On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1995

  • Jul 1 Bruce Mitchell, South African cricket opening batsman (42 Tests), dies at 86
  • Jul 1 Ronald Farrow, radio producer and priest, dies at 49
  • Jul 1 Wolfman Jack [Robert Weston Smith], American disk jockey (Midnight Special), dies from a heart attack at 57
  • Jul 2 George Seldes, American investigative journalist, dies at 104
  • Jul 2 Gervase Jackson-Stops, British architectural adviser to the National Trust, dies at 48
  • Jul 2 Krissy Taylor, American model (17 Mag), dies of respiratory problems at 17
  • Jul 3 Bert Hardy, English photographer (Picture Post), dies at 82
  • Jul 3 Brad Lee Sexton, bass guitarist, dies at 47
  • Jul 3 Gil Wolman, French artist, dies at 65
  • Jul 3 Eddie Mazur, Canadian ice hockey player (Montreal Canadiens), dies at 65
  • Jul 3 Pancho Gonzales, American tennis player (US Nat C'ships 1948-49), dies of stomach cancer at 67
  • Jul 4 Bob Ross, American artist and television host, dies at 52
  • Jul 4 Eva Gabor, Hungarian-born American actress, comedian, singer and socialite (Green Acres, Gigi), dies at 76
  • Jul 4 Jacques Berque, French Islamic scholar, dies at 85
  • Jul 4 Richard "Pancho" Gonzalez, tennis great, dies of stomach cancer at 67
  • Jul 5 Adrienne Keith Cohen, travel editor, dies at 69

  • Jul 6 Aziz Nesin, Turkish writer, dies at 79
  • Jul 6 Helene Johnson, American Harlem Renaissance poet, dies at 87
  • Jul 6 Ivor Keys, musician/teacher, dies at 76
  • Jul 7 Gabor Ormai, viola Player, dies at 40
  • Jul 7 Geoffrey Freeman Allen, railway writer, dies at 73
  • Jul 8 Elizabeth Adams, madam, dies at 65
  • Jul 8 Günter Bialas, German composer, dies at 87
  • Jul 9 Jacques Molicard, translator and navigator, dies at 62
  • Jul 9 James Cameron Tudor, politician, dies at 66
  • Jul 9 John Eric Tieman, production Manager (The Guardian), dies at 67
  • Jul 9 Julian Graham Theodore Hough, actor (Deathwatch, Shout), dies at 47
  • Jul 9 Fenton Morley, British parish priest who chaired the Church of England Morley Commission, dies at 83
  • Jul 10 Hugh Dundas, fighter pilot/businessman, dies at 74
  • Jul 11 John Cruickshank, French scholar, dies at 70
  • Jul 12 Alan David Marks, pianist/composer, dies at 49
  • Jul 12 Earl Coleman, American jazz singer, dies at 69
  • Jul 12 Ernie Furtado, bassist, dies at 72
  • Jul 12 Michael Clegg, English naturalist and TV presenter (Clegg's People), dies at 62
  • Jul 13 Godtfred Kirk Christiansen, Danish toy manufacturer (Lego Group)
  • Jul 14 Michael Naylor, English insurance broker (Endsleigh Insurance), dies at 59

  • Jul 15 Willie George "Bill" Woodruff Sr, vocalist, dies at 66
  • Jul 15 Paula Myers-Pope, American platform diver, (2 silver, 1 bronze Olympics 1952-60), dies at 60
  • Jul 16 Charles Bruck, Hungarian/French/US conductor (Dutch Opera), dies at 83
  • Jul 16 Eleanore "May" Sarton, Belgian-American writer (Land of Silence), dies at 83
  • Jul 16 Juan Manuel Fangio, Argentine auto racer (World F1 champion 1951, 1954-57), dies of kidney failure at 84
  • Jul 16 Mordechai Gur, Israeli general, commits suicide at 65
  • Jul 16 Patsy Ruth Miller, American actress (Quebec, Wide Open, Sap, Twin Beds), dies at 91
  • Jul 16 Peter Francis de Sautoy, publisher, dies at 83
  • Jul 16 Stephen Spender, English poet and critic (Vienna, Edge of Darkness), dies at 86
  • Jul 16 Travis Kemp, dancer/teacher, dies at 91
  • Jul 17 Herbert Hippauf, baseball player, dies at 56
  • Jul 17 Joe Hutton, Northumbrian piper and shepherd, dies at 71
  • Jul 17 Rainer Kunad, German composer, dies at 58
  • Jul 17 Carlos Sánchez Málaga, Peruvian composer, dies at 91
  • Jul 18 Fabio Casartelli, Italian cyclist (Olympic gold 1992), dies at 24
  • Jul 19 Dorothy McHugh, actress (I Fallen & I Can't Get Up), dies at 87
  • Jul 19 James Smiddy, high school basketball coach (1,216 wins), dies at 71
  • Jul 19 Michael Andrews, painter, dies at 66
  • Jul 19 Sydney Lipton, British dance band leader, dies at 89
  • Jul 20 Helmut Gernsheim, German photographer, collector and historian, dies at 82
  • Jul 20 Natalia Dmitrevna Shpiller, singer, dies at 85
  • Jul 20 Ernest Mandel, Belgian philosopher and economist (Marxist), dies at 72
  • Jul 21 Edwin "Russell" House, saxophonist, dies at 65
  • Jul 21 Elleston Trevor, author, dies
  • Jul 21 Jon Boulle, motorcyclist, dies at 59
  • Jul 22 Dave Clark, music promoter/songwriter, dies at 85
  • Jul 22 Harold Larwood, England cricket fast bowler (21 Tests, Bodyline Series v Australia 1932-33), dies at 90
  • Jul 22 Percy Humphrey, American jazz trumpet player and bandleader in New Orleans, Louisiana, dies at 90
  • Jul 22 Roley Jenkins, English cricket spin bowler (9 Tests, 32 wickets), dies at 76
  • Jul 23 Bob Rundick, poet/DJ, dies at 52
  • Jul 23 Floyd McDaniel, blues singer/guitarist, dies at 80
  • Jul 24 Don Richard Carpenter, novelist, dies at 64
  • Jul 24 Jerzy Bonawentura Toeplitz, filmmaker/teacher, dies at 94
  • Jul 24 Werner Grusch, film director, dies at 51
  • Jul 24 Jerry Lordan, English singer and composer (Wonderful Land), dies at 61
  • Jul 25 Charlie Rich, American country singer (Lonely Weekends), dies at 62
  • Jul 25 Janice Elliott, English novelist, dies at 63
  • Jul 25 Osvaldo Pugliese, Argentine musician and composer, dies at 89
  • Jul 26 Eleanore Griffin, screenwriter, dies
  • Jul 26 George Romney, politician, dead Heart attack, dies at 88
  • Jul 26 Jaime de Mora y Aragón, Spanish actor and publicist (Last Judgement), dies at 70
  • Jul 26 Laurindo Almeida, Brazilian classical, jazz and Latin guitarist and composer (developed bossa nova), dies of leukemia at 77
  • Jul 26 Raymond Mailloux, Quebec politician (b. 1918)
  • Jul 27 Charles Hugh Shirley, publisher, dies at 56
  • Jul 27 Doris Mae Akers, American gospel singer-songwriter (Sky Pilot Choir - Sweet, Sweet Spirit), dies at 72
  • Jul 27 Miklós Rózsa, Hungarian-American movie composer (Spellbound, A Double Life, Ben-Hur), dies at 88
  • Jul 27 Rick Ferrell, American Baseball Hall of Fame catcher (8 x MLB All Star; Boston Red Sox, Washington Senators), dies of arrhythmia at 89
  • Jul 30 Biggie Tembo [Rodwell Marasha], Zimbabwean musician (Bhundu Boys), takes his own life at 36
  • Jul 30 Charles James Dunn, japanese scholar, dies at 80
  • Jul 30 Harry Shorto, British philologist and linguist (A Dictionary of the Mon Inscriptions), dies at 75
  • Jul 31 Genevieve Tobin Keighley, actress (Zaza, Great Gambini), dies at 83