The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1996

Mary Leakey

Mary Leakey (1913 - 1996)

English anthropologist
Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur (1971 - 1996)

American rapper, producer and actor
Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996)

American astronomer and writer
Jon Benet Ramsey

Jon Benet Ramsey (1990 - 1996)

American murder victim at the age of 6
Gene Kelly

Gene Kelly (1912 - 1996)

American actor and dancer
Timothy Leary

Timothy Leary (1920 - 1996)

American psychologist
Greer Garson

Greer Garson (1904 - 1996)

English actress
Margaux Hemingway

Margaux Hemingway (1954 - 1996)

American actress and model
Eva Cassidy

Eva Cassidy (1963 - 1996)

American singer and guitarist
Bradley Nowell

Bradley Nowell (1968 - 1996)

American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
Spiro Agnew

Spiro Agnew (1918 - 1996)

American politician, 39th Vice President of the United States
Paul Erdős

Paul Erdős (1913 - 1996)

Hungarian mathematician
Abdus Salam

Abdus Salam (1926 - 1996)

Pakistani physicist
Saul Bass

Saul Bass (1920 - 1996)

American graphic designer and filmmaker
Thomas Kuhn

Thomas Kuhn (1922 - 1996)

American philosopher
Albert R. Broccoli

Albert R. Broccoli (1909 - 1996)

American movie producer
Barbara Jordan

Barbara Jordan (1936 - 1996)

American politician
Ray Combs

Ray Combs (1956 - 1996)

American game show host and comedian
Paul Rand

Paul Rand (1914 - 1996)

American graphic designer
Dorothy Lamour

Dorothy Lamour (1914 - 1996)

American actress
Yaki Kadafi

Yaki Kadafi (1977 - 1996)

American rapper
Jean-Bédel Bokassa

Jean-Bédel Bokassa (1921 - 1996)

Central African politician, 2nd President of the Central African Republic
Rob Hall

Rob Hall (1961 - 1996)

New Zealand mountaineer
Jerry Siegel

Jerry Siegel (1914 - 1996)

American writer and illustrator
Bob Paisley

Bob Paisley (1919 - 1996)

English footballer and manager
Minnie Pearl

Minnie Pearl (1912 - 1996)

American comedian and singer
Jack Nance

Jack Nance (1943 - 1996)

American actor
Jonathan Larson

Jonathan Larson (1960 - 1996)

American composer and playwright
Frank Whittle

Frank Whittle (1907 - 1996)

English engineer and inventor, developed the jet engine
Dana Hill

Dana Hill (1964 - 1996)

American actress
Nnamdi Azikiwe

Nnamdi Azikiwe (1904 - 1996)

Nigerian politician, 1st List of heads of state of Nigeria|President of Nigeria
Erma Bombeck

Erma Bombeck (1927 - 1996)

American columnist
Bill Monroe

Bill Monroe (1911 - 1996)

American singer-songwriter
Haing S. Ngor

Haing S. Ngor (1940 - 1996)

Cambodian-American physician, actor and author
William Bonin

William Bonin (1947 - 1996)

American serial killer and sex offender