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1966Walt Disney, animator, dies at 65, put in suspended animation

1966Chester W Nimitz, US admiral (WW II), dies at 80

1966Cluny MacPherson, Canadian inventor of the gas mask, dies at 87

1966Jim Barnes, English golfing pioneer (4 major wins), dies at 80

1966 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 1
Vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82 
Jan 3
Rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62 
Jan 5
George Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies 
Jan 5
Gian Gaspare Napolitano, Mondo Keazunt 
Jan 5
Frank Carroll, The Final Chapter 
Jan 6
Carl Gerard, Uncharted Seas 
Jan 7
Rózsi Völcsei, Két emelet boldogság 
Jan 9
Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68 
Jan 9
Albert Stevens, an American patient in secret medical trials who survived the highest known radiation dose in a human, dies of heart disease at 79 
Jan 10
George Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide 
Jan 10
Hermann Kasack, writer, dies at 69 
Jan 11
Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64 
Jan 11
Lal Bahadur Shastri, Indian premier (1964-66), dies at 61 
Jan 11
Hannes Kolehmainen, Finnish runner (b. 1889) 
Jan 14
Sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies 
Jan 14
Bill Carr, American athlete (b. 1909) 
Jan 16
Margarete Susman, writer, dies at 91 
Jan 17
Vincent J Donehue, director (Lonelyhearts), dies of Hodgkin's at 50 
Jan 17
Vincent J. Donehue, Sunrise at Campobello 
Jan 18
Kathleen Norris, US author, dies at 85 
Jan 19
Ruth Landshoff, Nosferatu 
Jan 22
Herbert Marshall, actor (Dark Angel, Duel in the Sun), dies at 75 
Jan 23
Josef Belský, Láska si nedá poroucet 
Jan 24
Homi J. Bhabha, Indian physicist (b. 1909) 
Jan 25
Ray Martin, The Green Pastures 
Jan 25
Alfi Zangenberg, The Firefly 
Jan 25
Mieczyslaw Serwinski, Stalowe serca 
Jan 26
Paul Toien, Barnum & Ringling, Inc. 
Jan 29
Josef Winckler, German dentist/writer (Tolle Bomberg), dies at 84 
Jan 29
Pierre Mercure, composer, dies at 38 
Jan 31
Elizabeth Patterson, actress (Tall Story), dies at 90 
Jan 31
A.E. Percival,  
Feb 1
Buster Keaton, [Joseph Francis], US comic (General), dies at 69 
Feb 1
Hedda Hopper, [Elda Furry], US gossip columnist, dies at 75 
Feb 1
Nicholas Piantanida, sets balloon flight record & dies in descent 
Feb 1
William Harrigan, actor (Invisible Man, Girl in 419), dies at 71 
Feb 3
June Walker, actress (War Nurses), dies at 65 
Feb 4
Gilbert H Grosvenor, president Natl Geographic Society, dies at 90 
Feb 4
Robert Graf, The Great Escape 
Feb 6
Johan Algot Haquinius, composer, dies at 79 
Feb 6
Narcisa de Leon, Filipino film mogul (b. 1877) 
Feb 9
Sophie Tucker, Russ/US singer/actress (My Yiddish Mama), dies at 79 
Feb 10
Billy Rose, US theater producer (Diamond Horse Show), dies at 66 
Feb 11
Loni Michelis, Der Fackelträger 
Feb 13
Elio Vittorini, writer, dies 
Feb 14
Benjamin A. Machan, Seeds of Destiny 
Feb 15
Camillo Torres, Colombian priest/guerrilla fighter, dies 
Feb 15
Gerard Ciołek, Polish architect (b. 1909) 
Feb 16
Hendrik W Tilanus, artillery officer/leader (CHU 1939-63), dies at 81 
Feb 16
Aleksandr Dubov, Clear Skies 
Feb 17
Frank Pettingell, actor (Becket, Up the Creek), dies at 75 
Feb 17
Gail Kane, actress (White Sister, Arizona), dies at 81 
Feb 17
Hans Hofmann, German/US painter (Search for the Real), dies at 85 
Feb 17
Sofie Bernhoft, A Quiet flirt 
Feb 17
Frank Pettingell, Becket 
Feb 18
Anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP), dies at 94 
Feb 18
Casimir von Paszthory, composer, dies at 79 
Feb 18
Grigori Grigoyevich Nelyubov, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 31 
Feb 18
Robert Rossen, American screenwriter, producer, and director (b. 1908) 
Feb 19
Rena Rogers, Where Are My Children? 
Feb 19
James Edward Grant, The Alamo 
Feb 20
Chester W Nimitz, US admiral (WW II), dies at 80 
Feb 20
Chester Gore, Boomerang! 
Feb 21
Paul Comtois, French Canadian politician (b. 1895) 
Feb 22
Paul de Keyser, Flemish philologist/folklorist, dies at 74 
Feb 24
Ernst Nadherny, Senso 
Feb 25
James D. Norris, American sports businessman (b. 1906) 
Feb 26
Minerva Urecal, actress (Peter Gunn, Adv of Tugboat Annie), dies at 71 
Feb 26
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Indian freedom fighter and writer (b. 1883) 
Feb 26
Minerva Urecal, The Corpse Vanishes 
Feb 27
Minerva Urecal, actress (Apache Rose, Ghost Crazy), dies at 81 
Feb 28
Charles A Bassett II, astronaut, dies at 34, in a crash of T-38 jet 
Feb 28
Elliot McKay See Jr, astronaut, dies at 38 in T-38 jet crash 
Mar 1
Fritz Houtermans, German physicist (b. 1903) 
Mar 1
Roland Smith, Letter from an Unknown Woman 
Mar 1
Ursula Gütschow, Marili 
Mar 3
Alice Pearce, comedienne (Gladys Kravitz-Bewitched), dies at 52 
Mar 3
William Frawley, American actor (Fred Mertz-I Love Lucy), dies of a heart attack at 89 
Mar 3
Billy Wilkerson, Juarez 
Mar 4
Janis Medins, composer, dies at 75 
Mar 5
Anna Achmatova, Ukrainian poet, dies at 76 
Mar 5
Enrique E Ecker, Curacaos/US bacteriologist, dies at 79 
Mar 6
Richard Hageman, composer, dies at 83 
Mar 8
Ken Terrell, Indestructible Man 
Mar 9
Pablo Birger, Argentine racing driver (b. 1924) 
Mar 10
Frederik "Frits" Zernike, Dutch physicist (Nobel 1953), dies at 77 
Mar 10
Mari Sandoz, US author (Cheyenne Autumn), dies at 64 
Mar 12
Estelita Rodriguez, actor (Golden Stallion, Susanna Pass), dies at 37 
Mar 12
Estelita Rodriguez, Rio Bravo 
Mar 15
Abe Saperstein, founder (Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 63 
Mar 15
Heinrich Lemacher, composer, dies at 74 
Mar 15
Ray Jeffers, Creature from the Black Lagoon 
Mar 17
Walter Lang, composer, dies at 69 
Mar 18
Robert F. Hill, Shadow of Chinatown 
Mar 19
Tom Lambert, Gun Crazy 
Mar 21
Ward Wilson, The Golden Age of Comedy 
Mar 23
Johannes W Elsensohn, Dutch actor/writer (Arie), dies at 82 
Mar 25
Colin Campbell, actor (Leather Boys), dies at 83 
Mar 27
Mien Labberton, Dutch poet, dies at 82 
Mar 27
Sophie Devine, The Fearless Vampire Killers 
Mar 29
Harry Daugherty, trombonist (Spike Jones & City Slickers), dies at 50 
Mar 30
Erwin Piscator, German director (Plebeians test rebellion), dies at 72 
Mar 30
Maxfield Parrish, US painter, dies at 95 
Mar 30
Newbold Morris, American politician (b. 1902) 
Mar 30
Erwin Piscator, Vosstaniye rybakov 
Apr 1
Karl B Adam, German theologist (Jesus Christ), dies at 89 
Apr 1
Flann O'Brien, Irish humorist (b. 1911) 
Apr 1
Flann O'Brien, In Schwimmen-Zwei-Vögel 
Apr 2
Cecil Scott Forester, English author (Horatio Hornblower), dies at 66 
Apr 3
Russel Crouse, US stagewriter (Life with Father), dies at 73 
Apr 3
Russel Crouse, The Sound of Music 
Apr 4
Lorens Marmstedt, Atlantäventyret 
Apr 5
Sven Fleuron, writer, dies at 91 
Apr 5
Karl Pistorius, William Tell 
Apr 6
Julia Faye, actress (10 Commandments. Samson & Delilah), dies at 73 
Apr 6
Edna Flugrath, The Rose of Rhodesia 
Apr 6
Julia Faye, The Ten Commandments 
Apr 8
George Creten, Belgian sculptor/painter, dies at 79 
Apr 8
Argentino Valle, Comahue 
Apr 9
Sutan Sjahrir, premier of Indonesia (1945-47), dies at 57 
Apr 10
Christian J Modeste, Dutch king of gypsies, dies at 71 
Apr 10
Evelyn Waugh, British writer (Black Mischief), dies at 62 
Apr 12
Sumokil, president of Republic South Moluccas, executed 
Apr 13
Abdul Salam Arif, Iraqi politician (b. 1921) 
Apr 13
Georges Duhamel, French writer (b. 1884) 
Apr 15
Joseph Crehan, dies of stroke at 81 
Apr 20
James Van Horn, Taza, Son of Cochise 
Apr 21
Harry Hilliard, Romeo and Juliet 
Apr 25
Maurice Roelants, Belgian author (Prayer for a Good End), dies at 70 
Apr 27
Saimi Vuolle, Opri 
Apr 28
Ralph Bunker, actor (Ghost Goes West), dies of a stroke at 77 
Apr 29
Eugene O'Brien, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 85 
Apr 30
Richard Farina, American writer and folk rocker, dies on his birthday in a motorcycle accident 
May 3
Wylie Watson, dies at 77 
May 4
Juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer, dies at 69 
May 4
Gerhard Menzel, Flüchtlinge 
May 7
Lee Sims, Eggs Mark the Spot 
May 9
Alfred Mendelsohn, composer, dies at 56 
May 9
Wilhelmus M Bekkers, bishop of Dukeenbosch, dies 
May 12
Felix Martin Julius Steiner, German Heer and Waffen-SS officer (b. 1896) 
May 13
Henk [Hendrik M] of Randwijk, poet/editor in chief (illegal), dies 
May 14
Georgia BD Camp Johnson, US poet/playwright, dies at 88 
May 14
Megan Lloyd George, English politician, dies at 64 
May 16
Randolph Turpin, boxer, shot dead in his home 
May 17
Randolph Turpin, Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Randolph Turpin 
May 18
Paul Althaus, German theologist (That Christian Wahrheit), dies at 78 
May 19
Tortoise, reportedly given to Tonga's King by Captain Cook (1773), dies 
May 21
Pat O'Malley, silent film actor (Wild One, Quiet Man), dies at 75 
May 21
Dorothy Cavendish,  
May 22
Tom Goddard, cricketer (22 wkts in 8 Tests for England 1930-39), dies 
May 23
Ruth Gates, Denton TX, actress (Aunt Jenny-Mama), dies at 79 
May 23
Demchugdongrub, Mongolian politician (b. 1902) 
May 24
Jim Barnes, English golfing pioneer (4 major wins), dies at 80 
May 26
Don Castle, actor (Motor Patrol, Born to Speed), dies at 47 
May 26
Neal Dodd, actor (Only Women, You Belong to Me), dies at 86 
May 26
Don Castle, Gunfight at the O.K. Corral 
May 26
Harry Brown, Our Daily Bread 
May 27
Sven Melin, Farligt löfte 
May 29
Lucille Kellar, A Peach at the Beach 
May 29
Roland Price, The Bride and the Beast 
May 30
Harrison Owen, Torpedoed 
Jun 1
Papa Jack Laine, American musician (b. 1873) 
Jun 3
Alice Calhoun, actress (Flowing Gold, Between Friends), dies at 65 
Jun 3
Alice Calhoun, Little Wildcat 
Jun 4
Józef Teryks, Glos ma prokurator 
Jun 4
Robert B. Hoover, Scotched in Scotland 
Jun 5
Natacha Rambova, costume designer, dies at 69 
Jun 6
Claudette Orbison, wife of singer Roy, dies in a motorcyle crash 
Jun 7
Hans/Jean Arp, French/Swiss painter/poet/sculptor, dies at 78 
Jun 8
Anton Melik, Slovenian geographer (b. 1890) 
Jun 10
Leo Walmsley, Turn of the Tide 
Jun 11
Ethel Clayton, actress (Warning Shadows), dies at 82 
Jun 11
Wallace Ford, actor (Deputy), dies of heart attack at 68 
Jun 11
Sigrid Creutz Hindborg, Fra storstadens dyb 
Jun 12
Hermann Scherchen, German conductor/music publisher, dies at 74 
Jun 12
Thomas Chalmers, actor (Blind Alleys, Outrage), dies at 81 
Jun 14
Joe Hadley, My Dream Is Yours 
Jun 17
Marja-Liisa Vartio, Hänen olivat linnut 
Jun 19
Ed Wynn, comedian (Ed Wynn Show), dies at 79 
Jun 19
Marjan Kozina, composer, dies at 59 
Jun 22
Roger Blunt, cricketer (9 Tests for NZ, 330 runs, 12 wickets), dies 
Jun 24
W. Kimpton, Abe Lincoln in Illinois 
Jun 26
Phil L. Ryan, Secret Command 
Jun 26
Josef van Santen, Der Zerrissene 
Jun 27
Arthur D Waley, [Schloss], British sinology/poet (Monkey), dies 
Jun 29
Arthur Meulemans, Belgian composer, dies at 82 
Jun 29
Isabel Dawn, writer, dies 
Jun 29
Ronald Shiner, actor (Aunt Clara, Forbidden, Girls at Sea), dies at 63 
Jul 1
Martin Good Rider, Susannah of the Mounties 
Jul 2
Jan Brzechwa, Polish poet (b. 1900) 
Jul 2
Peter Meremblum, They Shall Have Music 
Jul 3
Andre Gailhard, composer, dies at 81 
Jul 3
Cornelis "Kees" Boeke, theorist, dies at 81 
Jul 3
Joseph Deems Taylor, composer, dies at 80 
Jul 3
André Gailhard, Derrière la façade 
Jul 5
George de Hevesy, Hungarian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1885) 
Jul 5
Ben Royaards, Mijn hart is het Hoogland 
Jul 6
Anne Nagel, dies of cancer at 50 
Jul 6
Sad Sam Jones, American baseball player (b. 1892) 
Jul 7
Carmelita Geraghty, dies of heart attack at 65 
Jul 7
Ed Wolff, The Phantom Creeps 
Jul 11
Delmore Schwartz, US poet/critic (Shenandoah), dies at 52 
Jul 12
D T Suzuki, Zen Buddhism scholar, dies in Tokyo Japan at 96 
Jul 14
Julie Manet, French painter (b. 1878) 
Jul 15
Ann Stephens, Man of Evil 
Jul 17
August Baeyens, Flemish composer (Piranesi-suite), dies at 71 
Jul 17
Herluf Jensenius, Berlingske tidende 
Jul 18
Bobby Fuller, American rock singer and guitarist (I Fought the Law), found dead at 23 
Jul 18
German Germanovich Galinin, composer, dies at 44 
Jul 20
Julien Carette, dies of burns at 68 
Jul 21
Eugeen Calleen, Flemish sculptor, dies at 83 
Jul 23
Donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60 
Jul 23
Douglass Montgomery, actor (Forbidden, Daybreak), dies at 56 
Jul 23
[Edward] Montgomery Clift, actor (From Here to Eternity), dies at 45 
Jul 23
Douglass Montgomery, Little Women 
Jul 24
Tony Lema, US golfer, dies at 32 
Jul 25
Frank O'Hara, writer, dies at 40 
Jul 25
Montgomery Clift, movie actor (From Here to Eternity), dies 
Jul 29
Pal Jardanyi, composer, dies at 44 
Jul 30
Edward G Craig, English actor/dir (On Art of Theatre), dies at 94 
Jul 31
Alex E von Falkenhausen, German general, dies at 87 
Jul 31
Andrej Bagar, Jánosik 
Aug 1
Bud Powell, US jazz pianist/composer, dies 
Aug 1
Charles Whitman, former marine, kills 16 at U of Texas, shot by cops 
Aug 1
Leonid Vivyen, Vzyatiye zimnego dvortsa 
Aug 3
Lenny Bruce, comedian, dies of a morphine overdose at 39 
Aug 3
Lenny Bruce, Lenny Bruce in 'Lenny Bruce' 
Aug 5
Austin Diamond, cricketer (Australian capt to America 1913), dies 
Aug 6
Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger, sci-fi author (Space Lords), dies at 53 
Aug 6
Cordwainer Smith, American writer (b. 1913) 
Aug 6
Henry Sharp, Duck Soup 
Aug 8
Pierre Charles, Belgian heavyweight boxer, dies at 63 
Aug 9
Gosta Nystroem, composer, dies at 75 
Aug 9
Gösta Nystroem, Leva på 'Hoppet' 
Aug 10
Felix A Vening Meinesz, geophysicist (black force), dies at 79 
Aug 10
Jacobus C Bloem, poet (Cinders), dies 
Aug 10
Fulvio Palmieri, Gli eroi del doppio gioco 
Aug 11
Robert Wüllner, Peter Voss, der Millionendieb 
Aug 14
S J "Tip" Snooke, South African cricket all-rounder (26 Tests 1905-23), dies 
Aug 14
Milton Wood, Stars on Parade 
Aug 15
Gerhard/Gerhart Pohl, German writer (Battle of Kolbenau), dies at 64 
Aug 15
Jan Kiepura, actor (Give Us this Night), dies of heart attack at 64 
Aug 15
Seena Owen, actress/writer (Queen Kelly), dies at 71 
Aug 16
Jack Mather, actor (Cisco Kid), dies of heart attack at 58 
Aug 17
Archibald Palm, cricketer (Test South Africa v England 1927-28), dies 
Aug 17
Michael Garrison, producer (Crowded Sky), dies after a fall at 43 
Aug 18
Isaac Keesing, Dutch founder (System Keesing), dies at 80 
Aug 18
Watze Cuperus, Frisian author (Struggle & Blessing), dies at 75 
Aug 19
Jeanne De Casalis, Jamaica Inn 
Aug 21
Robert Koppel, Henriette Jacoby 
Aug 22
Apolinary Szeluto, composer, dies at 82 
Aug 22
Walton Butterfield, Fast Company 
Aug 23
Francis Xavier Bushman, actor (Ben-Hur), dies at 83 
Aug 23
Richard E. Byers, The Blood of Jesus 
Aug 24
Wheezer Dell, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn 
Aug 25
Ernest Blasdell, The First Woman 
Aug 25
Lance Comfort, Hotel Reserve 
Aug 26
Art Baker, TV host (You Asked For It), dies at 67 
Aug 26
Art Baker, Spellbound 
Aug 28
Eddie Barry, A Bashful Bigamist 
Aug 29
Sayyid Qutb, Egyptian theoretician (b. 1906) 
Aug 29
Emil Burri, Die ungleichen Brüder 
Aug 31
Kasimir Edschmid, [Karl E Schmidt], German writer, dies at 75 
Sep 5
Dezső Lauber, Hungarian athlete (b. 1879) 
Sep 6
Hendrik F Verwoerd, South African PM (1958-66), assassinated at 64 
Sep 6
Luigi Perrachio, composer, dies at 83 
Sep 6
Margaret Sanger, US feminist/birth control pioneer, dies at 86 
Sep 7
Al Kelly, double talk comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), dies at 67 
Sep 9
Antonio Massana, composer, dies at 76 
Sep 9
Leon de Smet, Flemish painter, dies at 85 
Sep 9
Nestor Paiva, actor (3 Stooges in Orbit), dies of cancer at 61 
Sep 10
James Langridge, cricketer (242 runs & 19 wkts for England), dies 
Sep 10
Emil Gumbel, German mathematician and pacifist (b. 1891) 
Sep 11
Charlie Cantor, actor (Artie-Ray Bolger Show), dies at 68 
Sep 11
C. E. Woolman, American airline magnate (b. 1889) 
Sep 13
Hugh Allen, Miss Tatlock's Millions 
Sep 14
Gertrude Berg, actress (Molly Goldberg-Goldbergs), dies at 66 
Sep 14
Nikolai Cherkasov, actor (Ivan the Terrible), dies at 63 
Sep 16
Myrl Alderman, Something to Sing About 
Sep 17
Fritz Wunderlich, German tenor (Stuttgart 1955-58), dies at 35 
Sep 18
Fernand Lamy, composer, dies at 85 
Sep 18
Jeno Vecsey, composer, dies at 57 
Sep 18
George P. Vierheller, Visiting St. Louis 
Sep 20
Fritz Delius, Seine Freundin Annette 
Sep 20
Mary Mackenzie, Stolen Face 
Sep 21
Paul Reynaud, premier France (1940), dies 
Sep 24
Pierre Arnaud, Que la mort nous sépare 
Sep 25
Billy Smart, Billy Smart 
Sep 26
Helen Kane, actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels), dies of cancer at 62 
Sep 28
Eric Fleming, actor (Gil-Rawhide), dies at 41 
Sep 28
Lucky Millinder, bandleader/singer, dies 
Sep 29
Maurits H E Uyldert, Dutch poet/writer (Motion), dies at 75 
Sep 30
Mrs. Wong Wing, Where East Is East 
Oct 1
Albert P A A Besnard, poet/journalist (Doom & Thirst), dies 
Oct 4
Sherman Billingsley, talk show host (Stork Club), dies at 66 
Oct 4
Mike Tresh, The Kid from Cleveland 
Oct 6
Sydney Chatton, dies of heart attack at 48 
Oct 7
Johnny Kidd, rocker (Johnny Kidd & Pirates), dies at 26 in a car crash 
Oct 7
Smiley Lewis, [Overton Amos Lemons], rocker, dies at 46 
Oct 12
Arthur Vincent Lourie, composer, dies at 74 
Oct 12
Steve Passeur, The Life and Loves of Beethoven 
Oct 13
Clifton Webb, American actor (Razor's Edge), dies of a heart attack at 76 
Oct 13
Father Marriott, cricketer (one Test for England, 11 wickets), dies 
Oct 14
Arcady Dubensky, composer, dies at 75 
Oct 16
George O'Hara, American actor (b. 1899) 
Oct 17
Soledad Jiminez, Spanish actor (Phantom ofthe Range), dies at 91 
Oct 17
Wieland Wagner, German opera director, dies 
Oct 18
Bill Nestell, US actor (Dangerous Venture), dies of heart attack at 73 
Oct 18
Sebastian S. Kresge, American merchant (Kmart) (b. 1867) 
Oct 19
Elizabeth Arden, US cosmetic manufacturer, dies 
Oct 21
Gertrude Hoffman, actress (Mrs Odetts-My Little Margie), dies at 95 
Oct 22
Hewlett Johnson, Red Deacon of Canterbury, dies 
Oct 23
Claire McDowell, actress (Big Parade), dies after long illness at 88 
Oct 23
Jan Van Ees, Op hoop van zegen 
Oct 24
Sofya Yanovskaya, Russian mathematician (b. 1896) 
Oct 24
Hans Dreier, Sunset Blvd. 
Oct 26
Alma Cogan, English singer (b. 1932) 
Oct 27
Nigel Haig, cricketer (England pace bowler in 5 Tests 1921-30), dies 
Oct 29
[Louis C] Marcel Berckmans, painter/actor (Manner Kater), dies at 83 
Oct 29
Harlan Thompson, Ruggles of Red Gap 
Oct 29
Frank Tomick, The Air Patrol 
Oct 30
Yórgos Theotokás, Greek novelist (b. 1906) 
Nov 2
Mississippi John Hurt, rocker, dies at 73 
Nov 2
Sadao Araki, Japanese general/minister of War (1931-34), dies at 89 
Nov 2
Peter Debye, Dutch-American Physical Chemist (Nobel 1936), dies at 82 
Nov 2
Johnny Kiado, Swiss Miss 
Nov 3
Eric Spear, British composer for film and TV (Coronation Street theme) 
Nov 3
Carlyle Robinson, City Lights 
Nov 6
Anton Gino Domenighini, The Singing Princess 
Nov 6
Germaine Dermoz, The Smiling Madame Beudet 
Nov 7
Rube Bressler, Baseball player (b. 1894) 
Nov 8
Bernhard Zondek, German/Israeli gynaecologist, dies at 75 
Nov 9
James V. Kern, Lucy's Italian Movie 
Nov 9
Andy Iona, I Cover Chinatown 
Nov 11
Verna Willis, Sarah and Son 
Nov 12
Quincy Porter, US composer, dies at 69 
Nov 15
Dimitrios Tofalos, Greek weightlifter (b. 1877) 
Nov 15
Ela Hafner-Gjermanovic, Dvorovi u samoci 
Nov 15
William Haade, Key Largo 
Nov 16
Cluny MacPherson, Canadian inventor of the gas mask, dies at 87 
Nov 18
Bela Tardos, composer, dies at 56 
Nov 18
Jean Peugeot, French auto manufacturer, dies 
Nov 21
Bradford Ropes, 42nd Street 
Nov 22
Moises F da Costa Gomez, premier Dutch Antilles, dies 
Nov 23
Seán T. O'Kelly, President of Ireland (b. 1882) 
Nov 26
Harold Burrage, US singer/pianist (Got to Find a Way), dies at 35 
Nov 26
Siegfried Kracauer, writer, dies at 77 
Nov 28
Vittorio Giannini, composer, dies at 63 
Nov 28
Vittorio Giannini, High Over the Borders 
Dec 2
Luitzen [Bertus] Brouwers, Dutch mathematician, dies at 85 
Dec 2
Raúl Figarola, La ley del harem 
Dec 2
Ralph Allen, Peace River Country 
Dec 2
Giles Cooper, Maigret and the Lost Life 
Dec 5
Sylveer Maes, Belgian bicylist, dies at 57 
Dec 6
Hermann Heiss, composer, dies at 68 
Dec 8
Ward Morehouse, American theater critic and newspaper columnist (b. 1899) 
Dec 9
Yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer, dies at 79 
Dec 10
Boris Koutzen, composer, dies at 65 
Dec 13
Charles Watts, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold), dies of cancer 
Dec 14
Emma Dunn, actress (You Can't Fool Your Wife), dies at 91 
Dec 14
Richard Whorf, actor (Chain Lightning), dies of heart attack at 60 
Dec 14
Verna Felton, actress (Hilda-December Bride), dies at 76 
Dec 15
Walt Disney, animator, dies at 65, put in suspended animation 
Dec 17
Gustaf Paulson, composer, dies at 68 
Dec 18
Gene Gauntier, dies in Cuernavaca Mexico 
Dec 18
Jack Wilson, Behold Eck! 
Dec 19
Ehm Welk, writer, dies at 82 
Dec 22
Oliver Johnston, A King in New York 
Dec 23
Hv Doderer, writer, dies at 70 
Dec 23
Robert Keith, actor (Battle Circus, Men in War), dies at 68 
Dec 24
Gaspar Cassado Moreu, composer, dies at 69 
Dec 24
Jerome Brown, Dumbo 
Dec 24
Béla Pásztor, Piros bugyelláris 
Dec 26
Ina Boudier-Baker, Dutch author (Poverty), dies at 88 
Dec 26
Klaziena "Ina" Boudier-Bakker, singer (Armoede, Finale), dies at 91 
Dec 26
Noel Gallon, composer, dies at 75 
Dec 27
Guillermo Stábile, Argentine footballer (b. 1906) 
Dec 30
Christian A Herter, US Min of Foreign affairs (1959-61), dies at 71 
Dec 30
Trygve Halvdan Lie, 1st UN sect-general (1946-53), dies at 72 
Dec 31
Chief Nipo Strongheart, Native American actor (Pony Soldier), dies at 75 
Dec 31
Pieter C A Geyl, historian (History of Dutch Race), dies 
Dec 31
Raoul Lévy, ...And God Created Woman 
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