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Notable Deaths - 1967

1967Eugen Fischer, Nazi physician dies at 93

1967Vincent Massey, Governor General of Canada, dies at 80

1967John Coltrane, US jazz sax/composer (Round Midnight), dies at 40

1967Langston Hughes, American poet (Weary Blues) and playwright (Mulatto), dies at 65

1967Basil Rathbone, actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies of heart attack at 75

1967Jack Ruby, assassin who killed assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, dies of pulmonary embolism at 55

1967Henry J. Kaiser, industrialist (Boulder Dam, Liberty ship), dies at 85

1967Robert Oppenheimer, creator of atomic bomb, dies of throat cancer at 62

1967Konrad Adenauer, West Germany chancellor (1949-63), dies at 91

1967Dorothy Parker, US writer (Enough Rope), dies at 73

1967 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 1
Maurice Leyland, cricketer (41 Tests for England, 2764 runs), dies 
Jan 1
Moon Mullican, rocker, dies at 58 
Jan 3
Jack Ruby, assassin who killed assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, dies of pulmonary embolism at 55 
Jan 3
Mary Garden, opera star, dies at 92 
Jan 4
Donald Campbell, boat racer, dies trying to break 300 mph on water 
Jan 6
Arnhem "Tata" Joseph Weiss, "the Zigeunerbaron," buried 
Jan 6
Johnny Keane, baseball player/mgr (Cards, NY Yanks), dies at 55 
Jan 7
Carl Schuricht, composer, dies at 86 
Jan 7
Sid Emery, cricket leg-spinner (NSW & Aus, 5 wkt in 1912 series), dies 
Jan 7
David Goodis, American writer (b. 1917) 
Jan 7
Albin Erlandzon, Gay Old Time 
Jan 7
David Goodis, Dark Passage 
Jan 8
Zbigniew Cybulski, Polish actor (See You Tommorrow), dies at 39 
Jan 8
Kolbjörn Knudsen, Winter Light 
Jan 8
Zbigniew Cybulski, Ashes and Diamonds 
Jan 10
Emerson Treacy, actor (Prowler), dies after surgery at 66 
Jan 10
Vilem Petrzelka, composer, dies at 77 
Jan 10
Erich Neuberg, Der Herr Karl 
Jan 11
Wolfgang Zeller, Vampyr 
Jan 11
Maria Fromet, Les Misérables, Part 4: Cosette and Marius 
Jan 14
Renato Lunelli, composer, dies at 71 
Jan 15
Albert Szirmai, composer, dies at 86 
Jan 15
David Burliuk, Ukrainian artist (b. 1882) 
Jan 15
Albert Szirmai, Szamba 
Jan 16
Dirk Vansina, Flemish playwright (Sage of Kai-Roi), dies at 72 
Jan 16
Robert J Van De Graaff, US nuclear physicist, dies at 65 
Jan 17
Evelyn Nesbit, actress (Redemption), dies at 82 
Jan 18
Albert Conti, actor (Eagle, Jazz Heaven, Topaz), dies at 79 
Jan 18
Barney Ross, welterweight Boxing Champ (1934), dies at 57 
Jan 18
Harry Antrim, actor (Ma & Pa Kettle), dies of heart attack at 83 
Jan 18
Reese "Goose" Tatum, basketballer (Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 45 
Jan 18
Simon FHJ Berkelbach van der Sprenkel, vicar/theologist, dies at 84 
Jan 18
Reece 'Goose' Tatum, Go Man Go 
Jan 19
Grace Cunard, actress (Untamed, Ressurection), dies at 73 
Jan 21
Ann Sheridan, actress (Pistols 'n' Petticoats), dies of cancer at 51 
Jan 22
Jobyna Ralston, actress (Wings, Girl Shy, Freshman), dies at 66 
Jan 22
Robert Henriques, English writer (b. 1905) 
Jan 22
Jobyna Ralston, Wings 
Jan 22
Harry Stephen Keeler, The Mysterious Mr. Wong 
Jan 24
Howard Charles Shaiffer, entertainer, dies at 49 
Jan 26
Albert Remy, actor (Blows), dies at 55 
Jan 26
Kenneth Thomson, actor (White Gold), dies of emphysema at 68 
Jan 27
Alphonse Juin, French marshal, dies at 78 
Jan 27
Edward Higgins White II, Lt Col USAF/astronaut (Gemini 4), dies at 36 
Jan 27
Roger B Chaffee, astronaut, dies at 31 in Apollo I fire 
Jan 27
Virgil I (Gus) Grissom, astronaut, dies at 40 in Apollo I fire 
Jan 27
Aleksandr Kovalchuk, Na Dunae 
Jan 27
Alphonse Juin, Les grandes batailles: La bataille d'Italie 
Jan 28
Stanley Coen, cricket (2 Tests for S Af, hs 41 not out, avg 50), dies 
Jan 28
Carlton W. Faulkner, Von Ryan's Express 
Jan 29
Wlodzimierz Pozniak, composer, dies at 62 
Jan 30
Lee Morgan, actor (Dungeons of Harrow, Last Rebel), dies 
Jan 30
Margaret Greene, The Marriage Bond 
Jan 31
Chief Thundercloud, actor (Ambush, Colt 45, Typhoon), dies at 100 
Jan 31
Otto Dibelius, German theologian/bishop, dies at 86 
Jan 31
Eddie Tolan, American athlete (b. 1908) 
Feb 1
Ernie Bromley, cricketer (2 Tests for Australia 1933-34), dies 
Feb 1
Ern Westmore, Blood on the Sun 
Feb 3
Joe Meek, rocker (Tornados)/producer (Telstar), commits suicide 
Feb 3
Winifred Kingston, silent screen actress (David Garrick), dies at 72 
Feb 4
Albert Orsborn, 6th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1886) 
Feb 5
Herman Teirlinck, Belgian writer (Jokaste against God), dies at 87 
Feb 5
Leon Leonwood Bean, American department store founder (b. 1872) 
Feb 5
Dirk Rambo, The Masked Bandits 
Feb 6
Martine Carol, French actress (Nana), dies of heart attack at 46 
Feb 7
Henry Morgenthau, US minster of Finance (devaluate dollar), dies at 74 
Feb 14
James Schneider, actor (Keystone Kops), dies at 85 
Feb 14
Sig Ruman, actor (Schultz-Life With Luigi), dies at 82 
Feb 14
James Schneider, The Key to Yesterday 
Feb 15
Antonio Moreno, Spanish actor/director (It, Careers), dies at 79 
Feb 15
William C Bullitt, 1st US ambassador in USSR, dies at 76 
Feb 16
Smiley Burnette, cowboy (Charlie-Petticoat Junction), dies at 55 
Feb 18
Manuel Palau Boix, composer, dies at 74 
Feb 18
Robert Oppenheimer, creator of atomic bomb, dies of throat cancer at 62 
Feb 18
Dragiša Cvetković, Kingdom of Yugoslavia prime minister (b. 1893) 
Feb 18
Irén Iványi, Torockói menyasszony 
Feb 19
Wilmer King, 1st casuality on Tappan Zee Bridge NY, dies 
Feb 19
Ernie Mishens, Song of Scheherazade 
Feb 19
Leonard Buczkowski, Orzel 
Feb 21
Charles Beaumont, American writer (b. 1929) 
Feb 21
Yuri Tarich, The Wings of a Serf 
Feb 22
Fritz Erler, German politician (SDP), dies at 53 
Feb 22
Joe Forte, actor (Horwitz-Life With Luigi), dies at 70 
Feb 24
Franz Waxman, German composer (Day at the races), dies at 60 
Feb 25
John Griggs, actor (Joey Bishop Show), dies at 57 
Feb 26
Harry McNaughton, comedian (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 70 
Feb 26
Charles Perry, Ten O'Clock Tiger 
Feb 28
Henry Luce, American publisher (b. 1898) 
Mar 2
Gordon Harker, actor (Inspector Hornleigh), dies at 81 
Mar 2
José Martínez Ruiz, Spanish poet and writer (b. 1873) 
Mar 2
Sven Björkman, Love Goes Up and Down 
Mar 2
Jack Barnett, The Pied Piper of Cleveland: A Day in the Life of a Famous Disc Jockey 
Mar 3
Georges Lonque, composer, dies at 66 
Mar 4
Vladan Desnica, Croatian and Serbian writer (b. 1905) 
Mar 4
Michel Plancherel, Swiss mathematician (b. 1885) 
Mar 5
Mischa Auer, actor (My Man Godfrey), dies at 61 of a heart attack 
Mar 5
Mohammed H Mossadeq, premier of Persia (1951-53), dies 
Mar 5
Georges Vanier, Governor General of Canada (b. 1888) 
Mar 5
Madge Saunders, Tons of Money 
Mar 6
Nelson Eddy, US baritone/actor (Phantom of the Opera), dies at 65 
Mar 6
Oscar Shaw, actor (Rhythm on the River, Marianne), dies at 76 
Mar 6
Zoltán Kodály, Hungarian composer (b. 1882) 
Mar 7
Alice B. Toklas, American companion to Gertrude Stein (b. 1877) 
Mar 8
John F Bothwell, actor (Freckles-Our Gang), dies at 46 
Mar 8
Louis Hippe, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea 
Mar 10
Yiorgos Batis, Greek composer and musician (b. 1885) 
Mar 11
Geraldine Farrar, soprano/actress (Such Sweet Compulsion), dies at 85 
Mar 12
Fred Perce, Vertigo 
Mar 13
Frank Worrell, West indian cricketer, dies 
Mar 13
Bob Duncan, The Marshal's Daughter 
Mar 16
James Friskin, composer, dies at 80 
Mar 17
Frank Wisbar, director (Fireside Theater), dies at 67 
Mar 17
Richard Reeves, actor (Murph-Date With an Angel), dies at 54 
Mar 17
Domian Kozachkovskiy, Nazar Stodolya 
Mar 18
Jimmy Blaine, singer (Stop the Music), dies at 42 
Mar 20
A J F Moody, 1st US Army General to die in Vietnam 
Mar 23
Duncan Macrae, actor (Casino Royale, Kidnapped), dies at 61 
Mar 24
Marc Lavry, composer, dies at 63 
Mar 25
Renato Cellini, Italian conductor (b.c.1913) 
Mar 27
Gerardus H de Vet, the Bold, bishop of Breda (1962-67), dies at 49 
Mar 27
Jim Thompson, American designer (disappeared) (b. 1906) 
Mar 28
Freddie Fisher, Seven Days Ashore 
Mar 29
Thomas T. Moulton, Gone with the Wind 
Mar 30
Jean Toomer, American writer (b. 1894) 
Mar 30
Min Yao, Su xiao mei 
Mar 31
Don Alvarado, actor (Morning Glory, Big Steal), dies at 62 
Mar 31
Hieronim Feicht, composer, dies at 72 
Apr 1
Halley Harding, Mystery in Swing 
Apr 4
Mischa Elman, Ukraine/US violinist, dies at 76 
Apr 4
Héctor Scarone, Uruguayan footballer (b. 1898) 
Apr 4
Al Lewis, American songwriter (b. 1901) 
Apr 5
Hermann Joseph Muller, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (b. 1890) 
Apr 7
Anne Morrison Chapin, dies in West Hollywood 
Apr 7
Valeriya Draga-Sumarokova, Secret Agent 
Apr 11
Donald Sangster, Jamaican prime-minister (b. 1911) 
Apr 13
Luis Somoza Debayle, president of Nicaragua (1956-63), dies at 44 
Apr 15
Antonio de Curtis Toto, comedian, dies of heart attack at 69 
Apr 16
Glen Barnes, Tarzan Finds a Son! 
Apr 16
Shaheed Latif, Baharen Phir Bhi Aayengi 
Apr 17
Red Allen, American jazz trumpeter (b. 1908) 
Apr 18
Karl Miller, German footballer (b. 1913) 
Apr 19
Konrad Adenauer, West Germany chancellor (1949-63), dies at 91 
Apr 21
Andre L Danjon, French astronomer, dies at 77 
Apr 21
Shinpei Takagi, Seven Samurai 
Apr 22
Tom Conway, actor (Mark Saber, Betty Hutton Show), dies at 62 
Apr 22
Walter Macken, Home Is the Hero 
Apr 24
Frank Overton, actor (12 O'Clock High), dies at 48 
Apr 24
Vladimir M Komarov, cosmonaut (Voshkod I), dies in Soyuz 1 at 40 
Apr 24
Fred C. Newmeyer, Safety Last! 
Apr 25
Konstanty Pagowski, Zakazane piosenki 
Apr 26
Jack Radcliffe, Wee Geordie 
Apr 27
Manolo Morán, Welcome Mr. Marshall! 
Apr 29
Anthony Mann, US director (El Cid, Last Frontier), dies at 60 
Apr 29
J. B. Lenoir, African American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, active in the 1950s, dies at 38 
May 4
Bengt Axel von Torne, composer, dies at 75 
May 4
Eugeniusz Wojnar-Wojnarowski, Pierwszy dzien wolnosci 
May 6
Zhou Zuoren, Chinese writer (b. 1885) 
May 7
Judith Evelyn, dies of cancer at 54 
May 7
Lorenzo Bandini, Italian Formula One driver (b. 1935) 
May 8
Barbara Payton, actress (Dallas, Trapped, Bad Blonde), dies at 39 
May 8
Elmer Rice, NY playwright/director/novelist, dies at 74 
May 8
Laverne Andrews, singer (Andrews Sisters), dies at 51 
May 8
Elmer Rice, Holiday Inn 
May 9
Elmar Berkovich, Dutch industrial designer (Eindhoven theater), dies 
May 9
Philippa Duke Schuyler, composer, dies at 35 
May 10
Lorenzo Bandini, Italian racing driver, (b. 1935) 
May 11
Yukiko Todoroki, Sanshiro Sugata 
May 12
Julius Kalas, composer, dies at 64 
May 12
John Masefield, British writer (b. 1878) 
May 13
Frank McGrath, actor (Wagon Train), dies at 64 
May 15
Edward Hopper, US painter (House by Railroad), dies at 84 
May 15
Jaromir Fiala, composer, dies at 74 
May 17
John Wesley Work, composer, dies at 65 
May 17
Nigel Martin Balchin, novelist, dies 
May 17
Paul E. Burns, Son of Paleface 
May 18
Andy Clyde, Hopalong Cassidy's sidekick, dies at 75 
May 18
Richard Ainley, actor (I Dood It, Above Suspicion), dies at 56 
May 22
Langston Hughes, American poet (Weary Blues) and playwright (Mulatto), dies at 65 
May 22
Thekla Borgh, Girl from Stormy Croft 
May 22
Andrey Frolov, The Winner 
May 23
Philip Coolidge, actor (I Want to Live, Tingler), dies at 58 
May 23
Sanne Sannes, photographer, dies at 30 
May 23
Philip Coolidge, North by Northwest 
May 26
Antoon Spinoy, Belgian politician, dies at 60 
May 26
George E Stone, actor (5 Star Final, Front Page), dies at 64 
May 27
Ernst Niekisch, German politician (b. 1889) 
May 29
Geronimo Baqueiro Foster, composer, dies at 69 
May 29
Georg Wilhelm Pabst, Pandora's Box 
May 30
Claude Rains, actor (Invisible Man), dies at 77 
May 31
Billy Strayhorn, American composer, pianist and arranger (b. 1915) 
Jun 2
Zamah Cunningham, actress (Menosha the Magnificent), dies at 74 
Jun 2
Benno Ohnesorg, German student (b. 1940) 
Jun 3
Arthur Mitchell Ransome, critic/children's book author, dies 
Jun 3
Arthur W Tedder of Glenguin, British air marshal (WW II), dies at 76 
Jun 3
Gertrude "Mickey" MacFadden, entertainer, dies of heart attack at 67 
Jun 5
Edna Park Edwards, entertainer, dies at 72 
Jun 5
Otto Yamaoka, Libeled Lady 
Jun 5
Otto Hahn, Two Girls on Broadway 
Jun 6
Edward G Givens Jr, Major USAF/astronaut, dies in an car crash at 47 
Jun 7
Dorothy Parker, US writer (Enough Rope), dies at 73 
Jun 7
Pauline Brooks, actress (Make a Million), dies of cancer at 54 
Jun 7
Anatoly Maltsev, Russian mathematician (b. 1909) 
Jun 7
Billie West, Merely Players 
Jun 8
Elliot Griffis, composer, dies at 74 
Jun 8
Laverne Andrews, vocalist (Andrews Sister), dies 
Jun 9
Stefan Boleslaw Poradowski, composer, dies at 64 
Jun 10
Frank Butler, actor/screenwriter (Road to Bali, China), dies at 76 
Jun 10
Spencer Tracy, US actor (7th Cross, Father ot Bride), dies at 67 
Jun 10
Dorothy Yost, The Gay Divorcee 
Jun 11
Billy Wells, Gong striker for Rank Films, dies at 79 
Jun 14
Eddie Eagan, American sportsman (b. 1897) 
Jun 15
Edward Eagan, boxer (Oly-gold-20)/bobsledder (Oly-gold-32), dies at 69 
Jun 18
Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco, Brazil pres (1964-67), dies at 66 
Jun 18
Beat Fehr, Swiss racing driver (b. 1942) 
Jun 18
Giacomo Russo, Italian racing driver (b. 1937) 
Jun 22
Adrian Grigor'yevich Shaposhnikov, composer, dies at 79 
Jun 23
Sakae Tsuboi, Twenty-Four Eyes 
Jun 24
Walter Moulder, Six Months to Mars 
Jun 26
Errol Hunte, cricketer (WI batsman in 3 Tests v England 1930), dies 
Jun 26
Françoise Dorléac, French actress (b. 1942) 
Jun 29
Jayne Mansfield, actress (Female Jungle), dies in a car crash at 34 
Jun 29
O M Graf, writer, dies at 72 
Jun 29
Primo Carnera, Italian boxer (b. 1906) 
Jun 30
Dmitriy Dubov, The Fall of Berlin 
Jul 3
John Clark, actor (Last Day of the War), dies at 50 
Jul 5
Bruce Barton, The King of Kings 
Jul 5
Bruce Barton,  
Jul 7
Vivian Leigh, actress (Scarlet-Gone with the Wind), dies at 53 
Jul 7
Jo Schlesser, French Formula One racing driver (b. 1928) 
Jul 8
Fatima Jinnah, Pakistani political figure (b. 1893) 
Jul 9
Douglas MacLean, silent film comedian turned producer, dies at 77 
Jul 9
Eugen Fischer, Nazi physician dies at 93 
Jul 11
Guy Favreau, French Canadian lawyer, politician and judge (b. 1917) 
Jul 12
Fridrikh Ermler, Great Citizen 
Jul 13
Cornelis A Eman, chairman (State of Aruba Peoples Party), dies at 51 
Jul 13
Tom Simpson, British cyclist (b. 1937) 
Jul 14
Tudor Arghezi, Romanian writer (b. 1880) 
Jul 14
Tudor Arghezi, Doi vecini 
Jul 17
Cyril Ring, actor (Duffy's Tavern, Red Hot & Blue), dies at 74 
Jul 17
Gertrude McCoy, silent screen actress (Blue Bird), dies at 77 
Jul 17
John Coltrane, US jazz sax/composer (Round Midnight), dies at 40 
Jul 18
Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco, Brazil pres (1964-87), dies at 66 
Jul 21
Albert J Luthuli, president South Africa (ANC), dies 
Jul 21
Basil Rathbone, actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies of heart attack at 75 
Jul 21
Jimmy Foxx, baseball hall of famer (Det Tigers/534 HRs), dies at 59 
Jul 21
Pierre Kemp, Dutch poet (English paint box), dies at 80 
Jul 22
Carl Sandburg, poet (Abraham Lincoln: Prairie Years), dies at 89 
Jul 24
Little Billy Rhodes, dies of stroke at 72 
Jul 25
W Gombrowicz, writer, dies at 62 
Jul 26
Matthijs Vermeulen, Dutch composer/critic, dies at 79 
Jul 28
Karl W. Richter, Lieutenant, USAF, American aviator (b. 1942) 
Jul 30
Alfried Krupp, German industrialist, dies at 59 
Jul 30
John Macchia, actor (Beach Blanket Bingo), dies of stroke at 35 
Jul 30
Bengt Berg, Abu Markúb och de hundrade elefanter 
Jul 31
Mario Varvoglis, composer, dies at 81 
Jul 31
Richard Kuhn, German chemist, dies 
Aug 2
Claude A Barnett, founder (Associated Negro Press), dies at 77 
Aug 4
Peter Smith, cricketer (Essex leggie, 3 wickets for England), dies 
Aug 7
Max Branch, music/radio commentator, dies at 75 
Aug 7
Max Tak, Dutch violinist/radio commentator, dies at 75 
Aug 8
Jaromir Weinberger, Czech/US composer (Czech Rhapsody), dies at 71 
Aug 9
Anton Walbrook, actor (Laura, I Accuse), dies of heart attack at 66 
Aug 9
Joe Orton, English actor/playwright (Leaf, Murdered), dies at 34 
Aug 9
Joe Orton, Entertaining Mr. Sloane 
Aug 10
John Francis Larchet, composer, dies at 83 
Aug 13
Jane Darwell, actress (Girls in Prison), dies of heart attack at 87 
Aug 13
Roger Emerson Garris, Smallpox 
Aug 14
Bob Anderson, British racing driver (b. 1931) 
Aug 15
René Magritte, Belgian surrealist painter, dies at 68 
Aug 16
Arthur Omre, Skjær i sjøen 
Aug 19
Carl W de Vries, Dutch (Great-granddad King William III), dies at 84 
Aug 19
Isaac Deutscher, Polish/Eng historian (Stalin-biography), dies at 60 
Aug 19
Hugo Gernsback, Luxembourg-born editor and publisher (b. 1884) 
Aug 19
James Cavanaugh, G.I. Joe: Retaliation 
Aug 20
Walter Krueger, Universal Newsreel 
Aug 22
Tom Conway, actor (Mrs Minerva), dies of liver ailment at 63 
Aug 22
Gregory Goodwin Pincus, American endocrinologist (b. 1903) 
Aug 23
Georges Berger, Belgian racing driver (b. 1918) 
Aug 24
Amanda Randolph, actress (Danny Thomas, Amos n Andy), dies at 65 
Aug 24
Henry J. Kaiser, industrialist (Boulder Dam, Liberty ship), dies at 85 
Aug 24
Pedro Noda, Monte Criollo 
Aug 24
Mike McKeever, The Three Stooges Meet Hercules 
Aug 25
George Lincoln Rockwell, head of American Nazi Party, assassinated 
Aug 25
Paul Muni, actor (Good Earth), dies after lengthy illness at 71 
Aug 25
Stanley Bruce, eighth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1883) 
Aug 26
Andres Sas, composer, dies at 67 
Aug 26
Dilawar Hussain, cricketer (Indian wicketkeeper in the 1930's), dies 
Aug 27
Brian Epstein, rock manager (Beatles), dies of drug overdose at 32 
Aug 27
Henri-Georges Adam, French painter/cartoonist/sculptor, dies at 63 
Aug 28
Charles Darrow, US inventor of Monopoly, dies 
Aug 31
Ilja G Ehrenburg, Russian poet/writer (9th wave), dies at 76 
Aug 31
Michael Fitzmaurice, dies of lymphoma at 59 
Aug 31
Georg Bauer, Das sündige Dorf 
Sep 1
Ilja Ehrenburg, writer, dies at 76 
Sep 1
Siegfried L Sassoon, English poet/writer (Counterattack), dies at 80 
Sep 1
James Dunn, actor (Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 6 Gun Law), dies at 61 
Sep 1
Ilse Koch, Nazi war criminal (b. 1906) 
Sep 3
David Cohen, historian/chairman (Jewish Council), dies at 84 
Sep 9
Helen Flint, actress (Sea Devils), dies after being hit by a car at 69 
Sep 11
Tadeusz Żyliński, Polish technician and textilist (b. 1904) 
Sep 11
Georges Saillard, Les filles rivales 
Sep 13
Russell L Rogers, USAF/astronaut (X-20), dies in explosion at 38 
Sep 14
Mohammed Abdul Hakim Amer, Egyptian vice-PM, commits suicide at 47 
Sep 15
Eva McKenzie, sister of Ida Mae/actress (Virtuous Husband), dies at 78 
Sep 15
Hans Haug, composer, dies at 67 
Sep 18
John Cockcroft, British physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1897) 
Sep 19
Martin Block, TV announcer (Chesterfield Supper Club), dies at 64 
Sep 19
Zinaida Serebriakova, Russian painter (b. 1884) 
Sep 19
Monica Proietti, Canadian criminal (b. 1940) 
Sep 20
Henri Mulet, composer, dies at 88 
Sep 24
Orville Caldwell, Deputy Major (LA-1940), dies at 71 
Sep 24
Robert H van Gulik, diplomat/writer (Judge Tie), dies 
Sep 26
Armand Schaefer, The Phantom Empire 
Sep 27
Felix Yussupov, Russian aristocrat, dies at 80 
Sep 29
Carson McCullers, US author (Heart is a Lonely Hunter), dies at 50 
Sep 29
Ludwig Donath, actor (Torn Curtain, Sirocco), dies of leukemia at 67 
Oct 2
Albertina Rasch, ballerina/choreographer, dies at 76 
Oct 3
Woody Guthrie, rocker, dies of Huntington's Chorea at 55 
Oct 3
Malcolm Sargent, English conductor (Last Night of Proms), dies at 72 
Oct 3
Pinto Colvig, animation voice (Goofy, Pluto), dies at 75 
Oct 3
Walter Muller von Kulm, composer, dies at 68 
Oct 3
Woodrow Wilson "Woodie" Guthrie, US folk singer/guitarist, dies at 55 
Oct 3
Pinto Colvig, Mickey and the Beanstalk 
Oct 5
Clifton C Williams Jr, astronaut, dies at 35, in T-38 jet crash 
Oct 7
Norman Angell (Lane), English journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1933), dies 
Oct 8
Clement R Attlee, premier pf Great Britain (1945-51), dies at 84 
Oct 9
Andre Maurois, [Emile Herzog], French writer (Balzac), dies 
Oct 9
Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Argentine Marxist revolutionary and physician, executed in Bolivia at 39 
Oct 9
Gordon Allport, US Psychologist (personalities), dies at 69 
Oct 10
Ervin Major, composer, dies at 66 
Oct 12
Nat Pendleton, Olympic wrestler/actor (Reckless), dies at 72 
Oct 12
Ram Manohar Lohia, Indian Socialist politician leader 
Oct 14
Marcel Aymé, French novelist and playwright (b. 1902) 
Oct 17
Henry Pu Yi, last emperor of China, dies at 61 
Oct 20
Yoshida Shigeru, Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1878) 
Oct 21
Ejnar Hertzsprung, Danish astrophysicist, dies at 94 
Oct 24
Lyle Latell, actor (Not of the Earth, Sky Dragon), dies at 63 
Oct 27
Irehne Hobson, Episode #10.21 
Oct 30
Charles Trowbridge, actor (Mummy's Hand), dies at 85 
Oct 31
Jan Mens, Dutch writer (Honor to God Alone), dies at 70 
Oct 31
Jan Mens, Deel 26 
Nov 1
Benita Hume, actress (Vicky-Thew Halls of Ivy), dies at 61 
Nov 1
Dave Smith, Black Magic 
Nov 2
Jimmy Robinson, Mickey's Medicine Man 
Nov 4
June Thorburn, actress (Tom Thumb), dies in plane crash at 36 
Nov 7
John Nance Garner, (VP-D, 1933-41), dies at 98 
Nov 7
Juan Tomas Perez, composer, dies at 71 
Nov 7
Larry Kent, director (High Stakes), dies at 67 
Nov 9
Charles Bickford, actor (Johnny Belinda, Virginian), dies at 78 
Nov 9
Charles Bickford, The Song of Bernadette 
Nov 11
Harry Seymour, composer/actor (Tenderfoot), dies of heart attack at 76 
Nov 11
Jordan Whitfield, actor (Swamp Fox), dies of heart attack at 50 
Nov 12
Herman Uyttersprot, Flemish literature historian, dies at 58 
Nov 13
Pierre Moulaert, composer, dies at 60 
Nov 13
Harriet Cohen, English pianist (b. 1895) 
Nov 14
Colonel C K Nayudu, cricketer (7 Tests for India in 30's), dies 
Nov 15
Alice Lake, silent screen actress (Frisco Kid, Wicked), dies at 72 
Nov 15
Michael James Adams, USAF pilot (X-15), dies in X-15 crash at 37 
Nov 19
Charles J. Watters, US Army chaplain, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1927) 
Nov 21
Florence Reed, actress (Black Panther Club), dies after illness at 84 
Nov 21
C. M. Eddy, Jr., American writer (b. 1896) 
Nov 21
Sidney Saunders, King Kong 
Nov 22
Edvin Kallstenius, composer, dies at 86 
Nov 22
Pavel Korin, Russian painter (b. 1892) 
Nov 23
Freddie Martin, cricket WI batsman, (9 Tests 486 runs 1 century), dies 
Nov 24
Arnold J d'ailly, mayor of Amsterdam (1946-56), dies at 65 
Nov 24
Louis Fratto, American gangster (b. 1908) 
Nov 25
Ossip Zadkine, [Zadkin], Russ sculptor (Destroyed City), dies at 77 
Nov 27
Cameron Prud'Homme, actor (Rainmaker), dies after long illness at 75 
Nov 27
Ettore Panizza, composer, dies at 92 
Nov 28
Leon Mba, 1st president of Gabon (1960-67), dies 
Nov 28
Leon M'ba, Gabonese politician (b. 1902) 
Nov 29
Theo Marcuse, actor (Mara of Wilderness), dies in auto accident at 47 
Nov 30
Patrick Kavanagh, Irish screenwriterr (Great Hunger), dies 
Dec 2
Francis J "Cardinal" Spellman, archbishop of NY, dies at 78 
Dec 3
Annette Kolb, writer, dies at 92 
Dec 3
Fred Engelen, Flemish actor/director (Kritisch Theater), dies at 54 
Dec 3
Harry Wismer, American original owner of the New York Jets (b. 1913) 
Dec 4
Bert Lahr, [Irving Lahrheim], US comic (Wizard of Oz), dies at 72 
Dec 7
House Peters, silent film actor (Kansas Territory), dies at 87 
Dec 7
Cora Baird, The Sound of Music 
Dec 7
Carl Hinrichs, Das fröhliche Dorf 
Dec 8
Robert H Lawrence, USAF/astronaut, dies at 32 
Dec 8
John Mills, Sr., American singer (Mills Brothers) (b. 1889) 
Dec 9
Charles Léon Hammes, Luxembourgian lawyer and President of the European Court of Justice (b. 1898) 
Dec 10
Brazilio da Cunha Luz Itibere, composer, dies at 71 
Dec 10
Carl Cunningham, rocker (Bar-kays), killed in a plane crash 
Dec 10
Jimmy King, rocker (Bar-kays), dies in a plane crash 
Dec 10
Otis Redding, singer (Dock of Bay), dies in plane crash at 26 
Dec 10
Phalin Jones, rocker (Bar-kays), dies in plane crash 
Dec 10
Ron Caldwell, rocker (Bar-kays), dies in a plane crash 
Dec 11
Howard Freeman, actor (Double Dynamite), dies after illness in NYC 
Dec 11
Richard Stohr, composer, dies at 93 
Dec 11
Victor De Sabata, composer, dies at 75 
Dec 17
Harold Holt, Australian premier (1966-67), drowns at 59 
Dec 17
[Francis] Barry Byrne, Chicago Ill, architect, dies at 83 
Dec 17
Jack Perrin, American actor (b. 1896) 
Dec 17
Scott Moore, The Struggle 
Dec 17
Paul Knepler, Hannerl und ihre Liebhaber 
Dec 17
Harold Holt, The Presidential Tour 
Dec 18
Aldo von Pinelli, Wenn die Conny mit dem Peter 
Dec 19
Alfred Courtens, Belgian sculptor, dies at 78 
Dec 21
Louis Washkansky, 18 days after 1st heart transplant, dies at 55 
Dec 21
Stuart Erwin, actor (Trouble With Father), dies of heart attack at 64 
Dec 22
Lee Krieger, actor (Clambake, One Way Wahini), dies at 48 
Dec 23
Karen Verne, actress (Ships of Fools, Underground), dies at 49 
Dec 23
Richard Flury, composer, dies at 71 
Dec 23
Ruth Fuller Sasaki, head of 1st Zen Institute of America, dies at 75 
Dec 26
S F Barnes, cricketer (27 Tests for England, 189 wickets), dies 
Dec 28
Béla Schick, Hung/US children's physician (Scarlet Fever), dies at 90 
Dec 28
Katharine McCormick, American women's rights activist (b. 1875) 
Dec 29
Paul Whiteman, US orchestra leader (Fabulous Dorseys), dies at 77 
Dec 30
Bert Berns, US songwriter/producer (Twist & Shout), dies at about 38 
Dec 30
Vincent Massey, Governor General of Canada, dies at 80 
Dec 31
Arthur Mailey, cricketer (10-66 & Aust v Gloucestershire 1921), dies 
Dec 31
José Wedorn, Walzerparadies 
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