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In the year 1916

560 Notable birthdays

Kirk Douglas

American stage and film actor (1916-2020).

Born December 9th, 1916 in Amsterdam. [ref]

Died February 5th, 2020 at 103 years old in Beverly Hills. [ref]

Roald Dahl

British writer and poet (1916–1990).

Born September 13th, 1916 in Cardiff. [ref]

Died November 23rd, 1990 at 74 years old in Oxford (myelodysplastic syndrome). [ref]

Olivia de Havilland

American actress (1916-2020).

Born July 1st, 1916 in Tokyo. [ref]

Died July 26th, 2020 at 104 years old in 16th arrondissement of Paris. [ref]

Gregory Peck

American actor (1916–2003).

Born April 5th, 1916 in La Jolla. [ref]

Died June 12th, 2003 at 87 years old in Los Angeles (bronchopneumonia). [ref]

Harold Wilson

Prime minister of the united kingdom (1964–1970, 1974–1976).

Born March 11th, 1916 in Huddersfield. [ref]

Died May 24th, 1995 at 79 years old in London (Alzheimer's disease, colorectal cancer). [ref]

Jackie Gleason

American comedian and actor (1916-1987).

Born February 26th, 1916 in Brooklyn. [ref]

Died June 24th, 1987 at 71 years old in Fort Lauderdale (liver cancer, colorectal cancer). [ref]

Edward Heath

Prime minister of the united kingdom from 1970 to 1974.

Born July 9th, 1916 in Broadstairs.

Died July 17th, 2005 at 89 years old in Salisbury (pneumonia).

Glenn Ford

Canadian-american actor (1916-2006).

Born May 1st, 1916 in Sainte-Christine-d'Auvergne. [ref]

Died August 30th, 2006 at 90 years old in Beverly Hills (stroke). [ref]

Robert McNamara

American businessman and secretary of defense (1916-2009).

Born June 9th, 1916 in San Francisco.

Died July 6th, 2009 at 93 years old in Washington, D.C.. [ref]

Paul Castellano

American mobster.

Born June 26th, 1916 in Brooklyn.

Died December 16th, 1985 at 69 years old in Manhattan.

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