Famous Deaths for January 1987

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Deaths 1 - 34 of 34

1st - Gustav Knuth, actor (Heidi, Rats), dies at 85
4th - F van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79
4th - Jack Martin, cricketer (Eng pace bowler, 1-111 & 0-18 in Test), dies
4th - Peggy Bacon, author/illustrator (Off With Their Heads), dies at 91
5th - Margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60
5th - Herman Smith-Johannsen, Norwegian-born Canadian cross-country skier (b. 1875)
7th - Larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72
8th - P G Joshi, cricketer (12 Tests for India 1951-60, ct 18 stp 9), dies
8th - Peter Adams, actor (Alternative, Blowing Hot & Cold), dies at 69
9th - Arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81
9th - Marion Hutton, American singer (b. 1919)
10th - Marion Hutton, American singer and actress (b. 1919)
10th - Sir David Robinson, English philanthropist and entrepreneur (b. 1904)
11th - Albert Ferber, Swiss-English pianist (b. 1911)
13th - E van Ruller, Dutch journalist/co-founder (Trouw, Loyal), dies
14th - Douglas Sirk, director (Zu Neuen Ufern, Boefje), dies at 86
15th - Dolores Hawkins, singer (Guy Mitchell Show), dies at 58
15th - Gerrit Borgers, Dutch literary, dies at 69
15th - Ray Bolger, actor/dancer (Wizard of Oz), dies at 83
16th - Earl Wilson, Bdwy columnist (Midnight Earl), dies in Yonkers at 79
16th - Ilse Langen, writer, dies at 87
16th - Joyce Jameson, comedienne (Spike Jones Show), dies at 54
16th - Bertram Wainer, Australian pro-abortion campaigner (b. 1928)
17th - Hugo Fregonese, Argentine film director (b. 1908)
19th - Gerald Brenan, English writer, dies at 92
20th - Tom Dollery, cricketer (4 Tests for Eng 1947-50), dies
21st - Pieter G Buckinx, Flemish writer (7th Day), dies at 83
21st - Charles Goodell, American politician (b. 1926)
22nd - R Budd Dwyer, Penns State Treasurer, facing prison for conspiracy & perjury, shot himself to death at a televised news conference
25th - Emil Hlobil, composer, dies at 85
29th - Ivo Lhotka-Kalinski, composer, dies at 73
30th - Angelo Rutherford, actor (Willie-Gentle Ben), dies at 32
30th - Ken Drake, actor (Crime & Punishment USA), dies
31st - Yves All├ęgret, French film director (b. 1907)

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