Famous Deaths in July 2009

  • 1st Karl Malden, American actor (b. 1912)
  • 1st Onni Palaste, Finnish writer (b. 1917)
  • 1st Mollie Sugden, English actress (b. 1922)
  • 1st Alexis Argüello, Nicaraguan professional boxer (b. 1952)
  • 1st Marwa El-Sherbini, Egyptian housewife (b. 1977 or 1976)
  • 3rd John A. Keel, American Fortean, television scriptwriter, author of The Mothman Prophecies (b. 1930)
  • 4th Brenda Joyce, American actress (b. 1917)
  • 4th Allen Klein, American record label executive (b. 1931)
  • 4th Drake Levin, American rock musician (b. 1946)
  • 4th Steve McNair, American football player (b. 1973)
  • 4th Lasse Strömstedt, Swedish writer (b. 1935)
  • 4th Jean-Baptiste Tati Loutard, Congolese politician (b.1938)
  • 4th Jim Chapin, American drummer (b.1919)
  • 6th Robert McNamara, United States Secretary of Defense (b. 1916)
  • 6th Leo Mol, Ukrainian Canadian artist and sculptor (b. 1915)
  • 6th Johnny Collins, British folk and maritime music singer (b. 1938)
  • 6th Vasily Aksyonov, Russian writer (b. 1932)
  • 11th Arturo Gatti, Italian-Canadian professional boxer (b. 1972)
  • 11th Ji Xianlin, Chinese linguist and paleographer (b.1911)
  • 14th Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Polish actor (b. 1934)

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17th Walter Cronkite, American broadcast journalist (b. 1916)

Broadcast Journalist Walter Cronkite
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  • 17th Leszek Kołakowski, Polish philosopher (b. 1927)
  • 18th Henry Allingham, British supercentenarian and World War I veteran (b. 1896)
  • 19th Frank McCourt, Irish-American author. (b. 1930)
  • 19th Henry Surtees, British racing driver. (b. 1991)
  • 20th Ria Brieffies, Dutch singer (b. 1957)
  • 22nd Richard M. Givan Supreme court chief justice (b. 1921)
  • 22nd Peter Krieg, German documentary filmmaker, producer and writer (b. 1947)
  • 24th E. Lynn Harris, American Author (b. 1955)
  • 25th Harry Patch, the last surviving soldier to have served in the trenches in World War I, dies at 111 (b. 1898)
  • 25th Vernon Forrest, Professional boxer, 2-division world champion (b. 1971)
  • 25th Alexis Cohen, American Idol contestant (unsuccessful), viral phenomenon (b. 1984)
  • 25th Yasmin Ahmad, Malaysian film director, writer and scriptwriter (b. 1958)
  • 26th Marcey Jacobson, American photographer (b. 1911)
  • 28th Jim Johnson, NFL Assistant Coach, Eagles Defensive Coordinator from 1999-2009 (b.1941)
  • 28th Reverend Ike [Frederick J. Eikerenkoetter II], American televangelist (Joy of Living), dies at 74
  • 29th Gayatri Devi, Ex-Maharani of Indian state Jaipur. (b. 1919)
  • 30th Peter Zadek, German theatre director (b. 1926)
  • 31st Sir Bobby Robson, English professional football player and manager (b. 1933)
  • 31st Harry Alan Towers, English film producer and screenwriter (b. 1920)