On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 2009

  • Nov 2 José Luis López Vázquez, Spanish actor, director and comedian (La Cabina, Travels With My Aunt), dies of natural causes at 87
  • Nov 3 Francisco Ayala, Spanish novelist (b. 1906)
  • Nov 4 Hubertus Brandenburg, Roman Catholic Bishop of Stockholm (b. 1923)
  • Nov 5 Félix Luna, Argentine historian and lyricist, dies at 84
  • Nov 6 Ron Sproat, American TV writer and playwright (Dark Shadows), dies at 77
  • Nov 8 Vitaly Ginzburg, Russian physicist (b. 1916)
  • Nov 10 Gheorghe Dinica, Romanian actor (b. 1934)
  • Nov 10 Robert Enke, German football goalkeeper, dies at 32
  • Nov 10 John Allen Muhammad, American spree killer (b. 1960)
  • Nov 11 Dhanpat Rai Nahar, Indian labour leader (b. 1919)
  • Nov 14 Bruce Wells, English boxer (European amateur light middleweight champion 1953) & actor (Dr. Who 1965-73), dies at 76
  • Nov 15 Patriarch Pavle of Serbia, 44th Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church (b. 1914)
  • Nov 15 Antonio de Nigris, Mexican soccer striker (16 caps; Monterrey, Villarreal), dies from a heart attack at 31
  • Nov 16 Edward Woodward, British singer and actor (Breaker Morant, Wickerman), dies at 79
  • Nov 16 Antonio de Nigris, Mexican footballer (b. 1978)
  • Nov 16 Robert J. Frankel, American thoroughbred race horse trainer, dies at 68

  • Nov 18 Red Robbins, American basketball player (b. 1944)
  • Nov 18 Bill Narum, American counter-culture figure, illustrator and rock poster and album art designer (ZZ Top), dies at 62
  • Nov 20 Lino Lacedelli, Italian mountaineer (b. 1925)
  • Nov 20 Max Robertson, British sports commentator, dies at 94
  • Nov 20 H.C. Robbins Landon, American musicologist (Haydn: Chronicle and Works), dies at 83
  • Nov 21 Konstantin Feoktistov, Soviet cosmonaut (Voskhod 1), dies at 83
  • Nov 23 Richard Graham Meale, Australian composer (Three Miró Pieces; Voss), dies at 77
  • Nov 24 Abe Pollin, owner of the Washington Wizards (b. 1923)
  • Nov 24 Samak Sundaravej, 25th Prime Minister of Thailand (2008), dies at 74
  • Nov 24 Chan Hung Lit, Hong Kong actor (b. 1943)
  • Nov 24 Kan Ishii, Japanese composer (Marimo), dies at 88
  • Nov 24 Hale Smith, American composer, dies at 84
  • Nov 28 Gilles Carle, Canadian screenwriter and film director (b. 1928)
  • Nov 28 Takeo Kajiwara, Japanese Go player (b. 1923)
  • Nov 29 Robert Holdstock, English sci-fi author (Ghost Dance, Labyrinth), dies at 61
  • Nov 29 Prince Alexandre of Belgium, Prince of the Belgians and son of Leopold III, dies at 67