Famous People Born in October 1941

  • Oct 2 Ron Meagher, American rock bassist (The Beau Brummels), born in Oakland, California
  • Oct 2 Zareh Baronian, Armenian theologian
  • Oct 3 Chubby Checker [Ernest Evans], American singer-songwriter (The Twist, Limbo Rock), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Oct 4 Anne Rice, author (Interview with a Vampire), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

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  • Oct 4 Lori Saunders, Kansas City Mo (Petticoat Junction, Dusty Trails)
  • Oct 4 Roy Blount, Jr., American writer
  • Oct 4 Karl Oppitzhauser, Austrian racing driver
  • Oct 5 Ricardo Hoffmann, marathon swimmer (299 miles)
  • Oct 5 Eduardo Duhalde, President of Argentina
  • Oct 7 Martin Murray, rocker (Honeycombs), born in London, England
  • Oct 7 Tony Sylvester, rocker (Main Ingredient)
  • Oct 7 Larry Young [Khalid Yasin], American jazz musician (Unity), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1978)
  • Oct 8 George Bellamy, rocker (Tornados)
  • Oct 8 Jesse Jackson, clergyman, presidential candidate (D), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Oct 9 Trent Lott, American politician (Rep-R-MS, 1973-1989, Senator-R-MS 1989-2007), born in Grenada, Mississippi
  • Oct 9 Brian Lamb, American Founder of c-span, born in Lafayette, Indiana
  • Oct 9 Chucho Valdés [Jesús Valdés Rodríguez], Cuban musician (Orquesta Cubana de Música Moderna), born in Quivicán, Cuba
  • Oct 10 Kenule "Ken" Beeson Saro-Wiwa, Nigerian writer and environmentalist
  • Oct 10 Laurence Henry Tribe, Harvard Law professor, born in Shanghai, China
  • Oct 10 Peter Coyote [Rachmil Pinchus Ben Mosha Cohon], American actor (ET, Raiders of the Lost Ark), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 11 Lester Bowie, American jazz trumpeter (d. 1999)
  • Oct 11 Charles Shyer, American film director
  • Oct 12 Craig Washington, American politician (Rep-D-Texas), born in Longview, Texas
  • Oct 12 Michael Mansfield, English barrister, born in London
  • Oct 13 John Snow, cricketer (fiery England quickie Unpopular with Aussies)
  • Oct 13 Paul Simon, singer/actor (Kodachrome, 1 Trick Pony), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Oct 14 Jim Courter, (Rep-R-NJ, 1979- )
  • Oct 14 Art Shamsky, American baseball player
  • Oct 14 Alexander Burdonsky, Russian theater director and Joseph Stalin's grandson (d. 2017)
  • Oct 16 Derek David Bourgeois, composer
  • Oct 16 Erkki Jokinen, composer
  • Oct 16 Tim McCarver, baseball catcher (Phils, Mets)/sportscaster (ABC, CBS)
  • Oct 17 Alan Howard, rock bassist (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes)
  • Oct 17 Earl Thomas Conley, country singer (Too Many Times), born in Portsmouth, Ohio
  • Oct 17 James Seals, Sidney Tx, singer (Seals & Crofts-Summer Breeze)
  • Oct 18 William "Billy" Cox, Guitarist (performed with Jimi Hendrix), born in Wheeling, West Virginia
  • Oct 19 Simon Ward, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers), born in London, England (d. 2012)
  • Oct 20 Bob Panasik, Windsor Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1986 Canadian TPC)
  • Oct 21 Marina Ripa, countess/writer (My First 40 Years), born in Rome, Italy
  • Oct 21 Steve Cropper, TN, guitarist/songwriter (Booker T & MGs)
  • Oct 22 Charles Keating, English actor (Carl Hutchins-Another World), born in London, England, (d. 2014)
  • Oct 23 Colin Milburn, cricketer (England bat whose career was cut short)
  • Oct 23 Igor Smirnov, Moldovan politician
  • Oct 23 Mel Winkler, American actor
  • Oct 24 Frank AM Aendenboom, Flemish actor (Lion of Flanders)
  • Oct 24 William H. Dobelle, American biomedical engineer
  • Oct 25 Anne Tyler, American writer (Accidental Tourist)
  • Oct 25 Bobby Keetch, soccer player/entrepreneur
  • Oct 25 Helen Reddy, Australian rock vocalist (I Am Woman), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Oct 26 Harald Nielsen, Danish soccer player (Olympic silver 1960)
  • Oct 27 Dick Trickle, American auto racer, (d. 2013)
  • Oct 28 Curtis Lee, American singer (Pretty Little Angel Eyes), born in Yuma, Arizona (d. 2015)
  • Oct 28 Glenn Moore, American jazz musician, born in Portland, Oregon
  • Oct 28 Hank Marvin, England, [Brian Rankin], rocker
  • Oct 28 John Hallam, Irish actor
  • Oct 29 Brian Yuile, cricketer (NZ slow left-armer took 34 wkts in 17 Tests)
  • Oct 30 Otis Williams [Otis Miles], American singer-songwriter (The Temptations), born in Texarkana, Texas
  • Oct 30 Jim Ray Hart, American baseball player (Giants), born in Hookerton, North Carolina (d. 2016)
  • Oct 31 Lucas Brown Jackson, American basketball player (Olympic gold 1964), born in San Marcos, Texas
  • Oct 31 Derek Bell, British racing driver
  • Oct 31 Dan Alderson, American scientist