On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1990

  • Mar 3 Frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Parool), dies at 86
  • Mar 3 Gérard Blitz, Belgian waterpoloist and entrepreneur (b. 1912)
  • Mar 4 Hank Gathers, American basketball player (b. 1967)
  • Mar 5 Gary Merrill, American actor (Young Dr. Kildare (TV series); All About Eve), dies of a lung cancer at 74
  • Mar 5 Gloria Carter Spann, US President Jimmy Carter's sister, dies of cancer at 63
  • Mar 10 Michael Stewart, British politician (Foreign Secretary 1965-66, 68-70), dies at 83
  • Mar 11 Dean Horrix, English footballer (b. 1961)
  • Mar 12 Wallace Breem, British author (Eagle in the Snow), dies at 73
  • Mar 13 Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian-American psycho-analyst (Uses of Enchantment), commits suicide at 86
  • Mar 13 Karl Münchinger, German conductor (Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, 1945-87), dies at 74
  • Mar 15 Farzad Bazoft, Iranian-born journalist (hanged) (b. 1958)

Tom Harmon

Mar 15 Tom Harmon, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1940, Michigan; LA Rams) and broadcaster (CBS 1950-62), dies of a heart attack at 70

  • Mar 16 Ernst Bacon, American composer, dies at 91
  • Mar 17 Capucine [Germaine Lefebvre], French actress and fashion model (Pink Panther, What's New Pussycat?), commits suicide at 62
  • Mar 17 Rick Grech, British musician (Blind Faith, Traffic), dies at 44
  • Mar 18 Robin Harris, American comedian and actor (House Party, Mo' Better Blues), dies of a heart attack at 36
  • Mar 19 Andrew Wood, American singer (Mother Love Bone) (b. 1966)
  • Mar 20 Jannetje Visser-Roosendaal, Dutch writer, dies at 90
  • Mar 20 Lev Yashin, Soviet- Russian soccer goalie, known as 'The Black Spider' (Dynamo Moscow, 1950-70), and namesake of FIFA award for best World Cup Finals goalkeeper, dies of stomach cancer at 60
  • Mar 20 Maurice Cloche, French film director and screenwriter, dies at 82
  • Mar 22 Gerald Bull, Canadian long range artillery designer and engineer, dies at 62
  • Mar 23 René Enriquez, Nicaraguan-American actor (Hill Street Blues - "Ray Calletano"), dies of complications from AIDS at 56
  • Mar 23 Al Sears, American jazz and R&B saxophonist (Duke Elllington Orchestra; Johnny Hodges - "Castle Rock"), dies at 80
  • Mar 24 Alice Sapritch, actress (European Vacation), dies
  • Mar 24 An Wang, Chinese-American computer engineer (Wang Labs, Wang Computers), dies of cancer at 70
  • Mar 24 Ray Goulding, comedian (Bob & Ray), dies of kidney failure at 68
  • Mar 26 International Chrysis, American Transvestite actor (Q&A), dies of cancer at 38
  • Mar 26 Halston, American fashion designer (1972 Hall of Fame), dies of AIDs at 68
  • Mar 28 Helene Fortescu Reynolds, actress (Bermuda Mystery), dies at 65
  • Mar 29 Germaine Montenesdro, 2nd victim of NYC's Zodiac killer, shot dead
  • Mar 31 Lillian "Miss" Miller, audience member (Merv Griffin, Tonight), dies
  • Mar 31 John Hawkes, Australian tennis player (Australasian C'ship singles, doubles, mixed doubles 1926), dies at 90