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Notable Deaths on November 18th

1978Jim Jones, US pastor, leader of Jonestown Cult, commits suicide at 47

1969Joseph P Kennedy, JFK/RFK/TMK father, dies in Hyannis Port Mass, at 81

1886Chester A. Arthur, 21st US president (1881-85), dies at 56

1962Niels Bohr, Danish physicist (atom, Nobel 1922), dies at 77

November 18th Deaths
Date Event
942
Odo van Cluny, 2nd abbott of Cluny (924-42), dies 
1154
Adélaide de Maurienne, wife of Louis VI of France (b. 1092) 
1170
Albrecht I "Bear", 1st margrave of Brandenburg (1150-70), dies at 70 
1305
John II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1239) 
1559
Cuthbert Tunstall, English churchman (b. 1474) 
1590
George Talbot, 6th Earl of Shrewsbury, English statesman (b. 1528) 
1603
Elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Juliana, dies at 61 
1630
Esaias van der Velde, Dutch painter, buried 
1678
Giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer, dies at 36 
1724
Bartolomeu de Gusmão, Portuguese naturalist (b. 1685) 
1771
Giuseppe de Majo, composer, dies at 73 
1785
Louis Philip I, Duke of Orléans, French soldier and writer (b. 1725) 
1797
Jacques-Alexandre Laffon de Ladebat, French shipbuilder and merchant (b. 1719) 
1814
William Jessop, British civil engineer (b. 1745) 
1822
Anton Teyber, composer, dies at 66 
1822
George Knowil Jackson, composer, dies at 65 
1827
Wilhelm Hauff, writer, dies at 24 
1827
Wilhelm Hauff, Das Wirtshaus im Spessart 
1841
Georg Chistoph Grosheim, composer, dies at 77 
1851
Ernst August, duke of Cumberland/king of Hanover (1837-51), dies at 80 
1852
Anton Bernhard Furstenau, composer, dies at 60 
1854
Edward Forbes, English Naturalist and pioneer in the field of biogeography, dies of an illness at 39 
1883
Wilhelm Siemens, German/British physicist (steam engine), dies 
1886
Chester A. Arthur, 21st US president (1881-85), dies at 56 
1887
Eduard Marxsen, composer, dies at 81 
1887
Gustav T Fechner, German psychologist/physicist, dies at 86 
1887
Heinrich Panofka, German violist/composer, dies at 80 
1889
William Allingham, Irish poet (Day & Night Songs), dies at 68 
1900
Ernst Eckstein, Themis 
1904
Justus van Maurik, cigar manufacturer/author/head of Red Guard, dies 
1904
Justus van Maurik, Krates 
1911
Alfred Binet, French child psychologist, dies 
1917
Henry Spiekman, social-democratic politician, dies at 43 
1917
Nino Oxilia, Satan's Rhapsody 
1918
Reggie Schwartz, cricketer (55 wickets for South Africa), dies 
1919
Ferdinand Domela Newenhouse, anarchist (free socialist), dies 
1922
Marcel Proust, French author (Recherche du Temps Perdu), dies at 51 
1922
Marcel Proust, Marcel Proust's Time Regained 
1927
Emma Carus, Actors' Fund Field Day 
1928
Mauritz Stiller, Gösta Berlings saga 
1928
Jeanne Bérangère, La fille de Jephté 
1929
Henricus Van de Wetering, archbishop Utrecht (1895-1929), dies at 78 
1929
Ernest Wallace, The Flag Lieutenant 
1929
Alice Washburn, Martha's Rebellion 
1932
Jay Hunt, Granddad 
1934
Willard Mack, The Dove 
1934
Cardinal Pietro Gasparri, Cavalcade of Faith 
1939
Maurice Renard, Mad Love 
1939
Karl Formes, The Poor Folks' Boy 
1941
Walter H Nernst, German chemist (Nobel Prize 1920), dies at 77 
1941
Chris Watson, third Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1867) 
1941
Émile Nelligan, Quebec poet (b. 1879) 
1941
Georg John, M 
1942
Jean Temple, His Picture in the Papers 
1942
Laurence Creutz, The Flaming Signal 
1943
Harry Willingham, King of the Cowboys 
1943
Wharton Jones, The Unborn 
1943
Lee Beggs, The Egyptian Mummy 
1944
Troy Brown Sr., Nothing Sacred 
1944
Rayko Aleksiev, Kovarnata printzesa Turandot 
1945
Paul Scheurich, Robert and Bertram 
1946
Donald Meek, Scotland, actor (Stage Fair, Stagecoach), dies at 86 
1946
John King, cricketer (scored 60 & 4 in only Test Eng v Aus 1909), dies 
1946
James J. Walker, Beau James 
1946
Jimmy Walker, Nertz 
1946
Donald Meek, Stagecoach 
1946
Brady Kline, One Hundred Dollars 
1948
Vilhelm Hansson, The Avenger 
1950
Gerardus van de Lion, Dutch minister of Education, dies at 60 
1950
Harry Lewis, God Gave Me Twenty Cents 
1951
John H Van Maarseveen, Dutch minister of Justice, dies at 57 
1951
Vaclav Kalik, composer, dies at 60 
1951
William Henry Bennett Vodery, composer, dies at 66 
1951
Will Vodery, I Loved You Wednesday 
1952
Paul Eluard, French communist/poet, dies at 56 
1952
Paul Éluard, Guernica 
1952
Louise Lester, Calamity Anne in Society 
1954
Edward Clark, The Iron Hand 
1955
Richard Bransten, Margie 
1955
Walter Altenkirch, Der Froschkönig 
1956
Dobrica Milutinovic, Ulrih Celjski i Vladislav Hunjadi 
1957
Thomas McMorrow, Bits of Life 
1957
Carl Ström, Cirkus 
1958
Sivert Samuelson, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1910), dies 
1958
James B. Carson, Everything Happens to Me 
1959
Arthur Q. Bryan, Merrie Melodies: Starring Bugs Bunny and Friends 
1959
Douglas Håge, Fridolfs farliga ålder 
1959
James W. Cobb, Back Stage 
1960
Ollars-Erik Landberg, Mästerman 
1961
George Gramlich, Such Men Are Dangerous 
1961
Eduard Tisse, Battleship Potemkin 
1962
Luc Haesaerts, Flemish art critic (Flandre), dies at 63 
1962
Niels Bohr, Danish physicist (atom, Nobel 1922), dies at 77 
1962
Nikolay Chastiy, Jurgais pari 
1962
Bernhard F. Schmidt, Der Froschkönig 
1962
Clifford Bax, Rose Without a Thorn 
1962
Georg C. Klaren, Kinder vor Gericht 
1965
Henry A Wallace, VP (1941-45)/founder (Progressive Party), dies at 77 
1966
Bela Tardos, composer, dies at 56 
1966
Jean Peugeot, French auto manufacturer, dies 
1968
Walter Wanger, US producer (Cleopatra), dies at 74 
1969
Joseph P Kennedy, JFK/RFK/TMK father, dies in Hyannis Port Mass, at 81 
1969
Leon Jongen, composer, dies at 85 
1969
Ted Heath, British musician and bandleader (b. 1902) 
1970
Hal Dickinson, singer (Modernaires), dies at 56 
1971
Junior Parker, rocker, dies during brain operation at 44 
1972
Danny Whitten, rocker, dies of a drug overdose 
1972
Segundo Luis Moreno Andrade, composer, dies at 90 
1976
Man Ray, US artist (Dada), dies at 86 
1976
Eigil Reimers, I dag begynder livet 
1977
Victor Francen, actor (J'Acusse, San Antonio), dies at 89 
1977
Kurt Schuschnigg, Austrian politician (b. 1897) 
1977
Davey O'Brien, The Complete History of the Philadelphia Eagles 
1977
Kurt von Schuschnigg, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich 
1977
Sammy Weiss, Nat King Cole, Guest 
1978
Jim Jones, US pastor, leader of Jonestown Cult, commits suicide at 47 
1978
Leo J Ryan, (Rep-Cal) & 4 killed in Jonestown, Guyana by members of Peoples Temple, followed by ritual mass suicide of 914 members 
1978
Vera Shershnyova, Bolshaya zhizn. 2 seriya 
1978
Lee Jouglard, Headpin Hints 
1978
Leo J. Ryan,  
1979
Freddie Fitzsimmons, baseball player (b. 1901) 
1979
Juliet Brenon, The Street of Forgotten Men 
1980
Conn Smythe, NHL coach 1927-1931 (b. 1895) 
1980
Wojciech Rajewski, Sublokator 
1980
Aleksandra Snezhko-Blotskaya, Gusi-lebedi 
1980
János Makláry, Húsz óra 
1981
Fredric Wertham, The Comic Strip Hero 
1981
George Rowe, Unfriendly Enemies 
1982
Donald Dillaway, actor (Min & Bill, Platinum Blonde), dies at 78 
1982
H Kipphardt, writer, dies at 60 
1982
Don Dillaway, Pack Up Your Troubles 
1982
Heinar Kipphardt, In der Sache J. Robert Oppenheimer 
1982
William P. McGivern, The Big Heat 
1982
Forbes Murray, A Chump at Oxford 
1982
Hilton Edwards, Othello 
1983
Vladimir Monakhov, Fate of a Man 
1983
Hilton Smith, Negro Leagues Baseball 
1983
Ivan Le Lorraine Albright, The Picture of Dorian Gray 
1983
Walentin Chorell, The Cats 
1983
Richard Carver, Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life 
1984
Mary Hamman, American writer and editor (b. 1907) 
1984
Sydney Moore, Brewster's Millions 
1984
Leo Brady, Studio One in Hollywood 
1984
Osvaldo Fresedo, Scent of a Woman 
1985
Howard McCrorey, Return of the Bad Men 
1985
Boris Kokovkin, The Cranes Are Flying 
1986
Gia Carangi, American model (AIDS) (b. 1960) 
1986
Gia Carangi,  
1986
Jack Denton, Splash 
1986
Peggy Patten, Breakfast at Tiffany's 
1986
Sjef van Leeuwen, La chaîne brisée 
1986
Jaroslav Cmíral, Utek 
1987
Jacques Anquetil, French cyclist (5x Tour de France), dies at 53 
1987
George Ryga, Hungry Hills 
1987
Abdel Moneim Ibrahim, Wife Number 13 
1987
James Secrest, The Perfect Un-crime 
1987
Pietro Zardini, White Collar Blues 
1987
Jacques Anquetil, Episode dated 27 January 1982 
1989
Henry de Vries, painter/poet (Toovertuin), dies 
1989
Johnny Haymer, Annie Hall 
1989
William Wister Haines, Slim 
1989
Edvin Laine, The Unknown Soldier 
1989
Bohuslav Kupsovsky, Adventures with a Naked Boy 
1990
Peter Schilperoort, saxophonist/clarinetist, dies 
1990
Wolfgang Büttner, The Longest Day 
1991
Gustav Husak, president of Czechoslovakia (1975-89), dies at 78 
1991
Eugen York, Morituri 
1991
Howard C. Brown, The Love Charm 
1991
Luree Wiese, Lucy Gets Her Maid 
1991
Gustav Husák, Gustav Husak u Jugoslaviji 
1991
Reg Parlett, Ginger Nutt's Christmas Circus 
1992
Dorothy Kirsten, US soprano, dies from stroke at 82 
1992
Herman Musaph, psychiatrist/sexologist/co-founder (NVSH), dies 
1992
Superman, fictional character, killed by Doomsday at 54 
1992
Ilse Sass, Fame 
1992
Eddie Garvin, Donovan's Reef 
1992
Valerian Smith, The Toy 
1992
Dorothy Kirsten, The Great Caruso 
1992
Ilse Lahn, Murder Is My Beat 
1993
Fritz Feld, actor (Errand Boy, Promises Promises), dies at 93 
1993
Richard DeFabees, A Chorus Line 
1993
Fritz Feld, Bringing Up Baby 
1993
Rudi Matt, ABC im Schnee 
1994
Cab[ell] Calloway, US band leader/actor (Missourians), dies at 86 
1994
Chris Joyce, photographer, dies at 51 
1994
Michael [George] Somes, English dancer (Royal Ballet), dies at 77 
1994
Ronaldo Boscoli, Woman on Top 
1994
Michael Somes, Romeo and Juliet 
1994
Peter Ledger, Babylon 5: The Gathering 
1994
Cab Calloway, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 
1994
Bill McLean, House 
1994
Herbert Taschner, Kohlhiesel's Daughters 
1994
Wanda Ostrowska, Deszczowy lipiec 
1994
Márta Kende, Utolsó padban 
1995
Miron Grindea, literary editor, dies at 86 
1995
Ted Sannella, square dance caller, dies of cancer 
1995
Reinhard Kolldehoff, The Damned 
1995
Maurice Auzel, The Professional 
1995
Nadezhda Smirnova, Schastlivo ostavat'sya! 
1995
Jacques Ertaud, Le prix du silence 
1995
Tommy Baker, Coffins on Wheels 
1995
Kurt Vilja, The Unknown Soldier 
1996
David Herbert, publisher, dies at 69 
1996
John Vassall, spy/civil servant, dies at 72 
1996
Charlie Neal, Game 6 
1996
Adolf Rijkens, Het bloedig dogma 
1996
Stefania Zubrowna, Triumph of the Spirit 
1996
Michele Abruzzo, L'ha fatto una signora 
1996
Evelyn Hooker, Before Stonewall 
1996
Raymond Harvey, Fixed Bayonets! 
1997
Spencer Garbett, The Breeder 
1997
Jean Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes Returns 
1997
Kseniya Minina, Unfinished Piece for the Player Piano 
1997
Patricia Powers, Revenge of the Creature 
1998
Norma Connolly, General Hospital 
1999
Paul Bowles, American novelist (b. 1910) 
1999
Doug Sahm, American musician (b. 1941) 
1999
Paul Bowles, The Sheltering Sky 
1999
A.J. Russell, Kill with Kindness 
1999
Horst P. Horst, That Man: Peter Berlin 
1999
Beatrice Colen, High Anxiety 
1999
Doug Sahm, Idiocracy 
2000
Bert Struys, Johan en de Alverman 
2000
Ibrahim Bekirovic, Episode #1.193 
2000
Yildirim Gürses, Gençlige veda 
2000
Kim Spalding, It! The Terror from Beyond Space 
2000
Gerhard Steffen, Folge 13 
2000
Galina Galchenko, Eshchyo ne vecher 
2001
Malcolm McFee, Oh! What a Lovely War 
2001
Harriette Tarler, Muscle Up a Little Closer 
2001
Marlene Rasnick, Alien Force 
2002
James Coburn, American actor (b. 1928) 
2002
James Coburn, Monsters, Inc. 
2002
Zaldy Zshornack, Krus na daan 
2002
Bolot Beyshenaliev, Andrei Rublev 
2002
Andrei Lyusikov, Distant Lights 
2002
Vernon Scott, Pick-up 
2002
Juliusz Wyrzykowski, Król Macius I 
2003
Michael Kamen, American composer (b. 1948) 
2003
Vivian Bonnell, Ghost 
2003
Patricia Broderick, Infinity 
2003
Ken Brett, The Scout 
2003
Marino Cenna, Everybody's Fine 
2003
Michael Kamen, Lethal Weapon 
2003
Gaston Weemaes, Ekster 
2004
Cy Coleman, American composer, songwriter and pianist (b. 1929) 
2004
Helen McArthur, Mr & Mrs 
2004
Matthew Diederich, Best Man in Grass Creek 
2004
Apu Phrall, Aardvark 
2004
Cy Coleman, American Hustle 
2004
Miquel Porter Moix, Las huellas de la censura 
2004
Haruyo Ichikawa, The Life of Oharu 
2004
Gregory Mitchell, Chicago 
2005
Harold J. Stone, American actor (b. 1911) 
2005
Carolyn Kearney, Ninety Years Without Slumbering 
2005
Libuse Geprtová, O princi, který mel o kolecko víc 
2005
Birthe Backhausen, Katinka 
2005
Betty Kerwin, Adam Lost His Apple 
2005
Klaus Volkenborn, Manny & Lo 
2005
Leif Hedager, Livsens ondskab 
2005
Harold J. Stone, Spartacus 
2005
Berl Rotfeld, Bruce Jenner 
2005
Laura Hidalgo, Las tres perfectas casadas 
2005
Valerio Popesco, The Famous Paparazzo 
2006
Orin Borsten, Corpus Earthling 
2006
Joachim Höppner, Pettson och Findus 3: Tomtemaskinen 
2006
Rex Malcolm, Anthropology: A Study of People 
2006
Mario Saletto, Izgubljeno blago 
2006
Steam Train Maury, Hobo 
2007
Paul Wasserman, Colors 
2007
György Miklósy, Citizen X 
2007
Hollis Alpert, Screaming Skull 
2008
Luigi Batzella, Nuda per Satana 
2008
Baby Ruth Kimbrough, By Right of Birth 
2008
Jo Schmidt, Foyer - Das Theatermagazin 
2008
Bozidar Knezevic, Crni petak 
2008
Branko Gapo, Denovi na iskusenie 
2008
George Chesebro, The Man Who Would Not Die 
2008
Manfred Schneider, Die Show vom 16. Dezember 1995 
2008
Nancy Wintner, The Gang's All Here 
2009
Red Robbins, American basketball player (b. 1944) 
2009
Michel Mardore, The Savior 
2009
Richard Jones, Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi 
2009
Jeanne-Claude, How to Draw a Bunny 
2009
Colleen O'Sullivan, Mr. Bevis 
2009
Claire Drainie, Upside Town/Swingaround 
2009
Lyuben Stanev, Tsar i general 
2009
Lilyana Kuzhel, Margarit i Margarita 
2010
Brian G. Marsden, British astronomer (b. 1937) 
2010
Freddy Beras Goico, Emisión del 28/08/2008 
2010
Arthur Semay, Het contract 
2010
Irlanda Mora, La muerte tambien cabalga 
2010
Brian G. Marsden, The Pluto Files 
2011
Elisabeth Versluys, Op weg naar de hemel 
2011
Daniel Sada, Una de dos 
2011
David Langdon, Episode #1.3 
2011
Walt Hazzard, The Boys of Winter 
2012
Elena Donaldson-Akhmilovskaya, Russian Woman Grandmaster of chess, dies from brain cancer at 55 
2012
Neva Jane Langley, Easter Parade of Stars Auto Show 
2012
Tatyana Tsvetkova, U vsyakogo svoya pravda 
2012
Jerry Jones, Dolemite 
2012
Helmut Sonnenfeldt, M.A.D. 
2012
Philip Ledger, Love in the Time of Cholera 
2012
Stan Greig, Band of Thieves 
2012
Tim Best, Hatchet II 
2012
Emilio Aragón 'Miliki', Episode dated 29 April 1991 
2013
Peter Cartwright, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 
2013
Peter Shupenes, Wanda 
2013
Merrell Williams, The Insider 
2013
Thomas Howard, 2005 GMAC Bowl 
2013
Nejat Uygur, Hastane mi kestane mi 
2013
Ljubomir Vracarevic, The Fall of Rock & Roll 
2014
Pepe Eliaschev, Premios Martín Fierro 2006 
2014
Dave Appell, The Help 
2014
Rolf Thissen, Wunderbare Visionen auf dem Weg zur Hölle - Das Kino und die Kämpfe des Martin Scorsese 
2015
Jonah Lomu dead at 40: Rugby world mourns All Black winger 
2015
#JeSuisChien: French police dog dies in Saint-Denis raid 
2017
Project Runway's Wendy Pepper Dead at Age 53 
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