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In the year 1943

1,263 Notable birthdays

John Denver

American singer and songwriter (1943-1997).

Born December 31st, 1943 in Roswell. [ref]

Died October 12th, 1997 at 53 years old in Monterey (aircraft crash). [ref]

Holland Taylor

American actress.

Born January 14th, 1943 (age 81 years) in Philadelphia.

Bobby Fischer

American chess player and chess writer.

Born March 9th, 1943 in Chicago. [ref]

Died January 18th, 2008 at 64 years old in Reykjavík (kidney failure). [ref]

Robert Durst

American real-estate heir and convicted murderer (1943–2022).

Born April 12th, 1943 in New York City.

Died January 10th, 2022 at 78 years old in San Joaquin General Hospital (COVID-19). [ref]

Ben Kingsley

English actor.

Born December 31st, 1943 (age 80 years) in Snainton.

Joni Mitchell

Canadian musician.

Born November 7th, 1943 (age 80 years) in Fort Macleod. [ref]

Keith Richards

British musician, guitarist of the rolling stones.

Born December 18th, 1943 (age 80 years) in Dartford.

Sam Shepard

American playwright and actor (1943–2017).

Born November 5th, 1943 in Fort Sheridan.

Died July 27th, 2017 at 73 years old in Midway (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). [ref]

John Kerry

68th united states secretary of state.

Born December 11th, 1943 (age 80 years) in Aurora.

Katharine Ross

Actor and author.

Born January 29th, 1943 (age 81 years) in Hollywood.

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