Died in 1978

1
Carlos Chavez (1899-1978)
2
Adolf Dassler (1900-1978)
3
Harvey Milk (1930-1978)
4
Norman Rockwell (1894-1978)
5
Keith Moon (1946-1978)
6
Roy L. Dennis (1961-1978)
7
Joseph Montoya (1915-1978)
8
Nancy Spungen (1958-1978)
9
Robert Shaw (1927-1978)
10
Louis Prima (1910-1978)
11
Pope John Paul I (1912-1978)
12
Golda Meir (1898-1978)
13
Charles James (1906-1978)
14
Bob Crane (1928-1978)
15
Maybelle Carter (1909-1978)
16
Michael Wilson (1914-1978)
17
Sydney Taylor (1904-1978)
18
Claude Francois (1939-1978)
19
James Daly (1918-1978)
20
Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978)
21
Zara Cully (1892-1978)
22
Ed Wood (1924-1978)
23
Blossom Rock (1895-1978)
24
Eddie Aikau (1946-1978)
25
Peggy Wood (1892-1978)
26
Joe McCarthy (1887-1978)
27
Alma Woodsey Thomas (1891-1978)
28
Tom Wilson (1931-1978)
29
Ruth Etting (1897-1978)
30
William Grant Still (1895-1978)
31
Jack Warner (1892-1978)
32
Fred Meyer (1886-1978)
33
Terry Kath (1946-1978)
34
Aram Khachaturian (1903-1978)
35
Rose Reid (1906-1978)
36
Pope Paul VI (1897-1978)
37
Charles Boyer (1899-1978)
38
Babe Paley (1915-1978)
39
Margaret Mead (1901-1978)
40
Jacques Brel (1929-1978)
41
Karl Wallenda (1905-1978)
42
Gene Tunney (1897-1978)
43
Edgar Bergen (1903-1978)
44
John Cazale (1935-1978)
45
Leo Ryan (1925-1978)
46
Mary Blair (1911-1978)
47
Chill Wills (1902-1978)
48
Mark Robson (1913-1978)