Died On October 5th

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Discover the most famous people who died on October 5. The list includes people like Steve Jobs, Tecumseh, Raja Ravi Varma, Louis Brandeis, Maurice Wilkins. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, lawyers and mathematicians and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, Russia & United Kingdom and many more countries.
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 1 
Steve Jobs
(Co-Founder, Former Chairman and CEO of 'Apple')
Steve Jobs
134
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 24, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 2011
 2 
Rodney Dangerfield
(Stand-up Comedian Who Was Known for His Self-Deprecating One-Liner Humor and Catchphrase 'I Don't Get No Respect!')
Rodney Dangerfield
9
Birthdate: November 22, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Deer Park, New York, United States
Died: 2004
 3 
Eddie Kendricks
(Co-founder of the Motown Singing Group 'The Temptations')
Eddie Kendricks
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 17, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Union Springs, Alabama, United States
Died: 1992
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 4 
Gloria Grahame
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Birthdate: November 28, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 1981
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 5 
Tecumseh
(Shawnee Chief and Warrior Known for Forming a Native American Confederacy)
Tecumseh
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1768
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ohio, United States
Died: 1813
 6 
Emilie Schindler
(Oskar Schindler's Wife)
Emilie Schindler
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 22, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moravia, Czechia
Died: 2001
 7 
Geoffrey Holder
2
Birthdate: August 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Died: 2014
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 8 
Leonard Rossiter
2
Birthdate: October 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Liverpool, England, UK
Died: 1984
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 9 
Jacques Offenbach
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 20, 1819
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: 1880
 10 
Louis Brandeis
(Former Lawyer & US Supreme Court Associate Justice)
Louis Brandeis
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 13, 1856
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: 1941
 11 
Roland Garros
(aviator, rugby union player)
Roland Garros
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 6, 1888
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint-Denis
Died: 1918
 12 
Chantal Akerman
(Belgian Film Director Best Known for Her Art-House Film 'Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles')
Chantal Akerman
3
Birthdate: June 6, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: 2015
 13 
Thomas C. Durant
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 6, 1820
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lee, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1885
Philip III of France
0
Birthdate: April 30, 1245
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Poissy
Died: 1285
 15 
Maurice Wilkins
(Biophysicist)
Maurice Wilkins
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 15, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pongaroa, Wairarapa, New Zealand
Died: 2004
 16 
Andrea de Cesaris
(Racecar driver)
Andrea de Cesaris
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 31, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rome
Died: 2014
 17 
Grace Lee Boggs
(Author & Social Activist - Key Figure in the 'Asian American Movement')
Grace Lee Boggs
0
Birthdate: June 27, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Died: 2015
 18 
Henning Mankell
(Best known for a series of mystery novels starring his most noted creation, Inspector Kurt Wallander)
Henning Mankell
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 3, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 2015
 19 
Linda Gary
(Actress)
Linda Gary
0
Birthdate: November 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1995
 20 
Alex Lowe
(Mountaineer and Climber Who was Widely Considered the 'Best' Climber of His Day)
Alex Lowe
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 24, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Frederick, Maryland, United States
Died: 1999
 21 
Fred Shuttlesworth
(Politician)
Fred Shuttlesworth
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 18, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mount Meigs
Died: 2011
Augustus III of Poland
1
Birthdate: October 17, 1696
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: 1763
Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor
2
Birthdate: October 28, 1017
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: 1056
 24 
Seymour Cray
(Engineer, Computer scientist)
Seymour Cray
1
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: September 28, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chippewa Falls
Died: 1996
 25 
Shirley Ellis
(American soul music singer and songwriter of West Indian heritage)
Shirley Ellis
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 19, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 2005
 26 
Bert Jansch
(Musician)
Bert Jansch
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 3, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Glasgow, United Kingdom
Died: 2011
Alfonso VIII of Castile
0
Birthdate: November 11, 1155
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Soria, Spain
Died: 1214
 28 
Earl Tupper
(Entrepreneur)
Earl Tupper
0
Birthdate: July 28, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Hampshire
Died: 1983
 29 
Robbie Ross
(Journalist)
Robbie Ross
0
Birthdate: May 25, 1869
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tours, France
Died: 1918
 30 
Renee Adoree
(Actress)
Renee Adoree
0
Birthdate: September 30, 1897
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Altona, Hamburg, German Empire
Died: 1933
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 31 
Milunka Savic
(Military personnel)
Milunka Savic
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 10, 1888
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Koprivnica, Novi Pazar Koprivnica, Kingdom of Serbia
Died: 1973
 32 
Joker Arroyo
(Filipino Statesman and Lawyer)
Joker Arroyo
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 5, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Naga
Died: 2015
 33 
Steve Lee
(Musician)
Steve Lee
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 5, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Zurich, Switzerland
Died: 2010
 34 
Thomas Mitchell
(Scottish-born Australian Explorer and Surveyor)
Thomas Mitchell
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 15, 1792
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Grangemouth, Scotland
Died: 1855
 35 
Hal B. Wallis
(Film producer)
Hal B. Wallis
1
Birthdate: October 19, 1898
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died: 1986
 36 
Helena Roerich
0
Birthdate: February 12, 1879
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1955
 37 
Booker Little
(Trumpeter)
Booker Little
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 2, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1961
 38 
Denis Quilley
(Actor, Singer)
Denis Quilley
0
Birthdate: December 26, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Islington, North London, England
Died: 2003
 39 
Oscar Charleston
(Former Baseball Player Center fielder)
Oscar Charleston
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 14, 1896
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: 1954
 40 
Faustyna Kowalska
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 25, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: GÅ‚ogowiec, Poland
Died: 1938
 41 
Alfred L. Kroeber
(Cultural Anthropologist)
Alfred L. Kroeber
1
Birthdate: June 11, 1876
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1960
 42 
Karl Gordon Henize
(Astronomer, Astronaut, Scientist)
Karl Gordon Henize
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 17, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cincinnati
Died: 1993
Hortense de Beauharnais
0
Birthdate: April 10, 1783
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1837
 44 
Jogendra Nath Mandal
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 29, 1904
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bengal Presidency
Died: 1968
 45 
Sylvia Beach
(Bookseller)
Sylvia Beach
0
Birthdate: March 14, 1887
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 1962
 46 
Harry Emerson Fosdick
(American Pastor)
Harry Emerson Fosdick
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 24, 1878
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: 1969
 47 
Keith Murdoch
(War correspondent)
Keith Murdoch
1
Birthdate: August 12, 1885
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne
Died: 1952
 48 
Roy Ward Baker
(Director)
Roy Ward Baker
0
Birthdate: December 19, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2010
 49 
Anne Wiazemsky
(Former Actress, novelist who made her cinema debut at the age of 18, playing Marie, the lead character in Robert Bresson's Au Hasard Balthazar (1966))
Anne Wiazemsky
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 14, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 2017
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 50 
Ramnath Goenka
(Indian Newspaper Publisher and the Founder of 'The Indian Express')
Ramnath Goenka
0
Birthdate: April 22, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bihar, India
Died: 1991