Famous People Born in October 1929

  • 1st Ken Arthurson, Australian rugby league identity
  • 2nd John Zochonis, British multi-millionaire soap magnate
  • 2nd Kenneth Leighton, composer
  • 2nd Moses Gunn, actor (Amityville II, Good Times, Shaft), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 3rd Bert Stern, American photographer
  • 4th Leroy Van Dyke, Spring Fork Mo, country singer (Walk on By)
  • 4th Scotty Beckett, actor (Listen Darling, Battleground), born in Oakland, California
  • 5th Autherine Lucy, Shiloh, Alabama, 1st African American to enroll in University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa
  • 5th Richard F Gordon Jr, Capt USN/astronaut (Gemini 11, Apol 12), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 5th Skip Homeier, actor (Beachhead, Dan Raven, Interns), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 6th Les Favell, cricketer (stoic Australian batsman late 50's)
  • 7th Robert Westall, British author (d. 1993)
  • 7th Graeme Ferguson, Canadian filmmaker and executive
  • 7th Harold Zirin, astronomer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • 8th Valdir Pereira, Brazilian footballer (d. 2001)
  • 11th Liselotte Pulver, Swiss actress
  • 12th Robert Coles, Milton Mass, author (Anna Freud, Pulitzer 1973)
  • 12th Magnús Magnússon, Icelandic television presenter (d. 2007)
  • 14th Alfredo Santos Buenaventura, composer
  • 14th Yvon Durelle, Canadian boxer (d. 2007)
  • 16th Bill Green, (Rep-R-NY, 1978- )
  • 16th Fernanda Montenegro, Brazilian actress
  • 17th Ram Da-Oz, composer
  • 18th Violeta Barrios de Chamorro, president of Nicaragua (1990- )
  • 19th Balbir Singh, India, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1948-56)
  • 19th Dumitru Capoianu, composer
  • 21st Ursula K[roeber] Le Guin, US, sci-fi author (Tombs of Atuan)
  • 22nd Dory Previn, Rahway NJ, pop singer (Love Be My Cover)
  • 22nd Giorgio Gaslini, composer
  • 22nd Lev Yashin, Soviet-Russian football goalkeeper (Soviet Union 1954-1967)
  • 24th George H Crumb, Charleston WV, composer (Pulitzer 1968-Echoes of Time)
  • 24th James Brosnan, baseball player/writer (Long Season)
  • 24th Yordan Radichkov, Bulgarian writer (d. 2004)
  • 24th Hubert Aquin, French-Canadian novelist and activist (d. 1977)
  • 25th Peter Loader, cricketer (England quick in 13 Tests 1954-59, later WA)
  • 25th Peter Rohmkorf, writer
  • 25th Roger John Tayler, astrophysicist
  • 26th Georgette Amowitz, choreographer/educator
  • 26th Hans Peter Haller, composer
  • 26th Neal Matthews, Jr., American singer (The Jordanaires) (d. 2000)
  • 27th Marino Iandioro, canned Tomato Pioneer
  • 28th 1st child born in aircraft, Miami, Florida
  • 28th Joan Plowright, Brigg England, actress (Brimstone & Treacle)
  • 28th Narotam Puna, cricketer (Bombay NZ off-spinner v England 1966)
  • 28th Marcel Bozzuffi, French actor (d. 1988)
  • 28th John Hollander, American poet
  • 30th Joan Ganz Cooney, founder (Children's Television Workshop)
  • 31st Bud Spencer, Italian actor (Aladdin, Extralarge, Go For It)
  • 31st Eddie Charlton, Australian snooker player (d. 2004)