Famous Deaths on June 23, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Deaths

  • "Wino" Willie Forkner, American biker (Wild One), dies of heart attack at 77

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Betty Shabazz, American educator and civil rights activist who was the widow of Malcolm X, dies from burns suffered in a fire started by her young grandson at 63

Civil Rights Activist Betty Shabazz
Civil Rights Activist
Betty Shabazz