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Total Records: 27 - Group: DATES / Category: 20TH CENTURY: 70S / Subcategory: DEATH DATES
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1970 - 54 years ago
1April 13, 1970 THE PRETENDER 1996 TV Series20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

April 13, 1970
Miss Parker's mother dies.



2April 14, 1970 THE PRETENDER 1996 TV Series20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

April 14, 1970
The day after Miss Parker's mother dies. Jarod gives Miss Parker several letters that her mother Catherine Parker wrote to her - one dated March 20, 1970, containing the passage: "You and I will put all of this behind us on April 14" - the day after she died.



3October 31, 1970 BOB'S BURGERS 2011 Animated Series20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

October 31, 1970
Dolores' lover dies on Halloween night - 50 years later, the Belcher kids meet her in the hotel at the end of the street attempting to conjure him up so she can banish him to Hell for all eternity. Gus: Dolores' lover died on Halloween night in room 313, 50 years ago, so she comes up here every year to conjure up Roger's spirit.




1971 - 53 years ago
4January 8, 1971 DARK 2017 TV Series20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

January 8, 1971
Date of death on Regina Tiedemann's headstone.



1972 - 52 years ago
5May 19, 1972 SOMEWHERE IN TIME 1980 Film20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

May 19, 1972
Richard Collier's play Too Much Spring opens at Millfield College, attended by famous American theater actress Elise McKenna, who approaches Richard backstage after the show, gives him a gold pocket watch, tells him to come back to her, and then dies later that night.



6June 17, 1972 THE TICK 2016 TV Series20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

June 17, 1972
J. Christian dies, aged 55 years, per headstone visible during the scene when Dot and Overkill are in the graveyard.



1973 - 51 years ago
7March 15, 1973 BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II 1989 Film20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

March 15, 1973
Date of Death on Marty's father George Douglas McFly's headstone.



8April 13, 1973 THE TICK 2016 TV Series20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

April 13, 1973
G. Harrowitz dies, age 82 years old - per headstone visible during The Tick's opening monologue.



9September 30, 1973 DREAMSCAPE 1984 Film20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

September 30, 1973
Actually September 31, an impossible date. Tommy Ray Glatman stabs his father to death after a family argument.



10December 19, 1973 A CHRISTMAS STORY CHRISTMAS 2022 Film20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

December 19, 1973
Ralphie's father - the Old Man - dies.



11December 22, 1973 A CHRISTMAS STORY CHRISTMAS 2022 Film20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

December 22, 1973
M. Lewis dies - obituary in the paper that Ralphie reviews when preparing to write one for his father.



1974 - 50 years ago
12January 11, 1974 PEE-WEE'S BIG ADVENTURE 1985 Film20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

January 11, 1974
Ghost trucker Large Marge dies in a car accident.



13August 9, 1974 WATCHMEN 2019 TV Series20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

August 9, 1974
Nelson Gardner dies in a traffic accident in New York. He is decapitated after flying through the windshield, but his head is never found.



14December 15, 1974 A CHRISTMAS STORY CHRISTMAS 2022 Film20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

December 15, 1974
E. Jefferson dies - obituary in the paper that Ralphie reviews when preparing to write one for his father.



1975 - 49 years ago
15May 5, 1975 OZARK 2017 TV Series20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

May 5, 1975
After Buddy dies, Marty finds an award in his room: "The Federated Manufacturers Presents Veterans Support Award to Jimmy Small In recognition for fostering financial literacy among military personnel and veterans - May 5, 1975"



16June 15, 1975 CREEPSHOW 1982 Film20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

June 15, 1975
Grantham family matriarch Great Aunt Bedelia murders her late father: the miserly and domineering Nathan Grantham who had accumulated the family's fortune through bootlegging, fraud, extortion and murder.



1977 - 47 years ago
17August 16, 1977 WHITE NOISE 2022 Film20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

August 16, 1977
According to Murray Siskind, Professor Cotsakis was in Memphis when the King died, and apparently interviewed members of his entourage.



18October 18, 1977 THE NICE GUYS 2016 Film20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

October 18, 1977
Adult film star Misty Mountains dies in automobile accident. Radio in Healy's apartment on October 26: Good morning, Los Angeles. Today, yet another stage-two smog alert. The A.Q.M.D. has cautioned residents not to stay outside or engage in unnecessary exercise before 6:00 p.m. In other news, a police spokesman says he has not ruled out foul play in the death of adult film star Misty Mountains, whose car went off-road in the early hours of last Tuesday. And now back to America's favourite family, The Waltons.



1978 - 46 years ago
19October 31, 1978 HALLOWEEN KILLS 2021 Film20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

October 31, 1978
The night of Michael Myers' original rampage. Officer Hawkins accidentally shoots his fellow officer, and prevents Dr. Loomis from shooting Michael after he is apprehended.



20October 31, 1978 HALLOWEEN 4: THE RETURN OF MICHAEL MYERS 1988 Film20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

October 31, 1978
Michael Myers attacks Laurie Strode and the residents of Haddonfield (events of the first 2 Halloween movies). Mentioned a couple of times - first by a security officer at Ridgemont, later by Rachel.



21October 31, 1978 HALLOWEEN 1978 Film20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

October 31, 1978
Michael Myers returns home to Haddonfield, going on a murder rampage.



22October 31, 1978 HALLOWEEN 2018 Film20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

October 31, 1978
Laurie Strode's first encounter with Michael Myers, surviving his murderous rampage. Referred to as the Babysitter Murders, which also happened to be the original name of the first movie.



23October 31, 1978 HALLOWEEN ENDS 2022 Film20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

October 31, 1978
Michael's first murderous rampage (archive footage from the original movie), which Laurie Strode writes about in her book.



24October 31, 1978 HALLOWEEN: RESURRECTION 2002 Film20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

October 31, 1978
Michael Myers kills three high school students. Also killed three nurses and a paramedic same night - mentioned by Grace Anderson Sanitarium patient Harold.



25October 31, 1978 HALLOWEEN H20: TWENTY YEARS LATER 1998 Film20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

October 31, 1978
Michael Myers kills several people on Halloween, though babysitter Laurie Strode escapes.



1979 - 45 years ago
26February 3, 1979 SUPER 8 2011 Film20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

February 3, 1979
Date of Death on Joe Lamb's mother Elizabeth's headstone.



27April 17, 1979 LARS AND THE REAL GIRL 2007 Film20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

April 17, 1979
Lars and Gus' mother Elinor Lindstrom dies.




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