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Notable Deaths on November 5th

1942George M Cohan, father of musical comedy, dies of cancer at 64

1930Christiaan Eijkman, Dutch physician and pathologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1858)

November 5th Deaths
Date Event
1370
Kazimierz III, the Great, King of Poland (1333-70), dies at 61 
1515
Mariotto di Bigio di Bindo Albertinelli, Italian painter, dies at 41 
1559
Kano Motonobu, Zen co-founder (Kano school of painting), dies at 83 
1603
Irini Fedorovna, Russian daughter of Boris Godunov, dies 
1660
Lucy Hay, Countess of Carlisle, English socialite (b. 1599) 
1660
Alexandre de Rhodes, French Jesuit missionary (b. 1591) 
1669
John Coccejus, German/Neth reformed theologist, dies at about 66 
1675
Kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship designer, dies at 52 
1680
Gillis Valckenier, mayor of Amsterdam (1665..80), dies at about 57 
1701
Charles Gerard, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield, French-born English politician (bc. 1659) 
1714
Bernardino Ramazzini, Italian physician (b. 1633) 
1737
Johan W van Ripperda, Dutch diplomat/baron/duke, dies at 55 
1743
Andreas Benedikt Praelisauer, composer, dies at 44 
1752
Carl Andreas Duker, German classical scholar (b. 1670) 
1758
Hans Egede, Norwegian Lutheran missionary (b. 1686) 
1772
Johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50 
1772
Pieter Steyn, Dutch grand pensionary (1749-72), dies at 66 
1801
Norinaga Moto'ori, Japanese scientist, dies 
1803
Ch de Laclos, writer, dies 
1803
Choderlos de Laclos, Cruel Intentions 
1804
Elizabeth "Betje" Wolff-Bekker, poetess (Sara Burgerhart), dies at 66 
1819
Dirk van den Boetzelaer, regent of Holland, dies at 55 
1828
Maria Fyodorovna of Russia, second wife of Tsar Paul I of Russia (b. 1759) 
1834
Aernout Drost, Dutch literary/founder (The Guide), dies at 24 
1836
Karel Hynek Mácha, Czech poet (b. 1810) 
1836
Karel Hynek Mácha, Máj 
1850
Ferdinand KJ, archduke of Austria, dies at 69 
1854
Soimonov, Russian general, dies in battle of Inkermann 
1860
Carl Binder, composer, dies at 43 
1879
James Clerk Maxwell, Scotish physicist (speed of light), dies at 48 
1883
William Hicks, British col/commander (Egyptian army), dies in battle 
1917
Antal Kazaliczky, Halálos csönd 
1918
Hôgetsu Shimamura, Katyusha no uta 
1918
William Shea, Auld Robin Gray 
1921
Gustaf Fredrikson, Mästerkatten i stövlar 
1923
Jacques d'Adelswärd-Fersen, French novelist (b. 1880) 
1923
Baron Jacques d'Aldeswärd-Fersen, Mon coeur est un bouquet 
1927
Marceline, The Mishaps of Marceline 
1929
Dave Dyas,  
1929
Dave Winter, Stranger Than Fiction 
1930
Christiaan Eijkman, Dutch physician and pathologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1858) 
1933
Texas Guinan, American saloon keeper, actress, and musician (b. 1884) 
1933
Texas Guinan, The Gun Woman 
1934
Pierre Artigue, The Man on the Rock 
1935
Mina Dilis-Beersmans, Flemish actress/wife of John Dilis, dies at 71 
1935
Laurids Bruun, Die seltsame Nacht der Helga Wangen 
1937
Jack McAuliffe, Boxing 
1937
Boleslaw Lesmian,  
1937
Josef Rovenský, Diary of a Lost Girl 
1937
Ramsay MacDonald, BBC: The Voice of Britain 
1941
Arndt Pekurinen, Finnish pacifist (b. 1905) 
1941
Theo Carew, A Modern Fairy Tale 
1942
George M Cohan, father of musical comedy, dies of cancer at 64 
1942
George M. Cohan, Little Miss Sunshine 
1943
Louis Schelfhout, Dutch painter/graphic artist, dies at 62 
1943
Erkki Majava, Yli rajan 
1943
Frank Campeau, The First Auto 
1944
Alexis Carrel, French surgeon and biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1873) 
1945
Madame De Bodamere, Tess of the Storm Country 
1945
Thomas B. Middleton, South Sea Adventures 
1946
Sigismond Stojowski, composer, dies at 77 
1948
James Cooley, All for Science 
1948
Kenean Buel, Doing Their Bit 
1950
Jacobus J E Hondius, Dutch classicist/graphic artist, dies at 53 
1950
Enny Snijders, Wilton's Zoo 
1950
Blanche Oelrichs, Clair de lune 
1951
Agrippina J Vaganova, Russian ballet dancers/pegagoge, dies at 72 
1951
Bedrich Antonin Wiedermann, composer, dies at 67 
1951
Boris Borozanov, Rositza 
1951
Franco Becci, Sant'Elena piccola isola 
1952
Ray Ramsey, The Wizard of Oz 
1952
William R. Fraser, The Kid Brother 
1952
Bert Dorris, La vie de Bohème 
1954
B. Russell Herts, Grand Slam 
1954
Hot Lips Page, Last Exit to Brooklyn 
1954
Joe Farley, Think Fast, Mr. Moto 
1954
Stig Dagerman, Att döda ett barn 
1955
Maurice Utrillo, French artist (b. 1883) 
1955
Ruth Weston, The Public Defender 
1955
Maurice Utrillo, If Paris Were Told to Us 
1955
Vincent Renno, The Great Caruso 
1956
Art Tatum, black pianist, dies at 46 in Los Angeles 
1956
Art Tatum, American musician (b. 1909) 
1956
Art Tatum, The Great Debaters 
1957
Vladimír Majer, Nad propastí 
1958
Tom Mahoney, Coughing Higgins 
1958
Mark Ostrer,  
1960
August Gailit, Estonian writer (Ekke Moor), dies at 69 
1960
Johnny Horton, country singer, dies at 33 
1960
Mack Sennett, director/producer (Keystone Cops), dies 
1960
Ward Bond, actor (Wagon Train), dies of heart attack at 57 
1960
Johnny Horton, North to Alaska 
1960
August Gailit, The Adventurer 
1960
Kiril Popov, Ognena dirya 
1964
Alexander Uriah Boskovich, composer, dies at 57 
1964
Lansdale Sasscer, U.S. Congressman for Maryland's 5th District (b. 1893) 
1964
Buddy Cole, The Bing Crosby Show 
1964
John S. Robertson, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 
1964
Barnaby Hale, He's Alive 
1968
Estelle Hemsley, actress (Leech Woman, Take aGiant Step), dies at 81 
1968
Robert Ayres, actor (Battle Beneath the Earth), dies at 54 
1969
Itih Walracen, Sudanese widow of author William Walraven, dies 
1969
Lloyd Corrigan, actor (Prof McKillup-Hank), dies at 69 
1971
Sam Jones, baseball player (b. 1925) 
1972
Reginald Owen, actor (Above Suspicion, Love on the Run), dies at 85 
1974
Stafford Repp, actor (Chief O'Hara-Batman), dies at 56 
1974
Maurice Gleize, Le club des soupirants 
1975
Annette Kellerman, swimmer (Million Dollar Mermaid), dies at 87 
1975
Edward Lawrie Tatum, American geneticist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1909) 
1975
Lionel Trilling, American critic and writer (b. 1905) 
1975
Lionel Trilling, The Best Years 
1977
Aleksei G Stachanov, Russian model miner, dies at 72 
1977
Guy Lombardo, orchestra leader (Auld Lang Syne), dies in Houston at 75 
1977
René Goscinny, French writer (Asterix), dies at 51 
1977
Guy Lombardo, The Green Mile 
1977
Glendon Alvine, We're Rich Again 
1977
Guillaume Radot, Le destin exécrable de Guillemette Babin 
1978
Denis O'Dea, actor (Capt Horatio Hornblower), dies at 73 
1978
Denis O'Dea, The Fallen Idol 
1979
Al Capp, US cartoonist (Li'l Abner), dies at 70 
1979
Marcel Cariven, Perfectionist 
1979
Cecelia Lipson, Midnight Cowboy 
1979
Bob Golden, Chinatown 
1979
Henryk Lothamer, Chcialbym sie zgubic... 
1979
Vladimir Kazarinov, Most pereyti nelzya 
1979
Pat Rooney Jr., Up in Lights 
1980
Betty Mack, The Chases of Pimple Street 
1980
Rod Tolmie, The Persuader 
1980
Otar Abesadze, Male gazapkhuli mova 
1980
Richard Lortz, Voices 
1980
Myra Nelson, Around the World in Eighty Days 
1981
Bruno J. Böttge, Der Wunschring 
1981
Adele Kaufman, I Do 
1982
Gerda Brautigam, journalist/Dutch MP (PvdA), dies 
1982
Jacques Tati[scheff], French actor/director (Parade), dies at 74 
1982
Yves Ciampi, Heroes and Sinners 
1982
Emmet Crozier, Blind Alleys 
1983
John Gallaudet, In Cold Blood 
1983
Eduard Hoesch, Hyppolit, the Butler 
1983
Jean-Marc Reiser, Vive les femmes! 
1983
Herman Boxer, Give Till It Hurts 
1984
Ivor Montagu, Scott of the Antarctic 
1984
Rehman, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam 
1984
Dennis Peebles, The Final Countdown 
1984
Dennis W. Peeples, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment 
1984
Klára Pápai, Valamit visz a víz 
1985
Arnold Chikobava, Georgian linguist (b. 1898) 
1985
Werner Schmidt-Boelcke, The Last Laugh 
1985
Anita Leslie, The Remarkable Mr. Jerome 
1985
Christopher Hodge, A Christmas Journey 
1985
Boris Tolmazov, Doktor Kalyuzhnyy 
1985
Ion Teodorescu, Foul Play 
1986
Claude Jutra, Québécois actor and film director (b. 1930) 
1986
Bobby Nunn, American singer (The Coasters) (b. 1925) 
1986
Hal Waller, The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms 
1986
Erik von Loewis, Rosemary 
1986
Boris Bibikov, Come Tomorrow 
1986
Bobby Nunn, Rock Odyssey 
1986
John Boyt, Ragtime 
1986
Ken Ackles, Bodyhold 
1986
Claude Jutra, Mon oncle Antoine 
1987
Eamonn Andrews, Television Presenter (b. 1922) 
1987
Tom Woytowich, Cain's Way 
1987
Nicolette Roeg, Home Sweet Home 
1987
Eamonn Andrews, Episode dated 25 December 1963 
1987
Georges Franju, Eyes Without a Face 
1988
Paris Earl, Skin Game 
1988
Veronica Castang, Kennedy 
1988
Claus Toksvig, Piet Heins univers 
1988
Reyna Capello, Peut-être en automne 
1988
Kenenbai Kozhabekov, Devushka-dzhigit 
1989
Barry Sadler, singer (Green Berets), murdered at 49 in Murfreesboro Tn 
1989
Vladimir Horovitz, Ukrainian/US pianist, dies at 85 
1989
Lister Shaw, Blood Orgy of the She-Devils 
1989
Dan Broderick, A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story 
1989
Ivan Malinowski, Hvor ligger hunden begravet? 
1989
Adem Cejvan, Handcuffs 
1989
Barry Sadler, Showtime 
1989
Vladimir Horowitz, Vladimir Horowitz: The Last Romantic 
1990
Bobby Nunn, US bassist (Coasters-Down in Mexico), dies at about 65 
1990
Herbert Berghof, actor (Belarus File), dies of heart failure at 81 
1990
Bobby Scott, Zoolander 
1990
Wil Zuidema, De wolf en zijn zeven dochters 
1990
Raymond Oliver, Les croûtes aux cèpes 
1990
Herbert Berghof, Harry and Tonto 
1990
Danny Kreitzberg, Mother's Day 
1990
Meir Kahane, Double Edge 
1991
Fred MacMurray, American actor (My Three Sons), dies of pneumonia at 83 
1991
Robert Maxwell, Billionaire publisher (NY Daily News), dies at 68 
1991
Fred MacMurray, Double Indemnity 
1991
Karl Redcoff, Charlie Harper, Winner 
1991
Robert Maxwell, Robert Maxwell 
1992
Arpad E Elo, Hungarian physicist (chess classification system), dies 
1992
Jan Hendrik Oort, Dutch astronomer (Oort Cloud), dies at 92 
1992
Joseph Fretwell III, The Exorcist 
1993
John W. Bloch, The Innocent 
1993
Gordon Ramsey, O Youth and Beauty! 
1993
Michael Bilton, The Fourth Protocol 
1994
McHenry Boatwright, signer, dies at 66 
1994
McHenry Boatright, Episode #6.51 
1994
Harry E. Hewes Jr., Songs for Sale 
1994
Alfred Goulin, Manon of the Spring 
1994
Milan Mladenovic, Crna Marija 
1994
Eckart Hachfeld, Kohlhiesel's Daughters 
1994
Maurice Yonowsky, Alice Sweet Alice 
1995
Laura Weber, TV Host, dies at 70 
1995
Witold Borkowski, Sekret Enigmy 
1995
Robert Foster Dover, Indian Uprising 
1995
Mária Prechovská, Biela stuzka v tvojich vlasoch 
1995
Tibor Nádas, Éjszakai repülés 
1995
Tino Räsänen, Paluu Tuonelasta 
1995
William Marchant, Desk Set 
1996
Eddie Harris, saxophonist/composer, dies at 62 
1996
Lars-Ake Nilsson, diplomat, dies at 53 
1996
Paula Hinton, dancer, dies at 72 
1996
Ronald Ogden, engineer, dies at 81 
1996
Eddie Harris, Casino 
1996
John Breckinridge, Plan 9 from Outer Space 
1996
Zbigniew Sobis, Podróze pana Kleksa 
1997
James Robert Baker, American novelist, screenwriter (b. 1946) 
1997
Isaiah Berlin, Latvian-born historian of ideas (b. 1909) 
1997
Epic Soundtracks, English musician (Swell Maps, Crime and the City Solution, These Immortal Souls) (b. 1959) 
1997
Louise Campbell, Bulldog Drummond Comes Back 
1997
Isaiah Berlin, Sir Isaiah Berlin 
1997
William Watson, In the Heat of the Night 
1998
István Szöts, People on the Alps 
1998
Sven Grønlykke, Ballad of Carl-Henning 
1998
Nette Ørnbak, Hooray for the Blue Hussars 
1998
Anna Henkel-Grönemeyer, 1900 
1998
A. Paul Pollard, The Great Escape 
1998
Momoko Kôchi, Godzilla 
1999
Mirjam Himberg, Murhakopla 
1999
Nils Castegren, A Guest Is Coming 
1999
James Goldstone, Where No Man Has Gone Before 
2000
Victor Grinich, American businessman (b. 1924) 
2000
Bibi Titi Mohammed, Tanzanian politician (b.1926) 
2000
Jimmie Davis, singer and politician (b. 1899) 
2000
Mart Gevers, Katie Tippel 
2000
James Burr Johnson, The Execution of Private Slovik 
2000
Milorad Ajdic, Konvoj za Bar 
2000
Roger Peyrefitte, Homo-Actualities 
2000
Mary Sinclair, Jane Eyre 
2000
Jimmie Davis, O Brother, Where Art Thou? 
2000
Willard Marshall, It's My Turn 
2000
Frances Lee, Reckless Rosie 
2000
David Brower, Cadillac Desert 
2001
Roy Boulting, English film director and producer (b. 1913) 
2001
Barry Horne, a British animal liberation activist. 
2001
Joan Marion, Footsteps in the Sand 
2001
Andrew Bagby, Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father 
2001
Roy Boulting, Man in a Cocked Hat 
2001
Judy Armstrong, Big Business 
2002
Billy Guy, American singer (The Coasters) (b. 1936) 
2002
Billy Guy, Episode #17.27 
2002
Bunjaku Han, Love Letter 
2002
Petar Slovenski, Dr 
2002
Vinnette Carroll, Up the Down Staircase 
2002
Stan Burns, The Dreaded Hong Kong Sneeze/The Great Bank Robbery 
2003
Bobby Hatfield, American singer (Righteous Brothers) (b. 1940) 
2003
Brian McDermott, Komodo 
2003
Branko Supek, Ziva istina 
2003
Bobby Hatfield, Shindig! Presents the Righteous Brothers: Unchained Melody 
2003
Zaim Muzaferija, When Father Was Away on Business 
2003
Frantisek Velecký, The Brothers Grimm 
2003
Dorothy Fay, The Stranger from Arizona 
2003
Hans Heinrich, Heintje - Einmal wird die Sonne wieder scheinen 
2003
Stephen Bates, Jurassic Park III 
2003
Ivica Katic, Zuti, zuti kanarinac 
2004
Donald Jones, Hinderpol grijpt in 
2005
Rod Donald, New Zealand environmentalist (b. 1957) 
2005
John Fowles, English writer (b. 1926) 
2005
Virginia MacWatters, American soprano (b. 1912) 
2005
John Fowles, The French Lieutenant's Woman 
2005
Derek Lamb, Every Child 
2005
Juliette Jett, The World's Luckiest Man 
2005
Gary Kettler, Truth Serum 
2005
Per Olaf Csongova, Aladdin and His Magic Lamp 
2005
John E. Rice, Hardly Working 
2005
Leonora Hornblow, Goldwyn: The Man and His Movies 
2005
Link Wray, Pulp Fiction 
2006
Bülent Ecevit, four term Turkish Prime Minister (b. 1925) 
2006
Endre Széplaki, A járvány 
2006
Bülent Ecevit,  
2006
Kjeld Løfting, Rubber Tarzan 
2006
Mark Rodgers, Remember St. Luc 
2007
Nils Liedholm, Swedish football midfielder and coach (b. 1922) 
2007
Roberto Bortoluzzi, Il letto in piazza 
2007
Haus Weston, Steele Ranger 
2007
Lasse Hellman, Frightened Witness 
2007
James Brabazon, Lost in Siberia 
2007
Nils Liedholm, Stieg Trenter - Ett porträtt 
2008
John Leonard, CBS News Sunday Morning 
2008
Milú, O Leão da Estrela 
2008
B.R. Chopra, Mahabharat 
2008
Michael Higgins, State and Main 
2008
Leena Härmä, Pinsiön parooni 
2008
Susan Coppola, Ciao Manhattan 
2009
Félix Luna, Argentine historian (b. 1925) 
2009
Félix Luna, Argentino hasta la muerte 
2009
Sid McCoy, Medium Cool 
2009
Robert Gutman, Külla tuli 
2009
Stella Májová, There Once Was a King... 
2010
Adrian Păunescu, Romanian poet and politician (b. 1943) 
2010
Jill Clayburgh, American actress (b. 1944) 
2010
Shirley Verrett, American operatic mezzo-soprano (b. 1931) 
2010
Harold Jones, The Blues Brothers 
2010
Shirley Verrett, Life Is Beautiful 
2010
Jill Clayburgh, Bridesmaids 
2010
Martin Starkie, The Resurrection and the Judgement 
2010
Charles McDowell, The Congress 
2010
Bonawentura Szredel, Siejemy nasiona kwalifikowane 
2010
Heinz Siebeneicher, Väter, Mütter, Schwestern, Brüder... 1. Teil 
2010
Slobodan Golubovic-Leman, Fuse 
2010
Charles Reynolds, Heroes of Magic 
2010
Francisco Marsó, Lucky Star 
2010
Martin Baum, Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia 
2011
Bhupen Hazarika, Indian singer, composer, lyricist, music director, and filmmaker from Assam (b. 1926) 
2011
Pilar Laguna, Julieta engaña a Romeo 
2011
Sean Martin Flannery, My Friend: Changing the Journey 
2011
Les Daniels, Legends of the Dark Knight: The History of Batman 
2011
Norton Dodge, Vasya 
2011
George Ansbro, Across the Board 
2011
Bhupen Hazarika, Mera Dharam Meri Maa 
2011
Loulou De La Falaise, L'amour fou 
2011
Seymour Epstein, The Comeback 
2012
Charles V Bush, African-American pioneer, dies from colon cancer at 72 
2012
Elliott Carter, American composer, dies from natural causes at 103 
2012
Stalking Cat [Dennis Avner], American body modifier, dies at 54 
2012
Leonardo Favio, Aniceto 
2012
Dennis Avner, Humanimals 
2012
Julia Britton, The Dream Children 
2012
Glen McCloskey, Waitress! 
2012
Bertram Wyatt-Brown, Revolutionaries 
2012
Hetty Clews, The Visitor 
2012
Jim Flick, Play Your Best Golf 
2012
Olympe Bradna, Souls at Sea 
2012
Elliott Carter, A Labyrinth of Time 
2012
Jane Holtz Kay, Divided Highways: The Interstates and the Transformation of American Life 
2013
Juan Manuel Tenuta, Waiting for the Hearse 
2013
Tony Iveson, Pipedream or Prophecy? 
2013
Charlie Trotter, My Best Friend's Wedding 
2013
Ed Pincus, The Axe in the Attic 
2013
Dianne Zaremba, The Dreamscape 
2013
Juan Carlos Calabró, Johnny Tolengo, el majestuoso 
2013
Chris Lethbridge-Baker, Naughty! 
2014
Guram Pirtskhalava, Valsi Pechoraze 
2014
Gary Lane, Riot on Sunset Strip 
2014
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, L'abstrait 
2014
Aleksey Devotchenko, Zolotoy telyonok 
2014
Manitas De Plata, After Hours 
2015
Johnny Fratto, 'Howard Stern' Regular, Dies at 61 
2015
Melissa Mathison Dies: 'E.T.' Screenwriter Was 65 
2016
Eddie Harsch dead: The Black Crowes keyboardist dies aged 59 
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