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

Graham ChapmanGraham Chapman
British
Comedian

Ferdinand MarcosFerdinand Marcos
Filipino
Former President of the Philippines

Nicolae CeaușescuNicolae Ceaușescu
Romanian
Former President of Romania

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

John CassavetesJohn Cassavetes
Greek
Actor
Sugar Ray RobinsonSugar Ray Robinson
American
Former Welterweight and Middleweight Boxing

Amanda BlakeAmanda Blake
American
Actress

Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett
Irish
Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director
Steven StaynerSteven Stayner
American
Kidnap Victim

Keith WhitleyKeith Whitley
American
Singer
Huey NewtonHuey P. Newton
American
American political activist

Frances BavierFrances Bavier
American
Actress

Abbie HoffmanAbbie Hoffman
American
Anti-War Activist
James Gilmore BackusJim Backus
American
Actor

Blaze FoleyBlaze Foley
American
Singer
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’
Janet Lee BouvierJanet Lee Bouvier
American
Socialite

Paul ShenarPaul Shenar
American
Actor

Joe SpinellJoe Spinell
American
Actor

Konrad LorenzKonrad Lorenz
Austrian
Zoologist
Diana VreelandDiana Vreeland
American
Magazine editor, fashion journalist and special

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

Salvador DaliSalvador Dali
Spanish
Surrealist Painter

A. Bartlett GiamattiA. Bartlett Giamatti
American
Academician, Scholar, Commissioner of Major League

Andrei GromykoAndrei Gromyko
Russian
Diplomat
C. L. R. JamesC. L. R. James
Trinidadian, British
Journalist, Writer, Historian, Theorist, Socialist

Ayatollah KhomeiniAyatollah Khomeini
Iranian
Led the Famous Iranian Revolution in 1979
Ahmadou AhidjoAhmadou Ahidjo
Cameroonian
First President of Cameroon

Anatoly SlivkoAnatoly Slivko
Russian
Serial Killer

Emilio Gino SegrèEmilio Segrè
Italian, American
Physicist
Hassan FathyHassan Fathy
Egyptian
Architect

Malcolm CowleyMalcolm Cowley
American
Novelist & Poet
George Wells BeadleGeorge Wells Beadle
American
Geneticist

John HicksJohn R Hicks
British
Economist

Diptendu PramanickDiptendu Pramanick
Indian
Bengali film personality

Suleyman RustamSuleyman Rustam
Azerbaijani
Poet

Franklin J SchaffnerFranklin J Schaffner
American
Director
Charles J PedersenCharles J Pedersen
American
Organic Chemist

James BondJames Bond
American
ornithologist

Ruhollah KhomeiniRuhollah Khomeini
Iranian
Former Supreme Leader of Iran

Hu YaobangHu Yaobang
Taiwanese
Politician
Robert MapplethorpeRobert Mapplethorpe
American
Photographer, Film director

John MatuszakJohn Matuszak
American
Actor
Sergio LeoneSergio Leone
Italian
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor,

Lane FrostLane Frost
American
Bull Riders

Michel AflaqMichel Aflaq
Syrian
politician, writer, sociologist, philosopher
Irving BerlinIrving Berlin
American, Russian
Street artist, Composer, Pianist, Songwriter,

Osamu TezukaOsamu Tezuka
Japanese
Film director, Film producer, Mangaka, Animator,
Billy MartinBilly Martin
American
Baseball player, Screenwriter

Jock MahoneyJock Mahoney
American
Actor

Bruce ChatwinBruce Chatwin
British
Writer
Christine JorgensenChristine Jorgensen
American
Actor

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

Herbert von KarajanHerbert von Karajan
Austrian
Conductor, Music director

Anthony QuayleAnthony Quayle
British
Stage actor, Film actor, Writer

Tim RichmondTim Richmond
American
Racing driver
Vladimir HorowitzVladimir Horowitz
American
American-Russian classical pianist
Prem NazirPrem Nazir
Indian
Actor

Silvana ManganoSilvana Mangano
Italian
Actor, Model

Georges SimenonGeorges Simenon
Belgian
Writer, Novelist, Journalist

Cornel WildeCornel Wilde
Hungarian, Slovak, American
Actor
Barry SadlerBarry Sadler
American
Soldier

Adolfo ConstanzoAdolfo Constanzo
American
Serial killer

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

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

Robert Penn WarrenRobert Penn Warren
American
poet, novelist, writer, literary critic,
Gaetano ScireaGaetano Scirea
Italian
Association football player, Scout, Association

Leon FestingerLeon Festinger
American
Psychologist, University teacher
Zita of Bourbon-ParmaZita of Bourbon-Parma
Italian
 

Thomas BernhardThomas Bernhard
Austrian, Dutch
Writer, Novelist, Playwright, Screenwriter, Poet

János KádárJános Kádár
Croatian, Hungarian
political
Barbara W. TuchmanBarbara W. Tuchman
American
Journalist, Historian, Writer, Biographer

William StephensonWilliam Stephenson
Canadian
Boxer
Anton DiffringAnton Diffring
German
actor

Dolores IbárruriDolores Ibárruri
Spanish
Politician, Journalist

Hermann OberthHermann Oberth
Austrian, Romanian
Physicist, Engineer, Essayist, Screenwriter

Billy TiptonBilly Tipton
American
Pianist, Jazz musician, Saxophonist
Werner BestWerner Best
Soldier, Politician, Diplomat, Jurist, Lawyer,

Peter ScottPeter Scott
British
Ornithologist, Illustrator, Painter, Postage stamp
Jerzy KukuczkaJerzy Kukuczka
Polish
Mountaineer

Carlos Arias NavarroCarlos Arias Navarro
Spanish
Politician
Guy LarocheGuy Laroche
French
Grand couturier

Kazimierz DeynaKazimierz Deyna
Polish
Footballer
Albert BormannAlbert Bormann
German
Politician