1979 Deaths

November 22, 2017 (UTC)

Pop and rock musician and singer deaths in 1979

1978 Died in January 1979 1980

Charles Mingus was 56 years 8 months 14 days old when he died on 5 January 1979, 38 years ago
Charles would be 95 if still alive. He was born on 22 April 1922
Donny Hathaway was 33 years 3 months 12 days old when he died on 13 January 1979, 38 years ago
Donny would be 72 if still alive. He was born on 1 October 1945

1978 Died in February 1979 1980

Sid Vicious was 21 years 8 months 23 days old when he died on 2 February 1979, 38 years ago
Sid would be 60 if still alive. He was born on 10 May 1957

1978 Died in June 1979 1980

Angus MacLise was 41 years 3 months 17 days old when he died on 21 June 1979, 38 years ago
Angus would be 79 if still alive. He was born on 4 March 1938
Lowell George was 34 years 2 months 16 days old when he died on 29 June 1979, 38 years ago
Lowell would be 72 if still alive. He was born on 13 April 1945

1978 Died in July 1979 1980

Van McCoy was 39 years 6 months old when he died on 6 July 1979, 38 years ago
Van would be 77 if still alive. He was born on 6 January 1940
Minnie Riperton was 31 years 8 months 4 days old when she died on 12 July 1979, 38 years ago
Minnie would be 70 if still alive. She was born on 8 November 1947

1978 Died in September 1979 1980

Jimmy McCulloch was 26 years 3 months 23 days old when he died on 27 September 1979, 38 years ago
Jimmy would be 64 if still alive. He was born on 4 June 1953

1978 Died in November 1979 1980

John Glascock was 28 years 6 months 15 days old when he died on 17 November 1979, 38 years ago
John would be 66 if still alive. He was born on 2 May 1951