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Celebrities and Notable People Who Died in the Year 1965

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Jeanette MacDonald (actress/singer) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died January 14, 1965. Born June 18, 1903. Sang in many light operas (Naughty Marietta) and was frequently paired with Nelson Eddy.  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  FindAGrave

Sir Winston Churchill (prime minister/writer) -- Dead. Stroke. Died January 24, 1965. Born November 30, 1874. Led England several times, most importantly during WWII, wrote extensively about history (winning a Nobel prize for literature) and said many quotable things, including "A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.".  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave


Nat King Cole (singer) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died February 15, 1965. Born March 17, 1919. Mellow voiced singer of songs like "Unforgettable" (later remixed by his daughter Natalie), first black entertainer to have a primetime, network show (on NBC).  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Malcolm X (activist) -- Dead. Assassination. Died February 21, 1965. Born May 19, 1925. Black Muslim leader who called for racial segregation, but renounced segregation after making his pilgrimage to Mecca, shot by three men while giving a speech (his wife and daughters were in the audience).  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Stan Laurel (comic) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died February 23, 1965. Born June 16, 1890. Quieter performer in the famous Laurel and Hardy team, he never performed again after his partner died.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  FindAGrave










Dorothy Kilgallen (writer) -- Dead. Overdose. Died November 8, 1965. Born July 3, 1913. Journalist who covered many sensational trials, longtime panelist on What's My Line.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Dorothy Dandridge (singer/actress) -- Dead. Anti-depressent overdose. Died September 8, 1965. Born November 9, 1922. Carmen Jones, third black actress nominated for a Best Actress Oscar.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave


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