Famous Deaths In 1979
Friday, 16 April 2021
Jan 03 In the year 1979 conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91
Jan 04 Charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack in the year 1979.
Jan 05 In the year 1979 charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56
Jan 07 On this day in history zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70
Jan 09 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
Jan 16 On this day in history fred Elizalde, composer, dies at 71
Jan 18 In the year 1979 cyril Mockridge, composer, dies at 82
Jan 19 Paul Meurisse, actor (Diabolique, Truth, Suspects, Monocle), dies on this day in history.
Jan 20 In the year 1979 death of gustav Winckler, Danish singer (b. 1925)
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 On this day in history j Robertson Hare, actor (Fighting Stock), dies at 87
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 Mort Marshall, actor (Cully-Dumplings), dies at 60 on this day in history.
Feb 02 In the year 1979 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 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 on this day in history.
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 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 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 In the year 1979 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 in the year 1979.