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
Rebecca SchaefferRebecca Schaeffer
American
Actress & Model

Lucille BallLucille Ball
American
Comedienne, Actress

Graham ChapmanGraham Chapman
British
Comedian

HirohitoHirohito
Japanese
Former Emperor of Japan

Bette DavisBette Davis
American
Actress

Ferdinand MarcosFerdinand Marcos
Filipino
Former President of the Philippines

Nicolae CeaușescuNicolae Ceaușescu
Romanian
Former President of Romania
Lee Van CleefLee Van Cleef
American
Actor

Huey NewtonHuey P. Newton
American
American political activist
Sugar Ray RobinsonSugar Ray Robinson
American
Former Welterweight and Middleweight Boxing

Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett
Irish
Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director

John CassavetesJohn Cassavetes
Greek
Actor

Melvin Jerome Blank Mel Blanc
American
Voice Actor, Radio Personality

Amanda BlakeAmanda Blake
American
Actress
Steven StaynerSteven Stayner
American
Kidnap Victim

Victor FrenchVictor French
American
Actor

Frances BavierFrances Bavier
American
Actress

Abbie HoffmanAbbie Hoffman
American
Anti-War Activist
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
Alvin AileyAlvin Ailey
American
Choreographer

Blaze FoleyBlaze Foley
American
Singer
William ShockleyWilliam Shockley
American
Physicist

Joe SpinellJoe Spinell
American
Actor

Georges SimenonGeorges Simenon
Belgian
Novelist
Andrei SakharovAndrei Sakharov
Russian
The Father of Soviet nuclear bomb’

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Diana VreelandDiana Vreeland
American
Magazine editor, fashion journalist and special
Anthony QuayleAnthony Quayle
British
Actor

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

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

Konrad LorenzKonrad Lorenz
Austrian
Zoologist
Janet Lee BouvierJanet Lee Bouvier
American
Socialite
Ayatollah KhomeiniAyatollah Khomeini
Iranian
Led the Famous Iranian Revolution in 1979

Andrei GromykoAndrei Gromyko
Russian
Diplomat

C. L. R. JamesC. L. R. James
Trinidadian, British
Journalist, Writer, Historian, Theorist, Socialist

Ahmadou AhidjoAhmadou Ahidjo
Cameroonian
First President of Cameroon
Salvador DaliSalvador Dali
Spanish
Surrealist Painter

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

Diptendu PramanickDiptendu Pramanick
Indian
Bengali film personality
John HicksJohn R Hicks
British
Economist

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
Prem NazirPrem Nazir
Indian
Actor

Gilda Susan RadnerGilda Radner
American
Comedian

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

John MatuszakJohn Matuszak
American
Actor

Robert MapplethorpeRobert Mapplethorpe
American
Photographer, Film director
Irving BerlinIrving Berlin
American, Russian
Street artist, Composer, Pianist, Songwriter,

Lane FrostLane Frost
American
Bull Riders

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

Gerhard Fritz Kurt SchröderGerhard Schröder
German
Politician
Billy MartinBilly Martin
American
Baseball player, Screenwriter

Christine JorgensenChristine Jorgensen
American
Actor
Herbert von KarajanHerbert von Karajan
Austrian
Conductor, Music director

Panchen LamaPanchen Lama
Chinese
Tenth Panchen Lama

Steve RubellSteve Rubell
American
Entrepreneur
Jock MahoneyJock Mahoney
American
Actor

Michel AflaqMichel Aflaq
Syrian
politician, writer, sociologist, philosopher
Vladimir HorowitzVladimir Horowitz
American
American-Russian classical pianist

Tim RichmondTim Richmond
American
Racing driver

Kateb YacineKateb Yacine
Algerian
writer, playwright, journalist
Edward Paul AbbeyEdward Abbey
American
Essayist

Ewan MacCollEwan MacColl
British
Singer, Playwright, Record producer, Composer
Cornel WildeCornel Wilde
Hungarian, Slovak, American
Actor

Adolfo ConstanzoAdolfo Constanzo
American
Serial killer

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

Silvana ManganoSilvana Mangano
Italian
Actor, Model
Barry SadlerBarry Sadler
American
Soldier
Earl NightingaleEarl Nightingale
American
Motivational speaker, Author, Actor, Writer, Radio

Zita of Bourbon-ParmaZita of Bourbon-Parma
Italian
 

Bruce ChatwinBruce Chatwin
British
Writer

Thomas BernhardThomas Bernhard
Austrian, Dutch
Writer, Novelist, Playwright, Screenwriter, Poet
Gussie BuschGussie Busch
American
Business Magnate

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

Anton DiffringAnton Diffring
German
actor

Billy TiptonBilly Tipton
American
Pianist, Jazz musician, Saxophonist

János KádárJános Kádár
Croatian, Hungarian
political
John J. McCloyJohn J. McCloy
American
Diplomat

Dolores IbárruriDolores Ibárruri
Spanish
Politician
Michael HarringtonMichael Harrington
American
Socialist

Leon FestingerLeon Festinger
American
Psychologist, University teacher
William StephensonWilliam Stephenson
Canadian
Boxer
Laurie CunninghamLaurie Cunningham
British
Football Player