Famous Deaths in April 2007

  • Apr 1 Herb Carneal, American sports broadcaster (b. 1923
  • Apr 3 Marion Eames, Welsh novelist (b. 1921)
  • Apr 3 Eddie Robinson, American football coach (b. 1919)
  • Apr 3 Nina Wang, Asia's richest woman (b. 1937)
  • Apr 4 Bob Clark, American film director (b. 1941)
  • Apr 4 Terry Hall, English ventriloquist (b. 1927)
  • Apr 5 Mark St. John, American musician (Kiss)(b. 1956)
  • Apr 5 Darryl Stingley, American football player (b. 1951)
  • Apr 5 Maria Gripe, Swedish writer (b. 1923)
  • Apr 5 Leela Majumdar, Bengali writer (b. 1908)
  • Apr 5 Poornachandra Tejaswi, Kannada writer (b. 1938)
  • Apr 6 Luigi Comencini, Italian film director (b. 1916)
  • Apr 7 Johnny Hart, American cartoonist (b. 1931)
  • Apr 7 Barry Nelson, American actor (Airport), dies at 89
  • Apr 8 Carey W. Barber, a member of Governing Body of Jehovah's Witnesses (b. 1905)
  • Apr 8 Sol LeWitt, American artist (b. 1928)
  • Apr 9 Egon Bondy, Czech philosopher and writer (b. 1930)
  • Apr 10 Dakota Staton, American singer (b. 1930)
  • Apr 11 Roscoe Lee Browne, American actor (b. 1925)

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Apr 11 Kurt Vonnegut Jr, American author, dies from head trauma at 84

  • Apr 11 Ronald Speirs, American Army officer(CO of Easy Company) (b. 1920)
  • Apr 11 Janet McDonald, American novelist (b. 1954)
  • Apr 12 Kevin Crease, Australian TV anchor (b. 1936)
  • Apr 13 Don Selwyn, Māori actor and film director (b. circa 1936)
  • Apr 14 June Callwood, Canadian journalist, author and social activist (b. 1924)
  • Apr 14 Don Ho, American musician (b. 1930)
  • Apr 15 Brant Parker, American cartoonist (b. 1920)
  • Apr 16 Gaetan Duchesne, Canadian hockey player (b. 1962)
  • Apr 16 Maria Lenk, Brazilian swimmer and first Brazilian woman to compete in the Olympic Games (b. 1915)
  • Apr 16 Seung-Hui Cho, Korean American murderer (b. 1984), see List of victims of the Virginia Tech massacre
  • Apr 16 Jocelyne Couture-Nowak, American instructor of French (b. 1958)
  • Apr 16 Kevin Granata, American professor of Engineering (b. 1961)
  • Apr 16 Liviu Librescu, American Jewish-Romanian professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics (b. 1930)
  • Apr 16 G. V. Loganathan, Indian American professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering (b. 1954)
  • Apr 16 Frank Bateson, New Zealand astronomer (b. 1909)
  • Apr 17 Kitty Carlisle, American actress and television personality, dies at 96
  • Apr 18 Iccho Itoh, mayor of Nagasaki (b. 1945)
  • Apr 19 Jean-Pierre Cassel, French actor (b. 1932)
  • Apr 19 Helen Walton, wife of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton (b. 1919)
  • Apr 20 Andrew Hill, American jazz composer and pianist (b. 1931)
  • Apr 20 Michael Fu Tieshan, Chinese bishop (b. 1931).
  • Apr 21 Lobby Loyde, Australian guitarist and songwriter (b. 1941)
  • Apr 22 Juanita Millender-McDonald, congresswoman from southern California (b. 1938)
  • Apr 23 Paul Erdman, American economist and author (b. 1932)
  • Apr 23 David Halberstam, American journalist, historian and author (b. 1934)

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Apr 23 Boris Yeltsin, first President of the Russian Federation (b. 1931)

Russian President Boris Yeltsin
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  • Apr 25 Alan Ball, English footballer (b. 1945)
  • Apr 25 Bobby "Boris" Pickett, American singer and songwriter (b. 1938)
  • Apr 25 Arthur Milton, English footballer and cricketer (b. 1928)
  • Apr 26 Jack Valenti, American political advisor and film executive (b. 1921)
  • Apr 27 Mstislav Rostropovich, Russian cellist and conductor (b. 1927)
  • Apr 28 Dabbs Greer, American actor (b. 1917)
  • Apr 28 Tommy Newsom, American bandleader (b. 1929)
  • Apr 28 Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker, German physicist and philosopher (b. 1912)
  • Apr 29 Milt Bocek, American baseball player (b. 1912)
  • Apr 29 Josh Hancock, American baseball player (b. 1978)
  • Apr 29 Ivica Račan, former Prime Minister of Croatia (b. 1944)
  • Apr 29 Arve Opsahl, Norwegian actor, known as the leader of Olsenbanden
  • Apr 29 Dick Motz, New Zealand cricket player (b. 1940)
  • Apr 29 Zhang Taofang, Chinese sniper (b. 1931)
  • Apr 30 Grégory Lemarchal, French singer (b. 1983)
  • Apr 30 Kevin Mitchell, American football player (b. 1971)
  • Apr 30 Tom Poston, American actor (b. 1921)
  • Apr 30 Gordon Scott, American actor (b. 1927)
  • Apr 30 Zola Taylor, American singer (b. 1938)
  • Apr 30 Jara Ribnikar, Serbian writer, dies at 94