List of celebrities and famous people who died on August 12th
Famous deaths on August 12th for the celebrities who died in the years 2019 - 20102010
American liturgist and author, singer-songwriter (d. 2010).
Maltese politician and diplomat (Born 1931).
American songwriter and drummer (Little Feat & Fraternity of Man), (d.2010).
Famous deaths on August 12th for the celebrities who died in the years 2009 - 20002009
American jazz guitarist and designer of the electric guitar. Paul's greatest contribution to popular music was the ability to see electronic amplified guitars' potential as a leading instrument, influencing artists around the world. Paul combined his virtuoso playing of the guitar with innovative recording techniques and sound effects. The result was a rich, full-bodied and thick hi-fi sound that sounded …
English-born Australian pop singer (Born 1954)
American entertainer and TV host. He is a singer, pianist, and has credits in radio and nightclubs. He was also a horse breeder. His talk show, his eponymous one, ran from 1962 to 1985. He then transformed himself into a multi-millionaire and powerful performer.
American illustrator and author (d. 2007).
English sound engineer and record producer (Born 1946).
British actor (Born 1931).
American baseball player. He was inducted into The Hall of Fame in 1985 after a long and successful career that began with his debut in 1938 with the St.Louis Cardinals. On August 12, 2002, he died from non-Hodgkins’ lymphoma in Durham, NC.
Famous deaths on August 12th for the celebrities who died in the years 1999 - 19901999
Canadian politician and leader of Civic Action League. In 1954, he won a clear victory and was elected the youngest mayor of Montreal. Drapeau lost in 1957 but was reelected in October 1960. He began rebuilding Montreal and added the Place des Arts, subway and the Expo in 1967. The Olympics were also brought to Montreal in 1976.
Mayflower, Arkansas -- Rock guitarist (Bad News is Coming).
American comic book editor and writer (Born 1953).
Georgian-Armenian astrophysicist, astronomer, and academic (d. 1996).
French-Canadian actor, director of theatre (Born 1945).
Diplomat dies at 73
Soviet Armenian scientist (Born in 1908)
Filmmaker, who dies at 68
German film distributor/publicist dies at 51
At 59, bassist dies
Actor (Riot at Juvenile Prison), suffers cardiac arrest at the age of 69
American composer, writer, journalist, critic and photographer. He was a multitalented writer and composer, and was fascinated by the beauty and mystery of the everyday. He was also a journalist and photographer, known for his multimedia work.
Deaths of a stroke at the age of 63
The wife of a British newspaper magnate
British actress/dancer (Wicker Man St Justice).
Screenwriter (Back to Bataan)
Actress in Love Affair, dies at 87 from kidney failure
American cartoonist (Born 1935).
Actor (Mystery of Room 13), dead at 76
Famous deaths on August 12th for the celebrities who died in the years 1989 - 19801989
Nigerian footballer (Born 1964)
American graffiti artist and painter (Born 1960).
Composer dies at 86
American jazz guitarist (Born 1941)
American actor. He was a star on screen and stage for many years. He was nominated to the Oscar for 1940's "The Grapes of Wrath" and starred on TV in "The Smith Family". He won the Oscar in 1982 for "On Golden Pond", his film debut that spanned 47 years. He was remarkably indifferent to his personal life. He only …
Russian writer (Born in 1907)
American singer-songwriter and musician Tex was a successful American singer-songwriter. His brand of Southern Soul, which combines the best of country, gospel, and rhythm and blues, earned him success in the 1960s, 1970s. Tex's ability to speak over the music made him one of the pioneers of modern rap music.
Mexican boxer (Born 1959).
Composer dies at age 80
Famous deaths on August 12th for the celebrities who died in the years 1979 - 19701979
British biochemist, Nobel laureate (Born 1906)
1st Baron Bradwell, journalist
German chemist, co-winner of Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1963 for the discovery of polyethylene plastics.
Famous deaths on August 12th for the celebrities who died in the years 1969 - 19601968
Mayor of Rotterdam (1945-1952), dies at 81
American author and historian (d. 1968).
James Bond, the English novelist and creator (Born in 1908)
James Bond, the English novelist and creator (Born in 1908)
James Bond, British journalist/writer, dies at 56
Famous deaths on August 12th for the celebrities who died in the years 1959 - 19501959
Manager and player in Irish-American baseball (d. 1959).
German writer. He is the author of novels and plays as well as essays. In 1929, Mann was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature for his novel "Buddenbrooks", which was based on his family. Mann was respected by critics throughout his career and a popular figure among the public. Mann was able to transform personal stories into literary works. His …
Ukrainian-born Soviet Yiddish language writer (Born 1884).
Famous deaths on August 12th for the celebrities who died in the years 1949 - 19401948
English metallurgist (d. 1948)
Jr., brother to President John F. Kennedy (Born in 1915).
Italian photographer and mountaineer (d. 1943).
Composer dies at 76
English cricketer and coach (d. 43)
Famous deaths on August 12th for the celebrities who died in the years 1939 - 19301938
German egyptologist dies at 74
Polish-German mathematician, theorist (d. 355)
Architect (Stock exchange Amsterdam), died at 78
Dutch architect (Born 1856).
Famous deaths on August 12th for the celebrities who died in the years 1929 - 19201928
Czech composer (Born 1854)
Irish politician and journalist 3rd President, DA!il A%0ireann
Famous deaths on August 12th for the celebrities who died in the years 1919 - 19101918
American Polish-born actress and singer (Born in 1872)
Irish submarine designer (Born 1840)
Dutch reformist vicar (Levenslicht), dies at 79
Famous deaths on August 12th for the celebrities who died in the years 1909 - 19001904
British tennis player (Born 1861).
Finnish-born Swedish explorer (Born 1832)
At 42, a US astronomer (rings Saturn) dies