On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1995

  • Mar 1 Edmund Boyd Fisher, British publisher, dies at 56
  • Mar 1 Vladislav Listyev, Russian journalist, murdered at 38
  • Mar 1 Earl Blackwell, American society impresario (Celebrity Register), dies at 85
  • Mar 1 César Rodríguez Álvarez, Spanish soccer forward (12 caps; Barcelona) and manager (Zaragoza, Barcelona), dies at 74
  • Mar 2 Hugo Cole, British composer and critic, dies at 77
  • Mar 2 Vladislav Listyev, TV journalist, dies at 48
  • Mar 3 Gilbert Gadoffre, French scholar, dies at 84
  • Mar 3 Howard Hunter, US leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1994-95), dies at 87
  • Mar 3 Howard Yanks, American founder of the Philadelphia folk festival, dies at 65
  • Mar 3 Pierre Tisseyre, publisher (Circle du livre de France), dies at 85
  • Mar 4 Eden Ahbez [George Aberle], American songwriter ("Nature Boy"; "Lonely Island), dies in a car accident at 86
  • Mar 5 Ed Flanders, American actor (St Elsewhere - "Dr. Westphal"), takes his own life at 60
  • Mar 5 Marguerite Kelsey, Engl painter/sculptor model (Haunting), dies at 86
  • Mar 5 Peter John Norton, naval diplomat/artist, dies at 82
  • Mar 5 (Victor) "Vivian" Stanshall, British singer and comic songwriter (Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band - "I'm The Urban Spaceman"; Magical Mystery Tour), dies in a fire at his home, at 51
  • Mar 5 Gregg Hansford, Australian motorcycle and touring car racer, dies at 42
  • Mar 5 Lord Benson [Henry Alexander], British accountant (Coopers & Lybrand), dies at 85
  • Mar 6 David Beinhoff, mayor, dies at 24
  • Mar 6 Delroy Wilson, Jamaican ska and reggae singer ("Cool Operator"), dies from cirrhosis of the liver at 46
  • Mar 6 Emile van Moerkerken, photographer (Ice Princess), dies at 78
  • Mar 6 Helene Virginie Weijel, Dutch author (In Two Worlds), dies at 44
  • Mar 7 Don Cook, British foreign correspondent, dies at 74
  • Mar 7 Jaap van den Hurk, TV-director (NCRV), dies
  • Mar 7 Jacques Lefebvre, Belgian air force general, commits suicide at 64
  • Mar 7 John Arthur Neill Lambert, composer teacher organist, dies at 69
  • Mar 7 Paul-Emile Victor, French polar explorer, dies at 87
  • Mar 7 Thijmen Kuijt, resistance fighter/co-found paper (Typhoon), dies at 82
  • Mar 8 Ota Adler, Czech-British fur trader and founder (Jewish Aid Trust), dies at 83
  • Mar 8 Paul Horgan, American novelist (Mountain Standard Time), dies at 91
  • Mar 8 Ingo Schwichtenberg, German drummer, commits suicide at 29
  • Mar 9 Ian Ballantine, publisher, dies of heart attack at 79
  • Mar 9 Ruud van den Hende, Dutch sports reporter, dies at 63
  • Mar 9 Edward Bernays, Austrian-American pioneer in the field of public relations and propaganda, dies at 103
  • Mar 10 Alexander Hyatt King, English musicologist and Mozart scholar, dies at 84
  • Mar 10 Carel Birnie, Dutch ballet producer, dies at 69
  • Mar 10 Hendrik van Leeuwen, Dutch musician, dies at 79
  • Mar 10 Richard Baerlein, British racing writer, dies at 84
  • Mar 11 Carel Birnie, found Utrecht Opera/Dutch Dance Theater, dies at 69
  • Mar 11 Ernest Kabushemeye, Burundese minister of Mijnbouw, murdered
  • Mar 11 Frank Fidler, English artist, dies at 84
  • Mar 12 Juanin Clay, American actress (The Legend of the Lone Ranger), dies at 45
  • Mar 13 Abdul Ali Mazari, Afghan Shiite leader, shot to death
  • Mar 13 John Silverlight, British journalist (The Observer), dies at 75
  • Mar 13 Leo Kaplan, lawyer (ASCAP), dies at 89
  • Mar 13 Leon Day, American baseball pitcher (Negro Leagues), dies of heart failure at 78
  • Mar 13 Lorraine Macleod, dancer (Girls Just Want to Have Fun), dies at 65
  • Mar 13 P C J van Lierde, Dutch vicar-gen of Vatican (1951-91), dies at 87
  • Mar 13 Odette Hallowes, British classified agent in France (WWII), dies at 82
  • Mar 14 Gerard Victory, Irish composer, dies at 73
  • Mar 14 Jo van Marle, Dutch football official (Chairman of the KNVB, 1980-93), dies at 70
  • Mar 14 William Fowler, American nuclear scientist and astrophysicist (Nobel Prize in Physics, 1983), dies at 83
  • Mar 15 Carlos Menem Jr, son of Argentine President, dies at 26

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Mar 15 Florence Chadwick, American swimmer (1st woman to swim the English Channel in both directions), dies of leukemia at 76

  • Mar 16 Albert Hackett, American actor, playwright and screenwriter (It's A Wonderrful Life; The Diary of Anne Frank), dies at 95
  • Mar 16 Simon Fraser [Shimi], Lord Lovat, 25th head of Clan Fraser, dies at 83
  • Mar 16 Sydney Simone, band leader, dies at 80
  • Mar 17 Ahmad Khomeini, youngest son of Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini, dies at 48
  • Mar 17 Donald Baverstock, British television Producer (Tonight), dies at 71
  • Mar 17 Marcus Jan Adriani, Dutch biologist and director (Weevers' Duin), dies at 56
  • Mar 17 Rick Aviles, US comic/actor (Ghost), dies of AIDS
  • Mar 17 Ronnie Kray, English gangster (The Firm), dies at 61
  • Mar 17 Sunnyland Slim, American jazz, blues singer and pianist (Delta Blues), dies at 87
  • Mar 18 Charles Drain, American soul singer, dies at 65
  • Mar 18 Fred Ramsey, American jazz writer, dies at 80
  • Mar 18 Heinrich Sutermeister, Swiss composer (Raskolnikov), dies at 84
  • Mar 19 Fernand Lodewick, literature historian (Literature), dies at 85
  • Mar 19 Gerard Tebroke, 5/10 km-dasher, dies at 45
  • Mar 19 Kenneth Loveless, British priest, concertina player, and folk dancer, dies at 83
  • Mar 20 Merv Harvey, Australian cricketer (scored 12 & 31 in Test Aus v Eng 46-47), dies at 76
  • Mar 20 Rachida Hammadi, Algerian TV journalist, murdered at 32
  • Mar 20 Sidney Kingsley, US playwright (Pulitzer prize 1934), dies at 88
  • Mar 20 James Kilfedder, Northern Ireland unionist politician, dies at 66
  • Mar 20 John Minton [Big John Studd], American pro wrestler (Royal Rumble 1989), dies from liver cancer and Hodgkin's disease at 47
  • Mar 21 Daan Wildschut, Dutch painter/author, dies at 81
  • Mar 21 Etienne Martin, French sculptor, dies at 82
  • Mar 21 Norman Schwartz, record Producer, dies at 66
  • Mar 21 Robert Urquhart, Scottish actor (Dunkirk, Bulldog Breed), dies at 72
  • Mar 22 Peter Woods, British journalist and newsreader, dies at 64
  • Mar 23 Alan Barton, English singer (Smokie, Black Lace), dies in a bus crash at 41
  • Mar 23 Danny Apolinar, American composer & songwriter, dies at 61
  • Mar 23 Davie Cooper, Scottish football player, dies at 39
  • Mar 23 Irving Shulman, American author & screenwriter, dies at 81
  • Mar 23 Ripley L. Ingram, American singer, dies at 65
  • Mar 23 Robert Turner, winner of 1st All-American Soap Box Derby, dies at 72
  • Mar 23 Russell Reading Braddon, Australian author, dies at 74
  • Mar 24 Anthony Standerwick Heal, businessman, dies at 88
  • Mar 24 Joey Long, blues/cajun guitarist, dies at 62
  • Mar 24 Trevor Oswald Ling, English religious Studies Professor, dies at 75
  • Mar 25 James Gardner, designer, dies at 87
  • Mar 25 Peter Herbert Penwarden, English priest, dies at 73
  • Mar 25 Warren E. Burger, 15th Supreme Court chief justice (1969-86), dies at 87
  • Mar 25 James Coleman, American sociologist (b. 1926)
  • Mar 26 Eazy-E [Eric Lynn Wright], American rapper (N.W.A.), dies from AIDS-related illness at 30
  • Mar 26 Vladimir Maksimov, Russian writer and dissident, dies at 64
  • Mar 27 Albert Drach, Austrian-Jewish writer, dies at 92
  • Mar 27 Bernard Cornfeld, Romanian/US financier (Fund of Funds), dies at 67
  • Mar 27 Chet Gierlach, American music publisher and composer, dies at 75
  • Mar 27 Rene Allio, film Director, dies at 70
  • Mar 28 Hugh O'Connor, American actor (In the Heat of the Night), shoots himself while battling cocaine addiction at 32
  • Mar 28 Jack Regan, broadcaster, dies at 53
  • Mar 28 Vivienne Byerley, publicist, dies at 88
  • Mar 28 William Hayter, British diplomat and Ambassador to the Soviet Union (1953-57), dies at 88
  • Mar 29 Carl E Jefferson, American record company owner, dies at 74
  • Mar 29 James Eric Storrar, British fighter pilot during WWII (Operation Mosquito), dies at 74
  • Mar 29 John Elliott Terry, British film financier (National Film Finance Corp), dies at 82
  • Mar 29 Jimmy McShane, Irish singer (Baltimora - "Tarzan Boy"), dies of AIDS at 37
  • Mar 29 Terry Moore, American baseball outfielder (World Series 1942, 46; 4 x MLB All Star; St. Louis Cardinals) and manager (Philadelphia Phillies 1954), dies at 82
  • Mar 30 Paul A. Rothchild, American record producer (Janis Joplin - Pearl), dies at 59
  • Mar 30 Rozelle Claxton, American jazz pianist and arranger, dies at 82
  • Mar 30 Tony Lock, English cricketer and left-arm spinner who took 174 wickets for England, dies at 65
  • Mar 31 Carl Story, American bluegrass musician (Rambling Mountaineers), dies at 78
  • Mar 31 Selena [Quintanilla-Pérez], Mexican-American singer-songwriter known as the Queen of Tejano music (Grammy-1994), killed by a fan at 23