Top 10 Famous People Who Died On August 10

10. Eydie Gorme

Eydie Gormé was an American singer who performed solo as well as with her husband, Steve Lawrence, in popular ballads and swing. She earned numerous awards, including a Grammy and an Emmy.
Died: August 10, 2013, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
9. Tony Wilson

Anthony Howard "Tony" Wilson was an English record label owner, radio and television presenter, nightclub manager, impresario and journalist for Granada Television and the BBC.
Born: February 20, 1950, Pendleton, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Died: August 10, 2007, Withington, Manchester, United Kingdom
8. Carmita Jimenez

Carmita Jiménez was a Puerto Rican singer who was considered a diva in Puerto Rico. She was born in San Lorenzo.
Born: August 3, 1939, San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico
Died: August 10, 2003, Caguas, Puerto Rico
7. Kristen Nygaard

Kristen Nygaard was a Norwegian computer scientist, programming language pioneer and politician. He was born in Oslo and died of a heart attack in 2002.
Born: August 27, 1926, Oslo, Norway
Died: August 10, 2002, Oslo, Norway
6. Isaac Hayes

Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr. was an American soul singer, songwriter, actor, producer, and voice artist. Hayes was one of the creative forces behind the southern soul music label Stax Records
Died: August 10, 2008, Memphis, Tennessee, United States
5. Robert H. Goddard

Robert Hutchings Goddard was an American engineer, professor, physicist, and inventor who is credited with creating and building the world's first liquid-fueled rocket
Born: October 5, 1882, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 10, 1945, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
4. Adela Rogers St. Johns

Adela Nora Rogers St. Johns was an American journalist, novelist, and screenwriter. She wrote a number of screenplays for silent movies but is best remembered for her groundbreaking exploits
Born: May 20, 1894, Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: August 10, 1988, Arroyo Grande, California, United States
3. Michael Houser

Michael Houser was a founding member and lead guitarist of the band Widespread Panic. He appeared on 7 studio albums during his 16-year tenure with the band from 1986 till 2002.
Born: January 6, 1962, Boone, North Carolina, United States
Died: August 10, 2002, Athens, Georgia, United States
2. Jakob F. Fries

Jakob Friedrich Fries was a German post-Kantian philosopher. He was born in Barby and died in Jena.
Born: August 23, 1773, Barby, Germany
Died: August 10, 1843, Jena, Germany
1. Salvatore Vigano

Salvatore Viganò, was an Italian choreographer, dancer and composer. Viganò was born in Naples. He studied composition with Luigi Boccherini and by the mid-1780s was composing original music. In 1788, he appeared as a dancer on the stage in Venice.
Born: March 25, 1769, Naples, Italy
Died: August 10, 1821, Milan, Italy