On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1994

  • Sep 1 Clifford Leofric Purdy Bishop, Anglican pastor and bishop, dies at 88
  • Sep 1 Pieter C "Piet" Author, sailor/corrector, dies at 71
  • Sep 1 Wallis Mathias, Pakistan cricket batsman (21 Tests; first non-Muslim to play for Pakistan), dies at 59
  • Sep 1 Boris Malenko, American professional wrestler (b. 1933)
  • Sep 2 Detlef Macha, German DR cyclist (5x world champ), dies at 35
  • Sep 2 Harry Vincent Kemp, poet, dies at 82
  • Sep 2 Mildred Mcafee Horton, US 1st head mistress of WAVES, dies
  • Sep 2 Richard M Major, US anti-terror specialist (CIA Red Book), dies at 72
  • Sep 2 Roy Castle, English dancer, actor and tv presenter (Dr Who & the Daleks), dies of lung cancer at 62
  • Sep 3 Billy Wright, English soccer defender (105 caps, captain x 90; Wolverhampton Wanderers 490 games) and manager (Arsenal 1962-66), dies at 70
  • Sep 3 James T. Aubrey, American television executive (President of the CBS television network 1959-65), dies of heart attack at 75
  • Sep 3 Major Lance, American soul singer ( "The Monkey Time"; "Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um", ), dies between 52 and 55 [year of birth disputed]
  • Sep 3 Marijke Vetter, Dutch journalist, dies at 82
  • Sep 3 Nikos Ghika, Greek artist, dies at 88
  • Sep 3 Roswell Gilbert, who mercy killed his ailing wife, dies at 85
  • Sep 4 Laurens van Deenen, Dutch biochemist, dies at 66
  • Sep 4 Louis Myers, American blues guitarist and harmonica player, dies at 64
  • Sep 4 Ladislav Holoubek, Slovak conductor (KoŇ°ice Opera, 1966-81), and composer (Rodina), dies at 81
  • Sep 5 Billy Usselton, American big band jazz saxophonist (Les Brown and His Band of Renown), dies at 68
  • Sep 5 Teddy Millington-Drake, English painter, dies at 62
  • Sep 5 John Newman, Australian state politician (Labor), murdered at 47 by local club owner and political opponent Phuong Ngo who had run against Newman as an independent
  • Sep 6 Duccio Tessari, Italian director, dies of cancer at 67
  • Sep 6 James Clavell, author/director (King Rat, Shogun), dies at 69
  • Sep 6 Max Kaminsky, American jazz trumpeter and bandleader (Max Kaminsky Orchestra), dies at 85
  • Sep 6 Nicky Hopkins, British rock session pianist (Rolling Stones (1967-75); The Who - "Getting In Tune"; The Kinks - "Sunny Afternoon"; Beatles - "Revolution"; John Lennon - "Jealous Guy"; Quicksilver Messenger Service), dies after surgical complications at 50
  • Sep 6 Wolf Donner, Austrian movie historian/festival director, dies at 55
  • Sep 7 Dennis Morgan [Stanley], American actor (21 Beacon Street), dies at 85
  • Sep 7 Eric John Crozier, producer/librettist, dies at 79
  • Sep 7 Godfrey Quigley, Irish actor (Barry Lyndon, Educating Rita, Rooney), dies at 71
  • Sep 7 James Clavell, British-American author (The Asian Saga), dies at 69
  • Sep 7 Terence Young, British film director (Dr No, Thunderball), dies of at 79
  • Sep 8 Rex Alston, English sports broadcaster and author (BBC radio), dies at 93
  • Sep 8 Deborah Bear, Engl still photographer (Pasolini/Fellini), dies at 44
  • Sep 8 Edna Manilow, mother of singer Barry Manilow, dies of lung cancer at 70
  • Sep 8 Michael Peters, choreographer, dies
  • Sep 9 Keith Davis, voice Tutor/Author, dies at 85
  • Sep 9 Patrick O'Neal, American actor (Under Siege, The Stepford Wives, King Rat, Night of the Iguana), dies at 66
  • Sep 10 Charles Drake [Ruppert], American actor (Harvey, Air Force, Glenn Miller Story), dies of heart attack at 92
  • Sep 10 Amy Clampitt, American poet (Silence Opens), dies at 74
  • Sep 11 Frederick R. Weisman, philanthropist, dies at 82
  • Sep 11 Sara Taylor, mother of Elizabeth, dies at 62
  • Sep 11 William Obanheim, actor (Officer Obie-Alice's Restaurant), dies at 69
  • Sep 12 Boris Yegorov, Soviet physician and cosmonaut (Voskhod I), dies at 56
  • Sep 12 Douglas MacKenzie Davey, psychometrist, dies at 72
  • Sep 12 Major Bill Smith, record producer, dies at 72
  • Sep 12 Tom Ewell [Sam Yewell Tompkins], American actor (Tom Ewell Show, The Seven Year Itch), dies at 85
  • Sep 13 John Stevens, British jazz drummer (Spontaneous Music Ensemble), dies of a heart attack at 54
  • Sep 13 Pieter Zaanen, architect (Musical Trade scholarship, Amsterdam), dies
  • Sep 13 Kaleria Fadicheva, Russian ballerina (Kirov) and choreographer, dies at 58 [1]
  • Sep 14 David van Cup, sculptor/painter, dies at 57
  • Sep 15 (Frank) Haywood Henry, American jazz and session baritone saxophone player, dies at 81
  • Sep 15 Michael Joyce, Irish stage manager and theatre director, dies at 48
  • Sep 15 Mark Stevens, American actor (Big Town, Martin Kane, Private Eye), dies of cancer at 77
  • Sep 15 Earl George, American composer and pedagogue, dies at 70
  • Sep 16 Alain Bernardin, French impresario of the Crazy Horse Saloon, dies at 78
  • Sep 16 Albert de Courtray, French archbishop of Lyon/cardinal, dies at 71
  • Sep 16 Bernie Lazaroff Leighton, pianist, dies at 73
  • Sep 16 Dolly Hare, German/British actress (Broken Blossom), dies at 84
  • Sep 16 Jack Dodson, American actor (Howard Sprage- "The Andy Griffith Show"), dies at 63
  • Sep 16 Johnny Berry, English soccer right winger (4 caps; Manchester United, Birmingham City), dies from cancer at 68
  • Sep 17 Iris Adrian, American actress (Blue Hawaii, Bluebeard), dies at 82
  • Sep 17 Henk Figee, author/publisher (Shoes of the Sea), dies at 46
  • Sep 17 John DeLaFose, American French speaking zydeco musician, dies at 55
  • Sep 17 Paul Nicholas Young, architect, dies at 47

Vitas Gerulaitis

Sep 17 Vitas Gerulaitis, Lithuanian/American tennis player (Australian Open 1977; Wimbledon doubles 1975), dies of carbon monoxide poisoning at 40

  • Sep 18 Franco Moschino, Italian fashion designer, dies from AIDS complications at 44
  • Sep 19 Frankie Kennedy, Irish folk flute player (Altan), dies of Ewing's Sarcoma at 38
  • Sep 19 Sandra Fisher, American painter, dies at 47
  • Sep 20 Jimmy Hamilton, American jazz saxophonist, dies at 77
  • Sep 20 Jule Styne, American Academy and Tony Award-winning popular music composer ("Three Coins In A Fountain"; Gypsy; Funny Girl, "Make Someone Happy"), dies at 88
  • Sep 20 Davidson Nicol, Sierra Leonean diplomat and author, dies at 70
  • Sep 21 Arthur Krim, American director (United Artists, Orion Pictures), dies
  • Sep 21 Oswald "Ossie" Stevens Nock, railway Writer, dies at 69
  • Sep 22 Forest 'Bud' Sagendorf, American cartoonist (Popeye), dies at 79
  • Sep 22 (John Edward) "Teddy" Buckner, American Dixieland jazz trumpeter, dies at 85
  • Sep 22 Leonard Feather, British jazz critic and musician, dies at 80
  • Sep 22 Mattie Moss Clark, American gospel singer, and music minister, dies of diabetes complications at 69
  • Sep 22 Edward Shackleton, English explorer, geographer and Labour Party politician, dies at 83
  • Sep 23 Alec Dickson, founder of VSO, dies at 80
  • Sep 23 Ali Kouider Benyahia [sheik Boualem], Alg Muslim leader, shot at 26
  • Sep 23 Cherif Gousmi [kalief Abu Abdallah Ahmed], Alger Muslim leader, shot
  • Sep 23 Dalton Reed, American soul singer, dies of heart failure at 42
  • Sep 23 Georgi, Tsar Nicholas II's brother, buried
  • Sep 23 John van Damme, businessman, hanged in Singapore at 59
  • Sep 23 Madeleine Renaud, French actress and theater director (Plaisir), dies at 94
  • Sep 23 Jerry Barber, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1961), dies of mitral valve prolapse and stroke at 78
  • Sep 23 Robert Bloch, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Psycho), dies of cancer at 77
  • Sep 24 Colin Berry Haycraft, publisher, dies at 65
  • Sep 24 David Napley, English solicitor, dies at 79
  • Sep 24 Otto F. Walter, Swiss writer and publisher (Walter Verlag), dies of pulmonary cancer at 66
  • Sep 24 Guido Sant√≥rsola, Brazilian-Uruguayan composer and violinist, dies at 89
  • Sep 25 John Richard Ravensdale, historian, dies at 73
  • Sep 25 Kitty Masters, actress, dies at 92
  • Sep 25 Ludwig Ferdinand von Hohenzollern, German Prince of Prussia, dies at 86
  • Sep 25 Mark Alexander Abrams, English market Researcher, dies at 88
  • Sep 25 Thomas Titus Nkobi, South African ANC-leader (Alexandra-bus boycott 1957), dies at 71
  • Sep 26 Jessie Kesson, Scottish writer and radio producer, dies at 77
  • Sep 26 Maurice Ashley, historian and editor (The Listener), dies at 87
  • Sep 26 Miguel Angel Martinez Soto, mariachi, dies at 22
  • Sep 27 Gerald Bledsoe, American broadcaster (Soul Alive, WWRL), dies of a heart attack at 51
  • Sep 27 Guiseppe Martelli, Italian physicist, dies at 71
  • Sep 27 Ruth Niehaus, German actress, dies at 69
  • Sep 28 Harry Saltzman, Canadian theater and film producer (Goldfinger), dies at 78
  • Sep 28 Jose Francisco Ruiz Massieu, Mexican PRI-politician, murdered at 48
  • Sep 28 Lady Huxley [Marie Juliette Baillot], Swiss sculptor and author, dies at 96
  • Sep 28 Warwick Hutton, artist, dies at 55
  • Sep 28 Urmas Alender, Estonian singer and musician (b. 1953)
  • Sep 29 Cheb Hasni, Algerian singer, murdered at 26
  • Sep 29 Don Watson, Australian race car driver, dies in an accident at a practice for the Bathurst 1000 at 43
  • Sep 29 John Heddle Nash, English operatic singer, dies at 68
  • Sep 29 Mehmet Topac, Turkish minister of Justice, murdered
  • Sep 30 Alex Scott, trainer, Horses, dies at 34
  • Sep 30 Andre Michel Lwoff, physiologist, dies at 92
  • Sep 30 Lina Basquette, actress (Night for Crime, Hard Hombre), dies at 87
  • Sep 30 Roberto Viola, Argentine general/president (1981), dies at 69