Famous Deaths in March 1986

  • Mar 2 Marcel Liebman, Belgian historian, dies at 56
  • Mar 2 Zafer Masri, mayor of Nablus, murdered
  • Mar 4 Henri Knap, Dutch journalist/writer, dies at 75
  • Mar 4 Richard Manuel, rock vocalist/pianist (Band), commits suicide at 42
  • Mar 4 Howard Greenfield, American songwriter (b. 1936)

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Mar 4 Elizabeth Smart, Canadian author (By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept), dies of a heart attack at 72

  • Mar 5 Teddy Hoad, cricketer (West Indian captain 1930), dies
  • Mar 6 Adolph Caesar, actor (Club Paradise, Soldier's Story), dies

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Mar 6 Georgia O'Keeffe, American sculptor/painter (Flowers), dies at 98

Painter and Sculptor Georgia O’Keeffe
Painter and Sculptor
Georgia O’Keeffe
  • Mar 7 Jacob K Javits, American politician (Sen-R-NY), dies in Palm Beach, Florida at 81
  • Mar 8 Hubert Fichte, German writer, dies of an AIDS related illness at 50
  • Mar 9 Ned Calmer, TV host (In the First Person), dies at 78

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Mar 10 Ray Milland, Welsh actor (The Lost Weekend-Academy Award 1945), dies at 81

  • Mar 11 Sonny Terry, American bind Piedmont blues musician, dies at 74
  • Mar 13 Alvaro Fayad Delgado, Colombian guerilla leader (M-19), dies
  • Mar 14 Benno Ammann, composer, dies at 81
  • Mar 14 Edith Atwater, actress (Phyllis-Love on a Rooftop), dies at 74
  • Mar 14 Jozef Kresanek, composer, dies at 73
  • Mar 14 Marlin Perkins, TV host (Wild Kingdom) at 80
  • Mar 14 Huw Wheldon, Welsh broadcaster (BBC), dies at 69
  • Mar 17 Hal Buckley, actor (John Quincy-OK Crackerby), dies at 49
  • Mar 18 Bernard Malamud, US writer (Fixer, Natural), dies at 71
  • Mar 21 August de Boodt, Belgian politician, dies at 90
  • Mar 22 Charles Starrett, actor (Silver Streak, Jungle Bride), dies
  • Mar 22 Mark Dinning, American singer (b. 1933)
  • Mar 24 Sarah Cunningham, actress (Nurse Andrews-Trapper John MD), dies at 67
  • Mar 26 Bartlett Robinson, actor (Wendy & Me, Mona McCluskey), dies at 73
  • Mar 27 Cass Canfield, US publisher, dies at 88
  • Mar 28 Victor J Lopez, actor (Chuey-Man From Atlantis), dies at 39
  • Mar 28 Virginia Gilmore, actress (Jennie, Western Union), dies
  • Mar 29 Harry Ritz, actor (3 Musketeers, On the Avenue), dies at 79

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Mar 30 James Cagney, actor (Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies in NY at 86

  • Mar 30 John Ciardi, US poet/interpreter (Dante), dies at 69
  • Mar 31 Harry Ritz, comedian/actor (Ritz Brothers), dies at 79
  • Mar 31 Jerry Paris, director/actor (Jerry-Dick Van Dyke Show), dies at 60
  • Mar 31 O'Kelly Isley, US, singer (Isley Brothers), dies of heart attack at 48