Famous Deaths in August 1967

  • Aug 2 Claude A Barnett, founder (Associated Negro Press), dies at 77
  • Aug 4 Peter Smith, cricketer (Essex leggie, 3 wickets for England), dies
  • Aug 7 Max Branch, music/radio commentator, dies at 75
  • Aug 7 Max Tak, Dutch violinist/radio commentator, dies at 75
  • Aug 8 Jaromir Weinberger, Czech/US composer (Czech Rhapsody), dies at 71
  • Aug 9 Anton Walbrook, actor (Laura, I Accuse), dies of heart attack at 66
  • Aug 9 Joe Orton, English actor/playwright (Leaf, Murdered), dies at 34
  • Aug 10 John Francis Larchet, composer, dies at 83
  • Aug 13 Jane Darwell, actress (Girls in Prison), dies of heart attack at 87
  • Aug 14 Bob Anderson, British racing driver (b. 1931)
  • Aug 15 RenĂ© Magritte, Belgian surrealist painter, dies at 68
  • Aug 19 Carl W de Vries, Dutch (Great-granddad King William III), dies at 84
  • Aug 19 Isaac Deutscher, Polish/Eng historian (Stalin-biography), dies at 60
  • Aug 19 Hugo Gernsback, Luxembourg-born editor and publisher (b. 1884)
  • Aug 22 Tom Conway, actor (Mrs Minerva), dies of liver ailment at 63
  • Aug 22 Gregory Goodwin Pincus, American endocrinologist (b. 1903)
  • Aug 23 Georges Berger, Belgian racing driver (b. 1918)
  • Aug 24 Amanda Randolph, actress (Danny Thomas, Amos n Andy), dies at 65

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Aug 24 Henry J. Kaiser, industrialist (Boulder Dam, Liberty ship), dies at 85

Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser
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  • Aug 25 George Lincoln Rockwell, head of American Nazi Party, assassinated
  • Aug 25 Paul Muni, actor (Good Earth), dies after lengthy illness at 71
  • Aug 25 Stanley Bruce, eighth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1883)
  • Aug 26 Andres Sas, Belgian Peruvian composer, dies at 67
  • Aug 26 Dilawar Hussain, cricketer (Indian wicketkeeper in the 1930's), dies
  • Aug 27 Brian Epstein, rock manager (Beatles), dies of drug overdose at 32
  • Aug 27 Henri-Georges Adam, French painter/cartoonist/sculptor, dies at 63
  • Aug 28 Charles Darrow, US inventor of Monopoly, dies
  • Aug 31 Ilja G Ehrenburg, Russian poet/writer (9th wave), dies at 76
  • Aug 31 Michael Fitzmaurice, dies of lymphoma at 59