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Famous October Birthdays

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

  • 1888
    Charles Jordan, American magician (d. 1944)
  • 1929
    Bonnie Owens, American singer-songwriter (The Strangers) (d. 2006)  
  • 1942
    Herb Fame, American singer (Peaches & Herb)  
  • 1945
    Rod Carew, Panamanian-American baseball player and coach  
  • 1946
    Dave Holland, English bassist, composer, and bandleader (Gateway)  

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October 2

  • 1914
    Jack Parsons, American chemist, occultist, and engineer (d. 1952)  
  • 1946
    Sonthi Boonyaratglin, Thai general and politician  
  • 1958
    Jeffrey Weissman, American actor and producer  
  • 1987
    Bojana Bobusic, Australian tennis player  
  • 1997
    Hana Sugisaki, Japanese actress  

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October 3

  • 1898
    Leo McCarey, American director and screenwriter (d. 1969)
  • 1932
    Terence English, South African-English surgeon and academic  
  • 1973
    Neve Campbell, Canadian actress and producer  
  • 1977
    Luca Tognozzi, Italian footballer  
  • 1985
    Courtney Lee, American basketball player  

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October 4

  • 1903
    Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Austrian-German lawyer and general (d. 1946)  
  • 1910
    Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı, Turkish poet and author (d. 1956)  
  • 1949
    Marion Albert Pruett, American murderer (d. 1999)  
  • 1956
    Christoph Waltz, Austrian-German actor  
  • 2005
    Prince Emmanuel of Belgium  

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October 5

  • 1885
    Ida Rubinstein, Russian ballerina and actress (d. 1960)
  • 1924
    Barbara Kelly, Canadian actress and screenwriter (d. 2007)  
  • 1933
    Diane Cilento, Australian actress and author (d. 2011)  
  • 1970
    Tord Gustavsen, Norwegian pianist and composer  
  • 1987
    Kevin Mirallas, Belgian footballer  

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October 6

  • 1862
    Albert J. Beveridge, American historian and politician (d. 1927)
  • 1893
    Meghnad Saha, Indian astrophysicist, astronomer, and academic (d. 1956)
  • 1918
    Goh Keng Swee, Singaporean soldier and politician, 2nd Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore (d. 2010)  
  • 1956
    Sadiq al-Ahmar, Yemeni politician  
  • 1989
    Pizzi, Portuguese footballer  

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October 7

  • 1576
    John Marston, English poet and playwright (d. 1634)
  • 1913
    Raimond Valgre, Estonian pianist, guitarist, and composer (d. 1949)  
  • 1961
    Tony Sparano, American football player and coach  
  • 1966
    Marco Beltrami, Italian-American composer and conductor  
  • 1976
    Santiago Solari, Argentinian footballer and manager  

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October 8

  • 1919
    Kiichi Miyazawa, Japanese politician, 78th Prime Minister of Japan (d. 2007)  
  • 1943
    R. L. Stine, American author, screenwriter, and producer  
  • 1959
    Carlos I. Noriega, Peruvian-American colonel and astronaut  
  • 1959
    Gavin Friday, Irish singer-songwriter, actor, and producer (Virgin Prunes)  
  • 1971
    David Gauke, English lawyer and politician  

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October 9

  • 1933
    Judy Tyler, American actress (d. 1957)  
  • 1954
    James Fearnley, English accordion player and songwriter (The Pogues and The Nips)  
  • 1979
    DJ Rashad, American DJ and producer (d. 2014)  
  • 1983
    Stephen Gionta, American ice hockey player  
  • 1993
    Jhoana Marie Tan, Filipino actress and politician  

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October 10

  • 1700
    Lambert-Sigisbert Adam, French sculptor and illustrator (d. 1759)
  • 1924
    Ludmilla Tchérina, French actress, ballerina, and choreographer (d. 2004)  
  • 1946
    Ben Vereen, American actor, singer, and dancer  
  • 1981
    Gavin Shuker, English lawyer and politician  
  • 1985
    Bronson Harrison, New Zealand rugby player  

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October 11

  • 1930
    K. P. Ummer, Indian actor (d. 2001)  
  • 1948
    Lauri Nebel, Estonian magician and actor  
  • 1950
    Robert Pugh, Welsh actor and screenwriter  
  • 1974
    Rachel Barton Pine, American violinist and educator (Earthen Grave)  
  • 1983
    Ruslan Ponomariov, Ukrainian chess player  

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October 12

  • 1891
    Edith Stein, Polish nun, philosopher, and saint (d. 1942)
  • 1904
    Lester Dent, American journalist and author (d. 1959)  
  • 1958
    Steve Austria, American lawyer and politician  
  • 1962
    Carlos Bernard, American actor and director  
  • 1970
    Origa, Russian-Japanese singer (d. 2015)  

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October 13

  • 1924
    Moturu Udayam, Indian activist and politician (d. 2002)  
  • 1931
    Raymond Kopa, French footballer  
  • 1958
    Maria Cantwell, American lawyer and politician  
  • 1977
    Gareth Batty, English cricketer  
  • 1983
    Katia Winter, Swedish-English actress  

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October 14

  • 1712
    George Grenville, English lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1770)
  • 1950
    Joey Travolta, American actor, director, and producer  
  • 1970
    Meelis Lindmaa, Estonian footballer  
  • 1978
    Jana Macurová, Czech tennis player  
  • 1988
    Will Atkinson, English footballer  

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October 15

  • 1881
    P. G. Wodehouse, English-American author and playwright (d. 1975)
  • 1924
    Lee Iacocca, American businessman and author  
  • 1925
    Aurora Bautista, Spanish actress (d. 2012)  
  • 1966
    Dave Stead, English drummer (The Beautiful South)  
  • 1995
    Billy Unger, American actor  

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October 16

  • 1904
    Björn Berglund, Swedish actor (d. 1968)  
  • 1947
    David Zucker, American director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1972
    Darius Kasparaitis, Lithuanian-Russian ice hockey player and coach  
  • 1975
    Christophe Maé, French singer  
  • 1989
    Dan Biggar, Welsh rugby union player  

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October 17

  • 1930
    Robert Atkins, American physician and cardiologist, created the Atkins diet (d. 2003)  
  • 1948
    Margot Kidder, Canadian-American actress  
  • 1975
    Francis Bouillon, American-Canadian ice hockey player  
  • 1979
    Kostas Tsartsaris, Greek basketball player  
  • 1983
    Toshihiro Matsushita, Japanese footballer  

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October 18

  • 1882
    Lucien Petit-Breton, French cyclist (d. 1917)
  • 1942
    Gianfranco Ravasi, Italian cardinal and scholar  
  • 1956
    Jim Talent, American lawyer and politician  
  • 1958
    Thomas Hearns, American boxer  
  • 1973
    Stephen Allan, Australian golfer  

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October 19

  • 1897
    Salimuzzaman Siddiqui, Pakistani chemist and scholar (d. 1994)
  • 1943
    Robin Holloway, English composer and academic  
  • 1960
    Jennifer Holliday, American actress and singer  
  • 1982
    Gonzalo Pineda, Mexican footballer  
  • 1991
    Colton Dixon, American singer-songwriter and pianist  

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October 20

  • 1891
    Samuel Flagg Bemis, American historian and author (d. 1973)
  • 1958
    Dave Finlay, Irish-American wrestler and agent  
  • 1958
    Lynn Flewelling, American author and academic  
  • 1966
    Allan Donald, South African cricketer and coach  
  • 1970
    Aapo Ilves, Estonian poet and illustrator  

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October 21

  • 1449
    George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence, Irish-English son of Cecily Neville, Duchess of York (d. 1478)
  • 1953
    Peter Mandelson, English journalist and politician, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland  
  • 1983
    Shelden Williams, American basketball player  
  • 1984
    Kieran Richardson, English footballer  
  • 1989
    Sam Vokes, English-Welsh footballer  

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October 22

  • 1197
    Emperor Juntoku of Japan (d. 1242)
  • 1894
    Mei Lanfang, Chinese actor and singer (d. 1961)
  • 1929
    Michael Birkett, 2nd Baron Birkett, English director and producer (d. 2015)  
  • 1942
    Bobby Fuller, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Bobby Fuller Four) (d. 1966)  
  • 1973
    Andrés Palop, Spanish footballer and manager  

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October 23

  • 1752
    Maria Anna Adamberger, Austrian actress (d. 1804)
  • 1932
    Vasily Belov, Russian poet and playwright (d. 2012)  
  • 1940
    Jane Holzer, American model, actress, producer, and art collector  
  • 1945
    Maggi Hambling, English sculptor and painter  
  • 1985
    Mohammed Abdellaoue, Norwegian footballer  

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October 24

  • 1905
    Fran Zwitter, Slovenian historian and academic (d. 1988)  
  • 1949
    Robert Pickton, Canadian serial killer  
  • 1954
    Malcolm Turnbull, Australian journalist and politician, 29th Prime Minister of Australia  
  • 1959
    Mike Brewer, American baseball player  
  • 1993
    Nabil Jeffri, Malaysian race car driver  

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October 25

  • 1900
    Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Nigerian educator and activist (d. 1978)
  • 1923
    Don Banks, Australian composer and educator (d. 1980)  
  • 1927
    Barbara Cook, American singer and actress  
  • 1966
    Perry Saturn, American wrestler  
  • 1977
    Kateryna Serebrianska, Ukrainian gymnast  

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October 26

  • 1953
    Maureen Teefy, American actress and singer  
  • 1981
    Sam Brown, American actor, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1983
    Francisco Liriano, Dominican baseball player  
  • 1983
    Luke Watson, South African rugby player  
  • 1987
    Abudramae Bamba, Ivorian footballer  

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October 27

  • 1942
    Lee Greenwood, American singer-songwriter  
  • 1977
    Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lankan cricketer  
  • 1981
    Salem Al Fakir, Swedish singer and keyboard player  
  • 1984
    Brady Quinn, American football player  
  • 1984
    Kelly Osbourne, English-American singer-songwriter and actress  

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October 28

  • 1932
    Suzy Parker, American model and actress (d. 2003)  
  • 1938
    Kenneth Best, Liberian journalist, founded ''The Daily Observer''  
  • 1955
    Gary Lavergne, American author  
  • 1957
    Christian Berkel, German actor  
  • 1982
    Matt Smith, English actor  

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October 29

  • 1913
    Al Suomi, American ice hockey player (d. 2014)  
  • 1918
    Bernard Gordon, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2007)  
  • 1938
    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian politician, 24th President of Liberia  
  • 1955
    Roger O'Donnell, English keyboard player (The Cure and Thompson Twins)  
  • 1993
    India Eisley, American actress  

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October 30

  • 1668
    Sophia Charlotte of Hanover (d. 1705)
  • 1941
    Otis Williams, American singer-songwriter and producer (The Temptations)  
  • 1955
    Heidi Heitkamp, American lawyer and politician, 28th Attorney General of North Dakota, current United States Senator from North Dakota  
  • 1960
    Charnele Brown, American actress and singer  
  • 1963
    Andrew Solomon, American-English journalist and author  

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October 31

  • 1908
    Muriel Duckworth, Canadian activist (d. 2009)  
  • 1939
    Ron Rifkin, American actor  
  • 1963
    Johnny Marr, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Smiths, Modest Mouse, Electronic, and The Cribs)  
  • 1975
    Fabio Celestini, Swiss footballer and manager  
  • 1975
    Johnny Whitworth, American actor  

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