Famous Deaths in November 2004

  • 1st Mac Dre, American rapper (b. 1970)
  • 1st Terry Knight, American music producer and promoter (Grand Funk Railroad), is murdered at 61

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2nd Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, dies at 85

President of the United Arab Emirates Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
President of the United Arab Emirates
Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
  • 2nd Theo van Gogh, Dutch filmmaker (b. 1957)
  • 2nd Gerrie Knetemann, Dutch cyclist (b. 1951)
  • 3rd Sergei Zholtok, Latvian hockey player (b. 1972)
  • 6th Fred Dibnah, English television personality (b. 1938)
  • 6th Johnny Warren, Australian soccer player (b. 1943)
  • 7th Howard Keel, American actor (b. 1919)
  • 8th Peter Mathers, English-born Australian novelist (b. 1931)
  • 9th Iris Chang, Asian author (b. 1968)

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9th Stieg Larsson, Swedish author (Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), dies of a heart attack at 50

  • 10th Katy de la Cruz, Filipino singer (b. 1907)

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11th Yasser Arafat, Chairman of the Palestinian Liberation Organization, 1st President of the Palestinian National Authority (1994-2004) and 1994 Nobel peace prize winner, dies in Paris at 75

Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat
Palestinian Leader
Yasser Arafat
  • 11th Richard Dembo, French director and screenwriter (b. 1948)
  • 13th John Balance, English musician and artist (b. 1962)
  • 13th Thomas Foglietta, American politician (b. 1928)
  • 13th Ol' Dirty Bastard, American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan) (b. 1968)
  • 14th Michel Colombier, French composer (b. 1939)
  • 15th Elmer L. Andersen, Governor of Minnesota (b. 1909)
  • 15th John Morgan, Canadian comedian (b. 1930)
  • 16th Margaret Hassan, Irish-born aid worker (b. 1945)
  • 17th Mikael Ljungberg, Swedish wrestler (b. 1970)
  • 17th Alexander Ragulin, Russian hockey player (b. 1941)
  • 18th Cy Coleman, American composer, songwriter and pianist (b. 1929)
  • 19th Piet Esser, Dutch sculptor (b. 1914)
  • 19th Helmut Griem, German actor (b. 1932)
  • 19th Terry Melcher, American musician and record producer (b. 1942)
  • 19th John Robert Vane, British pharmacologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1927)
  • 20th David Grierson, Canadian radio host (b. 1955)
  • 20th Jenny Ross, English musician (Section 25) (b. 1962)
  • 23rd Pete Franklin, American talk radio host (b. 1928)
  • 24th Wong Jim, Hong Kong songwriter (b. 1940)
  • 24th Arthur Hailey, British-born author (b. 1920)

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26th Philippe de Broca, French film director (Le Bossu) dies aged 71

Film Director Philippe de Broca
Film Director
Philippe de Broca
  • 29th Anne Samson, oldest-ever nun documented (b. 1891)
  • 29th Harry Danning, American baseball player (b. 1911)
  • 29th John Drew Barrymore, American actor (Pantomine Quiz), dies from cancer at 72

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30th Pierre Berton, Canadian author, dies of heart failure at 84