Famous People Born in October 1933

About October 1933

How Old? 84 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 1 Olga Pozzi Escot, composer
  • Oct 2 Dimiter Khristov, composer
  • Oct 2 Phill Niblock, composer

Person of interestJohn B. Gurdon

Oct 2 John B. Gurdon, English developmental biologist (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine), born in Dippenhall, Hampshire

Developmental biologist John B. Gurdon
Developmental biologist
John B. Gurdon
  • Oct 3 Neale Fraser, Australian tennis player/coach (US Open 1959-60, Wimbledon 1960), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Oct 5 Diane Cilento, Australian actress (Agony & Ecstasy, Wicker Man), born in Brisbane, Queensland (d. 2011)
  • Oct 7 Paul B Price, Cataret NJ, actor (Busting Loose)
  • Oct 9 Bill Tidy, English cartoonist (Fosdyke Saga)
  • Oct 9 Peter Mansfield, British Physician whose discoveries led to MRI (2003 Nobel Prize), born in London (d. 2017)
  • Oct 10 Daniel Massey, actress (Vault of Horror), born in London, England
  • Oct 10 Gerald Masters, South African/British author (Pan Book of Dates)
  • Oct 10 Jay Sebring, American hair stylist and Manson murder victim (d. 1969)
  • Oct 12 Guido Molinari, Canadian painter, born in Montreal, Canada (d. 2004)
  • Oct 13 Adam Kaczynski, composer
  • Oct 13 Raynald Frechette, Quebec politician and judge (d. 2007)
  • Oct 17 William A Anders, Maj Gen, USAF/astronaut (Apollo 8), born in Hong Kong
  • Oct 17 Jeanine Deckers, Belgian nun and singer-songwriter, The Singing Nun, born in Laeken (d. 1985)
  • Oct 18 Forrest Gregg, NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers, Dallas Cowboys)
  • Oct 19 Brian Booth, cricketer (dual Australian cricket/hockey international)
  • Oct 19 Wilfried Dietrich, German FR, super-heavyweight (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Oct 21 Georgia Brown, [Lillian Getel], actress (Study in Terror, Fixer)
  • Oct 22 Donald Herod Peterson, Winona Mississippi, Col USAF/astronaut (STS 6)
  • Oct 22 Helmut Senekowitsch, Austrian footballer (d. 2007)
  • Oct 23 Tom Dewdney, cricket pace bowler (WI of 50's)
  • Oct 24 Norman Rush, American writer
  • Oct 24 Ronald "Ronnie" Kray and Reginald "Reggie" Kray, English gangsters (the Kray twins), born in London, England
  • Oct 25 Larry J. Hopkins, American politician (Rep-R-KY, 1979-93), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 25 Ron Archer, Australian cricketer (Aussie all-rounder mid-50's), born in Highgate Hill, Queensland
  • Oct 25 Roy Swetman, English cricketer (England wicket-keeper late 50's), born in Westminster, London
  • Oct 25 Eugene "Porky" Lee, American child actor (Little Rascals), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2005)
  • Oct 27 Floyd Cramer, American Hall of Fame pianist (Last Date, On the Rebound), born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 1997)
  • Oct 27 Valentin Boreyko, Russian rower (Olympic gold 1960), born in Leningrad (d. 2012)
  • Oct 28 Suzy Parker, model and actress (Chamber of Horrors), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2003)
  • Oct 28 Garrincha, Brazilian footballer (d. 1983)
  • Oct 30 Kenneth "Ken" Berry, American actor (F Troop, Mayberry RFD, Mama's Family), born in Moline, Illinois
  • Oct 31 Phil Goyette, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Lachine, Canada

Person of interestHobart "Hobie" Alter

Oct 31 Hobart "Hobie" Alter, American surf and sailing entrepreneur and pioneer who created the Hobie Cat, born in Ontario, California (d. 2014)