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October 18th

155 Notable deaths

Colin Powell

American army general and statesman (1937–2021).

Born April 5th, 1937 in New York City. [ref]

Died October 18th, 2021 at 84 years old in Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (COVID-19). [ref]


Indian bandit who was charged allegedly for sandalwood smuggling (1952-2004).

Born January 18th, 1952 in Gopinatham.

Died October 18th, 2004 at 52 years old in Papparapatti (ballistic trauma).

Gwen Verdon

American dancer and actress (1925-2000).

Born January 13th, 1925 in Culver City.

Died October 18th, 2000 at 75 years old in Woodstock (myocardial infarction).

Julie London

American actress and singer (1926-2000).

Born September 26th, 1926 in Santa Rosa. [ref]

Died October 18th, 2000 at 74 years old in Encino (stroke).

Jon-Erik Hexum

American actor and model (1957-1984).

Born November 5th, 1957 in Englewood.

Died October 18th, 1984 at 26 years old in Los Angeles (ballistic trauma).

Mark Hurd

American businessman, philanthropist and ceo of oracle.

Born January 1st, 1957 in Manhattan.

Died October 18th, 2019 at 62 years old in Palo Alto. [ref]

Lucky Dube

A south african reggae musician and rastafarian..

Born August 3rd, 1964 in Ermelo. [ref]

Died October 18th, 2007 at 43 years old in Rosettenville. [ref]

Sylvia Kristel

Dutch actress, model, recording artist (1952-2012).

Born September 28th, 1952 in Utrecht. [ref]

Died October 18th, 2012 at 60 years old in The Hague (lung cancer, esophageal cancer). [ref]

Lauri Törni

Finnish military officer in the finnish army, waffen-ss, and u.s. army (1919-1965).

Born May 28th, 1919 in Vyborg. [ref]

Died October 18th, 1965 at 46 years old in Phước Sơn (aircraft crash).

Dee Dee Warwick

American soul singer.

Born September 25th, 1945 in Newark.

Died October 18th, 2008 at 63 years old in Essex County (substance abuse). [ref]

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