Famous Deaths In 1979
Sunday, 23 October 2016
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 in the year 1979.
Jan 05 Charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56 on this day in history.
Jan 07 In the year 1979 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 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 Cyril Mockridge, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1979.
Jan 19 Paul Meurisse, actor (Diabolique, Truth, Suspects, Monocle), dies on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history death of jim Burke, cricketer (Australian opener), commits suicide
Feb 03 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 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 Jean Renoir, French writer/director (Human Beast), dies at 84 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1979.
Feb 15 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Feb 21 Glendon Gibbs, cricketer (Test Cricket WI v Australia 1955), dies in the year 1979.
Feb 23 W.A.C. Bennett, Canadian politician (b. 1900) died in the year 1979.