Famous Deaths In 1979
Friday, 30 October 2020
Jan 03 Conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91 in the year 1979.
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 in the year 1979.
Jan 07 In the year 1979 zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70
Jan 09 On this day in history avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80
Jan 11 Jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63 in the year 1979.
Jan 13 Donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33 died on this day in history.
Jan 14 Thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950) died in the year 1979.
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 Gustav Winckler, Danish singer (b. 1925) died in the year 1979.
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 J Robertson Hare, actor (Fighting Stock), dies at 87 in the year 1979.
Jan 26 In the year 1979 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 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 Alain Teister, Dutch sculptor/writer, dies at 47 in the year 1979.
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 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 on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1979 jean Renoir, actor/director (Rules of the Game), dies at 84
Feb 14 Adolph Dubs, US ambassador to Afghanistan, murdered died on this day in history.
Feb 15 On this day in history 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.