Famous Deaths in March 1996

  • 1st Margaret McKay, politician, dies at 85
  • 2nd Jacobo Majluta, president of Dominican Rep (1982), dies at 61
  • 3rd David Bowman, trade unionist, dies at 82
  • 3rd John Joseph Krol, cardinal, dies at 95
  • 3rd Leo Malet, French crime novelist, dies at 86
  • 3rd Ludwig Freiherr von Hammerstein-Equord, journalist, dies at 76
  • 3rd Lyle Talbot, [Henderson], actor (Plan 9 From Outer Space), dies at 76
  • 3rd Marguerite Duras, writer, dies at 81
  • 3rd Meyer Schapiro, Lithuanian-born American art historian, dies at 91
  • 4th Barbara Lewis, British obituarist, dies at 55
  • 4th Minnie Pearl, country comedienne (Grand Ole Opry), dies at 84
  • 5th Joshua Compston, art impressario, dies at 26
  • 5th Khundaqar Mushtaq Amhed, president of Bangladesh (1975), dies
  • 5th Nicolas Cotoner y Cotoner, spanish courtier, dies at 90
  • 5th Whit Bissell, actor (Time Tunnel), dies at 86
  • 6th Douglas Patrick Thomas Jay, politician, dies at 88
  • 6th Herbert "Herb" Hall, clarinetist/saxophonist, dies at 88
  • 6th Simon Cadell, actor (Enemy at the Door), dies at 45
  • 7th Aled Eames, mAritime historian, dies at 74
  • 8th Alison McCartney, pathologist/Breast Cancer campaigner, dies at 45
  • 8th Jack Malcolm Thorpe Fleming Churchill, commando, dies at 89
  • 8th Paul Lewis Harrhy, actor/opera singer (Intelligence Park), dies at 38
  • 9th Alan Hugh Iliffe, psychologist, dies at 77
  • 9th Elman Ali Ahmed, peace campaigner, dies at 42
  • 9th Peter Mansfield, writer, dies at 67
  • 9th George Burns, American actor and singer (b. 1896)
  • 10th Lucius E Burch Jr, US civil rights leader, dies at 84
  • 10th Ross Hunter, US producer (Airport, Madame X, Pillow Talk), dies at 75
  • 11th Barry Appleby, cartoonist, dies at 86
  • 11th Charles William Oatley, electrical engineer, dies at 92
  • 11th Clifton Eugene Bancroft Robinson, public servant, dies at 70
  • 11th John Henry Pyle Pafford, librarian, dies at 96
  • 11th Vince Edwards, actor (Ben Casey), dies of cancer at 67
  • 12th Charles Bruce Perry, professor of medicine, dies at 92
  • 12th Gyula Kallai, PM of Hungry (1965-67), dies at 85
  • 12th John Anthony Bowden Cuddon, writer/teacher, dies at 67
  • 13th Brian Hulls, television news cameraman, dies at 48
  • 13th Krzysztof Kieslowski, film director, dies of heart attack at 54
  • 13th Lucio Fulci, filem director, dies at 68
  • 13th Lucy Faithfull, children's campaigner, dies at 85
  • 14th Dewi Lorwerth Ellis Bebb, rugby international/journalist, dies at 57
  • 14th Nico Kiasashvii, professor of English Literature, dies at 69
  • 14th Vic Marshall, chemist, dies at 74
  • 15th Helen Chadwick, artist, dies at 42
  • 15th Olga Rudge, violinist, dies at 100
  • 15th Roswell Leavitt Gilpatric, lawyer/diplomat, dies at 89
  • 16th Joseph Lee Pope, singer, dies at 62
  • 16th Olive Netta Parsons, co-founder (Collet's bookshop), dies at 104
  • 16th Peter Clemoes, Anglo-Saxon scholar, dies at 76
  • 16th Charlie Barnett, American actor (b. 1954)
  • 17th Bela Szigeti, theoretical physicist, dies at 83
  • 17th Kenneth Jameson, art educationalist, dies at 83
  • 17th Rene Clement, film director, dies at 83
  • 17th Thomas Enders, diplomat, dies at 64
  • 17th Terry Stafford, American singer (b. 1941)
  • 18th Alepoude Odysseus Elytis llis, poet, dies at 84
  • 18th Jacquetta Hawkes, English archaeologist, dies at 85
  • 19th Christopher John Magenis Headington, musician, dies at 65
  • 19th William Hutchinson Murray, mountaineer/author, dies at 83
  • 20th Alan Ridout, composer, dies at 61
  • 20th Claude Bourdet, human rights activist/journalist, dies at 86
  • 20th Victor Zorza, journalist/Russian specialist, dies at 71
  • 21st Eric Brand, diplomat, dies at 73
  • 21st Frank Murray, police Officer, dies at 51
  • 22nd Claude Mauriac, writer, dies at 81
  • 22nd Robert Franklin Overmyer, astronaut (STS 5, STS 51-B), dies at 59
  • 22nd Robert Mellors, gay activist, dies at 47
  • 22nd Ronald George Hayward, political manager, dies at 78
  • 22nd Don Murray, American musician (The Turtles) (b. 1945)
  • 23rd Jay D. Miller, record producer, dies at 73
  • 23rd Peter Baer, artost/printmaker, dies at 72
  • 24th Maria Lucia Beltran Alcayaga, singer, dies at 66
  • 25th John Derrick Mordaunt Snagge, news commentator (BBC), dies at 91
  • 26th (Elizabeth Cissie) Charlton, football matriarch, dies at 83
  • 26th David Packard, electronic engineer/businessman, dies at 83
  • 26th Edmund S Muskie, vice pres candidate/(Gov-D-Maine), dies at 81
  • 26th Thomas Wakefield, writer, dies at 60
  • 28th Barbara McLean, film Editor, dies at 86
  • 28th Charles Barnet "Roscoe" Harvey, soldier, dies at 95
  • 28th David Band, banker, dies at 53
  • 28th Edith Fowke, folklorist, dies at 82
  • 28th Hans Blumenberg, philosopher, dies at 75
  • 28th James Herbert Lloyd Morrell, bishop, dies at 89
  • 28th Ken Dibbs, actor (Suddenly, Party Girl, High Society), dies at 78
  • 28th Shin Kanemaru, VP of Japan (1986-87), dies at 81
  • 28th Simon Harcourt Nowell-Smith, British bibliophile, dies at 87
  • 29th Maggie Donnelly, bag lady, dies at 46
  • 29th Bill Goldsworthy, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1944)
  • 30th Hugh Edward Lance Falkus, filmmaker/naturalist, dies at 78
  • 30th Ryoei Saito, businessman, dies at 79
  • 31st Dante Giacosa, engineer/designer, dies at 91
  • 31st Dario Bellezza, poet, dies at 51
  • 31st Jeffrey Lee Pierce, musician, dies at 37
  • 31st Julius Young, fast food entrepreneur, dies at 73