On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1999

  • Sep 1 W. Richard Stevens, Zambian computer scientist (b. 1951)
  • Sep 4 Klement Slavický, Czech composer (Sinfonietta No. 4 - Pax hominibus in universo orbi) dies at 88 [1]
  • Sep 5 Allen Funt, American TV host and creator (Candid Camera), dies at 84
  • 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 5 Albert Oram, Baron Oram, British Labour politician, dies at 86
  • Sep 5 Alan Clark, English politician (Minister for Defence Procurement), dies at 71
  • Sep 6 René Lecavalier, French Canadian sportscaster (b. 1918)
  • Sep 7 Jim Keith, American conspiracy theorist (b. 1949)
  • Sep 8 Moondog [Louis Thomas Hardin], American composer, musician and poet ("Cofee Beans"), dies at 83
  • Sep 9 Jim "Catfish" Hunter, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (MLB All-Star 1966, 67, 70, 72–1976; World Series 1972–74, 77, 78; AL Cy Young Award 1974; Oakland A's, NY Yankees), dies from Lou Gehrig's disease at 53
  • 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 bel canto operatic tenor, dies at 71
  • Sep 11 Belkis Ayón, Cuban printmaker (collography), commits suicide of at 32
  • Sep 11 Gonzalo Rodriguez, Uruguayan auto racing driver (b. 1972)
  • Sep 12 Bill Quackenbush, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame defenceman (8 x NHL All-Star; Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings) and coach (Princeton), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 77
  • Sep 13 Benjamin Bloom, American educational theorist (b. 1913)
  • Sep 14 Charles Crichton, English film director (b. 1910)
  • Sep 17 Frankie Vaughan, British pop singer, dies of heart failure at 71
  • Sep 19 Ed Cobb, American pop vocalist (The Four Preps, 1956-66 -"26 Miles (Santa Catalina)"), songwriter ("Tainted Love"), sound engineer and producer, dies of leukemia at 61
  • Sep 20 Raisa Gorbachyova, wife of Mikhail Gorbachev (b. 1932)
  • Sep 20 Robert Lebel, French Canadian ice hockey executive, dies at 93
  • Sep 20 Willy Millowitsch, German actor (National Lampoon's European Vacation), dies from heart failure at 90
  • Sep 20 Tahia Carioca, Egyptian actress and belly dancer (Watch Out For Zouzou), dies at 79

George 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 24 Torsten Nilsson, Swedish organist, choral director, and composer (Out of the Night of the Earth), dies at 79
  • 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