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Sunday, December 31, 1989

1989


EMPEROR HIROHITO - January 6

Made in Japan
62 year reign, until the sun finally came out.
(Age: 87.)
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BILL TERRY - January 9

Great new York Yankees baseball player.
(Age: 90.)
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JOE SPINELL - January 13

Actor in Maniac, Star Crash, and Strike Force.
(Age: 51.)
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ROMO VINCENT - January 16

Actor in Naked Jungle.
(Age: 51.)
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TREY WILSON - January 16

(Same day as Romo Vincent.)
Actor in Bull Durham, Twins, Raising Arizona.
(Age: 40. C.O.D.: Brain hemorrhage.)
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BEATRICE LILLIE - January 20

Actress in Thoroughly Modern Millie.
(Age: 94.)
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CARL FURILLO - January 21

(Day after Beatrice Lillie.)
Brooklyn Dodgers great.
(Age: 67.)
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SALVADOR DALI - January 23

The scion of surrealism.
(Painting by Dragomir Minkov.)
(Age: 85.)
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JACK DOUGLAS - January 31

Writer of humorous books including
My Brother Was An Only Child.
(Age: 80.)
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JOHN CASSAVETES - February 2

Director and actor in Rosemary's Baby.
(Age: 59.)
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GEORGE O'HANLON - February 11

Actor/director (Bop Girl, Zamba), and voice
of George Jetson on The Jetsons TV series.
(Age: 71.)
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LEFTY GOMEZ - February 17

New York Yankees pitching great.
(Age: 80.)
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MAURICE EVANS - March 12

Actor (Bewitched, MacBeth).
(Age: 87.)
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MILTON FROME - March 21

Actor (Family Jewels).
(Age: 87.)
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ABBIE HOFFMAN - April 12

Yippie peace activist of the 1960s.
(Age: 52.)
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SUGAR RAY ROBINSON - April 12

(Same day as Abbie Hoffman.)
Heavyweight boxing champ.
(Age: 67.)
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DAPHNE DU MAURIER - April 19

British writer (Rebecca, Jamaica Inn).
(Age: 82.)
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HUEY NEWTON - April 22

Civil rights activist and co-founder of the Black Panther party.
(Age: 47.)
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GEORGE COULOURIS - April 25

Actor (Papillon, Runaway Bus).
(Age: 85.)
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LUCILLE BALL - April 26

(Day after George Coulouris.)
Comedienne (I Love Lucy).
(Age: 78.)
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SERGIO LEONE - April 30

Italian director (The Good, The Bad And The Ugly).
(Age: 60.)
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GUY WILLIAMS - May 6

Actor (Zorro, Lost in Space).
(Age: 78.)
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ANTON DIFFRING - May 20

Actor (Zeppelin, Fahrenheit 451).
(Age: 70.)
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GILDA RADNER - May 20

(Same day as Anton Diffring.)
Comedienne (SNL, Haunted Honeymoon).
(Age: 42. COD: Cancer.)
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VICTOR FRENCH - June 15

Actor on Highway To Heaven,
and played Agent #44 on Get Smart.
(Age: 54. COD: Cancer.)
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JOHN MATUSEK - June 17

NFL star (Oakland Raiders).
(Age: 38. COD: Steroids.)
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I.F. STONE - June 18

(Day after John Matusek.)
Newspaper investigative journalist.
(Age: 81.)
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HY GARDNER - June 19

(Day after I.F. Stone.)
Newspaper feature columnist.
(Age: 80.)
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JACK BEUTEL - June 27

Actor (The Outlaw).
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FRANKLIN SCHAFFNER - July 2

Film director.
(Age: 69.)
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JIM BACKUS - July 3

(Day after Franklin Schaffner.)
Actor (Magoo, Gilligan's Island).
(Age: 76.)
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MEL BLANC - July 10

By far the greatest cartoon voice artist of all time.
(Age: 81.)
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LAURENCE OLIVIER - July 11

(Day after Mel Blanc.)
By far the greatest actor of all time.
(Hamlet, Wuthering Heights.)
(Age: 82.)
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REBECCA SCHAEFFER - July 18

Actress (My Sister Sam).
(Age: 21. COD: Shot by crazy fan.)
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RALPH MEEKER - August 5

Actor (Kiss Me Deadly, Gentle Giant).
(Age: 68.)
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AMANDA BLAKE - August 16

Actress (Gunsmoke).
(Age: 58.)
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IRVING STONE - August 26

Novelist (Love is Eternal, Lust for Life).
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IRVING BERLIN - September 22

Composer (God Bless America).
Certainly not a good year to be
named "Irving," "Stone" or both.
(Age: 101.)
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GRAHAM CHAPMAN - October 4

Comedian (Monty Python).
(Age: 48. COD: Cancer.)
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JAY WARD - October 12

American cartoonist and TV animator (Rocky And Bullwinkle).
(Age: 69. COD: Kidney cancer.)
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MICHAEL CARMINE - October 14

Actor (Batteries Not Included).
(Age: 30.)
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CORNEL WILDE - October 16

Actor (Saadia, Comic, Beach Red, Gargoyles).
(Age: 74.)
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ANTHONY QUAYLE - October 20

Actor (Moses, Operation Crossbow).
(Age: 76.)
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MARY MCCARTHY - October 25

Author (The Group).
(Age: 77.)
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BARRY SADLER - November 5

Singer of the pro-Vietnam song The Green Berets.
(Not related to the same-named John Wayne film.)
(Age: 49.)
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LYNN BARI - November 20

Actress (Shock, Nocturne, 6 Gun Law).
(Age: 71.)
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C.C. BECK - November 22

American cartoonist, and creator
of the Captain Marvel universe.
(Age: 79.)
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FRANCES BAVIER - December 6

Actress (Aunt Bee on The Andy Griffith Show).
(Age: 86.)
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SAMMY FAIN - December 6

(Same day as Frances Beauvier.)
Composer.
(Age: 87.)
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JOHN PAYNE - December 6

(Same day as Frances Beauvier and Sammy Fain.)
Actor (Miracle On 34th St., and The Razor's Edge).
(Age: 77.)
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JOCK MAHONEY - December 14

Actor (Dallas, Cow Town, Range Rider).
(Also the stepdad of Sally Field.)
(Age: 70.)
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SILVANA MANGANO - December 16

Italian actress (Death In Venice).
(Age: 59.)
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LEE VAN CLEEF - December 16

(Same day as Silvano Mangano.)
Actor (The Good, The Bad And The Ugly).
(Age: 64.)
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SAMUEL BECKETT - December 22

Irish/French writer (Molloy, Nobel 1969).
(Age: 83.)
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BILLY MARTIN - December 25

New York Yankees manager.
Merry Christmas - you're dead!
(Age: 61. COD: Car crash.)
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LENORE LEMMON - December 30

Former fiancee of Superman TV star George Reeves.
Happy day before New Year's Eve - you're dead!
(Age: 66.)
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