Famous People Born in October 1936

  • Oct 1 Charles G Fullerton, astronaut (STS-3, 51F), born in Rochester, New York
  • Oct 1 Edward Villella, Bayside Queens, ballet dancer (NYC Ballet)
  • Oct 1 Stella Stevens, Yazoo City Miss, actress (Girls! Girls!, Manitou)
  • Oct 1 Duncan Edwards, English footballer (d. 1958)
  • Oct 2 Ian McLachlan, cricketer (Cambridge & S Aust bat, later Liberal MP)
  • Oct 2 Johnnie Cochran, attorney (O.J. Simpson defense attorney)
  • Oct 2 Roger Sainsbury, bishop of Barking
  • Oct 3 Steve Reich, American composer (My Name is), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 4 David Pithey, cricketer (bro of Tony, South African all-rounder in 8 Tests)
  • Oct 4 Sally Mary Caroline Belfrage, writer
  • Oct 5 Annerose Schmidt, East German pianist
  • Oct 5 Vaclav Havel, writer/pres Czechoslovakia (1989-92)
  • Oct 6 Anna Quayle, actress (Mistress Pamela)
  • Oct 6 Glenn Hild, race horse trainer
  • Oct 6 Rob Touber, [Robert J Noordervliet], cabaret director (Capers)
  • Oct 7 Gennadi Mikhailovich Kolesnikov, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Oct 7 Charles Dutoit, Swiss conductor
  • Oct 8 Carman Moore, composer
  • Oct 8 Rona Barrett, American gossip columnist (Tomorrow Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 9 Brian Blessed, Mexborough, Yorkshire, English actor (King Arthur, High Road to China)
  • Oct 10 Art Dick, cricket wicket-keeper (NZ of 60's)
  • Oct 10 Judith Chalmers, English TV hostess (Wish You Were Here)
  • Oct 10 Gerhard Ertl, German surface chemist, Nobel laureate, 2007.
  • Oct 11 Billy Higgins, American jazz drummer (d. 2001)
  • Oct 12 Tony Kubek, shortstop (NY Yankees)/sportscaster (NBC-TV, Madison Square Garden)
  • Oct 13 Cliff Gorman, Jamacia NY, actor (Boys in the Band, Angel)
  • Oct 13 Elizabeth Furse, (Rep-D-Oregon)
  • Oct 13 John Menzies, Scottish publisher/banker/multi-millionaire
  • Oct 15 Kari Rydman, Finnish composer, born in Helsinki
  • Oct 16 Gerardo Gandini, composer
  • Oct 16 Andrei Chikatilo, Russian serial killer (d. 1994)
  • Oct 16 Akira Machida, Japanese judge
  • Oct 16 Peter Bowles, English actor
  • Oct 17 David Hobson, (Rep-R-Ohio)
  • Oct 17 Hiroo Kanamori, Japanese seismologist
  • Oct 19 Johnetta Betsch Cole, educator/president (Spellman College)/(Sen-D-KY)
  • Oct 19 Tony Lo Bianco, actor (Ann Jillian Story, Hizzoner!), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 19 James Bevel, American activist
  • Oct 20 Larry Mowry, PGA golfer (1987 Crestar Pepsi Senior), born in San Diego, California
  • Oct 21 James H "Simon" Gray, English playwright (Butley)
  • Oct 22 Neville E Alexander, South african (10 years in Robbeneiland Jail)
  • Oct 23 Barry Sinclair, cricketer (21 Tests for NZ in the 60's, 3 centuries)
  • Oct 23 Philip Kaufman, director (Right Stuff, Henry & June)
  • Oct 24 Annelien Kappeyne van de Coppello, Dutch politician (VVD)
  • Oct 24 Bill Wyman, England, rocker (Rolling Stones-Under My Thumb)
  • Oct 24 David Nelson, American actor (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 24 Rainer Kunad, composer
  • Oct 25 Alan Smith, cricket wicket-keeper (England1962-63 Aust-NZ tour)
  • Oct 25 Sir Martin Gilbert, British historian (Winston Churchill biography), born in London, England
  • Oct 26 Bruce Belland, singer (Tim Conway Hour), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 26 Shelley Morrison, American actress
  • Oct 28 Charlie Daniels, singer (Devil Went Down to Georgia), born in Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Oct 28 Horst Antes, German painter
  • Oct 28 Ted Hawkins, singer/guitarist
  • Oct 28 Carl Davis, American-born musical conductor and composer
  • Oct 29 Akiko Kojima, Japanese model
  • Oct 30 Polina Astakhova, Ukrainian gymnast (d. 2005)
  • Oct 31 Sergei Nikolayevich Gaidukov, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Oct 31 Michael Landon, Forest Hills NY, actor (Bonanza, Highway to Heaven)