On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1980

  • Jun 1 Rube Marquard, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (NL wins leader 1912; NL strikeout leader 1911; no-hitter 1915; NY Giants), dies at 93
  • Jun 1 Arthur Nielsen, American market analyst (b. 1897)
  • Jun 5 Lauritz Lauritzen, German politician, dies at 70

Person of interestHenry Miller

Jun 7 Henry Miller, American writer (Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn), dies of circulatory complications at 88

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  • Jun 7 Richard Bonnelli, actor (Enter Madame), dies
  • Jun 7 Elizabeth Craig, British writer (b. 1883)
  • Jun 8 Ernst Busch, German singer and actor (b. 1900)
  • Jun 9 Leonhard Huizinga, Dutch journalist and writer (Olivier & Adrian), dies at 73
  • Jun 10 Denys Morkel, South African cricketer (batsman scored 663 runs 1927-32), dies
  • Jun 12 Milburn Stone, American actor (Gunsmoke, Pickup on South Street), dies from a heart attack at 75
  • Jun 12 Billy Butlin, Founder of the brand of holiday venues known as Butlins (b. 1899)
  • Jun 18 André Leducq, French cyclist (Tour de France 1930, 32; Olympic gold road race 1924), dies at 76
  • Jun 18 Terence Fisher, English film director (Hammer Films), dies at 76
  • Jun 20 Allan Pettersson, Swedish composer, dies at 68
  • Jun 21 Bert Kaempfert, German orchestra leader and songwriter, dies of a stroke at 56
  • Jun 23 John Laurie, Scottish actor (Hamlet, The 39 Steps, Jericho, Island of Desire), dies at 83
  • Jun 23 Odile Versois, actress (Nude in a White Car, Young Lovers), dies
  • Jun 23 Sanjay Gandhi, Indian politician, dies in a plane crash at 33
  • Jun 23 Walter Rodney, Guyanese historian (bomanslag), dies
  • Jun 23 Clyfford Still, American painter (b. 1904)
  • Jun 23 V.V. [Varahagiri Venkata] Giri, Fourth President of India (1969-74), dies at 85
  • Jun 27 Albany "Barney" Bigard, Creole-American jazz clarinetist (Duke Ellington Orchestra, 1927-42 - "Mood Indigo"), dies at 74
  • Jun 28 Herbie Faye, comedian (Doc, Phil Silvers Show), dies at 81
  • Jun 28 Yoshiro Irino, Japanese composer, dies at 58
  • Jun 28 José Iturbi, Spanish pianist and conductor, dies at 84
  • Jun 28 Helen Gahagan Douglas, American actress and politician (Nixon's 1st opponent for the United States Senate in 1950), dies at 79
  • Jun 30 Virginia Brown Faire, American silent film actress (Lonesome Trail, Temptress), dies at 76