Famous Deaths In 1979
Sunday, 25 June 2017
Jan 03 On this day in history conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91
Jan 04 On this day in history charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack
Jan 05 Charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56 in the year 1979.
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 Jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63 on this day in history.
Jan 13 Donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33 died in the year 1979.
Jan 14 Thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950) died in the year 1979.
Jan 16 On this day in history fred Elizalde, composer, dies at 71
Jan 18 Cyril Mockridge, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1979.
Jan 19 On this day in history paul Meurisse, actor (Diabolique, Truth, Suspects, Monocle), dies
Jan 20 In the year 1979 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 in the year 1979.
Jan 24 In the year 1979 jerry Damon, comedian (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 51
Jan 25 J Robertson Hare, actor (Fighting Stock), dies at 87 in the year 1979.
Jan 26 Nelson Rockefeller, former VP & (4X Gov-R-NY), dies at 70 on this day in history.
Jan 27 Qalander Ba Ba Auliya, Sufi master (b. 1898) died in the year 1979.
Jan 28 Eileen Shanahan, Irish Poet (b. 1901) died in the year 1979.
Feb 01 In the year 1979 mort Marshall, actor (Cully-Dumplings), dies at 60
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 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 C I J Smith, cricket all-rounder (5 Tests for England 1935-37), dies on this day in history.
Feb 12 Jean Renoir, French writer/director (Human Beast), dies at 84 in the year 1979.
Feb 13 On this day in history jean Renoir, actor/director (Rules of the Game), dies at 84
Feb 14 On this day in history 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 In the year 1979 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 In the year 1979 glendon Gibbs, cricketer (Test Cricket WI v Australia 1955), dies
Feb 23 W.A.C. Bennett, Canadian politician (b. 1900) died on this day in history.