October 19 Birthdays in History - October 19 Deaths - October 19 Events
1980 Benjamin Salisbury, Minneapolis, actor, Brighton Sheffield-Nanny
1979 Randy Spelling, born in Los Angeles, California, Sean Richards-Sunset Beach
1978 Chris Sellers, born in Cleveland, Ohio, rapper, Another Bad Creation
1976 Amber Hamilton, Auburn Washington, Miss America-Washington 1996
1976 Desmond Harrington, American Actor
1974 Percy Ellsworth, safety for the New York Giants
1973 Robert Tate, wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings
1973 Shi Ting Wang, Tainan Taiwan, tennis star, 1994 Taipei
1972 Glen Anthony Mitchell, Hamilton New Zealand, road race cyclist 1996 Olympics
1972 Marc Newfield, Sacramento California, outfielder for the San Diego Padres
1972 Megan Still, Australian rower 1996 Olympics
1972 Otto Steffers, born in Louisville, Kentucky, field hockey defender 1996 Olympics
1972 Reggie Rusk, cornerback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1970 Benita Brooks, Miss Alabama USA 1996
1970 Chamara Dunusinghe, cricket wicketkeeper, Sri Lanka 1995
1970 Chris Kattan, American Comedian
1969 Zdeno Ciger, Martin Slo, NHL left wing for the Edmonton Oilers
1969 John Edward, American Entertainer
1968 Sinitta, born in Seattle, Washington, born Sinitta Renet Malone, singer, actress, known for hit records, 'So Macho', 'Toy Boy', in the 1980's
1968 Rodney Carrington, American Comedian
1967 Amy Carter, President Carter's daughter/peace activist
1966 Amy Linker, born in Brooklyn, New York, actress, Lewis and Clark, Lauren-Square Pegs
1966 Anna Clark, born in San Francisco, California, playmate, Apr, 1987
1966 Dave Veres, born in Montgomery, Alabama, pitcher for the Montreal Expos
1966 Jon Favreau, actor and writer, Swingers
1965 Brad Daugherty, NBA center for the Cleveland Cavaliers
1965 Lucio Topatigh, hockey forward, Team Italy 1998
1965 Maria Lee Ostapiej, La Mess California, Miss California-America 1991
1964 Webster Slaughter, NFL wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs
1963 Brian H Henniger, Sacramento California, PGA golfer, 1994 Deposit Guaranty
1963 Jim Dombrowski, NFL guard for the New Orleans Saints
1963 Laurens BBM, Belgian prince/son of Albert II and Paola
1962 Evander Holyfield, Atmore Ala, boxer, Olympic-bronze-1988, champ, 1990 - 1992
1961 Tim Belcher, Sparta Ohio, baseball pitcher, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals
1961 Sunny Deol, born in New Delhi, India, actor, action movie star, director, producer, winner, two National Film Awards, hit film 'Gadar: Ek Prem Katha'
1960 Dawn Coe-Jones, Campbell River BC, LPGA golfer, 1992 Kemper Open
1958 Antoine Trousers, rock drummer/singer, Dike-Bleeding Heart
1957 Karl Wallingher, Prestatyn Wales, rocker, World Party
1956 Nino DeFranco, rocker, DeFranco Family
1956 Grover Norquist, American Politician
1955 Lonnie Shelton, NBA forward, New York Knick, Seattle Supersonics
1955 Pat Klous, Hutchinson, Kansas, actress, Marcy-Flying High, Judy-Love Boat
1952 Alexander Leibkind, Germany, judo, 1976 Olympics, WLAF, General Manager for the Rhein Fire
1952 Veronica Judith Sainz Castro, Mexico, spanish singer and actress, Nana
1951 Annie Golden, born in Brooklyn, New York, actress, Forever Lulu, Hair
1948 Chester Biscardi, composer
1947 Wilbert Hart, U.S. singer, Four Gents, Delfonics-Didn't I
1946 Bob Holland, cricketer, Australian leg-spinner at age 38
1946 Philip Pullman, English Writer
1945 Ahmed Abel-Wadoud Karadawi, academic/activist
1945 Divine, Harris Glenn Milstead, born in Baltimore, Maryland, actress, Pink Flamingo
1945 Harris Glenn Divine, Baltimore MD
1945 John Lithgow, born in Rochester, New York, actor, Harry and Hendersons, Pelican Brief
1945 Patricia Ireland, feminist/president, National Organization of Women
1945 Patrick Simmons, rocker, Doobie Brothers
1944 George McCrae, U.S. singer, Lead Me On, Rock Your Baby
1944 Keith Adrian, Johnson, Indies/Dutch actor, Intrepid Mr. Twist
1944 Peter Tosh, born in Westmoreland, Jamaica, musician, singer, guitarist, pianist, activist promoted marijuana legalization, played with Bob Marley, The Wailers
1943 Michael Findlay, cricket wicket-keeper, WI early 70's
1943 Robin Greville Holloway, composer
1942 Jim Rogers, American Businessman
1941 Simon Ward, born in London, England, actor, 4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers
1940 Jerzy Kulej, Poland, light welterweight boxer, Gold Medals 1964, 1968 Olympics
1940 Michael Gambon, English actor, Singing Detective, Paris at Night
1939 Benita Valente, Delano California, soprano, Pamina-Die Zauberflote
1938 Ton Regtien, Dutch student leader
1938 Renata Adler, Italian Journalist
1937 Nicholas Palmer, television writer/producer
1937 Peter Max, psychadelic artist, Dynamite Chicken
1937 Sean Garrison, New York City, actor, Up Periscope, Splendor in the Grass
1936 Johnnetta B. Cole, educator and president Spellman College
1936 Tony Lo Bianco, born in Brooklyn, New York, actor, Ann Jillian Story, Hizzoner!
1936 Sylvia Browne, American Celebrity
1934 Dave Guard, born in San Francisco, California, singer, songwriter, recording artist, guitar and banjo player, founding member of The Kingston Trio
1934 David Guard, rocker, Kingston Trio
1934 Des Hoare, cricketer, Australian quickie in Test in 1961 vs. W Indies
1934 Yakubu Gowon, born in Kanke, Nigeria, politician, General, Head of the Federal Military Government of Nigeria 1966 - 1975
1933 Brian Booth, cricketer, dual Australian cricket/hockey international
1933 Wilfried Dietrich, born in West Germany, super-heavyweight 1960 Olympics gold
1932 Lloyd Haynes, South Bend Indiana, actor, Pete Dixon-Room 222
1932 Robert Reed, born in Highland Park, Illinois, actor, Mike-Brady Bunch, Nurse
1931 John LeCarre, Cornwell, England, spy novelist, Little Drummer Girl
1931 John Le Carre, English Author
1929 Balbir Singh, India, field hockey player, Gold Medal Gold Medals 1948, 1956 Olympics
1929 Dumitru Capoianu, composer
1928 Buff Cobb, Florence Italy, actress, Masquerade Party
1927 Marjorie Tallchief, U.S. ballerina, Harkness Ballet
1927 Pierre Alechinsky, Belgian painter/director, Cobra
1925 Bernard Hepton, Bradford England, actor, 6 Wives of Henry VIII
1925 Victor Zorza, journalist/Russian specialist
1922 Jack Anderson, born in Long Beach, California, journalist, Washington Post
1921 George Nader, born in Pasadena, California, actor, Robot Monster, Away All Boats
1921 Gunnar Nordahl, Sweden, soccer player 1948 Olympics gold
1920 LaWanda Page, born in Cleveland, Ohio, actress, Aunt Esther-Sanford and Sons
1918 Louis Althusser, French philosopher, For Marx, Strangled His Wife
1918 Robert Charles Evans, mountaineer/doctor
1916 David Lewis, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, actor, Edward Quartermaine-General Hospital
1916 Emil Gilels, Odessa Russia, pianist, Brussels Competition-1938
1916 Karl-Birger Blomdahl, Sweden, opera composer, Herr von Hancken
1916 Toby Rowland, theatrical manager
1914 Harold Gimblett, cricketer, legendary Somerset and England batsman
1913 Jean Urruty, France, Jai-Alai champion
1913 Vasco Pratolini, Italian writer, Le ragazze di San Frediano
1911 George Cates, New York City, orchestra leader, Lawrence Welk Show
1910 Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, India, astrophysicist, Nobel 1983
1909 Robert Beatty, Ontario, actor, Amorous Mr. Pawn, Where Eagles Dare
1908 Nils Geirr Tveitt, composer
1908 Patrick Cairns "Spike" Hughes, British jazz musician/composer, Elegy
1903 Vittorio Giannini, composer
1901 Arleigh Burke, born in Boulder, Colorado, admiral, U.S. Navy, Chief of Naval Operations during President Eisenhower administration, served admirably in World War II and the Korean War
1900 Bill Ponsford, cricketer, great Australian batsman, HS 437 Vic vs. NSW
1900 Theodoro Valcarcel, composer
1899 Miguel Asturias, Guatemala, poet/diplomat, Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67
1895 Louis Mumford, cultural historian/city planner/writer
1895 Lewis Mumford, American Sociologist
1892 Alexander A Aljechin, Russian/French chess champ, 1927-35, 37-46
1892 Ilmari Hannikainen, composer
1889 Uncle Art Satherly, entertainer, 1968 Academy of Country Music Award
1885 Charles E. Merrill, American Businessman, born in Green Cove Springs, Florida
1882 Vincas Kreve-Mickievicius, Lithuania, poet/philologist/playwright
1876 Mordecai, 3 finger, Brown, hall of fame pitcher
1876 Mordecai Brown, American Athlete
1873 Barton King, cricketer, North America's greatest all-rounder
1873 Jaap Eden, Dutch World Champion cycling and speed skating
1871 Walter B Cannon, U.S. physiologist, Wisdom of the Body
1868 Bertha Landes, 1st woman elected mayor of a major U.S. city, Seattle
1866 Clarence Lucas, composer
1865 Godfrey Cripps, cricketer, one Test South Africa vs. England 1892, 18 and 3
1863 John Huston Finley, Illinois, editor of the New York Times, 1937-38
1862 Auguste Lumiere, made 1st movie, Workers Leaving Lumiere Factory
1860 Affie Jarvis, cricketer, Australian WK of the late 19th century
1859 Georg Knorr, German engineer, brake system trains
1856 George Adam Smith, Scottish Clergyman
1850 Annie S Peck, mountain climber/explorer/diplomat
1834 Francis Channing Barlow, U.S. lawyer/General-Major/co-founder, ABA
1828 Adolfo Fumagalli, composer
1824 Frantisek Pivoda, composer
1824 Rufus Saxton, Major General Union volunteers
1819 Joseph C Juglar, French physician/economist, Crises Commercial
1810 Cassius Marcellus Clay, Major General Union volunteers
1792 Dirk Donker Curtius, Dutch attorney/minister of Justice, liberal
1784 John McLoughlin, Hudson's Bay Co pioneer in Oregon Country
1784 Leigh Hunt, British writer, Lord Byron
1784 James Henry Leigh Hunt, English Writer
1720 John Woolman, American Clergyman
1690 Giuseppi Maria Carretti, composer
1684 Johann Christoph Fravenholtz, composer
1652 Louis Le Quointe, composer
1605 Thomas Browne, British writer, Garden of Cyrus
1581 Dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of Ivan IV "the Terrible"
1545 Giovanale Ancina, composer
1507 Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, Aytta van Zwichem, Dutch priest
1433 Marsilio Ficino, Italian Philosopher