People Who Died in The Eighties, 1988
January 01Leo Steiner, NY Carnegie Deli's owner, dies
January 03Gaston Eyskens, PM of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), dies at 82
January 03Rose Ausländer, writer, dies at 70
January 03William Cagney, actor (Torrid Zone), dies of a heart attack at 82
January 05"Pistol Pete" Mavarich, NBAer (Atlanta), dies of a heart attack at 40
January 06Brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46
January 07Trevor Howard, actor (Ryan's Daughter), dies of bronchitis at 71
January 08Frank Pace Jr, US Secretary of Army (1950-53), dies at 76
January 11Gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer
January 11Isidor Isaac Rabi, nuclear physicist (Nobel Prize-1944), dies at 89
January 13Chiang Ching-huo, president of Taiwan (1978-88), dies at 69
January 14Georgy M Malenkov, PM of USSR (1953-55), dies at 86
January 15Sean MacBride, Ireland, commander of Irish Republican Army, dies at 83
January 19Ballard Berkeley, actor (East meets West), dies at 83
January 20Philippe de Rothschild, Bordeaux Vineyard manager, dies in Paris at 86
January 21Abraham Sofaer, actor (Naked Jungle, Elephant Walk), dies
January 22Georgi M Malenkov, Russian premier (1953-55), dies at 86
January 22Parker Fennelly, actor (Kettles on Old MacDonald's Farm), dies at 96
January 24Charles Glenn King, biochemist (discovered vitamin C), dies at 91
January 25Colleen Moore, actress (These Girls Won't Talk), dies at 87
January 29Bantcho Bantchevsky, US opera singer, commits suicide
January 29James R Killian Jr, MIT pres (1948-59), dies at 83
January 29Rogier van Otterloo, Dutch composer/conductor, dies at 46
January 30Cornelia D "Corry" Spark, Dutch cabaret performer, dies at 85
February 01Heather O'Rourke, (Poltergeist) star, dies of intestinal ailment at 12
February 01Reinder Zwolsman, Dutch businessman, dies at 75
February 02Clive Epstein, brother of Brian Epstein, dies at 51
February 02G Mennen Williams, Supreme Court justice, dies at 76 in Detroit
February 06Lee Goodman, actor (Imitation of Life), dies of TB at 64
February 06Marghanita Laski, English author (Victorian chaise-lounge), dies
February 07Lin[wood V] Carter, US, sci-fi writer (Lost World of Time), dies at 57
February 08Allan Cuthbertson, actor (Running Man, 7th Dawn), dies at 67
February 14Frederick Loewe, US composer (My Fair Lady), dies at 84
February 15Frederick [Fritz] Loewe, composer, dies
February 15Gardiner Means, US economist, dies at 91
February 15Gerard Holt, architect, dies at 83
February 15Neil R[onald] Jones, sf writer (Space War, Twin Worlds), dies at 78
February 15Richard P Feynman, physicist (Nobel 1965, Physical Law), dies at 69
February 24Irwan Chanin, US theater builder, dies at 96
February 25Amapola Del Vando, actress (Cowboy), dies at 78
February 28Mikha`il Na'imah, Lebanese playwright, dies at 99
March 01Jean Le Poulain, actor (Divine), dies at 63
March 01Joe Besser, comedian (3's Stooges, Abbott & Costello), dies at 80
March 03Lois Wilson, actress (Crash, Deluge, Bright Eyes), dies
March 03Sewall Wright, US geneticist (evolution model), dies at 98
March 06Konstantin Iliev, composer, dies at 63
March 07Divine, [Harris Milstead], female impersonator (Pink Flamingos), dies
March 07Robert Livingston, actor (Lone Ranger), dies at 83 of emphysema
March 09Kurt Georg Kiesinger, West German chancellor (1966-69), dies at 83
March 10Andy Gibb, singer, dies of heart infection at 30
March 10Glenn Cunningham, US world record miler, dies at 78
March 10William Brocklesby Wordsworth, composer, dies at 79
March 11Pham Hung, premier of Vietnam, dies at about 74
March 12Billie Rhodes, dies
March 12William Camp, dies at 74
March 13John C Holmes, XXX actor (All Night Long, Johnny Wadd), dies at 43
March 13Olive Carey, actress (Affairs With a Stranger), dies at 92
March 15Dmitri F Polyakov, Russian secret-general/top spy for US, executed
March 16Dorothy Adams Foulger, actress (Laura, Devil Commands), dies at 88
March 17Reg Sinfield, cricketer (one Test for England v Australia 1938), dies
March 20Gil Evans, Canadian/US jazz composer (Out of the Cool), dies at 75
March 27Jan van den Weghe, Flemish writer, dies at about 67
March 31Talib Rasul Hakim, composer, dies at 48
April 01Jim Jordan, actor (Fibber McGee), dies from a blod clot at 91
April 01Marius W Holtrop, economist/president (Netherlands Bank), dies at 85
April 03Milton A Caniff, US cartoonist (Terry & the Pirates), dies at 81
April 05Alf Kjellin, Swedish actor/director (Juggler), dies
April 07Cesar Bresgen, Austrian composer/organist, dies at 74
April 09Brook Benton, singer (Just a Matter of Time), dies at 56 of meningitis
April 09Dave Prater, rocker (Sam & Dave), dies in a car crash at 50
April 10Cliff Gladwin, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1947-49), dies
April 11David Prater, US singer (Sam & Dave-Soul Man), dies in car crash at 50
April 11Jeff Donnell, actor (Hoedown, 9 Girls), dies at 66 of a heart attack
April 12Alan Stewart Paton, writer, dies
April 14Herbert Reynolds Inch, composer, dies at 83
April 14Johan Franco, composer, dies at 79
April 15Hendrikus G "Han" Hoekstra, Dutch poet (Zandloper), dies at 81
April 15Kenneth Williams, dies at 61
April 16Abu Jihad, [Khalil al-Wazzir], PLO-leader, murdered
April 16Clifford Roach, cricketer (16 Tests early in WI cricket history), dies
April 16Jacques de Kadt, Dutch 2nd chamber member (soc-dem), dies at 90
April 16Khalil al-Wazir, PLO milt commander, assassinated by Israeli commandos
April 16Warde Donovan, dies at 72
April 17Eva Novak, actress (Medicine Man), dies of pneumonia at 90
April 17Louise Nevelson, sculptor, dies of brain tumor at 88
April 22Irene Rich, US actress (Beau Brumell, Champ), dies at 96
April 23Arthur Michael, Lord Ramsey/archbishop of Canterbury, dies
April 24E S "Bob" Newson, cricketer (S African fast bowler in 1930's), dies
April 25Boris Kremenliev, composer, dies at 76
April 25Carolyn Franklin, singer/songwriter/son of Aretha, dies at 43
April 25Clifford D[onald] Simak, sci-fi author (Hugo, Way Station), dies at 83
April 29Andrew Cruickshank, actor (Body in Library, Murder Most Foul), dies
April 29Jan Kapr, composer, dies at 74
April 30James McCracken, US tenor, dies at 61
May 01Carroll Righter, astrologer, dies at 88 of postrate cancer
May 01Paolo Stoppa, actor (Garibaldi, Visit, Freedom Fighters), dies
May 05George Rose, actor (Devil's Disciple, Hideaways), dies at 68
May 05Tamara Pos, Suriname/Dutch activist
May 07Harris Glenn Divine, dies of natural causes at 42
May 08Robert A Heinlein, sci-fi writer (Friday), dies of heart failure at 80
May 11H A R (Kim) Philby, British double agent, dies
May 13Chet Baker, jazz trumpeter, fell to death out of a hotel window at 59
May 14Willem Drees, PM of Netherland (1948-58), dies at 101
May 15Andrew Duggan, actor (Jigsaw, Firehouse), dies of cancer at 64
May 15Greta Nissen, actress (Ambassador Bill), dies
May 16Carrie Baxter, Best Bodybuilder (1983-85), dies in car crash at 42
May 16Kay Baxter, Best Bodybuilder in the World (1983-85), dies at 42
May 16Louise Wood, director of Girl Scouts of USA (1961-72), dies at 78
May 18Daws Butler, cartoon voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound), dies at 71
May 19Virginia Farmer, actresss (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 90
May 21Dino Conte Grandi, Italy, delegate to league of nations, dies at 92
May 22Dennis Day, tenor/comedian (Jack Benny Show, Danny Boy), dies at 71
May 22Giorgio Almirante, Italy, fascist (member of parliament), dies at 73
May 23David Schoenbrun, CBS broadcast bureau head (Wash, Paris), dies at 73
May 24James "Hamish" Hamilton, Brit publisher (Salinger/Mitford), dies at 87
May 24Tom Burtt, cricketer (NZ slow left-armer in 11 Tests 1947-53), dies
May 27Florida Friebus, actress (Bob Newhart Show), dies of a stroke at 79
May 27Melvin J "Cy" Oliver, US jazz composer/orchestra leader, dies at 77
May 27Renato Salvatori, actor (Burn, Luna, 2 Women), dies
May 30Ella Raines, actress (Uncle Harry, Runaround, Impact), dies at 66
June 02Horace A Hildreth, (Gov-Maine, 1945-49), dies at 85
June 05Clarence M Pendleton, chairman of comm on Civil Rights (1981-88) dies
June 06Ella Raines, actress (Brute Force), dies of throat cancer at 66
June 07Joe Partridge, cricketer (S Afr pace bowler 1963-65), commits suicide
June 08Eli Mintz, actor (Boardwalk), dies
June 08Russell Harty, broadcaster, dies
June 08Virgil Oliver Jr, entertainer, dies
June 10Louis L'Amour, western writer (Bowdrie), dies at 80 of cancer
June 11Giuseppe Saragat, president of Italy (1964-71), dies at 89
June 11Nathan Cook, actor (White Night), dies of an allergic reaction at 38
June 12Marcel Poot, Belgian baron/composer, dies at 87
June 19Zdenek Blazek, composer, dies at 83
June 21Robert Lee "Bobby" Dodd, US football coach
June 22Bramwell Fletcher, actor (Mummy, Raffles, Svengali), dies at 84
June 22Dennis Day, actor/tenor (Jack Benny Show), dies of ALS at 71
June 22Ross Ford, actor (Reform School Girl, Jungle Patrol), dies
June 23Dayton Lummis, actor (Moonfire, Flight that Disappeared), dies
June 23Evert Werkman, Dutch journalist (Het Parool), dies at 73
June 23M Gregor-Dellin, writer, dies
June 25Axis Sally, [Mildred E Gillars], US nazi propagandist (WW II), dies
June 27Leonie Fuller Adams, US poetess (High Falcon), dies at 88
June 28Kurt Raab, writer/actor (Boarding School, Stationmaster's Wife), dies
July 01Hellmuth Christian Wolff, composer, dies at 82
July 01Lex van Delden, Dutch composer/writer, dies at 68
July 03Gabriel Dell, actor (Dead End Kids), dies of leukemia at 68
July 04Adrian Adonis, [Keith Franke], WWF wrestler, killed in auto accident
July 07Jimmy Edwards, actor (Plank, Bottoms Up, Late Mr H), dies at 68
July 09Anthony Holland, AIDS sufferer committed suicide at 60
July 09Barbara Woodhouse, dog trainer, dies at 78 of a stroke
July 10Errol John, playwright, dies at 63
July 12Joshua Logan, Broadway producer, dies at 79 of palsy
July 12Raymond W Goldsmith, US economist, dies at 83
July 13Huub Bals, Dutch film promotor, dies at 51
July 13Samuel L Mendel, oldest US war veteran, dies at 104
July 15Eleanor Estes, author (Ginger Pye, Moffats), dies at 82
July 17Bruiser Brody, wrestler, stabbed to death
July 18Nico, US model/pop singer (Velvet Underground), dies at 43
July 22Duane Jones, dies of cardiopulmonary arrest at 51
July 22Luigi Lucioni, Italian, landscape painter (opera stars), dies at 87
July 23Jahangir Khan, cricketer (4 Tests for India 1932-36), dies
July 27Judith Barsi, child actress, shot dead with mother by her father at 11
July 29Ellin Berlin, [MacKay], Mrs Irving Berlin, dies at 86
July 31Trinidad Silva, killed in auto accident at 38
August 01Florence Eldridge, Broadway actress (The Swan), dies at 86
August 01John Cardinal Dearden, US cardinal, dies at 80
August 01Trindad Silva, actor (Hill St Blues), dies at 38 in an auto accident
August 02Raymond Carver, poet/short story writer (Furious Season), dies at 50
August 02Roger Vuataz, composer, dies at 90
August 06Anatoli S Levchenko, cosmonaut (TM-4), dies of brain tumor at 47
August 06J Skelly Wright, US judge (anti-segregationist), dies at 77
August 08Alan Napier, actor (Alfred-Batman), dies at 85
August 09Alan Napier, (Alfred the Butler-Batman), dies at 85
August 10Adela Rogers St John, journalist (Free Soul, Honeycomb), dies at 94
August 10Arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama, dies at 86
August 11Anne Ramsey, actress (Throw Mama From Train), dies of cancer at 59
August 11Jean-Pierre Ponnele, opera director (Carmina Burana), dies at 56
August 11Pauline Lafont, daughter of Bernadette, dies in hiking accident at 25
August 12Jean-Michel Basquiat, US musician/graffiti painter (Gray, SAMO), dies
August 13Otto E Passman, (Rep-D-La, 1947-77), dies at 88
August 14Enzo Ferrari, Italy, sportscar manufacturer (Ferrari), dies at 90
August 15Barry Bingham Sr, US daily newspaper publisher, dies at 82
August 15Mohammed Zia ul-Haq, President of Pakistan, killed in plane crash
August 15Ray Buchanan, US blues gitarist, dies at about 48
August 16Milton Adolphus, composer, dies at 75
August 17Franklin D Roosevelt Jr, (Rep-D-NY, 1949-55), dies on 74th birthday
August 17Mohammad Zia Ul-Haq, pres of Pakistan (1978-88), dies at 63
August 17Mohammad Zia Ul-Haq, pres of Pakistan (1978-88), dies in crash at 64
August 17Victoria Shaw, actress (Alvarez Kelly, Westworld), dies
August 18Alexandr V Shchukin, Russian cosmonaut, dies in SU-26 crash at 42
August 18Frederick Ashton, choreographer (Cinderella), dies at 83
August 21Hans Günther Adler, German writer, dies at 78
August 24Leonard Frey, actor (Tattoo, Magic Christian), dies of AIDS at 49
August 24Max Shulman, author (Dobie Gillis, Tender Trap), dies at 69
August 25Price Daniel, (Gov/Sen-D-Texas), dies at 77
August 26Paul Francis Lloyd, entertainer, dies
August 28Hazel Dawn, US singer/actress (Under Clover, Margie), dies at 98
August 28Paul Whitelaw, cricketer (2 Tests NZ v England 1933), dies
September 01Leonor Sullivan, (Rep-D-Missouri, 1955-77), dies at 86
September 05Gert Froebe, actor (Lover's Wood, Upper Hand), dies at 75
September 11George Alpert, railroad executive, dies at 90
September 11Luis W Alvarez, physicist (Nobel-1968), dies at 77
September 11Peter Tosh, reggae singer shot dead at 43 in Jamacia
September 12Alan Bible, (Sen-D-Nev, 1954-74), dies at 78
September 12Lauris Morstad, NATO commander/CEO Corning Fiberglass, dies at 71
September 14Louis Quinn, actor (Unholy Rollers), dies at 73 of cancer
September 19Oren Lee Staley, 1st pres of Natl Farmers Org (1955-79), dies at 65
September 20Roy Kinnear, actor (Casanova, Pirates, Scrooge, Help!), dies at 54
September 21Christine Norden, actress (Little Shop of Horroers, Night Beat), dies
September 21Henry Koster, director, dies
September 21Robert Gwathmey, artist, dies at 85
September 23Arwel Hughes, composer, dies at 79
September 25Billy Carter, Pres Carter's brother Billy, dies of cancer at 51
September 27William V Shannon, US ambassador to Ireland (1977-81), dies at 61
September 28Ethel Grandin, silent screen actress (Deserter), dies at 94
September 28Marjorie Bonner Lowry, actress (Reno, Poor Girls), dies at 83
September 29Charles Addams, cartoonist (Addams Family), dies of heart attack at 76
September 30Joachim Prinz, author/Rabbi of Berlin (1926-37), dies at 86
October 03Franz Josef Strauss, German FR min of defense (1956-62), dies at 73
October 03Generoso Pope Jr, National Enquirer owner, dies at 61
October 07Billy Daniels, singer, dies of cancer at 73
October 08Ernst Hermann Meyer, composer, dies at 82
October 09Edward Chodorov, playwright/director (Louis Pasteur), dies at 84
October 09Felix Wankel, developer of Wankel rotary engine, dies
October 11Bonita Granville, actress (Lone Ranger, Hitler's Children), dies at 55
October 11Morgan Farley, actor (Open Secret), dies of natural causes at 90
October 11Wayland Flowers, ventriloquist (Madame), dies of AIDS at 48
October 12Ken Murray, actor (Bill & Coo, Crooner, Half-Marriage), dies at 85
October 13Mike Venezia, jockey, dies in 5th-race fall at Belmont Race Track, NY
October 14Mary Morris, actress (Agitator, Double Door), dies
October 18Dimitri Frenkel Frank, writer/director (Hadimassa), dies at 60
October 19Friedrich Weinreb, Polish/Neth theologist/economist, dies at 77
October 25Bill Cody, actor (Blazing Justice, Ghost City), dies at 75
October 27Charles Hawtrey, English actor (Carry On), dies near London at 73
October 27S B Fuller, founder (Fuller products), dies at 83
October 30John Houseman, actor (Paper Chase), dies at 86
October 30Sugar Geise, actress (Rhythm Parade), dies after brief illness at 71
October 31John Houseman, actor (Paper Chase, Fog), dies of spinal cancer at 86
November 03Henri van Praag, Dutch para-psychologist, dies
November 09Billy Curtis, 4'2" actor (Terror of Tiny Town), dies at 79
November 09John Mitchell, former Atny Gen, dies of heart attack in Washington
November 13Antal Dorati, Hungarian/US conductor/composer, dies at 82
November 15Mona Washbourne, actress (Blue Bird, Games), dies at 84
November 16Lotte Stam-Beese, German/Neth architect, dies at about 85
November 17Sheilah Graham, gossip columnist, dies of heart failure at 84
November 19Christine Onassis, heiress, dies of heart failure at 37
November 22Erich Fried, writer, dies at 67
November 22Janet Ertel, crooner, dies
November 27Angela Aames, actress (Lost Empire, Basic Training), dies
November 27John Carradine, actor (Ten Commandments), dies of kidney failure at 82
November 27Karel Horky, composer, dies at 79
November 27[John] Hein Donner, chess grand master, dies at 61
December 06Bill Harris, US guitarist (Clovers-Love Potion No 9), dies at 63
December 06Roy Orbison, singer (Pretty Woman), dies of massive heart attack at 52
December 07Andrei P Ershov, Russian computer pioneer, dies
December 07Christopher Connelly, actor (Liar's Moon, Hawmps), dies at 47
December 07Peter Langan, Irish restaurateur (Langans London), dies in fire
December 08Anne Seymour, actress (Misty, Chevy Mystery Show), dies at 79
December 08Herbert "Tubo" Rhoad, US singer (Persuasions-Good news), dies at 44
December 09Roy Orbison, rocker (Pretty Woman), dies of a heart attack at 52
December 10Dick Clair, comedian (Clair & McMahon, Facts of Life), dies of AIDS
December 10Richard Castellano, aqctor (Honor thy Father), dies at 55
December 12John Canning, NY Post managing editor, dies at 56
December 16H "Stork" Hendry, cricketer (11 Tests for Australia 1921-29), dies
December 20Max Robinson, 1st black network (ABC) TV anchor, dies of AIDS at 49
December 21Bob Steele, [Robert Bradbury], dies after short illness at 60
December 21Nicholas Tinbergen, Dutch/British biologist, dies at 81
December 22Tucker Smith, singer/dancer (Cool-West Side Story), dies
December 26John Loder, actor (Sabotage, Java Head), dies at 90
December 27Fox Harris, actor (Alienator, Warlords, Sid & Nancy), dies
December 27Hall Ashby, US director (Shampoo, 8 Million Ways to Die), dies at 59
December 28Hal Ashby, academy-award winning director, dies of cancer at 59