Famous Deaths in June 1969

  • Jun 1 Ivar Ballangrud, Norwegian ice skater (b. 1904)
  • Jun 2 Leo Gorcey, actor (Bowery Boys), dies at 53
  • Jun 8 Robert Taylor, actor (Death Valley Days), dies of lung cancer at 57
  • Jun 10 Frank Lawton, actor (David Copperfield, Skin Game), dies at 64
  • Jun 11 John L Lewis, formed (Congress of Industrial Org), dies at 89
  • Jun 12 Alexander Deyneka, Ukrainian painter (b. 1899)
  • Jun 13 Ken Errair, American singer (Four Freshmen), dies in a plane crash at 39
  • Jun 13 Martita Hunt, Argentine-born English actress (Great Expectations), dies at 69
  • Jun 14 Wynonie Harris, American rhythm and blues singer, dies of cancer at 53
  • Jun 16 Harold RLG 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, British field marshal, dies at 78
  • Jun 16 John BMR "John" Hanlo, poet (Oote oote boe), dies at 57
  • Jun 16 Karl Hubert Rudolf Schiske, composer, dies at 53
  • Jun 21 Maureen "Little Mo" Connolly, 1st woman grand slam (1953), dies at 34

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Jun 22 Judy Garland, American singer and actress (The Wizard of Oz, Easter Parade), dies at 47 of an overdose

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  • Jun 23 Stanley Andrews, American actor (Mr. Deeds Goes to Town), dies at 77
  • Jun 23 Volmari Iso-Hollo, Finnish athlete (b. 1907)
  • Jun 24 Maria Belgado, entertainer, dies
  • Jun 24 Ted Hecht, actor (Time to Kill, Song of India, Gangster)
  • Jun 24 Willey Ley, US science writer, dies at 62
  • Jun 27 Richard Vance Maxfield, composer, dies at 42
  • Jun 29 Moise K Tsjombe, premier Congo/Zaire, dies
  • Jun 29 Shorty Long, soul singer/pianist (Here Comes the Judge), dies at 29
  • Jun 29 Vesselin Stoyanov, composer, dies at 67
  • Jun 30 Jan Evangelista Zelinka, composer, dies at 76