Famous Deaths in November 1968

  • Nov 1 Georgios Papandreou, Greek minister/premier, dies at 80
  • Nov 2 Ernst Hess, Swiss composer, dies at 56
  • Nov 4 Paul JM Lindemans, Flemish agricultural engineer/author, dies at 78
  • Nov 4 Michel Kikoine, Belarusian painter (b. 1892)
  • Nov 5 Estelle Hemsley, American actress (Leech Woman, Take a Giant Step), dies at 81
  • Nov 5 Robert Ayres, actor (Battle Beneath the Earth), dies at 54
  • Nov 6 Guillaume Landre, composer, dies at 63
  • Nov 6 Charles Munch, French conductor and violinist (b. 1891)
  • Nov 6 Charles B. McVay III, Ex-U.S. Navy Captain (b. 1898)
  • Nov 7 Willem A Wagenaar, Dutch journalist/author (3,000 meter), dies
  • Nov 7 Alexander Gelfond, Russian mathematician (b. 1906)
  • Nov 8 Wendell Corey, actor (11th Hour, Peck's Bad Girl), dies at 54
  • Nov 9 Jan Johansson, composer, dies at 37
  • Nov 9 Wally Grout, cricketer (successful Australian WK before Marsh), dies
  • Nov 10 Gerald Mohr, actor (Christopher-Foreign Intrigue), dies at 54
  • Nov 11 Jeanne Demessieux, composer, dies at 47
  • Nov 16 Greet Hofmans, faith healer of Dutch queen Juliana, dies at 74
  • Nov 17 Wilhelm Lehmann, writer, dies at 86
  • Nov 17 Mervyn Peake, British writer (b. 1911)
  • Nov 18 Walter Wanger, US producer (Cleopatra), dies at 74
  • Nov 20 Cathy Lewis, actress (Deidre-Hazel), dies of cancer at 50
  • Nov 20 Helen Gardner, silent film actress (Sandra), dies
  • Nov 25 Marcel Labey, composer, dies at 93
  • Nov 25 Phil Lord, actor (Stud's Place), dies at 89

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 25 Upton Beall Sinclair, US author (Jungle), dies at 90

  • Nov 25 Paul Siple, American explorer of the Antarctic. (b. 1908)
  • Nov 26 Arnold Zweig, German antifascist/author (Junge frau 1914), dies at 81
  • Nov 27 Gino Roncaglia, composer, dies at 85
  • Nov 27 Hans Redlich, composer, dies at 65
  • Nov 28 Enid Mary Blyton, author (Before I Go To Sleep), dies at 70