Famous Deaths in June 1988

  • Jun 2 Horace A Hildreth, (Gov-Maine, 1945-49), dies at 85
  • Jun 5 Clarence M Pendleton, chairman of comm on Civil Rights (1981-88) dies
  • Jun 6 Ella Raines, actress (Brute Force), dies of throat cancer at 66
  • Jun 7 Joe Partridge, cricketer (South African pace bowler 1963-65), commits suicide
  • Jun 7 Vernon Washington, American actor (b. 1927)
  • Jun 8 Eli Mintz, actor (Boardwalk), dies
  • Jun 8 Russell Harty, broadcaster, dies
  • Jun 8 Virgil Oliver Jr, entertainer, dies
  • Jun 10 Louis L'Amour, western writer (Bowdrie), dies at 80 of cancer
  • Jun 11 Giuseppe Saragat, president of Italy (1964-71), dies at 89
  • Jun 11 Nathan Cook, actor (White Night), dies of an allergic reaction at 38
  • Jun 12 Marcel Poot, Belgian baron/composer, dies at 87
  • Jun 16 Miguel PiƱero, Puerto Rican playwright, actor, and co-founder of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. (b. 1946)
  • Jun 19 Zdenek Blazek, composer, dies at 83
  • Jun 19 Fernand Seguin, Canadian biologist (b. 1922)
  • Jun 19 Gladys Spellman, American. Congresswoman (b. 1918)
  • Jun 21 Robert Lee "Bobby" Dodd, US football coach
  • Jun 22 Bramwell Fletcher, actor (Mummy, Raffles, Svengali), dies at 84
  • Jun 22 Dennis Day, actor/tenor (Jack Benny Show), dies of ALS at 71
  • Jun 22 Ross Ford, actor (Reform School Girl, Jungle Patrol), dies
  • Jun 22 Jesse Ed Davis, Native American guitarist, dies of a drug overdose at 43
  • Jun 23 Dayton Lummis, actor (Moonfire, Flight that Disappeared), dies
  • Jun 23 Evert Werkman, Dutch journalist (Het Parool), dies at 73
  • Jun 23 M Gregor-Dellin, writer, dies
  • Jun 25 Axis Sally, [Mildred E Gillars], US nazi propagandist (WW II), dies
  • Jun 25 Hillel Slovak, Israeli-born musician (Anthym/What Is This?, Red Hot Chili Peppers) (b. 1962)
  • Jun 27 Leonie Fuller Adams, US poetess (High Falcon), dies at 88
  • Jun 28 Kurt Raab, writer/actor (Boarding School, Stationmaster's Wife), dies