Famous People Born in October 1913

  • Oct 1 Hélio Gracie, Brazilian martial artist, co-founder and 'Godfather' of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, born in Belém, Brazil (d. 2009)
  • Oct 2 Gene Benson, American baseball outfielder (Negro League All-Star 1940, 45-46), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)
  • Oct 2 Karl Miller, German soccer defender (12 caps; Dresdner SC), born in Hamburg (d. 1967)
  • Oct 2 Vivian Ridler, British scholar and printer (Oxford University), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 2009)
  • Oct 4 Stanley Oliphant Stewart, librarian
  • Oct 5 Eugene B. Fluckey, American Navy submariner, born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2007)
  • Oct 5 William Lehman, American politician, born in Selma, Alabama (d. 2005)
  • Oct 6 Meret Oppenheim, writer
  • Oct 7 Simon Carmiggelt, Dutch journalist (Het Parool, Kinks)
  • Oct 8 Robert Gilruth, American aviation and space pioneer (NASA Director of the Manned Spacecraft Center, 1961-74), born in Nashwauk, Minnesota (d. 2000) [1]
  • Oct 8 Walter Schumann, American choral director (Ford Show) and film and television composer (Night Of The Hunter; Dragnet theme), 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 organist and composer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1988)
  • 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 (Louis) "Grandpa" Jones, American country music singer and banjo wizard (Hee-Haw), born in Niagra, Kentucky (d. 1998)
  • Oct 20 Angelo Ephrikian, Armenian-Italian composer, born in Treviso, Italy (d. 1982)
  • Oct 20 Barney Phillips [Bernard Philip Ofner], American actor (Dragnet, Felony Squad), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1982)
  • Oct 22 Annette Rogers, American athlete (Olympic gold 4x100m relay 1932, 36), born in Chelsea, Massachusetts (d. 2006)

Bảo ĐạiBảo Đại (1913-1997)

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

  • Oct 22 Hans-Peter Tschudi, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 2002)
  • Oct 22 Patricia "Boots" Mallory, American dancer and actress (Handle With Care), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1958)

Robert CapaRobert Capa (1913-1954)

Oct 22 Hungarian war photographer and photojournalist, born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary

  • 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)

Klaus BarbieKlaus Barbie (1913-1991)

Oct 25 German Gestapo chief (Butcher of Lyon), born in Godesberg, German Empire

  • 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 (Israël) "Eddie" Constantine, American-French singer and actor (Alphaville; License to Kill; Lucky Jo, It Lives Again), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1993)

About October 1913

How Old? 109 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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