On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in October 1908

  • Oct 6 Carole Lombard [Jane Alice Peters], American actress (My Man Godfrey, In Name Only), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana (d. 1942)
  • Oct 7 Richard Caldicot, British actor (Horse's Mouth, Strife, Mrs Thursday), born in London, England (d. 1995)
  • Oct 10 Johnny Green, American singer (Body and Soul) and film score composer who won 5 Academy Awards, born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • Oct 14 Ruth Hale, American playwright and actress, born in Granger, Utah (d. 2003)
  • Oct 22 John Sutton, British actor (The Three Musketeers, Tower of London, Return of Fly), born in Rawalpindi, Punjab, British India (d. 1963)
  • Oct 22 John Gould, American humorist, essayist, and columnist (d. 2003)
  • Oct 23 Sally O'Neil, American actress (Beggar's Holiday, Moth), born in Bayonne, New Jersey (d. 1968)
  • Oct 29 Stewart Myles MacPherson, Canadian-born British broadcaster (WWII), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 1995)

About October 1908

How Old? 111 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: Yes

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