Famous people died in 1988

    Chet Baker

    Chet Baker

    Chet Baker was an American singer and jazz trumpeter

    AmericanDecember 23, 1929279 views

    Joshua Logan

    Joshua Lockwood Logan III was an American film and stage director

    AmericanOctober 5, 1908112 views

    Henry Koster

    Henry Koster was a German-born American screenwriter, cartoonist and painter who started as a film critic and ended up being a director

    GermanMay 1, 1905100 views

    Isidor Isaac Rabi

    Isidor Isaac Rabi was a Poland-born American physicist who won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1944

    AmericanJuly 29, 1898102 views

    Nikolaas Tinbergen

    Nikolaas Tinbergen was a Dutch biologist known for his discoveries concerning social behavior patterns in animals

    DutchApril 15, 1907132 views

    Trevor Howard

    Trevor Howard was an English actor best known for his role of a sensitive doctor in the romantic drama film, ‘Brief Encounter’.

    Jean-Michel Basquiat

    Jean-Michel Basquiat was an American graffiti artist who was one of the leading lights of the neo expressionist era in the 1980s

    AmericanDecember 22, 1960316 views

    Ernst Ruska

    Ernst Ruska was a German physicist who invented the electron microscope

    GermanDecember 25, 1906319 views

    Klaus Fuchs

    Emil Julius Klaus Fuchs was a German theoretical physicist and an atomic spy who provided valuable information to the Soviet Union

    GermanDecember 29, 1911178 views

    Luis Walter Alvarez

    Luis Alvarez was a famous American physicist who proposed the theory that dinosaurs faced extinction owing to an asteroid impact

    AmericanJune 13, 191191 views