Famous Deaths in October 1992

  • Oct 1 Bruce Vorhauer, inventor (Today contraceptive sponge), suicide at 50
  • Oct 1 Harry Milton Ray, singer/actor (Avanti!), dies of stroke at 45
  • Oct 4 Itzhak Fuks, El Al captain, crashes in Bijlmer Netherlands
  • Oct 4 Laurie Anders, singer, dies of cancer
  • Oct 4 Ohad Arnon, El Al captain, crashes in Bijlmer Netherlands
  • Oct 5 Cornelis Berkhouwer, Dutch MP (VVD), dies
  • Oct 5 Eddie Kendricks, American singer-songwriter (The Temptations), dies of lung cancer at 52
  • Oct 5 Paul Acket, organizer (Music Express, North Sea Jazz Festival), dies
  • Oct 6 Bill O'Reilly, cricketer (great leggie, 774 wickets at 16 60), dies
  • Oct 6 Denholm Elliott, English actor (Raiders of Lost Ark), dies at 70
  • Oct 7 Allan Bloom, author (Closing of the American Mind), dies at 62
  • Oct 7 Ed Blackwell, US jazz drummer (Quartet), dies
  • Oct 7 Tevfik Esenç, last known speaker of Ubykh (b. 1904)

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Oct 8 Willy Brandt, Chancellor of West Germany (1969-74, Nobel 1971), dies of cancer at 78

Chancellor of West Germany Willy Brandt
Chancellor of West Germany
Willy Brandt
  • Oct 10 James Seay, actor (Amazing Colossal Man), dies at 78
  • Oct 11 Theo Wolvencamp, painter (Cobra), dies
  • Oct 11 Willem RJ Wittkampf, journalist/writer (Liner, Cannon), dies
  • Oct 12 Alexander Pola, [Abraham Polak], actor/writer (Farce Major), dies
  • Oct 12 John Hancock, American actor (LA Law, Love & War), dies of a heart attack at 51
  • Oct 12 Ulysses Guimaraes, Brazilian MP (chairman), dies in accident
  • Oct 13 Hughes Rudd, news anchor (CBS Morning News), dies of aneurysm at 71
  • Oct 13 James Marshall, illustrator/author (The Stupids), dies at 50
  • Oct 15 Dorothy Helen Baker, mother of Diane Baker, dies at 78

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Oct 16 Shirley Booth, actress (Hazel), dies of natural causes at 94

Actress Shirley Booth
Actress
Shirley Booth
  • Oct 17 Ton Hasebos, cameraman/TV director (Gnome Hasebos), dies
  • Oct 17 Herman Johannes, Indonesian professor, scientist and politician (b. 1912)
  • Oct 19 Gert Nastian, general & companion of Petra Kelly, found dead at 69
  • Oct 19 Maurice le Roux, French conductor/composer (Contes immoraux), dies
  • Oct 19 Petra Kelly, founder (German Green Party), found dead at 44
  • Oct 20 Orton Chirwa, Malawi's lawyer/Justice minister, dies in captivity
  • Oct 21 Jackson Weaver, voice of Smokey the Bear, dies of diabetes
  • Oct 21 Jim Garrison, Louisiana DA (investigate JFK assassination), dies at 70
  • Oct 21 Jim Garrison, American attorney (b. 1921)
  • Oct 22 Cleavon Little, American actor (Blazing Saddles), dies of colon cancer at 53
  • Oct 22 Red Barber, sportscaster (Dodgers, Yankees), dies at 84
  • Oct 23 Kees Spermon, Dutch painter/graphic artist, dies
  • Oct 24 Alexander V Van de Wall Bake, staff leader/gov KMA Breda, dies
  • Oct 24 Laurie Colwin, novelist (Happy All the Time), dies at 48
  • Oct 25 Adelino Da Palma Carlos, PM of Portugal (1974), dies

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Oct 25 Roger Miller, country singer (King of the Road), dies at 56

Country Singer Roger Miller
Country Singer
Roger Miller
  • Oct 26 Dottie Green, female baseball player (Peaches), dies of cancer at 71
  • Oct 26 Jerome Andrews, US/French dancer/choreographer, dies
  • Oct 26 Laurel Cronin, actor (Beethoven, Housesitter), dies of cancer at 53
  • Oct 27 Roy Marshall, cricketer (143 runs for WI, 35725 runs overall), dies
  • Oct 27 David Bohm, American-born physicist, philosopher, and neuropsychologist (b. 1917)
  • Oct 28 Joan Maloney Rio, dancer, dies of cancer at 57
  • Oct 29 Adrienne Canivez, wife of Victor of Vriesland, dies
  • Oct 29 Kenneth MacMillan, British choreographer (Manon, Judas Tree), dies
  • Oct 30 Joan Mitchell, American painter and printmaker dies of cancer aged 67