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Famous People Born in October 1958

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 1 Michelle Bauer, [Medvitz], California, actress (One Million Heels BC)
  • Oct 1 Masato Nakamura, Japanese musician
  • Oct 4 Anneka Rice, Dutch TV hostess
  • Oct 4 Barbara MacDonald, rocker (Timbuk 3)
  • Oct 5 Brent W. Jett Jr, American naval officer and NASA astronaut (STS 72, sk:81), born in Pontiac, Michigan
  • Oct 5 Shell Kepler [Michelle Alaine Kepler], American actress (General Hospital), born in Painesville, Ohio (d. 2008)
  • Oct 5 André Kuipers, Dutch astronaut
  • Oct 5 Neil deGrasse Tyson, American astrophysicist, TV presenter and writer, born in New York City
  • Oct 6 Joseph Finder, American novelist
  • Oct 7 Judy Landers, American actress (BJ & the Bear, Madame's Place), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 8 Steve Coll, American journalist (The New Yorker) and writer (The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 8 Ursula von der Leyen, German politician, Minister of Defense, born in Ixelles, Brussels
  • Oct 9 Michael Paré, American actor (Eddie and the Cruisers), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 9 Al Jourgensen, Cuban-American musician (Ministry), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Oct 10 J. Eddie Peck, American actor (Bold & Beautiful-Cole Howard), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Oct 10 John M. Grunsfeld, American physicist and astronaut (STS 67, 81), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • Oct 10 Tanya Tucker, American country singer and actress (Follow that Car), born in Seminole, Texas
  • Oct 12 Jeff Keith, American rock vocalist (Tesla-Psychotic Supper), born in Texarkana, Arkansas
  • Oct 12 Bryn Merrick, British musician (The Damned), born in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales (d. 2015)
  • Oct 13 Dwayne Evans, American 200m runner (Olympic bronze 1976), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Oct 13 Joseph Richard Sylvers, rocker
  • Oct 13 Maria Cantwell, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Washington), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Oct 13 Jair-Rôhm Parker Wells, American musician and composer (Machine Gun), born in Tacoma, Washington

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Oct 13 Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabian progressive journalist, author, and editor in chief (Al-Arab News Channel), born in Medina, Saudi Arabia (d. 2018)

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Dissident, Author and Columnist
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  • Oct 14 Thomas Dolby, Cairo Egypt, rock vocalist (She Blinded Me With Science)
  • Oct 15 Jayne Modean, American actress (Nurse Hooter-Trauma Center), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Oct 16 Tim Robbins, actor (Bull Durham, Shawshank Redemption), born in West Covina, California
  • Oct 16 Eleftheria Arvanitaki, Greek singer
  • Oct 17 Alan Jackson, American country singer (Here in the Real World), born in Newnan, Georgia
  • Oct 17 Blaine McCallister, American golfer (5 PGA Tour titles), born in Fort Stockton, Texas
  • Oct 17 Gianmaria Testa, Italian singer-songwriter, born in Cavallermaggiore (d. 2016)
  • Oct 17 Howard Alden, American jazz guitarist (George Van Eps), born in Newport Beach
  • Oct 18 Hal Haenel, star sailor (Olympic 8th 1988, 92, 96), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Oct 18 Kjell Samuelsson, Tyngsryd Swe, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • Oct 18 Corinne Bohrer, American actress
  • Oct 18 Thomas Hearns, American boxer (first boxer to win world titles in 5 weight divisions), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Oct 19 Antoine Trousers, rock drummer/singer (Dike-Bleeding Heart)
  • Oct 19 John Bloom, [Joe Bob Briggs], drive-in movie critic
  • Oct 19 Tiriel Mora, Australian actor
  • Oct 19 Lou Briel, Puerto Rican singer and actor
  • Oct 20 Dave Krieg, NFL quarterback (Arizona Cardinals, Tennessee Oilers)

  • Oct 20 Eric Scott, actor (Ben in The Waltons), born in Hollywood, California
  • Oct 20 Ivo Pogorelić, Croatian pianist (1978 Casagrande winner), born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • Oct 20 Mark King, bass/vocalist (Level 42-Standing in the Light, Love Games)
  • Oct 20 Ricky Byrd, rocker (Joan Jett & Blackhearts)
  • Oct 20 Valerie Faris, American film director
  • Oct 20 Lynn Flewelling, American fantasy author
  • Oct 20 Viggo Mortensen, American Actor (Lord of the Rings, The Road), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 22 Bobby Blotzer, American rock drummer (Ratt, "Round & Round"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 23 Michael Eric Dyson, American activist, professor, author
  • Oct 23 Jonathan Wolff, American musician and TV theme composer (Seinfeld, Will & Grace), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Oct 24 Mathilde Santing, Dutch rock singer (Breast & Brow)
  • Oct 25 Dipak Patel, cricketer (in Kenya New Zealand off-spin all-rounder)
  • Oct 25 Kornelia Ender, Halle GDR, swimmer (Olympic-4 gold-1972, 76)
  • Oct 25 Mark Miller, actor (Search for Grace, Love Field), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Oct 27 Hazell Dean, English rocker (Always Doesn't Mean Forever), born in Chelmsford, Essex, England
  • Oct 27 Simon Le Bon, English rock vocalist (Duran Duran-Hungry Like the Wolf), born in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England
  • Oct 27 Lee Carter, Alabama Judge of the 25th Judicial Circuit
  • Oct 27 Manu Katché, French drummer (Peter Gabriel, Preface), born in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, France
  • Oct 29 David Remnick, American writer and editor of The New Yorker
  • Oct 30 Kevin Pollak, comedian (Usual Suspects, Grumpy Old Men), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 30 Stefan Dennis, Australian actor
  • Oct 30 Ramona d'Viola, American cyclist
  • Oct 31 Russ Cochran, American golfer (Senior Open C'ship 2011), born in Paducah, Kentucky
  • Oct 31 Jeannie Longo, French cyclist (59-time French champion and 13-time world champion), born in Annecy, France

About October 1958

How Old? 60 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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