The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died on August 16th

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley (1935 - 1977)

American singer, guitarist and actor
Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth (1895 - 1948)

American baseball player
Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson (1911 - 1938)

American singer-songwriter and musician
Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee (1924 - 2018)

Indian politician, 10th Prime Minister of India
Bela Lugosi

Bela Lugosi (1882 - 1956)

Hungarian-American actor
Joe Ranft

Joe Ranft (1960 - 2005)

American animator
John Diefenbaker

John Diefenbaker (1895 - 1979)

Canadian politician, 13th Prime Minister of Canada
Michael Parkinson

Michael Parkinson (1935 - 2023)

English broadcaster
Peter Fonda

Peter Fonda (1940 - 2019)

American actor
Max Roach

Max Roach (1924 - 2007)

American drummer and composer
Alfredo Stroessner

Alfredo Stroessner (1912 - 2006)

Paraguayan military officer and politician, 46th President of Paraguay
Amanda Blake

Amanda Blake (1929 - 1989)

American actress
João Havelange

João Havelange (1916 - 2016)

Brazilian industrialist
Adolph Murie

Adolph Murie (1899 - 1974)

author, ecologist, forester, wildlife biologist, and
Jay Jackson

Jay Jackson (1918 - 2005)

American game show host
Ramakrishna

Ramakrishna (1836 - 1886)

Indian philosopher, mystic, and guru