Famous People Born in 1925 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 702

  • Jul 29 Mikis Theodorakis, Greek classical and film music composer (Zorba the Greek; Mauthausen Trilogy; Serpico), born on the island of Chios, Greece (d. 2021)

Ted LindsayTed Lindsay (1925-2019)

Jul 29 Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame left wing (Art Ross Trophy 1950, NHL Players Association pioneer), born in Renfrew, Ontario

  • Jul 30 Antoine Duhamel, French composer, born in Valmondois, Val-d'Oise, France (d. 2014)
  • Jul 30 Jacques Sernas [Jokūbas Bernardas Šernas], Lithuanian actor (La Dolce Vita, Helen of Troy), born in Kaunas, Lithuania (d. 2015)
  • Aug 1 Ernst Jandl, Austrian writer (Otto's Pug), born in Vienna (d. 2000)
  • Aug 2 John McCormack, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (d. 2017)

Jorge Rafael VidelaJorge Rafael Videla (1925-2013)

Aug 2 Argentine military officer and dictator (1976-81), born in Mercedes, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Aug 5 Cor Witschge, Dutch actor (Pipo the Clown), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1991)
  • Aug 6 Barbara Bates, American actress (All About Eve, It's a Great Life), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1969)
  • Aug 6 Leland Smith, American composer, bassoonist and computer coder who led music publishing into the digital age (SCORE), born in Oakland, California (d. 2013)
  • Aug 6 Stig-Göran Myntti, Finnish soccer midfielder (61 caps; Vasa IFK), born in Maalahti, Finland (d. 2020)
  • Aug 7 Art Laboe [Egnoian], American radio disc jockey ("Oldies but Goodies"), songwriter, record producer, and radio station owner, born in Murray, Utah (d. 2022) [1]
  • Aug 7 Felice Bryant, American songwriter (Bye Bye Love; Wake Up Little Susie), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2003)
  • Aug 7 Julian Orbon De Soto, Cuban composer, born in Aviles, Spain (d. 1991)
  • Aug 7 M. S. Swaminathan, Indian scientist, born in Kumbakonam, India
  • Aug 8 Alija Izetbegović, Bosnian politician and 1st president of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1990-2000), born in Bosanski Šamac, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (d. 2003)
  • Aug 8 Jack Stoddart, designer/socialist
  • Aug 9 David A. Huffman, American computer scientist, creator of Huffman coding, born in Ohio (d. 1999)
  • Aug 9 Len Sutton, American auto racer and broadcaster (Indianapolis 500, 1962 runner-up), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2006)
  • Aug 9 Robert Heppener, Dutch composer (Hymns & Conversations for 28 Harps; Memento), born in Amsterdam (d. 2009)
  • Aug 10 Alastair Webster Mackie, poet/teacher
  • Aug 10 George Cooper, general
  • Aug 10 Lawrence Byford, HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary
  • Aug 11 Carl Rowan, American syndicated journalist (Chicago Sun-Times, Washington bureau), and diplomat, born in Ravenscroft, Tennessee (d. 2000)
  • Aug 11 Floyd Curry, Canadian ice hockey right wing (Stanley Cup 1953, 56-58; Montreal Canadiens), born in Chapleau, Ontario (d. 2006)
  • Aug 11 Robert Linn, American classical composer and educator, born in San Francisco (d. 1999)
  • Aug 12 Dale Bumpers, American politician (Sen-D Arkansas, 1975-99), born in Charleston, Arkansas (d. 2016)
  • Aug 12 Earl Coleman, American jazz singer, born in Port Huron, Michigan (d. 1995)
  • Aug 12 George Wetherill, American scientist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2006)
  • Aug 12 Norris McWhirter, English author (founded Guinness Book of World Records), born in Winchmore Hill, England (d. 2004)
  • Aug 12 Robin Nicholson, English metallurgist, born in Warwickshire, England
  • Aug 12 Ross McWhirter, English author (founded Guinness Book of World Records), born in Winchmore Hill, England (d. 1975)
  • Aug 12 Sybil Michelow, South-African contralto and composer, born in Johannesburg (d. 2013)
  • Aug 13 Benny Bailey, American jazz trumpeter, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2005)
  • Aug 14 Russell Baker, American columnist, author and humorist (NY Times), born in Loudoun County, Virginia (d. 2019)
  • Aug 15 Billy Pinkney, American bass vocalist (Drifters - "Ruby Baby"), born in Dalzell, South Carolina (d. 2007)
  • Aug 15 George Morrow, American jazz double-bassist (Max Roach and Clifford Brown; Sonny Rollins), born in Pasadena, California (d. 1992)
  • Aug 15 Gertrude Shope, South African leader of the ANC Women’s League, born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Aug 15 Mike Connors [Krekor Ohanian], American actor (Mannix), born in Fresno, California (d. 2017)

Oscar PetersonOscar Peterson (1925-2007)

Aug 15 Canadian jazz pianist and composer (Downbeat Magazine's Pianist of the Year, 1950-62), born in Montreal, Quebec

  • Aug 15 Rose Maddox, American country and bluegrass singer-songwriter, and fiddle player (Sing a Little Song of Heartache), born in Boaz, Alabama (d. 1998)
  • Aug 16 Fess Parker, American actor (Davy Crockett, Old Yeller), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2010)
  • Aug 16 Willie Jones, American baseball third baseman (MLB All Star 1950, 51; Philadelphia Phillies), born in Dillon, South Carolina (d. 1983)
  • Aug 17 John Hawkes, American writer (2nd Skin), born in Stamford, Connecticut (d. 1998)
  • Aug 17 John Howard Purnell, Welsh chemist (Royal Society of Chemistry), born in Rhondda, South Wales (d. 1996)
  • Aug 18 Brian Aldiss, British sci-fi author (Super-Toys Last All Summer Long, Helliconia trilogy), born in East Dereham, Norfolk (d. 2017)
  • Aug 18 Pierre Grondin, French Canadian cardiac surgeon (d. 2006)
  • Aug 18 Sonny Til [Earlington Carl Tilghman], American doo-wop singer (The Orioles), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1981)
  • Aug 19 Claude Gauvreau, Canadian playwright (d. 1971)
  • Aug 21 Judy Grable [Nellya Baughman], American professional wrestler, born in Bremerton, Washington (d. 2008)
  • Aug 21 Maurice Pialat, French actor and director (The Naked Childhood), born in Cunlhat, Puy-de-Dôme, France (d. 2003)
  • Aug 22 Honor Blackman, English actress (Goldfinger, The Avengers), born in Plaistow, London (d. 2020)
  • Aug 23 Sulkhan Tsintsadze, Georgian composer, born in Gori, Transcaucasian SSR, Soviet Union (now Georgia) (d. 1991)
  • Aug 23 Włodzimierz Kotoński, Polish composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 2014)
  • Aug 25 Thea Astley, Australian novelist and short-story writer, born in Queensland, Australia (d. 2004)
  • Aug 26 Alain Peyrefitte, French politician and writer (d. 1999)
  • Aug 26 Jack Hirshleifer, American economist, educator, and author, born in Brooklyn, NYC (d. 2005)
  • Aug 26 Sangharakshita, Buddhist Philosopher, Founder of the Western Buddhist Order
  • Aug 27 Darry Cowl, French musician and actor, born in Vittel, France (d. 2006)
  • Aug 27 Ken Grieves, Australian cricketer (NSW leg-spin all-rounder), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1992)
  • Aug 27 Richard Rutt, English bishop of Leicester, born in Lengford, England (d. 2011)
  • Aug 27 Tony Crombie, English jazz drummer and bandleader, born in Bishopsgate, London (d. 1999)
  • Aug 28 Arkady Natanovich Strugatsky, Soviet-Russian sci-fi author (Tale of the Troika), born in Batumi, Georgia (d. 1991)
  • Aug 28 Billy Grammer, American country music singer and guitarist, born in Benton, Illinois (d. 2011)
  • Aug 28 Donald O'Connor, American dancer and actor (Singin' in the Rain), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2003)
  • Aug 28 John Gillett, British film critic and researcher, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Aug 28 Marvin Davis, CEO (Davis Oil Company), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2004)
  • Aug 29 Loyd Gentry, American thoroughbred trainer (Kentucky Derby 1967 Proud Clarion), born in Covington, Kentucky (d. 2012)
  • Aug 30 Julien Schoenaerts, Flemish actor (Daens/Medea), born in Eigenbilzen, Belgium (d. 2006)
  • Aug 30 Laurent de Brunhoff, French writer and illustrator (Babar the Elephant), born in Paris
  • Sep 1 Art Pepper, American alto saxophonist and clarinetist, born in Gardena, California (d. 1982)
  • Sep 1 Ruth S. White, American electronic music composer (Flowers Of Evil), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • Sep 2 Hugo Montenegro, American composer, arranger, and orchestra leader, born in New York City (d. 1981)
  • Sep 2 Ronnie Stevens, actor (Rodney-Dick & Duchess), born in London, England
  • Sep 3 Bengt Lindström, Swedish artist, born in Berg Municipality, Sweden (d. 2008)
  • Sep 3 Hank Thompson, American country music singer (The Brazos Valley Boys), born in Waco, Texas (d. 2007)
  • Sep 3 Shoista Mullodzhanova, Shashmakom singer, born in Dushanbe, Tajik ASSR (d. 2010)
  • Sep 4 Forrest [Asa Earl] Carter, American author and segregationist speech writer, born in Anniston, Alabama (d. 1979)
  • Sep 5 Jos Vandeloo, Flemish journalist and playwright (Cola Drinkers), born in Zonhoven, Belgium (d. 2015)
  • Sep 5 Justin Kaplan, American editor and biographer (Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain - Pulitzer Prize, 1967), born in New York City, New York (d. 2014)
  • Sep 6 Andrea Camilleri, Italian author (Inspector Montalbano novels, born in Porto Empedocle, Italy (d. 2019)
  • Sep 6 Eddie Duran, American jazz guitarist (Vince Guaraldi; Cal Tjader; Benny Goodman), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2019)
  • Sep 6 Jimmy Reed, American blues singer (Soulin', Big Boss Man), born in Dunleith, Mississippi (d. 1976)
  • Sep 7 Allan Blakeney, Canadian politician (10th Premier of Saskatchewan), born in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia (d. 2011)
  • Sep 7 Laura Ashley, Welsh fashion designer, businesswoman and co-founder of Laura Ashley, born in Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (d. 1985)
  • Sep 8 Alexander Kholminov, Russian composer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2015)
  • Sep 8 Denise Darcel, French actress (Dangerous When Wet), born in Paris, France (d. 2011)
  • Sep 8 Heinz Lau, German composer, born in Stettin, German Empire (d. 1975)
  • Sep 8 Magnús Blöndal Jóhannsson, Icelandic pianist and avant-garde composer, born in Skálar, Iceland (d. 2005)

Peter SellersPeter Sellers (1925-1980)

Sep 8 English actor and comedian (The Goon Show, Bobo, Pink Panther), born in Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sep 10 Roy James Brown, American soul singer ("Good Rockin' Tonight"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1981)
  • Sep 11 Alan Bergman American Emmy, Grammy, and Academy Award-winning lyricist, with wife Marilyn ("The Way We Were"; "How Do You Keep the Music Playing?"; "You Don't Bring Me Flowers"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 11 Ashley Heenan, New Zealand composer, born in Wellington, New Zealand (d. 2004)
  • Sep 11 Harry Somers, Canadian composer, born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1999)
  • Sep 12 Dickie Moore, actor (Expert, Oliver Twist, Little Men), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Sep 12 Stan Lopata, American baseball player, born in Delray, Detroit, Michigan (d. 2013)
  • Sep 13 Gabriel Charpentier, Canadian composer, born in Richmond, Canada
  • Sep 13 Mel Tormé, American jazz singer, known as 'The Velvet Fog' and composer (The Christmas Song), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • Sep 14 Mauk de Braauw, Dutch minister (DS'70) and Minister of Wetenschapsbeleid, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1984)
  • Sep 14 Ruth Mompati, South African politician and Secretary of Nelson Mandela, born in Vryburg, North-West Province, South Africa (d. 2015)
  • Sep 15 Carlo Rambaldi, Italian special effects artist (Alien, E.T.), born in Vigarano Mainarda, Italy (d. 2012)
  • Sep 15 Forrest Compton, American actor (Gomer Pyle USMC, Edge of Night), born in Reading, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)
  • Sep 15 Gösta Jonsson, Swedish saxophonist, accordion player and band leader, born in Kungsholmen, Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1984)
  • Sep 15 Wally Halder, Canadian ice hockey forward (Olympic gold 1948, tournament top scorer), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1994)
  • Sep 16 Charles Haughey, Irish Taoiseach (1979-81, 82, 87-92), born in Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland (d. 2006)
  • Sep 16 Charlie Byrd, American jazz and bossa nova guitarist (Desfinado), born in Suffolk, Virginia (d. 1999)

B.B. KingB.B. King (1925-2015)

Sep 16 American blues guitarist and singer ("The Thrill is Gone"), born in Itta Bena, Mississippi

  • Sep 17 Dorothy Loudon, American actress and singer (Garry Moore Show, Annie), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2003)
  • Sep 18 Harvey Haddix, American baseball pitcher (pitched perfect game into 12th), born in Medway, Ohio (d. 1994)
  • Sep 19 Jack McCloskey, American basketball coach (Portland Trail Blazers 1972-74) and executive (GM Detroit Pistons NBA C'ship 1989, 90), born in Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania (d. 2017)
  • Sep 20 (Ulysses) Bobby Nunn, American singer (The Robins; The Coasters), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 1986)
  • Sep 20 Rama VIII [Ananda Mahidol], King of Siam (1935-46), born in Heidelberg, Republic of Baden, Germany (d. 1946)
  • Sep 22 Raymond Edwards, American doo-wop bass (The Silhouettes - "Get A Job"), born in Virginia (d. 1997)
  • Sep 22 Virginia Capers, American actress (Raisin, White Mama, Original Intent), born in Sumter, South Carolina (d. 2004)
  • Sep 23 Barry Linehan, actor (Bullseye, Dark Places, Witchcraft)
  • Sep 23 Denis Twitchett, Cambridge scholar, and Chinese historian (d. 2006)
  • Sep 23 Eleonora Rossi Drago [Palmira Omiccioli], Italian actress (Le amiche), born in Quinto al Mare, Genoa (d. 2007)
  • Sep 24 Autar Singh Paintal, Indian medical scientist, born in Mogok, Myanmar (d. 2004)
  • Sep 25 Paul MacCready, American aeronautical engineer and inventor (1st man-powered aircraft), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 2007)
  • Sep 25 Pete Murray [James], British pop music BBC radio dj and television presenter, born in London, England
  • Sep 25 Silvana Pampanini, Italian actress (Day in Court, Island Sinner), born in Rome, Italy (d. 2016)
  • Sep 25 William Mitchell, British physicist, born in Kingsbridge, Devon, England (d. 2002)
  • Sep 26 Bobby Shantz, American baseball player (1952 AL MVP), born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 26 Marty Robbins, American country singer ("El Paso"; "Devil Woman"; "I Walk Alone"), born in Glendale, Arizona (d. 1982)
  • Sep 26 Shirley Wilson, American football coach (Elon University 1967-76; Duke University 1979-82; 88–61–3), born in Madison, North Carolina (d. 2021)
  • Sep 27 Robert Edwards, Batley, Yorkshire, physiologist (IVF pioneer, Nobel 2010), (d. 2013)
  • Sep 28 Frank Latimore, American actor (Patton, Breakin Up), born in Darien, Connecticut (d. 1998)
  • Sep 28 Seymour Cray, American inventor (Cray Research, Cray I supercomputer), born in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin (d. 1996)
  • Sep 29 John Tower, American politician (Senate-R-Tx 1961-85), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1991)
  • Sep 29 Steve Forrest, American actor (Ben-Dallas, SWAT), born in Huntsville, Texas (d. 2013)
  • Sep 30 Félix Luna, Argentine historian and lyricist, born in La Rioja Province, Argentina (d. 2009)
  • Sep 30 Gwyn A. Williams, Welsh historian and socialist, born in Dowlais, Wales (d. 1995)
  • Oct 2 Alois Pinos, Czech composer, born in Vyskov (d. 2008)
  • Oct 2 Brian Dillon, British Lord Justice of Appeal (1982-94) (d. 2003)
  • Oct 2 Paul Goldsmith, American auto and motorcycle racer (USAC stock car champion 1961-62; 127 NASCAR starts, 9 wins), born in Parkersburg, West Virginia
  • Oct 3 George Wein, American music promoter (Newport Jazz Festival; Newport Folk Festival; New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival), born in Lynn, Massachusetts (d. 2021)
  • Oct 3 Gore Vidal, American author (Myra Breckinridge, Lincoln), born in West Point, New York (d. 2012)
  • Oct 5 Bob Thaves, American cartoonist (Frank and Ernest), born in Burt, Iowa (d. 2006)
  • Oct 5 Gail Davis, American actress (Annie Oakley), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1997)
  • Oct 5 Herbert Kretzmer, South African-British lyricist of Lithuanian heritage (Les Miserables), born in Kroonstad, Union of South Africa (d. 2020)
  • Oct 6 Shana Alexander, American journalist (Life magazine, 60 Minutes), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • Oct 8 Andrei Donatovich Sinyavsky, Russian writer and critic, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1997)
  • Oct 9 Johnny Stompanato, American organized crime figure and abusive partner of actress Lana Turner, born in Woodstock, Illinois (d. 1958)
  • Oct 9 Robert Finch, American politician (8th U.S. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare), born in Tempe, Arizona (d. 1995)
  • Oct 10 Great Antonio [Antonio Barichievich], Croatian-Canadian strongman and eccentric, born in Zagreb, Yugoslavia (d. 2003)
  • Oct 10 Ivan Sviták, Czech philosopher and poet, born in Hranice na Moravě, Czechoslovakia (d. 1994)
  • Oct 11 Elmore Leonard, American writer (Glitz, Mr Majestyk, Touch, 52 Pick-Up), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2013)
  • Oct 12 Denis Lazure, Canadian physician and politician, born in Napierville, Quebec (d. 2008)
  • Oct 12 Fons Jansen, Dutch news reader and cabaretier, born in Bussum, Netherlands (d. 1991)
  • Oct 12 Gilbert Parkhouse, Welsh cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1950-59), born in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales (d. 2000)
  • Oct 12 Guitar Gabriel [Robert Lewis Jones], American blues singer and guitarist, born in Decatur, Georgia (d. 1996)
  • Oct 12 William Steinkraus, American equestrian (Olympic gold/2 sil/br-52/56/60/64/68/72), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Oct 13 Frank D. Gilroy, American writer (Subject Was Roses), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • Oct 13 Gustav Winckler, Danish pop singer ("Skibet skal sejle i nat"- "The Ship Is Leaving Tonight"), born in Nørrebro, Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1979)
  • Oct 13 Lenny Bruce [Leonard Schneider], American comedian, arrested on obsenity, born in Mineola, New York (d. 1966)

Margaret ThatcherMargaret Thatcher (1925-2013)

Oct 13 British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1979-90), born in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England

  • Oct 14 Lawrence Herkimer, "Grandfather of Cheerleading" (founded National Cheerleading Association, patented the pom-pom), born in Muskegon, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • Oct 14 Phillip Tobias, South African palaeoanthropologist and three time Nobel Prize nominee (hominid fossil sites), born in Durban, South Africa (d. 2012)
  • Oct 15 Mickey Baker, American session guitar player (Mickey & Sylvia - "Love Is Strange"), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2012)
  • Oct 15 Tony Hart, English artist and television presenter (Take Hart, Hartbeat), born in Maidstone, Kent (d. 2009)

Angela LansburyAngela Lansbury (1925-2022)

Oct 16 Irish-British-American Golden Globe and multiple Tony Award-winning stage and screen actress (Gaslight; The Manchurian Candidate; Mame; Murder, She Wrote; Beauty and the Beast), born in London, England [1] [2]

  • Oct 16 Daniel J Evans, (Sen-R-WA, 1983- )
  • Oct 16 Lorraine Sweeny, communications specialist
  • Oct 18 Ramiz Alia, political leader of Albania
  • Oct 18 Wim van Gennep, Dutch singer/keyboardist (Heikrekels)
  • Oct 19 Bernard Hepton, British actor (6 Wives of Henry VIII), born in Bradford, England
  • Oct 19 Victor Zorza, journalist/Russian specialist
  • Oct 20 Art Buchwald, American columnist and author (Have I Ever Lied to You), born in Mt Vernon, New York (d. 2017)
  • Oct 20 Herman Roelstraete, Belgium composer, born in Lauwe, Belgium (d. 1985)
  • Oct 20 Roger Hanin, French actor (Navarro), born in Algiers, Algeria (d. 2015)
  • Oct 20 Theodore Hall, American Physicist and atomic spy for the Soviet Union, born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • Oct 20 Tom Dowd, American recording engineer and producer (innovator of multitrack recording), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2002)
  • Oct 21 Charles "Doctor" Ross, American blues singer and guitarist (The Harmonica Boss), born in Tunica, Mississippi (d. 1993)
  • Oct 21 Louis J. Robichaud, Canadian premier of New Brunswick (d. 2005)
  • Oct 21 Norman Paris, American pianist, arranger, accordion player, orchestra leader (For Your Pleasure), and composer ("Big Blue Marble"; "I've Got A Secret"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1977)
  • Oct 22 Dory Previn [Dorothy Veronica Langan], singer-songwriter (Mythical Kings and Iguanas), born in Woodbridge, New Jersey, (d. 2012)
  • Oct 22 Robert Rauschenberg, American painter (Gloria), born in Port Arthur, Texas (d. 2008)

Johnny CarsonJohnny Carson (1925-2005)

Oct 23 American comedian and TV host (The Tonight Show, Who Do You Trust), born in Corning, Iowa

  • Oct 23 Manos Hadjidakis, Greek composer and conductor ("Never On A Sunday"), born in Xanthi, Greece (d. 1994)
  • Oct 23 Nanni Loy, Italian film director (The Four Days of Naples), born in Cagliari, Italy (d. 1995)
  • Oct 24 Jayaram N. Reddy, South African politician
  • Oct 24 Ken Mackay, Australian cricketer (exciting Aussie all-rounder), born in Windsor, Queensland, Australia (d. 1982)
  • Oct 24 Luciano Berio, Italian composer (Chemins), born in Oneglia, Italy (d. 2003)
  • Oct 25 Oralia Domínguez, Mexican mezzo-soprano, born in San Luis Potosí (d. 2013)
  • Oct 25 Yakov Rylsky, USSR sabre team (Olympic bronze 1956), born in Aleksandrovka, Verkhubinsky District, Kazakhstan (d. 1999)
  • Oct 26 Jan Wolkers, Dutch sculptor and novelist (Brief American), born in Oegstgeest, Netherlands (d. 2007)
  • Oct 27 Albert Medwin, American electrical engineer and inventor
  • Oct 27 Jane Connell, American actress (Jane-Stanley, Bridget-Dumpling), born in Oakland, California (d. 2013)
  • Oct 27 Mary Kay Stearns, American actress (Mary Kay & Johnny), born in Glendale, California
  • Oct 27 Warren M Christopher, 63rd United States Secretary of State (1993-97), born in Scranton, North Dakota (d. 2011)
  • Oct 28 Ian Hamilton Finlay, Scottish poet, writer, artist and gardener, born in Nassau, Bahamas (d. 2006)
  • Oct 28 Leonard Starr, American comic strip cartoonist (Little Orphan Annie), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • Oct 29 (John) "Zoot" Sims, American jazz saxophonist, born in Inglewood, California (d. 1985)
  • Oct 29 Betty Evans Grayson, American softball pitcher (National Softball Hall of Fame 1959; Chicago Queens), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 1979)
  • Oct 29 Dominick Dunne, American writer and producer (Panic in Needle Park), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2009)
  • Oct 29 Geraldine Brooks [Stroock], American stage and screen actress (Brightower; Embraceable You; The Dumplings), born in NYC, New York (d. 1977)
  • Oct 29 Robert Hardy, British actor (Harry Potter, All Creatures Great and Small), born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire (d. 2017)
  • Oct 30 (Attilio) "Teo" Macero, American jazz saxophonist, composer and record producer (Miles Davis - "Bitches Brew"; Dave Brubeck -"Time Out"), born in Glens Falls, New York (d. 2008)
  • Oct 30 Gus Savage, American politician (Rep-D-IL, 1981- 93), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • Oct 30 Joe Techner, American jazz trumpeter (Elliot Lawrence Band - "Elevation"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1989)