Famous Deaths in 1996 (Part 3)

Deaths 401 - 600 of 1,166

  • Apr 29 Siti Hartinah Suharto, wife of President Suharto of Indonesia, dies at 72
  • Apr 29 Tony Hymphris, political activist, dies at 45
  • Apr 30 David Michael Ifshin, British political campaign organiser, dies at 46
  • Apr 30 David Opatoshu, actor (Torn Curtian, Raid on Entebbe), dies at 78
  • Apr 30 Frank Henry Copplestone, TV executive, dies at 71
  • Apr 30 Helene Cordet, entertainer/nightclub owner, dies at 78
  • Apr 30 Julio Cesar Mendez Montenegro, President of Guatemala (1966-70), dies
  • May 1 Asher Wallfish, journalist, dies at 67
  • May 1 Ivo Rudolph Jarosy, film scholar/exhibitor, dies at 74
  • May 1 William Mitchell Byers, musician, dies on 79th birthday
  • May 2 Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, civil servant, dies at 97
  • May 2 Emile Habibi, Palestinian Israeli writer (The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist), dies at 73
  • May 2 Peter John Swales, football club chairman, dies at 63
  • May 3 Jack Weston, actor (Ishtar, Rad, Cuba), dies of lymphoma at 71
  • May 3 Timothy Gullikson, tennis player/coach, dies at 45
  • May 4 Jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist, dies at 87
  • May 4 Stanley William Reed, cineaste, dies at 85
  • May 5 Ai Qing, Chinese poet, dies at 86
  • May 5 Beryl Burton, cyclist, dies at 58
  • May 6 Frank Hercules, writer, dies at 85
  • May 6 Geoffrey Dawes, physiologist, dies at 78
  • May 6 Geoffrey Hodges, bomb disposal expert, dies at 87
  • May 6 Joseph Stone, lawyer, dies at 79
  • May 6 Leon Joseph Suenens, cardinal, dies at 91
  • May 6 Michael Gerzon, mathematician, dies at 50
  • May 7 Albert Meltzer, anarchist, dies at 76
  • May 7 Henry Diamond, Irish Nationalist MP, dies at 87
  • May 7 Howard Frank Trayton Smith, diplomat/head of MI5, dies at 76
  • May 8 Jane Cowan, cello teacher, dies at 80
  • May 8 Luis Miguel Domiguin, bullfighter, dies at 69
  • May 8 Serge Chermayeff, architect/designer, dies at 95
  • May 8 Garth Williams, American illustrator (b. 1912)
  • May 11 Bruce Boyce, singer/teacher, dies at 85
  • May 11 Joan Thirkettle, journalist, dies at 48
  • May 11 Malcolm MacEwen, writer, dies at 84
  • May 11 Nnamdi Azikiwe, President of Nigeria (1963-66), dies
  • May 11 Walter Hyatt, #Musician, dies at 46
  • May 11 Ademir Marques de Menezes, Brazilian footballer (b. 1922)
  • May 12 Hubert William Dean, air armaments specialist, dies at 84
  • May 12 Robert Edwin Hall, mountaineer/businessman, dies at 35
  • May 13 John "Jack" Baines, mountaineering publisher, dies at 57
  • May 14 Edward John Gurney, American politician, US senator (1969-74), dies at 82
  • May 14 Qazaleh Alizadeh, writer, dies at 48
  • May 14 Sritharan Jeganathan, cricketer, 1st Sri Lankan Test player to die
  • May 14 Vera Chapman, English writer and Tolkien Society founder, dies at 98
  • May 15 George M Tindley, songwriter/vocalist, dies at 57
  • May 15 Charles B. Fulton, American jurist (b. 1910)
  • May 15 Claus Bremer, German dramatist, dies at 71
  • May 16 Edward McInnes, German scholar, dies at 60
  • May 16 Mike Jeremy Boorda, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) commits suicide at 57
  • May 16 Pierre Debizet, resistance fighter/special agent, dies at 72
  • May 17 Rusi Modi, cricketer (736 runs 10 post-war Tests for India), dies
  • May 17 Scott Evans Brayton, racing car driver, dies at 37
  • May 17 Willi Daume, olympic organiser, dies at 82
  • May 17 Willis Conover, broadcaster, dies at 75
  • May 17 Johnny "Guitar" Watson, musician, dies at 61
  • May 17 Kevin Gilbert, American singer, composer and instrumentalist (b. 1966)
  • May 18 Dermot O'Callaghan Grubb, prison governor, dies at 76
  • May 18 Simon Weinstock, businessman/racehorse owner, dies at 44
  • May 19 Margaret Rawlings, actress (Roman Holiday), dies at 89
  • May 20 Eric Davidson, comedy scriptwriter, dies at 65
  • May 20 George Malcolm Thomson, journalist, dies at 96
  • May 20 Jack Wyngaard, South African dancer, dies at 37
  • May 20 Janaki Ramachandran, PM of Indian state of Tamil Nadu (1988), dies
  • May 20 John Pertwee, actor (Dr Who), dies at 76
  • May 20 Julius Marmur, biochemist/geneticist, dies at 70
  • May 20 Lewis B Combs, naval commander/civil engineer, dies at 101
  • May 21 Al "Lash" La Rue, cowboy actor (Lash of the West), dies at 78
  • May 21 Bobby Tulloch, ornithologist, dies at 67
  • May 21 Eric Stuart Woord, archaeologist, dies at 83
  • May 21 Laurence Dowdall, lawyer, dies at 91
  • May 21 Mary Perot Nichols, journalist, dies at 79
  • May 21 Peter Fletcher, music teacher, dies at 60
  • May 22 Duncan Montgomery Stewart, academic, dies at 66
  • May 22 Rex Collings, writer/publisher, dies at 70
  • May 23 Dorothy Hyson, actress (Spare a Copper, Sing as We Go), dies at 81
  • May 23 Kronid Arkadyevich Lyubarsky, human rights activist, dies at 61
  • May 23 Patrick Cargill, actor (Up Pompeii, Magic Christian), dies at 77
  • May 23 Rob Hall, New Zealand high altitude climber (b. 1941)
  • May 23 Scott Fischer, American high altitude climber (b. 1955)
  • May 24 Alexander Langsdorf, physicist, dies at 83
  • May 24 Harry Campion, statistician, dies at 91
  • May 24 Jack McCarthy, kiddie show host (Popeye), dies of cancer at 81
  • May 24 Jacob Druckman, American composer, dies at 67
  • May 24 John Abbott, British actor (Lady Jane, Quest), dies at 90
  • May 24 Joseph Mitchell, writer, dies at 87
  • May 25 Bernard Charles Sendall, deputy director general of ITA, dies at 83
  • May 25 Buck, dog (Married with Children), dies at 13
  • May 25 David W Howe, test pilot, dies at 77
  • May 25 Enid Kathleen Hutchinson, adult educationalist, dies at 86
  • May 25 John Morrison, politician/landowner, dies at 89
  • May 25 Laurence Marks, journalist, dies at 67
  • May 25 Renzo de Felice, historian, dies at 67
  • May 25 Bradley Nowell, American ska musician (Sublime), dies of a heroin overdose at 28
  • May 26 Halka Grossman, resistance fighter/politician, dies at 76
  • May 26 Matima Kinuani Mpiosso, musician, dies at 45
  • May 27 Albert "Pud" Brown, clarinetist/saxophonist, dies at 79
  • May 27 Ivan Sutton, concert Promotoer, dies at 82
  • May 27 Jack Massey, groundsman, dies at 85
  • May 28 John "Jack" Layden, local politician, dies at 70
  • May 28 Sidney Greenbaum, grammarian, dies at 66
  • May 29 James George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist, dies at 77
  • May 29 Jeremy Sinden, actor (Chariots of Fire, Ascendancy, Harem), dies at 45
  • May 29 Tamara Toumanova, dancer, dies at 77
  • May 30 Bob Stroup, trombonist, dies at 57
  • May 30 John Cameron, Scottish judge, dies at 96
  • May 30 John Kahn, bassist, dies at 47
  • May 30 Leon-Etienne Duval, archbishop/cardinal, dies at 92
  • May 31 Colin Morris, playwright/documentary filmmaker, dies at 80
  • May 31 Elsbeary Hobbs, singer, dies at 59
  • May 31 Neela Sanjiva Reddy, president of India (1977-82), dies
  • May 31 Paul Peter Piech, artist, dies at 76
  • May 31 Peter Gordon Dorrell, archaeologist/photographer, dies at 68
  • May 31 Timothy Francis Leary, Harvard prof/LSD guru, dues of cancer at 75
  • Jun 1 Don Grolnick, jazz musician, dies at 48
  • Jun 1 Fernand Schokweiler, judge, dies at 60
  • Jun 1 Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, president of India, dies at 83
  • Jun 1 Ray Combs, TV host (Family Feud), commits suicide at 40
  • Jun 1 Robert Arthur Hughes, missionary/surgeon, dies at 85
  • Jun 1 Stephen Jones, art historian, dies at 41
  • Jun 2 John Alton, cinematographer, dies at 94
  • Jun 2 Leon Garield, writer, dies at 74
  • Jun 2 Peter Bird, ocean rower, dies at 49
  • Jun 2 Amos Tversky, Israeli psychologist (b. 1937)
  • Jun 3 Len Creed, bookmaker, dies at 79
  • Jun 3 Peter Glenville, actor/director (Hotel Paradiso, Becket), dies at 82
  • Jun 3 Tito Okello, Ugandan general, dies at 81
  • Jun 4 Tito Okello, president of Uganda (1985-86), dies
  • Jun 5 Baldev Singh Chahal, campaigner, dies at 59
  • Jun 5 Vito Scotti, actor (Nude Bomb, Get Shorty, Big Bus), dies at 78
  • Jun 6 George Snell, genetecist, dies at 92
  • Jun 6 Glyn Worsnip, broadcaster, dies at 57
  • Jun 6 Jean Sinclair, teacher/campaigner, dies at 88
  • Jun 6 Richard Michael Hills, comedy script writer, dies at 70
  • Jun 7 Jose Maria Valverde, philosopher poet/translator, dies at 70
  • Jun 7 Noel Walton Bott, engineer, dies at 88
  • Jun 7 [Francis] Max Factor Jr, makeup inventor, dies at 91
  • Jun 8 Barry Linehan, actor (Bullseye, Dark Places, Witchcraft), dies at 70
  • Jun 8 Gerry Gomez, cricketer (West Indian captain played 29 Tests), dies
  • Jun 8 Michael Fox, actor (Amos-Falcon Crest, Skinheads), dies at 75
  • Jun 8 Percy Edwards, animal imitator, dies at 88
  • Jun 8 Phyllis Stedman, politician, dies at 79
  • Jun 9 Edward Morris Bernstein, economist, dies at 91
  • Jun 9 Robert Kidd, marine geoscientist, dies at 48
  • Jun 9 Walter Pardon, carpenter/traditional singer, dies at 81
  • Jun 10 Hugh Burnton Mitchell, US senator, dies at 89
  • Jun 10 Jo Van Fleet, actress (Seize the Day, Cinderella), dies at 75
  • Jun 10 Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, painter, dies at 89
  • Jun 10 Norman Lambert, British restuarateur, dies
  • Jun 10 Uno Chiyo, Japanese writer (Confessions of Love), dies at 98
  • Jun 11 Alan Weeks, British sports commentator, dies at 72
  • Jun 11 Brigitte Helm [Gisele Eve von Kuenheim], actress (Gloria), dies at 90
  • Jun 11 Kevin Meadows, gay rights activist, dies at 21
  • Jun 11 Lonne Elder, playwright/screenwriter, dies at 69
  • Jun 11 Ulysses Dove, dancer/choreographer, dies at 49
  • Jun 12 Ilona Ference, actress (Quatermass II, Star of My Night), dies at 78
  • Jun 12 MacKenzie John, pipe major, dies at 83
  • Jun 13 David Nicholls, priest/theologian/political theorist, dies at 60
  • Jun 14 Ted Nightingale, former colonial governor, dies at 91
  • Jun 14 Thomas Edward Montgomery, drummer, dies at 73

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Jun 15 Ella Fitzgerald, singer, dies at 78

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  • Jun 15 Sir Fitzroy Maclean, Ist Baronet, Scottish adventurer, soldier, writer and politician and an inspiration for Ian Flemings James Bond, dies at 85
  • Jun 15 Helen Sinclair Glatz, musician, dies at 88
  • Jun 15 Jean Gimpel, author/iconoclast, dies at 77
  • Jun 15 Dick Murdoch, professional wrestler (b. 1946)
  • Jun 16 David Mourao-Ferreira, poet/politician, dies at 69
  • Jun 16 Mel Allen, American sportscaster (NY Yankees), dies at 83
  • Jun 17 Thomas Kuhn, American philosopher of science (b. 1922)
  • Jun 18 Maitland Mackie, farmer, dies at 84
  • Jun 18 Pierre Chany, writer/cycling journalist, dies at 73
  • Jun 19 Alan Ande Anderson, opera director, dies at 78
  • Jun 19 David Schine, businessman, dies at 70
  • Jun 19 Harold William Woolhouse, plant scientist, dies at 63
  • Jun 19 Henry Ralph Carr, soldier, dies at 82
  • Jun 19 Vivian Ellis, composer, dies at 91
  • Jun 20 Jim Ellison, American musician (Material Issue), commits suicide at 32
  • Jun 20 Hellevi Rombin Schine, Miss Universe (1955), dies in plane crash at 64
  • Jun 20 Irving Krick, meteorologist, dies at 89
  • Jun 20 Joseph Green, filmmaker, dies at 96
  • Jun 20 Michel Lebrun, crime writer, dies at 65
  • Jun 20 Walter Guevara Arze, provisional president of Bolivia (1979), dies
  • Jun 22 James Leander "Leo" Nichols, honorary consul, dies at 65
  • Jun 22 Ray Lindwall, cricketer (228 wkts 61 Tests for Australia), dies at 74
  • Jun 22 Salah Abou Seif, film director, dies at 81
  • Jun 22 Tertius Metcalf, businessman, dies at 63
  • Jun 22 Arthur "T-Boy" Ross, American songwriter, brother of Diana, found murdered at 47
  • Jun 23 Andreas George Papandreou, PM of Greece (1981-89, 93-96), dies at 76
  • Jun 23 Angelo John Novarese, record company founder, dies at 72
  • Jun 23 Elbert Parr Tuttle, lawyer/judge, dies at 98
  • Jun 23 Pasqualino de Santis, cinematographer, dies at 69
  • Jun 23 William Walsh, academic, dies at 80
  • Jun 24 Quinton Hazell, businessman, dies at 76
  • Jun 25 Nicholas John, dramaturge, dies at 43
  • Jun 25 Ray Howard-Jones, artist, dies at 93
  • Jun 25 Sir Arthur Snelling, British Ambassador (b. 1914)
  • Jun 26 Veronica Guerin, journalist, dies at 36
  • Jun 27 Cubby Alberto Romolo Broccoli, movie producer, dies at 87
  • Jun 27 Roy James Alfred Kaulback, soldier, dies at 85
  • Jun 28 George Ghita Ionescu, academic, dies at 83
  • Jun 28 Michael Wishart, artist, dies at 68