Died on this day.
Gene Vincent Gene Vincent, real name Vincent Eugene Craddock, (February 11, 1935 - October 12, 1971) was an American rock'n'roll pioneer musician, best known for his hit "Be-Bop-A-Lula". . Singer/songwriter. Died aged 36.
1989: Roger Hargreaves. Creator of the Mr Men books.
1992: Anthony Perkins Anthony Perkins (April 4, 1932 – September 12, 1992) was an Academy Award-nominated American stage and screen actor known for his role as Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and its three sequels, Psycho II, Psycho III and . . American actor, who famously played Norman Bates in Psycho.
1993: Raymond Burr. American actor, famous for playing Perry Mason. 1995: Actor who played Sherlock Holmes in the television series. 2000: Gary Olsen. 2.4 Children star. Died of cancer.
2003: Johnny Cash. Country music singer, whose hits include Ring of Fire and Don't Take Your Guns to Town. Died at the age of 71, just four months after his wife June passed away.