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1963Pope John XXIII [Angelo G Roncalli], Pope (1958-63), dies at 81

1924Franz Kafka, Czech writer (Trial, Amerika, Metamorphosis), dies at 40

June 3rd Deaths
Date Event
545
Chlotilde, wife of French King Clovis/saint, dies at about 70 
1107
Kilidj Arslan I, Seldjoeken-sultan, dies in battle 
1395
Ivan Shishman of Bulgaria 
1397
William Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader (b. 1328) 
1411
Duke Leopold IV of Austria (b. 1371) 
1548
Juan de Zumárraga, Spanish Catholic bishop of Mexico (b. 1468) 
1594
Michel Renichon, priest, executed 
1594
John Aylmer, English political theorist (b. 1521) 
1615
Sanada Yukimura, Japanese samurai (b. 1567) 
1640
Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (b. 1584) 
1649
Manuel de Faria e Sousa, Portuguese historian and poet (b. 1590) 
1657
William Harvey, English physician (b. 1578) 
1659
Morgan Llwyd, Welsh Puritan preacher and writer (b. 1619) 
1661
Gottfried Scheidt, composer, dies at 67 
1679
Jean-Francius Miller, painter, buried 
1688
Maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66 
1732
Pieter Vuyst, Dutch gov-gen of Ceylon, executed 
1764
Hans A Brorson, Danish poet/bishop of Ribe, dies at 69 
1780
Thomas Hutchinson, American colonial governor of Massachusetts (b. 1711) 
1804
Jean-Engelbert Pauwels, composer, dies at 35 
1809
John "Christmas" Beckwith, composer, dies at 58 
1826
Nikolai Mikhailovich Karamzin, Russian writer (b. 1766) 
1826
Nikolai M. Karamzin, Boris Godunov 
1844
Louis-Antoine Bourbon, French duke of Angouleme, dies 
1849
Francois de Paule Jacques Raymond de Fossa, composer, dies at 73 
1858
Julius Reubke, composer, dies at 24 
1861
Stephen A Douglas, "Little Giant", senator (Lincoln Debates), dies 
1864
James P McMahon, US Union colonel (164th NY), dies in battle 
1864
Peter A Porter, US Union colonel (8th NY), dies in battle 
1865
Okada Izō, Japanese samurai (b. 1838) 
1872
Heinrich Esser, composer, dies at 53 
1875
Georges Bizet, French composer, dies at 36 
1875
Georges Bizet, Trainspotting 
1877
Frank Pocock, British explorer, drowned in the Congo 
1877
Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, Austrian musicologist (b. 1800) 
1881
Japanese giant salamander, dies in Dutch zoo at 55; oldest amphibian 
1882
Christian Wilberg, German painter (b. 1839) 
1888
Cark Reidel, composer, dies at 60 
1890
Henryk Oskar Kolberg, composer, dies at 76 
1894
Karl Eduard Zachariae, German expert on Byzantine Law (b. 1812) 
1898
Nikolai Afanisev, composer, dies at 77 
1898
Samuel Plimsoll, English MP (Folkestone), dies at 74 
1899
Johann Baptist Strauss, Austria, composer (Waltz King), dies at 73 
1899
Johann Strauss, The Grand Budapest Hotel 
1904
Vincent Tancred, cricket (Bernard & Louis bro, Test for S A), suicide 
1913
Josef Richard Rozkosny, composer, dies at 79 
1922
Duiliu Zamfirescu, Tanase Scatiu 
1924
Franz Kafka, Czech writer (Trial, Amerika, Metamorphosis), dies at 40 
1924
Franz Kafka, The Trial 
1925
Camille Flammarion, End of the World 
1925
John Wolcott Adams, Saved by Parcel Post 
1927
Einar Hanson, The Joyless Street 
1928
Li Yüan-hung, Chinese general and political figure (b. 1864) 
1929
Fausto Salvatori, Christus 
1931
Ben Swor Jr., The Carnation Kid 
1933
William Muldoon, Belfast NY, boxing commissioner, dies at 88 
1933
William Muldoon, The Other Girl 
1935
Wilfrid North, Mrs. Dane's Danger 
1936
Bill Baxter, Life Begins at 40 
1937
Mette Andersen, Det store Mørke 
1937
Emilio Mola,  
1942
Ormi Hawley, Race Suicide 
1942
Jennie Harris Oliver, Mokey 
1943
Folkert E Posthuma, Min of Agriculture, dies 
1944
Karl Forest, Vater Radetzky 
1946
Michail I Kalinin, Pres (Supreme Soviet), dies at 60 
1946
Al Woods, The Scarlet Horseman 
1946
John Paul Jones, The Shadow 
1947
George Lessey, The $1,000,000 Reward 
1949
Amedos Peter Giannine, founder of Bank of America dies at 79 
1949
Anna-Lisa Lindzén, Alexander den Store 
1951
Rollin Hamilton, Detouring America 
1952
Hugh Kidder, His Private Secretary 
1952
Read Kendall, Blood Money 
1952
Thomas Delmar, The One Woman 
1953
David Wold, Berlin Express 
1953
H. Tipton Steck, Gun Law 
1955
Barbara Graham, American murderer (b. 1923) 
1955
Barbara Graham, I Want to Live! 
1955
Lois Ingraham, The Arm of Vengeance 
1955
Gertrude H. Anderson, What Love Can Do 
1956
Siegfried Trebitsch, Candida 
1956
Gerald Fielding, The Scarlet Empress 
1956
E.A. Krumschmidt, Notorious 
1957
W.H. Lindop, A Christmas Carol 
1957
Salvadore Barroga, Around the World in Eighty Days 
1957
Leo Sulky, Super-Hooper-Dyne Lizzies 
1958
Georges Boulanger, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 
1959
Ole Windingstad, composer, dies at 73 
1959
Mária Simonyi, Légy jó mindhalálig 
1960
Carlo Alberto Chiesa, I due sergenti 
1960
Stanislaw Belski, Dvanáct kresel 
1961
John Stone, Fighting Back 
1963
Pope John XXIII [Angelo G Roncalli], Pope (1958-63), dies at 81 
1963
Paul Maxey, actor (Matt-Lassie, Mayor-People's Choice), dies at 57 
1963
Nazim Hikmet, Turkish poet (b. 1902) 
1963
Paul Maxey, The Narrow Margin 
1964
Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Finnish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1888) 
1964
Mary Rapp, Folket i fält 
1966
Alice Calhoun, actress (Flowing Gold, Between Friends), dies at 65 
1966
Alice Calhoun, Little Wildcat 
1967
Arthur Mitchell Ransome, critic/children's book author, dies 
1967
Arthur W Tedder of Glenguin, British air marshal (WW II), dies at 76 
1967
Gertrude "Mickey" MacFadden, entertainer, dies of heart attack at 67 
1970
Douwe Hermans Kiestra, [Harm Harmstra], Fries boer/writer, dies at 70 
1970
H G Hjalmar Schacht, pres Germany Kingdom bank/minister of Eco, dies 
1971
Heinz Hopf, German mathematician (b. 1894) 
1973
Dory Funk, professional wrestler (b. 1919) 
1975
Ozzie Nelson, actor (Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet), dies at 69 
1975
William H. Lynch, Destination Moon 
1977
Archibald Vivian Hill, English physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1886) 
1977
Roberto Rossellini, Italian film director (b. 1906) 
1977
Rick Riccardo, The Man Who Fell to Earth 
1977
Roberto Rossellini, Rome, Open City 
1979
Arno Schmidt, writer, dies at 65 
1980
Charles Fogel, Around the World in Eighty Days 
1980
Fred Beir, Another World 
1980
Maryesther Denver, The Fortune Cookie 
1981
Carleton Coon, anthropology prof (What in the World), dies at 76 
1981
Eric Dalton, cricketer (698 runs for South Africa at 31 72), dies 
1981
Mae Bacon, Up for the Cup 
1982
Leon Shaw, Gallant Lady 
1982
Robert Gottschalk, Dangerous Charter 
1982
Peter Carter, Klondike Fever 
1982
Ronald Duncan, The Girl on a Motorcycle 
1983
Miroslav "Standa" Bares, actress (Te Gkek Om Los te Lopen), dies at 60 
1983
Nanna, Rafi Khawar, Lollywood actor, Lahore 
1983
Leslie Kimmell, House by the River 
1984
Waclaw Dybowski, The Promised Land 
1985
Giuseppe Maffioli, Giordano Bruno 
1985
Sean Sullivan, 2001: A Space Odyssey 
1985
Curley Bradley, Chicago 2-1-2 
1985
George Courtney, Incident in Shanghai 
1985
Amber Dean, Last Seen Wearing Blue Jeans 
1985
Tono Zancanaro, La carica delle patate 
1985
Karl Obermayr, Kehraus 
1985
Edmond Beauchamp, Le Beau Serge 
1986
Anna Neagle, actress (Courtney Affair)/dancer, dies at 81 
1986
Arthur Charles Ernest Hoeree, composer, dies at 89 
1986
Patricia Wheel, actress (Christine-Woman to Remember), dies at 42 
1986
Phoebe Monnard, Was ihr wollt 
1986
Anna Neagle, Odette 
1986
Patricia Wheel, Guiding Light 
1987
Will Sampson, actor (From Here to Eternity, Yellow Rose), dies at 54 
1987
Will Sampson, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 
1987
Leonardo Scavino, Tristana 
1987
Lódia Silva, Noites Cariocas 
1987
Andrés Segovia, Vicky Cristina Barcelona 
1987
István Molnár, Rákóczi hadnagya 
1987
Jackie Fields, Battling Bunyan 
1987
Charles Aaron, Do You Love Me 
1987
Curt McDowell, Taboo: The Single and the LP 
1988
Lucio Rama, Episode #1.3 
1988
Tommy Fields, The Penny Pool 
1989
Ayatollah Khomeini [Ruhollah Khomeini], Supreme leader of Iran (1979-89), dies of a heart attack at 89 
1989
John McCauley, NHL official (b. 1945) 
1989
Lorelei Readoux, Mad Youth 
1989
Ayatollah Khomeini, Tehran Has No More Pomegrenates! 
1989
Shirley C. Burden, Look to Lockheed for Leadership 
1989
Karol Krska, The Copper Tower 
1989
Costus, Labyrinth of Passion 
1990
Tom Brown, actor (Judge Priest, Hello Sucker, Ex-Champ), dies at 77 
1990
Stiv Bators, American musician (The Dead Boys) (b. 1949) 
1990
Billy Finnegan, She Married a Cop 
1990
Tom Brown, General Hospital 
1990
Ilse Voigt, The Rabbit Is Me 
1990
Will Orleans, The Vanisher 
1990
Elizabeth Wainwright, Kiss Toledo Goodbye 
1991
Andy Milligan, cinematographer/director (Sweeney Todd), dies at 62 
1991
Eva La Gailliene, Brit/US actress/director (Resurrection), dies at 92 
1991
Harry Glicken, volcanologist, killed by Mt Unzen Volcano in Japan 
1991
Thomas C Lasorda, artist/son Dodger manager, dies of pneumonia at 33 
1991
Takeshi Nagata, Japanese geophysicist (b. 1913) 
1991
Maurice Krafft, Volcano: Nature's Inferno 
1991
Mikhail Yuferov, Admiral Nakhimov 
1991
Luchezar Stoyanov, Ravnovesie 
1991
Katia Krafft, Deadly Peaks, Killer Volcanoes 
1991
Andy Milligan, The Ghastly Ones 
1991
Eva Le Gallienne, Resurrection 
1991
Elio Carniel, The Last Bridge 
1992
Patrick Peyton, Rosary Priest, dies of kidney failure at 83 
1992
Robert Morley, actor (Around the World in 80 Days), dies at 84 
1992
William E Gaines, publisher (Mad Magazine), dies at 70 
1992
Jorge Alberto Riancho, Episode #1.1 
1992
Robert Morley, The African Queen 
1992
Patrick Peyton, Hill Number One: A Story of Faith and Inspiration 
1992
Franco Rossellini, Caligula 
1992
William M. Gaines, Bordello of Blood 
1993
Bob Fitzsimmons, NY radio DJ (WNEW AM/WABC AM/WHN AM), dies at 53 
1993
Anastasiya Ivanova, Ne mogu skazat 'proshchay' 
1993
Werner Bochmann, Schindler's List 
1993
Ingrid Almqvist, Folket i fält 
1994
Hub Matthijsen, violinist/bandmaster, dies at 52 
1994
Jack Cowie, cricketer (9 Tests for NZ, 45 wkts at 21 53), dies 
1994
Parmeso Emekrasha, buddhist Monk, dies 
1994
Roger Wolcott Sperry, physicist, dies at 89 
1994
Dave Milne,  
1994
Harry Hickox, The Music Man 
1994
Billy Burden, Episode #1.5 
1994
Lucien Prival, Bride of Frankenstein 
1994
Gösta Salminen, The Stars Will Tell, Inspector Palmu 
1994
Zbigniew Skoczek, Our XXth Century 
1994
Walter G. Samuels, Harlem Nights 
1995
Alastair Webster Mackie, poet/teacher, dies at 69 
1995
Dilys Powell, film Critic, dies at 93 
1995
Estelle Brody, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything), dies at 94 
1995
Frank Waters, writer, dies at 92 
1995
Jean-Patric Manchette, thriller writer, dies at 52 
1995
George R. Caron, Men Who Brought the Dawn 
1995
Melba Brownrigg, Monsieur Don't Care 
1995
Joaquín Prat, Episode dated 12 July 1994 
1995
Frank Waters, River Lady 
1995
Dilys Powell, Cuckoo: A Celebration of Mr. Laurel and Mr. Hardy 
1995
Jean-Patrick Manchette, The Gunman 
1995
Douglas Shurtleff Cole, Deaf Heaven 
1995
Estelle Brody, Fanny Hawthorne 
1995
Gil J. Wolman, The Anti-Concept 
1995
Dusan Bulajic, Operacija Beograd 
1996
Len Creed, bookmaker, dies at 79 
1996
Peter Glenville, actor/director (Hotel Paradiso, Becket), dies at 82 
1996
Tito Okello, Ugandan general, dies at 81 
1996
Peter Glenville, Becket 
1996
Veniero Colasanti, El Cid 
1996
Pilar Lorengar, Don Giovanni 
1996
Valentin Konovalov, Interdevochka 
1996
Robert Cohn, The Interns 
1996
Ferdinand Leitner, Dead Poets Society 
1996
Edmund Trzcinski, Stalag 17 
1997
Dennis James, American television personality (b. 1917) 
1997
Ruth Brady, Caught 
1997
Louis Faust, Hellfire 
1997
Dennis James, The Price Is Right 
1998
Poul Bundgaard, Danish actor and singer (b. 1922) 
1998
Poul Bundgaard, The Last Exploits of the Olsen Gang 
1998
Joseph C. Harsch, Background 
1998
Douglas Gretzler,  
1998
Crawford John Thomas, The Haunted World of Edward D. Wood Jr. 
1998
William L. Snyder, Munro 
1998
Udi Eichler, Murphy's Stroke 
1999
Peter Brough, Archie's Christmas Party 
1999
Wesley Millington, The Wesley Show 
1999
Romolo Marcellini, Sentinels of Bronze 
2000
William Simon, Harlan County U.S.A. 
2000
Nevena Kokanova, The Peach Thief 
2000
Jaishankar, Arunachalam 
2000
Bob Peters, Wild Australia: The Edge 
2001
Anthony Quinn, Mexican-born actor (b. 1915) 
2001
Karlyn May, The Irish Gringo 
2001
Emil Kodov, Selkor 
2001
Flora Groult, Le féminin pluriel 
2001
Anthony Quinn, Lawrence of Arabia 
2001
Harry Zohn, Drei Leben - Friderike und Lotte und Stefan Zweig 
2001
Bariat Muradova, Adam i Kheva 
2001
Georg Helge, In Kost und Logis 
2001
Audrey Call, Around the World in Eighty Days 
2001
Fenella Maguire, The World Is Not Enough 
2002
Elmer Bantz, Sechs Tage Heimaturlaub 
2002
Sam Whipple, The Rock 
2002
Lew Wasserman, Citizen Steve 
2002
Arthur Trask, No Blue Skies 
2003
Felix de Weldon, Austrian sculptor (b. 1907) 
2003
Capo, Repentance: Thugz ll 
2003
Betty Bolen, High Gear 
2003
John Jympson, A Fish Called Wanda 
2003
Riccardo Petrazzi, The Diamond Peddlers 
2003
Tamara Dernjatin, Fragments of the Life of Reino Helismaa 
2003
Antoni Marianowicz, Inspekcja pana Anatola 
2004
Frances Shand Kydd, mother of Diana, Princess of Wales (b. 1936) 
2004
Quorthon, Swedish musician (Bathory) (b. 1966) 
2004
Harold Goodwin, The Bridge on the River Kwai 
2004
Britta Holmberg, Hjälpsamma herrn 
2004
Mike Cicchetti, Hackers 
2004
Howard Solomon, Lenny Bruce: Swear to Tell the Truth 
2005
Harold Cardinal, Cree political leader, writer, and lawyer (b. 1945) 
2005
Radomir Belacevic, Tatin sin 
2005
Terry Doyle, Prom Night III: The Last Kiss 
2005
Lyn Edgington, Dirty Harry 
2005
Michael Billington, The Spy Who Loved Me 
2005
Leon Askin, One, Two, Three 
2005
Hetty Plümacher, Undine 
2006
Johnny Grande, original accordion/piano/keyboard player for Bill Haley's Comets (b. 1932) 
2006
Lilly Clausen, Temporary Release 
2006
Hans Hirzel, Die Widerständigen. Zeugen der Weißen Rose 
2006
Dick Anderson, Jaws: The Revenge 
2006
Brian Mills, The Hound of the Baskervilles 
2006
Heinz Riek, Die Falschmünzer 
2006
Zako Heskiya, Yo ho ho 
2006
Will Clendening, The Tulip Grower 
2006
George Kashdan, The Robot of Riga/The Deep Sea Dragon/The Invisible Raiders 
2006
Hans Marius Stormoen, Hurra for Andersens 
2006
Adam Wilde, Femalien 
2006
Mikail Mirzoyev, Günahsiz Abdulla 
2007
Iván Darvas, Love 
2007
Gordon Gostelow, The Scarlet Pimpernel 
2007
Cynthia Palmer, Escape to Grizzly Mountain 
2007
Bill France Jr., NASCAR: The IMAX Experience 
2008
Gerard Wilson, A Farewell to Arms 
2008
Mario Fioretti, The Band of Honest Men 
2008
Werner Koj, Der Schützenkönig 
2008
Alíz Halda, Love 
2008
Alfred D. Nokwe, Kill Slade 
2009
David Carradine, American actor (b. 1936) 
2009
Koko Taylor, American blues musician, popularly known as the "Queen of the Blues." (b. 1928) 
2009
Sam Butera, American jazz musician (b. 1927) 
2009
KoKo Taylor, While You Were Sleeping 
2009
Geum-bong Do, Flames in the Valley 
2009
Benoît Marleau, There's Always a Way to Find a Way 
2009
Sam Butera, The Continental Twist 
2009
David Carradine, Kill Bill: Vol. 2 
2009
Ib Geertsen, Historien om en mand 
2009
Kien Shih, Enter the Dragon 
2010
John Hedgecoe, English photographer (b. 1932) 
2010
Rue McClanahan, American actress (b. 1934) 
2010
João Aguiar, Ines of Portugal 
2010
Eddie Pruett, Music Hall America 
2010
Rue McClanahan, Starship Troopers 
2010
Min-kyeong Kim, Heartbeat 
2010
Beatrice Fiore, Appointment with Death 
2011
Jack Kevorkian, American pathologist, right-to-die activist (b. 1928) 
2011
James Arness, American actor (d. 1923) 
2011
Andrew Gold, American singer, musician and songwriter. (b. 1951) 
2011
Pat Jackson, White Corridors 
2011
Jack Kevorkian, The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards 
2011
James Arness, The Thing from Another World 
2011
John Henry Johnson, Philadelphia Eagles vs. Pittsburgh Steelers 
2011
Miriam Karlin, A Clockwork Orange 
2011
Larry Clark Bird, The Fisher King 
2011
Wally Boag, The Love Bug 
2011
Andrew Gold, Boogie Nights 
2012
Carol Abrams, Second Honeymoon 
2012
Sergio Tedesco, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 
2012
Jean-Louis Richard, The Last Metro 
2012
Roy Salvadori, Race of Giants 
2012
Tom Stevens, My Wicked, Wicked Ways: The Legend of Errol Flynn 
2013
Frank Lautenberg, American Politician, dies from complications from pneumonia at 89 
2013
Deacon Jones, American NFL Hall of Fame Defensive End, dies from natural causes at 73 
2013
Chris Levoir, I F***ed Lou Reed 
2013
Helge Jung, Ein Tag aus Goethes Kindheit 
2013
Nevena Tosheva, Zvenoto 
2013
Frank Lautenberg, Fuel 
2013
Jiah Khan, Ghajini 
2013
Peter Stripp, Im Reservat 
2013
Leslie Woolf, The Trouble with Harry 
2013
Ruggero Guarini, Un caso d'incoscienza 
2013
Deacon Jones, The Deadly Sting 
2013
Enrique Lizalde, Corazón salvaje 
2013
Lucjan Szolajski, Troche inny swiat 
2013
Carlos Baena, Adam and Eve 
2014
Elodie Lauten,  
2014
Daniel Cochran Donovan, Safe Haven 
2014
Leonard Simon, A Stitch in Crime 
2014
Virginia Luque, The Yacht Isabel Arrived This Afternoon 
2015
Eugene Kennedy, I Would Be Called John: Pope John XXIII 
2015
Mary Brodel, Take the Air 
2015
Ricardo Morán, Yo tengo fe 
2015
Manel Esteban, Cuadecuc, vampir 
2015
Margaret Juntwait, Bellini's I Puritani 
2015
Jacek Szymczak, Dudi 
2015
Bevo Francis, Bevo Francis 
2016
Jan Crouch dies aged 78; Trinity Broadcasting Network cofounder passes away after stroke 
2016
Cyril Kalippa (Rioli) dies, aged 81 
2017
Surf legend and neoprene wetsuit inventor Jack O'Neill dies aged 94 
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