Famous Deaths In 1979
Tuesday, 22 May 2018
Jan 03 Conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91 in the year 1979.
Jan 04 Charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack in the year 1979.
Jan 05 Charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56 in the year 1979.
Jan 07 On this day in history zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70
Jan 09 In the year 1979 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 Thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950) died on this day in history.
Jan 16 Fred Elizalde, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Jan 18 Cyril Mockridge, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1979.
Jan 19 Paul Meurisse, actor (Diabolique, Truth, Suspects, Monocle), dies in the year 1979.
Jan 20 In the year 1979 death of gustav Winckler, Danish singer (b. 1925)
Jan 22 On this day in history death of ali Hassan Salameh, [Abu Hassan], killed by car bomb; believed to have helped mastermind massacre of 1972 Munich Olympics athletes
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 In the year 1979 nelson Rockefeller, former VP & (4X Gov-R-NY), dies at 70
Jan 27 On this day in history 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 in the year 1979.
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 On this day in history eddie Paynter, cricketer (20 Tests for England, avg 59.23), dies
Feb 06 In the year 1979 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 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 Jean Renoir, French writer/director (Human Beast), dies at 84 on this day in history.
Feb 13 Jean Renoir, actor/director (Rules of the Game), dies at 84 in the year 1979.
Feb 14 In the year 1979 death of adolph Dubs, US ambassador to Afghanistan, murdered
Feb 15 In the year 1979 alex Bradford, actor/composer (Your Arms too Short...), dies at 51
Feb 16 On this day in history louise Allbritton, actress (Celia-Stage Door), dies at 58
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 On this day in history death of w.A.C. Bennett, Canadian politician (b. 1900)