Famous People Born in October 1929

  • Oct 1 Ken Arthurson, Australian rugby league identity
  • Oct 2 John Zochonis, British multi-millionaire soap magnate
  • Oct 2 Kenneth Leighton, composer
  • Oct 2 Moses Gunn, actor (Amityville II, Good Times, Shaft), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Oct 3 Bert Stern, American photographer
  • Oct 4 Leroy Van Dyke, Spring Fork Mo, country singer (Walk on By)
  • Oct 4 Scotty Beckett, actor (Listen Darling, Battleground), born in Oakland, California
  • Oct 5 Autherine Lucy, Shiloh, Alabama, 1st African American to enroll in University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa
  • Oct 5 Richard F Gordon Jr, Capt USN/astronaut (Gemini 11, Apol 12), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Oct 5 Skip Homeier, actor (Beachhead, Dan Raven, Interns), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 6 Les Favell, cricketer (stoic Australian batsman late 50's)
  • Oct 7 Robert Westall, British author (d. 1993)
  • Oct 7 Graeme Ferguson, Canadian filmmaker and executive
  • Oct 7 Harold Zirin, astronomer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • Oct 8 Valdir Pereira, Brazilian footballer (d. 2001)
  • Oct 11 Liselotte Pulver, Swiss actress
  • Oct 12 Robert Coles, Milton Mass, author (Anna Freud, Pulitzer 1973)
  • Oct 12 Magnús Magnússon, Icelandic television presenter (d. 2007)
  • Oct 14 Alfredo Santos Buenaventura, composer
  • Oct 14 Yvon Durelle, Canadian boxer (d. 2007)
  • Oct 16 Bill Green, (Rep-R-NY, 1978- )
  • Oct 16 Fernanda Montenegro, Brazilian actress
  • Oct 17 Ram Da-Oz [Abraham Daus], Israeli composer, born in Berlin
  • Oct 18 Violeta Barrios de Chamorro, president of Nicaragua (1990- )
  • Oct 19 Balbir Singh, India, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1948-56)
  • Oct 19 Dumitru Capoianu, composer
  • Oct 21 Ursula K[roeber] Le Guin, US, sci-fi author (Tombs of Atuan)
  • Oct 22 Giorgio Gaslini, composer
  • Oct 22 Lev Yashin, Soviet-Russian football goalkeeper (Soviet Union 1954-1967)
  • Oct 24 George H Crumb, Charleston WV, composer (Pulitzer 1968-Echoes of Time)
  • Oct 24 James Brosnan, baseball player/writer (Long Season)
  • Oct 24 Yordan Radichkov, Bulgarian writer (d. 2004)
  • Oct 24 Hubert Aquin, French-Canadian novelist and activist (d. 1977)
  • Oct 25 Peter Loader, cricketer (England quick in 13 Tests 1954-59, later WA)
  • Oct 25 Peter Rohmkorf, writer
  • Oct 25 Roger John Tayler, astrophysicist
  • Oct 26 Georgette Amowitz, choreographer/educator
  • Oct 26 Hans Peter Haller, composer
  • Oct 26 Neal Matthews, Jr., American singer (The Jordanaires) (d. 2000)
  • Oct 27 Marino Iandioro, canned Tomato Pioneer
  • Oct 28 1st child born in aircraft, Miami, Florida
  • Oct 28 Joan Plowright, Brigg England, actress (Brimstone & Treacle)
  • Oct 28 Narotam Puna, cricketer (Bombay NZ off-spinner v England 1966)
  • Oct 28 Marcel Bozzuffi, French actor (d. 1988)
  • Oct 28 John Hollander, American poet
  • Oct 31 Bud Spencer, Italian actor (Aladdin, Extralarge, Go For It)
  • Oct 31 Eddie Charlton, Australian snooker player (d. 2004)