Famous Deaths in September 1969

  • Sep 1 Drew Pearson, newscaster (Drew Pearson), dies at 71
  • Sep 1 William Flanagan, composer, dies at 46
  • Sep 2 Harry Williams Millard, producer, dies of cancer at 41

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Sep 3 Ho Chi Minh [Nguyễn Sinh Cung], Vietnamese communist revolutionary and President of North Vietnam (1946-69), dies at 79 of heart failure

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  • Sep 3 John Lester, American cricketer (b. 1871)
  • Sep 5 Henk Bijvanck, composer, dies at 59
  • Sep 5 Mitchell Ayres, orchestra leader (Hollywood Palace), dies at 58
  • Sep 5 Josh White, American blues, folk and gospel musician, dies at 55
  • Sep 6 Arthur Friedenreich, Brazilian football player (b. 1892)
  • Sep 7 Everett McKinley Dirksen, (Sen-R), dies at 73
  • Sep 8 Bud Collyer, TV emcee (Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth), dies at 61
  • Sep 8 Alexandra David-Néel, French explorer and writer (b. 1868)
  • Sep 9 Cecil Dixon, South African cricket off-spinner (1913-14, dismissed Hobbs twice), dies at 78
  • Sep 9 Katherine Singleton, actress/Miss Universe (1926), dies at 65
  • Sep 9 Willy Mairesse, Belgian racing driver (b. 1928)
  • Sep 13 Charles Foulkes, Canada gen/honorary citizen of Wageningen, dies at 66
  • Sep 14 James Anderson, actor (Connection, Five), dies at 48
  • Sep 18 Rudolph Wagner-Regeny, composer, dies at 66
  • Sep 19 Bert [Lambertus] Bakker, director Free Netherland/inventor, dies
  • Sep 19 Rex Ingram, actor/director (Elmer Gantry), dies of heart attack at 73
  • Sep 22 Adolfo Lopez Mateos, president of Mexico, dies at 59
  • Sep 27 Violet Farebrother, actress (Downhill, Easy Virtue), dies at 81