Famous Deaths in June 1976

  • Jun 1 Pierre Balledux, Dutch stage manager and resistance fighter, dies at 89
  • Jun 2 Alan Dewitt, actor (Mr Tyler-It's About Time), dies at 52
  • Jun 2 Bartoes [Albertus J Wijstma], cabaret performer, dies at 73
  • Jun 2 Juan José Torres, former President of Bolivia, assassinated in the frame of Operation Condor
  • Jun 5 Walter Field, entertainer, dies at 101
  • Jun 5 Violet Wilkey, American actress (b. 1903)

Person of interestJ. Paul Getty

Jun 6 J. Paul Getty, American oil magnate and billionaire (Getty Oil), dies at 83

Industrialist J. Paul Getty
Industrialist
J. Paul Getty
  • Jun 6 Victor Varconi, actor (Divine Lady, King of Kings), dies at 85
  • Jun 7 Bobby Hackett, American jazz cornetist and orchestra leader (Air time '57), dies at 61
  • Jun 9 James A Farley, US Postmaster General (1932-38), dies at 88
  • Jun 9 Paul Rodenko, Dutch poet and writer (Never Marry a Witch), dies at 55
  • Jun 9 Sybil Thorndike, actress (Melba, Major Barbara), dies at 93
  • Jun 10 Adolph Zukor, Hungarian/US fur trader/movie producer, dies at 103
  • Jun 11 Jim Konstanty, American MLB relief pitcher (NL MVP 1950), dies at 59
  • Jun 13 Don Bolles, US journalist (against Arizona), dies
  • Jun 15 Jimmy Dykes, American MLB infielder, manager (All Star 1933-34), dies at 79
  • Jun 16 Francis E Meloy Jr, US ambassador to Lebanon, kidnapped & killed
  • Jun 16 Victor Dalby Lord, fictional character on "One Life to Live", dies at 59
  • Jun 20 Lou Klein, American baseball player (b. 1918)
  • Jun 21 Margaret Herrick, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences director (b. 1902)
  • Jun 23 Imogen Cunningham, American photographer (1965 ASMP award), dies at 93

Person of interestJohnny Mercer

Jun 25 Johnny Mercer, US songwriter (That old Black Magic), dies at 66

Songwriter Johnny Mercer
Songwriter
Johnny Mercer
  • Jun 28 Stanley Baker, Welsh actor and producer (Concrete Jungle, Zorro, Zulu), dies of pneumonia at 49
  • Jun 29 Leonora Summers, entertainer, dies
  • Jun 29 Christos Papakyriakopoulos, Greek mathematician, dies at 62
  • Jun 30 Firpo Marberry, baseball player (b. 1898)