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October 5th

150 Notable deaths

Margaret Nolan

English actress and model.

Born October 29th, 1943 in Hampstead.

Died October 5th, 2020 at 76 years old in Belsize Park. [ref]

Henning Mankell

Swedish writer, human rights activist and dramatist.

Born February 3rd, 1948 in Stockholm. [ref]

Died October 5th, 2015 at 67 years old in Gothenburg (lung cancer). [ref]

Chantal Akerman

Belgian film director (1950-2015).

Born June 6th, 1950 in Etterbeek. [ref]

Died October 5th, 2015 at 65 years old in 20th arrondissement of Paris. [ref]

Roland Garros

French aviator.

Born October 6th, 1888 in Saint-Denis. [ref]

Died October 5th, 1918 at 29 years old in Vouziers (killed in action). [ref]

Bert Jansch

Scottish folk musician (1943–2011).

Born November 3rd, 1943 in Stobhill Hospital.

Died October 5th, 2011 at 67 years old in Hampstead (lung cancer). [ref]

Sam Warner

American film studio executive.

Born August 10th, 1887 in Krasnosielc.

Died October 5th, 1927 at 40 years old in Los Angeles (pneumonia).

Misty Upham

American actress (1982-2014).

Born July 6th, 1982 in Kalispell.

Died October 5th, 2014 at 32 years old in Auburn.

Maurice Wilkins

New zealand-born english physicist and biologist.

Born December 15th, 1916 in Pongaroa.

Died October 5th, 2004 at 87 years old in Blackheath. [ref]

Barbara Nichols

Actress (1928-1976).

Born December 10th, 1928 in Queens.

Died October 5th, 1976 at 47 years old in Hollywood (disease).

Michael Joseph Mansfield

American politician and diplomat.

Born March 16th, 1903 in New York City.

Died October 5th, 2001 at 98 years old in Washington, D.C..

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Those men who, in war, seek to preserve their lives at any rate commonly die with shame and ignominy, while those who look upon death as common to all, and unavoidable, and are only solicitous to die with honour, oftener arrive at old age and, while they live, live happier. Xenophon