Famous People Who Died in June 1984

  • Jun 1 Nate Nelson, American singer (Flamingos - I Only Have Eyes for You), dies at 52
  • Jun 2 Georgios Kasassoglou, Greek violinist, composer (Four Preludes on The Return from The Front; Clouds), educator and arts advocate, dies at 75
  • Jun 5 Frederick Stratten Russell, English marine biologist (plankton life history and long-term changes in marine ecosystems), dies at 86
  • Jun 5 Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Indies Sikh leader
  • Jun 6 A. Bertram Chandler, Anglo-Australian mariner and sci-fi author (Empress of Outer Space), dies at 72
  • Jun 6 Bill Voce, cricketer (key player of the Bodyline series), dies
  • Jun 7 George Givot, actor (Versatile Vaudeville), dies at 81
  • Jun 8 Gordon Jacob, British composer, dies at 88
  • Jun 11 Enrico Berlinguer, Italian National Secreatary of Italian Communist Party (PCI), dies at 62
  • Jun 13 António Variações [António Joaquim Rodrigues Ribeiro], Portuguese singer-songwriter (Dar & Receber), dies at 39 of AIDS-related pneumonia complications
  • Jun 13 Marinus de Jong, Dutch composer, dies at 92
  • Jun 15 Meredith Willson, American composer for stage (The Music Man), and screen (The Great Dictator; Little Foxes), dies at 82
  • Jun 15 Ned Glass, Polish-American actor (Sol-Julia, Uncle Moe-Bridget Loves Bernie), dies of heat failure at 78
  • Jun 16 Harmonica Slim [Travis Blaylock], American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter ("You Better Believe It"), dies at 49
  • Jun 16 Lew Andreas, American basketball coach (b. 1895)
  • Jun 17 Chet Allen, American child actor (Amahl and the Night Visitors), intentionally overdoses at 45
  • Jun 17 Klavdiya Shulzhenko, Soviet jazz and pop singer ("Let's Smoke"), dies at 78
  • Jun 17 Swale, Kentucky Derby winner, collapses & dies
  • Jun 18 Alan Berg, American radio talk show host, dies after being shot by White Nationalists at 50
  • Jun 19 Lee Krasner, American abistract expressionist painter, dies at 75
  • Jun 19 Sunny Johnson, American actress (Flashdance), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 30
  • Jun 19 Wladimir Rudolfovich Vogel, composer, dies at 88
  • Jun 20 Estelle Winwood [Goodwin], British-American stage and screen character actress (Quality Street; Darby O'Gill and the Little Peoples; The Producers), and oldest member of the Screen Actors Guild, dies at 101
  • Jun 20 Hans Studer, Swiss composer, dies at 73
  • Jun 22 (Dillwyn) "Dill" Jones, Welsh jazz stride pianist, dies of throat cancer at 60
  • Jun 22 Joseph Losey, director (Go-Between, M, Concrete Jungle), dies at 75

Clarence CampbellClarence Campbell (1905-1984)

Jun 24 Canadian 3rd president of the NHL (1946-77), dies at 78

  • Jun 24 William Keighley, American director (The Man who came to Dinner), dies of a stroke at 94
  • Jun 25 Michel Foucault, French philosopher and historian (History of Sexuality), dies of AIDs at 57
  • Jun 26 Carl Foreman, producer, dies of cancer at 69

Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman (1905-1984)

Jun 30 American playwright, (Toys in the Attic, Little Foxes), dies at 79