Famous People Born in October 1933

  • Oct 1 Olga Pozzi Escot, Peruvian-American composer and musicologist, born in Lima, Peru
  • Oct 2 (Albert Ronald) "Ronnie" Ross, Scottish jazz and session baritone saxophonist, born in Calcutta, India (2 October 1933 (d. 1991)
  • Oct 2 Dimiter Khristov, Bulgarian composer, born in Sofia, Bulgaria (d. 2017)

John B. GurdonJohn B. Gurdon (89 years old)

Oct 2 English developmental biologist (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012), born in Dippenhall, Hampshire

  • Oct 2 Phill Niblock, American composer, born in Anderson, Indiana
  • Oct 3 Kenneth "Ken" Berry, American actor (F Troop, Mayberry RFD, Mama's Family), born in Moline, Illinois (d. 2018)
  • Oct 3 Neale Fraser AO, MBE, Australian tennis player (3 x Grand Slam singles, 11 x doubles winner), and coach (Australian Davis Cup team x 4 winner), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Oct 5 Diane Cilento, Australian actress (Agony & Ecstasy, Wicker Man), born in Brisbane, Queensland (d. 2011)
  • Oct 7 Paul B. Price, American actor (Busting Loose), born in Carteret, New Jersey (d. 2012)
  • Oct 9 Bill Tidy, English cartoonist (Fosdyke Saga), born in Tranmere, England
  • Oct 9 Peter Mansfield, British Physician whose discoveries led to MRI (2003 Nobel Prize), born in London (d. 2017)
  • Oct 10 Daniel Massey, English actor (Vault of Horror), born in London, England (d. 1998)
  • Oct 10 Gerald Masters, South African-British author (Pan Book of Dates)
  • Oct 10 Jay Sebring, American hair stylist and Manson murder victim, born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 1969)
  • Oct 12 Guido Molinari, Canadian painter, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2004)
  • Oct 12 Titus Buberník, Czech soccer midfielder (23 caps Czechoslovakia; ČH Bratislava, LASK Linz), born in Pusté Úľany, Czech Republic (d. 2022)
  • Oct 13 Adam Kaczyński, Polish pianist and composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 2010)
  • Oct 13 Raynald Fréchette, Quebec politician and judge, born in Asbestos, Quebec (d. 2007)
  • Oct 17 Jeanine Deckers, Belgian singer-songwriter, and Dominican nun known as 'The Singing Nun' ("Dominique"), born in Laeken, Belgium (d. 1985)
  • Oct 17 William A Anders, Maj Gen, USAF/astronaut (Apollo 8), born in Hong Kong
  • Oct 18 Forrest Gregg, American Pro Football Hall of Fame tackle, coach (9-time Pro Bowl; Green Bay Packers, Dallas Cowboys), born in Birthright, TX (d. 2019)
  • Oct 18 Jacques Charpentier, French organist and composer (72 études karnatiques), born in Paris (d. 2017)
  • Oct 19 Brian Booth, Australian cricket batsman (29 Tests @ 42.21, 5 x 100s, 10 x 50s; NSW), born in Bathurst, Australia
  • Oct 19 Wilfried Dietrich, German FR, super-heavyweight (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Oct 20 Barrie Chase, American dancer and actress (Cape Fear (1962); It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World), born in Kings Point, New York
  • Oct 21 Francisco Gento, Spanish soccer winger (Spain 43 caps, Real Madrid 427 games) and manager (Grenada FC), born in El Astillero, Spain (d. 2022)
  • Oct 21 Georgia Brown [Lilian Klot], British cabaret stage, and screen singer and actress (Oliver!; Shoulder To Shoulder), born in East End of London, England (d. 1992)
  • Oct 21 Matt Bennett, American actor (Hickey & Boggs; The Unholy Rollers), born in Greenup, Kentucky (d. 1991)
  • Oct 22 Donald Herod Peterson, American USAF Colonel, and NASA astronaut (STS-6), born in Winona, Mississippi (d. 2018)
  • Oct 22 Helmut Senekowitsch, Austrian soccer forward (18 caps; Sturm Graz, First Vienna, Real Betis, Wacker Innsbruck) and manager (Austria, Athletic Bilbao, AEK), born in Graz, Austria (d. 2007)
  • Oct 23 Hans Weilbächer, German soccer midfielder (1 cap West Germany; Eintracht Frankfurt e.V 241 games), born in Hattersheim am Main, Germany (d. 2022)
  • Oct 23 Tom Dewdney, West Indian cricket fast bowler (9 Tests, 21 wickets, BB 5/21; Jamaica), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Oct 24 Norman Rush, American writer (Mating), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 24 Ronald "Ronnie" Kray and Reginald "Reggie" Kray, English gangsters (the Kray twins), born in London, England
  • Oct 25 Bobby Collins Jr., American college football coach (head coach University of Southern Mississippi; Southern Methodist University), born in Laurel, Mississippi (d. 2021)
  • Oct 25 Eugene "Porky" Lee, American child actor (Little Rascals), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2005)
  • Oct 25 Larry J. Hopkins, American politician (Rep-R-KY, 1979-93), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2021)
  • Oct 25 Ron Archer, Australian cricket all-rounder (19 Tests, 1 x 100, 48 wickets; Queensland CA), born in Highgate Hill, Queensland (d. 2007)
  • Oct 25 Roy Swetman, English cricketer (England wicket-keeper late 50's), born in Westminster, London
  • Oct 27 Earle Wells, New Zealand sailor (Olympic gold Flying Dutchman 1964), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2021)
  • Oct 27 Floyd Cramer, American Country Music Hall of Fame pianist ("Last Date"; "On the Rebound"), born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 1997)
  • Oct 27 Valentin Boreyko, Russian rower (Olympic gold coxless pair [Oleg Golovanov] 1960), born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 2012)
  • Oct 28 Garrincha, Brazilian footballer, born in Pau Grande, Brazil (d. 1983)
  • Oct 31 Eric Nesterenko, Canadian ice hockey center (NHL All Star 1961, 65; Toronto Maple Leafs; Stanley Cup 1961 Chicago Black Hawks), born in Flin Flon, Manitoba (d. 2022)

Hobart Hobart "Hobie" Alter (1933-2014)

Oct 31 American surf and sailing entrepreneur and pioneer who created the Hobie Cat, born in Ontario, California

  • Oct 31 Phil Goyette, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Lachine, Canada

About October 1933

How Old? 89 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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