Famous Deaths in January 2003

  • Jan 1 Joe Foss, American fighter ace (Medal of Honor-1943) and politician (b. 1915)
  • Jan 1 F. William Free, American advertising executive (b. 1928)
  • Jan 1 Cyril Shaps, English actor (b. 1923)
  • Jan 2 Eric Jupp, British-Australian pianist, composer, arranger (b. 1922)
  • Jan 3 Sid Gillman, American football coach, dies at 91
  • Jan 4 Sabine Ulibarri, Mexican American writer (b. 1919)
  • Jan 4 Yfrah Neaman, Lebanese-born violinist (b. 1923)
  • Jan 4 Conrad Hall, American cinematographer (b. 1927)
  • Jan 5 Massimo Girotti, Italian film actor (b. 1918)
  • Jan 5 Roy Jenkins, British politician (b. 1920)
  • Jan 5 Doreen Carwithen, British composer, widow of William Alwyn (b. 1922)
  • Jan 5 Jean Kerr, American author (b. 1923)
  • Jan 8 Ron Goodwin, British composer and conductor (b. 1925)
  • Jan 9 Will McDonough, American sports journalist (b. 1935)
  • Jan 11 Richard Simmons, American actor (b. 1913)
  • Jan 11 Maurice Pialat, French actor and director (b. 1925)
  • Jan 11 Mickey Finn, English drummer (T. Rex) (b. 1947)
  • Jan 12 Dean Amadon, American ornithologist (b. 1912)
  • Jan 12 Kinji Fukasaku, Japanese director (b. 1930)
  • Jan 12 Leopoldo Galtieri, dictator of Argentina (b. 1926)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 12 Maurice Gibb, guitarist of the Bee Gees, dies of cardiac arrest at 53

Guitarist of the Bee Gees Maurice Gibb
Guitarist of the Bee Gees
Maurice Gibb
  • Jan 12 Allan Nunn May, English physicist and Soviet spy (b. 1911)
  • Jan 13 Norman Panama, American screenwriter and director (b. 1914)
  • Jan 14 Koloman Sokol, Slovak painter (b. 1902)
  • Jan 15 Doris Fisher, American singer and songwriter (b. 1915)
  • Jan 16 Richard Wainwright, English politician (b. 1918)
  • Jan 16 Henryk Czyz, Polish composer and musician, dies at 79
  • Jan 17 Richard Crenna, American actor (b. 1926)
  • Jan 17 Balint Vazsonyi, Hingarian pianist (b. 1936)
  • Jan 18 Edward "The Sheik" Farhat, American professional wrestler (b. 1926)
  • Jan 19 Françoise Giroud, French writer and journalist (b. 1916)
  • Jan 20 Al Hirschfeld, American caricaturist (b. 1903)
  • Jan 20 Nedra Volz, American actress (b. 1908)
  • Jan 20 Bill Werbeniuk, Canadian snooker player (b. 1947)
  • Jan 21 Paul Haines, American-born Canadian poet (b. 1933)
  • Jan 22 Bill Mauldin, American World War II cartoonist (b. 1921)
  • Jan 23 Nell Carter, American singer and actress (b. 1948)
  • Jan 24 Gianni Agnelli, Italian auto executive (b. 1921)
  • Jan 25 Samuel Weems, Arkansas judge (b. 1936)
  • Jan 26 Valeriy Brumel, Soviet Olympic athlete (b. 1942)
  • Jan 26 Hugh Trevor-Roper, Baron Dacre of Glanton, English historian (b. 1917)
  • Jan 26 George Younger, 4th Viscount Younger of Leckie, British politician (b. 1931)
  • Jan 27 Henryk Jabłoński, President of Poland (b. 1909)
  • Jan 27 Louis Archambault, Quebec sculptor (b. 1915)
  • Jan 29 Frank Moss, American politician (b. 1911)
  • Jan 31 Michael Ogden, British barrister and judge (Ogden Tables), dies at 76