Famous People Born in October 1944

  • Oct 1 Barbara Parritt, US soul singer (Toys-Lover's Concerto)
  • Oct 1 Herbert "Tubo" Rhoad, US singer (Persuasions-Spread the Word)
  • Oct 2 Peter Hobson, headmaster (Giggleswick School)
  • Oct 2 Vernor [Steffen] Vinge, US, sci-fi author (Witling, True Names)
  • Oct 3 Roy Horn, German-American Las Vegas entertainer (Siegfried & Roy)
  • Oct 3 Pierre Deligne, Belgian mathematician
  • Oct 3 Bob Riley, American politician, governor of Alabama
  • Oct 4 Rocío Dúrcal, Spanish singer and actress (d. 2006)

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Oct 4 Tony La Russa, MLB manager (Chicago, Oakland, St. Louis), born in Tampa, Florida

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  • Oct 5 Ben Korthals, advocate/Dutch MP (VVD)
  • Oct 6 Merzak Allouache, director (Salut Cousin, Amour a Paris)
  • Oct 6 José Carlos Pace, Brazilian racing driver (d. 1977)
  • Oct 7 Judee Sill, American musician (d. 1979)
  • Oct 7 Donald Tsang, current Chief executive of Hong Kong
  • Oct 8 Bruce A Morrison, (Rep-D-CT, 1983- )
  • Oct 8 Susan Raye, American singer
  • Oct 9 John Entwistle, rock guitarist/vocalist (Who-Baba O'Riley), born in London, England
  • Oct 9 Nona Hendryx, R&B singer (Patti LaBelle & Blue Belles)
  • Oct 10 Christopher N Dlamini, South African union/SACP-leader
  • Oct 10 Renier S Schoeman, South African MP (NP)/journalist
  • Oct 10 Stephen Scott, composer
  • Oct 11 Rodney Marsh, British football player, coach and broadcaster, born in Hatfield
  • Oct 11 Mike Fiore, American baseball player
  • Oct 12 Angela Rippon, British television personality
  • Oct 13 Buddy Allin, Bremerton WA, PGA golfer (1980 NZ Open)
  • Oct 13 Robert Lamm, American rocker (Chicago-If You Leave Me Now), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 14 Udo Kier, Germany, actress (Warhol Dracula, Warhol Frankenstein)
  • Oct 15 Mac Collins, (Rep-R-Georgia)
  • Oct 15 Sali Berisha, President of Albania
  • Oct 15 Haim Saban, Egyptian-born American media proprietor
  • Oct 16 Bob Cottam, cricketer (England fast-medium on 2 India/Pakistan tours)
  • Oct 16 Johnny Washbrook, actor (Ken-My Friend Flicka), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Oct 17 Carol Cole, West Medford Mass, actress (Ellie-Grady)
  • Oct 18 Katherine Kurtz, UK, sci-fi author (Deryni Rising, Saint Camber)
  • Oct 19 George McCrae, US singer (Lead Me On, Rock Your Baby)
  • Oct 19 Keith Adrian, [Johnson], Indies/Dutch actor (Intrepid Mr Twist)
  • Oct 19 Peter Tosh [Winston Hubert McIntosh], Jamaica, reggae musician (Mystic Man, Mama Africa)
  • Oct 20 William Hugh Albright, composer
  • Oct 21 Janet Ahlberg, illustrator
  • Oct 23 Warren Burton, actor (Jason Dunlap-Another World, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 24 Ted Templeman, American musician and record producer, born in Santa Cruz, California
  • Oct 24 Viktor Prokopenko, Ukranian footballer and coach (d. 2007)
  • Oct 25 Jon Anderson, English rock singer for Yes
  • Oct 25 Kathy "Taffy" Danoff, vocalist (Starland Vocal Band), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 25 James Carville, American political stategist and commentator
  • Oct 26 Mike Piano, rocker (Sandpipers)
  • Oct 26 Ries [M] Smits, economist/Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Oct 28 Coluche, [Michel Colucci] France, comedian (My Best Friend's Girl)
  • Oct 28 Dennis Franz, Maywood Ill, actor (Buntz-Hill Street Blues, NYPD Blue)
  • Oct 28 Anton Schlecker, German billionaire
  • Oct 29 Denny Laine, [Brian Hines], rock guitarist (Moody Blues, Wings)
  • Oct 29 Fausto Leali, Italian entertainer
  • Oct 29 Robbie van Leeuwen, Dutch guitarist (Shocking Blue)
  • Oct 29 Otto Wiesheu, German minister
  • Oct 29 Claude Brochu, Major League Baseball executive (Montreal Expos)
  • Oct 30 Ahmed Chalabi, Iragi politician (supported US 2003 invasion), born in Kadhimiya, Baghdad (d. 2015)
  • Oct 31 Kinky Friedman, Palestine Tx, country rocker (Ride 'em Jewboy)
  • Oct 31 Sally Kirkland, American actress (Anna, Sting, Pvt Benjamin, Big Bad Mama), born in NYC, New York