Famous People Born in October 1951

  • Oct 1 Brian Greenway, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Oct 2 Romina Power, daughter of Tyrone Power/actress (Justine), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 2 Sting, [Gordon Sumner], rock vocalist (Police-Roxanne)/actor (Dune)
  • Oct 3 Dave Winfield, baseball outfielder (NY Yankees, Blue Jays, Twins)
  • Oct 3 Jack Grondin, rock drummer (.38 Special)
  • Oct 3 Kathryn Sullivan, Paterson NJ, geologist and astronaut (1st American woman to walk in space), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Oct 3 Bernard Cooper, American writer
  • Oct 3 Keb' Mo', American singer
  • Oct 4 Alan Rosenberg, actor (Civil Wars, LA Law, Cybill)
  • Oct 4 Bakhytzhan Kanapyanov, Kazakh poet
  • Oct 5 Karen Allen, Illinois, actress (Cruising, Starman, Wanderers)
  • Oct 5 Leah Poulis Mueller, Berwyn Ill, speed skater (Olympic-gold-1980)

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Oct 5 Bob Geldof, Irish singer (The Boomtown Rats) and activist (Live Aid), born in Dún Laoghaire, Ireland

Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist Bob Geldof
Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist
Bob Geldof
  • Oct 6 Kevin Cronin, Champaign Ill, rock vocalist (REO Speedwagon)
  • Oct 7 Carmen R "Tata" Vega, US soul singer (Color Purple soundtrack)
  • Oct 7 John Cougar Mellencamp, Seymour Indiana, rocker (Jack & Diane)
  • Oct 7 David J. Halberstam, American radio executive
  • Oct 8 Jack O'Connell, American politician
  • Oct 9 Richard Chaves, actor (Cease Fire, Predator), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Oct 9 Robert Wuhl, Union NJ, actor (Bull Durham, Good Morning Vietnam)
  • Oct 10 Epeli Ganilau, Fijian statesman
  • Oct 11 Wesley Magoogan, rocker
  • Oct 12 Bernie Ruoff, West Germany, CFL kicker (Winnipeg, Hamilton)
  • Oct 12 Ed Royce, American politician (Rep-R-California)
  • Oct 12 Sally Little, Cape Town South Africa, LPGA golfer (1982 Dinah Shore)
  • Oct 13 John Ford Coley, rocker (England Dan & John Ford Coley)
  • Oct 13 Olympia-Ann Sylvers, rocker
  • Oct 14 Marcia Barrett, St Catherine's Jamaica, rock vocalist (Boney M)
  • Oct 15 Frank Dimino, rock vocalist (Angel), born in Washington, D.C.

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Oct 15 Roscoe Tanner, American tennis player (Wimbledon Finals 1979), born in Kiawah Island, South Carolina

Tennis Player and Australian Open Roscoe Tanner
Tennis Player and Australian Open
Roscoe Tanner
  • Oct 16 Alan Wheat, (Rep-D-Missouri, 1983- )
  • Oct 16 Daniel Gerroll, actor (Big Business), born in London, England
  • Oct 18 Pam Dawber, actress (Mindy-Mork & Mindy, My Sister Sam), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 18 Terry McMillan, American author
  • Oct 19 Annie Golden, actress (Forever Lulu, Hair), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 19 Demetrios Christodoulou, Greek mathematical physicist, recipient of the Bôcher Memorial Prize
  • Oct 20 Al Greenwood, keyboardist (Foreigner-Feels Like the First Time)
  • Oct 20 Patrick Hall, British politician
  • Oct 20 Leif Pagrotsky, Swedish politician
  • Oct 20 Claudio Ranieri, Italian football manager (Leicester City) and player, born in Rome
  • Oct 23 Michael Rupert, actor (Pasadena Playhouse), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Oct 23 Charly García, Argentine singer
  • Oct 23 Fatmir Sejdiu, President of Kosovo
  • Oct 24 Todd Crespi, Frankfurt Germany, actor (Magician)
  • Oct 25 Ransom Wilson, Tuscaloosa Alabama, flutist (Soliste NY)
  • Oct 25 Richard Lloyd, American guitarist (Television)
  • Oct 26 [William] Bootsy Collins, guitarist and singer (Parliament-Funkadelic), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Oct 26 Maggie Roche, rocker (Roches)
  • Oct 27 Jayne Kennedy-Overton, actress (Penitentary), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 27 K K Downing, rock guitarist (Judas Priest-Breakin' the Law)
  • Oct 27 Carlos Frenk, Mexican/British cosmologist
  • Oct 27 Nancy Jacobs, American politician (R), Senator Maryland (1999-2015), born in Charleston, West Virginia

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Oct 27 Edward Lee Howard, American CIA Case Officer and alleged Soviet spy who defected to the Soviet Union in 1985, born in Alamogordo, New Mexico (d. 2002)

Alleged Soviet Spy Edward Lee Howard
Alleged Soviet Spy
Edward Lee Howard
  • Oct 28 Ron & Don Galyon, American siamese twins (Jerry Springer Show), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Oct 29 Dirk Kempthorne, (Sen-R Idaho)
  • Oct 29 Guy Gelso, rock drummer (Zebra)
  • Oct 29 Rick Bordia, rock guitarist (Mink Deville)
  • Oct 30 Frank Pallone Jr, (Rep-D-New Jersey)
  • Oct 30 Harry Hamlin, actor (Michael Kuzak-LA Law), born in Pasadena, California
  • Oct 31 Nick Saban, American college football coach