Famous Deaths in October 1982

  • Oct 2 William Bernbach, advertising magnate, dies at 71
  • Oct 3 Roger J J Claessen, Belgian soccer star, dies at 41
  • Oct 3 Vivien Merchant, actress (Accident, Offense), dies at 53
  • Oct 4 Ahmad H al-Bakr, Iraqi fieldmarshal/president/premier, dies
  • Oct 4 Glenn H Gould, Canadian pianist, dies at 50
  • Oct 8 Fernando Lamas, actor/director (Lost World), dies of cancer at 67
  • Oct 8 Philip J Noel-Baker, English minister (Nobel 1959), dies at 92
  • Oct 9 Anna Freud, Austria/Engl psychoanalyst/daughter of Sigmund, dies at 86
  • Oct 10 Jean Effel, French painter and journalist (b. 1908)
  • Oct 12 Chris[tiaan R] Reumer, Dutch opera singer, dies at 73
  • Oct 15 Elsie Randolph, actress (That'll Make You Whistle), dies
  • Oct 16 Jacov Gotovac, composer, dies at 86
  • Oct 16 Mario del Monaco, Italian opera singer (Verdi/Puccini), dies at 67
  • Oct 17 Peterus van Doorne, Dutch industrialist, dies at 47

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Oct 18 Bess Truman, 1st lady (1945-53), dies in Independence, Mo at 97

US First Lady Bess Truman
US First Lady
Bess Truman
  • Oct 18 Maurice Gilliams, Flemish literary (Sources of Insomnia), dies at 82
  • Oct 18 Pierre Mend├Ęs-France, French Premier (1954-55), dies at 75
  • Oct 18 Dwain Esper, American film director (b. 1892)
  • Oct 18 John Robarts, Canadian politician, Premier of Ontario (b. 1917)
  • Oct 19 Jock Ewing, dies in an aircrash on TV show "Dallas"
  • Oct 23 Jacques Klein, Brazilian pianist, dies at 52
  • Oct 24 James Philbrook, actor (Islanders, Investigators), dies at 58
  • Oct 26 Giovanni Benelli, archbishop of Florence/Pope candidate, dies