Famous People Born in October 1948

  • Oct 1 Cub Koda, rocker (Brownsville Station)
  • Oct 1 Ellen McIlwaine, blues singer (Honky Tonky Angel), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Oct 2 Avery Brooks, Evansville Ind, actor (Spenser for Hire, Deep Space 9)
  • Oct 2 Chris LeDoux, Biloxi Miss, country singer (Ridin' for a Fall)
  • Oct 2 Donna Karan, fashion designer (Coty Award-1977), born in Forest Hills, New York
  • Oct 2 Robert Anderson, cricketer (NZ batsman 1976-78)
  • Oct 2 Trevor Brooking, English soccer player
  • Oct 2 Persis Khambatta, actress (Star Trek, Megaforce), born in Mumbai, India
  • Oct 2 Leslie Frankenheimer, set designer (4 Emmy Awards), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2013)
  • Oct 3 Michael Medved, American film critic
  • Oct 4 Linda McMahon, CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment
  • Oct 5 Delroy George Wilson, singer
  • Oct 5 Lucius Ross, US pop guitarist (Funkadelic-One Nation Under a Groove)
  • Oct 5 Sal Viscuso, American actor (Soap, Montefuscos), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 5 Russell Mael, American singer, engineer and director (Sparks), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Oct 5 Tawl Ross, American musician (P Funk)
  • Oct 5 Zoran Živković, Serbian writer
  • Oct 6 Dan Hamburg, (Rep-D-California)
  • Oct 6 Gerry Adams, Northern Irish politician
  • Oct 6 Glenn Branca, avant-garde composer and guitarist, born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 7 Diane Ackerman, American poet and essayist

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Oct 8 Johnny Ramone [Cummings], American rock guitarist (Ramones), born in Long Island, New York (d. 2004)

Guitarist Johnny Ramone
Guitarist
Johnny Ramone
  • Oct 8 Sarah Purcell, actress/TV hostess (Real People), born in Richmond, Indiana
  • Oct 8 Stefanie Marrian, comedienne (Benny Hill Show), born in Paris, France
  • Oct 8 Benjamin Cheever, American novelist and editor
  • Oct 8 Pedro López, Colombian serial killer
  • Oct 8 Claude Jade, French actress (d. 2006)
  • Oct 9 Dave Samuels, vibraphonist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • Oct 9 Jackson Browne, US Base in Germany, rock voclaist (Lawyers in Love)
  • Oct 10 Séverine, French singer
  • Oct 10 Ed Volker, American musician
  • Oct 12 Rick Parfitt, English pop guitarist and singer (Status Quo-Wanderer), born in Surrey, England
  • Oct 13 Lacy J. Dalton, American country singer (Crazy Blue Eyes), born in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 13 John Ford Coley, American musician
  • Oct 13 Ted Poe, American politician
  • Oct 14 Harry Anderson, American actor
  • Oct 14 David Ruprecht, American game show host
  • Oct 14 Engin Arık, Turkish nuclear physicist (d. 2007)
  • Oct 15 Aleksandr S Puchkov, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
  • Oct 16 Michael Tylo, actor (Guiding Light, Blade-Young & Restless), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 16 Leo Mazzone, American baseball coach
  • Oct 16 Hema Malini, Indian Actress
  • Oct 17 George Wendt, American actor (Norm in Cheers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 17 Margot Kidder, Canadian American actress (Lois Lane in Superman films, Amityville Horror), born in Yellowknife, Canada
  • Oct 18 Isabel E Allen, biostatician
  • Oct 18 Ntozake Shange, American author
  • Oct 19 Chester Biscardi, composer
  • Oct 19 Patrick Simmons, guitarist/vocal (Doobie Brothers-Minute by Minute)
  • Oct 20 Andrei Suraikin, USSR, pairs figure skater (Olympic silver 1972)
  • Oct 20 Robert A Borski, (Rep-D-PA, 1983- )
  • Oct 21 Moses J "Moss" Mayekiso, South African union/SACP-leader
  • Oct 21 Shaye Cohen, Historian and Professor at Harvard University
  • Oct 21 Tom Everett, American actor
  • Oct 22 John Peterson, American freestyle wrestler (Olympic gold 1976), born in Cumberland, Wisconsin
  • Oct 22 Mike Hendrick, cricketer (England seam bowler in 30 Tests 1974-81)
  • Oct 22 Lynette Fromme, American who attempted to assassinate US President Gerald Ford
  • Oct 23 Hermann Hauser, Austrian-born entrepreneur
  • Oct 23 Brian Ross, American journalist
  • Oct 23 Tony Anselmo, American animator and cartoon voice actor
  • Oct 24 Dale "Buffin" Griffin, rock drummer (Mott The Hoople)
  • Oct 24 Kweisi Mfume, (Rep-D-Maryland)/CEO (NAACP)
  • Oct 24 Paul and Barry Ryan, British composers-singers
  • Oct 25 Dan Gable, Waterloo Iowa, 68kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-gold-72)
  • Oct 25 Dan Issel, NBA coach/player (27,482 points, Denver Nuggets)

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Oct 25 Dave Cowens, American NBA forward (Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Newport, Kentucky

NBA Center and Head Coach Dave Cowens
NBA Center and Head Coach
Dave Cowens
  • Oct 25 Daniel Mark Epstein, American poet and biographer
  • Oct 26 Marshall Colt, actor (Eric-Lottery), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Oct 27 Byron Allred, Logan Ut, rocker (Steve Miller Band)
  • Oct 27 Sherman Robertson, American blues musician (I'm the Man), born in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
  • Oct 28 Ricki Lee Reynolds, country singer (Black Oak Arkansas)
  • Oct 28 Telma Hopkins, singer (Tony Orlando, Family Matters), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Oct 28 Valeri Viktorovich Baberdin, Russian colonel/cosmonaut

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Oct 29 Kate Jackson, actress (Rookies, Charlie's Angels), born in Birmingham, Alabama

Actress Kate Jackson
Actress
Kate Jackson
  • Oct 29 Ricky Reynolds, rocker