On This Day

Birthdays in History in October 1963

Maria Ressa

Oct 2 Maria Ressa, Filipino-American journalist (co-founder of Rappler, 2021 Nobel Peace Prize), born in Manila, Philippines

  • Oct 3 Marion Peck, American artist and painter
  • Oct 4 Koji Ishikawa, Japanese children's book author and illustrator, born in Chiba Prefecture, Japan
  • Oct 10 Daniel Pearl, American journalist (kidnapped and murdered in Pakistan), born in Princeton, New Jersey (d. 2002)
  • Oct 11 Faisal bin Al Hussein, Prince of Jordan, son of King Hussein and Princess Muna, born in Amman, Jordan
  • Oct 12 Lane Frost, American professional bull rider, born in La Junta, Otero County Colorado (d. 1989)
  • Oct 13 Colin Channer, Jamaican writer (often referred as "Bob Marley" with a pen), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Oct 19 Prince Laurent of Belgium, Château de Belvédère, Laeken, son of King Albert II and Queen Paola
  • Oct 20 Julie Payette, Canadian scientist, astronaut and Governor General (2017-2021), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Oct 26 Ted Demme, American film and television director, born in NYC, New York (d. 2002)
  • Oct 28 James Miller, the "Fan Man" (d. 2002)

About October 1963

How Old? 58 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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