Famous People Born in October 1956

  • Oct 1 Leslie Burr-Howard, equestrian show jumper (Olympics-silver-96)

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Oct 1 Theresa May, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 2016-), born in Eastbourne, England

British Prime Minister Theresa May
British Prime Minister
Theresa May
  • Oct 2 Freddie Jackson, US R&B singer/songwriter (Rock Me Tonight)
  • Oct 2 Murphy Morobe, South Afr UDF leader (spent 3 yrs in Robbeneiland Jail)
  • Oct 3 Hart Bochner, actor (Aron-East of Eden, Supergirl, Die Hard), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Oct 3 Peter Frechette, Warwick RI, actor (Paint it Black, George-Profiler)
  • Oct 4 Hans van Breukelen, Dutch soccer goaltender (PSV)

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Oct 4 Sherri Turner, LPGA golfer (1988 Mazda LPGA Champ), born in Greenville South Carolina

LPGA Golfer Sherri Turner
LPGA Golfer
Sherri Turner
  • Oct 6 Kathleen Webb, American comic book writer and artist
  • Oct 7 James Van Patten, American actor (Bo-Chisholms), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 7 Julio Pezua, Pervian-American jockey
  • Oct 8 Stephanie Zimbalist, actress (Remington Steele, Centennial), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 8 Janice E Voss Ford, South Bend Ind, PhD/Astronaut (STS 57, 63, 83, 94)
  • Oct 8 Scott Michael Pellaton, barefoot water ski champ
  • Oct 8 Jeff Lahti, American baseball player
  • Oct 8 Janice Voss, South Bend, Indiana, astronaut (shuttle radar topography mission), (d. 2012)
  • Oct 8 Larry Crane, Seymour, Indiana, American rocker (John Mellencamp band)
  • Oct 10 Melissa Belote, 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-1972)
  • Oct 10 Mark Gordon, American film producer
  • Oct 11 Nicanor Duarte Frutos, President of Paraguay
  • Oct 12 David Vanian, British singer, (The Damned)
  • Oct 13 Anura Ranasinghe, cricketer (Sri Lankan batsman in 3 Tests 1982)
  • Oct 13 Chris Carter, American television producer

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Oct 14 Beth Daniel, American LPGA golfer (1990 Kemper Open), born in Charleston, South Carolina

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel
  • Oct 16 James H Newman, Trust Territory of Pacific, PhD/Astronaut (STS 51, 69)
  • Oct 16 Johnny Chavis, American football coach

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Oct 17 Mae Jemison, 1st African American woman in space (STS 47), born in Decatur, Alabama

Astronaut and Physician Mae Jemison
Astronaut and Physician
Mae Jemison
  • Oct 17 Robin LO Linschoten, Dutch ass. secretary of Social Affairs (VVD)

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Oct 18 Martina Navratilova, Czech tennis star (Wimbledon 1989,79,82-87), born in Prague, Czech Republic

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • Oct 18 Craig Bartlett, American animator
  • Oct 18 Jim Talent, Des Peres, Missouri, American politician (Rep-R-Missouri)
  • Oct 19 Nino DeFranco, rocker (DeFranco Family)
  • Oct 19 Sue Barker, tennis pro (French Open 1976)
  • Oct 19 Bruce Weber, American Basketball Coach
  • Oct 19 Sunny Deol, Indian actor
  • Oct 19 Didier Theys, Belgian racing driver
  • Oct 20 Danny Boyle, English film director

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Oct 21 Carrie Fisher, American actress (Princess Leia in Star Wars, When Harry Met Sally...) and writer (Postcards from the Edge), born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 2016)

Actress Carrie Fisher
Actress
Carrie Fisher
  • Oct 22 Frank DiPino, American baseball player
  • Oct 23 Betsy Nagelsen, tennis star, born in St Petersburg, Florida
  • Oct 23 Darrell Pace, archer (Oly-2 gold/silver-1976, 84, 88), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Oct 23 Dwight Yoakam, Pikeville Ky, country singer (Honky Tonk Man)
  • Oct 24 Dale Maharidge, American author
  • Oct 25 Matthias Jabs, rock guitarist (Scorpions-Wind of Change)
  • Oct 25 Danny Gans, American entertainer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2009)
  • Oct 26 Stephen Gumley, Australian businessman
  • Oct 26 Rita Wilson, American actress

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Oct 27 Patty Sheehan, American LPGA golfer (1994 US Women's Open), born in Middlebury, Vermont

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan
  • Oct 27 Jaq D. Hawkins, British author, occultist and lecturer

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Oct 28 Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of Iran (2005-13), born in Aradan, Iran

Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Iran President
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
  • Oct 28 Dave Wyndorf, American singer (Monster Magnet)
  • Oct 29 Wilfredo G√≥mez, Puerto Rican boxer
  • Oct 30 Juliet Stevenson, Essex England, actress (Secret Rapture, Life Story)
  • Oct 30 Leslie Webb, equestrian dressage (Olympics-96)
  • Oct 30 Tim Roemer, (Rep-D-Indiana)
  • Oct 31 Anders Lago, Swedish Social Democratic politician