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The following 7,456 famous people including celebrities were born in the month of October. A random sample was chosen for each day. Click the    after the name to explore the birth date info. You might also want to browse the filtered celebrity birthdays in October.

Zodiac signs for October are Libra and Scorpio . The modern birthstone for October is Opal while the mystical gemstone (based on Tibetan origin) is Jasper.

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October 1

  • 1896
    Ted Healy, American actor, singer, and screenwriter (d. 1937)
  • 1950
    Susan Greenfield, Baroness Greenfield, English neuroscientist, academic, and politician  
  • 1962
    Attaphol Buspakom, Thai footballer and manager (d. 2015)  
  • 1969
    Zach Galifianakis, American actor, comedian, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1987
    Hiroki Aiba, Japanese actor and singer  

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October 2

  • 1925
    Wren Blair, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and manager (d. 2013)  
  • 1933
    Dave Somerville, Canadian singer and actor (The Diamonds) (d. 2015)  
  • 1941
    Diana Hendry, English poet and author  
  • 1945
    Don McLean, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1957
    John Cook, American golfer  

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October 3

  • 1932
    Karl-Hans Kern, German politician (d. 2014)  
  • 1938
    Tereza Kesovija, Croatian singer  
  • 1971
    Wil Cordero, Puerto Rican-American baseball player and coach  
  • 1977
    Shazia Mirza, English comedian, actress, and journalist  
  • 1994
    Charlie Wernham, English comedian and actor  

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October 4

  • 1880
    Damon Runyon, American author and playwright (d. 1946)
  • 1924
    Donald J. Sobol, American soldier and author (d. 2012)  
  • 1936
    Charlie Hurley, Irish footballer and manager  
  • 1956
    Christoph Waltz, Austrian-German actor  
  • 1989
    Stacey Solomon, English singer  

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October 5

  • 1917
    Allen Ludden, American journalist and game show host (d. 1981)  
  • 1958
    André Kuipers, Dutch physician and astronaut  
  • 1962
    Thomas Herbst, German footballer and manager  
  • 1963
    Michael Hadschieff, Austrian speed skater  
  • 1974
    Anousjka van Exel, Dutch tennis player  

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October 6

  • 1915
    Alice Timander, Swedish dentist and actress (d. 2007)  
  • 1923
    Yaşar Kemal, Turkish journalist and author (d. 2015)  
  • 1943
    Alexander Maxovich Shilov, Russian painter  
  • 1959
    Walter Ray Williams, Jr., American bowler  
  • 1982
    Hideki Mutoh, Japanese race car driver  

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October 7

  • 1910
    Henry Plumer McIlhenny, American art collector and philanthropist (d. 1986)  
  • 1930
    Curtis Crider, American race car driver (d. 2012)  
  • 1936
    Michael Hurll, English director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2012)  
  • 1975
    Tim Minchin, English-Australian comedian, actor, and singer  
  • 1977
    Brandon Quinn, American actor  

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October 8

  • 1901
    Mark Oliphant, Australian physicist, humanitarian and politician, Governor of South Australia (d. 2000)  
  • 1931
    Bill Brown, Scottish-Canadian footballer (d. 2004)  
  • 1964
    Igor Jijikine, Russian actor  
  • 1970
    Sadiq Khan, English lawyer and politician, Minister of State for Transport  
  • 1993
    Garbiñe Muguruza, Spanish tennis player  

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October 9

  • 1586
    Leopold V, Archduke of Austria (d. 1632)
  • 1873
    Charles Rudolph Walgreen, American pharmacist and businessman, founded Walgreens (d. 1939)
  • 1957
    Don Garber, American businessman  
  • 1961
    Ellen Wheeler, American actress, director, and producer  
  • 1970
    Kenny Anderson, American basketball player and coach  

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October 10

  • 1825
    Paul Kruger, South African soldier and politician, 5th President of the South African Republic (d. 1904)
  • 1903
    Vernon Duke, Russian-American composer and songwriter (d. 1969)  
  • 1914
    Tommy Fine, American baseball player and businessman (d. 2005)  
  • 1917
    Thelonious Monk, American pianist and composer (d. 1982)  
  • 1928
    Sheila Walsh, English author (d. 2009)  

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October 11

  • 1885
    François Mauriac, French author, poet, and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1970)
  • 1926
    Thích Nhất Hạnh, Vietnamese monk, author, and poet  
  • 1929
    Liselotte Pulver, Swiss actress  
  • 1937
    R. H. W. Dillard, American poet, author, and critic  
  • 1960
    Randy Breuer, American basketball player  

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October 12

  • 1935
    Shivraj Patil, Indian lawyer and politician, Indian Minister of Defence  
  • 1955
    Ante Gotovina, Croatian general  
  • 1962
    Mads Eriksen, Norwegian guitarist and composer  
  • 1968
    Mark Donovan, Welsh actor  
  • 1973
    Lesli Brea, Dominican baseball player  

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October 13

  • 1926
    Tommy Whittle, Scottish-English saxophonist (d. 2013)  
  • 1947
    Alan Wakeman, English saxophonist and clarinet player (Soft Machine)  
  • 1952
    John Lone, Hong Kong-American actor  
  • 1967
    Scott Cooper, American baseball player  
  • 1971
    Sacha Baron Cohen, English comedian, actor, and screenwriter  

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October 14

  • 1609
    Ernest Günther, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (d. 1689)
  • 1869
    Joseph Duveen, 1st Baron Duveen, English art dealer (d. 1939)
  • 1952
    Nikolai Andrianov, Russian gymnast and coach (d. 2011)  
  • 1974
    Natalie Maines, American singer-songwriter (Dixie Chicks)  
  • 1978
    Usher, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor  

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October 15

  • 1887
    Frederick Fleet, English sailor (d. 1965)
  • 1926
    Agustín García Calvo, Spanish philosopher and poet (d. 2012)  
  • 1937
    Biff Rose, American singer-songwriter and comedian  
  • 1961
    Vyacheslav Butusov, Russian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Nautilus Pompilius)  
  • 1982
    Yōko Maki, Japanese actress  

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October 16

  • 1840
    Kuroda Kiyotaka, Japanese general and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1900)
  • 1936
    Mladen Koščak, Croatian footballer (d. 1997)  
  • 1969
    Takao Omori, Japanese wrestler  
  • 1975
    Christophe Maé, French singer  
  • 1976
    Ryan Fitzgerald, Australian footballer and radio host  

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October 17

  • 1577
    Dmitry Pozharsky, Russian prince (d. 1642)
  • 1720
    Maria Teresa Agnesi Pinottini, Italian harpsichord player and composer (d. 1795)
  • 1914
    Jerry Siegel, American author and illustrator (d. 1996)  
  • 1947
    Simi Garewal, Indian actress and director  
  • 1983
    Mitch Talbot, American baseball player  

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October 18

  • 1897
    Isabel Briggs Myers, American theorist and author (d. 1980)
  • 1898
    Lotte Lenya, Austrian-American singer and actress (d. 1981)
  • 1934
    Calvin Lockhart, Bahamian-American actor (d. 2007)  
  • 1955
    Rita Verdonk, Dutch journalist and politician, Dutch Minister of Justice  
  • 1962
    Vincent Spano, American actor, director, and producer  

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October 19

  • 1882
    Umberto Boccioni, Italian painter and sculptor (d. 1916)
  • 1913
    Vinicius de Moraes, Brazilian poet, playwright, and composer (d. 1980)  
  • 1960
    Susan Straight, American author and academic  
  • 1966
    Roger Cross, Jamaican-Canadian actor  
  • 1977
    Louis-José Houde, Canadian comedian and actor  

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October 20

  • 1920
    Fanny de Sivers, Estonian-French linguist and academic (d. 2011)  
  • 1954
    Steve Orich, American composer and conductor  
  • 1959
    Ole Hamre, Norwegian drummer, composer, and producer (Fliflet/Hamre)  
  • 1977
    Erko Saviauk, Estonian footballer  
  • 1989
    Jess Glynne, English singer-songwriter  

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October 21

  • 1687
    Nicolaus I Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician and theorist (d. 1759)
  • 1762
    Herman Willem Daendels, Dutch general, lawyer, and politician, 36th Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (d. 1818)
  • 1942
    Allan Grice, Australian race car driver and politician  
  • 1970
    Louis Koo, Hong Kong actor and singer  
  • 1983
    Charlotte Sullivan, Canadian actress  

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October 22

  • 1893
    Ernst Öpik, Estonian astronomer and astrophysicist (d. 1985)
  • 1913
    Bảo Đại, Vietnamese emperor (d. 1997)  
  • 1934
    Donald McIntyre, New Zealand opera singer  
  • 1966
    Valeria Golino, Italian actress, singer, and producer  
  • 1982
    Heath Miller, American football player  

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October 23

  • 1790
    Chauncey Allen Goodrich, American minister, lexicographer, and educator (d. 1860)
  • 1949
    Nick Tosches, American journalist, author, and poet  
  • 1966
    Alex Zanardi, Italian race car driver and cyclist  
  • 1970
    Steve Wilder, American actor  
  • 1974
    Sander Westerveld, Dutch footballer  

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October 24

  • 1920
    Marcel-Paul Schützenberger, French mathematician and academic (d. 1996)  
  • 1946
    Jerry Edmonton, Canadian drummer (Steppenwolf and The Sparrows) (d. 1993)  
  • 1949
    John Markoff, American journalist and author  
  • 1956
    David Stergakos, American-Greek basketball player  
  • 1959
    Rowland S. Howard, Australian guitarist and songwriter (The Birthday Party and These Immortal Souls) (d. 2009)  

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October 25

  • 1889
    Abel Gance, French actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1981)
  • 1923
    Don Banks, Australian composer and educator (d. 1980)  
  • 1931
    Annie Girardot, French actress and singer (d. 2011)  
  • 1963
    Dominic Dromgoole, English director, playwright, and critic  
  • 1979
    Ivana Sert, Serbian-Turkish model and fashion designer  

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October 26

  • 1794
    Konstantin Thon, Russian architect, designed the Grand Kremlin Palace and the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour (d. 1881)
  • 1874
    Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, American philanthropist, founded the Museum of Modern Art (d. 1948)
  • 1902
    Jack Sharkey, American boxer and referee (d. 1994)  
  • 1970
    Dian Bachar, American actor, director, and screenwriter  
  • 1989
    Emil Sayfutdinov, Russian motorcycle racer  

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October 27

  • 1806
    Juan Seguín, American colonel, judge, and politician, 101st Mayor of San Antonio (d. 1890)
  • 1946
    Ivan Reitman, Czech-Canadian actor, director, and producer  
  • 1949
    Garry Tallent, American bass player and producer (E Street Band)  
  • 1971
    Jorge Soto, Peruvian footballer  
  • 1987
    Thelma Aoyama, Japanese singer  

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October 28

  • 1909
    Francis Bacon, Irish painter and illustrator (d. 1992)  
  • 1928
    William Rodgers, Baron Rodgers of Quarry Bank, English politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Defence  
  • 1929
    Joan Plowright, English actress  
  • 1941
    Hank Marvin, English singer and guitarist (The Shadows)  
  • 1979
    Natina Reed, American rapper and actress (Blaque) (d. 2012)  

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October 29

  • 1910
    A. J. Ayer, English philosopher and author (d. 1989)  
  • 1913
    Al Suomi, American ice hockey player (d. 2014)  
  • 1935
    Michael Jayston, English actor  
  • 1981
    Amanda Beard, American swimmer  
  • 1983
    Dana Eveland, American baseball player  

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October 30

  • 1882
    Oldřich Duras, Czech chess player and composer (d. 1957)
  • 1923
    Gloria Oden, American poet and academic  
  • 1924
    John P. Craven, American scientist (d. 2015)  
  • 1958
    Joe Delaney, American football player (d. 1983)  
  • 1961
    Scott Garrelts, American baseball player  

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October 31

  • 1888
    Napoleon Lapathiotis, Greek poet and author (d. 1944)
  • 1966
    Joseph Boyden, Canadian-American author and academic  
  • 1970
    Steve Trachsel, American baseball player  
  • 1981
    Lollie Alexi Devereaux, French-Canadian actress, singer, and dancer  
  • 1983
    Sitashma Chand, Nepalese model, Miss Nepal 2007  

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