Famous Deaths in October 2004

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

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3rd Janet Leigh, American actress, dies at 77

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

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

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