Famous Deaths in 1998 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 298 of 298

  • Sep 4th Elizabeth Kata, Australian writer, A Patch of Blue (b. 1912)
  • Sep 5th Verner Panton, Danish designer (b. 1926)
  • Sep 5th Leo Penn, American film director (b. 1921)

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Sep 6th Akira Kurosawa, Japanese film director (Seven Samurai, Kagemusha), dies at 88

Film director, screenwriter Akira Kurosawa
Film director, screenwriter
Akira Kurosawa
  • Sep 7th John Hayes, British Naval Officer and Naval Secretary, dies at 85
  • Sep 9th Bill Cratty, American modern dancer and choreographer (b. 1951)
  • Sep 10th Carl Forgione, British actor (b. 1944)
  • Sep 11th Dane Clark, American actor (b. 1913)
  • Sep 13th Harry Lumley, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1926)
  • Sep 13th George Wallace, American politician (Gov-D-Ala) and presidential candidate, dies of septic shock at 79
  • Sep 17th Ted Binion, Las Vegas casino heir (b. 1943)
  • Sep 21st Florence Griffith Joyner, American athlete (b. 1959)
  • Sep 23rd Mary Frann, American actress (b. 1943)
  • Sep 26th Betty Carter, American singer (b. 1930)
  • Sep 27th Doak Walker, American football player (b. 1927)
  • Sep 27th Narita Bryan, Japanese racehorse (b. 1991)

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Sep 29th Tom Bradley, Mayor of Los Angeles (D-1973-93), dies at 80

American Politician Tom Bradley
American Politician
Tom Bradley
  • Sep 29th Jared High, victim of bullying and suicide (b. 1985)
  • Sep 30th Dan Quisenberry, American baseball player, dies at 45
  • Oct 1st Pauline Julien, French Canadian singer (b. 1928)
  • Oct 2nd Gene Autry, American singer, actor, and entrepreneur (b. 1907)
  • Oct 2nd Olivier Gendebien, Belgian racing driver (b. 1924)
  • Oct 3rd Roddy McDowall, English actor (b. 1928)
  • Oct 6th Mark Belanger, American baseball player (b. 1944)
  • Oct 7th Arnold Jacobs, American tuba player a.k.a. Song and Wind (b. 1915)
  • Oct 10th Clark Clifford, United States Secretary of Defense (b. 1906)
  • Oct 10th Tommy Quaid, Irish hurler (b. 1957)
  • Oct 11th Richard Denning, American actor (b. 1914)
  • Oct 12th Mario Beaulieu, French Canadian politician (b. 1930)
  • Oct 12th Matthew Shepard, American murder victim (b. 1976)
  • Oct 14th Cleveland Amory, American writer and animal rights activist (b. 1917)
  • Oct 14th Frankie Yankovic, American musician (b. 1916)
  • Oct 16th Jon Postel, American Internet pioneer (b. 1943)
  • Oct 17th Joan Hickson, British actress (b. 1906)
  • Oct 17th Hakim Mohammed Said, Pakistani scholar and philanthropist
  • Oct 21st Francis W. Sargent, 64th Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1915)
  • Oct 22nd Eric Ambler, English novelist (b. 1909)
  • Oct 23rd Barnett Slepian, American physician (b. 1946)

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Oct 28th Ted Hughes, Poet and British Poet Laureate (1984-98), dies aged 68

  • Oct 28th James Goldman, American screenwriter/playwright (The Lion in Winter) dies of a heart attack at 71
  • Oct 29th Paul Misraki, French songwriter (b. 1908)
  • Oct 31st Elmer Vasko, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1935)
  • Nov 2nd Vincent Winter, British actor (b. 1957)
  • Nov 3rd Bob Kane, comic artist and Batman co-creator (b. 1915)
  • Nov 6th Marcel Gauthier, Canadian wrestler (b. 1928)
  • Nov 8th Jean Marais, French actor (b. 1913)
  • Nov 9th Ursula Reit, German actress (b. 1914)
  • Nov 10th Mary Millar, English actress (b. 1936)
  • Nov 11th Frank Brimsek, American ice hockey player (b. 1913)
  • Nov 13th Edwige Feuillère, French actress (b. 1907)
  • Nov 13th Valerie Hobson, British actress (b. 1917)
  • Nov 13th Red Holzman, American basketball coach (b. 1920)
  • Nov 13th Michel Trudeau, Canadian outdoorsman, son of Pierre Trudeau (b. 1975)
  • Nov 15th Ludvik Danek, Czechoslovak discus thrower (b. 1937)
  • Nov 15th Stokely Carmichael, American civil rights activist (b. 1941)
  • Nov 17th Esther Rolle, American actress (b. 1920)
  • Nov 19th Ted Fujita, Japanese-born American meteorologist (b. 1920)
  • Nov 19th Earl Kim, Korean-American composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 20th Galina Starovoitova, Russian politician (b. 1946)
  • Nov 22nd Stu Unger, American poker player (b. 1953)
  • Nov 25th Nelson Goodman, American philosopher (b. 1906)
  • Nov 25th Flip Wilson, American actor and comedian (b. 1933)
  • Nov 26th Jonathan Kwitny, American reporter (b. 1941)
  • Nov 27th Barbara Acklin, American singer and songwriter (b. 1943)
  • Nov 28th Kerry Wendell Thornley, co-founder of Discordianism (b. 1938)
  • Nov 29th Martin Ruane, English professional wrestler (b. 1947)
  • Nov 29th Frank Latimore, American actor (b. 1925)
  • Dec 1st Freddie Young, British cinematographer (b. 1902)
  • Dec 3rd Pierre Hétu, Quebec conductor and pianist (b. 1936)
  • Dec 5th Al Gore, Sr., American politician (b. 1907)
  • Dec 7th John Addison, British composer (b. 1920)
  • Dec 9th Shaughnessy Cohen, Canadian politician (b. 1948)

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Dec 9th Archie Moore, American light-heavyweight boxing champion (1952-60), dies at 84

Boxing Champion Archie Moore
Boxing Champion
Archie Moore
  • Dec 11th André Lichnerowicz, Polish-French physicist (b. 1915)
  • Dec 11th Lynn Strait, American singer (Snot) (b. 1968)
  • Dec 12th Marco Denevi, Argentine writer (b. 1922)
  • Dec 12th Mo Udall, American politician (b. 1922)
  • Dec 12th Lawton Chiles, U.S. Senator from Florida and Governor of Florida (b. 1930)
  • Dec 14th Annette Strauss, American philanthropist (b. 1924)
  • Dec 14th Norman Fell, American actor (b. 1924)
  • Dec 14th Aloyisus Leon Higginbotham, Jr., American civil rights activist and author (b. 1928)
  • Dec 16th William Gaddis, American writer (b. 1922)
  • Dec 18th Lev Demin, Soviet cosmonaut (b. 1926)
  • Dec 19th Antonio Ordóñez, Spanish bullfighter (b. 1932)
  • Dec 19th Mel Fisher, American treasure hunter (b. 1922)
  • Dec 20th Irene Hervey, American actress (b. 1910)
  • Dec 20th Chester P. Lyons, Canadian naturalist and author (b. 1915)
  • Dec 21st Roger Avon, Durham actor (b. 1914)
  • Dec 21st Karl Denver, Scottish singer (b 1931)
  • Dec 21st Ernst Gunther Schenck, German doctor who joined the Sturmabteilung in 1933 {b. 1904)
  • Dec 22nd Michelle Thomas, American actress (b. 1969)

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Dec 24th Raemer Schreiber, American Physicist (Manhattan Project) who helped develop the first atomic bomb during World War II and prepared the Fat Man bomb that was used in the bombing of Nagasaki, dies at 88

Physicist Raemer Schreiber
Raemer Schreiber
  • Dec 25th John Pulman, English snooker player (b. 1926)
  • Dec 25th Bryan MacLean, American singer, musician and songwriter (Love) (b. 1946)
  • Dec 29th Jean-Claude Forest, writer and illustrator of comics (Barbarella) (b. 1930)
  • Dec 29th Jeanne Stern, German screenwriter (The Condemned Village), dies at 90
  • Dec 30th Johnny Moore, American singer (The Drifters) (b. 1934)
  • Dec 30th George Webb, English actor (b. 1911)