Died On June 6th

Discover the most famous people who died on June 6. The list includes people like Robert F. Kennedy, Carl Jung, Jeremy Bentham, Anne Bancroft, Patrick Henry. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, lawyers, playwrights and actors and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & France and many more countries.
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Robert F. Kennedy
(United States Senator, Brother of President John F. Kennedy)
Robert F. Kennedy
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts
Died: 1968

Robert F Kennedy, the brother of the 35th US president John F Kennedy, was a politician who served as US Attorney General and as US Senator. He was known as a civil rights and human rights activist and fought against organised crime and the Mafia. He opposed America’s involvement in the Vietnam War. He was assassinated by a 24-year-old Palestinian.

 2 
Carl Jung
(Swiss Psychiatrist, Psychoanalyst and Founder of Analytical Psychology)
Carl Jung
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Birthdate: July 26, 1875
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kesswil, Switzerland
Died: 1961

Widely regarded as the father of analytical psychology, Carl Jung is one of the most important contributors to symbolization and dream analysis. The concepts of socionics and a popular psychometric instrument called Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) were developed from Jung's theory. Apart from working as a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, Carl Jung was also an artist, craftsman, builder, and prolific writer.

 3 
Anne Bancroft
(Actress)
Anne Bancroft
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Birthdate: September 17, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2005

Anne Bancroft was an American actress known for her versatility. Having won an Oscar, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and two Tony Awards, she is one of the 24 performers to have achieved the Triple Crown of Acting. In 2010, her husband Mel Brooks credited her for being an inspiration behind the development of his musicals Young Frankenstein and The Producers.

 4 
Billy Preston
(Musician & Songwriter)
Billy Preston
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 2, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Died: 2006

Billy Preston was an American musician and top session keyboardist who worked with popular artists like Ray Charles, Reverend James Cleveland, Sam Cooke, and the Beatles. A two-time Grammy Award winner, Preston struggled throughout his life with his sexual orientation. He chose not to come out as gay until before his death, due to his religious beliefs.

 5 
Patrick Henry
(1st and 6th Governor of Virginia)
Patrick Henry
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 29, 1736
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Studley, Virginia, United States
Died: 1799

A significant figure of the American Revolution, Patrick Henry was the first governor of post-colonial Virginia. A skilled orator, he is remembered for his iconic words “Give me liberty or give me death!” He excelled as a lawyer and gained fame with his win in the Parson's Cause.

 6 
J. Paul Getty
(British Petroleum Industrialist and Founder of the ‘Getty Oil Company’)
J. Paul Getty
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: 1976

As the patriarch of the Getty family, J. Paul Getty was an influential petrol-industrialist who founded the Getty Oil Company. In 1966, Paul made it to the Guinness Book of Records as the world's richest private citizen. An avid collector of antiquities and art, his collection is preserved at the J. Paul Getty Museum in California.

 7 
Esther Williams
(American Competitive Swimmer and Actress)
Esther Williams
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 8, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States
Died: 2013

Esther Williams was an American actress, competitive swimmer, and businesswoman. When she couldn't realize her dream of participating in the 1940 Summer Olympics due to the outbreak of the Second World War, Williams went on to establish herself as an actress. She gained national recognition after playing Annette Kellerman in Million Dollar Mermaid and helped popularize swimming in the USA. 

 8 
Jack Haley
(Vaudevillian)
Jack Haley
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Birthdate: August 10, 1897
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 1979
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 9 
Jeremy Bentham
(British Philosopher, Social Activist and One of the Founders of 'Modern Utilitarianism')
Jeremy Bentham
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Birthdate: February 15, 1748
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1832
Philosopher and jurist Jeremy Bentham is remembered as the pioneer of modern utilitarianism. He believed in economic freedoms, women’s rights, animal rights, the separation of the church and the state, and freedom of expression. Bentham wished for his body to be dissected and then to be displayed as an auto-icon.
 10 
John A. Macdonald
(The First Prime Minister of Canada (1878 - 1891))
John A. Macdonald
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 11, 1815
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: 1891

John A. Macdonald was the first prime minister of Canada. A dominant figure in Canadian politics for half a century, he was a lawyer by profession before venturing into politics. As a politician, he was influential in building Canada’s new government. To date, he remains one of the highest-rated prime ministers in Canadian history. 

 11 
Theresa Saldana
(Actress)
Theresa Saldana
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Birthdate: August 20, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: 2016
 12 
Malcolm John Rebennack Jr.
(Grammy Award-winning musician and singer-songwriter who incorporated jazz, blues, zydeco, and funk into his music)
Malcolm John Rebennack Jr.
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 20, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Orleans, United States
Died: 2019
 13 
Magda Gabor
(Hungarian-American Actress and Socialite)
Magda Gabor
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Birthdate: June 11, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1997

The elder sister of Zsa Zsa and Eva Gabor, Magda Gabor was an actor who had appeared in the film Modern Girls and on a few TV shows. She was rumored to be the mistress of the Portuguese ambassador to Hungary and had later married 6 times.

 14 
Louis Chevrolet
(Race Car Driver and Co-Founder of the ‘Chevrolet Motor Car Company’ and ‘Frontenac Motor Corporation’)
Louis Chevrolet
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 25, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
Died: 1941

Louis Chevrolet was a Swiss race car driver. He is credited with co-founding the Chevrolet Motor Car Company, which is currently a major manufacturer of cars. He is also credited with founding the Frontenac Motor Corporation. Louis Chevrolet was inducted into several halls of fame, including the International Motorsports Hall of Fame and Motorsports Hall of Fame of America.

 15 
Stanley Getz
(Jazz Saxophonist)
Stanley Getz
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 2, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1991
 16 
Vincent Bugliosi
(Lawyer, Writer, Poet lawyer)
Vincent Bugliosi
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Listed In:
Birthdate: August 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hibbing
Died: 2015
 17 
Dana Elcar
(Actor)
Dana Elcar
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Birthdate: October 10, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ferndale, Michigan, United States
Died: 2005
 18 
Randolph Churchill
(Son of Winston Churchill and Conservative Member of Parliament for Preston from 1940 to 1945)
Randolph Churchill
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 28, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1968

Randolph Churchill was a British journalist and writer. The only son of Sir Winston Churchill, Randolph Churchill followed in the footsteps of his father and became a prominent politician, serving as a member of parliament for Preston. Randolph Churchill was portrayed by famous actors in several TV series and films like Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years and Darkest Hour.

 19 
Red Schoendienst
(Baseball player)
Red Schoendienst
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 2, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Germantown, Illinois, United States
Died: 2018
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 20 
Marvin Isley
(Bass guitarist)
Marvin Isley
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 18, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio
Died: 2010
 21 
Barry Sullivan
(Actor)
Barry Sullivan
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Birthdate: August 29, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1994
 22 
Freddie Joe Steinmark
(Football player)
Freddie Joe Steinmark
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 27, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Died: 1971
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 23 
Peter Shaffer
(Playwright)
Peter Shaffer
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 15, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: 2016
 24 
Lillian Russell
(Former Actress, Singer known for her beauty and style, as well as for her voice and stage presence)
Lillian Russell
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Birthdate: December 4, 1860
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Clinton, Iowa, United States
Died: 1922
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Hiram Bingham III
(American Academic, Explorer and Politician)
Hiram Bingham III
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 19, 1875
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Died: 1956

Best known for his research on the Machu Picchu in the Peruvian Andes, American archaeologist Hiram Bingham III had learned mountaineering from his missionary father. Though not a professional archaeologist, he ventured into exploration after gaining an interest in South America while teaching South American history at Yale.

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Judy Campbell
(Actor, Playwright)
Judy Campbell
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Birthdate: May 31, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Grantham
Died: 2004
 27 
Eddie Stanky
(American baseball player)
Eddie Stanky
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 3, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: 1999
 28 
Rolls Gracie
(Brazilian Martial Artist)
Rolls Gracie
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 28, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: 1982
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Alexander, Byzantine Emperor
(Emperor)
Alexander, Byzantine Emperor
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Birthdate: November 23, 0870
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Constantinople
Died: 0913
 30 
Vladimir Krutov
(Russian Ice Hockey Forward)
Vladimir Krutov
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 1, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 2012
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 31 
Henri Vieuxtemps
(Belgian Composer and Violinist Known for Playing What Is Now Known as the ‘Vieuxtemps Guarneri')
Henri Vieuxtemps
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 17, 1820
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Verviers, Belgium
Died: 1881

Henri Vieuxtemps was a Belgian violinist and composer best remembered as one of the most important exponents of the Franco-Belgian school of violin. He is also famous for owning a legendary violin, which is now called the Vieuxtemps Guarneri del Gesù. This violin, which was built by Giuseppe Guarneri, is counted among the finest examples of the craftsmanship of Guarneri.

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Louis Lumière
(Inventor of Cinematographer)
Louis Lumière
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Birthdate: October 5, 1864
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Besançon, France
Died: 1948
While Thomas Edison was the first to invent motion pictures for solo viewing, the shares experience of watching a film with others, or cinema, was the brainchild of Louis Lumière. With his cinematograph, Lumière shot the first commercial film, a clip of workers leaving the Lumière photo factory. 
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Joseph Force Crater
(American Lawyer and Judge)
Joseph Force Crater
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 5, 1889
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Easton, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1939
 34 
Miles Dempsey
(Senior officer)
Miles Dempsey
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 15, 1896
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Brighton, Wallasey, Cheshire, England
Died: 1969
 35 
Viktor Korchnoi
(Soviet-Swiss Chess Grandmaster)
Viktor Korchnoi
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 23, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 2016

Viktor Korchnoi was a writer and chess grandmaster. He is widely regarded as one of the best players never to have achieved the World Chess Championship title. He played chess until old age and became the oldest player to be ranked in the top 100 players list when he won the World Senior Chess Championship in 2006 at age 75.

 36 
Robert Warwick
(A Matinee Idol During the Silent Film Era with Over 200 Film Appearances)
Robert Warwick
1
Birthdate: October 9, 1878
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Died: 1964

A star of the silent-film era, Robert Warwick started his career with operettas and stage roles and then graduated to romantic films such as The Face in the Moonlight. Throughout his career, he switched between Broadway and films. He was also part of the US army during World War I.

 37 
Pierre Louÿs
(Poet)
Pierre Louÿs
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 10, 1870
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ghent, Belgium
Died: 1925
 38 
Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale
Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 12, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moga district
Died: 1984
 39 
Norbert of Xanten
(The Archbishop of Magdeburg Who Established the Order of Premonstratensian)
Norbert of Xanten
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1075 AD
Birthplace: Cologne, German
Died: 1134

Norbert of Xanten was not just the archbishop of Magdeburg but also established the order of Premonstratensian. He is revered as the patron saint of the Kingdom of Bohemia and of safe childbirth. He also defended Pope Innocent II and influenced the German ruler to defend him.

 40 
Alan O Neill
(Actor)
Alan O Neill
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Birthdate: December 30, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: County Dublin Dublin, Ireland
Died: 2018
 41 
Guy Banister
(American Private Investigator)
Guy Banister
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 7, 1901
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Monroe, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1964
 42 
Paul Cornu
(French Engineer Known for Designing the World’s First Successful Manned 'Rotary Wing Aircraft')
Paul Cornu
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 15, 1881
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Glos-la-Ferrière, La Ferté-en-Ouche, France
Died: 1944
French engineer Paul Cornu designed and built the first helicopter to perform a manned free flight. His twin-rotor craft, powered by a 24-horsepower engine, flew briefly at Coquainvilliers in 1907.  Cornu's performance was a considerable progress as his aircraft flew without additional support. Even though his name was written in aviation history, Cornu’s design proved impractical and soon was abandoned.
 43 
Shabeg Singh
(Indian Army)
Shabeg Singh
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1925 AD
Birthplace: Punjab, India
Died: 1984
 44 
Savely Kramarov
(Soviet-Russian Actor Known for His Role as a Thief in the Cult Comedy Film 'Gentlemen of Fortune')
Savely Kramarov
1
Birthdate: October 13, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1995

Popular Soviet and Russian actor Savely Kramarov is best remembered for the film Gentlemen of Fortune, which was a Russian cult crime comedy. He later quit his successful career in Russia to move to the US for religious freedom and settled for bit parts in films such as Moscow on the Hudson.

 45 
Henry Dearborn
(Former U.S. Congressman)
Henry Dearborn
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 23, 1751
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: North Hampton, New Hampshire, United States
Died: 1829
 46 
Gerhart Hauptmann
(German Dramatist and Novelist)
Gerhart Hauptmann
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 15, 1862
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Szczawno-Zdrój, Poland
Died: 1946

Nobel Prize-winning German author Gerhart Hauptmann initially trained and worked as a sculptor but later deviated to poetry and drama. Known for works such as The Weavers and Before Dawn, he is considered one of the pioneers of literary naturalism. His novel Atlantis inspired a Danish silent movie.

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Starr Faithfull
(Socialite)
Starr Faithfull
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 27, 1906
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
Died: 1931
 48 
Arthur Zimmermann
(German Diplomat and Politician)
Arthur Zimmermann
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 5, 1864
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Olecko
Died: 1940
 49 
Ronnie Gilbert
(Musician)
Ronnie Gilbert
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 7, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2015
 50 
Marc de Jonge
(Actor)
Marc de Jonge
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Birthdate: February 16, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: 1996