Famous Deaths in July 2006

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

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

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