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In the year 1926

939 Notable birthdays

Elizabeth II

Queen of the united kingdom from 1952 to 2022.

Born April 21st, 1926 in Mayfair. [ref]

Died September 8th, 2022 at 96 years old in Balmoral Castle (senility). [ref]

Marilyn Monroe

American actress, model, and singer (1926-1962).

Born June 1st, 1926 in Los Angeles. [ref]

Died August 5th, 1962 at 36 years old in Brentwood (barbiturate overdose).

Fidel Castro

Cuban politician, revolutionary and dictator.

Born August 13th, 1926 in Birán. [ref]

Died November 25th, 2016 at 90 years old in Havana. [ref]

David Attenborough

British broadcaster and naturalist.

Born May 8th, 1926 (age 98 years) in Isleworth.

Hugh Hefner

American businessman and magazine publisher (1926-2017).

Born April 9th, 1926 in Chicago. [ref]

Died September 27th, 2017 at 91 years old in Playboy Mansion (sepsis). [ref]

Mel Brooks

American director, writer, actor, and producer.

Born June 28th, 1926 (age 98 years) in Brooklyn.

Jerry Lewis

American actor, comedian and filmmaker.

Born March 16th, 1926 in Newark.

Died August 20th, 2017 at 91 years old in Las Vegas (cardiovascular disease). [ref]

Jimmy Savile

English dj, television presenter, media personality and paedophile (1926-2011).

Born October 31st, 1926 in Leeds.

Died October 29th, 2011 at 84 years old in Roundhay. [ref]

Miles Davis

American jazz musician (1926–1991).

Born May 26th, 1926 in Alton. [ref]

Died September 28th, 1991 at 65 years old in Santa Monica (pneumonia, stroke). [ref]

Chuck Berry

American singer, songwriter and guitarist (1926–2017).

Born October 18th, 1926 in St. Louis. [ref]

Died March 18th, 2017 at 90 years old in St. Charles (myocardial infarction). [ref]

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