Famous Deaths in October 1976

  • Oct 4 Alexander Gray, singer (This is Music), dies at 74
  • Oct 5 Barbara Nichols, actress (Pajama Game, Loved One), dies at 46
  • Oct 5 Lars Onsager, Norwegian chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1903)
  • Oct 6 Gilbert Ryle, British philosopher (b. 1900)
  • Oct 7 Nikolai Lopatnikoff, composer, dies at 73
  • Oct 9 Walter Warlimont, German General WWII (b. 1894)
  • Oct 10 Connee Boswell, singer (Pete Kelly's Blue), dies at 68
  • Oct 10 Silvana Armenulic, Yugoslavian folk singer (b. 1939)
  • Oct 11 Connie Boswell, actress (Artists & Models), dies at 68
  • Oct 11 Alfredo Bracchi, Italian author (b. 1897)
  • Oct 12 Jose Rozo Contreras, Colombian composer, dies at 82
  • Oct 14 Edith Evans, English actress (Tom Jones, Scrooge, Chalk Garden), dies at 88

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Oct 15 Carlo Gambino, Italian-American gangster, dies of a heart attack at 74

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  • Oct 18 Kavi Samrat Viswanatha Satyanarayana, Telugu writer (b. 1895)
  • Oct 23 Leonard Lee, US R&B-singer (Shirley & Lee-I'm Gone), dies at 40
  • Oct 24 Richard Sturzenegger, composer, dies at 70
  • Oct 25 Raymond Queneau, [M Presle], French writer (Last Days), dies at 73
  • Oct 27 Deryck Victor Cooke, composer, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 57
  • Oct 31 Linda Watkins, actress (From Hell it Came, Harpy), dies at 68