Famous Deaths in July 2004

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1st Marlon Brando, American actor ("The Godfather", "A Street Cart Named Desire" and "On the Water Front") dies at 80

  • 1st Peter Barnes, English writer (b. 1931)
  • 1st Todor Skalovski, Macedonian composer (b. 1909)
  • 2nd Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen, Portuguese writer (b. 1919)
  • 2nd John Cullen Murphy, American comic strip artist (b. 1919)
  • 3rd Andrian Nikolayev, Soviet cosmonaut (b. 1929)
  • 4th Jean-Marie Auberson, Swiss conductor (b. 1920)
  • 4th Frank Robinson (Xylophone Man), an eccentric street entertainer in Nottingham, England (b. 1932)
  • 5th Hugh Shearer, Prime Minister of Jamaica (b. 1923)
  • 5th Rodger Ward, American race car driver (b. 1921)
  • 6th Thomas Klestil, President of Austria (b. 1932)
  • 6th Syreeta Wright, American singer (b. 1946)
  • 8th Paula Danziger, American author (b. 1944)
  • 8th Jean Lefebvre, French actor (b. 1922)
  • 9th Chuck Cadman, Canadian politician (b. 1948)
  • 9th Paul Klebnikov, American journalist (b. 1963)
  • 9th Isabel Sanford, American actress (b. 1917)
  • 11th Laurance Rockefeller, American conservationist and philanthropist (b. 1910)
  • 12th Betty Oliphant, co-founder of National Ballet of Canada (b. 1918)
  • 13th Arthur Kane, American musician (b. 1949)
  • 13th Carlos Kleiber, Austrian conductor (b. 1930)
  • 16th George Busbee, Governor of Georgia (b. 1927)
  • 17th Pat Roach, British professional wrestler and actor (b. 1937)
  • 18th Paul Foot, British journalist (b. 1937)
  • 18th Émile Peynaud, French oenologist (b. 1912)
  • 19th Reverend Francis Marzen, American Catholic prelate (b. 1924)
  • 19th Zenko Suzuki, Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1911)
  • 20th Adi Lady Lala Mara, Fiji chieftainess, wife of Kamisese Mara (b. 1931)
  • 21st Jerry Goldsmith, American composer (b. 1929)
  • 21st Edward B. Lewis, American geneticist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate (b. 1918)
  • 22nd Sacha Distel, French singer (b. 1933)
  • 22nd George Kidd, Canadian diplomat (b. 1917)
  • 22nd Illinois Jacquet, American jazz saxophonist (b. 1922)
  • 23rd Mehmood, Indian actor (b. 1932)
  • 23rd Carlos Paredes, Portuguese musician and composer (b. 1925)
  • 23rd Piero Piccioni, Italian musician, conductor and composer (b. 1921)
  • 23rd Serge Reggiani, French singer and actor (b. 1922)
  • 26th Sipho Gumede, South African jazz legend, lung cancer (birthdate unknown)

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28th Francis Crick, English molecular biologist, Nobel laureate (1962), dies of colon cancer at 88

Molecular biologist Francis Crick
Molecular biologist
Francis Crick
  • 28th Sam Edwards, American actor (b. 1915)
  • 28th Eugene Roche, American actor (b. 1928)
  • 28th Tiziano Terzani, Italian journalist (b. 1938)
  • 28th George Williams, soul singer (the Tymes), dies at 68
  • 29th Rena Vlahopoulou, Greek actress and singer (b. 1923)
  • 29th James Hubert "Huby" Heard, American singer-songwriter (The God Squad), dies at 73
  • 30th Andre Noble, Canadian actor (b. 1979)
  • 30th Jan Hanus, Czech composer, dies at 89
  • 31st Virginia Grey, American actress (b. 1917)
  • 31st Laura Betti, Italian actress (b. 1927)