On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1995 (Part 4)

Deaths 601 - 800 of 1,124

  • 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
  • Aug 1 Loudi Nijhoff, Dutch actress (Alicia, Van Geluk Gesproken), dies
  • Aug 1 Robert L. "Bob" Talley, American jazz and blues pianist and composer, dies at 75
  • Aug 2 Brian Smith, British sportscaster, dies
  • Aug 2 Colin Falkland Gray, New Zealand fighter ace of the Second World War, dies at 80

  • Aug 2 Irwin Bazelon, American composer (Duo for Viola), dies at 73
  • Aug 3 Carl Donnell "Kansas" Fields, American jazz drummer, dies at 79
  • Aug 3 Harry Craft, American MLB baseball player and manager, dies at 80
  • Aug 3 Ida Lupino, Anglo-American actress (Adventures of Sherlock Holmes) and director (The Hitch-Hiker), dies at 77
  • Aug 3 Jose B M Barreto y Casanova, pianist vocalist bandleader, dies at 88
  • Aug 3 Marcus Chenault, killer of Martin Luther King Jr's mother, dies at 54
  • Aug 3 Edward Whittemore, American writer (b. 1933)
  • Aug 4 Dick Bartell, baseball player, dies at 87
  • Aug 4 J. Howard Marshall [James Howard Marshall II], American businessman and husband of Anna Nicole Smith, dies at 90
  • Aug 5 Agha Hasan Abedi, banker, dies at 73
  • Aug 5 Anthony Barber Doncaster, bookseller, dies at 81
  • Aug 6 André Fleury, French organist and composer, dies at 92
  • Aug 6 Paul James Nunn, mountaineer, dies at 52
  • Aug 6 Youly Algaroff, Russian-French ballet dancer, dies at 77
  • Aug 7 Brigid Brophy, British novelist (Hackenfeller's Ape) and campaigner, dies at 66
  • Aug 7 Tom Scott, Scottish poet (Sea Dirge: A Mither's Keenin), dies at 77
  • Aug 8 David Begelman, film producer, dies at 73

Person of interestJerry Garcia

Aug 9 Jerry Garcia, American rock musician (Grateful Dead - "Uncle John's Band"), dies of a heart attack at 53

Rock Musician Jerry Garcia
Rock Musician
Jerry Garcia
  • Aug 9 John Schofield, BBC journalist, shot to death in Croatia at 29
  • Aug 9 Willem Noordhoek, Dutch photographer, dies at 78
  • Aug 10 Fay Honey Knopp, American activist (founded a Quaker ministry for men and women in prisons), dies of complications from ovarian cancer at 76
  • Aug 10 Peter Lancelot Williams, English dance journalist, dies at 81
  • Aug 10 Donald Bisset, British children book writer, illustrator (Upside Down Stories) and actor (Battle of the Sexes), dies of natural causes at 84
  • Aug 11 Douglas John Gorman, businessman, dies at 58
  • Aug 11 Herbert Whitton John Sumsion, organist/composer, dies at 96
  • Aug 11 Kenneth Lo, cookery writer and restaurateur, dies at 81
  • Aug 11 Phil Harris [Wonga Philip], American actor and singer (Anything Goes, Robin Hood), dies of heart failure at 91
  • Aug 11 Wilbur Stark, tV/film producer, dies at 83
  • Aug 11 Alonzo Church, American Mathematician whose work provided foundation for computer science, dies at 92
  • Aug 12 Frank Cvitanovich, Canadian filmmaker, dies at 68
  • Aug 13 Alison Hargreaves, British mountaineer and 1st woman to climb Mount Everest alone without bottled oxygen (1995), dies in a storm on top of K2 summit, Pakistan at 33
  • Aug 13 Jesse Thomas, blues singer, dies at 84

Person of interestMickey Mantle

Aug 13 Mickey Mantle, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (1956 Triple Crown, 20-time All Star), dies of liver cancer at 63

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • Aug 13 Per-Jakez Helias, Writer/teacher, dies at 81
  • Aug 13 Jan Křesadlo, Czech-British psychologist and writer, dies at 68
  • Aug 14 Joseph Fattorini, businessman, dies at 82
  • Aug 15 Erbie Bowser, American blues and jazz pianist, dies at 77
  • Aug 15 Humphrey Sims Moore, British pacifist and journalist (founder of Peace News), dies at 86
  • Aug 15 Ismay Thomas, teacher, dies at 74
  • Aug 16 John Cameron Swayze, American newscaster (Timex, Hindenberg), dies at 89
  • Aug 16 J. P. McCarthy, American radio personality (WJR Detroit), dies at 62
  • Aug 16 Robert "Robby" Debarge, R&B Musician, dies at 36
  • Aug 17 David Warrilow, English actor (Simon, Radio Days, Barton Fink), dies at 60
  • Aug 17 Howard Koch, American playwright and screenwriter, dies at 92
  • Aug 17 Marjorie Sykes, British peace campaigner in India, dies at 90
  • Aug 17 William Strethan "Wild Bill" Davis, American musician, dies at 76
  • Aug 17 Ted Whitten, Australian rules footballer, dies at 62
  • Aug 18 James Maxwell, American actor and director (The Portrait of a Lady, The Shadow of the Tower, The Evil of Frankenstein), dies at 66
  • Aug 18 Andrew Wilkinson, British pediatrician and the first Professor of Paediatric Surgery in the UK, dies at 81
  • Aug 19 Danny Arnold, British TV producer, dies at 70
  • Aug 19 Pierre Schaeffer, French electronics engineer and composer, dies at 85
  • Aug 20 Hugo Pratt, graphic artist, dies at 68
  • Aug 20 John E Gilmore, tenor Saxophonist, dies at 63
  • Aug 20 Paul Foster, American singer (Soul Stirrers), dies at 75
  • Aug 20 Vladimír Škutina, Czechoslovakian writer and actor (Hvezda jede na jih), dies of cancer at 64

  • Aug 20 Von McDaniel, American baseball player, dies at 56
  • Aug 20 William Kennedy, baseball player, dies at 76
  • Aug 20 Orville "Red" Rhodes, American session pedal steel guitarist, dies at 64
  • Aug 21 Anatole Fistoulari, Ukrainian conductor, dies at 88
  • Aug 21 Hilda Beatritz Guevara, daughter of Che Guevara, dies at 39
  • Aug 21 James Truitte, dancer, dies at 72
  • Aug 21 Ken Rickards, West Indies cricketer (104 runs at 34 66 for WI 1948-52), dies at 71
  • Aug 21 Len Martin, sports broadcaster, dies at 76
  • Aug 21 Manfred Donike, German cyclist and chemist drug test pioneer, dies at 61
  • Aug 21 Nanni Loy, film Director, dies at 69
  • Aug 21 Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, physicist (Nobel-1983), dies at 84
  • Aug 22 Jose Antonio Giron, Spanish politician, dies at 83
  • Aug 23 Alfred Eisenstaedt, German-American photojournalist (V-J Day in Times Square), dies at 96
  • Aug 23 Arthur Holt, politician, dies at 81
  • Aug 23 Dwayne Rudolph Goettel, musician, dies at 31
  • Aug 23 Hedda J. Garza, American writer and political activist, dies at 66
  • Aug 23 James Pilditch, designer, dies at 66
  • Aug 23 Johnny Carey, Irish professional footballer, dies at 76
  • Aug 23 Gordon White, British business tycoon and co-founder of corporate raider Hanson Group, dies at 72
  • Aug 23 Leslie Graves, American actress (Brenda-Capitol, Death Wish 2), dies of AIDS at 35
  • Aug 23 Adele Simpson, American fashion designer (Neiman-Marcus Award-1946), dies at 91
  • Aug 23 Dwayne Goettel, Canadian keyboardist and industrial-electronic music composer (Skinny Puppy), dies of a heroin overdose at 31
  • Aug 24 Erich Geiringer, general Practitioner campaigner, dies at 78
  • Aug 24 Gary Crosby, singer/actor (Operation Bikini, Mardi Gras), dies at 61
  • Aug 25 John Brunner, Britsih sci-fi author (100th Millennium), dies at 60
  • Aug 25 R B Hudmon, R&B/Soul Singer, dies at 41
  • Aug 25 Doug Stegmeyer, American rock bassist (Billy Joel Band, 1976-87), dies of a self-inflicted gun wound at 43
  • Aug 26 David James Moore, educationalist, dies at 62
  • Aug 26 Evelyn Wood, speed reading guru, dies at 86
  • Aug 26 John Costello, British military historian, dies at 52

  • Aug 26 Omukama Patrick D Matthew Olimi Kaboyo II, king of Toro, dies at 49
  • Aug 26 Ronald "Ronnie" White, American singer (The Miracles - "Shop Around"), dies of leukaemia at 57
  • Aug 27 Dick Bentley, Australian comedian and actor (The Glums), dies at 88
  • Aug 27 Marty Paich, American jazz pianist, conductor, producer and arranger (Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson), dies of colon cancer at 70
  • Aug 28 Carl Ronald Giles, British cartoonist (Daily Express), dies at 78
  • Aug 28 Michael Ende, German writer (The Neverending Story), dies at 65
  • Aug 28 Michael VerMeulen, American journalist and magazine editor (British GQ), dies at 38
  • Aug 28 Earl Bascom, American rodeo pioneer (b. 1906)
  • Aug 29 Frank Perry, American film director (Diary of Mad Housewife, David & Lisa), dies at 65
  • Aug 29 Harry Broadhurst, British Royal Air Force commander and flying ace of the Second World War, dies at 89
  • Aug 29 Jack Stoddart, designer/socialist, dies at 70
  • Aug 29 Thomas Strittmatter, German writer, dies at 33
  • Aug 30 Dame Pattie Maie Menzies, Australian, dies at 96
  • Aug 30 Fischer S Black Jr, American financial Theorist, dies at 57
  • Aug 30 Sterling Morrison, American musician (Velvet Underground), dies at 53
  • Aug 30 Thomas Chalmers, British broadcaster, dies at 82
  • Aug 31 Beant Singh, Prime Minister of Punjab province of India, assassinated at 73
  • Aug 31 David Farrar, English actor (Beat Girl, I Accuse, Watusi), dies at 87
  • Aug 31 David Richard Holloway, literary Editor, dies at 71
  • Aug 31 Hajime Miterai, industrialist, dies at 56
  • Aug 31 Horst Janssen, German graphic artist and printmaker, dies at 65
  • Aug 31 John Erik Jonsson, American businessman and Mayor of Dallas, dies at 93
  • Sep 1 Elizabeth Brown, minister healer and writer, dies at 32
  • Sep 1 Ernest Marke, Sierra Leonean seaman and club owner, dies at 93
  • Sep 1 Benay Venuta [Benvenuta Rose Crooke], American actress, singer and dancer (Annie Get Your Gun, Call Me Mister), dies of lung cancer at 84
  • Sep 2 Vaclav Neummann, conductor, dies at 74
  • Sep 3 Alex Brown, English snooker player, dies at 87
  • Sep 3 Earle Birney, Canadian poet and novelist who twice won the Governor General's Award, dies at 91
  • Sep 3 Donald Cuthbert Coleman, British economic historian, dies at 75
  • Sep 3 Mary Adshead, muralist/painter, dies at 91

  • Sep 3 Roye England, creator and founder President of the Pendon Museum of Miniature Landscape and Transport, dies at 88
  • Sep 4 Chuck Greenberg, new age musician (Shadowfax), dies at 45
  • Sep 4 Edmond Jouhaud, French general, dies at 90
  • Sep 4 John Megna, actor (To Kill a Mocking Bird), dies at 42
  • Sep 4 William Moses Kunstler, UCLA attorney (Chicago 7), dies at 78
  • Sep 5 Francis Showering, English brewer, dies at 83
  • Sep 5 James "Pigmeat" Jarrett, American pianist, dies at 95
  • Sep 5 John Britten, New Zealand motorcycle designer, dies at 45
  • Sep 6 Italo Valenti, Italian sculptor, dies at 83
  • Sep 6 Buster Mathis, American boxer (World Super Heavyweight title 1972), dies from heart failure at 52
  • Sep 6 Joanne Gail Abbott, exec (MTV), dies at 36
  • Sep 7 Gordon DeMarco, writer/activist, dies at 51
  • Sep 8 Eileen Zhang Ailing Chang, writer, dies at 73
  • Sep 8 Olga Ivinskaya, mistress of Boris Pasternak, dies of cancer at 83
  • Sep 8 Safa Khulusi, Iraqi writer and historian, dies at 78
  • Sep 8 Halldis Moren Vesaas, Norwegian author and poet (Harp and Dagger), dies at 87
  • Sep 9 Ida Carroll, English musician and administrator, dies at 89
  • Sep 9 Jamie Whitten, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Mississippi), dies at 85
  • Sep 10 Charles Denner, French actor (The Bride Wore Black, The Man Who Loved Women), dies at 69
  • Sep 10 Derek Meddings, special Effects technician, dies at 64
  • Sep 10 Molly Hide, English cricketer who captained England for 17 years, dies at 81
  • Sep 11 Jerome Theisen, American Abbot Primate of the Benedictine order of monks, dies of a heart attack at 64
  • Sep 11 Keith Odor, racing Driver, dies at 33
  • Sep 11 Anita Harding, neurologist (b. 1952)
  • Sep 12 Geoffrey Stokes, rock & roll writer, dies at 55
  • Sep 12 Jeremy Brett [Peter Huggins], English actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies at 61
  • Sep 12 John Stuart-Jervis, balloonist, dies
  • Sep 12 Lawrence Bernard "Larry" Gales, bassist, dies at 59
  • Sep 13 Francesco Messina, Italian sculptor, dies at 94
  • Sep 13 Harold Sheperdson, soccer Trainer, dies at 76

  • Sep 13 Walter Goetz, illustrator cartoonist/painter, dies at 83
  • Sep 14 Eiji Okada, Japanese actor (Hiroshima mon amour, The Ugly American), dies of heart failure at 75
  • Sep 14 Maurice K. Goddard, American state government official (b. 1912)
  • Sep 15 Marguerite Fawdry, museum curator, dies at 83
  • Sep 15 Michio Watanabe, politician, dies at 72
  • Sep 15 Sam McCluskie, trade unionist, dies at 63
  • Sep 15 Gunnar Nordahl, Swedish soccer striker (33 caps; AC Milan; Olympic gold 1948), dies at 73
  • Sep 16 Michael Balfour, historian, dies at 86
  • Sep 16 Pierre Olaf [Trivier], French actor (Camelot, Don't Drink the Water, Kraft Music Hall), dies at 67
  • Sep 17 Grady Sutton, American actor (The Bank Dick; The Pruitts of Southhampton), dies at 89
  • Sep 17 Yehuda Meir Getz, rabbi/soldier/religious leader, dies at 71
  • Sep 17 Lucien Victor, Belgian road racing cyclist, dies at 64
  • Sep 18 Donald Davie, English poet and critic, dies at 73
  • Sep 18 Doreen Cannon, teacher of acting (London), dies at 64
  • Sep 18 Oleg Tverdokhleb, Ukrainian athlete (b. 1969)
  • Sep 19 Louis "Mr Bo" Collins, blues SInger, dies at 63
  • Sep 19 Walter Shlomo Gross, journalist, dies at 83
  • Sep 19 Yevgeni Nikolayevich Khludeyev, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 55

Person of interestOrville Redenbacher

Sep 19 Orville Redenbacher, American popcorn magnate (Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet Popcorn), drowns in bathtub at 88

Businessman Orville Redenbacher
Businessman
Orville Redenbacher