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

Huey NewtonHuey P. Newton
American
American political activist

Bette DavisBette Davis
American
Actress

HirohitoHirohito
Japanese
Former Emperor of Japan

Lee Van CleefLee Van Cleef
American
Actor

Nicolae CeaușescuNicolae Ceaușescu
Romanian
Former President of Romania

John CassavetesJohn Cassavetes
Greek
Actor
Ferdinand MarcosFerdinand Marcos
Filipino
Former President of the Philippines

Graham ChapmanGraham Chapman
British
Comedian
Amanda BlakeAmanda Blake
American
Actress

Melvin Jerome Blank Mel Blanc
American
Voice Actor, Radio Personality

Sugar Ray RobinsonSugar Ray Robinson
American
Former Welterweight and Middleweight Boxing

Victor FrenchVictor French
American
Actor

Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett
Irish
Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director
Rebecca SchaefferRebecca Schaeffer
American
Actress & Model

Abbie HoffmanAbbie Hoffman
American
Anti-War Activist

Frances BavierFrances Bavier
American
Actress

Steven StaynerSteven Stayner
American
Kidnap Victim
Hu YaobangHu Yaobang
Chinese
Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of

Keith WhitleyKeith Whitley
American
Singer

James Gilmore BackusJim Backus
American
Actor

Paul ShenarPaul Shenar
American
Actor
William ShockleyWilliam Shockley
American
Physicist

Alvin AileyAlvin Ailey
American
Choreographer
Steve RubellSteve Rubell
American
Entrepreneur

Blaze FoleyBlaze Foley
American
Singer

Joe SpinellJoe Spinell
American
Actor
Andrei SakharovAndrei Sakharov
Russian
The Father of Soviet nuclear bomb’

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Diana VreelandDiana Vreeland
American
Magazine editor, fashion journalist and special
Janet Lee BouvierJanet Lee Bouvier
American
Socialite

Georges SimenonGeorges Simenon
Belgian
Novelist

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

Anthony QuayleAnthony Quayle
British
Actor
A. Bartlett GiamattiA. Bartlett Giamatti
American
Academician, Scholar, Commissioner of Major League
C. L. R. JamesC. L. R. James
Trinidadian, British
Journalist, Writer, Historian, Theorist, Socialist

Konrad LorenzKonrad Lorenz
Austrian
Zoologist

Andrei GromykoAndrei Gromyko
Russian
Diplomat

Anatoly SlivkoAnatoly Slivko
Russian
Serial Killer
Ahmadou AhidjoAhmadou Ahidjo
Cameroonian
First President of Cameroon

Ayatollah KhomeiniAyatollah Khomeini
Iranian
Led the Famous Iranian Revolution in 1979

Salvador DaliSalvador Dali
Spanish
Surrealist Painter

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

Suleyman RustamSuleyman Rustam
Azerbaijani
Poet

Diptendu PramanickDiptendu Pramanick
Indian
Bengali film personality
Franklin J SchaffnerFranklin J Schaffner
American
Director

Charles J PedersenCharles J Pedersen
American
Organic Chemist
James BondJames Bond
American
ornithologist

Robert PatrickRobert Patrick
American
Producer

Gilda Susan RadnerGilda Radner
American
Comedian

Prem NazirPrem Nazir
Indian
Actor

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

Christine JorgensenChristine Jorgensen
American
Actress
Irving BerlinIrving Berlin
American, Russian
Street artist, Composer, Pianist, Songwriter,

Osamu TezukaOsamu Tezuka
Japanese
Film director, Film producer, Mangaka, Animator,
Panchen LamaPanchen Lama
Chinese
Tenth Panchen Lama

Billy MartinBilly Martin
American
Baseball player, Screenwriter

Vladimir HorowitzVladimir Horowitz
American
American-Russian classical pianist
Gerhard Fritz Kurt SchröderGerhard Schröder
German
Politician

Jock MahoneyJock Mahoney
American
Actor
Tim RichmondTim Richmond
American
Race Car Driver

Herbert von KarajanHerbert von Karajan
Austrian
Conductor, Music director

Cornel WildeCornel Wilde
Hungarian, Slovak, American
Actor
Adolfo ConstanzoAdolfo Constanzo
American
Serial killer

Ewan MacCollEwan MacColl
British
Singer, Playwright, Record producer, Composer
Edward Paul AbbeyEdward Abbey
American
Essayist

Silvana ManganoSilvana Mangano
Italian
Actor, Model

Michel AflaqMichel Aflaq
Syrian
politician, writer, sociologist, philosopher

Laurie CunninghamLaurie Cunningham
British
Football Player
Barry SadlerBarry Sadler
American
Soldier
Bruce ChatwinBruce Chatwin
British
Writer

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

Zita of Bourbon-ParmaZita of Bourbon-Parma
Italian
 

Billy TiptonBilly Tipton
American
Musician
Robert Penn WarrenRobert Penn Warren
American
poet, novelist, writer, literary critic,

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

Michael HarringtonMichael Harrington
American
Socialist

Anton DiffringAnton Diffring
German
actor

Dolores IbárruriDolores Ibárruri
Spanish
Politician
János KádárJános Kádár
Croatian, Hungarian
political

Richard QuineRichard Quine
American
Actor
Hermann OberthHermann Oberth
Austrian, Romanian
Physicist, Engineer, Essayist, Screenwriter

Gaetano ScireaGaetano Scirea
Italian
Association football player, Scout, Association
I. F. StoneI. F. Stone
American
Journalist
Antonia BricoAntonia Brico
Dutch, American
Musician