On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1960

  • Oct 1 Elizabeth Dennehy, American actress (Guiding Light), born in Jacksonville, North Carolina
  • Oct 2 Django Bates, British jazz musician, composer and educator, born in Beckenham, Kent
  • Oct 2 Glenn Anderson, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (6 Stanley Cup wins; Edmonton Oilers [5]), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Oct 2 Al Connelly, Canadian guitarist and singer-songwriter (Glass Tiger), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Oct 3 Cinzia De Ponti [Fiordeponti], Pescara Italy (Miss Italy 1979)
  • Oct 4 Gregg "Hobie" Hubbard, American country singer (Betty's Bein' Bad), born in Apopka, Florida
  • Oct 4 Jennifer Anglin, Adrian Mich, actress (Cheryl-General Hospital)
  • Oct 4 Malcolm Burn, Canadian musician and record producer (Emmylou Harris - Red Dirt Girl), born in Cornwall, Ontario
  • Oct 5 Daniel Baldwin, American actor
  • Oct 5 Careca, Brazilian footballer
  • Oct 6 Albert Lewis, American NFL cornerback (Pro Bowl 1987-90; KC Chiefs, Oakland Raiders), born in Mansfield, Louisiana
  • Oct 6 Jeffrey Trachta, actor (Thorne-Bold & Beautiful), born in Staten Island, New York
  • Oct 6 Richard Jobson, British TV person/rocker (Skids-Scared to Dance)
  • Oct 7 Kyosuke Himuro, Japanese singer, born in Takasaki, Japan
  • Oct 7 Viktor Lazlo, Belgian singer, born in Lorient, France
  • Oct 8 Lorenzo Milá, Spanish newscaster, born in Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona
  • Oct 8 François Pérusse, Quebec humorist 9Les 2 minutes du peuple), born in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
  • Oct 8 Reed Hastings, American businessman, entrepreneur and co-founder of Netflix, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 10 Eric Martin, American rocker (Mr Big), born in Long Island, New York
  • Oct 10 Simon Townshend, British guitarist and songwriter, born in Chiswick, London
  • Oct 11 Curt Ford, American baseball player, born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • Oct 11 Joe Nash, American NFL defensive tackle (Pro Bowl, First Team All Pro 1984; Seattle Seahawks), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 12 Steve Lowery, American golfer (PGA C'ship 2001 3rd), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Oct 13 Joey Belladonna [Bellardini], American heavy metal vocalist (Anthrax, 1984-92 - "I Am The Law"), born in Oswego, New York
  • Oct 13 Tim Brewster, American football coach, born in Phillipsburg, New Jersey
  • Oct 13 Ari Fleischer, American media consultant and 21st White House Press Secretary, born in Pound Ridge, New York
  • Oct 13 Peter Keisler, American lawyer and acting Attorney General of the United States (2007), born in Hempstead, New York
  • Oct 14 John Aalberg, US cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Orland, Norway
  • Oct 14 Steve Cram, English runner (world record mile/2 km)
  • Oct 16 Val Skinner, American golfer (6 LPGA Tour wins), born in Hamilton, Montana
  • Oct 16 Bob Mould, American rock guitarist, songwriter and vocalist (Hüsker Dü; Sugar), born in Malone, New York
  • Oct 17 Mandy Yachad, cricketer (South African ODI opening batsman 1991)
  • Oct 17 Rob Marshall, American director
  • Oct 17 Guy Henry, English actor
  • Oct 17 Kevin Clash, puppeteer (Elmo on Sesame Street), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Oct 18 Doug Lidster, Kamloops, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers)
  • Oct 18 Erin Moran, American actress (Happy Days, Joanie Loves Chachi), born in Burbank, California (d. 2017)

Person of interestJean-Claude Van Damme

Oct 18 Jean-Claude Van Damme, Belgian actor (Double Impact, Kickboxer, No Retreat), born in Brussels, Belgium

  • Oct 19 Dan "Woody" Woodgate, British rock drummer (Madness - "Our House"; Voice of Beehive), born in Kensington, West London, England
  • Oct 19 Dawn Coe-Jones, Canadian golfer (3 LPGA wins), born in Campbell River, British Columbia (d. 2016)
  • Oct 19 Jennifer Holliday, American singer and actress (Dream Girls), born in Houston, Texas
  • Oct 19 Jonathan FeBland, English musician and artist, born in London
  • Oct 20 Brian Hansen, American NFL punter (Pro Bowl 1984; NO Saints, Cleveland Browns, NY Jets), born in Hawarden, Iowa
  • Oct 20 Konstantin Aseev, Russian chess player (d. 2004)
  • Oct 20 Lepa Brena, famous Yugoslav singer
  • Oct 21 Lionel Washington, American NFL cornerback (Denver Broncos), born in Lutcher, Louisiana
  • Oct 22 Darryl Jenifer, American bassist (Bad Brains), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 23 Wayne Rainey, American motorcyclist (3x 500cc World Champion), born in Downey, California
  • Oct 23 Randy Pausch, American computer science professor, author
  • Oct 24 Carolien de Windt, Surinamese-Dutch singer (Mai Tai), born in Suriname
  • Oct 24 Ian Baker-Finch, Australian golfer and broadcaster (1991 British Open 1991, CBS), born in Nambour, Queensland, Australia
  • Oct 24 B.D. Wong, American actor (M. Butterfly), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 24 Jaime Garzón, Colombian journalist and comedian, born in Bogotá, Colombia (d. 1999)
  • Oct 24 Joachim Winkelhock, German race car driver, born in Waiblingen, West Germany
  • Oct 25 Kelli McMullen-Temple, Canadian equestrian (Olympics 1996), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Oct 25 Scott Anthony Haneline, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Oct 25 Tom Eplin, American actor (Jake McKinnon-Another World), born in Hayward, California
  • Oct 25 June Brigman, American comic book artist, born in Atlantta, Georgia
  • Oct 25 Hong Sang-soo, South Korean filmmaker (Right Now, Wrong Then), born in Seoul
  • Oct 27 Tom Nieto, American baseball player, born in Downey, California
  • Oct 27 Oleg Bryjak, Kazakhstani-German bass-baritone opera singer (Deutsche Oper am Rhein), born in Jezkazgan, Kazakhstan, USSR (d. 2015)
  • Oct 28 Mark Derwin, Park Forest Ill, actor (AC Mallet-Guiding Light)
  • Oct 28 Landon Curt Noll, Astronomer, Cryptographer and Mathematician: youngest to hold the world record for the largest known prime 3 times
  • Oct 29 Michael Carter, American NFL nose tackle (Super Bowl 1984, 88, 89; Pro Bowl 1985, 87, 88; First-team All-Pro 1986, 87, 88; SF 49ers) and athlete (Olympic silver shot put 1984), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Oct 30 David Valle, American baseball catcher (Texas Rangers), born in Bayside, New York

Person of interestDiego Maradona

Oct 30 Diego Maradona, Argentine soccer forward (91 caps; World Cup 1986 [captain]; FIFA Player of the 20th Century; Argentinos Juniors, Napoli), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2020)

Football Legend Diego Maradona
Football Legend
Diego Maradona
  • Oct 30 Kim Thompson, English actress (Stealing Heaven), born in Bath, Somerset, England
  • Oct 30 Joe Daley, American golfer (Senior Players C'ship 2012), born in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 31 Janice Harrer, American WPVA volleyballer (US Open-1989, Olympics 1996), born in Torrance, California
  • Oct 31 Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran, born in Tehran, Iran
  • Oct 31 Luis Fortuño, Puerto Rican delegate to Congress, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Oct 31 Arnaud Desplechin, French film director and screenwriter, born in Roubaix, France

About October 1960

How Old? 60 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

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