Famous Deaths for August 1988

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Deaths 1 - 41 of 41

1st - Florence Eldridge, Broadway actress (The Swan), dies at 86
1st - John Cardinal Dearden, US cardinal, dies at 80
1st - Trindad Silva, actor (Hill St Blues), dies at 38 in an auto accident
2nd - Raymond Carver, poet/short story writer (Furious Season), dies at 50
2nd - Roger Vuataz, composer, dies at 90
2nd - Joe Carcione, American consumer advocate (b. 1914)
6th - Anatoli S Levchenko, cosmonaut (TM-4), dies of brain tumor at 47
6th - J Skelly Wright, US judge (anti-segregationist), dies at 77
8th - Alan Napier, actor (Alfred-Batman), dies at 85
8th - Ramón Valdés, Mexican actor (b. 1923)
9th - Alan Napier, (Alfred the Butler-Batman), dies at 85
9th - Giacinto Scelsi, Italian composer (b. 1905)
10th - Adela Rogers St John, journalist (Free Soul, Honeycomb), dies at 94
10th - Arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama, dies at 86
11th - Anne Ramsey, actress (Throw Mama From Train), dies of cancer at 59
11th - Jean-Pierre Ponnele, opera director (Carmina Burana), dies at 56
11th - Pauline Lafont, daughter of Bernadette, dies in hiking accident at 25
12th - Jean-Michel Basquiat, US musician/graffiti painter (Gray, SAMO), dies
13th - Otto E Passman, (Rep-D-La, 1947-77), dies at 88
14th - Enzo Ferrari, Italy, sportscar manufacturer (Ferrari), dies at 90
14th - Roy Buchanan, American guitarist (b. 1939)
15th - Barry Bingham Sr, US daily newspaper publisher, dies at 82
15th - Mohammed Zia ul-Haq, President of Pakistan, killed in plane crash
15th - Ray Buchanan, US blues gitarist, dies at about 48
16th - Milton Adolphus, composer, dies at 75
17th - Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr, (Rep-D-NY, 1949-55), dies on 74th birthday
17th - Mohammad Zia Ul-Haq, pres of Pakistan (1978-88), dies in plane crash at 64
17th - Victoria Shaw, actress (Alvarez Kelly, Westworld), dies
18th - Alexandr V Shchukin, Russian cosmonaut, dies in SU-26 crash at 42
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21st - Hans Gunther Adler, German writer, dies at 78
21st - Ray Eames, American designer, artist and architect (b. 1912)
24th - Leonard Frey, actor (Tattoo, Magic Christian), dies of AIDS at 49
24th - Max Shulman, author (Dobie Gillis, Tender Trap), dies at 69
25th - Price Daniel, (Gov/Sen-D-Texas), dies at 77
26th - Paul Francis Lloyd, entertainer, dies
26th - Carlos Paião, Portuguese singer (b. 1957)
27th - Mario Montenegro, Filipino actor (b. 1928)
28th - Hazel Dawn, US singer/actress (Under Clover, Margie), dies at 98
28th - Paul Whitelaw, cricketer (2 Tests NZ v England 1933), dies
30th - Albert F. Frey-Wyssling, Swiss Botanist, dies at 87

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