On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 2004

  • Jun 1 William Manchester, American writer (b. 1922)
  • Jun 2 Loyd Sigmon, American amateur ("ham") radio broadcaster, dies at 95
  • Jun 2 Nicolai Ghiaurov, Bulgarian opera singer, dies at 74
  • Jun 3 Frances Shand Kydd, mother of Diana, Princess of Wales (b. 1936)
  • Jun 3 Quorthon [Thomas Forsberg], Swedish heavy and Viking metal musician, and record producer (Bathory),dies of a congenital heart issue at 38
  • Jun 3 Jonathan D Kramer, American composer (Notta Sonata), dies of leukaemia at 61
  • Jun 4 Steve Lacy, American saxophonist (b. 1934)
  • Jun 4 Saturnino "Nino" Manfredi, Italian actor (Between Miracles), dies at 83
  • Jun 5 Iona Brown, British violinist and conductor (b. 1941)

Person of interestRonald Reagan

Jun 5 Ronald Reagan, 40th US President (Republican: 1981-89) and actor (Bedtime for Bonzo), dies at 93

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • Jun 6 Judy Campbell [Judith Mary Gamble], British actress (Convoy, Bonnie Prince Charlie), dies at 88
  • Jun 6 Kate Worley, American comic book writer (Omaha the Cat Dancer), dies of cancer at 46
  • Jun 7 William Cramond, Scottish psychiatrist and vice-chancellor (Stirling University), dies at 83
  • Jun 8 Mack Jones, American baseball player, dies at 65
  • Jun 9 Rosey Brown, American football player (b. 1932)
  • Jun 9 Brian Williamson, Jamaican Gay Activist (b. 1945)

Person of interestRay Charles

Jun 10 Ray Charles [Robinson], American singer and pianist who pioneered soul music (Georgia on My Mind, Mess Around), dies at 73

Musician Ray Charles
Musician
Ray Charles
  • Jun 10 Graeme Kelling, British pop guitarist (Deacon Blue), dies at 47
  • Jun 11 Egon von Fürstenberg, Swiss fashion designer, dies at 57
  • Jun 11 Xenophon Zolotas, Greek politician (b. 1904)
  • Jun 13 Dick Durrance, American skier, dies at 89
  • Jun 13 Ralph Wiley, American sports journalist and writer (Sports Illustrated and ESPN's Page 2), dies from a heart attack at 52
  • Jun 14 Ulrich Inderbinen, Swiss mountain guide, dies at 103
  • Jun 14 Eamonn McGirr, Irish-born singer and entertainer
  • Jun 16 Thanom Kittikachorn, Prime Minister of Thailand (b. 1912)
  • Jun 17 Gerry McNeil, Canadian ice hockey player, dies at 78
  • Jun 21 Leonel Brizola, Brazilian politician (b. 1922)
  • Jun 22 Mattie Stepanek, American poet (b. 1990)
  • Jun 22 Bob Bemer, American computer scientist (b. 1920)
  • Jun 22 Kim Sun-il, South Korean translator (b. 1970)
  • Jun 22 Thomas Gold, Austrian astrophysicist (proposed steady-state theory of universe), dies from complications due to heart disease at 84
  • Jun 24 Ifigeneia Giannopoulou, Greek songwriter (b. 1957)
  • Jun 26 Yash Johar, Indian film producer (b. 1929)
  • Jun 26 Naomi Shemer, Israeli singer-songwriter (b. 1930)
  • Jun 26 Eskil Hemberg, Swedish composer, conductor (Stockholm University Chorus, 1959-84), and artistic director (Royal Swedish Opera, 1987-96), dies at 66
  • Jun 27 Darrell Russell, American race car driver (b. 1968)
  • Jun 27 George Patton IV, American general in the Korean and Vietnam Wars, dies of Parkinson's disease at 80
  • Jun 28 Anthony Buckeridge, English author (Jennings), dies at 92
  • Jun 29 Bernard Babior, American physician and biochemist, dies at 68
  • Jun 30 Jamal Abro, Sindhi writer, dies at 80