Famous Deaths In 1987
Sunday, 24 September 2023
Jun 15 J A K Cochrane, cricketer (Test for S Afr 1931), dies on this day in history.
Jun 17 In the year 1987 dick Howser, mgr (NY Yankees & KC Royal), dies of brain cancer at 51
Jun 18 In the year 1987 bruce Marshall, writer, dies at 87
Jun 19 In the year 1987 death of teresa Cormack, New Zealand murder victim (b. 1981)
Jun 21 On this day in history death of madman Muntz, American entrepreneur, businessman, electrical engineer, TV commercial actor (b. 1914)
Jun 22 Fred Astaire, actor/dancer (Royal Wedding, Let's Dance), dies at 88 on this day in history.
Jun 24 In the year 1987 hophnie Hobah Hines Johnson, cricketer (3 Tests for WI), dies
Jun 25 On this day in history boudleaux Bryant, song writer (for Everly Bros), dies at 67
Jun 26 In the year 1987 death of glen Hall, cricketer (Test for South Africa 1965), commits suicide
Jun 27 Jackie Gleason, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Jun 30 Federico Mompou, composer, dies at 94 in the year 1987.
Jul 01 On this day in history death of snakefinger, British-born musician (b. 1949)
Jul 02 On this day in history karl Linnas, accused Nazi, dies of heart failure in Russia
Jul 03 Viola Dana, actress (Willow Tree, 40 Winks, Silent Lover), dies at 90 on this day in history.
Jul 08 Gerardo Diego, Spanish poet (b. 1896) died in the year 1987.
Jul 10 John Hammond, Jazz reviewer (Melody Maker), dies at 76 in the year 1987.
Jul 11 Thomas F Waddell, founder (Gay Olympics), dies of AIDS at 50 in the year 1987.
Jul 13 In the year 1987 patience Collier, dies
Jul 15 In the year 1987 alfie Bass, actor (Moonraker, Are You Being Served), dies at 66
Jul 17 Yujiro Ishihara, Japanese actor (b. 1934) died in the year 1987.
Jul 18 On this day in history gilberto Freye, Brazilian sociologist/writer, dies at 87
Jul 20 In the year 1987 richard Egan, actor (Big Cube, Amsterdam Kill), dies at 63
Jul 22 On this day in history a G Kripal Singh, cricketer (14 Tests for India), dies
Jul 25 On this day in history malcolm Baldrige, Secretary of Commerce, dies of internal injuries
Jul 26 Joe Liggins, US composer (I've a Right to Cry), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Jul 27 On this day in history travis Jackson, baseball player (NY Giants), dies at 83
Jul 28 James Burnham, philosopher (Coming Defeat of Communism), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Jul 29 On this day in history arthur Chipperfield, cricketer (14 Tests for Australia), dies
Jul 30 Mary Spinell, actress (Last Horror Film), dies on this day in history.
Aug 01 Benson Fong, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart), dies at 70 in the year 1987.
Aug 02 Myron Stout, US abstract artist, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Aug 04 In the year 1987 kenny Price, comedian (Midwestern Hayride, Hee Haw), dies at 56
Aug 05 On this day in history zygmunt Mycielsky, composer, dies at 79
Aug 06 Ira C Eaker, commandant USAF in Europe (WW II), dies at 91 in the year 1987.