Show Business
Age 46
March 24, 1987 - June 29, 1933
Cremated / North America
Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle was one of the most popular silent stars of the 1910s and one of the highest paid actors in Hollywood. As a silent film actor, comedian, director, and screenwriter, Arbuckle mentored legendary Charlie Chapl...
Show Business
Age 30
September 23, 1968 - December 23, 1998
Rosedale Cemetery / Montclair / New Jersey / USA / North America
Michelle "Chu-Chu" Thomas was an American actress, singer and comedian known for her roles as Justine Phillips on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show (1988–90), as Myra Monkhouse on the ABC/CBS sitcom Family Matters (1993–98), and a...
Historical Figure
Age 80
November 30, 1924 - January 1, 2005
Forest Lawn Cemetery / Buffalo / New York / USA / North America
Chisholm was the first black woman elected to the United States Congress, the first black candidate for a major party's nomination for President of the United States, and the first woman to run for the Democratic Party's president...
Age 32
May 31, 1948 - September 25, 1980
St. Michael and All Angels Church Rushock / Droitwich / United Kingdom / Europe
John Bonham was and remains the greatest, most influential Rock Drummer of all-time and best known as the drummer for Led Zeppelin. Describing the style of John Bonham's drumming instantly conjurs up visions of the thunderous powe...
Age 36
September 24, 1893 - December 19, 1929
Blind Lemon Jefferson Memorial Cemetery (the former Wortham Black Cemetery) / Wortham / Texas / USA / North America
Neglected and ignored until recently by his own home state, Blind Lemon Jefferson is nonetheless revered internationally as a seminal figure in the history of the blues with 89 classic blues songs recorded in just 4 years time.
Show Business
Age 81
May 30, 1908 - July 10, 1989
Hollywood Forever Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
Known as "The Man of Thousand Voices" Mel Blanc developed and performed nearly 400 distinct character voices including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and Elmer Fudd with precision and a uniquely expressive vocal range.
Crime and their Victims
Age 57
January 27, 1886 - March 19, 1943
Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery / Hillside / Illinois / USA / North America
Frank Nitti, nicknamed “The Enforcer,” was an Italian-American gangster and one of Al Capone‘s top henchmen, Nitti was in charge of all money flowing through the operation and upon Capone's arrest and conviction on tax charg...
Show Business
Age 79
May 15, 1938 - August 28, 2017
Cimetière du Montparnasse / Paris / France / Europe
Mireille Darc was a French model and actress. She appeared as a lead character in Jean-Luc Godard's 1967 film Weekend and was a Knight of the Legion of Honor and Commander of the National Order of Merit. One of her most famous rol...
Age 77
October 21, 1925 - July 16, 2003
Woodlawn Cemetery / The Bronx / New York / USA / North America
Originally Celia Cruz studied to be a teacher in her native Havana, but was lured into show business when a relative entered her in a radio talent contest, which she won. She later studied music at the Havana Conservatory and perf...
Age 22
January 16, 1979 - August 25, 2001
Ferncliff Cemetery / Hartsdale / New York / USA / North America
In her heyday, it seemed like the Grammy-nominated singer was destined for a long career, having made the leap from music to modeling and acting. But sadly that career ended suddenly when she died in a tragically, yet totally prev...
Age 34
July 13, 1936 - November 25, 1970
Highland Park Cemetery / Cleveland / Ohio / USA / North America
Ayler was an American avant-garde jazz saxophonist, singer and composer and the older brother of jazz trumpeter Donald Ayler. Ayler began recording music during the free-form jazz era of the 1960s and evoked incredibly strong and...
Show Business
Age 82
April 13, 1923 - September 25, 2005
Hollywood Forever Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
Hollywood actor and director whose standup comedy led to his role as secret agent Maxwell Smart in the television series Get Smart. Adams won three Emmy Awards for his portrayal of Agent 86, Maxwell Smart, a character created by ...
Show Business
Age 58
November 26, 1943 - October 3, 2002
Private residence of Gwynth Paltrow / Amagansett / New York / USA / North America
Producer of the television series The White Shadow and St. Elsewhere he was married to actress Blyth Danner and his daughter is actress and self-proclaimed health guru Gwynth Paltrow
Age 27
December 22, 1946 - April 25, 1974
Fairhaven Memorial Park / Santa Ana / California / USA / North America
Pamela Courson was a long-term companion of Jim Morrison, singer of the Doors. Courson stated she discovered Morrison's body in the bathtub of a Paris apartment in 1971. On April 25, 1974, Courson died of a heroin overdose on the ...
Age 88
March 14, 1912 - January 4, 2001
Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
Les Brown was an American musician, big band leader and composer best known for his nearly seven decades of work with the big band Les Brown and His Band of Renown (1938-2001). The Band of Renown began in the late 1930s, initially...