Famous People Who Died In 1987

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1987. This list includes people like Andy Warhol, M. G. Ramachandran, Kishore Kumar, Liberace, Rita Hayworth and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, directors, novelists and psychologists who died in 1987. This list includes people from United States, India, France & Germany and many more countries.

Andy WarholAndy Warhol
(Pop Artist)

06 August 1928

American

Bob FosseBob Fosse

23 June 1927

American

Kishore KumarKishore Kumar
(Indian playback singer)

04 August 1929

Indian

James BaldwinJames Baldwin
(Novelist)

02 August 1924

American

Rita HayworthRita Hayworth

17 October 1918

American

Fred AstaireFred Astaire
(Dancer)

10 May 1899

American

LiberaceLiberace
(Pianist)

16 May 1919

American

Rudolf HessRudolf Hess
(Deputy Führer)

26 April 1894

German

Lee MarvinLee Marvin
(Actor)

19 February 1924

American

Jackie GleasonJackie Gleason
(Comedian)

26 February 1916

American

M G RamachandranM. G. Ramachandran
(Actor, Politician)

17 January 1917

Indian

Randolph ScottRandolph Scott
(Actor)

23 January 1898

American

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John HustonJohn Huston
(Film Director)

05 August 1906

American

R. Budd DwyerR. Budd Dwyer
(Political Leader)

21 November 1939

American

Lorne GreeneLorne Greene
(Actor)

12 February 1915

Canadian

Carl RogersCarl Rogers
(Psychologist)

08 January 1902

American

Herbert SobelHerbert Sobel
(U.S. Army Officer)

26 January 1912

American

Danny KayeDanny Kaye
(Actor)

18 January 1911

American

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Peter ToshPeter Tosh
(Reggae Musician)

19 October 1944

Jamaican

Louis de BroglieLouis de Broglie
(Physicist)

15 August 1892

French

Primo LeviPrimo Levi
(Writer, Chemist)

31 July 1919

Italian

Althea FlyntAlthea Flynt
(Larry Flynt's Wife)

06 November 1953

American

Lolo SoetoroLolo Soetoro
(Stepfather of Barack Obama)

02 January 1935

Indonesian

Salim AliSalim Ali
(Ornithologist)

12 November 1896

Indian

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Alf LandonAlf Landon
(Governor of Kansas)

09 September 1887

American

Woody HayesWoody Hayes
(American Football Player and Coach)

14 February 1913

American

Gunnar MyrdalGunnar Myrdal
(Economist)

06 December 1898

Swedish

Mervyn LeRoyMervyn LeRoy
(Film Director and Producer)

15 October 1900

American

Peter Brian Medwar Peter Medawar
(Biologist)

28 February 1915

British

Jacques AnquetilJacques Anquetil
(Cyclist, 5 Times Tour de France Winner)

08 January 1934

French

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Budd DwyerBudd Dwyer
(Politician)

21 November 1939

American

Walter Houser BrattainWalter Houser Brattain
(Physicist)

10 February 1902

American

Luis Federico LeloirLuis Federico Leloir
(Biochemist, Physician)

06 September 1906

Argentinian

Renato GuttusoRenato Guttuso
(Painter)

26 December 1911

Italian

Georg WittigGeorg Wittig
(Organic Chemist)

16 June 1897

German

Anthony De MelloAnthony De Mello
(Authored books related to spirituality, lectures and spiritual conferences)

04 September 1931

Indian

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William P. MurphyWilliam P. Murphy
(Physician)

06 February 1892

American

Henry TayaliHenry Tayali
(Artist)

22 November 1943

Zambian

Andres SegoviaAndres Segovia
(Guitarist)

21 February 1893

Spanish

Thomas SankaraThomas Sankara
(President)

21 December 1949

Burkinabe

Jaco PastoriusJaco Pastorius
(Bassist, Composer, Jazz musician, Bandleader)

01 December 1951

American

DalidaDalida
(Actor, Film actor, Singer, Musician, Model)

17 January 1933

Egyptian,French,Italian

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Geraldine PageGeraldine Page
(Theater Actress, Film Actress, Television Actress)

22 November 1924

American

Jacqueline du PréJacqueline du Pré
(Cellist)

26 January 1945

British

Harold WashingtonHarold Washington
(Politician, Lawyer)

15 April 1922

Dick ShawnDick Shawn
(stage actor, film actor)

01 December 1923

American

Gretl BraunGretl Braun
(Housewife, Secretary)

31 August 1915

German

Lawrence KohlbergLawrence Kohlberg
(Psychologist, Academic, Non-fiction writer)

25 October 1927

American

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Nicholas AlkemadeNicholas Alkemade
(Spy)

10 December 1922

British

Paul ButterfieldPaul Butterfield
(Singer, Musician)

17 December 1942

American

Mahadevi VarmaMahadevi Varma
(Poet, Author, Writer)

26 March 1907

Indian

Jascha HeifetzJascha Heifetz
(Music educator, Violinist)

02 February 1901

Lithuanian,American

Obafemi AwolowoObafemi Awolowo
(politician, lawyer, trade unionist)

06 March 1909

Nigerian

Andrey KolmogorovAndrey Kolmogorov
(Mathematician)

25 April 1903

Russian

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Edgar RosenbergEdgar Rosenberg
(Film producer)

1925 AD

German

Maxwell D. TaylorMaxwell D. Taylor
(Diplomat, Military personnel)

26 August 1901

American

Pola NegriPola Negri
(Actress)

03 January 1897

Polish,American

Clare Boothe LuceClare Boothe Luce
(Former U.S. Congressman, Diplomat, Journalist, Writer)

10 March 1903

American

J. P. GuilfordJ. P. Guilford
(Psychologist, University teacher)

07 March 1897

American

Nobusuke KishiNobusuke Kishi
(Politician, Diplomat, Spy)

13 November 1896

Japanese

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Shanti DeviShanti Devi

11 December 1926

Indian

Abba KovnerAbba Kovner
(Writer, Poet)

14 March 1918

Israeli

Geoffrey BowersGeoffrey Bowers
(jurist, lawyer)

29 December 1953

American

Douglas SirkDouglas Sirk
(Film director)

26 April 1897

Danish

Richard MarquandRichard Marquand
(Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer)

22 September 1937

British

Donn F. EiseleDonn F. Eisele
(Officer, Test pilot, Astronaut, Aviator)

23 June 1930

American

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Marguerite YourcenarMarguerite Yourcenar
(Novelist, Essayist)

08 June 1903

Belgian,American

Morton FeldmanMorton Feldman
(Composer)

12 January 1926

American

Margaret LaurenceMargaret Laurence
(Novelist, Writer, Children's writer)

18 July 1926

Canadian

Jean AnouilhJean Anouilh
(Playwright, Screenwriter, Writer)

23 June 1910

French

Lino VenturaLino Ventura
(Film actor, Actor, Amateur wrestler)

14 July 1919

French,Italian

Donald NixonDonald Nixon
(Restaurateur, Politician)

23 November 1914

American

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Herbert BlumerHerbert Blumer
(Sociologist, Psychologist)

07 March 1900

American

Erskine CaldwellErskine Caldwell
(American novelist)

17 December 1903

American

Jimmy GeorgeJimmy George
(Volleyball player)

08 March 1955

Indian