Famous Deaths in July 1999

  • Jul 1 Edward Dmytryk, Canadian film director (Carpetbaggers, Young Lions, Caine Mutiny), dies at 90
  • Jul 1 Guy Mitchell [Albert George Cernik], American singer and actor (Red Garters, 3 Redheads from Seattle), dies at 72
  • Jul 1 Forrest Mars Sr., American candy magnate (Mars, Inc.) dies at 95
  • Jul 1 Sylvia Sidney, American actress (b. 1910)
  • Jul 1 Jack Moroney, Australian cricketer, dies at 81

Person of interestMario Puzo

Jul 2 Mario Puzo, American author, dies at 78

Novelist Mario Puzo
Novelist
Mario Puzo
  • Jul 3 Mark Sandman, American musician (b. 1952)
  • Jul 4 Ronald "Ronny" Graham, American actor, director, composer, lyricist, and writer (Bob Crane Show, Chico & the Man), dies of liver disease at 79
  • Jul 4 Leo Garel, American artist and cartoonist (b.1917)
  • Jul 6 Carl Gunter Jr, American politician (b. 1938)
  • Jul 6 Joaquin Rodrigo, Spanish composer (b. 1901)
  • Jul 6 Barry Winchell, American soldier (b. 1977)
  • Jul 7 Captain Vikram Batra, Indian Army officer, awarded Param Vir Chakra (September 9,1974)
  • Jul 8 Pete Conrad, American astronaut (b. 1930)
  • Jul 9 Robert de Cotret, Canadian politician (b. 1944)
  • Jul 11 Helen Forrest, American singer of traditional pop and swing music, dies at 82
  • Jul 12 Bill Owen [William Owen Rowbotham], British actor (Last of the Summer Wine, Not So Dusty), dies from pancreatic cancer at 85
  • Jul 16 Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, wife of John F. Kennedy, Jr. (b. 1966)

Person of interestJohn F. Kennedy Jr.

Jul 16 John F. Kennedy Jr., American publisher (George) and lawyer, dies in a plane crash at 38

Publisher and Lawyer John F. Kennedy Jr.
Publisher and Lawyer
John F. Kennedy Jr.
  • Jul 16 Hiromi Yanagihara, Japanese singer (b. 1979)
  • Jul 17 Kevin Wilkinson, English drummer (The Waterboys), commits suicide at 41
  • Jul 20 Sandra Gould, American actress (b. 1916)
  • Jul 22 Gar Samuelson, American musician (Megadeth) (b. 1958)
  • Jul 23 Hassan II [Mawlāy al-Ḥasan Muḥammad ibn Yūsuf], King of Morocco (1961-99), dies of natural causes at 70
  • Jul 27 Aleksandr Danilovich Aleksandrov, Russian mathematician, physicist, philosopher, and mountaineer, dies at 86
  • Jul 27 Sweets Edison, American jazz trumpet player (b. 1915)
  • Jul 28 Trygve Haavelmo, Norwegian economist and 1989 Nobel laureate for his contributions to econometrics, dies at 87
  • Jul 28 Rudolf Halaczinsky, German composer, dies at 78
  • Jul 29 Rajendra Kumar, Indian actor, produer and director (Arzoo, Love Story, Sangam), dies at 70