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Birthdays in Sport in October 1935

  • Oct 2 Omar Sívori, Argentine soccer forward and manager (19 caps Argentina, 9 caps Italy; Juventus), born in San Nicolás, Buenos Aires Province (d. 2005)
  • Oct 3 Abdon Pamich, Italian race walker (Olympic gold 50k 1964, bronze 1960), born in Fiume, Italy
  • Oct 4 Jimmy Orr, American NFL wide receiver (Pro Bowl 1959, 65; Super Bowl 1971; Baltimore Colts), born in Seneca, South Carolina
  • Oct 5 Jimmy Binks, English cricket wicket-keeper (England twice v India 1964), born in Hull, Yorkshire, England
  • Oct 6 Vicente Cantatore, Argentine soccer manager (Chile, Real Valladolid, Colo Colo, Real Betis, Sevilla, Sporting de Gijón), born in Rosario, Argentina (d. 2021)
  • Oct 9 Paul Barton, New Zealand cricketer (NZ batsman in early 1960's, century v South Africa), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Oct 10 Dave Charnley, British lightweight boxer (Dartford Destroyer), born in Dartford, England (d. 2012)
  • Oct 15 Bobby Morrow, American athlete (Olympic gold 100m, 200m, 4x100m relay 1956), born in Brownsville, Texas (d. 2020)
  • Oct 15 Willie O'Ree, Canadian former professional ice hockey player and the first black player in the National Hockey League (Boston Bruins), born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Oct 17 Alan Brown, cricketer (England opening attack Brown & White vs Pak 1961)
  • Oct 19 Agne Simonsson, Swedish soccer striker (51 caps; Örgryte IS, Real Madrid, Real Sociedad) and manager (Örgryte IS, BK Häcken), born in Göteborg, Sweden (d. 2020)
  • Oct 22 Judy Devlin Hashman, Canadian 10 time badminton champion (1957-67), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Oct 23 Chi Chi Rodriguez, Puerto Rican golfer (Senior Tournament Players C'ship 1986, PGA Senior C'ship 1987), born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
  • Oct 29 David Allen, English cricketer (England off-spinner of 60's), born in Horfield, Bristol, England (d. 2014)
  • Oct 30 Jim Perry, American baseball player, born in Williamston, North Carolina

About October 1935

How Old? 85 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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