Famous Deaths in January 2003

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

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