Famous People Born in October 1942

About October 1942

How Old? 76 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestSteve Sabol

Oct 2 Steve Sabol, American filmmaker (35 Emmy awards, founder of NFL Films), born in Moorestown, New Jersey (d. 2012)

American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films Steve Sabol
American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films
Steve Sabol
  • Oct 4 Christopher Stone, actor (Dave-Dallas, Interns), born in Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Oct 4 Jenny Arean, [Joanna Klarenbeek], Dutch actress (Paul Chevrolet)
  • Oct 4 Karl W. Richter, American aviator (d. 1967)
  • Oct 5 Richard Street, American R&B musician (The Temptations), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2013)
  • Oct 6 Britt Ekland, actress (Wicker Man, Asylum), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Oct 6 Fred Travalena, American comedian/impressionist (Buy & Cell), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 9 Shukri Ghanem, Libyan Prime Minister (2003-2006), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2012)
  • Oct 10 Radu Vasile, Prime Minister of Romania (1998-99), born in Sibiu, Romania (d. 2013)
  • Oct 10 James Marshall, American illustrator and author (George and Martha, The Stupids), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1992)
  • Oct 11 Vic Fazio, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California), born in Winchester, Massachusetts

Person of interestAmitabh Bachchan

Oct 11 Amitabh Bachchan, Indian actor (The Great Gatsby), born in Uttar Pradesh, India

  • Oct 12 Daliah Lavi [Levinbuck], Israeli actress (Casino Royale, Lord Jim), born in Haifa, British Palestine (d. 2017)
  • Oct 12 Melvin Franklin, American musician (The Temptations), born in Montgomery, Alabama (d. 1995)
  • Oct 13 Jerry Jones, American businessman and owner of the Dallas Cowboys(1989-present), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 13 Pamela Tiffin, American actress (Viva Max!), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

  • Oct 13 Bob Bailey, American baseball player, born in Long Beach, California
  • Oct 14 Billy Harrison, Irish rock guitarist (Them), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Oct 15 Don Stevenson, American rock drummer (Moby Grape), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Oct 15 Jim Leach, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Iowa), born in Davenport, Iowa
  • Oct 16 Dave Lovelady, English musician (The Fourmost), born in Liverpool
  • Oct 17 Gary Puckett, vocalist (Gary Puckett& Union Gap "Woman Woman"), born in Hibbing, Minnesota
  • Oct 18 Willie Horton, baseball slugger (Detroit Tigers)
  • Oct 18 Larry Pickering, Australian newspaper cartoonist
  • Oct 19 Andrew Vachss, American author and attorney
  • Oct 20 Earl Hindman, Bisbee AZ, actor (Wilson-Home Improvement)
  • Oct 21 Elvin Bishop, rock guitarist (Fooled Around & Fell in Love), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Oct 21 Les AuCoin, (Rep-D-OR, 1975- )
  • Oct 21 Allan Grice, Australian racing driver

Person of interestJudith Sheindlin

Oct 21 Judith Sheindlin, Jurist and Television personality (Judge Judy), born in Brooklyn, New York

Jurist/TV Personality Judith Sheindlin
Jurist/TV Personality
Judith Sheindlin
  • Oct 22 Annette Funicello, singer and actress (Mickey Mouse Club), born in Utica, New York, (d. 2013)
  • Oct 22 Robin John Maconie, composer
  • Oct 22 Bobby Fuller, Baytown, Texas, American rock vocalist/guitarist (Bobby Fuller Four)
  • Oct 23 Anita Roddick, English cosmetic manufacturer (Body Shop)

Person of interestMichael Crichton

Oct 23 Michael Crichton, novelist (Andromeda Strain, Congo, Looker), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2008)

  • Oct 26 Dietmar Polaczek, Austrian composer and writer, born in Bendsburg, Upper Silesia (now Będzin, Poland)
  • Oct 26 John P "Jannie" Roux, South African sect to pres (Botha/De Klerk)
  • Oct 26 Bob Hoskins, English actor (Who Framed Roger Rabbit), born in Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk, England (d. 2014)
  • Oct 27 Lee Greenwood, American country singer (God Bless the USA), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 27 Phillip Catherine, Belgian jazz guitarist, born in London
  • Oct 28 Kees Verkerk, skater World Champion (1967)/(Olympic gold 1968)
  • Oct 28 Sharron Moran, LPGA golfer
  • Oct 29 Johan Fleming Ramsland, British broadcaster
  • Oct 29 Bob Ross, American artist and television host (d. 1995)
  • Oct 30 Sven-David Sandstrom, composer
  • Oct 31 David Ogden Stiers, American actor (Winchester-M*A*S*H, Doc), born in Peoria, Illinois (d. 2018)
  • Oct 31 Dave McNally, American baseball player, born in Billings, Montana (d. 2002)