Famous Deaths in 1995 (Part 5)

Deaths 801 - 1,000 of 1,109

  • Sep 22 Albert Goodwin, English historian, dies at 89
  • Sep 22 Arthur Benfield, head of Cheshire CID, dies at 82
  • Sep 22 Dorothy "Dolly" Ann Collins, folk musician/composer, dies at 62
  • Sep 23 Booker T Laury, blues pianist/vocalist, dies at 81
  • Sep 23 Odut Joseph Olutola Oluola Oguntala, soho club owner, dies at 74
  • Sep 25 Bessie [Annie Elizabeth] Delany, American dentist and civil rights pioneer, dies at 104
  • Sep 25 Dave Bowen, Welsh footballer, dies at 67
  • Sep 25 Dorothy Dickson, American actress and dancer (Paying the Piper, Danny Boy), dies at 102
  • Sep 27 Alison "Night Bird" Steele, DJ (WNEW-FM, WXRK-FM), dies of cancer
  • Sep 27 Christopher Shaw, British composer, dies at 71
  • Sep 28 Eddy Grove, American actor (Dragnet, The Silent Service, Medic), dies at 78
  • Sep 28 Lynette Roberts, British poet, dies at 86
  • Sep 28 Olive Gibbs, peace campaigner, dies at 77
  • Sep 29 Francis Frederick Johnson, architect, dies at 84
  • Sep 29 George Chesterman Phillips, British naval officer, dies at 90
  • Sep 29 Karl Anton Martin Gerhard Gerd Bucerius, publisher, dies at 89

  • Sep 29 Seger Pillot Ellis, American jazz pianist and vocalist, dies at 91
  • Sep 29 Susan Maureen Fleetwood, actress (Krays, Clash of Titans), dies at 51
  • Sep 29 Madalyn Murray O'Hair, American atheist who opposed prayer in school, murdered at 76 along with her son Jon by David Waters
  • Sep 30 Frederick Archibald Warner, British diplomat, dies at 77
  • Sep 30 George Kirby, American comedian (ABC Comedy Hour, Pearl Bailey Show), dies at 71
  • Oct 1 Aditya Biria, industrialist, dies at 50
  • Oct 1 Margaret Gorman Cahill, 1st Miss America (1921), dies at 90
  • Oct 1 Rene Cloke, British illustrator, dies at 90
  • Oct 1 Russ Karel, director, dies at 45
  • Oct 2 Elizabeth Jane Lloyd, artist/teacher, dies at 67
  • Oct 2 Norman Ewart Thurston, musician, dies at 74
  • Oct 3 Charles Lacy Veach, American astronaut (STS 39, STS 52), dies at 51
  • Oct 4 Peter Nicholson Gunn, Australian writer (The Churches of Rome), dies at 81
  • Oct 5 Dick Henry Jurgen, bandleader, dies at 85
  • Oct 5 Fred Fehl, photographer, dies at 89
  • Oct 5 Linda Gary, American voice actress (b. 1944)
  • Oct 6 Hughie Charles, English songwriter and impressario, dies at 88
  • Oct 6 Oswald Moxley Gibbs, Grenadian diplomat (High Commissioners to the United Kingdom 1974-78), dies at 67
  • Oct 6 Walter "Crash" Morgan, drummer, dies at 35
  • Oct 7 Ariston Muguranayanga Chambati, politician/businessman, dies at 59
  • Oct 7 Louis Meyer, Indie 500 racer (3 wins), dies at 91
  • Oct 7 Gérard de Vaucouleurs, French astronomer, dies at 77
  • Oct 8 Christopher Keene, musician, dies at 48
  • Oct 8 Frederick Harry Baines, painter, dies at 85
  • Oct 8 John Cairncross, British civil servant and spy (5th man - Cambridge Five), dies at 82

  • Oct 8 Terry Hawkins, theatre administrator, dies at 45

Person of interestAlec Douglas-Home

Oct 9 Alec Douglas-Home, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1963-64), dies at 92

British Prime Minister Alec Douglas-Home
British Prime Minister
Alec Douglas-Home
  • Oct 9 John Alfred Scali, American journalist and diplomat, dies at 77
  • Oct 9 Kukrit Pramoj, Thai politician (13th Prime Minister of Thailand) and scholar, dies at 84
  • Oct 9 Lord Home of Hirsel, cricket (Middlesex player later British PM), dies
  • Oct 9 Patric Walker, American-British astrologer, dies of food poisining at 64
  • Oct 9 Phillip Jack Oppenheimer, diamond trader, dies at 83
  • Oct 10 Edward Gill, baseball player, dies at 100
  • Oct 10 Jimmy Nash, record company owner, dies at 47
  • Oct 10 John Rodolph, wheelchair-race world record holder, hit by truck at 31
  • Oct 10 Michelle Francis Bird, campaigner, dies at 30
  • Oct 10 Paolo Gucci, entrepreneur/accessories designer, dies at 64
  • Oct 10 Robert Finch, American politician (8th U.S. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare), dies at 70
  • Oct 12 Eleanor Aller, cellist, dies at 78
  • Oct 12 Gary Bond, actor (Outback, Zulu, Anne of Thousand Days), dies at 55
  • Oct 12 David McLean [Eugene Joseph Huth], American actor known for appearing in Marlboro advertisements (Days of Our Lives, Tate), dies of lung cancer at 73
  • Oct 13 Golfredo Corradetti, conductor, dies at 79
  • Oct 13 Henry Roth, American writer (Call it Sleep), dies at 89
  • Oct 13 Ali Faik Zaghloul, Egyptian radio presenter, dies at 71
  • Oct 14 Edith Pargeter, author (Brother Cadfael), dies of a stroke at 82
  • Oct 14 Helen Vlachos, journalist, dies at 83
  • Oct 15 Arthur Carleton Hetherington, public servant, dies at 82
  • Oct 15 Phil Sidey, broadcaster, dies at 69
  • Oct 16 Richard Caldicot, British actor (Horse's Mouth, Strife, Mrs Thursday), dies at 87
  • Oct 16 John Walker, museum director, dies at 88
  • Oct 16 Murdo Alex MacLeod, Free Church of Scotland minister, dies at 60
  • Oct 16 Thomas Augustine Martin, Irish academic, dies at 59
  • Oct 17 Peter Hinchcliff, historian, dies at 66
  • Oct 18 Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, lawyer, dies at 67
  • Oct 18 Iri Maruki, Japanese artist (The Hiroshima Panels), dies at 94
  • Oct 18 John Gardener, boatbuilder/writer, dies at 90
  • Oct 18 Thomas Lyttle, paramilitary, dies at 56
  • Oct 19 Don E Cherry, jazz Musician, dies at 58
  • Oct 20 Bernadette Hingley, priest, dies at 47
  • Oct 20 Christopher Stone, actor (Dave-Dallas, Interns), dies at 53
  • Oct 20 Jack Rose, screenwriter, dies at 83
  • Oct 20 Raymond Rasberry, pianist/singer, dies at 65
  • Oct 21 Linda Goodman, Morgantown, West Virginia, American astrologer and poet, dies from complications of diabetes at 70
  • Oct 21 Jose Ignacio Cabrujas, writer, dies at 58
  • Oct 21 Maxene Andrews, American singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy), dies of heart attack at 79
  • Oct 21 Shannon Hoon, vocalist (Blind Melon), dies of drug overdose at 28
  • Oct 22 Edward Totah, art Dealer, dies at 46
  • Oct 22 K B Wilson, methodist principal (Westminster College), dies at 50
  • Oct 22 Kingsley Amis, English author (Lucky Jim), dies of injuries from a fall at 73
  • Oct 22 Mary Wickes, actress (Sister Act), dies at 79
  • Oct 22 Ralph Whitlock, English writer, dies at 81
  • Oct 22 Simone Gallimard, publisher, dies at 77
  • Oct 24 Emile Jonassaint, president of Haiti (1994), dies at 82
  • Oct 24 Ronald Selby Wright, Scottish Church of Scotland minister, dies at 87

Person of interestBobby Riggs

Oct 25 Bobby Riggs, American tennis player ("The Battle of the Sexes", US Open 1939, 41), dies of prostate cancer at 77

Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion Bobby Riggs
Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion
Bobby Riggs
  • Oct 25 David Healy, American-born actor (Supergirl, Doomsday Gun, Patton), dies following a heart operation at 66
  • Oct 25 Kenneth Kweku Sinaman Dadzie, diplomat, dies at 65
  • Oct 25 Robert Grieve, civil Servant, dies at 84
  • Oct 25 Viveca Lindfors, Swedish actress (Way We Were, Life Goes On), dies from complications of rheumatoid arthritis at 74
  • Oct 26 Agha Saadat Ali, cricketer (8 not out in 1 inn for Pak 1956), dies
  • Oct 26 Bernhard Heiliger, sculptor, dies at 79
  • Oct 26 Georgia Neese Gray, 1st Woman Treasurer of USA, dies at 95
  • Oct 27 Mike Dutfield, documentary producer, dies in motorcycle accident at 48
  • Oct 27 Susi Hush, English television producer, dies at 49
  • Oct 28 Allan Leslie Merson, historian, dies at 79
  • Oct 28 Katsumasu Roy Sakioka, propery owner, dies at 96
  • Oct 30 Brian Easdale, composer, dies at 86
  • Oct 30 Terry Southern, writer, dies at 71
  • Oct 31 Alan Bush, English composer pianist and teacher, dies at 94
  • Oct 31 Derek Anthony Enright, British Labour politician, dies at 60
  • Oct 31 Henry A Walter Richard Percy, 11th Duke of Northumberland, dies at 42
  • Oct 31 Lavad "Dr Hepcat" Durst, vocal/piano, dies at 82
  • Oct 31 Leonard Ernest John Chant, social worker, dies at 57
  • Oct 31 Lloyd Lambert, American bassist (Guitar Slim), dies at 67
  • Oct 31 Louis Levy Jr, music publisher, dies at 84

  • Oct 31 Rosalind Cash, American actress (Emma-Go Tell It on the Mountain), dies of cancer at 56
  • Oct 31 Wallace Edward Rowling, PM of NZ (1974-1975), dies at 68
  • Nov 1 Brian Lenihan, snr, Irish politician and minister, dies at 64
  • Nov 1 Desmond Shawe-Taylor, critic, dies at 88
  • Nov 1 James Ralph Darling, teacher, dies at 96
  • Nov 1 Lex Hixon, religious teacher/author, dies at 53
  • Nov 2 Alun Edward Islwyn Pask, rugby International, dies at 58
  • Nov 2 Alvaro Gomez Hurtado, VP of Columbia (1982-84), assassinated
  • Nov 2 Florence Greenberg, record company founder, dies at 82
  • Nov 2 Ivan Metropolitan Ioann Snychev, Russian Orthodox Priest, dies at 68
  • Nov 2 Oliver Wendell Harrington, cartoonist, dies at 83
  • Nov 2 Sal Gliatto, American baseball player, dies at 93
  • Nov 2 Gilbert "Gil" Lamb, American actor (Hit Parade of 1947, Riding High), dies at 91
  • Nov 3 Arthur George Bottomley, politician, dies at 88
  • Nov 3 Gordon S. Fahrni, physician and president of the Canadian Medical Association (b. 1887)
  • Nov 3 Isang Yun, Korean-born German composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 3 John Orchard, British actor (Capone, M*A*S*H), dies at 66
  • Nov 4 Gilles Deleuze, philosopher, dies at 70
  • Nov 4 Jerome Berger, lawyer/Film producer, dies at 64
  • Nov 4 Marti Lynne Stringer Caine, singer/comedienne, dies at 50
  • Nov 4 Paul Eddington, British actor (Devil Rides Out, Devil's Bride), dies at 68

Person of interestYitzhak Rabin

Nov 4 Yitzhak Rabin, Prime Minister of Israel (1974-77 and 1992-95) and 1994 Nobel Peace Prize winner, assassinated by Jewish extremist Yigal Amir at 73

5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin
5th Prime Minister of Israel
Yitzhak Rabin
  • Nov 4 Edward "Eddie" Egan, American actor (The French Connection, Joe Forrester), dies of cancer at 65
  • Nov 5 Laura Weber, TV Host, dies at 70
  • Nov 6 Norman Waterhouse Lees, jazz fan, dies at 90
  • Nov 6 Philip Rawson, artist/teacher, dies at 71
  • Nov 6 Stanley Oliphant Stewart, librarian, dies at 82
  • Nov 6 Aneta Corsaut, American actress (b. 1933)
  • Nov 7 Jerry Daniels, singer/guitarist, dies at 79
  • Nov 7 John Patrick, American screenwriter and playwright (Pulitzer Prize 1954), commits suicide at 90
  • Nov 7 Melvin "Slappy" White, American comedian and actor, dies of heart attack at 74
  • Nov 8 Country Dan Dick Montana McLain, singer, dies at 40
  • Nov 8 Neil Blaney, politician, dies at 73
  • Nov 9 Derick Frederick George Emmison, archivist/historian, dies at 88
  • Nov 10 Boty Goodwin, British artist, dies at 29
  • Nov 10 Ken Saro-Wiwa, Nigerian writer and environmentalist, dies at 54
  • Nov 10 Margaret Annie Nan Macdonald, broadcaster, dies at 87
  • Nov 10 Clairmonte Depeiaza, West Indian cricketer (world record partnership v Aust 1955), dies at 67
  • Nov 11 Charles Scribner Jr, publisher, dies at 74
  • Nov 11 Cornelie Coposu, politician, dies at 79

  • Nov 11 Kenneth Goldstein, folklorist/enthomusicologist, dies at 68
  • Nov 11 René Wellek, Czech-American writer (Concepts of Criticism), dies at 92
  • Nov 12 Curley Fox, fiddler, dies at 85
  • Nov 12 Jack Mann, British fighter pilot and hostage, kidnapped by Islamists in Lebanon in May 1989, dies at 81
  • Nov 12 Marion Pitt, social worker/writer, dies at 56
  • Nov 13 Ralph Hunsecker Blane, American songwriter, dies at 81
  • Nov 13 Sir Robert Stephens, British actor (Uncle Kurt-Holocaust, Chaplin, QB VII, Cleopatra), dies from complications of surgery at 64
  • Nov 14 Jack Finney, American sci-fi and thriller author (The Body Snatchers, Time and Again), dies of pneumonia at 84
  • Nov 14 John Lapworth Holt, boat Designer, dies at 83
  • Nov 14 John Lee Admiral-Barber, dies at 90
  • Nov 15 Eve Perrick, journalist, dies at 78
  • Nov 15 Billy Hughes, British educationist and Labour Party politician, dies at 81
  • Nov 15 Kristian Lundin, record producer, dies at 22
  • Nov 16 Gwyn A Williams, historian/socialist, dies at 70
  • Nov 17 Alan Hull, singer/composer, dies at 50
  • Nov 17 Edward LeBone Molotlegi, chief of the Bafokeng, dies at 66
  • Nov 17 John Prickett, teacher/ecumenist, dies at 88
  • Nov 17 Marguerite Young, writer, dies at 87
  • Nov 17 Peter John Welding, record producer, dies at 60
  • Nov 18 Miron Grindea, literary editor, dies at 86
  • Nov 18 Ted Sannella, square dance caller, dies of cancer
  • Nov 19 Bruce Trent [William Butters], British singer and actor (The Passing Show, Band Waggon), dies at 83
  • Nov 19 Gwen Swire, socila worker, dies at 61
  • Nov 19 Martha Hill, modern dancer/teacher, dies at 94
  • Nov 19 Shirley Bergeron, singer/guitarist, dies at 62
  • Nov 20 Ahmed Abel-Wadoud Karadawi, academic/activist, dies at 50
  • Nov 20 Sergei Grinkov, figure skater (Olympic gold), dies of heart attack at 28
  • Nov 21 Dorothy Jeakins, costume designer, dies at 81
  • Nov 21 George Ivan Smith, diplomat, dies at 80
  • Nov 21 Peter Grant, English rock band manager, dies at 60
  • Nov 21 Smilin' Jim Eames, singer/songwriter, dies at 71
  • Nov 21 Noel Jones, British diplomat (b. 1940)
  • Nov 22 Ambrose Sam, creole accordionist, dies at 76
  • Nov 22 Edna Deane, dancer, choreographer and drama teacher, dies at 90
  • Nov 22 John Putz, journalist, dies at 89
  • Nov 22 Norman Potter, English cabinetmaker, designer and writer, dies at 72

Person of interestRaymond Dart

Nov 22 Raymond Dart, Australian paleoanthropologist (Australopithecus africanus), dies at 95

Paleoanthropologist Raymond Dart
Paleoanthropologist
Raymond Dart
  • Nov 22 Johnnie Tillmon, civil rights activist (National Welfare Rights Association), dies at 69
  • Nov 23 Frank Hammond, tennis umpire, dies of ALS at 66
  • Nov 23 Junior Walker, American tenor saxophonist, dies of cancer at 64
  • Nov 23 Louis Malle, film director (Pretty Baby), dies at 63
  • Nov 24 Jeffrey Lynn [Ragnar Godfrey Lind], American actor (Four Daughters, Roaring Twenties), dies from natural causes at 86
  • Nov 24 Stuart Henry, disc jockey, dies at 53
  • Nov 24 Woytec Lowski [Woiciech Wiesidlowski], Polish dancer and ballet master, dies at 56
  • Nov 25 Ambrose Thibodeaux, cajun accordionist, dies at 92
  • Nov 26 Charles Warrell, English schoolteacher and creator of the I-Spy books, dies at 106
  • Nov 26 David Briggs, record producer, dies at 51
  • Nov 26 Max Fernandez, businessman/politician, dies at 52
  • Nov 26 Sydney Dawson Bailey, pacifist/campaigner, dies at 79