Deaths in History in April 1990

  • Apr 5 Nico Scheepmaker, Dutch columnist and poet, dies at 59
  • Apr 6 Nancy Hawkes, (1946 best dress woman), dies at 73
  • Apr 6 Ronald E Evans, astronaut (Apollo 17), dies of a heart attack at 57
  • Apr 8 Jose De Vega, dies of AIDS at 56
  • Apr 8 Ryan White, hemophiliac AIDS sufferer, dies at 18
  • Apr 11 Barbara Ann Miller, dies
  • Apr 11 Xenophon Zolotas, Greek economist, Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1904)
  • Apr 13 Luis Trenker, South Tyrolean film producer, director, actor (Berge in Flammen), dies at 97
  • Apr 14 Martin Kessel, writer, dies on 89th birthday
  • Apr 15 Ulrich Becher, German writer and playwright, dies at 80
  • Apr 17 Ralph David Abernathy, US civil rights leader, dies
  • Apr 19 Vladislav Ivanovich Gulyayev, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 52
  • Apr 20 Horst Sinderman, RDA 1st minister (1973-76), dies
  • Apr 21 Erté, French artist
  • Apr 23 Albert Salmi, (Caddyshack), kills terminally ill wife & self at 62
  • Apr 24 Joseph Leberman, entertainer, dies
  • Apr 26 Carlos Pizarro Leongomez, Colombian presidential candidate, assassinated
  • Apr 28 Jean Blazer Baney, entertainer, dies