Famous People Who Died in June 1977

  • Jun 2 Forrest Lewis, American actor (All That Heaven Allows, Monster of Piedras Blancas), dies at 77
  • Jun 2 Henri D Gagnebin, Belgian-Swiss organist and composer, dies at 91
  • Jun 2 Stephen Boyd [William Millar], Irish actor (Fantastic Voyage, Ben-Hur), dies of a heart attack at 45
  • Jun 3 Archibald Vivian Hill, English physiologist (1922 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine - discovery of production of heat in muscle), dies at 90

Roberto RosselliniRoberto Rossellini (1906-1977)

Jun 3 Italian film director (General della Rovere, Open City), dies at 71

  • Jun 5 "Sleepy" John Estes, American Blues musician ("Drop Down Mama"), dies at 78
  • Jun 6 Sophie Stewart, actress (As You Like It), dies at 69
  • Jun 9 Bill Merritt, cricketer (6 Tests of leg-spin for NZ, 12 wkts), dies
  • Jun 9 Hans Andreus [Johan W van de Zant], Dutch poet, dies at 51
  • Jun 13 Matthew Garber, British child actor (Mary Poppins), dies of pancreatitis at 21
  • Jun 13 Tom C Clark, former Supreme Court Justice (1949-67), dies in NY at 77
  • Jun 14 Alan Reed, American actor (Breakfast at Tiffany's) and voice artist (Fred Flintstone, Lady and the Tramp), dies at 69
  • Jun 14 Robert Middleton, American actor (Barney-Monroes), dies at 66

Wernher von BraunWernher von Braun (1912-1977)

Jun 16 German-American rocket scientist (Germany - V1 and V2, US -Saturn V, NASA), and Disney space consultant, dies of pancreatic cancer at 65

  • Jun 19 Ali Shariati, Iranian sociologist (b. 1933)
  • Jun 19 Geraldine Brooks [Stroock], American stage and screen actress (Brightower; Embraceable You; The Dumplings), dies of a heart attack at 51
  • Jun 20 Abner Biberman, American director and actor (His Girl Friday, The Leopard Man), dies at 68
  • Jun 22 Peter Laughner, American singer, songwriter and guitarist (Rocket From the Tombs; Pere Ubu), dies of acute pancreatitis at 24
  • Jun 24 André-Gilles Fortin, Canadian politician, dies in car crash at 33
  • Jun 25 Endre Szervánszky, Hungarian composer (Dark Heaven Requiem), dies at 65
  • Jun 25 Olave Baden-Powell, English founder of the Girl Guides, dies at 88
  • Jun 25 Petko Staynov, Bulgarian composer and pianist, dies at 80
  • Jun 26 Lou Reizner, American rock vocalist and producer (Rod Stewart; Tommy), dies of cancer at 43
  • Jun 26 Oskar Morgenstern, German American economist, dies at 75
  • Jun 29 Anton Hildebrand, Dutch children's book writer (Monus), dies at 70
  • Jun 29 Magda Lupescu, consort of King Carol II of Romania (b. 1895)