Famous People Born in October 1949

  • Oct 1 Isaac Bonewits, American author

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Oct 2 Annie Leibovitz, American photographer (Rolling Stones), born in Waterbury, Connecticut

Photographer Annie Leibovitz
Annie Leibovitz
  • Oct 2 Richard Hell, [Richard Myers], rock bassist (Television), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Oct 3 Yekaterina Aleksandrowna Ivanova, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-15A)
  • Oct 3 Lindsey Buckingham, American guitarist/lead singer (Fleetwood Mac), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Oct 4 Armand Assante, American actor (Private Benjamin, Unfaithfully Yours), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 4 Stephen Gyllenhaal, American director
  • Oct 5 Ralph Goodale, Canadian politician

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Oct 5 Bill James [George William James], American baseball writer and statistician ( sabermetrics), born in Holton, Kansas

Baseball Writer and Statistician Bill James
Baseball Writer and Statistician
Bill James
  • Oct 5 B. W. Stevenson, American singer (d. 1988)
  • Oct 6 Bobby Farrell, Jamaica, rock vocalist
  • Oct 7 Catherine Duggan, LPGA golfer
  • Oct 7 Dave Hope, rock bassist (Kansas)
  • Oct 7 Kieran Kane, singer (O'Kanes-Daddies Need to Grow Up Too), born in Queens, New York
  • Oct 8 Hamish Stuart, Scotland, guitarist/singer (Average White Band)
  • Oct 8 Michael Rose, rocker (Average White Band)

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Oct 8 Sigourney Weaver [Susan Alexandra], American actress (Alien, Working Girl), born in Manhattan, New York

  • Oct 9 Shep Messing, Israel, soccer goal tender (NY Cosmos)
  • Oct 10 Jessica Harper, actress (Inserts, Stardust Memories), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 10 Lance Cairns, cricketer (big-hitting NZ medium-pace bowler)
  • Oct 11 Bobby Jones, baseball player
  • Oct 11 Greg Douglas, American rock guitarist/vocalist (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra), born in Oakland, California
  • Oct 12 Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, Venezuelan international terrorist
  • Oct 12 Stan Hansen, American professional wrestler
  • Oct 13 Craig McGregor, rocker (Foghat)
  • Oct 13 Tom Mees, American sports broadcaster (d. 1996)
  • Oct 13 Patrick Nève, Belgian racing driver
  • Oct 13 Marisol Malaret, Miss Universe 1970
  • Oct 14 Katy Manning, English/Australian actress
  • Oct 14 Katha Pollitt, American writer
  • Oct 17 Bill Hudson, comedian (Bonkers, Hudson Brothers Show), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Oct 17 Maurice Willis Wright, composer
  • Oct 18 Gary Richrath, guitarist and songwriter (REO Speedwagon), born in Peoria Illinois, (d. 2015)
  • Oct 18 Joe Egan, British musician (Stealers Wheel)
  • Oct 18 George Hendrick, baseball player
  • Oct 19 Lynn Dickey, American football player
  • Oct 19 Jamie McGrigor, British politician
  • Oct 20 Valery Borzov, USSR, 100m/200m dash (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • Oct 20 Wayne Collett, US, 400m runner (Olympic-silver-1972)

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Oct 21 Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli prime minister, born in Tel Aviv, Israel

Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister of Israel
Benjamin Netanyahu
  • Oct 21 Jonathon Silver, entrepreneur/arts patron
  • Oct 21 Shulamit Ran, composer
  • Oct 21 Michel Brière, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1971)
  • Oct 22 Manfred Burgsmuller, WLAF kicker (Rhein Fire)
  • Oct 22 Stiv Bators, American musician (The Dead Boys) (d. 1990)
  • Oct 22 Vasilios Magginas, Greek politician
  • Oct 22 Arsène Wenger, French football manager
  • Oct 22 Glenn Ford, American freed death row inmate (wrongly spent 30 years in prison), born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • Oct 23 Michael 'Wurzel' Burston, British musician (Motörhead)
  • Oct 23 Nick Tosches, American writer
  • Oct 24 Robert Pickton, Canadian charged with the first degree murder of twenty-six women
  • Oct 25 Brian Kerwin, actor (Chisholms, King Kong Lives, Lobo), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 25 Walter Hyatt, Musician
  • Oct 25 Réjean Houle, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Oct 26 Kevin Sullivan, wrestler (WCW/ECW/SMW/NWA/Georgia/CWFI)
  • Oct 27 Garry W Tallent, rocker (E Street Band)
  • Oct 27 Jack Daniels, Choctaw Oklahoma, country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)
  • Oct 27 Jose J P Hageman, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Oct 27 Mike Kopetski, (Rep-D-Oregon)
  • Oct 27 Clifford Antone, American businessman (d. 2006)
  • Oct 28 Caitlyn (born Bruce) Jenner, American decathalete (Olympic-gold-1976), born in Mt Kisco, New York
  • Oct 28 Robert Mellors, gay activist
  • Oct 29 Paul Orndorff, wrestler (WCW/SMW/NWA/WWF, Mr Wonderful)
  • Oct 29 James Williamson, American guitarist
  • Oct 30 David Green, Australian rock bassist (Air Supply), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Oct 31 Bob Selbenberg, rocker (Supertramp)
  • Oct 31 Dumisa B Ntsebeza, South African attorney/anti-apartheid activist
  • Oct 31 Mike Parker, (Rep-D-Mississippi)
  • Oct 31 Odaline de la Martinez, composer
  • Oct 31 Terrence W Wilcutt, Russellville Ky, Major USMC/astronaut (STS 68, 79)