Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 10-Apr
Died on This Day (10-Apr)
Earl Thomas Conley
Earl Thomas Conley was an American country music singer-songwriter.
American country music singer
Linda Hopkins was a Tony-winning American actress and blues and gospel singer.
American actress and blues and gospel singer
Sir Richard Benaud was an Australian cricketer who, after his retirement from international cricket in 1964, became a highly regarded commentator on the game.
Gordon W. "Tiny" Thomas was a British cyclist who competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London.
English racing cyclist
Donald Vincent Merton was a New Zealand conservationist best known for saving the black robin from extinction.
New Zealand scientist
Chen Yifei was a renowned Chinese classic-style painter, art director and film director.
Eva Narcissus Boyd , known by the stage name of Little Eva, was an American pop singer.
The premiership of Morarji Desai extended from 24 March 1977 to 15 July 1979.
Prime Minister of India
Margaret Kathleen Regan , better known as Kay Medford, was an American actress.
Franz Schall was a German military aviator who served in the Luftwaffe during World War II.
German flying ace
The Staple Singers were an American gospel, soul, and R&B singing group.
American gospel singer
Dennis Howard Marks was a Welsh drug smuggler and author who achieved notoriety as an international cannabis smuggler through high-profile court cases.
Welsh drug smuggler turned author
Susan Lillian Townsend, FRSL , was an English writer and humorist whose work encompasses novels, plays and works of journalism.
John Barney Weaver was a sculptor from Anaconda, Montana.
Dixie Virginia Carter was an American film, television and stage actress and singer.
Benjamin John Pimlott FBA , known as Ben Pimlott, was a British historian of the post-war period in Britain.
Arnold Herbert Johnson was an American actor who played the lead role in the film Putney Swope ; in the film, his voice was dubbed by Robert Downey, Sr.
Alfredo Duhalde Vásquez was a Chilean politician who served twice as provisional president in 1946.
President of Chile
Mary Tomlinson , known as Marjorie Main, was an American character actress and singer of the Classical Hollywood period, best known as a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer contract player in the 1940s and 1950s, and for her role as Ma Kettle in ten Ma and Pa Kettle movies.
Gustav Hirschfeld was a German classical archaeologist.