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

Lee Van CleefLee Van Cleef
American
Actor

Melvin Jerome Blank Mel Blanc
American
Voice Actor, Radio Personality
John CassavetesJohn Cassavetes
Greek
Actor

Sugar Ray RobinsonSugar Ray Robinson
American
Former Welterweight and Middleweight Boxing
Graham ChapmanGraham Chapman
British
Comedian

Amanda BlakeAmanda Blake
American
Actress

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

Keith WhitleyKeith Whitley
American
Singer
Frances BavierFrances Bavier
American
Actress

Huey NewtonHuey P. Newton
American
American political activist

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

Victor FrenchVictor French
American
Actor

Alvin AileyAlvin Ailey
American
Choreographer

William ShockleyWilliam Shockley
American
Physicist

Andrei SakharovAndrei Sakharov
Russian
The Father of Soviet nuclear bomb’
Joe SpinellJoe Spinell
American
Actor
A. Bartlett GiamattiA. Bartlett Giamatti
American
Academician, Scholar, Commissioner of Major League

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

Diana VreelandDiana Vreeland
American
Magazine editor, fashion journalist and special

Konrad LorenzKonrad Lorenz
Austrian
Zoologist
Andrei GromykoAndrei Gromyko
Russian
Diplomat

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Salvador DaliSalvador Dali
Spanish
Surrealist Painter

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

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

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
Diptendu PramanickDiptendu Pramanick
Indian
Bengali film personality

Suleyman RustamSuleyman Rustam
Azerbaijani
Poet
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

Ruhollah KhomeiniRuhollah Khomeini
Iranian
Former Supreme Leader of Iran
Hu YaobangHu Yaobang
Taiwanese
Politician

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

Robert MapplethorpeRobert Mapplethorpe
American
Photographer, Film director

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

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

Janet Lee BouvierJanet Lee Bouvier
American
Socialite
Vladimir HorowitzVladimir Horowitz
American
American-Russian classical pianist

Anthony QuayleAnthony Quayle
British
Stage actor, Film actor, Writer

Silvana ManganoSilvana Mangano
Italian
Actor, Model
Georges SimenonGeorges Simenon
Belgian
Writer, Novelist, Journalist

Adolfo ConstanzoAdolfo Constanzo
American
Serial killer
Tim RichmondTim Richmond
American
Racing driver

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

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

Earl NightingaleEarl Nightingale
American
Motivational speaker, Author, Actor, Writer, Radio
Zita of Bourbon-ParmaZita of Bourbon-Parma
Italian
 
Hermann OberthHermann Oberth
Austrian, Romanian
Physicist, Engineer, Essayist, Screenwriter

János KádárJános Kádár
Croatian, Hungarian
political

Michel AflaqMichel Aflaq
Syrian
politician, writer, sociologist, philosopher

Barbara W. TuchmanBarbara W. Tuchman
American
Journalist, Historian, Writer, Biographer
Thomas BernhardThomas Bernhard
Austrian, Dutch
Writer, Novelist, Playwright, Screenwriter, Poet

Leon FestingerLeon Festinger
American
Psychologist, University teacher

Jerzy KukuczkaJerzy Kukuczka
Polish
Mountaineer

William StephensonWilliam Stephenson
Canadian
Boxer

Billy TiptonBilly Tipton
American
Pianist, Jazz musician, Saxophonist
Dolores IbárruriDolores Ibárruri
Spanish
Politician, Journalist

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

Peter ScottPeter Scott
British
Ornithologist, Illustrator, Painter, Postage stamp

Werner BestWerner Best
Soldier, Politician, Diplomat, Jurist, Lawyer,
Carlos Arias NavarroCarlos Arias Navarro
Spanish
Politician

Guy LarocheGuy Laroche
French
Grand couturier
Kazimierz DeynaKazimierz Deyna
Polish
Footballer

Albert BormannAlbert Bormann
German
Politician

Virgil ThomsonVirgil Thomson
conductor, composer, music critic, film score

Sándor MáraiSándor Márai
Hungarian
Writer
Billy LyallBilly Lyall
British
Singer

Hamani DioriHamani Diori
Nigerien
 
Don the BeachcomberDon the Beachcomber
American
 

Charles J. PedersenCharles J. Pedersen
American
Chemist
Yusaku MatsudaYusaku Matsuda
Japanese
Japanese actor

Jay StewartJay Stewart
American
Actor
Martin BroszatMartin Broszat
German
Historian, University teacher