Famous Deaths in October 2004

  • Oct 1 Richard Avedon, American photographer (b. 1923)
  • Oct 1 Bruce Palmer, Canadian musician (Buffalo Springfield) (b. 1946)
  • Oct 3 John Cerutti, baseball player and announcer (b. 1960)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 3 Janet Leigh, American actress, dies at 77

Actress Janet Leigh
Actress
Janet Leigh
  • Oct 4 Gordon Cooper, American astronaut (b. 1927)
  • Oct 4 Rio Diaz, Filipino actress & TV hosts (b. 1959)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 5 Rodney Dangerfield, American comedian (b. 1921)

Comedian and Actor Rodney Dangerfield
Comedian and Actor
Rodney Dangerfield
  • Oct 5 Maurice Wilkins, New Zealand-born physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1916)
  • Oct 5 William H. Dobelle, American biomedical engineer, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine nominee (b. 1941)
  • Oct 7 Ken Bigley, British civil engineer, kidnapped and murdered in Iraq (b. 1942)
  • Oct 8 Jacques Derrida, French philosopher (b. 1930)
  • Oct 8 James Chace, American historian (b. 1931)
  • Oct 10 Ken Caminiti, American baseball player (b. 1963)
  • Oct 10 Christopher Reeve, American actor (b. 1952)
  • Oct 10 Arthur H. Robinson, American cartographer (b. 1915)
  • Oct 10 Maurice Shadbolt, New Zealand writer (b. 1932)
  • Oct 11 Keith Miller, Australian sportsman (b. 1919)
  • Oct 13 Enrique Fernando, Chief Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court (b. 1915)
  • Oct 14 Vlassis Bonatsos, Greek singer, actor and entertainer (b. 1949)
  • Oct 16 Pierre Salinger, John F. Kennedy's White House Press Secretary (b. 1925)
  • Oct 17 Uzi Hitman, Israeli singer (b. 1952)
  • Oct 18 Veerappan, Indian bandit and smuggler (b. 1945)
  • Oct 19 Elliott Smith, American Singer Songwriter(b. 1969)
  • Oct 20 Anthony Hecht, American poet (b. 1923)
  • Oct 20 Chuck Hiller, American baseball player (b. 1934)
  • Oct 23 Robert Merrill, American baritone (b. 1919)
  • Oct 24 Randy Dorton, American race car crew member (b. 1954)
  • Oct 24 Ricky Hendrick, American race car team owner (b. 1980)
  • Oct 24 James Cardinal Hickey, American Catholic archbishop (b. 1920)
  • Oct 25 John Peel, English DJ and Broadcaster dies of a heart attack aged 65
  • Oct 26 Bobby Avila, Major League Baseball player (b. 1924)
  • Oct 27 Serginho, Brazilian footballer (b. 1974)
  • Oct 28 Jimmy McLarnin, Northern Irish-born boxer (b. 1907)
  • Oct 29 Edward Oliver LeBlanc, Dominican politician (b. 1923)
  • Oct 29 Vaughn Meader, American comedian (b. 1936)
  • Oct 29 Peter Twinn, English mathematician (b. 1916)
  • Oct 30 Peggy Ryan, American actress (b. 1924)