Famous Deaths for June 1979

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Deaths 1 - 32 of 32

1st - Jack Mulhall, actor (Buck Rogers, Held for Ransom), dies at 91
1st - Werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956), dies
2nd - Jim Hutton, actor (Ellery Queen), dies of liver cancer at 45
3rd - Arno Schmidt, writer, dies at 65
4th - Edward Dawson, cricketer (England batsman in 5 Tests 1927-30), dies
5th - Pauline Offner, Zen Theravadin nun, dies at 53
6th - Jack Haley, American actor (The Wizard of Oz), dies of a heart attack at 80
7th - Forrest Carter, American author (b. 1925)
8th - Herb Polesie, producer/playwright (20 Questions), dies at 79
8th - Louis Salvador Palange, composer, dies at 61
9th - Cyclone Taylor, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1884)
11th - August Maes, Flemish actor/director (Farmer that Dies), dies at 85
Actor John WayneActor John Wayne (11th) 11th - John Wayne [Marion Mitchell Morrison], actor (Green Berets, True Grit), dies at 72
13th - Darla Hood, actress (Our Gang 1935-45), dies at 47
15th - Ernst Meister, writer, dies at 67
16th - Ben Weber, US composer (Thorne Music Award 1965), dies at 62
16th - Liselotte Welskopf-Heinrich, writer, dies at 77
16th - Ignatius Kutu Acheamphong, Ghanaian dictator (b. 1931)
16th - Nicholas Ray, American film director (b. 1911)
17th - Lou Frizzel, actor (Dusty Rhoades-Bonanza), dies at 58
19th - Paul Popenoe, American eugenicist (b. 1888)
21st - Julian Orchard, actor (Perfect Friday, Bless this House), dies at 49
21st - Angus Maclise, American mystic, shaman, musician, and composer (b. 1938)
22nd - Emory Parnell, St Paul Minn, actor (Life of Riley), dies at 85
22nd - Julius Sommer, dies of heart failure, buried in Dayton Ohio
22nd - Louis Chiron, Monaco race car driver (b. 1899)
25th - Philippe Halsman, American photographer (b. 1906)
26th - Charles Clore, financier, dies
28th - Paul Dessau, German composer/conducter (Berlin, 1925-33), dies at 84
29th - Ben Barnett, cricketer (4 Tests for Australia 1938), dies
29th - Lowell George, rocker (Mothers of Invention, Little Feat), dies at 34
30th - Alfons Vranckx, Belgian politician, dies at 72

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