On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 1969

  • Nov 2 Marion Lloyd Vince, fencer (National champ 1928, 31), dies at 63
  • Nov 3 Zeki Rıza Sporel, Turkish soccer striker (16 caps; Fenerbahçe), dies at 71
  • Nov 4 Carlos Marighela, Brazilian politician and guerilla, shot by police at 57
  • Nov 4 Ferenc Szabó, Hungarian composer (Lúdas Matyi, Légy jó mindhalálig), dies at 66
  • Nov 5 Itih Walracen, Sudanese widow of author William Walraven, dies
  • Nov 5 Lloyd Corrigan, American actor (Papa Dodger, The Manchurian Candidate), dies at 69
  • Nov 8 Kam Tong, Chinese American actor (Have Gun Will Travel, Across the Pacific, Flower Drum Song), dies at 62
  • Nov 8 Vesto Slipher, American astronomer who provided the first evidence to support the expanding-universe theory, dies at 93
  • Nov 8 Dave O'Brien [Fronabarger], American actor and writer (Reefer Madness, Kiss Me Kate, 1st Aid), dies from a heart attack at 57
  • Nov 10 Tadeusz Peiper, Polish poet, dies at 78
  • Nov 11 Frank Newburg, American actor (Homemaker), dies at 83
  • Nov 12 Louis van Tulder, Dutch tenor (Kantoorkruk to high C), dies at 77
  • Nov 15 Roy D'Arcy [Roy Giusti], American actor (Warning Shadows, Revolt of Zombies), dies at 75
  • Nov 15 Ignacio Aldecoa, Spanish writer (Gran Sol, Caballo the Pica), dies at 44
  • Nov 18 Léon Jongen, Belgian organist, composer, and academic, dies at 85
  • Nov 18 Ted Heath, British jazz trombonist, composer, and big bandleader, dies at 67
  • Nov 21 Mutesa II of Buganda, President of Uganda (1924)
  • Nov 21 Norman Lindsay, Australian artist and novelist (The Magic Pudding), dies at 90 [1]
  • Nov 22 Acario Cotapos, Chilean composer, dies at 80
  • Nov 23 (Donnell) "Spade" Cooley, American Western swing fiddler, bandleader, and television personality ("Shame On You"), dies of a heart attack during the intermission of a performance at 58
  • Nov 28 Roy Barcroft [Howard Ravenscroft], American actor (Oklahoma!; Freckles), dies at 67
  • Nov 28 Elbert Frank Cox, African-American mathematician (first African-American to receive PhD in Mathematics), dies at 73