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Friday, December 31, 1976

1976


AGATHA CHRISTIE - January 12

Mystery writer of many detective novels, notably
Ten Little Indians, and Murder On The Orient Express.
(Age: 85.)
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LEE J. COBB - February 11

Actor who did many films (The Exorcist)
and some TV series work (The Virginian).
(Age: 64.)
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SAL MINEO - February 12

Actor who did many films (The Exorcist)
and some TV series work (The Virginian).
(Age: 37. C.O.D.: Murdered by knife.)
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PHIL OCHS - April 9

Gifted singer/songwriter who did many social
protest tunes, including The Draft Dodger Rag.
(Age: 35. C.O.D.: Suicide.)
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JOHNNY MERCER - June 25

Songwriter particularly known for classics like
Accentuate The Positive, and Hooray For Hollywood.
Also co-wrote hits with other composers like Henry Mancini.
(Age: 66.)
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ALASTAIR SIM - August 19

Played role of Scrooge in the 1951
film incarnation of A Christmas Carol,
which is widely considered to be the
best version of that classic tale.  
(Age: 75.)
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ANISSA JONES - August 28

Actress most famous as the bouncy Buffy
on the hit TV series Family Affair. 
(Age: 18. C.O.D.: Suicide by drug overdose.)
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ROSALIND RUSSELL - November 28

Featured in Gypsy, and Auntie Mame. Also did many "snappy banter" comedies,
most notably His Girl Friday. 
(Age: 69. C.O.D.: Cancer.)
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GODFREY CAMBRIDGE - November 29

(Day after Rosalind Russell.)
Great stand-up comic who made a few films,
including the racial parody Watermelon Man.
(Age: 43. C.O.D.: Heart attack.)
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JACK CASSIDY - December 12

This gin-slinger was no relation
to gun-slinger Butch Cassidy.

Brilliantly played John Barrymoore in the film W.C. Fields And Me.
A snappy dresser and even snappier actor, he was
also a regular in the underrated TV series He And She.
Married to Shirley Jones for nearly 20 years,
he fathered many performing sons, notably David Cassidy,
who co-starred with mom Shirley in The Partridge Family.
(Age: 49. C.O.D.: Smoking in bed while drunk.)
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= WELL, THAT'S ALL FOR THIS YEAR, FOLKS! BUT STAY TUNED - YOU KNOW THE GRIM REAPER AIN'T DONE WITH THOSE CELEBS YET! MEANWHILE, ON THE UPPER RIGHT YOU CAN ALWAYS CHECK OUT THE LIST OF LATE LAMENTED LAYABOUTS FROM OTHER YEARS! ENJOY! =

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