The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1976

Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong (1893 - 1976)

Chinese military leader and politician
Mickey Cohen

Mickey Cohen (1913 - 1976)

American mobster
Howard Hughes

Howard Hughes (1905 - 1976)

American engineer and director
Anneliese Michel

Anneliese Michel (1952 - 1976)

German woman believed to be Demonic possession|possessed by demons
Martin Heidegger

Martin Heidegger (1889 - 1976)

German philosopher
Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson (1898 - 1976)

American singer, actor, and activist
Man Ray

Man Ray (1890 - 1976)

American photographer and artist
Max Ernst

Max Ernst (1891 - 1976)

German painter
Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)

English composer, conductor, and pianist
Sal Mineo

Sal Mineo (1939 - 1976)

American actor
Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder (1898 - 1976)

American sculptor
Anissa Jones

Anissa Jones (1958 - 1976)

American actress
Carlo Gambino

Carlo Gambino (1902 - 1976)

Italian-American mobster
Zhou Enlai

Zhou Enlai (1898 - 1976)

Chinese Premier
Howlin' Wolf

Howlin' Wolf (1910 - 1976)

American singer-songwriter and musician
Fritz Lang

Fritz Lang (1890 - 1976)

Austrian-American director, screenwriter, and producer
L. S. Lowry

L. S. Lowry (1887 - 1976)

English painter
Alvar Aalto

Alvar Aalto (1898 - 1976)

Finnish designer and architect
Lee J. Cobb

Lee J. Cobb (1911 - 1976)

American actor
J. Paul Getty

J. Paul Getty (1892 - 1976)

American businessman, founded Getty Oil
Phil Ochs

Phil Ochs (1940 - 1976)

American singer-songwriter and guitarist
Joachim Peiper

Joachim Peiper (1915 - 1976)

German SS officer
Johnny Mercer

Johnny Mercer (1909 - 1976)

American singer-songwriter, co-founded Capitol Records
Ulrike Meinhof

Ulrike Meinhof (1934 - 1976)

German journalist and activist
Kathryn Kuhlman

Kathryn Kuhlman (1907 - 1976)

American evangelist
Freddie King

Freddie King (1934 - 1976)

American singer-songwriter and guitarist
Tommy Bolin

Tommy Bolin (1951 - 1976)

American singer-songwriter and guitarist
Richard J. Daley

Richard J. Daley (1902 - 1976)

American politician
Paul Kossoff

Paul Kossoff (1950 - 1976)

English guitarist and songwriter
Stanley Baker

Stanley Baker (1928 - 1976)

Welsh actor and producer
Dalton Trumbo

Dalton Trumbo (1905 - 1976)

American author and screenwriter
Juscelino Kubitschek

Juscelino Kubitschek (1902 - 1976)

Brazilian politician, 21st President of Brazil
Percy Faith

Percy Faith (1908 - 1976)

Bandleader, orchestrator, composer
Raymond Queneau

Raymond Queneau (1903 - 1976)

French poet and author
João Goulart

João Goulart (1919 - 1976)

Brazilian politician, 24th President of Brazil
Paul Douglas

Paul Douglas (1892 - 1976)

American politician
Joe Fulks

Joe Fulks (1921 - 1976)

American basketball player
Ned Washington

Ned Washington (1901 - 1976)

American composer