The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1969

Judy Garland

Judy Garland (1922 - 1969)

American actress and singer
Madhubala

Madhubala (1933 - 1969)

Indian actress
Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac (1922 - 1969)

American writer
Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh (1890 - 1969)

Vietnamese leader
Sharon Tate

Sharon Tate (1943 - 1969)

American actress
Brian Jones

Brian Jones (1942 - 1969)

English guitarist, songwriter, and producer
Joseph P. Kennedy

Joseph P. Kennedy (1888 - 1969)

American businessman and politician
Walter Gropius

Walter Gropius (1883 - 1969)

German architect
Meher Baba

Meher Baba (1894 - 1969)

Indian mystic
Franz von Papen

Franz von Papen (1879 - 1969)

German politician
Vito Genovese

Vito Genovese (1897 - 1969)

Italian-American mobster
Otto Dix

Otto Dix (1891 - 1969)

German painter and illustrator
Fred Hampton

Fred Hampton (1948 - 1969)

American Black Panther Party leader
Morihei Ueshiba

Morihei Ueshiba (1883 - 1969)

Japanese martial artist, founded aikido
Sonja Henie

Sonja Henie (1912 - 1969)

Norwegian figure skater and actress
Thelma Ritter

Thelma Ritter (1902 - 1969)

Actress, vaudevillian
Mary Jo Kopechne

Mary Jo Kopechne (1940 - 1969)

American teacher, secretary, and writer
Jan Palach

Jan Palach (1948 - 1969)

Czech activist
Karl Jaspers

Karl Jaspers (1883 - 1969)

German philosopher
Coleman Hawkins

Coleman Hawkins (1904 - 1969)

American jazz saxophonist
A. D. King

A. D. King (1930 - 1969)

Civil rights activist and Younger brother of Martin Luther King Jr.
Raymond Spruance

Raymond Spruance (1886 - 1969)

United States admiral
Skip James

Skip James (1902 - 1969)

American Delta blues singer, guitarist, pianist and songwriter
Theodor Adorno

Theodor Adorno (1903 - 1969)

German philosopher and sociologist
Everett Dirksen

Everett Dirksen (1896 - 1969)

United States Army officer
Frank Loesser

Frank Loesser (1910 - 1969)

composer, lyricist, screenwriter
Josh White

Josh White (1914 - 1969)

American singer, guitarist, songwriter, actor, and civil rights activist
Magic Sam

Magic Sam (1937 - 1969)

American Chicago blues musician
Arthur Friedenreich

Arthur Friedenreich (1892 - 1969)

Brazilian footballer
Rómulo Gallegos

Rómulo Gallegos (1884 - 1969)

Venezuelan author and politician, 46th List of Presidents of Venezuela|President of Venezuela
Bud Collyer

Bud Collyer (1908 - 1969)

Radio Announcer/Game Show Host
José María Arguedas

José María Arguedas (1911 - 1969)

Peruvian author, poet, and anthropologist
Vernon Duke

Vernon Duke (1903 - 1969)

Songwriter, composer
Westbrook Pegler

Westbrook Pegler (1894 - 1969)

syndicated newspaper columnist
Billy Southworth

Billy Southworth (1893 - 1969)

American baseball player, coach, manager