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  1. Thelma Wood

    Thelma Wood


    Thelma Ellen Wood (July 3, 1901 – December 10, 1970) was an American sculptor. She was born in Kansas and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. She was the second of four children.

  2. Sean Flynn

    Sean Flynn


    Sean Leslie Flynn (May 31, 1941 – June 1971; declared legally dead in 1984) was an American actor and freelance photojournalist best known for his coverage of the Vietnam War.

  3. Jose Villa Panganiban

    Jose Villa Panganiban


    Jose Villa Panganiban (12 June 1903 – 13 October 1972) was a lexicographer, professor, linguist, poet, playwright, author, and lyricist. Panganiban was a prolific writer, with over 1,000 works to his name (textbooks, dictionaries, books, poems, short stories, articles, plays, etc.). Among his textbooks were Pagsusuring Pambalarila; Panitikan ng Pilipinas; Comparative Semantics of Synonyms and Homonyms in the Philippine Language, and publications such as Diksyunaryong Pilipino-Ingles; Concise English-Pilipino Dictionary; Thought, Language, Feelings; Isip, Wika, Damdamin; a collection of poetry, Mga Butil na Perlas; 101 Tanong at Sagot na Pangwika; 90 Painless Lessons in Pilipino; Tanaga, Haiku, Pantun and many more. Thirty-two years of research produced two Thesaurus-Dictionaries: Diksyunaryo-Tesaurong Pilipino-Ingles and the Thesaurus-Dictionary English-Pilipino, considered to be his magnum opus.

  4. John Okello

    John Okello


    John Gideon Okello (1937 – 1971?) was an East African revolutionary and the leader of the Zanzibar Revolution in 1964. This revolution overthrew Sultan Jamshid bin Abdullah and led to the proclamation of Zanzibar as a republic.

  5. Ros Sereysothea

    Ros Sereysothea


    Ros Serey Sothea (Khmer: រស់ សេរីសុទ្ធា) (1948 – 1977) was a famous singer during the final years of Cambodia's Sangkum Reastr Niyum and the Khmer Republic. She sang from a variety of genres but romantic ballads emerged as her most popular works. Despite a rather short career she is credited with producing hundreds of songs and even starring in a few movies and films. Details of her life are relatively scarce and her fate during Democratic Kampuchea remains a mystery.

  6. Sada Abe

    Sada Abe


    Sada Abe (阿部 定 Abe Sada, May 28, 1905 – after 1971) was a Japanese woman who is remembered for erotically asphyxiating her lover, Kichizo Ishida (石田 吉蔵 Ishida Kichizō), on May 18, 1936, and then cutting off his penis and testicles and carrying them around with her in her kimono. The story became a national sensation in Japan, acquiring mythic overtones, and has since been interpreted by artists, philosophers, novelists and filmmakers.

  7. Norodom Norindeth

    Norodom Norindeth


    Prince Norodom Norindeth (1906?–1975) was a member of the royal family of Cambodia. Active as a politician and diplomat during the 1940s, 50s and 60s, he is notable mainly for founding the Cambodian Liberal Party (Kanaq Sereipheap), the first Cambodian political party.

  8. Andy Black (footballer)

    Andy Black (footballer)


    Andrew "Andy" Black (23 September 1917 – 16 October 1989) was a Scottish footballer, who played as an inside forward. He was born in Stirling.

  9. Salomon Smolianoff

    Salomon Smolianoff


    Salomon Smolianoff (March 1899 – 1976) was a Russian counterfeiter and Holocaust survivor involved in Operation Bernhard. In the film The Counterfeiters based on Adolf Burger's memoirs (which film received a foreign-language Oscar for Austria in 2008), the character is renamed Salomon "Sally" Sorowitsch. The character is played by Karl Markovics, an Austrian stage and television actor.

  10. Reggie McNamara

    Reggie McNamara


    Reggie McNamara (born Grenfell, New South Wales, Australia, 1887, died Belleville, New Jersey, United States, October, 1970 or 1971 or 1972) was an Australian cyclist known as a roughhouse velodrome rider with a string of dramatic crashes and broken bones over 20 years. He was known as the Iron Man. He specialised in six-day races but rode races from 200m sprints to 100 km endurance races. He rode 3,000 races on three continents over 30 years and won more than 700 before he retired aged 50 in 1937.

  11. Dick Todd

    Dick Todd


    Dick Todd (August 4, 1914 – c.1974) was a Canadian singer, most active from the 1930s to 1950s. He was nicknamed the Canadian Crosby, due to his supposed vocal similarity to Bing Crosby, and was born in Montreal. Todd studied engineering at McGill University, where he also played football.

  12. Norodom Phurissara

    Norodom Phurissara


    Prince Norodom Phurissara (October 13, 1919 - 1976 or 1977) was a prominent leftist Cambodian politician of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, who held a number of ministerial posts. A member of the Cambodian royal family, he disappeared during the political purges carried out by the Communist Party of Cambodia (the Khmer Rouge) after it came to power.

  13. William H. Chamberlain

    William H. Chamberlain


    William H. Chamberlain (born January 22, 1931, died October 12, 1972) was a Democratic politician who was elected to various Illinois state offices.

  14. Mary Bothwell

    Mary Bothwell


    Mary Bothwell (November 28, 1900 - May 3, 1985) was a Canadian classical vocalist and painter. As a singer she began her career as a contralto, but ultimately ended up performing soprano parts in the opera and concert repertoire.

  15. Douglas Chandler

    Douglas Chandler


    Douglas Chandler (May 26, 1889 – unknown) was an American broadcaster of Nazi propaganda during World War II. He was convicted of treason in 1947, sentenced to life imprisonment and released in 1963.

  16. Jock Blackwood

    Jock Blackwood


    John Garven "Jock" Blackwood (26 August 1899 – c. 1979) was a rugby union player who represented Australia.

  17. Ngo Dzu

    Ngo Dzu


    Ngô Du (1926-197?) was a general in the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN).

  18. Giulia Recli

    Giulia Recli


    Giulia Recli (1890 – 19 December 1970) was an Italian composer and essayist.

  19. James Tanimola Ayorinde

    James Tanimola Ayorinde


    James Tanimola Ayorinde, more well known as J.T. Ayorinde was born in 1907 and died in the 1970s. He was the first Nigerian General Secretary (and chief executive officer) of the Nigerian Baptist Convention, in the 1960s. Ayorinde served as General Secretary from 1962 until his retirement in the 1970s.

  20. Bear Brook murders

    Bear Brook murders


    The Bear Brook murders, also referred to as the Allenstown Four, comprise four unidentified murder victims discovered in 1985 and 2000 at Bear Brook State Park in Allenstown, New Hampshire. This case has never been solved.

  21. R.C. Stevenson

    R.C. Stevenson


    Dr. Robert C. Stevenson (17 February 1886 – ca. 1973) was a Scottish international rugby union player, who played for Scotland and the Lions.

  22. Sascha Jacobsen

    Sascha Jacobsen


    Sascha Jacobsen (Helsinki, Finland, 11 December [O.S. 29 November] 1895 – Los Angeles, California, 19 March 1972) was a Jewish-American violinist and teacher born in Russia, now Finland. He grew up in St. Petersburg, then moved with his family to New York City as a boy.

  23. Ski Hi Lee

    Ski Hi Lee


    Robert E. Leedy (born February 9, 1921) was a Canadian professional wrestler, better known as Ski Hi Lee. He was active for some twenty years. His name is sometimes written as Ski-Hi Lee, Sky Hi Lee, Sky-Hi Lee or Sky High Lee. The pronunciation is 'Sky High' rather than 'Skee High'. Lee was usually billed from Texas and wrestled as a cowboy. He had a 54 inch chest, 87 inch arm reach and was said to be 6'8" tall.

  24. Ernie Izzard

    Ernie Izzard


    Ernest Alfred "Ernie" Izzard (25 February 1905 – December 1970) was a British boxer who was British lightweight champion between 1924 and 1925 and went on to fight for European and British Empire titles.

  25. Walter Hofer

    Walter Hofer


    Walter Andreas Hofer (1893 – c. 1971) was a German art dealer who was Hermann Göring's principal art agent and director of the Göring Collection during the Second World War. Hofer was not a member of the Nazi party. After the war he continued to work as an art dealer in Munich.

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