Famous Deaths in March 1989

  • Mar 1 Henk van Stipriaan, Dutch radio host, dies at 64
  • Mar 1 Josephine van Gasteren, Dutch actress/dir (Bluejackets), dies at 72

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Mar 4 Tiny Grimes, American jazz and R&B guitarist (Art Tatum), dies of meningitis at 72

Jazz Guitarist Tiny Grimes
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Tiny Grimes
  • Mar 6 Harry Andrews, actor (Equus, Helen of Troy, Hill), dies at 77
  • Mar 9 Robert Mapplethorpe, US photographer, dies at 42
  • Mar 10 Doc Green, American singer (The Drifters), dies at 54
  • Mar 11 Johan Fleerackers, Flemish linguist, dies at 57
  • Mar 11 James Kee, American politician (b. 1917)
  • Mar 11 John J. McCloy, United States Secretary of War (b. 1895)
  • Mar 12 Maurice Evans, actor (Bewitched, MacBeth), dies at 87
  • Mar 14 Edward Abbey (environmental author), dies after surgery at 62
  • Mar 14 Zita, Empress of Austria/Queen of Hungary, dies at 96
  • Mar 15 Muhammad Jameel Didi, Maldivian poet (b. 1915)
  • Mar 17 Merritt Butrick, actor (Shy People, Wired to Kill), dies of AIDS at 29
  • Mar 18 Piet Kruiver, Dutch soccer player, dies at 51
  • Mar 18 William Challee, actor (Desperate, Moonchild), dies
  • Mar 19 Alan Civil, English French horn player (b. 1929)
  • Mar 21 Milton Frome, actor (Family Jewels), dies
  • Mar 27 May Allison, actress (Youth for Salem Men of Steel), dies
  • Mar 29 Bernard Blier, actor (Les Miserables, Women & War), dies at 73
  • Mar 30 Dort Clark, actor (In Harm's Way), dies