Famous Birthdays on 28th October

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1017 - Henry III, Roman Catholic German emperor (1046-56)
1466 - Desiderius Erasmus, Holland, humanist and theologian (The Praise of Folly), (d. 1536)
1510 - Francis Borgia, Spanish duke and Jesuit priest (d. 1572)
1585 - Cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader
1667 - Maria Anna of Neuburg, second wife of Charles II of Spain (d. 1740)
1689 - Michel Mathieu, composer
1691 - Peder Tordenskjold, Norwegian naval hero (d. 1720)
1697 - Canaletto, Italian artist (d. 1768)
1703 - Antoine Deparcieux, French mathematician (d. 1768)
1718 - Ignacije Szentmartony, Croatian Jesuit missionary (d. 1793)
1733 - Ignaz Franz von Beecke, composer
1767 - Marie Sophie of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1852)
Humanist/Theologian ErasmusHumanist/Theologian Erasmus (1466) 1789 - Johann Schneider, composer
1793 - Eliphalet Remington, US gun maker
1795 - Leonardus A Lightenvelt, minister of RC Worship (1848 . .53)
1798 - Henri-Jerome Bertini, composer
1801 - Karl Georg Lickl, composer
1804 - Pierre F Verhulst, Belgium, mathematician (logistic curve)
1805 - John Thomson, composer
1810 - Adley Hogan Gladden, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862
1818 - Ivan Turgenev, Russia, novelist/poet/playwright (Fathers & Sons) [OS]
1834 - Dudley McIver DuBose, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1883
1837 - Tokugawa Yoshinobu, Japan's last shogun (d. 1913)
1842 - Anna Elizabeth Dickinson, orator (Joan of Arc of the Civil War)
1842 - Charles Boissevain, editor Dutch Algemeen Handelsblad (1885-1908)
1845 - Zygmunt Florenty Wróblewski, Polish physicist (d. 1888)
1846 - Auguste Escoffier, king of chefs & chef of kings
1855 - Ivan V Mitshurin, Russian botanist (new types of fruit)
1856 - Franz Xavier Arens, composer
1864 - Adolfo Camarillo, prominent land owner, horse breeder, and rancher (d. 1958
1875 - Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor, American geographer and editor (d. 1966)
1876 - Albert E Michotte van den Berck, Belgian psychologist
1877 - Joe Adams, American baseball player (d. 1952)
1879 - Conrado del Campo y Zabaleta, composer
1879 - Channing H. Cox, 49th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1968)
1881 - Bruno Söderström, Swedish athlete (d. 1969)
1881 - Vin Coutie, Australian footballer
1884 - Miloje Milojevic, composer
1885 - Velimir Khlebnikov, Russian poet and playwright (d. 1922)
1886 - Grigory K Ordzhonikidze, [Sergo], Russian revolutionary politician
1889 - Juliette Béliveau, Quebec comedian (d. 1975)
1890 - Andres Isasi, composer
1891 - Ormer Locklear, American movie stunt pilot (d. 1920)
1892 - Eduard J Dijksterhuis, Dutch mathematician/historian (Fall & Throw)
1892 - Ludwig Strauss, German/Israeli writer (Night Watch)
1892 - Dink Johnson, American musician (d. 1954)
1893 - Christopher K Ingold, English chemist
1893 - Otto E Huiswoud, [Frank Billings], editor-in-chief (Negro Worker)
1896 - Howard Hanson, Wahoo Nebraska, composer/conductor (Nordic)
1897 - Hans Speidel, nazi chief-staff/NATO-supreme commander
1901 - Eileen Shanahan, Irish Poet (d. 1979)
1902 - Elsa Lanchester, Lewisham London, actress (Bride of Frankenstien)
1903 - Evelyn A Waugh, London, author (Brideshead Revisited, Scoop)
1904 - Louis de Meester, composer
1905 - Harry Broadhurst, airman
1907 - Edith Head, fashion designer (MGM)
1907 - Lew Parker, actor (Lou Marie-That Girl)
1907 - John Harold Hewitt, Northern Irish poet (d. 1987)
1909 - Adolfs Skulte, composer
1909 - Claude Bourdet, human rights activist/journalist
1909 - Francis Bacon, Ireland, painter (Study for a Pope)
1910 - Arthur Altman, songwriter
1910 - Marie Dollinger, Germany, dropped bataan in 1936 Olympic sprint
1912 - Richard Doll, English epidemiologist (d. 2005)
1913 - Peter Glenville, actor stage/screen director (Hotel Paradiso, Becket)
Medical Researcher and Virologist Jonas SalkMedical Researcher and Virologist Jonas Salk (1914) 1914 - Jonas Salk, NYC, medical reseacher (polio vaccine)
1914 - Richard Lawrence Millington Synge, British bio-chemist (Nobel 1952)
1914 - Glenn Robert Davis, U.S. Congressman (d. 1988)
1915 - Dody Goodman, Columbus Ohio, comedienne (Mary Hartman!, Max Duggan)
1915 - Richard Michael Fraser, political Administrator
1916 - Jessie Kesson, author
1917 - Jack Soo, American actor (d. 1979)
1918 - Harold Sheperdson, soccer trainer
1919 - Bernhard Wicki, St Polten Austria, director/actor (Crime & Passion)
1921 - Peggy Kirk Bell, LPGA golfer
1922 - Gershon Kingsley, German composer
1922 - Butch van Breda Kolff, American basketball coach (d. 2007)
1922 - Simon Muzenda, Zimbabwe politician (d. 2003)
1924 - Alfonso Montalva Montecino, composer
1924 - Antonio Creus, Spanish racecar driver (d. 1996)
1925 - Leonard Starr, comic strip cartoonist (Little Orphan Annie)
1925 - Wim Keja, Dutch MP (VVD)
1925 - Ian Hamilton Finlay, Scottish poet, writer, artist and gardener (d. 2006)
1926 - Bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984)
1927 - Cleo Laine, Middlesex England, actress/singer (Flesh to a Tiger)
1928 - Wim van Heumen, coach of Dutch field hockey team
1928 - Ion Mihai Pacepa, Romanian general
1928 - Lawrie Reilly, Edinburgh, Scotland, footballer (Hibernian, 28 caps), (d. 2013)
1929 - 1st child born in aircraft, Miami, Florida
1929 - Joan Plowright, Brigg England, actress (Brimstone & Treacle)
1929 - Narotam Puna, cricketer (Bombay NZ off-spinner v England 1966)
1929 - Marcel Bozzuffi, French actor (d. 1988)
1929 - John Hollander, American poet
1930 - Harry Gilbert Trythall, composer
1930 - John Henry Mayer, composer
1930 - Bernie Ecclestone, English motorsports impresario (F1)
1933 - Garrincha, Brazilian footballer (d. 1983)
1934 - Jim Beatty, track runner (1st sub 4 minute indoor mile)
1935 - Folke Rabe, composer
1936 - Charlie Daniels, Wilmington NC, singer (Devil Went Down to Georgia)
1936 - Horst Antes, German painter
1936 - Ted Hawkins, singer/guitarist
1936 - Carl Davis, American-born musical conductor and composer
1937 - Lenny Wilkins, NBA player/coach (Seattle, Cleveland, Atlanta)
1938 - Peter Carlstein, cricketer (South African Test batsman 1958-64)
1938 - David Dimbleby, English television commentator
1938 - Anne Perry, English-born novelist
1939 - Jane Alexander, [Quigley], Boston, actress (Betsy, Kramer vs Kramer)
1939 - Miroslav Cerar, Yugoslav gymnast
1940 - Gennadi Mikhailovich Strekalov, cosmo (Soyuz T-3, T-8, T-11, TM-21)
1940 - Susan Harris, American television writer and producer
1941 - Curtis Lee, rocker
1941 - Glenn Moore, rocker
1941 - Hank Marvin, England, [Brian Rankin], rocker
1941 - John Hallam, Irish actor
1942 - Kees Verkerk, skater World Champion (1967)/(Olympics-gold-68)
1942 - Sharron Moran, LPGA golfer
1943 - Conny Froboess, German singer
1943 - Charo López, Spanish actress
1944 - Coluche, [Michel Colucci] France, comedian (My Best Friend's Girl)
1944 - Dennis Franz, Maywood Ill, actor (Buntz-Hill Street Blues, NYPD Blue)
1944 - Anton Schlecker, German billionaire
1945 - Dennis Lillie [sic], cricketer (Queensland leg-spinner 1965-66/80-82)
1945 - Wayne Fontana, Manchester England, rocker (Groovy Kind of Love)
1946 - Wim Jansen, Dutch footballer and coach
1946 - John Hewson, Australian politician
1947 - Tom Fitzsimmons, SF California, actor (Franklin-Paper Chase)
1948 - Ricki Lee Reynolds, country singer (Black Oak Arkansas)
1948 - Telma Hopkins, Louisville, singer (Tony Orlando, Family Matters)
1948 - Valeri Viktorovich Baberdin, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
1949 - Bruce Jenner, Mt Kisco NY, decathalete (Olympic-gold-1976)
1949 - Robert Mellors, gay activist
1950 - Sihem Bensedrine, Tunisian human rights activist
1950 - Ludo Delcroix, Belgian cyclist
1951 - Ron & Don Gaylon, midwest US, siamese twins (Jerry Springer Show)
1952 - Annie Potts, Nashville TN, actress (Mary Jo-Designing Women)
1952 - Flavian Aponso, cricketer (rebel Sri Lankan 1982, Neth World Cup 1996)
1952 - Tommy Dobeck, rock drummer (Michael Stanley Band)
1953 - Pierre Boivin, Canadian businessman and hockey executive
Microsoft Founder Bill GatesMicrosoft Founder Bill Gates (1955) 1955 - Bill Gates [William Henry], Seattle Wash, billionaire founder/CEO (Microsoft)
1956 - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Aradan, Iran, President of Iran (2005-)
1956 - Dave Wyndorf, American singer (Monster Magnet)
1957 - Stephen Morris, English pop drummer (Joy Division-Atmosphere)
1958 - Jay Don Blake, St George UT, PGA golfer (1991 Shearson Lehman Open)
1959 - Neville Henry, rocker (Blow Monkeys-Wicked Ways)
1960 - Mark Derwin, Park Forest Ill, actor (AC Mallet-Guiding Light)
1960 - Robert Pukalovic, hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia 1998)
Iran President Mahmoud AhmadinejadIran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (1956) 1960 - Landon Curt Noll, Astronomer, Cryptographer and Mathematician: youngest to hold the world record for the largest known prime 3 times
1962 - Bobby Tate, fictional character on Soap
1962 - Daphne Zuniga, SF CA, actress (Jo Reynolds-Melrose Place, Spaceballs)
1962 - Peter Cantrell, cricketer (Queensland opening bat, Neth WC 1996)
1962 - Erik Thorstvedt, Norwegian footballer
1962 - Scotty Nguyen, professional poker player
1963 - Eros Ramazotti, Italian pop musician/songwriter (Adesso Te)
1963 - Kevin Dineen, Quebec City, NHL right wing (Hartford Whalers)
1963 - Lauren Holly, Bristol PA, actress (Picket Fences)
1963 - Lisa Bettio, Cleveland, WPVA volleyballer (Ft Myers Beach-17th-1992)
1963 - Robert Bailey, cricketer (England batsman in four Tests 1988-90)
1963 - Veronica Gamba, Buenos Aires Arg, playmate (November, 1983)
1963 - James Miller, the "Fan Man" (d. 2002)
1964 - Lenny Harris, Miami FL, infielder (Cin Reds)
1964 - Paul Wylie, figure skater (Olympic-silver)
1965 - Eric Floyd, NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals)
1965 - Jami Gertz, Chicago, actress (Less the Zero, Crossroads, Solarbabies)
1965 - Mark Carrier, NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers)
1965 - Luigi Miraglia, Italian Latinist
1966 - Andy Richter, Yorkville IL, writer/sidekick (Conan O'Brien)
1966 - Benoit Hogue, Repentigny, NHL center (Dallas Stars)
1966 - Juan Guzman, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
1966 - Kaylynn Hick, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1966 - Lauren Holly, actress (All My Children, Maxine-Picket Febces)
1966 - Steve Atwater, NFL safety (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
1966 - Tim Bogar, Indianapolis IN, infielder (NY Mets)
1966 - Aris Spiliotopoulos, Greek politician
1967 - James Joseph, NFL running back (Cin Bengals)
Actress Julia RobertsActress Julia Roberts (1967) 1967 - Julia Roberts, Smyrna Georgia, actress (Mystic Pizza, Pretty Woman)
1967 - Sophie, Hereditary Princess of Liechtenstein
1967 - Kevin Macdonald, Scottish film director
1968 - Aleksandr Koreshkov, hockey forward (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
1968 - Chris Oldham, cornerback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1968 - Ernie Mills, NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers)
1968 - Glenn Clear, soccer player (Vitesse)
1968 - Rodney Thomas, NFL running back (Houston Oilers)
1968 - Shawna Molcak, Cardston Alberta, basketball guard (Olympics-96)
1968 - Stan Thomas, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers)
1968 - Marc Lièvremont, French rugby union footballer and coach
1969 - Denny Fercho, Ventura California, team handball circle (Olympics-1996)
1969 - Pete Shufelt , WLAF linebacker (Rhein Fire)
1969 - Troy Ridgley, WLAF defensive tackle (Amsterdam Admirals)
1969 - Ben Harper, American musician
1970 - Bracey Walker, NFL safety (Cin Bengals, Miami Dolphins)
1970 - Rob Hitchcock, CFL defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1971 - John Coker, NBA center (Phoenix Suns)
1971 - Nicole Green, Springfield Ohio, 400m runner
1971 - Tracy Hanson, Coeur D'Alene ID, LPGA golfer (1995 GHP Heartland-4th)
1972 - Calvin Jackson, NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins)
1972 - Chad Folk, CFL cornerback (Toronto Argonauts)
1972 - Terrell Davis, NFL running back (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
1972 - Brad Paisley, American musician
1973 - Frank Juric, Australian soccer goalie (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

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