Famous People Born in 1954 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 780

  • Jul 10 Gene Holder, American musician (the dBs)
  • Jul 10 José González, Peruvian soccer goalkeeper (20 caps; Alianza Lima), born in Lima, Peru (d. 1987)
  • Jul 10 Neil Tennant, English singer and songwriter (Pet Shop Boy - "West End Girl"), born in North Shields, Northumberland, England
  • Jul 12 Wolfgang Dremmler, German footballer, born in Salzgitter, Germany
  • Jul 13 Danitra Vance, American comedienne (SNL, 1985), and actress (Jumpin' At The Boneyard), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1994)
  • Jul 13 David Thompson, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns, Seattle Supersonics)
  • Jul 13 Louise Mandrell, country singer (Mandrell Sisters), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Jul 13 Ray "Candles" Bright, Australian cricket slow-left armer (1977-86)
  • Jul 13 Rick Chartraw, American ice hockey player
  • Jul 13 Sezen Aksu, Turkish singer
  • Jul 14 Jos Zoomer, Dutch rock drummer (Vandenberg), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Jul 14 R. Sarathkumar, Indian actor (Nattamai), director and politician, born in New Delhi, India
  • Jul 15 Boris Polak, Israel, Men's 50M Free Rifle 3 Positions (Olympic 20-1996)
  • Jul 16 Jeanette Mott Oxford, American activist and politician, born in Eldorado, Illinois

Angela MerkelAngela Merkel (68 years old)

Jul 17 German politician, Chancellor of Germany (2005-2021), born in Hamburg, West Germany

Eduardo RomeroEduardo Romero (1954-2022)

Jul 17 Argentine golfer (Tradition 2006, US Senior Open 2008), born in Córdoba, Argentina

  • Jul 17 J. Michael Straczynski, American television screenwriter, producer, comic book writer and director (Babylon 5; Jeremiah; Changeling), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Jul 18 Imtiaz Ali, West Indian cricketer (brother of Inshan One Test WI v India 1976), born in Maraval, Trinidad
  • Jul 18 Ricky Skaggs, American country singer ("Heartbroke"; "Toy Hearts"), born in Cordell, Kentucky
  • Jul 18 Robert Cameron, CFL punter (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Jul 18 Tobias Picker, American composer (Emmeline), born in New York City
  • Jul 19 Srđa Trifković, Serbian-American journalist and foreign affairs editor (Chronicles), born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • Jul 20 Jay Jay French [Segall], American rock guitarist (Twisted Sister), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 20 Moira Harris, American stage and screen actress (Steppenwolf Theater; One More Saturday Night), born in Pontiac, Michigan
  • Jul 22 Al Di Meola, American jazz guitarist (Return To Forever; Elegant Gypsy), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Jul 22 Pierre Lebeau, Canadian actor
  • Jul 23 Marisa DeFranco, Canadian musician (The DeFranco Family), born in Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada
  • Jul 23 Saúl Lorenzo Rivero, Uruguayan soccer midfielder (9 caps; Liverpool de Montevideo, Atlético Español México), born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 2022)
  • Jul 24 Philippe Alliot, race driver (grand prix)
  • Jul 25 Ken Greer, Canadian rock guitarist (Red Rider - "Lunatic Fringe"; "Big League"), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jul 25 Lynne Frederick, English actress (Schizophrenia), born in Middlesex, England (d. 1994)

Walter PaytonWalter Payton (1954-1999)

Jul 25 American Pro Football HOF running back (NFL MVP 1977; 9 x Pro Bowl; 5 x First Team All Pro; Chicago Bears), born in Columbia, Mississippi

  • Jul 26 Lawrence Watt-Evans, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Sword of Bheleu), born in Arlington, Massachusetts

Vitas GerulaitisVitas Gerulaitis (1954-1994)

Jul 26 Lithuanian/American tennis player (Australian Open 1977; Wimbledon doubles 1975), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Jul 27 G. S. Bali, Indian politician, born in Kangra, India
  • Jul 28 Bruce Abbott, American actor (Dark Justice), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Jul 28 Gerd Faltings, German mathematician, born in Buer, Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Hugo ChávezHugo Chávez (1954-2013)

Jul 28 President of Venezuela (1998-2013), born in Sabaneta, Barinas State, Venezuela

  • Jul 28 Mikey Sheehy, Irish Gaelic football right corner-forward (11 x Munster titles, 8 x All-Ireland, 3 x NFL, 7 x All Star; Kerry), born in Tralee, Ireland
  • Jul 28 Steve Morse, American rock guitarist (Dixie Dregs; Deep Purple, 1994-present), born in Hamilton, Ohio
  • Jul 29 Gary Springer, American actor (Bernice Bobs Her Hair), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 30 Ken Olin, American actor (Thirtysomething; Brothers & Sisters), and director (Alias; This Is Us), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 31 Derek Smith, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Quebec City, Quebec
  • Jul 31 Flo Hyman, American volleyball player (Olympic silver 1984), born in Inglewood, California (d. 1986)

Trevor BerbickTrevor Berbick (1954-2006)

Aug 1 Jamaican boxer (WBC heavyweight champion 1986), born in Norwich, Port Antonio, Jamaica

  • Aug 2 James Charles Kopp, American citizen who murdered Barnett Slepian, born in Pasadena, California
  • Aug 2 Lisa Brown, American actress (Guiding Light, Iva-As the World Turns), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Aug 2 Sammy McIlroy, Irish soccer star (Manchester United), born in Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Aug 3 Gary Peters, English footballer, born in Carshalton, London
  • Aug 6 Carl C. Perkins, American politician (Rep-D-KY, 1984-93), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 6 Elma Miller, Canadian composer, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Aug 6 Paul Steigerwald, American sports announcer
  • Aug 7 Caroline Aaron, American actress (Crimes & Misdemeanors), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Aug 9 Pete Thomas, British drummer (Elvis Costello), born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
  • Aug 10 Cameron Connor, Canadian WHA and NHL ice hockey forward, 1974-83 (Phoenix Roadrunners, Edmonton Oilers, and 3 other teams), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Aug 10 Sam Baker, American folk singer-songwriter (Say Grace), born in Itasca, Texas
  • Aug 11 (David Ian) "Joe" Jackson, British singer-songwriter, and pianist ("Is She Really Going Out with Him?"; "Steppin' Out"), born in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England
  • Aug 11 Juan Maria Solare, Argentine composer
  • Aug 11 Lina Polito, actress (Love & Anarchy), born in Naples, Italy
  • Aug 11 M V Narasimha Rao, Indian cricketer (leg-spin all-rounder 1978-79), born in Secunderabad, India
  • Aug 11 Sinan Savaskan, Turkish-British contemporary classical music composer and educator (The Age of Analysis; Octandre Ensemble), born in Istanbul, Turkey
  • Aug 11 Yashpal Sharma, Indian cricket batsman (37 Tests; 2 x 100s; 42 ODIs), born in Ludhiana, Punjab, India (d. 2021)

François HollandeFrançois Hollande (68 years old)

Aug 12 24th President of France (Socialist: 2012-17), born in Rouen, France

  • Aug 12 Pat Metheny, American jazz and fusion guitarist ("As Wichita Falls, So Falls Wichita"), born in Lee's Summit, Missouri
  • Aug 12 Sam J. Jones [Samuel Gerald], American actor (Flash Gordon, Code Red), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 13 Lincoln Díaz-Balart, Cuban-American attorney and politician (Rep-R-Florida), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Aug 13 Nico Assumpção, Brazilian bass player, born in São Paulo, Brazil (d. 2001)
  • Aug 14 Mark Fidrych, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers) nicknamed "The Bird", born in Worcester, Massachusetts (d. 2009)
  • Aug 14 Monica Baltodano, Nicaraguan Sandinista Revolution commander, born in Leon, Nicaragua
  • Aug 15 Mary Jo Salter, American poet and co-editor of The Norton Anthology of Poetry, born in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Stieg LarssonStieg Larsson (1954-2004)

Aug 15 Swedish author (Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), born in Skelleftehamn, Sweden

James CameronJames Cameron (68 years old)

Aug 16 Canadian film director and writer (Titanic, Avatar), born in Kapuskasing, Ontario

  • Aug 17 Eric Johnson, American guitarist, born in Austin, Texas
  • Aug 18 Umberto Guidoni, Italian astrophysicist and writer (STS 75), born in Rome, Italy
  • Aug 20 Al Roker, American weatherman (NBC, Today), born in Queens, New York
  • Aug 20 Don Stark, American actor (That '70s Show - "Bob"), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 20 Quinn Buckner, American College Basketball Hall of Fame point guard (Indiana Uni; Olympic gold 1976; Milwaukee Bucks, Boston Celtics, Indiana Pacers) and coach (Dallas Mavericks), born in Phoenix, Illinois
  • Aug 20 Tawn Mastrey, American disc jockey and music video producer, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2007)
  • Aug 20 Theresa Saldana, American actress (Raging Bull), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • Aug 21 Archie Griffin, American College Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1974-75, Ohio State; NFL: Cincinnati Bengals), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Aug 21 Nick Kane, American rock guitarist (The Mavericks, 1993-2000 - "Dance the Night Away"), born in Jerusalem, Georgia
  • Aug 21 Steve Smith, American rock drummer (Journey), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 23 Charles Busch, American actor, screenwriter, playwright and drag queen (The Tale of the Allergist's Wife), in Hartsdale, New York
  • Aug 23 Halimah Yacob, Singaporean politician (1st female President of Singapore (2017-), born in Singapore
  • Aug 24 Alain Daigle, French Canadian ice hockey player, born in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada
  • Aug 24 John Ireland [Griffith], South African pop singer-songwriter (I Like), and medical doctor, born in Ireland, or South Africa (details sketchy)
  • Aug 24 Steve Holley, British rock session and touring drummer (Wings, 1978-81; Julian Lennon; Elton John, Dar Williams; Mott The Hoople, 2018-21), born in London, England

Elvis CostelloElvis Costello (68 years old)

Aug 25 English rock singer and songwriter (Allison; Watching The Detectives; The Other Side Of Summer), born in Paddington, London

  • Aug 25 Gilbert "Gibus" Duclos-Lassalle, French cyclist
  • Aug 25 Marty Jourard, American keyboardist and vocalist (Motels - "Only the Lonely"), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Aug 26 Efren Reyes 'The Magician', Filipino professional pool player, born in Mexico, Philippines
  • Aug 26 Michael Chetwood, British keyboard player (T'Pau), born in Shropshire, England
  • Aug 26 Steve Wright, Britain's wacky DJ and actor (Funny Man)
  • Aug 26 Wally Murphy, American pedal steel guitarist (Asleep At The Wheel, 1981-85; STEEL)
  • Aug 27 Derek Warwick, race car driver
  • Aug 27 John Lloyd, England, tennis star (former husband of Chris Everet)
  • Aug 27 Mike Kelley, Wayne, Michigan, artist (More Love Hours Than Can Ever Be Repaid), (d. 2012)
  • Aug 28 Alexander Skvortsov, Russian ice hockey left wing (Olympic gold 1984; World C'ship gold 1979, 81, 83), born in Gorky, Russia (d. 2020)
  • Aug 28 George Church, American geneticist and synthetic biologist, born in MacDill Air Force Base, Florida
  • Aug 29 Julio Fernandez, Cuban-American jazz guitarist (Spyro Gyra, 1984-present), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Aug 29 Michael P. Kube-McDowell, American sci-fi author (Enigma, Empery), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Alexander LukashenkoAlexander Lukashenko (68 years old)

Aug 30 1st and only President of Belarus, born in Kopys, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union

  • Aug 30 David Paymer, American actor (Love Mary, Mr Saturday Night), born in Oceanside, New York
  • Aug 30 Gerard Hadders, Dutch postage stamp designer (1991 children stamp), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Aug 31 Claudell Washington, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1975, 84; World Series 1974; Oakland Athletics, Atlanta Braves), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2020)
  • Aug 31 Tula [Caroline Cossey], English transsexual model (For Your Eyes Only), born in Brooke, England
  • Sep 1 Gábor Ormai, Hungarian violist (Takács Quartet, 1975-95), and pedagogue, born in Hungary (d. 1995)
  • Sep 1 Riccardo "Ric" Formosa, Italian-Australian guitarist (Little River Band, 1975-76), session musician, arranger and classical composer, born in Rome, Italy

Andrej BabišAndrej Babiš (68 years old)

Sep 2 Czech businessman and politician, Prime Minister of Czech republic (2017-), born in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia

  • Sep 5 Frederick Kempe, American author, journalist, and executive, born in Utah
  • Sep 5 Hans-Jorgen Gerhardt, German bobsleder (Olympic gold 1980), born in Altenburg, Thuringia
  • Sep 6 Banner Thomas, American rock bassist (Molly Hatchet), born in Orange Park, Florida (d. 2017)
  • Sep 6 Carly Fiorina, Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard and political (R) candidate, born in Austin, Texas
  • Sep 6 Jon Erikson, American swimmer 1st to triple cross English Channel (1981) (d. 2014)
  • Sep 6 Patrick O'Hearn, American rock bassist (Missing Persons), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 7 Benmont Tench, American rock keyboardist (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • Sep 7 Corbin Bernsen, American actor (Arnie Becker-LA Law), born in North Hollywood, California
  • Sep 7 Michael Emerson, American actor (Person of Interest), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Sep 8 Clayton Norcross, American actor (Bold & Beautiful, Colbys, Santa Barbara), born in Arcadia, California
  • Sep 8 Mark Foley, American politician (Rep-(R)-Florida 1995-2006), resigned after texting scandal, born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • Sep 8 Ruby Bridges, American civil rights activist (child who ended segregation of a Louisiana school), born in Tylertown, Mississippi
  • Sep 9 Jeffrey Combs, American actor, born in Oxnard, California
  • Sep 9 Walter Paul Davis, American basketball player (Olympic gold 1976), born in Pineville, North Carolina
  • Sep 10 Cynthia Lummis, American politician, (Rep-R-WYO) first woman representative from Wyoming, born in Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Sep 10 Martha Nause, American golfer (du Maurier Classic 1994), born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin
  • Sep 11 Reed Birney, American actor (Greatest Man in the World), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Sep 12 Jeff Jarvis, American journalist (This Week in Google) and advocate for the Open Web
  • Sep 12 Neal Brendel, American rugby union prop (6 Tests; Pittsburgh RC) and executive (Chairman USA Rugby 2002-05), born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania (d. 2021)
  • Sep 12 Russell G. Alexander, creator of Today In History v1.2
  • Sep 13 Denis "Den" Hegarty, Irish doo-wop singer (The Darts - "The Boy From New York City"), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Sep 13 Steve Kilbey, English-Australian singer-songwriter and bass player (The Church), born in Welwyn Garden City, England
  • Sep 13 Teddy Mueller, American rock drummer (Axe), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2012)
  • Sep 14 Barry Cowsill, American rock bassist (The Cowsills - "We Can Fly"), born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 2005)
  • Sep 15 Adrian Adonis [Keith A. Franke Jr.], American professional wrestler, born in NYC, New York (d. 1988)
  • Sep 15 Hrant Dink, Turkish-Armenian journalist and newspaper editor (Agos), born in Malatya, Turkey (d. 2007)
  • Sep 15 John Hervey, 7th marquess of Bristol, English flamboyant peer who lost his fortune to drug addiction, born in Bury St Edmunds, England (d. 1999)
  • Sep 16 Colin Newman, English musician (Wire), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
  • Sep 16 Frank Reed, American singer (Chi-Lites), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2014)
  • Sep 17 Joël-François Durand, French classical composer, born in Orléans, France
  • Sep 18 Murtaza Bhutto, Pakistani politician, born in Karachi, Pakistan (d. 1996)
  • Sep 18 Steven Pinker, Canadian American cognitive psychologist and author, born in Montreal, Canada
  • Sep 18 Takao Doi, Japanese astronaut (STS 87), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Sep 18 Tommy Tuberville, American football coach and politician (Senator-R-Alabama 2021-), born in Camden, Arkansas
  • Sep 19 Ted Jensen, American audio mastering engineer (The Eagles; Billy Joel; Norah Jones; Greenday), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Sep 20 Anne Mcintosh, British member of European parliament, born in Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland
  • Sep 20 Brinke Stevens [Charlene Brinkman], American actress (Slumber Party Massacre), born in San Diego, California
  • Sep 20 Henry Samueli, American NHL team owner (Anaheim Ducks), born in Buffalo, New York

Lloyd BlankfeinLloyd Blankfein (68 years old)

Sep 20 American CEO and Chairman of Goldman Sachs, born in NYC, New York

  • Sep 20 Peter White, British rock and smooth jazz guitarist, and songwriter (Al Stewart), born in Luton, England
  • Sep 20 Silvio Leonard, Cuban 100m runner (Olympic silver 1980), born in Cienfuegos, Cuba
  • Sep 21 Julia Grant [previously George Roberts], British transgender activist featured in "A Change of Sex", born in Blackpool, England (d. 2019)
  • Sep 21 Philthy Animal [Phil Taylor], English rock drummer (Motorhead), born in Hasland, Chesterfield (d. 2015)

Shinzō AbeShinzō Abe (1954-2022)

Sep 21 Prime Minister of Japan (2006-07 and 2012-2020), born in Nagato, Japan

  • Sep 22 Randy Lanier, American auto racer (IMSA Camel GT 1984; convicted drug trafficker 1988), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Sep 22 Shari Belafonte Harper, American actress (Julie-Hotel), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 23 Charlie Barnett, American actor (d. 1996)
  • Sep 23 Cherie Blair [née Booth], English wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, born in Bury, England
  • Sep 24 Ashton Carter, American military civilian official (Secretary of Defense, 2015-17), and academic administrator, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2022)
  • Sep 24 Helen Lederer, British comic actress (Absolutely Fabulous - "Catriona"), and writer (Losing It), born in Carmarthen, Wales
  • Sep 24 Stephen Jones, English art historian, born in London, England (d. 1996)
  • Sep 25 Juande Ramos, Spanish football manager (Sevilla), born in Pedro Muñoz, Spain
  • Sep 25 Sylvester Croom, American college football coach, born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Sep 26 César Rosas, Mexican singer, songwriter and guitarist (Los Lobos - "Set Me Free (Rosa Lee)"), born in Hermosillo, Mexico
  • Sep 26 Craig Chaquico, American rock guitarist (Jefferson Starship - "Jane"; "Find Your Way Back"), born in Sacramento, California
  • Sep 27 Ray Hadley, Australian radio broadcaster
  • Sep 28 George Lynch, American rock guitarist (Lynch Mob-Wicked Sensations), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Sep 28 Steve Largent, American politician (US Rep-R-Oklahoma 1994-2002) and NFL player (Seattle Seahawks), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Sep 29 Cindy Morgan [Cichorski], American actress (Tron), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 29 Steve Platt, British journalist and magazine editor (New Statesman & Society)
  • Sep 30 Barry Williams, American actor (Greg-Brady Bunch), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Sep 30 Calvin Levels, American actor (Knightwatch), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Sep 30 John Drew, American basketball small forward (NBA All-Star 1976, 80; Atlanta Hawks, Utah Jazz), born in Vredenburgh, Alabama (d. 2022)
  • Sep 30 Patrice Rushen, American jazz and R&B pianist and singer and songwriter ("Forget Me Nots"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 1 Martin Strel, Slovenian long distance swimmer (Danube, Mississippi, Yangtze, Amazon River records), born in Mokronog, Slovenia
  • Oct 1 Richard Schlesinger, American news correspondent (CBS, 48 Hours), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 1 Rodney William "Rod" Ansell, Australian bushman and inspiration for "Crocodile Dundee", born in Murgon, Queensland (d. 1999)
  • Oct 2 Greg Jennings, American country singer (Restless Heart - "Wheels"), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Oct 2 Lani O'Grady, American actress (Mary-8 is Enough), born in Walnut Creek, California
  • Oct 2 Lorraine Bracco, American actress (Sopranos, Goodfellas), born in Brooklyn, New York

Al SharptonAl Sharpton (68 years old)

Oct 3 American minister and civil rights activist (Keepin' It Real), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Oct 3 Branko Cikatić, Croatian kickboxer (first K-1 World Grand Prix Heavyweight C'ship 1993), born in Split, Croatia (d. 2020)
  • Oct 3 Dawayne Bailey, American rock guitarist (Silver Bullet Band, 1983-86; Chicago, 1986-95), born in Manhattan, Kansas
  • Oct 3 Dennis Eckersley, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (6 x MLB All Star; AL Cy Young Award 1992; AL MVP 1992; Oakland A's), born in Oakland, California

Stevie Ray VaughanStevie Ray Vaughan (1954-1990)

Oct 3 American blues guitarist (Texas Flood; "Pride And Joy"; David Bowie - "Let's Dance"), born in Dallas, Texas

  • Oct 6 David Hidalgo, American Tex-Mex and roots singer-songwriter, guitarist and accordion player (Los Lobos - "Will The Wolf Survive?"; Latin Playboys), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 7 Kenneth Atchley, American ambient music composer, born in California
  • Oct 8 Ben Amonette, American free pistol shooting athlete (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Radford, Virginia
  • Oct 8 Carl Vine, Australian classical composer, born in Perth, Australia
  • Oct 8 Michael Dudikoff, American actor (American Ninja, TRON), born in Redondo Beach, California
  • Oct 9 James Fearnley, British celtic-punk accordionist (The Pogues - "The Irish Rover"), born in Worsley, Greater Manchester, England
  • Oct 9 John O'Hurley, American actor (Seinfeld -"J.Peterman"), and game show host (Family Feud, 2006-10), born in Kittery, Maine
  • Oct 9 Scott Bakula, American actor (Quantum Leap, Gung Ho, Murphy Brown), born in St Louis, Missouri

David Lee RothDavid Lee Roth (68 years old)

Oct 10 American rock singer (Van Halen - "Jump!"; solo -"Just a Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody"), born in Bloomington, Indiana

  • Oct 10 Mohamed Mounir, Egyptian singer and actor (El Malek Howwa El Malek), born in Aswan, Egypt
  • Oct 10 Rekha, Bollywood actress (Khoon Bhari Maang), born in Madras, India
  • Oct 11 Haitham bin Tariq, Sultan of Oman (2020-), born in Muscat, Oman
  • Oct 12 Ed Cherry, American jazz and session guitarist (Dizzy Gillespie, 1978-92), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Oct 12 Ian Trent, Australian water polo coach (World C'ship gold women 1986; FINA World Cup gold 1984) and broadcaster (2WS, 2GB, 2KY, Fox Sports), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Oct 12 Tom Blomberg, Dutch radio host and producer (Evening Rush Hour), born in Haarlem, Netherlands
  • Oct 13 Claude Ribbe, French historian and writer, born in Paris