On This Day

Famous People Born in 1936 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 734

  • Jul 5 James Mirrlees, Scottish economist (Nobel 1996), born in Minnigaff, Scotland
  • Jul 6 Dave Allen, Irish comedian (Dave Allen Show), born in Firhouse, Dublin (d. 2005)
  • Jul 7 Friedhelm Dohl, composer
  • Jul 7 Stuart Ross Dempster, composer
  • Jul 7 Nikos Xilouris, Greek singer (d. 1980)
  • Jul 8 Rudolf W de Korte, Dutch Unilever-director/minister EA (L)
  • Jul 8 Tony Warren [Anthony McVay Simpson], actor and tv screenwriter (Coronation Street), born in Pendlebury, Lancashire (d. 2016)
  • Jul 9 David Joel Zinman, American composer and conductor (Baltimore Symphony, 1985-98), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 9 James Hampton, American actor (Bugler Dobbs-F Troop, Teen Wolf), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jul 9 June Jordan, Caribbean-American playwright and poet (His Own Where), born in Harlem, New York (d. 2002)
  • Jul 9 Liisa Pohjola, Finnish concert pianist and music professor, born in Seinäjoki, Finland
  • Jul 9 George Cleve, Austrian-American conductor (Winnipeg Symphony, 1968-70; San Jose Symphony, 1972-92; San Francisco Midsummer Mozart Festival, 1974-2015), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2015)
  • Jul 10 Barbara B. Kennelly, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives from Connecticut), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Jul 10 Jan Wincenty Hawel, Polish composer, born in Pszów, Poland
  • Jul 12 Jan Nemec, Czech film director (Diamonds of the Night), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 2016)
  • Jul 13 Albert Ayler, American musician (d. 1970)
  • Jul 14 Gloria Lambert, American singer (Sing Along With Mitch), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Jul 14 Robert F. Overmyer, American USMC Colonel, and NASA astronaut (STS-5; STS-51-B), born in Lorain, Ohio (d. 1996)
  • Jul 15 George V. Voinovich, US politician (R), Senator and Governor of Ohio, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • Jul 16 Buddy Merrill, American guitarist (Lawrence Welk Show), born in Torrey, Utah
  • Jul 16 Venkataraman Subramanya, Indian cricketer (Indian batsman in nine Tests mid-60's), born in Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Jul 17 Bill Groman, American football wide receiver (All-AFL 1960; AFL C'ship 1960, 61, 64, 65; Houston Oilers, Denver Broncos, Buffalo Bills), born in Tiffin, Ohio (d. 2020)
  • Jul 18 Ted Harris, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Winnipeg, Canada
  • Jul 19 Connie Kurtz, American Gay Rights advocate, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2018)
  • Jul 20 Barbara A Mikulski, (Rep-D-MD, 1977-86/Sen-D-MD, 1986- )
  • Jul 20 Butch Baird, American golfer (US Open 1976 4th), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 20 Kaleria Fadicheva, Russian ballerina (Kirov) and choreographer, born in Ust-Ijori, Leningrad, Russia (d. 1994) [1]
  • Jul 20 Saginaw Grant, Native American character actor, hereditary chief of the Sac & Fox Nation of Oklahoma, musician, and U.S. Marine, born in Pawnee, Oklahoma (d. 2021)
  • Jul 22 Harold "Dusty" Rhodes, England cricket fast bowler (2 Tests, 9 wickets), Hadfield, England
  • Jul 22 Don Patterson, American jazz organist ("Hip Cake Walk"; Holiday Soul), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 1988)

Person of interestAnthony Kennedy

Jul 23 Anthony Kennedy, 106th US Supreme Court justice (1988-2018), born in Sacramento, California

106th US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy
106th US Supreme Court Justice
Anthony Kennedy

Person of interestDon Drysdale

Jul 23 Don Drysdale, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (World Series 1959, 63, 65; 9 x MLB All Star; Cy Young Award 1962; Brooklyn/LA Dodgers), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1993)

MLB Player Don Drysdale
MLB Player
Don Drysdale
  • Jul 23 Benito Sarti, Italian soccer defender (6 caps; Juventus, Sampdoria), born in Padua, Italy (d. 2020)
  • Jul 24 Mark Goddard, actor (Don West-Lost in Space), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Jul 24 Ruth Buzzi, Westerly RI, comedienne (Laugh-In, Margie-That Girl)
  • Jul 25 Gerry Ashmore, British racing driver, born in West Bromwich, Staffordshire
  • Jul 25 Glenn Murcutt, Australian architect (winner of Pritzker Architecture Prize 2002), born in London
  • Jul 26 Antonio Mastrogiovanni, Uruguayan composer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 2010)
  • Jul 26 Kathryn Hays, American actress (Kim Hughes-As the World Turns), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 26 Mary Millar, English actress (Keeping Up Appearances), born in Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (d. 1998)
  • Jul 26 Rodney Milne [Blumer], British opera critic (Opera magazine, 1971-99), musicologist, and libretto translator, born in Stafford, England (d. 2015)
  • Jul 27 J. Robert Hooper, American politician, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2008)
  • Jul 28 Russ Jackson, Canadian football player, born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • Jul 28 Sir Garfield (Gary) Sobers, West Indian cricket all-rounder, captain (93 Tests, 57.78 batting average), born in Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Jul 29 Elizabeth Hanford Dole, US Secretary of Transportation (1983-87)
  • Jul 30 Buddy [George] Guy, American blues guitarist (Stone Crazy), born in Lettsworth, Louisiana
  • Jul 30 István Zelenka, Swiss composer, born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Jul 30 John Burton-Hall, Dorset England, captain (QE2)
  • Jul 30 Ralph Taeger, American actor (Klondike, Acapulco, Hondo), born in Richmond Hill, New York (d. 2015)
  • Jul 30 Yuri Alexandrovich Falik, Russian composer, born in Odessa, Ukraine
  • Jul 30 Infanta Pilar of Spain, Duchess of Badajoz, daughter of Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona and Princess María Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, born in Cannes, French Third Republic
  • Jul 31 Bonnie Brown, American country singer (The Browns), born in Sparkman, Arkansas (d. 2016)
  • Aug 1 Laurie Taylor, English sociologist and broadcaster (BBC Radio 4), born in Liverpool, England
  • Aug 1 Yves Saint Laurent, French fashion designer, born in Oran, French Algeria (d. 2008)
  • Aug 2 Anthony Payne, British composer (Phoenix Mass; Visions and Journeys), critic, and musicologist, born in London (d. 2021)
  • Aug 2 Christopher Hogg, British industrialist and CEO (Courtaulds & Reuters)
  • Aug 3 Edward Petherbridge, English actor (The Guardians), born in West Bowling, Bradford, Yorkshire, England
  • Aug 3 Vinko "Vice" Vukov, Croatian singer (Eurovision Song Contest 1963 & 1965), born in Šibenik, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (d. 2008)
  • Aug 4 Elsbeary Hobbs, American bass doo-wop vocalist (The Drifters - "There Goes My Baby"; "Save The Last Dance For Me"), born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • Aug 5 John Dancy, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday), born in Jackson, Texas
  • Aug 7 Charles Pope, American soul singer (Tams-Hey Girl Don't Bother Me), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2013)
  • Aug 7 Richard L. Tierney, American sci-fi author (Winds of Zarr), born in Spencer, Iowa
  • Aug 8 Don Bowden, American middle distance runner (1st American to run sub 4 minute mile 1957, 3:58.7), born in San José, California
  • Aug 8 Frank Howard, baseball player (NL Rookie of the Year 1960)
  • Aug 8 Keith Barron, Mexborough England, actor (At Earth's Core, Baby Love)
  • Aug 9 Julián Javier, American baseball player, born in San Francisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • Aug 10 Leendert-John Schalm, Dutch banker on Curacao
  • Aug 10 Chuck Israels, American jazz double bassist, composer (Bill Evans Trio), arranger, and band leader, born in New York City
  • Aug 11 D V Day, Principal (St John's College, Durham U)
  • Aug 11 J L Thompson, Bishop (Bath & Wells)
  • Aug 11 Bill Monbouquette, American MLB pitcher (3-time All Star, no-hitter 1962), born in Medford, Massachusetts (d. 2015)
  • Aug 12 Geoff Hamilton, gardner/journalist
  • Aug 12 Gerard Masson, composer
  • Aug 12 Hans Haacke, artist (Right to Life, Dripper Boxes), born in Cologne, Germany
  • Aug 12 John Poindexter, US Chief of Staff
  • Aug 14 Trevor Bannister, British actor (Are You Being Served?), born in Durrington, Wiltshire (d. 2011)
  • Aug 16 Anita Gillette, American actress (Quincy ME, Marathon, Moonstruck), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Aug 17 Ivan Parik, Czech composer, born in Bratislava
  • Aug 17 Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Native American musician and actor and activist, born on Lake Traverse Indian Reservation, South Dakota (d. 2007)
  • Aug 17 Margaret Hamilton, American computer scientist, systems engineer (MIT), and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient (2016, for her work with NASA's Apollo missions), born in Paoli, Indiana

Person of interestRobert Redford

Aug 18 Robert Redford, American actor (Sting, Candidate, Natural, Great Gatsby), born in Santa Monica, California

  • Aug 20 Carla Fracci, Italian ballerina, born in Milan, Italy
  • Aug 20 Sam Melville, American actor (Mike Danko-Rookies, Roughnecks), born in Fillmore, Utah (d. 1989)
  • Aug 20 Hideki Shirakawa, Japanese chemist (Nobel Prize 2000 - discovery and development of conductive polymers), born in Tokyo
  • Aug 21 Mart Crowley, American playwright (Boys in the Band), born in Vicksburg, Mississippi

Person of interestWilt Chamberlain

Aug 21 Wilt Chamberlain, American College & Basketball Hall of Fame center (13-time All Star), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain
  • Aug 21 Radish Tordia, Georgian painter of Figurative Art, born in Abasha, Georgia
  • Aug 22 Anne Downey, British circuit judge
  • Aug 22 Lex Humphries, American jazz drummer (Sun Ra Arkestra), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • Aug 23 Rudy Lewis, American pop vocalist (The Drifters - "Up On The Roof"; "On Broadway"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1964)
  • Aug 23 Henry Lee Lucas, American drifter and serial killer, born in Blacksburg, Virginia (d. 2001)
  • Aug 24 William J. Coyne, American politician (Rep-D-Pennsylvania, 1981-2003), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • Aug 24 A. S. Byatt, English novelist (The Virgin in the Garden), born in Sheffield, England
  • Aug 24 Kenny Guinn, American businessman and politician, born in Garland, Arkansas (d. 2010)
  • Aug 25 Max Beauvoir, Haiti Chief Voodoo Priest, born in Haiti (d. 2015)
  • Aug 26 Yvette Vickers, American actress (Attack of 50' Woman), Playboy playmate (Jul 1959), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. c. 2010)
  • Aug 26 Francine York, American actress (Slattery's People), born in Aurora, Minnesota (d. 2017)
  • Aug 27 Joel Kovel, American politician
  • Aug 28 Harry McLevy, Scottish trade unionist, born in Dundee, Scotland (d. 1995)
  • Aug 28 Don Denkinger, American baseball umpire, born in Cedar Falls, Iowa

Person of interestJohn McCain

Aug 29 John McCain, American war hero and Republican politician (Rep-Arizona, 1983-2018, Presidential nominee 2008), born in Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone (d. 2018)

US Senator John McCain
US Senator
John McCain
  • Aug 29 Gilbert Amy, French composer (Mouvements; Épigrammes), conductor, and educator, born in Paris, France
  • Aug 30 Fabrizia Ramondino, Italian author, born in Naples, Italy (d. 2008)
  • Aug 30 Edward Pałłasz, Polish classical, theater, and film composer, born in Starogard Gdański, Poland (d. 2019)
  • Aug 31 Marva Nettles Collins, educator (west side preparatory school)
  • Aug 31 Igor Zhukov, Russian pianist, conductor (Moscow Chamber Orchestra), and sound engineer, born in Gorky (now Nizhny Novgorod), Russia (d. 2018)
  • Sep 2 David Leonard Blake, composer
  • Sep 2 Joan Kennedy, 1st wife of Mass Senator, Ted

Person of interestAndrew Grove

Sep 2 Andrew Grove, Hungarian-American pioneer in the semiconductor industry and one of the founders and CEO of Intel, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2016)

Semiconductor Pioneer and CEO of Intel Andrew Grove
Semiconductor Pioneer and CEO of Intel
Andrew Grove
  • Sep 3 John Olver, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts), born in Honesdale, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 3 Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, 2nd President of Tunisia (1987-2011), born in Hammam Sousse, French Tunisia (d. 2019)
  • Sep 5 Alcee Hastings, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida), born in Altamonte Springs, Florida
  • Sep 5 Bill Mazeroski, American MLB 2nd baseman (won 1960 World Series for Pitts), born in Wheeling, West Virginia
  • Sep 5 Cornelius Boyson, American blues bassist, born in Tunica, Mississippi (d. 1994)
  • Sep 5 John C. Danforth, American politician (Sen-R-Missouri, 1976-95), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Sep 5 Jonathan Kozol, American writer and sociologist, born in Boston, Massachusetts

Person of interestBuddy Holly

Sep 7 (Charles) "Buddy" Holly [Holley], American musician ("Peggy Sue"; "That'll Be the Day"; "Words Of Love"), born in Lubbock, Texas (d. 1959)

Singer-songwriter Buddy Holly
Singer-songwriter
Buddy Holly
  • Sep 7 Romualds Kalsons, Latvian composer, born in Riga, Latvia
  • Sep 7 Apostolos Kaklamanis, Greek politician, born in Lefkada, Greece
  • Sep 9 Augustinus Franz Kropfreiter, Austrian organist and composer, born in Hargelsberg, Austria (d. 2003)
  • Sep 10 Dimitar Largov, Bulgarian soccer midfielder (20 caps; Slavia Sofia 220 games), born in Sofia, Bulgaria (d. 2020)
  • Sep 11 Charles Dierkop, American actor (Det Pete Royster-Police Woman), born in La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Sep 13 Stefano Delle Chiaie, Italian neo-fascist activist, born in Caserta, Italy
  • Sep 14 Stan Williams, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1960²; World Series 1959, 1990 [coach: Cincinnati Reds]; NY Yankees, LA Dodgers), born in Enfield, New Hampshire (d. 2021)
  • Sep 14 Terence Donovan, English fashion photographer, film and video director, born in Stepney, London (d. 1996)
  • Sep 14 Nicol Williamson, Scottish actor (Excalibur, Spawn), born in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 2011)
  • Sep 14 Walter Koenig, American actor (Checkov-Star Trek), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 14 Ferid Murad, American physician and pharmacologist (Nobel 1998), born in Whiting, Indiana
  • Sep 14 Harry Danielsen, Norwegian educator and politician, born in Rødøy, Norway (d. 2011)

Person of interestAshley Cooper

Sep 15 Ashley Cooper, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ships 1957-58, Wimbledon, US C'ships 1958), born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 2020)

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Ashley Cooper
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Ashley Cooper
  • Sep 16 Frits Niessen, Dutch politician (PvdA)
  • Sep 17 Jennifer Dickson, South African-British artist and photographer, born in Piet Retief, South Africa
  • Sep 17 Mischa de Vreede, Dutch poetess (Our Eternal Hunger), born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies
  • Sep 17 Richard Gaskell, solicitor/president (Law Society)
  • Sep 19 Al Oerter, American discus thrower (Olympic gold 1956, 60, 64, 68), born in Astoria, New York (d. 2007)
  • Sep 19 Gene Dinwiddie, American blues saxophonist (Paul Butterfield Blues Band), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2002)
  • Sep 20 Dany Carrel, French actress (Passionate Summer), born in Tourane, Annam, French Indochina
  • Sep 21 Yury Luzhkov, Russian politician (2nd Mayor of Moscow, 1992-2010), born in Moscow
  • Sep 21 (Royden) Dickey Lee [Lipscomb], American pop-country singer-songwriter ("Patches"; "Laurie"), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Sep 21 James "Sunny" Murray, American jazz musician and drummer, born in Idabel, Oklahoma (d. 2017)
  • Sep 22 Bill Orton, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Utah), born in North Ogden, Utah (d. 2009)
  • Sep 22 Art Metrano, American comedian (Amy Prentiss, Joanie Loves Chachi), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 22 Maurice Evans, English soccer wing half (Reading 407 games) and manager (Shrewsbury Town, Reading, Oxford United), born in Didcot, England (d. 2000)
  • Sep 23 Valentín Paniagua, Peruvian politician

Person of interestJim Henson

Sep 24 James "Jim" Henson, American puppeteer, artist, screenwriter and filmmaker, best known as the creator of 'the Muppets" (Sesame Street, The Muppet Show), born in Greenville, Mississippi (d. 1990)

Muppeteer and Filmmaker Jim Henson
Muppeteer and Filmmaker
Jim Henson
  • Sep 25 Edward Jones, British Army officer (UK Military Representative to NATO in Brussels), born in Altrincham, Cheshire, England
  • Sep 25 Juliet Prowse, actress and dancer (Who Killed Teddy Bear), born in Mumbai, India (d. 1996)
  • Sep 25 Booba [Roosevelt Melvin] Barnes, American blues guitarist, born in Longwood, Washington County, Mississippi (d. 1996)
  • Sep 25 Moussa Traoré, Mali soldier, politician and dictator, President of Mali (1968-91), born in Kayes, French Sudan (d. 2020)

Person of interestWinnie Mandela

Sep 26 Winnie Mandela [Winnie Madikizela-Mandela], South African anti-apartheid activist and ANC politician, born in Bizana, Pondoland, South Africa (d. 2018)

Anti-Apartheid Activist and Politician Winnie Mandela
Anti-Apartheid Activist and Politician
Winnie Mandela
  • Sep 27 Gordon Honeycombe, British broadcaster/author, born in Karachi, Colonial India (d. 2015)
  • Sep 27 Yuri Nikolayevich Stepanov, Russian cosmonaut
  • Sep 27 Don Cornelius, American television host (Soul Train), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • Sep 28 Robert Hogan, American actor (Peyton Place, Operation Petticoat), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 28 Robert Wolders, Rotterdam Holland, actor (Erik Hunter-Laredo)
  • Sep 28 Sherwood L Boehlert, (Rep-R-NY, 1983- )
  • Sep 28 Nabil Maleh, Syrian film director and writer, born in Damascus, Syria (d. 2016)
  • Sep 29 Michael Partridge, British civil servant
  • Sep 29 Mylene Demongeot, Nice France, actress (3 Murderesses)
  • Sep 29 Silvio Berlusconi, former Prime Minister of Italy
  • Sep 30 Butler Derrick, (Rep-D-SC, 1974- )
  • Sep 30 James R Sasser, (Sen-D-Tenn, 1977- )
  • Oct 1 C, Gordon Fullerton, American USMC Colonel, and NASA astronaut (STS-3; STS-51-F), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2013)
  • Oct 1 Edward Villella, American ballet dancer (NYC Ballet), born in Bayside, Queens, New York
  • Oct 1 Stella Stevens, Yazoo City Miss, actress (Girls! Girls!, Manitou)
  • Oct 1 Duncan Edwards, English soccer midfielder (18 caps; Manchester United), born in Dudley, Worcestershire (d. 1958)
  • Oct 2 Ian McLachlan, Australian cricket batsman (Cambridge Uni & SA; 72 FC matches) and politician (45th Australian Defence Minister), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • Oct 2 Johnnie Cochran, American attorney (O.J. Simpson defense attorney), born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 2005)
  • Oct 2 Roger Sainsbury, Anglican Bishop of Barking
  • Oct 2 Dick Barnett, American basketball guard (NBA All Star 1968; NBA C'ship 1970, 73 NY Knicks), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Oct 3 Steve Reich, American minimalist composer (Drumming), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 4 David Pithey, Rhodesian cricket all-rounder (8 Tests for South Africa), born in Salisbury, Zimbabwe (d. 2018)
  • Oct 4 Sally Mary Caroline Belfrage, writer
  • Oct 5 Annerose Schmidt [Boeck], East German concert pianist, and educator, born in Wittenberg, Germany

Person of interestVáclav Havel

Oct 5 Vaclav Havel, Czech politician (President of Czechoslovakia, 1990-2, Czech Republic, 1993-2003), born in Prague (d. 2011)

Politician and Author Václav Havel
Politician and Author
Václav Havel
  • Oct 6 Anna Quayle, British actress (A Hard Day's Night, Stop the World - I want to Get Off), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2019)
  • Oct 6 Rob Touber [Robert J Noordervliet], cabaret director (Capers)
  • Oct 7 Gennadi Mikhailovich Kolesnikov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Dauriya, Russia
  • Oct 7 Charles Dutoit, Swiss conductor, born in Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Oct 8 Carman Moore, American composer, born in Lorain, Ohio
  • Oct 8 Rona Barrett, American gossip columnist (Tomorrow Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 8 Peter Swan, English soccer defender (19 caps; Sheffield Wednesday, Bury), born in South Elmsall, England (d. 2021)
  • Oct 9 Brian Blessed, English actor (King Arthur, High Road to China), born in Mexborough, Yorkshire, England
  • Oct 10 Artie Dick, New Zealand cricket wicket-keeper (NZ of 60's), born in Middlemarch, New Zealand
  • Oct 10 Judith Chalmers, English TV hostess (Wish You Were Here), born in Stockport, Cheshire, England
  • Oct 10 Gerhard Ertl, German surface chemist (Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2007), born in Stuttgart, Germany
  • Oct 11 Billy Higgins, American jazz drummer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2001)
  • Oct 12 Tony Kubek, American baseball shortstop (MLB All-Star (1958, 59², 61, 61²; World Series 1958, 61, 62; NY Yankees) and sportscaster (NBC-TV, Madison Square Garden), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Oct 13 Cliff Gorman, American actor (Boys in the Band, Angel), born in Queens, New York (d. 2002)
  • Oct 13 Elizabeth Furse, American politician (first naturalized American born in Africa to win election to the United States Congress), born in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Oct 13 John Menzies, Scottish publisher and multi-millionaire
  • Oct 15 Kari Rydman, Finnish composer, born in Helsinki
  • Oct 16 Gerardo Gandini, Argentinian pianist and composer (Laberynthus Johannes), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2013)
  • Oct 16 Andrei Chikatilo, Soviet-Russian serial killer who murdered at least 52 women and children between 1978 and 1990, born in Yabluchne, Ukraine, Soviet Union (d. 1994)
  • Oct 16 Akira Machida, Japanese judge
  • Oct 16 Peter Bowles, English actor
  • Oct 17 David Hobson, (Rep-R-Ohio)
  • Oct 17 Hiroo Kanamori, Japanese seismologist
  • Oct 19 Johnetta Betsch Cole, educator/president (Spellman College)/(Sen-D-KY)
  • Oct 19 Tony Lo Bianco, actor (Ann Jillian Story, Hizzoner!), born in Brooklyn, New York