Famous Deaths In 1979
Saturday, 19 August 2017
Jan 03 In the year 1979 conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91
Jan 04 Charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1979 charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56
Jan 07 Zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1979.
Jan 09 In the year 1979 avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80
Jan 11 Jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63 on this day in history.
Jan 13 On this day in history 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 in the year 1979.
Jan 16 In the year 1979 fred Elizalde, composer, dies at 71
Jan 18 In the year 1979 cyril Mockridge, composer, dies at 82
Jan 19 On this day in history paul Meurisse, actor (Diabolique, Truth, Suspects, Monocle), dies
Jan 20 Gustav Winckler, Danish singer (b. 1925) died in the year 1979.
Jan 22 In the year 1979 death of ali Hassan Salameh, [Abu Hassan], killed by car bomb; believed to have helped mastermind massacre of 1972 Munich Olympics athletes
Jan 24 Jerry Damon, comedian (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 51 on this day in history.
Jan 25 J Robertson Hare, actor (Fighting Stock), dies at 87 in the year 1979.
Jan 26 In the year 1979 nelson Rockefeller, former VP & (4X Gov-R-NY), dies at 70
Jan 27 Qalander Ba Ba Auliya, Sufi master (b. 1898) died on this day in history.
Jan 28 On this day in history 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 Jody Gilbert, actress (Willard, Shaggy, Blonde Dynamite), dies on this day in history.
Feb 05 Eddie Paynter, cricketer (20 Tests for England, avg 59.23), dies on this day in history.
Feb 06 Alain Teister, Dutch sculptor/writer, dies at 47 on this day in history.
Feb 07 Josef Mengele, concentration camp doctor, drowns died in the year 1979.
Feb 08 Nikolay Semyonovich Tikhonov, Russian poet, dies at 82 in the year 1979.
Feb 09 C I J Smith, cricket all-rounder (5 Tests for England 1935-37), dies in the year 1979.
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 in the year 1979.
Feb 14 On this day in history 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 On this day in history louise Allbritton, actress (Celia-Stage Door), dies at 58
Feb 17 On this day in history william Gargan, actor (Rain, Bells of St Mary), dies at 73
Feb 21 Glendon Gibbs, cricketer (Test Cricket WI v Australia 1955), dies on this day in history.
Feb 23 In the year 1979 death of w.A.C. Bennett, Canadian politician (b. 1900)