Famous Deaths In May - 17
Friday, 07 August 2020
1981 On this day in history hugo Freidhofer, composer, dies at 80
1985 Death of Bobby Ewing, (Patrick Duffy) killed off on Dallas on May - 17.
1987 Gunnar Myrdal, Sweden, economist (Nobel 1974), dies at 88 on May - 17.
1992 On May - 17 george Hurrell, Hollywood photographer, dies of cancer at 87
1994 Alain Cuny, [RenĂ© X Marie], French actor (La Dolce Vita), dies at 85 on May - 17.
1995 On May - 17 nathan "Dambuza" Mdledle, singer, dies at 72
1996 Rusi Modi, cricketer (736 runs 10 post-war Tests for India), dies on May - 17.
1999 On May - 17 death of bruce Fairbairn, Canadian record producer and musician (b. 1949)
2000 Death of Donald Coggan, 101st Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1909) on May - 17.
2001 On this day in history death of frank G. Slaughter, American novelist and physician (b. 1908)
2002 On this day in history death of dave Berg, American cartoonist (b. 1920)
2003 On May - 17 death of frank "Pop" Ivy, American and Canadian football coach (b. 1916)
2004 On this day in history death of jĂ¸rgen Nash, Danish artist (b. 1920)
2005 On May - 17 death of frank Gorshin, American actor (b. 1934)
2006 Death of Cy Feuer, American playwright (b. 1911) on May - 17.
2007 Death of Lloyd Alexander, author (b. 1924) on this day in history.
2009 Death of Mario Benedetti, Uruguayan journalist, novelist, and poet (b. 1920) on this day in history.
2010 Death of Walasse Ting, Chinese/American painter (b. 1929) on May - 17.
2017 On this day in history death of viktor Gorbatko, Russian cosmonaut
2017 On May - 17 death of rhodri Morgan, Welsh politician
2017 On this day in history death of todor VeselinoviÄ‡, Serbian footballer and coach
2018 On May - 17 death of nicole Fontaine, French politician
2018 On May - 17 death of richard Pipes, Polish-American academic and historian