On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 1990

Person of interestMary Martin

Nov 3 Mary Martin, actress (Peter Pan), dies of cancer at 76

Actress Mary Martin
Actress
Mary Martin
  • Nov 3 Valerie French, British actress (Jubal), dies of leukemia at 62
  • Nov 5 Herbert Berghof, Austrian actor (Belarus File, Harry and Tonto, Target), dies of heart failure at 81
  • Nov 5 Humphrey Gibbs, Governor of Southern Rhodesia (1959-69), dies at 87
  • Nov 5 Bobby Scott, American composer, arranger and jazz singer (He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother), dies of cancer at 53
  • Nov 6 Will Kuluva, actor (To Trap a Spy, Go Naked in World), dies at 73
  • Nov 7 Josephine Wilson, British actress (The Lady Vanishes, We Dive at Dawn), dies at 86
  • Nov 7 Lawrence Durrell, Indian-British writer (Private Country, Alexandria Quartet), dies of a stroke at 78
  • Nov 8 Anya Seton, American author, dies
  • Nov 8 Grampy Davis, dies of heart attack at 87
  • Nov 10 Lisa Kirk, US Broadway-singer, dies
  • Nov 10 Ronnie Dyson, American singer (Salvation-I Don't Wanna Cry), dies at 40
  • Nov 10 Mário Schenberg, Brazilian physicist and electrical engineer, dies at 76
  • Nov 11 Attilio Demaría, Argentinian footballer (b. 1909)
  • Nov 11 Alexis Minotis [Alexandros Minotakis], Greek actor (The Merchant of Venice, King Lear), dies at 90
  • Nov 12 Dave Willock, American actor (Queen of Outer Space), dies at 81

  • Nov 12 Eve Arden, American actress (Our Miss Brooks), dies at 82
  • Nov 12 Nico Haak, Dutch singer (Foxy Foxtrot), dies
  • Nov 12 Rifaat El-Maghub, Egyptian MP leader, murdered
  • Nov 12 Yannis Ritsos, Greek poet and political activist, dies at 81
  • Nov 13 Charlie Carpenter, dies at 77
  • Nov 14 K L Poll, journalist/author, dies
  • Nov 14 Malcolm Muggeridge, WW II spy for Britain, dies at 87
  • Nov 14 Robert Mariano, entertainer, dies at 21
  • Nov 15 Bill E Herndon, actor (Rivals), dies at 54
  • Nov 15 Alydar, American racehorse (b. 1975)

Person of interestRobert Hofstadter

Nov 17 Robert Hofstadter, American atomic physicist and Nobel laureate (electron scattering in atomic nuclei), dies at 75

  • Nov 18 Peter Schilperoort, saxophonist/clarinetist, dies
  • Nov 19 Sun Li-jen, Chinese general (best known for his leadership in the Second Sino-Japanese War and the Chinese Civil War), dies at 89
  • Nov 19 Georgy Nikolaevich Flerov, Russian Physicist (nuclear fission), dies at 77
  • Nov 21 Dean Hart, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1954)
  • Nov 23 Bo Diaz, catcher, crushed to death by a satellite dish at 37
  • Nov 23 Nguyen Van Tam, Prime Minister of Vietnam (1952-53), dies
  • Nov 23 Renate Rubinstein, German-Dutch author and columnist (Tamar), dies at 61

Person of interestRoald Dahl

Nov 23 Roald Dahl, British author (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG), dies at 74

Author Roald Dahl
Author
Roald Dahl
  • Nov 24 Bulent Arel, Turkish-born electronic composer, dies at 72
  • Nov 24 Nistani Keiji, philosopher, dies in Kyoto Japan
  • Nov 24 Dodie Smith, English novelist and playwright (101 Dalmatians), dies at 94
  • Nov 24 Juan Manuel Bordeu, Argentine racing driver (b. 1934)
  • Nov 24 Marion Post Wolcott, American photographer during the Great Depression, dies at 80
  • Nov 25 Bill Vukovich, Indie 500 driver, dies in crash at 27
  • Nov 26 Fung Yu-lan, Chinese philosopher, dies at 94
  • Nov 27 David White, American actor (Larry Tate-Bewitched), dies of heart attack at 74
  • Nov 28 Tamara De Treaux, actress (ET), dies at 31
  • Nov 30 Hilde Spiel, Austrian writer, dies at 78
  • Nov 30 Norman Cousins, editor (Saturday Review), dies at 75