Famous Deaths In 1979
Saturday, 03 December 2016
Jan 03 Conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91 in the year 1979.
Jan 04 In the year 1979 charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack
Jan 05 Charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56 on this day in history.
Jan 07 On this day in history zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70
Jan 09 On this day in history avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80
Jan 11 In the year 1979 jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63
Jan 13 On this day in history death of donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33
Jan 14 On this day in history death of thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950)
Jan 16 On this day in history fred Elizalde, composer, dies at 71
Jan 18 Cyril Mockridge, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Jan 19 Paul Meurisse, actor (Diabolique, Truth, Suspects, Monocle), dies in the year 1979.
Jan 20 On this day in history death of gustav Winckler, Danish singer (b. 1925)
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 Jerry Damon, comedian (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 51 in the year 1979.
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 in the year 1979.
Feb 01 Mort Marshall, actor (Cully-Dumplings), dies at 60 on this day in history.
Feb 02 Jim Burke, cricketer (Australian opener), commits suicide died in the year 1979.
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 On this day in history alain Teister, Dutch sculptor/writer, dies at 47
Feb 07 On this day in history death of josef Mengele, concentration camp doctor, drowns
Feb 08 Nikolay Semyonovich Tikhonov, Russian poet, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Feb 09 In the year 1979 c I J Smith, cricket all-rounder (5 Tests for England 1935-37), dies
Feb 12 In the year 1979 jean Renoir, French writer/director (Human Beast), dies at 84
Feb 13 Jean Renoir, actor/director (Rules of the Game), dies at 84 on this day in history.
Feb 14 Adolph Dubs, US ambassador to Afghanistan, murdered died in the year 1979.
Feb 15 In the year 1979 alex Bradford, actor/composer (Your Arms too Short...), dies at 51
Feb 16 Louise Allbritton, actress (Celia-Stage Door), dies at 58 on this day in history.
Feb 17 William Gargan, actor (Rain, Bells of St Mary), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Feb 21 On this day in history glendon Gibbs, cricketer (Test Cricket WI v Australia 1955), dies
Feb 23 W.A.C. Bennett, Canadian politician (b. 1900) died in the year 1979.