Famous Deaths on August 30, 2006

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Deaths

  • Glenn Ford, Canadian-born American actor (b. 1916)
  • Naguib Mahfouz, Egyptian novelist (Palace Walk, Sugar Street) and first Arabic writer to win a Nobel Prize (1988), dies at 94
  • Robin Cooke, Baron Cooke of Thorndon, New Zealand jurist and member of the British House of Lords (b. 1926)