Famous Birthdays on 18th October

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1127 - Emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (d. 1192)
1239 - Stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72)
1405 - Pius II, [Aenea S Piccolomini], Italian pope (1458-64) (Cynthia)
1517 - Manoel da Nóbrega, Portuguese Jesuit in Brazil (d. 1570)
1547 - Justus Lipsius, [Joost Lips], Dutch classic philologist/historian
1569 - Giambattista Marini, Italian poet (d. 1625)
1595 - Edward Winslow, Plymouth Colony founder (d. 1655)
1611 - Valentin Strobel, composer
1634 - Luca Giordano, Italian artist (d. 1705)
1638 - Lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet
1653 - Abraham van Riebeeck, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (d. 1713)
1662 - Matthew Henry, English non-conformist minister (d. 1714)
1663 - Frans Eugenius, duke/prince of Savoye/land guardian of Austria-Neth
1668 - Johan Georg IV, elector of Saxony (1691-94)
1668 - Wierich PL earl von Daun, Austrian prince of Thiano/fieldmarshall
1679 - Ann Putnam, Jr., American accuser in the Salem Witch Trials (d. 1716)
1697 - Giovanni Canaletto, Venetian painter (Venicei Regatta on Grand Canal)
1701 - Charles le Beau, French historian (d. 1778)
1706 - Baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (opera's buffa)
1712 - Jeremias van Riemsdijk, gov-general of Dutch Indies (1775-77)
1741 - Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, French general and author (d. 1803)
1774 - Adolfs Muller, writer
1777 - Heinrich von Kleist, Germany, dramatist/poet (Penthesilea)
1785 - Thomas Love Peacock, English author (Headlong Hall)
1789 - Giovanni Tadolini, composer
1794 - Ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer
1804 - Rama IV, [Phra Chomklao Chaoyuhua], king of Thailand (1851-68)
1806 - John Breckinridge Grayson, Brig Genl (Confederate Army), died in 1861
1811 - Hugh Thompson Reid, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1874
1818 - Edward Otho Cresap Ord, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883
1829 - Charles Sidney Winder, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862
1829 - Lucius Marshall Walker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1863
1831 - Frederik III NK of Hohenzollern, German Kaiser/king of Prussia
1833 - Johannes Habert, composer
1837 - Friedrich W Mengelberg, German sculptor/painter
1844 - Emille-Louis-Victor Mathieu, composer
1850 - Francis Thome, composer
1854 - Bill Murdoch, cricketer (great pioneer of Australian Test cricket)
1854 - Solomon A Andree, Swedish engineer/balloonist/Artic explorer
1859 - Henri Bergson, France, philosopher (Creative Evolution-Nobel 1927)
1865 - Arie de Jong, Dutch linguist (d. 1957)
1865 - Logan Pearsall Smith, American essayist and critic (d. 1946)
1868 - Ernst Didring, Swedish author (d. 1931)
1870 - D T Suzuki, Kanazawa Japan, Zen Buddhist scholar
1871 - Louis de Vries, Dutch actor (Ghetto)
1872 - Josephine CMA, princess of Belgium/nun
1873 - Ivanoe Bonomi, Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1951)
1875 - James E K Aggrey, Ghana, US theologian/educationalist
1875 - Len Braund, cricketer (great England all-rounder in 23 Tests 1901-08)
1877 - Florence Dahl Walrath, humanitarian, founded Cradle society
1878 - James Truslow Adams, historian (Pul-1921, Founding of New England)
1879 - Grzegorz Fitelberg, Polish composer
1882 - Lucien Petit-Breton, Argentine-French cyclist (d. 1917)
1889 - Fannie Hurst, novelist (Anatomy of Me)
1890 - [Agathe] Henriette [M de Beaufort], Dutch author (Rembrandt)
1891 - Vaclav Kalik, composer
1892 - Leo G Carroll, Weedon England, actor (Topper, Man From Uncle)
1893 - Roy Del Ruth, DE, director (About Face, Babe Ruth Story, Star Show)
1893 - Sidney Holland, NZ, PM of NZ (1949-57)
1893 - Georges Ohsawa, Japanese founder of Macrobiotics (d. 1966)
1894 - H. L. Davis, American author (d. 1960)
1895 - Raymond Brulez, Flemish author (Appearance at Kallista)
1897 - Isabel Briggs Myers, American psychological theorist (d. 1980)
1898 - George Cuzon, Amersham England, actor (Hooded Terror)
1898 - Lotte Lenya [Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blamauer], Austrian singer and actress (The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, From Russia with Love)
1898 - Raymond Glenn, Frankfort KY, actor (Raisin in the Sun, Carmen Jones)
1901 - Vladimir Grigor'yevich Zakharov, composer
1902 - Miriam Hopkins, Bainbridge GA, actress (Becky Sharp, These Three)
1902 - Pascual Jordan, German physicist (d. 1980)
1903 - Ambrose Thibodeaux, cajun accordionist
1903 - Emile Enthoven, composer
1904 - A. J. Liebling, American journalist (d. 1963)
1905 - Felix Houphouet-Boigny, pres of Ivory coast (1960-93)
1906 - James Brooks, US mural painter (Acquisition of Long Island)
1907 - Alexander Hardie Williamson, artist
1909 - Norberto Bobbio, Italian philosopher and legal theorist (d. 2004)
1910 - Albertus "Bert" Botterman, actor (Bridge Too Far)
1910 - Vojislav Vuckovic, composer
1913 - Robert Gilruth, American aviation and space pioneer (d. 2000)
1915 - Victor Sen Yung, SF California, actor (Hop Sing-Bonanza, Bachelor Family)
1916 - Peter Shepherd, English contractor/multi-millionaire
1918 - Bobby Troup, Harrisburg Pa, pianist/actor (Emergency, Acapulco)
1918 - James Cameron Tudor, politician
1918 - Konstantinos Mitsottakis, premier of Greece (1990- )
1918 - Willem J "Molly" Geertsema, Dutch liberal/interior minister)
1919 - Pierre Elliott Trudeau, (L) 15th Canadian PM (1968-79, 1980-84)
1919 - Anita O'Day (born Anita Belle Colton), Chicago, jazz singer
1919 - Ric Nordman, Canadian politician (d. 1996)
1919 - Camilla Williams, Danville, Virginia, operatic soprano, (d. 2012)
1920 - Melina Mercouri, Greek actress and political activist (d. 1994)
1921 - Jesse Helms, (Sen-D/R-North Carolina, 1973- )
1922 - Camillo Togni, composer
1922 - Little Orphan Annie, comic strip character
1922 - Richard Stankiewicz, US sculptor (1974 Akston Award, 1966 Brandeis)
1923 - Suzanne Perlman, Hungarian/Dutch Antilian painter
1924 - Allyn Ferguson, San Jose California, orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show)
1924 - Egil Hovland, composer
1924 - Frank Liedel, [Leo van Assche], Flemish writer (Kaperbrief)
1924 - Hugh Allan "Buddy" MacMaster, Canadian musician
1925 - Wim van Gennep, Dutch singer/keyboardist (Heikrekels)
1925 - Ramiz Alia, political leader of Albania
1926 - Chuck Berry, St Louis, rocker (Roll over Beethoven)
1926 - Klaus Kinski, [Nikolas Naksynski], Poland, actor (Little Drummer Girl)
1926 - Thomas Millar, historian
1927 - George C. Scott, Wise, Virginia, American actor/director (Patton, Dr. Strangelove)
1927 - Ramesh Divecha, cricketer (eleven wickets for India in early 50's)
1928 - Keith Jackson, Carrolton Ga, sportscaster (ABC Monday Night Football)
1928 - R H "Deepak" Shodhan, cricketer (century on Test debut for India)
1929 - Violeta Barrios de Chamorro, president of Nicaragua (1990- )
1930 - Frank Carlucci, National Security Adviser/Sec of Defense (1987-89)
1931 - Catharina I "Ien" Dales, Dutch Internal minister (1989-94)
1932 - Vytautas Landsbergis, Lithuanian politician
1933 - Forrest Gregg, NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers, Dallas Cowboys)
1934 - Inger Stevens, Stockholm Sweden, actress (Katy-Farmer's Daughter)
1934 - Calvin Lockhart, Bahamian actor (d. 2007)
1934 - Chuck Swindoll, American evangelist
1935 - John B Coleman, Boston, hotel magnate (Ritz Carlton)
1935 - Jorge Cervello, composer
1935 - Peter Boyle, Phila, actor (Joe, Candidate, Everybody Loves Raymond)
1938 - Ronnie Bright, rocker (Coasters)
1938 - Dawn Wells, American actress
Ex-soldier, drifter Lee Harvey OswaldEx-soldier, drifter Lee Harvey Oswald (1939) 1939 - Lee Harvey Oswald, New Orleans, Louisiana, assassin (JFK), (d. 1963)
1939 - Mike Ditka, coach/tight-end (Bears, Cowboys, NFL rookie year 1961)
1939 - Flavio Cotti, member of the Swiss Federal Council
1940 - Cynthia Weil, New York NY, American songwriter
1942 - Willie Horton, baseball slugger (Detroit Tigers)
1942 - Larry Pickering, Australian newspaper cartoonist
1943 - Russ Giguere, Portsmouth NH, rock guitarist/vocalist (Association)
1943 - Birthe Rønn Hornbech, Danish politician
1944 - Katherine Kurtz, UK, sci-fi author (Deryni Rising, Saint Camber)
1945 - Christopher Shays, (Rep-R-Connecticut)
1945 - Huell Howser, American TV host
1945 - Yıldo, Turkish famous showman and football player
1946 - James Robert Baker, American novelist, screenwriter
1946 - Howard Shore, Canadian film composer
1947 - Joe Morton, NYC, actor (Hal-Grady, Abel Marsh-Another World)
1947 - John Johnson, NBA (Seattle SuperSonic)
1947 - Laura Nyro, Bronx, singer/songwriter (Eli's Coming, Stoney End)
1947 - Luc Journet, Belgian physician (Order of Zonnetempel)
1947 - Job Cohen, Dutch politician, mayor of Amsterdam
1947 - Paul Chuckle, British comedian
1948 - Isabel E Allen, biostatician
1948 - Ntozake Shange, American author
1949 - Gary Richrath, Peoria IL, rock guitarist (REO Speedwagon)
1949 - Joe Egan, British musician (Stealers Wheel)
1949 - George Hendrick, baseball player
1950 - Merry Martin, Camden Mich, actress (Leslie-Peter Loves Mary)
1950 - Patrick L Swindall, (Rep-R-GA, 1985- )
1950 - Sheila White, London England, actress (I Claudius)
1950 - Om Puri, Indian actor
1950 - Wendy Wasserstein, American playwright (d. 2006)
1951 - Pam Dawber, Detroit, actress (Mindy-Mork & Mindy, My Sister Sam)
1951 - Terry McMillan, American author
1952 - Roy Dias, cricketer (pioneering Sri Lankan Test batsman)
1952 - Bảo Ninh, Vietnamese novelist
1952 - Jerry Royster, American baseball player
1954 - Liz Burch, Australian actress
1955 - Timmy Mallett, British TV presenter
1955 - David Twohy, American movie director and screenwriter
1955 - Rita Verdonk, Dutch politician
Tennis Player Martina NavratilovaTennis Player Martina Navratilova (1956) 1956 - Martina Navratilova, Revnice Czech, tennis (Wimbledon 1989,79,82-87)
1956 - Craig Bartlett, American animator
1956 - Jim Talent, Des Peres, Missouri, American politician (Rep-R-Missouri)
1957 - Jon Lindstrom, Medford Ore, actor (Kevin Collins-General Hospital)
1957 - Doug Isaacson, Alaskan politician
1958 - Hal Haenel, St Louis Mo, star yachter (Olympics-8th-1988, 92, 96)
1958 - Kjell Samuelsson, Tyngsryd Swe, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers)
1958 - Corinne Bohrer, American actress
1958 - Thomas Hearns, American boxer
1959 - Kirby Chambliss, Aerobatic pilot and Red Bull Air Racer
1959 - Milčo Mančevski, Macedonian film director and screenwriter
1959 - John Nord, former American pro wrestler
1959 - Steve Swayne, Dartmouth Professor
1960 - Doug Lidster, Kamloops, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers)
1960 - Emily Arth, Evanston Ill, playmate (Jun, 1988)
1960 - Erin Moran, Burbank, California, American actress (Happy Days, Joanie Loves Chachi)
Actor Jean-Claude Van DammeActor Jean-Claude Van Damme (1960) 1960 - Jean-Claude Van Damme, Brussels Belgian, actor (Kickboxer, No Retreat)
1961 - Eric Jespersen, Port Alberni BC, star yachter (Olympics-bronze-92, 96)
1961 - Gladstone Small, cricketer (in Barbados England quickie with no neck)
1961 - Wynton Marsalis, New Orleans La, jazz trumpeter (Grammy 1983)
1962 - Jody Anschutz, Minneapolis, LPGA golfer (1987 du Maurier Ltd Classic)
1962 - Vincent Spano, Brooklyn NY, actor (Alphabet City, Maria's Lovers)
1964 - Etsuko Inoue, Japan, tennis star
1964 - George Ferris, cricketer (Leewards fast bowler)
1965 - Fayette Purser, Sydney Australia, golfer (NSW State Rep 1987-88)
1965 - Curtis Stigers, American jazz vocalist and saxophonist
1966 - Alan Mills, Lakeland Florida, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles)
1966 - Angela Visser, Neth, Miss Universe (1989)
1966 - Denise Philbrick, LPGA golfer
1966 - Jerod Swallow, Ann Arbor Mich, American ice skater (1997 Nationals)
1966 - Kristine Middeler, Felicity Oh, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1994)
1967 - Gary John Anderson, Wanganui NZ, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1968 - Denisa Szabova, Bratislava Czech, tennis star (1987 Futures-GER)
1968 - Michael Stich, Germany, tennis star
1968 - Narendra Hirwani, cricketer (Ind leggie 16 wickets v WI on debut 1988)
1968 - Stuart Law, cricketer (prolific Queensland batsman, Australia 1995)
1969 - Anthony Avent, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
1969 - Nelson Vivas, Argentine former footballer
1970 - Bob Kennedy, Bloomington Indiana, 5k runner
1970 - Camille Spitaleri, Mountain View Ca, female infielder (Silver Bullets)

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