On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1984

  • Sep 1 Howland Chamberlin, American actor (Force of Evil, Pickup), dies at 73
  • Sep 2 Manos Katrakis, Greek actor (Antigone, Marinos Kontaras), dies at 79
  • Sep 3 Arthur Schwartz, American composer (Girl from Paris, Excuse my Dust), dies at 83
  • Sep 6 E J Andre, actor (Eugene Bullock-Dallas), dies at 74
  • Sep 6 Ernest Tubb, American country musician (Walking the Floor Over You), dies of emphysema at 70
  • Sep 7 Don Tallon, cricketer (great Queensland & Australian keeper), dies

Person of interestJoe Cronin

Sep 7 Joe Cronin, American baseball shortstop (Pirates, Red Sox, Senators, MVP 1930, AL President), dies at 77

Baseball Player and Manager Joe Cronin
Baseball Player and Manager
Joe Cronin
  • Sep 8 Johnnie Parsons, American auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1950; AAA/USAC Championship 1949), dies at 66
  • Sep 8 Frank Lowson, England cricketer and batsman (7 Tests), dies at 59
  • Sep 8 Rene Bernier, Belgian composer, dies at 79
  • Sep 9 Walter Kaufmann, German-American conductor (Winnipeg Symphony, 1948-57), composer (Navaratnam), and musicologist (The Ragas of South India), dies at 77
  • Sep 9 Yilmaz Güney, Kurdish film director (Yol; Arkadaş; Baba; Ağit), dies of gastric cancer at 47
  • Sep 11 Hilding Hallnäs, Swedish composer (Kärlekens ringdans), dies at 81
  • Sep 11 Jerry Voorhis, American politician (b. 1901)

Person of interestJanet Gaynor

Sep 14 Janet Gaynor, American actress (Sunrise), dies from a traffic accident at 77

Actress Janet Gaynor
Janet Gaynor
  • Sep 15 Jack Ikin, English cricketer (England opener 1946-55), dies at 66
  • Sep 16 Paul Neuhuys, Belgian playwright and poet (Le Canari et le Cerise), dies at 87
  • Sep 17 Richard Basehart, American actor (Rage), dies following several strokes at 70
  • Sep 19 June Preisser, American acrobatic dancer and actress (Babes in Arms, Strike Up the Band), dies in a car crash at 64
  • Sep 20 Steve Goodman, American folk singer and songwriter (Somebody Elses Trouble), dies at 36
  • Sep 23 Anatoly Novikov, Soviet composer, dies at 87
  • Sep 24 Neil Hamilton, American actor (The White Rose, When Strangers Marry, Batman), dies of asthma at 85
  • Sep 25 Walter Pidgeon, Canadian actor (Mrs Miniver, Madame Curie), dies from a stroke at 87
  • Sep 26 Paquirri, Spanish bullfighter (b. 1948)
  • Sep 26 Shelly Manne, American 'West Coast' jazz and session drummer, percussionist, composer, and bandleader, dies of a heart attack at 64
  • Sep 27 John Facenda, sportscaster (NFL Action), dies at 72
  • Sep 29 Marnix Gijsen [Jan-Al Goris], writer (Lament for Agnes), dies at 85
  • Sep 30 Ellsworth Bunker, US ambassador (South-Vietnam, dies at 90)