Famous Deaths on December 31, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Deaths

  • 76 law enforcement officers, killed by felons in US this year
  • Billie Dove [Lilian Bohny], American actress (Black Pirate, Stolen Bride), dies at 96
  • Dominique de Menil, arts patron/human rights advocate, dies at 89
  • Floyd Cramer, American Hall of Fame pianist (Nashville Sound), dies of cancer at 64
  • Michael Kennedy, son of Robert F. Kennedy, dies in ski accident at 39