Famous Deaths for Year 1996

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Deaths 1 - 150 of 1,165

Jan 1st - Arleigh Albert Burke, US Admiral, dies at 94
Jan 1st - Arthur Rudolph, rocket Engineer, dies at 89
Jan 1st - Hamish Imlach, folk singer/comic, dies at 55
Jan 2nd - Sydney Thompson, rock Climber, dies at 81
Jan 2nd - Thornton Page, astrophysicist, dies at 82
Jan 2nd - Karl Targownik, Hungarian psychiatrist (b. 1915)
Jan 3rd - Geoffrey Pardoe, engineer, dies at 67
Jan 3rd - Terence Tenison Cuneo, artist, dies at 88
Jan 4th - Ramon Vinay, operatic tenor/baritone, dies at 83
Jan 4th - Roy McKelvie, soldier/sports writer, dies at 83
Jan 5th - Jay Morris Arena, inventor/pediatrician, dies at 86
Jan 5th - Joseph Daniel White, singer/bandleader, dies at 84
Jan 5th - Lincoln Kirstein, ballet administrator, dies at 88
Jan 5th - Richard Versaille, tenor, dies at 63
Jan 6th - Duane Hanson, sculptor, dies at 60
Jan 6th - Henry Lennox d'Aubigny Hopkinson, diplomat/politician, dies at 94
Jan 6th - John Phillipps Kenyon, historian/teacher, dies at 68
Jan 6th - Robert Russell "Chubby" Wise, musician, dies at 80
Jan 7th - James Holland, artist/exhibition organiser, dies at 90
Jan 7th - Karoly Grosz, PM of Hungry (1987-88), dies at 65
Jan 7th - Robley D Evans, nuclear physicist, dies at 88
Jan 7th - Seton Howard Frederick Lloyd, archaeologist, dies at 93
Jan 7th - Tarō Okamoto, Japanese avant-garde artist (b. 1911)
Jan 8th - Francois Mitterrand, Pres of France (1981-95), dies of cancer at 79
Jan 8th - Kurt Schmucker, member (Union of Christian Democrats), dies
Jan 8th - William Mac Lance "Tiny" McCloud, musician/songwriter, dies at 52
Jan 8th - Howard Taubman, American music and theater critic (b. 1907)
Jan 9th - Fearless Mary Nadia Wadia, actress, dies at 88
Jan 9th - Kurt Schmucker, German RFA minister of Economy (1963-66), dies
Jan 9th - Michael Lynn Synar, politician, dies at 45
Jan 10th - Alexander Robertus, organic chemist, dies at 88
Jan 10th - Arthur Sydney Martin, spycatcher, dies at 81
Jan 11th - Eric Hebborn, artist/faker, dies at 61
Jan 11th - Harold Walter Bailey, philologist, dies at 96
Jan 11th - Hubert Nicholson, poet/novelist, dies at 87
Jan 11th - Ike Isaacs, guitarist, dies at 76
Jan 12th - Edmund Happold, engineer, dies at 65
Jan 12th - John Howard Purnell, scientist, dies at 70
Jan 12th - Peggy Braithwaite, lighthouse-keeper, dies at 76
Jan 12th - Joachim Nitsche, German mathematician (b. 1926)
Jan 13th - Denise Grey, [Edouardine Verthuy], actress (Julietta), dies at 99
Jan 13th - Willian Myuon Bany Guerrilla leader, dies
Jan 14th - Eric Briault, educationalist, dies at 84
Jan 14th - Pamelo Mounk'a, musician, dies at 50
Jan 15th - Les Baxter, singer/orchestra leader/composer (Born Again), dies at 73
Jan 15th - Moshushu II, King of Lesotho (1966-90), dies at 51
Jan 15th - Richard Charles Cobb, historian, dies at 78
Jan 16th - Harry Potts, footballer/manager, dies at 75
Jan 16th - Kaye Webb, publisher, dies at 81
Jan 16th - Marcia Davenport, American author and music critic (b. 1903)
Jan 17th - Barbara Charline Jordan, politician, dies at 59
Jan 17th - Charles Henry Madge, poet writer/sociologist, dies at 83
Jan 17th - Giles William Playfair, writer, dies at 85
Jan 17th - John Adrian Hope, politician/businessman, dies at 83
Jan 17th - Robert Covington, drummer/singer, dies at 54
Jan 17th - Amber Hagerman, American namesake of the Amber Alert system (b. 1986)
Jan 17th - Mostafa Sid Ahmed, Sudanese singer (b. 1953)
Jan 18th - Leonor Fini, painter, dies at 87
Jan 18th - Minnesota Fats, [Rudolf Wanderone Jr], billiard hustler, dies at 82
Jan 18th - N T Rama Rao, PM of Andhra Pradesh India (1983-84, 84-89, 94-95), dies
Jan 18th - Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Indian actor (b. 1923)
Jan 19th - Bernard Baily, comic artist, dies at 79
Jan 19th - Donald Simpson, film producer, dies at 52
Jan 19th - Harold Wolpe, sociologist lawyer/South African activist, dies at 70
Jan 20th - Buster Benton, singer/guitarist, dies at 63
Jan 20th - David Robin Francis Guy Greville, 8th Duke of Warwick, dies at 61
Jan 20th - Ellis Hillman, politician, dies at 68
Jan 20th - Gerald Joseph Mulligan, baritone saxophonist/composer, dies at 68
Jan 20th - Liesbeth Askonas, concert agent, dies at 83
Jan 20th - Peter Stadlen, pianist/critic, dies at 85
Jan 20th - Sidney Korshak, lawyer, dies at 87
Jan 21st - Roman Ciesiewicz, artist/graphic designer, dies at 65
Jan 21st - Sam Green, industrialist/inventor, dies at 88
Jan 21st - René Marc Jalbert, sergeant-at-Arms at the National Assembly of Quebec (b. 1921)
Jan 22nd - Edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert, dies at 77
Jan 22nd - Efua Theodore Sutherland, writer, dies at 71
Jan 22nd - Mabel Leigh, potter, dies at 80
Jan 22nd - Yisrael Eldad, extremist politician, dies at 85
Jan 23rd - John Mackin, programmer, dies at 36
Jan 23rd - Norman MacCaig, poet, dies at 85
Jan 23rd - Shirley Carter Burden, patrician, dies at 54
Jan 24th - Sandor Iharos, athlete, dies at 65
Jan 24th - Ursula Heathcote Nicholls, campaigner, dies at 75
Jan 25th - Jonathan Larson, composer, dead Aortic aneurysm at 35
Jan 25th - Ruth Berghaus, choreographer/director, dies at 68
Jan 26th - David Schultz, wrestler (Oly-Gold-84), killed by John Du Pont
Jan 26th - Harold Brodkey, writer, dies at 65
Jan 26th - Henry Jay Lewis, conductor, dies at 63
Jan 26th - Georg Alexander, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1921)
Jan 26th - Stevie Plunder, Australian musician (b. 1963)
Jan 27th - Barbara Skelton, writer, dies at 79
Jan 27th - John Patrick Sutton Ludlow, actor (Agatha), dies at 93
Jan 27th - Julian Hill, research chemist, dies at 91
Jan 27th - Olga Havlova, political activist, dies at 63
Jan 27th - Ralph Webster Yarborough, politician, dies at 92
Jan 27th - Tommy Mitchell, cricket (Derbyshire leg-spin, 5 Tests for Eng), dies
Jan 28th - Burne Hogarth, strip-cartoon artist, dies at 84
Jan 28th - Dan Duva, boxing promoter, dies at 44
Jan 28th - Jerry Siegel, comic book writer (Superman), dies at 81
Jan 28th - John Mosely, recording expert/entrepreneur, dies at 81
Jan 28th - Joseph Brodsky, poet, dies at 55
Jan 28th - Or San Yu, president of Burma in (1981-88), dies
Jan 28th - U San Yu, soldier/politician, dies at 77
Jan 28th - Victor "Toby" Neuberg, teacher/writer, dies at 71
Jan 29th - Jack Sutherland, journalist, dies at 79
Jan 29th - John Terence Reese, bridge master, dies at 82
Jan 30th - Bob Thiele, record producer, dies at 73
Jan 30th - Guy Doleman, actor (Deadly Bees, Idol, Thunderball), dies at 72
Jan 31st - Gustave Solomon, mathematician, dies at 65
Feb 1st - Clive Burton, neuropathologist, dies at 54
Feb 2nd - Gene Kelly, actor/dancer (Singing in the Rain), dies at 83
Feb 2nd - Ray McIntire, chemical engineer, dies at 77
Feb 2nd - Shamus Culhane, animator, dies at 87
Feb 3rd - Audrey Meadows, actress (Alice-Honeymooners), dies at 69
Feb 3rd - Broderick Vernon Chinnery Photographer-Haldane, dies at 83
Feb 3rd - Edward Adamson, art therapist/collector, dies at 84
Feb 3rd - Edward Frederick Weston Goodman, property Developer, dies at 81
Feb 3rd - Tibor Reich, textile designer, dies at 79
Feb 3rd - Wild Jimmy Spruill, blues guitarist, dies at 61
Feb 5th - Antonio Ruiz Soler, spanish dancer, dies at 74
Feb 5th - Gianandrea Gavazzeni, conductor, dies at 86
Feb 5th - Peter Pooley, broadcaster, dies at 84
Feb 5th - W R Lee, language teacher, dies at 84
Feb 6th - Guy Madison, actor (Wild Bill Hickok), dies at 74
Feb 6th - Ronald Fletcher, broadcaster, dies at 85
Feb 6th - Rosemary Tsay, drama critic/SOE operator, dies at 76
Feb 7th - George Lowthian Trevelyan, designer/visionary, dies at 89
Feb 7th - Isian Kehinde I K Dairo, musician/academic, dies at 65
Feb 7th - Lillian Rambach, teacher violinist, dies at 84
Feb 7th - Lydia Korneevna Chukovskaya, writer, dies at 88
Feb 7th - Tiny Winters, musician, dies at 87
Feb 7th - Phillip Davidson, US Army general (b. 1915)
Feb 8th - John Hartford Worlock, RC Bishop (Liverpool), dies at 76
Feb 8th - Mercer Kennedy Ellington, trumpeter bandleader/composer, dies at 76
Feb 9th - Adolf Galland, general (Luftwaffe), dies at 83
Feb 9th - Alistair Cameron Crombie, historian of science, dies at 80
Feb 9th - Barry Troyna, teacher/educational sociologist, dies at 44
Feb 9th - Charles Henry "Harry" Urwin, trade unionist, dies at 80
Feb 9th - Gerald Savory, actor playwright/TV producer (3 Weeks), dies at 86
Feb 9th - Neil Franklin, soccer star, dies at 74
Feb 10th - Hugh Francis Lamprey, ecologist, dies at 67
Feb 11th - Amelia Rosselli, poet, dies at 65
Feb 11th - Bob Shaw, Irish science fiction writer, dies of cancer at 64
Feb 11th - Cyril Poole, cricket (Notts 1946-62, England 1951-52 in 3 Tests), dies
Feb 11th - Kebby Musokotwane, prime minister of Zambia in (1985-89), dies
Feb 11th - Phil Regan, actor (Las Vegas Night, Dames, Housewife), dies at 88
Feb 12th - Roger Omond, journalist, dies at 51
Feb 12th - Bob Shaw, Northern Irish novelist (b. 1931)
Feb 13th - Daniel K Womack, singer/guitarist, dies at 91
Feb 13th - Martin Balsam, actor (Archie's Place), dies at 76

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