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Dead at age 88

1,207 Notable deaths

Charlie Chaplin

English comic actor and filmmaker (1889–1977).

Born April 16th, 1889 in Walworth. [ref]

Died December 25th, 1977 at 88 years old in Corsier-sur-Vevey (cerebral hemorrhage). [ref]

Harry S Truman

President of the united states from 1945 to 1953.

Born May 8th, 1884 in Lamar. [ref]

Died December 26th, 1972 at 88 years old in Kansas City (pneumonia, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome). [ref]

Bill Russell

American basketball player and coach.

Born February 12th, 1934 in Monroe.

Died July 31st, 2022 at 88 years old in Mercer Island. [ref]

Fred Astaire

American actor, dancer, singer (1899–1987).

Born May 10th, 1899 in Omaha. [ref]

Died June 22nd, 1987 at 88 years old in Los Angeles (pneumonia). [ref]

Adam West

American actor (1928-2017).

Born September 19th, 1928 in Walla Walla.

Died June 9th, 2017 at 88 years old in Los Angeles (leukemia). [ref]

Regis Philbin

American television presenter, talk show host, game show host, comedian, actor, and singer (1931–2020).

Born August 25th, 1931 in Manhattan.

Died July 24th, 2020 at 88 years old in Greenwich (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Rip Torn

American actor (1931-2019).

Born February 6th, 1931 in Temple.

Died July 9th, 2019 at 88 years old in Lakeville (Alzheimer's disease). [ref]

Toni Morrison

American novelist, essayist and academic (1931–2019).

Born February 18th, 1931 in Lorain. [ref]

Died August 5th, 2019 at 88 years old in The Bronx (pneumonia). [ref]

Bhumibol Adulyadej

King of thailand (1927-2016).

Born December 5th, 1927 in Mount Auburn Hospital. [ref]

Died October 13th, 2016 at 88 years old in Siriraj Hospital (pneumonia). [ref]

William Randolph Hearst

American newspaper publisher (1863–1951).

Born April 29th, 1863 in San Francisco. [ref]

Died August 14th, 1951 at 88 years old in Beverly Hills (myocardial infarction). [ref]

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