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The list 1980 deaths includes Dorothy Stratten, John Lennon, Steve McQueen, Mae West and John Bonham. The list consists of 4,943 members and 2 sublists.
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    Dorothy Stratten

    Canadian, Model (Adult/Glamour)
    Dorothy Stratten
    Overview: Dorothy Ruth Hoogstraten (February 28, 1960 – August 14, 1980), known professionally as Dorothy Stratten, was a Canadian Playboy Playmate, model, and actress. Stratten was the Playboy Playmate of the Month ...
    Date of birth: 28 February 1960
    Date of death: 14 August 1980
    Age: 20 (age at death)
    Nationality: Canadian
    Occupation: Model (Adult/Glamour)
    Gender: Female
    Height: 5' 9" (175 cm)
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    John Lennon

    Rock musician
    John Lennon
    Overview: John Winston Ono Lennon MBE (born John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an English singer, songwriter and peace activist who gained worldwide fame as the founder, co-lead vo ...
    Date of birth: 9 October 1940
    Date of death: 8 December 1980
    Age: 40 (age at death)
    Nationality: British
    Occupation: Musician
    Gender: Male
    Height: 5' 11" (180 cm)
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  • 3.

    Steve McQueen

    American actor
    Steve McQueen
    Overview: Terrence Stephen McQueen (March 24, 1930 – November 7, 1980) was an American actor who was nicknamed "The King of Cool" and his antihero persona developed at the height of the counterculture of the ...
    Date of birth: 24 March 1930
    Date of death: 7 November 1980
    Age: 50 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Actor
    Gender: Male
    Height: 5' 10" (178 cm)
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    Mae West

    American, Actress
    Mae West
    Overview: Mary Jane "Mae" West (August 17, 1893 – November 22, 1980) was an American actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, comedian, and sex symbol whose entertainment career spanned seven decades. She was ...
    Date of birth: 17 August 1893
    Date of death: 22 November 1980
    Age: 87 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Actress
    Gender: Female
    Height: 5' (152 cm)
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  • 5.

    John Bonham

    British, Drummer
    John Bonham
    Overview: John Henry Bonham (31 May 1948 – 25 September 1980) was an English musician and songwriter, best known as the drummer for the English rock band Led Zeppelin. Esteemed for his speed, power, fast bass d ...
    Date of birth: 31 May 1948
    Date of death: 25 September 1980
    Age: 32 (age at death)
    Nationality: British
    Occupation: Drummer
    Gender: Male
    Height: 5' 10" (178 cm)
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  • 6.

    Bon Scott

    Australian, Singer
    Bon Scott
    Overview: Ronald Belford "Bon" Scott (9 July 1946 – 19 February 1980) was an Australian singer, songwriter and instrumentalist, best known for being the second lead vocalist and lyricist of the Australian hard rock ...
    Date of birth: 9 July 1946
    Date of death: 19 February 1980
    Age: 33 (age at death)
    Nationality: Australian
    Occupation: Singer
    Gender: Male
    Height: 5' 5" (165 cm)
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  • 7.

    George Raft

    American actor
    George Raft
    Overview: George Raft (born George Ranft; September 26, 1901 – November 24, 1980) was an American film actor and dancer identified with portrayals of gangsters in crime melodramas of the 1930s and 1940s. A stylish ...
    Date of birth: 26 September 1895
    Date of death: 24 November 1980
    Age: 85 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Actor
    Gender: Male
    Height: 5' 10" (178 cm)
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    Red Sovine

    American singer
    Red Sovine
    Overview: Woodrow Wilson "Red" Sovine (July 7, 1917 – April 4, 1980) was an American country music singer and songwriter associated with truck driving songs, particularly those recited as narratives but set ...
    Date of birth: 17 July 1918
    Date of death: 4 April 1980
    Age: 61 (age at death)
    Occupation: Singer
    Gender: Male
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  • 9.

    Bill Evans

    American Jazz Pianist
    Bill Evans
    Overview: William John Evans (August 16, 1929 – September 15, 1980) was an American jazz pianist and composer who mostly played in trios. His use of impressionist harmony, inventive interpretation of traditional ...
    Date of birth: 16 August 1929
    Date of death: 15 September 1980
    Age: 51 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Pianist
    Gender: Male
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  • 10.

    Imogen Hassall

    British, Actress
    Imogen Hassall
    Overview: Imogen Hassall (25 August 1942 – 16 November 1980) was an English actress who appeared in 33 films during the 1960s and 1970s.
    Date of birth: 6 August 1942
    Date of death: 16 November 1980
    Age: 38 (age at death)
    Nationality: British
    Occupation: Actress
    Gender: Female
    Height: 5' 5" (165 cm)
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  • 11.

    Lillian Roth

    American actress, singer
    Lillian Roth
    Overview: Lillian Roth (December 13, 1910 – May 12, 1980) was an American singer and actress.
    Date of birth: 13 December 1910
    Date of death: 12 May 1980
    Age: 69 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Singer
    Gender: Female
    Height: 5' 3" (160 cm)
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    David Janssen

    American actor
    David Janssen
    Overview: David Janssen (born David Harold Meyer) (March 27, 1931 - February 13, 1980) was an American film and television actor who is best known for his starring role as Richard Kimble in the television series ...
    Date of birth: 27 March 1931
    Date of death: 13 February 1980
    Age: 48 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Actor
    Gender: Male
    Height: 6' (183 cm)
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  • 13.

    Ian Curtis

    Musician and songwriter
    Ian Curtis
    Overview: Ian Kevin Curtis (15 July 1956 – 18 May 1980) was an English singer-songwriter and musician. He was the lead singer and lyricist of the post-punk band Joy Division and recorded two albums with the group: ...
    Date of birth: 15 July 1956
    Date of death: 18 May 1980
    Age: 23 (age at death)
    Nationality: British
    Occupation: Singer
    Gender: Male
    Height: 6' 1" (185 cm)
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  • 14.

    Gail Patrick

    Actress, television producer
    Gail Patrick
    Overview: Gail Patrick (born Margaret LaVelle Fitzpatrick, June 20, 1911 – July 6, 1980) was an American film actress and television producer. Often cast as the bad girl or the other woman, she appeared in ...
    Date of birth: 20 June 1911
    Date of death: 6 July 1980
    Age: 69 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Actress
    Gender: Female
    Height: 5' 7" (170 cm)
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  • 15.

    Jimmy Durante

    American actor
    Jimmy Durante
    Overview: James Francis Durante ( də-RAN-tee, February 10, 1893 – January 29, 1980) was an American actor, comedian, singer, and pianist. His distinctive gravelly speech, Lower East Side accent, comic language- ...
    Date of birth: 10 February 1893
    Date of death: 29 January 1980
    Age: 86 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Actor
    Gender: Male
    Height: 5' 7" (170 cm)
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  • 16.

    Barbara Britton

    Actress
    Barbara Britton
    Overview: Barbara Britton (born Barbara Maurine Brantingham, September 26, 1920 – January 17, 1980) was an American film and television actress. She is best known for her Western film roles opposite Randolph Scott ...
    Date of birth: 26 September 1919
    Date of death: 17 January 1980
    Age: 60 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Actress
    Gender: Female
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  • 17.

    Peter Sellers

    British comedian & actor
    Peter Sellers
    Overview: Peter Sellers CBE (born Richard Henry Sellers; 8 September 1925 – 24 July 1980) was an English film actor, comedian and singer. He performed in the BBC Radio comedy series The Goon Show, featured on a ...
    Date of birth: 8 September 1925
    Date of death: 24 July 1980
    Age: 54 (age at death)
    Nationality: British
    Occupation: Actor
    Gender: Male
    Height: 5' 8" (173 cm)
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  • 18.

    Alfred Hitchcock

    British, Director
    Alfred Hitchcock
    Overview: Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and producer. He is one of the most influential and extensively studied filmmakers in the history of cinema ...
    Date of birth: 13 August 1899
    Date of death: 29 April 1980
    Age: 80 (age at death)
    Nationality: British
    Occupation: Director
    Gender: Male
    Height: 5' 7" (170 cm)
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  • 19.

    Peggy Knudsen

    Actress
    Peggy Knudsen
    Overview: Peggy Knudsen (April 22, 1923 – July 11, 1980) was an American character actress.
    Date of birth: 27 April 1923
    Date of death: 11 July 1980
    Age: 57 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Actress
    Gender: Female
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  • 20.

    Charlotte Henry

    American actor
    Charlotte Henry
    Overview: Charlotte Virginia Henry (March 3, 1914 – April 11, 1980) was an American actress who is best remembered for her roles in Alice in Wonderland (1933) and Babes in Toyland (1934). She also starred ...
    Date of birth: 3 March 1914
    Date of death: 11 April 1980
    Age: 66 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Actress
    Gender: Female
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