Famous Birthdays on 15th October

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70 BC - Virgil, (Publius Vergilius Maro) Andes, Cisalpine Gaul, Roman Republican poet (Aeneid), (d. 19 BC)
1471 - Konrad Mutian, German humanist (d. 1526)
1542 - Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, Mughal Emperor in India (1556-1605)
1550 - Henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange
1608 - Evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist (d. 1647)
1674 - Robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together)
1686 - Allan Ramsay, Scottish poet (d. 1758)
1701 - Marie-Marguerite d'Youville, first native Canadian canonized (d. 1771)
1711 - Elisabeth Teresa of Lorraine, queen of Sardinia (d. 1741)
1761 - Peter Gronland, composer
1762 - Samuel Adams Holyoke, composer
1775 - Bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer
1784 - Thomas Hastings, composer
1784 - Thomas Robert Bugeaud, Marshal of France and duke of Isly (d. 1849)
Mughal Emperor AkbarMughal Emperor Akbar (1542) 1785 - Jose Miguel Carrera, president of Chile (1811-14)
1795 - Frederik Willem IV, king of Prussia (1840-61)/Germany (1849-61)
1799 - August Ferdinand Haeser, composer
1816 - Amiel Weeks Whipple, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
1818 - Irvin McDowell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1885
1819 - Marinus FAG Campbell, bibliography/literary
1822 - Alfred Meissner, Austrian physician/writer
1825 - Queen Marie of Prussia (d. 1889)
1829 - Asaph Hall, discovered satellites of Mars (Phobos & Deimos)
1831 - Helen Maria Hunt Jackson, author (Ramona)
1832 - Henry Harrison Walker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1912
1833 - Klaas Kater, Dutch Christian Worker's Union Leader
1836 - Thomas Lafayette Rosser, Mjr General (Confederate Army), died in 1910
1836 - James Tissot, French artist (d. 1902)
1840 - Honoré Mercier, politician and premier of Quebec (d. 1894)
Philosopher Friedrich NietzschePhilosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (1844) 1844 - Friedrich Nietzsche, Röcken bei Lützen, Prussia, German philosopher (Beyond Good and Evil), (d. 1900)
1851 - George F Moore, US theologist (Hebrews, Old Testament)
1852 - Wilhelm Posse, composer
1856 - R G Nivelle, French military man
1858 - Frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer
1858 - John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ (1882-92)
1859 - Jaime de Magalhes Lima, Portuguese author/poet (Salmos do Prisoneiro)
1865 - Walther Amelung, German archaeologist
1872 - Wilhelm Miklas, Austrian president (d. 1956)
1874 - Otallo Morales, composer
1874 - Prince Alfred of Edinburgh (d. 1899)
1878 - Paul Reynaud, premier France (May-June 1940)
1879 - Jane Darwell, [Patti Woodward], Palmyra MO, actress (Huckleberry Finn)
1879 - Sara Allgood, Dublin Ireland, actress (Blackmail, Storm in a Teacup)
1881 - P G Wodehouse, British-American writer (Stiff Upper Lip Jeeves)
1882 - Charley O'Leary, American baseball player (d. 1941)
1884 - Arch Hoxsey, pioneer aviator (d. 1910)
1890 - Arcady Dubensky, composer
1892 - Ina Claire, [Fagan], Washington DC, actress (Ninotchika)
1893 - Charles II, King of Romania (1930-40)
1894 - Moshe Sharett, second Prime Minister of Israel (d. 1965)
1895 - Alfred Neumann, German playwright (Devil)
1896 - Melville Cooper, Birmingham England, TV panelist (I Got a Secret)
1898 - Gunther Ramin, composer
1898 - Boughera El Ouafi, Algerian athlete (d. 1951)
1900 - Fritz Feld, Berlin Germany, actor (Jack Benny Show, At the Circus)
1900 - Mervyn LeRoy, movie producer (Devil at 4 O'Clock)
1901 - Bernard von Brentano, German writer (Big Cats)
1901 - Hermann Abs, director (Deutsche Bank)/Hitler's advisor
1901 - Robert Bromston Thesiger Daniell, soldier
1902 - Andrey Yakolevich Shtogarenko, composer
1902 - William Edmundson, Spokane Wash, vocalist (Southernaires)
1904 - Julian Hodge, British financier/multi-millionaire (Hodge Group)
1905 - Alexey Kozlovsky, composer
1905 - Charles P Snow, England, novelist/scientist (Death Under Sail)
1905 - Dag Ivar Wiren, composer
1905 - Edna Deanne Fuelling, dancer choreographer/drama teacher
1905 - C. P. Snow, British writer (d. 1980)
1906 - Hiram Fong, Honolulu U.S. (Sen-R-Hawaii)
1907 - John "Cardinal" Dearden, US cardinal (1969-88)/archbishop of Detroit
1907 - Varian Fry, American journalist (d. 1967)
Economist and Author John Kenneth GalbraithEconomist and Author John Kenneth Galbraith (1908) 1908 - John Kenneth Galbraith, economist (Affluent Society-58 Hillman Award)
1909 - Robert Trout, Wake County NC, newscaster (ABC)
1910 - Xenophon Balaskas, cricketer (South African leg-spinner of 30's)
1911 - James H[enry] Schmitz, Germany, sci-fi author (Lion Game)
1915 - W Weyrauch, writer
1915 - Yitzhak Shamir, Israeli politician (Prime Minister 1983–84, 1986–1992, (d. 2012)
1917 - Arthur Schlesinger Jr, Ohio, historian (1946 Pulitzer-Age of Jackson)
1917 - Jan Miner, Boston Mass, actress (Crime Photographer)
1919 - Edwin C Tubb, Brits sci-fi writer (Earth is Heaven, Earthfall)
1919 - Howard Frank Trayton Smith, diplomat/head (MI5)
1919 - Malcolm Ross, American balloonist and atmospheric physicist (d. 1985)
Novelist Mario PuzoNovelist Mario Puzo (1920) 1920 - Mario Puzo, NYC, novelist (Godfather, Cotton Club, Earthquake), (d. 1999)
1920 - Henri Verneuil, French film director (d. 2002)
1921 - Angelica Rozeanu, Romanian table tennis player (World Champ 1950-55)
1921 - Gul Mahomed, cricketer (Indian & Pakistani batsman)
1922 - Agustina Bessa-Luís, Portuguese writer
1923 - Italo Calvino, Cuba, author (Winter's Night a Traveler)
1924 - Colin Romoff, NYC, orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show)
1924 - Lee A Iacocca, CEO (Chrysler Corp)
1924 - Nigel Green, South Africa, actor (Skull, Tobruk, Ipcress File)
1924 - Mark Lenard, Chicago, Illinois, American actor (Mr Spock's dad Sarek-Star Trek)
1924 - Marguerite Andersen, German writer
1925 - Mickey Baker, rocker
1926 - Evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle)
1926 - Jean Peters, Canton OH, actress (Viva Zapata!, Apache, Deep Waters)
1926 - Karl Richter, composer
1926 - Michel Foucault, French philosopher (History of Sexuality)
1926 - Paul-Michel Foucault, French philosopher (Les Mots et les Choses)
1927 - Mary Perot Nichols, journalist
1927 - Oswald Moxley Gibbs, diplomat
1930 - Phillipe Leroy, Paris France, actor (Night Porter, Leonardo da Vinci)
1930 - Fereydun M. Esfandiary, Iranian philosopher (d. 2000)
1931 - Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, Eleventh President of India
1932 - Jaan Raats, composer
1932 - Riekus Waskowsky, poet
1934 - Peter Haskell, Boston Mass, actor (Bracken's World, Rituals)
1934 - N. Ramani, Indian flutist
1935 - Bobby Joe Morrow, Brownsville TX, sprinter (Olympic-3 gold-1956)
1935 - Hans Croiset, Dutch theatre director/actor (Witte Waan)
1935 - Murdo Alexander MacLeod, minister
1935 - Barry McGuire, American singer
1936 - Kari Rydman, composer
1937 - Anthony Hopkins, clinical neurologist
1937 - Barry McGuire, Oklahoma City, singer (Eve of Destruction)
1937 - Linda Lavin, Portland Maine, actress (Alice, Barney Miller)
1938 - Fela Ransome/Anikulapo Kuti, Nigerian singer/saxophonist (d. 1997)
1938 - Marvin E "Marv" Johnson, US gospel/R&B singer (Move 2 mountains)
1938 - Rafael Aponte-Ledee, composer
1939 - Carmelo Bossi, Italy, light middleweight boxer (Olympic-silver-1960)
1940 - Peter Doherty, Australian immunologist, Nobel laureate
1942 - Don Stevenson, Seattle Wash, rock drummer (Moby Grape)
1942 - James A Leach, (Rep-R-Iowa, 1977- )
1943 - Penny Marshall, The Bronx, New York, American actress (Odd Couple, Laverne & Shirley)
1944 - Mac Collins, (Rep-R-Georgia)
1944 - Sali Berisha, President of Albania
1944 - Haim Saban, Egyptian-born American media proprietor
1945 - Jim Palmer, New York City, New York, American baseball player (Baltimore Orioles 1965-1984)
1945 - Steven Camacho, cricketer (WI batsman early seventies)
1945 - Jere Burns, American actor
1946 - Richard Carpenter, New Haven Ct, vocalist (Carpenters-Close to You)
1946 - Victor Banerjee, Calcutta India, actor (A Passage to India)
1946 - Stewart Stevenson, Scottish politician
1947 - Lynn Lowry, E St Louis Ill, actress (Cat People, Crazies)
1948 - Aleksandr S Puchkov, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
1950 - Chris De Burgh, [Davidson], Argent/Irish rock vocalist (Lady in Red)
1950 - Koos van der Vaart, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1951 - Frank Dimino, Wash DC, rock vocalist (Angel)
1951 - Roscoe Tanner, tennis player (Wimbledon Finals 1979)
1953 - Larry Miller, NYC, comedian/actor (Larry-Pursuit Of Happiness)
1953 - [Toriano] Tito Jackson, singer (Jackson 5-ABC, Never Can Say Goodbye)
1953 - Betsy Clifford, Canadian alpine skier
1954 - Jere Burns, Cambridge MS, actor (Something So Right, Kirk-Dear John)
1954 - Kip Byrne, Detroit Mich, Canadian Tour golfer (Mich State Jr-1970-71)
1955 - Cathy Ladman, comedienne (Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead)
1955 - Kristine Winder, Vancouver BC, playmate (Oct, 1977)
1955 - Tanya Roberts, [Leigh], Bronx NY, actress (Charlie's Angels, Sheena)
1955 - Victor Pecci, Paraguay, tennis star
1955 - Kulbir Bhaura, British field hockey player
1957 - Mira Nair, Indian director
1957 - Stacy Peralta, American director
1958 - Jayne Modean, Hartford Ct, actress (Nurse Hooter-Trauma Center)
1959 - Sarah Magaret Fergusson, [Fergie], London England, Duchess of York
1959 - Emeril Lagasse, American chef
1959 - Todd Solondz, American film director
1962 - Susan DeMattei, SF California, cyclist (Olympics-bronze-96)
1963 - Angela Rock, Lakewood CA, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-1992)
1963 - Stanley Menzo, Suriname/Dutch soccer goaltender (Ajax/PSV)
1964 - Roberto Vittori, Italian astronaut
1965 - Daniel Held, Milwaukee Wisc, 10k runner
1966 - Douglas Vipond, British pop drummer (Deacon Blue-Raintown)
1966 - Jeffrey Jacquet, Bay City Texas, actor (Mork & Mindy, Whiz Kids)
1966 - Jorge Campos, Mexican footballer
1967 - Carlos Garcia, Venezuela, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)
1968 - George Koonce, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
1968 - Meredith Rainey, Brooklyn NY, 800m runner
1968 - Jyrki 69, Finnish musician The 69 Eyes
1968 - Didier Deschamps, French footballer
1969 - Curtis Cotton, NFL/WLAF cornerback (Oak Raiders, Frankfurt Galaxy)
1969 - Vítor Baía, Portuguese footballer
1969 - Dominic West, British actor
1970 - Cooper Harris, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1970 - Lonnie Palelei, guard (NY Jets)
1970 - Eric Benét, American singer
1971 - Angelia Savage, Miss USA-Florida (1997, top 6)
1971 - Bernardo Harris, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
1971 - Roland McGhee, Flint Michigan, long jumper
1971 - Andy Cole, British footballer
1972 - Fred Hoiberg, NBA guard (Indiana Pacers)
1972 - Matt Keeslar, American actor
1973 - Susannah Kate Pryde, Auckland NZ, road race cyclist (Olympics-96)
1973 - Dax Riggs, American musician
1975 - Ginuwine, American singer
1975 - Glen Little, English footballer
1976 - Yoon Son-ha, South Korean actress and singer
1977 - Masato Kawabata, Japanese racing driver
1977 - Erin McKeown, American musician
1977 - Patricio Urrutia, Ecuadorian footballer
1977 - David Trezeguet, French football player
1978 - Cheryl Crowe, Miss Delaware Teen USA (1997)
1978 - Devon Gummersall, Colo, actor (Relativity, Brian-My So Called Life)
1978 - Takeshi Morishima Japanese professional wrestler
1979 - Mahana Ka'ahumanu Walters, Miss Hawaii Teen USA (3rd-1997)
1979 - Paul Robinson, English football player
1979 - Māris Verpakovskis, Latvian football player
1979 - Blue Adams, American Football Player
1980 - Tom Boonen, Belgian cyclist
1980 - Siiri Nordin, Finnish singer (Killer)
1981 - Guo Jingjing, Chinese diver
1981 - Radoslav Židek, Slovak snowboarder
1981 - Keyshia Cole, African American R&B singer

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