Famous Birthdays on this Day, October 05:

1458 - Kazimierz de Saint, Polish ruler/saint
1609 - Paul Fleming, writer
1626 - Johann Schop, composer
1641 - Françoise-Athénaïs, marquise de Montespan, French mistress of King Louis XIV of France (d. 1707)
1658 - Mary of Modena, queen of James II of England (d. 1718)
1684 - Johann Jacob de Neufville, composer
1695 - John Glas, Scottish minister (d. 1773)
1703 - Jonathan Edwards, US, theologian/philosopher (Original Sin)
1712 - Francesco Guardi, Italian painter
1713 - Denis Diderot, French philosopher and encylopedist (d. 1784)
1715 - Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau, French economist (d. 1789)
1717 - Marie-Anne de Mailly-Nesle duchess de Châteauroux, French mistress of King Louis XV of France (d. 1744)
1722 - Gregorio Sciroli, composer
1743 - Giuseppi Gazzaniga, composer
1758 - Thomas Greatorex, composer
1781 - Bernard Bolzano, Czech mathematician and philosopher (d. 1848)
1792 - Joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (d. 1844)
1795 - Alexander Keith, Scottish-born Canadian brewer (d. 1873)
1799 - Anthony G O Ridder Van Rappard, Dutch Min of Reformed Worship
1804 - Robert Parker Parrott, Inventor, died in 1877
1808 - Thomas Algeo Rowley, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
1808 - Winand C H Staring, geologist (Geology of Netherlands)
1817 - Eduard Franck, composer
1820 - David Wilber, American politician (d. 1890)
1822 - Hans Hampel, composer
1823 - Feliks Jaronski, composer
1830 - Chester Alan Arthur, Fairfield Vt, (R) 21st Pres (1881-85)
1833 - Cyrus Bussey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1915
1836 - George Washington Gordon, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1911
1840 - Fran Gerbic, composer
1840 - John Addington Symonds, Brit historian/writer (Probs in Greek Ethics)
1844 - Francis William Reitz, State President of the Orange Free State (d. 1934)
1848 - Guido von List, German writer (d. 1919)
1850 - Sergey Muromtsev, Russian lawyer and politician, and President of the First Imperial Duma (d. 1910)
1858 - Heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of queen Victoria
1863 - Ludwig Borchardt, German Egyptologist
1864 - Louis Lumière, with brother Auguste made 1st motion picture in 1895
1875 - Cyril Rootham, composer
1878 - Louise Dresser, [Kerlin], Evansville IN, actress (Maid of Salem)
1879 - Halfdan Cleve, composer
1879 - John Erskine, US, poet/pianist (Private Life of Helen of Troy)
1881 - Otto V Kuusinen, Fin/Rus communist pres of Karelo-Finnish SR (1940-56)
1882 - Giorgio Abetti, Italian astronomer (Solar physics)
1882 - Robert Hutchings Goddard, Worcester Mass, rocket pioneer
1883 - Charles Maduro, Antillean composer
1884 - Hendrik W Tilanus, Dutch artillery officer/politcian (CHU 1939-63)
1886 - Carter De Haven, IL
1887 - Max Ackermann, German "entartet" painter
1887 - René Cassin, pacifist (Nobel Peace Prize 1968)
1889 - Teresa de la Parra, Venezuelan writer (d. 1936)
1890 - Kasimir Edschmid, [Karl E Schmidt], German writer
1892 - Remington Kellogg, American naturalist (d. 1969)
1894 - Bevil Rudd, South African athlete (d. 1948)
1895 - Walter Bedell Smith, US general (WW II)/head of CIA (1950-52)
1899 - Boleslaw Woytowicz, composer
1899 - Georg, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1962)
1901 - Johan Fiolet, Dutch actor/director
1901 - John Alton, cinematographer
1901 - Willy Lages, German chief of Sicherheitsdienst in Amsterdam
1902 - Larry Fine, [Laurence Feinberg], PA, comedian (3 Stooges)
1902 - Michael Kondracki, composer
1902 - Ray Kroc, Illinois, founder of MacDonalds/owner (San Diego Padres)
1902 - Ray Kroc, American fast food entrepreneur (d. 1984)
1903 - Jimmy Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Blazing Stewardesses)
1903 - M. King Hubbert, American geophysicist (d. 1989)
1904 - George Chesterman Phillips, naval officer
1904 - John Hoyt, Bronxville NY, actor (Gimme a Break, Tom Dick & Mary)
1905 - Harriet E. MacGibbon, American actress (d. 1987)
1906 - Leopold Kohr, writer/mentor of Fritz Schumacher
1906 - Louise Brown, dancer/teacher
1907 - Mrs. Miller, American singer (d. 1997)
1908 - Joshua Logan, Broadway producer (South Pacific)
1911 - Flann O'Brien, Irish humorist (d. 1966)
1912 - Fritz Fischer (medical doctor), Nazi war criminal
1913 - William Lehman, (Rep-D-FL, 1973- )
1913 - Eugene Bennett Fluckey American Navy Submariner (d. 2007)
1916 - Douglas Ranger, surgeon
1917 - Robert Adams, English sculptor
1919 - Allen Ludden, Mineral Point Wisc, TV host (Password)
1919 - Donald Pleasence, Worksop England, actor (Fantastic Voyage, Halloween)
1919 - Luis H P Daal, Antillean literary
1919 - Robin Bailey, Hucknall England, actor (See No Evil, Screamtime)
1920 - Robert Feenstra, Dutch law historian
1921 - Bill Willis, AAFC, NFL guard (Cleveland Browns)
1922 - José Froilán González, Argentine race car driver
1922 - Bil Keane, American cartoonist
1922 - Jock Stein, Scottish footballer and manager (d. 1985)
1923 - Glynis Johns, Pretoria South Africa, actress (Mary Poppins)
1923 - Philip Berrigan, militant priest (Chicago 7)
1923 - Stig H Dagerman, Swedish writer (Burned Child)
1923 - Albert Guðmundsson, Icelandic footballer (d. 1994)
1923 - Bill Wirtz, longtime Chicago Blackhawks owner (d. 2007)
1924 - Bill Dana, Quincy Mass, comedian/actor (Jose Jimenez)
1924 - Jose Donoso, writer
1924 - Barbara Kelly, Canadian-born actress (d. 2007)
1925 - Gail Davis, Little Rock Ark, actress (Annie Oakley)
1925 - Bob Thaves, American cartoonist (d. 2006)
1926 - Clifton Eugene Bancroft Robinson, public servant
1926 - Gottfried Michael Koenig, composer
1926 - Willi Unsoeld, American climber (d. 1979)
1927 - Al Hansen, artist
1927 - John Downey, composer
1928 - Willem de Kwaadsteniet, lawyer/Dutch MP (CDA)
1928 - Louise Fitzhugh, American author (d. 1974)
1929 - Autherine Lucy, 1st black to enroll in U of Alabama at Tuscaloosa
1929 - Richard F Gordon Jr, Seattle, Capt USN/astronaut (Gemini 11, Apol 12)
1929 - Skip Homeier, Chicago Ill, actor (Beachhead, Dan Raven, Interns)
1930 - Pavel Romanovich Popovich, Ukraine, cosmonaut (Vostok IV, Soyuz 14)
1930 - Reinhard Selten, German economist, Nobel laureate
1932 - Madhav Apte, cricketer (bro of Arvind 7 Tests for India, 1 century)
1932 - Yvonne Braitwaite Burke, lawyer (Rep)
1933 - Diane Cilento, Queensland Aust, actress (Agony & Ecstasy, Wicker Man)
1934 - David Smith, cricketer (England opening bowler v India 1961-62)
1934 - Angelo Buono, Jr., American serial killer (d. 2002)
1935 - Jimmy Binks, cricket wicket-keeper (England twice v India 1964)
1935 - Peter Brown, NYC, actor (Lawman, Laredo, Bold & Beautiful)
1935 - Arlene Saunders, American soprano
1936 - Annerose Schmidt, East German pianist
1936 - Vaclav Havel, writer/pres Czechoslovakia (1989-92)
1937 - Barry Switzer, football coach (Oklahoma)
1938 - Carlo Mastrangelo, Bronx NY, rocker (Dion & The Belmonts)
1938 - Teresa Heinz Kerry, American philanthropist
1939 - Marie Laforêt, French singer and actress
1939 - Marie-Claire Blais, French Canadian author and playwright
1939 - Consuelo Ynares-Santiago, Filipino Supreme Court jurist
1939 - Walter Wolf, Slovenian-born Canadian industrialist
1940 - Bob Cowper, cricketer (Aust LHB, 307 v England MCG 1966 Very rich
1941 - Ricardo Hoffmann, marathon swimmer (299 miles)
1941 - Eduardo Duhalde, President of Argentina
1942 - Richard Street, Detroit Mi, rocker (Temptations)
1943 - Benjamin L Cardin, (Rep-D-Maryland)
1943 - Inna Churikova, Russia, actress (Theme)
1943 - Steve Miller, Milwaukee, rocker (Abracadabra, Space Cowboy)
1944 - Ben Korthals, advocate/Dutch MP (VVD)
1945 - Brian Connolly, Scottish singer (Sweet) (d. 1997)
1945 - Geoff Leigh, English musician (Henry Cow)
1946 - Richard Kermode, rocker
1946 - Zahida Hina, Pakistani columnist
1946 - Jean Perron, Canadian ice hockey coach
1947 - Brian Johnson, Australia, hard rocker (AC/DC-Whole Lotta Rosie)
1948 - Brian Connolly, Scotland, rocker (Sweet)
1948 - Delroy George Wilson, singer
1948 - Lucius Ross, US pop guitarist (Funkadelic-One Nation Under a Groove)
1948 - Sal Viscuso, Bkln NY, actor (Soap, Montefuscos)
1948 - Tawl Ross, American musician (P Funk)
1948 - Zoran Zivkovic, Serbian writer
1949 - Brian McManus Connolly, musician
1949 - Ralph Goodale, Canadian politician
1949 - Bill James, American baseball writer
1949 - B. W. Stevenson, American singer (d. 1988)
1950 - Jeff Conaway, NYC, actor (Bobby-Taxi, Loving)
1950 - Edward P. Jones, American writer
1951 - Karen Allen, Illinois, actress (Cruising, Starman, Wanderers)
1951 - Leah Poulis Mueller, Berwyn Ill, speed skater (Olympic-gold-1980)
1951 - Bob Geldof, Irish singer (The Boomtown Rats) and activist
1952 - Clive Barker, producer (Hell Raiser)
1952 - Duncan Regehr, Canadian actor
1952 - Gigi Sabani, Italian TV host (d. 2007)
1953 - James E Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary
1953 - John Stachniewski, scholar/teacher
1953 - Russell Mael, [Dwight Russel Day], Calif, rock vocalist (Sparks)
1953 - Sandra "Puma" Jones, Kingston Jamaica, rocker (Black Uhuru)
1954 - Bob Geldof, rocker
1954 - Duncan Regehr, Alberta Canada, actor (Wizards & Warriors)
1955 - Adair Ferguson, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1955 - Leo Barnes, Irish saxophonist (Hothouse Flowers-I'm Sorry, Don't Go)
1957 - Jeanne Evert, tennis player, Chris' sister
1957 - Larry Saumell, jockey
1957 - Lee "Kix" Thompson, saxophonist (Madness-Baggy Trousers)
1957 - Mark Geragos, American attorney
1957 - Bernie Mac, American comedian (d. 2008)
1958 - Brent W Jett Jr, Pontiac Mich, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 72, sk:81)
1958 - André Kuipers, Dutch astronaut
1959 - Troy Luccketta, rock drummer (Tesla-Psychotic Supper)
1960 - Daniel Baldwin, American actor
1960 - Careca, Brazilian footballer
1961 - Shell Kepler, actress (Amy Vining-General Hospital)
1961 - Sharon Cheslow, American musician, composer and artist
1961 - Matthew Kauffman, American journalist and George Polk Award winner
1961 - David Kirk, New Zealand rugby union footballer
1962 - J C Estrada, jockey
1962 - John Sala, LA CA
1962 - Johnny Huang, Canton China, table tennis player (Olympics-96)
1962 - Ken Noda, NYC, pianist (Rivalry)
1962 - Michael Alexander Conley, Chic, triple jumper (Olympics-gold-92, 96)
1962 - Michael Andretti, Indy-car racer/Auto Hall of Fame (elected 1986)
1962 - Mike Conley, Chic Ill, triple jumper (Olympic-silver-1984)
1962 - Caron Keating, British television personality (d. 2004)
1963 - Hugh Morris, cricketer (England lefty opening batsman 1991)
1963 - Laura Davies, Coventry England, LPGA golfer (1989 Lady Keystone Open)
1963 - Sophie Favier, Lyon France, actress (Sans Interdits)
1963 - Tony Dodemaide, cricketer (Victorian, Sussex & Australian all-rounder)
1964 - Denean Howard, Sherman Tx, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-silver-1988)
1964 - Terry Mathews, Alexandria LA, pitcher (Florida Marlins)
1964 - Malik Saidullaev Chechen businessman
1964 - Warren E. Miller, Maryland politician
1965 - John Keller Jr, Toledo Ohio, team handball back court (Olympics-1996)
1965 - Mario Lemieux, Montreal, NHL high scoring center (Pitts Penguin, #66)
1965 - Patrick Roy, Quebec, NHL goalie (Mont Canadiens, Colorado Avalanche)
1965 - Paul Moloney, Melbourne VIC, Australasia golfer
1965 - Penny Baker, Buffalo NY, playmate (January, 1984)
1965 - Richey Reneberg, Phoenix AZ, tennis star (1995 Australian doubles)
1965 - Theo Bos, Dutch soccer player: Vitesse
1965 - Trace Armstrong, NFL defensive end (Miami Dolphins)
1966 - Fredrik Olausson, Vaxsjo Swe, NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
1966 - Inessa Kravets, Ukraine, long/triple jumper (Oly-silv/gold-92, 96)
1966 - Peter Fonseca, Lisbon Portugal, Canadian marathoner (Olympics-96)
1966 - Therese Brisson, ice hockey defenseman (Canada, Oly-98)
1966 - Jan Verhaas, Dutch snooker referee
1967 - Ellie Gibson, Corpus Christi TX, golfer (1994 PING-Cellular One-5th)
1967 - Rex Chapman, NBA guard (Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns)
1967 - Guy Pearce, Anglo-Australian actor
1968 - Omar Berlo, jockey
1968 - Sally Smith, Orange NSW, golfer (1993 T67 Alpine Aust Ladies Masters)
1968 - Wayne Holdsworth, cricketer (NSW fast bowler, Australian tourist 1993)
1969 - Karyn Parsons, actress (Hilary-Fresh Prince of Bel Air) [or Oct 8 66]
1969 - Martin Driever, WLAF tight end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1970 - Anthony Phillips, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)
1970 - Josie Bissett, Seattle Wash, actress (Jane Mancini-Melrose Place)
1970 - Mark Luijpers, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
1970 - Thomas Randolph, NFL cornerback (NY Giants)
1970 - Tina Poitras, Thompson Manitoba, 10k walker (Olympics-96)
1970 - Audie Pitre, bass guitarist (d. 1996)
1970 - South Park Mexican, American rapper
1971 - Chad Lewis, tight end (Philadelphia Eagles)
1971 - Chris Whitney, NBA guard (Wash Wizards)
1971 - Coni Lyn Hull, Jackson Michigan, Miss America-Michigan (1996)
1971 - Dan Plante, Hayward, NHL right wing (NY Islanders)
1971 - Mauricio Pellegrino, Argentine former footballer
1972 - Derek Sholdice, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)
1972 - Grant Hill, Dallas Tx, NBA forward/guard (Det Pistons, Oly-gold-96)
1972 - Thomas Roberts, American news anchor
1974 - Douglas Emerson, Glendale Calif, actor (Robbie-Herbie the Love Bug)
1974 - Heather Headley, Trinidadian singer
1974 - Rich Franklin, American Mixed Martial Artist
1974 - Colin Meloy, American singer (The Decemberists)
1975 - Kate Winslet, Reading Engld, actress (Titanic, Jude, Hamlet, Get Back)
1975 - Scott E Weinger, NYC, actor (Steve Taylor-Family Man, Full House)
1975 - Bobo Baldé, Guinean footballer
1975 - Parminder Nagra, English actress
1976 - Song Seung-hun, South Korean actor
1976 - Ramzan Kadyrov, Chechen President
1976 - J. J. Yeley, American race car driver
1977 - Lia Rousset, Alhambra Calif, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)
1978 - Shane Ryan, Irish Gaelic footballer
1978 - Jesse Palmer, Canadian-born American football player
1978 - Morgan Webb, Canadian-born television presenter
1978 - James Valentine, American musician (Maroon 5)
1979 - Jaime Chambers, American television reporter
1979 - Curtis Sanford, Canadian ice hockey player
1979 - Vincenzo Grella, Australian soccer player
1980 - Paul Thomas, American bassist (Good Charlotte)
1981 - Kelvin Tan Wei Lian, Singaporean singer
1982 - Natalie Vlandis, Northridge Calif, pairs skater (& Jered Guzman)
1983 - Mashrafe Mortaza, Bangladeshi cricketer
1984 - Kenwyne Jones, Trinidadian footballer
1985 - Nicola Roberts, English singer (Girls Aloud)
1987 - Kevin Mirallas, Belgian footballer
1987 - Javier Villa, Spanish racing driver
1988 - Bahar Kizil, German Singer (Monrose)
1988 - Bobby Edner, American actor
1988 - Maja Salvador, Filipina Actress
1990 - Myles Jeffrey, American actor
2176 - Winston Matthew Kyle, Perth, Australia (Star Trek)
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