Famous Deaths in 1987 (Part 2)

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  • Aug 4 Kenny Price, comedian (Midwestern Hayride, Hee Haw), dies at 56
  • Aug 5 Zygmunt Mycielsky, composer, dies at 79
  • Aug 6 Ira C Eaker, commandant USAF in Europe (WW II), dies at 91
  • Aug 6 Sherwood Bailey, actor (Spud-Our Gang), dies
  • Aug 7 Camille Chamoun, president of Lebanon, dies at 87
  • Aug 7 Nobusuke Kishi, premier of Japan (1957-60), dies at 90
  • Aug 8 Danilo Blanuša, Croatian mathematician (b. 1903)
  • Aug 9 Kees de Galan, Dutch economist, dies at 55
  • Aug 10 Calvin Culver, actor (Score), dies
  • Aug 10 Clara Peller, actress (Where's the Beef), dies at 86
  • Aug 10 I W Able, CEO (United Steel Workers of America, 1965-77), dies at 87
  • Aug 10 Raquel Torres, actress (Duck Soup, Sea Bat), dies
  • Aug 11 Clara Peller, commercial spokesperson (Wendy's), dies at 86
  • Aug 13 Vincent Persichetti, US composer (Sibyl), dies at 72
  • Aug 17 Charles Drummond de Andrade, Brazilian poet, dies at 84
  • Aug 17 Rudolph Hess, Nazi (46 years in Spandau Prison), commits suicide at 93
  • Aug 17 Shaike Ophir, Israeli actor (b. 1929)
  • Aug 17 Gary Chester [Cesario Gurciullo], drummer (Monkees, Lovin' Spoonful) and drum instructor, dies at 62
  • Aug 19 Hayden Rorke, Brooklyn, actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Night Walker), dies
  • Aug 21 Karl Bruck, entertainer, dies
  • Aug 23 Siegfried Borris, composer, dies at 80
  • Aug 23 Didier Pironi, French racing car driver (b. 1952)
  • Aug 24 Bayard Rustin, US civil rights activist, dies at 77
  • Aug 24 Malcolm Kirk, English wrestler (b. 1936)
  • Aug 26 John Goddard, cricketer (West Indian captain 1948-53), dies
  • Aug 27 Scott La Rock, American DJ (Boogie Down Productions) (b. 1962)
  • Aug 28 John Huston, US/Irish actor/director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 29 Lee Marvin, actor (Cat Ballou, Gorky Park), dies in Tucson Ariz at 63

Actor Lee Marvin
Actor
Lee Marvin
  • Aug 29 Archie Campbell, American country music comedian (b. 1914)
  • Sep 3 Morton Feldman, US composer, dies at 61
  • Sep 3 Viktor P Nekrasov, Ukraine architect/author (Soldiers), dies at 76
  • Sep 3 Vokopach Stalingrada/Kira Georgijevna, dies at 76
  • Sep 5 Bill Bowes, cricketer (Bodyline bowler, 68 wkts for England), dies
  • Sep 6 Quinn Martin, American television producer (b. 1922)
  • Sep 9 Gerrit John Heijn, senior executive (Ahold), kidnapped/murdered
  • Sep 11 Lorne Greene, actor (Bonanza, Battlestar Galactica), dies at 72
  • Sep 11 Peter Tosh, reggae singer shot dead in Jamacia at 42
  • Sep 12 John Qualen, actor (Patch of Blue, Jungle Book), dies
  • Sep 13 Mervyn Leroy, actor/screenwriter/director (Quo Vadis), dies at 86
  • Sep 15 Bob Tadema Sporry, author, dies at 75
  • Sep 15 Steven Tuomi, murder victim of Jeffery Dahmer (b. 1963)
  • Sep 16 Howard Moss, American poet, dramatist, and critic (b. 1922)
  • Sep 17 Harry Locke, British character actor (b. 1913)
  • Sep 19 Einar Gerhardsen, Prime Minister of Norway (b. 1897)
  • Sep 20 Michael Stewart [Myron Stuart Rubin], American playwright (Hello, Dolly!), dies at 63
  • Sep 21 Ruth Attaway, actress (Porgy & Bess, Conrack, Being There), dies
  • Sep 21 Jaco Pastorius, American jazz guitarist (Weather Report), dies at 35
  • Sep 22 Christopher Stryker, entertainer, dies at 27
  • Sep 22 Dan Rowan, actor (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-in), dies at 65
  • Sep 22 Louis Philip Kentner, composer, dies at 82
  • Sep 23 Bob Fosse, choreographer (All the Jazz), dies at 62
  • Sep 23 O B McClinton, US country singer (Man needs a woman), dies at 47
  • Sep 25 Emlyn Williams, actor/director (I Accuse, Ivanhoe, Scarf), dies at 81

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 25 Mary Astor, actress (Cynthia, Meet Me in St Louis, Fiesta), dies at 81

Actress Mary Astor
Actress
Mary Astor
  • Sep 28 Mehdi Hashemi, Iranian aid of Ayatollah Khomeini, shot for treason
  • Sep 29 Henry Ford II, president Ford Motor Co, dies at 70
  • Sep 30 Alfred Bester, sci-fi author (Dark Side of Earth), dies at 73
  • Oct 2 Madeleine Carroll, actress (39 Steps, Secret Agent), dies at 81
  • Oct 2 Peter Brian Medawar, medical scientist, dies
  • Oct 3 Jean Anouilh, French playwright (Ball of the Voleurs), dies at 77
  • Oct 9 Clare A Booth Luce, US diplomat/journalist, dies at 84
  • Oct 9 Guru Gopinath, Indian classical dancer (b. 1908)
  • Oct 12 Alfred M Landon, former Kansas Gov, dies at his Topeka home at 100
  • Oct 12 Philleo Nash, US Bureau of Indian Affairs (1961-67), dies at 77

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Oct 13 Walter Houser Brattain, American physicist (transistors, Nobel 1956), dies at 85

  • Oct 13 Kishore Kumar, Indian Singer (b.1929)
  • Oct 14 Rodolfo Halffter, composer, dies at 86
  • Oct 15 Thomas Sankara, president of Burkina Faso, dies
  • Oct 16 Dana Suesse, songwriter (You Ought to be in Pictures), dies at 75
  • Oct 17 Abdul Malek Ukil, Bangladeshi politician (b. 1925)
  • Oct 18 Theodore Brameld, author (Use of Explosive Ideas), dies at 83
  • Oct 19 Jacqueline du Pre, British cellist, dies at 42
  • Oct 19 Hermann Lang, German race car driver (b. 1909)
  • Oct 20 Andrey Kolmogorov, Russian mathematician (b. 1903)
  • Oct 21 Ying-Chin Ho, Taiwan government official, dies at 88
  • Oct 22 Lino Ventura, Italian/French actor (Medusa touch), dies at 68
  • Oct 24 Constantin Alajalov, Russian artist, dies at 86
  • Oct 25 Cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS), dies at 80
  • Oct 27 Vijay Merchant, cricketer (Test average 47 72, 1st-class avg 71), dies
  • Oct 28 Andre Masson, France, surrealist artist (Labyrinth), dies at 91
  • Oct 29 Kamal El Mallakh, dies at 57
  • Oct 29 Woody Herman, American bandleader/composer (Thundering Herds), dies at 74
  • Oct 31 Joseph Campbell, mythologist (Mythic Image), dies at 83
  • Nov 1 René Lévesque, Premier of Quebec (b. 1922)
  • Nov 4 Raphael Soyer, artist (Depression scenes in NYC), dies at 87
  • Nov 5 Eamonn Andrews, Television Presenter (b. 1922)
  • Nov 6 Ross R Barnett, lawyer/(Gov-D-Miss), dies at 89
  • Nov 6 William C Pahlmann, interior decorator (4 Seasons NYC), dies at 80
  • Nov 6 Zohar Argov, Israeli singer (b. 1955)
  • Nov 11 L T Coggeshall, medical scientist (Sec of HEW 1956-58), dies at 86
  • Nov 11 Nico Slothouwer, poet (Liefdesstratenplan), commits suicide at 30
  • Nov 12 Roger Lewis, aviation exec (Lockheed, C Wright, Pan Am), dies at 75
  • Nov 14 Pieter Menten, Dutch war criminal, dies at 88
  • Nov 16 Jim Brewer, Major League Baseball relief pitcher (b. 1937)
  • Nov 16 Zubir Said, Singaporean composer who composed Singapore's national anthem (b. 1907)
  • Nov 17 Irene Wicker, singer/actress (Singing Lady), dies at 81
  • Nov 18 Jacques Anquetil, French cyclist (5x Tour de France), dies at 53
  • Nov 19 Américo Tomás, Portuguese admiral and politician, 14th President of Portugal (b. 1894)
  • Nov 21 James E Folsom, (Alabama-Gov, 1947-51, 1955-59), dies at 79
  • Nov 22 Ted Taylor, rock vocalist, dies
  • Nov 24 Jehane Benoît, French Canadian culinary author (b. 1904)
  • Nov 25 Anton F Pieck, illustrator (1001 Nights), dies at 92
  • Nov 25 Harold Washington, 1st African American mayor of Chicago (D, 1983-87), dies at 65
  • Nov 26 Emmanuel Bondeville, composer, dies at 89
  • Nov 26 Thomas G Lanphier Jr, US WW II pilot, dies at 71
  • Nov 28 Choh Hao Li, bio-chemist prof (isolated growth hormones), dies at 74
  • Nov 28 Paul Arma, Hungarian-French composer, dies at 83
  • Nov 29 Howard Pyle, (Gov-R-Az, 1951-55), dies at 81
  • Nov 29 Irene Handl, actress (Riding High, Morgan), dies at 85
  • Nov 30 Arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR, dies at 89

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Nov 30 James Baldwin, writer (Go Tell it on the Mountain), dies at 63

  • Nov 30 Simon Carmiggelt, journalist/literary (Kronkel), dies at 74
  • Dec 1 Donn Fulton Eisele, Col USAF/astronaut, dies of a heart attack at 57
  • Dec 1 James Arthur Baldwin, writer (Another Country), dies at 63
  • Dec 1 Punch Imlach, Canadian ice hockey coach and general manager (b. 1918)
  • Dec 2 Yakov Borisovich Zel'dovich, Russian physicist (b. 1914)
  • Dec 4 Rouben Mamoulian, dir (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde), dies at 90
  • Dec 5 "Fat" Larry James, US drummer (Fat Larry's Band-Zoom), dies at 38
  • Dec 6 James Dobson, actor (Impulse, Jet Attack, Okinawa), dies
  • Dec 10 Jascha Heifetz, Russia, violinist, dies at 86
  • Dec 11 G. A. Kulkarni, Indian (Marathi) writer (b. 1923)
  • Dec 12 Louis de Meester, composer, dies at 83
  • Dec 12 Enrique Jorrín, Cuban musician and composer (b. 1926)
  • Dec 14 Paul Clinton Sundberg, actor (Belle of NY, Easter Parade), dies
  • Dec 16 Albert P Morano, (Rep-R-Conn, 1951-59), dies at 79
  • Dec 17 Bernard Cardinal Alfrink, archbishop of Utrecht Neth, dies at 87
  • Dec 17 Marguerite Yourcenard, author (Memoirs of Hadrien), dies at 84
  • Dec 17 Marguerite Yourcenar, Belgian novelist (b. 1903)
  • Dec 18 Conny Plank, German record producer and musician (b. 1940)
  • Dec 21 Robert Paige, actor (Son of Dracula, Pardon My Sarong), dies
  • Dec 21 John Spence, founding No Doubt member (b. 1969)
  • Dec 22 Alice Terry, [Taaffe], actress (4 Horsemen of Apocalypse), dies
  • Dec 22 Leonidas Zoras, composer, dies at 82
  • Dec 24 John M "Joop" de Uyl, Dutch social-dem premier (1973-77), dies at 68
  • Dec 24 M. G. Ramachandran, Chief Minister of the Tamil Nadu (b. 1917)
  • Dec 27 Priscilla Dean, actress (Outside the Law), dies of injuries at 91
  • Dec 27 Rewi Alley, NZ author, pro Chinese communist, dies at 90 in Beijing
  • Dec 27 Geoffrey D Lloyd, Chairman of the guild of British Newspaper editors (b. 1933)
  • Dec 28 Charles Malik, Lebanon's 1st delegate to UN, dies at 81
  • Dec 31 [Gordon] Randall [P D] Garrett, author (Lord Darcy), dies at 60