Famous People Born in October 1939

  • Oct 1 George Archer, PGA golfer (1969 Masters Bing Crosby), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 1 Geoffrey Whitehead, English actor
  • Oct 2 B K Kunderan, cricketer (Indian keeper-batsman of 60's)
  • Oct 2 Yuri Nikolayevich Glazkov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 24)
  • Oct 4 W Henson Moore, (Rep-R-LA, 1975- )
  • Oct 5 Marie Laforêt, French singer and actress
  • Oct 5 Marie-Claire Blais, French Canadian author and playwright
  • Oct 5 Consuelo Ynares-Santiago, Filipino Supreme Court jurist
  • Oct 5 Walter Wolf, Slovenian-born Canadian industrialist
  • Oct 6 Douglas K Bereuter, (Rep-R-Nebraska, 1979- )
  • Oct 6 John J LaFalce, (Rep-D-NY, 1975- )
  • Oct 7 Colin Cooper, rocker (Climax Blues Band)
  • Oct 7 John Hopcroft, American computer scientist
  • Oct 7 Clive James, Australian television presenter and writer
  • Oct 7 Harold Kroto, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (1996), born in Wisbech (d. 2016)
  • Oct 8 Paul Hogan, Australia, actor (Crocodile Dundee, Lightning Jack)
  • Oct 8 Armando Gentilucci, composer
  • Oct 8 Elvira Ozolina, USSR, javelin thrower (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • Oct 8 Harvey Pekar, American author
  • Oct 8 Lynne Stewart, American civil liberties lawyer
  • Oct 9 O. V. [Overton Vertis] Wright, American singer, born in Lenow, Tennessee, (d. 1980)
  • Oct 9 Pierre Mertens, French/Belgian writer (Lettres Clandestines)
  • Oct 10 Joseph Pitts, American politician
  • Oct 11 Franklin A Sonn, union leader (South African workers)

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Oct 11 Maria Bueno, Brazilian tennis player (Wimbledon 1959), born in São Paulo, Brazil

Tennis Champion Maria Bueno
Tennis Champion
Maria Bueno
  • Oct 11 Woiciech Wiesidlowski Lowski, dancer
  • Oct 12 Carolee Schneemann, Fox Chase Pennsylvania, American performance artist
  • Oct 13 Melinda Dillon, Hope Ark, actress (Close Encounters, Slap Shot)
  • Oct 13 T. J. Cloutier, American poker player
  • Oct 14 Hugh Delane Thompson, PGA golfer (1991 MONY Syracuse), born in Shreveport, Louisiana

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Oct 14 Ralph Lauren, fashion designer (Chaps, Polo Ralph Lauren), born in The Bronx, New York

Fashion Designer Ralph Lauren
Fashion Designer
Ralph Lauren
  • Oct 15 Carmelo Bossi, Italy, light middleweight boxer (Olympic-silver-1960)

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Oct 18 Lee Harvey Oswald, assassin (JFK), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1963)

Ex-soldier, drifter Lee Harvey Oswald
Ex-soldier, drifter
Lee Harvey Oswald

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Oct 18 Mike Ditka, NFL coach and tight-end (Bears, Cowboys, NFL rookie year 1961), born in Carnegie, Pennsylvania

NFL Head Coach Mike Ditka
NFL Head Coach
Mike Ditka
  • Oct 18 Flavio Cotti, member of the Swiss Federal Council
  • Oct 20 Jay Siegel, Bkln, rock bassist (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight)
  • Oct 20 Raymond Jones, British keyboardist and songwriter, born in Oldham
  • Oct 22 Joaquim Chissano, president of Mozambique (1986- )
  • Oct 22 Ray Jones, rock bassist (Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas)
  • Oct 22 Tony Roberts, actor (Annie Hall, Edge of Night, Lucie Arnaz Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 22 George Cohen, English footballer
  • Oct 23 Charlie Foxx, US songwriter/soul singer (Mockingbird)
  • Oct 23 Ellie Greenwich, rocker
  • Oct 24 Uri Sharvit, Israeli composer, born in Jerusalem
  • Oct 25 Robin Spry, Canadian filmmaker and producer (d. 2005)
  • Oct 25 Zelmo Beaty, Hillister, TX, basketball player (St Louis Hawks, Utah Stars), (d. 2013)
  • Oct 26 Vladimir Mikhailovich Beloborodov, cosmonaut

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Oct 27 John Cleese, English actor and comedian (Monty Python), born in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

Actor, Comedian John Cleese
Actor, Comedian
John Cleese
  • Oct 28 Jane Alexander, [Quigley], actress (Betsy, Kramer vs Kramer), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 28 Miroslav Cerar, Yugoslav gymnast
  • Oct 30 Eddie Holland, US singer/songwriter (Jamie, Leaving Here)
  • Oct 30 Grace Slick, rock vocalist (Jefferson Airplane-White Rabbit), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 30 Norman West, US singer (Soul Children, Hearsay, Give 'em Love)
  • Oct 30 Leland H. Hartwell, American scientist, Nobel laureate
  • Oct 31 Ron Rifkin, American actor
  • Oct 31 Tom O'Connor, British comedian
  • Oct 31 Alui Farka Touré, Malian musician