Galíndez, Victor Emilio b. November 2, 1948 d. October 25, 1980 Boxer. Two-time WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion (12/7/1974 - 9/15/1978 and 4/14/1979- 11/30/1979). He was forced to retire after undergoing surgery to repair two detached retinas. In his retirement, he devoted to become a race car driver (Turismo Carretera category). On October 25, 1980, during a race, his car broke down. When he and his co-driver, Antonio Lizeviche, were waiting for assistence, another car, out of control, ran over both men, killing them instantly. (Bio by: 380W) Cementerio de Moron, Moron, Buenos Aires, Argentina Plot: In front of the main entrance.
Glucksman, Max b. May 8, 1875 d. October 20, 1946 Argentine record and cinematography industries pioneer. Founder of the famed Odeón Records. At the peak of his career he not only owned the record studios, but also 70 theaters in Argentina. He was also the promoter of Carlos Gardel, Francisco Canaro and many other tango figures. (Bio by: 380W) Cementerio Israelita de Liniers, Buenos Aires, Argentina Plot: Tablón 27, sepultura 2 (parte nueva), pasillo central, frente a la entrada.
Luján Manera, Eduardo b. August 22, 1944 d. August 15, 2000 Soccer Player and Coach. As a player, won the Metropolitano Championship (1967), the Libertadores Cup (1968, 1969 and 1970) and the Intercontinental Cup (1968) all of them playing for the Estudiantes de la Plata club. As a coach, worked for Estudiantes de la Plata and Velez Sarsfield (Argentina) and the Colombian clubs Once Caldas, Millonarios y Deportivo Cali. (Bio by: 380W) Cementerio Privado Colonial, Villa Udaondo, Buenos Aires, Argentina Plot: Sector B, sección 4, parcela 40
Marcilla, Eusebio Carmelo b. July 16, 1914 d. March 14, 1953 Auto Race Car Driver. He was one of the most popular drivers of the Argentine Turismo Carretera race car series in the 1940s and 1950s due to his dignity and unselfishness. He made his debut in 1939 and won his first race in 1941. Many times he stopped during the races to help crashed drivers, which earned him the title of "El Caballero del Camino" (The Road´s Gentleman). His refusal to accept Peronist labels on his race car caused him to disappear from the main pages of the newspapers, but...[Read More] (Bio by: 380W) Cementerio de Junín, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Namuncurá, Ceferino b. August 26, 1886 d. May 11, 1905 Religious Figure. A religious and pius student who is venerated in Argentina, specially in the northern Patagonia. After starting the priesthood, he parted to Italy in 1904. Pope Pius X received him in September, then Ceferino moved to Turín to continue his religious education. But he got sick in the Italian winter and died of tuberculosis at Rome. In 1924 the rest of the young boy were returned to Argentina. In 1945 was elevated to the Vatican a solicitation for his pontification...[Read More] (Bio by: 380W) Santuario de María Auxiliadora en Fortín Mercedes, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Penón, Arturo b. January 15, 1927 d. January 10, 2000 Orchesta leader. He played as first bandoneón at the famed Osvaldo Pugliese´s orchesta for 22 years. He composed the tangos "A un Artista del Pueblo," "Con el Mismo Barro," "Bien de Abajo," "Abrazo Fraternal," "Mi Sueño de Chiquilín" and many others. (Bio by: 380W) Cementerio de Quilmes, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Perkins, Gastón Carlos b. April 15, 1928 d. April 19, 2006 Car racer. He made his debut in 1952 but gained notoriety in the sixties. He won the Grand Prix of 1963, 64 and 65. In 1969 he ran the Marathon de la Route in Nürburgring along with other 9 pilots. That same year he won the Argentine TC (Touring car/Turismo carretera) championship with the car Liebre III. On February 19, 2006, he was given this car as a gift. (Bio by: Nes Pagani) Cementerio de Chacabuco, Buenos Aires, Argentina