On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 2010 (Part 3)

Deaths 401 - 582 of 582

  • Oct 7 Milka Planinc, Prime Minister of Yugoslavia (1982-86), dies at 85
  • Oct 7 T Lavitz, American musician (b. 1956)
  • Oct 8 Frank Bourgholtzer, American television correspondent (b. 1919)
  • Oct 10 Solomon Burke [McDonald], American soul singer (Cy to Me), dies at 70
  • Oct 10 Dame Joan Sutherland, Australian operatic soprano (b. 1926)
  • Oct 12 Woody Peoples, American football player (b. 1943)
  • Oct 12 Belva Plain, American novelist (b. 1919)
  • Oct 13 Vernon Biever, American photographer (b. 1923)
  • Oct 14 Simon MacCorkindale, English actor (Falcon Crest, Manimal), dies of bowel cancer at 58
  • Oct 14 Benoît Mandelbrot, Polish-French-American mathematician (proved Zipf's law), dies at 85
  • Oct 15 Richard C. Miller, American photographer (b. 1912)
  • Oct 15 Mildred Fay Jefferson, American physician and pro-life activist (b. 1926)
  • Oct 15 Johnny Sheffield, American actor (Boy-Tarzan Finds a Son), dies at 79
  • Oct 16 Barbara Billingsley, American actress (Leave it to Beaver), dies at 94
  • Oct 16 Eyedea, American rapper (Eyedea & Abilities) (b. 1981)
  • Oct 18 Marion Brown, American jazz musician (b. 1931)

  • Oct 19 Tom Bosley, American actor (Howard-Happy Days, Murder She Wrote, Fiorello!), dies at 83

Person of interestBob Guccione

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

Publisher Bob Guccione
Publisher
Bob Guccione
  • Oct 20 Parthasarathy Sharma, Indian cricketer (b. 1948)
  • Oct 20 Farooq Leghari, 8th President of Pakistan (1993-97), dies at 70
  • Oct 20 Harvey Phillips, American tubist (NYC Ballet Orchestra), dies at 80
  • Oct 23 Francis Crippen, American long-distance swimmer (b. 1984)
  • Oct 23 Leo Cullum, American cartoonist (The New Yorker), dies at 68
  • Oct 24 Lamont Johnson, American television director (b. 1922)
  • Oct 24 Joseph Stein, American playwright (Fiddler on the Roof), dies at 98
  • Oct 25 Gregory Isaacs, Jamaican reggae musician, dies of lung cancer at 59
  • Oct 25 Vesna Parun, Croatian poet (b. 1922)
  • Oct 25 Lisa Blount, American actress and producer (b. 1957)
  • Oct 26 Glen "Frosty" Little, American circus clown (b. 1925)
  • Oct 26 Mbah Maridjan, Mount Merapi gatekeeper (b. 1927)
  • Oct 26 Romeu Tuma, Brazilian politician (b. 1931)
  • Oct 27 Owen B Pickett, American politician (Rep-D-Virginia 1987-2001), dies at 80
  • Oct 27 Néstor Kirchner, Argentine politician, President of Argentina (2003-2007), dies of heart failure at 60
  • Oct 27 Denise Borino, American actress (b. 1964)
  • Oct 27 James Wall, American actor and stage manager (b. 1917)
  • Oct 28 James MacArthur, American actor (Danny Williams-Hawaii 5-0), dies at 72

  • Oct 28 Gerard Kelly, Scottish actor (b. 1959)
  • Oct 28 Jonathan Motzfeldt, Greenlander statesman (b. 1938)
  • Oct 28 Ehud Netzer, Israeli archaeologist (b. 1934)
  • Oct 28 Liang Congjie, Chinese environmentalist (b. 1932)
  • Oct 29 George Hickenlooper, American documentary filmmaker, dies at 47
  • Oct 30 Harry Mulisch, Dutch writer (b. 1927)
  • Oct 31 Maurice Lucas, American basketball player (b. 1952)
  • Oct 31 Theodore Sorensen, American lawyer and special counsel to John F. Kennedy (b. 1928)
  • Oct 31 Theodore Sorenson, American presidential advisor to JFK and author (Kennedy), dies at 82
  • Nov 1 Ernesto Presas, Filipino martial artist (b. 1945)
  • Nov 1 Charlie O'Donnell, American television announcer (b. 1932)
  • Nov 1 Ed Litzenberger, Canadian NHL right wing (Stanley Cup 1961-4), dies at 78
  • Nov 2 Andy Irons, American surfer (ASP World Champion 2002-04), dies of heart attack due to acute mixed drug ingestion at 32
  • Nov 2 Clyde King, American baseball pitcher, coach, manager and executive (Brooklyn Dodgers; New York Yankees), dies at 86
  • Nov 3 Viktor Chernomyrdin, Russian politician (Prime Minister of Russia), dies at 72
  • Nov 3 Jerry Bock, American musical theatre composer (b. 1928)
  • Nov 3 James "Jim" Clench, Canadian bassist and songwriter (April Wine and Bachman-Turner Overdrive), dies of lung cancer at 61

Person of interestSparky Anderson

Nov 4 Sparky Anderson, American MLB manager (Cincinnati Reds; World Series 1984 Detroit Tigers), dies from dementia at 76

MLB Player and Manager Sparky Anderson
MLB Player and Manager
Sparky Anderson
  • Nov 4 Eugénie Blanchard, French supercentenarian (b. 1896)
  • Nov 4 Michelle Nicastro, American actress and singer (b. 1960)
  • Nov 5 Adrian Păunescu, Romanian poet and politician (b. 1943)
  • Nov 5 Jill Clayburgh, American actress (Unmarried Woman, Semi-Tough), dies of Leukemia at 66
  • Nov 5 Shirley Verrett, American operatic mezzo-soprano (b. 1931)
  • Nov 6 Jo Myong-Rok, North Korean military official (b. 1928)
  • Nov 6 Robert Lipshutz, American attorney and counsel to the Carter Adminisrtation (b. 1921)
  • Nov 8 Emilio Eduardo Massera, Argentine naval officer and National Reorganization Process figure (b. 1925)
  • Nov 8 Jack Levine, American social realist painter, dies at 95
  • Nov 8 Quintin Dailey, American basketball player (b. 1961)
  • Nov 8 Alex Fagan, American law enforcement official (b. 1950)
  • Nov 10 Dino De Laurentiis, Italian film producer (b. 1919)
  • Nov 10 Dave Niehaus, American sportscaster (b. 1935)
  • Nov 10 Nicolo Rizzuto, Sicilian-born Canadian organized crime figure (b. 1924)
  • Nov 11 Baby Marie Osborne, American actress (b. 1911)
  • Nov 11 William Edwin Self, American actor and television producer (b. 1921)
  • Nov 12 Henryk Górecki, Polish composer (Symphony No. 3 - Symphony of Sorrowful Songs), dies from complications arising from a lung infection at 76
  • Nov 12 Karl Plutus, Estonian jurist and centenarian (b. 1904)
  • Nov 12 John MacIvor Perkins, American composer, dies at 75
  • Nov 13 Luis García Berlanga, Spanish filmmaker (b. 1921)
  • Nov 13 Ken Iman, American football player (b. 1939)
  • Nov 13 Allan Sandage, American astronomer (b. 1926)
  • Nov 14 Wes Santee, American middle distance runner, dies at 78
  • Nov 15 Ed Kirkpatrick, American baseball player (b. 1944)
  • Nov 15 Larry Evans, American chess grandmaster and journalist (b. 1932)
  • Nov 15 Imre Polyák, Hungarian featherweight (Olympic gold 1964), dies at 78
  • Nov 16 Wyngard Tracy, Filipino talent manager (b. 1952)
  • Nov 16 Donald Nyrop, American airline executive (b. 1912)
  • Nov 16 Ronni Chasen, American film publicist (b. 1946)
  • Nov 16 Britton Chance, American molecular biologist and yachtsman (b. 1913)
  • Nov 18 Brian G. Marsden, British astronomer (b. 1937)
  • Nov 19 Pat Burns, Canadian hockey coach (b. 1952)
  • Nov 20 Rob Lytle, American football player (b. 1954)
  • Nov 20 Laurie Bembenek, American convicted murderer and fugitive (b. 1958)
  • Nov 20 Danny McDevitt, American baseball player (b. 1932)
  • Nov 20 Chalmers Johnson, American political scholar and author (b. 1931)
  • Nov 21 Norris Church Mailer, American model and widow of Norman Mailer (b. 1949)

  • Nov 21 Margaret Taylor-Burroughs, American visual artist and co-founder of DuSable Museum of African American History, dies at 95
  • Nov 21 David Nolan, American politicial activist (b. 1943)
  • Nov 22 Frank Fenner, Australian microbiologist (b. 1914)
  • Nov 22 Jean Cione, American All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player (b. 1928)
  • Nov 23 Ingrid Pitt, Polish-born British actress (b. 1937)
  • Nov 23 Joyce Howard, British film actress (b. 1922)
  • Nov 23 James Tyler, American musicologist and author (b. 1940)
  • Nov 24 Huang Hua, Chinese statesman (b. 1913)
  • Nov 25 Bernard Matthews, English turkey farmer (Bernard Matthews Farms), dies at 80
  • Nov 25 Peter Christopherson English musician and video director/designer (b. 1955)
  • Nov 25 Alfred Balk, American magazine editor and journalist (b. 1930)
  • Nov 25 C. Scott Littleton, American anthropologist and academic (b. 1933)
  • Nov 26 Palle Huld, Danish actor (b. 1912)
  • Nov 27 Irvin Kershner, American director (b. 1923)
  • Nov 28 Leslie Nielsen, Canadian actor (Spy Hard, Forbidden Planet, Naked Gun), dies of pneumonia at 84
  • Nov 28 Gil McDougald, American baseball player (b. 1928)
  • Nov 28 Samuel T. Cohen, American physicist (b. 1921)
  • Nov 29 Bella Akhmadulina, Russian poet (The String, Fever), dies at 73
  • Nov 29 Mario Monicelli, Italian film director (b. 1915)
  • Nov 29 Stephen Solarz, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York), dies at 70
  • Nov 29 Maurice Wilkes, British computer scientist and inventor (stored program concept for computers), dies at 97
  • Nov 29 Alfred Masini, American television producer (b. 1930)
  • Nov 30 Peter Hofmann, Czech-born German operatic tenor (b. 1944)
  • Nov 30 Rajiv Dixit, Indian scientist and Swadeshi movement figure (b. 1967)
  • Nov 30 Faye Wright, American spiritual figure (b. 1914)
  • Nov 30 Garry Gross, American photographer (b. 1937)
  • Nov 30 Monty Sunshine, British jazz clarinetist and bandleader (Petite Fleur), dies at 82
  • Dec 1 Hillard Elkins, American theatre and film producer (b. 1929)
  • Dec 1 Alojz Srebotnjak, Slovenian composer, dies at 79
  • Dec 2 Ron Santo, American Baseball Hall of Fame third baseman (9-time MLB All Star; 5-time Gold Glove; Chicago Cubs), dies from bladder cancer at 70

  • Dec 3 Abdumalik Bahori, Tajik poet and fiction writer (b.1927)
  • Dec 5 Don Meredith, American football player and broadcaster (b. 1938)
  • Dec 5 Alan Armer, American television producer and director (b. 1922)
  • Dec 6 Mark Dailey, Canadian television journalist and announcer (b. 1953)
  • Dec 6 Hugues Cuénod, Swiss tenor and musical educator, dies at 108
  • Dec 7 Elizabeth Edwards, American lawyer and wife of John Edwards (b. 1949)
  • Dec 7 Gus Mercurio, American-born Australian actor (The Blue Lagoon, Crocodile Dundee II), dies at 82
  • Dec 8 Murray Armstrong, Canadian ice hockey centre and NCAA coach (Detroit Red Wings; coach University of Denver 1956-77, 5 NCAA C'ships), dies at 94
  • Dec 9 Dov Shilansky, Israeli politician (b. 1924)
  • Dec 9 James Moody, American jazz musician (b. 1925)
  • Dec 9 John du Pont, American member of the Du Pont family and convicted murderer (b. 1938)
  • Dec 10 John Bennett Fenn, American chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1917)
  • Dec 10 J. Michael Hagopian, Turkish-born American documentarian (b. 1913)
  • Dec 10 MacKenzie Miller, American horse trainer and breeder (b. 1921)
  • Dec 10 Jacques Swaters, Belgian racing driver, dies at 84
  • Dec 11 Dick Hoerner, American football player (b. 1922)
  • Dec 12 Peter Pagel, German footballer (b. 1956)
  • Dec 12 Tom Walkinshaw, former racing driver and Formula 1 team owner (b. 1946)
  • Dec 13 Richard Holbrooke, American diplomat (b. 1941)
  • Dec 13 Enrique Morente, Spanish flamenco singer (b. 1942)
  • Dec 13 Stuart "Woolly" Wolstenholme, British keyboardist and vocalist (Barclay James Harvest), commits suicide at 63
  • Dec 14 Timothy Davlin, American politician, dies at 53
  • Dec 14 Dale Roberts, English footballer, dies at 24
  • Dec 14 Neva Patterson, American actress (The Seven Year Itch, Taxi, Nichols), dies rom complications from a broken hip at 90
  • Dec 15 Blake Edwards, American writer and director (10, SOB, Breakfast at Tiffany's), dies at 88
  • Dec 15 Bob Feller, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (AL Triple Crown 1940; 3 x no-hit games), dies from leukemia at 92
  • Dec 15 Eugene Victor Wolfenstein, American political scientist (b. 1940)
  • Dec 16 Melvin E. Biddle, American soldier and Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1923)
  • Dec 17 Captain Beefheart, American musician (b. 1941)
  • Dec 17 Walt Dropo, American baseball player (b. 1923)

  • Dec 17 Dick Gibson, British racing driver, dies at 92
  • Dec 18 Phil Cavarretta, American baseball player (NL MVP 1945), dies at 94
  • Dec 18 Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Italian banker and economist (b. 1940)
  • Dec 18 Jacqueline de Romilly, French philologist and classical scholar (b. 1913)
  • Dec 18 James Pickles, English judge and columnist, dies at 85
  • Dec 19 Trudy Pitts, American jazz organist, pianist, and vocalist (b. 1932)
  • Dec 19 Anthony Howard, English Journalist (b. 1934)
  • Dec 20 Brian Hanrahan, British journalist (b. 1949)
  • Dec 20 Steve Landesberg, American actor and comedian (b. 1945)
  • Dec 20 James R. Mann, American attorney and politician (b. 1920)
  • Dec 20 Jean-Louis Martinet, French composer, dies at 98
  • Dec 21 Enzo Bearzot, Italian football player and manager (b. 1927)
  • Dec 21 David Hennessy [Lord Windlesham], British politician (C) (Leader of the House of Lords 1973-4) and TV executive, dies at 78
  • Dec 22 Fred Foy, American radio and television announcer (b. 1921)
  • Dec 23 K. Karunakaran, Indian politician (b. 1918)
  • Dec 23 Fred Hargesheimer, American World War II pilot (b. 1916)
  • Dec 24 Elisabeth Beresford, British author and creator of The Wombles (b. 1926)
  • Dec 24 Orestes Quércia, Brazilian politician (b. 1938)
  • Dec 24 Eino Tamberg, Estonian composer (Joanna tentata), dies at 80
  • Dec 25 Carlos Andrés Pérez, President of Venezuela (1974-79, 89-94), dies at 88
  • Dec 25 Bud Greenspan, American documentary maker (Olympic Games), dies at 84
  • Dec 26 Teena Marie, American singer and composer (b. 1956)
  • Dec 26 Edward Bhengu, South African activist (b. 1934)
  • Dec 27 Keith Andrew, English cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 2 Tests 1954-63), dies at 81
  • Dec 28 Billy Taylor, American musician (b. 1921)
  • Dec 28 Agathe von Trapp, Austrian-born American singer (oldest von Trapp child), dies at 97
  • Dec 28 Trevor Holdsworth, CEO (National Power), dies at 83
  • Dec 29 Bill Erwin, American actor (b. 1914)
  • Dec 30 Bobby Farrell, Aruban singer (Boney M) (b. 1949)
  • Dec 30 Per Oscarsson, Swedish actor (b. 1927)
  • Dec 30 Roger Milliken, American millionaire (CEO of Milliken & Company), dies at 95