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Notable Deaths - 1965

1965Joseph Erlanger, American physiologist, Nobel laureate for shock therapy (b. 1874)

1965Winston Churchill, PM of Britain (C) (1940-45, 51-55), dies at 90

1965Syngman Rhee, first President of South Korea (1948-60), dies at 90

1965Curly Lambeau, first coach of the Green Bay Packers, dies of a heart attack at 67

1965T. S. Eliot, poet and Nobel laureate (Washed Country), dies in London at 76

1965Shirley Jackson, US author (Road Through the Wall), dies at 45

1965Clara Bow, US actress, dies at 60

1965Jimmie Lee Jackson, civil rights activist, dies from gunshot wounds at 26

1965Nat King Cole, singer (Unforgettable, Mona Lisa), dies at 49

1965Le Corbusier, [Charles Jeanneret], Swiss/French architect, dies at 77

1965 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 1
Gertrude Michael, actress (Caged, Cleopatra), dies at 53 
Jan 1
Juan Bautista Plaza-Alfonzo, composer, dies at 66 
Jan 2
Staf Gustaf Frans Nees, composer, dies at 63 
Jan 3
Betty Harte, entertainer, dies at 82 
Jan 3
Julius Tannen, comedian, dies at 84 
Jan 3
Julius Tannen, The Miracle of Morgan's Creek 
Jan 3
Betty Harte, The Little Stowaway 
Jan 3
Wolfgang Hoffmann-Harnisch, Die eiserne Jungfrau 
Jan 4
T. S. Eliot, poet and Nobel laureate (Washed Country), dies in London at 76 
Jan 4
Françoise Spira, Last Year at Marienbad 
Jan 5
Neil Craig, actor (Calling Dr Kildare), dies at 73 
Jan 5
Paul Arntzenius, painter/graphic artist/etcher, dies at 81 
Jan 6
John Larkin, dir (Circumstanial Evidence), dies of heart attack at 52 
Jan 6
Faina Gaenko, Nazar Stodolya 
Jan 6
Jack Mower, The Shock 
Jan 8
Aloys-Henri-Gerard Fornerod, composer, dies at 74 
Jan 8
Boris Barnet, The Patriots 
Jan 9
Lilly Christine, Achtung! Hochspannung! 
Jan 10
Dudley Blanchard, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm 
Jan 11
Ferenc Pázmán, Hyppolit, the Butler 
Jan 12
Lorraine Hansberry, US playwright, dies in NYC, dies at 34 
Jan 12
Porcupine, in Washington DC zoo, dies at 27; oldest known rodent 
Jan 14
Jeanette MacDonald, soprano (When I'm Calling You), dies at 63 
Jan 14
Charles Delac, Girl with a Suitcase 
Jan 15
Pierre Ngendandumwe, premier of Burundi, murdered 
Jan 19
Frank Reicher, actor (King Kong, Nazi Agent, Son of Kong), dies at 89 
Jan 20
Alan Freed, DJ (Big Beat), dies at 42 
Jan 20
Marcelle Charles Dullin, Misdeal 
Jan 20
Alan Freed, Goodfellas 
Jan 21
Harvey Zorbaugh, doctor/TV host (Play the Game), dies at 68 
Jan 21
Philip Joubert, Past and Future 
Jan 22
Bessie Eyton, The Heart of Texas Ryan 
Jan 24
Winston Churchill, PM of Britain (C) (1940-45, 51-55), dies at 90 
Jan 25
Staff Nees, Flemish composer (Maria-oratorio), dies at 63 
Jan 25
Al Nevins, Hearts in Atlantis 
Jan 26
Ali Mansoer, premier of Persia, murdered 
Jan 27
Theo Uden Marsman, Dutch orchestra leader, dies at 63 
Jan 27
Hazel Howell, Neptune's Stepdaughter 
Jan 28
Jef van Durme, composer, dies at 57 
Jan 28
Johan Fiolet, Dutch actor/director, dies at 63 
Jan 28
Tich Freeman, cricket (3776 FC wickets leg-spin, 304 in 1928), dies 
Jan 28
Maxime Weygand, French soldier (b. 1867) 
Jan 28
Arthur Schutt, Phantom of the Opera 
Jan 28
Johan Fiolet, De vergeten medeminnaar 
Jan 28
Billy Sullivan, World Series Baseball Game 
Jan 29
John Larkin, actor (Saints & Sinners, 12 O'Clock High), dies at 52 
Jan 29
Michael Spisak, composer, dies at 50 
Jan 29
Jack Hylton, Empire of the Sun 
Jan 30
Vic Jackson, cricketer (NSW/Leicerstershire off-spinner), dies in car 
Feb 2
Richard P Blackmur, US, critic/publisher (Good European), dies at 61 
Feb 2
Richard Wurz, composer, dies at 79 
Feb 3
Fanchon, Alibi 
Feb 4
U C Greyhound, champion trotter (horse), dies at 33 
Feb 5
Irving Bacon, actor (Fort Ti, Petticoat Fever), dies at 71 
Feb 6
Jack Wagner, actor (Jive Junction), dies at 68 
Feb 7
Nance O'Neil, actor (Cimarron, Royal Bed, Rogue Song), dies at 90 
Feb 9
Sally Cairns, Covered Wagon Trails 
Feb 10
Arnold Manoff, The Big Break 
Feb 12
Henry Kulky, actor (Otto-Life of Riley), dies at 53 
Feb 12
Henry Kulky, Love Nest 
Feb 12
Elise Aulinger, Fear 
Feb 13
Jerry Burke, pianist (Lawrence Welk Show), dies 
Feb 13
William H Kilpatrick, US mathematician/philosopher, dies at 93 
Feb 14
Desire-Emile Inghelbrecht, French composer/conductor, dies at 84 
Feb 15
Nat King Cole, singer (Unforgettable, Mona Lisa), dies at 49 
Feb 15
Matts A. Stenström, De utstötta 
Feb 17
Lionel Bevans, The Song of Bernadette 
Feb 19
Forrest Taylor, actor (This is Life, Man Without a Gun), dies at 81 
Feb 19
Gheorge Gheorghiu Dej, Romanian president, dies at 63 
Feb 19
Forrest Taylor, Riders of Destiny 
Feb 20
Fred Immler, German actor (b. 1880) 
Feb 20
Michal Waszynski, The Dybbuk 
Feb 20
Joseph Hamilton, Mirror Image 
Feb 21
Malcolm X, [Little], black Moslem leader and human rights activist, assassinated in NYC at 39 
Feb 22
Felix Frankfurter, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (b. 1882) 
Feb 23
Stan Laurel, comedian (Laurel & Hardy), dies of heart attack at 74 
Feb 23
John Kitzmiller, Dr. No 
Feb 26
Jimmie Lee Jackson, civil rights activist, dies from gunshot wounds at 26 
Feb 28
Adolf Scharf, president of Austria (1957-65), dies at 74 
Feb 28
Rudolph Berliner, The Great Shadow 
Mar 1
Boleslav Vomacka, composer, dies at 77 
Mar 1
Sergei Lukyanov, Bolshaya semya 
Mar 3
Carlo Gatti, composer, dies at 88 
Mar 3
William F. Mittlestedt, Cleopatra 
Mar 3
Grover Ligon, Hogan's Wild Oats 
Mar 5
Chen Cheng, Chinese politician (b. 1897) 
Mar 5
Pepper Martin, American baseball player (b. 1904) 
Mar 6
Margaret Dumont [Daisy Baker], actress (Animal Crackers), dies at 75 
Mar 6
Ruvim Pergament, composer, dies at 58 
Mar 8
Esther Howard, actress (Detour), dies of heart attack at 72 
Mar 8
Laurence Criner, The Duke Is Tops 
Mar 9
Anthon van der Horst, Dutch organist/composer, dies at 65 
Mar 9
Kazys Boruta, writer, dies 
Mar 10
Beatrice Harrison, Episode dated 17 April 2014 
Mar 10
Jack Cosgrove, Gone with the Wind 
Mar 11
James Reeb, US vicar/civil rights activist, murdered 
Mar 11
Edward Kipling, Peter Pan 
Mar 11
Richard Kipling, Behind Prison Walls 
Mar 13
George Calinescu, Romanian author (Lauda Lucrorilor), dies at 65 
Mar 13
Corrado Gini, Italian statistician (b. 1884) 
Mar 13
Fan S. Noli, Albanian bishop, poet, and politician (b. 1882) 
Mar 13
Vittorio Jano, Italian engineer (b. 1891) 
Mar 14
Clarence Morehouse, Wandering Papas 
Mar 17
Almos Alonzo Stagg, football coach (U of Chic), dies in California at 102 
Mar 17
Quentin Reynolds, newscaster (Its News to Me)/author (FBI), dies at 62 
Mar 17
Mervyn Freeman, Poetry of Nature 
Mar 18
Farouk I, last King of Egypt (1936-52), dies at 45 
Mar 19
Holger Blom, Den kære familie 
Mar 22
Michael Pecarovich, Waikiki Wedding 
Mar 22
Harry Tierney, The Great Gatsby 
Mar 23
Mae Murray, actress (Bachelor Apartment), dies of heart ailment at 75 
Mar 25
Giorgio Federico Ghedini, composer, dies at 72 
Mar 25
Viola Gregg Liuzzo, US civil rights activist, murdered 
Mar 26
Olof Sandborg, Det sägs på stan 
Mar 26
Emiel Hullebroeck, Moeder, wat zijn we rijk 
Mar 28
VAA Mary, English princess, dies at 67 
Mar 28
Jack Hoxie, American actor and rodeo performer (b. 1885) 
Mar 28
Clemence Dane, British novelist and playwright (b. 1888) 
Mar 30
Philip Showalter Hench, American physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1896) 
Mar 30
Alford Van Ronkel, Destination Moon 
Apr 1
Henry D G Crerar, Canadian general (WW I, Normandy), dies at 76 
Apr 1
Helena Rubinstein, Polish-born American cosmetics manufacturer (b. 1870) 
Apr 1
Alfred Butterfield, Secrets of the Reef 
Apr 2
Renzo Bossi, composer, dies at 81 
Apr 2
Nils Kihlberg, Örlogsmän 
Apr 3
Ernst Kirchweger, Austrian communist and resistance fighter (born 1897 or 1898) 
Apr 3
Hy Heath, Moonrise Kingdom 
Apr 6
Richard Cantouris, The Brain Machine 
Apr 8
Erik A Blomberg, Swedish art historian/poet/author, dies at 70 
Apr 8
Jack Durston, cricketer (one Test for England, 4-102 & 1-34), dies 
Apr 8
Lars Hanson, Swedish actor (Flesh & Devil), dies after illness at 78 
Apr 10
Linda Darnell, American actress, dies from burns received in a house fire at 41 
Apr 10
Lloyd Casner, American race car driver and owner (b. 1928) 
Apr 10
Lucky Casner, The Green Helmet 
Apr 10
Linda Darnell, My Darling Clementine 
Apr 10
William David, Outcast 
Apr 12
Linda Darnell, US actress (Dakota Incident), dies at 43 
Apr 13
Rex Comeaux, Thanatos Palace Hotel 
Apr 13
Herman Rosse, King of Jazz 
Apr 14
Leonard Mudie, dies of heart ailment at 82 
Apr 14
Perry E Smith, US murderer (In Cold Blood), hanged 
Apr 14
Robert E Hickok, US murderer (In Cold Blood), hanged 
Apr 14
Mark Jones, Family Life 
Apr 14
Roland C. Irving, A Daughter of the Congo 
Apr 14
Don Ripps, Smart Politics 
Apr 15
Syd Chaplin, dies at 80 
Apr 18
Guillermo González Camarena, Mexican inventor (b. 1917) 
Apr 19
George Davis, actor (Private Lives, Devil May Care), dies at 75 
Apr 19
Dorothy Dearing, Wife, Husband and Friend 
Apr 20
Dick Wessel, dies of heart attack on 52nd birthday 
Apr 20
Mikhail Astangov, Prisoners 
Apr 21
Edward V Appleton, English physicist (Nobel Prize 1947), dies at 72 
Apr 21
Tom Connors Jr., What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? 
Apr 22
Pier Antonio Quarantotti Gambini, La rosa rossa 
Apr 22
Sakari Pälsi, Kirkkomatka 
Apr 23
Josephina J "Fien" de la Mar, Dutch actress (Pygmalion), dies at 67 
Apr 23
George Adamski, Episode #7.15 
Apr 24
Louise Dresser, actress (State Fair, Ship Comes In, Mammy), dies at 86 
Apr 24
Louise Dresser, The Scarlet Empress 
Apr 25
Earl Sitar, The Time of Your Life 
Apr 26
Aaron Avshalomov, composer, dies at 70 
Apr 27
Alan Bunce, actor (Albert-Ethel & Albert), dies at 61 
Apr 27
Edward R Murrow, newscaster (Person to Person), dies at 57 
Apr 27
Edward R. Murrow, Harvest of Shame 
Apr 27
Paul Beckers, In Sachen Timpe 
Apr 28
Ferdinand Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer/writer (Character), dies at 80 
Apr 30
Helen Chandler, actress (Dracula, Salute, Last Flight), dies at 56 
May 1
Leo Spies, composer, dies at 65 
May 1
Spike Jones, composer (Spike Jones Show), dies at 53 
May 3
Howard Spring, British author (Heaven Lies About Us), dies at 76 
May 3
Otto Forst de Battaglia, Austrian diplomat/genealogist, dies at 75 
May 4
Norman Brokenshire, TV moderator (Four Square Court), dies at 66 
May 5
Ascenso Ferreira, Oropa, França e Bahia 
May 6
Vittorina Benvenuti, Bellissima 
May 8
H T W Hardinge, cricketer (scored 25 & 5 in only Test for England), dies 
May 8
Frank Uecker, Home of the Brave 
May 9
Leopold Figl, premier Austria, dies at 62 
May 9
Leopold Figl,  
May 10
Hubertus J van Mook, Dutch min of Colonization (1942-45), dies at 70 
May 10
Tom Galligan, The Three Musketeers 
May 10
Louis Chaudet, KingFisher's Roost 
May 11
Ludovicus H "Lode" Baekelmans, Flemish playwright, dies at 86 
May 11
Roger Vailland, French author, dies at 57 
May 11
Roger Vailland, Les liaisons dangereuses 
May 12
Roger Vailland, French playwright (La Truite), dies at 57 
May 12
Yasutarô Yagi, The Rice People 
May 14
Frances Perkins, US 1st female minister of Labor (1933-45), dies at 83 
May 14
Nina Koshetz, Algiers 
May 15
Adrian Schoevers, Dutch director (Schoevers Institution), dies 
May 15
Peter Deutsch, Barken Margrethe 
May 18
Eduard J Dijksterhuis, mathematician (Archimedes), dies at 72 
May 19
Maria Dabrowska, Polish writer (Znaki Zycia), dies 
May 20
Evgeniy Ivanov-Barkov, Under Sunny Skies 
May 21
Geoffrey de Havilland, British aircraft designer (b. 1882) 
May 22
Bobby Watson, comedian (Hitler Gang, Boys Town), dies at 77 
May 22
Heinrich Barth, Swiss philosopher (Das Sein in der Zeit), dies 
May 22
Christopher Stone, first disc jockey in the United Kingdom (b. 1882) 
May 22
Bobby Watson, The Paleface 
May 23
David Smith, sculptor, dies 
May 23
Earl Webb, American baseball player (b. 1897) 
May 25
Sonny Boy Williamson, [Aleck Miller], blues player, dies at 65 
Jun 1
Curly Lambeau, first coach of the Green Bay Packers, dies of a heart attack at 67 
Jun 1
Manfredi Polverosi, The Lost One 
Jun 4
Bernard Verhoeven, poet/educator (Pleidooi near een non), dies 
Jun 5
Eleanor Farjeon, Horns 
Jun 6
Lester Matthews, (Sir Dennis-Adv of Fu Manchu), dies at 64 
Jun 7
Judy Holliday, comedienne (Born Yesterday, Adam's Rib), dies at 42 
Jun 7
Pierre Cardevielle, Fren composer/conductor (L'ile Rouge), dies at 59 
Jun 7
Richard Billinger, Austria poet/writer (Bauernpassion), dies 
Jun 7
Ben Feiner Jr., Show Boat 
Jun 8
Edmondo Rossoni, Italian fascist (b. 1884) 
Jun 9
Fritz Soot, Die Gesangsstunde 
Jun 9
Andrée de Chauveron, Mammy 
Jun 11
José Mendes Cabeçadas, 95th Prime Minister of Portugal and 9th President of Portugal (b. 1883) 
Jun 13
Martin Buber, German/Israel philosopher/zionist/theologist, dies at 87 
Jun 13
David Drummond, Australian politician (b. 1890) 
Jun 14
Guido Guerrini, composer, dies at 74 
Jun 14
H.V. Kaltenborn, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 
Jun 15
E. A. Speiser, American Bible scholar (b. 1902 
Jun 15
Steve Cochran, American actor (b. 1917) 
Jun 16
Günther Haack, Das hölzerne Kälbchen 
Jun 17
Arnold Meijer, leader (Fascist Nationally Front), dies 
Jun 18
George Melachrino, composer, dies at 56 
Jun 19
James B Collip, Canadian bio-chemist (insulin), dies at 72 
Jun 20
Ira Louvin, country singer (Louvin Brothers), dies at 41 
Jun 20
Nikolai Toporkoff, Napoleon 
Jun 21
Bernard M Baruch, pres advisor (termed "Cold War"), dies at 94 
Jun 22
Adriaan F Dussenbroek, Dutch doctor/co-founder (UNA), dies at 72 
Jun 22
David O Selznick, producer (Gone With the Wind), dies at 63 
Jun 23
Mary Boland, actress (Boy Trouble, New Moon), dies at 83 
Jun 24
E. Baucin, Texas to Bataan 
Jun 25
Max Haufler, The Trial 
Jun 26
Johan C T Kikkert, painter/etcher/critic, dies at 82 
Jun 26
Reginald Beckwith, actor/writer (39 Steps, Dr in Love), dies at 56 
Jun 27
Anthony Veiller, writer, dies at 62 
Jun 27
Vyvyan Donner, Music of Manhattan 
Jun 28
[Theodora E] Betsy Ranucci-Beckman, actress (Dood Water), dies at 88 
Jun 28
Red Nichols, American musician (b. 1905) 
Jun 28
Red Nichols, Red Nichols & His World Famous Pennies 
Jun 29
Sidney Marion, actor (Outlaws is Coming, Quicksand), dies at 64 
Jun 30
Bessie Barriscale, actress (Plain Jane, Show Folks), dies 
Jul 1
Claude Thornhill, composer, dies at 55 
Jul 1
Wally Hammond, South African cricketer (7,249 runs for England), dies 
Jul 1
Robert C. Ruark, Something of Value 
Jul 2
Theodora E "Betsy" Ranucci-Beckmann, actress (Klatergoud), dies at 88 
Jul 2
Wilhelm Mach, Do widzenia, do jutra 
Jul 3
Clarence Loomis, composer, dies at 75 
Jul 3
Trigger, horse (Roy Rogers), dies at 25 
Jul 5
Porfirio Rubirosa, Dominican diplomat and international playboy (b. 1909) 
Jul 6
Tove Linden, The Circle of Death 
Jul 7
Bill Hitch, England cricket fast-bowler (7 Tests 1911-21), dies 
Jul 7
Moshe Sharett, 2nd Prime Minister of Israel (b. 1894) 
Jul 10
Jacques Audiberti, French poet (Le cavalier seul), dies at 66 
Jul 11
Ray Collins, actor (Halls of Ivy, Perry Mason), dies at 75 
Jul 13
Walt Robbins, Shanghaied 
Jul 14
Adlai Stevenson, US amb to UN/pres candidate (D, 1952, 56), dies 
Jul 14
Aleksandr Zhukov, The Childhood of Maxim Gorky 
Jul 15
Francis Cherry, American politician (b. 1908) 
Jul 17
Luiz Cosme, composer, dies at 57 
Jul 18
Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, composer, dies at 64 
Jul 18
Bing Davidson, Move Over, Darling 
Jul 19
Syngman Rhee, first President of South Korea (1948-60), dies at 90 
Jul 20
Paula Kende, A csikós 
Jul 20
Rachel Smith, It's a Gift 
Jul 21
Harry Conover, Appointment with Baby 
Jul 22
Arthur P. Schmidt, Some Like It Hot 
Jul 23
Frank Meredith, Government Agents vs Phantom Legion 
Jul 24
Constance Bennett, actress (Madame X, Topper), dies at 59 
Jul 24
Irene Browne, actress (Peg O' My Heart), dies of cancer at 69 
Jul 24
Irene Browne, The Red Shoes 
Jul 27
Henri Daniel-Rops, French writer and historian (b. 1901) 
Jul 28
Maurice Yvain, composer, dies at 74 
Jul 28
Minor Watson, actor (Woman of the Year, Viva Cisco Kid), dies at 75 
Jul 28
Edogawa Ranpo, Japanese author (b. 1894) 
Jul 28
Minor Watson, Woman of the Year 
Jul 29
Mack Williams, Cape Fear 
Jul 30
Junichiro Tanizaki, Japanese writer (Key), dies at 79 
Jul 30
Jun'ichirô Tanizaki, The Makioka Sisters 
Jul 31
James Rennie, actor (Wilson, Skylark, Illicit), dies at 75 
Aug 1
Kiyoshi Nobutoki, composer, dies at 77 
Aug 2
Milton B Babbitt, US composer (Widow's Lament), dies at 49 
Aug 2
N. Howell Furman, American Chemist whose work on separating uranium contributed to the development of the atomic bomb, dies at 73 
Aug 5
Stephanie Gorman, The Baytown Outlaws 
Aug 6
Aksel Sandemose, writer, dies 
Aug 6
Everett Sloane, dies of apparent suicide with bartiturates at 55 
Aug 6
Nancy Carroll, actress (Alice-Aldrich Family), dies at 60 
Aug 6
Peter Ronnefeld, composer, dies at 30 
Aug 6
Nancy Carroll, Laughter 
Aug 7
Mira Glisic, Old Shatterhand 
Aug 8
Shirley Jackson, US author (Road Through the Wall), dies at 45 
Aug 9
Creighton Hale, silent film actor (Cat & Canary), dies at 83 
Aug 10
Rayford Robinson, cricketer (Test Aust v England 1937), dies 
Aug 11
Bill Woodfull, cricketer (35 Tests for Australia), dies 
Aug 13
Ikeda Hayato, Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1899) 
Aug 14
Jan van Nijlen, Flemish poet/writer (Walk at Dawn), dies 
Aug 16
Vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer, dies at 64 
Aug 17
Richard Billings, Fire Fighters 
Aug 19
Hans Oppenheimer, Stop Train 349 
Aug 22
Henriette de Vreker-Verschuur, actress (Revolt in Mental Home), dies 
Aug 22
Ellen Church, American airline stewardess (b. 1904) 
Aug 22
Hedwig Pauly-Winterstein, Anna Boleyn 
Aug 23
John Bata, Czech shoe manufacturer, dies at 67 
Aug 25
Moonlight Graham, American baseball player 
Aug 25
Ross Dowd, Around the World in Eighty Days 
Aug 27
Edmond of Dooren, Flemish painter, dies at 68 
Aug 27
Gerald Bond, cricketer (South Africa 1938-39), dies 
Aug 27
Le Corbusier, [Charles Jeanneret], Swiss/French architect, dies at 77 
Aug 27
Otto Reinhold, composer, dies at 66 
Aug 28
Giulio Racah, Israeli physicist (b. 1909) 
Aug 31
Wycliffe A. Hill, Tempest Cody, Kidnapper 
Sep 2
Johannes Bobrowski, writer, dies at 48 
Sep 3
Otto Lederer, actor (Jazz Singer), dies at 79 
Sep 3
Otto Lederer, The Jazz Singer 
Sep 4
Albert Schweitzer, German/French missionary (Nobel 1954), dies at 90 
Sep 5
Thomas Johnston, Scottish-born politician (b. 1882) 
Sep 5
C. Gardner Sullivan, All Quiet on the Western Front 
Sep 6
Konstantin Mostras, composer, dies at 79 
Sep 7
Catherine Dale Owen, actress (Behind Office Doors), dies at 62 
Sep 7
Catherine Dale Owen, The Rogue Song 
Sep 7
Jean Peyrière, Midinettes 
Sep 8
Dorothy Dandridge, American actress (Island in the Sun), dies of accidental overdose at 42 
Sep 9
Julian Antonio Carillo-Trujillo, composer, dies at 90 
Sep 10
Bobby Jordan, actor (Dead End Kids), dies of sclerosis of liver at 42 
Sep 10
Father Divine, American religious leader (b. 1880) 
Sep 11
Ralph C. Smedley, Founder of Toastmasters International (b. 1878) 
Sep 13
Jean B. Fletcher, American architect (b. 1915) 
Sep 13
Axel Slangus, The Virgin Spring 
Sep 14
Jack Hearne, cricketer (806 runs in 24 Tests for England), dies 
Sep 15
Steve Brown, American musician (b. 1890) 
Sep 15
Mortimer Offner, Alice Adams 
Sep 16
Ahn Eak-tai, Korean musician, composer, and conductor (b. 1906) 
Sep 22
Maurice Colbourne, The Magic Box 
Sep 23
Sophie Cossaeus, Öl und Champagner 
Sep 23
Ivan Osiier, Olympiadetræning 
Sep 24
'King Kong' Kashey, Around the World in Eighty Days 
Sep 26
Otto Nothling, cricketer (did next to nothling in Aust), dies 
Sep 26
James Fitzmaurice, Irish aviation pioneer (b. 1898) 
Sep 27
Clara Bow, US actress, dies at 60 
Sep 27
Harry Reser, orchestra leader (Sammy Kaye Show), dies at 69 
Sep 27
Joe Niemeyer, Swing, Sister, Swing 
Sep 28
Eddie Gribbon, actor (Keystone Kops), dies after long illness 
Sep 29
Fairfax Burger, Fear 
Sep 29
Walter Fredersdorf, The Governor 
Sep 30
E[dward] E[lmer] "Doc" Smith, sci-fi author (Triplanetary), dies at 75 
Oct 1
Edward E "Doc" Smith, US, sci-fi writer (Subspace encounter), dies 
Oct 1
Gareth Hughes, actor (Midnight Girl), dies at 71 
Oct 2
[John] Selwyn (Brooke) Lloyd, British statesman, dies 
Oct 3
Zachary Scott, US actor, (Southerner, Flame of Islands), dies at 51 
Oct 3
Robert G. Wayne, The Big Sleep 
Oct 4
Buddy Fields, Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat 
Oct 5
Gustaf Adolf Tiburtius Bengtsson, composer, dies at 79 
Oct 6
Georges Vandertongerloo, Flemish sculptor/painter, dies at 78 
Oct 7
Stubby Kruger, Mister Roberts 
Oct 8
Thomas B. Costain, The Black Rose 
Oct 10
Georgy Mikhaylovich Rimsky-Korsakov, composer, dies at 63 
Oct 11
Dorothea Lange, American photographer (b. 1895) 
Oct 11
Walther Stampfli, member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1884) 
Oct 12
Ambrose Barker, Unfaithful 
Oct 12
Lucie Englisch, Mother Holly 
Oct 13
Paul H Muller, Swiss chemist (DDT-Nobel 1948), dies at 66 
Oct 14
Eleanor Fried, Colorado 
Oct 15
Carl Hoff, orchestra leader (Music Hall), dies at 60 
Oct 17
Barton King, cricketer (America's greatest cricket all-rounder), dies 
Oct 17
Murray Parker, St. Vincent's Frolics 
Oct 18
Frank Hutchens, composer, dies at 73 
Oct 18
Henry Travers, actor (Bells of St Mary, High Sierra), dies at 91 
Oct 18
Oscar Beregi Sr., The Testament of Dr. Mabuse 
Oct 21
Bill Black, rocker, dies at 39 
Oct 21
Marie McDonald, singer/actress (Promises Promises), dies of OD at 42 
Oct 22
Dipa Nusantara Aidit, Indonesian leader (PKI 1951-65), murdered at 42 
Oct 22
Paul Tillich, German/US Theologist (Courage To Be), dies 
Oct 23
Inez Lundmark-Hermelin, Tösen från Stormyrtorpet 
Oct 26
Sylvia Likens, American torture victim (b. 1949) 
Oct 27
French Luitjes, Dutch athlete, dies at 21 
Oct 28
Ben Barka, Moroccan opposition leader, kidnapped & murdered in Paris 
Oct 28
Earl Bostic, American saxophonist (b. 1913) 
Oct 28
Earl Bostic, Smoke 
Oct 29
Mehdi Am Barka, Moroccan socialist leader, murdered in Paris 
Oct 31
Rita Johnson, actress (All Mine to Give), dies at 53 
Oct 31
Benno Vigny, Morocco 
Nov 4
Krsto Odak, composer, dies at 77 
Nov 6
Clarence Williams, composer, dies at 67 
Nov 6
Edgard Victor Achille Charles Varese, composer, dies at 81 
Nov 7
Friedrich Wildgans, composer, dies at 52 
Nov 7
Knud Almar, Det store hjerte 
Nov 8
Dorothy Kilgallen, American newspaper columnist (b. 1913) 
Nov 8
Emma Gramatica, Miracle in Milan 
Nov 8
Dorothy Kilgallen, Episode dated 5 October 1952 
Nov 9
William L. Nolte, Bride of the Monster 
Nov 10
Alfredo Hurtado, Sangue Toureiro 
Nov 10
Alfredo Hurtado, La revoltosa 
Nov 11
Gaston Glass, actor (Opening Your Eyes), dies after long illness at 65 
Nov 12
Syedna Taher Saifuddin, Bohra Spiritual Leader (b. 1888) 
Nov 14
George Bissett, cricketer (25 wickets in 4 Tests for South Africa), dies 
Nov 14
Russell Collins, actor (Niagara, Close Up, Shockproof), dies at 68 
Nov 14
Dawn Powell, Hello, Sister! 
Nov 16
Alexander King, author (Jack Paar Show), dies at 66 
Nov 16
Johannes Brøndsted, Danmarks oldtid 
Nov 18
Henry A Wallace, VP (1941-45)/founder (Progressive Party), dies at 77 
Nov 19
Frank Yaconelli, Dr. Cyclops 
Nov 19
Bob Dyer, Around the World in Eighty Days 
Nov 22
Leicester Wagner, The Artist's Sons 
Nov 23
Franc Debenham, Australian geographer/geologer, dies at 81 
Nov 24
Abdullah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait (b. 1895) 
Nov 25
Dame Myra Hess, British pianist (b. 1890) 
Nov 26
Wild Bill Elliott, cowboy actor (49'ers), dies of cancer at 60 
Nov 27
Carl Parrish, composer, dies at 61 
Nov 27
Harry Harvey Sr, actor (It's a Man's World), dies at 64 
Nov 28
Aslaug Vaa, Frøken Rosita 
Nov 30
Michele Galdieri, I Sing for You Alone 
Dec 1
Dalies Frantz, Balalaika 
Dec 2
The Rajkumar of Vizianagram, cricketer (Indian Test capt 1936), dies 
Dec 5
Joseph Erlanger, American physiologist, Nobel laureate for shock therapy (b. 1874) 
Dec 6
Alberto Vaccari, Italian jesuit/old testament scholar, dies at 90 
Dec 9
Branch Rickey, American baseball executive (b. 1884) 
Dec 9
Alfred Paix, An American in Paris 
Dec 10
Henry (Dixon) Cowell, US pianist/composer (Aeolian Harp), dies at 68 
Dec 11
Rafael Hernández, American Pie 2 
Dec 12
Johnny Lee, actor (Calhoun-Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 67 
Dec 13
Eslanda Robeson, Borderline 
Dec 14
Hermann Sandby, composer, dies at 84 
Dec 14
Doris Houck, Brideless Groom 
Dec 16
William Somerset Maugham, English author (Razor's Edge), dies at 91 
Dec 17
Tito [Raffaele A] Schipa, Italian tenor/composer (Rondine), dies at 76 
Dec 18
Josef Príhoda, Cácorka 
Dec 20
Egon Freiherr von Eickstedt, German anthropologist, dies at 73 
Dec 21
Claude Adonai Champagne, composer, dies at 74 
Dec 22
Al Ritz, actor (Gorilla, Hi Ya Chum), dies at 62 
Dec 22
Richard Dimbleby, English journalist and broadcaster (b. 1913) 
Dec 22
Budd Buster, Zorro's Fighting Legion 
Dec 23
Franz Baumann, Student Life in Merry Springtime 
Dec 24
William M. Branham, Christian minister (b. 1906) 
Dec 26
Anthonie Donker, Dutch [Prof N Donkersloot], literary, dies at 63 
Dec 27
Edgar Ende, German painter (b. 1901) 
Dec 27
Frederick Kiesler, 8 X 8: A Chess Sonata in 8 Movements 
Dec 29
Kusaku Yamada, composer, dies at 79 
Dec 30
Frank S. Nugent, The Searchers 
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