Famous Birthdays on this Day, October 30:

1218 - Emperor Chukyo of Japan (d. 1234)
1391 - Eduard, [Dom Duarte], King of Portugal (1433-38)/author
1576 - Enrico C Davila, Padua Italy, writer (Storia delguerre civili Francia)
1620 - Michael de Ronghe, composer
1624 - Paul Pellisson, French writer (d. 1693)
1632 - Richard Brinsley Sheridan, playwright (School for Scandal) (or 1751)
1668 - Sophia Charlotte of Hanover, queen in Prussia (d. 1705)
1683 - George II [August], King of Great-Britain (1727-60)
1712 - Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, German painter
1735 - Edward Miller, composer
1735 - John Adams, Braintree (Quincy) Mass, 2nd president USA (1797-1801)
1741 - Angelica Kauffmann, Swiss painter
1751 - Richard Sheridan, Irish playwright (d. 1816)
1762 - André Chénier, French writer (d. 1794)
1786 - Philippe-Joseph Aubert de Gaspé, French Canadian writer (d. 1871)
1787 - Karl Guhr, composer
1790 - Karol Joseph Lipinski, composer
1790 - Rinse Posthumus, Frisian writer
1799 - Ignace Bourget, bishop of Montreal (d. 1885)
1807 - James Samuel Wadsworth, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1817 - Hermann Kopp, German chemist (Jahresbericht of Chemistry)
1821 - Cenobio Paniagua y Vasques, composer
1821 - Fjodor Mikhailovich Dostoevski, Russian novelist (Idiot) [NS=11/11]
1829 - Roscoe Conkling, MC (Union), died in 1888
1830 - John Stevens Bowen, Major General (Confederate Army) died in 1863
1839 - Alfred Sisley, French impressionist painter
1840 - Carlotta Patti, Italian soprano
1840 - William G Sumner, US sociologist/political analyst
1843 - A G Henri Regnault, French water colors painter
1844 - Harvey W. Wiley, American chemist (d. 1930)
1845 - Gustav Weber, composer
1848 - Zinovi P Rozhestvensky, Russian vice-admiral
1849 - Johan Willem, son of Dutch princess Marianne & coachman
1857 - John H Aberson, 1st chancellor (Dutch Agricultural University)
1861 - Antoine Bourdelle, French sculptor (d. 1929)
1864 - Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, composer
1869 - Lawrence Grant, Bournemouth England, actor (Bulldog Drummond)
1871 - Buck Freeman, American baseball player (d. 1949)
1873 - Francisco Madero, Mexico, revolutionary, president (1911-13)
1879 - Eily Malyon, London, actress (Jane Eyre, I Married a Witch, Devotion)
1880 - Abram F Joffe, Russian physicist (crystal)
1881 - Lena Christ, writer
1881 - Elizabeth Madox Roberts, American poet and author (d. 1941)
1882 - William "Bull" F Halsey, US vice-admiral (WW II Pacific)
1884 - Rudolf Forster, Grobming Austria, actor (Threepenny Opera)
1885 - Ezra Loomis Pound, Hailey Idaho, poet (Cantos)
1886 - Zoe Akins, American playwright (d. 1958)
1887 - Eduardo Ciannelli, Italy, actor (Waldo-Johnny Staccato)
1887 - Georg Heym, writer
1888 - Konstantinos Tsiklitiras, Greek Olympic champion (d. 1913)
1893 - Charles Atlas, [Angelo Siciliano], US, bodybuilder
1893 - Jan M Romein, Dutch historian (Low Countries at Sea)
1893 - Willi Apel, German/US musicologist (Harvard dictionary of music)
1893 - Roland Freisler, German Nazi politician (d. 1945)
1894 - Peter Warlock, composer
1894 - Jean Rostand, French biologist (d. 1977)
1895 - Gerhard Domagk, German bacteriologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (declined) (d. 1964)
1895 - Dickinson W. Richards, American physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1973)
1896 - Anatoly Grigor'yevich Novikov, composer
1896 - Ruth Gordon, Mass, actress (Rosemary's Baby, Harold & Maude)
1896 - Kostas Karyotakis, Greek poet (d. 1928)
1897 - Rex Cherryman, American actor (d. 1928)
1898 - Bill Terry, baseball player (d. 1989)
1899 - Ernst H Ridder van Rappard, Dutch SS officer/founder (NSNAP)
1900 - Augustin Lara, composer
1900 - Ragnar Granit Finnish neuroscientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1991)
1902 - Armin Kaufmann, composer
1903 - Konrad Friedrich Noetel, composer
1904 - Alfred Gradstein, composer
1904 - Paul D Stoop, US vice-admiral (WW II-Coral Sea)
1905 - Christian Darnton, composer
1906 - Alexander Gode, German-American linguist (d. 1970)
1906 - Giuseppe Farina, Italian race car driver and one-time F1 world champion (d. 1966)
1907 - Albert Rice Leventhal, publisher (Little Golden Books)
1907 - Renzo Cesana, Rome Italy, TV host (First Date, Continental)
1907 - Sol Tax, American anthropologist (d. 1995)
1908 - Franco Margola, composer
1908 - Stuart Hamblen, Texas, singer/composer (This Old House)
1909 - Homi J. Bhabha, Indian physicist (d. 1966)
1910 - Miguel Hernadez Gilabert, Spain, poet (Viento del Pueblo)
1911 - Ruth Hussey, American actress (d. 2005)
1912 - Preston Lockwood, actor (House of Windsor, Black Candle)
1914 - Marion Ladewig, Mich, bowler (9 time woman bowler of year 1950-63)
1914 - Marius Hendrikus Flothuis, Dutch composer/author (Mozart biography)
1914 - Patsy Montana Ruby Blevins, singer
1914 - Richard E Holz, American composer
1915 - Pierre Wissmer, Swiss composer (Capitaine Bruno)
1915 - Fred Friendly, American journalist (d. 1998)
1916 - Leon Day, American baseball player (d. 1995)
1917 - Ruth Hussey, Providence RI, actress (Another Thin Man, Phila Story)
1917 - Bobby Bragan, American baseball player
1917 - Nikolai Vasilievich Ogarkov, Soviet field marshal (d. 1994)
1918 - Robert Feller, MLB pitcher (Red Sox, led AL in strikeouts 7 times)
1919 - Jane Randolph, singer, backup for Tony Orlando (Dawn)
1922 - Jane White, American actress and singer
1924 - Hannelore Weygrand, German FR, equestrian dressage (Oly-silver-1956)
1924 - Serge Golovine, French ballet choreographer (Death of Narcissus)
1925 - Gus Savage, (Rep-D-IL, 1981- )
1925 - Teo Macero, composer
1926 - Jacques Swaters, Belgian racing driver
1927 - Joseph Wilbur Adcock, manager/player (Braves)
1928 - Ernest Flatt, choreographer (Carol Burnett Show)
1928 - Michael Andrews, painter
1928 - William Campbell, Newark NJ, actor (Jerry-Cannonball, Luke-Dynasty)
1928 - Daniel Nathans, American microbiologist, Nobel laureate (d. 1999)
1929 - Joan Ganz Cooney, founder (Children's Television Workshop)
1930 - Clifford Brown, [Brownie], US jazz trumpeter/composer
1930 - Marilyn Alex, Hollywood Calif, actress (Molly-Young & Restless)
1930 - Nestor Almendros, Spanish cinematographer (d. 1992)
1931 - David Wilson, director of British Museum (1977-92)
1931 - Dick Gautier, LA Calif, actor (Hymie-Get Smart, Mr Terrific)
1931 - John Macchia, CA, actor (Beach Blanket Bingo, Beach Party)
1932 - Louis Malle, France, director (Atlantic City, Black Moon, Viva Maria)
1932 - Barun De, Indian historian
1933 - Ken Berry, actor (Sam-Mayberry RFD, Vinton-Mama's Family)
1933 - Michael S Dukakis, (Gov-D-Mass)/presidential candidate (D-1988)
1934 - Hamilton Camp, London, actor (Andrew-He & She, Meatballs 2)
1934 - Frans Brüggen, Dutch musician
1935 - Michael Winner, producer/director (Big Sleep, Death Wish)
1935 - Agota Kristof, Hungarian writer
1935 - Jim Perry, American baseball player
1935 - Robert Caro, American biographer
1936 - Jim Perry, pitcher (Cy Young Award 1970)
1936 - Roy Emerson, tennis player (won 12 Majors in singles from 1961-67)
1936 - Polina Astakhova, Ukrainian gymnast (d. 2005)
1937 - Claude Lelouch, movie director (A Man & A Woman, Cat & Mouse, Bolero)
1937 - Pat Williams, (Rep-D-Montana, 1979- )
1939 - Eddie Holland, US singer/songwriter (Jamie, Leaving Here)
1939 - Grace Slick, Chicago, rock vocalist (Jefferson Airplane-White Rabbit)
1939 - Norman West, US singer (Soul Children, Hearsay, Give 'em Love)
1939 - Leland H. Hartwell, American scientist, Nobel laureate
1940 - Ed Lauter, Long Beach NY, actor (Sheriff Cain-BJ & the Bear)
1940 - Miguel Calderon-Gomez, Havana, basketball player (Olympic-bronze-1972)
1941 - Otis Williams, rocker (Temptations)
1942 - Sven-David Sandstrom, composer
1943 - Joanna Shimkus, Halifax NS, actress (Marriage of a Young Stockbroker)
1945 - Glenn Poshard, (Rep-D-Illinois)
1945 - Henry Winkler, NYC, actor (Fonz-Happy Days, Night Shift)
1946 - Andrea Mitchell, NYC, newscaster (NBC-TV, Summer Sunday USA)
1946 - Chris Slade, rocker (AC/DC)
1946 - Ian McGeechan, Scottish rugby player
1946 - Lynne Marta, Phila Pa, actress (Love American Style)
1946 - Robert L "Hoot" Gibson, Cooperstown NY, USN/ast (STS 41B,61C,27,47,71)
1947 - Chris Komar, dancer
1947 - Timothy B Schmidt, Oakland CA, rocker (Eagles)
1949 - David Green, Melbourne Australia, rock bassist (Air Supply)
1949 - Otis Williams, [Otis Miles], TX, rock vocalist (Temptations)
1950 - John T Doolittle, (Rep-R-California)
1950 - Louise Duart, Quincy MA, comedienne (Paramount Comedy Theater # 5)
1950 - Phil Chenier, NBA guard (Wash Bullets)
1951 - Frank Pallone Jr, (Rep-D-New Jersey)
1951 - Harry Hamlin, Pasadena Calif, actor (Michael Kuzak-LA Law)
1953 - Alexander Fedorovich Poleshchuk, Moscow, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-16)
1953 - Charles Martin Smith, Van Nuys CA, actor (American Graffiti)
1953 - Kathleen Cody, Bronx NY, actress (Charley & the Angel)
1953 - Peter Hoekstra, (Rep-R-Michigan)
1954 - JoAnne Russell, Miami Fla, tennis player (Wibeldon Double 1977)
1954 - T Graham Brown, Arabi Ga, country singer (Come as you Were)
1954 - Mario Testino, Peruvian-born English fashion photographer
1955 - Shanna Reed, KC Kansas, actress (Major Dad, Mirrors)
1956 - Juliet Stevenson, Essex England, actress (Secret Rapture, Life Story)
1956 - Leslie Webb, equestrian dressage (Olympics-96)
1956 - Tim Roemer, (Rep-D-Indiana)
1957 - Aleksandr Ivanovich Lazutkin, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-25)
1957 - Andy Archer, Scottish dramatist
1958 - Kevin Pollak, SF, comedian (Usual Suspects, Grumpy Old Men)
1958 - Stefan Dennis, Australian actor
1958 - Ramona d'Viola, American cyclist
1960 - David Valle, Bayside NY, catcher (Texas Rangers)
1960 - Diego A Maradona, Argentina/Italy soccer player (World Cup)
1960 - Kim Thompson, Bath England, actress (Stealing Heaven)
1960 - Monica Bellucci, Citta di Castello Italy, actress (Dracula)
1961 - Hans Segers, soccer goaltender (PSV, Nottingham Forest, Wimbledon)
1961 - Scott Garrelts, American baseball player
1962 - Courtney Walsh, cricketer (WI pace bowler, hat-trick v Aust 1988)
1962 - Danny Tartabull, Miami FL, outfielder (NY Yankees, Chic White Sox)
1962 - Mark Portugal, LA Calif, pitcher (Cin Reds)
1963 - Jerry de Borg, English pop guitarist (Jesus Jones-Real, Real, Real)
1963 - Kristina Malandro Wagner, actress (Felicia Jones-General Hospital)
1963 - Mike Veletta, cricketer (West Aussie opening bat, 8 Tests for Aust)
1963 - Todd Sand, Burbank Calif, pairs skaters (Olympics-1994)
1963 - Michael Beach, American actor
1964 - Sandra H Magnus, Belleville Il, PhD/astronaut
1964 - Howard Lederer, American poker player
1965 - Charnele Brown, East Hampton NY, actress (Kim-A Different World)
1965 - Kevin Edwards, NBA guard (NJ Nets)
1966 - Scott Innes, American voice actor
1967 - Brenda Catherine Lawson, Wanganui NZ, double scull rower (Olympics-96)
1967 - Pat Elynuik, Foam Lake, NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators)
1967 - Ty Detmer, quarterback (Philadelphia Eagles)
1967 - Gavin Rossdale, English musician
1968 - Jack Plotnick, American actor
1969 - Brittany Gae Thompson, Portland Oregon, Miss Oregon-America (1991)
1969 - Mayumi Hirase, Kumamoto Japan, LPGA golfer (Japan Jr-1985, 86, 87)
1969 - Masanori Hikichi, Japanese composer
1970 - Dino Philyaw, NFL running back (NE Patriots)
1970 - James Pedro, Danvers Mass, lightweight judoka (Olympics-bronze-92, 96)
1970 - Kevin Johnson, NFL defensive tackle (Phila Eagles, Oakland Raiders)
1970 - Nia Long, Bkln NY, actress (Guiding Light, Made in America, Soul Food)
1970 - Patrice Tardif, Thetford Mines, NHL center (LA Kings)
1970 - Stefan Gamlin, WLAF offensive linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1970 - Suvat Karadag, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
1970 - Wim Bubberman, soccer player (Sparta)
1970 - Maja Tatic, Bosnia singer
1970 - Tory Belleci, American TV Mythbuster
1970 - Nia Long, American actress
1970 - Ekaterini Voggoli, Greek discus thrower
1970 - Ben Bailey, American host of the game show Cash Cab
1971 - Edward "Ted" Murphy, Boston Mass, rower (Olympics-5th-1996)
1971 - Henry Ford, NFL defensive end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
1971 - Ahn Jae Wook, South Korean actor and singer
1972 - Georgina Douglas, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1972 - Patrice Denis, CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)
1972 - Trevor Wilmot, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts, Amsterdam Admirals)
1973 - Ellis Johnson, NFL defensive back (Indianapolis Colts)
1973 - Melissa Deanne Holiday, Greenwood SC, playmate (Jan, 1995)
1973 - Adam "Edge" Copeland, Canadian wrestler
1973 - Silvia Corzo, Colombian newscaster
1973 - Michael Oakes, English footballer
1975 - Joanne Malar, Hamilton Ontario, swimmer (Olympics-11-92, 96)
1975 - Stephanie Camp, Rapid City SD, Miss America-SD (1997)
1975 - Ian D'Sa, Guitarist/Vocalist for Canadian rock band Billy Talent
1975 - Maria Thayer, American actress
1976 - Maurice Taylor, NBA forward (LA Clippers)
1976 - Stern John, Trinidadian footballer
1977 - Jason Adelman, American actor
1977 - Charmian Faulkner, Australian crime victim
1978 - Martin Dossett, American football player
1978 - Amanda Swafford, American model
1979 - Jason Bartlett, American baseball player
1979 - Yukie Nakama, Japanese actress
1980 - Sarah Carter, Canadian actress
1980 - Choi Hong-man, South Korean kickboxer
1981 - Ivanka Trump, American model
1981 - Jun Ji-hyun, South Korean actress
1981 - Ian Snell, American baseball player
1982 - Andy Greene, American ice hockey player
1982 - Manny Parra, American baseball player
1983 - Iain Hume, Canadian footballer
1983 - Trent Edwards, American Football Player
1984 - Eva Pigford, American model
1986 - Thomas Morgenstern, Austrian ski jumper
1987 - Junaid Siddique, Bangladeshi cricketer
1988 - Janel Parrish, American actress
1989 - Nastia Liukin, American gymnast
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