Famous People Born in October 1949

About October 1949

How Old? 69 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 1 Isaac Bonewits, American author

Person of interestAnnie Leibovitz

Oct 2 Annie Leibovitz, American photographer (Rolling Stone), born in Waterbury, Connecticut

Photographer Annie Leibovitz
Photographer
Annie Leibovitz
  • Oct 2 Richard Hell, American rock bassist (Television), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Oct 3 Yekaterina Aleksandrowna Ivanova, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-15A)
  • Oct 3 Lindsey Buckingham, American guitarist and lead singer (Fleetwood Mac), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Oct 4 Armand Assante, American actor (Private Benjamin, Unfaithfully Yours), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 4 Stephen Gyllenhaal, American director
  • Oct 5 Ralph Goodale, Canadian politician (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Person of interestBill James

Oct 5 Bill James [George William James], American baseball writer and statistician ( sabermetrics), born in Holton, Kansas

Baseball Writer and Statistician Bill James
Baseball Writer and Statistician
Bill James
  • Oct 5 B. W. Stevenson, American country singer, born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1988)
  • Oct 6 Bobby Farrell, Jamaica, rock vocalist
  • Oct 7 Catherine Duggan, LPGA golfer
  • Oct 7 Dave Hope, rock bassist (Kansas)
  • Oct 7 Kieran Kane, singer (O'Kanes-Daddies Need to Grow Up Too), born in Queens, New York
  • Oct 8 Hamish Stuart, Scottish guitarist and singer (Average White Band), born in Glasgow, Scotland

Person of interestSigourney Weaver

Oct 8 Sigourney Weaver [Susan Alexandra], American actress (Alien, Working Girl), born in Manhattan, New York


  • Oct 9 Shep Messing, American soccer goalkeeper (NY Cosmos), born in Bronx, New York
  • Oct 10 Jessica Harper, American actress (Inserts, Stardust Memories), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 10 Lance Cairns, New Zealand cricketer (big-hitting NZ medium-pace bowler), born in Picton, New Zealand
  • Oct 11 Bobby Jones, American MLB baseball player, born in Elkton, Maryland
  • Oct 11 Greg Douglass, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra), born in Oakland, California
  • Oct 12 Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, Venezuelan international terrorist, born in Michelena, Venezuela
  • Oct 12 Stan Hansen, American professional wrestler, born in Borger, Texas
  • Oct 13 Tom Mees, American sports broadcaster, born in Springfield, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)
  • Oct 13 Patrick Nève, Belgian racing driver, born in Liège, Belgium
  • Oct 13 Marisol Malaret, 1st Puerto Rican Miss Universe (1970), born in Utuado, Puerto Rico
  • Oct 14 Katy Manning, English actress (Doctor Who-Jo Grant), born in Guildford, Surrey, England
  • Oct 14 Katha Pollitt, American poet and writer, born in Brooklyn Heights, New York
  • Oct 16 André Leon Talley, American fashion expert, former Vogue editor, born in Washington D.C.
  • Oct 17 Bill Hudson, comedian (Bonkers, Hudson Brothers Show), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Oct 17 Maurice Willis Wright, composer
  • Oct 18 Gary Richrath, guitarist and songwriter (REO Speedwagon), born in Peoria Illinois, (d. 2015)
  • Oct 18 Joe Egan, British musician (Stealers Wheel)
  • Oct 18 George Hendrick, baseball player
  • Oct 19 Lynn Dickey, American football player
  • Oct 19 Jamie McGrigor, British politician
  • Oct 20 Valery Borzov, USSR, 100m/200m dash (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Oct 20 Wayne Collett, American 400m runner (Olympic silver 1972)

Person of interestBenjamin Netanyahu

Oct 21 Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli prime minister, born in Tel Aviv, Israel

Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister of Israel
Benjamin Netanyahu
  • Oct 21 Jonathon Silver, entrepreneur/arts patron
  • Oct 21 Shulamit Ran, composer

  • Oct 21 Michel Brière, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1971)
  • Oct 22 Manfred Burgsmuller, WLAF kicker (Rhein Fire)
  • Oct 22 Stiv Bators, American musician (The Dead Boys) (d. 1990)
  • Oct 22 Vasilios Magginas, Greek politician
  • Oct 22 Arsène Wenger, French football manager (Arsenal 1996-2018), born Strasbourg, France
  • Oct 22 Glenn Ford, American freed death row inmate (wrongly spent 30 years in prison), born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • Oct 23 Würzel [Michael Burston], British musician (Motörhead), born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England (d. 2011)
  • Oct 23 Nick Tosches, American writer
  • Oct 24 Robert Pickton, Canadian charged with the first degree murder of twenty-six women
  • Oct 25 Brian Kerwin, American actor (Chisholms, King Kong Lives, Lobo), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 25 Walter Hyatt, Musician
  • Oct 25 Réjean Houle, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Oct 26 Kevin Sullivan, American wrestler (WCW/ECW/SMW/NWA/Georgia/CWFI), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Oct 27 Garry Tallent, American rocker (E Street Band), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 27 Jack Daniels, Choctaw Oklahoma, country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)
  • Oct 27 Mike Kopetski, American businessman and politician (Rep-D-Oregon), born in Pendleton, Oregon
  • Oct 27 Clifford Antone, American businessman, born in Port Arthur, Texas (d. 2006)
  • Oct 28 Caitlyn Jenner [born Bruce Jenner], American decathalete (Olympic gold 1976), TV personality, and prominent transgender figure, born in Mt Kisco, New York
  • Oct 28 Robert Mellors, gay activist
  • Oct 28 Surin Pitsuwan, Thai foreign minister and 12th Secretary General of ASEAN (2008-2012), born in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand (d. 2017)
  • Oct 29 Paul Orndorff, wrestler (WCW/SMW/NWA/WWF, Mr Wonderful)
  • Oct 29 James Williamson, American guitarist
  • Oct 30 David Green, Australian rock bassist (Air Supply), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Oct 31 Bob Siebenberg, American rocker (Supertramp), born in Glendale, California
  • Oct 31 Dumisa Ntsebeza, South African attorney and anti-apartheid activist, born in Transkei, South Africa
  • Oct 31 Michael Parker, American businessman and politician (Rep-D-Mississippi), born in Laurel, Mississippi
  • Oct 31 Odaline de la Martinez, Cuban-American composer, born in Matanzas, Cuba
  • Oct 31 Terrence W Wilcutt, United States Marine Corps officer and a NASA astronaut, born in Russellville, Kentucky