Famous Deaths in July 2006

  • Jul 1 Fred Trueman, English cricketer (b. 1931)
  • Jul 2 Jan Murray, American comedian (b. 1916)
  • Jul 3 Joseph Goguen, American computer scientist (b. 1941)
  • Jul 3 Benjamin Hendrickson, American actor (b. 1950)
  • Jul 5 Kenneth Lay, American businessman (b. 1942)
  • Jul 6 Kasey Rogers, American actress (b. 1926)
  • Jul 6 Tom Weir, Scottish climber, author and broadcaster (b. 1914)
  • Jul 7 Juan de Ávalos, Spanish sculptor (b. 1911)

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Jul 7 Syd Barrett, original guitarist and vocalist of the band Pink Floyd (b. 1946)

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  • Jul 7 John Money, Sexologist (b. 1921)
  • Jul 8 June Allyson, American actress (b. 1917)
  • Jul 8 Peter Hawkins, British actor/voice actor (b. 1924)
  • Jul 9 Milan Williams, American musician (The Commodores) (b. 1948)
  • Jul 10 Shamil Basayev, Chechen rebel (b. 1965)
  • Jul 11 Barnard Hughes, American actor (b. 1915)
  • Jul 11 John Spencer, English snooker player (b. 1935)
  • Jul 13 Red Buttons, American comedian (b. 1919)
  • Jul 15 Robert H. Brooks, founder of Hooters of America (b. 1937)
  • Jul 16 Bob Orton, Sr., American professional wrestler (b. 1929)
  • Jul 16 Winthrop Paul Rockefeller, Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas (b. 1948)
  • Jul 17 Sam Myers, American musician and songwriter (b. 1936)
  • Jul 17 Mickey Spillane, American author (b. 1918)
  • Jul 19 Jack Warden, American actor (b. 1920)
  • Jul 20 Ted Grant, British Trotskyist (b. 1913)
  • Jul 20 Gérard Oury, French filmmaker (b. 1919)
  • Jul 21 Mako, Japanese-born American actor (b. 1933)
  • Jul 21 Ta Mok, "The Khmer Rouge Butcher", war criminal in Democratic Kampuchea (b. 1926)
  • Jul 22 José Antonio Delgado, Venezuelan mountain climber (b. 1965)
  • Jul 22 James E. West, mayor of Spokane, Washington (b. 1950)
  • Jul 22 Dika Newlin, American composer, Schoenberg expert and punk rocker, dies at 82
  • Jul 23 Jean-Paul Desbiens, Quebec writer and journalist (b. 1927)
  • Jul 25 Carl Brashear, first African-American U.S Navy Master Diver (b. 1931)
  • Jul 27 Maryann Mahaffey, American politician (b. 1925)
  • Jul 28 David Gemmell, British writer (b. 1948)
  • Jul 30 Anthony Galla-Rini, American accordionist (b. 1904)
  • Jul 30 Al Balding, Canadian golfer (b. 1924)
  • Jul 30 Murray Bookchin, American libertarian socialist (b. 1921)
  • Jul 31 Paul Eells, American sportscaster (b. 1935)