Deaths in History in October 1977

  • Oct 11 Mason Gross, professor (Think Fast, 2 for the Money), dies at 66
  • Oct 11 MacKinlay Kantor, American author (b. 1904)
  • Oct 16 Michael Balcon, producer, dies at 81
  • Oct 18 Andreas Baader (b. 1943)
  • Oct 18 Gudrun Ensslin, German terrorist (Founder of Red Army Faction), dies at 37
  • Oct 18 Jan-Carl Raspe (b. 1944)
  • Oct 27 James M Cain, American writer (Postman Always Rings Twice), dies at 85