Famous Deaths for Year 1999

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Deaths 1 - 150 of 288

Jan 2nd - Sebastian Haffner, German journalist and author (b. 1907)
Jan 4th - Iron Eyes Cody, American actor (b. 1904)
Jan 6th - French Jazz piano virtuoso Michel Petrucciani dies in New York following a brief respiratory illness at age 36
Jan 10th - Sir Edward Williams, Australian judge (b. 1921)
Jan 11th - Naomi Mitchison, Scottish novelist and poet (b. 1897)
Jan 11th - Brian Moore, Irish-born writer (b. 1921)
Jan 11th - Fabrizio de André, Italian singer (b. 1940)
Jan 12th - Betty Lou Gerson, American voice actress (b. 1914)
Jan 12th - Doug Wickenheiser, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1961)
Jan 14th - Jerzy Grotowski, Polish theatre director (b. 1933)
Jan 15th - Betty Box, British film producer (b. 1915)
Jan 16th - Jim McClelland, Australian solicitor, politician, Minister, Royal Commissioner, judge (b. 1915)
Jan 17th - Robert Eads, American transsexual (b. 1945)
Jan 19th - Ivan Francescato, Italian rugby union footballer (b. 1967)
Jan 21st - Charles Brown, American blues singer and pianist (b. 1920)
Jan 21st - Susan Strasberg, American actress (b. 1938)
Jan 22nd - Graham Staines, Australian missionary (b. 1941)
Jan 23rd - Jay Pritzker, American businessman (b. 1922)
Jan 23rd - Prince Lincoln Thompson, Jamaican musician (b. 1949)
Jan 25th - Sarah "Sadie" Delany, American author (b. 1889)
Jan 25th - Ted Mallie, American radio and television announcer (b. 1924)
Jan 25th - Robert Shaw, American conductor (b. 1916)
Jan 28th - Markey Robinson, Irish painter (b. 1918)
Jan 28th - Torgny T:son Segerstedt, Swedish sociologist and philosopher (b. 1908)
Jan 29th - Lili St. Cyr, American dancer (b. 1918)
Jan 30th - Huntz Hall, American actor (b. 1919)
Jan 30th - Ed Herlihy, American broadcaster (b. 1909)
Jan 31st - Norm Zauchin, American baseball player (b. 1929)
Jan 31st - Shohei Baba, Japanese professional wrestler
Feb 1st - Paul Mellon, American philanthropist (b. 1907)
Feb 1st - Barış Manço, Turkish singer, composer, television producer and celebrity. (b. 1943)
Feb 2nd - David McComb, Australian musician (The Triffids) (b. 1962)
Feb 5th - Wassily Leontief, Russian economist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1906)
Feb 7th - King Hussein of Jordan (b. 1935)
Feb 7th - Bobby Troup, American musician and actor (b. 1918)
Feb 7th - José Silva, author of Silva Method and the Silva UltraMind ESP System (b. 1914)
Feb 8th - Iris Murdoch, Irish author (b. 1919)
Feb 9th - Bryan Mosley, British actor (b. 1931)
Feb 14th - John Ehrlichman, American presidential advisor (b. 1925)
Feb 14th - Buddy Knox, American singer and songwriter (b. 1933)
Feb 15th - Big L, American rapper (b. 1974)
Feb 15th - Henry Way Kendall, American physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1926)
Feb 16th - Michael Larson, Press Your Luck Big-winning contestant (b. 1949)
Feb 18th - Noam Pitlik, American actor and director (b. 1932)
Feb 19th - Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr, Iraqi Shiite leader (assassinated)
Feb 20th - Sarah Kane, English playwright (b. 1971)
Feb 20th - Gene Siskel, American film critic (b. 1946)
Feb 21st - Wilmer David Mizell, baseball player (b. 1930)
Feb 21st - Gertrude B. Elion, American scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1918)
Feb 22nd - Menno Oosting, Dutch tennis player (b. 1964)
Feb 23rd - Carlos Hathcock, USMC Sniper, 93 Confirmed Kills (b. 1942)
Feb 24th - Andre Dubus, American writer (b. 1936)
Feb 24th - Frank Leslie Walcott, Barbadian labour leader (b. 1916)
Feb 25th - Glenn T. Seaborg, American chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1912)
Feb 28th - Christine Glanville, British Puppeteer (. 1924)
Mar 2nd - Dusty Springfield, English singer (b. 1939)
Mar 2nd - David Ackles, American singer and songwriter (b. 1937)
Mar 3rd - Gerhard Herzberg, German-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904)
Mar 4th - Harry Blackmun, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (b. 1908)
Mar 4th - Del Close, American actor (b. 1934)
Mar 4th - Karel van het Reve, Dutch writer (b. 1921)
Mar 5th - Richard Kiley, American actor (b. 1922)
Mar 6th - Isa ibn Salman Al Khalifah, emir of Bahrain (b. 1933)
Mar 6th - Dennis Viollet, former soccer player (b. 1933)
Mar 7th - Sidney Gottlieb, American CIA official (b. 1918)
Film Director Stanley KubrickFilm Director Stanley Kubrick (Mar 7th) Mar 7th - Stanley Kubrick, American film director (b. 1928)
Mar 8th - Peggy Cass, American actress and comedian (b. 1924)
Mar 8th - Joe DiMaggio, American baseball player (b. 1914)
Mar 8th - Adolfo Bioy Casares, Argentinean writer (b.1914)
Mar 9th - Harry Somers, Canadian composer (b. 1925)
Mar 10th - Oswaldo Guayasamin, Ecuadorian paintor and sculptor (b. 1919)
Mar 11th - Camille Laurin, Quebec psychiatrist and politician (b. 1922)
Mar 12th - Yehudi Menuhin, American-born violinist (b. 1916)
Mar 13th - Lee Falk, American cartoonist (b. 1911)
Mar 13th - Garson Kanin, American writer and director (b. 1912)
Mar 13th - Bidu Sayão, Brazilian born soprano (b. 1902)
Mar 14th - Kirk Alyn, American actor (b. 1910)
Mar 16th - Gratien Gélinas, Quebec playwright and director (b. 1909)
Mar 17th - Ernest Gold, Austrian composer (b. 1921)
Mar 17th - Rod Hull, British comedian (b. 1936)
Baseball Player Joe DiMaggioBaseball Player Joe DiMaggio (Mar 8th) Mar 18th - Elizabeth Huckaby, American educator (b. 1905)
Mar 19th - Jaime Sabines, Mexican poet (b. 1926)
Mar 19th - Tofilau Eti Alesana, former Prime Minister of Samoa (b. 1924)
Mar 21st - Ernie Wise, British comedian (b. 1925)
Mar 22nd - David Strickland, American actor (b. 1969)
Mar 23rd - Luis María Argaña, Paraguayan politician (b. ?)
Mar 24th - Gertrud Scholtz-Klink, German women's activist (b. 1902)
Mar 24th - Birdie Tebbetts, American baseball player and manager (b. 1912)
Mar 25th - Cal Ripken, Sr., American baseball manager (b. 1936)
Mar 28th - Freaky Tah, American rapper (Lost Boyz) (b. 1971)
Mar 29th - Joe Williams, American singer, dies of natural causes at 80
Mar 30th - Gary Morton, American film and television producer (b. 1924)
Mar 31st - Yuri Knorozov, Russian linguist (b. 1922)
Apr 1st - Jesse Stone, American record producer (b. 1901)
Apr 3rd - Lionel Bart, English pop music composer and writer, dies of liver cancer at 68
Apr 4th - Faith Domergue, American actor (b. 1924)
Apr 4th - Early Wynn, American baseball player (b. 1920)
Apr 5th - Paul David, French-Canadian cardiologist (b. 1919)
Apr 6th - Red Norvo, American jazz vibraphonist (b. 1908)
Apr 9th - Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara, Niger politician and general (b. 1949)
Apr 10th - Heinz Fraenkel-Conrat, German-born biochemist (b. 1910)
Apr 10th - Jean Vander Pyl, American voice actress (b. 1919)
Apr 12th - Boxcar Willie, American singer (b. 1931)
Apr 13th - Ortvin Sarapu, New Zealand chess player (b. 1924)
Apr 13th - Willi Stoph, German politician (b. 1914)
Apr 14th - Ellen Corby, American actress (b. 1911)
Apr 14th - Anthony Newley, British actor and singer (b. 1931)
Apr 15th - Harvey Postlethwaite, British engineer and racing car designer (b. 1944)
Apr 16th - Skip Spence, Canadian-born guitarist, singer and songwriter (Jefferson Airplane) (b. 1946)
Apr 19th - David Sanes, US Navy employee
Apr 19th - Hermine Braunsteiner, Nazi war criminal (b. 1919)
Apr 20th - Victims and shooters of the Columbine High School massacre
Apr 20th - Rick Rude, American professional wrestler (b. 1958)
Apr 20th - Señor Wences, Spanish ventriloquist and comedian (b. 1896)
Apr 21st - Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, American actor and musician (b. 1904)
Apr 22nd - Apostolos Nikolaidis, Greek singer (b. 1938)
Apr 22nd - Chan Canasta, magician and mindreader (b. 1920)
Apr 25th - Lord Killanin, Irish International Olympic Committee president (b. 1914)
Apr 26th - Adrian Borland, English musician (The Sound) (b. 1957)
Apr 26th - Jill Dando, British television presenter (b.1961)
Apr 27th - Al Hirt, American trumpeter (b. 1922)
Apr 28th - Rory Calhoun, American actor (b. 1922)
Apr 28th - Alf Ramsey, English football manager (b. 1920)
Apr 28th - Arthur Leonard Schawlow, American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1921)
May 2nd - Oliver Reed, English actor (b. 1938)
May 3rd - Joe Adcock, American baseball player (b. 1927)
May 3rd - Steve Chiasson, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1967)
May 8th - Dirk Bogarde, London England, actor (b. 1921) (Death in Venice, Servant)
May 8th - Ed Gilbert, American actor (b. 1931)
May 8th - Dana Plato, American actress (b. 1964)
May 10th - Shel Silverstein, American poet and composer (b. 1930)
May 12th - Abd-al-Aziz ibn Abd-Allah ibn Baaz, Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia 1993-1999 (b. 1910)
May 12th - Saul Steinberg, Romanian-American cartoonist (b. 1914)
May 13th - Gene Sarazen, American golfer (b. 1902)
May 17th - Bruce Fairbairn, Canadian record producer and musician (b. 1949)
May 18th - Augustus Pablo, Jamaican singer (b. 1954)
May 18th - Betty Robinson, American runner (b. 1911)
May 19th - James Blades, English percussionist (b. 1901)
May 19th - Candy Candido, American actor (b. 1913)
May 21st - Karnail "Bugz" Pitts, American rapper (D12) (b. 1979)
May 23rd - Owen Hart, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1965)
May 26th - Paul Sacher, Swiss conductor (b. 1906)
May 26th - Waldo Semon, American inventor (b. 1898)
Jun 1st - Christopher Sydney Cockerell, British engineer and inventor (b. 1910)
Jun 2nd - Junior Braithwaite, Jamaican musician (The Wailers) (b. 1949)
Jun 5th - Mel Tormé, American singer ("The Velvet Fog"), composer, and actor (b. 1925)
Jun 6th - Anne Haddy, Australian actress (b. 1930)
Jun 7th - Paco Stanley, Mexican TV entertainer (b. 1942)
Jun 11th - DeForest Kelley, American actor (b. 1920)
Jun 14th - Bernie Faloney, professional football player (b. 1932)

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