Famous People Born in October 1958

  • Oct 1 Martin Cooper, British new wave keyboard player and saxophonist (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark), born in Liverpool, England
  • Oct 1 Masato Nakamura, Japanese bass player (Dreams Come True) and composer (Sonic The Hedgehog), born in Chōfu, Tokyo, Japan
  • Oct 1 Michelle Bauer [Medvitz], California, actress (One Million Heels BC)
  • Oct 2 Daniel Peacock, British actor (Only Fools and Horses), director and writer (Cavegirl), born in Hammersmith, London, England
  • Oct 4 Anneka Rice, Dutch TV hostess
  • Oct 4 Barbara K [Kooyman-MacDonald], American singer-songwriter (Timbuk 3 - "The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades"), born in Wausau, Wisconsin
  • Oct 5 André Kuipers, Dutch astronaut
  • Oct 5 Brent W. Jett Jr, American naval officer and NASA astronaut (STS 72, sk:81), born in Pontiac, Michigan
  • Oct 5 Neil deGrasse Tyson, American astrophysicist, TV presenter and writer, born in New York City
  • Oct 5 Shell Kepler [Michelle Alaine Kepler], American actress (General Hospital), born in Painesville, Ohio (d. 2008)
  • 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, 1st woman elected President of European Commission, born in Ixelles, Brussels
  • Oct 9 Al Jourgensen, Cuban-American musician (Ministry), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Oct 9 Michael Paré, American actor (Eddie and the Cruisers), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 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 Grammy Award-winning country singer-songwriter ("Delta Dawn"; "Bring Me Flowers Now"), born in Seminole, Texas
  • Oct 12 Bryn Merrick, British musician (The Damned), born in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales (d. 2015)
  • Oct 12 Jeff Keith, American rock vocalist (Tesla - "Psychotic Supper"), born in Texarkana, Arkansas
  • Oct 13 Jair-Rôhm Parker Wells, American musician and composer (Machine Gun), born in Tacoma, Washington

Jamal KhashoggiJamal Khashoggi (1958-2018)

Oct 13 Saudi Arabian progressive journalist, author, and editor-in-chief of Al-Arab News Channel who was brutally murdered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, born in Medina, Saudi Arabia

  • Oct 13 Joseph Richard Sylvers, American R&B musician (The Sylvers)
  • Oct 13 Maria Cantwell, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Washington), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Oct 14 Thomas Dolby [Robertson], British new-wave rock singer and musician ("She Blinded Me With Science"), born in London, England
  • Oct 15 Jayne Modean, American actress (Nurse Hooter-Trauma Center), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Oct 16 Eleftheria Arvanitaki, Greek folk and jazz singer, born on Icaria, Greece
  • Oct 16 Tim Robbins, actor (Bull Durham, The Shawshank Redemption), born in West Covina, California

Alan JacksonAlan Jackson (64 years old)

Oct 17 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, California
  • Oct 18 Corinne Bohrer, American actress
  • 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)

Thomas HearnsThomas Hearns (64 years old)

Oct 18 American boxer and 1st 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 Lou Briel, Puerto Rican singer and actor born in Santurce, Puerto Rico
  • Oct 19 Tiriel Mora, Australian actor
  • Oct 20 Dave Krieg, NFL quarterback played 19 seasons, for seven teams (Seattle Seahawks, 1980-91; K.C. Chiefs. 1992-3), born in Iola, Wisconsin
  • Oct 20 Eric Scott, American actor (Ben in The Waltons), born in Hollywood, California
  • Oct 20 Ivo Pogorelić, Croatian pianist (1978 Casagrande winner), born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • Oct 20 Lynn Flewelling, American fantasy author (Nightrunner series), born in Maine
  • Oct 20 Mark King, English rock bassist and vocalist (Level 42 - "Standing in the Light"; "Love Games"), born in Cowes, England
  • Oct 20 Razor Ramon [Scott Hall], American pro wrestler (9 x WCW World Tag Team Champion; WWE HOF 2014), born in St. Mary's County, Maryland (d. 2022)
  • Oct 20 Ricky Byrd, American rocker (Joan Jett & Blackhearts), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Oct 20 Valerie Faris, American film director (The Cutting Edge, Little Miss Sunshine), born in Los Angeles, county, California
  • Oct 20 Viggo Mortensen, American Actor (Lord of the Rings, The Road), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 21 Andre Geim, Russian-British physicist (2010 Nobel Prize for isolation of Graphene), born in Sochi, Russia [1]
  • Oct 22 Bobby Blotzer, American rock drummer (Ratt, "Round & Round"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 23 Jonathan Wolff, American musician and TV theme composer (Seinfeld, Will & Grace), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Oct 23 Michael Eric Dyson, American activist, professor, author, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 24 Mathilde Santing, Dutch rock singer (Breast & Brow), born in Amstelveen, Netherlands
  • Oct 25 Dipak Patel, New Zealand cricket all-rounder (37 Tests, 5 x 50s, 75 wickets; 75 ODIs; Worcestershire CCC, Auckland CA), born in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Oct 25 Kornelia Ender, East German swimmer (Olympic-4 gold-1972, 76), born in Plauen, East Germany
  • Oct 25 Mark Miller, American singer (Sawyer Brown - "This Missin' You Heart of Mine"; "Thank God For You"), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Oct 25 Phil Daniels, British stage and screen actor (Quadrophenia; EastEnders - "Kevin"), and rock singer, born in Islington, London, England
  • Oct 26 Bassam Saba, Lebanese violinist, oud, and nay player (New York Arabic Orchestra; Silk Road Ensemble), born in Tripoli, Lebanon (d. 2020)
  • Oct 27 Hazell Dean [Poole], English disco singer (Always Doesn't Mean Forever), born in Chelmsford, Essex, England
  • Oct 27 Lee Carter, Alabama Judge of the 25th Judicial Circuit
  • Oct 27 Manu Katché, French session and touring drummer (Peter Gabriel; Preface; Sting), born in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, France
  • Oct 27 Simon Le Bon, English rock vocalist (Duran Duran - "Hungry Like The Wolf"), born in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England
  • Oct 28 Manzoor Hussain, Pakistani field hockey striker (Olympic gold 1986; World Cup gold 1978, 82; 175 caps, 86 goals), born in Sialkot, Pakistan (d. 2022)
  • Oct 29 David Remnick, American writer and editor of The New Yorker, born in Hackensack, New Jersey
  • Oct 30 Kevin Pollak, American comedian (Usual Suspects, Grumpy Old Men), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 30 Ramona d'Viola, American cyclist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 30 Stefan Dennis, Australian actor (Neighbours), born in Tawonga, Victoria, Australia
  • Oct 31 Jeannie Longo, French cyclist (59-time French champion and 13-time world champion), born in Annecy, France
  • Oct 31 Russ Cochran, American golfer (Senior Open C'ship 2011), born in Paducah, Kentucky

About October 1958

How Old? 64 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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