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Famous People Born in October 1935

Person of interestJulie Andrews

Oct 1 Julie Andrews, British actress and singer (Sound of Music, Mary Poppins), born in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

Actress and Singer Julie Andrews
Actress and Singer
Julie Andrews
  • Oct 2 Peter Frankl, Hungarian-British pianist, born in Budapest, Hungary

Person of interestRobert Henry Lawrence, Jr.

Oct 2 Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr., 1st African-American astronaut and U.S. Air Force major, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1967)

  • Oct 2 Omar Sívori, Argentine soccer forward and manager (19 caps Argentina, 9 caps Italy; Juventus), born in San Nicolás, Buenos Aires Province (d. 2005)
  • Oct 3 Abdon Pamich, Italian race walker (Olympic gold 50k 1964, bronze 1960), born in Fiume, Italy
  • Oct 3 Charles "Charlie" Duke Jr, American Brigadier General and astronaut (Apol 16), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Oct 4 Eddie Applegate, American actor (Patty Duke Show), born in Wyncote, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Oct 4 Jimmy Orr, American NFL wide receiver (Pro Bowl 1959, 65; Super Bowl 1971; Baltimore Colts), born in Seneca, South Carolina
  • Oct 5 Jimmy Binks, English cricket wicket-keeper (England twice v India 1964), born in Hull, Yorkshire, England
  • Oct 5 Peter Brown [Pierre Lind de Lappe], American actor (Lawman, Laredo, Bold & Beautiful), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • Oct 5 Arlene Saunders, American soprano, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2020)
  • Oct 6 Bruno Sammartino, Italian American strongman and professional wrestler, born in Pizzoferrato, Italy (d. 2018)
  • Oct 6 Charito Solis, Filipino actress (d. 1998)
  • Oct 7 Thomas Keneally, Australian writer (Schindler's List), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Oct 9 Don McCullin, British photographer, born in London, England
  • Oct 9 Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, born in London, England

  • Oct 9 Jules Croiset, Dutch actor (Help, Doctor Verzuipt!), born in Deventer, Netherlands
  • Oct 9 Paul Barton, New Zealand cricketer (NZ batsman in early 1960's, century v South Africa), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Oct 9 Paul Beers, Dutch actor (Mother Courage & Her Children)
  • Oct 10 Paolo Renosto, Italian composer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1988)
  • Oct 10 André Bureau, French Canadian lawyer and communications executive, born in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada
  • Oct 10 Khalil al-Wazir [Abu Jihad], Founder of Palestinian group Fatah and PLO leader, born in Ramla, Mandatory Palestine (d. 1988)
  • Oct 10 Dave Charnley, British lightweight boxer (Dartford Destroyer), born in Dartford, England (d. 2012)
  • Oct 10 Ousmane Sow, Senegalese sculptor, born in Dhakar (d. 2016)
  • Oct 11 Jan van Vlijmen, Dutch composer, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 2004)

Person of interestLuciano Pavarotti

Oct 12 Luciano Pavarotti, Italian operatic tenor (Oh Giorgio, The Three Tenors), born in Modena, Italy (d. 2007)

Operatic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti
Operatic Tenor
Luciano Pavarotti
  • Oct 12 Sam Moore, American R&B and soul vocalist (Sam & Dave - Soul Man), born in Miami, Florida
  • Oct 12 William Raspberry, American columnist (Pulitzer 1994), born in Okolona, Mississippi (d. 2012)
  • Oct 13 Philippine Aeckerlin, Dutch actress (Oh Venus, Daddy Longlegs), born in Schiebroek, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Oct 14 La Monte Young, American composer (Composition in 1990), born in Bern, Idaho
  • Oct 15 Bobby Morrow, American athlete (Olympic gold 100m, 200m, 4x100m relay 1956), born in Brownsville, Texas (d. 2020)
  • Oct 15 Hans Croiset, Dutch theatre director and actor (Witte Waan), born in Amsterdam
  • Oct 15 Murdo Alex MacLeod, Free Church of Scotland minister, born in Ness, Lewis (d. 1995)
  • Oct 15 Barry McGuire, American singer (Eve of Destruction), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Oct 15 Willie O'Ree, Canadian former professional ice hockey player and the first black player in the National Hockey League (Boston Bruins), born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Oct 16 Sugar Pie DeSanto, American singer (Soulful dress)

  • Oct 17 Alan Brown, cricketer (England opening attack Brown & White vs Pak 1961)
  • Oct 18 John B. Coleman, American hotel magnate (Ritz Carlton), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 18 Jorge Cervello, composer

Person of interestPeter Boyle

Oct 18 Peter Boyle, American actor (Joe, Candidate, Everybody Loves Raymond), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania

  • Oct 19 Agne Simonsson, Swedish soccer striker (51 caps; Örgryte IS, Real Madrid, Real Sociedad) and manager (Örgryte IS, BK Häcken), born in Göteborg, Sweden (d. 2020)
  • Oct 20 Jerry Orbach, actor (Law & Order, Dirty Dancing), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Oct 22 Judy Devlin Hashman, 10 time badminton champ (1957-67)
  • Oct 23 Jimmy Dale, Canadian orchestra leader (The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour), born in London, England
  • Oct 23 Chi Chi Rodriguez, Puerto Rican golfer (Senior Tournament Players C'ship 1986, PGA Senior C'ship 1987), born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
  • Oct 23 Zbigniew Rudzinski, Polish composer (Mannequins), born in Czechowice, Poland
  • Oct 25 Russell Luis Schweickart, astronaut (Apollo 9), born in Neptune Township, New Jersey
  • Oct 25 Zdeněk Pololáník, Czech composer and organist, born in Brno, Czechoslovakia
  • Oct 28 Folke Rabe, Swedish avant-garde composer (What??), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2017)
  • Oct 29 David Allen, English cricketer (England off-spinner of 60's), born in Horfield, Bristol, England (d. 2014)
  • Oct 29 Isao Takahata, Japanese anime film director, screenwriter and producer (Grave of the Fireflies, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya), born in Ujiyamada, Mie, Japan (d. 2018)
  • Oct 30 Michael Winner, English film producer and director (Big Sleep, Death Wish), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • Oct 30 Ágota Kristóf, Hungarian writer (The Notebook), born in Csikvánd, Hungary (d. 2011)
  • Oct 30 Jim Perry, American baseball player, born in Williamston, North Carolina
  • Oct 30 Robert Caro, American journalist and biographer (Lyndon B. Johnson), born in NYC, New York

About October 1935

How Old? 84 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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