The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1984

Ed Gein

Ed Gein (1906 - 1984)

American serial killer
Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi (1917 - 1984)

Indian politician
Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye (1939 - 1984)

American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist
Michel Foucault

Michel Foucault (1926 - 1984)

French philosopher and writer
Truman Capote

Truman Capote (1924 - 1984)

American writer
Andy Kaufman

Andy Kaufman (1949 - 1984)

American comedian and actor
Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams (1902 - 1984)

American photographer
Peter Lawford

Peter Lawford (1923 - 1984)

English-American actor
Ray Kroc

Ray Kroc (1902 - 1984)

American businessman
Jackie Wilson

Jackie Wilson (1934 - 1984)

American singer-songwriter
Count Basie

Count Basie (1904 - 1984)

American pianist, bandleader, and composer
François Truffaut

François Truffaut (1932 - 1984)

French actor, director, screenwriter, and producer
Yuri Andropov

Yuri Andropov (1914 - 1984)

Soviet politician
Diana Dors

Diana Dors (1931 - 1984)

English actress
Jon-Erik Hexum

Jon-Erik Hexum (1957 - 1984)

American model and actor
Paul Dirac

Paul Dirac (1902 - 1984)

English physicist
Johnny Weissmuller

Johnny Weissmuller (1904 - 1984)

American swimmer and actor
Ethel Merman

Ethel Merman (1908 - 1984)

American actress and singer
Sam Peckinpah

Sam Peckinpah (1925 - 1984)

American director and screenwriter
David Kennedy

David Kennedy (1955 - 1984)

American son of Robert F. Kennedy
Lee Krasner

Lee Krasner (1908 - 1984)

American painter
Richard Brautigan

Richard Brautigan (1935 - 1984)

American author and poet
Luke Kelly

Luke Kelly (1940 - 1984)

Irish singer and banjo player
Lillian Hellman

Lillian Hellman (1905 - 1984)

American writer and playwright
Janet Gaynor

Janet Gaynor (1906 - 1984)

American actress
Karl Rahner

Karl Rahner (1904 - 1984)

German theologian
Steve Goodman

Steve Goodman (1948 - 1984)

American folk music singer-songwriter
Martin Luther King Sr.

Martin Luther King Sr. (1899 - 1984)

American civil rights activist
Meredith Willson

Meredith Willson (1902 - 1984)

American composer
Yılmaz Güney

Yılmaz Güney (1937 - 1984)

Turkish actor and director
Tomas Rivera

Tomas Rivera (1935 - 1984)

writer, poet, educator
Enrico Berlinguer

Enrico Berlinguer (1922 - 1984)

Italian politician
Percy Mayfield

Percy Mayfield (1920 - 1984)

American singer and songwriter
Eduardo De Filippo

Eduardo De Filippo (1900 - 1984)

Italian actor and screenwriter
Arthur Schwartz

Arthur Schwartz (1900 - 1984)

American film producer and composer
Randall Thompson

Randall Thompson (1899 - 1984)

American composer