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

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Oct 5 Vaclav Havel, Czech politician (President of Czechoslovakia, 1990-2, Czech Republic, 1993-2003), born in Prague (d. 2011)

Politician and Author Václav Havel
Politician and Author
Václav Havel
  • 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, Russian 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) and sportscaster (NBC-TV, Madison Square Garden), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 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

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Oct 19 James Bevel, American civil rights activist (Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Direct Action), born in Itta Bena, Mississippi (d. 2008)

Civil Rights Activist James Bevel
Civil Rights Activist
James Bevel
  • 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, Russian cosmonaut
  • Oct 31 Michael Landon, actor (Bonanza, Highway to Heaven), born in Forest Hills, New York