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.

Abbie HoffmanAbbie Hoffman
American
Anti-War Activist
Ted BundyTed Bundy
American
Serial Killer

Lucille BallLucille Ball
American
Comedienne, Actress

Bette DavisBette Davis
American
Actress

HirohitoHirohito
Japanese
Former Emperor of Japan

Ayatollah KhomeiniAyatollah Khomeini
Iranian
Led the Famous Iranian Revolution in 1979

Ferdinand MarcosFerdinand Marcos
Filipino
Former President of the Philippines
Nicolae CeaușescuNicolae Ceaușescu
Romanian
Former President of Romania

Huey NewtonHuey P. Newton
American
American political activist
John CassavetesJohn Cassavetes
Greek
Actor

Sugar Ray RobinsonSugar Ray Robinson
American
Former Welterweight and Middleweight Boxing

Lee Van CleefLee Van Cleef
American
Actor

Graham ChapmanGraham Chapman
British
Comedian

James Gilmore BackusJim Backus
American
Actor
Melvin Jerome Blank Mel Blanc
American
Voice Actor, Radio Personality

Amanda BlakeAmanda Blake
American
Actress

Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett
Irish
Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director

Victor FrenchVictor French
American
Actor
Rebecca SchaefferRebecca Schaeffer
American
Actress & Model

Steven StaynerSteven Stayner
American
Kidnap Victim
Frances BavierFrances Bavier
American
Actress

Keith WhitleyKeith Whitley
American
Singer

Blaze FoleyBlaze Foley
American
Singer
Hu YaobangHu Yaobang
Chinese
Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of

Steve RubellSteve Rubell
American
Entrepreneur
William ShockleyWilliam Shockley
American
Physicist

Paul ShenarPaul Shenar
American
Actor

Janet Lee BouvierJanet Lee Bouvier
American
Socialite
Joe SpinellJoe Spinell
American
Actor

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Anthony QuayleAnthony Quayle
British
Actor
A. Bartlett GiamattiA. Bartlett Giamatti
American
Academician, Scholar, Commissioner of Major League

Andrei SakharovAndrei Sakharov
Russian
The Father of Soviet nuclear bomb’

Alvin AileyAlvin Ailey
American
Choreographer

R. D. LaingR. D. Laing
French, Scottish
Psychiatrist
C. L. R. JamesC. L. R. James
Trinidadian, British
Journalist, Writer, Historian, Theorist, Socialist
Georges SimenonGeorges Simenon
Belgian
Novelist

Diana VreelandDiana Vreeland
American
Magazine editor, fashion journalist and special

Andrei GromykoAndrei Gromyko
Russian
Diplomat

Konrad LorenzKonrad Lorenz
Austrian
Zoologist
Ahmadou AhidjoAhmadou Ahidjo
Cameroonian
First President of Cameroon

Anatoly SlivkoAnatoly Slivko
Russian
Serial Killer

John HicksJohn R Hicks
British
Economist

Franklin J SchaffnerFranklin J Schaffner
American
Director

Hassan FathyHassan Fathy
Egyptian
Architect
Salvador DaliSalvador Dali
Spanish
Surrealist Painter

Emilio Gino SegrèEmilio Segrè
Italian, American
Physicist
Charles J PedersenCharles J Pedersen
American
Organic Chemist

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
Gilda RadnerGilda Radner
American
Comedian

Irving BerlinIrving Berlin
American, Russian
Street artist, Composer, Pianist, Songwriter,

John MatuszakJohn Matuszak
American
Actor

Sergio LeoneSergio Leone
Italian
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor,

Robert MapplethorpeRobert Mapplethorpe
American
Photographer, Film director
Adolfo ConstanzoAdolfo Constanzo
American
Serial killer

Osamu TezukaOsamu Tezuka
Japanese
Film director, Film producer, Mangaka, Animator,

John PayneJohn Payne
American
Actor

Guy WilliamsGuy Williams
American
Actor
Lane FrostLane Frost
American
Bull Riders

Marc LepineMarc Lepine
Canadian
Mass Murderer
Christine JorgensenChristine Jorgensen
American
Actress

Laurie CunninghamLaurie Cunningham
British
Football Player

Billy MartinBilly Martin
American
Baseball player
Ewan MacCollEwan MacColl
British
Singer, Playwright, Record producer, Composer

Herbert von KarajanHerbert von Karajan
Austrian
Conductor, Music director
Vladimir HorowitzVladimir Horowitz
American
American-Russian classical pianist

Cornel WildeCornel Wilde
Hungarian, Slovak, American
Actor

Prem NazirPrem Nazir
Indian
Actor
Elena CeauşescuElena Ceauşescu
Romanian
Romanian politician

Michel AflaqMichel Aflaq
Syrian
politician, writer, sociologist, philosopher
Michel ʿAflaqMichel ʿAflaq
Syrian
Philosopher

Jock MahoneyJock Mahoney
American
Actor

Don RevieDon Revie
British
Football player

Panchen LamaPanchen Lama
Chinese
Tenth Panchen Lama
John MeillonJohn Meillon
Australian
Actor
Zita of Bourbon-ParmaZita of Bourbon-Parma
Italian
 

Andrei A. GromykoAndrei A. Gromyko
Russian
Politician

Barry SadlerBarry Sadler
American
Soldier

Robert WebberRobert Webber
American
Actor
Silvana ManganoSilvana Mangano
Italian
Actor, Model

Edward AbbeyEdward Abbey
American
Essayist

Maurice EvansMaurice Evans
British
Actor

Bruce ChatwinBruce Chatwin
British
Writer

Gaetano ScireaGaetano Scirea
Italian
Association football player, Scout, Association
Anton DiffringAnton Diffring
German
actor

Princess DeokhyePrincess Deokhye
South Korean
Princess
Tim RichmondTim Richmond
American
Race Car Driver

Earl NightingaleEarl Nightingale
American
Motivational speaker, Author, Actor, Writer, Radio
Michael HarringtonMichael Harrington
American
Socialist
A.J. AyerA.J. Ayer
British
Philosopher