On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1994

  • Jun 1 Frances Heflin, American actress (All My Children, The Skin of Our Teeth), dies of lung cancer at 73
  • Jun 1 Juan J H Rovira, Spanish general, murdered
  • Jun 1 Wim van der Grinten, Dutch lawyer and KVP politician (State Secretary of Economic Affairs), dies at 80
  • Jun 2 David Stove, Australian philosopher (b. 1927)
  • Jun 3 Hub Matthijsen, Dutch violinist and bandmaster, dies at 52
  • Jun 3 Jack Cowie, cricketer (9 Tests for NZ, 45 wkts at 21 53), dies
  • Jun 3 Parmeso Emekrasha, buddhist Monk, dies
  • Jun 3 Roger Wolcott Sperry, physicist, dies at 89
  • Jun 4 Derek "Lek" Leckenby, English rock guitarist (Herman's Hermits), dies of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at 48
  • Jun 4 Earle Warren, American jazz alto sax player, dies at 79
  • Jun 4 Stephen McNally, American attorney and actor (Split Second, 30 Seconds over Tokyo), dies at 82
  • Jun 4 Massimo Troisi, Italian actor and director (Ricomincio da tre), dies at 41
  • Jun 4 Roberto Burle Marx, Brazilian landscape gardener, dies at 84
  • Jun 4 Sophie Winter, actress (She's a Good Fighter), dies at 33
  • Jun 4 Thomas Stuart Willan, historian, dies at 84
  • Jun 4 Toto Bissainthe, voodoo poet, dies at 59

  • Jun 5 Ish Kabbible [Merwyn A Bogue], cornetist (Kay Kyser), dies at 86
  • Jun 5 Thomas Millar, historian, dies at 67
  • Jun 6 Barry Sullivan, American actor (Duffy's Tavern, Man Called X, Tall Man), dies at 81
  • Jun 6 Johnny Downs, American stage and screen actor, dancer, singer, and TV host, (Our Gang; Swing, Sister, Swing!), dies of cancer at 80
  • Jun 6 Mark McManus, actor (Ned Kelly), dies of pneumonia at 59
  • Jun 6 Peter Graves, British actor (Paradise Lagoon, Admirable Crichton), dies at 82
  • Jun 6 Willie Humphrey, American jazz clarinetist, dies at 93
  • Jun 6 Johnny Downs, American actor (The Mad Monster, Coronado, Manhattan Showcase), dies from cancer at 80
  • Jun 6 Jan Slot, Dutch mayor (Eethen/Hardenberg/Ede), dies at 80
  • Jun 7 Joseph Ruzindana, Rwandian bishop of Bjumba, murdered
  • Jun 7 Stuart Havelock Hollingdale, anthropologist, dies at 42
  • Jun 7 Vincent Nsengijumva, Rwandan archbishop of Kigali, murdered
  • Jun 7 Dennis Potter, British TV dramatist (The Singing Detective, Karaoke, Midnight Movie), dies of cancer at 59
  • Jun 8 William Marshall, American singer, bandleader and actor (State Fair, Pennsylvanians), dies at 76
  • Jun 9 Angela Lakeberg, American siamese twin, dies at 11 months
  • Jun 9 Dhirendra Bhramachari [Flying Swami], hindu leader, dies at 70
  • Jun 9 Jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist (Plan of Labor, Nobel 1969), dies at 91
  • Jun 9 Lloyd Lindroth, American harpist, The Liberace of the Harp, dies at 63
  • Jun 10 Edward Kienholz, US sculptor (Back seat of a '38 Dodge), dies at 66
  • Jun 10 Mary Maxwell Gates, American businesswoman, philanthropist and mother of Bill Gates, dies of breast cancer at 64

  • Jun 10 Edward Keinholz, American artist and sculptor, dies at 66
  • Jun 11 Herbert Anderson, American character actor (Dennis The Menace, Battleground), dies of a stroke at 77
  • Jun 11 Jack Hannah, animator, dies at 90
  • Jun 11 Kitty Muggeridge, British author and translator, dies at 90
  • Jun 12 Christopher Collins, American actor (True Identity), voice actor (Cobra Commander-G.I. Joe) and comedian, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 44
  • Jun 12 Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Russian-American rabbi (head of Lubavitcher Jews), dies at 92
  • Jun 12 Nicole Brown Simpson, German-American ex-wife of O.J. Simpson, murdered at 35
  • Jun 12 Otto Roesch, paleontologist, dies at 93
  • Jun 12 Ron Goldman, waiter, murdered with wife of O.J. Simpson at 27
  • Jun 13 Anne Aitken, student of Zen, dies at 83
  • Jun 13 Igor Youskevitch, Russian-Ukrainian ballet dancer, dies at 82
  • Jun 13 James Pollack, US room designer, dies at 55
  • Jun 14 Denys Hay, British historian, dies at 78

Person of interestHenry Mancini

Jun 14 Henry Mancini, American composer ("Pink Panther"; "Moon River"), and conductor, dies at 70

Composer and Conductor Henry Mancini
Composer and Conductor
Henry Mancini
  • Jun 14 Lionel Grigson, British jazz musician, dies at 52
  • Jun 14 Mark Alexander Lees, rowing Coach, dies at 38
  • Jun 14 Michel Vitold, Russian/French actor (Madame et le Mort), dies at 78
  • Jun 14 Simon Prior, British auto maker, dies of injuries
  • Jun 15 David Lawson, executed in NC (wanted execution shown on Donahue)
  • Jun 15 Manos Hadjidakis, Greek conductor, and Academy Award winning composer ("Never On Sunday"), dies at 68

  • Jun 15 Nadia Gray [Nadia Kujnir-Herescu], Romanian actress (Naked Runner, Maniac, Candide), dies at 70
  • Jun 16 Kristen Pfaff, American rock bassist (Hole, 1993-94), dies of heroin overdose at 27
  • Jun 16 Boris Alexandrov, Russian conductor (Red Army Song and Dance Ensemble), dies at 88
  • Jun 16 Eileen Way, British actress (Les Miserables, Rainbow, Vikings, Assassin), dies at 82
  • Jun 16 Terence de Vere White, Irish novelist (An Affair with the Moon), dies at 82
  • Jun 17 Joeri Nagibin, Russian screenwriter (Babje Karstvo), dies at 74
  • Jun 18 Jack Harkness, British rose grower (R. Harkness & Co. Ltd), dies at 75
  • Jun 19 Christopher Clarkson, British test pilot, dies at 92
  • Jun 19 Jocelyn Hambro, British financier (Hambros Bank), dies at 75
  • Jun 19 Ronald Batty, bookseller, dies at 82
  • Jun 20 Bram Koopmans, cyclist/coach, dies at 78
  • Jun 20 Bankole Timothy, Sierra Leonean journalist, dies at 70
  • Jun 20 Louis Benjamin, British showman, dies at 71
  • Jun 21 Mark Isfeld, Canadian soldier and combat Engineer, dies from a landmine at 31
  • Jun 22 Jack Davies, screenwriter, dies at 80
  • Jun 23 Alan Frank, English composer and music publisher, dies at 83
  • Jun 23 Piet van Elk, cartoonist, dies at 74
  • Jun 23 Stanley Gebler Davies, journalist/drinker, dies at 50
  • Jun 24 Leon MacLaren, British philosopher and founder of the LSE, dies at 83
  • Jun 25 Louis-Robert Casterman, Belgian publisher (Kuifje), dies at 74
  • Jun 26 A "Bob" den Doolaard, author (Inn with the horseshoe), dies at 93
  • Jun 26 Ian Board, British barkeeper (Colony Room), dies at 64
  • Jun 26 Jahanara Imam, Bangladeshi writer and political activist, dies at 65
  • Jun 26 Roelof Kiers, VPRO-programmer/director (Macchiavelli), dies at 56
  • Jun 26 Thomas Henry Wait Armstrong, English organist (Christ College, Oxford), dies at 96
  • Jun 27 Jeremy Brooks, English writer (Jampot Smith), dies at 67
  • Jun 28 Fredericka Carolyn Washington, actress (Black & Tan), dies at 90
  • Jun 28 William A Henry III, critic (Time Mag), dies of heart attack at 44
  • Jun 29 Kurt Eichhorn, conductor, dies at 85
  • Jun 29 Ray Crane, English trumpeter, dies at 63
  • Jun 29 Kurt Eichorn, German conductor, dies at 85
  • Jun 30 Nicholas Warner, test Pilot, dies at 51