Famous People Born in October 1951

  • Oct 1 Brian Greenway, Canadian rock guitarist and vocalist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Oct 2 Bill Elliott, American Tony Award-winning musical theater orchestrator, film composer, pianist and bandleader, born in Wayland, Massachusetts
  • Oct 2 Romina Power, American actress (Justine), Euro-pop singer, and daughter of Tyrone Power and Mexican actress Linda Christian, born in Los Angeles, California

StingSting (71 years old)

Oct 2 British singer-songwriter and bassist (The Police - "Every Breath You Take"; solo - "Fragile") and actor (Dune), born in Wallsend, Northumberland

  • Oct 3 Bernard Cooper, American novelist and short story writer, born in Hollywood, California

Dave WinfieldDave Winfield (71 years old)

Oct 3 American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (12 x MLB All Star; 7 x Gold Glove; 6 x Silver Slugger; SD Padres; NY Yankees), born in St. Paul, Minnesota

  • Oct 3 Jack Grondin, American rock drummer (.38 Special, 1974-91), born in the USA
  • Oct 3 Jack Harris, British rock vocalist (The Alan Parsons Project), born in, Shoreditch, Hackney, London
  • Oct 3 Kathryn [Kathy] Sullivan, American geologist and astronaut (1st American woman to walk in space), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Oct 3 Keb' Mo' [Kevin Roosevelt Moore], American Grammy Award-winning blues singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 3 Nick Glennie-Smith, British session keyboard player (Roger Daltrey; Roger Waters), film score composer (Ella Enchanted; Secretariat), and conductor, born in London, England
  • Oct 4 Alan Rosenberg, American actor (Civil Wars, LA Law, Cybill), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • Oct 4 Bakhytzhan Kanapyanov, Kazakh poet
  • Oct 4 Norbert Sattler, Austrian slalom canoeist (World C'ship gold K-1 team 1971 , K-1 1973; Olympic silver K-1 1972), born in Mauthen, Kärnten, Austria (d. 2023)
  • Oct 4 Truck Robinson, American basketball forward (NBA All Star 1978, 81; New Orleans Jazz; NBA rebound leader 1978), born in Jacksonville, Florida

Bob GeldofBob Geldof (71 years old)

Oct 5 Irish singer (The Boomtown Rats - "I Don't Like Mondays") and activist (Live Aid), born in Dún Laoghaire, Ireland

  • Oct 5 Karen Allen, American actress (Cruising, Starman, Wanderers), born in Carrollton, Illinois
  • Oct 5 Leah Poulos-Mueller, American speed skater (Olympic gold 1980), born in Berwyn, Illinois
  • Oct 6 Kevin Cronin, American rock vocalist (REO Speedwagon), born in Champaign Illinois

John MellencampJohn Mellencamp (71 years old)

Oct 7 American rock singer-songwriter ("Jack & Diane"; "Small Town"; "Pink Houses"), co-founder of Farm Aid, and actor (Falling From Grace), born in Seymour, Indiana

  • Oct 7 Ricky Phillips, American bass guitarist (Styx, 2003-), born in Mount Pleasant, Iowa
  • Oct 7 Táta Vega [Carmen Rosa Vega], American vocalist (Color Purple soundtrack), born in Queens, Long Island
  • Oct 8 Jack O'Connell, American politician (Member of the California State Senate), born in Glen Cove, New York
  • Oct 9 Greg Robinson, American football coach (Syracuse University 2005-08; Super Bowl 1997, 98 DC Denver Broncos), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2022)
  • Oct 9 Richard Chaves, American actor (Cease Fire, Predator), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Oct 9 Robert Wuhl, American actor (Bull Durham, Good Morning Vietnam), born in Union, New Jersey
  • Oct 10 Epeli Ganilau, Fijian soldier and politician (National Alliance Party of Fiji)
  • Oct 11 Jean-Jacques Goldman, French singer-songwriter & music record producer, born in Paris, France
  • Oct 11 Miroslav Dvořák, Czech ice hockey defenseman (World C'ship gold 1976, 77; Olympic silver 1976; Philadelphia Flyers, TJ Motor České Budějovice), born in Hluboká nad Vltavou, Czech Republic (d. 2008)
  • Oct 12 Bernie Ruoff, CFL kicker (Winnipeg, Hamilton), born in West Germany
  • Oct 12 Ed Royce, American politician (Rep-R-California), born in Los Angeles, California

Sally LittleSally Little (71 years old)

Oct 12 South African/American golfer (PGA 1980, du Maurier 1988), born in Cape Town, South Africa

  • Oct 14 Marcia Barrett, Jamaican-British rock vocalist (Boney M), born in Saint Catherine Parish, Jamaica
  • Oct 15 Frank DiMino, American rock vocalist (Angel), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 15 Hani Al-Mulki, Prime Minister of Jordan (2016-present), born in Amman, Jordan
  • Oct 15 Peter Richardson, British actor, writer and director (The Comic Strip Presents, The Pope Must Die), born in Devon, England

Roscoe TannerRoscoe Tanner (71 years old)

Oct 15 American tennis player (Australian Open 1977), born in Kiawah Island, South Carolina

  • Oct 16 Alan Wheat, American politician (Rep-D-Missouri, 1983-95), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Oct 16 Daniel Gerroll, actor (Big Business), born in London, England
  • Oct 18 Pam Dawber, actress (Mindy-Mork & Mindy, My Sister Sam), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 18 Terry McMillan, American author
  • Oct 19 "Uncle" Floyd [Vivino], American stage and television performer (The Uncle Floyd Show, 1974–98). and world record piano player, born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Oct 19 Annie Golden, American punk rock singer (The Shirts), and actress (Hair; Assassins: Orange is the New Black), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 19 Demetrios Christodoulou, Greek mathematical physicist, recipient of the Bôcher Memorial Prize, born in Athens, Greece
  • Oct 20 Al Greenwood, American keyboardist (Foreigner - "Feels Like the First Time"), born in New York City
  • Oct 20 Claudio Ranieri, Italian football manager (Leicester City) and player, born in Rome
  • Oct 20 Leif Pagrotsky, Swedish politician and diplomat, born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Oct 21 Thom Panunzio, American audio engineer (Bruce Springsteen; The Roches; No Doubt), and record producer (Alice Cooper; Joan Jett; Iggy Pop)
  • Oct 23 Charly García, Argentine singer (Sui Generis, Serú Girán), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Oct 23 David Johnson, English soccer forward (8 caps; Liverpool FC, Ipswich Town, Everton, Manchester City), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2022)
  • Oct 23 Fatmir Sejdiu, Kosovar politician, First President of Kosovo (2006-10), born in Pakashticë, Yugoslavia
  • Oct 23 Michael Rupert, American actor (Pasadena Playhouse), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Oct 24 Todd Crespi, German actor (Magician), born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Oct 25 Ransom Wilson, American conductor and flutist (Soliste NY), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Oct 25 Richard Lloyd, American guitarist (Television), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 26 Maggie Roche, Irish-American singer-songwriter (The Roches - "Hammond Song"), born in Park Ridge, New Jersey (d. 2017)
  • Oct 26 [William] Bootsy Collins, American guitarist and singer (James Brown; Parliament-Funkadelic), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Oct 27 Carlos Frenk, Mexican-British cosmologist, born in Mexico

Edward Lee HowardEdward Lee Howard (1951-2002)

Oct 27 American CIA Case Officer and alleged Soviet spy who defected to the Soviet Union in 1985, born in Alamogordo, New Mexico

  • Oct 27 Jayne Kennedy, American actress (Body and Soul), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 27 K. K. Downing, British rock guitarist (Judas Priest - "Breakin' The Law"), born in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England
  • Oct 27 Nancy Jacobs, American politician (R), Senator Maryland (1999-2015), born in Charleston, West Virginia
  • Oct 28 Rajan Mishra, Indian classical music vocalist, born in Varanasi, India (d. 2021)
  • Oct 28 Ron & Don Galyon, American siamese twins (Jerry Springer Show), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Oct 29 Dirk Kempthorne, American politician, Secretary of the Interior (Senator-R Idaho 1993-99), born in San Diego, California
  • Oct 29 Guy Gelso, American rock drummer (Zebra), born in Oakland, California
  • Oct 30 Frank Pallone, American politician (Rep-D-New Jersey), born in Long Branch, New Jersey
  • Oct 30 Harry Hamlin, American actor (Michael Kuzak-LA Law), born in Pasadena, California
  • Oct 31 Nick Saban, American football coach (National NCAA C'ships 2003, 09, 11-12, 15, 17; LSU, Alabama, Miami Dolphins), born in Fairmont, West Virginia

About October 1951

How Old? 71 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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