Famous Birthdays on 7th October

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1573 - William Laud, English archbishop of Canterbury (1633-45)
1576 - John Marston, English writer (d. 1634)
1577 - Ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop
1589 - Maria Magdalena of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany (d. 1631)
1698 - Henri Madin, composer
1713 - Granville Elliott, British military officer (d. 1759)
1728 - Caesar Rodney, Delaware, judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)
1734 - Ralph Abercromby, English army commander (Dutch Guyana)
1744 - Sergey Vyazmitinov, Russian general and statesman (d. 1819)
1746 - William Billings, Boston Mass, hymn composer (Rose of Sharon)
1748 - Charles XIII, King of Sweden (1809-18)/Norway (1814-18)
1758 - Paul Anton Wineberger, composer
1769 - Solomon Sibley, American politician (d. 1846)
1774 - Ferdinando Orlandi, composer
1786 - Louis-Joseph Papineau, Canadian lawyer and politician (d. 1871)
1798 - Jean B Vuillaume, French violin maker (octobas)
1801 - Adolf Muller, composer
1802 - Bernhard Molique, German violinist and composer
1817 - Bushrod Rust Johnson, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1880
1821 - Richard Heron Anderson, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1879
1821 - William Sill, with The Underground Railroad
1826 - William Brimage Bate, US Confederate brig-gen/(Gov-D-Tenn, 1882-86)
1835 - Felix Draeseke, composer
1841 - Nicolaas Petrovic Njegos, king of Montenegro (1910-18)
1849 - James Whitcomb Riley, US, poet (Raggedy Man)
1854 - Christiaan R de Wet, South African rebel leader, politician and general in the Boer War
1866 - Martha McChesney Berry, US, founded Berry School for Children
1866 - Wlodimir Ledochowski, Polish-Austrian director of the Society of Jesus (d. 1942)
1868 - Fred H Hovey, tennis champ (US Open-1895)
1870 - Uncle Dave Macon, entertainer
1879 - Joe Hill, Jevla Sweden, organizer (IWW)/songwriter (Union Scab)/martyr
1879 - Joseph Bovet, composer
1880 - Jaime Pahissa, composer
1881 - Mikhail Drozdovsky, Russian general (d. 1918)
Nobel Prize Winning Physicist Niels BohrNobel Prize Winning Physicist Niels Bohr (1885) 1885 - Niels Bohr, Denmark, physicist, expanded quantum physics (Nobel 1922)
1886 - Johannes B Tielrooy, Dutch literary (Chateaubriand)
1887 - A C "Jack" Russell, cricketer (prolific England batsman post-WW I)
1887 - Jack Mulhall, Wappinger Falls NY, actor (Ken Murray Show)
1888 - Henry A Wallace, (D/P) 33rd VP (1941-45)/founder Progressive Party
1889 - Clarence Muse, Balt MD, actor (Sam-Casablanca, Black Stallion)
1892 - Dwain Esper, director (d. 1982)
1894 - Herman Dooyeweerd, Dutch philosopher/lawyer
1894 - Del Lord, American director (d. 1970)
1896 - Cyril Allcott, cricketer (NZ all-rounder in their early Tests)
1896 - Elijah Muhammad, US, leader of Nation of Islam
1898 - Alfred Wallenstein, Chicago Illinois, conductor (Chic Symph 1922-29)
1900 - Heinrich Himmler, a leading Nazi and head of the Gestapo
1901 - Frank X Boucher, Ottawa, All-star NHL center (Ottawa, NY Rangers)
1901 - Ralph Rainger, composer
1901 - Suvanna Phuma, premier of Laos
1902 - Willemina J H "Mascha" ter Weene, dancer/ballerina
1903 - Louis S B Leakey, archaeologist/anthropologist
1904 - Chuck Klein, Indianapolis In, Philadelphia Phillies (43 HRs in 1929)
1905 - Andy Devine, [Jeremiah Schwartz], Flagstaff Az, actor (Andy's Gang)
1906 - James E Webb, head of NASA (1961-68)
1907 - Tutta Rolf, Norway, actress (Whalers)
1907 - Víctor Paz Estenssoro, Bolivian politician (d. 2001)
1908 - Richard Caldicot, London England, actor (Horse's Mouth)
1909 - Shura Cherkassky, pianist
1909 - Anni Blomqvist, Finnish novelist (d. 1990)
1909 - Erastus Corning 2nd, American politician, 72nd Mayor of Albany, New York (d. 1983)
1910 - Henry P. McIlhenny, American philanthropist (d. 1986)
1911 - Joe Jones, Chicago IL, drummer
1911 - Vaughn Monroe, Akron Oh, singer/orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show)
1911 - Shura Cherkassky, Ukrainian classical pianist (d. 1995)
1912 - Fernando Belaúnde Terry, President of Peru (d. 2002)
1913 - Irina Nijinska, Russian/US dancer
1913 - Simon Carmiggelt, Dutch journalist (Het Parool, Kinks)
1914 - Alfred Drake, [Capurro], Brooklyn NY, singer/actor (Kiss Me Kate)
1914 - Sarah Churchill, London, actress (All Over Town, Royal Wedding)
1915 - Margarita J Aliger, Russian poet (Zoja) [NS]
1915 - Roman Padlewski, composer
1916 - Walt W Rostow, NYC, economist (Politics & Stages of Growth)
1917 - Helmut Dantine, Vienna Austria, actor (Shadow of the Cloak)
1917 - June Allyson, Bronx, actress (Till the Clouds Roll By, Vegas)
1918 - Guido Aristarco, film critic
1919 - Gabriel Dell, Barbados, actor (Steve Allen Show)
1919 - George Duby, historian
1919 - Sir Zelman Cowen, Australian politician
1920 - Georg Leber, German politician (SPD), (d. 2012)
1921 - John Arthur Giles Gere, English art historian (Pre-Raphaelite painter)
1922 - Martha Stewart, Bardwell Ky, singer/actress (Daisy Kenyon, Doll Face)
1922 - Reina Prinsen Geerligs, [Leentje Vandendriesch], Dutch antifascist
1922 - Grady Hatton, American baseball player, (d. 2013)
1923 - Irma Grese, Supervisor at Nazi concentration camps
1923 - Jean-Paul Riopelle, Québécois member of Les Automatistes (d. 2002)
1926 - Diana Lynn, LA CA, actress (Annapolis Story, Easy Come Easy Go)
1926 - Ivan Jirko, composer
1926 - Marcello Abbado, composer
1927 - Al Martino, Phila, singer (Here in My Heart)/actor (Godfather)
1927 - R. D. Laing, Govanhill, Glasgow, Scottish psychiatrist
1928 - Sohrab Sepehri, Persian poet and painter (d. 1980)
1929 - Robert Westall, British author (d. 1993)
1929 - Graeme Ferguson, Canadian filmmaker and executive
1929 - Harold Zirin, Boston, Massachusetts, astronomer, (d. 2012)
1931 - Desmond Tutu, Anglican Archbishop of South Africa (Nobel Peace Prize 1982)
1932 - Joannes M Gijsen, Bishop of Roermond
1933 - Paul B Price, Cataret NJ, actor (Busting Loose)
1934 - Imamu Amiri Baraka, [Everett Leroi Jones], US, poet/writer
1934 - Ulrike Meinhof, German Red Army member
1934 - Willie Naulls, NBA star (NY Knicks)
1934 - [Everett] LeRoi Jones, [Amiri Baraka], US writer (Black Music)
1935 - Thomas M Keneally, Australian writer (Schindler's List)
1936 - Gennadi Mikhailovich Kolesnikov, Russia, cosmonaut
1936 - Charles Dutoit, Swiss conductor
1937 - Col Guest, cricketer (Test Aust v England 1963, scored 11 took 0-59)
1937 - Maria Szyszkowska, Polish politician
1938 - Robert Drivas, Chi, actor (Cool Hand Luke, Illustrated Man) [or 11/21]
1939 - Colin Cooper, rocker (Climax Blues Band)
1939 - John Hopcroft, American computer scientist
1939 - Clive James, Australian television presenter and writer
1939 - Harold Kroto, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
1940 - Bruce F Vento, (Rep-D-Minnesota, 1977- )
1940 - Dino Valenti, rock guitarist/vocalist (Quicksilver Messenger Service)
1940 - Richard H Stallings, (Rep-D-ID, 1985- )
1941 - Martin Murray, London England, rocker (Honeycombs)
1941 - Tony Sylvester, rocker (Main Ingredient)
1943 - Oliver L North, US colonel (Irangate)
1943 - Joy Behar, American television personality
1943 - José Cardenal, Cuban baseball player
1944 - Judee Sill, American musician (d. 1979)
1944 - Donald Tsang, current Chief executive of Hong Kong
1945 - Kevin Godley, Manchester England, rock vocalist (10cc)
1946 - Bernard Lavilliers, French singer
1946 - Pengiran Anak Saleha, Queen of Brunei
1948 - Diane Ackerman, American poet and essayist
1949 - Catherine Duggan, LPGA golfer
1949 - Dave Hope, rock bassist (Kansas)
1949 - Kieran Kane, Queens NY, singer (O'Kanes-Daddies Need to Grow Up Too)
1950 - Maartje van Weegen, [Walet], Dutch TV hostess
1950 - Jakaya Kikwete, Tanzanian politician
1951 - Carmen R "Tata" Vega, US soul singer (Color Purple soundtrack)
1951 - John Cougar Mellencamp, Seymour Indiana, rocker (Jack & Diane)
1951 - David J. Halberstam, American radio executive
1952 - Graham Yallop, cricketer (Australian capt in 7 Tests, won 1 lost 6)
1952 - Ludmila Tourischeva, USSR, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1972)
1952 - Martyn Harris, journalist
1952 - Mary Badham, American actress
Russian President Vladimir PutinRussian President Vladimir Putin (1952) 1952 - Vladimir Putin, Russian politician
1953 - Christopher Norris, NYC, actress (Summer of '42, Eat My Dust)
1953 - Tico Torres, rock drummer (Bon Jovi-Always)
1954 - Victor Manuel Mar, wrestler (AAA/NJPW, Black Cat)
1954 - Kenneth Atchley, American composer
1955 - Yo-Yo Ma, Paris, France, world famous cellist (2001 National Medal of Arts, 2011 Presidential Medal of Freedom)
1955 - Ralph Johnson, American computer scientist
1956 - James Van Patten, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Bo-Chisholms)
1956 - Julio Pezua, jockey
1957 - Jayne Torvill, England, ice skater (Torvill & Dean, Oly-gold-84)
1957 - Judy Sams, Toronto Ontario, golfer (1994 du Maurier Ltd Classic-38th)
1958 - Kim Morris, San Diego Ca, playmate (Mar, 1986)
1958 - Judy Landers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, American actress (BJ & the Bear, Madame's Place)
1959 - Penny Graeber, Sydney Australia, golfer (1990 6th Vic Open)
1959 - Dylan Baker, American character actor
Recording Executive Simon CowellRecording Executive Simon Cowell (1959) 1959 - Simon Cowell, Lambeth, London, recording executive and television producer (X-Factor, American Idol)
1959 - Lourdes Flores, Peruvian politician
1959 - Jean-Marc Fournier, French-Canadian politician
1960 - Kyosuke Himuro, Japanese singer
1960 - Viktor Lazlo, Belgian singer
1961 - Matthew Roloff, American reality star
1961 - Brian Mannix, Australian singer and actor
1962 - Dave Bronconnier, Canadian politician
1964 - Rich Delucia, Reading PA, pitcher (SF Giants)
1964 - Sam Brown, English singer/songwriter (Stop!)
1964 - Stuart Hendley, Houston Texas, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 Manitoba Open)
1964 - Dan Savage, American sex-columnist and author
1964 - Paul Stewart, English footballer
1965 - Juul Ellerman, soccer player (PSV, FC Twente)
1966 - Trent Brown, CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos)
1966 - Marco Beltrami, Italian-American film composer
1967 - Mariana Perez-Roldan, Argentina, tennis star
1967 - Toni Braxton, American singer
1967 - Luke Haines, English musician (The Auteurs, Black Box Recorder)
1968 - Erick Anderson, NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins)
1968 - Randy Bartz, Roseville Minn, short track skater (Olympics-1994)
1968 - Thom Yorke, British pop musician and lead singer of Radiohead ('Creep', 'Paranoid Android' and 'Pyramid Song')
1969 - Brent Dorman, Ocala Florida, Canadian Tour golfer
1969 - Martin Haywood, cricketer (NSW opening batsman)
1969 - Javier Álvarez, Spanish singer-songwriter
1969 - Malia Hosaka, Hawaiian professional wrestler
1969 - Maria Whittaker, English model
1970 - Daniel Collins, Sydney NSW Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
1970 - Dwayne Provo, cornerback (New England Patriots)
1970 - Harold Ellis, NBA forward (Denver Nuggets)
1970 - Le'Shai Maston, NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1970 - Vaughn Hebron, NFL running back (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
1971 - Dexter Dawson, CFL receiver (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1971 - Johnnie Morton, NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions)
1971 - Paul Hannam, Vancouver BC, 470 yachter (Olympics-96)
1971 - Daniel Boucher, Québécois musician
1972 - John Hyden, Tustin California, volleyball outside hitter (alt-Olympics-96)
1972 - Rahsaan Giddings, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
1972 - Ben Younger, American screenwriter and film director
1973 - Gerald McBurrows, safety (St Louis Rams)
1973 - Priest Holmes, running back (Baltimore Ravens)
1973 - Dida, Brazilian footballer
1974 - Alexander Polinsky, SF California, actor (Adam-Charles in Charge)
1974 - Benjamin Oberman, Denver Colorado, pairs skater (& Naomi Grabow)
1974 - Shannon MacMillan, Syosset NY, soccer forward (Olympics-96)
1974 - Allison Munn, American actress
1974 - Charlotte Nilsson, Swedish singer

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