October 29 Birthdays in History - October 29 Deaths - October 29 Events



1981 Amanda Beard, born in Newport Beach, California, 100m/200m breaststroke, 2 Silver Medals 1996 Olympics
1976 Claudia Dopf, Miss Peru Universe 1997
1974 Mike Crawford, linebacker for the Miami Dolphins
1974 R A Dickey, born in Nashville, Tennessee, baseball pitcher 1996 Olympics bronze
1974 Renata Hornofova, Miss Universe-Czech Republic 1996
1973 Adam Bacher, cricketer, nephew of Ali South Africa Test batsman 1996-
1972 Rhonda Blades, WNBA guard, New York Liberty
1972 Gabrielle Union, American Actress
1971 Greg Blewett, cricketer, Australia batsman, century on Test debut 1995
1971 Matthew Hayden, cricketer, heavy scorer for Queensland, Australia 1994-96
1971 Winona Ryder, born in Minnesota, actress, Heathers, Edward Scissorhand
1970 Charles Swann, WLAF cornerback for the Scotland Claymores
1970 Chris Thorpe, Waukegan, Illinois, doubles luger 1994 Olympics
1970 Dan Ratushny, Nepean, NHL defenseman for the Florida Panthers
1970 Edwin van der Sar, Dutch soccer goalkeeper, Ajax
1970 Marquez Pope, NFL cornerback for the San Francisco 49ers
1970 Phillip Cocu, Dutch soccer player, Vitesse, PSV
1969 Peter Breen, Brockton Massachusetts, dance skater
1968 Grayson McCouch, New York City, actor, Morgan Winthrop-Another World
1968 Johann Olav Koss, speed skater, Olympics-3 gold-1994
1967 Greg Gohr, Santa Clara California, pitcher for the Detroit Tigers
1967 Joely Fisher, born in Los Angeles, California, actress, Paige-Ellen
1965 Andy Beal, Germany, Canadian Tour golfer, 1989 West of England Pro
1965 Greg Davis, NFL kicker for the Arizona Cardinals
1965 Steven Sweet, Wadsworth Ohio, heavy metal artist, Warrant-Cherry Pie
1964 Greg Montgomery, punter for the Baltimore Ravens
1964 Jackie Pereira, born in Perth, Australia, field hockey center and forward 1996 Olympics
1964 May Allison, born in Toronto, Ontario, marathoner 1996 Olympics
1961 Cornelia Oschkenat, born in East Germany, hurdler, 50m indoor
1961 Joel Otto, Elk River, Minnesota, NHL center, Philadelphia Flyers, Team USA Olympics-1998
1961 Randy Jackson, born in Gary, Indiana, rocker, Jackson 5-ABC
1960 Michael Carter, born in Dallas, Texas, shot putter 1984 Olympics silver
1959 Finola Hughes, London, actress, Anna-General Hospital, Staying Alive
1959 Jesse Barfield, Illinois, outfielder, Blue Jays, Yankees, 1986 home run leader
1959 Mike Gartner, Ottawa, NHL right wing for the Toronto Maple Leafs
1959 Tamar Baruch, actress, Small Truth, Q and Q
1955 Kevin DuBrow, born in Hollywood, California, singer, lead vocalist, Quiet Riot, heavy metal band 1973 - 2007
1954 Anita Meijer, Dutch singer, Just a Disillusion
1954 Herman Ronald Frazier, Philadelphia, 400m/4x400m runner 1976 Olympics gold
1953 Denis Potvin, Ottawa Ontario, New York Islander defenseman, Norris trophy
1952 Arnell Carmichael, rock keyboardist, Raydio
1952 Valeri I Tokarev, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
1951 Dirk Kempthorne, born in San Diego, California, U.S. Secretary of the Interior 2006 - 2009, U.S. Senator from Idaho 1999 - 2006
1951 Rick Bordia, rock guitarist, Mink Deville
1949 Paul Orndorff, wrestler, WCW/SMW/NWA/WWF, Mr. Wonderful
1948 Kate Jackson, born in Birmingham, Alabama, actress, Rookies, Charlie's Angels
1947 Richard Dreyfuss, born in Brooklyn, New York, actor, Jaws, Nuts, Mr. Holland's Opus
1946 Anura Tennekoon, cricketer, Sri Lankan World Cup captain 1975-79
1946 Peter Green, Peter Greenbaum, London, rocker, Fleetwood Mac
1946 Strinivasa Moodley, South African anti-apartheid activist
1945 Melba Moore, Beatrice, New York City, singer and actress, Ellis Island
1944 Denny Laine, Brian Hines, rock guitarist, Moody Blues, Wings
1944 Fausto Leali, Italian entertainer
1944 Robbie van Leeuwen, Dutch guitarist, Shocking Blue
1943 Donald Simpson, film producer
1942 Johan Fleming Ramsland, British broadcaster
1941 Brian Yuile, cricketer, New Zealand slow left-armer took 34 wkts in 17 Tests
1940 Connie Mack III, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Representative-R-Florida 1983 - 1989, Senator-R-Florida 1989 - 2001
1940 Galen Weston, English/Canadian industrial/multi-millionaire
1937 Michael Ponti, Freiburg Germany, pianist, Boston Competition 1964
1935 David Allen, cricketer, England off-spinner of 60's
1934 Karl Francis Hettinger, Onion Field survivor
1934 Pim Jacobs, jazz pianist/Dutch TV host/actor, Gilas
1934 Ramon Sender, born in Madrid, Spain, composer, co-founder, San Francisco Tape Music Center, co-designed the first west coast synthesizer, the Buchla Box
1934 Robert E Hughes, New York City, orchestra leader, Rich Little Show
1927 Frank A Sedgman, tennis champ, U.S. Open-1951
1927 Hugo Schiltz, Flemish politician
1926 Jon[athan Stewart] Vickers, Prince Albert, Canada, tenor
1925 Betty Evans Grayson, born in Portland, Oregon, softball pitcher, Hall of Fame 1959
1925 Geraldine Brooks, New York City, actress, Faraday and Co, Dumplings, Act of Murder
1925 Zoot Sims, born in Queens, New York, musician, saxophonist, jazz player, played with Woody Herman, Al Cohn, Buddy Rich, Jack Kerouac, Count Basie, Art Pepper
1924 Zbigniew Herbert, writer
1923 Dietrich Manicke, composer
1923 Desmond Bagley, British Journalist
1922 Francois H L Henrichs, sportscaster/actor, Spider
1922 Neal Hefti, Hastings, Nebraska, orchestra leader, Kate Smith Show
1922 Neil Blaney, politician
1921 Bill Mauldin, cartoonist, WW II Army grunts
1921 Ed Kemmer, Reading, Pennsylvania, actor, Buzz Corey-Space Patrol
1921 William Henry Mauldin, New Mexico, political cartoonist, Pulitzer-1945, 59
1917 Eddie Constantine, US/French actor, Lucky Jo, It Lives Again
1917 Henry Carlsson, Sweden, soccer 1948 Olympics gold
1915 Dennis Brookes, cricketer, one Test England vs. WI 1948, scored 10 and 7
1911 Phillip Jack Oppenheimer, diamond trader
1910 Alfred J Ayer, England, Neopositivist philosopher/logician
1909 Douglass Montgomery, born in Los Angeles, California, actor, Forbidden, Harmony Lane
1908 Stewart Myles MacPherson, broadcaster
1907 Lew Parker, actor, Lou Marie 'That Girl'
1906 Fredric [William] Brown, U.S., sci-fi author, Martians Go Home
1905 Laurence Dowdall, lawyer
1905 Henry Green, English Novelist
1903 Vivian Ellis, composer
1901 Daniele Amfiteatrov, composer
1899 Akim Tamiroff, Tiflis Russia, actor, For Whom the Bell Tolls
1898 Emmanuel Bondeville, composer
1897 Hope Emerson, Hawarden Iowa, actress, I Married Joan, Peter Gunn
1897 Joseph Goebbels, Nazi propagandist
1897 Joseph Goebbels, Criminal
1893 Johannes F "Johan" Bakker, Jr., Dutch actor
1891 Fanny Brice, born in New York City, singing comedienne, Ziegeld Follies, Baby Snooks
1890 Claire Goll, born in Nuremberg, Germany, journalist, writer, poet, wrote 'Poemes d'amour', 'Poemes de la jalousie'
1884 Bela Lugosi, born in Lugos, Hungary, horror actor, Dracula, Body Snatcher
1883 Dirk Verbeek, Dutch actor and director, Hofstad Stage
1882 Jean Giraudoux, born in Bellac, France, playwright, Eglantine, Provinciales
1879 Franz JHMM von Papen, German diplomat/chancellor, 1932
1879 Franz von Papen, German Politician
1878 Alex E von Falkenhausen, German general, China, WW II
1875 Marie, queen consort of Ferdinand I of Romania, 1914-27
1873 Guillermo Valencia, Colombia, poet/translator/statesman
1871 Narziss Ach, German psychologist, Analyse des Willens
1859 Charles Ebbets, namesake of Ebbets Field, Brooklyn
1857 Conrad Haebler, German historian, Early printers of Spain/Portugal
1853 Josephine B Willson Bruce, U.S. theorist, NACW
1844 Albert von Rothschild, Austrian banker
1837 Abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier, AR, 1908-12
1837 Harriet Powers, U.S., slave/writer, Creation of Animals
1824 Joseph Horace Lewis, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1822 Joost G Kist, Dutch lawyer/president of High Council, 1885-97
1816 Ferdinand II AFA, king of Portugal
1811 Louis Blanc, French Politician
1762 Andre-Marie Chenier, French poet, Elegies
1748 Daniel Smith, American Politician
1740 James Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer
1656 Edmond Halley, English Scientist
1562 George Abbott, English theologist/archbishop of Canterbury
1513 Jacques Amyot, French humanist/translator/abbot of Bellozanne
1507 Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, Spanish viceroy of Netherlands, 1566-73
1463 Alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher











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