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

Bette DavisBette Davis
American
Actress

HirohitoHirohito
Japanese
Former Emperor of Japan

Lee Van CleefLee Van Cleef
American
Actor
Ferdinand MarcosFerdinand Marcos
Filipino
Former President of the Philippines

Amanda BlakeAmanda Blake
American
Actress

Nicolae CeaușescuNicolae Ceaușescu
Romanian
Former President of Romania
John CassavetesJohn Cassavetes
Greek
Actor

Sugar Ray RobinsonSugar Ray Robinson
American
Former Welterweight and Middleweight Boxing
Melvin Jerome Blank Mel Blanc
American
Voice Actor, Radio Personality

Graham ChapmanGraham Chapman
British
Comedian

Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett
Irish
Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director

Huey NewtonHuey P. Newton
American
American political activist

Victor FrenchVictor French
American
Actor
Frances BavierFrances Bavier
American
Actress

Rebecca SchaefferRebecca Schaeffer
American
Actress & Model

Hu YaobangHu Yaobang
Chinese
Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of

Abbie HoffmanAbbie Hoffman
American
Anti-War Activist
Keith WhitleyKeith Whitley
American
Singer

James Gilmore BackusJim Backus
American
Actor

Blaze FoleyBlaze Foley
American
Singer

Steven StaynerSteven Stayner
American
Kidnap Victim
Paul ShenarPaul Shenar
American
Actor

Steve RubellSteve Rubell
American
Entrepreneur
Joe SpinellJoe Spinell
American
Actor

William ShockleyWilliam Shockley
American
Physicist

Andrei SakharovAndrei Sakharov
Russian
The Father of Soviet nuclear bomb’
Diana VreelandDiana Vreeland
American
Magazine editor, fashion journalist and special

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Alvin AileyAlvin Ailey
American
Choreographer
Anthony QuayleAnthony Quayle
British
Actor

Georges SimenonGeorges Simenon
Belgian
Novelist

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

Janet Lee BouvierJanet Lee Bouvier
American
Socialite
R. D. LaingR. D. Laing
French, Scottish
Psychiatrist
Konrad LorenzKonrad Lorenz
Austrian
Zoologist

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
Anatoly SlivkoAnatoly Slivko
Russian
Serial Killer

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
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

Gilda Susan RadnerGilda Radner
American
Comedian

Robert PatrickRobert Patrick
American
Producer

John MatuszakJohn Matuszak
American
Actor

Prem NazirPrem Nazir
Indian
Actor
Sergio LeoneSergio Leone
Italian
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor,

Joseph AlsopJoseph Alsop
American
Journalist

Robert MapplethorpeRobert Mapplethorpe
American
Photographer, Film director

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
Lane FrostLane Frost
American
Bull Riders

Gerhard Fritz Kurt SchröderGerhard Schröder
German
Politician

Panchen LamaPanchen Lama
Chinese
Tenth Panchen Lama
Vladimir HorowitzVladimir Horowitz
American
American-Russian classical pianist

Gussie BuschGussie Busch
American
Business Magnate
Herbert von KarajanHerbert von Karajan
Austrian
Conductor, Music director

Cornel WildeCornel Wilde
Hungarian, Slovak, American
Actor

Laurie CunninghamLaurie Cunningham
British
Football Player
Christine JorgensenChristine Jorgensen
American
Actor

Jock MahoneyJock Mahoney
American
Actor
Adolfo ConstanzoAdolfo Constanzo
American
Serial killer

Tim RichmondTim Richmond
American
Racing driver

Michel AflaqMichel Aflaq
Syrian
politician, writer, sociologist, philosopher

Edward Paul AbbeyEdward Abbey
American
Essayist
Silvana ManganoSilvana Mangano
Italian
Actor, Model
Ewan MacCollEwan MacColl
British
Singer, Playwright, Record producer, Composer

Barry SadlerBarry Sadler
American
Soldier

Zita of Bourbon-ParmaZita of Bourbon-Parma
Italian
 

Bruce ChatwinBruce Chatwin
British
Writer
Antonia BricoAntonia Brico
Dutch, American
Musician

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

Gaetano ScireaGaetano Scirea
Italian
Association football player, Scout, Association

Anton DiffringAnton Diffring
German
actor

Robert Penn WarrenRobert Penn Warren
American
poet, novelist, writer, literary critic,
János KádárJános Kádár
Croatian, Hungarian
political

Dolores IbárruriDolores Ibárruri
Spanish
Politician
Thomas BernhardThomas Bernhard
Austrian, Dutch
Writer, Novelist, Playwright, Screenwriter, Poet

Peter ScottPeter Scott
British
Ornithologist
Hermann OberthHermann Oberth
Austrian, Romanian
Physicist, Engineer, Essayist, Screenwriter
Michael HarringtonMichael Harrington
American
Socialist