On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 1997

  • Nov 2 G. Harry Stine, American science fiction writer, dies at 69
  • Nov 2 Roy McMillan, American baseball infielder, coach and manager (MLB All Star 1956-57; Gold Glove 1957-59; Cincinnati Reds), dies of heart failure at 68
  • Nov 4 George Chambers, Prime Minister of Trinidad & Tobago (1981-86), dies at 69
  • Nov 4 H Richard Hornberger, surgeon (inspired M*A*S*H), dies at 73
  • Nov 4 Wally Bruner, journalist (ABC, What's My Line), dies at 66
  • Nov 5 James Robert Baker, American novelist, screenwriter (b. 1946)
  • Nov 5 Isaiah Berlin, Latvian-British philosopher, dies at 88
  • Nov 5 Epic Soundtracks [Kevin Paul Godfrey], English musician (Swell Maps, Crime and the City Solution, These Immortal Souls), dies in his sleep at 38
  • Nov 6 Phillipo Seed, social work academic, dies at 67
  • Nov 6 Annie Llewelyn-Davies, Baroness Llewelyn-Davies of Hastoe, British Labour Party politician, dies at dies at 82
  • Nov 9 Helenio Herrera, French football player and coach (b. 1910)
  • Nov 10 William Alland, American actor (Citizen Kane), dies at 81
  • Nov 10 Tommy Tedesco, American musician (b. 1930)
  • Nov 11 Rodney Milburn, American athlete (b. 1950)
  • Nov 12 William Matthews, poet, dies at 55
  • Nov 12 Carlos Surinach, Spanish composer (b. 1915)

  • Nov 13 John Elwyn, British painter, dies at 80
  • Nov 13 André Boucourechliev, French composer (b. 1925)
  • Nov 13 Dawud M. Mu'Min, American murderer (b. 1953)
  • Nov 14 Eddie Arcaro, American Racing Hall of Fame jockey (Triple Crown 1941 Whirlaway, 1948 Citation), dies of liver cancer at 81
  • Nov 14 Stefan Lorant, Hungarian-American writer, photojournalist and filmmaker, dies at 96
  • Nov 15 Saul Chaplin, director (West Side Story), dies at 85
  • Nov 16 Headley Keith, South African cricket batsman (8 Tests @ 21.19), dies at 70
  • Nov 16 George Petrie, American actor (Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Honeymooners), dies from a lymphoma on his 85th birthday
  • Nov 16 Georges Marchais, French political leader (French Communist Party), dies at 77
  • Nov 16 Russ "Mad Monk" Meyer, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), dies at 74
  • Nov 17 Wilfred Josephs, English composer, dies at 70
  • Nov 18 Joyce Wethered, British golfer (English Ladies' champion 1920–24), dies at 96
  • Nov 19 Christina Corrigan, obese girl (680 lbs), dies at 13
  • Nov 19 Durlyn Eddmonds, murderer, executed at 45
  • Nov 19 Walter Stewart, murderer, executed at 42
  • Nov 20 Gary Burris, murderer (Kenneth Chambers), executed in Indiana
  • Nov 20 Robert Palmer, rock critic, dies at 52
  • Nov 20 Dick Littlefield, baseball player (b. 1926)
  • Nov 21 Ismail Fahmi, external minister of Egypt in (1973-77), dies
  • Nov 22 Joanna Moore, actress (Bronx, Hindenburg), dies at 63

Person of interestMichael Hutchence

Nov 22 Michael Hutchence, Australian rock singer and actor (INXS), commits suicide at 37

  • Nov 22 Tom Blackburn, writer, dies at 71
  • Nov 22 Harry Kissin, Baron Kissin, British businessman and President (GPG), dies at 85
  • Nov 25 Charles Hallahan, actor (Hunter), dies of heart attack at 54
  • Nov 25 Fenton Robinson, US blues guitarist (Tennessee Woman), dies at 62
  • Nov 25 Hastings Kamuzu Band, PM/President of Malawi (1964-66/66-94), dies
  • Nov 25 Barbara, French singer (b. 1930)
  • Nov 26 Francis Paudras, designer/jazz fan, dies at 62
  • Nov 27 Buck Leonard, Hall of Famer in Negro League, dies at 90
  • Nov 27 Henry Charnock, oceanographer, dies at 76
  • Nov 28 Georges Marchal, French actor (Evil Eden, Gina, Milky Way, La mort en ce jardin), dies at 77
  • Nov 29 Coleman Young, 1st African American mayor of Detroit, dies at 79
  • Nov 29 Isabelle Kelley, American social worker credited with instigating the US Federal Food Stamp Program, dies at 80
  • Nov 30 Clare Lucy Madeleine Evans, historian, dies at 37
  • Nov 30 Kathy Acker, American experimental novelist (Blood and Guts in High School), dies at 54
  • Nov 30 Ronald Gulliford, English educationalist (Dean of the Faculty of Education, Birmingham University 1979-81), dies at 76