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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.

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October 1

  • 1924
    Roger Williams, American pianist (d. 2011)  
  • 1948
    Cub Koda, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Brownsville Station) (d. 2000)  
  • 1954
    Martin Strel, Slovenian swimmer  
  • 1975
    Kim Sun-a, South Korean actress  
  • 1987
    Lionel Ainsworth, English footballer  

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October 2

  • 1538
    Charles Borromeo, Italian cardinal and saint (d. 1584)
  • 1893
    Leroy Shield, American composer and conductor (d. 1962)
  • 1918
    Herb Voland, American actor (d. 1981)  
  • 1928
    Wolfhart Pannenberg, Polish-German theologian and academic (d. 2014)  
  • 1974
    Simon Gregson, English actor  

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October 3

  • 1837
    Nicolás Avellaneda, Argentinian journalist and politician, 8th President of Argentina (d. 1885)
  • 1895
    Giovanni Comisso, Italian author and poet (d. 1969)
  • 1925
    George Wein, American pianist and producer, co-founded the Newport Folk Festival  
  • 1961
    Rebecca Stephens, English journalist and mountaineer  
  • 1972
    Kim Joo-hyuk, South Korean actor  

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October 4

  • 1585
    Anna of Tyrol (d. 1618)
  • 1907
    Alain Daniélou, French-Swiss historian and academic (d. 1994)  
  • 1953
    Andreas Vollenweider, Swiss harp player  
  • 1977
    Cabral Ibacka, Romanian actor and kick-boxer  
  • 1990
    Signy Aarna, Estonian footballer  

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October 5

  • 1925
    Herbert Kretzmer, South African-English journalist and songwriter  
  • 1929
    Fred Feast, English actor (d. 1999)  
  • 1935
    Arlene Saunders, American soprano and actress  
  • 1955
    Ángela Molina, Spanish actress and singer  
  • 1989
    Ify Ibekwe, American basketball player  

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October 6

  • 1886
    Edwin Fischer, Swiss pianist and conductor (d. 1960)
  • 1905
    Helen Wills, American tennis player and painter (d. 1998)  
  • 1964
    Ricky Berry, American basketball player (d. 1989)  
  • 1985
    Mitchell Cole, English footballer (d. 2012)  
  • 1991
    Roshon Fegan, American actor, rapper, and dancer  

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October 7

  • 1939
    Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya, Congolese cardinal  
  • 1958
    Timothy Ackroyd, English actor  
  • 1967
    Toni Braxton, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress (The Braxtons)  
  • 1977
    Brandon Quinn, American actor  
  • 1989
    Trent Merrin, Australian rugby league player  

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October 8

  • 1789
    John Ruggles, American lawyer and politician (d. 1874)
  • 1944
    Dale Dye, American captain and actor  
  • 1959
    Daniel Ribacoff, Brazilian-American polygraph examiner  
  • 1967
    Yvonne Reyes, Venezuelan television host and actress  
  • 1972
    Stanislav Varga, Slovak footballer and manager  

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October 9

  • 1873
    Charles Rudolph Walgreen, American pharmacist and businessman, founded Walgreens (d. 1939)
  • 1908
    Werner von Haeften, German lieutenant (d. 1944)  
  • 1967
    Audie England, American actress and photographer  
  • 1973
    Erin Daniels, American actress  
  • 1976
    William Alexander, American author and educator  

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October 10

  • 1923
    Murray Walker, English journalist and sportscaster  
  • 1960
    Eric Martin, American singer-songwriter (Mr. Big and Tak Matsumoto Group)  
  • 1974
    Julio Ricardo Cruz, Argentinian footballer  
  • 1978
    Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, American model and actress  
  • 1984
    Paul Posluszny, American football player  

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October 11

  • 1934
    Peter Hujar, American photographer (d. 1987)  
  • 1943
    Gene Watson, American singer and producer  
  • 1951
    Charles Shyer, American director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1955
    Norm Nixon, American basketball player and sportscaster  
  • 1964
    Michael J. Nelson, American actor, director, and screenwriter  

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October 12

  • 1008
    Emperor Go-Ichijō of Japan (d. 1036)
  • 1576
    Thomas Dudley, English-American soldier and politician, 3rd Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (d. 1653)
  • 1874
    Jimmy Burke, American baseball player and manager (d. 1942)
  • 1935
    Luciano Pavarotti, Italian tenor and actor (d. 2007)  
  • 1986
    Tyler Blackburn, American actor and singer  

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October 13

  • 1876
    Rube Waddell, American baseball player (d. 1914)
  • 1926
    Tommy Whittle, Scottish-English saxophonist (d. 2013)  
  • 1931
    Eddie Mathews, American baseball player and manager (d. 2001)  
  • 1966
    John Regis, English sprinter  
  • 1974
    Hawick Lau, Chinese actor and singer  

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October 14

  • 1542
    Akbar, Mughal emperor (d. 1605)
  • 1914
    Raymond Davis, Jr., American chemist and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2006)  
  • 1967
    Stephen A. Smith, American sportscaster and actor  
  • 1989
    Mia Wasikowska, Australian actress, director, and screenwriter  
  • 1992
    Ahmed Musa, Nigerian footballer  

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October 15

  • 1936
    Robert Baden-Powell, 3rd Baron Baden-Powell, South African-English businessman  
  • 1983
    Bruno Senna, Brazilian race car driver  
  • 1984
    Miri Hanai, Japanese model  
  • 1987
    Ott Tänak, Estonian race car driver  
  • 1996
    Zelo, South Korean rapper and dancer (B.A.P)  

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October 16

  • 1752
    Johann Gottfried Eichhorn, German theologian and academic (d. 1827)
  • 1861
    J. B. Bury, Irish historian and scholar (d. 1927)
  • 1906
    León Klimovsky, Argentinian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1996)  
  • 1924
    Gerard Parkes, Irish-Canadian actor (d. 2014)  
  • 1939
    Joe Dolan, Irish singer (d. 2007)  

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October 17

  • 1930
    Robert Atkins, American physician and cardiologist, created the Atkins diet (d. 2003)  
  • 1942
    Steve Jones, American basketball player and sportscaster  
  • 1960
    Bernie Nolan, Irish singer and actress (The Nolans) (d. 2013)  
  • 1960
    Philippe Sands, American lawyer and academic  
  • 1976
    Nil Karaibrahimgil, Turkish singer-songwriter  

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October 18

  • 1925
    Ramiz Alia, Albanian politician, 1st President of Albania (d. 2011)  
  • 1942
    Gianfranco Ravasi, Italian cardinal and scholar  
  • 1955
    Rita Verdonk, Dutch journalist and politician, Dutch Minister of Justice  
  • 1959
    Milcho Manchevski, Macedonian-American director and screenwriter  
  • 1977
    Ryan Nelsen, New Zealand-American soccer player and coach  

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October 19

  • 1898
    Hal B. Wallis, American film producer (d. 1986)
  • 1950
    Yeslam bin Ladin, Saudi Arabian-Swiss businessman  
  • 1973
    Joaquin Gage, Canadian ice hockey player  
  • 1981
    Heikki Kovalainen, Finnish race car driver  
  • 1989
    Miroslav Stoch, Slovakian footballer  

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October 20

  • 1944
    Nalin de Silva, Sri Lankan physicist and philosopher  
  • 1958
    Ivo Pogorelić, Croatian pianist  
  • 1971
    Eddie Jones, American basketball player  
  • 1972
    Will Greenwood, English rugby player and sportscaster  
  • 1982
    Kristian Bak Nielsen, Danish footballer  

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October 21

  • 1953
    Marc Johnson, American bassist, composer, and bandleader  
  • 1976
    Jeremy Miller, American actor and singer  
  • 1979
    Khalil Greene, American baseball player  
  • 1986
    Chibuzor Chilaka, Nigerian footballer  
  • 1990
    Mathieu Peybernes, French footballer  

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October 22

  • 1929
    Lev Yashin, Russian footballer (d. 1990)  
  • 1938
    Timos Perlegas, Greek actor (d. 1993)  
  • 1946
    Deepak Chopra, Indian-American physician and author  
  • 1973
    Ichiro Suzuki, Japanese baseball player  
  • 1987
    Tiki Gelana, Ethiopian runner  

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October 23

  • 1945
    Maggi Hambling, English sculptor and painter  
  • 1967
    Walt Flanagan, American actor and illustrator  
  • 1974
    Sander Westerveld, Dutch footballer  
  • 1983
    Filippos Darlas, Greek footballer  
  • 1990
    Paradise Oskar, Finnish singer-songwriter and guitarist  

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October 24

  • 1934
    Sanger D. Shafer, American singer-songwriter  
  • 1950
    Miguel Ángel Pichetto, Argentinian lawyer and politician  
  • 1954
    Mike Rounds, American businessman and politician, 31st Governor of South Dakota  
  • 1954
    Tom Mulcair, Canadian lawyer and politician  
  • 1960
    Jaime Garzón, Colombian journalist, lawyer, and activist (d. 1999)  

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October 25

  • 1510
    Renée of France (d. 1574)
  • 1864
    John Francis Dodge, American businessman, co-founded the Dodge Company (d. 1920)
  • 1926
    Jimmy Heath, American saxophonist and composer (Heath Brothers)  
  • 1928
    Jeanne Cooper, American actress (d. 2013)  
  • 1988
    Shane Edwards, Australian footballer  

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October 26

  • 1883
    Paul Pilgrim, American runner (d. 1958)
  • 1890
    Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi, Indian journalist and politician (d. 1931)
  • 1909
    Ignace Lepp, French psychologist and author (d. 1966)  
  • 1947
    Trevor Joyce, Irish poet and scholar  
  • 1967
    Keith Urban, New Zealand-American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Ranch)  

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October 27

  • 1842
    Giovanni Giolitti, Italian politician, 13th Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1928)
  • 1941
    Dick Trickle, American race car driver (d. 2013)  
  • 1950
    Michael Driscoll, English economist and academic  
  • 1983
    Takuro Okuyama, Japanese footballer  
  • 1986
    David Warner, Australian cricketer  

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October 28

  • 1896
    Howard Hanson, American composer, conductor, and educator (d. 1981)
  • 1903
    Evelyn Waugh, English novelist,journalist, and critic (d. 1966)  
  • 1913
    Douglas Seale, English-American actor and singer (d. 1999)  
  • 1922
    Gershon Kingsley, German-American pianist, composer, and conductor  
  • 1962
    Erik Thorstvedt, Norwegian footballer and manager  

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October 29

  • 1682
    Pierre François Xavier de Charlevoix, French historian, explorer, and author (d. 1761)
  • 1949
    David Paton, Scottish guitarist (The Alan Parsons Project and Bay City Rollers)  
  • 1949
    Paul Orndorff, American football player and wrestler  
  • 1960
    Thorsten Schlumberger, German footballer  
  • 1977
    Brendan Fehr, Canadian actor  

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October 30

  • 1513
    Jacques Amyot, French bishop (d. 1593)
  • 1919
    David Werdyger, Polish-American singer (d. 2014)  
  • 1937
    Claude Lelouch, French actor, director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1970
    Maja Tatić, Serbian singer  
  • 1980
    Kareem Rush, American basketball player  

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October 31

  • 1831
    Paolo Mantegazza, Italian neurologist, physiologist, and anthropologist (d. 1910)
  • 1939
    Rowan Peacock, South African cyclist  
  • 1940
    Judith Wilcox, Baroness Wilcox, English politician  
  • 1943
    Paul Frampton, English-American physicist and academic  
  • 1959
    Neal Stephenson, American author  

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