The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1970

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix (1942 - 1970)

American rock musician
Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin (1943 - 1970)

American musician
Bertrand Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

Bertrand Russell, 3rd Earl Russell (1872 - 1970)

English mathematician, writer, and philosopher
Charles de Gaulle

Charles de Gaulle (1890 - 1970)

French general and politician
Abraham Maslow

Abraham Maslow (1908 - 1970)

American psychologist
Mark Rothko

Mark Rothko (1903 - 1970)

Latvian-American painter
Vince Lombardi

Vince Lombardi (1913 - 1970)

American football coach and manager
C. V. Raman

C. V. Raman (1888 - 1970)

Indian physicist
Yukio Mishima

Yukio Mishima (1925 - 1970)

Japanese author, poet, and playwright
Billie Burke

Billie Burke (1904 - 1970)

American actress
Brian Piccolo

Brian Piccolo (1943 - 1970)

American football player
Rube Goldberg

Rube Goldberg (1883 - 1970)

American cartoonist
Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill (1883 - 1970)

American author and philosopher
Tammi Terrell

Tammi Terrell (1945 - 1970)

American singer
Gypsy Rose Lee

Gypsy Rose Lee (1911 - 1970)

American dancer, actress, and author
Sukarno

Sukarno (1901 - 1970)

Indonesian politician, 1st President of Indonesia
Frances Farmer

Frances Farmer (1913 - 1970)

American actress
Bruce McLaren

Bruce McLaren (1937 - 1970)

New Zealand race car driver
Max Born

Max Born (1882 - 1970)

German physicist
Barnett Newman

Barnett Newman (1905 - 1970)

American painter
Richard Neutra

Richard Neutra (1892 - 1970)

American architect
John T Scopes

John T Scopes (1900 - 1970)

American schoolteacher
Jochen Rindt

Jochen Rindt (1942 - 1970)

German-Austrian race car driver
Terry Sawchuck

Terry Sawchuck (1929 - 1970)

Canadian ice hockey player
Erle Stanley Gardner

Erle Stanley Gardner (1889 - 1970)

Lawyer, novelist, travel writer
Lonnie Johnson

Lonnie Johnson (1899 - 1970)

American blues and jazz musician
Paul Celan

Paul Celan (1920 - 1970)

Romanian-German poet
Pierre Laporte

Pierre Laporte (1921 - 1970)

Canadian journalist and politician
Albert Ayler

Albert Ayler (1936 - 1970)

American jazz musician
Joe Pyne

Joe Pyne (1924 - 1970)

Actor, Game show host and United States Marine
Walter Reuther

Walter Reuther (1907 - 1970)

Labor union leader
Nino Bravo

Nino Bravo (1944 - 1970)

Spanish singer
Eva Hesse

Eva Hesse (1936 - 1970)

American artist
Bourvil

Bourvil (1917 - 1970)

French actor
Otis Spann

Otis Spann (1930 - 1970)

American Chicago blues pianist
Jean Giono

Jean Giono (1895 - 1970)

French author
Bob Kalsu

Bob Kalsu (1945 - 1970)

American football player