Deaths in June 1999
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The following is a list of notable deaths in June 1999.
Entries for each day are listed alphabetically by surname. A typical entry lists information in the following sequence:
- Name, age, country of citizenship at birth, subsequent country of citizenship (if applicable), reason for notability, cause of death (if known), and reference.
- Lloyd L. Burke, 74, United States Army soldier and recipient of the Medal of Honor.
- Christopher Cockerell, 88, English engineer and inventor of the hovercraft.
- Alvin Ingram, 85, American orthopaedic surgeon and pioneer combatting polio using penicillin.
- Mr. Prospector, 29, American thoroughbred racehorse, complications from colic.
- Abdulaziz Al-Saqqaf, 47, Yemeni human-rights activist and journalist, (orchestrated) car accident.
- Keith Gledhill, 88, American tennis player.
- Blagoje Jovović, Montenegrin Serb World War II Partisan and Chetnik.
- Ron Reynolds, 71, English football goalkeeper.
- Andy Simpkins, 67, American jazz bassist, stomach cancer.
- Charlie Bradshaw, 75, American football player and coach.
- Helge Bronée, 77, Danish footballer.
- Peter Brough, 83, English radio ventriloquist.
- Charlene Pryer, 77, American baseball player in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
- Zachary Fisher, 88, American philanthropist and businessman.
- G. S. Maddala, 66, Indian American economist and mathematician.
- John McKeithen, 81, American lawyer, politician and governor of Louisiana.
- Mike Mikulak, 86, American football player.
- Kenneth Claiborne Royall Jr., 80, American politician and businessman.
- Robert Merritt, Nova Scotia playwright and film critic.
- Mel Tormé, 73, American singer and musician, stroke.
- Ernie Wilkins, 79, American jazz saxophonist, conductor and arranger, stroke.
- Lisy Fischer, 98, Swiss pianist.
- Anne Haddy, 68, Australian actress, renal failure.
- Freddy Nagel, 91, American bandleader.
- Manuel Ramos, 56, Mexican boxer.
- Eddie Stanky, 83, American baseball player and manager, heart attack.
- Bob Garber, 70, American baseball player.
- Lady June, 68, English painter, poet and musician, heart attack.
- Niatross, American champion race horse.
- Victor Otiev, 64, Soviet / Russian painter and graphic artist.
- Charles D. Palmer, 97, United States Army general, cardiac arrest.
- Joseph Vandernoot, 84, British conductor.
- Zofia Kuratowska, 67, Polish doctor and politician.
- Brian Shorland, 89, New Zealand organic chemist.
- Emiliano Tardif, 71, missionary, heart complications.
- Sumbat Der Kiureghian, 85, Iranian-Armenian watercolor artist.
- Giles Rich, 95, American judge and infuential patent attorney.
- Andrew L. Stone, 96, American screenwriter, film director and producer.
- Ray Yagiello, 75, American football coach.
- Kenneth S. Davis, 86, American historian.
- Jerry Navarro Elizalde, 75, Philippine artist.
- Edith Emerald Johns, 84, American nurse and community leader.
- Kazi Mobin-Uddin, 68, American surgeon and vascular surgery pioneer.
- Leonard Thornton, 82, New Zealand Army officer.
- Gilles Châtelet, 55, French philosopher and mathematician.
- DeForest Kelley, 79, American film and television actor (Star Trek), stomach cancer.
- Norman L. Richardson, 64, American journalist in Louisiana and Texas, renal failure.
- Jacek Sawaszkiewicz, 51, Polish science fiction writer and satirist.
- Gordon Stirling, 74, Australian politician.
- Ola Bauer, 55, Norwegian novelist and playwright, cancer.
- Sunil Ganguly, 61, Indian instrumentalist.
- Sergey Khlebnikov, 43, Russian Olympic speed skater, drowned.
- Jah Lloyd, 51, Jamaican reggae singer, deejay and record producer.
- J. F. Powers, 81, American novelist and short-story writer.
- Bib Stillwell, 71, Australian racing driver.
- Aleksandras Štromas, 68, Lithuanian political scientist, dissident and author.
- Gabriel Grüner, 35, Italian photojournalist, shot by Yugoslavian soldiers.
- Volker Krämer, 56, German journalist, shot by Yugoslavian soldiers.
- Igor Ksenofontov, 60, Soviet and Russian figure skating coach, heart failure.
- Henry "Junjo" Lawes, 39, Jamaican record producer, drive-by shooting.
- Douglas Seale, 85, English actor, producer, and director.
- Jack M. Campbell, 82, American politician.
- Louis Diamond, 97, American pediatrician, known as the "father of pediatric hematology".
- Bernie Faloney, 66, Canadian football player.
- Anna McCune Harper, 96, American tennis player.
- Alan Cathcart, 6th Earl Cathcart, 79, British Army officer.
- Igor Kholin, 79, Russian poet and fiction writer.
- Alexander Komin, 46, Russian slave-owner and serial killer, suicide.
- Gene Markland, 79, American baseball player.
- Lennart Geijer, 89, Swedish politician and lawyer.
- Screaming Lord Sutch, 58, English musician and serial parliamentary candidate, suicide by hanging.
- Miguel Ángel Barberena Vega, 70, Mexican Naval officer and politician.
- Marshall Wayne, 87, American Olympic diver, gold medalist (1936).
- Stanley Faulder, 61, Canadian convict, executed by lethal injection in the U.S.
- Basil Hume, 76, English Roman Catholic bishop.
- Paul-Émile de Souza, 68, Beninese army officer and political figure.
- Loyd Arms, 79, American football player.
- Ross Baillie, 21, Scottish track and field athlete, complications from anaphylaxis.
- Dircinha Batista, 77, Brazilian actress and singer.
- Bob Bullock, 69, American politician from Texas, cancer.
- Robert G. Neumann, 83, American politician and diplomat.
- Lothar Ulsaß, 58, German football player, stroke.
- Saeed Emami, 41, Iranian deputy minister of intelligence.
- Oton Gliha, 85, Croatian artist.
- Henri, Count of Paris, 90, French nobleman, Orleanist pretender to the throne, prostate cancer.
- Mario Soldati, 92, Italian writer and film director.
- Gautam Chattopadhyay, 51, Indian Bengali singer, songwriter and composer.
- Clifton Fadiman, 95, American author, and radio and television personality, pancreatic cancer.
- Frank Faubert, 68, Canadian politician.
- Olavi Puro, 80, Finnish Air Force ace.
- Chandrakala, Indian film actress, cancer.
- Ebba Lund, 75, Danish member of the Resistance during World War II and scientist.
- Kami, 26, Japanese rock musician, drummer (Malice Mizer), cerebral haemorrhage.
- Wassila Ben Ammar, 87, First Lady of Tunisia (1962 - 1986).
- Michael Bredl, 83, German Volksmusik musician and collector.
- Mervyn de Silva, 69, Sri Lankan journalist.
- Guy Tunmer, 50, South African racing driver, motorcycle accident.
- Carl Lange, 89, German film actor.
- Buster Merryfield, 78, British television actor, played Uncle Albert in Only Fools and Horses, brain cancer.
- Jim Allen, 72, English playwright.
- Takehiko Bessho, 76, Japanese baseball player.
- Hugh Carter, 78, American politician and businessman.
- Maurice Ewing, 86, Australia professor of surgery.
- Dorothy Lee, 88, American actress and comedian.
- Jack Mullin, 85, American pioneer in the field of magnetic tape sound recording.
- Pierre Perrault, 71, Québécois documentary film director.
- Rachel Trickett, 75, English novelist, non‑fiction writer and literary scholar.
- Sir Peter Abeles, 75, Austrian-born Australian businessman.
- Tommy Ivan, 88, Canadian ice hockey coach and general manager, complications of a kidney ailment.
- Alfredo Layne, 39, Panamanian professional boxer, shot.
- Mary Manning, 93, Irish novelist, playwright and film critic.
- Yevgeny Morgunov, 72, Soviet and Russian actor, film director, and script writer.
- Kōzō Murashita, 46, Japanese singer-songwriter, brain hemorrhage.
- William Sage Rapson, 86, New Zealand and South African chemist.
- Borghild Rud, 89, Norwegian artist and illustrator.
- Frank Tarloff, 83, American screenwriter who was blacklisted.
- Fred Trump, 93, American real estate developer and father of Donald Trump.
- Charles Collins, 95, American singer and actor.
- Bhante Dharmawara, Cambodian-born Theravada monk and teacher.
- Tim Layana, 35, American baseball pitcher player, car accident.
- Christopher Finch-Hatton, 16th Earl of Winchilsea, 62, British noble and member of the American Vanderbilt family.
- Jean Durtal, 94, French poet and novelist.
- Harriet P. Dustan, American physician.
- Khandkar Manwar Hossain, 69, Bangladeshi statistician.
- Isaac C. Kidd Jr., 79, American admiral.
- Marion Motley, 79, American football player (Cleveland Browns), prostate cancer.
- Georgios Papadopoulos, 80, Greek politician, Prime Minister (1967–1973) and dictator.
- Bobs Watson, 68, American actor and Methodist minister, prostate cancer.
- Alfred Robens, Baron Robens of Woldingham, 88, English trade unionist, politician and industrialist.
- Padmapani Acharya, 30, Indian Army officer and recipient of the Maha Vir Chakra, killed in action.
- Vere Bird, 88, first Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda.
- Neikezhakuo Kenguruse, 24, Indian Army officer and recipient of the Maha Vir Chakra, killed in action.
- Hilde Krahl, 82, Austrian film actress.
- Sir John Woolf, 86, British film producer.
- Anatoliy Zheglanov, 56, Ukrainian ski-jumper who competed for USSR.
- Hugh Balfour, 66, British Royal Navy officer.
- Allan Carr, 62, American film, television and theatre producer (La Cage aux Folles), liver cancer.
- Michael Hooker, 53, American academic, complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
- Declan Mulholland, 66, Northern Irish actor, heart attack.
- Bob Shearman, 59, Australian rules footballer.
- "Deaths in June 1999". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. Retrieved May 19, 2019.
- Kaufman, Michael T. (June 4, 1999). "Christopher Cockerell, 88, Inventor, Dies; Father of Hovercraft and Marconi Devices". New York Times. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
- "Obituary, Dr Abd al-Aziz al-Saqqaf (1952-1999)". The British-Yemeni Society. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
- Dennis Barker. "Peter Brough | The voice of Archie Andrews". The Guardian. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
- New York Times: "Zachary Fisher, 88, Dies; Helped Alter New York Skyline", by Wolfgang Saxon June 05, 1999. Retrieved 22 April 2019
- "Obituary: Ernie Wilkins". Independent.co.uk. June 8, 1999. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
- Moller, Dave (June 15, 1999). "Freddy Nagel dies at 91; big band leader was world famous". Lassen County Times. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
- Salewicz, Chris (June 11, 1999). "Obituary: Lady June". The Independent. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
- FOREMAN, LEWIS. "Obituary: Joseph Vandernoot". The Independent. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
- Barnes, Bart (June 11, 1999). "Giles S. Rich Dies at 95". The Washington Post. Retrieved August 5, 2016.
- Grahnke, Lon (June 13, 1999). "Edith Big Fire Johns, nurse, volunteer". Chicago, Illinois: The Chicago Sun-Times. Archived from the original on November 18, 2018. Retrieved April 22, 2019 – via HighBeam.
- Johnson, Douglas (June 24, 1999). "Obituary: Gilles Chatelet". The Independent. Retrieved October 20, 2017.
- Jacobs, Andrew (June 12, 1999). "DeForest Kelley, 79, Creator of Dr. McCoy on 'Star Trek'". The New York Times. Retrieved June 17, 2012.
- "Guitarist Ganguli dead". The Tribune. June 14, 1999. Retrieved April 20, 2019.
- Mel Gussow (June 17, 1999). "J. F. Powers, 81, Dies; Wrote About Priests". The New York Times, Retrieved 19 May 2019
- Hooper, John (June 14, 1999). "Journalists shot dead by Serbs who offered help hunt for mass grave". The Guardian. Retrieved April 20, 2019.
- "Tennis:Anna McCune Harper". Los Angeles Times. June 17, 1999.
- "Obituaries - Screaming Lord Sutch". The Daily Telegraph. June 18, 1999. Retrieved April 20, 2019.
- "Obituary: Ross Baillie". The Independent. June 19, 1999. Retrieved April 20, 2019.
- Kaufman, Michael T. (June 25, 1999). "R.G. Neumann, 83, Diplomat Fired by Haig from Saudi Post". The New York Times. Retrieved May 19, 2019.
- Severo, Richard (June 21, 1999). "Clifton Fadiman, a Wordsmith Known for His Encyclopedic Knowledge, Is Dead at 95". New York Times. Retrieved April 20, 2019.
- "歌手Gackt纪念过世好友 亡友母校深情献唱". Chinanews.com.cn. Retrieved June 17, 2012.
- Purser, Philip (June 24, 1999). "Buster Merryfield". The Guardian. London. Retrieved June 17, 2012.
- Trodd, Kenith (July 6, 1999). "Obituaries: Jim Allen". The Independent. Retrieved April 20, 2019.
- "Dorothy Lee; Co-Starred in Comedy Films". The Los Angeles Times. California, Los Angeles. July 3, 1999. p. 24. Retrieved April 20, 2019.
- Oliver, Myrna (July 1, 1999). "John Mullin; U.S. Pioneer in Tape-Recording Technology". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 20, 2019.
- Vosburgh, Dick (September 28, 1999). "Obituary: Frank Tarloff". The Independent. Retrieved April 20, 2019.
- Mosconi, Angela (June 26, 1999). "Fred Trump, Dad of Donald, Dies at 93". New York Post. Retrieved April 20, 2019.
- Philip, A B (July 8, 1999). "Obituary: The Earl of Winchilsea and Nottingham". The Independent. Retrieved April 20, 2019.
- "Obituary: Georgios Papadopoulos". The Guardian. Retrieved April 20, 2019.
- "Anatoly Zheglanov Biography". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved June 17, 2012.
- "Allan Carr, 62, the Producer of 'Grease' and 'La Cage'". The New York Times. July 1, 1999. Retrieved June 17, 2012.