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WhoBirthdayAge on Thursday, Oct 11 1979
Frederick Kerr
10/11/1858-05/03/1933
121
Died Aged:74
Eille Norwood
10/11/1861-12/24/1948
118
Died Aged:87
Frank Brownlee
10/11/1874-02/10/1948
105
Died Aged:73
Jack Grey
10/11/1880-04/12/1956
99
Died Aged:75
Sarah Edwards
10/11/1881-01/07/1965
98
Died Aged:83
Margaret Moffatt
10/11/1883-02/19/1942
96
Died Aged:58
Eleanor Roosevelt
10/11/1884-11/07/1962
95
Died Aged:78
Sig Ruman
10/11/1884-02/14/1967
95
Died Aged:82
Buster Brodie
10/11/1885-04/09/1948
94
Died Aged:62
Lowell Sherman
10/11/1885-12/28/1934
94
Died Aged:49
Hubert Wilkins
10/11/1888-11/30/1958
91
Died Aged:70
Frank Baker
10/11/1892-12/30/1980
87
Suzy Prim
10/11/1896-07/07/1991
83
Russell Collins
10/11/1897-11/14/1965
82
Died Aged:68
Maurice Jones
10/11/1899-05/??/1992
80
Arno Frey
10/11/1900-06/26/1961
79
Died Aged:60
Leon Belasco
10/11/1902-06/01/1988
77
Hanna Hoessrich
10/11/1902-11/19/1941
77
Died Aged:39
Eddie Leslie
10/11/1903-06/27/1975
76
Died Aged:71
Hans Söhnker
10/11/1903-04/20/1981
76
Perc Launders
10/11/1904-10/02/1954
75
Died Aged:49
Ann Wilner
10/11/1904-01/21/1964
75
Died Aged:59
Bob Danvers-Walker
10/11/1906-05/17/1990
73
Ina De La Haye
10/11/1906-12/05/1972
73
Died Aged:66
Katherine Emery
10/11/1906-02/07/1980
73
Rollin Moriyama
10/11/1907-12/25/1992
72
Tom McGinnis
10/11/1911-09/26/1987
68
Guy Deghy
10/11/1912-02/25/1992
67
Betty Noyes
10/11/1912-12/24/1987
67
John Bryning
10/11/1913-03/??/1998
66
Mickey Daniels
10/11/1914-08/20/1970
65
Died Aged:55
J. Edward McKinley
10/11/1917-07/30/2004
62
Wally Peterson
10/11/1917-03/30/2011
62
Olive Deering
10/11/1918-03/22/1986
61
Linda Hayes
10/11/1918-12/19/1995
61
Kay Bannerman
10/11/1919-03/31/1991
60
Jean Vander Pyl
10/11/1919-04/10/1999
60
Linda Stirling
10/11/1921-07/20/1997
58
Georges Aminel
10/11/1922-04/29/2007
57
Jerry Stovin
10/11/1922-08/10/2005
57
Rosemary La Planche
10/11/1923-05/06/1979
56
Died Aged:55
Diana Webster
10/11/1924-10/19/2010
55
Nancy Guild
10/11/1925-08/16/1999
54
Elmore Leonard
10/11/1925-08/20/2013
54
Robert Patten
10/11/1925-12/29/2001
54
Earle Hyman
10/11/1926-11/17/2017
53
Margo Henderson
10/11/1928-07/06/2009
51
Jean Obé
10/11/1928
51
Vivian Matalon
10/11/1929
50
Liselotte Pulver
10/11/1929
50
Douglas Barr
10/11/1930-2015
49
JoJo D'Amore
10/11/1930-09/24/2005
49
Joan O'Hara
10/11/1930-07/23/2007
49
Dan Meaden
10/11/1935-11/28/2011
44
Josephine Powell
10/11/1936
43
Bobby Charlton
10/11/1937
42
Ron Leibman
10/11/1937
42
Dave Atkins
10/11/1940-04/23/2008
39
Barbara Minster
10/11/1940-01/15/2009
39
Gerald Taylor
10/11/1940-12/04/1994
39
John Nettles
10/11/1943
36
Cindy Carol
10/11/1944
35
Ninetto Davoli
10/11/1948
31
Jonathan Hadary
10/11/1948
31
Sharon Johansen
10/11/1948
31
Catlin Adams
10/11/1950
29
Jackie Basehart
10/11/1951
28
David Morse
10/11/1953
26
Tim Choate
10/11/1954-09/24/2004
25
Sascha Hehn
10/11/1954
25
Stephen Spinella
10/11/1956
23
Paul Bown
10/11/1957
22
Dawn French
10/11/1957
22
Nick Taylor
10/11/1958
21
Nicola Bryant
10/11/1960
19
Hany Abu-Assad
10/11/1961
18
Joan Cusack
10/11/1962
17
Ann-Charlotte Franzén
10/11/1963
16
Michael J. Nelson
10/11/1964
15
Sean Patrick Flanery
10/11/1965
14
Lennie James
10/11/1965
14
Luke Perry
10/11/1966
13
Pavel Reznícek
10/11/1966
13
Artie Lange
10/11/1967
12
Jane Krakowski
10/11/1968
11
Stephen Moyer
10/11/1969
10
Constance Zimmer
10/11/1970
9
Claudia Black
10/11/1972
7
Takeshi Kaneshiro
10/11/1973
6
Fabian Busch
10/11/1975
4
Emily Deschanel
10/11/1976
3
Matthew Bomer
10/11/1977
2
Wes Chatham
10/11/1978
1


Aired on Thursday, Oct 11 1979
Quincy, M.E.Never a Child
Barnaby JonesA Desperate Pursuit
Blankety-BlankEpisode #2.6
SceneThis Sporting Life
Buck Rogers in the 25th CenturyThe Plot to Kill a City: Part 1
Citizen SmithTofkin's Revenge
Hawaii Five-OWho Says Cops Don't Cry?
SoapEpisode #3.5
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Aired on Thursday, Oct 11 1979
Canada
Littlest HoboSmoke

Now Showing Thursday, Oct 11 1979
USA
Parkway 5
Jaws
Butch and Sundance the Early Days
Love and Bullets
Grease
Summer Camp

Aired on Thursday, Oct 11 1979
USA
CBS
 8:00 pmWaltonsThe Innocents

UK Chart
Saturday, Oct 6 1979
Message In A BottleThe Police1
DreamingBlondie2
CarsGary Numan3
Whatever You WantStatus Quo4
If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body Would You Hold It Against MeBellamy Brothers5
Video Killed The Radio StarThe Buggles6
Don't Stop 'Til You Get EnoughMichael Jackson7
Since You Been GoneRainbow8
Love's Gotta Hold On MeDollar9
Don't Bring Me DownElectric Light Orchestra10
Kate Bush On Stage (EP)Kate Bush11
Cruel To Be KindNick Lowe12
Sail OnCommodores13
Strut Your Funky StuffFrantique14
Time For ActionSecret Affair15
The PrinceMadness16
We Don't Talk AnymoreCliff Richard17
Street LifeCrusaders18
Reggae For It NowBill Lovelady19
Queen Of HeartsDave Edmunds20


US Chart
Saturday, Oct 6 1979
Sad EyesRobert John1
Don't Stop Til You Get EnoughMichael Jackson2
RiseHerb Alpert3
My SharonaThe Knack4
Sail OnCommodores5
Lonesome LoserLittle River Band6
I'll Never Love This Way AgainDionne Warwick7
Pop MuzikM8
After The Love Has GoneEarth, Wind and Fire9
Dim All The LightsDonna Summer10
Don't Bring Me DownElectric Light Orchestra11
Cruel To Be KindNick Lowe12
Heaven Must Have Sent YouBonnie Pointer13
Bad Case Of Loving You (Doctor, Doctor)Robert Palmer14
Driver's SeatSniff 'N' The Tears15
Born To Be AlivePatrick Hernandez16
The Devil Went Down To GeorgiaCharlie Daniels Band17
Different WorldsMaureen McGovern18
The BossDiana Ross19
SpookyAtlanta Rhythm Section20