Famous Deaths In 1979
Friday, 23 March 2018
Jan 03 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jan 09 Avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
Jan 11 On this day in history jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1979 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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 26 On this day in history nelson Rockefeller, former VP & (4X Gov-R-NY), dies at 70
Jan 27 Qalander Ba Ba Auliya, Sufi master (b. 1898) died in the year 1979.
Jan 28 Eileen Shanahan, Irish Poet (b. 1901) died on this day in history.
Feb 01 In the year 1979 mort Marshall, actor (Cully-Dumplings), dies at 60
Feb 02 On this day in history 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 On this day in history alain Teister, Dutch sculptor/writer, dies at 47
Feb 07 Josef Mengele, concentration camp doctor, drowns died in the year 1979.
Feb 08 On this day in history nikolay Semyonovich Tikhonov, Russian poet, dies at 82
Feb 09 In the year 1979 c I J Smith, cricket all-rounder (5 Tests for England 1935-37), dies
Feb 12 On this day in history jean Renoir, French writer/director (Human Beast), dies at 84
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 Louise Allbritton, actress (Celia-Stage Door), dies at 58 in the year 1979.
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 On this day in history death of w.A.C. Bennett, Canadian politician (b. 1900)