Famous Deaths in June 1976

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

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

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

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

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