On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1965

Person of interestCurly Lambeau

Jun 1 Curly Lambeau, American Pro Football Hall of Fame halfback, coach (founder, first coach Green Bay Packers), dies of a heart attack at 67

NFL Head Coach Curly Lambeau
NFL Head Coach
Curly Lambeau
  • Jun 4 Bernard Verhoeven, Dutch poet (Pleidooi near een non), dies at 68
  • Jun 5 Lester Matthews, English actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood), dies at 64
  • Jun 5 Thornton W. Burgess, American conservationist & author (The Bedtime Story-Books; Now I Remember: Autobiography of an Amateur Naturalist), dies at 91

Person of interestJudy Holliday

Jun 7 Judy Holliday, American comedienne and actress (Born Yesterday, Adam's Rib), dies of cancer at 43

Actress Judy Holliday
Judy Holliday
  • Jun 7 Richard Billinger, Austria poet/writer (Bauernpassion), dies
  • Jun 8 Edmondo Rossoni, Italian fascist (b. 1884)
  • Jun 8 Julius Bissier, German painter, dies at 71
  • Jun 8 Erik Chisholm, Scottish conductor, composer (Hindustani Piano Concerto), and educator (South African College of Music, 1949-65),, dies of a heart attack at 61
  • Jun 11 José Mendes Cabeçadas, 95th Prime Minister of Portugal and 9th President of Portugal (b. 1883)
  • Jun 11 Vernon Johns, American civil rights activist, dies at 73
  • Jun 13 Martin Buber, Austrian-Israeli dialogue philosopher and theologist (Ich und Du), dies at 87
  • Jun 13 David Drummond, Australian politician (b. 1890)
  • Jun 14 Guido Guerrini, Italian composer, dies at 74
  • Jun 15 E. A. Speiser, American Bible scholar (b. 1902
  • Jun 15 Steve Cochran [Robert Alexander Cochran], American actor (Mozambique, Gay Senotiys, Dallas), dies from acute infectious edema at 48

  • Jun 17 Arnold Meijer, Dutch leader of fascist Dutch National & Black Front, dies at 60
  • Jun 18 George Melachrino, English composer, dies at 56
  • Jun 19 James Collip, Canadian biochemist and physiologist (insulin), dies at 72
  • Jun 20 Ira Louvin, country singer (Louvin Brothers), dies at 41
  • Jun 20 Bernard Baruch, American financier and presidential adviser (Cold War), dies at 94
  • Jun 21 Bernard M Baruch, pres advisor (termed "Cold War"), dies at 94
  • Jun 21 Kay Fisker, Danish architect (Hornbeck House, Copenhagen), dies at 72
  • Jun 22 Adriaan Franciscus Dussenbroek, Dutch doctor and co-founder (Union National Arubano), dies at 72
  • Jun 22 David O Selznick, American Academy Award-winning producer (Gone With the Wind, Rebecca), dies of a heart attack at 63
  • Jun 23 Mary Boland, actress (Boy Trouble, New Moon), dies at 83
  • Jun 26 Johan C T Kikkert, painter/etcher/critic, dies at 82
  • Jun 26 Reginald Beckwith, actor/writer (39 Steps, Dr in Love), dies at 56
  • Jun 26 Bertil Lindblad, Swedish astronomer (Milky Way system), dies at 69
  • Jun 27 Anthony Veiller, writer, dies at 62
  • Jun 28 [Theodora E] Betsy Ranucci-Beckman, actress (Dood Water), dies at 88
  • Jun 28 Red Nichols, American jazz cornettist, composer and jazz bandleader, dies at 60
  • Jun 29 Sidney Marion, American actor (Outlaws is Coming, Quicksand), dies at 64
  • Jun 29 Joseph Ryelandt, Belgian composer (Christus Rex - Christ the King), dies at 95
  • Jun 30 Bessie Barriscale, actress (Plain Jane, Show Folks), dies