Famous Deaths for January 1996

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Deaths 1 - 109 of 109

1st - Arleigh Albert Burke, US Admiral, dies at 94
1st - Arthur Rudolph, rocket Engineer, dies at 89
1st - Hamish Imlach, folk singer/comic, dies at 55
2nd - Sydney Thompson, rock Climber, dies at 81
2nd - Thornton Page, astrophysicist, dies at 82
2nd - Karl Targownik, Hungarian psychiatrist (b. 1915)
3rd - Geoffrey Pardoe, engineer, dies at 67
3rd - Terence Tenison Cuneo, artist, dies at 88
4th - Ramon Vinay, operatic tenor/baritone, dies at 83
4th - Roy McKelvie, soldier/sports writer, dies at 83
5th - Jay Morris Arena, inventor/pediatrician, dies at 86
5th - Joseph Daniel White, singer/bandleader, dies at 84
5th - Lincoln Kirstein, ballet administrator, dies at 88
5th - Richard Versaille, tenor, dies at 63
6th - Duane Hanson, sculptor, dies at 60
6th - Henry Lennox d'Aubigny Hopkinson, diplomat/politician, dies at 94
6th - John Phillipps Kenyon, historian/teacher, dies at 68
6th - Robert Russell "Chubby" Wise, musician, dies at 80
7th - James Holland, artist/exhibition organiser, dies at 90
7th - Karoly Grosz, PM of Hungry (1987-88), dies at 65
7th - Robley D Evans, nuclear physicist, dies at 88
7th - Seton Howard Frederick Lloyd, English Archaeologist, dies at 93
7th - Tarō Okamoto, Japanese avant-garde artist (b. 1911)
8th - Francois Mitterrand, Pres of France (1981-95), dies of cancer at 79
8th - Kurt Schmucker, member (Union of Christian Democrats), dies
8th - William Mac Lance "Tiny" McCloud, musician/songwriter, dies at 52
8th - Howard Taubman, American music and theater critic (b. 1907)
9th - Fearless Mary Nadia Wadia, actress, dies at 88
9th - Kurt Schmucker, German RFA minister of Economy (1963-66), dies
9th - Michael Lynn Synar, politician, dies at 45
10th - Alexander Robertus, organic chemist, dies at 88
10th - Arthur Sydney Martin, spycatcher, dies at 81
11th - Eric Hebborn, artist/faker, dies at 61
11th - Harold Walter Bailey, philologist, dies at 96
11th - Hubert Nicholson, poet/novelist, dies at 87
11th - Ike Isaacs, guitarist, dies at 76
12th - Edmund Happold, engineer, dies at 65
12th - John Howard Purnell, scientist, dies at 70
12th - Peggy Braithwaite, lighthouse-keeper, dies at 76
12th - Joachim Nitsche, German mathematician (b. 1926)
13th - Denise Grey, [Edouardine Verthuy], actress (Julietta), dies at 99
13th - Willian Myuon Bany Guerrilla leader, dies
14th - Eric Briault, educationalist, dies at 84
14th - Pamelo Mounk'a, musician, dies at 50
15th - Les Baxter, singer/orchestra leader/composer (Born Again), dies at 73
15th - Moshushu II, King of Lesotho (1966-90), dies at 51
15th - Richard Charles Cobb, historian, dies at 78
16th - Harry Potts, footballer/manager, dies at 75
16th - Kaye Webb, publisher, dies at 81
16th - Marcia Davenport, American author and music critic (b. 1903)
17th - Barbara Charline Jordan, politician, dies at 59
17th - Charles Henry Madge, poet writer/sociologist, dies at 83
17th - Giles William Playfair, writer, dies at 85
17th - John Adrian Hope, politician/businessman, dies at 83
17th - Robert Covington, drummer/singer, dies at 54
17th - Amber Hagerman, American namesake of the Amber Alert system (b. 1986)
17th - Mostafa Sid Ahmed, Sudanese singer (b. 1953)
18th - Leonor Fini, painter, dies at 87
18th - Minnesota Fats, [Rudolf Wanderone Jr], billiard hustler, dies at 82
18th - N T Rama Rao, PM of Andhra Pradesh India (1983-84, 84-89, 94-95), dies
18th - Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Indian actor (b. 1923)
19th - Bernard Baily, comic artist, dies at 79
19th - Donald Simpson, film producer, dies at 52
19th - Harold Wolpe, sociologist lawyer/South African activist, dies at 70
20th - Buster Benton, singer/guitarist, dies at 63
20th - David Robin Francis Guy Greville, 8th Duke of Warwick, dies at 61
20th - Ellis Hillman, politician, dies at 68
20th - Gerald Joseph Mulligan, baritone saxophonist/composer, dies at 68
20th - Liesbeth Askonas, concert agent, dies at 83
20th - Peter Stadlen, pianist/critic, dies at 85
20th - Sidney Korshak, lawyer, dies at 87
21st - Roman Ciesiewicz, artist/graphic designer, dies at 65
21st - Sam Green, industrialist/inventor, dies at 88
21st - René Marc Jalbert, sergeant-at-Arms at the National Assembly of Quebec (b. 1921)
22nd - Edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert, dies at 77
22nd - Efua Theodore Sutherland, writer, dies at 71
22nd - Mabel Leigh, potter, dies at 80
22nd - Yisrael Eldad, extremist politician, dies at 85
23rd - John Mackin, programmer, dies at 36
23rd - Norman MacCaig, poet, dies at 85
23rd - Shirley Carter Burden, patrician, dies at 54
24th - Sandor Iharos, athlete, dies at 65
24th - Ursula Heathcote Nicholls, campaigner, dies at 75
25th - Jonathan Larson, composer, dead Aortic aneurysm at 35
25th - Ruth Berghaus, choreographer/director, dies at 68
26th - David Schultz, wrestler (Oly-Gold-84), killed by John Du Pont
26th - Harold Brodkey, writer, dies at 65
26th - Henry Jay Lewis, conductor, dies at 63
26th - Georg Alexander, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1921)
26th - Stevie Plunder, Australian musician (b. 1963)
27th - Barbara Skelton, writer, dies at 79
27th - John Patrick Sutton Ludlow, actor (Agatha), dies at 93
27th - Julian Hill, research chemist, dies at 91
27th - Olga Havlova, political activist, dies at 63
27th - Ralph Webster Yarborough, politician, dies at 92
27th - Tommy Mitchell, cricket (Derbyshire leg-spin, 5 Tests for Eng), dies
28th - Burne Hogarth, strip-cartoon artist, dies at 84
28th - Dan Duva, boxing promoter, dies at 44
28th - Jerry Siegel, comic book writer (Superman), dies at 81
28th - John Mosely, recording expert/entrepreneur, dies at 81
28th - Joseph Brodsky, poet, dies at 55
28th - Or San Yu, president of Burma in (1981-88), dies
28th - U San Yu, soldier/politician, dies at 77
28th - Victor "Toby" Neuberg, teacher/writer, dies at 71
29th - Jack Sutherland, journalist, dies at 79
29th - John Terence Reese, bridge master, dies at 82
30th - Bob Thiele, record producer, dies at 73
30th - Guy Doleman, actor (Deadly Bees, Idol, Thunderball), dies at 72
31st - Gustave Solomon, mathematician, dies at 65

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