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Notable Deaths on October 5th

2011Steve Jobs, American Businessman, co-founder and CEO of Apple, dies from respiratory arrest at 56

1813Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief (Battle of Thames), dies in battle at 45

2004Rodney Dangerfield, American comedian (b. 1921)

2011Fred Shuttlesworth, American civil rights activist, dies at 89

October 5th Deaths
Date Event
578
Justinus II, Byzantine emperor (565-78), dies 
1056
Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1017) 
1111
Robrecht II of Jerusalem, Count of Flanders (1st Crusader), dies 
1112
Sigebert of Gembloux, French chronicler 
1285
King Philip III of France (b. 1245) 
1399
Raymundus of Capua, Italian general, dies 
1496
Ferdinand II, king of Naples, dies 
1528
Richard Foxe, English churchman 
1557
Il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter, dies at 63 
1564
Pierre de Manchicourt, Flemish composer 
1565
Lodovico Ferrari, Italian mathematician (b. 1522) 
1606
Philippe Desportes, French poet (b. 1546) 
1631
Arabella Holles, wife of English politician Thomas Wentworth, dies 
1707
Daniel Speer, composer, dies at 71 
1714
Kaibara Ekiken, Japanese philosopher (b. 1630) 
1740
Johann Philipp Baratier, German scholar (b. 1721) 
1763
August III, king of Poland, dies at 66 
1777
Ján Andrej Segner, Slovak and German mathematician, physicist, and physician (b. 1704) 
1787
Thomas Stone, US attorney/signer (Dec of Ind), dies at about 44 
1791
Grigori Potemkin, Russian statesman (b. 1739) 
1799
Antonio Dinis da Cruz e Silva, Portuguese poet (O Hissope), dies at 68 
1805
Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, British general (b. 1738) 
1813
Etienne Ozi, composer, dies at 58 
1813
Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief (Battle of Thames), dies in battle at 45 
1837
Hortense de Beauharnais, French queen of Neth (1806-10), dies at 54 
1848
Joseph Hormayr Freiherr zu Hortenburg, Austrian politician (b. 1781) 
1861
Antoni Melchior Fijałkowski, Polish bishop (b. 1778) 
1867
Thomas Taglichsbeck, composer, dies at 67 
1880
Jacques Offenbach, German-born composer (b. 1819) 
1892
Bill Powers, US member of Daltonbende, dies 
1892
Bob Dalton, US leader of Daltonbende, dies 
1892
Dick Broadwell, US member of Daltonbende, dies 
1892
Grat Dalton, US member of Daltonbende, dies 
1899
Johann Nepomuk Fuchs, composer, dies at 57 
1911
Charles-Theodore Malherbe, composer, dies at 58 
1913
Hans von Bartels, German painter (b. 1856) 
1915
Jose Maria Usandizaga, composer, dies at 28 
1915
Otto Valdemar Malling, composer, dies at 67 
1918
Roland Garros, French stunt flyer, dies 
1918
John J. Williams, Marse Covington 
1918
Roland Garros, Who Killed the Red Baron? 
1919
Jean Louis Nicode, composer, dies at 66 
1924
Joseph Vezina, composer, dies at 75 
1924
Tom Campbell, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa, ct 7 stp 1), dies 
1926
Mari Jászai, The Exile 
1926
Helge Nissen, Leaves Out of the Book of Satan 
1927
Sam Warner, A Dangerous Adventure 
1928
George Beban, His Sweetheart 
1930
Christopher Birdwood Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson, British military officer (b. 1875) 
1930
Stina Berg, Säg det i toner 
1930
William S. Rising, The Musician's Daughter 
1931
Anne Fellows Johnston, The Little Colonel 
1932
Christopher Brennan, We Were F(r)iends 
1933
Nikolaj N Joedenitsj, Russian general/contra revolutionary, dies at 71 
1933
Renee Adoree, actress (Big Parade), dies at 35 
1933
Nikolai Nikolaevich Yudenich, Russian general (b. 1862) 
1933
Renée Adorée, The Big Parade 
1933
Millard K. Wilson, The Little Moccasins 
1934
Jean Vigo, French filmer, dies 
1934
Jean Vigo, L'Atalante 
1936
Jan J Slauerhoff, Dutch ship doc/writer (Seaman's Grave), dies at 38 
1936
Bernard 'Bunny' Granville, Love a la Mode 
1938
Saint Faustina, Polish saint (b. 1905) 
1938
Faustyna Kowalska, Faustyna 
1938
Albert Ranft, For Her Sake 
1939
Ernest Leicester, If 
1940
Silvestre Revueltas, Mexican composer: Cuauhnahuac/Planos, dies at 40 
1940
Lincoln Loy McCandless, American cattle rancher (b. 1859) 
1940
Ballington Booth, English Officer in The Salvation Army and co-founder of Volunteers of America 
1940
Silvestre Revueltas, Sin City 
1940
Max Ferner, Donner, Blitz und Sonnenschein 
1940
Joseph Menchen, Das Mirakel 
1941
Louis D Brandeis, 1st Jewish Supreme Court Judge (1916-39), dies at 84 
1941
E.H. Calvert, The Crimson Wing 
1941
Clarence Wilson, You Can't Take It With You 
1943
Leon Roppolo, American musician (b. 1902) 
1943
Adolf Paul, Die Teufelskirche 
1944
Joseph B "Aristide" Maillol, French sculptor/graphic artist, dies 
1944
Prins Gustav, Islands Altings besög i Köbenhavn 
1944
Fred MacKaye, The Last Performance 
1947
Burton Halbert, Boys Will Be Boys 
1948
R.T. Gould, Leviathan 
1949
William Searby, Daddy Boy 
1950
Frederic Lewy, German neurologist (b. 1885) 
1950
Tonny Lehmann, Hr. Tell og Søn 
1950
Dudley Field Malone, Mission to Moscow 
1951
Ananias Berry, Oh Boy 
1952
Joe Jagersberger, Austrian racing driver (b. 1884 or 1885) 
1953
Friedrich Wolf, writer, dies at 64 
1953
Friedrich Wolf, Professor Mamlock 
1954
Flor Alpaerts, Flem composer (Tyl Uilenspiegel/Pallieter), dies at 78 
1954
Ernesto Sabbatini, Il trattato scomparso 
1955
Edith M. Ryan, The Best Man 
1956
Francis Corby, Babes in Toyland 
1956
Helen Lindroth, The Right Way 
1958
Margaret Scudamore, And Then He Woke Up 
1961
Percy Waram, A Face in the Crowd 
1961
Frank Eldredge, Taste of Danger 
1961
Ted Pearson, Test Pilot 
1962
Gustaf Hallström, En vikingafilm 
1965
Gustaf Adolf Tiburtius Bengtsson, composer, dies at 79 
1967
Clifton C Williams Jr, astronaut, dies at 35, in T-38 jet crash 
1973
Giuseppe Becce, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari 
1975
Fyodor Provorov, Viy 
1975
Kolbjørn Buøen, Don Carlos 
1975
Gen Shimizu, Seven Samurai 
1976
Barbara Nichols, actress (Pajama Game, Loved One), dies at 46 
1976
Lars Onsager, Norwegian chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1903) 
1976
Taijun Takeda, Violence at Noon 
1978
Myrtle Anderson, The Green Pastures 
1978
Tom Coleman, The Naked Kiss 
1979
Charlie Smith, oldest American (137 year), dies 
1979
Mark Farrington, Peace for a Gunfighter 
1980
Walter Reynolds, Stagecoach 
1981
Gloria Grahame, actress (Sue-Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 55 
1981
Jud Strunk, singer/comedian (Laugh-In), dies at 48 
1981
Gloria Grahame, It's a Wonderful Life 
1981
Sven Gyldmark, Reptilicus 
1982
François Simon, The Invitation 
1982
Robin Christopher, Equinox 
1982
Joseph Hurley, The China Syndrome 
1983
Earl Tupper, American inventor (b. 1907) 
1983
Peter Kitter, Soldaterkammerater på efterårsmanøvre 
1984
Leonard Rossiter, actor (2001, Water), dies of a heart attack at 57 
1984
Leonard Rossiter, 2001: A Space Odyssey 
1984
Braco Reiss, Martin in the Clouds 
1984
Gertrud Ahlin, Rospiggar 
1984
Karl-Edward Jeppsson, The Simple-Minded Murderer 
1985
Doris Ake, Up Jumped the Devil 
1985
Therese Angeloff, Ein gewisses Röcheln - Hitchcocktail für starke Nerven 
1985
Roy McLaughlin, Gone with the Wind 
1985
Serge Jaroff, Der Weg nach Shanghai 
1985
Peter Paul, Die Wesenacks 
1986
Hall B Wallis, US movie production (Barefoot in Park), dies at 87 
1986
James H. Wilkinson, English mathematician (b. 1919) 
1986
Mike Burgmann, Australian racing driver (b. 1947) 
1986
Hal B. Wallis, Casablanca 
1986
J. Robert Benton, Prison Break 
1986
Collette Lyons, The Bribe 
1987
Boardman O'Connor, The Savage Bees 
1988
Monia Liter, Fire Maidens of Outer Space 
1988
Karel Hovorka, Closely Watched Trains 
1989
Jay Richards, The Caine Mutiny 
1989
Basil Brigadier, Operation Janus 
1989
Noël-Noël, The Chorus 
1989
Paul K. Lerpae, The Ten Commandments 
1989
Big Wilson, Yes Virginia, There Really Is a Milky Way! 
1990
Meir Kahane, founder of Jewish defense league, assassinated at 58 
1990
Dorothy Darke, The Persian Kitten 
1990
Fred Whalen, Adventure in Manhattan 
1990
Félix Dafauce, Red Fish 
1991
Jørgen Beck, Telefonen ringer 
1991
Melvin Nix, Wing and a Prayer 
1991
Claire Ezzo, Hired Wife 
1992
Cornelis Berkhouwer, Dutch MP (VVD), dies 
1992
Eddie Kendricks, singer (Temptations), dies of lung cancer at 52 
1992
Paul Acket, organizer (Music Express, North Sea Jazz Festival), dies 
1992
Arno Görke, Gipfeltreffen 
1992
Eddie Kendricks, Live Aid 
1992
Laurie Anders, Screen Snapshots: Out West in Hollywood 
1992
Fred Otash, Like Father, Like Son 
1992
Miklós Gyárfás, Story of My Foolishness 
1993
Jane Nigh, actress (Big Town, Blue Blood, Rawhide), dies at about 67 
1993
Karl G Henize, astronaut (STS 51-F), dies of heart failure at 66 
1993
Jane Nigh, State Fair 
1993
Salvador Robinson, Harum Scarum 
1993
J.B. Tanko, O Trapalhão no Planalto dos Macacos 
1993
Grigoriy Ayzenberg, Dersu Uzala 
1993
Aleksandr Shtein, Okean 
1993
Jerzy Broszkiewicz, The Great Big World and Little Children 
1994
Shizuo Chûjô, Shura no tabishite 
1994
Nini Rosso, Crazy Westerners 
1994
Jacques Tarride, Au grand balcon 
1994
Doug Wildey, Flames of Doom 
1995
Dick Henry Jurgen, bandleader, dies at 85 
1995
Fred Fehl, photographer, dies at 89 
1995
Peter Crichton Kirkpatrick, oarsman, dies at 79 
1995
Linda Gary, American voice actress (b. 1944) 
1995
Frank Scott, Musical Memories 
1995
Leonid Afanasyev, Ermak 
1995
Tony Carbajal, El crisol 
1995
Hans Wehrl, 52 Wochen sind ein Jahr 
1995
Dick Jurgens, The Abominable Dr. Phibes 
1995
Linda Gary, The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure 
1996
Catherine Elizabeth Pennington, personal assistant, dies at 77 
1996
Seymour Cray, computer designer, dies in auto accident at 71 
1996
Howard Goldfarb, The Unseen 
1996
Judith Allen, Bright Eyes 
1996
Russell Griffin, Marriage Morals 
1997
Andrew Keir, actor (Rob Roy, Absolution, Blood Hunt), dies at 71 
1997
Dave Marr, golfer/commentator, dies at 63 
1997
Brian Pillman, American professional wrestler (b. 1962) 
1997
Arthur Tracy, Romantic Melodies 
1997
Debbie Linden, Bloodbath at the House of Death 
1997
Brian Pillman, Episode #1.1 
1997
Cathérine Gora, Tempest in the Flesh 
1997
Federico Gallo, Hilo directo 
1997
Andrew Keir, Rob Roy 
1998
Megs Jenkins, The Innocents 
1998
Federico Zeri, Mai con i quadri 
1998
Frank Elmquist, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer 
1998
Denis Savignat, Ducas contre Ducas 
1999
Floyd McCarty, Some Like It Hot 
1999
Shimon Finkel, Hanna K. 
2000
Cătălin Hîldan, Romanian footballer (b. 1976) 
2000
Dennis Vero, Sixteen Candles 
2000
Ruth C. Ellis, Living with Pride: Ruth C. Ellis @ 100 
2000
Wilbur Menefee, The Lady from Shanghai 
2000
Cuco Sánchez, La venganza de la sombra 
2000
Slobodan Velimirovic, Salas u Malom Ritu 
2001
Mike Mansfield, American politician (b. 1903) 
2001
Hélio Souto, Bacalhau 
2001
Emilie Schindler, Schindler's List 
2001
Boris Ciornei, Brigada Diverse intra în actiune 
2001
Joseph Stone, Operation Petticoat 
2001
Michael J. Mansfield, Episode dated 16 February 1955 
2001
América Barrio, The Yacht Isabel Arrived This Afternoon 
2001
Jan Lenica, Labyrinth 
2001
Lou Zara, Stump the Authors 
2002
Chuck Rayner, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1920) 
2002
Jay R. Smith, Love My Dog 
2002
Mia Slavenska, Ballerina 
2002
Anthony Mazzocchi, Blue Vinyl 
2002
Morag Hood, More Than a Game 
2002
Chuck Rayner, Legends of Hockey 
2002
Michael Scala, Who's That Knocking at My Door 
2002
Heather Rose, Dance Me to My Song 
2003
Denis Quilley, English actor (b. 1927) 
2003
Dan Snyder, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1978) 
2003
Timothy Treadwell, American bear enthusiast featured in Grizzly Man (b. 1957) 
2003
Denis Quilley, Murder on the Orient Express 
2003
Neil Postman, Angelina Jolie 
2003
Jerry Oddo, The Kid Dropper Story 
2004
Rodney Dangerfield, American comedian (b. 1921) 
2004
Maurice Wilkins, New Zealand-born physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1916) 
2004
William H. Dobelle, American biomedical engineer, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine nominee (b. 1941) 
2004
William Dobelle, Episode #4.10 
2004
Rodney Dangerfield, Back to School 
2004
Jack Shea, The Shepherds of Berneray 
2004
Ludek Kopriva, The Garden 
2004
Konstantin Pilipenko, Pieskariens 
2004
Max Geldray, Episode #1.1 
2005
Jim Gabriel, Twenty Five 
2005
Theo Polites, I Was a Teenage Zombie 
2005
Natan Gross, It Will Never Happen Again 
2005
Dorothy Moore, Girls' School 
2005
Álvaro Domecq, Episode dated 17 June 1995 
2006
Jennifer Moss, English Actress (b. 1945) 
2006
Antonio Peña, Mexican founder of lucha libre promotion AAA (b. 1953) 
2006
Nolle Versyp, Robinson Crusoë 
2006
Charles Meshack, Commando 
2006
Oskar Pastior, Südostpassage 
2006
Steve Swires, Flesh for the Beast 
2006
Jackie Rae, Episode #1.14 
2006
Hal Lynch, Tomorrow Is Yesterday 
2006
Michael Jacot, Poslední motýl 
2006
Karl-Friedrich Falcke, Eye of the Dictator 
2007
Justin Tuveri, Italian veteran of the First World War (b. 1898) 
2007
Walter Kempowski, Ein Dorf wie jedes andere 
2007
Dainton 'The Bear' Connell, Pet Shop Boys: Somewhere 
2007
Nikola Jankovic, Zona Zamfirova 
2007
Alexandra Boulat, Beyond Words: Photographers of War 
2007
Leo de Hartogh, Young Hearts 
2007
Ralph Kessler, Knight Rider 
2008
Lloyd Thaxton, Episode dated 18 November 1968 
2008
Kim Chan, The Fifth Element 
2008
Marion Scott, Bethune 
2008
Ken Ogata, Vengeance is Mine 
2008
Servando González, Las grandes aguas 
2008
Nikolas Lansky, Das Arche Noah Prinzip 
2008
Hans Richter, The Punch Bowl 
2008
Rudi Hofstätter, Die gestohlene Hose 
2008
Sean Contini, Shadowland 
2009
Giovanni Elsner, Vento, vento, portali via con te 
2009
Judith Mayes, The Deadly Spawn 
2009
Suzanne Fiol, Interview 
2010
Bernard Clavel, French novelist (b. 1923) 
2010
Mary Leona Gage, American beauty pageant winner and actress (b. 1939) 
2010
Steve Lee, Swiss musician and vocalist (Gotthard) (b. 1963) 
2010
Bernard Clavel, L'espagnol 
2010
Peter Meisel, Introducing Jodea 
2010
Roy Ward Baker, A Night to Remember 
2010
Hanno Brühl, Herzrasen 
2010
William Shakespeare, Hard Knocks 
2010
Beatrix Mackey, The Railway Children 
2010
Leona Gage, Tales of Terror 
2010
Robert Dietl, The Seventh Continent 
2010
Steve Lee, Ready, Steady, Charlie! 
2011
Steve Jobs, American Businessman, co-founder and CEO of Apple, dies from respiratory arrest at 56 
2011
Bert Jansch, Scottish folk musician (b. 1943) 
2011
Charles Napier, American actor (b. 1936) 
2011
Fred Shuttlesworth, American civil rights activist, dies at 89 
2011
Derrick Bell, American legal scholar and civil rights advocate (b. 1930) 
2011
Edward Warzecha, Stara basn. Kiedy slonce bylo bogiem 
2011
Steve Jobs, WALL·E 
2011
Fred A. Keller, My Dark Lady 
2011
Billy Naylor, 13th Alarm 
2011
Fred Lee Shuttlesworth, 4 Little Girls 
2011
Charles Napier, Rambo: First Blood Part II 
2011
Derrick Bell, Cosmic Slop 
2011
Bert Jansch, The Squid and the Whale 
2012
Keith H.S. Campbell, British biologist, dies at 58 
2012
Claude Pinoteau, The Party 
2012
Keith Campbell, Who's Afraid of Designer Babies? 
2012
Miriam Leader, Young@Heart 
2012
Edward Mirzoyan, Seven Indian Boys 
2012
Valentina Ushakova, Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears 
2012
François Moullin, Magic 
2013
Ênio Gonçalves, Filme Demência 
2013
Charles Castle, This Was Richard Tauber 
2013
Butch Warren, History of Jazz: Oxygen for the Ears 
2013
Carlo Lizzani, The Violent Four 
2014
Yuri Lyubimov, Robinson Crusoe 
2014
Bernd Schaarmann, Flashback 
2014
Anna Przybylska, Kariera Nikosia Dyzmy 
2014
Ike Jones, The Joe Louis Story 
2014
Alexandra Hartmann, 23 
2014
David Chavchavadze, The Shadow of Rasputin 
2014
Anna Maria Gherardi, Stealing Beauty 
2014
Vivi Haug, Long Flat Balls 
2014
David Watson, Beneath the Planet of the Apes 
2014
Shavkat Gaziyev, Zolotoye runo 
2014
Misty Upham, Frozen River 
2014
Katsumi Ohyama, The Devil's Path 
2014
Geoffrey Holder, Live and Let Die 
2015
Grace Lee Boggs, American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs 
2015
Larry Brezner, Good Morning, Vietnam 
2015
Andrew Rubin, Police Academy 
2015
Ana Diosdado, Las llaves de la independencia 
2015
Frank Albanese, Goodfellas 
2015
Tomris Incer, Karsilasma 
2015
Günter Eilemann, Kamelle, Matterhorn & Co. - Günter Eilemann und seine Geschichte(n) 
2015
Chantal Akerman, A Couch in New York 
2015
Jos Vandeloo, Gaston en Leo in Hong Kong 
2015
Henning Mankell, Försvunnen 
2016
Hanoi Hannah, Vietnam war propaganda radio presenter, dies aged 87 
2016
Gloria Naylor, award-winning novelist, dies aged 66 
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