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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

  • 1878
    Othmar Spann, Austrian economist, sociologist, and philosopher (d. 1950)
  • 1952
    Ivan Sekyra, Czech singer-songwriter and guitarist (Abraxas) (d. 2012)  
  • 1965
    Chris Reason, Australian journalist  
  • 1968
    Rob Collard, English race car driver  
  • 1972
    Guna Zariņa, Latvian actress  

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October 2

  • 1879
    Wallace Stevens, American poet and educator (d. 1955)
  • 1915
    Chuck Williams, American author and businessman, founded Williams-Sonoma  
  • 1933
    Enn Nõu, Estonian-Swedish author and academic  
  • 1955
    Philip Oakey, English singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer (The Human League)  
  • 1990
    Dean Bouzanis, Australian footballer  

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October 3

  • 1846
    James Jackson Putnam, American neurologist and academic (d. 1918)
  • 1869
    Alfred Flatow, German gymnast (d. 1942)
  • 1885
    Sophie Treadwell, American playwright and journalist (d. 1970)
  • 1894
    Elmer Robinson, American lawyer and politician, 33rd Mayor of San Francisco (d. 1982)
  • 1900
    Thomas Wolfe, American author and academic (d. 1938)

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October 4

  • 1160
    Alys of France, Countess of the Vexin (d. 1220)
  • 1625
    Jacqueline Pascal, French nun and composer (d. 1661)
  • 1928
    Alvin Toffler, German-American journalist and author  
  • 1950
    Meg Bennett, American actress and screenwriter  
  • 1976
    Craig Robert Young, English actor, director, producer, and screenwriter  

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October 5

  • 1520
    Alessandro Farnese, Italian cardinal and diplomat (d. 1589)
  • 1820
    David Wilber, American lawyer and politician (d. 1890)
  • 1907
    Ragnar Nurkse, Estonian-American economist and academic (d. 1959)  
  • 1933
    Doug Bailey, American political consultant, founded ''The Hotline'' (d. 2013)  
  • 1953
    Philip Hampton, English-Scottish accountant and businessman  

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October 6

  • 1773
    Louis Philippe I of France (d. 1850)
  • 1918
    Goh Keng Swee, Singaporean soldier and politician, 2nd Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore (d. 2010)  
  • 1949
    Nicolas Peyrac, French singer-songwriter and photographer  
  • 1974
    Walter Centeno, Costa Rican footballer and manager  
  • 1977
    Shimon Gershon, Israeli footballer and singer  

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October 7

  • 1573
    William Laud, English archbishop and academic (d. 1645)
  • 1769
    Solomon Sibley, American lawyer, jurist, and politician, 1st Mayor of Detroit (d. 1846)
  • 1900
    Heinrich Himmler, German commander and politician (d. 1945)
  • 1905
    Andy Devine, American actor and singer (d. 1977)  
  • 1956
    Brian Sutter, Canadian ice hockey player and coach  

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October 8

  • 1890
    Philippe Thys, Belgian cyclist (d. 1971)
  • 1895
    Juan Perón, Argentinian general and politician, 29th President of Argentina (d. 1974)
  • 1901
    Mark Oliphant, Australian physicist, humanitarian and politician, Governor of South Australia (d. 2000)  
  • 1918
    Ron Randell, Australian-American actor (d. 2005)  
  • 1958
    Steve Coll, American journalist and author  

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October 9

  • 1921
    Michel Boisrond, French director and screenwriter (d. 2002)  
  • 1953
    Sally Burgess, South African-English soprano and educator  
  • 1958
    Mike Singletary, American football player and coach  
  • 1978
    Juan Dixon, American basketball player and coach  
  • 2008
    Bo, American dog of Barack Obama  

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October 10

  • 1884
    Nikolai Klyuev, Russian poet and author (d. 1937)
  • 1906
    R. K. Narayan, Indian author (d. 2001)  
  • 1929
    Bernard Mayes, English-American journalist and academic (d. 2014)  
  • 1965
    Rebecca Pidgeon, American-English singer-songwriter and actress  
  • 1972
    Harvey Anderson, English-Sri Lankan cricketer  

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October 11

  • 1738
    Arthur Phillip, English admiral and politician, 1st Governor of New South Wales (d. 1814)
  • 1871
    Johan Oscar Smith, Norwegian evangelist, founded the Brunstad Christian Church (d. 1943)
  • 1876
    Paul Masson, French cyclist (d. 1944)
  • 1962
    Richard Paul Evans, American author  
  • 1965
    Orlando Hernández, Cuban baseball player  

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October 12

  • 1906
    Joe Cronin, American baseball player and manager (d. 1984)  
  • 1925
    Essie Mae Washington-Williams, American author and educator (d. 2013)  
  • 1929
    Nappy Brown, American singer-songwriter (d. 2008)  
  • 1955
    Aggie MacKenzie, Scottish television host  
  • 1963
    Alan McDonald, Irish footballer and manager (d. 2012)  

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October 13

  • 1844
    Ernest Myers, English poet and author (d. 1921)
  • 1960
    Eric Joyce, Scottish soldier and politician  
  • 1964
    Masaya Onosaka, Japanese voice actor and singer  
  • 1973
    Nanako Matsushima, Japanese actress  
  • 1986
    Gabriel Agbonlahor, English footballer  

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October 14

  • 1938
    Ron Lancaster, American-Canadian football player and coach (d. 2008)  
  • 1946
    Justin Hayward, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Moody Blues)  
  • 1948
    Norman Ornstein, American political scientist and scholar  
  • 1953
    Shelley Ackerman, American astrologer, actress, and singer  
  • 1977
    Jonathan Kerrigan, English actor and composer  

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October 15

  • 1906
    Victoria Spivey, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1976)  
  • 1933
    Nicky Barnes, American drug lord  
  • 1951
    A. F. Th. van der Heijden, Dutch author  
  • 1968
    Vanessa Marcil, American actress  
  • 1977
    David Trezeguet, French footballer  

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October 16

  • 1918
    Louis Althusser, Algerian-French philosopher and academic (d. 1990)  
  • 1930
    John Polkinghorne, English physicist, theologian and priest  
  • 1959
    Jamie Salmon, English-New Zealand rugby player and sportscaster  
  • 1973
    Justin Credible, American wrestler  
  • 1980
    Timana Tahu, Australian rugby player  

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October 17

  • 1915
    Arthur Miller, American playwright and screenwriter (d. 2005)  
  • 1917
    Sumner Locke Elliott, Australian-American author and playwright (d. 1991)  
  • 1948
    Margot Kidder, Canadian-American actress  
  • 1969
    Rick Mercer, Canadian comedian, actor, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1974
    John Rocker, American baseball player and actor  

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October 18

  • 1951
    David Normington, English civil servant and politician  
  • 1952
    Allen Ripley, American baseball player (d. 2014)  
  • 1955
    Hiromi Go, Japanese singer  
  • 1958
    Corinne Bohrer, American actress  
  • 1979
    Jaroslav Drobný, Czech footballer  

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October 19

  • 1862
    Auguste Lumière, French director and producer (d. 1954)
  • 1868
    Bertha Knight Landes, American academic and politician, Mayor of Seattle (d. 1943)
  • 1931
    Atsushi Miyagi, Japanese tennis player  
  • 1958
    Carolyn Browne, English diplomat, British Ambassador to Kazakhstan  
  • 1960
    Jennifer Holliday, American actress and singer  

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October 20

  • 1496
    Claude, Duke of Guise (d. 1550)
  • 1891
    Samuel Flagg Bemis, American historian and author (d. 1973)
  • 1935
    Jerry Orbach, American actor and singer (d. 2004)  
  • 1968
    Susan Tully, English actress, director, and producer  
  • 1992
    Ksenia Semyonova, Russian gymnast  

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October 21

  • 1898
    Eduard Pütsep, Estonian wrestler and actor (d. 1960)
  • 1928
    Vern Mikkelsen, American basketball player and coach (d. 2013)  
  • 1977
    Julieta Cardinali, Argentinian actress  
  • 1979
    Karl Harris, English motorcycle racer (d. 2014)  
  • 1986
    Almen Abdi, Swiss footballer  

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October 22

  • 1701
    Maria Amalia of Austria (d. 1756)
  • 1928
    Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Brazilian director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1938
    Christopher Lloyd, American actor and singer  
  • 1946
    Kelvin MacKenzie, English journalist  
  • 1983
    Anton Müller, German footballer  

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October 23

  • 1937
    Carlos Lamarca, Brazilian captain (d. 1971)  
  • 1959
    "Weird Al" Yankovic, American singer-songwriter, comedian, and actor  
  • 1980
    Mate Bilić, Croatian footballer  
  • 1989
    Anisya Kirdyapkina, Russian race walker  
  • 1997
    Daphne Blunt, American actress and singer  

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October 24

  • 1942
    Stephen R. Bloom, English physician and academic  
  • 1949
    John Markoff, American journalist and author  
  • 1950
    Miguel Ángel Pichetto, Argentinian lawyer and politician  
  • 1952
    Keith Bain, Canadian educator and politician  
  • 1988
    Demont Mitchell, Bahamian footballer  

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October 25

  • 1868
    Dan Burke, American baseball player (d. 1933)
  • 1875
    Carolyn Sherwin Bailey, American author and educator (d. 1961)
  • 1926
    Jimmy Heath, American saxophonist and composer (Heath Brothers)  
  • 1941
    Anne Tyler, American author and critic  
  • 1947
    Glenn Tipton, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Judas Priest and The Flying Hat Band)  

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October 26

  • 1911
    Mahalia Jackson, American singer and actress (d. 1972)  
  • 1933
    Takis Kanellopoulos, Greek director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1990)  
  • 1953
    Keith Strickland, American guitarist and songwriter (The B-52's)  
  • 1961
    Dylan McDermott, American actor  
  • 1983
    Francisco Liriano, Dominican baseball player  

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October 27

  • 1917
    Oliver Tambo, South African lawyer and politician (d. 1993)  
  • 1955
    Debra Bowen, American lawyer and politician, 31st Secretary of State of California  
  • 1971
    Theodoros Zagorakis, Greek footballer and politician  
  • 1980
    Tanel Padar, Estonian singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1983
    Takuro Okuyama, Japanese footballer  

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October 28

  • 1931
    Harold Battiste, American saxophonist, pianist, and composer (d. 2015)  
  • 1936
    Charlie Daniels, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1940
    Susan Harris, American screenwriter and producer  
  • 1977
    Lauren Woodland, American actress and lawyer  
  • 1980
    Alan Smith, English footballer and coach  

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October 29

  • 1921
    Baselios Thoma Didymos I, Indian metropolitan (d. 2014)  
  • 1970
    Edwin van der Sar, Dutch footballer and sportscaster  
  • 1982
    Chelan Simmons, Canadian actress  
  • 1985
    Cal Crutchlow, English motorcycle racer  
  • 1989
    Primož Roglič, Slovenian ski jumper and bicycle racer  

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October 30

  • 1888
    Louis Menges, American soccer player, soldier, and politician (d. 1969)
  • 1914
    Anna Wing, English actress (d. 2013)  
  • 1981
    Ayaka Kimura, Japanese singer and actress (Coconuts Musume and Petitmoni)  
  • 1981
    Joshua Jay, American magician and author  
  • 1983
    Trent Edwards, American football player  

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October 31

  • 1918
    Ian Stevenson, American psychiatrist and academic (d. 2007)  
  • 1922
    Anatoli Papanov, Russian actor (d. 1987)  
  • 1933
    Narriman Sadek, Egyptian wife of Farouk of Egypt (d. 2005)  
  • 1970
    Johnny Moeller, American guitarist (The Fabulous Thunderbirds)  
  • 1976
    Piper Perabo, American actress and producer  

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