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1892Alfred Lord Tennyson, writer and British Poet Laureate, dies at 83

1989Bette Davis, US actress (All About Eve, White Mama), dies at 81

October 6th Deaths
Date Event
404
Eudoxia Aelia, empress of Austria, dies 
877
Charles II the Bald, King of France/ Holy Roman emperor (875-77), dies at 54 
1014
Samuel (Samuil), ruler of Bulgaria, dies (b. 958) 
1072
Sancho II, king of Castile (1065-72), murdered 
1101
Bruno of Cologne, German founder of the Carthusian order 
1214
Alfonso VIII de Edele, king of Castile, dies 
1413
Dawit I, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1382) 
1542
Thomas Wyatt, English poet (b. 1503) 
1585
Luca Cambiaso, Italian painter/sculptor, dies 
1641
Matthijs H Quast, fleet guardian (Gold Islands), dies in battle 
1644
Elisabeth (In Spanish Isabel) of Bourbon, wife of Philip IV of Spain (b. 1602) 
1651
Heinrich Albert, German composer (Arien oder Melodien), dies at 47 
1661
Guru Har Rai, seventh Sikh Guru 
1688
Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle, English statesman (b. 1652) 
1762
Francesco Onofrio Manfredini, composer, dies at 78 
1786
Antonio Maria Gasparo Giaccino Sacchini, composer, dies at 56 
1819
Charles Emanuel II, King of Sardinia (1796-1802)/Jesuit, dies 
1829
Pierre Derbigny, Governor of Louisiana (b. 1769) 
1837
Jean-Francois Le Sueur, composer, dies at 77 
1855
August L Crelle, inventor/mathematician (Rechentafeln), dies at 75 
1860
Stephen Elvey, composer, dies at 55 
1861
Elias Canneman, liberal minister of Finance (1813-14), dies at 84 
1868
Leon Charles Francois Kreutzer, composer, dies at 51 
1873
Sir Paweł Edmund Strzelecki, Polish explorer and geologist (b. 1797) 
1874
Thomas Dyke Acland Tellefsen, composer, dies at 50 
1880
Benjamin Pierce, US mathematician/astronomer, dies 
1891
Charles S Parnell, English/Irish Home Rule Party leader, dies at 45 
1892
Alfred Lord Tennyson, writer and British Poet Laureate, dies at 83 
1892
Alfred Lord Tennyson, The Charge of the Light Brigade 
1905
Ferdinand von Richthofen, German geographer/explorer, dies 
1909
Dudley Buck, US organist/composer, dies at 70 
1912
August Beernaert, Belgian premier (1884-94, Nobel 1909), dies at 83 
1915
José María Usandizaga, Las golondrinas 
1916
Henry Woodruff, A Man and His Mate 
1917
Edoardo Scarfoglio, Times Gone By 
1920
Alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer/conductor (Artemis), dies at 56 
1922
Walter Howard, Wanted: A Widow 
1924
Jacques Oppenheim, lawyer, dies at 75 
1926
Charles Van de Banks, Flemish writer/poet (Red Horse), dies 
1933
Zakhary Petrovich Paliashvili, composer, dies at 62 
1933
Zakaria Paliashvili, Abesalom da Eteri 
1935
Frederic Hymen Cowen, composer, dies at 83 
1936
Jose G. Levy, Madame la Presidente 
1937
Angelo Musco, L'eredità dello zio 
1939
Chester Withey, Sunshine Dad 
1940
Ferdinando Liuzzi, composer, dies at 55 
1940
Ernst Fastbom, Halta Lena och Vindögda Per 
1941
Gyula Kabos, Hyppolit, the Butler 
1941
Anthony Gildès, L'affaire est dans le sac 
1942
Erich Kuttner, German journalist/historian (Vorwarts), dies 
1943
Robert Cooper, father of Card pitcher Mort & catcher Walker, dies 
1943
Shôen Kataoka, Fukushû to onna 
1944
Robert Georg Wiesengrund, Dr. Sacrobosco, der große Unheimliche 
1944
H. Lynge, Mille, Marie og mig 
1945
Leonardo Conti, Nazi physician (b. 1900) 
1946
Per Albin Hansson,  
1947
Leevi Antti Madetoya, composer, dies at 60 
1947
Tom Dempsey, Dangerous Females 
1947
Leevi Madetoja, The Man Without a Past 
1947
Samuel Hoffenstein, Laura 
1947
Lionel Braham, A Christmas Carol 
1949
Robert Lynd [YY], Irish writer/critic (News Chronicle), dies at 70 
1950
Mikhail Vysotsky, V dalnem plavanii 
1951
Henry Gurney, British high commissioner to Malaya, assassinated 
1951
Otto Fritz Meyerhof, German-born physician and biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1884) 
1951
Will Keith Kellogg, American food manufacturer (b. 1860) 
1951
Nyas Berry, Lady Be Good 
1951
Werner Funck, Auri Sacra Fames, 2. Teil - Das Testament eines Exzentrischen 
1951
Viljo Huttunen, Hiipivä vaara 
1953
Porter Hall, actor (Half-Breed, Double Indenity), dies at 64 
1953
Porter Hall, Double Indemnity 
1954
Hakon Borresen, composer, dies at 78 
1954
Fred Hall, The Spellbinder 
1955
José Soveral, O Fado 
1956
Walter Herlihy, announcer (Music at Meadowbrook), dies at 42 
1956
Edmund Willard, Phantom Ship 
1956
Walter Herlihy, Your Big Moment 
1957
Jûran Hisao, Hadairo no tsuki 
1958
Cleo Desmond, Spirit of Youth 
1959
Bernard Berenson, American art historian (b. 1865) 
1960
Douglas Spencer, actor (The Thing), dies at 50 
1960
Marcella Toschi, I due Foscari 
1960
Douglas Spencer, The Thing from Another World 
1961
Mary Zavian, Cry of the Hunted 
1962
Tod Browning, American film director (b. 1880) 
1964
F T Mann, cricketer (father of F G, 281 runs in 5 Tests 1922-23), dies 
1964
Richard Scheibe, German sculptor (Adler mit Hakenkreuz), dies at 85 
1964
Eino Noponen, Tee työ ja opi pelaamaan 
1965
Georges Vandertongerloo, Flemish sculptor/painter, dies at 78 
1966
Sydney Chatton, dies of heart attack at 48 
1968
Phyllis Nicolson, British mathematician (b. 1917) 
1969
Walter Hagen, US PGA golfer (US Open 1914, 19), dies at 76 
1973
Arnold Maria Walter, composer, dies at 71 
1973
Dennis Price, actor (VIPs, Pulp, Canterbury Tales), dies at 58 
1973
Sidney Blackmer, actor (Love Crazy), dies of cancer at 58 
1974
Helmuth Koinigg, Austrian Formula One driver (b. 1948) 
1975
Henry Calvin, actor (Sgt Garcia-Zorro), dies at 57 
1976
Gilbert Ryle, British philosopher (b. 1900) 
1979
Elizabeth Bishop, poetess (North & South, Pulitzer 1956), dies at 68 
1979
Tatjana Iwanow, The Dollar Princess 
1979
Elizabeth Bishop, Where Are the Dolls 
1980
Hattie Jacques, actress (Make Mine Mink, Carry On films), dies of a heart attack at 58 
1980
Ray Walker, actor (Baby Take a Bow), dies 
1980
Jean Robic, French cyclist (b. 1921) 
1980
Fumie Kitahara, Kwaidan 
1980
Ray Walker, It's a Wonderful Life 
1980
Karel Novak, Fruit of Paradise 
1980
Hattie Jacques, Carry on Cabby 
1981
[Mohammed] Anwar al-Sadat, pres Egypt (1970-81), assassinated at 62 
1981
Anwar Sadat, Sadat's Eternal Egypt 
1981
Jean Dale, Missing Witnesses 
1982
Philip Green, Victim 
1982
Baptista Rosa, O Romance do Luachimo 
1982
Magda Holm, Syv dager for Elisabeth 
1983
Terence Cooke, cardinal/archbishop of NY, dies at 62 
1983
Alice Eklund, Flickorna på Uppåkra 
1983
Alice Eklund, Episode #1.9 
1983
Hans Möckel, HD-Soldat Läppli 
1984
George S Simpson, US paleontologist, dies at 82 
1984
John Shields, The Octagon 
1984
Eddie Elkins, The Beauty Spot 
1984
Charlotte Long, St. Ursula's in Danger 
1985
Nelson Riddle, American bandleader (b. 1921) 
1985
Martha Schlamme, Playing for Time 
1985
Lauri Kokkonen, Viimeiset kiusaukset 
1985
Nelson Riddle, The Great Gatsby 
1986
Alexander Kronrod, Russian mathematician (b. 1921) 
1986
Marie-Hélène Arnaud, Fantomas 
1986
Loris Gizzi, Condottieri 
1986
David Rubinoff, Rubinoff and His Violin 
1987
Humberto Valdepeña, Derrumbe 
1987
Keith McConnell, Time After Time 
1987
Nathan Axelrod, M'Al Hahuravot 
1988
Ronnie Hansen, Border Incident 
1988
Ernesto de Sousa, The Puppeteer 
1988
Don Terry, Don Winslow of the Navy 
1988
Phyllis Graffeo, The Prodigal 
1989
Bette Davis, US actress (All About Eve, White Mama), dies at 81 
1989
Jacques Doniol-Valcroze, La dénonciation 
1989
Heikki Packalén, Helsingin vauhtikisat 
1989
Bette Davis, All About Eve 
1990
James E. Newcom, Tora! Tora! Tora! 
1990
Asser Fagerström, Kiljusen herrasväen uudet seikkailut 
1990
Dzhambul Khudajbergenov, Kto ty, vsadnik? 
1990
Märta Dorff, Miss Julie 
1990
Jacobo Rubio, Pubertinaje 
1990
Henryk Vogelfänger, Wlóczegi 
1991
Lincoln Demyan, dies at 66 
1991
Wendell Phillips, dies at 83 [or 10/13] 
1991
Wendell K. Phillips, The Burglar 
1991
Phil Feldman, The Wild Bunch 
1991
Lincoln Demyan, White Lightning 
1991
Igor Talkov, Tsar Ivan the Terrible 
1992
Bill O'Reilly, cricketer (great leggie, 774 wickets at 16 60), dies 
1992
Denholm Elliott, English actor (Raiders of Lost Ark), dies at 70 
1992
Denholm Elliott, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 
1992
Natalie Moorhead, The Thin Man 
1992
Margit Symo, Ali: Fear Eats the Soul 
1992
Yaroslav Gelyas, Ivan Franko 
1992
Yvette Reynard, Love at First Bite 
1993
Agnes de Mille, US dancer/choreographer (Oklahoma!), dies at 88 
1993
Larry Walters, American "lawn chair" pilot (b. 1949) 
1993
Voitech Andreansky, Bunte Welt am großen Strom 
1993
Simone Jarnac, Casque d'Or 
1993
Arthur Jacobson, Camelot 
1993
Larry Walters, Episode dated 12 July 1982 
1993
Adriana Facchetti, Enchanted April 
1994
Ben Wrigley, Bedknobs and Broomsticks 
1994
Mel Pogue, 24 Hour Alert 
1994
Bill Oberlin, Train Ride to Hollywood 
1995
Hugh Charles, songwriter/impressario, dies at 88 
1995
Oswald Moxley Gibbs, diplomat, dies at 67 
1995
Walter "Crash" Morgan, drummer, dies at 35 
1995
Hugh Charles, Hellboy 
1995
Iván Mándy, Lányarcok tükörben 
1995
Rudolf Sloboda, Autumn (Yet) Strong Love 
1995
Ryszard Pikulski, Zaloga 
1996
Martyn Taylor, teacher/campaigner, dies at 57 
1996
Ted Bessell, director/actor (That Girl), dies of an aneurism at 61 
1996
Carole Donne, Decoy 
1996
Ted Bessell, Scream, Pretty Peggy 
1997
Johnny Vander Meer, pitched consecutive no-hitters, dies at 82 
1997
Yevgeni Khaldej, Comrades 
1997
Adrienne Hill, The Nightmare Begins 
1997
Carmelo Manto, The Tigers Are Coming Affair 
1997
Georgiy Yumatov, Ballad of a Soldier 
1997
Verna Hillie, The Star Packer 
1997
Johnny Vander Meer,  
1998
Mark Belanger, American baseball player (b. 1944) 
1998
Alice Parla, The Angry God 
1998
Jean-François Jenny-Clark, L'ombre rouge 
1998
Rolan Bykov, Andrei Rublev 
1998
Gay Dawn, Everybody's Girl 
1998
Mark Belanger, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles 
1998
Jerome Weidman, House of Strangers 
1999
Amalia Rodrigues, Portuguese singer and actress (b. 1920) 
1999
Gorilla Monsoon, American professional wrestler/commentator (b. 1937) 
1999
Maris Wrixon, The Ape 
1999
Amália Rodrigues, The Art of Amália 
1999
George Beck, Behave Yourself! 
1999
Robert Marella, WWF Prime-Time Wrestling 
2000
Richard Farnsworth, American actor (b. 1930) 
2000
Peter Turgeon, General Hospital 
2000
José Cabanis, Une femme dans la ville 
2000
William Bundy, LBJ: Part 2 - My Fellow Americans 
2000
Bide Yan, Zui hou de gui zu 
2000
Herbert Brün, Die Sendung der Lysistrata 
2000
Carl Beondé, Hang 'Em High 
2000
Richard Farnsworth, Misery 
2001
Arne Harris, American television sports director (b. 1934) 
2001
Yuriy Meshcheryakov, Winter in Prostokvashino 
2001
Jacqueline Babbin, Loving 
2001
Arne Harris,  
2001
Roy Townshend, Made for Each Other 
2001
Milan Melvin, Screamin' Jay Hawkins: I Put a Spell on Me 
2001
Geneviève Callix, Saint Theresa of Lisieux 
2001
Taito Vainio, Pekka ja Pätkä neekereinä 
2002
Claus von Amsberg, husband of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands (b. 1926) 
2002
Wolfgang Mischnick, Episode #1.1 
2002
Geliy Arkadev, The Mystery of the Third Planet 
2002
Prins Claus,  
2002
Prins Claus, Juliana in zeventig bewogen jaren 
2003
Timothy Treadwell, American environmentalist (b. 1957) 
2003
Timothy Treadwell, Grizzly Man 
2003
Charles Millot, French Connection II 
2003
Armando Crispino, Autopsy 
2003
Glenn Mazen, Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey 
2003
Zivorad Mihajlovic-Silja, Pozorisna veza 
2003
Michael Livesay,  
2004
Gertrude Rosenstein, Concentration 
2004
Bill Danch, Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids 
2004
Pete McCarthy, Alas Smith & Jones 
2004
Miles Halliwell, Winstanley 
2005
Marvin Davis, A Scandal in Paris 
2005
Ray Bumatai, Lemon Tree Billiards House 
2005
Sparkle, Wedding Crashers 
2005
Harry Bugin, The Big Lebowski 
2005
Rosemary Sharples, Confidential Agent 
2006
Puck Brouwer, Dutch athlete (b. 1930) 
2006
Eduardo Mignogna, Argentinian film director (b. 1940) 
2006
Buck O'Neil, American baseball player (b. 1911) 
2006
Wilson Tucker, American writer (b. 1914) 
2006
Alex L. Shigo, American Biologist and Plant Pathologist, dies at 76 
2006
Timo Sarpaneva, Timo Sarpaneva in Venice 
2006
Claude Luter, Passing Show of 1962 
2006
Denis Cameron, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 
2006
Bill Martin, Cold Store 
2006
Sebastián Mignogna, XIX: Los Proyectos de Nación 
2006
Eduardo Mignogna, La fuga 
2006
Buck O'Neil, Crossing White Lines 
2006
Sharon Mulka, The Supermarket 
2006
Josep Faulí, 1979-1980: Companys, no és això 
2006
Heinz Sielmann, Galapagos - Trauminsel im Pazifik 
2007
Bud Ekins, American stuntman (b. 1930) 
2007
Lazar Ristovski, Pretty Village, Pretty Flame 
2007
Werner Senftleben, Eine Stunde Aufenthalt 
2007
Rodney Diak, Fire Maidens of Outer Space 
2007
Tom Murphy, Adam & Paul 
2007
Bud Ekins, The Blues Brothers 
2007
Otis Bigelow, Designing Woman 
2008
Kim Ji-hoo, South Korean actor and model (b. 1985) 
2008
Lynne Frederickson, The Green Slime 
2008
Paavo Haavikko, The King Goes Forth to France 
2008
Nadia Nerina, Episode #10.12 
2008
Terry Fincher, Terry Fincher 
2008
Helio Orovio, La isla de la música 
2008
Christian Martin Fuchs, Gustls Frauen 
2009
Douglas Campbell, Scottish born Canadian actor (b. 1922) 
2009
Bob Westmoreland, Close Encounters of the Third Kind 
2009
Vilma Ann Leslie, Sons and Lovers 
2009
Maciej Z. Bordowicz, Jam Session 
2009
Raymond Federman, Problema 
2009
Douglas Campbell, Strange Brew 
2009
Pamela Blake, This Gun for Hire 
2009
Sergey Anufriev, Babusya 
2010
Antonie Kamerling, Dutch actor and singer (b. 1966) 
2010
Colette Renard, French actress and singer (b. 1924) 
2010
Antonie Kamerling, Mindhunters 
2010
Lex van Delden, Soldier of Orange 
2010
Michael Rhodes, The Adventure of Caesar's Last Sleep 
2010
Colette Renard, IP5: L'île aux pachydermes 
2011
Michael Lawlor, Stark Raving Mad 
2011
Birgit Rosengren, Här kommer Petter 
2011
Marilyn Nash, Monsieur Verdoux 
2011
Jan Jílek, Osení 
2011
Shirley Prestia, Species 
2011
Paul Dickson, The Undefeated 
2011
Igor Shmakov, Utomlyonnye solntsem 2: Predstoyanie 
2011
Ada Lundver, Keskpäevane praam 
2011
Daniel Lind Lagerlöf, Miffo 
2011
Diane Cilento, The Wicker Man 
2012
Chadli Bendjedid, Algerian president, dies from cancer at 83 
2012
Judith Rheiner, Diner 
2012
Gloria Penner, Full Focus 
2012
Brenda Byers, Episode #4.14 
2012
Alexander P. Laub, Alternate Ending 
2012
Katalin Gombos, Éljen Bagaméri Elemér! 
2012
John Rovick, Sheriff John's Lunch Brigade 
2013
Maria Elena Molinet, Lucía 
2013
Paul Rogers, Billy Budd 
2013
Rift Fournier, Out of the Box: Ending the Cycle of Incarceration 
2013
Ernie Dunlevie, Bob Hope at 100 
2013
Mestre Didi, Egungun 
2014
Marc Galabru, Michel Galabru 
2014
Igor Mitoraj, tadeusz.kantor@europa.pl 
2014
Marian Seldes, One Life to Live 
2014
Fatma Isa Dihap, Episode dated 8 November 2014 
2014
Constance Navratil, Broken Promise 
2014
Diane Nyland, The Trouble with Tracy 
2014
Claire Walsh, Episode #1.5 
2014
Bill Campbell, The Complete History of the Philadelphia Eagles 
2014
Vic Braden, Vic's Vacant Lot 
2014
Perwin Mustafa Dihap,  
2015
Bill Kolender, Procedure 769: The Witnesses to an Execution 
2015
Christine Arnothy, Un bail pour l'éternité 
2015
Árpád Göncz, Front 
2015
Kevin Corcoran, Mrs. Santa Claus 
2015
Billy Joe Royal, Glory Road 
2016
Respected German actor Hans Korte dies aged 87 
2016
UFC fighter Josh Samman dead age 28 
2016
Rod Temperton, the songwriter who penned Michael Jackson's Thriller, dies aged 66 
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