September 04, 2003

1974 Trivia: Celeb Deaths

Celebrity deaths in 1974:

William "Bud" Abbott (of Abbott and Costello) died on April 24 at age 78.
Jack Benny died on December 27 at age 80.
Edward "Duke" Ellington died on May 24 at age 75.
Cassandra "Mama Cass" Elliot died on July 29 at age 33.
Samuel Goldwyn (of MGM) died on January 31 at age 91.

Posted by Jennifer at September 4, 2003 01:24 AM


And if Mama Cass had only shared that sandwich with Karen Carpenter they would both still be alive

Posted by: Pete at September 4, 2003 06:29 AM

Mama Cass died from heart Failure, no food was found in her throat or trachea. No drugs were found in her system. Do some checking, Pete

Posted by: Karen at November 3, 2003 01:37 PM