Famous People Born in October 1947

  • Oct 1 Mariska Veres, Dutch singer (Shocking Blue)
  • Oct 1 Martin Turner, rocker (Wishbone)
  • Oct 1 Rob Davis, English musician and songwriter (Groovejet (If This Ain't Love), born in London
  • Oct 1 Stephen Collins, actor (Star Trek I, Tattingers), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Oct 1 Aaron Ciechanover, Israeli biologist
  • Oct 1 Adriano Tilgher, Italian politician
  • Oct 3 7th earl of Bradford, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
  • Oct 3 Fred DeLuca, American co-founder of the Subway chain, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • Oct 3 Ben Cauley, musician (The Bar-Kays) and plane crash survivor, born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2015)
  • Oct 4 James Fielder, rocker (Blood Sweat & Tears), born in Denton, Texas
  • Oct 4 Ann Widdecombe, British politician
  • Oct 4 Julien Clerc, French singer
  • Oct 5 Brian Johnson, English singer-songwriter (AC/DC), born in Dunston, Gateshead
  • Oct 6 Aleksandr Stepanovich Andryushkov, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
  • Oct 6 Klaus Dibiasi, Italy, platform diver (Olympic-gold-1968, 72, 76)
  • Oct 8 Emiel Puttemans, Flemish athlete
  • Oct 8 Tony Wilson, Trinidad, rock vocalist (Hot Chocolate)
  • Oct 8 Yelena Ivanovna Dobrokvashina, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-15a)
  • Oct 9 France Gall, French singer
  • Oct 9 William E. McAnulty, Jr., American lawyer (d. 2007)
  • Oct 9 Tony Zappone, American broadcaster, journalist, author, photographer
  • Oct 10 Alan Rachins, actor (Douglas-LA Law), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Oct 10 Martin Ruane, English professional wrestler (d. 1998)
  • Oct 11 Al Atkins, West Bromwich UK, English musician (Judas Priest)
  • Oct 11 Lucas Papademos, Greek economist
  • Oct 11 Thomas Boswell, American sports columnist
  • Oct 12 Chris Wallace, newscaster (NBC Weekend News), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 12 George Lam, Hong Kong singer
  • Oct 13 Sammy Hagar, American rock vocalist (I Can't Drive 55), born in Monterey California
  • Oct 13 Jerry Trupiano, American sports broadcaster
  • Oct 14 Charlie Joiner, Many La, NFL receiver (Houston, Cincinnati, San Diego)
  • Oct 14 Lukas Resetarits, Austrian cabaret artist
  • Oct 15 Lynn Lowry, E St Louis Ill, actress (Cat People, Crazies)
  • Oct 16 Bob Weir, guitarist (Grateful Dead-Uncle Joe's Band), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 16 David Zucker, director (Airplane, Naked Gun, Top Secret), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Oct 17 Charles A Ingene, macromarketing researcher
  • Oct 17 Gene Green, (Rep-D-Texas)
  • Oct 17 Lesley Sunderland, decorative artist
  • Oct 17 Michael McKean, American actor (Laverne & Shirley, Saturday Night Live, Spinal Tap), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 18 Joe Morton, American actor (Hal-Grady, Abel Marsh-Another World), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 18 John Johnson, NBA (Seattle SuperSonic)
  • Oct 18 Laura Nyro, singer/songwriter (Eli's Coming, Stoney End), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Oct 18 Luc Journet, Belgian physician (Order of Zonnetempel)
  • Oct 18 Job Cohen, Dutch politician, Mayor of Amsterdam
  • Oct 18 Paul Chuckle, British comedian
  • Oct 19 Wilbert Hart, US singer (Four Gents, Delfonics-Didn't I)
  • Oct 19 Giorgio Cavazzano, Italian comic strip artist
  • Oct 21 Younis Ahmed, cricketer (batted for Pakistan in 1969 & again in 1987)
  • Oct 22 Edward F Feighan, (Rep-D-OH, 1983- )
  • Oct 22 Lee Meredith, [Judith Lee Sauls], River Edge NJ, actress (Producers)
  • Oct 22 Neil Burton Rolnick, composer
  • Oct 22 Raymond Bachand, French-Canadian politician and businessman
  • Oct 22 Haley Barbour, American politician, governor of Mississippi
  • Oct 23 Greg Ridley, English musician (Humble Pie), born in Carlisle, Cumberland (d. 2003)
  • Oct 24 Edgar Broughton, rocker

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Oct 24 Kevin Kline, actor (Sophie's Choice, Big Chill), born in St. Louis, Missouri

  • Oct 25 Glenn Tipton, rock guitarist (Judas Priest-Breakin' the Law)
  • Oct 26 Trevor Joyce, Irish poet
  • Oct 26 Ian Ashley, British racing driver

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Oct 26 Hillary Rodham Clinton, US 1st Lady (1993-2001), Senator (NY, 2001-09), Secretary of State (2009-13) and 2016 Democratic Presidential nominee, born in Chicago, Illinois

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  • Oct 27 Terry Anderson, AP correspondent/US hostage held in Lebanon (1985-91)
  • Oct 28 Tom Fitzsimmons, actor (Franklin-Paper Chase), born in San Francisco, California

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Oct 29 Richard Dreyfuss, American actor (Jaws, Nuts, Mr Holland's Opus), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Oct 29 Helen Coonan, Australian politician
  • Oct 30 Chris Komar, American dancer, born in Milwaukee (d. 1996)
  • Oct 30 Timothy B Schmidt, rocker (Eagles), born in Oakland, California
  • Oct 31 Deidre Hall, actress (Days of our Lives, Our House), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Oct 31 Frank Shorter, US marathoner (Oly-gold/silver-72, 76), born in Munich. Germany
  • Oct 31 Russ Ballard, rocker (Argent)