Famous People Born in October 1914

  • Oct 1 Daniel J. Boorstin, American historian and author (The Americans: The Democratic Experience - 1974 Pulitzer Prize)
  • Oct 1 Michael Goodliffe, Cheshire England, actor (5th Day of Peace)
  • Oct 2 Albe Vidakovic, composer
  • Oct 2 Bengt Viktor Johansson, composer
  • Oct 2 Charles Drake, Bayside actor (Air Force, Glenn Miller Story), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 2 Jack Parsons, American rocket scientist, author, and occultist (d. 1952)
  • Oct 2 Bernarr Rainbow, English historian of music education, organist, and choir master, born in London (d. 1998)
  • Oct 3 Nel Rose, Dutch dance teacher
  • Oct 4 Brendan Gill, American critic (The New Yorker), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1997)
  • Oct 4 Jim Cairns, Australian politician (d. 2003)

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Oct 6 Thor Heyerdahl, Norwegian anthropologist and explorer (Kon Tiki, Aku-Aku), born in Larvik (d. 2002)

Ethnographer, Archaeologist and Explorer Thor Heyerdahl
Ethnographer, Archaeologist and Explorer
Thor Heyerdahl
  • Oct 7 Alfred Drake, [Capurro], singer/actor (Kiss Me Kate), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 7 Sarah Churchill, actress (All Over Town, Royal Wedding), born in London, England
  • Oct 9 Edward Andrews, Griffin GA, actor (Tea & Sympathy, Glass Bottom Boat)
  • Oct 9 Roger Goeb, American composer, born in Cherokee, Iowa (d. 1997)
  • Oct 10 Ivory Joe Hunter "The Baron of the Boogie", Rhythm and Blues singer-songwriter, born in Kirbyville, Texas (d. 1974)
  • Oct 10 Tommy Fine, American baseball player (d. 2005)
  • Oct 11 Edward J Day, US Postmaster General (1961)
  • Oct 14 Dick Durrance, American skier (d. 2004)
  • Oct 16 Christian J Modeste, gypsey king
  • Oct 17 Albert Markos, composer
  • Oct 17 Jerry Siegel, comic book writer (Superman)
  • Oct 17 John Mosely, recording expert/entrepreneur
  • Oct 19 Harold Gimblett, cricketer (legendary Somerset & England batsman)
  • Oct 20 Fayard Nicholas, US, actor (Big Broadcast of 1936)
  • Oct 21 Martin Gardner, Scientific American math & puzzles columnist
  • Oct 23 Frank (Bruiser) Kinard, NFL, AAFC tackle (NY Yankees), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 25 John Berryman, American poet (Friends & Associates)

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Oct 26 Jackie Coogan, actor (Uncle Fester-Addams Family), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1984)

  • Oct 27 Dylan Thomas, poet (Child's Christmas in Wales), born in Swansea, Wales
  • Oct 27 Stanislaw Brunstein, artist

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Oct 28 Jonas Salk, American medical scientist (created the polio vaccine), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)

Medical Researcher and Virologist Jonas Salk
Medical Researcher and Virologist
Jonas Salk
  • Oct 28 Richard Lawrence Millington Synge, British bio-chemist (Nobel 1952)
  • Oct 28 Glenn Robert Davis, U.S. Congressman (d. 1988)
  • Oct 30 Marion Ladewig, Mich, bowler (9 time woman bowler of year 1950-63)
  • Oct 30 Marius Hendrikus Flothuis, Dutch composer/author (Mozart biography)
  • Oct 30 Patsy Montana Ruby Blevins, singer
  • Oct 30 Richard E Holz, American composer
  • Oct 31 Joe Carcione, American consumer advocate (d. 1988)
  • Oct 31 John Hugenholtz, Dutch race track designer (d. 1995)