The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1998

Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra (1915 - 1998)

American singer and actor
Pol Pot

Pol Pot (1925 - 1998)

Cambodian dictator
James Earl Ray

James Earl Ray (1928 - 1998)

American assassin
Phil Hartman

Phil Hartman (1948 - 1998)

Canadian-American actor
George Wallace

George Wallace (1919 - 1998)

American politician
Akira Kurosawa

Akira Kurosawa (1910 - 1998)

Japanese director
Matthew Shepard

Matthew Shepard (1976 - 1998)

American murder victim
Linda McCartney

Linda McCartney (1941 - 1998)

American musician
Martha Gellhorn

Martha Gellhorn (1908 - 1998)

American writer and war correspondent
Sonny Bono

Sonny Bono (1935 - 1998)

American politician
Alan Shepard

Alan Shepard (1923 - 1998)

American astronaut
Stokely Carmichael

Stokely Carmichael (1941 - 1998)

Trinidadian-American activist
Barry Goldwater

Barry Goldwater (1909 - 1998)

American army officer and politician
Jack Lord

Jack Lord (1920 - 1998)

American actor
Roy Rogers

Roy Rogers (1911 - 1998)

American singer and actor
Enoch Powell

Enoch Powell (1912 - 1998)

English politician
Justin Fashanu

Justin Fashanu (1961 - 1998)

English footballer
Tammy Wynette

Tammy Wynette (1942 - 1998)

American singer-songwriter and guitarist
Carlos Castaneda

Carlos Castaneda (1931 - 1998)

Peruvian-American author
Carl Perkins

Carl Perkins (1932 - 1998)

American singer and guitarist
John Derek

John Derek (1926 - 1998)

American actor
Rob Pilatus

Rob Pilatus (1964 - 1998)

German-American singer and dancer
Gene Autry

Gene Autry (1907 - 1998)

American singer and actor
Bob Kane

Bob Kane (1915 - 1998)

American writer and illustrator
Esther Rolle

Esther Rolle (1920 - 1998)

American actress
Flip Wilson

Flip Wilson (1933 - 1998)

American comedian and actor
Dermot Morgan

Dermot Morgan (1952 - 1998)

Irish actor and comedian
Carl Wilson

Carl Wilson (1946 - 1998)

American guitarist and singer
Junkyard Dog

Junkyard Dog (1952 - 1998)

American wrestler
Shirley Ardell Mason

Shirley Ardell Mason (1923 - 1998)

American psychiatric patient
Benjamin Spock

Benjamin Spock (1903 - 1998)

American pediatrician and author
Earl Manigault

Earl Manigault (1944 - 1998)

American basketball player
Shari Lewis

Shari Lewis (1933 - 1998)

American actress, puppeteer, and television host
J. T. Walsh

J. T. Walsh (1943 - 1998)

American actor
Octavio Paz

Octavio Paz (1914 - 1998)

Mexican writer
Harry Caray

Harry Caray (1914 - 1998)

American sportscaster
Hideto Matsumoto

Hideto Matsumoto (1964 - 1998)

Japanese musician
Eddie Rabbitt

Eddie Rabbitt (1941 - 1998)

American singer-songwriter and guitarist
Cozy Powell

Cozy Powell (1947 - 1998)

English drummer
Eldridge Cleaver

Eldridge Cleaver (1935 - 1998)

American writer and activist
Vita Sackville-West

Vita Sackville-West (1892 - 1998)

English writer and gardener
Mary Millar

Mary Millar (1936 - 1998)

English actress
Dan Osman

Dan Osman (1963 - 1998)

Japanese-American rock climber