On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 2019

  • Jun 1 José Antonio Reyes, Spanish soccer left wing (Spain 21 caps; Sevilla, Atlético Madrid, Arsenal), dies in a car crash at 35
  • Jun 2 Lowell North, American yachtsman (Olympic Gold 1968) and sailmaker (North Sails), dies at 89
  • Jun 3 Ruma Guha Thakurta, Indian singer, actress, and founder of Calcutta Youth Choir, dies at 84
  • Jun 4 Jiggs Kalra, Indian food writer "Czar of Indian cuisine", dies at 72
  • Jun 4 Lennart Johansson, Swedish soccer administrator (President Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) 1990–2007), dies at 89
  • Jun 5 Robert Earle, American TV host (GE College Bowl), dies at 93
  • Jun 6 Dr. John [Malcolm John Rebennack], American singer and piano player ("Right Place, Wrong Time"), dies at 77
  • Jun 8 Arthur Frackenpohl, American composer, arranger, and pedagogue (Natural Superiority of Music), dies at 95
  • Jun 10 Chuck Glaser, American country singer (Tompall & the Glaser Brothers), dies at 83
  • Jun 10 Ib Nørholm, Danish organist, composer (Aspects of Sand and Simplicity), choral conductor, and educator, dies at 88 [1]
  • Jun 10 Girish Karnad, Indian playwright and filmmaker (Tuglaq), dies at 81
  • Jun 10 Lee Hee-ho, Korean activist and first lady for her husband President Kim Dae-jung, dies at 96
  • Jun 10 Sven-David Sandström, Swedish composer (Jeppe: The Cruel Comedy), dies of cancer at 76
  • Jun 11 Martin Feldstein, American economist (1977 John Bates Clark Medal), chief economic adviser to President Reagan, dies at 79
  • Jun 12 Sylvia Miles, American actress (Midnight Cowboy, Farewell My Lovely), dies at 94
  • Jun 13 Charles M. Wilson, Canadian organist and composer (The Angels Of The Earth), dies at 88
  • Jun 15 Franco Zeffirelli, Italian film and opera director (Romeo & Juliet), dies at 96
  • Jun 17 Gloria Vanderbilt, American fashion designer, artist, heiress and socialite, dies at 95
  • Jun 17 Mohamed Morsi, Egyptian politician, President of Egypt (2012-13), leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, dies at 67
  • Jun 19 Anthony Hedges, British light music and orchestral composer (Humberside Cantata), dies at 88
  • Jun 21 Elliot Roberts [Rabinowitz] American music manager (Joni Mitchell; Neil Young), and label executive (Asylum Records), dies at 76
  • Jun 23 Dave Bartholomew, American R&B, rock, and jazz musician, composer,producer, and songwriter ("I Hear You Knocking"; "Ain't That A Shame"; "Walkin' To New Orleans"), dies at 100
  • Jun 24 Billy Drago, American character actor, specializing in roles as a villain (Pale Rider; The Untouchables), dies from stroke complications at 73
  • Jun 25 Ken Behring, American real estate developer, NFL team owner, philanthropist (Seattle Seahawks), dies at 91
  • Jun 26 Max Wright, American character actor (Buffalo Bill; Alf; Misfits of Science), dies of lymphoma at 75
  • Jun 26 Eugene Alcalay, Romanian concert pianist, composer, and educator, dies of a heart attack at 52
  • Jun 26 Beth Chapman, American bounty hunter and reality star (Dog the Bounty Hunter), dies of cancer at 51
  • Jun 29 Gary Duncan [Grubb], American guitarist (Quicksilver Messenger Service) dies of cardiac arrest at 72