On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1965

  • Oct 1 Cliff Ronning, Canadian NHL center (1,137 NHL games; Vancouver Canucks, Nashville Predators), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Oct 1 Cindy Margolis, American model and actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 1 Ted King, American Actor
  • Oct 1 Chris Reason, Australian journalist
  • Oct 1 Mia Mottley, Barbadian politician, Prime Minister of Barbados (2018-), born in Barbados
  • Oct 2 Darren Cahill, Australian tennis player and coach (Andre Agassi, Lleyton Hewitt, Andy Murray, Simona Halep), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • Oct 2 Francesca Dellera, [Cervellera], actress (Capriccio), born in Rome, Italy
  • Oct 2 Jill Powell, American actress (Marcy-As The World Turns), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Oct 2 Tom Moody, Australian cricket all-rounder, coach and broadcaster (8 Tests @ 32.57, 76 ODIs; coach Sri Lanka, WA, IPL), born in Adelaide South Australia
  • Oct 4 "Stuttering John" Melendez, interviewer (Howard Stern Show)
  • Oct 4 Skip Heller, American musician, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 4 Orlin Norrris, American boxer (WBA cruiserweight champion 1993-95), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • Oct 4 Micky Ward, American boxer (WBU light welterweight champion 2000; famous Arturo Gatti fight trilogy), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Oct 5 John Keller Jr, team handball back court (Olympics 1996), born in Toledo, Ohio

Person of interestMario Lemieux

Oct 5 Mario Lemieux, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center, team owner (3-time NHL MVP, Pittsburgh Penguins owner), born in Montreal, Quebec

NHL Legend and Owner Mario Lemieux
NHL Legend and Owner
Mario Lemieux

Person of interestPatrick Roy

Oct 5 Patrick Roy, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame goalie (4-time Stanley Cup, 3-time Vezina Trophy winner), born in Québec City, Québec

NHL Goalie and Coach Patrick Roy
NHL Goalie and Coach
Patrick Roy

  • Oct 5 Richey Reneberg, American tennis player (1995 Australian doubles), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Oct 5 Theo Bos, Dutch soccer player: Vitesse
  • Oct 5 Trace Armstrong, NFL defensive end (Miami Dolphins)
  • Oct 6 Cynthia Meyer, NY, Canadian trap shooter (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 6 Jim "Razor" Sharp, American rodeo rider (Las Vegas 1988), Kermit, Texas
  • Oct 6 Ruben Sierra, Rio Piedras Puerto Rico, outfielder (NY Yankees)
  • Oct 7 Juul Ellerman, Dutch soccer player (PSV, FC Twente), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • Oct 8 Martin Mayhew, American NFL cornerback (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Daytona Beach, California
  • Oct 8 Matt Biondi, American swimmer (8 Olympic gold-84, 88, 92), born in Moraga, California
  • Oct 8 Ross Flemer, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Oct 8 Ardal O'Hanlon, Irish comedian and actor, born in Carrickmacross, County Monaghan, Ireland
  • Oct 8 C. J. Ramone [Christopher Ward], American musician (The Ramones), born in Queens, New York
  • Oct 10 Brett Perriman, American NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins), born in Miami, Florida
  • Oct 10 Chris Penn, American actor (The Wild Life), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2006)
  • Oct 10 Rebecca Pidgeon, British-American actress, singer and songwriter, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Oct 10 Toshi, Japanese singer (X Japan), born in Tateyama, Chiba, Japan
  • Oct 10 Steve Scalise, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Louisiana), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Oct 11 Julianne McNamara, American gymnast (Olympic gold, uneven bars 1984), born in Flushing, New York
  • Oct 11 Chris Spielman, American NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions, Buffalo Bills), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Oct 11 Sean Patrick Flanery, American actor (Young Indiana Jones, Powder), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana

  • Oct 11 Alexander Hacke, German musician (Einstürzende Neubauten), born in Berlin
  • Oct 12 Chris Chandler, American NFL quarterback (Houston Oilers, Atlanta Falcons), born in Everett, Washington
  • Oct 12 J. J. Daigneault, Canadian NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Oct 12 Todd Krygier, American NHL left wing (Anaheim, Washington), born in Chicago Heights, Illinois
  • Oct 12 Scott O'Grady, American Air Force fighter pilot, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 13 Johan Museeuw, Belgian road racing cyclist, born in Varsenare, Belgium
  • Oct 14 Karyn White, American singer (Superwoman, Romantic), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 14 Jüri Jaanson, Estonian rower
  • Oct 14 Constantine Koukias, Australian composer
  • Oct 15 Daniel Held, American 10k runner, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Oct 16 German Titov, NHL center (Calgary Flames, Olympic silver 1998), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Oct 16 Tom Tolbert, American sports broadcaster (KNBR SF-'The Razor & Mr. T'; NBC, ESPN, ABC) and basketball forward (GS Warriors, Orlando Magic, LA Clippers), born in Long Beach, California
  • Oct 17 Connie Ann Hearn, actress (New Kind of Family), born in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Oct 17 Pinnaduwage Aravinda De Silva, cricket (Sri Lanka's greatest batsman)
  • Oct 18 Curtis Stigers, American jazz vocalist and saxophonist (I Wonder Why), born in Bloise, Idaho
  • Oct 19 Brad Daugherty, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • Oct 19 Frankie Paul [Paul Blake], Jamaican reggae musician, born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2017)
  • Oct 19 Todd Park Mohr, American musician (Big Head Todd and the Monsters), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Oct 20 Chad Hennings, NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Oct 20 Mikhail Shtalenkov, NHL goalie (Team Russia, Anaheim Mighty Ducks), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Oct 20 Norman Blake, Scottish musician (Teenage Fanclub), born in Bellshill, North Lanarkshire
  • Oct 20 William Zabka, American actor
  • Oct 21 Chris Duplanty, water polo goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Oct 21 Ion Andoni Goikoetxea, Spanish footballer
  • Oct 22 Marvin Washington, NFL defensive end (NY Jets, SF 49ers)
  • Oct 22 Otis Smith, NFL cornerback (NY Jets)
  • Oct 22 John Wesley Harding [Wesley Stace], British musician and novelist (Here Comes The Groom), born in Hastings, East Sussex
  • Oct 23 Al Leiter, Toms River NJ, pitcher (Florida Marlins, NY Mets)
  • Oct 23 Augusten Burroughs [Christopher Richter Robison], American writer (Running with Scissors), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 24 Donald Frank, American NFL cornerback (Minnesota Vikings), born in Edgecombe County, North Carolina
  • Oct 24 Vernice Smith, American NFL guard (Washington Redskins, St Louis Rams), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Oct 24 Kyriakos Velopoulos, Greek politician, born in Essen, Ruhr, West Germany
  • Oct 25 Steve Decker, American baseball catcher (SF Giants), born in Rock Island, Illinois
  • Oct 25 Warren Ayres, Australian cricketer (Victorian right-handed batsman since 1987-88), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Oct 25 Þorsteinn Bachmann, Icelandic actor (Life in a Fishbowl)
  • Oct 25 2 Cold Scorpio [Charles Bernard Scaggs], American professional wrestler, born in Denver, Colorado
  • Oct 26 Gil Heredia, American MLB pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Nogales, Arizona
  • Oct 26 Ken Rutherford, New Zealand cricketer (NZ Test batsman & latterly capt), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Oct 26 Kim Cooper, Australian softball 3rd baseman and shortstop (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Parramatta, Australia
  • Oct 26 Mark McLoughlin, CFL kicker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Oct 26 Wayne Martin, American NFL defensive tackle (New Orleans Saints), born in Forrest City, Arkansas
  • Oct 26 Aaron Kwok Fu-Shing, Hong Kong singer, born in Hong Kong
  • Oct 26 Kelly Rowan, Canadian actress and producer, born in Ottawa, Canada
  • Oct 27 Krista Blomquist, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-7th-1995), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Oct 28 Eric Floyd, NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Oct 28 Jami Gertz, actress (Less the Zero, Crossroads, Solarbabies), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 28 Mark Carrier, NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers)
  • Oct 28 Luigi Miraglia, Italian Latinist
  • Oct 29 Steven Sweet, American heavy metal artist (Warrant-Cherry Pie), born in Wadsworth, Ohio
  • Oct 30 Charnele Brown, American actress (Kim-A Different World), born in East Hampton, New York
  • Oct 30 Kevin Edwards, American NBA guard (NJ Nets), born in Cleveland Heights, Ohio
  • Oct 30 Gavin Rossdale, English singer-songwriter (Bush) and actor, born in London, Englnd
  • Oct 31 Blue Edwards, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 31 Ruud Hesp, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Bussum, Netherlands
  • Oct 31 Rob Rackstraw, British voice actor, born in Sunderland, England

About October 1965

How Old? 54 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

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