Famous Deaths in March 1994

  • Mar 1 Eliseo Diego, Cuban poet, dies at 74
  • Mar 1 Jacob "Jimmy" Herman Huizinga, journalist/writer, dies at 75
  • Mar 1 Manmohan Desai, filmmaker, dies at 57
  • Mar 1 Timothy Andrew James Souster, composer Musician, dies at 51
  • Mar 1 Walter Kent, US composer (I'll Be Home for Christmas), dies at 82
  • Mar 1 Sandro Fuga, Italian composer and pianist, dies at 87
  • Mar 2 Donald McKenzie MacKinnon, philosopher, dies at 80
  • Mar 2 Tengiz Abuladze, filmmaker, dies at 70
  • Mar 2 Charles Brink, German-born British classical scholar (Horace), dies at 86
  • Mar 3 Anita Morris, actress (Nine), dies of cancer at 50
  • Mar 3 Bob Crisp, cricketer (9 Tests for South Africa, 20 wickets at 37 35), dies
  • Mar 3 Karel Kryl, folk singer, dies at 49
  • Mar 4 Guus Verstraete Sr, Dutch actor/dir (2 Drops of Water), dies at 79

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Mar 4 John Candy, actor (SCTV, Uncle Buck), dies from a heart attack at 43

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  • Mar 5 Abdullah Al-Sallal, President of Yemen (1962-67), dies
  • Mar 5 Joe Daley, jazz tenor/clarinet/flute player, dies at 75
  • Mar 5 Paul Vincze, medallist, dies at 86
  • Mar 6 Leighton Noble, singer/Bandleader, dies at 81
  • Mar 6 Max Schubert, winemaker, dies at 89
  • Mar 6 Melina Mercouri, Greek actress (Never on a Sunday), dies at about 68
  • Mar 6 Moses Rascoe, blues singer, dies at 77
  • Mar 6 Tengis Abuladze, Georgia SSR MP (Penalty), dies at 71
  • Mar 8 John Ewart, Sydney Australia, dies of cancer at 55
  • Mar 8 Joop C Swart, publisher/founder (World Press Photo), dies at 69
  • Mar 8 Knut Haukelid, Norway/US resistance fighter (Rjukan 1943), dies at 82
  • Mar 9 Charles Bukowski, author/poet, dies of leukemia at 73
  • Mar 9 Fernando Rey, Spanish actor (The French Connection), dies of cancer at 76
  • Mar 9 John Harrison, South African correspondent (BBC), dies at 48
  • Mar 9 Lawrence E Spivak, journalist (Meet the Press), dies at 93
  • Mar 9 Louis Freeman, band leader, dies at 100
  • Mar 9 Maurice "Moe" Purtill, jazz drummer, dies at 77
  • Mar 9 Eddie Creatchman, Canadian wrestler manager (b. 1928)
  • Mar 10 Cecil Rolph Hewitt, journalist/policeman, dies at 92
  • Mar 10 Charles Bukowski, German/US writer (Barfly, Hollywood), dies at 73
  • Mar 10 Robert Shea, author, dies of cancer
  • Mar 11 Jacques Doucet, French painter (Mostar Sarajevo), dies at 69
  • Mar 12 Sandra Paretti, German/Swiss author (Drums of Winter), dies at 59
  • Mar 13 Danny Barker, US banjo player/guitarist (Bourbon St Black), dies at 85
  • Mar 13 Edward James "Murt" O'Donoghue, snooker player
  • Mar 13 Sandra Paretti, romantic novelist, dies at 59
  • Mar 14 Abdelkader Alloula, Algerian playwright, murdered
  • Mar 14 Sally Mary Caroline Belfrage, writer, dies at 57
  • Mar 15 Mae Zetterling, Swedish actress (Night Games), dies at 68
  • Mar 17 Arthur C. Jacobs, Scottish poet, dies at 57
  • Mar 17 Harold Myers, film journalist, dies at 81
  • Mar 17 Mai Zetterling, actress (Night is My Future), dies of cancer at 68
  • Mar 17 Walter Janka, German writer (Troubles with Truth), dies at 79
  • Mar 19 Giuseppe Diana, Italian anti-mafia priest, murdered
  • Mar 19 Jose Coronel Urtecho, poet, dies at 87
  • Mar 20 Lewis Grizzard, American humorist (b. 1946)
  • Mar 21 Dack Rambo, actor (Jack Ewing-Dallas), dies from AIDs at 52
  • Mar 21 Lili Damita, wife of Errol Flynn (Bridge of San Luis Rey), dies at 89
  • Mar 21 Macdonald Carey, actor (Days of Our Lives), dies of cancer at 81
  • Mar 22 Dan Hartman, American singer-songwriter (Love Sensation), dies of an AIDS-related brain tumor at 43
  • Mar 22 Igor Aleinikov, Russian director (tractors, air crash), dies at 32
  • Mar 22 Luther Diamond, radio Personality, dies at 89
  • Mar 22 Walter Lantz, US cartoonist (Woody Woodpecker), dies at 93
  • Mar 23 Alvara del Portillo, Spanish Opus Dei bishop, dies at 80
  • Mar 23 Giulietta Masina, Italy, wife of Federico Fellini/(La Strada), dies at 74
  • Mar 23 Jim Moloney, American actor and writer, dies of Parkinson's disease at 64
  • Mar 23 Luis Donaldo Colosio, Mexican presidential candidate, assassinated at 44
  • Mar 24 Edith Porada, art historian/archaeologist, dies at 81
  • Mar 24 Luis Donaldo Colosio, Mexican politician, assassinated
  • Mar 24 Tommy Benford, jazz drummer, dies at 88
  • Mar 25 David Miles Bensusan-Butt, English economist, dies at 79
  • Mar 25 Michel R Vassallucci, French/Neth publisher (Arena), dies at 32
  • Mar 26 Constantine Koukouchkine, Russ diplomat. murdered in Algeria at 41
  • Mar 26 Jan Bor, Dutch violinist/painter, dies at 83
  • Mar 27 Dennis Hartas, flier, dies at 69
  • Mar 28 Albert Goldman, US rock biographer (Lives of John Lennon, Elvis), dies at 66
  • Mar 28 Eugene Ionesco, playwright (Rhinoceros, Bald Soprano), dies at 84
  • Mar 28 John Logan Gorlay, journalist, dies at 74
  • Mar 29 Bill Travers, actor (Trio, Gorgo, Born Free), dies at 72
  • Mar 29 Paul Grimault, animator, dies at 89
  • Mar 29 William Natcher, (Rep-D-Ky), dies at 84
  • Mar 30 Sid Weiss, American jazz bassist, dies at 79
  • Mar 31 Leon J Ramirez Reine, [Degrelle], Belg/Spanish nazi (Rex), dies at 87