Famous Deaths in March 1996

  • Mar 1 Margaret McKay, politician, dies at 85
  • Mar 2 Jacobo Majluta, president of Dominican Rep (1982), dies at 61
  • Mar 3 David Bowman, trade unionist, dies at 82
  • Mar 3 John Joseph Krol, cardinal, dies at 95
  • Mar 3 Leo Malet, French crime novelist, dies at 86
  • Mar 3 Ludwig Freiherr von Hammerstein-Equord, journalist, dies at 76
  • Mar 3 Lyle Talbot, [Henderson], actor (Plan 9 From Outer Space), dies at 76
  • Mar 3 Marguerite Duras, writer, dies at 81
  • Mar 3 Meyer Schapiro, Lithuanian-born American art historian, dies at 91
  • Mar 4 Barbara Lewis, British obituarist, dies at 55
  • Mar 4 Minnie Pearl, country comedienne (Grand Ole Opry), dies at 84
  • Mar 5 Joshua Compston, art impressario, dies at 26
  • Mar 5 Khundaqar Mushtaq Amhed, president of Bangladesh (1975), dies
  • Mar 5 Nicolas Cotoner y Cotoner, spanish courtier, dies at 90
  • Mar 5 Whit Bissell, actor (Time Tunnel), dies at 86
  • Mar 6 Douglas Patrick Thomas Jay, politician, dies at 88
  • Mar 6 Herbert "Herb" Hall, clarinetist/saxophonist, dies at 88
  • Mar 6 Simon Cadell, actor (Enemy at the Door), dies at 45
  • Mar 7 Aled Eames, mAritime historian, dies at 74
  • Mar 8 Alison McCartney, pathologist/Breast Cancer campaigner, dies at 45
  • Mar 8 Jack Malcolm Thorpe Fleming Churchill, commando, dies at 89
  • Mar 8 Paul Lewis Harrhy, actor/opera singer (Intelligence Park), dies at 38
  • Mar 9 Alan Hugh Iliffe, psychologist, dies at 77
  • Mar 9 Elman Ali Ahmed, peace campaigner, dies at 42
  • Mar 9 Peter Mansfield, British political journalist and author, dies at 67
  • Mar 9 George Burns, American actor and singer (b. 1896)
  • Mar 10 Lucius E Burch Jr, US civil rights leader, dies at 84
  • Mar 10 Ross Hunter, US producer (Airport, Madame X, Pillow Talk), dies at 75
  • Mar 11 Barry Appleby, cartoonist, dies at 86
  • Mar 11 Charles William Oatley, electrical engineer, dies at 92
  • Mar 11 Clifton Eugene Bancroft Robinson, public servant, dies at 70
  • Mar 11 John Henry Pyle Pafford, librarian, dies at 96
  • Mar 11 Vince Edwards, actor (Ben Casey), dies of cancer at 67
  • Mar 12 Charles Bruce Perry, professor of medicine, dies at 92
  • Mar 12 Gyula Kallai, PM of Hungry (1965-67), dies at 85
  • Mar 12 John Anthony Bowden Cuddon, writer/teacher, dies at 67
  • Mar 13 Brian Hulls, television news cameraman, dies at 48
  • Mar 13 Krzysztof Kieslowski, film director, dies of heart attack at 54
  • Mar 13 Lucio Fulci, Italian film director "Godfather of Gore", dies at 68
  • Mar 13 Lucy Faithfull, children's campaigner, dies at 85
  • Mar 14 Dewi Lorwerth Ellis Bebb, rugby international/journalist, dies at 57
  • Mar 14 Nico Kiasashvii, professor of English Literature, dies at 69
  • Mar 14 Vic Marshall, chemist, dies at 74
  • Mar 15 Helen Chadwick, artist, dies at 42
  • Mar 15 Olga Rudge, American-born concert violinist, dies at 100
  • Mar 15 Roswell Leavitt Gilpatric, lawyer/diplomat, dies at 89
  • Mar 16 Joseph Lee Pope, singer, dies at 62
  • Mar 16 Olive Netta Parsons, co-founder (Collet's bookshop), dies at 104
  • Mar 16 Peter Clemoes, Anglo-Saxon scholar, dies at 76
  • Mar 16 Charlie Barnett, American actor (b. 1954)
  • Mar 17 Bela Szigeti, theoretical physicist, dies at 83
  • Mar 17 Kenneth Jameson, art educationalist, dies at 83
  • Mar 17 Rene Clement, film director, dies at 83
  • Mar 17 Thomas Enders, diplomat, dies at 64
  • Mar 17 Terry Stafford, American singer (b. 1941)
  • Mar 18 Alepoude Odysseus Elytis llis, poet, dies at 84
  • Mar 18 Jacquetta Hawkes, English archaeologist, dies at 85
  • Mar 19 Christopher John Magenis Headington, musician, dies at 65
  • Mar 19 William Hutchinson Murray, mountaineer/author, dies at 83
  • Mar 20 Alan Ridout, English composer, dies at 61
  • Mar 20 Claude Bourdet, human rights activist/journalist, dies at 86
  • Mar 20 Victor Zorza, journalist/Russian specialist, dies at 71
  • Mar 21 Frank Murray, police Officer, dies at 51
  • Mar 22 Claude Mauriac, writer, dies at 81
  • Mar 22 Robert Franklin Overmyer, astronaut (STS 5, STS 51-B), dies at 59
  • Mar 22 Robert Mellors, gay activist, dies at 47
  • Mar 22 Ronald George Hayward, political manager, dies at 78
  • Mar 22 Don Murray, American drummer (The Turtles), dies from post-operative complications at 50
  • Mar 23 Jay D. Miller, record producer, dies at 73
  • Mar 23 Peter Baer, artost/printmaker, dies at 72
  • Mar 24 Maria Lucia Beltran Alcayaga, singer, dies at 66
  • Mar 25 John Derrick Mordaunt Snagge, news commentator (BBC), dies at 91
  • Mar 26 (Elizabeth Cissie) Charlton, football matriarch, dies at 83
  • Mar 26 David Packard, electronic engineer/businessman, dies at 83
  • Mar 26 Edmund Muskie, American politician (Sen-D-Me) and US Secretary of State (1980-81), dies at 81
  • Mar 26 Thomas Wakefield, writer, dies at 60
  • Mar 28 Barbara McLean, film Editor, dies at 86
  • Mar 28 Charles Barnet "Roscoe" Harvey, soldier, dies at 95
  • Mar 28 David Band, British banker (BZW), dies at 53
  • Mar 28 Edith Fowke, folklorist, dies at 82
  • Mar 28 Hans Blumenberg, philosopher, dies at 75
  • Mar 28 James Herbert Lloyd Morrell, bishop, dies at 89
  • Mar 28 Ken Dibbs, actor (Suddenly, Party Girl, High Society), dies at 78
  • Mar 28 Shin Kanemaru, VP of Japan (1986-87), dies at 81
  • Mar 28 Simon Harcourt Nowell-Smith, British bibliophile, dies at 87
  • Mar 29 Maggie Donnelly, bag lady, dies at 46
  • Mar 29 Bill Goldsworthy, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1944)
  • Mar 30 Hugh Edward Lance Falkus, filmmaker/naturalist, dies at 78
  • Mar 30 Ryoei Saito, businessman, dies at 79
  • Mar 31 Dante Giacosa, engineer/designer, dies at 91
  • Mar 31 Dario Bellezza, Italian poet, dies of AIDS at 51
  • Mar 31 Jeffrey Lee Pierce, musician, dies at 37
  • Mar 31 Julius Young, fast food entrepreneur, dies at 73