People Who Died

Those are people who died, died
Those are people who died, died
Those are people WHO died, died
They were all my friends
They just died - Jim Carrol

Deaths On This Day In History...August 17
1981,Robert Russell Bennett, US composer/arranger (Oklahoma!), dies at 87
1982,Barney Phillips, actor (Dragnet, Felony Squad), dies at 68
1982,Ruth Voorst, South African (A World Apart), killed by letter bomb
1983,Ira Gershwin, lyricist, dies in Beverly Hills at 86
1984,Holly Roffey, youngest heart transplant, dies at 4 weeks
1987,Charles Drummond de Andrade, Brazilian poet, dies at 84
1987,Rudolph Hess, Nazi (46 years in Spandau Prison), commits suicide at 93
1988,Franklin D Roosevelt Jr, (Rep-D-NY, 1949-55), dies on 74th birthday
1988,Mohammad Zia Ul-Haq, pres of Pakistan (1978-88), dies at 63
1988,Mohammad Zia Ul-Haq, pres of Pakistan (1978-88), dies in crash at 64
1988,Victoria Shaw, actress (Alvarez Kelly, Westworld), dies