Famous Deaths in September 1999

  • Sep 1 W. Richard Stevens, Zambian computer scientist (b. 1951)
  • Sep 5 Allen Funt, American radio and television personality (b. 1914)
  • Sep 5 Bryce Mackasey, Canadian politician, dies at 78
  • Sep 5 Katie Webster [Kathyrne Jewel Thorne], American boogie pianist (The Swamp Boogie Queen), dies of a heart attack at 63
  • Sep 6 René Lecavalier, French Canadian sportscaster (b. 1918)
  • Sep 7 Jim Keith, American conspiracy theorist (b. 1949)
  • Sep 8 Moondog, American composer, musician and poet (b. 1916)
  • Sep 9 Catfish Hunter, American baseball player (b. 1946)
  • Sep 9 Ruth Roman, American actress (Strangers on a Train, Knots Landing, Dallas), dies at 76
  • Sep 9 Chan Parker, American author; wife of Charlie Parker and Phil Woods (b. 1925)
  • Sep 9 David Stafford-Clark, English psychiatrist, dies at 83
  • Sep 10 Alfredo Kraus, Spanish tenor (b. 1927)
  • Sep 11 Belkis Ayón, Cuban printmaker (collography), commits suicide of at 32
  • Sep 11 Gonzalo Rodriguez, Uruguayan auto racing driver (b. 1972)
  • Sep 13 Benjamin Bloom, American educational theorist (b. 1913)
  • Sep 14 Charles Crichton, English film director (b. 1910)
  • Sep 17 Frankie Vaughan, British singer (b. 1928)
  • Sep 19 Ed Cobb, American musician, song-writer and producer (Tainted Love), dies at 61
  • Sep 20 Raisa Gorbachyova, wife of Mikhail Gorbachev (b. 1932)
  • Sep 20 Robert Lebel, Quebec ice hockey administrator (b. 1905)
  • Sep 20 Willy Millowitsch, German actor (National Lampoon's European Vacation), dies from heart failure at 90

Person of interestGeorge C. Scott

Sep 22 George C. Scott, American actor (Dr. Strangelove), dies of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm at 71

  • Sep 22 Wyndraeth Morris-Jones, British political scientist, dies at 81
  • Sep 23 Ivan Goff, Australian screenwriter (Man of a Thousand Faces), dies at 89
  • Sep 25 Marion Zimmer Bradley, American writer, dies at 69
  • Sep 26 Oseola McCarty, American philanthropist (b. 1908)
  • Sep 30 Anna Mae Winburn, African American band leader of all female band (International Sweethearts of Rhythm), dies at 86