(6377) Cagney = 1987 ML1
Discovered 1987 June 25 by A. Mrkos at Kle.
 Named in memory of the movie actor James Cagney (1899-1986). Although he played tough-guy roles in numerous gangster movies, Cagney was also a talented singer and dancer, and in 1942 he won an Academy Award for his portrayal of showman George M. Cohan in Yankee Doodle Dandy. Name suggested by G. V. Williams, who made the identifications for this minor planet.
 (MPC 30098 | 1997 June 20)


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