Famous People Who Died In 1990

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1990. This list includes people like Leonard Bernstein, Roald Dahl, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Ava Gardner, Lev Yashin and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, poets and novelists who died in 1990. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Italy & India and many more countries.
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 1 
Roald Dahl
(One of the World's Greatest Authors)
Roald Dahl
53
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 13, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales
Died: November 23
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 2 
Stevie Ray Vaughan
(Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer)
Stevie Ray Vaughan
16
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 3, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dallas
Died: August 27
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 3 
Jim Henson
(Puppeteer)
Jim Henson
23
Birthdate: September 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenville, Mississippi, United States
Died: May 16
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 4 
Ava Gardner
(Actress)
Ava Gardner
17
Birthdate: December 24, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Grabtown, North Carolina, United States
Died: January 25
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 5 
Sammy Davis Jr.
21
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: December 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: May 16
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 6 
Barbara Stanwyck
(American Actress Known for Her Strong, Realistic Screen Presence and Versatility)
Barbara Stanwyck
10
Birthdate: July 16, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 20
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 7 
Greta Garbo
(One of the Greatest Female Stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema)
Greta Garbo
31
Birthdate: September 18, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: April 15
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 8 
Leonard Bernstein
(Composer Whose Best-Known Work is the Broadway Musical 'West Side Story')
Leonard Bernstein
22
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 25, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 14
 9 
B. F. Skinner
(American psychologist)
B. F. Skinner
8
Birthdate: March 20, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 18
 10 
Osho Rajneesh
(Indian Spiritual Leader and Founder of the ‘Rajneesh Movement’)
Osho Rajneesh
24
Birthdate: December 11, 1931
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Died: January 19
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 11 
Jill Ireland
(Actress and Singer Who Has Appeared in Several Films Director by Her Husband Charles Bronson)
Jill Ireland
8
Birthdate: April 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 18
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 12 
Keith Haring
(American artist)
Keith Haring
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 4, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Reading
Died: February 16
 13 
Ryan White
(Activist)
Ryan White
7
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 6, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kokomo, Indiana, United States
Died: April 8
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 14 
Lev Yashin
(Football Player)
Lev Yashin
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 22, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: March 20
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 15 
Alan Hale Jr.
10
Birthdate: March 8, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: January 2
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 16 
Paulette Goddard
(One of the Most Popular Female Stars of the Early 1940s)
Paulette Goddard
1
Birthdate: June 3, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: April 23
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 17 
Aaron Copland
(Composer, Teacher)
Aaron Copland
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 14, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: December 2
 18 
Irene Dunne
(One of the Greatest Actresses of Golden Age of Hollywood)
Irene Dunne
2
Birthdate: December 20, 1898
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: September 4
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 19 
Rex Harrison
0
Birthdate: March 5, 1908
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Huyton, Lancashire, England
Died: June 2
 20 
Eve Arden
(Actress)
Eve Arden
0
Birthdate: April 30, 1908
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mill Valley, California, USA
Died: November 12
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 21 
Armand Hammer
(Business people)
Armand Hammer
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 21, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 10
 22 
Vic Tayback
0
Birthdate: January 6, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: May 25
 23 
Don Draper
(Actor)
Don Draper
2
Birthdate: September 25, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Modesto, California, USA
Died: December 17
 24 
Del Shannon
(Singer, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Guitarist, Musician)
Del Shannon
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 30, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Grand Rapids
Died: February 8
 25 
Susan Oliver
(Actress)
Susan Oliver
1
Birthdate: February 13, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: May 10
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 26 
Tom Harmon
(American Football Players)
Tom Harmon
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 28, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rensselaer, Indiana, USA
Died: March 15
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 27 
Tunku Abdul Rahman
(1st Prime Minister of Malaysia (1957-70))
Tunku Abdul Rahman
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 8, 1903
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Alor Setar, Malaysia
Died: December 6
 28 
Allen Collins
(Guitarist)
Allen Collins
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 19, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Died: January 23
 29 
Joan Bennett
(Actress)
Joan Bennett
5
Birthdate: February 27, 1910
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fort Lee, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 7
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 30 
Capucine
(Model)
Capucine
2
Birthdate: January 6, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint-Raphaël, Var, France
Died: March 17
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 31 
Joel McCrea
1
Birthdate: November 5, 1905
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: South Pasadena, California, USA
Died: October 20
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 32 
Tom Fogerty
(Singer, Guitarist)
Tom Fogerty
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berkeley
Died: September 6
 33 
Mary Martin
(Actress, Singer)
Mary Martin
0
Birthdate: December 1, 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Weatherford, Texas, U.S.
Died: November 3
 34 
Terry-Thomas
1
Birthdate: July 14, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 8
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 35 
Halston
(Fashion Designer)
Halston
9
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 23, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Died: March 26
 36 
Robin Harris
(Comedian)
Robin Harris
1
Birthdate: August 30, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: March 18
 37 
Aldo Gucci
(Businessman, Fashion designer)
Aldo Gucci
3
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 26, 1905
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Died: January 19
 38 
Bill Cullen
(Television personality)
Bill Cullen
2
Birthdate: February 18, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 7
 39 
Sarah Vaughan
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 27, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 3
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 40 
Gary Merrill
1
Birthdate: August 2, 1915
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: March 5
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 41 
Pearl Bailey
(Actress)
Pearl Bailey
2
Birthdate: March 29, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newport News, Virginia, USA
Died: August 17
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 42 
Johnnie Ray
(Singer)
Johnnie Ray
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 10, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dallas, Oregon, USA
Died: February 24
 43 
Art Blakey
(Drummer)
Art Blakey
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 11, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: October 16
 44 
Curtis Lemay
(General)
Curtis Lemay
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 15, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Died: October 1
 45 
Viktor Tsoi
(Soviet Singer-Songwriter and Co-Founder of the Rock Band 'Kino')
Viktor Tsoi
8
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: August 15
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 46 
Robert Noyce
(Co-inventor of the integrated circuit)
Robert Noyce
1
Birthdate: December 12, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Burlington
Died: June 3
 47 
Gordon Jackson
0
Birthdate: December 19, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Died: January 15
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 48 
Ian Charleson
(Scottish actor)
Ian Charleson
1
Birthdate: August 11, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: January 6
 49 
Ralph Abernathy
(American Civil Rights Activist and 2nd President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (1968 - 1977))
Ralph Abernathy
3
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Linden, Alabama, United States
Died: April 17
 50 
Hank Gathers
(Basketball player)
Hank Gathers
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 4
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)