Famous People Who Died In 1989

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1989. This list includes people like Ted Bundy, Lucille Ball, Bette Davis, Hirohito, Laurence Olivier and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, actresses and poets who died in 1989. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Italy & Spain and many more countries.

Ted BundyTed Bundy
American
Serial Killer
Lucille BallLucille Ball
American
Comedienne, Actress

Rebecca SchaefferRebecca Schaeffer
American
Actress & Model

Bette DavisBette Davis
American
Actress

HirohitoHirohito
Japanese
Former Emperor of Japan

Nicolae CeaușescuNicolae Ceaușescu
Romanian
Former President of Romania

Ferdinand MarcosFerdinand Marcos
Filipino
Former President of the Philippines

Graham ChapmanGraham Chapman
British
Comedian

Melvin Jerome Blank Mel Blanc
American
Voice Actor, Radio Personality
Lee Van CleefLee Van Cleef
American
Actor

John CassavetesJohn Cassavetes
Greek
Actor
Hu YaobangHu Yaobang
Chinese
Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of

Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett
Irish
Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director

Sugar Ray RobinsonSugar Ray Robinson
American
Former Welterweight and Middleweight Boxing
Amanda BlakeAmanda Blake
American
Actress

Steven StaynerSteven Stayner
American
Kidnap Victim
Huey NewtonHuey P. Newton
American
American political activist

Frances BavierFrances Bavier
American
Actress

Abbie HoffmanAbbie Hoffman
American
Anti-War Activist
Blaze FoleyBlaze Foley
American
Singer

Keith WhitleyKeith Whitley
American
Singer
James Gilmore BackusJim Backus
American
Actor

Victor FrenchVictor French
American
Actor

William ShockleyWilliam Shockley
American
Physicist
Alvin AileyAlvin Ailey
American
Choreographer
Andrei SakharovAndrei Sakharov
Russian
The Father of Soviet nuclear bomb’

Paul ShenarPaul Shenar
American
Actor

Konrad LorenzKonrad Lorenz
Austrian
Zoologist

Joe SpinellJoe Spinell
American
Actor
Diana VreelandDiana Vreeland
American
Magazine editor, fashion journalist and special

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R. D. LaingR. D. Laing
French, Scottish
Psychiatrist

Janet Lee BouvierJanet Lee Bouvier
American
Socialite

Andrei GromykoAndrei Gromyko
Russian
Diplomat

A. Bartlett GiamattiA. Bartlett Giamatti
American
Academician, Scholar, Commissioner of Major League
Salvador DaliSalvador Dali
Spanish
Surrealist Painter

Ayatollah KhomeiniAyatollah Khomeini
Iranian
Led the Famous Iranian Revolution in 1979
C. L. R. JamesC. L. R. James
Trinidadian, British
Journalist, Writer, Historian, Theorist, Socialist

Ahmadou AhidjoAhmadou Ahidjo
Cameroonian
First President of Cameroon

Emilio Gino SegrèEmilio Segrè
Italian, American
Physicist
Anatoly SlivkoAnatoly Slivko
Russian
Serial Killer

Hassan FathyHassan Fathy
Egyptian
Architect
Malcolm CowleyMalcolm Cowley
American
Novelist & Poet

George Wells BeadleGeorge Wells Beadle
American
Geneticist

Suleyman RustamSuleyman Rustam
Azerbaijani
Poet

Diptendu PramanickDiptendu Pramanick
Indian
Bengali film personality

John HicksJohn R Hicks
British
Economist
Franklin J SchaffnerFranklin J Schaffner
American
Director

Charles J PedersenCharles J Pedersen
American
Organic Chemist

James BondJames Bond
American
ornithologist

Irving BerlinIrving Berlin
American, Russian
Street artist, Composer, Pianist, Songwriter,
Sergio LeoneSergio Leone
Italian
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor,

John MatuszakJohn Matuszak
American
Actor
Lane FrostLane Frost
American
Bull Riders

Robert MapplethorpeRobert Mapplethorpe
American
Photographer, Film director

Jock MahoneyJock Mahoney
American
Actor
Billy MartinBilly Martin
American
Baseball player, Screenwriter

Osamu TezukaOsamu Tezuka
Japanese
Film director, Film producer, Mangaka, Animator,
Christine JorgensenChristine Jorgensen
American
Actor

Michel AflaqMichel Aflaq
Syrian
politician, writer, sociologist, philosopher

Gerhard Fritz Kurt SchröderGerhard Schröder
German
Politician
Bruce ChatwinBruce Chatwin
British
Writer

Panchen LamaPanchen Lama
Chinese
Tenth Panchen Lama
Steve RubellSteve Rubell
American
Entrepreneur

Herbert von KarajanHerbert von Karajan
Austrian
Conductor, Music director

Ewan MacCollEwan MacColl
British
Singer, Playwright, Record producer, Composer

Anthony QuayleAnthony Quayle
British
Stage actor, Film actor, Writer
Vladimir HorowitzVladimir Horowitz
American
American-Russian classical pianist
Prem NazirPrem Nazir
Indian
Actor

Cornel WildeCornel Wilde
Hungarian, Slovak, American
Actor

Barry SadlerBarry Sadler
American
Soldier

Adolfo ConstanzoAdolfo Constanzo
American
Serial killer
Georges SimenonGeorges Simenon
Belgian
Writer, Novelist, Journalist

Earl NightingaleEarl Nightingale
American
Motivational speaker, Author, Actor, Writer, Radio

Robert Penn WarrenRobert Penn Warren
American
poet, novelist, writer, literary critic,

Silvana ManganoSilvana Mangano
Italian
Actor, Model

Zita of Bourbon-ParmaZita of Bourbon-Parma
Italian
 
Thomas BernhardThomas Bernhard
Austrian, Dutch
Writer, Novelist, Playwright, Screenwriter, Poet

Tim RichmondTim Richmond
American
Racing driver
Leon FestingerLeon Festinger
American
Psychologist, University teacher

Dolores IbárruriDolores Ibárruri
Spanish
Politician, Journalist

János KádárJános Kádár
Croatian, Hungarian
political
Antonia BricoAntonia Brico
Dutch, American
Musician

Billy TiptonBilly Tipton
American
Pianist, Jazz musician, Saxophonist
Laurie CunninghamLaurie Cunningham
British
Football Player

Anton DiffringAnton Diffring
German
actor

John J. McCloyJohn J. McCloy
American
Diplomat

William StephensonWilliam Stephenson
Canadian
Boxer
Beatrice LillieBeatrice Lillie
Canadian, British, American
Actress

Hermann OberthHermann Oberth
Austrian, Romanian
Physicist, Engineer, Essayist, Screenwriter
Jerzy KukuczkaJerzy Kukuczka
Polish
Mountaineer

Peter ScottPeter Scott
British
Ornithologist, Illustrator, Painter, Postage stamp
Gaetano ScireaGaetano Scirea
Italian
Association football player, Scout, Association

Werner BestWerner Best
Soldier, Politician, Diplomat, Jurist, Lawyer,
Michael HarringtonMichael Harrington
American
Socialist