Famous Deaths in June 1998

  • Jun 1 Darwin Joston, American actor (b. 1937)
  • Jun 2 Sylvester Ritter, American professional wrestler (b. 1952)
  • Jun 3 Poul Bundgaard, Danish actor and singer (b. 1922)
  • Jun 5 Jeanette Nolan, American actress (b. 1911)
  • Jun 5 Sam Yorty, American politician, Mayor of Los Angeles (1961-73), dies at 88
  • Jun 6 Jan Seidel, Czech composer, dies at 89

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Jun 8 Sani Abacha, President of Nigeria, dies at 54

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  • Jun 8 Maria Reiche, German-born mathematician and archaeologist (b. 1903)
  • Jun 10 Hammond Innes, English author (b. 1914)
  • Jun 10 Jim Hearn, American baseball player (b. 1921)
  • Jun 11 Catherine Cookson, British novelist (b. 1906)
  • Jun 13 Birger Ruud, Norwegian athlete (b. 1911)
  • Jun 20 Conrad Schumann, East German border guard (b. 1942)
  • Jun 21 Al Campanis, American baseball executive (b. 1916)
  • Jun 23 Maureen O'Sullivan, Irish actress (b. 1911)
  • Jun 25 Lounès Matoub, a famous Berber Kabyle singer (b. 1956)
  • Jun 27 Gilles Rocheleau, French Canadian politician (b. 1935)
  • Jun 29 Horst Jankowski, German pianist (b. 1936)