Famous Deaths on January 1, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Deaths

  • Graham Kersey, cricket wicket keeper, dies in car crash
  • Hagood Hardy, Canadian composer and musician (b. 1937)
  • Joan Rice, English actress (Payroll, Steel Key, Curtain Up), dies at 66
  • John Burgess, rugby administrator, dies at 71
  • Townes Van Zandt, musician, dies at 52