Calamai, Clara b. September 7, 1909 d. September 21, 1998 Actress. "Black star" of Italian movies. She reached the greatest fame thanks to a scandal, while in 'La cena delle beffe' of Blasetti, she showed her breast. The top of her 'dark lady fame' came in 1942, when she played in Luchino Visconti's 'Ossessione' from Caine's the Postman Always Rings Twice, here in neorealist version. She is best remembered for "Ettore Fieramosca," "Queen of Navarra," "Henry IV" and "Deep Red." (Bio by: Mauro Enrico) Rimini Cemetery, Rimini, Provincia di Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Fellini, Federico b. January 20, 1920 d. October 31, 1993 Italian Film Director, Screenwriter. His film career lasted almost 50 years. He is universally known as an icon of world cinema. After debuting in the entertainment world as a journalist, and radiophonic screenwriter, in 1941 he collaborated on the screenwrite of the first films of Italian neorealism, including "Campo dei Fiori" and "Roma cittą aperta". His debut as a film director occurred in 1950, when he directed some films with Roberto Rossellini, Michelangelo Antonioni and Alberto Lattuada...[Read More] (Bio by: Lucy Caldarelli) Cause of death: Stroke Rimini Cemetery, Rimini, Provincia di Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy Plot: To the left from the entrance
Gurung, Thamman b. October 2, 1924 d. November 10, 1944 World War II Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Nepal, South Asia, he served as a Rifleman in the 1/5 Royal Gurkha Regiment, Frontier Forces, British Army. On November 10, 1944, at Monte San Bartolo, Italy, while leading a scouting patrol Rifleman Gurung came across German soldiers dug into the mountainside. The Germans started to open fire on his patrol and to cover the retreat of his section, Rifleman Gurung ran to the top of the hill and opened fire on the enemy position. He held the enemy in...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Rimini Gurkha War Cemetery, Rimini, Provincia di Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy Plot: III. B. 5.
Masina, Giulietta b. February 22, 1921 d. March 23, 1994 Italian motion-picture actress. Born Giulia Anna Masina, she made her screen debut in "Without Pity" (1948). Over the following years, she played many memorable roles in such films as: "Behind Closed Shutters," "Variety Lights," the Oscar-winning "La Strada" with Anthony Quinn, and the widely acclaimed "Nights of Cabiria," which again won an Oscar and brought her the award for Best Female...[Read More] (Bio by: MC) Cause of death: Cancer Rimini Cemetery, Rimini, Provincia di Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Sher Bahadur Thapa b. November 20, 1921 d. September 19, 1944 World War II Victoria Cross Recipient. A native of Nepal, he was gazetted for the award posthumously on December 26, 1944 for his actions as a rifleman in the 1st Battalion, 9th Gurkha Rifles, of the British Indian Army on 18/19 September 1944 at the Battle of San Marino, Italy during the Allied Italian Campaign of World War II. Born in Ghalechap, Jyamaruk, Nepal, he enlisted in the British Indian Army in November 1942 and was assigned to the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Rimini Gurkha War Cemetery, Rimini, Provincia di Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy Plot: VI. E. 7.