Famous Deaths in October 2010

  • 1st Ian Buxton, English footballer and cricketer (b. 1938)
  • 1st Audouin Dollfus, French Astronomer (discovered Janus, a moon of Saturn), dies at 85
  • 2nd Kwa Geok Choo, wife of Singapore PM Lee Kuan Yew (b. 1920)
  • 3rd Ben Mondor, Canadian-born American baseball executive (b. 1925)
  • 4th Sir Norman Wisdom, English comedian, singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1915)
  • 5th Bernard Clavel, French novelist (b. 1923)
  • 5th Mary Leona Gage, American beauty pageant winner and actress (b. 1939)
  • 5th Steve Lee, Swiss musician and vocalist (Gotthard) (b. 1963)
  • 6th Antonie Kamerling, Dutch actor and singer (b. 1966)
  • 6th Colette Renard, French actress and singer (b. 1924)
  • 7th Antonie Kamerling, Dutch actor (b. 1966)
  • 7th Milka Planinc, former PM of Yugoslavia (b. 1924)
  • 7th T Lavitz, American musician (b. 1956)
  • 8th Frank Bourgholtzer, American television correspondent (b. 1919)
  • 10th Solomon Burke, American singer (b. 1940)
  • 10th Dame Joan Sutherland, Australian operatic soprano (b. 1926)
  • 12th Woody Peoples, American football player (b. 1943)
  • 12th Belva Plain, American novelist (b. 1919)
  • 13th Vernon Biever, American photographer (b. 1923)
  • 14th Simon MacCorkindale, English actor (Falcon Crest, Manimal), dies of bowel cancer at 58
  • 14th Benoît Mandelbrot, Polish-born American mathematician (b. 1924)
  • 15th Richard C. Miller, American photographer (b. 1912)
  • 15th Mildred Fay Jefferson, American physician and pro-life activist (b. 1926)
  • 15th Johnny Sheffield, American actor (b. 1931)
  • 16th Barbara Billingsley, American actress (b. 1915)
  • 16th Eyedea, American rapper (Eyedea & Abilities) (b. 1981)
  • 18th Marion Brown, American jazz musician (b. 1931)
  • 19th Tom Bosley, American actor (b. 1927)

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20th Bob Guccione, American publisher (Penthouse magazine), dies at 79

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  • 20th Parthasarathy Sharma, Indian cricketer (b. 1948)
  • 23rd Francis Crippen, American long-distance swimmer (b. 1984)
  • 23rd Leo Cullum, American cartoonist (d. 1942)
  • 24th Lamont Johnson, American television director (b. 1922)
  • 24th Joseph Stein, American playwright (b. 1912)
  • 25th Gregory Isaacs, Jamaican musician (b. 1951)
  • 25th Vesna Parun, Croatian poet (b. 1922)
  • 25th Lisa Blount, American actress and producer (b. 1957)
  • 26th Glen "Frosty" Little, American circus clown (b. 1925)
  • 26th Mbah Maridjan, Mount Merapi gatekeeper (b. 1927)
  • 26th Romeu Tuma, Brazilian politician (b. 1931)
  • 27th Néstor Kirchner, Argentine politician, President of Argentina (2003-2007), dies of heart failure at 60
  • 27th Denise Borino, American actress (b. 1964)
  • 27th James Wall, American actor and stage manager (b. 1917)
  • 28th James MacArthur, American actor (b. 1937)
  • 28th Gerard Kelly, Scottish actor (b. 1959)
  • 28th Jonathan Motzfeldt, Greenlander statesman (b. 1938)
  • 28th Ehud Netzer, Israeli archaeologist (b. 1934)
  • 28th Liang Congjie, Chinese environmentalist (b. 1932)
  • 30th Harry Mulisch, Dutch writer (b. 1927)
  • 31st Maurice Lucas, American basketball player (b. 1952)
  • 31st Theodore Sorensen, American lawyer and special counsel to John F. Kennedy (b. 1928)