Famous People Born in October 1913

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 2 Vivian Ridler, British scholar and printer (Oxford University), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 2009)
  • Oct 2 Karl Miller, German footballer, born in Hamburg (d. 1967)
  • Oct 4 Stanley Oliphant Stewart, librarian
  • Oct 5 William Lehman, American politician, born in Selma, Alabama (d. 2005)
  • Oct 5 Eugene B. Fluckey, American Navy submariner, born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2007)
  • Oct 6 Meret Oppenheim, writer
  • Oct 7 Irina Nijinska, Russian/US dancer
  • Oct 7 Simon Carmiggelt, Dutch journalist (Het Parool, Kinks)
  • Oct 7 Victor Trumper Jr, Australian cricketer (son of Mr & Mrs Trumper NSW 1940-41), born in Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia (d. 1981)
  • Oct 8 Walter Schumann, American choral director (Ford Show) and composer (Rhenish), born in NYC, New York (d. 1958)
  • Oct 10 Claude Simon, Malagasy-French writer (Nobel Prize Literature 1985), born in Tananarive, Madagascar (d. 2005)
  • Oct 10 Johnny Downs, American actor (The Mad Monster, Coronado, Manhattan Showcase), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1994)
  • Oct 11 J.J. Pickle, American politician (Rep-D-Texas, 1963-95), born in Big Spring, Texas (d. 2005)
  • Oct 14 Ginty Lush, Australian cricketer (NSW quick of the 30's who didn't play for Aust), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 1985)
  • Oct 15 Frances Tustin, English child psychologist, born in Darlington, England (d. 1994)
  • Oct 16 Cesar Bresgen, Austrian composer/organist

  • Oct 18 Robert Gilruth, American aviation and space pioneer (d. 2000)
  • Oct 18 Evelyn Venable, American model and actress (Death Takes a Holiday, Columbia Pictures logo), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1993)
  • Oct 19 Jean Urruty, French Jai-Alai champion
  • Oct 19 Vasco Pratolini, Italian writer (Le ragazze di San Frediano)
  • Oct 19 Vinicius de Moraes, Brazilian poet and songwriter (d. 1980)
  • Oct 20 Angelo Ephrikian, composer
  • Oct 20 Barney Phillips [Bernard Philip Ofner], American actor (Dragnet, Felony Squad), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1982)
  • Oct 20 Grandpa [Louis M] Jones, Niagra KY, country musician (Hee-Haw)

Person of interestBảo Đại

Oct 22 Bảo Đại, Vietnamese emperor and chief of state (Annam 1926-1945; State of Vietnam, 1949-1955), born in Hue, French Indochina

Emperor of Vietnam Bảo Đại
Emperor of Vietnam
Bảo Đại
  • Oct 22 Annette Rogers, US sprinter (Olympic gold 1932, 36)
  • Oct 22 Patricia "Boots" Mallory, American dancer and actress (Handle With Care), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1958)
  • Oct 22 Hans-Peter Tschudi, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 2002)

Person of interestRobert Capa

Oct 22 Robert Capa, Hungarian war photographer and photojournalist, born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1954)

Photojournalist Robert Capa
Photojournalist
Robert Capa
  • Oct 24 Molly Hide, English cricketer who captained England for 17 years, born in Shanghai, China (d. 1995)
  • Oct 24 Tito Gobbi, Italian baritone, born in Bassano del Grappa (d. 1984)
  • Oct 25 Klaus Barbie, Gestapo chief (Butcher of Lyon), born in Godesberg, German Empire (d. 1991)
  • Oct 26 Stuart J. Byrne, American sci-fi author (Star Man, God Man), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 2011)
  • Oct 27 Joseph Medicine Crow, Native American chief and historian, born near Lodge Grass, Montana (d. 2013)
  • Oct 28 Peter Glenville, English stage and screen actor and director (Hotel Paradiso, Becket), born in London (d. 1996)
  • Oct 29 Eddie Constantine, American singer and actor (Alphaville, License to Kill, Lucky Jo, It Lives Again), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1993)

About October 1913

How Old? 105 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: No

Star Signs: Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22), Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21)