Famous People Born in October 1938

  • Oct 1 J Bert Sonnier, race horse trainer
  • Oct 1 Les Scheinflug, Australian soccer asst coach (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
  • Oct 2 Lloyd Turner, journalist
  • Oct 2 Rex Reed, movie critic/actor (Myra Breckinridge), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Oct 2 Waheed Murad, Pakistani film actor and director (d. 1983)
  • Oct 3 David R Obey, (Rep-D-Wisconsin, 1969- )
  • Oct 3 Eddie Cochran, rock vocalist/guitarist (C'Mon Everybody), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Oct 3 Tereza Kesovija, Croatian singer
  • Oct 4 Kurt Wüthrich, Swiss chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Oct 5 Carlo Mastrangelo, rocker (Dion & The Belmonts), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2016)
  • Oct 5 Teresa Heinz Kerry, American philanthropist
  • Oct 6 Serge Nubret, French bodybuilder
  • Oct 7 Robert Drivas, Chi, actor (Cool Hand Luke, Illustrated Man) [or 11/21]
  • Oct 8 David Willis, British journalist (BBC World Service)
  • Oct 8 Frederick S Stolle, tennis champ (US Open-1966)
  • Oct 8 Penny Pitou, US, skier (Olympic-2 silvers-1960)
  • Oct 8 Walter Gretzky, father of Wayne Gretzky
  • Oct 9 Heinz Fischer, Austrian politician
  • Oct 10 Marcus Jan Adriani, biologist/director (Weevers' Duin)
  • Oct 10 Tobias A Roth, (Rep-R-Wisconsin, 1979- )
  • Oct 10 Moriyama Daido, Japanese photographer
  • Oct 12 Bob Miller, American NHL broadcaster
  • Oct 13 Jim McMullan, Long Beach NY, actor (Dr McDaniel-Ben Casey)
  • Oct 13 Mahboob Shah, cricketer (Pakistani Test umpire on intl panel)
  • Oct 13 Hugo Young, English journalist (d. 2003)
  • Oct 14 John Dean III, former White House counsel (Watergate figure)
  • Oct 14 Empress Farah Diba of Iran
  • Oct 15 Fela Ransome/Anikulapo Kuti, Nigerian singer/saxophonist (d. 1997)
  • Oct 15 Marvin E "Marv" Johnson, US gospel/R&B singer (Move 2 mountains)
  • Oct 15 Rafael Aponte-Ledee, composer
  • Oct 16 Nico (born Christa Päffgen; singer-songwriter, fashion model, actress) (d. 1988)
  • Oct 16 Carl Gunter Jr, Louisiana State Representative (d. 1999)

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Oct 17 Robert "Evel" Knievel, American motorcycle daredevil (Snake River Canyon), born in Butte, Montana (d. 2007)

Motorcycle Daredevil Evel Knievel
Motorcycle Daredevil
Evel Knievel
  • Oct 18 Ronnie Bright, rocker (Coasters)
  • Oct 18 Dawn Wells, American actress
  • Oct 19 Ton Regtien, Dutch student leader
  • Oct 20 Iain Macmillan, Abbey Road photographer (d. 2006)
  • Oct 22 Christopher Lloyd, American actor (Taxi, Back to the Future), born in Stamford, Connecticut,
  • Oct 22 Derek Jacobi, actor (Lanner-Strauss Family, Dead Again), born in London, England
  • Oct 23 John Heinz, (Sen-R-PA, 1977- )
  • Oct 23 Jordan Christopher, actor (Secrets of Midland Heights), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Oct 24 Fred E Finn, pianist (Mickie Finn's), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 25 Robert Webster, diver (Oly-gold-1960, 64), born in Berkeley, California
  • Oct 26 Bernadette Lafont, Nimes France, actress (Perils of Gwendoline), (d. 2013)
  • Oct 26 Charles W Stenholm, (Rep-D-Texas, 1979- )
  • Oct 26 Ralph Bakshi, animator (Lord of the Rings, Fritz the Cat, Mighty Mouse)
  • Oct 27 Maurice Hinchey, (Rep-D-New York)
  • Oct 28 Peter Carlstein, cricketer (South African Test batsman 1958-64)
  • Oct 28 David Dimbleby, English television commentator
  • Oct 28 Anne Perry, English-born novelist
  • Oct 29 Peter Stampfel, musician and songwriter (The Holy Modal Rounders), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Oct 29 Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, President of Liberia (2006 -) and the first elected female head of state in Africa, born in Monrovia, Liberia

Africa's First Elected Female Head of State Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
Africa's First Elected Female Head of State
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
  • Oct 30 Ed Lauter, Long Beach, New York, American actor (The Artist, The Number 23), (d. 2013)
  • Oct 31 Rives McBee, PGA golfer (1989 RJR Bank One Classic), born in Denton, Texas