Famous Deaths in March 2009

  • Mar 2 João Bernardo "Nino" Vieira, President of Guinea-Bissau (b. 1939)
  • Mar 2 Chris Finnegan, British Olympic Boxing Gold Medallist (b. 1944)
  • Mar 4 Joseph Bloch, American concert pianist and professor of piano literature (b. 1917)
  • Mar 4 John Cephas, American Piedmont blues guitarist (b. 1930)
  • Mar 4 Yvon Cormier, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1938)
  • Mar 4 Patricia De Martelaere, Flemish writer (b. 1957)
  • Mar 4 Horton Foote, American Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Academy Award-winning screenwriter (b. 1916)
  • Mar 4 George McAfee, former American football player (b. 1918)
  • Mar 4 Harry Parkes, English footballer (b. 1920)
  • Mar 4 Salvatore Samperi, Italian film director (b 1944)
  • Mar 4 Triztán Vindtorn, Norwegian poet and performance artist (b. 1942)
  • Mar 6 Francis Magalona, Filipino media artist and photographer. (b. 1964)
  • Mar 6 Susan Tsvangirai, wife of Morgan Tsvangirai (b. 1959)
  • Mar 7 Jang Ja-yeon, South Korean actress (b. 1982)
  • Mar 8 Ali Bongo, President of the Magic Circle (b.1929)
  • Mar 8 Zbigniew Religa, Minister of Health of the Republic of Poland (b. 1938)
  • Mar 11 Charles Lewis, Jr., American businessman, promoter and entertainer
  • Mar 13 Andrew Martin, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1975)
  • Mar 13 Betsy Blair, American actress of film and stage, (b. 1923)
  • Mar 13 James Purdy, American author, dies at 94
  • Mar 14 Alain Bashung, French singer, songwriter, comedian and actor. (b. 1947)
  • Mar 14 Altovise Davis, American entertainer, best known as Sammy Davis, Jr.'s third wife. (b. 1943)
  • Mar 15 Ron Silver, American actor (Reversal of Fortune, Timecop), dies of cancer at 62
  • Mar 17 Clodovil Hernandes, Brazilian politician and TV host (b. 1937)

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Mar 18 Natasha Richardson, English actress (b. 1963)

  • Mar 19 Ion Dolănescu, Romanian singer and politician (b. 1944)
  • Mar 20 Mel Brown, American/Canadian Blues Guitarist (b. 1939)
  • Mar 21 Walt Poddubny, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1960)
  • Mar 22 Leon Walker, Wakefield Wildcats Rugby Player (b. 1988)
  • Mar 22 Jade Goody, English reality TV Star and Entrepreneur, dies of cancer at 27
  • Mar 23 Raúl Macías, A famous Mexican boxer (b. 1934)
  • Mar 24 George Kell, American baseball player (b. 1922)
  • Mar 25 Johnny Blanchard, American baseball player (b. 1933)
  • Mar 25 Gábor Ocskay, Hungarian hockey player (b. 1975)
  • Mar 25 Giovanni Parisi, Italian boxer (b. 1967)
  • Mar 25 Kosuke Koyama, Japanese theologian (b. 1929)
  • Mar 27 Jack Dreyfus, American businessman (b. 1913)
  • Mar 29 Maurice Jarre, French composer (b.1924)
  • Mar 29 Vladimir Fedotov, Soviet football striker and manager (b.1943)
  • Mar 29 Andy Hallett, American actor and singer (b.1975)
  • Mar 31 Jarl Alfredius, Swedish news anchor (b. 1943)
  • Mar 31 Raúl Alfonsín, Argentinean ex president (b. 1927)