Famous Deaths for May 1997

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Deaths 1 - 27 of 27

1st - Bebe, AKA Flipper, dolphin, dies at 40
2nd - Paulo Freire, Brazilian educator (b. 1921)
3rd - Narciso Yepes, Spanish classical guitarist (b. 1927)
4th - Alvy Moore, actor/producer (Mr Kimball-Green Acres), dies at 75
4th - Vijayananda Dahanayake, PM of Sri Lanka (1959-60), dies
5th - Walter Gotell, German actor (b. 1924)
8th - Kai-Uwe Von Hassel, German Pres of Bundestag (CDU 1969-72), dies
9th - Marco Ferreri, Italian film director (b. 1928)
10th - Joanie Weston, roller derby queen (Bay Bombers), dies at 61
11th - Brenda Carlin, TV producer/wife of comedian George Carlin, dies at 57
13th - Laurie Lee, English writer ('Cider with Rosie'), dies at 82
14th - Harry Blackstone Jr, magician, dies of cancer at 62
14th - Princess Caradja-Kretzulesco, descendant of Dracula, dies at 76
14th - Thelma Carpenter, singer, dies at 76
16th - Elbridge Durbrow, American diplomat (b. 1903)
18th - Bridgette Andersen, American actress (b. 1975)
19th - Millie, dog of President Bush (Millie's Book), dies at 12
20th - Virgilio Boat, president of Colombia (1986-90), dies
22nd - Alfred Hershey, American biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1908)
24th - Edward Mulhare, actor (Ghost & Mrs Muir), dies of lung cancer at 74
25th - Muhammad Fadhel, PM of Iraq (1953-54), dies
26th - Manfred Von Ardenne, German scientific pioneer, dies at 90
29th - George Fenneman, announcer (You Bet Your Life), dies at 77
29th - Jeff Buckley, American musician and singer ( "Hallelujah"), drowns at 30
29th - John Sengstacke, publisher (Defender), dies at 84
31st - Rosie Will Monroe, WW II icon (Rosie the riveter), dies at 76
31st - James Bennett Griffin, American archaeologist (b. 1905)

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