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33rd year  -  N° 292                 Friday, 19 October 2018         Antwerpen		
Where's Your Head at?




14 events for 6 October:

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    131 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 6th of October 1887

    Urban planner and pioneer modern architecture Le Corbusier is born as Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.


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    126 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 6th of October 1892

    Poet Alfred Tennyson dies of natural causes at the age of 83 in Aldworth, Blackdown, West Sussex, United Kingdom.


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    111 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 6th of October 1907

    Victim of Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf Alfred Hogrefe is born in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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    105 Years Ago Today War Sie Meretlein

    Monday 6th of October 1913

    Surrealist artist Méret Elisabeth Oppenheim is born in Joachim-Friedrich-Straße 48, Berlin, Halensee, Berlin, Germany.


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    104 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 6th of October 1914

    Adventurer and ethnographer Thor Heyerdahl is born in Larvik, Vestfold, Norway.


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    76 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 6th of October 1942

    Actress and sex symbol Britt Ekland is born as Britt-Marie Eklund in Stockholm, Södermanland, Sweden.


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    70 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 6th of October 1948

    Avant-garde composer and guitarist Glenn Branca is born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States.


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    67 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 6th of October 1951

    Industrialist in food manufacturing Will Keith Kellogg known for Kellogg’s cereals dies of heart failure at the age of 91 in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States.


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    56 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 6th of October 1962

    37-year-old Stand-up comedian, social critic and satirist Lenny Bruce is arrested for possession of narcotics in Los Angeles, California, United States.


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    56 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 6th of October 1962

    Film director Tod Charles Albert Browning dies of throat cancer at the age of 82 in Malibu, California, United States.


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    30 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 6th of October 1988

    Mass murderer Sulejman Talović is born in Cerska, Republika Srpska, Bosnia.


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    29 Years Ago Today

    Friday 6th of October 1989

    Actress Bette Ruth Elizabeth Davis dies of breast cancer at the age of 81 in American Hospital, 63 Blvd Victor Hugo, Neuilly-sur-Seine, Île-de-France, France.


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    25 Years Ago Today He Wasn't Inspired no More

    Wednesday 6th of October 1993

    Truck driver Larry Lawrence Richard Walters aka Lawnchair Larry aka The Lawn Chair Pilot commits suicide by a shot through the heart at the age of 44 in Angeles National Forest, California, United States.

    Walters achieved dubious fame in 1982 when he piloted an aluminium lawn chair attached to 42 helium weather balloons, dubbed 'Inspiration I', 16.000 feet above from San Pedro to Long Beach.



  • 12 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Friday 6th of October 2006

    A gun made of cardboard, breadcrumb and shoepolish by multiple murderer Freddy Horion with whom I corresponded from 1987 onwards at the Voorbij Goed & Kwaad exhibition in Museum Dr. Guislain, Jozef Guislainstraat 43, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.



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