On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1995 (Part 3)

Deaths 401 - 600 of 1,117

  • May 7 Ernest Harold Martin [Markowitz], American Broadway producer (Feuer & Martin in A Chorus Line), dies at 75
  • May 7 Lawrence Josset, British engraver, dies at 84
  • May 7 Maria Luisa Bemberg, Argentine filmmaker, dies at 73
  • May 7 Ray McKinley, American orchestra leader and jazz drummer (Glenn Miller Time), dies at 84
  • May 8 Carroll Best, American bluegrass banjo player, and educator, shot to death by his brother at 64
  • May 8 Jerry Zipkin, socialite (friend of Nancy Reagan), dies at 80
  • May 8 Prem Bhatia, Indian journalist, dies at 83
  • May 8 Teresa Teng [Li-chun], Taiwanese pop singer("Aijin"; "The Power Of Love"; "Airport"), and actress, dies from a severe asthma attack at 42
  • May 9 Abha Gandhi, servant to Gandhi, dies at 68
  • May 9 Charles Montgomery Monteith, Irish publisher, dies at 74
  • May 9 Marshall Royal, American jazz alto saxophonist & clarinetist (Count Basie Orchestra), dies at 82
  • May 9 Percy Mansell, South African cricketer (355 runs in 13 Tests for South Africa), dies at 75
  • May 10 Harold Berens, comedian, dies at 92
  • May 10 Hilde Jarecki, educationist, dies at 83
  • May 10 Jimmy Raney, American jazz guitarist, dies at 67
  • May 11 David Avidan, Israeli poet, dies at 62
  • May 11 William John Phillips, British actor (Nothing but a Man, Z-Cars), dies at 80
  • May 11 Tibor Sarai, Hungarian composer, dies at 76
  • May 12 Arthur Lubin, American film director and producer (Francis The Talking Mule, Mr Ed), dies at 95
  • May 12 Giorgio Belladonna, Italian bridge player (16 x World C'ships; 10 x European C'ships, Italy open team-of-four), dies of lung cancer at 71
  • May 12 Reza Abdoh, Iranian born American theater director, dies of AIDs at 32
  • May 12 Marcel Rubin, Austrian composer, dies at 89
  • May 13 Robert Marley, Jamaican cricketer (WICBC pres 1971-74, Jamaican capt 1946), dies at 85
  • May 14 Maezumi Hakuyu Taizan Koun, teacher (Zen Buddhism), dies at 64
  • May 14 Christian B. Anfinsen, American biochemist (Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1972 for ribonuclease,) dies at 79
  • May 15 Edouard Dermithe, Italian actor (Orpheus, Thomas the Impostor), dies at 70
  • May 15 Eric Richard Porter, actor (Crucible, Hennessy), dies at 67
  • May 15 Johnny Van Derrick, British jazz violinist (Pink Panther Theme), dies at 68
  • May 15 Perry Lederman, folk singer, dies at 52
  • May 15 Eric Porter, British actor (Antony & Cleopatra, 39 Steps), dies of colon cancer at 67
  • May 16 Lola Flores, Spanish singer, dancer and actress (Kuma Ching, Faraona), dies at 70
  • May 16 Ragnhild Marie Hatton, Norwegian historian, dies at 82
  • May 17 Nathan "Dambuza" Mdledle, South African singer (Manhattan Brothers) and actor, dies at 72
  • May 17 Paul D. Stoop, American vice-admiral (WW II-Coral Sea), dies at 90
  • May 17 Toe Blake, Canadian Hockey HOF left wing (Stanley Cup 1935 Montreal Maroons; 1944, 46 Montreal Canadiens) and coach (Stanley Cup 1956-60, 1965-66, 68 Montreal Canadiens), dies at 82
  • May 18 Alexander Gudonov, Russian dancer & actor (Witness), dies at 45
  • May 18 Elisha Cook Jr, American actor (Maltese Falcon, Shane, Magnum PI), dies at 91
  • May 18 Gordon Reynolds, English organist & master of the Choristers at the Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace, dies at 74
  • May 18 Robert Harris, British actor (Big Caper, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, Laughing Anne), dies at 95
  • May 18 André-François Marescotti, Swiss organist & composer, dies at 93
  • May 19 Robert S. Dietz, American geophysicist who proposed a theory of seafloor spreading in 1961, dies at 80
  • May 21 Kieron Walsh, academic, dies at 46
  • May 21 Les Aspin, American politician, (Rep-D-Wisc, 1971-93) US Secretary of Defense (1993-95), dies of stroke at 56
  • May 22 Robert Flemyng, British actor (The Deadly Affair, Funny Face), dies at 83
  • May 23 Mick Pyne, British touring and session jazz pianist (Tubby Hayes; Georgie Fame: Charlie Watts), dies at 54
  • May 23 Patricia Ford, Lady Fisher, Irish politician and founder (British Women Caring Trust), dies at 74
  • May 23 Keith Humble, Australian composer, dies at 67
  • May 25 Dany Robin, French actress (Follow the Boys, Topaz, Jupiter, Julietta), dies at 68
  • May 25 Dick Curless, American country music singer-songwriter (A Tombstone Every Mile), dies of stomach cancer at 63
  • May 25 Krešimir Ćosić, Croatian basketball player, dies at 46
  • May 26 Ron Weatherburn, British jazz pianist, dies at 61
  • May 26 Severn Darden, American actor (Luv, President's Analyst, Saturday the 14th), dies at 65
  • May 26 Friz Freleng, American animator for Warner Bros cartoons (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies), dies at 88
  • May 27 C W Stubblefield, music promoter, dies at 64
  • May 27 Ulysses Simpson Kay, American composer (Of New Horizons: Overture), dies at 78
  • May 27 László Kalmár, Hungarian composer (Triangles), dies at 63
  • May 28 Daniela Rocca, Italian actress (Battle of Austerlitz), dies at 57
  • May 28 Henning Kronstam, Danish dancer, dies at 60
  • May 28 Jean Muir, British fashion designer, dies at 66
  • May 29 Margaret Chase Smith, American politician (U.S. Senator from Maine), dies at 97
  • May 30 Philip Owen A Sherrard, scholar theologian poet/translator, dies at 72
  • May 30 Ted Drake [Edward Joseph Drake], English footballer, dies at 82
  • May 30 Thomas Dorrington Tomlinson, British national park warden, dies at 87
  • May 30 Lofty England, English automotive engineer and race team manager (b.1911)
  • May 31 Pavel Sivic, Slovenian composer, dies at 87
  • 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 Jean-Patrick Manchette, French thriller writer (3 to Kill, The Prone Gunman), dies at 52
  • Jun 3 J. Presper Eckert, Jr., American engineer and co-inventor (1st electronic computer-ENIAC), dies at 76
  • 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 Joseph Tomelty, Irish actor and playwright (Bedevilled, Moby-Dick, Melba), dies at 85
  • Jun 7 Hsuan Hua, influential Buddhist master in the United States (b. 1918)
  • Jun 7 Wijnie Jabaaij, Dutch politician (PvdA), dies at 56
  • Jun 8 Juan Carlos Ongania, President of Argentina (1966-70), dies
  • Jun 8 Lord Erskine of Rerrick, peer, dies at 69
  • Jun 8 Jürgen Rausch, German philosopher and author (End of the Playboys), dies at 85
  • Jun 9 Gordon Rowe, New Zealand cricket (scored 0 in only Test for NZ v Aust 1946), dies at 79
  • Jun 9 Frank Chacksfield, English, pianist, arranger and orchestra leader, dies at 81
  • Jun 9 Walter Landor [Landauer], German-British industrial and brand designer, and consumer researcher, dies at 81
  • Jun 10 Masaya Hanai, Japanese businessman, dies at 82
  • Jun 10 Ron Morrisby, Australian cricketer (prolific batsman for Tasmania 1931-52), dies
  • 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 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 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 14 Els Aarne, Estonian composer, dies at 78
  • 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 Richard Bernard Pape, POW escaper/writer, dies at 79
  • Jun 19 Peter Townsend, RAF officer (b. 1914)
  • 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 Tristan Jones, British sailor and author, 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 22 Georges Yves Marie Congar, Dominican theologian cardinal, dies at 91

Jonas Salk

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

  • 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
  • Jun 24 Inshan Ali, West Indian cricketer (WI chinaman bowler 1971-77), dies at 45
  • Jun 25 Warren Earl Burger, American judge, US Supreme Court Justice, dies of heart failure at 78
  • Jun 27 Prez "Kidd" Kenneth, American blues singer and guitarist, dies at 61
  • Jun 27 Efrem Kurtz, Russian conductor (Houston Symphony, 1948-54), dies at 94
  • 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 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
  • Jun 30 Jorge Peixinho, Portuguese pianist, composer, and conductor, dies at 45
  • 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 disc jockey (The 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, American blues-rock bassist (Little Charlie & the Nightcats. 1990-93), dies at 47
  • Jul 3 Gil Wolman, French artist, dies at 65
  • Jul 3 Pancho González, American tennis player (US National C'ships singles 1948-49; Wimbledon & French Open Doubles, 1949; 13 x Pro Grand Slam titles), 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 (Green Acres'"Lisa";, Gigi), comedian, singer and socialite, dies at 76
  • Jul 4 Jacques Berque, French Islamic scholar, dies at 85
  • 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 Gábor Ormai, Hungarian violist (Takács Quartet, 1975-95), and pedagogue, dies of cancer at 40
  • Jul 7 Geoffrey Freeman Allen, railway writer, dies at 73
  • Jul 8 Elizabeth Adams, American Beverly Hills madame and mentor to Heidi Fleiss, 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, American concert pianist, dies of cancer at 49
  • Jul 12 Earl Coleman, American jazz singer, dies of cardiac arrest at 69
  • Jul 12 Ernie Furtado, American jazz double-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-American conductor (Dutch Opera, 1950-54; Strasbourg Philharmonic, 1955–65), and Orchestre Philharmonique de l'ORTF, 1965–70), dies of cancer 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, British ballet dancer and 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, American actress (I Fallen & I Can't Get Up), dies at 87
  • Jul 19 James Smiddy, American high school basketball coach (record 1,216 wins), dies at 71
  • Jul 19 Michael Andrews, British 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, Czech-Russian lyric soprano, 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, American blues music promoter, and songwriter ("Why I Sing The Blues"), dies at 86
  • Jul 22 Harold Larwood, England cricket fast bowler (21 Tests, Bodyline Series v Australia 1932-33), dies at 90