Famous People Who Died in November 1989

  • Nov 1 Louis Barron, American composer (electronic music), dies at 69
  • Nov 2 Hermann Bengtson, German historian (Greeks Ancient Times), dies at 80
  • Nov 5 Barry Sadler, American singer ("Ballad Of The Green Berets"), dies from complications of being shot 14 months earlier at 49
  • Nov 5 Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-American classical pianist (Variations on a Theme from Carmen), dies of a heart attack at 85
  • Nov 6 Dickie Goodman, American parody singer and producer ("The Flying Saucer"; "Energy Crisis '74"; "Mr. Jaws"), dies from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at 55
  • Nov 6 Yusaku Matsuda, Japanese actor (Detective Story), dies of cancer at 40
  • Nov 8 Andre Kloos, Dutch trade union leader (NVV)/chairman (VARA), dies at 67
  • Nov 12 Armando Gentilucci, Italian composer, dies at 50
  • Nov 13 Franz Josef II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1938-89), dies at 83
  • Nov 13 Victor Davis, Canadian swimmer (b. 1964)
  • Nov 16 Ignacio Ellacuría, Spanish-Salvadoran Jesuit priest, philosopher and human rights activist, assassinated during the Salvadoran Civil War at 59 [1]
  • Nov 16 Jean-Claude Malépart, Quebec politician (b. 1938)
  • Nov 17 Billy Lee, actor (Sons of Legion, Biscuit Eater), dies
  • Nov 17 Emerson Buckley, American composer, dies at 73
  • Nov 17 Gus Farace, American gangster (b. 1960)
  • Nov 18 Henry de Vries, painter/poet (Toovertuin), dies
  • Nov 20 Lynn Bari [Margaret Schuyler Fisher], American actress (Shock, Nocturne, 6 Gun Law), dies from a heart attack at 71
  • Nov 22 C. C. Beck, American cartoonist (b. 1910)
  • Nov 22 Rene Muawad, assassinated 17 days after elected president of Lebanon
  • Nov 22 Vijay Rajindernath, Indian cricketer wicket keeper, dies at 61
  • Nov 23 Armand Salacrou, French playwright, dies at 90
  • Nov 24 Guus Weitzel, Dutch radio host, dies at 85
  • Nov 25 Alva R. Fitch, American World War II and Korean soldier (b. 1907)
  • Nov 25 Birago Diop, Senegalese writer and ambassador (Leurres et Lueurs), dies at 82
  • Nov 25 Frank M Thomas, actor (Behind the Headlines, M'Liss), dies
  • Nov 25 Ratu Sir George Cakobau, Fiji cricketer/Gov-General, dies
  • Nov 26 Ahmed Abdallah, president of Comores, dies
  • Nov 28 (Johanne) "Jo" Vincent, Dutch concert soprano (Royal Concertgebouw, 1924-42 - St. Matthew's Passion; Benjamin Britten's Spring Symphony), and voice teacher, dies at 91
  • Nov 29 Ann Burton [Anna Rafalowicz], Dutch jazz singer, dies of throat cancer at 56
  • Nov 29 Hassan Fathy, Egyptian architect (New Gourna Village), dies at 89
  • Nov 29 Sir G O "Gubby" Allen, English cricket all-rounder (25 Tests; refused to bowl 'Bodyline' tactics 1932), dies of complications after stomach surgery at 87
  • Nov 30 Alfred Herrhausen, German CEO (Deutsche Bank), murdered at 59