On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 2013

Person of interestPatti Page

Jan 1 Patti Page [Clara Ann Fowler], American pop singer, dies at 85

Singer Patti Page
Singer
Patti Page
  • Jan 1 Christopher Martin-Jenkins, British cricket journalist & broadcaster (President MCC; BBC Radio), dies of cancer at 67
  • Jan 2 Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, Uruguayan soccer goalkeeper (36 caps; Atlético Mineiro), dies from a respiratory illness at 67
  • Jan 2 Ned Wertimer, American actor (The Jeffersons), dies from complications from a fall at 89
  • Jan 2 Margaret A. Brewer, American soldier & first female general officer in US Marine Corps, dies at 82
  • Jan 2 Rod Hicks, American bassist (Paul Butterfield Blues Band), dies at 71
  • Jan 3 Sergiu Nicolaescu, Romanian film director, dies from surgical complications at 82
  • Jan 3 M S Gopalakrishnan, Indian Carnatic violinist, dies at 81
  • Jan 4 Sammy Johns, American country artist, dies at 66
  • Jan 4 Derek Kevan, English footballer, dies at 77
  • Jan 4 Tony Lip [Frank Anthony Vallelonga], American author and actor (Sopranos, Donnie Brasco, Good Fellas), dies at 82
  • Jan 4 Yevgeny Pepelyaev, Soviet fighter pilot, dies at 94
  • Jan 5 Bruce McCarty, American architect, dies at 92
  • Jan 5 Sybil Michelow, South-African contralto and composer, dies at 87
  • Jan 6 Neil Adcock, South African cricket fast bowler (26 Tests, 104 wickets @ 21.10), dies from bowel cancer at 81
  • Jan 7 Fred L. Turner, American businessman (CEO of McDonalds, 1977-2004), dies from complications of pneumonia at 80

  • Jan 8 Kenojuak Ashevak, Canadian Inuit artist, dies from lung cancer at 85
  • Jan 8 Jeanne Manford, American gay rights activist, dies at 92
  • Jan 9 James M. Buchanan, American economist (Nobel Memorial 1986), dies at 93
  • Jan 10 Evan Connell, American author, dies at 88
  • Jan 11 Aaron H. Swartz, American computer programmer, dies from an apparent suicide at 26
  • Jan 11 Lars Werner, Swedish communist leader, dies at 77
  • Jan 11 Mariangela Melato, Italian actress (Flash Gordon, Summer Night), dies at 71
  • Jan 13 Rusi Surti, Indian cricketer (Indian slow lefty, hat-trick for Qld 1969), dies from complications from a stroke at 76
  • Jan 14 Giorgio Alverà, Italian bobsledder, dies at 69
  • Jan 14 Conrad Bain, Canadian actor (Maude, Diff'rent Strokes), dies from natural causes at 89
  • Jan 15 Chucho Castillo, Mexican bantamweight boxer (WBA, WBC, 1970), dies from a heart attack at 68
  • Jan 15 Nagisa Oshima, Japanese film director and screenwriter, dies at 80
  • Jan 15 Daphne Anderson, British actress (Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice), dies at 90
  • Jan 15 Jennings Michael Burch, American writer (They Cage the Animals at Night), dies at 71
  • Jan 15 Yuli Turovsky, Russian-Canadian cellist (Borodin Trio, 1976-91), conductor (I Musici de Montreal Chamber Orchestra, 1983-2011), and teacher, dies at 73 [1]
  • Jan 16 Yevdokiya Mekshilo, Soviet skier (Olympic gold 1964), dies at 81
  • Jan 16 Abigail Van Buren [Pauline Phillips], American columnist and radio show host known for "Dear Abby" advice column, twin sister of fellow advice columnist Ann Landers (Eppie Lederer), dies from complications from Alzheimer's disease at 94
  • Jan 17 Robert F. Chew, American actor, dies from heart failure at 52
  • Jan 17 Lizbeth Webb, English soprano, dies at 86
  • Jan 19 Anatoly Bannik, Ukrainian chess master, dies at 91

Person of interestStan Musial

Jan 19 Stan Musial, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (24 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1942, 44, 46; NL MVP 1943, 46, 48; 7 × NL batting champion; St Louis Cardinals), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 92

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial
  • Jan 19 Earl Weaver, American hall of fame MLB manager, dies from a heart attack at 82
  • Jan 20 Freddie Williams, Welsh motorcycle speedway champion, dies at 86
  • Jan 20 Bob Engemann, American singer, (The Lettermen), dies at 77
  • Jan 21 Michael Winner, English film director and producer (Death Wish), dies at 77
  • Jan 21 Alden Winship Clausen, American banker (President of World Bank), dies at 89
  • Jan 22 Leslie Frankenheimer, American film set designer, dies from leukaemia at 64
  • Jan 22 Ellen Blazer [Esther Clara Blazer], Dutch TV director (Sonja), dies at 81
  • Jan 26 Hiroshi Nakajima, Japanese doctor, dies at 84
  • Jan 26 Edwin London, American horn player, conductor (Cleveland Chamber Orchestra; Ineluctable Modality Choir), and composer (Dream Thing on Biblical Episodes), dies at 83
  • Jan 28 Eddy Choong, Malaysian badminton player (Thomas Cup 1955), dies at 82
  • Jan 29 Frank Hahn, British economist, dies at 87
  • Jan 30 Patty Andrews, American singer (Andrews Sisters), dies at 94
  • Jan 30 Thorkell Sigurbjörnsson, Icelandic composer, dies at 74
  • Jan 31 Timir Pinegin, Russian sailor (Olympic gold 1960), dies at 85