Famous Deaths In 1979
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Jan 03 On this day in history conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91
Jan 04 In the year 1979 charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack
Jan 05 Charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56 on this day in history.
Jan 07 Zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
Jan 09 On this day in history avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80
Jan 11 On this day in history 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 Fred Elizalde, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Jan 18 In the year 1979 cyril Mockridge, composer, dies at 82
Jan 19 Paul Meurisse, actor (Diabolique, Truth, Suspects, Monocle), dies in the year 1979.
Jan 20 Gustav Winckler, Danish singer (b. 1925) died on this day in history.
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 Jerry Damon, comedian (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 51 in the year 1979.
Jan 25 J Robertson Hare, actor (Fighting Stock), dies at 87 on this day in history.
Jan 26 Nelson Rockefeller, former VP & (4X Gov-R-NY), dies at 70 on this day in history.
Jan 27 On this day in history death of qalander Ba Ba Auliya, Sufi master (b. 1898)
Jan 28 In the year 1979 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 in the year 1979.
Feb 05 In the year 1979 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 Josef Mengele, concentration camp doctor, drowns died in the year 1979.
Feb 08 In the year 1979 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 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 In the year 1979 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 In the year 1979 louise Allbritton, actress (Celia-Stage Door), dies at 58
Feb 17 In the year 1979 william Gargan, actor (Rain, Bells of St Mary), dies at 73
Feb 21 Glendon Gibbs, cricketer (Test Cricket WI v Australia 1955), dies in the year 1979.
Feb 23 In the year 1979 death of w.A.C. Bennett, Canadian politician (b. 1900)