Famous Deaths In 1979
Saturday, 30 May 2015
Jan 03 Conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91 on this day in history.
Jan 04 Charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack on this day in history.
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 in the year 1979.
Jan 11 In the year 1979 jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63
Jan 13 Donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33 died in the year 1979.
Jan 14 In the year 1979 death of thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950)
Jan 16 In the year 1979 fred Elizalde, composer, dies at 71
Jan 18 On this day in history cyril Mockridge, composer, dies at 82
Jan 19 Paul Meurisse, actor (Diabolique, Truth, Suspects, Monocle), dies in the year 1979.
Jan 20 Gustav Winckler, Danish singer (b. 1925) died in the year 1979.
Jan 22 Ali Hassan Salameh, [Abu Hassan], killed by car bomb; believed to have helped mastermind massacre of 1972 Munich Olympics athletes died on this day in history.
Jan 24 In the year 1979 jerry Damon, comedian (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 51
Jan 25 In the year 1979 j Robertson Hare, actor (Fighting Stock), dies at 87
Jan 26 Nelson Rockefeller, former VP & (4X Gov-R-NY), dies at 70 in the year 1979.
Jan 27 In the year 1979 death of qalander Ba Ba Auliya, Sufi master (b. 1898)
Jan 28 Eileen Shanahan, Irish Poet (b. 1901) died on this day in history.
Feb 01 Mort Marshall, actor (Cully-Dumplings), dies at 60 in the year 1979.
Feb 02 In the year 1979 death of jim Burke, cricketer (Australian opener), commits suicide
Feb 03 In the year 1979 jody Gilbert, actress (Willard, Shaggy, Blonde Dynamite), dies
Feb 05 In the year 1979 eddie Paynter, cricketer (20 Tests for England, avg 59.23), dies
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 In the year 1979 nikolay Semyonovich Tikhonov, Russian poet, dies at 82
Feb 09 On this day in history c I J Smith, cricket all-rounder (5 Tests for England 1935-37), dies
Feb 12 On this day in history jean Renoir, French writer/director (Human Beast), dies at 84
Feb 13 On this day in history jean Renoir, actor/director (Rules of the Game), dies at 84
Feb 14 In the year 1979 death of adolph Dubs, US ambassador to Afghanistan, murdered
Feb 15 Alex Bradford, actor/composer (Your Arms too Short...), dies at 51 in the year 1979.
Feb 16 Louise Allbritton, actress (Celia-Stage Door), dies at 58 in the year 1979.
Feb 17 William Gargan, actor (Rain, Bells of St Mary), dies at 73 in the year 1979.
Feb 21 Glendon Gibbs, cricketer (Test Cricket WI v Australia 1955), dies on this day in history.
Feb 23 W.A.C. Bennett, Canadian politician (b. 1900) died on this day in history.