The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1989

Ted Bundy

Ted Bundy (1946 - 1989)

American serial killer
Lucille Ball

Lucille Ball (1911 - 1989)

American Actress
Hirohito

Hirohito (1901 - 1989)

Japanese emperor
Bette Davis

Bette Davis (1908 - 1989)

American actress
Ruhollah Khomeini

Ruhollah Khomeini (1900 - 1989)

Iranian politician and religious leader
Ferdinand Marcos

Ferdinand Marcos (1917 - 1989)

Filipino politician
Mel Blanc

Mel Blanc (1908 - 1989)

American voice actor
Graham Chapman

Graham Chapman (1941 - 1989)

English comedian and actor
Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett (1906 - 1989)

Irish novelist, playwright and poet
Gilda Radner

Gilda Radner (1946 - 1989)

American comedian and actress
Sergio Leone

Sergio Leone (1929 - 1989)

Italian director
Huey P. Newton

Huey P. Newton (1942 - 1989)

American activist, co-founded the Black Panther Party
Frances Bavier

Frances Bavier (1902 - 1989)

American actress
Irving Berlin

Irving Berlin (1888 - 1989)

American composer
Robert Mapplethorpe

Robert Mapplethorpe (1946 - 1989)

American photographer
Amanda Blake

Amanda Blake (1929 - 1989)

American actress
Abbie Hoffman

Abbie Hoffman (1936 - 1989)

American activist
Laurie Cunningham

Laurie Cunningham (1956 - 1989)

English footballer
Osamu Tezuka

Osamu Tezuka (1928 - 1989)

Japanese animator and producer
Keith Whitley

Keith Whitley (1954 - 1989)

American singer and guitarist
Jim Backus

Jim Backus (1913 - 1989)

American actor
Vladimir Horowitz

Vladimir Horowitz (1903 - 1989)

Ukrainian-American pianist
William Shockley

William Shockley (1910 - 1989)

English-American physicist
Diana Vreeland

Diana Vreeland (1903 - 1989)

French-American columnist and editor
Alvin Ailey

Alvin Ailey (1931 - 1989)

American dancer and choreographer, founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Steven Stayner

Steven Stayner (1965 - 1989)

American kidnap victim
Nicolae Ceauşescu

Nicolae Ceauşescu (1918 - 1989)

Romanian politician, 1st List of heads of state of Romania|President of Romania
Konrad Lorenz

Konrad Lorenz (1903 - 1989)

Austrian zoologist
Andrei Sakharov

Andrei Sakharov (1921 - 1989)

Russian physicist
Billy Martin

Billy Martin (1928 - 1989)

American baseball player and coach
Edward Abbey

Edward Abbey (1927 - 1989)

American environmentalist and author
Giuseppe Siri

Giuseppe Siri (1906 - 1989)

Italian cardinal
Christine Jorgensen

Christine Jorgensen (1926 - 1989)

American transgender
R. D. Laing

R. D. Laing (1927 - 1989)

Scottish psychiatrist and author
Thomas Bernhard

Thomas Bernhard (1931 - 1989)

Austrian playwright and author
Jerzy Kukuczka

Jerzy Kukuczka (1948 - 1989)

Polish mountaineer
Kaoru Ishikawa

Kaoru Ishikawa (1915 - 1989)

Japanese university professor and influential quality autho
Dolores Ibárruri

Dolores Ibárruri (1895 - 1989)

Spanish politician
János Kádár

János Kádár (1912 - 1989)

Hungarian politician
Raul Seixas

Raul Seixas (1945 - 1989)

Brazilian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer