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1947Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, gangster, shot dead in Beverly Hills Cal

2005Jack Kilby, American electrical engineer and Nobel laureate, dies at 81

June 20th Deaths
Date Event
451
Theodorid, King of the Visigoths 
537
Saint Silverius, and Pope till deposed in March 537, starves to death in exile 
840
Louis de Vrome, emperor of French rich, dies 
885
Bernard Plantapilosa, Count of Auvergne (b. 841) 
1585
Christianus Adrichomius, writer (Theatrum Terrae Sanctae), dies at 52 
1597
Willem Barentsz/Barents, Dutch navigator. Barents Sea named after him 
1649
Maria Tesselschade Roemers Visscher, author, dies 
1668
Heinrich Roth, German Sanskrit scholar (b. 1620) 
1751
Adriaen Valckenier, gov-gen of Neth-Indies (1737-41), dies at 56 
1776
Benjamin Huntsman, English inventor and manufacturer (b. 1704) 
1787
Carl Friedrich Abel, German/British viola player/composer, dies at 63 
1800
Abraham Gotthelf Kästner, German mathematician (b. 1719) 
1820
Manuel Belgrano, Argentine lawyer and politician (b. 1770) 
1833
Philip Knapton, composer, dies at 44 
1837
Giovanni Furno, composer, dies at 89 
1837
William IV of the United Kingdom (b. 1765) 
1842
Michael Umlauf, composer, dies at 60 
1846
Pieter Adams, architect of Rotterdam, dies at about 67 
1869
Toshizou Hijikata, Shinsengumi vice-commander (b. 1835) 
1870
Jules de Goncourt, writer, dies at 39 
1870
Jules de Goncourt, Époque et apparences ou Le temps des Goncourt 
1876
Antonio L de Santa Ana, pres Mexico, dies at 79 
1883
Olivier Gloux, [Gustave Aimard], French world explorer, dies at 64 
1883
Alois Vojtech Smilovský, Za ranních cervánku 
1884
Václav Benes-Trebízský, Bludné duse 
1888
Cesare Dominiceti, composer, dies at 66 
1888
John H Zuckertort, German chess player, dies at 45 
1890
Theodore Edouard Dufaure de Lajarte, composer, dies at 63 
1906
John Clayton Adams, British landscape artist (b. 1840) 
1908
Federico Chueca, The Things of Love 
1915
Emil Rathenau, German industrialist (AEG), dies 
1916
Edward Sylvester Ellis, The Break-Out 
1917
James Mason Crafts, US chemist, dies at 78 
1917
Digby Bell, Father and the Boys 
1920
Dmitry Ivanovsky, Russian Botanist who discovered the organisms that came to be known as viruses, dies at 55 
1921
George Loane Tucker, Traffic in Souls 
1922
Vittorio Monti, composer, dies at 54 
1923
Joseph Leopold Rockel, composer, dies at 85 
1924
Chick Morrison, Matchin' Jim 
1925
Wilhelm Posse, composer, dies at 72 
1925
Josef Breuer, Austrian psychologist (b. 1842) 
1926
Kate Jordan, Transgression 
1927
Clara Louise Burnham, Heart's Haven 
1928
Harry Lamberts-Paulsen, Der Bettler vom Kölner Dom 
1930
Bob Slater, Square Joe 
1931
Rozsi T. Forrai, A szerencse fia 
1933
Clara Zetkin, German feminist/communist, dies 
1934
Elith Reumert, Grænsefolket 
1935
Harrison Wiley, The Power of the Press 
1935
Mortimer Snow, The Mohican's Daughter 
1940
Jehan Alain, French organist/composer, dies in battle at 29 
1940
Charley Chase, On the Wrong Trek 
1941
Stephanie H (Lapidoth-)Swarth, author (Lonely flowers, dies 
1941
Jacques Terrane, La loi du nord 
1941
Don Bartlett, The Beautiful City 
1944
Joseph Dalman, S.A.-Mann Brand 
1945
Bruno Frank, writer, dies at 58 
1945
Frank Bruno, Tall, Dark and Handsome 
1945
Bruno Frank, The Hunchback of Notre Dame 
1946
Joseph Cascales, Saps at Sea 
1947
Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, gangster, shot dead in Beverly Hills Cal 
1947
Bugsy Siegel,  
1948
George Frederick Boyle, composer, dies at 61 
1948
Peter Brunelli, The Ramparts We Watch 
1949
Fyodor Otsep, The Adventures of the Three Reporters 
1950
Claude Jennings, cricketer (Aust opening bat in 1912 Triangular), dies 
1952
Luigi Fagioli, Italian race car driver (b. 1898) 
1952
Luigi Fagioli, Last Meeting 
1953
Hendrik de Man, sociologist (Belgian Working people Party), dies at 67 
1953
J.P. Pinchon, C'était écrit 
1953
Arthur Caesar, Manhattan Melodrama 
1955
Robert A. McGowan, The Little Rascals 
1956
August Hinrichs, When the Cock Crows 
1956
Elith Petersen, Den moderne Messalina 
1956
Hanns Beck-Gaden, Der Todesturz vom Watzmann 
1956
Alec Fraser, The Knave of Diamonds 
1957
Imre Soós, Merry-Go-Round 
1958
Kurt Alder, German chemist (Nobel 1950), dies 
1959
Hitoshi Ashida, Japanese politician, dies at 71 
1959
Annette Vorbeck, The Young Have No Time 
1959
Everett Brown, Shakedown 
1960
Mahlon Hamilton, actor (Peg O'My Heart, High School Girl), dies at 80 
1960
Walter Dehmel, writer, dies at 57 
1960
Tom McKee, The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell 
1960
Raymond Walker, The Perils of Pauline 
1960
Mahlon Hamilton, Daddy-Long-Legs 
1961
Jack Dawn, The Wizard of Oz 
1962
Patrick McCormack, Days of Wine and Roses 
1962
Edmund Østerby, A Message to Napoleon 
1963
Gordon Jones, actor (Mike the Cop-Abbott & Costello), dies at 52 
1963
Joseph Self, murderer, executed; last Wash state execution in 25 yrs 
1963
Ralph Sanford, actor (Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp), dies at 64 
1963
Raphaël Salem, Greek mathematician (b. 1898) 
1963
Ralph Sanford, Champion 
1964
Edgar Barrier, actor (Cobra Woman, Rocky, Macbeth), dies at 57 
1964
Loke Wan Tho, Buluh Perindu 
1965
Ira Louvin, country singer (Louvin Brothers), dies at 41 
1965
Nikolai Toporkoff, Napoleon 
1972
Horst Salomon, writer, dies 
1972
Howard Johnson, US restaurant/hotel founder, dies at 75 
1974
Horace Lindrum, The Counterfeit Plan 
1975
Daniel Ayala Perez, composer, dies at 68 
1976
Lou Klein, American baseball player (b. 1918) 
1976
Frances McCoy, Soup to Nuts 
1977
Abner Biberman, actor (Imhook-Kodiak), dies at 68 
1977
Abner Biberman, Number 12 Looks Just Like You 
1978
Karel G Bakker, actor (Coffee House), dies at 66 
1979
Aenne Willkomm, Metropolis 
1979
Nancy R. Pollock, The Pawnbroker 
1980
Gustaf Allan Pettersson, composer, dies at 68 
1980
Aaron Phillips, Death by Invitation 
1980
Allan Pettersson, Älska mej 
1980
Algot Larsson, Skanör-Falsterbo 
1980
Howard Voss, North by Northwest 
1981
Pee Wee Erwin, The Big Broadcast of 1936 
1982
Ugljesa Kojadinovic, Oko 
1983
Michael Beirne, The Minx 
1983
Louise Massey, Where the Buffalo Roam 
1984
Estelle Winwood, actress (Miracle on 34th Street), dies at 99 
1984
Sunny Johnson, actress (Animal House), dies cerebral hemorrhage at 30 
1984
Estelle Winwood, The Producers 
1984
Kitty Jantzen, Das indische Grabmal 
1986
Tim Herbert, comedian (Dagmar's Canteen), dies at 71 
1986
Ramón Pereda, El capitán Centellas 
1986
David Christopher, Lizards Ain't Snakes 
1986
Tim Herbert, Duel 
1986
Richard Eybner, Sissi 
1986
Raymond H. Shockey, Olivia 
1986
Duke of Paducah, The Las Vegas Hillbillys 
1986
D.V. Currie,  
1986
John Elliotte, The Case of the Hasty Honeymooner 
1987
Leonid Kharitonov, Private Ivan 
1988
Robert W. Lee, Peking Express 
1988
Wojciech Pilarski, Wezwanie 
1988
John Fostini, Clothes Make the Lady 
1988
Dan Rosenwein, Legacy of the Hollywood Blacklist 
1989
Luke, Inevitable Love 
1989
Kató Bárczy, 300.000 pengö az utcán 
1989
Dona Drake, Road to Morocco 
1990
Ina Balin, actress (Patsy), dies at 52, of pulmonary hypertension 
1990
Ina Balin, The Comancheros 
1991
Gerald Priestland, Stampede 
1991
Wallace Sullivan, Libeled Lady 
1991
Tora Nordström-Bonnier, Juninatten 
1992
Mervin Williams, Salt of the Earth 
1992
Frank Brendel, Two Mules for Sister Sara 
1992
Herbert Menninger, Bellaria - So lange wir leben! 
1992
Olle Kinch, The Long Search 
1993
Hans Sachs, Episode #18.11 
1993
Heinz Alisch, Viktor and Viktoria 
1994
Bram Koopmans, cyclist/coach, dies at 78 
1994
Charlotte Auerbach, computer pioneer/mathematician, dies at 84 
1994
Emmanuel Bankole Timothy, journalist, dies at 70 
1994
Louis Benjamin, showman, dies at 71 
1994
Jay Miner, Amiga Forever 
1994
Paul Travis Nixon, Jessica: A Ghost Story 
1994
Garik Seko, Perpetuum amor 
1994
Robert Armbruster, The Unsinkable Molly Brown 
1994
Robin Raymond, There's No Business Like Show Business 
1995
Dennis Gomm, musician, dies at 84 
1995
Emil Mihai Cioran, writer/aphorist, dies at 84 
1995
Henry Iliffe Cozens, pilot, dies at 91 
1995
Julian Blaustein, The Day the Earth Stood Still 
1995
Emil Cioran, María Zambrano 
1995
Ken Aichele, Night of the Demons 
1996
Hellevi Rombin Schine, Miss Universe (1955), dies in plane crash at 64 
1996
Irving Krick, meteorologist, dies at 89 
1996
Joseph Green, film maker, dies at 96 
1996
Michel Lebrun, crime writer, dies at 65 
1996
Walter Guevara Arze, provisional president of Bolivia (1979), dies 
1996
Joseph Green, Yidl mitn fidl 
1996
Ralph Gerling, The Godfather: Part II 
1996
Vlado Müller, The Medal 
1996
Jim Ellison, Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth 
1996
Leo Monlon, Singin' in the Rain 
1996
Michel Lebrun, Panic in Bangkok 
1997
Bobby Helms, composer (Jingle Bell Rock), dies at 61 
1997
Lawrence Payton, rocker (4 Tops-I'll Be There), dies at 59 
1997
Armando Brancia, Amarcord 
1998
Conrad Schumann, East German border guard (b. 1942) 
1998
Bobby Gimby, Behind the Candelabra 
1998
Per Anders Fogelström, Summer with Monika 
1998
Bruno Barnabe, The Message 
1999
Clifton Fadiman, American author (b. 1902) 
1999
George E. Turner, King Kong 60th Anniversary Special: 'It Was Beauty Killed the Beast' 
1999
Clifton Fadiman, Information Please: Series 1, No. 1 
1999
Iulian Mihu, Felix si Otilia 
2000
Vasant Choudhury, The Diamond Ring 
2000
James O'Rear, Chinatown 
2000
Ron Lamb,  
2001
Noah Yates, A Mother's Madness: Andrea Yates 
2001
Ernest Bour, 2001: A Space Odyssey 
2001
Mike Mentzer, The Comeback 
2001
Maria Vincent, Subway 
2001
Angela Browne, A Change of Mind 
2001
Bert Russell, P.T. Boat 
2001
Bert Kramer, Another World 
2001
Massimo Pirri, Licanthropus, il figlio della notte 
2001
Irén Szecsõdi, Vérnász 
2002
Erwin Chargaff, Austrian biochemist (b. 1905) 
2002
Tinus Osendarp, Dutch runner (b. 1916) 
2002
Timothy Findley, The Wars 
2002
Behlül Dal, Izdirap çocugu 
2002
William Engesser, Gator 
2002
Martinus Osendarp, Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations 
2002
Elena Vasileva, Ovcharsko 
2002
Erwin Chargaff, Visionen zum Millennium 
2003
Bob Stump, American politician (b. 1927) 
2003
Zofia Hertz, 'Kultura' 
2003
Nick Bohn, Once and Future Queen 
2003
Marian Skorupa, Magnat 
2003
Mady Comfort, Kiss Me Deadly 
2003
Raymond Serra, Manhattan 
2003
Juliusz Zawirski, Opowiesci Hollywoodu 
2003
Fielder Cook, A Big Hand for the Little Lady 
2003
Michael Morris, Nostalgia Party 
2004
Malcolm Stuart, The Deliberate Stranger 
2004
Luis Contreras, Close Encounters of the Third Kind 
2004
Hannele Keinänen, George Sandin salongissa 
2005
Jack Kilby, American electrical engineer and Nobel laureate, dies at 81 
2005
Larry Collins, American writer (b. 1929) 
2005
Charles White, Serpico 
2005
Marica Gervai, Szent Péter esernyöje 
2005
William D. Parrish, Jerry Maguire 
2005
Charles Keeling, Dennis Weaver's Earthship 
2005
Patrick Reynolds, The Devil's Own 
2005
Larry Collins, Is Paris Burning? 
2005
Dennis Clinton, A Doll's House 
2005
Marija Kordic, Strangler vs. Strangler 
2005
Joseph Dervin, Desire Me 
2006
Billy Johnson, American baseball player (b. 1918) 
2006
Billy Johnson, Game 4 
2006
Bill Daniel, The Alamo 
2006
Tracy Thielen, Pulp Fiction 
2006
E. Pierce Marshall,  
2006
Claydes Smith, Pulp Fiction 
2006
Charles J. Guntley, The Harrad Experiment 
2007
Trevor Henry, New Zealand Justice (b. 1902) 
2007
Edgar Schmied, Red Wine 
2007
Luciano Damiani, Man of La Mancha 
2007
John Tyers, Rio Rita 
2007
James Shoulders, Goin' Down the Road 
2007
Lorenzo Feijóo, La mujer policía 
2007
Vladimír Vondra, The Pilgrimage of Students Peter and Jacob 
2007
Frank Terry, Gimme Shelter 
2007
Dave Cameron, 1941 
2007
Donna King, The Hideous Sun Demon 
2007
Dave Kulczycki, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen 
2008
Margaret Schneider, Fever 
2008
Valeriy Tokmakov, Obratnaya storona luny 
2008
Antonio Bibalo, Øye for Øye 
2008
Piotr Lazarkiewicz, Odjazd 
2008
André Valli, O Vampiro de Copacabana 
2008
Curt Hanno Gutbrod, Das Wirtshaus im Spessart 
2008
Jean-Claude Bouillaud, Un Coeur en Hiver 
2008
Chandrakant Gokhale, Sadhi Manse 
2008
Juris Plavins, Naves ena 
2009
James Edgin, Desperado 
2009
T. Scott Cunningham, Serendipity 
2009
Colin Bean, Dad's Army 
2009
Wim Kouwenhoven, Soldier of Orange 
2009
Eckhard Becker, Taubenjule 
2009
Anne Nelson, Stardust: The Bette Davis Story 
2009
Jaime Diaz, The Rugrats Movie 
2010
Harry Blackmore Whittington, British palaeontologist (b. 1916) 
2010
Edith Shain, Kelton's Dark Corner: Trilogy One 
2010
Helmut Straßburger, Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor 
2010
Vladimír Dlouhý, Give the Devil His Due 
2010
Kathy Lukather, Murder in Malibu 
2011
Ryan Dunn, American actor (b. 1977) 
2011
Ottilie Patterson, Ring-a-Ding Rhythm! 
2011
Jon Spence, Becoming Jane 
2011
Sofia Levkovskaia, Spartakiada. Lokalnoe poteplenie 
2011
Wheaton Galentine, Treadle and Bobbin 
2011
Ryan Dunn, Jackass 3D 
2011
Richlee Levine, Sacrosanctus 
2011
Jeanette Würl, Head-On 
2012
LeRoy Neiman, American painter, dies at 91 
2012
Andrew Sarris, For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism 
2012
Elís Philip William Scobie, Cold Light 
2012
Michael Westmacott, The Conquest of Everest 
2012
LeRoy Neiman, Rocky IV 
2012
Vyacheslav Baranov, Dvazhdy rozhdyonnyy 
2012
Robert Kelleher, The Yankles 
2012
Sandro Viola, Numero uno in lista 
2013
Geoffrey Erb, For My Daughter's Honor 
2013
Diosa Costello, Miss Sadie Thompson 
2013
Jean-Louis Scherrer, Un vampire au paradis 
2013
Evelyn Courtney, 40 Ate 
2013
John Wilson, Grease 
2013
Miguel Narros, Who Can Kill a Child? 
2013
András Fekete, Werckmeister Harmonies 
2014
Akio Yokoyama, After Life 
2014
Oberdan Cattani,  
2014
Gergely Szöllõsy Csák, Páratlan történet 
2014
Philip Hollom, Expedition to Bulgaria 
2014
María Luisa Landín, Heaven Over the Marshes 
2015
Joan Riordan, Glory 
2015
Curro de Utrera, Los duendes de Andalucía 
2015
Mike Dalzell, Hoosiers 
2015
JoAnn Dean, Silver Skates 
2015
Harold Feinstein, The Jazz Loft According to W. Eugene Smith 
2015
Miriam Schapiro, The Heretics 
2015
Anthony Sydes, Don't Believe in Ghosts 
2015
Bobby Heyward, The Odd Squad 
2016
Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin dies in car crash aged 27 
2016
Sam King: 'Legendary' Notting Hill Carnival founder dies aged 90 
2017
Soviet actor and director Aleksey Batalov dies aged 88 
2017
Play School presenter Brian Cant dies aged 83 
2017
US student Otto Warmbier, who was freed by North Korea, dies aged 22 
2017
Fashion designer Carla Fendi dies aged 80 
2018
Five-time British Open winner Peter Thomson dies aged 88 
2018
One of the last remaining Pearl Harbor survivors, Howard Bender, dies at age 96 
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