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1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1969th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 969th year of the 2nd millennium, the 69th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1960s decade. The year is associated with the first manned landing on the Moon (Apollo 11).
- January 2
- January 4 – The Government of Spain hands over Ifni to Morocco.
- January 5 – The Soviet Union launches Venera 5 toward Venus.
- January 6 – The final passenger train traverses the Waverley Line, which subsequently closes to passengers.
- January 10 – The Soviet Union launches Venera 6 toward Venus.
- January 12
- January 14
- January 15 – The Soviet Union launches Soyuz 5, which docks with Soyuz 4 for a transfer of crew.
- January 16 – Student Jan Palach sets himself on fire in Prague's Wenceslas Square to protest the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia; 3 days later he dies.
- January 18 – In Washington, D.C., the Smithsonian Institution displays the art of Winslow Homer for 6 weeks.
- January 20 – Richard Nixon is sworn in as the 37th President of the United States.
- January 22 – An assassination attempt is carried out on Leonid Brezhnev by deserter Viktor Ilyin. One person is killed, several are injured. Brezhnev escaped unharmed.
- January 26 – Elvis Presley steps into American Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, recording "Long Black Limousine", thus beginning the recording of what becomes his landmark comeback sessions for the albums From Elvis in Memphis and Back in Memphis. The sessions yield the popular and critically acclaimed singles "Suspicious Minds", "In the Ghetto", and "Kentucky Rain".
- January 27
- January 28 – 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill: A blowout on Union Oil's Platform A spills 80,000 to 100,000 barrels of crude oil into a channel and onto the beaches of Santa Barbara County in Southern California; on February 5 the oil spill closes Santa Barbara's harbor. The incident inspires Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson to organize the first Earth Day in 1970.
- January 30 – The Beatles give their last public performance, of several tracks on the roof of Apple Records, London (featured in Let It Be (1970 film)).
- March 2
- March 3
- March 4 – Jim Morrison is arrested in Florida for indecent exposure during a Doors concert three days earlier.
- March 10
- March 13 – Apollo program: Apollo 9 returns safely to Earth after testing the Lunar Module.
- March 17
- March 18 – Operation Breakfast, the covert bombing of Cambodia by U.S. planes, begins.
- March 19
- British paratroopers and Marines land on the island of Anguilla, ending its unrecognized independence.
- A 385 metres (1,263 ft) tall TV mast at Emley Moor, England, collapses due to ice build-up.
- March 20 – John Lennon and Yoko Ono are married at Gibraltar, and proceed to their honeymoon "Bed-In" for peace in Amsterdam.
- March 22 – The landmark art exhibition When Attitudes become Form, curated by Harald Szeemann, opens at the Kunsthalle Bern in Bern, Switzerland.
- March 29 – The Eurovision Song Contest 1969 is held in Madrid, and results in four co-winners, with 18 votes each, from Spain, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and France.
- March 30 – The body of former United States General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower is brought by caisson to the United States Capitol to lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda; Eisenhower had died two days earlier, after a long illness, in the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
- May 10
- May 13 – May 13 Incident: Race riots occur in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
- May 14 – Colonel Muammar Gaddafi visits Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
- May 15 – An American teenager known as 'Robert R.' dies in St. Louis, Missouri, of a baffling medical condition. In 1984 it will be identified as the first confirmed case of HIV/AIDS in North America.
- May 16 – Venera program: Venera 5, a Soviet spaceprobe, lands on Venus.
- May 17 – Venera program: Soviet probe Venera 6 begins to descend into Venus' atmosphere, sending back atmospheric data before being crushed by pressure.
- May 18 – Apollo program: Apollo 10 (Tom Stafford, Gene Cernan, John Young) is launched, on the full dress-rehearsal for the Moon landing.
- May 20 – United States National Guard helicopters spray skin-stinging powder on anti-war protesters in California.
- May 21 – Rosariazo: Civil unrest breaks out in Rosario, Argentina, following the death of a 15-year-old student.
- May 22 – Apollo program: Apollo 10's lunar module flies to within 15,400 m of the Moon's surface.
- May 25 – Midnight Cowboy, an X-rated, Oscar-winning John Schlesinger film, is released.
- May 26
- The Andean Pact (Andean Group) is established.
- Apollo program: Apollo 10 returns to Earth, after a successful 8-day test of all the components needed for the upcoming first manned Moon landing.
- May 26–June 2 – John Lennon and Yoko Ono conduct their second Bed-In. The follow-up to the Amsterdam event is held at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec. Lennon composes and records the song Give Peace a Chance during the Bed-In.
- May 29
- May 30 – Riots in Curaçao mark the start of an Afro-Caribbean civil rights movement on the island.
- July 1 – Charles, Prince of Wales, is invested with his title at Caernarfon.
- July 3 – Brian Jones, musician and founder of The Rolling Stones, drowns in his swimming pool at his home in Sussex, England.
- July 4 – Michael Mageau and Darlene Ferrin are shot at Blue Rock Springs in California. They are the second (known) victims of the Zodiac Killer. Mageau survives the attack while Ferrin is pronounced dead-on-arrival at Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Richmond.
- July 5 – Tom Mboya, Kenyan Minister of Development, is assassinated.
- July 6 – Francisco Franco orders the closing of the border and communications between Gibraltar and Spain in response to the 1967 Gibraltar sovereignty referendum.
- July 7 – French is made equal to English throughout the Canadian national government.
- July 8 – Vietnam War: The very first U.S. troop withdrawals are made.
- July 10 – Donald Crowhurst's trimaran Teignmouth Electron is found drifting and unoccupied. It is assumed that Crowhurst might have committed suicide.
- July 14
- Football War: After Honduras loses a soccer game against El Salvador, rioting breaks out in Honduras against Salvadoran migrant workers. Of the 300,000 Salvadoran workers in Honduras, tens of thousands are expelled, prompting a brief Salvadoran invasion of Honduras. The OAS works out a cease-fire on July 18, which takes effect on July 20.
- The Act of Free Choice commences in Merauke, West Irian.
- The United States' $500, $1,000, $5,000 and $10,000 bills are officially withdrawn from circulation.
- July 16 – Apollo program: Apollo 11 (Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins) lifts off toward the first landing on the Moon.
- July 18 – Chappaquiddick incident – Edward M. Kennedy drives off a bridge on his way home from a party on Chappaquiddick Island, Massachusetts. Mary Jo Kopechne, a former campaign aide to his brother, dies in the early morning hours of July 19 in the submerged car.
- July 19
- July 20 – Apollo program: The lunar module Eagle/Apollo 11 lands on the lunar surface. An estimated 500 million people worldwide watch in awe as Neil Armstrong takes his historic first steps on the Moon at 10:56 pm ET (02:56 UTC July 21), the largest television audience for a live broadcast at that time.
- July 22 – Spanish dictator and head of state Francisco Franco appoints Prince Juan Carlos his successor.
- July 24
- The Apollo 11 astronauts return from the first successful Moon landing, and are placed in biological isolation for several days, on the chance they may have brought back lunar germs. The airless lunar environment is later determined to preclude microscopic life.
- The Soviet Union returns Gerald Brooke to the United Kingdom in exchange for spies Peter and Helen Kroger (Morris and Lona Cohen).
- July 25 – Vietnam War: U.S. President Richard Nixon declares the Nixon Doctrine, stating that the United States now expects its Asian allies to take care of their own military defense. This starts the "Vietnamization" of the war.
- July 26 – The New York Chapter of the Young Lords is founded.
- July 30 – Vietnam War: U.S. President Richard Nixon makes an unscheduled visit to South Vietnam, meeting with President Nguyễn Văn Thiệu and U.S. military commanders.
- July 31
- August 4 – Vietnam War: At the apartment of French intermediary Jean Sainteny in Paris, U.S. representative Henry Kissinger and North Vietnamese representative Xuan Thuy begin secret peace negotiations. They eventually fail since both sides cannot agree to any terms.
- August 5 – Mariner program: Mariner 7 makes its closest fly-by of Mars (3,524 kilometers) and proto-punk band The Stooges releases their homonym debut album.
- August 8
- August 9
- The Haunted Mansion attraction opens at Disneyland California. Later versions open in Florida, Tokyo and Paris.
- Members of Manson Family invaded the home of actress Sharon Tate and her husband Roman Polanski in Los Angeles. The followers killed Tate (who was 8 months pregnant), and her friends: Folgers coffee heiress Abigail Folger, Wojciech Frykowski, and Hollywood hairstylist Jay Sebring. Also killed is Steven Parent, leaving from a visit to the Polanski's caretaker. More than 100 stab wounds are found on the victims, except for Parent, who had been shot almost as soon as the Manson Family entered the property.
- August 10 – The Manson Family kills Leno and Rosemary LaBianca, wealthy Los Angeles businessman and his wife.
- August 12 – Violence erupts after the Apprentice Boys of Derry march in Derry, Northern Ireland, resulting in a three-day communal riot known as the Battle of the Bogside.
- August 13 – Serious border clashes occur between the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China.
- August 14 – British troops are deployed in Northern Ireland following the three-day Battle of the Bogside.
- August 15 – Captain D's is founded as "Mr. D’s Seafood and Hamburgers" by Ray Danner with its first location opening in Donelson, Tennessee.
- August 15–August 18 – The Woodstock Festival is held in upstate New York, featuring some of the top rock musicians of the era.
- August 17 – Category 5 Hurricane Camille, the most powerful tropical cyclonic system at landfall in history, hits the Mississippi coast, killing 248 people and causing US$1.5 billion in damage (1969 dollars).
- August 20 – Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is established in Florissant, CO, USA
- August 21
- August 29 – A Trans World Airlines flight from Rome to Tel Aviv is hijacked and diverted to Syria.
- September 1 – 1969 Libyan coup d'état: A bloodless coup in Libya ousts King Idris, and brings Colonel Muammar Gaddafi to power.
- September 2
- September 5 – Lieutenant William Calley is charged with 6 counts of premeditated murder, for the 1968 My Lai Massacre deaths of 109 Vietnamese civilians in My Lai, Vietnam.
- September 9 – Allegheny Airlines Flight 853 DC-9 collides in flight with a Piper PA-28, and crashes near Fairland, Indiana, killing all 83 persons in both aircraft.
- September 13 – Scooby-Doo airs its first episode on the CBS network in the United States.
- September 14 - The US Selective Service selects September 14 as the First Draft Lottery date.
- September 20 – The very last theatrical Warner Bros. cartoon is released: the Merrie Melodies short Injun Trouble.
- September 22 – San Francisco Giant Willie Mays becomes the first player since Babe Ruth to hit 600 career home runs.
- September 22 – September 25 – An Islamic conference in Rabat, Morocco, following the al-Aqsa Mosque fire (August 21), condemns the Israeli claim of ownership of Jerusalem.
- September 23
- September 24 – The Chicago Eight trial begins in Chicago, Illinois.
- September 25 – The Organisation of the Islamic Conference is founded.
- September 26
- The Beatles release their Abbey Road album which is an enormous commercial success and, although receiving mixed reviews at this time, comes to be viewed by many as the group's best.
- The Brady Bunch is broadcast for the first time on ABC.
- September 28 – The Social Democrats and the Free Democrats receive a majority of votes in the German parliamentary elections, and decide to form a common government.
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- May 1 – Wes Anderson, American director, producer, screenwriter and actor
- May 2 – Brian Lara, West Indian cricketer
- May 3 – Daryl F. Mallett, American author and actor
- May 4 – Christina Billotte, American musician
- May 5 – Hideki Irabu, Japanese baseball player (d. 2011)
- May 6 – Jim Magilton, Northern Irish footballer
- May 7 – Eagle-Eye Cherry, Swedish-born musician
- May 9 – Amber, Dutch musician
- May 10 – Dennis Bergkamp, Dutch soccer player
- May 12
- May 13
- May 14
- May 15
- May 16
- May 18 – Martika, American singer
- May 21 – Georgiy Gongadze, Ukrainian journalist (d. 2000)
- May 25
- May 26 – Siri Lindley, American triathlete
- May 28 – Rob Ford, Canadian politician (d. 2016)
- June 2 – Jamie Thraves, English film writer, director and music video director
- June 3 – Takako Minekawa, Japanese musician, composer and writer
- June 4 – Rob Huebel, American comedian
- June 7
- June 8 – J. P. Manoux, American actor
- June 11
- June 12
- June 13 – Søren Rasted, Danish musician (Aqua)
- June 14
- June 15
- June 16
- June 17
- June 18 – Haki Doku, Albanian para-cyclist
- June 19 – Trine Pallesen, Danish actress
- June 20 – Paulo Bento, Portuguese football player and coach
- June 21 – Pat Sansone, American guitarist
- June 23
- June 24
- June 25
- June 26 – Mike Myers, American baseball pitcher
- June 28 – Tichina Arnold, African-American actress (Everybody Hates Chris)
- June 29
- June 30 – Sanath Jayasuriya, Sri Lankan cricketer
- July 2
- July 3 – Gedeon Burkhard, German actor
- July 4 – Jordan Sonnenblick, American teacher and novelist
- July 5 – John LeClair, American hockey player
- July 7
- July 8
- George Fisher, American vocalist, Cannibal Corpse
- Sugizo, Japanese guitarist and singer
- Eric Shippert, Drummer, Famous Drumstick Collector from famous musicians all over the world
- July 10
- July 11 – David Tao, Taiwanese singer-songwriter
- July 13 – Ken Jeong, American actor, comedian and physician
- July 15 – Chris Wyse, American bassist of Owl and The Cult
- July 16 – Sahra Wagenknecht, German politician
- July 17 – Kazuki Kitamura, Japanese actor
- July 18 – Masanori Murakawa, Japanese wrestler
- July 20 – Josh Holloway, American actor
- July 21
- July 22
- July 24 – Jennifer Lopez, American actress and singer
- July 25 – Jason Harris Katz, American voice actor and television host
- July 26 – Tanni Grey-Thompson, born Carys Grey, British Paralympian
- July 27
- July 28
- July 29 – Timothy Omundson, American actor
- July 30 – Simon Baker, Australian actor and director
- July 31 – Antonio Conte, Italian football player and manager
- August 2
- August 3 – Anne Marie DeLuise, Canadian actress
- August 4
- August 5 – Kenny Irwin Jr., NASCAR Driver (d. 2000)
- August 6
- August 8
- August 9 – Troy Percival, American baseball player
- August 10 – Brian Drummond, Canadian voice actor
- August 11
- August 12 – Tanita Tikaram, German-born British singer-songwriter
- August 13 – Midori Ito, Japanese figure skater
- August 15
- August 16 – Kate Higgins American voice actress
- August 17
- August 18
- August 19
- August 21 – Oliver Geissen, German television presenter
- August 26 – Glenn Berger, American scriptwriter
- August 28 – Jack Black, American actor and musician
- August 29
- Lucero, Mexican singer and actress
- Joe Swail, Northern Irish snooker player
- August 30 – Kent Osborne, American actor and producer
- September 2
- September 3 – Robert Karlsson, Swedish golfer
- September 4 – Giorgi Margvelashvili, president of Georgia
- September 5 – Dweezil Zappa, American actor and musician
- September 6 – Trina McGee, American actress
- September 7
- September 8 – Gary Speed, Welsh footballer and manager (d. 2011)
- September 9 – Rachel Hunter, New Zealand model and actress
- September 10 – Ai Jing, Chinese singer
- September 11 – Crystal Lewis, American Christian musician
- September 12
- September 13
- September 14 – Bong Joon-ho, South Korean screenwriter and film director
- September 17 – Ken Doherty, Irish snooker player
- September 19
- September 24
- September 25
- September 26
- September 29 – Erika Eleniak, American model and actress
- October 1
- October 2 – Mitch English, American actor and television host
- October 3
- October 5 – Elizabeth Azcona Bocock, Honduran politician
- October 6
- October 7
- October 8 – Julia Ann, American porn actress
- October 9
- October 10
- October 12 – Judit Mascó, Spanish model, television host and writer
- October 13
- October 14
- October 15 – Kim Raver, American actress
- October 16 – Wendy Wilson, American singer and television personality
- October 17
- October 19 – Trey Parker, American voice actor, comedian, screenwriter, composer, director and producer
- October 20
- October 21 – Michael Hancock, Australian rugby league footballer
- October 24
- October 25
- October 29 – Ha Hee-ra, Korean actress
- October 30
- October 31 – Kim Rossi Stuart, Italian actor and director
- November 1 – Diane Parish, English actress
- November 2 – Reginald Arvizu (aka Fieldy Snuts), American bassist
- November 3 – Robert Miles, Italian record producer and DJ (d. 2017)
- November 4
- November 7
- November 8
- November 9
- November 10
- November 11 – Carson Kressley, American fashion expert
- November 12
- November 13
- November 17
- November 18
- November 19 – Ertuğrul Sağlam, Turkish football coach and former player
- November 20
- November 21 – Ken Griffey Jr., American baseball player
- November 23 – Robin Padilla, Filipino actor
- November 24 – David Adeang, Nauruan politician
- November 28 – Lexington Steele, American actor and film director
- November 29
- November 30 – Trina Gulliver, English darts player
- December 1
- December 3 – Bill Steer, English musician
- December 4 – Jay Z, African-American rapper
- December 5 – Alex Kapp Horner, American actress
- December 7 – Patrice O'Neal, American comedian and radio personality (d. 2011)
- December 8 – Kerry Earnhardt, American race car driver
- December 9
- December 11
- December 13 – Hideo Ishikawa, Japanese voice actor
- December 14 – Archie Kao, Chinese-American film and television actor
- December 15 – Rick Law, American illustrator and producer
- December 16 – Michelle Smith, Irish swimmer
- December 17
- December 18
- December 19
- December 20 – Chisa Yokoyama, Japanese voice actress
- December 21
- December 23
- December 24
- Brad Anderson, American wrestler
- Milan Blagojevic, Australian soccer player
- Pernille Fischer Christensen, Danish film director
- Taro Goto, Japanese soccer player
- Leavander Johnson, American lightweight boxer (d. 2005)
- Ryuji Kato, Japanese soccer player
- Nick Love, English film director and writer
- Miyuki Matsushita, Japanese voice actress
- Clinton McKinnon, American musician
- Sean Cameron Michael, South African actor and singer
- Ed Miliband, English academic and politician, Minister for the Cabinet Office
- Mark Millar, Scottish author
- Luis Musrri, Chilean soccer player
- Mariko Shiga, Japanese voice actress (d. 1989)
- Oleg Skripochka, Russian cosmonaut
- Gintaras Staučė, Lithuanian soccer player
- Chen Yueling, American race walker
- Jonathan Zittrain, American professor
- Michael Zucchet, American economist and politician, Mayor of San Diego
- December 25 – Nicolas Godin, French musician (Air)
- December 27 – Chyna, American professional wrestler (d. 2016)
- December 28 – Linus Torvalds, Finnish computer programmer
- December 30
- December 31
- April 2 – Fortunio Bonanova, Spanish actor and singer (b. 1895)
- April 4 – Félix Conde Falcón, American army soldier, recipient of the Medal of Honor (b. 1938)
- April 5
- April 6 – Gabriel Chevallier, French writer (b. 1895)
- April 7
- April 10 – Harley Earl, American designer and executive (b. 1893)
- April 14 – Matilde Muñoz Sampedro, Spanish actress (b. 1900)
- April 15 – Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, former Queen consort of Spain (b. 1887)
- April 17 – Abu Hussain Sarkar, Bengali politician (b. 1894)
- April 20 – Benny Benjamin, American urban and jazz musician (b. 1925)
- April 22 – Husain Bey, Crown Prince of Tunisia (b. 1893)
- April 26 – Morihei Ueshiba, Japanese martial artist and founder of aikido (b. 1883)
- April 27 – René Barrientos, Bolivian general and statesman, 56th and 58th President of Bolivia (plane crash) (b. 1919)
- May 1 – Ella Logan, American actress (b. 1913)
- May 2 – Franz von Papen, German and Prussian nobleman, general and politician, 22nd Chancellor of Germany and 26th Prime Minister of Prussia (b. 1879)
- May 3
- May 4 – Osbert Sitwell, English writer (b. 1892)
- May 9 – Vincenzo Musolino, Italian actor, director, producer and screenwriter (b. 1930)
- May 11 – Salomão Barbosa Ferraz, Brazilian Roman Catholic priest and bishop (b. 1880)
- May 12 – Martin Lamble, British folk rock musician (b. 1949)
- May 14
- May 15
- May 19 – Coleman Hawkins, American musician (b. 1904)
- May 20 – Fred Sherman, American actor (b. 1905)
- May 21 – William Lincoln Bakewell, American aboard (b. 1888)
- May 23 – Jimmy McHugh, American composer (b. 1894)
- May 24 – Mitzi Green, American actress (b. 1920)
- May 27
- May 28
- June 1
- June 2 – Leo Gorcey, American actor (b. 1917)
- June 4 – Rafael Osuna, Mexican tennis champion (b. 1938)
- June 5 – Miles Dempsey, British general (b. 1896)
- June 8 – Robert Taylor, American actor (b. 1911)
- June 12 – Aleksandr Deyneka, Russian painter and sculptor (b. 1899)
- June 13 – Martita Hunt, English actress (b. 1899)
- June 15 – Sargis Abrahamyan, Russian writer (b. 1915)
- June 16 – Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, British field marshal and Government official, 17th Governor General of Canada (b. 1891)
- June 18 – Edgar Anderson, American botanist (b. 1897)
- June 19 – Natalie Talmadge, American actress (b. 1898)
- June 20 – Mohamed Siddiq El-Minshawi, Egyptian Qur' anic reciter (b. 1920)
- June 21 – Maureen Connolly, American tennis player (b. 1934)
- June 22 – Judy Garland, American actress and pop singer (b. 1922)
- June 23 – Volmari Iso-Hollo, Finnish Olympic athlete (b. 1907)
- June 24 – Willy Ley, German science writer and space advocate (b. 1906)
- June 28
- June 29
- June 30
- July 2
- July 3 – Brian Jones, British rock musician (The Rolling Stones) (b. 1942)
- July 5
- July 6 – Laura Latorre Mendoza, Filipino Roman Catholic widow, catechist and saint (b. 1877)
- July 7
- July 9 – Raizō Tanaka, Japanese admiral (b. 1892)
- July 13 – Muhammad Shahidullah, Bengali educationist (b. 1885)
- July 15
- July 17 – Harry Benham, American actor (b. 1884)
- July 18
- July 20 – Cathy Wayne, pop entertainer, first Australian woman killed in Vietnam War (b. 1949)
- July 24 – Witold Gombrowicz, Polish novelist and dramatist (b. 1904)
- July 25 – Otto Dix, German painter (b. 1891)
- July 26 – Raymond Walburn, American actor (b. 1887)
- July 28
- August 1
- August 2 – Leslie Cliff, British pair figure skater (b. 1908)
- August 5 – Duke Adolf Friedrich of Mecklenburg (b. 1873)
- August 6 – Theodor W. Adorno, German sociologist and philosopher (b. 1903)
- August 8 – Choi Seung-hee, Korean modern dancer (b. 1911)
- August 9
- August 11 – Émile Bonvouloir, Canadian politician (b. 1875)
- August 13 – Nicolás Fasolino, Argentine Roman Catholic cardinal (b. 1887)
- August 14 – Leonard Woolf, English writer (b. 1880)
- August 17
- August 18 – Mildred Davis, American actress (b. 1901)
- August 20 – Dudley D. Watkins, Scottish illustrator for D. C. Thomson & Co. (b. 1907)
- August 25
- August 26
- August 27
- August 30 – Vladislav Anisovich, Russian painter and educator (b. 1908)
- August 31 – Rocky Marciano, American professional boxer (b. 1923)
- September 2
- September 3 – John Lester, American cricketer (b. 1871)
- September 4 – José Vicente Faria Lima, Brazilian engineer and politician (b. 1909)
- September 5 – Mario Berlinguer, Italian lawyer and politician (b. 1891)
- September 6 – Arthur Friedenreich, Brazilian footballer (b. 1892)
- September 7 – Gavin Maxwell, Scottish naturalist and author (b. 1914)
- September 8 – Bud Collyer, American radio and television personality (b. 1908)
- September 12 – Terry de la Mesa Allen Sr., American general (b. 1888)
- September 15 – Åke Grönberg, Swedish actor (b. 1914)
- September 16 – Tidemann Flaata Evensen, Norwegian politician (b. 1905)
- September 17 – Giovanni Urbani, Italian Roman Catholic cardinal (b. 1900)
- September 19 – Rex Ingram, American actor (b. 1895)
- September 22 – Adolfo López Mateos, Mexican politician, 48th President of Mexico (b. 1909)
- September 27 – Nicolas Grunitzky, 2nd President of Togo (b. 1913)
- September 28 – Kimon Georgiev, 24th Prime Minister of Bulgaria (b. 1882)
- November 1 – Pauline Bush, American actress (b. 1886)
- November 4 – Ikbal Ali Shah, Indian-born Afghan diplomat and author (b. 1894)
- November 5 – Lloyd Corrigan, American actor (b. 1900)
- November 8
- November 11 – Frank Mills, American politician in Ohio legislature (b. 1904)
- November 12
- November 13 – Iskander Mirza, Pakistani politician, 1st President of Pakistan (b. 1899)
- November 15
- November 18 – Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., American politician (b. 1888)
- November 21
- November 24 – Eugenio Duse, Italian actor (b. 1889)
- November 27 – Malcolm Barclay-Harvey, British politician, 22nd Governor of South Australia (b. 1890)
- November 28 – Roy Barcroft, American actor (b. 1902)
- December – Swami Ashokananda, Indian monk (b. 1893)
- December 1 – Magic Sam, American musician (b. 1937)
- December 2 – José María Arguedas, Peruvian novelist, poet, and anthropologist (b. 1911).
- December 3 – Ruth White, American actress (b. 1914)
- December 4
- December 5
- December 7
- December 10 – Calogero Bagarella, Italian criminal (b. 1935)
- December 13
- December 16 – Alphonse Castex, French rugby union player (b. 1899)
- December 17 – Artur da Costa e Silva, Brazilian general, 27th President of Brazil (b. 1899)
- December 21 – Georges Catroux, French Army general and colonial governor (b. 1877)
- December 22
- December 23 – Donald Foster, American actor (b. 1889)
- December 24
- December 29 – Ricardo de la Guardia, 11th President of Panama, leader of the World War II (b. 1899)
- December 31
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