Famous Deaths in June 1996

  • 1st Don Grolnick, jazz musician, dies at 48
  • 1st Fernand Schokweiler, judge, dies at 60
  • 1st Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, president of India, dies at 83
  • 1st Ray Combs, TV host (Family Feud), commits suicide at 40
  • 1st Robert Arthur Hughes, missionary/surgeon, dies at 85
  • 1st Stephen Jones, art historian, dies at 41
  • 2nd John Alton, cinematographer, dies at 94
  • 2nd Leon Garield, writer, dies at 74
  • 2nd Peter Bird, ocean rower, dies at 49
  • 2nd Amos Tversky, Israeli psychologist (b. 1937)
  • 3rd Len Creed, bookmaker, dies at 79
  • 3rd Peter Glenville, actor/director (Hotel Paradiso, Becket), dies at 82
  • 3rd Tito Okello, Ugandan general, dies at 81
  • 4th Tito Okello, president of Uganda (1985-86), dies
  • 5th Baldev Singh Chahal, campaigner, dies at 59
  • 5th Vito Scotti, actor (Nude Bomb, Get Shorty, Big Bus), dies at 78
  • 6th George Snell, genetecist, dies at 92
  • 6th Glyn Worsnip, broadcaster, dies at 57
  • 6th Jean Sinclair, teacher/campaigner, dies at 88
  • 6th Richard Michael Hills, comedy script writer, dies at 70
  • 7th Jose Maria Valverde, philosopher poet/translator, dies at 70
  • 7th Noel Walton Bott, engineer, dies at 88
  • 7th [Francis] Max Factor Jr, makeup inventor, dies at 91
  • 8th Barry Linehan, actor (Bullseye, Dark Places, Witchcraft), dies at 70
  • 8th Gerry Gomez, cricketer (West Indian captain played 29 Tests), dies
  • 8th Michael Fox, actor (Amos-Falcon Crest, Skinheads), dies at 75
  • 8th Percy Edwards, animal imitator, dies at 88
  • 8th Phyllis Stedman, politician, dies at 79
  • 9th Edward Morris Bernstein, economist, dies at 91
  • 9th Robert Kidd, marine geoscientist, dies at 48
  • 9th Walter Pardon, carpenter/traditional singer, dies at 81
  • 10th Hugh Burnton Mitchell, US senator, dies at 89
  • 10th Jo Van Fleet, actress (Seize the Day, Cinderella), dies at 75
  • 10th Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, painter, dies at 89
  • 10th Norman Lambert, British restuarateur, dies
  • 10th Uno Chiyo, Japanese writer (Confessions of Love), dies at 98
  • 11th Alan Weeks, British sports commentator, dies at 72
  • 11th Brigitte Helm [Gisele Eve von Kuenheim], actress (Gloria), dies at 90
  • 11th Kevin Meadows, gay rights activist, dies at 21
  • 11th Lonne Elder, playwright/screenwriter, dies at 69
  • 11th Ulysses Dove, dancer/choreographer, dies at 49
  • 12th Ilona Ference, actress (Quatermass II, Star of My Night), dies at 78
  • 12th MacKenzie John, pipe major, dies at 83
  • 13th David Nicholls, priest/theologian/political theorist, dies at 60
  • 14th Ted Nightingale, former colonial governor, dies at 91
  • 14th Thomas Edward Montgomery, drummer, dies at 73

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15th Ella Fitzgerald, singer, dies at 78

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  • 15th Sir Fitzroy Maclean, Ist Baronet, Scottish adventurer, soldier, writer and politician and an inspiration for Ian Flemings James Bond, dies at 85
  • 15th Helen Sinclair Glatz, musician, dies at 88
  • 15th Jean Gimpel, author/iconoclast, dies at 77
  • 15th Dick Murdoch, professional wrestler (b. 1946)
  • 16th David Mourao-Ferreira, poet/politician, dies at 69
  • 16th Mel Allen, American sportscaster (NY Yankees), dies at 83
  • 17th Thomas Kuhn, American philosopher of science (b. 1922)
  • 18th Maitland Mackie, farmer, dies at 84
  • 18th Pierre Chany, writer/cycling journalist, dies at 73
  • 19th Alan Ande Anderson, opera director, dies at 78
  • 19th David Schine, businessman, dies at 70
  • 19th Harold William Woolhouse, plant scientist, dies at 63
  • 19th Henry Ralph Carr, soldier, dies at 82
  • 19th Vivian Ellis, composer, dies at 91
  • 20th Hellevi Rombin Schine, Miss Universe (1955), dies in plane crash at 64
  • 20th Irving Krick, meteorologist, dies at 89
  • 20th Joseph Green, filmmaker, dies at 96
  • 20th Michel Lebrun, crime writer, dies at 65
  • 20th Walter Guevara Arze, provisional president of Bolivia (1979), dies
  • 22nd James Leander "Leo" Nichols, honorary consul, dies at 65
  • 22nd Ray Lindwall, cricketer (228 wkts 61 Tests for Australia), dies at 74
  • 22nd Salah Abou Seif, film director, dies at 81
  • 22nd Tertius Metcalf, businessman, dies at 63
  • 23rd Andreas George Papandreou, PM of Greece (1981-89, 93-96), dies at 76
  • 23rd Angelo John Novarese, record company founder, dies at 72
  • 23rd Elbert Parr Tuttle, lawyer/judge, dies at 98
  • 23rd Pasqualino de Santis, cinematographer, dies at 69
  • 23rd William Walsh, academic, dies at 80
  • 24th Quinton Hazell, businessman, dies at 76
  • 25th Nicholas John, dramaturge, dies at 43
  • 25th Ray Howard-Jones, artist, dies at 93
  • 25th Sir Arthur Snelling, British Ambassador (b. 1914)
  • 26th Veronica Guerin, journalist, dies at 36
  • 27th Cubby Alberto Romolo Broccoli, movie producer, dies at 87
  • 27th Roy James Alfred Kaulback, soldier, dies at 85
  • 28th George Ghita Ionescu, academic, dies at 83
  • 28th Michael Wishart, artist, dies at 68
  • 28th Piers Gray, critic/writer, dies at 49
  • 28th Ronald George Woodman, pilot, dies at 82
  • 28th Willard F. McMurry, musician, dies at 89
  • 29th Alexander George Ogston, biochemist, dies at 85
  • 29th Bobby Keetch, footballer/entrepreneur, dies at 54
  • 29th Pamela Mason, actress (Wild in the Streets), dies at 78
  • 30th Hugh Henry Home Popham, aviator/writer/poet, dies at 76
  • 30th Margaux Hemingway, model/actress (Lipstick), commits suicide at 41
  • 30th Michael Parkin, journalist, dies at 74
  • 30th Norman Aldridge, biochemical toxicologist, dies at 76
  • 30th Jef Maes, Belgian composer and violinist, dies at 91