Famous People Born in October 1932

  • Oct 1 Albert Collins, Leona TX, blues guitarist (Frosty, Showdown)
  • Oct 2 Maury Wills, baseball shortstop (LA Dodgers, NL MVP 1962)
  • Oct 2 Ruairí Ó Brádaigh, Irish paramilitary and political leader of Sinn Féin, born in Longford, Ireland (d. 2013)
  • Oct 4 Dottie West, country singer
  • Oct 4 Felicia Farr, actress (Charley Varrick, Kotch), born in Westchester, New York
  • Oct 4 Milan Chvostek, Canadian television director
  • Oct 5 Madhav Apte, cricketer (bro of Arvind 7 Tests for India, 1 century)
  • Oct 5 Yvonne Braitwaite Burke, lawyer (Rep)
  • Oct 6 Gloria Lane, educator/author/founder (Women's International Center)
  • Oct 7 Joannes M Gijsen, Bishop of Roermond
  • Oct 8 Ray Reardon, Welsh snooker player
  • Oct 8 Pete Drake, American pedal steel guitarist and producer, born in Augusta, Georgia (d. 1988)
  • Oct 10 Charles Dnaiels, archaeologist
  • Oct 10 Harry Smith, English footballer
  • Oct 11 Dottie West, country singer (Here Comes My Baby), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Oct 12 Dick Gregory, American comedian, civil rights activist and dietician (Bahamian Diet), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2017)
  • Oct 12 Dusan Makavejev, Serbian film director (Man is Not a Bird), born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • Oct 12 Jake Edwin Garn, American politician (Sen-R-Utah, 1974-93) and astronaut (STS 51D), born in Richfield, Utah
  • Oct 12 Mayer Joel Mandelbaum, composer
  • Oct 12 Ned Jarrett, American race car driver and announcer (50 Grand National victories), born in Conover, North Carolina
  • Oct 13 Jack Colvin, American actor (Incredible Hulk), born in Lyndon, Kansas (d. 2005)
  • Oct 14 Anatoly Larkin, Russian-American physicist (d. 2005)
  • Oct 14 Enrico di Giuseppe, American tenor (d. 2005)
  • Oct 15 Jaan Raats, Estonian composer, born in Tartu
  • Oct 15 Riekus Waskowsky, poet
  • Oct 16 Henry Jay Lewis, conductor/bass (LA Philharmonic 1955-59), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 16 John Grant, British politician (d. 2000)
  • Oct 17 Gundaris Pone, composer
  • Oct 17 Paul Anderson, American light super heavyweight lifter (Olympic gold 1956)
  • Oct 17 William J Hughes, (Rep-D-New Jersey, 1975- )
  • Oct 18 Vytautas Landsbergis, Lithuanian politician
  • Oct 19 Lloyd Haynes, South Bend Indiana, actor (Pete Dixon-Room 222)
  • Oct 19 Robert Reed, Highland Park Ill, actor (Mike-Brady Bunch, Nurse)
  • Oct 20 Roosevelt Brown, Virginia, NFL hall of fame tackle (NY Giants)
  • Oct 20 William Christopher, Evanstown Ill, actor (Father Mulcahy-M*A*S*H)
  • Oct 20 Rosey Brown, American football player (d. 2004)
  • Oct 23 Dimitra Arliss, actress (Rich Man Poor Man II)
  • Oct 23 Vasily Belov, Northern Krai, USSR, author (Business as Usual, Everything's Ahead), (d. 2012)
  • Oct 24 Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, French physicist and Nobel Prize laureate (1991), born in Paris, France (d. 2007)

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Oct 24 Robert Mundell, Canadian economist and Nobel laureate (1999), born in Kingston, Ontario

Economist/Nobel Laureate Robert Mundell
Economist/Nobel Laureate
Robert Mundell
  • Oct 24 Johnny Lattner, American football player, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • Oct 25 Harry Gregg, Irish footballer and football manager, born in Magherafelt, Ireland
  • Oct 26 Anthony Beilenson, American politician (Rep-D-California, 1977-97), born in New York
  • Oct 26 Chinadorai Deshmutu, India, field hockey player (1952)
  • Oct 27 Jean-Pierre Cassel, actor (Trout), born in Paris, France
  • Oct 27 Kathy Cornelius, American LPGA golfer, born in Boston, Massachusetts

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Oct 27 Sylvia Plath, American poet and novelist (Colossus, 3 Women, Bell Jar), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1963)

Author and Poet Sylvia Plath
Author and Poet
Sylvia Plath
  • Oct 30 Louis Malle, French director (Atlantic City, Black Moon, Viva Maria)
  • Oct 30 Barun De, Indian historian