Famous Deaths for Year 1987 (Part 2)

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Deaths 151 - 300 of 337

Jun 9th - Madge Kennedy, actress (Marrying Kind, 3 Bad Sisters), dies
Jun 10th - Elizabeth Hartman, actress (Fixer, Patch of Blue), dies at 45
Jun 13th - Geraldine Page, actress (Blue & Gray), dies at 62
Jun 14th - Les Favell, cricketer (757 runs for Australia), dies
Jun 15th - J A K Cochrane, cricketer (Test for S Afr 1931), dies
Jun 15th - Walter W Heller, US economist (Old Myths & New Realities), dies at 71
Jun 17th - Dick Howser, mgr (NY Yankees & KC Royal), dies of brain cancer at 51
Jun 18th - Bruce Marshall, writer, dies at 87
Jun 19th - Teresa Cormack, New Zealand murder victim (b. 1981)
Jun 21st - Madman Muntz, American entrepreneur, businessman, electrical engineer, TV commercial actor (b. 1914)
Jun 22nd - Fred Astaire, actor/dancer (Royal Wedding, Let's Dance), dies at 88
Jun 24th - Hophnie Hobah Hines Johnson, cricketer (3 Tests for WI), dies
Jun 24th - Jackie Gleason, comedian (Honeymooners), dies of colon cancer at 71
Jun 25th - Boudleaux Bryant, song writer (for Everly Bros), dies at 67
Actor and Dancer Fred AstaireActor and Dancer Fred Astaire (Jun 22nd) Jun 26th - Glen Hall, cricketer (Test for South Africa 1965), commits suicide
Jun 30th - Federico Mompou, composer, dies at 94
Jun 30th - King Donovan, actor/director (Enforcer, Perfect Furlough), dies
Jul 1st - Snakefinger, British-born musician (b. 1949)
Jul 2nd - Karl Linnas, accused Nazi, dies of heart failure in Russia
Jul 2nd - Michael Bennet, choreographer (Chorus Line), dies of AIDS at 44
Jul 3rd - Viola Dana, actress (Willow Tree, 40 Winks, Silent Lover), dies at 90
Jul 8th - Gerardo Diego, Spanish poet (b. 1896)
Jul 8th - Lionel Chevrier, Canadian politician (b. 1903)
Jul 10th - John Hammond, Jazz reviewer (Melody Maker), dies at 76
Jul 11th - Thomas F Waddell, founder (Gay Olympics), dies of AIDS at 50
Jul 11th - Avi Ran, Israeli footballer (b. 1963)
Jul 11th - Yaakov Yitzchak Ruderman, American Rosh Yeshiva (b. 1901)
Jul 13th - Patience Collier, dies
Jul 15th - Alfie Bass, actor (Moonraker, Are You Being Served), dies at 66
Jul 15th - Jack O'Hagan, cricketer/composer (Our Don Bradman), dies
Jul 17th - Yujiro Ishihara, Japanese actor (b. 1934)
Jul 18th - Gilberto Freye, Brazilian sociologist/writer, dies at 87
Jul 20th - Richard Egan, actor (Big Cube, Amsterdam Kill), dies at 63
Jul 22nd - A G Kripal Singh, cricketer (14 Tests for India), dies
Jul 25th - Malcolm Baldrige, Secretary of Commerce, dies of internal injuries
Jul 25th - Eric Mntonga, co-director of the Institute for a Democratic Alternative for South Africa (IDASA), found on a dirt road a day after he had been detained at a police station
Jul 25th - Charles Stark Draper, American Scientist and Engineer (Apollo Guidance Computer and inertial navigation technology), dies at 85
Jul 26th - Joe Liggins, US composer (I've a Right to Cry), dies at 71
Jul 27th - Travis Jackson, baseball player (NY Giants), dies at 83
Jul 28th - James Burnham, philosopher (Coming Defeat of Communism), dies at 81
Jul 29th - Arthur Chipperfield, cricketer (14 Tests for Australia), dies
Jul 29th - Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay, Bengali author (b. 1894)
Jul 30th - Mary Spinell, actress (Last Horror Film), dies
Aug 1st - Benson Fong, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart), dies at 70
Aug 1st - Pola Negri, actress (Forbidden Paradise), dies at 92
Aug 2nd - Myron Stout, US abstract artist, dies at 79
Aug 4th - Kenny Price, comedian (Midwestern Hayride, Hee Haw), dies at 56
Aug 5th - Zygmunt Mycielsky, composer, dies at 79
Aug 6th - Ira C Eaker, commandant USAF in Europe (WW II), dies at 91
Aug 6th - Sherwood Bailey, actor (Spud-Our Gang), dies
Aug 7th - Camille Chamoun, president of Lebanon, dies at 87
Aug 7th - Nobusuke Kishi, premier of Japan (1957-60), dies at 90
Aug 8th - Danilo Blanuša, Croatian mathematician (b. 1903)
Aug 9th - Kees de Galan, Dutch economist, dies at 55
Aug 10th - Calvin Culver, actor (Score), dies
Aug 10th - Clara Peller, actress (Where's the Beef), dies at 86
Aug 10th - I W Able, CEO (United Steel Workers of America, 1965-77), dies at 87
Aug 10th - Raquel Torres, actress (Duck Soup, Sea Bat), dies
Aug 11th - Clara Peller, commercial spokesperson (Wendy's), dies at 86
Aug 13th - Vincent Persichetti, US composer (Sibyl), dies at 72
Aug 17th - Charles Drummond de Andrade, Brazilian poet, dies at 84
Aug 17th - Rudolph Hess, Nazi (46 years in Spandau Prison), commits suicide at 93
Aug 17th - Shaike Ophir, Israeli actor (b. 1929)
Aug 19th - Hayden Rorke, Brooklyn, actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Night Walker), dies
Aug 21st - Karl Bruck, entertainer, dies
Aug 23rd - Siegfried Borris, composer, dies at 80
Aug 23rd - Didier Pironi, French racing car driver (b. 1952)
Aug 24th - Bayard Rustin, US civil rights activist, dies at 77
Aug 24th - Malcolm Kirk, English wrestler (b. 1936)
Aug 26th - John Goddard, cricketer (West Indian captain 1948-53), dies
Aug 27th - Scott La Rock, American DJ (Boogie Down Productions) (b. 1962)
Aug 28th - John Huston, US/Irish actor/director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81
Actor Lee MarvinActor Lee Marvin (Aug 29th) Aug 29th - Lee Marvin, actor (Cat Ballou, Gorky Park), dies in Tucson Ariz at 63
Aug 29th - Archie Campbell, American country music comedian (b. 1914)
Sep 3rd - Morton Feldman, US composer, dies at 61
Sep 3rd - Viktor P Nekrasov, Ukraine architect/author (Soldiers), dies at 76
Sep 3rd - Vokopach Stalingrada/Kira Georgijevna, dies at 76
Sep 5th - Bill Bowes, cricketer (Bodyline bowler, 68 wkts for England), dies
Sep 6th - Quinn Martin, American television producer (b. 1922)
Sep 9th - Gerrit John Heijn, senior executive (Ahold), kidnapped/murdered
Sep 11th - Lorne Greene, actor (Bonanza, Battlestar Galactica), dies at 72
Sep 11th - Peter Tosh, reggae singer shot dead in Jamacia at 42
Sep 12th - John Qualen, actor (Patch of Blue, Jungle Book), dies
Sep 13th - Mervyn Leroy, actor/screenwriter/director (Quo Vadis), dies at 86
Sep 15th - Bob Tadema Sporry, author, dies at 75
Sep 15th - Steven Tuomi, murder victim of Jeffery Dahmer (b. 1963)
Sep 16th - Howard Moss, American poet, dramatist, and critic (b. 1922)
Sep 17th - Harry Locke, British character actor (b. 1913)
Sep 19th - Einar Gerhardsen, Prime Minister of Norway (b. 1897)
Sep 20th - Michael Stewart
Sep 21st - Ruth Attaway, actress (Porgy & Bess, Conrack, Being There), dies
Sep 21st - Jaco Pastorious, jazz bassist and composer (Weather Report) dies at 36
Sep 22nd - Christopher Stryker, entertainer, dies at 27
Sep 22nd - Dan Rowan, actor (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-in), dies at 65
Sep 22nd - John "Jaco" Pastorius, American jazz guitarist (Weather Report), dies at 35
Sep 22nd - Louis Philip Kentner, composer, dies at 82
Sep 23rd - Bob Fosse, choreographer (All the Jazz), dies at 62
Sep 23rd - O B McClinton, US country singer (Man needs a woman), dies at 47
Sep 25th - Emlyn Williams, actor/director (I Accuse, Ivanhoe, Scarf), dies at 81
Actress Mary AstorActress Mary Astor (Sep 25th) Sep 25th - Mary Astor, actress (Cynthia, Meet Me in St Louis, Fiesta), dies at 81
Sep 28th - Mehdi Hashemi, Iranian aid of Ayatollah Khomeini, shot for treason
Sep 29th - Henry Ford II, president Ford Motor Co, dies at 70
Sep 30th - Alfred Bester, sci-fi author (Dark Side of Earth), dies at 73
Oct 2nd - Madeleine Carroll, actress (39 Steps, Secret Agent), dies at 81
Oct 2nd - Peter Brian Medawar, medical scientist, dies
Oct 3rd - Jean Anouilh, French playwright (Ball of the Voleurs), dies at 77
Oct 9th - Clare A Booth Luce, US diplomat/journalist, dies at 84
Oct 9th - Guru Gopinath, Indian classical dancer (b. 1908)
Oct 12th - Alfred M Landon, former Kansas Gov, dies at his Topeka home at 100
Oct 12th - Philleo Nash, US Bureau of Indian Affairs (1961-67), dies at 77
Oct 13th - Walter Houser Brattain, American physicist (transistors, Nobel 1956), dies at 85
Physicist Walter Houser BrattainPhysicist Walter Houser Brattain (Oct 13th) Oct 13th - Kishore Kumar, Indian Singer (b.1929)
Oct 14th - Rodolfo Halffter, composer, dies at 86
Oct 15th - Thomas Sankara, president of Burkina Faso, dies
Oct 16th - Dana Suesse, songwriter (You Ought to be in Pictures), dies at 75
Oct 17th - Abdul Malek Ukil, Bangladeshi politician (b. 1925)
Oct 18th - Theodore Brameld, author (Use of Explosive Ideas), dies at 83
Oct 19th - Jacqueline du Pre, British cellist, dies at 42
Oct 19th - Hermann Lang, German race car driver (b. 1909)
Oct 20th - Andrey Kolmogorov, Russian mathematician (b. 1903)
Oct 21st - Ying-Chin Ho, Taiwan government official, dies at 88
Oct 22nd - Lino Ventura, Italian/French actor (Medusa touch), dies at 68
Oct 24th - Constantin Alajalov, Russian artist, dies at 86
Oct 25th - Cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS), dies at 80
Oct 27th - Vijay Merchant, cricketer (Test average 47 72, 1st-class avg 71), dies
Oct 28th - Andre Masson, France, surrealist artist (Labyrinth), dies at 91
Oct 28th - Woody Herman, US jazz clarinetist/composer, dies at 74
Oct 29th - Kamal El Mallakh, dies at 57
Oct 29th - Woody Herman, bandleader/composer (Thundering Herds), dies at 74
Oct 31st - Joseph Campbell, mythologist (Mythic Image), dies at 83
Nov 1st - René Lévesque, Premier of Quebec (b. 1922)
Nov 4th - Raphael Soyer, artist (Depression scenes in NYC), dies at 87
Nov 5th - Eamonn Andrews, Television Presenter (b. 1922)
Nov 6th - Ross R Barnett, lawyer/(Gov-D-Miss), dies at 89
Nov 6th - William C Pahlmann, interior decorator (4 Seasons NYC), dies at 80
Nov 6th - Zohar Argov, Israeli singer (b. 1955)
Nov 11th - L T Coggeshall, medical scientist (Sec of HEW 1956-58), dies at 86
Nov 11th - Nico Slothouwer, poet (Liefdesstratenplan), commits suicide at 30
Nov 12th - Roger Lewis, aviation exec (Lockheed, C Wright, Pan Am), dies at 75
Nov 14th - Pieter Menten, Dutch war criminal, dies at 88
Nov 16th - Jim Brewer, Major League Baseball relief pitcher (b. 1937)
Nov 16th - Zubir Said, Singaporean composer who composed Singapore's national anthem (b. 1907)
Nov 17th - Irene Wicker, singer/actress (Singing Lady), dies at 81
Nov 18th - Jacques Anquetil, French cyclist (5x Tour de France), dies at 53
Nov 19th - Américo Tomás, Portuguese admiral and politician, 14th President of Portugal (b. 1894)
Nov 21st - James E Folsom, (Alabama-Gov, 1947-51, 1955-59), dies at 79
Nov 22nd - Ted Taylor, rock vocalist, dies
Nov 24th - Jehane Benoît, French Canadian culinary author (b. 1904)
Nov 25th - Anton F Pieck, illustrator (1001 Nights), dies at 92
Nov 25th - Harold Washington, 1st African American mayor of Chicago (D, 1983-87), dies at 65

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