On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1993 (Part 4)

Deaths 601 - 786 of 786

  • Oct 14 Walter Brown Newman, American screenwriter (Cat Ballou), dies at 77
  • Oct 15 Ken E Jones, musician (New Amsterdam Symph Orchestra), dies of AIDS at 34
  • Oct 16 John Bowles, president (Rexall Drugs), dies at 76
  • Oct 17 Frank J Del Giudice, US industrial designer (Boeing 747), dies at 77
  • Oct 17 Helmut Gollwitzer, German theologist/antifascist, dies at 84
  • Oct 17 Wim van Dooren, theologist/humanist/philosopher, dies
  • Oct 17 Criss Oliva, American musician (Savatage), dies at 30
  • Oct 18 Dionisio Herrero, Spanish air force general, murdered at 63
  • Oct 18 Lois Kibbee, American actress (Edge of Night), dies of a brain tumor at 71
  • Oct 18 Smail Yefsah, Algerian TV journalist, murdered at 31
  • Oct 19 Bert Schoofs, table tennis star, dies at 48
  • Oct 19 Dionisio Herrero, Spanish air force general, murdered
  • Oct 19 Jack Roy Armstrong, English historian (Traditional buildings), dies at 91
  • Oct 20 Maurice Dolbier, American actor and author (Nowhere Near Everest; The Bus That Nobody Loved), dies at 81
  • Oct 20 Sugiyama Yasushi, Japanese Nihonga style painter, and designer, dies on his 84th birthday
  • Oct 21 Assad Saftawi, Palestinian co-founder of al-Fatah, murdered at 58

  • Oct 21 Irving Torgoff, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers), dies at 75
  • Oct 21 Melchior Ndadaye, 1st Hutu President of Burundi (1993), murdered at 40
  • Oct 21 Sam Zolotow, US theater critic (NY Times), dies at 94
  • Oct 21 Scott Heiser, US photographer (Interview), dies at 44
  • Oct 21 James Leo Herlihy, American novelist (Midnight Cowboy), commits suicide at 66
  • Oct 22 Elie A Cohen, physician (held in Auschwitz), dies at 84
  • Oct 22 Fred C Shapiro, American journalist (Tiananmen-square 1989), dies at 62
  • Oct 22 Jiří Hájek, Czech politician and diplomat, dies at 80
  • Oct 22 Luis Felipe Ramón y Rivera, Venezuelan musician and composer, dies at 80
  • Oct 24 Ben Scholtens, historian (Gaama Duumi), murdered at 39
  • Oct 24 Desmond Nuttall, English theorist, dies at 49
  • Oct 24 Tonino Nardi, Italian cinematographer (Porte Manifest), dies at 54
  • Oct 25 Francisco Velis, El Salvador guerilla leader (FMLN), murdered
  • Oct 25 Mary C Lawton, jurist (CIA's Agency Seal Medallion), dies at 58
  • Oct 25 Philip P. Cohen, American medical researcher, dies at 85
  • Oct 25 Vincent Price, American actor (House on Haunted Hill, Fly, Laura), dies of lung cancer at 82
  • Oct 25 Vladimir Yevgenyevich Preobrazhensky, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 54
  • Oct 26 Absolutely Nobody [David Powers], Wash lt-gov candidate, dies at 37
  • Oct 26 H Hardenberg, writer, dies
  • Oct 26 Harold Rome, American composer (Fanny, Pins & Needles), dies at 85

  • Oct 28 Carmino Baelen, Belgian sleder, dies at 22
  • Oct 28 Doris Duke, heiress (American Tobacco Co), dies at 80
  • Oct 29 Raymond Lockhart, TV director (Huntley Brinkley Report), dies at 65
  • Oct 29 Roger Turner, American figure skater (7x US National Champion), dies at 92
  • Oct 30 Hernan Heleno Castro, El Salvadorian guerilla leader, murdered
  • Oct 30 Paul Grégoire, French Canadian Archbishop of Montreal, dies at 82
  • Oct 31 Adriaan Venema, Dutch journalist/art dealer, commits suicide at 52
  • Oct 31 Edwin A Walker, US Maj-Gen, dies of lung cancer at 84

Person of interestFederico Fellini

Oct 31 Federico Fellini, director (La Dolce Vita), dies of stroke at 73

Film Director and Scriptwriter Federico Fellini
Film Director and Scriptwriter
Federico Fellini

Person of interestRiver Phoenix

Oct 31 River Phoenix, American actor (Stand By Me), dies of drug overdose at 23

  • Nov 1 Anatoli Voronov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz 12a backup), dies at 63
  • Nov 1 George Sheehan, American doctor, athlete and author ("Running & Being: The Total Experience," NY Times best seller), dies of prostate cancer at 74
  • Nov 1 A. N. Sherwin-White, English historian (b. 1911)
  • Nov 1 Severo Ochoa, Spanish-American physician and biochemist (Nobel 1959), dies at 88
  • Nov 2 P A Jacob Mees, Dutch banker (Mees & Hope), dies at about 86
  • Nov 3 Duncan Gibbins, director (Fire With Fire), dies in California fire at 41
  • Nov 3 Leon Theremin, Russian-Soviet electronic musical instruments inventor, dies at 97
  • Nov 3 William Lanteau, actor (On Golden Pond), dies at 70
  • Nov 3 Aidan Crawley, British journalist and politician (Labour MP 1945-51), dies at 85
  • Nov 3 John Lupton, American actor (Tom-Broken Arrow), dies at 65
  • Nov 4 Basuki Abdullah, Indonesian painter, murdered at 78
  • Nov 4 Cliff Young, pitcher (Cleveland Indians), dies in car accident at 29
  • Nov 4 Cornelis T "Cor" van de Molen, Dutch journalist (Beehive), dies at 62
  • Nov 4 Ely A Landau, producer (Long Day's Journey), dies of stroke at 73
  • Nov 4 Jose L Guarner, Spanish movie reviewer, dies at 56
  • Nov 5 Maurice Cranston, English philosopher and political scientist (John Locke biographies), dies at 73
  • Nov 7 Adelaide Hall, US jazz singer (Cotton Club), dies at 92
  • Nov 7 Charles Aidman, actor (Kotch, Zoot Suit), dies of cancer at 68
  • Nov 8 Andrey Nikolayevich Tychonoff, Russian mathematician (b. 1906)
  • Nov 9 Gerald Thomas, director (Carry on), dies at 72
  • Nov 9 Stanley Myers, English movie composer (The Deer Hunter), dies at 63
  • Nov 10 Wensley Pithey, South-African actor (Oliver!, The Saint, Little Women), dies at 79
  • Nov 11 Erskine Hawkins, American trumpeter and composer (After Hours), dies at 79

Person of interestH. R. Haldeman

Nov 11 H. R. Haldeman, Nixon's White House Chief of Staff during Watergate, dies at 67

Nixon's White House Chief of Staff H. R. Haldeman
Nixon's White House Chief of Staff
H. R. Haldeman
  • Nov 11 Olavi Pesonen, Finnish composer, dies at 84
  • Nov 12 Anna Stein, actress (Wedding Night), dies of heart attack at 88
  • Nov 12 Bill Dickey, American Baseball Hall of Fame catcher (11 × MLB All-Star; 14 × World Series; NY Yankees) and manager (NY Yankees), dies at 86
  • Nov 13 Jose Toirkens, journalist (Slogan, NRC), dies at 48
  • Nov 13 Rufus "Freight Train" Jones [Carey Lloyd], American professional wrestler, dies from a heart attack at 60
  • Nov 14 Sanzo Nosaka, co-founder of Japanese Communist Party (1922), dies
  • Nov 15 Luciano Liggio, Italian mafia leader/painter, dies
  • Nov 15 Mouin Shabaita, Palestinian al-Fatah commandant, murdered
  • Nov 15 Theo Huizenaar, Dutch boxing trainer (Bep van Klaveren), dies at 93
  • Nov 15 Evelyn Venable, American model and actress (Death Takes a Holiday, Columbia Pictures logo), dies of cancer at 80
  • Nov 16 Lucia Popp, Czech/Austria soprano (Vienna Opera), dies at 54
  • Nov 16 Achille Zavatta, French clown (b. 1915)
  • Nov 17 Gérard D. Levesque, Canadian politician, dies at 67
  • Nov 18 Fritz Feld, German actor (Jack Benny Show, At the Circus, Errand Boy, Promises Promises), dies at 93
  • Nov 19 Dorothy Revier, actress (Sally on the Subway), dies at 89
  • Nov 20 Christopher Frank, French writer, dies at 51
  • Nov 20 Emile Ardolino, American director (Dirty Dancing), dies at 50 of AIDs
  • Nov 21 Christopher Frank, director/actor (Annee Des Meduses), dies at 50
  • Nov 21 Emile Ardolino, director (Sister Act), dies of AIDS at 50
  • Nov 21 Jim McLaughlin, Buffalo radio newsman (WKBW), dies at 59

Person of interestBill Bixby

Nov 21 Bill Bixby, American actor (My Favorite Martian), dies from cancer at 59

Actor Bill Bixby
Actor
Bill Bixby

Person of interestAnthony Burgess

Nov 22 Anthony Burgess, British novelist and essayist (A Clockwork Orange), dies of cancer at 76

Novelist Anthony Burgess
Novelist
Anthony Burgess
  • Nov 23 Gerarda Rueter, Dutch sculptor, dies at 89
  • Nov 23 Tatiana Nikolajeva, Russian pianist (Bach), dies at 69
  • Nov 24 Albert Collins, American blues guitarist (Ice Pickin'; Don't Lose Your Cool; Showdown!), dies of cancer at 61
  • Nov 24 Germaine Emilie Madame Gres Krebs, haute Couturist, dies at 89
  • Nov 24 Imad Aqal, Palestinian Hamas leader, dies at 24
  • Nov 24 Jan Schrauwen, Dutch sculptor, dies at 36
  • Nov 24 Wu Yi Shen, mayor of Shen Yang China, dies in helicopter
  • Nov 25 Claudia McNeil, actress (Raisin in the Sun), dies of diabetes at 77
  • Nov 25 Burgess Whitehead, American baseball player (New York Giants), dies at 83
  • Nov 26 Imad Aqal, Palestinian Izz-Danish al-Qassem-leader, shot to death
  • Nov 26 Mart Kempers, Dutch graphic artist and sculptor, dies at 69
  • Nov 26 César Guerra-Peixe, Brazilian violinist and composer (Brasilia Symphony), dies at 79
  • Nov 27 Jerry Hunt, American composer, commits suicide at 49
  • Nov 28 Abu Rish, Palestinian PLO-leader, dies at 23
  • Nov 28 Garry Moore, TV host (I've Got A Secret), dies of emphysema at 78
  • Nov 28 Kenneth Connor, English comedian and actor, best known for his "Carry On" films, dies of cancer at 75
  • Nov 28 Khaled Moustapha Zir, Palestinian Hamas leader, shot to death at 25
  • Nov 28 Jerry Edmonton, Canadian rock drummer (Steppenwolf), dies at 47
  • Nov 28 Camillo Togni, Italian pianist and composer, dies at 71
  • Nov 29 JRD Tata, Indies industrialist (Air-India), dies at 89
  • Nov 29 Jack Longland, British director of education (Derbyshire), dies at 88
  • Nov 30 Bob Wolf, agent (New Kids on the Block, Larry Bird), dies
  • Nov 30 Sebastian Kappen, Indian theologian (b. 1924)
  • Nov 30 David Houston, American country music singer (Almost Persuaded), dies at 57
  • Dec 1 Peter John Wood, British session and touring rock keyboardist, and songwriter, dies at 43
  • Dec 2 Cal Tinney, American comedian and actor (The Missouri Traveler, Stop Me If You Heard This One), dies at 85

Person of interestPablo Escobar

Dec 2 Pablo Escobar, Colombian drug lord, shot to death by Colombian Police at 44

Colombian Drug Lord Pablo Escobar
Colombian Drug Lord
Pablo Escobar
  • Dec 3 Lewis Thomas, biologist, dies of cancer at 80
  • Dec 3 Thomas Mogotlane, South African actor (Mapantsula), dies at 40

  • Dec 4 Frank Zappa, American rocker, composer, activist and filmmaker (Mothers of Invention, Hot Rats), dies from prostate cancer at 52
  • Dec 4 Frank Sturgis, watergate burglar, dies at 68
  • Dec 4 Hetty de Boer-Jongkind, Dutch medical astrologist and founder (Vakvereniging Medical Astrology), dies at 42
  • Dec 4 Margaret Landon, American author (Anna & the King of Siam), dies at 90
  • Dec 5 Alexandre Trauber, Hungarian/French set designer (Harem), dies at 87
  • Dec 5 Arthur Staal, Dutch architect (Shell Tower Amsterdam), dies at 86
  • Dec 5 Doug Hopkins, American guitarist and songwriter (Gin Blossoms), commits suicide using a pistol at 32
  • Dec 6 Dominic "Don" Ameche, American actor (Cocoon, Trading Places), dies of prostate cancer at 85
  • Dec 6 Prof Wolfgang Paul, German physicist (Nobel 1989), dies at 80
  • Dec 6 Rita Macedo, actress (Divinas Palabras), dies of heart attack at 65
  • Dec 6 Rouaz Lakhdar, Algerian supreme court justice, murdered
  • Dec 6 Desmond Barel Hirshfield, Lord Hirshfield, British chartered accountant, dies at 80
  • Dec 7 Félix Houphouet-Boigny, President of Ivory Coast (1960-93), dies at 88
  • Dec 8 Andre Cerf, French actor/producer (Nana), dies at 93
  • Dec 8 Carlotta Monti, lover of WC Fields, dies at 86
  • Dec 9 Danny Blanchflower, North Ireland soccer/union coach, dies at 67
  • Dec 9 Muhammad Reza Golpayegani, ayatollah of Iran, dies
  • Dec 10 Maroun Bagdadi, director/writer (Little Wars, Veiled Man), dies at 42
  • Dec 10 Alice Tully, American singer and patroness (Carnegie Hall), dies at 91
  • Dec 11 Ales Gartner, Slavic ski trainer of Norway, dies at 45
  • Dec 11 Eliva "Elvire" Popesco, Romanian/French actress (Le roi), dies at 99
  • Dec 12 Gerard Nabrink, Dutch anarchist and co-founder (NVSH), dies at 90
  • Dec 12 Jeremiah Sullivan, actor (Soldier, Double-Stop), dies of AIDS at 58
  • Dec 12 Jozsef Antall, historian/premier of Hungary (1990-93), dies at 61
  • Dec 12 Mary Jarred, British mezzo-soprano and contralto singer (The Rake's Progress), dies at 94
  • Dec 13 Charles JB Jonckheere, Flemish poet/writer: Ogentroost, dies at 87

Person of interestMyrna Loy

Dec 14 Myrna Loy [Williams], American actress (The Great Ziegfeld, Thin Man, Vanity Fair), dies at 88

Actress Myrna Loy
Actress
Myrna Loy
  • Dec 16 Bentri Seddik, Algerian court judge, murdered at 46
  • Dec 16 Kakuei Tanaka, Japanese Prime Minister (1972-74), convicted of bribe-taking, dies at 75
  • Dec 16 Moses Gunn, American actor (Amityville II, Good Times, Shaft) who co-founded the Negro Ensemble Company (The Blacks, The Poison Tree), dies of asthma at 64

  • Dec 16 Ratu Penaia Ganilau, president of Fiji (1987-93), dies at 75
  • Dec 16 Richard AFM Auwerda, Dutch journalist/writer (Volkskrant), dies at 68
  • Dec 16 Charizma, American Hip-Hop MC (b. 1973)
  • Dec 17 Janet Margolin, American actress (Annie Hall), dies of ovarian cancer at 50
  • Dec 18 Sam Wanamaker, American-English actor (Private Benjamin), dies of prostate cancer at 74
  • Dec 18 Charizma, American rapper (b. 1973)
  • Dec 19 Anthonius AM "Ton" Kors, writer (Time of Anton de Lange), dies at 47
  • Dec 19 Antoon Veerman, Dutch ARP asst sect of Education (1973-75), dies at 77
  • Dec 19 Michael Clarke, drummer (Byrds), dies of liver failure at 49
  • Dec 20 W Edwards Deming, US economist (helped Japan after WW II), dies at 93
  • Dec 21 Philip Christison, British general (Rangoon), dies at 100
  • Dec 22 Alexander Mackendrick, director (Whiskey Galore!), dies at 81
  • Dec 22 Don DeFore, American actor (George-Hazel, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), dies of cardiac arrest at 76
  • Dec 23 Gertrude "Trudi" Duby Blom, actress, shot to death at about 92
  • Dec 24 Alexander Mackendrick, American-born Scottish director (Lady Killers), dies at 81
  • Dec 24 Norman Vincent Peale, American clergyman, broadcaster (The Art Of Living), and author (The Power of Positive Thinking), dies at 95
  • Dec 24 Yen Chia-kan, PM/President of Taiwan (1963-72, 75-78), dies
  • Dec 25 Pierre Victor Auger, French physicist (b. 1899)
  • Dec 26 Jeff Morrow [Leslie Irving Morrow], American actor (Robe, Union Pacific, Temperatures Rising), dies at 86
  • Dec 27 Youssef Sebti, Algerian scholar/poet, murdered at 50
  • Dec 28 Alfonso Balcazar, Spanish film director, dies at 67
  • Dec 28 Howard Caine [Cohen], American actor (Hogan's Heroes), dies at 67
  • Dec 28 Joop Vervoort, Dutch soccer referee, dies at 61
  • Dec 28 William L Shirer, writer (Rise & Fall of 3rd Reich), dies at 89
  • Dec 29 Yvonne Desportes, French composer (Seven Abstract Poems), dies at 86 [1]
  • Dec 29 Frunzik [Mher Mkrtchyan], Armenian actor (Mimino, Kidnapping, Caucasian Style), dies of cancer at 63
  • Dec 30 Mack David, US songwriter (Bachelor in Paradise), dies at 81
  • Dec 30 Irving Paul Lazar, American talent agent, dies of kidney failure at 86
  • Dec 30 Giuseppe Occhialini, Italian physicist (Contribution to the discovery of the pion or pi-meson decay), dies at 86
  • Dec 30 Arthur "Schneeze" Rollini, American big band jazz tenor saxophonist, dies at 81
  • Dec 31 Arthur Dreifuss, director and producer (Murder in Amsterdam), dies at 85
  • Dec 31 Lambert Fokkema, founder Dutch Export Combination, dies at 80
  • Dec 31 Thomas J. Watson Jr., American businessman and politician (President of IBM, 1952-1971, US Ambassador to the Soviet Union, 1979-1981), dies of a stroke at 79
  • Dec 31 Zviad Gamsachurdia, President of Georgia SSR (1991-1993), suicide at 54
  • Dec 31 Brandon Teena, American trans man and hate crime victim, murdered at 21