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WhoBirthdayAge on Monday, Oct 15 1979
Hannah Jones
10/15/1872-1949
107
Helen Ware
10/15/1877-01/25/1939
102
Died Aged:61
Sara Allgood
10/15/1879-09/13/1950
100
Died Aged:70
Jane Darwell
10/15/1879-08/13/1967
100
Died Aged:87
Alexander Pollard
10/15/1886-06/17/1950
93
Died Aged:63
Paul Hurst
10/15/1888-02/27/1953
91
Died Aged:64
Phyllis Neilson-Terry
10/15/1892-09/25/1977
87
Died Aged:84
Ina Claire
10/15/1893-02/21/1985
86
Blanche Fothergill
10/15/1895-03/10/1968
84
Died Aged:72
Melville Cooper
10/15/1896-03/29/1973
83
Died Aged:76
André Gabriello
10/15/1896-03/19/1975
83
Died Aged:78
Chet Brandenburg
10/15/1897-07/17/1974
82
Died Aged:76
Ransom Sherman
10/15/1898-11/26/1985
81
Fritz Feld
10/15/1900-11/18/1993
79
Mervyn LeRoy
10/15/1900-09/13/1987
79
Madge Brindley
10/15/1901-08/28/1968
78
Died Aged:66
Doris May
10/15/1902-05/12/1984
77
Helen Goss
10/15/1903-08/??/1985
76
Claire Luce
10/15/1903-08/31/1989
76
Jessie Keosian
10/15/1905-10/26/1994
74
Lucie Lancaster
10/15/1907-12/24/1998
72
Maynard Holmes
10/15/1908-06/29/1965
71
Died Aged:56
Jean Davy
10/15/1911-02/05/2001
68
Derek Elphinstone
10/15/1913-02/19/1999
66
Arthur Hanson
10/15/1915-02/21/1991
64
Michael Darbyshire
10/15/1917-11/20/1979
62
Jan Miner
10/15/1917-02/15/2004
62
Arthur Schlesinger
10/15/1917-02/28/2007
62
Paul Tanner
10/15/1917-02/05/2013
62
Patricia Jessel
10/15/1920-06/10/1968
59
Died Aged:47
Robert Rockwell
10/15/1920-01/25/2003
59
Henri Verneuil
10/15/1920-01/11/2002
59
Henri Verneuil
10/15/1920-01/11/2002
59
Allan Drake
10/15/1921-03/08/1986
58
Nigel Green
10/15/1924-05/15/1972
55
Died Aged:47
Mark Lenard
10/15/1924-11/22/1996
55
Charles Verstraete
10/15/1924-12/??/2003
55
Tony Hart
10/15/1925-01/18/2009
54
Margaretha Krook
10/15/1925-05/07/2001
54
Mimi Chandler
10/15/1926-09/13/2016
53
Geoffrey Colville
10/15/1926-04/23/2006
53
Fred Franklyn
10/15/1926-03/07/1989
53
Jeffrey Hayden
10/15/1926
53
Jean Peters
10/15/1926-10/13/2000
53
Jeanette Charles
10/15/1927
52
Keith Fordyce
10/15/1928-03/22/2011
51
Jim MacGeorge
10/15/1928
51
Philippe Leroy
10/15/1930
49
Danielle Aubry
10/15/1931
48
Ken Miller
10/15/1931-05/08/2017
48
Arnold Turner
10/15/1931
48
Virginia Leith
10/15/1932
47
Claude Woolman
10/15/1933-07/05/1989
46
Peter Haskell
10/15/1934-04/12/2010
45
Hans Croiset
10/15/1935
44
Michel Aumont
10/15/1936
43
Linda Lavin
10/15/1937
42
Anna Maria Gherardi
10/15/1939-10/05/2014
40
Toni Sawyer
10/15/1939
40
Raymond O'Keefe
10/15/1940
39
Penny Marshall
10/15/1942
37
Henry Olek
10/15/1942
37
Francesco D'Adda
10/15/1943
36
Christopher Rozycki
10/15/1943
36
Tony Bastable
10/15/1944-05/31/2007
35
Ray Jewers
10/15/1945-10/03/1993
34
Jim Palmer
10/15/1945
34
Victor Banerjee
10/15/1946
33
Asher Brauner
10/15/1946
33
John Getz
10/15/1946
33
Marsha A. Hunt
10/15/1946
33
Garry Croudace
10/15/1947-02/04/2007
32
Jan Niklas
10/15/1947
32
Candida Royalle
10/15/1950-09/07/2015
29
Peter Richardson
10/15/1951
28
Peter Alexander
10/15/1952
27
Larry Miller
10/15/1953
26
Jere Burns
10/15/1954
25
Tanya Roberts
10/15/1955
24
Renée Jones
10/15/1958
21
Kellie Flanagan
10/15/1959
20
Stephen Tompkinson
10/15/1965
14
Kitty McGeever
10/15/1966-08/16/2015
13
Charlie Spradling
10/15/1968
11
Peter Bosch
10/15/1969
10
Vanessa Marcil
10/15/1969
10
Jenna Byrne
10/15/1970
9
Nicolai Borger
10/15/1974
5
Jody Hill
10/15/1976
3
Robert Baker
10/15/1979
0
Jaclynn Tiffany Brown
10/15/1979
0

Passed on Monday, Oct 15 1979
Noel Hood
Geoffrey Moon

Aired on Monday, Oct 15 1979
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, SpySmiley Sets a Trap
WKRP in CincinnatiBaseball
AngelsEpisode #5.13

Aired on Monday, Oct 15 1979
UK
Thameside
Living Dead At The Manchester Morgue
Assault on Precinct 13

Aired on Monday, Oct 15 1979
USA
CBS
 9:00 pmM*A*S*HGood-Bye Radar 2

UK Chart
Saturday, Oct 13 1979
Message In A BottleThe Police1
Video Killed The Radio StarThe Buggles2
DreamingBlondie3
Don't Stop 'Til You Get EnoughMichael Jackson4
Whatever You WantStatus Quo5
Since You Been GoneRainbow6
CarsGary Numan7
If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body Would You Hold It Against MeBellamy Brothers8
One Day At A TimeLena Martell9
Kate Bush On Stage (EP)Kate Bush10
Every Day HurtsSad Café11
Love's Gotta Hold On MeDollar12
Sail OnCommodores13
Cruel To Be KindNick Lowe14
You Can Do ItAl Hudson & The Partners15
The Chosen FewThe Dooleys16
Strut Your Funky StuffFrantique17
Queen Of HeartsDave Edmunds18
The PrinceMadness19
Don't Bring Me DownElectric Light Orchestra20


US Chart
Saturday, Oct 13 1979
Don't Stop Til You Get EnoughMichael Jackson1
RiseHerb Alpert2
Sad EyesRobert John3
Sail OnCommodores4
My SharonaKnack, The5
I'll Never Love This Way AgainDionne Warwick6
Pop MuzikM7
Dim All The LightsDonna Summer8
Lonesome LoserLittle River Band9
After The Love Has GoneEarth, Wind and Fire10
Heaven Must Have Sent YouBonnie Pointer11
Cruel To Be KindNick Lowe12
Don't Bring Me DownElectric Light Orchestra13
You Decorated My LifeKenny Rogers14
Heartache TonightEagles15
Born To Be AlivePatrick Hernandez16
SpookyAtlanta Rhythm Section17
Dirty White BoyForeigner18
The BossDiana Ross19
Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'Journey20