Famous Deaths in June 1982

  • Jun 1 Hendrik Algra, Newspaper publisher/Dutch MP (ARP), dies
  • Jun 2 Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician (b. 1904)
  • Jun 6 Kenneth Rexroth, American poet (b. 1905)
  • Jun 8 [Leroy] Satchel Paige, US baseball pitcher, dies at 75
  • Jun 9 Guillaume Jorissen, Flemish politician, dies at 60
  • Jun 9 Hank Ladd, TV host (Arrow Show, Waiting for the Break), dies at 74
  • Jun 10 Addie "Micki" Harris, US singer (Shirelles-Mama Said), dies at 42
  • Jun 10 Rainer Werner Fassbinder, German filmmaker and director (Marriage of Maria Braum), dies of drug overdose at 36
  • Jun 12 Karl von Frisch, Austrian zoologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1886)
  • Jun 12 Sgt Ian McKay VC, Platoon Sergeant 4 Platoon, B Company, 3rd Battalion, the Parachute Regiment (British Army) (Falklands War) (b. 1953)
  • Jun 13 Abdul Aziz Khaled, King of Saudi-Arabia, dies at 69
  • Jun 13 Ken "Slasher" Mackay, cricketer (Aussie all-rounder 1956-63), dies
  • Jun 13 Peter Maivia, wrestler (b. 1935)
  • Jun 14 Marie Rambert, [Cyviam Ramberg], Polish/British ballerina, dies at 94
  • Jun 14 Marjorie Bennett, actress (Blossom-Dobie Gillis), dies at 87 of cancer
  • Jun 15 Art Pepper, American alto saxophonist and clarinetist, dies of a stroke at 56
  • Jun 15 Neil Fitzgerald, Irish actor (Bride of Frankenstein), dies at 90
  • Jun 16 James Honeyman-Scott, guitarist (Pretenders), overdoses on drugs
  • Jun 18 Curt Jurgens, actor (Disorder), dies of an acute heart attack at 66
  • Jun 18 Djuna Barnes, writer, dies
  • Jun 18 John Cheever, Pulitzer prize winning author, dies at 70 in Ossining
  • Jun 18 Roberto Calvi, director (Banco Ambrosiano), hangs himself
  • Jun 19 John Cheever, US writer (Wapshot Chronicle, Pulitzer), dies at 70
  • Jun 22 Alan Webb, actor (King Lear, Challenge to Lassie), dies at 75
  • Jun 23 Vincent Chin, Chinese-American hate crime victim (b. 1955)
  • Jun 26 Alexander Mitscherlich, German psychotherapist, dies
  • Jun 26 Andre Tchaikowsy, pianist/composer, dies
  • Jun 26 Charles Russhon, USAF lt col/liaison for James Bond films, dies at 71
  • Jun 26 Sandy Powell, costume designer, dies at 82
  • Jun 27 Jack Mullaney, actor (My Living Doll, It's About Time), dies at 49
  • Jun 28 Gerard[us M] Rutten, director (Sterren stralen overal), dies
  • Jun 28 Harry Mills, US, singer (Mills Brothers), dies at 70
  • Jun 29 Gerard[us PM] Knuvelder, literature historian (Anthology), dies