Famous Deaths in June 1961

  • Jun 2 George S Kaufman, playwright/dir/pulitzer prize winner, dies at 72
  • Jun 2 Peter H "Paul" Huf, actor/director (Dutch Comedy), dies at 70

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Jun 6 Carl Jung, Swiss Psychiatrist (founded analytic psychology), dies at 85

Psychiatrist Carl Jung
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Carl Jung
  • Jun 7 Robert Griffith, producer of Pajama Game, dies
  • Jun 9 Camille GuĂ©rin, French scientist (b. 1872)
  • Jun 13 Ben Jones, Missouri, horse trainer (Citation, Whirlaway), dies at 79
  • Jun 15 Giulio Cabianca, Italian racing driver (b. 1923)
  • Jun 16 O C Scott, cricketer (WI leg-spinner in 8 Tests), dies
  • Jun 16 Marcel Junod, Swiss physician (b. 1904)
  • Jun 17 Jeff Chandler, [Ira Grossel], American actor (Broken Arrow), dies as a result of medical malpractice at 42
  • Jun 22 Betty Elder, actress (Annie Get Your Gun), dies
  • Jun 22 Maria of Romania, Queen Consort of Yugoslavia (b. 1900)
  • Jun 23 Franz de Backer, Flemish writer (Rubens' Daughter), dies at 70
  • Jun 26 Kenneth F Fearing, US, poet (Afternoon of a pawnbroker), dies at 58
  • Jun 27 Paul (II) Guilfoyle, actor (Apache, Final Anaylsis), dies at 58
  • Jun 30 Lee de Forest, American inventor (Electron Tube), dies at 87