DEAD: ON THIS DATE Tennessee Ernie Ford (aged 72) Musician (Sixteen Tons) Ernest Jennings Ford (February 13, 1919 – October 17, 1991), known professionally as Tennessee Ernie Ford, was an American recording artist and television host who enjoyed success in the country and Western, pop, and gospel musical genres. Noted for his rich bass-baritone voiceContinue reading DEAD: Tennessee Ernie Ford
DEAD: ON THIS DATE Marie Antoinette (aged 37) Last Queen of France Marie Antoinette (born Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna; 2 November 1755 – 16 October 1793) was the last Queen of France before the French Revolution. She was born an Archduchess of Austria, and was the penultimate child and youngest daughter of Empress Maria TheresaContinue reading DEAD: Marie Antoinette
DEAD: ON THIS DATE Audra Lindley (aged 79) Actress Audra Marie Lindley (September 24, 1918 – October 16, 1997) was an American actress, most famous for her role as landlady Helen Roper on the sitcomThree’s Company and its spin-off, The Ropers. DEATH: Lindley died of leukemia on October 16, 1997, at Cedars Sinai Medical Center.
DEAD: ON THIS DATE Eugene Gordon Lee (aged 71) Actor (Porky on Our Gang (Little Rascals) Eugene Gordon Lee (October 25, 1933 – October 16, 2005) was an American child actor, most notable for appearing in the Our Gang (Little Rascals) comedies as Porky from 1935 to 1939. During his tenure in Our Gang, PorkyContinue reading DEAD: Eugene Gordon Lee
DEAD: ON THIS DATE Barbara Billingsley (aged 94) Actress (June Cleaver on Leave it to Beaver) Barbara Billingsley (born Barbara Lillian Combes; December 22, 1915 – October 16, 2010) was an American film, television, voice, and stage actress. DEATH: Billingsley died of polymyalgia at her home in Santa Monica, California, on October 16, 2010, atContinue reading DEAD: Barbara Billingsley
DEAD: ON THIS DATE Dennis Hof (aged 72) Brothel owner and reality TV star (Cathouse) Dennis Hof (born October 14, 1946 – October 16, 2018), self-designated the “Trump from Pahrump,”was an American brothel owner, entrepreneur, restaurateur and star of the HBO series Cathouse. He was best known as the owner of seven legal brothelsin Nevada.Continue reading DEAD: Dennis Hof
DEAD: ON THIS DATE Herbert Henry Dow (aged 64) Founder of Dow Chemical Herbert Henry Dow (February 26, 1866 – October 15, 1930) was a Canadian-born American chemical industrialist, best known as the founder of the American multinational conglomerate Dow Chemical. He was a prolific inventor of chemical processes, compounds, and products, and was aContinue reading DEAD: Herbert Henry Dow