Famous Deaths in 1969 (Part 2)

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  • Aug 18 Mildred Davis, actress (Haunted Spooks), dies of coronary at 68
  • Aug 18 Otto Stern, German/US physicist (Nobel 1943), dies at 81
  • Aug 27 Claire Whitney, silent film actress (Blind Fools), dies at 79
  • Aug 27 Erika Mann, German/US author/daughter of Thomas Mann, dies
  • Aug 27 Henri EJA de Page, Belgian lawyer, dies
  • Aug 27 Ivy Compton-Burnett, novelist, dies
  • Aug 28 Clarence R Hennecke, actor (Keystone Kops), dies at 74
  • Aug 31 Ottmar Gerster, composer, dies at 72

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 31 Rocky Marciano, former heavyweight champ, dies in a plane crash at 45

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Rocky Marciano
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Rocky Marciano
  • 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

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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

Vietnamese Communist Revolutionary Ho Chi Minh
Vietnamese Communist Revolutionary
Ho Chi Minh
  • 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
  • Oct 2 Katharine Susannah Prichard, novelist (Black Opal), dies at 85
  • Oct 3 Skip James, American blues musician (b. 1902)
  • Oct 4 Vibart Wight, cricketer (member of WI 1st Test touring 1928), dies
  • Oct 4 Natalino Otto, Italian singer (b. 1912)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 6 Walter Hagen, US PGA golfer (US Open 1914, 19), dies at 76

Golfer Walter Hagen
Golfer
Walter Hagen
  • Oct 7 Léon Scieur, Belgian cyclist (b. 1888)
  • Oct 8 Eduardo Ciannelli, actor (Waldo-Johnny Staccato), dies at 81
  • Oct 12 Serge Poliakoff, Russ/French painter, dies
  • Oct 12 Sonja Henie, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1928, 32, 36), dies at 57
  • Oct 15 Rod La Rocque, American actor (Mystery Woman), dies at 70
  • Oct 15 Shermake, president of (Somalia), murdered

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 21 Jack Kerouac, American (Doctor Sax, On the Road), dies at 47

Writer Jack Kerouac
Writer
Jack Kerouac
  • Oct 21 Waclaw Sierpinski, Polish mathematician (b. 1882)
  • Oct 22 Giovanni Martinelli, Italian opera singer (NY Met), dies on 84th birthday
  • Oct 23 Tommy Edwards, rocker, dies at 47
  • Oct 24 Otto Jochum, German composer, dies at 71
  • Oct 25 Rudolf Forster, actor (Threepenny Opera, Tonio Kroeger), dies at 84
  • Oct 27 Jaime Pahissa, composer, dies at 89
  • Oct 28 Constance Dowling, actress (Blind Spot), dies of cardiac arrest at 49
  • Oct 29 Vic Richardson, cricketer (Aussie capt 1935-36), dies
  • Oct 30 Pops Foster, American musician (b. 1892)
  • Oct 31 Hugo Pfister, composer, dies at 55
  • Nov 2 Marion Lloyd Vince, fencer (National champ 1928, 31), dies at 63
  • Nov 4 Carlos Marighela, Brazilian guerilla, dies in battle
  • Nov 4 Ferenc Szabo, composer, dies at 66
  • Nov 5 Itih Walracen, Sudanese widow of author William Walraven, dies
  • Nov 5 Lloyd Corrigan, actor (Prof McKillup-Hank), dies at 69
  • Nov 6 Augustin Lara, composer, dies at 69
  • Nov 8 Kam Tong, actor (Have Gun Will Travel, Mr Garlund), dies at 62
  • Nov 8 Vesto Slipher, American Astronomer who provided the first evidence to support the expanding-universe theory
  • Nov 11 Frank Newburg, actor (Homemaker), dies at 83
  • Nov 12 Louis van Tulder, tenor (Kantoorkruk to high C), dies at 77
  • Nov 15 Roy D'Arcy, actor (Lovers, Actress), dies at 75

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 18 Joseph P Kennedy, JFK/RFK/TMK father, dies in Hyannis Port Mass, at 81

Patriarch of the Kennedy family Joseph P. Kennedy
Patriarch of the Kennedy family
Joseph P. Kennedy
  • Nov 18 Leon Jongen, Belgian composer, dies at 85
  • Nov 18 Ted Heath, British musician and bandleader (b. 1902)
  • Nov 21 Mutesa II of Buganda, President of Uganda (1924)
  • Nov 22 Acario Cotapos, composer, dies at 80
  • Nov 28 Roy Barcroft, actor (Eyes of Texas, Son of Zorro), dies at 67
  • Dec 1 Magic Sam, American blues guitarist and singer (b. 1937)
  • Dec 2 Kliment J Voroshilov, president USSR (1953-60), dies
  • Dec 3 Ruth White, actress (Fugitive), dies of cancer at 55
  • Dec 3 Mathias Wieman, German actor (b. 1902)
  • Dec 4 Alceo Toni, Italian composer, dies at 85
  • Dec 4 Fred Hampton, US Black-Panther leader, murdered
  • Dec 7 Eric Portman, actor (Naked Edge), dies from heart ailment at 66
  • Dec 7 Hugh Williams, actor (Human Monster), dies after surgery at 65
  • Dec 7 Lefty O'Doul, American baseball player (b. 1897)
  • Dec 8 Vincenzo Davico, composer, dies at 80
  • Dec 10 Franco Capuana, composer, dies at 75
  • Dec 10 Leigh Harline, composer, dies at 62
  • Dec 13 Raymond A Spruance, US admiral (battle of Midway), dies at 83
  • Dec 13 Spencer Williams, Jr., American actor (b. 1893)
  • Dec 17 Arturo da Costa e Silva, President of Brazil (1967-69), dies at 67
  • Dec 22 Donald Foster, actor (Herbert Johnson-Hazel), dies at 80
  • Dec 22 Ilse Steppat, actress (Invisible Terror), dies at 52
  • Dec 22 Josef von Sternberg, Austrian director (Shanghai Express), dies at 75
  • Dec 23 Donald Foster, actor (Scaramouche), dies after long illness at 80
  • Dec 26 Louise L de Vilmorin, French poet/author (History d'aimer), dies at 67
  • Dec 28 Henry Oscar, actor (Saint in London), dies at 78
  • Dec 31 Salvatore Baccaloni, opera singer/actor (Full of Life), dies at 69