Famous People Born in October 1937

About October 1937

How Old? 81 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 1 Hedy d'Ancona, Dutch minister of WVC (PvdA)
  • Oct 1 Saeed Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 41 Tests 1958-73)
  • Oct 3 Boldizsár Csiky, Romanian composer, born in Târgu Mureș, Romania
  • Oct 3 Ton de Kruyf, Dutch composer, born in Leerdam, Netherlands (d. 2012)
  • Oct 4 Franz Vranitzky, Austria union chancellor (1986- )
  • Oct 4 Jackie Collins, British-American author (The Stud, Lucky), born in London, England (d. 2015)
  • Oct 4 Jim Sillars, Scottish politician
  • Oct 5 Eli Jacobs, American financier and baseball owner (Baltimore Orioles), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Oct 5 Barry Switzer, American football coach (Oklahoma), born in Crossett, Arkansas
  • Oct 7 Col Guest, cricketer (Test Aust v England 1963, scored 11 took 0-59)
  • Oct 7 Maria Szyszkowska, Polish politician
  • Oct 9 Pat Burke, British rocker (Foundations), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Oct 10 Bruce Devlin, Australian PGA golfer (1964 St Petersburg Open), born in Armidale, Australia
  • Oct 11 Bobby Charlton, English soccer player (Manchester United & England national team), born in Ashington, Northumberland, England
  • Oct 11 Georgi Vladimirovich Machinski, Russian cosmonaut, born in Moscow, Russia
  • Oct 11 R. H. W. Dillard, American poet (The Day I Stopped Dreaming About Barbara Steele and Other Poems), born in Roanoke, Virginia

  • Oct 12 Robert Mangold, American minimalist artist, born in North Tonawanda, New York
  • Oct 15 Anthony Hopkins, English clinical neurologist and Director of the Research Unit at the Royal College of Physicians, born in Poole, Dorset (d. 1997)
  • Oct 15 Linda Lavin, American actress (Alice, Barney Miller), born in Portland, Maine
  • Oct 16 Emile Ford, singer and engineer (first black male singer to top UK charts), born in Castries, St Lucia (d. 2016)
  • Oct 16 Tony Anthony, Clarksburg WV, actor (Treasure of 4 Crowns)
  • Oct 17 Paxton Whitehead, English actor ( Back to School), born in East Malling, Kent
  • Oct 19 Nicholas Palmer, television writer/producer

Person of interestPeter Max

Oct 19 Peter Max, American psychadelic artist (Dynamite Chicken), born in Berlin, Germany

Psychedelic Artist Peter Max
Psychedelic Artist
Peter Max
  • Oct 19 Sean Garrison, American actor (Up Periscope, Splendor in the Grass), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 19 Marilyn Bell, Canadian swimmer
  • Oct 20 Juan Marichal, Hall of Fame baseball pitcher (SF Giants)
  • Oct 20 Wanda Jackson, Maud Oklahoma, country singer (Let's Have a Party)
  • Oct 20 Emma Tennant, English writer (Pemberley: Or, Pride and Prejudice Continued), born in London (d. 2017)
  • Oct 21 Norman Wright, rocker (Del-Vikings)
  • Oct 22 Tadeas Salva, composer
  • Oct 22 Manos Loïzos, Greek composer (d. 1982)
  • Oct 24 Miguel Angel Coria, composer
  • Oct 26 Dave Gavitt, American basketball coach, formed Basketball's Big East Conference (1979), born in Westerly, Rhode Island (d. 2011)
  • Oct 27 Lara Parker, American actress (Race with the Devil, Dark Shadows), born in Knoxville, Tennessee

Person of interestLenny Wilkens

Oct 28 Lenny Wilkens, NBA Point Guard and Head Coach (Seattle SuperSonics), born in Brooklyn, New York

NBA Point Guard and Coach Lenny Wilkens
NBA Point Guard and Coach
Lenny Wilkens
  • Oct 29 Michael Ponti, Freiburg Germany, pianist (Boston Competition 1964)
  • Oct 30 Claude Lelouch, movie director (A Man & A Woman, Cat & Mouse, Bolero)
  • Oct 30 Pat Williams, (Rep-D-Montana, 1979- )
  • Oct 30 Tony Cucchiara, Italian folk singer and songwriter (Cain and Abel), born in Agrigento, Sicily, Italy (d. 2018)
  • Oct 31 Tom Paxton, American folk singer and songwriter (Forest Lawn), born in Chicago, Illinois