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Famous People Born in October 1963

  • Oct 1 Beth Chamberlin, Danville Vt, actress (Beth Spaulding-Guiding Light)

Person of interestMark McGwire

Oct 1 Mark McGwire, American MLB 1st baseman, coach (12-time All Star, Oakland A's, St. Louis Cardinals), born in Pomona, California

MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire

Person of interestMaria Ressa

Oct 2 Maria Ressa, Filipino-American journalist (co-founder of Rappler), born in Manila, Philippines

Journalist and Author Maria Ressa
Journalist and Author
Maria Ressa
  • Oct 3 Dan Goldie, American tennis player and author ("The Investment Answer", #1 NY Times bestselling book), born in Sioux City Iowa
  • Oct 3 Marion Peck, American artist and painter
  • Oct 4 A. C. Green, American basketball power forward (most consecutive games [1,192] in NBA and ABA history; LA Lakers), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Oct 4 Koji Ishikawa, Japanese children's book author and illustrator, born in Chiba Prefecture, Japan
  • Oct 5 Hugh Morris, cricketer (England lefty opening batsman 1991)

Person of interestLaura Davies

Oct 5 Laura Davies, British golfer (4 major titles; US Open 1987), born in Coventry, England

LPGA Golfer Laura Davies
LPGA Golfer
Laura Davies
  • Oct 5 Sophie Favier, Lyon France, actress (Sans Interdits)
  • Oct 5 Tony Dodemaide, cricketer (Victorian, Sussex & Australian all-rounder)

Person of interestElisabeth Shue

Oct 6 Elisabeth Shue, American actress (Cocktail, Back to the Future Part II), born in Wilmington, Delaware

  • Oct 6 Jsu Garcia, American actor
  • Oct 10 Mike Donnelly, American NHL left wing (Dallas Stars), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 10 Daniel Pearl, American journalist (kidnapped and murdered in Pakistan), born in Princeton, New Jersey (d. 2002)
  • Oct 10 Jolanda de Rover, Dutch swimmer (1984 Olympics), born in Amstelveen, Netherlands
  • Oct 10 Anita Mui, Hong Kong Cantopop singer and actress, "Madonna of the East", born in Hong Kong (d. 2003)
  • Oct 11 Ronny Rosenthal, Israeli footballer (Israel national football team), born in Haifa, Israel
  • Oct 11 Faisal bin Al Hussein, Prince of Jordan, son of King Hussein and Princess Muna, born in Amman, Jordan
  • Oct 12 Michael Zordich, American NFL strong safety (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Oct 12 Lane Frost, American professional bull rider, born in La Junta, Otero County Colorado (d. 1989)
  • Oct 12 Satoshi Kon, Japanese anime film director, born in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan (d. 2010)
  • Oct 12 Alan McDonald, Northern Irish footballer, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 2012)
  • Oct 13 Colin Channer, Jamaican writer (often referred as "Bob Marley" with a pen), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Oct 14 Keith Byars, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots)
  • Oct 14 Yim Jae-beom, South Korean rock singer, born in Seoul
  • Oct 15 Stanley Menzo, Surinamese-Dutch soccer goalkeeper (Ajax/PSV), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Oct 16 Missy Hyatt, wrestling manager (WCW, ECW), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Oct 17 Sergio Goycochea, Argentine footballer
  • Oct 17 Petri Alanko, Finnish classical flute player (Finnish RSO, 1988-2012) and educator (Sibelius Academy, since 2012), born in Joensuu, Finland
  • Oct 19 Jim Dombrowski, NFL guard (New Orleans Saints)
  • Oct 19 Prince Laurent of Belgium, Château de Belvédère, Laeken, son of King Albert II and Queen Paola
  • Oct 20 Julie Payette, astronaut, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Oct 20 Navjot Singh Sidhu, cricketer (Indian opening batsman)
  • Oct 20 Nikos Tsiantakis, Greek footballer

Person of interestBrian Boitano

Oct 22 Brian Boitano, American figure skater (Olympic men's singles gold 1988), born in Mountain View, California

Figure Skater Brian Boitano
Figure Skater
Brian Boitano
  • Oct 23 David Bedard, Canadian springboard diver (Olympics 1984, 88, 92, 96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Oct 23 Allison Shearmur [Allison Ivy Brecker], American film executive and producer (Star Wars, The Hunger Games, Jason Bourne), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)
  • Oct 24 John Hendrie, Scottish footballer, born in Lennoxtown, Scotland
  • Oct 25 Tracy Nelson, American actress (Glitter; Square Pegs; Father Dowling Mysteries - "Sister Stephanie"), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Oct 26 Natalie Merchant, American singer and songwriter (10,000 Maniacs), born in Jamestown, New York
  • Oct 26 Tony Casillas, American NFL defensive tackle (NY Jets, Dallas Cowboys), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Oct 26 Ted Demme, American film and television director, born in NYC, New York (d. 2002)
  • Oct 26 Tom Cavanagh, Canadian actor and producer (Ed, Scrubs), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Oct 27 Deborah Moore, English actress (Danielle-Day of Our Lives), born in London

Person of interestMarla Maples

Oct 27 Marla Maples, American actress (Will Rogers Follies), ex-wife of Donald Trump, born in Dalton, Georgia

Actress and Model Marla Maples
Actress and Model
Marla Maples
  • Oct 28 Eros Ramazotti, Italian pop musician and songwriter (Adesso Te), born in Cinecittà Est, Rome, Italy
  • Oct 28 Kevin Dineen, Canadian NHL right wing, coach (Hartford Whalers, Philadelphia Flyers), born in Quebec City, Québec
  • Oct 28 Lauren Holly, actress (Picket Fences), born in Bristol, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 28 Robert Bailey, cricketer (England batsman in four Tests 1988-90)
  • Oct 28 James Miller, the "Fan Man" (d. 2002)
  • Oct 30 Jerry de Borg, English pop guitarist (Jesus Jones-Real, Real, Real), born in Kentish Town, London
  • Oct 30 Kristina Wagner, American actress (Felicia Jones-General Hospital), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Oct 30 Mike Veletta, Australian cricketer (West Aussie opening batsman, 8 Tests for Aust), born in Perth, Australia
  • Oct 30 Todd Sand, American pairs skaters (Olympics 1994), born in Burbank, California
  • Oct 30 Michael Beach, American actor (Soul Food), born in Roxbury, Massachusetts
  • Oct 31 Dermot Mulroney, American actor (Samantha, Sunset, Long Gone), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Oct 31 Fred McGriff, American baseball infielder (Atlanta Braves), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Oct 31 Johnny Marr, British guitarist and songwriter (The Smiths - "This Charming Man"; "Ask"), born in Ardwick, Manchester, England
  • Oct 31 Rob Schneider, American actor (Saturday Night Live, Jamie Coleman-Men Behaving Badly), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 31 Dunga [Carlos Caetano Bledorn Verri], Brazilian footballer, born in Ijuí, Brazil
  • Oct 31 Mikkey Dee [Micael Kiriakos Delaoglou], Swedish rock musician and drummer [Motörhead, Scorpions], born in Gothenburg, Sweden

About October 1963

How Old? 57 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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