On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 2010

  • Jul 1 (Jacqueline) "Ilene" Woods, American radio singer and actress (Disney's Cinderella), dies from complications of Alzheimer's disease at 81
  • Jul 1 Don Coryell, American College Football Hall of Fame/NFL coach (SD Chargers), dies at 85
  • Jul 2 Beryl Bainbridge, Author (b. 1932)
  • Jul 2 Laurent Terzieff, French actor (Head Over Heels, Milky Way), dies at 75
  • Jul 4 Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah, Iraqi-born Lebanese Shiite Muslim cleric and Hezbollah mentor (b. 1935)
  • Jul 5 Bob Probert, Canadian professional ice hockey forward. (b. 1965)
  • Jul 5 David Fanshawe, British composer and ethno-musicologist (African Sanctus,; Pacific Odessey), dies of a stroke at 68
  • Jul 6 Harvey Fuqua, American R&B singer-songwriter (The Moonglows - "Sincerely"), producer (Marvin Gaye), and record label executive (Motown), dies of a heart attack at 80
  • Jul 9 Jessica Anderson, Australian novelist (Tirra Lirra By The River; The Impersonators), dies following a stroke at 93
  • Jul 9 Vonetta McGee, American actress, dies from cardiac arrest at 65
  • Jul 10 Lincoln Barrington "Sugar" Minott, Jamaican singer (The African Brothers), dies at 54
  • Jul 11 Bishop Walter Hawkins, American gospel music singer (Edwin Hawkins Singers; Love Center Choir), dies of pancreatic cancer at 61
  • Jul 11 Bob Sheppard, American public address announcer (MLB: NY Yankees 1951–2007; NFL: NY Giants 1956–2006), dies at 99
  • Jul 12 Harvey Pekar, American comic book writer (American Splendor), dies at 70
  • Jul 12 Paulo Moura, Brazilian jazz and swing clarinetist and saxophonist, dies at 77
  • Jul 12 Buff Cobb [Patrizia Cobb Chapman], American actress and TV personality (Masquerade Party), dies at 82
  • Jul 12 James P. Hogan, British sci-fi author (Giants' Star), dies at 69
  • Jul 13 Manohari Singh, Indian saxophonist and part of R.D. Burman's band (b. 1931)

George Steinbrenner

Jul 13 George Steinbrenner, American businessman and MLB team owner (New York Yankees), dies from a heart attack at 80

  • Jul 14 Mădălina Manole, Romanian pop recording artist (b. 1967)
  • Jul 14 Gene Ludwig, American jazz organist (b. 1937)
  • Jul 14 Bengt Emil Johnson, Swedish author and composer, dies at 73
  • Jul 14 Sir Charles Mackerras, Australian conductor, dies of cancer at 84
  • Jul 15 James E. Akins, American diplomat and advisor to Richard Nixon (b. 1926)
  • Jul 16 James Gammon, American actor (Cool Hand Luke, Nick-Nash Bridges), dies at 70
  • Jul 17 Fred F. Carter Jr., American country session guitarist, singer, producer and composer (Nashville's "A-Team"), dies of a stroke at 76
  • Jul 18 Bernard Giraudeau, French actor (L'Annee des Meduses), screenwriter, and director, dies of cancer at 63
  • Jul 19 Lorenzen Wright, American basketball player (LA Clippers), murdered by his wife at 32
  • Jul 19 Cécile Aubry, French actress (The Black Rose), author (Belle et Sébastien), television screenwriter and director, dies at 81
  • Jul 19 Andy Hummell, American rock bassist (Big Star, 1971-73), dies of cancer at 59
  • Jul 19 David Warren, Australian scientist and inventor (Flight Data Recorder; Cockpit Voice Recorder - "the black box"), dies at 85
  • Jul 20 Mirjana Lewis (née Vrbanic), Croat-American classical pianist and harpsichord player, dies at 74
  • Jul 21 Ralph Houk, American baseball catcher, coach, manager and executive (World Series champion 1947, 52-53, coach, 58; mgr 1961-62; NY Yankees), dies at 90
  • Jul 21 Luis Corvalán, Chilean communist leader (b. 1916)
  • Jul 22 Phillip Walker, American electric blues guitarist, and singer ("Hello My Darling"), dies at 73
  • Jul 23 Daniel Schorr, American broadcast journalist (CBS), dies at 93
  • Jul 23 Willem Breuker, Dutch saxophonist and conductor (WB Collective), dies at 65
  • Jul 24 Alex Higgins, Northern Irish snooker player (b. 1949)
  • Jul 25 Redford White, Filipino comedian (b. 1955)
  • Jul 26 Sivakant Tiwari, senior legal officer of the Singapore Legal Service (b. 1945)
  • Jul 26 Ben Keith [Schaeufele], American musician and record producer (Neil Young; Great Speckled Bird), dies at 73
  • Jul 27 Maury Chaykin, American-born Canadian actor (b. 1949)
  • Jul 27 Jack Tatum, American football player (b. 1948)
  • Jul 28 Ivy Bean, English internet celebrity (b. 1905)
  • Jul 29 Roy Caton, American trumpet player and session musician, dies at 83
  • Jul 30 Zlatko Pibernik, Croatian composer and music teacher, dies at 83
  • Jul 30 Otto Joachim, German-Canadian composer, dies at 99
  • Jul 31 Mitch Miller, American oboist and recording producer (Sing Along with Mitch), dies at 99