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
(Serial Killer)

24 November 1946

American

Lucille BallLucille Ball
(Comedienne, Actress)

06 August 1911

American

HirohitoHirohito
(Former Emperor of Japan)

29 April 1901

Japanese

Rebecca SchaefferRebecca Schaeffer
(Actress & Model)

06 November 1967

American

Bette DavisBette Davis
(Actress)

05 April 1908

American

Laurence OlivierLaurence Olivier

22 May 1907

British

Ferdinand MarcosFerdinand Marcos
(Former President of the Philippines)

11 September 1917

Filipino

Huey NewtonHuey P. Newton
(American political activist)

17 February 1942

American

Lee Van CleefLee Van Cleef
(Actor)

09 January 1925

American

Steven StaynerSteven Stayner
(Kidnap Victim)

18 April 1965

American

Graham ChapmanGraham Chapman
(Comedian)

08 January 1941

British

Amanda BlakeAmanda Blake
(Actress)

20 February 1929

American

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John CassavetesJohn Cassavetes
(Actor)

09 December 1929

Greek

Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett
(Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director)

13 April 1906

Irish

Melvin Jerome Blank Mel Blanc
(Voice Actor, Radio Personality)

30 May 1908

American

Sugar Ray RobinsonSugar Ray Robinson
(Former Welterweight and Middleweight Boxing Champion)

03 May 1921

American

Frances BavierFrances Bavier
(Actress)

14 December 1902

American

James Gilmore BackusJim Backus
(Actor)

25 February 1913

American

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Victor FrenchVictor French
(Actor)

04 December 1934

American

Daphne du MaurierDaphne du Maurier

13 May 1907

British

Abbie HoffmanAbbie Hoffman
(Anti-War Activist)

30 November 1936

American

Alvin AileyAlvin Ailey
(Choreographer)

05 January 1931

American

William ShockleyWilliam Shockley
(Physicist)

13 February 1910

American

R. D. LaingR. D. Laing
(Psychiatrist)

07 October 1927

French,Scottish

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Andrei SakharovAndrei Sakharov
(The Father of Soviet nuclear bomb’)

21 May 1921

Russian

Konrad LorenzKonrad Lorenz
(Zoologist)

07 November 1903

Austrian

Diana VreelandDiana Vreeland
(Magazine editor, fashion journalist and special consultant)

29 July 1906

American

A. Bartlett GiamattiA. Bartlett Giamatti
(Academician, Scholar, Commissioner of Major League Baseball)

04 April 1938

American

Salvador DaliSalvador Dali
(Surrealist Painter)

11 May 1904

Spanish

Andrei GromykoAndrei Gromyko
(Diplomat)

18 July 1909

Russian

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C. L. R. JamesC. L. R. James
(Journalist, Writer, Historian, Theorist, Socialist)

04 January 1901

Trinidadian,British

Ayatollah KhomeiniAyatollah Khomeini
(Led the Famous Iranian Revolution in 1979)

22 September 1902

Iranian

Anatoly SlivkoAnatoly Slivko
(Serial Killer)

28 December 1938

Russian

Ahmadou AhidjoAhmadou Ahidjo
(First President of Cameroon)

24 August 1924

Cameroonian

Emilio Gino SegrèEmilio Segrè
(Physicist)

30 January 1905

Italian,American

Hassan FathyHassan Fathy
(Architect)

23 March 1900

Egyptian

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Malcolm CowleyMalcolm Cowley
(Novelist & Poet)

24 August 1898

American

George Wells BeadleGeorge Wells Beadle
(Geneticist)

22 October 1903

American

Nicolae CeaușescuNicolae Ceaușescu
(Former President of Romania)

26 January 1918

Romanian

Suleyman RustamSuleyman Rustam
(Poet)

27 November 1906

Azerbaijani

Diptendu PramanickDiptendu Pramanick
(Bengali film personality)

18 July 1910

Indian

John HicksJohn R Hicks
(Economist)

08 April 1904

British

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Franklin J SchaffnerFranklin J Schaffner
(Director)

30 May 1920

American

Charles J PedersenCharles J Pedersen
(Organic Chemist)

03 October 1904

American

James BondJames Bond
(ornithologist)

04 January 1900

American

Ruhollah KhomeiniRuhollah Khomeini
(Former Supreme Leader of Iran)

24 September 1902

Iranian

Keith WhitleyKeith Whitley
(Musician, Singer, Songwriter)

01 July 1955

American

Billy MartinBilly Martin
(Baseball player, Screenwriter)

16 May 1928

American

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Robert MapplethorpeRobert Mapplethorpe
(Photographer, Film director)

04 November 1946

American

Sergio LeoneSergio Leone
(Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor, Composer)

03 January 1929

Italian

Osamu TezukaOsamu Tezuka
(Film director, Film producer, Mangaka, Animator, Physician, Writer, Designer, Screenwriter)

03 November 1928

Japanese

Irving BerlinIrving Berlin
(Street artist, Composer, Pianist, Songwriter, Screenwriter, Film score composer)

11 May 1888

American,Russian

Hu YaobangHu Yaobang
(Politician)

20 November 1915

Taiwanese

Janet Lee BouvierJanet Lee Bouvier
(Socialite)

03 December 1907

American

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Panchen LamaPanchen Lama
(Tenth Panchen Lama)

19 February 1938

Chinese

Christine JorgensenChristine Jorgensen
(Actor)

30 May 1926

American

Vladimir HorowitzVladimir Horowitz
(American-Russian classical pianist)

01 October 1903

American

Herbert von KarajanHerbert von Karajan
(Conductor, Music director)

05 April 1908

Austrian

Georges SimenonGeorges Simenon
(Writer, Novelist, Journalist)

13 February 1903

Belgian

Adolfo ConstanzoAdolfo Constanzo
(Serial killer)

01 November 1962

American

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Silvana ManganoSilvana Mangano
(Actor, Model)

21 April 1930

Italian

Anthony QuayleAnthony Quayle
(Stage actor, Film actor, Writer)

07 September 1913

British

Tim RichmondTim Richmond
(Racing driver)

07 June 1955

American

Ewan MacCollEwan MacColl
(Singer, Playwright, Record producer, Composer)

25 January 1915

British

Robert Penn WarrenRobert Penn Warren
(poet, novelist, writer, literary critic, journalist)

24 April 1905

American

Earl NightingaleEarl Nightingale
(Motivational speaker, Author, Actor, Writer, Radio personality)

12 March 1921

American

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Billy TiptonBilly Tipton
(Pianist, Jazz musician, Saxophonist)

29 December 1914

American

Zita of Bourbon-ParmaZita of Bourbon-Parma

09 May 1892

Italian

Thomas BernhardThomas Bernhard
(Writer, Novelist, Playwright, Screenwriter, Poet)

09 February 1931

Austrian,Dutch

Barbara W. TuchmanBarbara W. Tuchman
(Journalist, Historian, Writer, Biographer)

30 January 1912

American

Michel AflaqMichel Aflaq
(politician, writer, sociologist, philosopher)

09 January 1910

Syrian

Dolores IbárruriDolores Ibárruri
(Politician, Journalist)

09 December 1895

Spanish

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Peter ScottPeter Scott
(Ornithologist, Illustrator, Painter, Postage stamp designer)

14 September 1909

British

János KádárJános Kádár
(political)

26 May 1912

Croatian,Hungarian

Leon FestingerLeon Festinger
(Psychologist, University teacher)

08 May 1919

American