Famous Deaths in August 2006

  • 1st Jason Rhoades, American installation artist (b. 1965)
  • 1st Bob Thaves, American cartoonist (b. 1924)
  • 1st Iris Marion Young, American feminist and political scientist (b. 1949)
  • 3rd Arthur Lee, American psychedelic rock musician (b. 1945)
  • 3rd Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, singer (b. 1915)
  • 5th Susan Butcher, American sled dog champion (b. 1954)
  • 7th Mary Anderson Bain, American New Deal politician (b. 1911)
  • 9th James van Allen, American physicist (b. 1914)
  • 9th Philip E. High, science fiction author (b. 1914)
  • 11th Mike Douglas, American singer and talk show host (b. 1925)
  • 13th Tony Jay, English actor (b. 1933)
  • 13th Payao Poontarat, Thai Olympic boxer (b. 1957)
  • 14th Bruno Kirby, American actor (b. 1949)
  • 15th Te Atairangi Kaahu, Māori queen (b. 1931)
  • 15th Rick Bourke, Australian rugby league player
  • 15th Doug White, American news anchor
  • 15th Faas Wilkes, Dutch international footballer
  • 16th Alex Buzo, Australian playwright and author (b. 1944)
  • 16th Herschel Green, American pilot (b. 1920)
  • 16th Jon Nödtveidt, Swedish musician (b. 1975)
  • 16th Alfredo Stroessner, President of Paraguay (b. 1912)
  • 18th Fernand Gignac, Canadian singer and actor (b. 1934)
  • 18th Jamie Astaphan, Caribbean-born physician (b. 1946)
  • 20th Claude Blanchard, French-Canadian singer, comedian and actor (b. 1932)
  • 20th Joe Rosenthal, American photographer (b. 1911)
  • 20th Cpl Bryan Budd VC, British soldier (Afghanistan) (b. 1977)
  • 21st Paul Fentener van Vlissingen, Dutch businessman and philanthropist (b. 1941)
  • 21st Ustad Bismillah Khan, Indian musician (b. 1916)
  • 22nd Bruce Gary, American rock drummer (The Knack) (b. 1951)
  • 23rd Maynard Ferguson, Canadian jazz trumpeter and bandleader (b. 1928)

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23rd Ed Warren, American paranormal investigator, dies at 79

Paranormal Investigator Ed Warren
Paranormal Investigator
Ed Warren
  • 24th Léopold Simoneau, French Canadian tenor (b. 1916)
  • 24th Cristian Nemescu, Romanian film director (b.1979)
  • 26th Rainer Barzel, German politician (b. 1924)
  • 26th Clyde Walcott, Barbadian West Indies cricketer (b. 1926)
  • 27th Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Indian film director (b. 1922)
  • 27th Maria Capovilla, oldest woman alive from 2004-2006 (b. 1889)
  • 27th Jesse Pintado, Mexican-born guitarist (Napalm Death) (b. 1969)
  • 28th Benoît Sauvageau, French Canadian politician (b. 1963)
  • 28th Melvin Schwartz, American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1932)
  • 28th Melvin Schwartz, American Physicist and Nobel Laureate (neutrinos - subatomic particles with no electric charge and virtually no mass), dies at 73
  • 30th Glenn Ford, Canadian-born American actor (b. 1916)
  • 30th Naguib Mahfouz, Egyptian writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911)
  • 30th Robin Cooke, Baron Cooke of Thorndon, New Zealand jurist and member of the British House of Lords (b. 1926)
  • 31st Tom Delaney, British racing driver (b. 1911)
  • 31st Derrick Wayne Frazier, American convicted murderer (b. 1977)
  • 31st Mohamed Abdelwahab, Egyptian footballer (b. 1983)