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Notable Deaths on June 25th

1997Jacques Cousteau, French oceanographer, dies of heart attack at 87

1976Johnny Mercer, US songwriter (That old Black Magic), dies at 66

1876George Armstrong Custer, US General, dies at the Battle of Little Bighorn aged 36

2009Michael Jackson, American recording artist, entertainer and King of Pop music (The Jackson 5, Thriller, Dangerous) dies of cardiac arrest at 50

2009Farrah Fawcett, American actress and pop culture figure (b.1947)

1968Tony Hancock, actor/writer (Call Me Genius, Rebel), dies at 43

June 25th Deaths
Date Event
635
Emperor Gaozu, first emperor of the Chinese Tang Dynasty (b. 566) 
1134
King Niels of Denmark 
1142
Gulielmus of Vercelli, Italian hermit/monastery founder/saint, dies 
1218
Simon de Montfort the elder, 5th Earl of Leicester, French crusader dies in the siege of Toulouse 
1423
Reinald IV, duke of Gelre & Gulik (Reinoud I), dies 
1483
Edward V, king of England (Apr 9-Jun 25, 1483), murdered 
1483
Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers, English writer 
1514
Berta Jacobsdr, [Suster Bertken], Dutch hermit, dies at 87 
1522
Franchinus Gaffurius, composer, dies at 71 
1533
Mary Tudor, queen consort of Louis XII of France (b. 1496) 
1579
Hatano Hideharu, Japanese warlord and samurai (b. 1541) 
1593
Michele Mercati, Italian physician and gardener (b. 1541) 
1634
John Marston, English playwright (b. 1576) 
1665
Archduke Sigismund Francis of Austria (b. 1630) 
1669
François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (b. 1616) 
1671
Giovanni Battista Riccioli, Italian astronomer (b. 1598) 
1673
Charles de Batz-Castelmore, Comte d'Artagnan, Captain of the Musketeers under Louis XIV of France (b. 1611) 
1686
Simon Ushakov, Russian painter (b. 1626) 
1710
Antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 74 
1715
Jean du Casse, French admiral (b. 1646) 
1767
Georg Philipp Telemann, German late-barok composer, dies at 86 
1767
Georg Philipp Telemann, The Intouchables 
1785
Pierre Talon, composer, dies at 63 
1785
Pieter Kintsius, VOC-supercarga/chief on Macau, dies at 53 
1792
Thomas Peters, Early Sierra Leonean founder (b. 1738) 
1798
Thomas Sandby, English architect (b. 1721) 
1822
Ernst T Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer, dies at 46 
1822
E.T.A. Hoffmann, Barbie in the Nutcracker 
1830
Ephraim McDowell, American Physician (pioneered abdominal surgery), dies at 58 
1838
François Nicolas Benoît, Baron Haxo, French general (b. 1774) 
1840
Leopold count of Limburg Stirum, Dutch general/politician, dies at 82 
1843
Johann Friedrich Kind, Hunter's Bride 
1860
Pōtatau Te Wherowhero, The Māori King, Waikato, New Zealand 
1861
Abd-ul-Mejid, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1823) 
1866
Alexander von Nordmann, Finnish zoologist (b. 1803) 
1868
Carlo Matteucci, Italian physicist (b. 1811) 
1875
Antoine-Louis Barye, French sculptor (b. 1796) 
1876
Boston Custer, brother of George Custer, dies at Little Bighorn 
1876
George Armstrong Custer, US General, dies at the Battle of Little Bighorn aged 36 
1876
John Patton, trumpeter, dies at Little Bighorn 
1876
Lame White Man, Cheyenne, dies at Little Bighorn 
1876
Myles Keogh, US officer, dies at Little Bighorn 
1876
Thomas W Custer, brother of George Custer, dies at Little Bighorn 
1882
François Jouffroy, French sculptor (b. 1806) 
1884
Hans Rott, composer, dies at 25 
1896
Emile AH Seipgens, Dutch priest/beer brewer/man of letters, dies at 58 
1897
Mrs. Oliphant, The Open Door 
1898
Ferdinand J Cohn, German botanist/publicist, dies at 70 
1906
Stanford White, Architect, shot dead atop Madison Square Garden which he designed by Harry Thaw jealous husband of Evelyn Nesbit 
1912
Louis Antoine, Belgian miner/sect leader, dies at about 65 
1912
Lawrence Alma Tadema, Dutch/British painter, dies at 76 
1916
Thomas Eakins, American artist (b. 1844) 
1918
Jake Beckley, baseball player (b. 1867) 
1926
Symon Petljoera, pres Ukraine (pogroms), murdered in Paris 
1928
Gerald C. Duffy, Her Wild Oat 
1929
Georges Courteline [Moineaux], French playwright, dies 
1929
Georges Courteline, Boubouroche 
1929
Dion Boucicault Jr., Masks and Faces 
1932
William Jerome, Everyone Says I Love You 
1933
Anna Brigadere, Pohádka o Malíckovi 
1934
Seymour Kupper, Painted Faces 
1936
A.E. Anson, Arrowsmith 
1937
Colin Clive, actor (Bride of Frankenstein, Jane Eyre), dies at 39 
1937
Colin Clive, Frankenstein 
1940
George Hackathorne, The Last of the Mohicans 
1942
Hans Lietzman, German theologist/church historian, dies at 67 
1943
Spencer Charters, actor (Big Town Girl, St Louis Kid), dies at 68 
1944
Lucha Reyes, Mexican singer (b. 1906) 
1944
Lucha Reyes, El Zorro de Jalisco 
1944
Mattie Edwards, Within Our Gates 
1945
Alec Craig, National Velvet 
1945
Helen Mitchel, Zorro's Fighting Legion 
1945
Gary Breckner, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm 
1945
Juliska Ligeti, Semmelweis 
1945
Karel Veverka, Co se septá 
1946
Arthur T. Quinn, The Suspect 
1947
Billy Merson, Billy's Spanish Love Spasm 
1947
Alice Fischer, National Red Cross Pageant 
1947
Ludovico Tomarchio, Swiss Miss 
1948
William C. Lee, U.S. general (b. 1895) 
1949
Buck Freeman, baseball player (b. 1871) 
1950
Jan W. Speerger, Milenky starého kriminálníka 
1952
Svend Gade, Watch Your Wife 
1952
Poul Guldager, Panik i familien 
1953
Algy Gehrs, cricketer (6 Tests for Australia 1904-11), dies 
1953
Fritz Kirchhoff, My Friend Barbara 
1954
Eduard M Meijers, Dutch lawyer (Civil Code), dies at 74 
1954
Józef Maszycki, Dzwony wieczorne. Róze i kolce zakazanej milosci 
1956
Ernest J King, US fleet admiral/Chief of Naval Operations, dies at 77 
1956
Ernest J. King, Target: Japan 
1956
Michio Miyagi, Perspectrum 
1956
Boris Vermont, Light in the Window 
1956
Carl Hovey, Orient Express 
1957
Thea Aichbichler, At the Blond Katherine's 
1958
Mikhail Narokov, The Break-Up 
1958
Alfred Noyes, The Highwayman 
1959
Charles Starkweather, spree killer (b. 1938) 
1960
WH Walter Baade, German/US astronomer (Andromeda), dies at 67 
1960
James F. Burns, Vincent Lopez 
1961
Börje Blomberg, Youths in Danger 
1962
Ephraim Lisitsky, Hebrew poet, dies 
1962
Eugene Strong, The Front Page 
1964
Gerrit T Rietveld, Dutch architect (Sonsbeekpaviljoen), dies at 76 
1965
Max Haufler, The Trial 
1968
Tony Hancock, actor/writer (Call Me Genius, Rebel), dies at 43 
1971
Charles Vildrac, Paris France, poet/playwright, dies at 88 
1971
John Boyd Orr, Scottish physician, Nobel laureate (b. 1880) 
1974
Cornelius Lanczos, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1893) 
1976
Johnny Mercer, US songwriter (That old Black Magic), dies at 66 
1976
Jay Jostyn, Goodbye, Columbus 
1977
Endre Szervanszky, composer, dies at 65 
1977
Petko Staynov, composer, dies at 80 
1977
Olave Baden-Powell, Partioliikkeen perustaja Helsingissä 
1978
Hussein al-Ghasjmi, president of North-Yemen, murdered 
1979
Philippe Halsman, American photographer (b. 1906) 
1979
Sven Hansen, Summer with Monika 
1979
Dave Fleischer, Gulliver's Travels 
1979
Philippe Halsman, Love, Marilyn 
1980
Tiny Lavell, A Kingdom for a Horse 
1981
Mel Ballerino, A Lady's Profession 
1981
Parker Eggleston, Till the Song Is Done, till the Dance Is Gone 
1982
Igor Gouzenko, The Iron Curtain 
1982
Donoho Hall, Sergeant York 
1982
Harold Orlob, The Spanish Prisoner 
1982
Anatoli Golovnya, Storm Over Asia 
1983
Alberto Evaristo Ginastera, Argentine composer (Panambi), dies at 67 
1983
Russ Whiteman, Gambling 
1983
Alberto Ginastera, The Artist 
1983
Larry Gordon, Super Bowl XVII 
1984
Michel Foucault, philosoph (History of Sexuality), dies of AIDs at 57 
1984
Reg Dixon, Episode dated 12 December 1955 
1984
Hilary Wontner, Be Prepared 
1985
Morris Mason, American murderer (b. 1954) 
1985
Julio Lucena, Los perros de Dios 
1986
Gery Florizoone, Flemish poet, dies at 63 
1987
Boudleaux Bryant, song writer (for Everly Bros), dies at 67 
1987
Gun Skoogberg, Eldfågeln 
1987
Boudleaux Bryant, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 
1988
Axis Sally, [Mildred E Gillars], US nazi propagandist (WW II), dies 
1988
Hillel Slovak, Israeli-born musician (Anthym/What Is This?, Red Hot Chili Peppers) (b. 1962) 
1988
Walter Fitchman, The Sound of Music 
1988
Marshall Neilan Jr., The Little Shop of Horrors 
1988
Alexis France, 1900-1910: The Years of Plenty 
1988
May Cambern, Around the World in Eighty Days 
1988
Hillel Slovak, Less Than Zero 
1988
Jean Boffety, César and Rosalie 
1989
James Knott, Li'l Abner 
1989
Stephen D. Hassenfeld, Night Trap 
1989
Barney Wolff, The Great Gabbo 
1990
Peggy Glanville-Hicks, Australian composer (Triad), dies at 77 
1990
Leo Meller, The Final Mission 
1990
John Stoll, Lawrence of Arabia 
1990
Ramón Reachi, Summer Hotel 
1990
Sydney Boehm, The Big Heat 
1991
Igor Shatrov, I eto vsyo o nyom 
1991
Akira Fukunaga, Go for Broke! 
1991
Irving Cohen, Episode dated 11 June 1952 
1992
James Stirling, Scottish D-Day parachutist/architect, dies 
1992
Jerome Brown, defensive tackle (Phila Eagle), dies in car crash at 27 
1992
William E Harris, entertainer, dies 
1992
James Stirling, Stirling 
1992
William Harris, Color Me Blood Red 
1992
Lewis Freedman, The Andersonville Trial 
1992
Jean Josipovici, Pity for the Vamps 
1992
Jerome Brown, The Complete History of the Philadelphia Eagles 
1993
Manana Tskhovrebova, Gangashi 
1993
Mona Baptiste, Humorist müßte man sein 
1993
Eileen Stevens, Invasion of the Body Snatchers 
1993
Wes Bishop, The Black Gestapo 
1993
Rüdiger Renn, Carola Lamberti - Eine vom Zirkus 
1993
Drago Bahun, One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away 
1994
Louis-Robert Casterman, Belgian publisher (Kuifje), dies at 74 
1994
Robert Millar, journalist, dies at 72 
1995
Warren Earl Burger, Supreme Court Justice, dies of heart failure at 78 
1995
Roger Grimsby, Ghostbusters 
1995
Bill Walker, The Mask 
1995
Warren Burger, We the People 200: The Constitutional Gala 
1995
Herb Hirst, This Could Be the Night 
1995
Will C. Brown, Man of the West 
1996
Nicholas John, dramaturge, dies at 43 
1996
Ray Howard-Jones, artist, dies at 93 
1996
Sir Arthur Snelling, British Ambassador (b. 1914) 
1996
Reine Serviss, The Cruise of the Jasper B 
1996
Burch Mann, Treasure of Matecumbe 
1996
Jorge Casal, Al compás de tu mentira 
1996
Imants Adermanis, Otvetnaya mera 
1996
Tomislav Marcius, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead 
1996
Elizabeth Lax, In Harm's Way 
1997
Jacques Cousteau, French oceanographer, dies of heart attack at 87 
1997
William Lyle Woratzeck, convicted killer, executed in Ariz at 51 
1997
Marek Varisella, Bolzano 
1997
Speer Martin, Destiny 
1997
Ryszard Wróblewski, Powszedni dzien gestapowca Schmidta 
1997
Mario Salvadori,  
1997
Jacques-Yves Cousteau, The Silent World 
1997
Willie Forkner, The Wild One 
1998
Lounès Matoub, a famous Berber Kabyle singer (b. 1956) 
1998
Jay Sheffield, The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze 
1998
Matoub Lounès, Mondo 
1998
Bobby Beakman, The Ghost of Moby Dick 
1999
Fred Feast, English actor (b. 1929) 
1999
Evgeniy Morgunov, Bootleggers 
1999
Robert Silliphant, The Creeping Terror 
1999
Jef de Groot, Morgen gebeurt het 
1999
Fred Feast, Little Voice 
1999
Frank Tarloff, A Guide for the Married Man 
2000
Judith Wright, At Edge 
2000
Sergey Malishevskiy, Fotografija ar sievieti un mezakuili 
2000
Sally Fitzgerald, Wise Blood 
2000
Wilson Simonal, City of God 
2000
Ritva Juhanto, Flame Top 
2000
Zack Lee, There's Something About Mary 
2001
Matthew Ansara, Con Games 
2001
Nan Kenway, Marshal Your Facts 
2001
Jerzy Bielenia, The Deluge 
2001
Kurt Hoffmann, Das Wirtshaus im Spessart 
2001
Barbara Dittus, Anton the Magician 
2001
Florence Sundstrom, The Rose Tattoo 
2001
Pauline Letts, The Trojan Women 
2002
Jean Corbeil, Canadian politician (b. 1934) 
2002
Charles C. Bennett, Drumline 
2002
Nellie Monk, Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser 
2002
Fips Fleischer, Was halten Sie von Musik? 
2003
Lester Maddox, American businessman, one-time segregationist and Governor of Georgia (b. 1915) 
2003
Lester Maddox, America Revisited 
2003
Preston Washington, One Man's Cornbread 
2003
Larry, Carry On... Up the Khyber 
2003
Shun Yashiro, Metropolis 
2003
Bonnie Otacar, Missing Daughters 
2003
Elena Da Venezia, Episode #1.1 
2003
Peter Holt, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 
2003
Melvonna Ballenger, Nappy-Headed Lady 
2004
Louis Brenn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer 
2004
Jane Hoyt Thompson, Meet the Bunkers 
2004
Oscar Servin, Noche de amor 
2005
John Fiedler, American Actor (b. 1925) 
2005
Isabella Taves, Rookie of the Year 
2005
Knut Borglin, Ett svårskött pastorat 
2005
Zygmunt Morawski, Wrzeciono czasu 
2005
Jirí Kodet, Cosy Dens 
2005
John Fiedler, 12 Angry Men 
2005
Wlodzimierz Plaskota, Szkoda twoich lez 
2005
Chas Dewey, Unauthorized: The Mary Kay Letourneau Story 
2005
Chet Helms, Breaking the Rules 
2006
Jaap Penraat, Dutch architect (b. 1918) 
2006
Pieter Rogers, Crossroads 
2006
Alan Haynes, Detention 
2006
Arif Mardin, South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut 
2006
Wayne Brown, First Loves 
2006
Kenneth Griffith, Four Weddings and a Funeral 
2006
Wladyslaw Zelenski, Tadeusz Boy-Zelenski 
2006
Gwen Willson, Gremlins 
2006
Casey Kono, Savage Beach 
2006
Elkan Allan, The Londinium Larcenies 
2007
Mahasti, Persian singer (b. 1946) 
2007
J. Fred Duckett, American sports announcer and teacher (b. 1933) 
2007
Claude Brosset, OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies 
2007
Fred Brauer, Red Skies of Montana 
2007
Kan'ichi Tani, Shinnin kyôshi: Nomotomiho: Chiniku no urajugyô 
2007
Chris Benoit, Fully Loaded 
2007
Jeeva, Hera Pheri 
2007
Michel Lotito, Conjoined Twins 
2007
Pedro Amalio López, Carlota 
2007
Adolf Filip, The Ninth Day 
2007
Majoor Bosshardt, Episode dated 31 August 2004 
2007
Nina Vyroubova, Les cahiers retrouvés de Nina Vyroubova 
2008
Henry Shipes, Vernon, Florida 
2008
John Ballantyne, Eric Sykes 
2008
Severin Wunderman, Minority Report 
2008
Jacqueline Lacey, Accidental Death 
2008
Alla Kazanskaya, Burnt by the Sun 
2008
Faith Kent, Half Moon Street 
2008
Lyall Watson, Natural Mystery: Health & Hypnosis 
2008
Ricardo 'Pajarito' Moreno, La sombra del otro 
2009
Michael Jackson, American recording artist, entertainer and King of Pop music (The Jackson 5, Thriller, Dangerous) dies of cardiac arrest at 50 
2009
Farrah Fawcett, American actress and pop culture figure (b.1947) 
2009
Michael Jackson, This Is It 
2009
George Ernest, The Star Witness 
2009
Sky Saxon, Almost Famous 
2009
Nita Värhammar, Ormen 
2009
Hugh Scaife, The Elephant Man 
2009
Aina Constant, The Bells of St. Mary's 
2009
Danilo Maricic, Majka Katina 
2009
Yasmine, Vroemtuigen 
2009
Morton Gottlieb, Sleuth 
2009
Farrah Fawcett, Logan's Run 
2010
Alan Plater, English playwright (b. 1935) 
2010
Richard B. Sellars, American business executive (b. 1915) 
2010
Viveka Babajee, Miss Universe Pageant 
2010
Alan Plater, The Noble Tradition 
2010
Peter-Christoph Runge, The Love for Three Oranges 
2010
Zygmunt Król, Black Cross 
2010
Jet Naessens, Malpertuis 
2011
Margaret Tyzack, English actress (b. 1931) 
2011
Goff Richards, British brass band music composer/arranger 
2011
Nick Charles, Sports Tonight 
2011
Alice Playten, Legend 
2011
Shelby Grant, Fantastic Voyage 
2011
Leonard Neubauer, New Year's Evil 
2011
Margaret Tyzack, 2001: A Space Odyssey 
2011
Michael Latimer, A Man for All Seasons 
2011
Ron Kipling, Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up? 
2012
Ilkka Koivisto, Episode dated 20 March 2011 
2012
Norman Felton, Studio One in Hollywood 
2012
Derry Dee, The Bandit's Baby 
2012
Doris Schade, Veronika Voss 
2012
Lenard Selichikov, Folks 
2012
Qiang Chen, Together 
2013
Jim Hudson, Super Bowl III 
2013
George Burditt, The Way to Lamont's Heart 
2013
Jacenty Jedrusik, Angelus 
2013
Marilyn Coleman, Menace II Society 
2013
Mark Fisher, Shine a Light 
2013
Chia-Liang Liu, The Legend of Drunken Master 
2014
Manuela Kiernikówna, Skarb 
2014
Ana María Matute, Episode #1.44 
2014
Etta Hulme, Political Cartoons in the 1990s 
2014
Diana McLellan, The Imagemaker 
2014
Ragnhild Hilt, I Belong 
2014
Anatoly Kolibyanov, Vzlomshchik 
2014
George Tricker, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 
2014
Nigel Calder, The Comet Is Coming! 
2015
Alejandro Romay, The Biggest Sister 
2015
Lou Butera, Racing with the Moon 
2015
Greta Van Langhendonck, Manneken Pis 
2015
Harold Gaylor, Jazz on a Summer's Day 
2015
Patrick Macnee, A View to a Kill 
2016
Perth radio king Eoin Cameron dies aged 65 
2016
Michael Herr, author of Dispatches, dies aged 76 
2016
NRL and Cronulla great Greg Pierce dies aged 66 
2016
Bernie Worrell, Parliament-Funkadelic co-founder, dies aged 72 
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