Famous Deaths in January 2011

  • 1st Marin Constantin, Romanian composer and conductor (b. 1925)
  • 1st Reynaldo Dagsa, Filipino politician
  • 2nd Anne Francis, American actress (b. 1930)
  • 2nd Pete Postlethwaite, English actor (b. 1946)
  • 2nd Szeto Wah, Hong Kong politician and educationalist (b. 1931)
  • 2nd Richard D. Winters, American Army officer (b.1918)
  • 3rd Fadil Hadžić, Croatian film director (b. 23 April 1922)
  • 4th Mick Karn, Cypriot-born British musician (Japan) (b. 1958)
  • 4th Dick King-Smith English Author (b. 1922)
  • 4th Coen Moulijn, Dutch footballer (b. 1937)
  • 4th Gerry Rafferty, British musician and songwriter (b. 1947)
  • 6th Uche Okafor, Nigerian footballer (b. 1967)
  • 7th Derek Gardner, British Formula 1 car designer (b. 1931)
  • 8th Thorbjørn Svenssen, Norwegian footballer (b. 1924)
  • 8th John Roll, United States Federal Judge (b.1947)
  • 8th Vang Pao, charismatic Laotian general who commanded a secret army of his mountain people in a long, losing campaign against Communist insurgents, dies at 81
  • 10th Margaret Whiting, American singer (b. 1924)
  • 14th Trish Keenan, lead vocalist of English band Broadcast (b. 1968)
  • 15th Nat Lofthouse, English Footballer (b. 1925)
  • 17th Don Kirshner, American composer (b. 1934)
  • 18th Sargent Shriver, American politician (b. 1915)
  • 19th Ernest McCulloch, stem cell research pioneer (b. 1926)
  • 21st E V V Satyanarayana, Indian Film Director, Producer. (b. 1958)
  • 21st Dennis Oppenheim, American conceptual artist (b.1938)
  • 23rd Jack LaLanne, American fitness and nutritional expert (b. 1914)
  • 24th Bernd Eichinger, German film producer and director (b. 1949)
  • 24th Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, Indian Musician, Bharat Ratna Laureate (b. 1922)
  • 26th Charlie Louvin, American musician (b. 1927)
  • 26th Gladys Horton, American musician and singer, member of the group The Marvelettes (b. 1944)
  • 30th John Barry, English film score composer (b. 1933)