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1946Gerhart Hauptmann, writer, dies at 83

1891John A. Macdonald, 1st Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1815)

2005Anne Bancroft, American actress, dies from uterine cancer at 73

1976J. Paul Getty, oil magnate/billionaire, dies at 83

1968robert kennedy, (Sn-D-NY), assassinated in LA by Sirhan Sirhan at 42

1979Jack Haley, American actor (The Wizard of Oz), dies of a heart attack at 80

June 6th Deaths
Date Event
840
Agobard, archbishop of Lyon (anti-semite), dies 
1134
Norbertus van Xanten, monastery founder, dies at about 51 
1393
Emperor Go-En'yu of Japan (b. 1359) 
1480
Vecchietta, Italian artist and architect 
1548
Juan de Castro, Portuguese explorer (b. 1500) 
1563
Ikeda Nagamasa, Japanese samurai commander (b. 1519) 
1583
Nakagawa Kiyohide, Japanese warlord (b. 1556) 
1671
Stenka/Stepan Razin, Russian cossack/boer leader quartered alive (ns. 16 June) 
1686
Joannes B van Neercassel, RC spiritual leader of Neth, dies at 60 
1710
Francoise de la Baume Le Blanc, mistress of King Louis XIV, dies at 65 
1730
Alain Emmanuel de Coëtlogon, Marshal of France (b. 1646) 
1735
Georg Osterreich, composer, dies at 71 
1740
Alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony 
1747
Jean Barriere, composer, dies 
1784
Joan Derk van de Capellen, leader of democratic Patriots, dies at 42 
1785
Johann Michael Demmler, composer, dies at 36 
1799
Patrick Henry, American revolutionary (b. 1736) 
1813
Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart, French architect 
1815
Samuel Whitbread, English Politician 
1816
Christiane Vulpius, wife of Johann W von Goethe, dies at 51 
1832
Jeremy Bentham, English philosopher (b. 1748) 
1836
Antons Klemens Theodor, king of Saksen (1827-36), dies at 80 
1840
Marcellin Champagnat, French priest (b. 1789) 
1843
Friedrich Hölderlin, German poet and dramatist (b. 1770) 
1852
Tommaso Marchesi, composer, dies at 79 
1861
Giuseppe Concone, Italian singing teacher, dies at 59 
1861
Count Camillo Benso di Cavour, Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1810) 
1862
Turner Ashby, General, killed near Harrisonburg VA, dies at 33 
1863
Franz Gruber, Forrest Gump 
1867
Theodore O'Hara, Wandering Here and There 
1877
Prairie Flower, daughter of Ponca & chief Standing Bear, dies 
1878
Gottfried Herrmann, composer, dies at 70 
1878
Robert Stirling, Scottish inventor (b. 1790) 
1881
Henry Vieuxtemps, Belgian composer, dies at 61 
1883
Ciprian Porumbescu, composer, dies at 29 
1891
John A. Macdonald, 1st Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1815) 
1898
Constant A Serrure, Flemish historian, dies at 62 
1911
Frithiof Strömberg, Järnbäraren 
1914
Walter T Watts-Dunton, England, lawyer/poet/writer (Aylwin), dies 
1916
Yuan Shikai, president of China, dies at 56 
1917
Iacob Moresianu, composer, dies at 59 
1920
Henrik Scharling, Noedebo Vicarage 
1922
Lillian Russell, entertainer, dies at 60 
1922
Lillian Russell, How to Live 100 Years 
1924
Victor Neumann, Children of the Stage; or, When Love Speaks 
1926
Henry Tate, composer, dies at 52 
1927
Robert Hilliard, The Ex-Convict 
1927
William K. Ziegfeld, The Black Panther's Cub 
1928
Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer, dies at 67 
1929
Richard Reti, Chess Fever 
1931
Gloria Greer, Moonlight and Monkey Business 
1934
Julije Kempf, Croatian historian and writer (b. 1864) 
1934
Charles Francis Jenkins, American Inventor and early television pioneer (also invented the altimeter and automobile self-starter) dies at 66 
1935
Jacques Urlus, tenor (Opera of Leipzig, Song of the Earth), dies at 68 
1935
Julian Byng, British army officer (b. 1862) 
1935
George Grossmith, The Time Machine 
1937
Jean Harlow, actr (Bombshell), dies from gallbladder infection at 26 
1939
Ford Madox Ford, writer, dies at 65 
1939
George Fawcett, The Son of the Sheik 
1939
Febo Mari, Il Fauno 
1939
Sydney Jarvis, Movie Crazy 
1940
E E Clive, actor (Bulldog Drummond, Night Muss Fall), dies at 56 
1940
E.E. Clive, Bride of Frankenstein 
1940
Florence Roberts, Babes in Toyland 
1940
Henry Otho, Clipped Wings 
1941
Louis Chevrolet, American automotive pioneer (b. 1878) 
1943
Karl Landsteiner, Austrian/US pathologist (Nobel 1930), dies at 74 
1943
E.T. Mazy, One A.M. 
1943
James Edward Freeman, One Foot in Heaven 
1944
Danny Brotheridge, British lieutenant, 1st to die during D-Day landing WWII 
1944
Gerrit John van de Peat, artist/resistance fighter, executed at 41 
1945
Meinoud M Rost van Tonningen, anti semite/NSB (1937-41), suicide 
1945
M.M. Rost van Tonningen,  
1945
Frank Conklin, Federal Man-Hunt 
1946
Gerhart Hauptmann, writer, dies at 83 
1946
Gene Layman, Are Golfers Cuckoo? 
1946
Wilfried Basse, Deutschland zwischen gestern und heute 
1946
Lisca Malbran, Junge Herzen 
1946
Gerhart Hauptmann, Faust 
1947
Norman Reid, cricketer (Test S Af v Aust 1921-22, 11 & 6, 2-63), dies 
1948
Louis Lumière, French movie pioneer (b. 1864) 
1948
Louis Lumière, Employees Leaving the Lumière Factory 
1950
William Wadsworth, A Christmas Accident 
1951
Lionel Hallam, cricketer (England capt 1921), dies 
1951
Olive Tell, American actress (b. 1894) 
1951
Olive Tell, The Scarlet Empress 
1951
Major General Bogomoletz, Into Her Kingdom 
1952
Mabel Colcord, Little Women 
1953
Hans Alpassy, Melusine 
1954
Tommy Coats, Grand Canyon Trail 
1955
Max Meldrum, Scottish-born Australian painter (b. 1875) 
1955
Hulda Lauritzen, Den grimme Ælling 
1955
Fred Myton, The Gambling Terror 
1955
Fritz Odemar, M 
1955
Joseph Jefferson Farjeon, Number 17 
1956
Margaret Wycherly, actress (Claudia), dies at 74 
1956
Hiram Bingham, American Archaeologist (Incan site of Machu Picchu), dies at 80 
1956
Margaret Wycherly, White Heat 
1956
Hiram Bingham III, Some Opinions on Hoover Board's Dry Law Report 
1957
Jindrich Brichta, Stavitel chrámu 
1957
Paul Gerson, The Cricket on the Hearth 
1958
Lily Theresa Strickland, composer, dies at 71 
1958
Lloyd Hughes, The Lost World 
1958
Carl Heinz Charrell, Kuhle Wampe oder: Wem gehört die Welt? 
1959
Arnold Jensen, En mand af betydning 
1959
Homer Dickenson, Sudden Money 
1960
Ferdinand Mayerhofer, An Orphan Boy of Vienna 
1961
Carl Jung, Swiss psychiatrist (b. 1875) 
1961
Carl Gustav Jung, Swiss Psychiatrist, dies at 85 
1961
Art Gillham, The Public Enemy 
1962
Guinn Williams, actor (Big Boy-Circus Boy), dies of poisoning at 63 
1962
Yves Klein, French sculptor/painter, dies at 34 
1962
Jean Dax, The King of Paris 
1964
Robert Warwick, actor (Konga, Zorro, Lady Godiva), dies at 85 
1965
Lester Matthews, (Sir Dennis-Adv of Fu Manchu), dies at 64 
1966
Claudette Orbison, wife of singer Roy, dies in a motorcyle crash 
1967
Edward G Givens Jr, Major USAF/astronaut, dies in an car crash at 47 
1968
Franklin C Fry, US minister (World Rad of Church), dies 
1968
robert kennedy, (Sn-D-NY), assassinated in LA by Sirhan Sirhan at 42 
1968
Randolph Churchill, son of Winston Churchill (b. 1911) 
1971
Arnold Elston, composer, dies at 63 
1974
Blanche Yurka, actress (Tale of 2 Cities, Cry of Werewolf), dies at 86 
1975
Larry Blyden, actor (Joe & Mabel, What's My Line), dies at 49 
1975
Albert Augustíny, The Organ 
1976
J. Paul Getty, oil magnate/billionaire, dies at 83 
1976
Victor Varconi, actor (Divine Lady, King of Kings), dies at 85 
1977
Sophie Stewart, actress (As You Like It), dies at 69 
1978
Harold McNulty, A Place in the Sun 
1979
Jack Haley, American actor (The Wizard of Oz), dies of a heart attack at 80 
1979
Ken Harvey, Bright Victory 
1979
Kenneth Harvey, Search for Tomorrow 
1979
Kazimierz Opalinski, Czlowiek na torze 
1979
Jack Haley, The Wizard of Oz 
1980
Gualtiero De Angelis, The Conspirators 
1981
Carleton Coon, Episode dated 10 October 1954 
1982
Kenneth Rexroth, American poet (b. 1905) 
1982
Kenneth Rexroth, The Coney Island of Lawrence Ferlinghetti 
1982
Gösta Rodin, Smålänningar 
1982
Antti Koskinen, 'Herra ja ylhäisyys' 
1983
Hans Leip, Judgment at Nuremberg 
1983
Mahmoud El-Meliguy, Alexandria... Why? 
1983
Nancy Cornelius, Gold Digger of Weepah 
1983
Ralph Wildman, Bride for Sale 
1984
A[rthur] Bertram Chandler, author (Empress of Outer Space), dies at 72 
1984
Bill Voce, cricketer (key player of the Bodyline series), dies 
1984
John Damler, Frame for Two 
1984
Maxwell Arnow, From Here to Eternity 
1984
Peter Höglund, Rejoice While You're Young, Fellow Cadets 
1984
Edith Sharpe, The Inn of the Sixth Happiness 
1985
Siem Devout, Dutch actor, dies at 54 
1985
Leonard Lake,  
1985
Daniel Núñez, Close Encounters of the Third Kind 
1985
Siem Vroom, A Bridge Too Far 
1985
Lester Cooper, Make a Wish 
1985
Alice Cooke, Babes in Toyland 
1986
Bhavana Balachandran, Indian actress 
1986
Marrit Ohlsson, Fanny and Alexander 
1986
Alex Ameri, The Wizard of Gore 
1986
Herbert Eisenreich, Wovon wir leben und woran wir sterben 
1986
Neil Flanagan, Guru, the Mad Monk 
1987
Dmitriy Klebanov, Secret Agent 
1987
Judy King, Lion Love 
1987
Albert W. Selden, Man of La Mancha 
1987
Fulton Mackay, Local Hero 
1987
Richard Münch, Patton 
1988
Ella Raines, actress (Brute Force), dies of throat cancer at 66 
1988
Revaz Mirzashvili, The Wishing Tree 
1989
Frederic Prokosch, The Conspirators 
1989
Steffen Zacharias, They Call Me Trinity 
1990
György Sebestyén, Maria Theresia 
1990
Joe Loss, The Curse of the Were-Rabbit 
1990
Marcel Grignon, Fantomas 
1991
Larry Kert, actor (Tony-West Side Story), dies of AIDS at 60 
1991
Stan Getz, jazz saxophonist (Girl from Impanima), dies at 64 
1991
Sylvia Porter, economist/author (Money Book), dies at 77 
1991
Stan Getz, Whiplash 
1992
Larry Riley, actor (Soldier Story, Knots Landing), dies of AIDS at 39 
1992
Thijs van Lier, lawyer/Dutch MP (PvdA), dies at 44 
1992
Larry Riley, A Soldier's Story 
1992
Werner Kreindl, Der Schüler Gerber 
1992
Kurt Sperling, Verliebt und vorbestraft 
1993
James Bridges, writer/director (Paper Chase), dies of cancer at 57 
1993
Peter Tazelaar, adjutant of Dutch queen Wilhelmina, dies at 73 
1993
Jean Higgs, Jack and Jill: A Postscript 
1993
Elaine Fulkerson, A Woman for All Men 
1993
Mort Mills, Psycho 
1993
Howard Fortune, Fail Safe 
1993
James Bridges, The China Syndrome 
1994
Barry Sullivan, actor (Great Gadsby), dies at 81 
1994
John Morey Downs, actor/dancer/singer, dies at 80 
1994
John Slot, mayor of Eethen/Hardenberg/Ede, dies 
1994
Mark McManus, actor (Ned Kelly), dies of pneumonia at 59 
1994
Peter Graves, English actor (Derby Day/Admirable Crichton), dies at 82 
1994
Willie Humphrey, jazz clarinetist, dies at 93 
1994
Barry Sullivan, The Bad and the Beautiful 
1994
Mark McManus, Ned Kelly 
1994
Peter Graves, The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella 
1994
Flemming Adelson, Den russiske sangerinde 
1994
Johnny Downs, The Mad Monster 
1994
Agustín Parra Dueñas 'Parrita',  
1995
Imam Elissa, singer, dies at 76 
1995
James Anderson, writer, dies at 41 
1995
David Climie, Right Royal 
1995
Gracia Lee, The Kentucky Fried Movie 
1995
Saveliy Kramarov, 2010 
1996
George Snell, genetecist, dies at 92 
1996
Glyn Worsnip, broadcaster, dies at 57 
1996
Jean Sinclair, teacher/campaigner, dies at 88 
1996
Richard Michael Hills, comedy script writer, dies at 70 
1996
Mary Lee, Ridin' on a Rainbow 
1996
Marc de Jonge, Rambo III 
1996
Branko Celovic, Pecat 
1996
Glyn Worsnip, That's Life! 
1996
Chuck Hemingway, My Science Project 
1997
Gladys Tell, Is Everybody Happy? 
1997
Magda Gabor, The People vs. Zsa Zsa Gabor 
1997
Klára Bihari, Kutyakötelesség 
1997
Hannu Leminen, Valkoiset ruusut 
1997
Michael Orrom, Portrait of Queenie 
1998
Svend S. Schultz, Storstrømsbroen 
1998
Pierre Krieg, Mai 68 
1998
David Navarrette, John Williams Live at the Hollywood Bowl 
1999
Anne Haddy, Australian actress (b. 1930) 
1999
Berta Hall, Port of Call 
1999
Aleksandr Vitenzon, The Scrapper 
1999
Anne Haddy, The Fourth Wish 
1999
Bent From, Støv for alle pengene 
2000
Frédéric Dard, French writer (b. 1921) 
2000
Frédéric Dard, Back to the Wall 
2000
Moreira da Silva, Chikwembo! 
2001
Lyubov Sokolova, Istoriya Asi Klyachinoy, kotoraya lyubila, da ne vyshla zamuzh 
2001
Suzanne Schiffman, The Last Metro 
2001
Ami Priyono, Bintang Kejora 
2001
Al Trescony, Joe Smith, American 
2001
Piotr Wawrzynczak, Kronika wypadków milosnych 
2001
Marvin 'Smokey' Montgomery, Striptease 
2001
Alfonso Brescia, Iron Warrior 
2001
George Pratt, A Man in Uniform 
2001
Bob Wolcott, Creepshow 
2001
Lee Howell, The Prophecy 
2002
Robbin Crosby, American guitarist (Ratt) (b. 1959) 
2002
Yat Malmgren, Sean Connery 
2002
Holly Solomon, The Plot Against Harry 
2002
Robbin Crosby, The Wrestler 
2002
Desmond Cullum-Jones, Freak Out 
2003
Ken Grimwood, American writer (b. 1944) 
2003
Dave Rowberry, British musician (The Animals) (b. 1940) 
2003
Bronislava Tronova, Small Comedies of a Big House 
2003
Margaret Harper Nelson, The Lavender Hill Mob 
2003
Robert Schneider, White Fang 
2003
Pim Peters, Indian Attack in Death Pass 
2003
Dave Rowberry, Episode #3.39 
2004
Judy Campbell, Green for Danger 
2004
Mark Northover, Willow 
2004
Dick Durrance, G.I. Holiday 
2004
Pavel Lisitsian, Armenian Film-Concert 
2005
Anne Bancroft, American actress, dies from uterine cancer at 73 
2005
Dana Elcar, American actor (b. 1927) 
2005
Maya Kopitseva, Russian painter of the Leningrad school dies aged 81 
2005
Robert Tafur, To Serve Man 
2005
Pamela May, The Rake's Progress 
2005
Tommy Batten, Rationing 
2005
Tom Batten, Crocodile Dundee II 
2005
Siegfried Palm, Doktor Faustus 
2005
Usko Viitanen, Rigoletto 
2005
Arthur Wasson, It! The Terror from Beyond Space 
2005
Richard Norris, The Last Voyage 
2005
Anne Bancroft, The Graduate 
2005
Manolo Codeso, Espérame en el cielo 
2005
Dana Elcar, The Sting 
2005
Daphne Goddard, Prime Suspect: Inner Circles 
2005
Óscar Morelli, Yesenia 
2006
Billy Preston, American musician (b. 1946) 
2006
Hilton Ruiz, Puerto Rican-American jazz pianist (b. 1952) 
2006
Arnold Newman, American photographer (b. 1918) 
2006
Hilton Ruiz, American Beauty 
2006
Asoka Perera, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom 
2006
Billy Preston, Inglourious Basterds 
2006
Arnold Newman, Marilyn Monroe: Still Life 
2007
Benito Alazraki, Roots 
2007
Manuel Toledano, Shampoo Horns 
2007
Stefan Felsenthal, De nachtwacht 
2008
Dwight White, Fighting Back: The Story of Rocky Bleier 
2008
Eugenio Montejo, 21 Grams 
2008
Nikola Gec, One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away 
2008
Eugene Persson, Earth vs the Spider 
2008
Saeko Himuro, Ocean Waves 
2008
Yanna Kroyt Brandt, FYI: For Your Information 
2008
Robert J. Anderson, Demolition Man 
2008
Tomislav Lipljin, The Third Key 
2008
Ferenc Sánta, The Fifth Seal 
2009
Pio Sagapolutele, Super Bowl XXXI 
2009
Andrej Gardenin, Uncle Tom's Cabin 
2009
Jean Dausset, Reporters 
2009
Mary Howard, Abe Lincoln in Illinois 
2009
Bobby Haarms, Ajax-Hark the Herald Angels Sing 
2009
Jim Owens, 1964 Rose Bowl 
2009
Nita Loveless, Married Too Young 
2010
Marvin Isley, American Musician The Isley Brothers (b. 1953) 
2010
Hans Gottschalk, Der Attentäter 
2010
Marvin Isley, The Wolf of Wall Street 
2010
Megan Waterman, Bodies at the Beach: Search for a Serial Killer 
2010
Jack Beeson, My Heart's in the Highlands 
2010
Roland Chenail, Le clan Beaulieu 
2010
Alta Lee, Swing, Cowboy, Swing 
2010
Ladislav Smoljak, An Uncertain Season 
2010
Robert B. Radnitz, Sounder 
2010
Nick Schoren, The Slasher 
2010
Zygmunt Molik, Apocalypsis cum figuris 
2011
Howard Spiegel, Men in Black II 
2011
Gene Hardy, Stripped Cars 
2011
Yuzef Mironenko, Dve dueli 
2011
John Boswall, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest 
2012
Estela Raval, Como un sueño 
2012
Vyacheslav Ivanov, The Sun 
2012
Carl Cropley, Ashes 
2012
Lillian Gallo, Princess Daisy 
2012
Nolan Miller, Soapdish 
2012
Dai Vaughan, The End of a Revolution 
2012
Vladimir Krutov, CCCP Hockey 
2013
Jerome Karle, American chemist and Nobel Laureate, dies at 94 
2013
Tom Sharpe, British satirist and author, dies from complications from diabetes at 85 
2013
Esther Williams, American swimmer and actress, dies from natural causes at 91 
2013
Tom Sharpe, The Misadventures of Mr. Wilt 
2013
Maxine Stuart, General Hospital 
2013
Malcolm Todd, The Lost Legions of Varus 
2013
Olga Prokhvatylo, Demobbed 
2013
Bert Wilson, Store Front New York 
2013
Esther Williams, Take Me Out to the Ball Game 
2013
Annabel Tollman, 50 Cent 
2013
Vivienne Maya, A Clockwork Orange 
2014
Jonathon Gibson, Benny the Boy Atlas 
2014
Eric Hill, Spot's Musical Adventures 
2014
Greg Potocky, Janitors the Movie 
2014
Paul Wilson, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 
2015
Corry van der Linden, Pip + Zip 
2015
Enza Pantano, Episode dated 28 October 1975 
2015
Ludvík Vaculík, History of Jaroslav Sabata 
2015
Vincent Bugliosi, Parkland 
2015
Callisto Cosulich, Planet of the Vampires 
2015
Ronnie Gilbert, Running on Empty 
2015
Pierre Brice, Winnetou 
2015
Aarti Agarwal, Nuvvu Naaku Nachchav 
2016
Former Vice-Chancellor, Lord Neill of Bladen dies aged 89 
2016
Manohar Aich, India's first bodybuilder dies aged 102 
2017
Poet and author Helen Dunmore dies aged 64 
2017
Cheick Tiote, former Newcastle United and Ivory Coast midfielder, dies aged 30 
2017
Wallace and Gromit actor Peter Sallis dies, aged 96 
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