Famous Deaths on January 1st, 2016

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Deaths

  • Dale Bumpers, American politician (Sen-D Arkansas, 1975-99), dies at 90
  • Fazu Aliyeva, Russian poet, novelist and journalist who helped develop Dagestani in Russian literature, dies from heart failure at 83
  • Michael G. Oxley, American politician (Rep-R-OH, 1981-2007), dies at 71
  • Vilmos Zsigmond, Hungarian-born American cinematographer (Close Encounters of the Third Kind), dies at 85