Famous Deaths on December 29, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Deaths

  • Nadezhda Mandelstam, Russian writer (b. 1899)
  • Roy Engle, American writer and actor (The Man from Planet X, The Wild Wild West, My Favorite Martian), dies from meningitis at 67
  • Tim Hardin, American singer (Bird on a Wire), dies of a drug overdose at 39