AIDS / HIV
- Robbin Crosby, RATT guitarist.
- Keith Haring, artist.
- John Holmes, pornstar.
- Robert Mapplethorpe, photographer.
- Anthony Perkins, actor, Psycho.
- Ray Sharkey, actor and intravenous drug user.
- Eazy-E, rapper, member of NWA.
- Robert Reed, played dad on the Brady Bunch.
- Isaac Asimov, Science Fiction author, acquired virus during blood transfusion.
|2 Oct 1985
||Actor Rock Hudson dies of AIDS.
|2 Aug 1986
||Roy Cohn, the right hand man of Joseph McCarthy, dies of AIDS.
|4 Feb 1987
||Pianist Liberace dies of AIDS.
|13 Mar 1988
||Pornstar John Holmes dead from AIDS.
|24 Nov 1991
||Freddy Mercury, the lead singer of Queen, dies of AIDS in London.
|6 Jan 1993
||Ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev dies of AIDS, Paris.
|6 Feb 1993
||Tennis player Arthur Ashe dies of AIDS, New York City.