On This Day

Famous People Born in 1929 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 720

  • Jul 9 Jesse McReynolds, American singer and mandolinist (Grand Ole Opry), born in Coeburn, Virginia
  • Jul 10 Moe Norman, Canadian golfer (Canadian Golf Hall of Fame), born in Kitchener, Ontario (d. 2004)
  • Jul 10 Winnie Ewing, Scottish lawyer and politician (President of the Scottish National Party), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Jul 11 David Kelly, Irish actor (Grandpa Joe-Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fawlty Towers), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 2012)
  • Jul 11 Hermann Prey, German baritone, born in Berlin (d. 1998)
  • Jul 14 Alan Dawson, American jazz drummer and teacher, born in Marietta, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 15 Larry Lamb, newspaper editor
  • Jul 15 Charles Anthony [Caruso], tenor (2,928 performances at Metropolitan Opera), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2012)
  • Jul 16 Michael Morland, High court judge
  • Jul 17 Roy McMillan, American baseball infielder, coach and manager (MLB All Star 1956-57; Gold Glove 1957-59; Cincinnati Reds), born in Bonham, Texas (d. 1997)
  • Jul 17 Sergei K. Godunov, Russian mathematician
  • Jul 18 "Screamin' Jay" Hawkins, American blues singer, guitarist, and songwriter ("I Put a Spell On You"), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2000)
  • Jul 18 Dick Button, American figure skater (Olympic gold 1948, 52), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Jul 18 Adelaide Tambo, South African anti-apartheid activist, politician and wife of Oliver Tambo, born in Top Location, Vereeniging (d. 2007)

Person of interestSofia Muratova

Jul 19 Sofia Muratova, Russian gymnast (1952-60 Olympics: 6 gold, 3 silver & 4 bronze), born in Leningrad, Russia (d. 2006)

Person of interestMike Ilitch

Jul 20 Mike Ilitch, American businessman (founded Little Caesars Pizza, owner Detroit Red Wings, Tigers), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2017)

Entrepreneur and Founder of Little Caesar's Pizza Mike Ilitch
Entrepreneur and Founder of Little Caesar's Pizza
Mike Ilitch

  • Jul 20 Rajendra Kumar, Indian actor, producer and director (Arzoo, Love Story, Sangam), born in Sialkot, Punjab, British India (d. 1999)
  • Jul 21 Bob Orton, American wrestler (d. 2006)
  • Jul 22 Vivien Merchant [Ada Thompson], British actress (Alfie, The Homecoming, The Offence), born in Manchester, England (d. 1982)
  • Jul 22 John Barber, British racing driver
  • Jul 23 Jack Richardson, Canadian record producer (The Guess Who), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2011)
  • Jul 23 Andrew Rutherford, Scottish scholar and Vice-Chancellor of the University of London (1994-97), born in Helmsdale, Sutherland, Scotland (d. 1998)
  • Jul 24 Alfred Binns, West Indian cricket wicket-keeper (1953-56), born in KIngston, Jamaica (d. 2017)
  • Jul 24 Hedda J. Garza, American writer and political activist, born in New York City (d. 1995)
  • Jul 24 Peter Yates, English film director (Breaking Away, Bullitt), born in Aldershot, Hampshire, England (d. 2011)
  • Jul 25 Somnath Chatterjee, Indian communist leader, born in Tezpur, India
  • Jul 25 Eddie Mazur, Canadian ice hockey player (Montreal Canadiens), born in Winnipeg, Mnaitoba, Canada (d. 1995)
  • Jul 26 Alexis Weissenberg, Bulgarian born pianist (Levintritt Prize, 1948), born in Sofia, Bulgaria (d. 2012)
  • Jul 26 Marc Lalonde, French Canadian politician (30th Minister of Finance), born in Île Perrot, Quebec
  • Jul 26 Charlie Persip American jazz drummer (Dizzy Gillespie; The Jazz Statesmen; Billy Eckstine), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • Jul 27 Harvey Fuqua, American R&B singer-songwriter (The Moonglows - "Sincerely"), producer (Marvin Gaye), and record label executive (Motown), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2010)
  • Jul 27 Jack Higgins [Harry Patterson], British novelist (The Eagle Has Landed), born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
  • Jul 27 Marc Wilkinson, Australian composer, born in Paris

Person of interestJacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Jul 28 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, American First Lady (1961-63), born in Southampton, New York (d. 1994)

  • Jul 28 Remco [Wouter] Campert, Dutch writer, poet, son of Jan Campert
  • Jul 29 Jean Baudrillard, French philosopher

  • Jul 30 Christine McGuire, American pop vocalist (McGuire Sisters - "Sincerely"; "Sugartime"), born in Middletown, Ohio (d. 2018)
  • Jul 30 Sid Krofft, Canadian-American puppeteer (Barbara Mandrell Show), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jul 31 Don Murray, American actor (Bus Stop, Advise & Consent, Endless Love), born in Hollywood, California
  • Jul 31 Oriana Fallaci, Italian journalist and writer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 2006)
  • Jul 31 José Santamaría, Uruguayan soccer defender (Uruguay 20, Spain 16 caps; Real Madrid), born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Jul 31 Lynne Reid Banks, British author (The Indian in the Cupboard), born in London
  • Aug 1 Ann Calvello, American roller derby queen, born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 2006)
  • Aug 2 John Gale, British theatrical producer (Chichester Festival), born in Chigwell, Essex, England
  • Aug 2 John Hannam, British Conservative politician (MP for Exeter 1970-97)
  • Aug 2 Lord David Waddington, British politician (Home Secretary 1989-90), born in Burnley (d. 2017)
  • Aug 3 Bethel Leslie, American entertainer (Capt Newman MD, Rabbit Trap), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • Aug 4 Kishore Kumar, Indian singer and actor, born in Khandwa, Central Provinces, British (d. 1987)
  • Aug 6 Anneliese Kuppers, German FR, equestrian dressage (Olympic silver 1956)
  • Aug 6 Mike Elliott, saxophonist, born in Jamaica, West Indies
  • Aug 6 Roch La Salle, Canadian politician (d. 2007)
  • Aug 7 Don Larsen, American MLB pitcher (only perfect game in World Series history, Game 5 1956; World Series MVP 1956; NY Yankees), born in Michigan City, Indiana (d. 2020)
  • Aug 7 James Pilditch, British designer, born in Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom (d. 1995)
  • Aug 7 Richard T. Schulze, American politician (Rep-R-PA, 1975- ), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 7 Ruth Carter-Stapleton, American evangelist, born in Plains, Georgia (d. 1983)
  • Aug 7 Jo Baer [Josephine Kleinberg], American painter and minimalist artist, born in Seattle, Washington

  • Aug 8 Ronnie Biggs, English criminal (Great Train Robbery of 1963), born in Stockwell
  • Aug 8 Josef Suk, Czech composer and violinist (Artist of Merit-1977), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 2011)
  • Aug 8 Larisa Bogoraz, Soviet dissident (d. 2004)
  • Aug 8 Gudrun Burwitz [Himmler], German daughter of SS leader Heinrich Himmler, born in Munich, Weimar Republic (d. 2018)
  • Aug 10 John Alldis, composer/conductor
  • Aug 11 Alun Hoddinott, Bargoed Wales, composer (Floriture)
  • Aug 11 Cora de Man-Canne Meyer, Dutch mezzo-soprano (Figaro, Carmen), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Aug 12 Buck Owens [Alvis Edgar], Sherman Texas, country singer (Hee Haw)
  • Aug 12 Charles Moore, Coatsville Pa, 400m hurdler (Olympic gold/silver-52)
  • Aug 12 Joji Yuasa, Japanese composer, born in Kōriyama, Fukushima
  • Aug 13 Augustyn Bloch, Polish composer, born in Grudziądz (d. 2006)
  • Aug 13 Michael Beavis, deputy Commanding-in-Chief (Allied Forces Central Europe)
  • Aug 13 Pat Harrington Jr, American actor (Danny Thomas Show, 1 Day at a Time), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • Aug 14 Hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter
  • Aug 14 Louise Slaughter, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York), born in Lynch, Kentucky (d. 2018)
  • Aug 14 Oliver Neville, principal (Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts)
  • Aug 14 Dick Tiger, Nigerian professional boxer, born in Amaigbo, Nigeria (d. 1971)
  • Aug 14 Thomas Meehan, American writer (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray), born in Ossining, New York (d. 2017)
  • Aug 14 Lorez Alexandria [Taylor] American jazz and gospel singer (Alexandria the Great), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2001)
  • Aug 15 Jerry Groom, American College Football Hall of fame center (Notre Dame; NFL Pro Bowl 1954; Chicago Cardinals), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 2008)
  • Aug 16 Bill Evans, American jazz pianist (Peace Piece; Waltz For Debbie), born in Plainfield, New Jersey (d. 1980)
  • Aug 16 Wyatt Tee Walker, African-American pastor, civil rights leader, chief of staff for Martin Luther King, Jr. and cultural historian, born in Brockton, Massachusetts (d. 2018)
  • Aug 16 Helmut Rahn, German footballer (d. 2003)
  • Aug 16 Fritz Von Erich, American professional wrestler (d. 1997)

Person of interestFrancis Gary Powers

Aug 17 Francis Gary Powers, American spy captured by the USSR after his U-2 spy was shot plane in 1959, born in Jenkins, Kentucky (d. 1977)

Pilot and Spy Francis Gary Powers
Pilot and Spy
Francis Gary Powers

  • Aug 18 Hugues Aufray, French singer
  • Aug 21 Ahmed "Kathy" Kathrada, South African anti-apartheid activist and politician, born in Schweizer-Reneke (d. 2017)
  • Aug 21 X. J. Kennedy, American poet and author (Nude Descending a Staircase), born in New Jersey, Iowa
  • Aug 22 Baroness Ewart-Biggs, British (Labour) spokesperson on Home Affairs, born in British India
  • Aug 22 Harry McPherson, presidential counsel (Lyndon Johnson) and lobbyist, born in Tyler, Texas (d. 2012)

Person of interestVera Miles

Aug 23 Vera Miles, American actress (Lila Crane-Psycho, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance), born in Boise City, Oklahoma

Actress Vera Miles
Actress
Vera Miles
  • Aug 23 Peter Thomson, Australian golfer (British Open 1954-56, 58, 65), born in Brunswick, Victoria (d. 2018)
  • Aug 24 Willie Winfield, American doo-woop singer (Harptones - "Life Is But A Dream"), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Aug 27 Elizabeta Bagrintseve, USSR, discus thrower (Olympic silver 1952)
  • Aug 27 Ira Levin, American author (Rosemary Baby, Boys From Brazil, This Perfect Day), born in NYC, New York (d. 2007)
  • Aug 28 Roxie Roker, Bahamian-American actress (The Jeffersons- Helen Willis), born in Miami, Florida (d. 1995)
  • Aug 28 István Kertész, Hungarian orchestral and operatic conductor, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1973)
  • Aug 29 Thom Gunn, British poet (The Wound), born in Kent, England (d. 2004)
  • Aug 31 Julio Ramon Ribeyro, writer
  • Sep 2 Hal Ashby, American film director (d. 1988)
  • Sep 2 Victor Spinetti, Welsh actor (A Hard Day's Night, Help!), born in Cwm, Ebbw Vale, Wales (d. 2012) [1]
  • Sep 3 Carlo Clerici, Swiss road cyclist (Giro d'Italia 1954), born in Vaiano, Italy (d. 2007)

Person of interestWhitey Bulger

Sep 3 James "Whitey" Bulger, American organized crime boss, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2018)

Gangster Whitey Bulger
Gangster
Whitey Bulger
  • Sep 4 Thomas Eagleton, American politician (38th Lieutenant Governor of Missouri), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2007)
  • Sep 5 Andrian Grigoryevich Nikolayev, Soviet cosmonaut (Vostok III, Soyuz 9), born in Shorshely, Russia (d. 2004)

Person of interestBob Newhart

Sep 5 Bob Newhart, American comedian (Bob Newhart Show, Newhart), born in Oak Park, Illinois

Comedian and Actor Bob Newhart
Comedian and Actor
Bob Newhart
  • Sep 6 Tsang-Houei Hsu, Taiwanese composer, born in Changhau, Taiwan
  • Sep 6 Dow Finsterwald, American golfer (PGA Championship 1958), born in Athens, Ohio
  • Sep 7 Gil Wolman, French artist, born in Paris (d. 1995)
  • Sep 7 T. P. McKenna [Thomas Patrick McKenna], Irish actor (Rivals, Holocaust), born in Mullagh, Ireland (d. 2011)

  • Sep 8 Christoph von Dohnányi, German conductor (Cleveland Orchestra, 1984-2002), born in Berlin
  • Sep 9 Stan Parris, (Rep-R-VA, 1973-74, 81- )
  • Sep 9 Claude Nougaro, French jazz singer and songwriter, born in Toulouse, France (d. 2004)
  • Sep 10 Akio Yashiro, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo (d. 1976)

Person of interestArnold Palmer

Sep 10 Arnold Palmer, American golfer (7 major titles; US Masters 1958, 60, 62, 64), born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)

  • Sep 10 Pentti Siimes, Finnish actor (Miriam), born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 2016)
  • Sep 11 David S. Broder, American journalist (Pulitzer 1973), born in Chicago Heights, Illinois (d. 2011)
  • Sep 12 Harvey Schmidt, American musical theatre composer and illustrator (The Fantasticks), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2018)
  • Sep 13 Nicolai Ghiaurov, Bulgarian opera singer, born in Velingrad, Bulgaria (d. 2004)

Person of interestJohn Gutfreund

Sep 14 John Gutfreund, American investment banker, CEO of Salomon Brothers (King of Wall Street), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)

Investment Banker John Gutfreund
Investment Banker
John Gutfreund
  • Sep 14 Mel Hancock, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Missouri), born in Cape Fair, Missouri (d. 2011)
  • Sep 14 Larry Collins, American writer, born in West Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2005)
  • Sep 14 Maurice Vachon, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2013)
  • Sep 15 Murray Gell-Mann, American physicist who predicted quarks (the theory of elementary particles), born in Manhattan, NYC, New York
  • Sep 15 Eva Burrows, the 13th General of The Salvation Army
  • Sep 16 Dale Kildee, American politician (Rep-D-Michigan, 1977-2013), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Sep 17 John Stewart-Clark, British businessman and Member of the European Parliament (MEP), born in Dalmeny, Scotland
  • Sep 17 David Craig, Baron Craig of Radley, British marshal (RAF), born in Dublin, Ireland

Person of interestStirling Moss

Sep 17 Stirling Moss, British auto racer (16 x F1 Grands Prix; World F1 Drivers C'ship runner-up 1955-58; 12 Hours of Sebring 1954) and broadcaster (ABC F1, NASCAR), born in London, England (d. 2020)

Auto Racer Stirling Moss
Auto Racer
Stirling Moss
  • Sep 17 Vincent La Selva, American conductor (New York Grand Opera Company, 1973-2012), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2017)
  • Sep 18 June Rosemary Thorndycraft, British teacher and trade unionist (d. 1995)
  • Sep 18 Louis Myers, American blues guitarist and harmonica player, born in Byhalia, Mississippi (d. 1994)
  • Sep 19 Marge Roukema, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2014)
  • Sep 19 Timothy Colman, English manufacturer and multi-millionaire (Reckitt & Colman), born in Norfolk, England
  • Sep 20 Anne Meara, American comedian and actress (Stiller & Meara, Archie's Place, The Other Woman), mother of Ben Stiller, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)

  • Sep 21 Bernard Williams, English moral philosopher, born in Westcliff, Essex, England (d. 2003)
  • Sep 21 Sándor Kocsis, Hungarian footballer (Budapest Honvéd), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1979)
  • Sep 22 Serge Garant, composer
  • Sep 22 William E Dannemeyer, (Rep-R-CA, 1979- )
  • Sep 22 Carlo Ubbiali, Italian motorcycle racer (World Champion 125cc 1951, 55, 56, 58-60; 250cc 1956, 59, 60), born in Bergamo, Italy (d. 2020)
  • Sep 23 Wally Whyton, musician/broadcaster
  • Sep 24 George McNicol, Scottish Principal and vice-chancellor (Aberdeen University), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2014)
  • Sep 24 Edward M. Lawson, Canadian trade unionist and politician, born in Gerald, Saskatchewan, Canada (d. 2016)
  • Sep 24 Erik Lotichius, Dutch composer (Anaitalrax), born in Helden, Netherlands (d. 2015)
  • Sep 25 John Rutherford, Australian cricketer (one Test for Australia 1956), born in Bruce Rock, Western Australia
  • Sep 25 Ronnie Barker, English comedian (The Two Ronnies, Porridge), born in Bedford, England (d. 2005)

Person of interestBarbara Walters

Sep 25 Barbara Walters, American broadcast journalist and 1st female nightly network news anchor (Today, 20/20, ABC-TV), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Broadcast Journalist Barbara Walters
Broadcast Journalist
Barbara Walters
  • Sep 25 Kevin White, American politicians (Mayor of Boston, 1968-1984), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • Sep 26 Meredith Gourdine, American long jumper (Olympic silver 1952), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1998)
  • Sep 27 Ken McCaffery, Australian rugby league centre (12 Tests; North Sydney; Queensland), broadcaster (9 Network) and administrator (North Sydney DRLFC), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 2021)
  • Sep 28 Nigel Althaus, British government broker
  • Sep 28 Nikolay Ryzhkov, Premier of USSR (1985-1991)
  • Sep 28 Lata Mangeshkar, Indian playback singer, born in Indore, British India
  • Sep 29 Murray McLaggan, British Lord-Lieutenant (Mid Glamorgan)
  • Sep 30 Leticia Ramos-Shahani, Filipino Senator, lawmaker and women's rights activist who led the drafting of the international women’s bill of rights, born in Lingayen, Philippine Islands (d. 2017)
  • Oct 1 Ken Arthurson, Australian rugby league halfback, coach, administrator (NSWRL, ARL, Manly-Warringah chairman), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Oct 2 John Zochonis, British industrialist (PZ Cussons) and philanthropist (d. 2013)
  • Oct 2 Kenneth Leighton, British pianist and composer, born in Wakefield, Yorkshire (d. 1958)
  • Oct 2 Moses Gunn, American actor (Amityville II, Good Times, Shaft) who co-founded the Negro Ensemble Company (The Blacks, The Poison Tree), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1993)
  • Oct 3 Bert Stern, American photographer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2013)

  • Oct 3 Andy Hebenton, Canadian NHL right wing (record 630 consecutive games; NY Rangers, Boston Bruins), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2019)
  • Oct 4 Leroy Van Dyke, American country singer (Walk on By), born in Mora, Missouri
  • Oct 4 Scotty Beckett, American actor (Our Gang, Listen Darling, Battleground), born in Oakland, California (d. 1968)
  • Oct 5 Autherine Lucy, 1st African-American to enroll in University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, born in Shiloh, Alabama
  • Oct 5 Richard F. Gordon, Jr., American naval officer and astronaut (Gemini 11; Apollo 12), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2017)
  • Oct 6 Les Favell, cricketer (stoic Australian batsman late 50's)
  • Oct 6 Phil Krueger, American football quarterback (Southeast Missouri State), college coach (Fresno State, Utah State) and NFL executive (GM TB Buccaneers), born in LaSalle, Illinois (d. 2020)
  • Oct 7 Robert Westall, British author, born in North Shields, United Kingdom (d. 1993)
  • Oct 7 Graeme Ferguson, Canadian filmmaker and executive, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Oct 7 Harold Zirin, American astronomer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • Oct 8 Didi (Waldyr Pereira), Brazilian soccer midfielder (68 caps; Fluminense), born in Campos dos Goytacazes, Brazil (d. 2001)
  • Oct 11 Liselotte Pulver [Lilo Pulver], Swiss actress (One, Two, Three, Das Wirtshaus im Spessart), born in Bern, Switzerland
  • Oct 11 Curtis Amy, American jazz musician (Way Down), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2002)
  • Oct 12 Robert Coles, American author (Anna Freud, Pulitzer 1973), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 12 Magnús Magnússon, Icelandic television presenter, born in Reykjavik, Iceland (d. 2007)
  • Oct 12 Brian Cobby, British actor (Evita, The Nudist Story) and the first male voice of the British speaking clock, born in Brighton, East Sussex, England (d. 2012)
  • Oct 16 Bill Green, (Rep-R-NY, 1978- )
  • Oct 16 Fernanda Montenegro [Arlette Torres], Brazilian actress, often described as the greatest Brazilian actress of all time (Central Station, Coce de Mãe), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Oct 16 Walt Michaels, American NFL linebacker, coach (5-time Pro Bowl; Cleveland Browns; head coach NY Jets 1977-82), born in Swoyersville, Pennsylvania (d. 2019)
  • Oct 17 Ram Da-Oz [Abraham Daus], Israeli composer, born in Berlin
  • Oct 18 Violeta Barrios de Chamorro, president of Nicaragua (1990- )
  • Oct 18 Hans Wallat, German opera conductor, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2014)
  • Oct 19 Balbir Singh Snr., Indian field hockey centre forward (Olympic gold 1948, 52, 56) and coach (World Cup gold 1975), born in Haripur Khalsa, India (d. 2020)
  • Oct 19 Dumitru Capoianu, Romanian conductor and classical and film composer (The Little Man), born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 2012)
  • Oct 21 George Stinney, African-American wrongfully executed at 14 for murder, born in Pinewood, South Carolina (d. 1944)

  • Oct 21 Ursula K. Le Guin, American sci-fi author (The Left Hand of Darkness, Tombs of Atuan), born in Berkeley, California (d. 2018)
  • Oct 22 Giorgio Gaslini, composer
  • Oct 22 Lev Yashin, Soviet-Russian football goalkeeper (Soviet Union 1954-1967)
  • Oct 24 George H. Crumb, American composer (Pulitzer 1968-Echoes of Time and the River), born in Charleston, West Virginia
  • Oct 24 Jim Brosnan, American baseball player and writer (Long Season), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 2014)
  • Oct 24 Yordan Radichkov, Bulgarian writer and playwright (The Tied Up Balloon), born in Kalimanitza, Montana region, Bulgaria (d. 2004)
  • Oct 24 Hubert Aquin, French-Canadian novelist, political activist and editor, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1977)
  • Oct 25 Peter Loader, English cricketer (England quick in 13 Tests 1954-59, later WA), born in Wallington, London
  • Oct 25 Peter Rohmkorf, German writer, born in Dortmund, Germany (d. 2008)
  • Oct 25 Roger John Tayler, British astrophysicist (author of The Origin of the Chemical Elements), born in Birmingham, England (d. 1997)
  • Oct 25 LaDell Andersen, American college basketball coach (Utah State, BYU), born in Malad City, Idaho (d. 2019)
  • Oct 26 Georgette Amowitz, French choreographer and educator, born in Paris, France (d. 2008)
  • Oct 26 Hans Peter Haller, German composer, born in Radolfzell, Germany (d. 2006)
  • Oct 26 Neal Matthews, Jr., American singer (The Jordanaires), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2000)
  • Oct 27 Marino Iandioro, canned Tomato Pioneer
  • Oct 28 Airline Falconer, 1st child born in aircraft, born in the skies above Miami, Florida
  • Oct 28 Dame Joan Plowright, British actress (Enchanted April, Brimstone & Treacle), born in Brigg, Lincolnshire
  • Oct 28 Marcel Bozzuffi, French actor (The French Connection), born in Rennes, Ille-et-Vilaine, France (d. 1988)
  • Oct 28 John Hollander, American poet and literary critic, born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2013)