Famous Deaths 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, Swiss organist/composer, dies at 91
  • Jun 2 Stephen Boyd, Irish actor, dies of heart attack at 45
  • Jun 3 Archibald Vivian Hill, English physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1886)
  • Jun 3 Roberto Rossellini, Italian film director (b. 1906)
  • 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 Tom C Clark, former Supreme Court Justice (1949-67), dies in NY at 77
  • Jun 13 Matthew Garber, British child actor (Mary Poppins) (b. 1956)
  • 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

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Jun 16 Wernher von Braun, rocket scientist (V1/V2), dies at 65 of smoking

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  • Jun 19 Ali Shariati, Iranian sociologist (b. 1933)
  • Jun 19 Lady Olave Baden-Powell, English founder of the Girl Guides, dies at 88
  • 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 at 24
  • Jun 24 AndrĂ©-Gilles Fortin, Canadian politician, dies in car crash at 33
  • Jun 25 Endre Szervanszky, composer, dies at 65
  • Jun 25 Petko Staynov, composer, dies at 80
  • Jun 26 Lou Reizner, rock vocalist/producer (Rod Stewart, Tommy), dies at 43
  • Jun 26 Oskar Morgenstern, German/US economist, dies at 75
  • Jun 29 Anton D Hildebrand, children's book writer (Monus), dies at 70
  • Jun 29 Magda Lupescu, consort of King Carol II of Romania (b. 1895)