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June 24, 1987 in Music History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Deaths in Music

  • (John Herbert) "Jackie" Gleason, American comedian, (The Jackie Gleason Show; The Honeymooners), actor (Requiem For A Heavyweight; The Hustler; Gigot), composer, and conductor (Music for Lovers Only), , dies of colon cancer at 71
1987 in Music