Famous Deaths In May - 15
Friday, 07 August 2020
1985 Jackie Curtis, actor (Underground USA), dies of a drug overdose at 38 on this day in history.
1986 Theodore H White, US journalist (Making of Pres, Pulitzer), dies at 71 on May - 15.
1987 John Baur, museum director, dies at 78 on this day in history.
1988 Andrew Duggan, actor (Jigsaw, Firehouse), dies of cancer at 64 on this day in history.
1989 John Waldo Green, composer, dies at 80 on May - 15.
1991 Bud Freeman, jazz tenor saxophonist, dies of cancer at 84 on May - 15.
1992 On this day in history bruce Hopkins, performer/director, dies at 44
1993 Death of Salah Ahmed Ibrahim, Sudanese writer, poet, and diplomat (b. 1933) on this day in history.
1994 Death of Frederik baron van Pallandt, Danish singer (Nina & F), murdered at 61 on this day in history.
1995 On this day in history edouard Dermit, actor (Testament of Orpheus), dies at 69
1996 George M Tindley, songwriter/vocalist, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1998 Death of Earl Manigault, American basketball player (b. 1944) on this day in history.
2003 Death of June Carter Cash, American musician and singer (b. 1929) on May - 15.
2005 Death of Alan B. Gold, Quebec Chief Justice (b. 1917) on this day in history.
2007 On this day in history death of jerry Falwell, American evangelist (b. 1933)
2008 Death of Alexander Courage, composer of original Star Trek theme (b. 1919) on May - 15.
2009 On this day in history death of charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Australian actor (b. 1923)
2010 Death of Loris Kessel, Swiss racing driver (b. 1950) on May - 15.
2017 On May - 15 death of karl-Otto Apel, German philosopher
2018 Death of Jlloyd Samuel, Trinidadian footballer on May - 15.
2018 Death of Ray Wilson, English footballer on this day in history.