Famous Deaths on August 20, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Deaths

  • Donn Bennett, TV host (The Big Idea), dies at 76
  • Milton Acorn, Canadian poet (b. 1923)
  • Thad Jones, jazz trumpeter, dies of cancer at 63
  • Walter Brooke, actor (DA Scanlon-Green Hornet), dies at 71