The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in August 6th

Marvin Hamlisch

Marvin Hamlisch (1944 - 2012)

American composer and conductor
Fulgencio Batista

Fulgencio Batista (1901 - 1973)

Cuban army officer and politician, 9th President of Cuba
Rick James

Rick James (1948 - 2004)

American singer-songwriter and producer
Klaus Nomi

Klaus Nomi (1944 - 1983)

German singer-songwriter and actor
Robin Cook

Robin Cook (1946 - 2005)

Scottish politician
Bix Beiderbecke

Bix Beiderbecke (1903 - 1931)

American jazz musician
Domenico Modugno

Domenico Modugno (1928 - 1994)

Italian singer-songwriter, actor, and politician
Willy Deville

Willy Deville (1950 - 2009)

American musician, singer-songwriter
Preston Sturges

Preston Sturges (1898 - 1959)

Film director, screenwriter
Edsger Dijkstra

Edsger Dijkstra (1930 - 2002)

Dutch computer scientist
Jorge Amado

Jorge Amado (1912 - 2001)

Brazilian novelist
Carlo Little

Carlo Little (1938 - 2005)

English rock and roll drummer