, actress (Garment Jungle, I Aim at the Stars), dies at 38
April 30 Ntare V, king of Burundi, murdered
May 01 Fernand Ansseau, Belgian operator (Orfeo), dies at 82
May 02 Hugo Hartung, writer, dies at 69
May 02 J Edgar Hoover, head of FBI (1924-72)/cross dresser, dies at 77
May 03 Bruce Cabot, actor (Diamonds are Forever), dies at 68
May 03 Dan Blocker, actor (Hoss-Bonanza), dies at 43
May 03 Les Harvey, rocker, dies
May 05 Rev Gary David, vocalist, dies at 76
May 13 Dan Blocker, actor (Hoss-Bonanza), dies at 41
May 15 Nigel Green, actor (Skull, Tobruk, Ipcress File), dies at 47
May 16 Maxime Dumoulin, composer, dies at 79
May 18 Eero Aukusti Sipila, composer, dies at 53
May 20 Cornelis J van der Klauw, Dutch biologist/zoologist, dies at 78
May 20 Walter Winchell, columnist/narrator (Untouchables), dies at 75
May 22 Margaret Rutherford, English actress (Murder Ahoy, VIP's), dies at 80
May 24 Asta Nielsen, actress (Joyless Street), dies at 88
May 24 Gavin Muir, actor (Hollister-Betty Hutton Show), dies at 64
May 28 Edward VIII, King of Gr Brit/N Ireld/emperor (India 1936), dies at 77
May 30 Margaret Ruthven Lang, composer, dies at 104
June 02 Franz Philipp, composer, dies at 81
June 04 Godfried Devreese, composer, dies at 79
June 08 Jimmy Rushing, US blues singer, dies at 68
June 12 Edmund Wilson, US writer (To the Finland station), dies at 79
June 12 Saul David Alinsky, radical writer (John L Lewis), dies at 63
June 13 Clyde L Mcphatter, US singer (Drifters-Without Love), dies at 39
June 20 Horst Salomon, writer, dies
June 20 Howard Johnson, US restaurant/hotel founder, dies at 75
June 21 Seth Bingham, composer, dies at 90
June 23 Elton Britt, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree), dies at 54
June 26 David Lichine, [Lichtenstein], Russian/US choreographer, dies at 61
July 02 Joseph F Smith Jr, leader US mormon chuch, dies at 95
July 03 Mississippi Fred McDowell, jazz artist, dies at 68
July 06 Brandon De Wilde, actor (Jamie), dies at 30 in a car crash
July 06 Sam de Grasse, dies at 97
July 06 Vincent Valentine, WI cricket pace bowler (England 1933), dies
July 07 Athenagoras, 268th patriarch of Constantinople, dies
July 09 Kwame Nkrumah, re-buried in Nkroful Ghana
July 16 Giorgio Nataletti, composer, dies at 65
July 16 Max Zehnder, composer, dies at 70
July 21 Jigme Dori Wangchuck, King of Bhutan, dies
July 22 Hugo Kauder, composer, dies at 84
July 22 Pavel Borkovek, composer, dies at 78
July 24 Bobby Ramirez, drummer (White Trash), killed at 23 in bar brawl
July 28 Heal Traubel, US singer (Sieglinde in Walk?re, Nightclubs), dies
July 31 Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgian premier/sect-gen (NATO, 1957-61), dies at 73
August 02 Brian Cole, vocalist/bassist (Association), dies of overdose at 29
August 02 Paul Goodman, US social critic/writer, dies at 60
August 02 Rudolf Ganz, composer, dies at 95
August 05 Frederic Tozere, actor (Mr Phillips-Stanley), dies at 71
August 07 Joi Lansing, actress (Bob Cummings Show), dies at 44 of cancer
August 09 Bill Berns, commentator (Television Screen Magazine), dies at 53
August 09 Richard Elsasser, composer, dies at 45
August 11 Max Theiler, S Afr/US microbiologist (vaccin-Nobel 1951), dies at 73
August 13 George Wiess, General Manager (NY Yankees), dies at 78
August 14 Jules Romains, French novelist (Death of Nobody), dies at 86
August 14 Oscar Levant, actor (American in Paris, Dance of Life), dies at 65
August 14 Pierre Brasseur, French actor (Quai des Brumes), dies at 66
August 15 Alf Thorbald Hurum, composer, dies at 89
August 16 John Barnes Chance, composer, dies at 39
August 17 Raymond Brulez, Flemish author (Schoone slaapster), dies at 76
August 17 Wampilow, writer, dies
August 23 Balis Dvarionas, composer, dies at 68
August 24 Carlos Wesley "Don" Byas, US jazz saxophonist, dies at 59
August 25 Juan Carlos Paz, composer, dies at 71
August 25 Robert Denzler, composer, dies at 80
August 26 Jacques Gans, Dutch author/journalist, dies at 63
August 28 William HAF, Engl prince/grandson of George V, dies in accident at 29
August 29 Lale [Liselotte H] Anderson, Ger night club performer/singer, dies
August 29 Rene Leibowitz, composer, dies at 59
September 01 May Aufderheide, composer, dies at 84
September 04 Alan Kippax, cricketer (1st-class batting average 67), dies
September 05 Josef Romano, Israeli olympian, murdered
September 05 Mosje Weinberg, Israeli olympic wrestling coach, murdered
September 07 Jacques Pirenne, Belgian historian, dies at 81
September 10 Sidney Pegler, cricket leg spinner (leading S Afr prior to WWI), dies
September 12 William Boyd, cowboy (Hopalong Cassidy), dies at 77
September 14 Kornelis Posthumus, chemist, dies at 70
September 15 Ulvi Cemal Erkin, composer, dies at 66
September 17 Akim Tamiroff, actor (Hotel Paradisio, Lord Jim), dies at 72
September 19 Robert M Casadesus, French pianist/composer (Prix Di?mer), dies at 73
September 21 Henry M de Montherlant, French author (Port Royal), dies at 76
September 22 Robert KJE Antonissen, South African literary, dies at 53
September 23 Carl Frank, actor (Uncle Gunnar-Mama), dies at 63
September 26 Charles J Correll, actor/voice (Calvin & the Colonel), dies at 82
September 27 Rory Storm, lead singer (Rory Storm & Hurricane), commits suicide
September 28 Maurice Thiriet, composer, dies at 66
October 01 Kurt Hiller, writer, dies at 87
October 01 Louis Leakey, English anthropologist, dies at 68
October 04 Colin Gordon, actor (John-Baron), dies at 61
October 04 Louis S B Leakey, archaeologist/anthropologist, dies at 68
October 09 Giuseppe Capogrossi, Italian painter, dies at 72
October 09 Miriam Hopkins, actress (Carrie, Barbary Coast), dies at 69
October 14 Joseph Kaminski, composer, dies at 68
October 16 Leo G Carroll, actor (Topper, Man From Uncle), dies at 80
October 18 Ken Wishart, cricketer (WI opening batsman in one Test 1935), dies
October 20 Harlow Shapley, astronomer (Sun's position in galaxy), dies at 86
October 22 Kurt Edzard, German sculptor (nudist/portraits), dies
October 24 Jackie Robinson, 1st black baseball player (Bkln Dodgers), dies at 53
October 25 Norman Norell [Levinson], US fashion designer, dies at 72
October 26 Igor Sikorsky, Russian/US helicopter builder, dies at 83
October 27 Lew Parker, actor (Lou Marie-That Girl), dies a day before turning 65
October 30 Alan Roth, orch leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 68
November 01 Ezra Loomis Pound, US poet (Throne), dies at 87
November 05 Reginald Owen, actor (Above Suspicion, Love on the Run), dies at 85
November 06 Billy Murcia, rocker (New York Dolls), chokes to death at 21
November 06 Tod Andrews, actor (Gray Ghost, Counterthrust), dies at 52
November 07 Tod Andrews, actor (From Hell it Came, Outrage), dies at 51
November 10 Charlie Hallows, cricketer (1000 runs-May 1928, 2 Tests for Eng), dies
November 11 Berry Oakley, US rock bassist (Allman Bro), dies in car crash at 24
November 12 Rudolf Friml, Czech/US composer (Bohemian suite), dies at 92
November 14 Martin Dies, (Rep)/1st chairman of House Un-American, dies
November 16 Andrey Filippovich Pashchenko, composer, dies at 87
November 18 Danny Whitten, rocker, dies of a drug overdose
November 18 Segundo Luis Moreno Andrade, composer, dies at 90
November 21 Karel H?ba, Czech violinist/composer, dies at 74
November 23 Marie Wilson, actress (My Friend Irma), dies at 56
November 24 Hall Overton, US composer (Enchanted Pear Tree), dies at 52
November 25 Hans H B Scharoun, German architect (Berlin Philharmonic), dies at 79
November 27 Mahalia Jackson, vocalist (Got Whole World in His Hands), dies at 61
November 28 Gustave Frederic Soderlund, composer, dies at 91
November 28 Havergal Brian, composer, dies at 96
November 30 Hans-Erich Apostel, Austrian composer (Kubiniana, Requiem), dies at 71
November 30 Neil H McElroy, soap manufacturer/minister of Defense (1957-59), dies
November 30 Valentin Ruiz Azner, composer, dies at 70
December 01 Antonio Segni, Italian PM/pres (1955-57, 59-60, 62-64), dies at 81
December 02 Friedrich Christian Christiansen, German Luftwaffe general, dies
December 02 Jos? Lim?n, Mexican/US dancer (moor's pavane), dies at 64
December 06 Janet Munro, actress (Crawling Eye, Swiss Family Robinson), dies at 38
December 07 Adrian J Zoetmulder, author (God's Hour), dies at 91
December 08 George Collins, (Rep-Ill), dies at 47, in airplane crash
December 10 Mark A Van Doren, US literary (Our Lady Peace), dies at 78
December 11 John Mills, cricketer (7 Tests for NZ in early 1930's, 241 runs), dies
December 11 Semjon I Kirsanov, Ukrainian poet (Zolushka), dies at 66
December 15 Edward Earle, actor (Charlie Chan-Meeting at Midnight), dies at 90
December 15 Herbert Eimert, German composer (Glockenspiel), dies at 75
December 17 Erwin Dressel, composer, dies at 63
December 20 G?nter Eich, German literary (Botschaften des Regens), dies at 65
December 21 Horace Mann Bond, president of Lincoln University (Pa), dies at 70
December 23 Andrej N Tupolev, Russian aircraft builder, dies at 84
December 23 Charles Atlas, [Angelo Siciliano], body builder, dies at 79
December 24 Charles Atlas, bodybuilder, dies at 79
December 24 Ernst Kreuder, writer, dies at 69
December 26 Harry Truman, 33rd US Pres (1945-53), dies in KC Mo at 88
December 27 Lester B Pearson (L), 14th Canadian PM (Nobel 1957), dies at 75
December 29 Fritz Behrend, composer, dies at 83
December 31 Roberto Clemente, slugger (Pitts Pirate), dies in a plane crash at 38