Famous Deaths for May 1988

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Deaths 1 - 30 of 30

1st - Carroll Righter, astrologer, dies at 88 of postrate cancer
1st - Paolo Stoppa, actor (Garibaldi, Visit, Freedom Fighters), dies
3rd - Lev Semenovich Pontryagin, Russian mathematician (b. 1908)
5th - George Rose, actor (Devil's Disciple, Hideaways), dies at 68
5th - Tamara Pos, Suriname/Dutch activist
5th - Michael Shaara, American author (b. 1928)
7th - Harris Glenn Divine, dies of natural causes at 42
8th - Robert A Heinlein, sci-fi writer (Friday), dies of heart failure at 80
10th - Shen Congwen, Chinese writer (b. 1902)
11th - H A R (Kim) Philby, British double agent, dies
13th - Chet Baker, jazz trumpeter, fell to death out of a hotel window at 59
14th - Willem Drees, PM of Netherland (1948-58), dies at 101
15th - Andrew Duggan, actor (Jigsaw, Firehouse), dies of cancer at 64
15th - Greta Nissen, actress (Ambassador Bill), dies
16th - Kay Baxter, best bodybuilder in the world (1983-85), dies in car crash at 42
16th - Louise Wood, director of Girl Scouts of USA (1961-72), dies at 78
16th - Charles Keeping, English illustrator (b. 1924)
18th - Daws Butler, cartoon voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound), dies at 71
19th - Virginia Farmer, actresss (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 90
21st - Dino Conte Grandi, Italy, delegate to league of nations, dies at 92
22nd - Dennis Day, tenor/comedian (Jack Benny Show, Danny Boy), dies at 71
22nd - Giorgio Almirante, Italy, fascist (member of parliament), dies at 73
23rd - David Schoenbrun, CBS broadcast bureau head (Wash, Paris), dies at 73
24th - James "Hamish" Hamilton, Brit publisher (Salinger/Mitford), dies at 87
24th - Tom Burtt, cricketer (NZ slow left-armer in 11 Tests 1947-53), dies
25th - Ernst Ruska, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1906)
27th - Florida Friebus, actress (Bob Newhart Show), dies of a stroke at 79
27th - Melvin J "Cy" Oliver, US jazz composer/orchestra leader, dies at 77
27th - Renato Salvatori, actor (Burn, Luna, 2 Women), dies
30th - Ella Raines, actress (Uncle Harry, Runaround, Impact), dies at 66

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