Famous Deaths in October 1989

  • 2nd Liesbeth Ribbius Peletier, Neth's 1st female advisor of State, dies
  • 3rd Joseph Wybran, Belgian physician/Jews foreman, murdered
  • 3rd Del Wool [Adelaide Hazelwood], American country musician, dies at 69
  • 4th Graham Chapman, comedian (Monty Python), dies of cancer at 48
  • 4th Norman Yardley, cricketer (England captain 1947-50), dies
  • 4th Secretariat, American race horse (b. 1970)

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6th Bette Davis, US actress (All About Eve, White Mama), dies at 81

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  • 9th Penny Lernoux, American journalist and author (b. 1940)
  • 11th Paul Shenar, actor (Deadly Force, Dream Lover), dies at 53
  • 11th M. King Hubbert, American geophysicist (b. 1904)
  • 12th Franco, [Francis Luambo/"Makiadi"], Zaire composer/music, dies at 51
  • 12th Jay Ward, American cartoonist (Rocky & His Friends), dies at 69 of kidney cancer
  • 14th Michael Carmine, actor (Batteries Not Included), dies at 30
  • 16th Cornel Wilde, actor (Saadia, Comic, Beach Red, Gargoyles), dies at 74
  • 20th Anthony Quayle, actor (Moses, Operation Crossbow), dies at 76
  • 21st Jean Image, Hungarian-born French animator (b. 1910)
  • 22nd Roland Winters, actor (Jet Pilot, Meet Millie), dies at 84
  • 23rd Armida, Mexican-American stage, vaudeville and film actress (b. 1911)
  • 25th Gerard Walschap, Flemish writer (Men of Goods), dies
  • 25th Mary McCarthy, author (Group), dies, at 77
  • 26th Andrew Roberts, cricketer (7 Tests for New Zealand 1976), dies
  • 26th Charles J. Pedersen, American Nobel laureate (b. 1904)
  • 31st Conrad Beck, composer, dies at 88