23 October 1984: Death of Oskar Werner, Austrian-German actor (b. 1922) (Source) Oskar Werner (born Oskar Josef Bschließmayer; 13 November 1922 – 23 October 1984) was an Austrian stage and cinema actor whose prominent roles include two 1965 films, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold and Ship of Fools.
23 October 1959: Death of George Bouzianis, Greek painter (b. 1885) (Source) George Bouzianis (Greek: Γιώργος Μπουζιάνης; German: Jorgos Busianis; November 8, 1885 – October 23, 1959) was a major Greek expressionist painter. Biography He studied painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts with teachers such as Nikiphoros Lytras