Famous People Who Died In 1964

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1964. This list includes people like Jawaharlal Nehru, Herbert Hoover, Douglas MacArthur, Sam Cooke, Ian Fleming and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, journalists and novelists who died in 1964. This list includes people from United States, Germany, India & United Kingdom and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Sam Cooke

Sam Cooke.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 22, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States
Died: December 11
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 2 Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: First PM of India & Freedom Fighter
Birthdate: November 14, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Allahabad
Died: May 27

 3 Douglas MacArthur

Douglas MacArthur.
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 26, 1880
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Little Rock
Died: April 5

 4 Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 31st U.S. President
Birthdate: August 10, 1874
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Branch
Died: October 20
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 5 Ian Fleming

Ian Fleming.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Author of James Bond Series
Birthdate: May 28, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mayfair, London
Died: August 12

 6 Peter Lorre

Peter Lorre.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 26, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ružomberok
Died: March 23
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 7 Alvin York

Alvin York.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: December 13, 1887
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fentress County, Tennessee, United States
Died: September 2
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 8 Paul of Greece

Paul of Greece.
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Famous As: King of Greece
Birthdate: December 14, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tatoi Palace, Greece
Died: March 6

 9 Alan Ladd

Alan Ladd.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 3, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hot Springs
Died: January 29

 10 Cole Porter

Cole Porter.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Songwriter
Birthdate: June 9, 1891
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Peru, Indiana, United States
Died: October 15

 11 Emilio Aguinaldo

Emilio Aguinaldo.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: First President of the Philippines
Birthdate: March 22, 1869
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kawit, Philippines
Died: February 6

 12 Flannery O'Connor

Flannery O'Connor
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: March 25, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States
Died: August 3

 13 Guru Dutt

Guru Dutt.
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Famous As: Actor, Producer, Director, Choreographer
Birthdate: July 9, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bangalore
Died: October 10

 14 Harpo Marx

Harpo Marx.
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: November 23, 1888
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: September 28

 15 Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Marine biologist
Birthdate: May 27, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Springdale
Died: April 14

 16 Gracie Allen

Gracie Allen.
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: July 26, 1895
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Died: August 27
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 17 Jim Reeves

Jim Reeves
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: August 20, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Galloway, Texas, United States
Died: July 31
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 18 Consuelo Vanderbilt

Consuelo Vanderbilt.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: March 2, 1877
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City
Died: December 6

 19 Nancy Astor

Nancy Astor.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: First Woman MP in the House of Commons
Birthdate: May 19, 1879
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Danville, Virginia, United States
Died: May 2

 20 Brendan Behan

Brendan Behan.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Irish poet
Birthdate: February 9, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: March 20

 21 Eddie Cantor

Eddie Cantor
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Famous As: comedian
Birthdate: January 31, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: October 10
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 22 Brendan Francis Behan

Brendan Francis Behan
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 9, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: March 3

 23 James Chaney

James Chaney
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: civil rights advocate
Birthdate: May 30, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: June 21

 24 Cedric Hardwicke

Cedric Hardwicke
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 19, 1893
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lye, England
Died: August 6
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 25 Mary Pinchot Meyer

Mary Pinchot Meyer.
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Famous As: Painter & Journalist
Birthdate: October 14, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: October 12

 26 Mehboob Khan

Mehboob Khan
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: September 9, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bilimora, India
Died: May 28

 27 Norbert Wiener

Norbert Wiener.
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Famous As: Father of Cybernetics
Birthdate: November 26, 1894
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Columbia, Missouri, United States
Died: March 18

 28 Michael Schwerner

Michael Schwerner
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Social Reformer
Birthdate: November 6, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: June 21

 29 Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck

Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Writer, Officer
Birthdate: March 20, 1870
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saarlouis
Died: March 9

 30 Eric Edgar Cooke

Eric Edgar Cooke
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: February 25, 1931
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Perth
Died: October 26

 31 Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook

Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook
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Famous As: Newspaper publisher
Birthdate: May 25, 1879
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Maple, Vaughan, Canada
Died: June 9

 32 J.B.S. Haldane

J.B.S. Haldane.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Geneticist
Birthdate: November 5, 1892
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oxford, United Kingdom
Died: December 1

 33 Alma Mahler

Alma Mahler
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: August 31, 1879
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 11

 34 Khawaja Nazimuddin

Khawaja Nazimuddin.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Pakistan
Birthdate: July 19, 1894
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dhaka
Died: October 22

 35 Leó Szilárd

Leó Szilárd.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: February 11, 1898
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: May 30

 36 Carl van Vechten

Carl van Vechten
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Writer, photographer
Birthdate: June 17, 1880
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cedar Rapids
Died: December 21

 37 Karl Polanyi

Karl Polanyi
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Famous As: Economist, Anthropologist, Economic historian, Historian, Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, University teacher, Sociologist
Birthdate: October 25, 1886
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: April 23

 38 Ben Hecht

Ben Hecht
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: February 28, 1893
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, U.S.
Died: April 18

 39 Plaek Phibunsongkhram

Plaek Phibunsongkhram
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 14, 1897
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nonthaburi, Thailand
Died: June 11

 40 T. H. White

T. H. White
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: May 29, 1906
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bombay, British India
Died: January 17

 41 Bharathidasan

Bharathidasan
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: April 29, 1891
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pondicherry
Died: April 21

 42 Jimmie Dodd

Jimmie Dodd
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 28, 1910
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cincinnati
Died: November 10

 43 Paulino Alcántara

Paulino Alcántara
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: October 7, 1896
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Iloilo, Philippines
Died: February 13
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 44 Alfred Blalock

Alfred Blalock.
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Surgeon
Birthdate: April 5, 1899
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Culloden, Georgia, United States
Died: September 15

 45 Fireball Roberts

Fireball Roberts
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Car Racer
Birthdate: January 20, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tavares, Florida, United States
Died: July 2

 46 Palmiro Togliatti

Palmiro Togliatti
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 26, 1893
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Genoa
Died: August 21

 47 Nella Larsen

Nella Larsen
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: April 13, 1891
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Died: March 30

 48 Sean O'Casey

Sean O'Casey
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Dramatist
Birthdate: March 30, 1880
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: September 18

 49 Gerald Clery Murphy

Gerald Clery Murphy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Expatriate
Birthdate: March 26, 1888
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 17

 50 Guy Banister

Guy Banister
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: private investigator
Birthdate: March 7, 1900
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Monroe
Died: June 6