Famous Deaths in 1984 (Part 2)

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  • Aug 3 Vladimir Tendryakov, Russian writer (Three, Seven, Ace), dies at 60
  • Aug 4 Edmond Ryan, actor (Human Monster), dies at 79 of a heart attack
  • Aug 4 Mary Miles Minter, actress (Drums of Fate), die at 82 of heart failure
  • Aug 4 Walter Burke, actor (Jack the Giant Killer), dies at 75 of emphysema
  • Aug 4 Howard Culver, actor (Howie-Gunsmoke), dies at 66
  • Aug 5 R Hagelstange, writer, dies
  • Aug 5 Richard Burton, Welsh stage and screen actor (Cleopatra, The Robe), dies of cerebral haemorrhage at 58
  • Aug 7 Esther Phillips, US singer (What a Difference a Day Makes), dies at 48
  • Aug 8 Richard Deacon, actor (Mel Cooley in Dick Van Dyke Show), dies at 62
  • Aug 8 Ellen Raskin, American author (b.1928)
  • Aug 11 Alfred A Knopf, US publisher, dies at 91
  • Aug 11 Percy Mayfield, US singer (Hit the Road Jack), dies at 63
  • Aug 11 Paul Felix Schmidt, Estonian-German chess player (b. 1916)
  • Aug 13 Clyde Cook, actor (Dawn Patrol, Jazz Heaven), dies in his sleep at 92
  • Aug 14 John Boynton Priestley, English, stagewriter (Magicians), dies at 89
  • Aug 14 Peter Charles Arthur Wishart, composer, dies at 63
  • Aug 14 Tigran Petroshan, Russian chess grand master, dies at 55
  • Aug 16 Gyorgy Kosa, Hungarian composer, dies at 87
  • Aug 17 Holly Roffey, youngest heart transplant, dies at 4 weeks
  • Aug 22 Charles Whittenberg, composer, dies at 57

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Aug 25 Truman Capote, American author (In Cold Blood), dies of liver cancer at 59

  • Aug 25 Waite Hoyte, knuckleball pitcher, dies at 84
  • Aug 25 Viktor Chukarin, Soviet gymnast (b. 1921)
  • Aug 26 Julie Stevens, actress (Lorelei-Big Town), dies at 67
  • Aug 27 Bernard Youens, British actor (Coronation Street), dies at 69
  • Aug 27 Billy Sands, actor (Phil Silvers Show, McHale's Navy), dies at 73
  • Aug 29 Muhammad Naguib, Egyptian statesman (b. 1901)
  • Sep 1 Howland Chamberlin, actor (Force of Evil, Pickup), dies at 73
  • Sep 2 Manos Katrakis, Greek actor (b. 1908)
  • Sep 3 Arthur Schwartz, producer (Inside USA with Chevrolet), dies at 83
  • Sep 3 Duncan Renaldo, actor (Cisco Kid), dies at 80
  • Sep 6 E J Andre, actor (Eugene Bullock-Dallas), dies at 74
  • Sep 6 Ernest Tubb, singer (Grand Ole Opry), dies at 70
  • Sep 7 Don Tallon, cricketer (great Queensland & Australian keeper), dies
  • Sep 7 Joe Cronin, shortstop/American League Pres, dies at 77
  • Sep 8 Frank Lowson, cricketer (England opener 1951-55), dies
  • Sep 8 Rene Bernier, Belgian composer, dies at 79
  • Sep 9 Walter Kaufmann, composer, dies at 77
  • Sep 9 Yilmaz Gueney, director (Yol, Arkadas, Baba, Agit), dies at 47
  • Sep 11 Hilding Hallnas, composer, dies at 81
  • Sep 11 Jerry Voorhis, American politician (b. 1901)

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Sep 14 Janet Gaynor, actress (Sunrise), dies at 77 from a traffic accident

Actress Janet Gaynor
Actress
Janet Gaynor
  • Sep 15 Jack Ikin, cricketer (England opener 1946-55), dies
  • Sep 17 Richard Basehart, actor (Rage), dies following several strokes at 70
  • Sep 19 June Preisser, dancer/actress (Babes in Arms), dies in car crash at 61
  • Sep 20 Steve Goodman, folk singer/guitarist, dies at 36
  • Sep 23 Anatoly Grigor'yevich Novikov, composer, dies at 87
  • Sep 24 Neil Hamilton, actor (Com Gordon-Batman), dies of asthma at 85
  • Sep 25 Walter Pidgeon, actor (Forbidden Planet, Mrs Miniver), dies at 87
  • Sep 26 Walter Pidgeon, actor (Forbidden Planet), dies of strokes at 87
  • Sep 26 Paquirri, Spanish bullfighter (b. 1948)
  • Sep 27 John Facenda, sportscaster (NFL Action), dies at 72
  • Sep 29 Marnix Gijsen, [Jan-Al Goris], writer (Lament for Agnes), dies at 85
  • Sep 30 Ellsworth Bunker, US ambassador (South-Vietnam, dies at 90)
  • Oct 1 Walter Alston, Baseball manager (LA Dodgers), dies at 72
  • Oct 5 Leonard Rossiter, actor (2001, Water), dies of a heart attack at 57
  • Oct 6 George S Simpson, US paleontologist, dies at 82
  • Oct 8 Frederick Brisson, producer, dies at 71 after a stroke
  • Oct 11 Khanderao M Rangnekar, cricketer (33 runs at 5 50 for India), dies
  • Oct 11 Sid Carroll, cricketer (prolific NSW opener 1945-59 avg 39 59), dies
  • Oct 12 Sir Anthony Berry, British politician (bombing victim) (b. 1925)
  • Oct 13 Alice Neel, American painter dies ages 84
  • Oct 14 Martin Ryle, English radio astronomer, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics (b. 1918)
  • Oct 16 Ken Carpenter, TV announcer (Lux Video Theater), dies at 84
  • Oct 16 Peggy Ann Garner, actress (Ford Theater), dies at 53 of cancer
  • Oct 17 Alberta Hunter, US blues singer/composer, dies at 89
  • Oct 18 Florence Rinard, TV panelist (20 Questions), dies at 82
  • Oct 18 Jon-Erik Hexum, actor (Bear), dies by a gun loaded with blanks at 26
  • Oct 19 Henri Michaux, writer, dies
  • Oct 19 Jerzy Popieluszko, Polish priest/dissident, kidnapped & murdered
  • Oct 19 Jon-Erik Hexum, accidentally shoots himself on set of "Cover Up" at 27
  • Oct 20 Carl Ferdinand Cori, Austrian-born biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1896)

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Oct 20 Paul Dirac, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate, dies at 82

Theoretical Physicist and Nobel Laureat Paul Dirac
Theoretical Physicist and Nobel Laureat
Paul Dirac
  • Oct 21 Dalibor Cyril Vackar, composer, dies at 78
  • Oct 21 Francois Truffaut, dir (Fahrenheit 451), dies of brain cancer at 52
  • Oct 22 Harold Laurence Walters, composer, dies at 66
  • Oct 22 Napoleon Whiting, actor (Silas-Big Valley), dies at 75
  • Oct 23 David Gorcey, actor (Angel's Alley), dies at 63 in a diabetic coma
  • Oct 23 Oskar Werner, actor (Farenehit 451), dies of a heart attack at 61
  • Oct 24 Edith Massey, actress (Polyester, Pink Flamingos), dies at 66
  • Oct 24 Walter Woolf King, actor/TV host (Lights Cameras Action), dies at 85
  • Oct 25 Pascale Ogier, actress (Ghost Dance), dies of heart attack at 24
  • Oct 26 John Woods Duke, composer, dies at 85
  • Oct 26 Laurie Langenbach, author, dies at 37
  • Oct 26 Sue Randall, actress (Miss Landers-Leave it to Beaver), dies at 49
  • Oct 30 June Duprez, actress (Calcutta, Tiger Fang), dies at 66
  • Oct 30 Mario Gallo, actor (Delvecchio), dies at 61
  • Oct 31 Eduardo De Filippo, director (7 Deadly Sins, Shoot Loud), dies at 84

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Oct 31 Indira Gandhi, 4th Prime Minister of India (1966-77, 1980-84), assassinated by two of her bodyguards at 66

4th Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi
4th Prime Minister of India
Indira Gandhi
  • Nov 1 Norman Krasna, author (Dear Ruth), dies of a heart attack at 74
  • Nov 2 Margie V Barfield, US murderer, 1st woman electricuted in 22 years
  • Nov 4 Merie Earle, actress (Maude-Waltons), dies of uremic poisoning at 95
  • Nov 6 Gastón Suárez, Bolivian novelist and dramatist (b. 1929)
  • Nov 7 George Matthews, actor (Chick-Glynis), dies at 73 of heart disease
  • Nov 8 Carl Gustav Sparre Olsen, composer, dies at 81
  • Nov 10 Sudie Bond, actress (Tomorrow), dies at 56 of a respiratory ailment
  • Nov 10 Xavier Herbert, Australian author (b. 1901)
  • Nov 11 Martin Luther King Sr, US vicar/father of MLK Jr, dies at 84
  • Nov 11 Jan Novák, Czech classical composer, dies at 63
  • Nov 12 Chester Himes, American author (b. 1909)
  • Nov 13 Dorothy Arnold, actress (House of Fear, Phantom Creeps), dies at 66
  • Nov 13 ML de Braauw, esquire/DS'70-minister of Wetenschapsbeleid, dies at 59
  • Nov 14 George Matthews, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Chick-Glynis), dies at 73
  • Nov 14 Cesar Climaco, Filipino politician (b. 1916)
  • Nov 15 Baby Fae, who received a baboon's heart, dies at 3 weeks
  • Nov 16 Vic Dickenson, American trombonist (b. 1906)
  • Nov 18 Mary Hamman, American writer and editor (b. 1907)
  • Nov 19 George D Aiken, (Sen-R-Vt, 1941-75), dies at 92
  • Nov 20 Alexander Moyzes, composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 20 Trygve Bratteli, Norwegian Prime Minister (Labour: 1971-72, 1973-76), dies at 74
  • Nov 27 Percy Norris, deputy high commissioner of India, shot dead
  • Nov 28 Hans Speidel, German gen/NATO-supreme commander (1957-64), dies at 87
  • Nov 29 Gotthard Günther, German philosopher (b. 1900)
  • Dec 1 Roelof Frankot, Dutch painter (b. 1911)
  • Dec 3 Virginia Lacy Jones, US librarian and presidents advisor, dies at 72
  • Dec 3 Vladimir Abramovich Rokhlin, Russian mathematician (b. 1919)
  • Dec 4 John Rock, US co-developer of anti-conceptiepil, dies at 94
  • Dec 5 Adam Malik, Third Vice President of Indonesia (b. 1917)
  • Dec 6 Ruth Cummings, actress (Daybreak, Dream of Love), dies at 90
  • Dec 7 Jeanne Cagney, actress (Quicksand, Kentucky Rifle), dies at 65
  • Dec 7 Lee Roy Yarbrough, American race car (Nascar) driver (b. 1938)
  • Dec 8 Luther Adler, actor (Dr Bernard Altman-The Psychiatrist), dies at 81
  • Dec 8 Razzle, English Musician and drummer for Hanoi Rocks (b.1960)
  • Dec 8 Robert Jay Mathews, White Nationalist (b. 1953)
  • Dec 9 Razzle, English drummer (Hanoi Rocks) (b. 1960)
  • Dec 11 George Waggner, director/writer, dies at 90
  • Dec 11 Oskar Seidlin, German-born American scholar (b. 1911)
  • Dec 14 Vicente Aleixandre, Spanish writer and Nobel laureate (b. 1898)
  • Dec 15 Jan Peerce, [Perelmuth], operatic tenor, dies at 80 following a stroke
  • Dec 15 Lennard Pearce, English actor (b. 1915)
  • Dec 15 Frank Spedding, Canadian Chemist whose uranium extraction process helped make possible the first atomic bomb, dies at 82
  • Dec 16 Debs Garms, American baseball player (b. 1907)
  • Dec 19 Michel Magne, composer, dies at 54
  • Dec 19 Joy Ridderhof, American missionary (b. 1903)
  • Dec 20 Gonzalo Márquez, Venezuelan baseball player (b. 1946)
  • Dec 23 Joan Lindsay, Australian author (b. 1896)
  • Dec 24 Ian Hendry, actor (Assassin, Get Carter, Repulsion), dies at 53
  • Dec 24 Peter Lawford, actor (Thin Man), dies of cardiac arrest at 61
  • Dec 28 Sam Peckinpah, director, dies of cardiac arrest at 59
  • Dec 29 Leo Robin, lyricist, dies of heart failure at 84
  • Dec 30 Massa, oldest gorilla on record (b. 1930)