Famous Birthdays on 20th October

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1435 - Andrea Della Robbia, Florence, sculptor, nephew of Luca
1475 - Giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api)
1496 - Claude de Lutherans, duke of Guise
1616 - Thomas Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and theologian (d. 1680)
1620 - Aelbert Cuyp, Dutch painter (d. 1691)
1632 - Christopher Wren, East Knoyle, Wiltshire, England, astronomer/great architect (St. Paul's Cathedral), (d. 1723)
1637 - Nicolaas van der Veken, Flemish sculptor (confessional chairs)
1656 - Nicolas de Largillière, French painter (d. 1746)
1660 - Robert Bertie, 1st Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (d. 1723)
1677 - Stanislaus I Leszczyński, King of Poland (d. 1766)
1679 - Samuel von Cocceji, German lawyer
1700 - Charlotte Aglaé of Orléans, Duchess of Modena (d. 1761)
Architect Christopher WrenArchitect Christopher Wren (1632) 1711 - Timothy Ruggles, American-born Tory politician (d. 1795)
1719 - Gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistician/economist
1740 - Belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women)
1751 - Hendrik van Stralen, Dutch MP/secretary of Interior
1759 - Chauncey Goodrich, U.S. Senator from Connecticut (d. 1815)
1780 - M Pauline Bonaparte, Corsican duchess of Parma/Guastalla
1784 - Lord Henry JT Palmerston, English minister of Foreign affairs
1785 - George Ormerod, English historian and antiquarian (d. 1873)
1788 - Philip Knapton, composer
1792 - Anton Bernhard Furstenau, composer
1792 - Colin Campbell/Lord Clyde, British officer (Sepoy-uprising)
1808 - Karl [Theodor] Andree, German geographer/journalist (Globus)
1812 - Austin Flint, 19th century heart research pioneer
1819 - Daniel Edgar Sickles, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1914
1819 - Karol Mikuli, composer
1819 - The Báb, Persian founder of the Bábí Faith (d. 1850)
1820 - Benjamin Franklin Cheatham, Major General (Confederate Army)
1820 - George Jerrison Stannard, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1822 - Mansfield Lovell, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1884
1823 - Thomas Hughes, England, author (Tom Brown's School Days)
1832 - Constantin Lipsius, German architect (d. 1894)
1843 - Victor de Stuers, Dutch art connoisseur
1854 - Alphonse Allais, French author/humorist (Pass the Bile)
Poet Arthur RimbaudPoet Arthur Rimbaud (1854) 1854 - Arthur Rimbaud, Charleville, France, poet/adventurer (Illuminations)
1858 - John Burns, English politician (d. 1943)
1859 - G B Studd, cricketer (brother of C T, 4 Tests for England)
1859 - John Dewey, philosopher, educational theorist/writer (Learn by doing)
1864 - James F. Hinkle, American politician, sixth Governor of New Mexico (d. 1951)
1871 - Frederick Burton, IN, actor (One Way Passage)
1874 - Charles Edward Ives, Danbury Ct, composer (Holiday Quick Step)
1874 - Viscount Palmerston, (Whig) British PM (1855-65)
Philosopher, Psychologist, Writer John DeweyPhilosopher, Psychologist, Writer John Dewey (1859) 1877 - Josephine McGill, composer
1882 - Bela Lugosi [Blaskó ], Lugos, Austria-Hungary, actor (Dracula, Plan 9 From Outer Space), (d. 1956)
1884 - Thomas Chalmers, NYC, actor (Blind Alleys, Outrage)
1887 - Addison Richards, Zanesville OH, actor (Pentagon, Fighting Seabees)
1887 - John Warburton, Huddersfield England, actor (Saratoga Trunk)
1889 - Margaret Dumont, actress-Marx Brothers' foil (Day at the Races)
1890 - Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, New Orleans, jazz pianist/composer
1891 - James Chadwick, English physicist (discovered neutron)
1891 - Jomo Kenyatta, Gatundu Kenya, Kenyan leader and 1st Premier (1963-78)
Kenyan Prime Minister and President Jomo KenyattaKenyan Prime Minister and President Jomo Kenyatta (1891) 1893 - Charley Chase, American comedian, actor and director (d. 1940)
1894 - Olive Thomas, American actress (d. 1920)
1895 - Rex Ingram, US actor (Tarzan of the Apes, 10 Commandments)
1896 - Nat Holman, basketball coach (CCNY)
1897 - Jevsei G Liberman, Ukrainian economist (Plan, profit, bonuses)
1897 - Crown Prince Eun of Korea (d. 1970)
1899 - Evelyn Brent, Tampa FL, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand)
1899 - Marnix Gijsen, [baron Jan-Albert Goris], Flemish writer (Grote God Pan)
1900 - Rodolfo Halffter, composer
1900 - Wayne Morse, (Sen-R/D-Ore)
1901 - Hans-Otto Borgmann, composer
1903 - John Lodge, Washington DC, actor (Witchmaker)
1904 - Anna Neagle, London England, actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell)
1904 - Tommy Clement Douglas, Canadian politician (d. 1986)
Father of Medicare Tommy DouglasFather of Medicare Tommy Douglas (1904) 1904 - Tommy Douglas, Falkirk Scotland, Canadian politician ("Father of Medicare")
1907 - Arlene Francis, American television personality (d. 2001)
1909 - Monique Hare, French pianist
1909 - Sugiyama Yasushi, Japanese painter (d. 1993)
1911 - Will Rogers Jr, NY, actor (Down to Earth)
1913 - Angelo Ephrikian, composer
1913 - Bao Dai, emperor of Annam/Indochina/head of South Vietnam (1949-55)
1913 - Barney Phillips, St Louis Mo, actor (Dragnet, Felony Squad)
1913 - Grandpa [Louis M] Jones, Niagra KY, country musician (Hee-Haw)
1914 - Fayard Nicholas, US, actor (Big Broadcast of 1936)
1915 - Giora Schuster, composer
1917 - Efrain Jonckheer, premier Dutch Antilles
1917 - Jean-Pierre Melville, Paris France, director (A Cop)
1917 - Ken Cranston, cricketer (England all-rounder captained once in 1948)
1918 - Anton Diffring, Koblenz Germany, actor (Assignment Vienna)
1918 - Robert Lochner, German journalist (d. 2003)
1919 - Tracy Hall, American inventor (d. 2008)
1921 - Hans Warren, Dutch writer/poet/critic (Secret Diary)
1921 - Pierre Laporte, Canada, journalist/statesman (Revolution Script)
1922 - John Anderson, Clayton Ill, actor (Virgil-Legend of Wyatt Earp)
1923 - Herschel Bernardi, actor (Arnie, Voice of Charlie the Tuna, Front)
1923 - Joe Minogue, journalist
1923 - Robert Craft, Kingston, NY, conductor, Stravinsky-follower
1924 - Kenneth WIlliam Gatland, aerospace scientist
1924 - Stanley Eric Francis Booth-Clibborn, bishop (Manchester)
1925 - Art Buchwald, Mt Vernon NY, columnist/author (Have I Ever Lied to You)
1925 - Herman Roelstraete, composer
1925 - Tom Dowd, American recording engineer (d. 2002)
1925 - Roger Hanin, French actor
1926 - Ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956)
1927 - Oskar Pastior, writer
1927 - Joyce Brothers, NYC, pop psychologist ($64,000 Question, Naked Gun), (d. 2013)
1931 - Ken Morrison, English supermarket maginate/multi-millionaire
Baseball Legend Mickey MantleBaseball Legend Mickey Mantle (1931) 1931 - Mickey Mantle, NY Yankee, home run slugger (1956 Triple Crown)
1932 - Roosevelt Brown, Virginia, NFL hall of fame tackle (NY Giants)
1932 - William Christopher, Evanstown Ill, actor (Father Mulcahy-M*A*S*H)
1932 - Rosey Brown, American football player (d. 2004)
1934 - Eddie Harris, saxophonist/composer
1934 - Martin Landau, actor (Mission Impossible, Space 1999, Ed Wood)
1934 - Michael Dunn, Shattuck OK, actor (House of the Damned, Ship of Fools)
1934 - Michiko, empress of Japan
1934 - Timothy West, Yorkshire England, actor (Masada)
1935 - Jerry Ohrbach, Bronx NY, actor (Law & Order, Dirty Dancing)
1936 - Larry Mowry, San Diego CA, PGA golfer (1987 Crestar Pepsi Senior)
1937 - Juan Marichal, Hall of Fame baseball pitcher (SF Giants)
1937 - Wanda Jackson, Maud Oklahoma, country singer (Let's Have a Party)
1938 - Iain Macmillan, Abbey Road photographer (d. 2006)
1939 - Jay Siegel, Bkln, rock bassist (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight)
1939 - Raymond Jones, rocker
1940 - Kathy Kirby, British singer
1940 - Robert Pinsky, American poet and Poet Laureate of the United States
1941 - Bob Panasik, Windsor Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1986 Canadian TPC)
1942 - Earl Hindman, Bisbee AZ, actor (Wilson-Home Improvement)
1943 - Dunja Vejzovic, Croatian soprano
1944 - William Hugh Albright, composer
1945 - Ric Lee, rock drummer (Ten Years After-Cannock, Staffs)
1945 - Thomas Pasatieri, composer
1946 - Connie Chung, Washington DC, news ancher (NBC, CBS)
1946 - Elfriede Jelinek, writer
1946 - Lucien Van Impe, Belgian cyclist
1948 - Andrei Suraikin, USSR, pairs figure skater (Olympic-silver-1972)
1948 - Robert A Borski, (Rep-D-PA, 1983- )
1949 - Valery Borzov, USSR, 100m/200m dash (Olympic-gold-1972)
1949 - Wayne Collett, US, 400m runner (Olympic-silver-1972)
1950 - Isaac Curtis, NFL wide receiver (Cincinnati Bengals)
1950 - Tom Petty, Gainesville Florida, American classic rock singer (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers)
1951 - Al Greenwood, keyboardist (Foreigner-Feels Like the First Time)
1951 - Patrick Hall, British politician
1951 - Leif Pagrotsky, Swedish politician
1952 - Dave Collins, baseball player
1952 - Dave McLelland, NHLer
1952 - Melanie Mayron, Phila, actress (30 Something, Car Wash, Missing)
1952 - Mikhail Georgiyevich Potapov, Russian cosmonaut
MLB First Baseman Keith HernandezMLB First Baseman Keith Hernandez (1953) 1953 - Keith Hernandez, San Francisco California, MLB 1st baseman (St Louis Cardinals, NY Mets)
1953 - Bill Nunn, American actor
1954 - Suru Nayak, cricketer (two Tests for India v England 1982)
1954 - Steve Orich, orchestrator
1954 - Günter Müller, German sound artist, improvisor and percussionist
1955 - Robert ten Brink, Dutch TV host/cabaret artist
1955 - Thomas Newman, American composer
1955 - David Profumo, English novelist
1955 - Aaron Pryor, American boxer
1956 - Danny Boyle, English film director
1957 - Chris Cowdrey, cricketer (son of Colin, captain of England 1988)
1957 - Susanna Haavisto, Finnish actress and singer
1958 - Dave Krieg, NFL quarterback (Arizona Cardinals, Tennessee Oilers)
1958 - Eric Scott, Hollywood California, actor (Ben-Waltons)
1958 - Ivo Pogorelich, Belgrade Yugoslavia, pianist (1978 Casagrande winner)
1958 - Mark King, bass/vocalist (Level 42-Standing in the Light, Love Games)
1958 - Ricky Byrd, rocker (Joan Jett & Blackhearts)
1958 - Valerie Faris, American film director
1958 - Lynn Flewelling, American fantasy author
1958 - Ivo Pogorelic, Croatian pianist
1959 - Janice McCaffrey, Etobicoke Ontario, 10k walker (Olympics-25-92, 96)
1959 - Razor Ramon, [Scott Hall], wrestler (WWF/WCW/NWA/Florida/AWA/KC)
1960 - Konstantin Aseev, Russian chess player (d. 2004)
1960 - Lepa Brena, famous Yugoslav singer
1961 - Ian Rush, Welsh footballer
1961 - Michie Tomizawa, Japanese voice actress
1962 - Ray Childress, NFL defensive tackle/defensive end (Houston Oilers)
1962 - Steven R "Randy" Jackson, US percussionist/singer (Enjoy Yourself)
1963 - Julie Payette, Montreal Quebec, astronaut
1963 - Navjot Singh Sidhu, cricketer (Indian opening batsman)
1963 - Nikos Tsiantakis, Greek footballer
1965 - Amos Mansdorf, lsrael, tennis star
1965 - Chad Hennings, NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
1965 - M Shtalenkov, Moscow Russia, NHL goalie (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
1965 - Mikhail Shtalenkov, Moscow Russia, NHL goalie (Team Russia, Anaheim)
1965 - Norman Blake, Scottish musician
1965 - William Zabka, American actor
1966 - Allan Donald, cricketer (great South African fast bowler)
1966 - Erin Deiters, Green Bay Wis, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-9th-1994)
1966 - Fred Coury, Johnston NY, rocker (Cinderella-Heartbreak Station)
1966 - Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, Al-Qaeda leader (d. 2006)
1966 - Stefan Raab, German entertainer
1966 - Patrick J. Volkerding, Founder and maintainer of the Slackware Linux distribution
1967 - Harvey Pulliam, SF CA, outfielder (Colorado Rockies)
1967 - Susan Tulley, British actress (Michelle-EastEnders)
1967 - Luigi Lo Cascio, Italian actor
1967 - Luck Mervil, Québécois actor and singer
1967 - Marco Ngai, Hong Kong actor
1968 - Raymond Biggs, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
1969 - Chantel Tremitiere, WNBA guard (Sacramento Monarchs)
1969 - Guillermo Perez-Roldan, Argentina, tennis star
1969 - Herman Moore, NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions)
1969 - Juan Gonzalez, Vega Baja Puerto Rico, outfielder (Texas Rangers)
1969 - Laurie Daley, Australian rugby league footballer
1970 - Greg Primus, NFL wide receiver (Chic Bears)
1970 - Ralph Dawkins, WLAF running back (Amsterdam Admirals)
1970 - Sander Boschke, soccer player (FC Twente)
1970 - Shane George, cricketer (S Australian fast bowler, Shield debut at 17)
1970 - Chavo Guerrero, Jr., American professional wrestler
1970 - Michelle Malkin, American political commentator and author
1971 - Dannii Minogue, Melbourne Australia, singer, sister of Kylie Minogue

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