Famous Deaths in March 1964

  • Mar 1 Sergius Kagen, composer, dies at 54
  • Mar 6 King Paul I, of Greece (1947-64), dies at 62
  • Mar 7 Franz Alexander, Hungarian/US psycho analyst, dies at 73
  • Mar 9 Johanna W "Mina" Bakker, Dutch actress (Boefje), dies at 87
  • Mar 9 Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, Prussian general/politician, dies at 93
  • Mar 13 Catherine "Kitty" Genovese, stabbed to death in Queens; almost 40 witnesses but no rescuers
  • Mar 15 Paul Cavanagh, actor (Black Arrow, Woman in Green), dies at 75
  • Mar 16 Nicholas Joy, actor (Boss Lady), dies at 80
  • Mar 18 Norbert Wiener, US mathematician (cybernetics), dies at 69
  • Mar 18 Sigfrid Edström, Swedish sports official (b. 1870)

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Mar 20 Brendan Behan, Irish writer/poet, dies at 41

Irish Poet and Playwright Brendan Behan
Irish Poet and Playwright
Brendan Behan
  • Mar 20 Jean Rogister, composer, dies at 84
  • Mar 22 Addison Richards, actor (Col-Pentagon), dies at 76
  • Mar 23 Peter Lorre, actor (Casino Royale), dies at 59
  • Mar 23 Vassily Vainonen, Russian ballet choreographer (Gayaneh), dies at 66
  • Mar 24 Peter Lorre, Hungarian/US actor (Maltese Falcon, Raven), dies at 59
  • Mar 29 Ted Collins, pianist (Kate Smith Evening Hour), dies at 63
  • Mar 30 Willem CN Andriessen, Dutch composer/pianist (Beethoven), dies at 76