DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Harry Blackstone Jr. (aged 62)
Harry Bouton Blackstone Jr. (June 30, 1934 – May 14, 1997) was an American stage magician, author, and television performer. He is estimated to have pulled 80,000 rabbits from his sleeves and hats.
DEATH: Blackstone lived in Redlands, California. He died on May 14, 1997 in Loma Linda, California at the age of 62 due to pancreatic cancer.