Famous Deaths in June 1976

  • Jun 1 Pieter Balledux, actor/stage manager/resistance fighter, dies at 89
  • Jun 2 Alan Dewitt, actor (Mr Tyler-It's About Time), dies at 52
  • Jun 2 Bartoes, [Albertus J Wijstma], cabaret performer/comic, dies at 73
  • Jun 2 Juan José Torres, former President of Bolivia, assassinated in the frame of Operation Condor
  • Jun 5 Walter Field, entertainer, dies at 101
  • Jun 5 Violet Wilkey, American actress (b. 1903)

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Jun 6 J. Paul Getty, oil magnate/billionaire, dies at 83

Industrialist J. Paul Getty
Industrialist
J. Paul Getty
  • Jun 6 Victor Varconi, actor (Divine Lady, King of Kings), dies at 85
  • Jun 7 Bobby Hackett, jazz cornetist/orchestra leader (Air time '57), dies at 61
  • Jun 9 James A Farley, US Postmaster General (1932-38), dies at 88
  • Jun 9 Paul T B Rodenko, Dutch poet/writer (Never Marry a Witch), dies at 55
  • Jun 9 Sybil Thorndike, actress (Melba, Major Barbara), dies at 93
  • Jun 10 Adolph Zukor, Hungarian/US fur trader/movie producer, dies at 103
  • Jun 11 Jim Konstanty, American baseball player (b. 1917)
  • Jun 13 Don Bolles, US journalist (against Arizona), dies
  • Jun 15 Jimmy Dykes, baseball player and manager (b. 1896)
  • Jun 16 Francis E Meloy Jr, US ambassador to Lebanon, kidnapped & killed
  • Jun 16 Victor Dalby Lord, ficticious character on One Life to Live, dies
  • Jun 20 Lou Klein, American baseball player (b. 1918)
  • Jun 21 Margaret Herrick, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences director (b. 1902)

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Jun 25 Johnny Mercer, US songwriter (That old Black Magic), dies at 66

Songwriter Johnny Mercer
Songwriter
Johnny Mercer
  • Jun 28 Stanley Baker, actor (Accident, Guns of Navarone), dies at 49
  • Jun 29 Leonora Summers, entertainer, dies
  • Jun 30 Firpo Marberry, baseball player (b. 1898)