List of Famous people who died in 1998

Frank Sinatra

Francis Albert Sinatra
First Name Frank
Last Name Sinatra
Born on December 12, 1915
Died on May 14, 1998 (aged 82)
Height 171 cm | 5'7

Francis Albert Sinatra was an American singer, actor and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century. He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 150 million records worldwide.

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Linda McCartney

Linda Louise Eastman
First Name Linda
Last Name McCartney
Born on September 24, 1941
Died on April 17, 1998 (aged 56)

Linda Louise McCartney, Lady McCartney was an American photographer, musician, animal rights activist, and entrepreneur. She was best known as the first wife of Paul McCartney of the Beatles and for her photographs of celebrities and contemporary musicians. Her photos were published in the book Linda McCartney's Sixties: Portrait of an Era in 1992.

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Hélmer Herrera Buitrago

First Name Hélmer
Last Name Buitrago
Born on August 24, 1951
Died on November 6, 1998 (aged 47)

Francisco Hélmer Herrera Buitrago also known as "Pacho" and "H7", was a Colombian drug trafficker, fourth in command in the Cali Cartel, and believed to be the son of Benjamin Herrera Zuleta.

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Otto Wichterle

First Name Otto
Last Name Wichterle
Born on October 27, 1913
Died on August 18, 1998 (aged 84)

Otto Wichterle was a Czech chemist, best known for his invention of modern soft contact lenses.

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Matthew Shepard

Matthew Wayne Shepard
First Name Matthew
Last Name Shepard
Born on December 1, 1976
Died on October 12, 1998 (aged 21)

Matthew Wayne Shepard was a gay American student at the University of Wyoming who was beaten, tortured, and left to die near Laramie on the night of October 6, 1998. He was taken by rescuers to Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado, where he died from severe head injuries six days later.

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Johann Hölzel
Born on February 19, 1957
Died on February 6, 1998 (aged 40)
Born in Austria

Johann "Hans" Hölzel, better known by his stage name Falco, was an Austrian singer, musician, and songwriter.

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Phil Hartman

First Name Phil
Born on September 24, 1948
Died on May 28, 1998 (aged 49)
Born in Canada, Ontario
Height 177 cm | 5'10

Philip Edward Hartman was a Canadian-American actor, comedian, voice actor, screenwriter, and graphic designer who gained fame in the late 1980s as a long-time performer of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live (SNL).

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Raimund Harmstorf

First Name Raimund
Last Name Harmstorf
Born on October 7, 1939
Died on May 3, 1998 (aged 58)
Born in Germany

Raimund Harmstorf was a German actor. He became famous as the protagonist of a German TV mini series based on Jack London's the Sea-Wolf and starred later on successfully in another German TV series based on Jules Verne's Michael Strogoff.

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James Earl Ray

First Name James
Last Name Ray
Born on March 10, 1928
Died on April 23, 1998 (aged 70)

James Earl Ray was an American fugitive and felon convicted of assassinating Martin Luther King Jr. at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968. Ray was convicted in 1969 after entering a guilty plea—thus forgoing a jury trial and the possibility of a death sentence—and was sentenced to 99 years of imprisonment. At the time of his death, he had served twenty-nine years of his sentence.

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Florence Griffith Joyner

First Name Florence
Last Name Joyner
Born on December 21, 1959
Died on September 21, 1998 (aged 38)
Height 170 cm | 5'7

Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner, also known as Flo-Jo, was an American track and field athlete.

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