On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1978

  • Jun 4 Jorge de Sena, Portuguese novelist and poet (Reino da Estupidez), dies at 58
  • Jun 5 John Meulenhoff, Dutch publisher, dies at 71
  • Jun 6 D. H. Th. Vollenhoven, Dutch composer and philosopher, dies at 85
  • Jun 7 Ronald George Wreyford Norrish, British chemist, Nobel Prize laureate 1967, dies at 80
  • Jun 9 Chief Tahachee [Jeff Davis Tahchee Cypert], Cherokee stage and film actor, dies from a heart attack at 74
  • Jun 12 Guo Moruo, Chinese scholar and writer, dies at 85
  • Jun 14 Theodore Karyotakis, composer, dies at 74
  • Jun 15 Anton Roosjen, Dutch politician and NCRV-chairman, dies at 83
  • Jun 17 Cully Richards, actor (Don't Call Me Charlie), dies at 68
  • Jun 18 Walter C. Alvarez, American physician (b. 1884)
  • Jun 20 Karel G Bakker, actor (Coffee House), dies at 66
  • Jun 22 Tom Gorman, Australian rugby league centre and captain (10 Tests; Queensland 34 games), dies at 77
  • Jun 24 Robert Charroux, French writer (b. 1909)
  • Jun 25 Barry Brown, American actor (Frederick Winterbourne-Daisy Miller), dies at 27
  • Jun 25 Hussein al-Ghasjmi, president of North-Yemen, murdered
  • Jun 26 Rabbaji, president of South-Yemen, executed
  • Jun 28 Clifford Dupont, First President of Rhodesia (b. 1905)
  • Jun 29 Bob Crane, American DJ and actor (Col Hogan-Hogan's Heroes, Donna Reed), murdered at 49