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Who died on 16 January?

Celebrities who died on 16 January

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Oldest

102 years, 2 months, 6 days

Youngest

33 years, 3 months, 20 days

Born first

15 September 1876

Died first

16 January 1919

Born last

1984

Died last

16 January 2023

Italian actress, photojournalist, and politician  Gina Lollobrigida

Gina Lollobrigida

Italian actress, photojournalist, and politician

2023
American record producer and songwriter  Phil Spector

Phil Spector

American record producer and songwriter

2021
American racecar driver and journalist Benny Parsons

Benny Parsons

American racecar driver and journalist

2007
American actress Carole Lombard

Carole Lombard

American actress

1942
Australian military officer and politician  Jim Molan

Jim Molan

Australian military officer and politician

2023
Indonesian diplomat  Sajidiman Surjohadiprodjo

Sajidiman Surjohadiprodjo

Indonesian diplomat

2021
American basketball player Jo Jo White

Jo Jo White

American basketball player

2018
American journalist Sharon Begley

Sharon Begley

American journalist

2021
United States Navy officer and former NASA astronaut Eugene Cernan

Eugene Cernan

United States Navy officer and former NASA astronaut

2017
Australian blues musician  Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson

Australian blues musician

2019
Soviet and Russian philosopher, scientist, doctor of biological sciences, lecturer Vasily Pavlovich

Vasily Pavlovich

Soviet and Russian philosopher, scientist, doctor of biological sciences, lecturer

2023
Brazilian actress Françoise Forton

Françoise Forton

Brazilian actress

2022
Malian politician Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta

Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta

Malian politician

2022
American Air Force officer Charles McGee

Charles McGee

American Air Force officer

2022
Swiss actress, journalist and poet Mousse Boulanger

Mousse Boulanger

Swiss actress, journalist and poet

2023
British businessman and peer  Paul Myners

Paul Myners

British businessman and peer

2022
American criminal Dustin Higgs

Dustin Higgs

American criminal

2021
Kosovo-Serbian politician and economist Oliver Ivanović

Oliver Ivanović

Kosovo-Serbian politician and economist

2018
American physicist, born 1914 Robert R. Wilson

Robert R. Wilson

American physicist, born 1914

2000
Indian actor Prem Nazir

Prem Nazir

Indian actor

1989
French actress Lucienne Moreau

Lucienne Moreau

French actress

2022
Egyptian actress Magda al-Sabahi

Magda al-Sabahi

Egyptian actress

2020
Australian photographer and adventurer Frank Hurley

Frank Hurley

Australian photographer and adventurer

1962
American baseball player Baby Doll Jacobson

Baby Doll Jacobson

American baseball player

1977
American baseball player  Frank Thomas

Frank Thomas

American baseball player

2023
Greek artist Alekos Fassianos

Alekos Fassianos

Greek artist

2022
Indonesian actress  Farida Pasha

Farida Pasha

Indonesian actress

2021
Portuguese singer and actress Madalena Iglésias do Vale

Madalena Iglésias do Vale

Portuguese singer and actress

2018
French comic book author  Carlo Nayaradou

Carlo Nayaradou

French comic book author

2021
American musician and actor Ross Bagdasarian, Sr.

Ross Bagdasarian, Sr.

American musician and actor

1972
American basketball player Ted Cassidy

Ted Cassidy

American basketball player

1979
Indian writer Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

Indian writer

1938
actor Bradford Dillman

Bradford Dillman

actor

2018
American television and film actor Russell Johnson

Russell Johnson

American television and film actor

2014
US politician John Spellman

John Spellman

US politician

2018
Indian dancer Birju Maharaj

Birju Maharaj

Indian dancer

2022
politician and United States Marine Arthur Ravenel, Jr.

Arthur Ravenel, Jr.

politician and United States Marine

2023
American actor Emil Sitka

Emil Sitka

American actor

1998
American football player and coach Curtis Redden

Curtis Redden

American football player and coach

1919
American composer Vernon Duke

Vernon Duke

American composer

1969
American historian John Rice Irwin

John Rice Irwin

American historian

2022
American football player Ted Marchibroda

Ted Marchibroda

American football player

2016
actress Joyce Jameson

Joyce Jameson

actress

1987
Australian horn player Barry Tuckwell

Barry Tuckwell

Australian horn player

2020
Dutch keyboard player, conductor, musicologist, teacher and editor Gustav Leonhardt

Gustav Leonhardt

Dutch keyboard player, conductor, musicologist, teacher and editor

2012
navy chief cryptologic technician  who was killed while assigned to an active combat zone in Manbij, Syria Shannon M. Kent

Shannon M. Kent

navy chief cryptologic technician who was killed while assigned to an active combat zone in Manbij, Syria

2019
Indian musicologist R. Sathyanarayana

R. Sathyanarayana

Indian musicologist

2020
Australian architect and graphic and industrial designer  Michael Bryce

Michael Bryce

Australian architect and graphic and industrial designer

2021