Who was who June 1 - 7

PUBLISHED: 14:07 01 June 2006 | UPDATED: 14:42 12 May 2010

THURSDAY JUNE 1 Deaths: Leslie Howard, actor, 1943. FRIDAY JUNE 2 Deaths: Rex Harrison, star of My Fair Lady and Doctor Doolittle, 1990. SATURDAY JUNE 3 Deaths: Georges Bizet, composer of Carmen, 1875; Franz Kafka, author of The Trial and Metamorphosis,

THURSDAY JUNE 1

Deaths: Leslie Howard, actor, 1943.

FRIDAY JUNE 2

Deaths: Rex Harrison, star of My Fair Lady and Doctor Doolittle, 1990.

SATURDAY JUNE 3

Deaths: Georges Bizet, composer of Carmen, 1875; Franz Kafka, author of The Trial and Metamorphosis, 1924; Arthur Ransome, author of Swallows and Amazons, 1967; Dilys Powell, The Sunday Times film critic, 1995.

SUNDAY JUNE 4

Deaths: Emily Davidson, suffragette who threw herself under the King's horse during the Derby.

MONDAY JUNE 5

Death: Earl Kitchener, First World War leader, 1916; Ronnie Lane, bass player with the Small Faces, 1997; Ronald Reagan, ex-US President, 2004.

TUESDAY JUNE 6

Deaths: Carl Jung, Swiss psychologist, 1961; Robert Kennedy, US Presidential candidate, 1968.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 7

Deaths: Jean Harlow, Hollywood sex goddess, 1937; Dorothy Parker, author and critic, 1967; EM Forster, author of Howards End and A Room With a View, 1970; Max Factor, make-up artist, 1996.


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