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Famous people who died in 1969.

A list of 4 celebrities and other famous people who passed away in the year 1969.

Roughly 52 years have passed since these people died.

This list is ordered by the person's date of death.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

US President. Deceased
Died on March 28th, 1969
Died at the age of 78
Congestive heart failure.

Judy Garland

Actress. Deceased
Died on June 22nd, 1969
Died at the age of 47
Drug overdose.

Brian Jones

Musician. Deceased
Died on July 3rd, 1969
Died at the age of 27
Drowned in a swimming pool.

Sharon Tate

Actress and model. Deceased
Died on August 9th, 1969
Died at the age of 26
Stabbed to death by the Manson Family.

To put it into perspective.

A few facts that highlight just how long ago 1969 was.

  • These celebrities died before TV shows such as "McCloud", "The Flip Wilson Show", "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "The Odd Couple" started to air on television.
  • These people did not get to see movies such as "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice", "A Man Called Horse", "Jenny", "Airport" or "Beneath the Planet of the Apes".
  • Celebrities such as Heather Graham, Simon Pegg, John Frusciante and Lisa Robin Kelly were not even born yet.
  • In 1969, celebrities such as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Charles de Gaulle and Coco Chanel were still alive.
  • In 1969, television shows such as "Gilligan's Island", "I Dream of Jeannie", "Dark Shadows" and "The Ed Sullivan Show" were still running.

Statistics about celebrity deaths in 1969.

Statistics about the 4 celebrity deaths above.

  • 50% were male. 50% were female.
  • 25% of the people in this list were either murdered or assassinated.
  • 25% of these celebrities died in accidents.
  • 25% of the deaths above were due to drug overdoses.

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