Famous Deaths in August 1992

  • Aug 1 Chico Alvarez, trumpeteer (Stan Kenton Orch), dies of cancer at 72
  • Aug 1 Kenny Sacha, actor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), dies of AIDS at 39
  • Aug 1 Stanley Dudek, US platform diver (watershows), dies
  • Aug 2 Ephraim Katz, Israeli/US encyclopedist (film encyclopedia), dies
  • Aug 2 Jim Whaley, TV host (Cinema Showcase), dies of heart attack at 44
  • Aug 2 Julio C Fernandez, Cuban/US journalist (founder Alma Mater), dies
  • Aug 2 Michel Berges, French composer, dies of a heart attack at 44
  • Aug 3 Wang Hongwen, vice-President Chinese Comm Party (1973-76), dies
  • Aug 4 Frantisek Tomasek, archbishop of Prague/cardinal, dies at 93
  • Aug 4 Ralph Cooper, creator (Amateur Night at the Apollo), dies of cancer
  • Aug 5 Jeff Porcaro, drummer (Toto-Africa), dies of cardiac arrest at 38
  • Aug 5 Robert Muldoon, premier NZ (1975-84)/President IMF, dies
  • Aug 7 John Anderson, actor, dies of heart attack at 69
  • Aug 7 Titti Sotto, Cuban composer (La Esquina Habanera), dies
  • Aug 8 Abul Qassim Khoei, Iraqi great-ayatollah/leader of Sjiieten, dies
  • Aug 8 Alison L Gertz, US aids-activist/Esquire women of year, dies of aids
  • Aug 8 Arthur Lang, US boxer/businessman, dies at 115
  • Aug 8 Eitan Berglas, Israeli banker/advisor, dies
  • Aug 8 Lou Krugman, actor (I Want to Live), dies of cancer at 78
  • Aug 8 Thomas J McIntyre, US, senator/writer (Fear Brokers), dies
  • Aug 9 Christopher Todd, [Todd Wangberg], dies of AIDS at 30
  • Aug 9 Jan van Baal, antropologist/gov Dutch New-Guinea, dies
  • Aug 9 Patrick A Devlin, England, judge/lead house of Lords, dies
  • Aug 9 Thomas J McIntyre, (Sen-NH, 1963-79), dies at 77
  • Aug 12 John Cage, avante-garde composer, dies of a stroke at 79
  • Aug 12 Patricia Harmsworth, Lady Rothermere, [Bubbles], English socialite and actress, dies at 59
  • Aug 12 Mazoon al-Mashani, 2nd wife of Sultan Said bin Taimur and Queen Mother of Oman, dies at about 72
  • Aug 13 Bill Elverman, playwright/actor (After Hours), dies at 40
  • Aug 13 Clifford Allison, US stock-car racer, dies in an accident
  • Aug 13 David Kaplan, news director (ABC), killed in Sarajevo Yugoslavia
  • Aug 13 Jan Elburg, [Joannes G], poet (Geen letterheren), dies
  • Aug 14 Alexander Rosemeier, Indonesian/Dutch painter, dies at 104
  • Aug 14 Flora Benson, American wife of Ezra Taft Benson, President of the Mormon Church, dies at 91

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Aug 14 John Sirica, US federal judge (Watergate hearings), dies at 88

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  • Aug 14 Marion P Ames, US, advocate/activist, dies
  • Aug 14 Tony Williams, US, singer (Platters-Great Pretender), dies at 64
  • Aug 15 Evelyn Wesler Zemel, US author (American Glass Animals), dies
  • Aug 15 Giorgio Perlasca, Italian anti-fascist (saved 5,200 Jews), dies
  • Aug 15 Marie Paxton, English actress, dies at 82
  • Aug 15 Martha Blackburn, Canada newspaper publisher (London Free Press), dies
  • Aug 15 Osamu Inaba, Japanese min of justice, dies
  • Aug 15 Jackie Edwards, Jamaican songwriter (Keep On Running), dies at 53 or 54
  • Aug 16 Mark Heard, Christian musician, dies at 41 of a heart attack
  • Aug 17 Andre de Villiers, South African, murdered
  • Aug 17 Barbara Morgan, photographer (Martha Graham), dies at 92
  • Aug 17 Tommy Nutter, fashion designer (bell bottom pants), dies of AIDs at 49
  • Aug 18 Gerard Sonder, Dutch radio host (AVRO), dies
  • Aug 18 John Stuges, director (Gunfight at OK Corral), dies of emphysema at 82
  • Aug 18 Christopher McCandless, subject of the book Into the Wild (b. 1968)
  • Aug 19 Feliks Arons, Dutch director/actor (A Bridge Too Far), dies at 48
  • Aug 19 Donald William Kerst, American Physicist who developed the betatron, dies of a brain tumor at 80
  • Aug 20 Ivan Nikolayevich Anikeyev, cosmonaut, dies at 59
  • Aug 20 William Taylor, chairman (FDIC), dies at 53
  • Aug 21 Lucille Brown, actress (Farina-Our Gang), dies after illness at 74
  • Aug 21 Theo van Tijn, Marxist/social-historian, dies at 65
  • Aug 21 Dai Vernon, Canadian magician (b. 1894)
  • Aug 23 Malcolm Atterbury, actor (7 Days in May, Wild River), dies at 85
  • Aug 23 Virginia Sale-Wren, entertainer, dies of heart failure at 92
  • Aug 23 Wayne McLaren, Marlboro Man, dies of lung cancer at 51
  • Aug 24 Andreas M Donner, Dutch state leader/jurist (Constitution), dies at 74
  • Aug 24 Larrie Londin, jazz drummer, dies at 48
  • Aug 25 Alma Graciela Haro Esmerelda, singer, dies of diabetes at 65
  • Aug 25 Frederick O'Neal, actor (Anna Lucasta, Free White & 21), dies at 86
  • Aug 25 Jan G Toonder, writer (Castle in Ireland), dies at 78
  • Aug 26 Bob the Moor, Flemish comic strip artist (Kuifje), dies
  • Aug 26 Arthur Leigh Allen, American suspected murderer (b. 1933)
  • Aug 29 Mary Norton, children book author (Borrowers), dies at 88
  • Aug 29 Teddy Turner, comedian, dies at 75