Famous Deaths In 1979
Monday, 22 December 2014
Jan 03 On this day in history conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91
Jan 04 On this day in history charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack
Jan 05 On this day in history charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56
Jan 07 In the year 1979 zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70
Jan 09 Avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1979 jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63
Jan 13 In the year 1979 death of donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33
Jan 14 Thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950) died on this day in history.
Jan 16 On this day in history fred Elizalde, composer, dies at 71
Jan 18 On this day in history cyril Mockridge, composer, dies at 82
Jan 19 In the year 1979 paul Meurisse, actor (Diabolique, Truth, Suspects, Monocle), dies
Jan 20 Gustav Winckler, Danish singer (b. 1925) died on this day in history.
Jan 22 Ali Hassan Salameh, [Abu Hassan], killed by car bomb; believed to have helped mastermind massacre of 1972 Munich Olympics athletes died in the year 1979.
Jan 24 Jerry Damon, comedian (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 51 on this day in history.
Jan 25 On this day in history j Robertson Hare, actor (Fighting Stock), dies at 87
Jan 26 In the year 1979 nelson Rockefeller, former VP & (4X Gov-R-NY), dies at 70
Jan 27 In the year 1979 death of qalander Ba Ba Auliya, Sufi master (b. 1898)
Jan 28 In the year 1979 death of eileen Shanahan, Irish Poet (b. 1901)
Feb 01 In the year 1979 mort Marshall, actor (Cully-Dumplings), dies at 60
Feb 02 Jim Burke, cricketer (Australian opener), commits suicide died on this day in history.
Feb 03 In the year 1979 jody Gilbert, actress (Willard, Shaggy, Blonde Dynamite), dies
Feb 05 Eddie Paynter, cricketer (20 Tests for England, avg 59.23), dies in the year 1979.
Feb 06 Alain Teister, Dutch sculptor/writer, dies at 47 in the year 1979.
Feb 07 Josef Mengele, concentration camp doctor, drowns died in the year 1979.
Feb 08 On this day in history nikolay Semyonovich Tikhonov, Russian poet, dies at 82
Feb 09 C I J Smith, cricket all-rounder (5 Tests for England 1935-37), dies on this day in history.
Feb 12 Jean Renoir, French writer/director (Human Beast), dies at 84 in the year 1979.
Feb 13 On this day in history jean Renoir, actor/director (Rules of the Game), dies at 84
Feb 14 Adolph Dubs, US ambassador to Afghanistan, murdered died on this day in history.
Feb 15 On this day in history alex Bradford, actor/composer (Your Arms too Short...), dies at 51
Feb 16 In the year 1979 louise Allbritton, actress (Celia-Stage Door), dies at 58
Feb 17 In the year 1979 william Gargan, actor (Rain, Bells of St Mary), dies at 73
Feb 21 In the year 1979 glendon Gibbs, cricketer (Test Cricket WI v Australia 1955), dies
Feb 23 W.A.C. Bennett, Canadian politician (b. 1900) died on this day in history.