Famous Deaths on August 17, 1987

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Famous Deaths

  • Charles Drummond de Andrade, Brazilian poet, dies at 84
  • Gary Chester [Cesario Gurciullo], drummer (Monkees, Lovin' Spoonful) and drum instructor, dies at 62
  • Rudolph Hess, Nazi (46 years in Spandau Prison), commits suicide at 93
  • Shaike Ophir, Israeli actor (b. 1929)