Famous People Who Died in June 1995

  • Jun 1 Prudence Hyman, English dancer, dies at 80
  • Jun 1 Tony Clegg, English property trader (Montleigh), dies at 58
  • Jun 2 Harper MacKay, American orchestra leader (NBC Follies), dies at 73
  • Jun 3 Alastair Webster Mackie, Scottish poet and teacher, dies at 69
  • Jun 3 Dilys Powell, British film critic, dies at 93
  • Jun 3 Estelle Brody, American silent film actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything), dies at 94
  • Jun 3 Frank Waters, American writer, dies at 92
  • Jun 3 J. Presper Eckert, Jr., American engineer and co-inventor (1st electronic computer-ENIAC), dies at 76
  • Jun 3 Jean-Patrick Manchette, French thriller writer (3 to Kill, The Prone Gunman), dies at 52
  • Jun 4 Ernest Borneman, German sexual researcher, psychotherapist, musician and writer (Bang, You're Dead), dies at 80
  • Jun 4 Herta Ryder, British literary agent, dies at 77
  • Jun 4 Paul WIlliams, British climber, dies in a climbing accident at 49
  • Jun 4 William J Law, sailor, dies at 84
  • Jun 5 Bettina Vernon-Warren, Austrian 'Bodenwieser' dancer, dies at 75
  • Jun 5 Jan Decadt Flemish composer, dies at 81
  • Jun 6 James Anderson, writer, dies at 41
  • Jun 6 Rene Firino-Martell, French cognac manufacturer (Martell), dies at 68
  • Jun 7 "Sheikh" Imam [Eissa], Egyptian folk and protest singer-songwriter, dies at 76
  • Jun 7 Hsuan Hua, influential Buddhist master in the United States (b. 1918)
  • Jun 7 Joseph Tomelty, Irish actor and playwright (Bedevilled, Moby-Dick, Melba), dies at 85
  • Jun 7 Wijnie Jabaaij, Dutch politician (PvdA), dies at 56
  • Jun 8 Juan Carlos Ongania, President of Argentina (1966-70), dies
  • Jun 8 J├╝rgen Rausch, German philosopher and author (End of the Playboys), dies at 85
  • Jun 8 Lord Erskine of Rerrick, peer, dies at 69
  • Jun 9 Frank Chacksfield, English, pianist, arranger and orchestra leader, dies at 81
  • Jun 9 Gordon Rowe, New Zealand cricket (scored 0 in only Test for NZ v Aust 1946), dies at 79
  • Jun 9 Walter Landor [Landauer], German-British industrial and brand designer, and consumer researcher, dies at 81
  • Jun 10 Ernest Flatt, American choreographer (The Carol Burnett Show), dies at 76
  • Jun 10 Lindsey Nelson, American sportscaster (NY Mets), dies at 76
  • Jun 10 Masaya Hanai, Japanese businessman, dies at 82
  • Jun 10 Ron Morrisby, Australian cricketer (prolific batsman for Tasmania 1931-52), dies
  • Jun 11 Lovelace Watkins, American singer known as "The Black Sinatra" (The Big, Big Voice of Lovelace Watkins), dies of leukemia at 58
  • Jun 11 Luigi Innocenti, designer, dies at 71
  • Jun 12 Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Italian classical pianist, dies at 75
  • Jun 13 David Parry, British-Canadian folk musician (Friends of Fiddler's Green), storyteller (Canadian Museum of Civilization), actor, stage director, and teacher (University of Toronto), dies of a heart attack at 53
  • Jun 14 Anthony Joly de Lotbiniere, television producer, dies at 69
  • Jun 14 Els Aarne, Estonian composer, dies at 78
  • Jun 14 Gesualdo Bufalino, novelist, dies at 74
  • Jun 14 Gordon Greig, British political journalist (Daily Mail), dies at 63
  • Jun 14 Roger Joseph Zelazny, American poet and sci-fi writer (Chronicles of Amber), dies of cancer at 60
  • Jun 14 Rory Gallagher, Irish rock guitarist (See Here), dies at 47
  • Jun 15 Charles Bennett, English screenwriter, dies at 95
  • Jun 17 Claire Sterling, journalist, dies at 75
  • Jun 18 Arthur John Howard, British actor (Frieda, Last Holiday, Paradiso, Glass Cage), dies at 85
  • Jun 18 Charles Martin, cartoonist, dies at 85
  • Jun 19 Murray Dickie, Scottish opera singer and director, dies at 71
  • Jun 19 Peter Townsend, RAF officer (b. 1914)
  • Jun 19 Richard Bernard Pape, POW escaper/writer, dies at 79
  • Jun 20 Al Hansen, American artist (Fluxus), found dead at 67
  • Jun 20 Dennis Gomm, British composer and musician, dies at 84
  • Jun 20 Emil Mihai Cioran, Romanina born writer and aphorist, dies at 84
  • Jun 20 Henry Iliffe Cozens, English Royal Air Force pilot, dies at 91
  • Jun 21 Kenneth Lamb, English broadcaster, dies at 71
  • Jun 21 Laurence McKinley Gould, American Geologist and Polar Explorer who was chief scientist and second-in-command on the first expedition to the interior of Antarctica in 1929, dies at 98
  • Jun 21 Tristan Jones, British sailor and author, dies at 71
  • Jun 22 Georges Yves Marie Congar, Dominican theologian cardinal, dies at 91
  • Jun 23 Anatoly Tarasov, Russian ice hockey player and coach (considered as the father of Russian ice hockey), dies at 76
  • Jun 23 Jack Schroer, British saxophonist & pianist (The Caledonia Soul Orchestra), dies at 51

Jonas Salk

Jun 23 Jonas Salk, American biologist who created the Polio vaccine, dies of heart failure at 80

  • Jun 24 Inshan Ali, West Indian cricketer (WI chinaman bowler 1971-77), dies at 45
  • Jun 25 Ernest Walton, Irish physicist (Nobel Prize 1951 for work building earliest particle accelerator), dies at 91
  • Jun 25 Warren Earl Burger, American judge, US Supreme Court Justice, dies of heart failure at 78
  • Jun 27 Efrem Kurtz, Russian conductor (Houston Symphony, 1948-54), dies at 94
  • Jun 27 Prez "Kidd" Kenneth, American blues singer and guitarist, dies at 61
  • Jun 28 Donald Sinclair, vet, dies at 83

Lana Turner

Jun 29 Lana Turner, American actress (Peyton Place; The Postman Always Rings Twice; Twice; Imitation of Life), dies (unmarried) of cancer at 74

  • Jun 29 Roy Rowland, American film director, dies at 84
  • Jun 30 Barney Simon, South African theatre director and writer, dies at 63
  • Jun 30 Gale Gordon [Charles Thomas Aldrich, Jr], American actor and comedian (Our Miss Brooks; Dennis The Menace; The Lucy Show; Here's Lucy), dies from lung cancer at 89
  • Jun 30 Georgy Beregovoy, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 3), dies at 74
  • Jun 30 Jorge Peixinho, Portuguese pianist, composer, and conductor, dies at 45
  • Jun 30 Phyllis Hyman, American jazz singer (Prime of My Life), commits suicide at 45
  • Jun 30 Sicco Mansholt, Dutch politician, (President of the Commission of Europe 1972-1973), dies at 86