Famous People Born in October 1945

  • Oct 1 Donny Hathaway, singer-songwriter (Where is the Love), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1979)
  • Oct 1 Rod Carew, baseball slugger (AL Rookie of Year 1967)
  • Oct 1 Spider Sabich, American skier (d. 1976)
  • Oct 2 Don McLean, singer/songwriter (American Pie, Vincent), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Oct 2 Frank Tejeda, (Rep-D-Texas)
  • Oct 2 Vladimir Ivanovich Kozlov, cosmonaut
  • Oct 3 Kay Baxter, Woodsfield Ohio, Best Bodybuilder in World (1983-85)
  • Oct 3 Viktor Saneyev, USSR, triple jumper (Olympic-3 gold/1 silv-1968-80)
  • Oct 4 Clifton Davis, actor/singer (That's My Mama, Amen), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 4 Richard Bickell, race horse trainer
  • Oct 5 Brian Connolly, Scottish singer (Sweet), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Oct 5 Geoff Leigh, English musician (Henry Cow)
  • Oct 6 Domonic Barber, American celebrity attorney (Howard Stern, Jessica Hahn, Joe Buttafucco)
  • Oct 7 Kevin Godley, rock vocalist (10cc), born in Manchester, England
  • Oct 8 Roy Royer, rock guitarist (Procol Harum)
  • Oct 8 Vanburn Holder, cricketer (West Indian pace bowler of 70's)
  • Oct 9 Jeannie C Riley, Texas, singer (Harper Valley PTA, Hee Haw)
  • Oct 9 Naftali Bon, Kapsabet Kenya, 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1968)
  • Oct 9 Taiguara, Brazilian musician (d. 1996)
  • Oct 10 Alan Cartwright, rocker (Procul Harum)
  • Oct 12 Aurore Clément, French actress (Paris, Texas), born in Soissons, Aisne
  • Oct 12 Dusty Rhodes [Virgil Riley Runnels Jr.], American professional wrestler (WWE), born in Austin, Texas (d. 2015)
  • Oct 13 Karen Akers, American singer (On Stage at Wolf Trap), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 13 Christophe, French singer
  • Oct 13 Dési Bouterse, Surinam politician
  • Oct 14 Colin Hodgkinson, English musician (Whitesnake)
  • Oct 15 Jim Palmer, American baseball player (Baltimore Orioles 1965-1984), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 15 Steven Camacho, cricketer (WI batsman early seventies)
  • Oct 15 Jere Burns, American actor
  • Oct 16 Paul Monette, American writer and LBT activist, born in Lawrence, Massachusetts (d. 1995)
  • Oct 17 Dave Cutler, CFL place kicker (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Oct 18 Christopher Shays, (Rep-R-Connecticut)
  • Oct 18 Huell Howser, American TV host
  • Oct 18 Yıldo, Turkish famous showman and football player
  • Oct 19 Ahmed Abel-Wadoud Karadawi, academic/activist
  • Oct 19 Divine [Harris Glenn Milstead], American actress, drag queen, and international icon of bad taste cinema (Pink Flamingos), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1988)
  • Oct 19 John Lithgow, actor (Harry & Hendersons, Pelican Brief), born in Rochester, New York
  • Oct 19 Keith Reid, rocker (Procol Harum) [or 10/10/46]
  • Oct 19 Patricia Ireland, feminist/president (National Organization of Women)
  • Oct 19 Divine, American actor (d. 1988)
  • Oct 20 Ric Lee, rock drummer (Ten Years After-Cannock, Staffs)
  • Oct 20 Thomas Pasatieri, composer
  • Oct 21 Everett McGill, actor (Jezebel's Kiss, Silver Bullet), born in Miami, Florida
  • Oct 21 Kathy Young, rocker (Thousand Stars in the Sky)
  • Oct 21 Nikita Mikhalkov, director (Dark Eyes, Slave of Love)
  • Oct 22 Leslie West, [Weinstein] rocker (Mountain-Mississippi Queen)
  • Oct 22 Yvan Ponton, Canadian actor and television host
  • Oct 23 Kim Larsen, Danish singer
  • Oct 24 Anthony Christian, English artist
  • Oct 24 Gérald Larose, Quebec labour union executive
  • Oct 25 David Norman Schramm, physicist
  • Oct 26 Pat Conroy, American writer (The Great Santini, Prince of Tides), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2016)
  • Oct 26 Jaclyn Smith, American actress (Charlie's Angels, The Bourne Identity), born in Houston, Texas
  • Oct 26 Demetris Th. Gotsis, Greek poet and author
  • Oct 27 Carrie Snodgress, Park Ridge Ill, actress (Diary of Mad Housewife)
  • Oct 27 Peter Martins, Copenhagen, dancer-choreographer
  • Oct 27 Luis Inácio Lula da Silva, President of Brazil
  • Oct 27 John Kane, actor/writer
  • Oct 28 Dennis Lillie [sic], cricketer (Queensland leg-spinner 1965-66/80-82)
  • Oct 28 Wayne Fontana, rocker (Groovy Kind of Love), born in Manchester, England
  • Oct 29 Melba Moore, [Beatrice], American singer/actress (Ellis Island), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 30 Glenn Poshard, (Rep-D-Illinois)
  • Oct 30 Henry Winkler, American actor (Fonz-Happy Days, Night Shift), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 31 Rik Kenton, British musician (Roxy Music, Woody Kern), born in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Oct 31 Brian Doyle-Murray, American comedian and actor