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Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 836

Jan 1st - Aruba becomes independent from neighbor island Curacao
Jan 1st - Barbra Striesand & Jon Peters relationship breaks up
Jan 1st - International Peace Year begins
Jan 1st - NYC transit fare rises from 90 cents to $1.00
Jan 1st - Spain & Portugal are 11th & 12th to join European Economic Community
Jan 1st - South African Government closes its borders with Lesotho, cutting off important food and fuel supplies, after Lesotho refuses to sign a non-aggression pact
Jan 1st - 72nd Rose Bowl: #13 UCLA beats #4 Iowa, 45-28; Iowa's All-American running back, Ronnie Harmon, fumbles the ball 4 times in his last game.
Jan 1st - 52nd Sugar Bowl: #8 Tennessee beats #2 Miami, 35-7
Jan 1st - 15th Fiesta Bowl: #5 Michigan beats #7 Nebraska, 27-23
Jan 1st - 52nd Orange Bowl: #3 Oklahoma beats #1 Penn State, 25-10
Jan 2nd - 191.66 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
Jan 2nd - NY Islander, Mike Bossy, scores his 500th goal
Jan 4th - David Boon's second Test century, 131 v India at Adelaide
NBA Center David RobinsonNBA Center David Robinson Jan 4th - NCAA basketball's David Robinson blocks a record 14 shots
Jan 6th - British Defense Secretary Michael Heseltine resigns after the 'Westland affair'
Jan 6th - Impala Platinum fires 20,000 black mine workers in Johannesburg
Jan 6th - Last day in Test cricket for Bob Holland
Jan 6th - STS 61-C scrubbed at T-31sec because of liquid oxygen valve problem
Jan 7th - Netherlands Bank issues 250 guilder notes
Jan 7th - STS 61-C mission scrubbed at T -9m because of weather problems
Jan 7th - US President Reagan announces economic sanctions against Libya
Jan 8th - Willie McCovey is 16th elected to Hall of Fame in his 1st year
Jan 9th - NY Islanders greatest shutout margin (9-0) vs Pittsburgh Penguins
Jan 9th - After losing a patent battle with Polaroid, Kodak must give up its instant camera business.
US President & Actor Ronald ReaganUS President & Actor Ronald Reagan Jan 10th - Palau signs Compact of Free Association with US
Jan 10th - NASA's STS-61-C mission scrubbed T -9m because of bad weather at Florida's Kennedy Space Center
Jan 11th - 1st African American Lieutenant Governor since reconstruction sworn in - Douglas Wilder of Virginia
Jan 12th - 24th space shuttle (61-C) mission-Columbia 7-launched
Jan 12th - Chic Blackhawk Denis Savard scores at 4 seconds of 3rd period
Jan 12th - AFC Championship Game: New England Patriots beat Miami Dolphins 31-14
Jan 12th - NFC Championship Game: Chicago Bears beat Los Angeles Rams 24-0
Jan 13th - NCCA institutes eligibility requirements based on college exams
Jan 13th - South Yemen Pres Ali Nasser Mohammed's bodyguard shoots opponents
Jan 13th - ABC's TV premiere of "The Right of The People", whose writer and director is said to have been inspired by the 14 December 1980 massacre at Bob's Big Boy in Los Angeles
Jan 14th - Constitution of Guatemala takes effect
Jan 14th - Vinicio Cerezo becomes only 2nd freely elected president of Guatemala since CIA-sponsored coup in 1954
Jan 15th - Living Seas opens (Disneyland)
Jan 16th - Police arrested 3 IRA-terrorists in Amsterdam
Jan 16th - First meeting of the Internet Engineering Task Force.
Jan 17th - Tim Witherspoon beats Tony Tubbs in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
Jan 17th - 2nd Sundance Film Festival: "Smooth Talk" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
Jan 18th - 24th Space Shuttle (61-C) Mission-Columbia 7-returns to Earth
Jan 18th - AIDS charity record "That's What Friends are For," hits #1
Jan 18th - NY Lotto pays $30.5 million to one winner (#s are 19-20-27-34-41-46)
Jan 19th - Cerebral Palsy telethon
Jan 19th - Israeli premier Simon Peres visits Netherlands
Jan 19th - Spain recognizes Israel
Clergyman and Civil Rights Activist Martin Luther King Jr.Clergyman and Civil Rights Activist Martin Luther King Jr. Jan 20th - 1st federal holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr
Jan 20th - Chunnel announced (railroad tunnel under Canal)
Jan 20th - Milt coup in Lesotho under gen-mjr Lekhanya & premier Leabua Jonathan
Jan 21st - 100 participate in Nude Olympics race in 38°F (3°C), Indiana
Jan 21st - Allison J Brown, 17, of Oklahoma, crowned 4th Miss Teen USA
Jan 21st - Bomb attack in East-Beirut, 27 killed
Jan 22nd - Ghorbanifar 1st suggests diversion of cash to contras, says North
Jan 23rd - "Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood" opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 13 perfs
Jan 23rd - Columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan AFB
Jan 23rd - 1st induction of Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame (Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Domino, Everly Bros, B Holly, J L Lewis & Elvis Presley)
Jan 24th - 43rd Golden Globes: Out of Africa, Jon Voight, & Whoopi Goldberg win
Jan 24th - NY Islander Mike Bossy scores his 1,000th point
Ice Hockey Great Mike BossyIce Hockey Great Mike Bossy Jan 24th - South Yemen Premier Haydar Bakr al-Attas becomes interim-president
Jan 24th - Voyager 2 makes 1st fly-by of Uranus (81,593 km), finds new moons
Jan 24th - Leon Brittan, Trade and Industry Secretary under Thatcher is 2nd cabinet minister to resign after 'Westland affair'
Jan 25th - General Tito Okello's government flees Kampala Uganda
Jan 26th - Hein Vergeer becomes European skating champ
Jan 26th - Val Skinner wins LPGA Mazda Golf Classic
Jan 26th - Yoweri Museveni's rebel army conquerors Kampala Uganda
Jan 26th - Super Bowl XX: Chicago Bears beat NE Patriots, 46-10 in New Orleans Super Bowl MVP: Richard Dent, Chicago, DE
Jan 27th - 13th American Music Awards: Whitney Houston, Huey Lewis & C Gayle
Jan 28th - "Uptown... It's Hot!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 24 perfs
Singer and actress Whitney HoustonSinger and actress Whitney Houston Jan 28th - 25th Space Shuttle (51L)-Challenger 10 explodes 73 sec after liftoff
Jan 28th - Angolan Unity Leader Jonas Savimbi visits Washington, D.C.
Jan 29th - 193.8 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
Jan 29th - Yoweri Museveni sworn in as president of Uganda
Jan 31st - Mary Lund of Minn, is 1st female recipient of an artificial heart
Feb 1st - KHJ-AM in Los Angeles CA changes call letters to KRTH
Feb 2nd - "Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood" closes at Ritz NYC after 13 perfs
Feb 2nd - Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Elizabeth Arden Golf Classic
Feb 2nd - Dalai Lama meets Pope John Paul II in India
Feb 2nd - NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 28-24
Feb 2nd - Oscar Arias Sanchez elected president of Costa Rica
Feb 3rd - US President Ronald Reagan announces formation of commission of enquiry on Challenger Accident
Feb 3rd - OPEC fails to agree upon a petroleum production agreement after a 2 day meeting in Vienna
Catholic Missionary Mother TeresaCatholic Missionary Mother Teresa Feb 3rd - The Pope and Mother Teresa meet in Calcutta
Feb 4th - 38th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 4-3 (OT) at Hartford
Feb 4th - Israeli fighters intercept Libyan passenger airliner
Feb 5th - Corazon Aquino & Ferdinand Marcos appear on "Nightline"
Feb 6th - NJ Devil Peter McNab becomes 42nd NHLer to score 350 goals
Feb 7th - US female Figure Skating championship won by Debi Thomas
Feb 7th - Haiti's President-for-Life Jean-Claude Duvalier flees to France Henri Namphy becomes leader of Haiti
Feb 7th - Corazon Aquino defeats incumbent Filipino dictator Ferdinand Marcos but fraudulent returns gave the election to Marcos
Feb 8th - 5' 7" Spud Webb of Atlanta Hawks wins NBA Slam Dunk Competition
Feb 8th - US male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano
Feb 8th - 1984 Summer Olympics head of the LAPD bomb squad, Arleigh McCree, and his partner Officer Ronald Ball of the Firearms and explosives unit were killed while trying to dismantle two pipe bombs when they responded to a call. McCree was recognized as one of the top explosive experts in the world.
Actor Yun Fat ChowActor Yun Fat Chow Feb 8th - The crime film "A Better Tomorrow", starring Yun Fat Chow, premieres in Hong Kong
Feb 9th - 36th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 139-132 at Dallas
Feb 9th - Halley's Comet reaches 30th perihelion (closest approach to Sun)
Feb 9th - Haydar Bakr al-Attas appointed president of South Yemen
Feb 9th - Marvin Johnson wins record 3rd time, light heavyweight boxing title
Feb 9th - Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Classic
Feb 9th - Tomb of Tutanchamon's treasurer Maya found in Egypt

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 405

Jan 1st - Glen Davis, American basketball player
Jan 1st - Vidya Balan, Indian actress
Jan 3rd - Lloyd Polite, American R&B singer
Jan 3rd - Jacob Timpano, Australian soccer player
Jan 4th - James Milner, English footballer
Jan 4th - Steve Slaton, American football player
Jan 5th - Deepika Padukone, Indian model and actress
Jan 5th - Teppei Koike, Japanese actor and singer
Jan 6th - Paul McShane, Irish footballer
Jan 6th - Alex Turner, English musician (Arctic Monkeys)
Jan 7th - Grant Leadbitter, English footballer
Jan 8th - Jaclyn Linetsky, Canadian actress (d. 2003)
Jan 8th - David Silva, Spanish footballer
Jan 10th - Saleisha Stowers, American model
Jan 12th - Miguel Ángel Nieto, Spanish footballer
Jan 13th - Joannie Rochette, Canadian figure skater
Jan 14th - Gary Brolsma, American internet celebrity
Jan 14th - Cristina Aicardi, Peruvian badminton player
Jan 15th - Fred Davis, American football player
Jan 16th - Mason Gamble, actor (Dennis the Menace)
Jan 21st - Coffin Joe, English drummer (The Horrors)
Jan 22nd - Lee Pa-ni, South Korean model
Jan 22nd - Daniel Wayne Smith, American actor, reality television personality (d. 2006)
Jan 23rd - Steven Taylor, English footballer
Jan 24th - Mischa Barton, English-born American actress
Jan 24th - Raviv Ullman, Israeli-born American actor
Jan 25th - Chris O'Grady, English footballer
Jan 25th - Shahriar Nafees, Bangladeshi cricketer
Jan 26th - Gerald Green, American basketball player
Jan 26th - Matt Heafy, American musician (Trivium)
Jan 26th - Shantelle Taylor, Canadian professional wrestler
Jan 28th - Shruti Haasan, Indian actress
Jan 28th - Jessica Ennis, English heptathlete
Jan 29th - Mark Howard, English football player
Jan 29th - Simon Vukčević, Montenegrin football player
Jan 29th - Chris Bourque, American pro hockey player
Jan 29th - Drew Tyler Bell, American actor
Jan 30th - Sam Duckworth, British singer-songwriter
Jan 30th - Nick Evans, American baseball player
Jan 31st - Yves Makabu-Makalambay, Belgian football goalkeeper
Feb 1st - Lauren Conrad, American TV star
Feb 4th - Mohammad Mahmudullah, Bangladeshi cricketer
Feb 5th - Reed Sorenson, American racecar driver
Feb 5th - Billy Sharp, English footballer
Feb 5th - Manuel Fernandes, Portuguese footballer
Feb 6th - Alice Greczyn, American actress
Feb 6th - Brendan Taylor, Zimbabwean cricketer
Feb 7th - Deanna Casaluce, Canadian actress
Feb 7th - Michael Orozco, American footballer
Feb 9th - Princess Raiyah bint Al Hussein, of Jordan
Feb 10th - Viktor Troicki, Serbian tennis player
Feb 10th - Yui Ichikawa, Japanese actress and model
Feb 13th - Luke Moore, English footballer
Feb 13th - Jamie Murray, Scottish tennis player
Feb 14th - Aschwin Wildeboer, Spanish swimmer
Feb 14th - Michael Ammermüller, German racing driver
Feb 14th - Roxanne Guinoo, Filipina actress
Feb 15th - Gabriel Paletta, Argentine footballer
Feb 17th - Joey O'Brien, Irish footballer
Feb 17th - Sandra Nilsson, Swedish model
Feb 18th - Marc Torrejón, Spanish footballer
Feb 19th - Kyle Chipchura, Canadian ice hockey player
Feb 19th - Henri Karjalainen, Finnish racing driver
Feb 19th - Marta, Brazilian footballer
Feb 19th - Reon Kadena, Japanese model/actress
Feb 19th - Maria Mena, Norwegian singer
Feb 21st - Amedeo, Belgium, son of princess Astrid/arch duke Lorenz
Feb 21st - Charlotte Church, Welsh singer
Feb 22nd - Rajon Rondo, American basketball player
Feb 22nd - Miko Hughes, American actor
Feb 23rd - Holly Brook, American musician
Feb 23rd - Kazuya Kamenashi, Japanese pop star (KAT-TUN)
Feb 23rd - Jerod Mayo, American Football player
Feb 24th - Wojtek Wolski, Polish Ice hockey player
Feb 25th - James and Oliver Phelps, English actors
Feb 25th - Justin Berfield, American actor
Feb 25th - Danny Saucedo, Swedish singer
Feb 26th - Makelele, Brazilian footballer
Feb 26th - Crystal Kay, Japanese singer
Feb 26th - Teresa Palmer, Australian model and actress
Mar 1st - Jonathan Spector, American soccer player
Mar 3rd - Stacie Orrico, American singer
Mar 4th - Margo Harshman, American actress
Mar 4th - Tom De Mul, Belgian footballer
Mar 4th - Bohdan Shust, Ukrainian footballer
Mar 5th - Matty Fryatt, English footballer
Mar 6th - Eli Marienthal, American actor
Mar 7th - Ben Griffin, Australian soccer player
Mar 9th - Brittany Snow, American actress
Mar 10th - JC de Vera, Filipino Actor
Mar 12th - Danny Jones, English singer (McFly)
Mar 13th - Chiaki Kyan, Japanese gravure idol
Mar 14th - Elton Chigumbura, Zimbabwean cricketer
Mar 14th - Jamie Bell, British actor
Mar 14th - Andy Taylor, British/English footballer
Mar 15th - Tyler Noyes, actor (CJ-One Life to Live)
Mar 16th - Ken Doane, American professional wrestler
Mar 16th - T. J. Jordan, American basketball player
Mar 17th - Olesya Rulin, American actress
Mar 18th - Bia Figueiredo, Brazilian racing driver

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 28 of 28

Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner Nick FaldoGolfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner Nick Faldo (Jan 3rd) Jan 3rd - Britain's greatest golfer Nick Faldo (28) weds manager's secretary Gill Bennett
Feb 1st - Singer Diana Ross marries Norwegian businessman Arne Naess in Switz
Apr 12th - Author Arianna Huffington (35) weds politician Michael Huffington (38)
Apr 26th - Actor/body builder Arnold Schwarzenegger weds newscaster Maria Shriver
Apr 26th - Writer Jorge Luis Borges (86) weds author Maria Kodama (49) in Paraguay
May 3rd - Actress-singer Annette Funicello (43) weds harness racing horse breeder and trainer Glen Holt
May 10th - Tommy Lee drummer of Motley Crue marries Heather Locklear
May 24th - Country singer Garth Brooks marries songwriter Sandy Mahl
Jun 4th - Legendary singer Bob Dylan (45) weds his backup singer Carolyn Dennis (32)
Singer-Songwriter Bob DylanSinger-Songwriter Bob Dylan (Jun 4th) Jun 7th - Air Supply guitarist Graham Russell weds Jodi Varble
Jun 21st - The Boomtown Rats singer Bob Geldof (34) weds broadcaster and writer Paula Yates (27) in Las Vegas
Jun 28th - CBS news correspondent Mike Wallace (68) weds Mary Yates
Jul 7th - US actress Deborah Hunter marries actor Michael Tylo
Jul 19th - Caroline Kennedy (28) weds Edwin Schlossberg (41) at the Church of Our Lady of Victory in Centerville, Massachusetts
Jul 23rd - Britain's Prince Andrew (26) weds Sarah Ferguson (26) at Westminster Abbey in London, England
Jul 25th - Four-time tennis player champ Hana Mandlikova (24) weds restaurateur Jan Sedlak at Prague's old town hall
Jul 27th - "Say Anything" director Cameron Crowe (29) weds "Heart" guitarist Nancy Wilson (32)
Aug 1st - Tennis ace John McEnroe marries actress Tatum O'Neal
Actress Whoopi GoldbergActress Whoopi Goldberg (Sep 1st) Sep 1st - Actress Whoopi Goldberg (30) weds cinematographer David Claessen
Sep 26th - Fashion designer Calvin Klein (43) weds socialite Kelly Rector in a civil ceremony in Italy
Oct 16th - Marie Osmond marries Brian Blosil
Oct 18th - "Fleetwood Mac" member Christine McVie (43) weds keyboardist Eduardo Quintela
Nov 1st - MLB player Kirby Puckett (24) weds Tonya Hudson (20)
Nov 15th - Golfer Byron Nelson (74) weds advertising copy writer Peggy Simmons (42)
Nov 19th - Hall of Famer boxing champ Muhammad Ali (44) weds Yolanda Williams
Nov 20th - Comedian and actor Steve Martin (41) weds actress Victoria Tennant (36)
Nov 28th - NBC's Ahmad Rashad marriage proposal is accepted by Phylicia Ayers-Allen during halftime of Det Lions-NY Jets football game
Actor Harry MorganActor Harry Morgan (Dec 17th) Dec 17th - Actor Harry Morgan (71) weds Barbara Bushman

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 374

Jan 1st - Alfredo Binda, Italian cyclist (b. 1902)
Jan 1st - Bruce Norris, American hockey executive (Detroit Red Wings) (b. 1924)
Jan 2nd - Una Merkel, US actress (Abraham Lincoln), dies at 82
Jan 2nd - Bill Veeck, American baseball executive (b. 1914)
Jan 3rd - Jens Bjerre, composer, dies at 82
Jan 4th - Christopher Isherwood, British writer (Lions & Shadows), dies at 81
Jan 4th - Phil Lynott, Irish rock musician (Thin Lizzy), dies of overdose at 34
Jan 6th - Louis Lebeer, Dutch art historian, dies at 90
Jan 7th - Juan Rulfo, writer, dies
Jan 7th - M Rooi, editor-in-chief (New Rotterdam Daily), dies at 79
Jan 7th - Philip D. Eastman, American children's book writer and illustrator (b. 1909)
Jan 8th - Yaroslav Seifert, Czech poet (Nobel 1984), dies at 84
Jan 8th - Pierre Fournier, French cellist (b. 1906)
Jan 10th - Joseph Kraft, US columnist, dies at 61
Jan 10th - Joe Farrell, American jazz saxophonist, dies at 48
Jan 11th - Sid Chaplin, UK novelist (b. 1916)
Jan 12th - Marcel Arland, French author (L'ordre, Lumière du Soir), dies at 86
Jan 14th - Donna Reed, actress (Donna Reed Show, Dallas), dies of cancer at 64
Jan 14th - Walter Leblanc, Belgian painter, dies at 53
Jan 14th - Daniel Balavoine, French singer (b. 1952)
Jan 15th - James H "Jim" Crowley, US football player (Notre Dame), dies at 83
Jan 16th - Herbert W. Armstrong, American evangelist, author, and publisher (b. 1892)
Jan 18th - Claire James, actress (Jack Armstrong), dies
Jan 23rd - Joseph Beuys, West German avant-garde artist/politician, dies at 64
Jan 24th - Gordon MacRae, singer (Oklahoma, Carousel), dies at 64
Jan 24th - L[aFayette] Ron[ald] Hubbard, author (Death Quest), dies at 74
Jan 24th - Flo Hyman, American volleyball player (b. 1954)
Jan 25th - Ernst Schnabel, writer, dies at 72
Jan 25th - Horace Smith, cricketer (1 Test NZ v Eng 1933, one wkt at 113), dies
Jan 27th - L Ron Hubbard, novelist/founder (Church of Scientology), dies at 74
Jan 27th - Lilli Palmer, German actress (Boys from Brazil, Kinder), dies at 71
Jan 28th - Christa McAuliffe, astronaut, dies in Challenger disaster
Jan 28th - Ellison S Onizuka, Hawaii, Mjr USAF/ast, dies in Challenger disaster
Jan 28th - Francis R Scobee, Wash, USAF/astronaut, dies in Challenger disaster
Jan 28th - Judith Arlene Resnik, Akron Oh, astr, dies in Challenger disaster
Jan 28th - Michael J Smith, Beaufort NC, Cmdr USN, astr, dies in Challenger
Jan 28th - Ronald E McNair, Lake City SC, astr, dies in Challenger disaster
Jan 28th - Greg Jarvis - Crew of Space Shuttle Challenger (b. 1944)
Jan 29th - Leif Erickson, actor (John-High Chaparral), dies at 74
Jan 30th - Ticker Freeman, pianist (Dinah Shore Show), dies at 74
Feb 1st - Alva Myrdal, Swedish Nobel peace prize winner (1982), dies at 84
Feb 1st - Dick James, Beatles' music publisher (1962-70), dies in London at 58
Feb 1st - Gino Hernandez, American wrestler (b. 1957)
Feb 6th - William Collier, actor (Up the River, She's My Weakness), dies
Feb 6th - Frederick Coutts, Salvation Army general (b. 1899)
Feb 6th - Minoru Yamasaki, American architect (b. 1912)
Feb 7th - Armand Preud'homme, Flemish organist/lyricist, dies at 81
Feb 7th - Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegalese historian (b. 1923)
Feb 10th - Brian Aherne, actor (Juarez, My Sister Eileen, Rosie), dies at 83
Feb 11th - Frank [Patrick] Herbert, sci-fi author (Dune), dies at 65
Feb 11th - Evelio Javier, Filipino politician, lawyer, and civil servant (b. 1942)
Feb 12th - Guy Douglas Hamilton Warrack, composer, dies at 86
Feb 12th - Sid Stone, comedian (Milton Berle Show), dies at 82
Feb 16th - Howard Da Silva, Cleve Oh, actor (Ben Franklin-1776), dies at 76
Feb 17th - Jiddu Krishnamurti, Indian philosopher (Kingdom Happiness), dies at 90
Feb 17th - Paul Stewart, actor (Opening Night, In Cold Blood, Window), dies
Feb 19th - Adolfo Celi, actor (Thunderball), dies at 63
Feb 19th - James O Eastland, (Sen-D-Miss), dies at 81
Feb 19th - Paul Stewart, actor (Top Secret USA, Deadline), dies at 77
Feb 20th - Francisco Paolo Mignone, composer, dies at 88
Feb 20th - Jacobus G Rietkerk, Dutch foreign minister (VVD), dies at 58
Feb 21st - Shigechiyo Izumi, Japanese sugarcane farmer, once thought to be the world's oldest man ever but now disputed (b. 1865)
Feb 21st - Helen Hooven Santmyer, American writer (b. 1895)
Father of Medicare Tommy DouglasFather of Medicare Tommy Douglas (Feb 24th) Feb 24th - Tommy Douglas, Canadian politician and "Father of Medicare", dies of cancer at 81
Feb 27th - Jacques Plante, Canadian ice hockey goalie, dies of stomach cancer at 57
Feb 28th - Sven Olof Palme, Swedish PM (1969-76, 82-86), assassinated at 59
Feb 28th - Laura Z. Hobson, American novelist (b. 1900)
Mar 2nd - Marcel Liebman, Belgian historian, dies at 56
Mar 2nd - Zafer Masri, mayor of Nablus, murdered
Mar 4th - Henri Knap, Dutch journalist/writer, dies at 75
Mar 4th - Richard Manuel, rock vocalist/pianist (Band), commits suicide at 42
Mar 4th - Howard Greenfield, American songwriter (b. 1936)
Mar 4th - Elizabeth Smart, Canadian author (By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept), dies of a heart attack at 72
Mar 5th - Teddy Hoad, cricketer (West Indian captain 1930), dies
Author Elizabeth SmartAuthor Elizabeth Smart (Mar 4th) Mar 6th - Adolph Caesar, actor (Club Paradise, Soldier's Story), dies
Mar 6th - Georgia O'Keeffe, American sculptor/painter (Flowers), dies at 98
Mar 7th - Jacob K Javits, (Sen-R-NY), dies in Palm Beach, Fla at 81
Mar 8th - Hubert Fichte, writer, dies at 50
Mar 9th - Ned Calmer, TV host (In the First Person), dies at 78
Mar 10th - Ray Milland, Welsh actor (The Lost Weekend-Acad Award 1945), dies at 81
Mar 11th - Sonny Terry, American blues musician (b. 1911)
Mar 13th - Alvaro Fayad Delgado, Colombian guerilla leader (M-19), dies
Mar 14th - Benno Ammann, composer, dies at 81
Mar 14th - Edith Atwater, actress (Phyllis-Love on a Rooftop), dies at 74
Mar 14th - Jozef Kresanek, composer, dies at 73
Mar 14th - Marlin Perkins, TV host (Wild Kingdom) at 80
Mar 14th - Huw Wheldon, Welsh broadcaster (BBC), dies at 69
Painter and Sculptor Georgia O’KeeffePainter and Sculptor Georgia O’Keeffe (Mar 6th) Mar 17th - Hal Buckley, actor (John Quincy-OK Crackerby), dies at 49
Mar 18th - Bernard Malamud, US writer (Fixer, Natural), dies at 71
Mar 21st - August de Boodt, Belgian politician, dies at 90
Mar 22nd - Charles Starrett, actor (Silver Streak, Jungle Bride), dies
Mar 22nd - Mark Dinning, American singer (b. 1933)
Mar 24th - Sarah Cunningham, actress (Nurse Andrews-Trapper John MD), dies at 67
Mar 26th - Bartlett Robinson, actor (Wendy & Me, Mona McCluskey), dies at 73
Mar 27th - Cass Canfield, US publisher, dies at 88
Mar 28th - Victor J Lopez, actor (Chuey-Man From Atlantis), dies at 39
Mar 28th - Virginia Gilmore, actress (Jennie, Western Union), dies
Mar 29th - Harry Ritz, actor (3 Musketeers, On the Avenue), dies at 79
Mar 30th - James Cagney, actor (Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies in NY at 86
Mar 30th - John Ciardi, US poet/interpreter (Dante), dies at 69

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