Saturday, June 23, 2012

23 June 1998 - Kurt Kren Dies

1894 (+)   Sexuologist Alfred Charles Kinsey is born in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA.

1894 (+)   Ex-King of England Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David Edward VIII aka The Duke of Windsor, is born in Richmond, White Lodge, United Kingdom.

1897 (+)   Organiser of the Bayreuth Festspiele Winifred Wagner originally Winifred Williams, is born in Hastings, United Kingdom.

1912 (+)   Mathematician and cryptographer Alan Mathison Turing aka The Father of Computer Science, is born in Paddington, London, United Kingdom.

1927 (+)   Filmmaker Bob Robert Louis Fosse is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

1940 (+)   Musician Stuart ‘Stu’ Fergusson Victor Sutcliffe aka The Fifth Beatle, is born in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.

1959 (-)  Writer, poet, musician, actor and engineer Boris Vian aka Vernon Sullivan aka Bison Ravi aka Baron Visi aka Brisavion, dies of cardiac arrest at the age of 39 in Paris, Cinema Marbeuf, France.

1960 (-)  Rapist and murderer Willar Phillips is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in Sing Sing Prison, New York, New York, USA.

1961 (-)  Frank Beck is assaulted by Jürgen Bartsch aka Der Kirmesmörder, in Langenberg, NordRhein-Westfalen, Germany.
He survived.

1967 (+)   Victim of Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal, Oliver Lacy is born in Wisconsin, USA.

1968 (x)   71 Die in stampede at the stadium-entrance for the soccer-game Boca Juniors-Estudiantes in Argentina.

1968 (x)  17-year-old Serial Killer Gustaaf Wilfried André Van Eyken aka De Vampier van Muizen, escapes from St. Jozef reformatory and rapes an unidentified woman in Mortsel, Antwerp, Belgium.

1977 (-)  Child murderer Jérôme Carrein is executed by the Guillotine at the age of 38 in Douai, France.

1980 (-)  Crown-prince Sanjay Gandhi is killed in a plane crash at the age of 34 in India.

1981 (-)  Actress Zarah Leander dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 74 in Stockholm, Sweden.

1985 (x)   329 Die in Air India Flight 182 Boeing 747-237B "Emperor Kanishka" explosion due to a terrorist bomb aboard in Cork, Ireland.

1998 (-)  Filmmaker Kurt Kren aka Lord of the Frames, dies of pneumonia at the age of 68 in Vienna, Austria.

2006 (-)  TV-series-maker Aaron Spelling dies of a stroke at the age of 83 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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