On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 2010

  • Jun 1 Lt. Gen. William H. Ginn, Jr., U.S. Air Force officer (b.1928)
  • Jun 3 John Hedgecoe, English photographer (b. 1932)
  • Jun 3 Rue McClanahan, American actress ("The Golden Girls"), dies at 76
  • Jun 3 Vladimir Arnold, Russian mathematician (Kolmogorov–Arnold–Moser theorem), dies at 72
  • Jun 4 John Wooden, American basketball coach (UCLA-10 national championships), dies at 99
  • Jun 6 Marvin Isley, American Musician The Isley Brothers (b. 1953)
  • Jun 6 Ladislav Smoljak, Czech director, actor and screenwriter (An Uncertain Season), dies of cancer at 78
  • Jun 7 Stuart Cable, Welsh musician (b. 1970)
  • Jun 7 Adriana Xenides, Australian TV personality (b. 1956)
  • Jun 7 Omar Rayo, Colombian painter, sculptor, caricaturist and plastic artist. (b. 1928)
  • Jun 9 Marina Semyonova, Russian ballerina, dies at 101
  • Jun 10 Metropolitan Basil Schott, Archbishop of the Byzantine Catholic Archeparchy of Pittsburgh (b. 1939)
  • Jun 11 Zenani Mandela, Nelson Mandela's great granddaughter (b. 1997)
  • Jun 12 Egon Ronay, Hungarian food critic, dies at 94
  • Jun 13 Jimmy Dean, American country music singer, television host, actor, and businessman (Jimmy Dean Show, Diamonds are Forever), dies at 81
  • Jun 14 Leonid Kizim, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz T-3, T-10, T-15), dies at 68

  • Jun 15 Bekim Fehmiu, Yugoslavian actor (Black Sunday, Permission to Kill, Cagliostro), dies of suspected suicide at 74
  • Jun 16 Marc Bazin, Haitian politician (b. 1932)
  • Jun 16 Ronald Neame, British director (1st Monday in Oct, Poseidon Adventure), dies at 99
  • Jun 16 Maureen Forrester, Canadian operatic contralto (Resurrection Symphony), dies at 79
  • Jun 17 Andy Ripley OBE, English rugby union #8 (24 caps; British Lions 1974), dies from prostate cancer at 62
  • Jun 17 K. S. Rajah, Singaporean jurist (b. 1930)

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Jun 18 José Saramago, Portuguese writer and Nobel laureate, dies of leukemia at 87

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  • Jun 18 Trent Acid, American professional wrestler (b.1980)
  • Jun 19 Manute Bol, Sudanese basketball player (b. 1962)
  • Jun 19 Anthony Quinton, British philosopher (b. 1925)
  • Jun 19 Angela Rumbold, British politician (C), dies at 78
  • Jun 19 Ursula Thiess [Schmidt], German actress (Monsoon, Bengal Brigade, Americano), dies at 86
  • Jun 20 Harry Blackmore Whittington, British palaeontologist (b. 1916)
  • Jun 23 Pete Quaife, English bass guitarist (The Kinks), dies at 66
  • Jun 25 Alan Plater, English playwright (b. 1935)
  • Jun 25 Richard B. Sellars, American business executive (b. 1915)
  • Jun 26 Sergio Vega, Mexican Banda singer (b.1969)
  • Jun 26 Algirdas Brazauskas, President of Lithuania (b. 1932)
  • Jun 27 Dolph Briscoe, American businessman and 41st Governor of Texas (1973-79), dies at 87
  • Jun 28 Bill Aucoin, American rock band manager (b. 1943)
  • Jun 28 Robert Byrd, US Senator (Democrat-WV, 1959-2010), majority leader and once the longest-serving Senator in history, dies at 92
  • Jun 30 Park Yong-ha, Korean actor and singer (b. 1977)
  • Jun 30 Elliott Kastner, American film producer (Bobo, Big Sleep), dies at 80