Who was who - June 22 - 28

THURSDAY JUNE 22 Deaths: Niccolo Machiavelli, Italian politician, 1527; David O Selznick, producer of Gone With the Wind, 1965; Judy Garland, actress and singer, 1969; Fred Astaire, tap-dance legend, 1987; Benny Green, jazz musician and broadcaster, 1998.

THURSDAY JUNE 22

Deaths: Niccolo Machiavelli, Italian politician, 1527; David O Selznick, producer of Gone With the Wind, 1965; Judy Garland, actress and singer, 1969; Fred Astaire, tap-dance legend, 1987; Benny Green, jazz musician and broadcaster, 1998.

FRIDAY JUNE 23

Deaths: Ray Lindwall, Australian Test cricketer, 1996; Buster Merryfield, from Only Fools and Horses, 1999.


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SATURDAY JUNE 24

Deaths: Stephen Grover Cleveland, US President, 1908.

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SUNDAY JUNE 25

Deaths: Tony Hancock, comedian, 1968; Jacques Cousteau, underwater explorer, 1997.

MONDAY JUNE 26

Deaths: Gilbert White, naturalist, 1793; Veronica Guerin, Irish journalist, 1996; Charlie Chester, entertainer, 1997; Richard Whiteley, of Countdown, 2005.

TUESDAY JUNE 27

Deaths: Cubby Broccoli, producer of James Bond movies, 1996.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 28

Deaths: James Madison, US President, 1836.

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